Translations:Synthetic seismogram without multiples/1/en

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The layer-cake model gives us a means for discovering firsthand why deconvolution works. Let us introduce an analogy. A trace with primaries and all multiples corresponds to whole milk. A deconvolved trace, which we hope has primaries only, corresponds to skim milk. In other words, the multiples correspond to the cream, which is bad because it contains cholesterol. The purpose of deconvolution is to remove the cream from the whole milk or, in other words, to remove the multiples from the whole trace (i.e., the trace with primaries and multiples). The layer-cake model gives us an opportunity to show that the deconvolution operation indeed can be done.