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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) Gravitational-wave constraints on the equatorial ellipticity of millisecond pulsars

R. Abbott, T.D. Abbott, S. Abraham, et al.
arxiv:2007.14251 | INSPIRE

2) Search for Lensed Gravitational Waves Including Morse Phase Information: An Intriguing Candidate in O2

Liang Dai, Barak Zackay, Tejaswi Venumadhav, et al.
arxiv:2007.12709 | INSPIRE

3) Gravitational-wave signal-to-noise interpolation via neural networks

Kaze W.K. Wong, Ken K.Y. Ng, Emanuele Berti
arxiv:2007.10350 | INSPIRE

4) A new spin on LIGO-Virgo binary black holes

Sylvia Biscoveanu, Maximiliano Isi, Salvatore Vitale, et al.
arxiv:2007.09156 | INSPIRE

5) Rapid Parameter Estimation of Gravitational Waves from Binary Neutron Star Coalescence using Focused Reduced Order Quadrature

Soichiro Morisaki, Vivien Raymond
arxiv:2007.09108 | INSPIRE

6) Search for continuous gravitational waves from Fomalhaut b in the second Advanced LIGO observing run with a hidden Markov model

Dana Jones, Ling Sun
arxiv:2007.08732 | INSPIRE

7) Missing in Action: New Physics and the Black Hole Mass Gap

Djuna Croon, Samuel D. McDermott, Jeremy Sakstein
arxiv:2007.07889 | INSPIRE

8) Conservative Dynamics of Binary Systems to Third Post-Minkowskian Order from the Effective Field Theory Approach

Gregor Kälin, Zhengwen Liu, Rafael A. Porto
arxiv:2007.04977 | INSPIRE

9) Detection of Gravitational Waves Using Bayesian Neural Networks

Yu-Chiung Lin, Jiun-Huei Proty Wu
arxiv:2007.04176 | INSPIRE

10) Search for gravitational waves from high-mass-ratio compact-binary mergers of stellar mass and sub-solar mass black holes

Alexander Harvey Nitz, Yi-Fan Wang
arxiv:2007.03583 | INSPIRE

11) Does Matter Matter? Using the mass distribution to distinguish neutron stars and black holes

Maya Fishbach, Reed Essick, Daniel E. Holz
arxiv:2006.13178 | INSPIRE

12) Coherent WaveBurst, a pipeline for unmodeled gravitational-wave data analysis

M. Drago, V. Gayathri, S. Klimenko, et al.
arxiv:2006.12604 | INSPIRE

13) You Can Always Get What You Want: The Impact of Prior Assumptions on Interpreting GW190412

Michael Zevin, Christopher P.L. Berry, Scott Coughlin, et al.
arxiv:2006.11293 | INSPIRE

14) Search for gravitational waves from five low mass X-ray binaries in the second Advanced LIGO observing run with an improved hidden Markov model

Hannah Middleton, Patrick Clearwater, Andrew Melatos, et al.
arxiv:2006.06907 | INSPIRE

15) Gravitational-wave astronomy with an uncertain noise power spectral density

Colm Talbot, Eric Thrane
arxiv:2006.05292 | INSPIRE

16) The astrophysical odds of GW151216

Gregory Ashton, Eric Thrane
arxiv:2006.05039 | INSPIRE

17) Resonance instability of primordial gravitational waves during inflation in Chern-Simons gravity

Chengjie Fu, Jing Liu, Tao Zhu, et al.
arxiv:2006.03771 | INSPIRE

18) Post-Minkowskian Effective Field Theory for Conservative Binary Dynamics

Gregor Kälin, Rafael A. Porto
arxiv:2006.01184 | INSPIRE

19) Bayesian inference for compact binary coalescences with BILBY: Validation and application to the first LIGO--Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalogue

I.M. Romero-Shaw, C. Talbot, S. Biscoveanu, et al.
arxiv:2006.00714 | INSPIRE

20) Impact of eccentricity on the gravitational wave searches for binary black holes: High mass case

Antoni Ramos-Buades, Shubhanshu Tiwari, Maria Haney, et al.
arxiv:2005.14016 | INSPIRE

View all publications on INSPIRE HEP

Other Projects

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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