Publications

Published or Submitted Journal Articles

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Xu, S., Ben-Zion, Y., Ampuero, J.-P. and Lyakhovsky, V., Dynamic ruptures on a frictional interface with off-fault brittle damage: Feedback mechanisms and effects on slip and near-fault motion, to be submitted to Geophys. J. Int.

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Xu, S. and Ben-Zion, Y., Numerical and theoretical analyses of in-plane dynamic rupture on a frictional interface and off-fault yielding patterns at different scales, Geophys. J. Int., 193, 304-320, doi:10.1093/gji/ggs105, 2013. (PDF)

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Xu, S., Ben-Zion, Y. and Ampuero, J.-P., Properties of inelastic yielding zones generated by in-plane dynamic ruptures: II. Detailed parameter-space study, Geophys. J. Int., 191, 1343-1360, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05685.x, 2012. (PDF)

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Xu, S., Ben-Zion, Y. and Ampuero, J.-P., Properties of inelastic yielding zones generated by in-plane dynamic ruptures: I. Model description and basic results, Geophys. J. Int., 191, 1325-1342, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05679.x, 2012. (PDF)

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Ben-Zion, Y., Rockwell, T., Shi, Z. and Xu, S., Reversed-polarity secondary deformation structures near fault stepovers, J. of Appl. Mech. 79(3), 031025, doi: 10.1115/1.4006154, 2012. (PDF)


My PhD Thesis

Interaction between dynamic ruptures and off-fault yielding characterized by different rheologies (PDF)


Work in Progress