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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) Leveraging gravitational-wave memory to distinguish neutron star--black hole binaries from black hole binaries

Shubhanshu Tiwari, Michael Ebersold, Eleanor Z. Hamilton
arxiv:2110.11171 | INSPIRE

2) RUNMON-RIFT: Adaptive Configuration and Healing for Large-Scale Parameter Inference

Richard Udall, Joshua Brandt, Grihith Manchanda, et al.
arxiv:2110.10243 | INSPIRE

3) Search for black hole hyperbolic encounters with gravitational wave detectors

Gonzalo Morrás, Juan García-Bellido, Savvas Nesseris
arxiv:2110.08000 | INSPIRE

4) Detection of the Permanent Strain Offset Component of Gravitational-Wave Memory in Black Hole Mergers

Jeffrey D. Scargle
arxiv:2110.07754 | INSPIRE

5) The redshift evolution of the binary black hole merger rate: a weighty matter

L.A.C. van Son, S.E. de Mink, T. Callister, et al.
arxiv:2110.01634 | INSPIRE

6) Search for subsolar-mass binaries in the first half of Advanced LIGO and Virgo's third observing run

R. Abbott, T.D. Abbott, F. Acernese, et al.
arxiv:2109.12197 | INSPIRE

7) Tests of Gravitational-Wave Birefringence with the Gravitational-Wave Catalog

Yi-Fan Wang, Stephanie M. Brown, Lijing Shao, et al.
arxiv:2109.09718 | INSPIRE

8) Mode-by-mode Relative Binning: Fast Likelihood Estimation for Gravitational Waveforms with Spin-Orbit Precession and Multiple Harmonics

Nathaniel Leslie, Liang Dai, Geraint Pratten
arxiv:2109.09872 | INSPIRE

9) Investigation on the Effects of Non-Gaussian Noise Transients and Their Mitigations on Gravitational-Wave Tests of General Relativity

Jack Y.L. Kwok, Rico K.L. Lo, Alan J. Weinstein, et al.
arxiv:2109.07642 | INSPIRE

10) (H)DPGMM: A Hierarchy of Dirichlet Process Gaussian Mixture Models for the inference of the black hole mass function

Stefano Rinaldi, Walter Del Pozzo
arxiv:2109.05960 | INSPIRE

11) IWAVE -- An Adaptive Filter Approach to Phase Lock and the Dynamic Characterisation of Pseudo-Harmonic Waves

Edward J. Daw, Ian J. Hollows, Elliot L. Jones, et al.
arxiv:2109.00104 | INSPIRE

12) Transient glitch mitigation in Advanced LIGO data with $\textit{glitschen}$

Jonathan Merritt, Ben Farr, Rachel Hur, et al.
arxiv:2108.12044 | INSPIRE

13) PySTAMPAS : a long-duration transient, gravitational-wave search pipeline

Adrian Macquet, Marie-Anne Bizouard, Nelson Christensen, et al.
arxiv:2108.10588 | INSPIRE

14) Constrains on the electric charges of the binary black holes with GWTC-1 events

Hai-Tang Wang, Peng-Cheng Li, Jin-Liang Jiang, et al.

15) Constraints on compact binary merger evolution from spin-orbit misalignment in gravitational-wave observations

B.P. Gompertz, M. Nicholl, P. Schmidt, et al.
arxiv:2108.10184 | INSPIRE

16) Gravitational Wave and CMB Probes of Axion Kination

Raymond T. Co, David Dunsky, Nicolas Fernandez, et al.
arxiv:2108.09299 | INSPIRE

17) Formation of the First Two Black Hole–Neutron Star Mergers (GW200115 and GW200105) from Isolated Binary Evolution

Floor S. Broekgaarden, Edo Berger
arxiv:2108.05763 | INSPIRE

18) Results from an Einstein@Home search for continuous gravitational waves from G347.3 at low frequencies in LIGO O2 data

Jing Ming, Maria Alessandra Papa, Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein, et al.
arxiv:2108.02808 | INSPIRE

19) Gravitational wave echoes search with combs

Jing Ren, Di Wu
arxiv:2108.01820 | INSPIRE

20) Gravitational-wave searches in the era of Advanced LIGO and Virgo

Sarah Caudill, Shivaraj Kandhasamy, Claudia Lazzaro, et al.
arxiv:2108.01184 | 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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