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Projects with GWOSC data

Some examples of projects using GWOSC data are shown on this page.

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Student Ashley Disbrow presents her work
at the 2014 American Astronomical Society
meeting in Washington, DC.

Student Emma Wadley created the installation art,
titled Void (2016), shown above. Her artist statement
includes this description: "I have used black
paper to represent fear through the colour
associated with death, shadows and the deepest
nights ... The addition of light creates an
eerie iridescence and the soundscape aims to
unnerve and intrigue through otherworldly noise
of Gravitational waves and the Mariana Trench."

Scientific Publications

Below are the most recent publications citing GWOSC, based on a query to INSPIRE.

1) A search for intermediate-mass black holes mergers in the second LIGO--Virgo observing run with the Bayes Coherence Ratio

Avi Vajpeyi, Rory Smith, Eric Thrane, et al.
arxiv:2107.12109 | INSPIRE

2) Hints of spin-orbit resonances in the binary black hole population

Vijay Varma, Sylvia Biscoveanu, Maximiliano Isi, et al.
arxiv:2107.09693 | INSPIRE

3) Measuring binary black hole orbital-plane spin orientations

Vijay Varma, Maximiliano Isi, Sylvia Biscoveanu, et al.
arxiv:2107.09692 | INSPIRE

4) New searches for continuous gravitational waves from seven fast pulsars

Anjana Ashok, Banafsheh Beheshtipour, Maria Alessandra Papa, et al.
arxiv:2107.09727 | INSPIRE

5) The Effect of Mission Duration on LISA Science Objectives

Pau Amaro Seoane, Manuel Arca Sedda, Stanislav Babak, et al.
arxiv:2107.09665 | INSPIRE

6) Constraining Neutron-Star Matter with Microscopic and Macroscopic Collisions

S. Huth, P.T.H. Pang, I. Tews, et al.
arxiv:2107.06229 | INSPIRE

7) Binary Black Hole Formation with Detailed Modeling: Stable Mass Transfer Leads to Lower Merger Rates

Monica Gallegos-Garcia, Christopher P.L. Berry, Pablo Marchant, et al.
arxiv:2107.05702 | INSPIRE

8) The Mass Distribution of Neutron Stars in Gravitational-Wave Binaries

Philippe Landry, Jocelyn S. Read
arxiv:2107.04559 | INSPIRE

9) All-sky search for short gravitational-wave bursts in the third Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo run

R. Abbott, T.D. Abbott, F. Acernese, et al.
arxiv:2107.03701 | INSPIRE

10) Optimizing Parameters of Information-Theoretic Correlation Measurement for Multi-Channel Time-Series Datasets in Gravitational Wave Detectors

Piljong Jung, Sang Hoon Oh, Young-Min Kim, et al.
arxiv:2107.03516 | INSPIRE

11) Measuring the contribution of neutron star-black hole mergers to the production of heavy metals

Hsin-Yu Chen, Salvatore Vitale, Francois Foucart
arxiv:2107.02714 | INSPIRE

12) Continuous Gravitational-Wave Data Analysis with General Purpose Computing on Graphic Processing Units

Iuri La Rosa, Pia Astone, Sabrina D’Antonio, et al.

13) Hierarchical Inference of Binary Neutron Star Mass Distribution and Equation of State with Gravitational Waves

Jacob Golomb, Colm Talbot
arxiv:2106.15745 | INSPIRE

14) Inference with finite time series: Observing the gravitational Universe through windows

Colm Talbot, Eric Thrane, Sylvia Biscoveanu, et al.
arxiv:2106.13785 | INSPIRE

15) Real-time gravitational-wave science with neural posterior estimation

Maximilian Dax, Stephen R. Green, Jonathan Gair, et al.
arxiv:2106.12594 | INSPIRE

16) Jointly setting upper limits on multiple components of an anisotropic stochastic gravitational-wave background

Jishnu Suresh, Deepali Agarwal, Sanjit Mitra
arxiv:2106.09593 | INSPIRE

17) Search for gravitational waves from the coalescence of sub-solar mass binaries in the first half of Advanced LIGO and Virgo's third observing run

Alexander H. Nitz, Yi-Fan Wang
arxiv:2106.08979 | INSPIRE

18) Measuring the spins of heavy binary black holes

Sylvia Biscoveanu, Maximiliano Isi, Vijay Varma, et al.
arxiv:2106.06492 | INSPIRE

19) Cosmology with Love

Deep Chatterjee, Abhishek Hegade K. R., Gilbert Holder, et al.
arxiv:2106.06589 | INSPIRE

20) GW190521: A dynamical capture of two black holes

Rossella Gamba, Matteo Breschi, Gregorio Carullo, et al.
arxiv:2106.05575 | INSPIRE

View all publications on INSPIRE HEP

Other Projects

Pioneer Academics student projects (2020)

Projects mentored by Eric Myers
Final papers: Vinh Nguyen | Pranjal Gehlot | Harry Yu | Xuanming (Rudy) Zhang | Yash Kothari

Pioneer Academics student projects (2019)

Projects mentored by Eric Myers
Final papers: Langqing Yi | Erim Esref HAKKI | Jiawei Qiu

Effect of Low Frequency Noise in Detection of Gravitational Waves

Baisakhi Mitra
Report on github

Gravitational Wave Events (iPhone App)

Peter Kramer
Available from Apple

Pioneer Academics student projects (2018)

Projects mentored by Eric Myers
Final papers: Jingyi Zhang | Yue Pan

Pioneer Academics student projects (2017)

Projects mentored by Eric Myers
Final papers: Joalda Morancy | Kriti Verma

Evidence for Small-Strain Burst Sources Proliferating in Enhanced-LIGO Time Series Data

Stanley W. Wong and Baokun Gu
Report on Google Docs

Calculating detection ranges for binary black holes

Bassel Heiba
Code on github

GW150914 Kaggle Projects

Created by Elena Cuoco
GW150914 data in Kaggle

Online Course - LIGO: Detecting Gravitational Waves

Created at Sonoma State University by Lynn Cominsky
SSU LIGO Courses | 2016 Course

Pioneer Academics student projects

Projects mentored by Eric Myers
Final papers: Zhehao Lu | Minqi Fu

Art Installation: Void

Emma Wadley
See photo at right

Modified LIGO data analysis notebook

Valentin Baillard
Azure | mybinder | github

Physics From Planet Earth homework problems

Joe Amato and Enrique (Kiko) Galvez
See Gravitational Radiation 2 and Gravitational Radiation 3

Non-Gaussian noise and data analysis of laser interferometric gravitational wave detectors

Takahiro Yamamoto, Ph.D. Thesis
See JGW-P1605355

Gravitational Wave Detection in the Introductory Lab

Lior M. Burko
Georgia Gwinnett College,
See arxiv:1602.04666

Pioneer Academics student projects

Projects mentored by Eric Myers
Final papers: Jinghong Liang | William Li

Searching for Compact Binaries in LIGO Data

Shannon Wang
Date Completed: September 2014
Report: Paper

Recovering S5 Burst Injections

Alexander Cole
Date Completed: May 2014
Presentation: Paper | Slides

S5 Data Time Dependence of Duty Cycles and Spacetime Detection Volumes

Gary LaMotte
Date Completed: April 2014
Presentation: Slides

Recovering Hardware Injections in LIGO S5 Data

Ashley Disbrow
Date Completed: September 2013
Presentations: Poster | Slides

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