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We have shown that a second-order implementation of the fast marching eikonal solver produces traveltimes with a much higher accuracy than the first-order implementation. What is more, the additional accuracy is acheived at only a marginal increase in cost.

This second-order implementation should become the standard method for computing first-arrival traveltimes within SEP.

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