LIGO

 

 

Publications of the LIGO

 

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Virgo Collaboration

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Oct 28, 2020
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GWTC-2: Compact Binary Coalescences Observed by LIGO and Virgo During the First Half of the Third Observing RunO3 CBCsummarySubmitted to PRX2010.14527P2000061
Oct 28, 2020
*Recent*
Tests of general relativity with binary black holes from the second LIGO-Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalogO3 CBCsummarySubmitted to PRD2010.14529P2000091
Oct 28, 2020
*Recent*
Population properties of compact objects from the second LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-Wave Transient CatalogO3 CBCsummarySubmitted to ApJL2010.14533P2000077
Oct 28, 2020
*Recent*
Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with Gamma-Ray Bursts Detected by Fermi and Swift during the LIGO-Virgo Run O3aO3 GRBsummarySubmitted to ApJ2010.14550P2000040
Sep 2, 2020GW190521: A Binary Black Hole Merger with a Total Mass of 150 MsunO3 GW190521summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 125, 101102 (2020)2009.01075P2000020
Sep 2, 2020Properties and astrophysical implications of the 150 Msun binary black hole merger GW190521O3 GW190521summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 900, L13 (2020)2009.01190P2000021
Jul 28, 2020Gravitational-wave constraints on the equatorial ellipticity of millisecond pulsars (by LSC, Virgo, and radio astronomers)O3 CWsummaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 902, L21 (2020)2007.14251P2000029
Jun 23, 2020GW190814: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 Solar Mass Black Hole with a 2.6 Solar Mass Compact ObjectO3 GW190814summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 896, L44 (2020)2006.12611P190814
Apr 17, 2020GW190412: Observation of a Binary-Black-Hole Coalescence with Asymmetric MassesO3 GW190412summaryPhys. Rev. D 102, 043015 (2020)2004.08342P190412
Feb 26, 2020Trigger Data to Accompany “GWTC-1: A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs”O1 O2 CBCP1900392
Jan 6, 2020GW190425: Observation of a compact binary coalescence with total mass ~3.4 MsunO3 GW190425summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 892, L3 (2020)2001.01761P190425
Jan 3, 2020A joint Fermi-GBM and LIGO/Virgo analysis of compact binary mergers from the first and second gravitational-wave observing runs (by Fermi-GBM instrument team, LSC and Virgo)O2 GRBssummaryAstrophys. J. 893, 100 (2020)2001.00923P1900186
Dec 25, 2019Open data from the first and second observing runs of Advanced LIGO and VirgoO1 O2 datasummarySubmitted to SoftwareX1912.11716P1900206
Sep 4, 2019Prospects for Observing and Localizing Gravitational-Wave Transients with Advanced LIGO, Advanced Virgo and KAGRA (by KAGRA, LSC and Virgo)O3 O4 O5 DetectorsLiving Reviews in Relativity 23, 3 (2020)1304.0670P1200087-V58
Aug 29, 2019A guide to LIGO-Virgo detector noise and extraction of transient gravitational-wave signalsDatasummaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 37, 055002 (2020)1908.11170P1900004
Aug 16, 2019A gravitational-wave measurement of the Hubble constant following the second observing run of Advanced LIGO and VirgoO2 CosmologySubmitted to ApJ1908.06060P1900015
Aug 9, 2019Optically targeted search for gravitational waves emitted by core-collapse supernovae during the first and second observing runs of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo (by LSC, Virgo, DLT-40 and ASSASN)O1 O2 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 101, 084002 (2020)1908.03584P1700177
Aug 2, 2019Model comparison from LIGO-Virgo data on GW170817’s binary components and consequences for the merger remnantGW170817summaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 37, 045006 (2020)1908.01012P1800379
Jul 22, 2019Search for eccentric binary black hole mergers with Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo during their first and second observing runsO2 BurstsummaryAstrophys. J. 883, 149 (2019)1907.09384P1900110
Jul 2, 2019Search for gravitational wave signals associated with gamma-ray bursts during the second observing run of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo (by LSC, Virgo and IPN)O2 CBC Burst GRBssummaryAstrophys. J. 886, 75 (2019)1907.01443P1900034
Jun 28, 2019Search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 in the second Advanced LIGO observing run with an improved hidden Markov modelO2 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 122002 (2019)1906.12040P1800208
Jun 19, 2019Search for intermediate mass black hole binaries in the first and second observing runs of the Advanced LIGO and Virgo networkO2 CBC BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 064064 (2019)1906.08000P1900045
May 9, 2019All-sky search for short gravitational-wave bursts in the second Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo runO2 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 024017 (2019)1905.03457P1800308
Apr 18, 2019Search for subsolar mass ultracompact binaries in Advanced LIGO’s second observing run (by LSC, Virgo and S. Shandera)O2 CBCsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 123, 161102 (2019)1904.08976P1900037
Mar 28, 2019All-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients in the second Advanced LIGO observing runO2 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 99, 104033 (2019)1903.12015P1800323
Mar 21, 2019Directional limits on persistent gravitational waves using data from Advanced LIGO’s first two observing runsO2 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 062001 (2019)1903.08844P1900053
Mar 11, 2019Tests of general relativity with the binary black hole signals from the LIGO-Virgo catalog GWTC-1O2 CBCsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 104036 (2019)1903.04467P1800316
Mar 7, 2019Search for the isotropic stochastic background using data from Advanced LIGO’s second observing runO2 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 061101(R) (2019)1903.02886P1800248
Mar 5, 2019All-sky search for continuous gravitational waves from isolated neutron stars using Advanced LIGO O2 data (by LSC, Virgo and A. Pisarski)O2 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 100, 024004 (2019)1903.01901P1900012
Feb 22, 2019Narrow-band search for gravitational waves from known pulsars using the second LIGO observing run (by LSC, Virgo, and radio astronomers)O2 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 99, 122002 (2019)1902.08442P1800391
Feb 22, 2019Searches for gravitational waves from known pulsars at two harmonics in 2015-2017 LIGO data (by LSC, Virgo, radio astronomers and NICER science team members)O2 CWsummaryAstrophys. J. 879, 10 (2019)
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Feb 5, 2019Search for transient gravitational wave signals associated with magnetar bursts during Advanced LIGO’s second observing runO2 BurstsummaryAstrophys. J. 874, 163 (2019)1902.01557P1800165
Jan 10, 2019Low-latency gravitational-wave alerts for multimessenger astronomy during the second Advanced LIGO and Virgo observing runO2 AlertssummaryAstrophys. J. 875, 161 (2019)1901.03310P1800255
Jan 6, 2019First measurement of the Hubble constant from a dark standard siren using the Dark Energy Survey galaxies and the LIGO/Virgo binary-black-hole merger GW170814 (by DES, LSC and Virgo)GW170814 CosmologyAstrophys. J. Lett. 876, L7 (2019)1901.01540P1800338
Dec 31, 2018Searches for continuous gravitational waves from 15 supernova remnants and Fomalhaut b with Advanced LIGOO1 CWsummaryAstrophys. J. 875, 122 (2019)1812.11656P1800333
Dec 1, 2018GWTC-1: A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing RunsO2 O1 CBC GW170729 GW170809 GW170818 GW170823summaryPhys. Rev. X 9, 031040 (2019)1811.12907P1800307
Dec 1, 2018Binary Black Hole Population Properties Inferred from the First and Second Observing Runs of Advanced LIGO and Advanced VirgoO2 CBCsummaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 882, L24 (2019)1811.12940P1800324
Nov 1, 2018Tests of General Relativity with GW170817O2 CBC GW170817summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 123, 011102 (2019)1811.00364P1800059
Oct 25, 2018Search for multimessenger sources of gravitational waves and high-energy neutrinos with Advanced LIGO during its first observing run, ANTARES, and IceCube (by ANTARES, IceCube, LSC and Virgo)O1 Burst NeutrinosAstrophys. J. 870, 134 (2019)1810.10693P1800104
Oct 5, 2018Search for gravitational waves from a long-lived remnant of the binary neutron star merger GW170817O2 GW170817summaryAstrophys. J. 875, 160 (2019)1810.02581P1800195
Oct 5, 2018Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor search for electromagnetic signals coincident with gravitational-wave candidates in Advanced LIGO’s first observing run (by Fermi-GBM, LSC and Virgo)O1 CBC GRBsAstrophys. J. 871, 90 (2019)1810.02764P1600333
Aug 27, 2018Constraining the p-mode–g-mode tidal instability with GW170817 (by LSC, Virgo and N. Weinberg)O2 GW170817summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 122, 061104 (2019)1808.08676P1800246
Aug 14, 2018Search for sub-solar mass ultracompact binaries in Advanced LIGO’s first observing run (by LSC, Virgo and S. Shandera)O1 CBCsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 121, 231103 (2018)1808.04771P1800158
May 29, 2018Properties of the binary neutron star merger GW170817O2 CBC GW170817Phys. Rev. X 9, 011001 (2019)1805.11579P1800061
May 29, 2018GW170817: Measurements of neutron star radii and the equation of stateO2 CBC GW170817summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 121, 161101 (2018)1805.11581P1800115
Feb 28, 2018Search for Tensor, Vector, and Scalar Polarizations in the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave BackgroundO1 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 120, 201102 (2018)1802.10194P1700369
Feb 14, 2018Full Band All-sky Search for Periodic Gravitational Waves in the O1 LIGO DataO1 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 97, 102003 (2018)1802.05241P1700164
Dec 4, 2017Constraints on cosmic strings using data from the first Advanced LIGO Observing runO1 Burst StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. D 97, 102002 (2018)1712.01168P1700051
Nov 18, 2017All-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients in the first Advanced LIGO observing runO1 BurstsummaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 35, 065009 (2018)1711.06843P1600277
Nov 15, 2017GW170608: Observation of a 19-solar-mass binary black hole coalescenceO2 CBC GW170608summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 851, L35 (2017)1711.05578P170608
Oct 25, 2017Search for Post-merger Gravitational Waves from the Remnant of the Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817O2 Burst GW170817summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 851, L16 (2017)1710.09320P1700318
Oct 16, 2017GW170817: Observation of gravitational waves from a binary neutron star inspiralO2 CBC GW170817summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 119, 161101 (2017)1710.05832P170817
Oct 16, 2017Multi-Messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger (by LSC, Virgo and many astronomers)O2 CBC GW170817summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 848, L12 (2017)1710.05833P1700294
Oct 16, 2017Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Rays from a Binary Neutron Star Merger: GW170817 and GRB 170817A (by LSC, Virgo, Fermi-GBM and INTEGRAL)O2 CBC GW170817 GRB170817AsummaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 848, L13 (2017)1710.05834P1700308
Oct 16, 2017A gravitational-wave standard siren measurement of the Hubble constant (by LSC, Virgo, 1M2H, DECam GW-EM and DES, DLT40, LCO, VINROUGE and MASTER)O2 GW170817 CosmologysummaryNature 551, 85 (2017)1710.05835P1700296
Oct 16, 2017Estimating the Contribution of Dynamical Ejecta in the Kilonova Associated with GW170817O2 GW170817summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 850, L39 (2017)1710.05836P1700309
Oct 16, 2017GW170817: Implications for the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background from Compact Binary CoalescencesO2 Stochastic GW170817summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 120, 091101 (2018)1710.05837P1700272
Oct 16, 2017On the progenitor of binary neutron star merger GW170817O2 GW170817summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 850, L40 (2017)1710.05838P1700264
Oct 16, 2017Search for High-energy Neutrinos from Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817 with ANTARES, IceCube, and the Pierre Auger Observatory (by ANTARES, IceCube, Pierre Auger, LSC and Virgo)O2 GW170817 NeutrinosAstrophys. J. Lett. 850, L35 (2017)1710.05839P1700344
Oct 6, 2017First narrow-band search for continuous gravitational waves from known pulsars in advanced detector data (by LSC, Virgo and radio astronomers)O1 CW Crab VelasummaryPhys. Rev. D 96, 122006 (2017)1710.02327P1700221
Oct 5, 2017Effects of Data Quality Vetoes on a Search for Compact Binary Coalescences in Advanced LIGO’s First Observing RunO1 Detchar CBC GW150914 LVT151012 GW151226Classical and Quantum Gravity 35, 065010 (2018)1710.02185P1600110
Sep 27, 2017First search for nontensorial gravitational waves from known pulsars (by LSC, Virgo and radio astronomers)O1 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 120, 031104 (2018)1709.09203P1700009
Sep 27, 2017GW170814: A Three-Detector Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole CoalescenceO2 CBC GW170814summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 119, 141101 (2017)1709.09660P170814
Sep 8, 2017Prospects for Observing and Localizing Gravitational-Wave Transients with Advanced LIGO, Advanced Virgo and KAGRA (by LSC, Virgo and KAGRA)O1 O2 O3 O4 DetectorssummaryLiving Reviews in Relativity 21, 3 (2018)1304.0670P1200087-V47
Jul 10, 2017All-sky Search for Periodic Gravitational Waves in the O1 LIGO DataO1 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 96, 062002 (2017)1707.02667P1700052
Jul 10, 2017First low-frequency Einstein@Home all-sky search for continuous gravitational waves in Advanced LIGO dataO1 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 96, 122004 (2017)1707.02669P1700127
Jun 9, 2017Upper limits on gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 from a model-based cross-correlation search in Advanced LIGO data (by LSC, Virgo, D. Steeghs and L. Wang)O1 CW ScoX1summaryAstrophys. J. 847, 47 (2017)1706.03119P1600297
Jun 1, 2017GW170104: Observation of a 50-solar-mass binary black hole coalescence at redshift 0.2O2 CBC GW170104summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 118, 221101 (2017)1706.01812P170104
Apr 15, 2017Search for intermediate mass black hole binaries in the first observing run of Advanced LIGOO1 CBC BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 96, 022001 (2017)1704.04628
Apr 12, 2017Search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 in the first Advanced LIGO observing run with a hidden Markov modelO1 CW ScoX1summaryPhys. Rev. D 95, 122003 (2017)1704.03719P1700019
Mar 21, 2017Search for high-energy neutrinos from gravitational wave event GW151226 and candidate LVT151012 with ANTARES and IceCube (by ANTARES, IceCube, LSC and Virgo)O1 GW151226 LVT1510102 NeutrinosPhys. Rev. D 96, 022005 (2017)1703.06298
Jan 26, 2017First search for gravitational waves from known pulsars with Advanced LIGO (by LSC, Virgo and radio astronomers)O1 CW CrabsummaryAstrophys. J. 839, 12 (2017)1701.07709P1600159
Dec 6, 2016Upper Limits on the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background from Advanced LIGO’s First Observing RunO1 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 118, 121101 (2017)1612.02029
Dec 6, 2016Directional Limits on Persistent Gravitational Waves from Advanced LIGO’s First Observing RunO1 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 118, 121102 (2017)1612.02030
Nov 24, 2016Search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts during the first Advanced LIGO Observing Run and implications for the origin of GRB 150906B (by LSC, Virgo and gamma-ray astronomers)O1 CBC Burst GRBs GRB150906BsummaryAstrophys. J. 841, 89 (2017)1611.07947
Nov 23, 2016Effects of waveform model systematics on the interpretation of GW150914 (by LSC, Virgo and waveform modelers)O1 CBC GW150914summaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 34, 104002 (2017)1611.07531
Nov 9, 2016All-sky search for short gravitational-wave bursts in the first Advanced LIGO runO1 BurstPhys. Rev. D 95, 042003 (2017)1611.02972
Sep 11, 2016Exploring the sensitivity of next generation gravitational wave detectors (by LSC and J. Harms)DetectorsClassical and Quantum Gravity 34, 044001 (2017)1607.08697P1600143
Aug 5, 2016The basic physics of the binary black hole merger GW150914O1 CBC GW150914Annalen der Physik 529, 1600209 (2017)1608.01940P1600161
Jul 25, 2016Upper limits on the rates of binary neutron star and neutron star – black hole mergers from Advanced LIGO’s first observing runO1 CBCAstrophys. J. Lett. 832, L21 (2016)1607.07456P1600171
Jul 8, 2016Search for continuous gravitational waves from neutron stars in globular cluster NGC 6544S6 CW NGC6544summaryPhys. Rev. D 95, 082005 (2017)1607.02216P1500225
Jun 30, 2016Results of the deepest all-sky survey for continuous gravitational waves on LIGO S6 data running on the Einstein@Home volunteer distributed computing projectS6 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 94, 102002 (2016)1606.09619P1600156
Jun 15, 2016GW151226: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a 22-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole CoalescenceO1 CBC GW151226summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 116, 241103 (2016)1606.04855P151226
Jun 15, 2016Binary black hole mergers in the first Advanced LIGO observing runO1 CBC GW150914 LVT151012 GW151226Phys. Rev. X 6, 041015 (2016)1606.04856P1600088
Jun 3, 2016Improved analysis of GW150914 using a fully spin-precessing waveform modelO1 GW150914 CBCPhys. Rev. X 6, 041014 (2016)1606.01210P1600048
Jun 3, 2016Directly comparing GW150914 with numerical solutions of Einstein’s equations for binary black hole coalescenceO1 CBC GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. D 94, 064035 (2016)1606.01262P1500263
May 10, 2016Comprehensive All-sky search for periodic gravitational waves in the sixth science run LIGO dataS6 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 94, 042002 (2016)1605.03233
May 5, 2016Search for Transient Gravitational Waves in Coincidence with Short-Duration Radio Transients During 2007-2013 (by LSC, Virgo and radio astronomers)S5 S6 VSR1 VSR3 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 93, 122008 (2016)1605.01707
May 5, 2016First targeted search for gravitational-wave bursts from core-collapse supernovae in data of first-generation laser interferometer detectorsS5 S6 VSR1 VSR2 VSR3 VSR4 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 94, 102001 (2016)1605.01785
Feb 26, 2016Localization and broadband follow-up of the gravitational-wave transient GW150914 (by LSC, Virgo and many astronomers)O1 GW150914Astrophys. J. Lett. 826, L13 (2016)
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Feb 17, 2016High-energy neutrino follow-up search of gravitational wave event GW150914 with ANTARES and IceCube (by ANTARES, IceCube, LSC and Virgo)O1 GW150914 NeutrinossummaryPhys. Rev. D 93, 122010 (2016)1602.05411P1500271
Feb 11, 2016Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole MergerO1 CBC Burst GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 116, 061102 (2016)1602.03837P150914
Feb 11, 2016GW150914: The Advanced LIGO Detectors in the Era of First DiscoveriesO1 Detectors GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 116, 131103 (2016)1602.03838P1500237
Feb 11, 2016GW150914: First results from the search for binary black hole coalescence with Advanced LIGOO1 CBC GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. D 93, 122003 (2016)1602.03839P1500269
Feb 11, 2016Properties of the binary black hole merger GW150914O1 CBC GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 116, 241102 (2016)1602.03840P1500218
Feb 11, 2016Tests of general relativity with GW150914O1 CBC GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 116, 221101 (2016)1602.03841P1500213
Feb 11, 2016The rate of binary black hole mergers inferred from Advanced LIGO observations surrounding GW150914O1 CBC GW150914summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 833, L1 (2016)
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Feb 11, 2016Observing gravitational-wave transient GW150914 with minimal assumptionsO1 Burst GW150914Phys. Rev. D 93, 122004 (2016)1602.03843P1500229
Feb 11, 2016Characterization of transient noise in Advanced LIGO relevant to gravitational wave signal GW150914O1 Detchar GW150914summaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 33, 134001 (2016)1602.03844P1500238
Feb 11, 2016Calibration of the Advanced LIGO detectors for the discovery of the binary black-hole merger GW150914O1 Detchar GW150914summaryPhys. Rev. D 95, 062003 (2017)1602.03845P1500248
Feb 11, 2016Astrophysical Implications of the Binary Black-Hole Merger GW150914O1 GW150914summaryAstrophys. J. Lett. 818, L22 (2016)1602.03846P1500262
Feb 11, 2016GW150914: Implications for the stochastic gravitational-wave background from binary black holesO1 GW150914 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 116, 131102 (2016)1602.03847P1500222
Nov 16, 2015All-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients with initial LIGOS5 S6 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 93, 042005 (2016)1511.04398P1400138
Oct 13, 2015Search of the Orion spur for continuous gravitational waves using a loosely coherent algorithm on data from LIGO interferometersS6 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 93, 042006 (2016)1510.03474P1500034
Oct 13, 2015First low frequency all-sky search for continuous gravitational wave signalsVSR2 VSR4 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 93, 042007 (2016)1510.03621P1500030
Dec 18, 2014Searches for continuous gravitational waves from nine young supernova remnantsS6 CWsummaryAstrophys. J. 813, 39 (2015)1412.5942P1400182
Dec 1, 2014Directed search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 with initial LIGO dataS5 CW ScoX1summaryPhys. Rev. D 91, 062008 (2015)1412.0605P1400094
Nov 17, 2014Advanced LIGODetectorsClassical and Quantum Gravity 32, 074001 (2015)1411.4547P1400177
Oct 30, 2014Narrow-band search of continuous gravitational-wave signals from Crab and Vela pulsars in Virgo VSR4 data (by LSC, Virgo and radio astronomers)VSR4 CW Crab VelasummaryPhys. Rev. D 91, 022004 (2015)1410.8310P1400045
Oct 28, 2014Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science runS6 DetcharsummaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 32, 115012 (2015)1410.7764P1000142
Oct 24, 2014Searching for stochastic gravitational waves using data from the two colocated LIGO Hanford detectorsS5 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. D 91, 022003 (2015)1410.6211P1000112
Jul 3, 2014Multimessenger search for sources of gravitational waves and high-energy neutrinos: Initial results for LIGO-Virgo and IceCube (by IceCube, LSC and Virgo)S5 S6 VSR1 VSR2 VSR3 Burst NeutrinossummaryPhys. Rev. D 90, 102002 (2014)1407.1042P1400046
Jun 17, 2014Improved upper limits on the stochastic gravitational-wave background from 2009-2010 LIGO and Virgo dataS6 VSR2 VSR3 StochasticsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 113, 231101 (2014)1406.4556P1300154
Jun 2, 2014First all-sky search for continuous gravitational waves from unknown sources in binary systemsS6 VSR2 VSR3 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 90, 062010 (2014)1405.7904P1300048
May 7, 2014Methods and results of a search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts using data from the GEO 600, LIGO, and Virgo detectorsS5 S6 VSR1 VSR2 VSR3 VSR4 Burst GRBssummaryPhys. Rev. D 89, 122004 (2014)1405.1053P1300086
Apr 8, 2014Search for gravitational radiation from intermediate mass black hole binaries in data from the second LIGO-Virgo joint science runS6 VSR2 VSR3 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. D 89, 122003 (2014)1404.2199P1300158
Mar 27, 2014Search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts detected by the Interplanetary Network (by LSC, Virgo and IPN)S5 S6 CBC Burst GRBssummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 113, 011102 (2014)1403.6639P1300226
Mar 20, 2014Search for Gravitational Wave Ringdowns from Perturbed Intermediate Mass Black Holes in LIGO-Virgo Data from 2005-2010S5 S6 VSR2 VSR3 CBCsummaryPhys. Rev. D 89, 102006 (2014)1403.5306P1300156
Feb 20, 2014Implementation of an F-statistic all-sky search for continuous gravitational waves in Virgo VSR1 dataVSR1 CWsummaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 31, 165014 (2014)1402.4974P1300133
Jan 5, 2014The NINJA-2 project: Detecting and characterizing gravitational waveforms modelled using numerical binary black hole simulations (by LSC, Virgo and NINJA-2)CBCsummaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 31, 115004 (2014)1401.0939P1300199
Nov 12, 2013Application of a Hough search for continuous gravitational waves on data from the fifth LIGO science runS5 CWsummaryClassical and Quantum Gravity 31, 085014 (2014)1311.2409P1300071
Oct 9, 2013First Searches for Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Candidate Events (by LSC, Virgo and many astronomers)S6 VSR2 VSR3 CBC BurstsummaryAstrophys. J. Supp. 211, 7 (2014)1310.2314
Oct 9, 2013Constraints on cosmic strings from the LIGO-Virgo gravitational-wave detectorsS5 S6 BurstsummaryPhys. Rev. Lett. 112, 131101 (2014)1310.2384P1300093
Sep 24, 2013Search for long-lived gravitational-wave transients coincident with long gamma-ray burstsS5 Stochastic GRBssummaryPhys. Rev. D 88, 122004 (2013)1309.6160P1200093
Sep 24, 2013Directed Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves from the Galactic CenterS5 CWsummaryPhys. Rev. D 88, 102002 (2013)1309.6221P1300037
Sep 16, 2013Gravitational waves from known pulsars: results from the initial detector era (by LSC, Virgo and radio astronomers)S6 VSR2 VSR4 CWsummaryAstrophys. J. 785, 119 (2014)1309.4027P1200104
Jul 21, 2013Enhanced sensitivity of the LIGO gravitational wave detector by using squeezed states of lightDetectorssummaryNature Photonics 7, 613 (2013)1310.0383P1200041
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