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

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

2) 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

3) (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

4) 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

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

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

6) 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.

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

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

8) 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

9) Gravitational Wave and CMB Probes of Axion Kination

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

10) 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

11) 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

12) Gravitational wave echoes search with combs

Jing Ren, Di Wu
arxiv:2108.01820 | INSPIRE

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

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

14) 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

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

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

16) Measuring binary black hole orbital-plane spin orientations

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

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

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

18) The Effect of Mission Duration on LISA Science Objectives

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

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

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

20) 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

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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