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) Non-Kerr Constraints using Binary Black Hole inspirals considering phase modifications up to 4 PN order

Debtroy Das, Swarnim Shashank, Cosimo Bambi

arxiv:2406.03846 | INSPIRE

2) Gravitational radiation from inspiralling compact binaries to N$^3$LO in the Effective Field Theory approach

Loris Amalberti, Zixin Yang, Rafael A. Porto

arxiv:2406.03457 | INSPIRE

3) The spin magnitude of stellar-mass binary black holes evolves with the mass: evidence from gravitational wave data

Grégoire Pierra, Simone Mastrogiovanni, Stéphane Perriès

arxiv:2406.01679 | INSPIRE

4) Dependence of the Reconstructed Core-Collapse Supernova Gravitational Wave High-Frequency Feature on the Nuclear Equation of State, in Real Interferometric Data

R. Daniel Murphy, Alejandro Casallas-Lagos, Anthony Mezzacappa, et al.

arxiv:2406.01784 | INSPIRE

5) Physics-inspired spatiotemporal-graph AI ensemble for the detection of higher order wave mode signals of spinning binary black hole mergers

Minyang Tian, E.A. Huerta, Huihuo Zheng, et al.

INSPIRE

6) Towards a computationally-efficient follow-up pipeline for blind continuous gravitational-wave searches

Lorenzo Mirasola, Rodrigo Tenorio

arxiv:2405.18934 | INSPIRE

7) Tempered Multifidelity Importance Sampling for Gravitational Wave Parameter Estimation

Bassel Saleh, Aaron Zimmerman, Peng Chen, et al.

arxiv:2405.19407 | INSPIRE

8) Rapid detection of gravitational waves from binary black hole mergers using sparse dictionary learning

Charles Badger, Rahul Srinivasan, Alejandro Torres-Forné, et al.

arxiv:2405.17721 | INSPIRE

9) Exploring hidden priors when interpreting gravitational wave and electromagnetic probes of the nuclear equation of state

Atul Kedia, Richard O'Shaughnessy, Leslie Wade, et al.

arxiv:2405.17326 | INSPIRE

10) Discrete Orbit Effect Lengthens Merger Times for Inspiraling Binary Black Holes

Don N. Page

arxiv:2405.13673 | INSPIRE

11) Revisiting the Tertiary-induced Binary Black Hole Mergers: the Role of Superthermal Wide Tertiary Eccentricity Distributions

Yubo Su, Bin Liu, Siyao Xu

arxiv:2405.12270 | INSPIRE

12) On non-detection of Gamma-Ray Bursts in three compact binary merger events detected by LIGO

Luyanda Mazwi, Soebur Razzaque, Lutendo Nyadzani

arxiv:2405.11650 | INSPIRE

13) Investigating cosmic histories with a stiff era through Gravitational Waves

Hannah Duval, Sachiko Kuroyanagi, Alberto Mariotti, et al.

arxiv:2405.10201 | INSPIRE

14) Hierarchical inference of evidence using posterior samples

Stefano Rinaldi, Gabriele Demasi, Walter Del Pozzo, et al.

arxiv:2405.07504 | INSPIRE

15) Inflationary Gravitational Wave Spectral Shapes as test for Low-Scale Leptogenesis

Zafri A. Borboruah, Anish Ghoshal, Lekhika Malhotra, et al.

arxiv:2405.06603 | INSPIRE

16) Primordial Gravitational Waves as Probe of Dark Matter in Interferometer Missions: Fisher Forecast and MCMC

Anish Ghoshal, Debarun Paul, Supratik Pal

arxiv:2405.06741 | INSPIRE

17) AGN flares as counterparts to the mergers detected by LIGO and Virgo: a novel spatial correlation analysis

Niccolò Veronesi, Sjoert van Velzen, Elena Maria Rossi

arxiv:2405.05318 | INSPIRE

18) Accreting Schwarzschild-like compact object: Plasma-photon interaction and stability

Avijit Chowdhury, Shauvik Biswas, Sumanta Chakraborty

arxiv:2405.04006 | INSPIRE

19) Detectability of eccentric binary black holes with PyCBC and cWB pipelines during the third observing run of LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA

Bhooshan Gadre, Kanchan Soni, Shubhanshu Tiwari, et al.

arxiv:2405.04186 | INSPIRE

20) Probing flavor violation and baryogenesis via primordial gravitational waves

Zafri A. Borboruah, Anish Ghoshal, Seyda Ipek

arxiv:2405.03241 | INSPIRE

Other Projects

Student projects at SUNY New Paltz (Starting in 2021)

Student projects mentored by Eric Myers

Final papers: Spy Hill Research

Pioneer Academics student projects (2015-2021)

Student projects mentored by Eric Myers

Final Papers: Spy Hill Research

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

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

Art Installation: Void

Emma Wadley See photo above

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. BurkoGeorgia 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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