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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) 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

2) Detection of Gravitational Waves Using Bayesian Neural Networks

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

3) 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

4) 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

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

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

6) 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

7) 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

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

Colm Talbot, Eric Thrane
arxiv:2006.05292 | INSPIRE

9) The astrophysical odds of GW151216

Gregory Ashton, Eric Thrane
arxiv:2006.05039 | INSPIRE

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

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

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

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

12) 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

13) 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

14) Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves from the Central Compact Objects in Supernova Remnants Cassiopeia A, Vela Jr. and G347.3-0.5

M. Alessandra Papa, Jing Ming, Eric V. Gotthelf, et al.
arxiv:2005.06544 | INSPIRE

15) Two-dimensional correlation function of binary black hole coalescences

Marco Cavaglia, Ashini Modi
arxiv:2005.06004 | INSPIRE

16) Prospects for probing ultralight primordial black holes using the stochastic gravitational-wave background induced by primordial curvature perturbations

Shasvath J. Kapadia, Kanhaiya Lal Pandey, Teruaki Suyama, et al.
arxiv:2005.05693 | INSPIRE

17) Pi from the sky -- A null test of general relativity from a population of gravitational wave observations

Carl-Johan Haster
arxiv:2005.05472 | INSPIRE

18) Astrophysical implications of GW190412 as a remnant of a previous black-hole merger

Davide Gerosa, Salvatore Vitale, Emanuele Berti
arxiv:2005.04243 | INSPIRE

19) Deep-Learning Continuous Gravitational Waves: Multiple detectors and realistic noise

Christoph Dreissigacker, Reinhard Prix
arxiv:2005.04140 | INSPIRE

20) Search for nonlinear memory from subsolar mass compact binary mergers

Michael Ebersold, Shubhanshu Tiwari
arxiv:2005.03306 | 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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