Through our work with the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, our group makes major contributions to LIGO-Virgo results. We also contribute to additional papers on data science methods, studies of the LIGO detectors and detector calibration, and astrophysics across the GW spectrum.

## LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-wave Event Discoveries

**GWTC-3:** Compact Binary Coalescences Observed by LIGO and Virgo During the Second Part of the Third Observing Run**
**Submitted to Phys Rev X. arXiv preprint 2111.03606 (2021)

**Observation of Gravitational Waves from Two Neutron Star–Black Hole Coalescences**

Astrophys. J. Lett. **915** L5 (2021)

** GWTC-2: **Compact Binary Coalescences Observed by LIGO and Virgo During the First Half of the Third Observing Run

**Phys. Rev. X 11, 021053 (2021)**

**GW190521**: A Binary Black Hole Merger with a Total Mass of 150 M⊙

Phys. Rev. Lett. **125**, 101102 (2020)

**GW190814**: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 Solar Mass Black Hole with a 2.6 Solar Mass Compact Object.

Astrophys. J. Lett. **896**, L2 (2020)

**GW190412**: Observation of a Binary-Black-Hole Coalescence with Asymmetric Masses

Phys. Rev. D **102**, 043015 (2020)

**GW190425**: Observation of a compact binary coalescence with total mass ~3.4 Msun

Astrophys. J. Lett. **892**, L3 (2020)

**GWTC-1**: A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs

Phys. Rev. X **9**, 031040 (2019)

**GW170608**: Observation of a 19-solar-mass binary black hole coalescence

Astrophys. J. Lett. **851**, L35 (2017)

**GW170817**: Observation of gravitational waves from a binary neutron star inspiral

Phys. Rev. Lett. **119**, 161101 (2017)

**GW170814**: A Three-Detector Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Coalescence

Phys. Rev. Lett. **119**, 141101 (2017)

**GW170104**: Observation of a 50-solar-mass binary black hole coalescence at redshift 0.2

Phys. Rev. Lett. **118**, 221101 (2017)

**GW151226**: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a 22-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence

Phys. Rev. Lett. **116**, 241103 (2016)

**Binary black hole mergers in the first Advanced LIGO observing run**

Phys. Rev. X **6**, 041015 (2016)

You can read **science summaries** of all LIGO Scientific Collaboration publications on ligo.org.

## Other highlighted recent papers

**Discovering gravitational waves with Advanced LIGO**

Contemporary Physics Vol 61 Issue 4 (2021)

**Prospects for measuring off-axis spins of binary black holes with Plus-era gravitational-wave detectors**

Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal. arXiv prerprint 2109.14571 (2021)

**Parameterised population models of transient non-Gaussian noise in the LIGO gravitational-wave detectors**

Submitted to Phys. Rev. D. arXiv preprint 2110.02689 (2021)

**Population properties of compact objects from the second LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog**

Astrophys. J. Lett. 903 L1 (2021)

**LIGO detector characterization in the second and third observing runs**

Class. Quantum Grav. **38** 135014 (2021)

**GWSkyNet: a real-time classifier for public gravitational-wave candidates**

Astrophys. J. Lett. **904** L9 (2020)

**Properties and Astrophysical Implications of the 150 M ⊙ Binary Black Hole Merger GW190521**

Astrophys. J. Lett. **900**, L1 (2020)

**Characterization of systematic error in Advanced LIGO calibration**

Class. Quantum Grav. **37** 225008 (2020)

**New methods to assess and improve LIGO detector duty cycle**

Class. Quantum Grav. **37** 175008 (2020)

**A guide to LIGO–Virgo detector noise and extraction of transient gravitational-wave signals**

Class. Quantum Grav. **37** 055002 (2020)

**Detecting Supermassive Black Hole–induced Binary Eccentricity Oscillations with LISA**

Astrophys. J. Lett. **875** L31 (2019)

**Narrow-band search for gravitational waves from known pulsars using the second LIGO observing run**

Phys. Rev. **D 99**, 122002 (2019)

**Searches for Continuous Gravitational Waves from 15 Supernova Remnants and Fomalhaut b with Advanced LIGO**

Astrophys. J. Lett. **875** 122 (2019)

**All-sky search for continuous gravitational waves from isolated neutron stars using Advanced LIGO O2 data**

Phys. Rev. D **100**, 024004 (2019)

**Directional limits on persistent gravitational waves using data from Advanced LIGO’s first two observing runs**

Phys. Rev. D **100**, 062001 (2019)

**Searches for Gravitational Waves from Known Pulsars at Two Harmonics in 2015-2017 LIGO Data**

Astrophys. J. Lett. **879** 10 (2019)