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Observational and LSC instrument papers  [ Papers currently in LSC review ]  
Run  Group  Authors  Journal  Preprint  Public DCC 
Science Summary 
Title  

1  S1  Detector  LSC  Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 517 (2004) 154179  grqc/0308043      Detector description and performance for the first coincidence observations between LIGO and GEO.  
2  S1  Bursts  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 69 (2004) 102001  grqc/0312056      First upper limits from LIGO on gravitationalwave bursts.  
3  S1  Inspiral  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 69 (2004) 122001  grqc/0308069      Analysis of LIGO data for gravitational waves from binary neutron stars.  
4  S1  Pulsar  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 69 (2004) 082004  grqc/0308050      Setting upper limits on the strength of periodic gravitational waves from PSR J1939+2134 using the first science data from the GEO 600 and LIGO detectors.  
5  S1  Stochastic  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 69 (2004) 122004  grqc/0312088      Analysis of first LIGO science data for stochastic gravitational waves.  
6  S2  Bursts  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 72 (2005) 042002  grqc/0501068      A search for gravitational waves associated with the gamma ray burst GRB030329 using the LIGO detectors.  
7  S2  Bursts  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 72 (2005) 062001  grqc/0505029      Upper limits on gravitationalwave bursts in LIGO's second science run.  
8  S2  Bursts  LSC, TAMA  Phys. Rev. D 72 (2005) 122004  grqc/0507081      Upper limits from the LIGO and TAMA detectors on the rate of gravitationalwave bursts.  
9  S2  Inspiral  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 72 (2005) 082001  grqc/0505041      Search for gravitational waves from galactic and extragalactic binary neutron stars.  
10  S2  Inspiral  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 72 (2005) 082002  grqc/0505042      Search for gravitational waves from primordial black hole binary coalescences in the galactic halo.  
11  S2  Inspiral  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 73 (2006) 062001  grqc/0509129      Search for gravitational waves from binary blackhole inspirals in LIGO data.  
12  S2  Inspiral  LSC, TAMA  Phys. Rev. D 73 (2006) 102002  grqc/0512078      Joint LIGO and TAMA300 Search for Gravitational Waves from Inspiralling Neutron Star Binaries.  
13  S2  Pulsar  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 72 (2005) 102004  grqc/0508065      First allsky upper limits from LIGO on the strength of periodic gravitational waves using the Hough transform.  
14  S2  Pulsar  LSC, Kramer, Lyne  Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 181103  grqc/0410007      Limits on gravitational wave emission from selected pulsars using LIGO data.  
15  S2  Pulsar  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 082001  grqc/0605028      Coherent searches for periodic gravitational waves from unknown isolated sources and Scorpius X1: results from the second LIGO science run.  
16  S3  Bursts  LSC  Class. Quant. Grav. 23 (2006) S29S39  grqc/0511146      Search for gravitationalwave bursts in LIGO's third science run.  
17  S3  Bursts  LSC, AURIGA  Class. Quantum Grav. 25 (2008) 095004  arXiv:0710.0497      A Joint Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts with AURIGA and LIGO.  
18  S3  Inspiral  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 78 (2008) 042002  arXiv:0712.2050      Search of S3 LIGO data for gravitational wave signals from spinning black hole and neutron star binary inspirals.  
19  S3  Stochastic  LSC  Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 (2005) 221101  astroph/0507254      Upper limits on a stochastic background of gravitational waves.  
20  S4  Bursts  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 062003  astroph/0703419      Search for gravitational wave radiation associated with the pulsating tail of the SGR 180620 hyperflare of December 27, 2004 using LIGO  
21  S4  Bursts  LSC  Class. Quantum Grav. 24 (2007) 53435369  arXiv:0704.0943      Search for gravitationalwave bursts in LIGO data from the fourth science run.  
22  S4/S3/S2  Bursts  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 77 (2008) 062004  arXiv:0709.0766      Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with 39 GammaRay Bursts Using data from the Second, Third, and Fourth LIGO Runs  
23  S4  Bursts  LSC  Class. Quantum Grav. 25 (2008) 245008  arXiv:0807.2834      First joint search for gravitationalwave bursts in LIGO and GEO600 data  
24  S4/S3  Inspiral  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 77 (2008) 062002  arXiv:0704.3368      Search for gravitational waves from binary inspirals in S3 and S4 LIGO data  
25  S4/S3  CW  LSC, Kramer, Lyne  Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 042001  grqc/0702039      Upper Limits on Gravitational Wave Emission from 78 Radio Pulsars.  
26  S4  CW  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 77 (2008) 022001  arXiv:0708.3818      Allsky search for periodic gravitational waves in LIGO S4 data  
27  S4  CW  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 022001  arXiv:0804.1747      The Einstein@Home search for periodic gravitational waves in LIGO S4 data  
28  S4  Stochastic  LSC  Astrophys. J. 659 (2007) 918  astroph/0608606      Searching for Stochastic Background of Gravitational Waves with LIGO.  
29  S4  Stochastic  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 082003  astroph/0703234      Upper limit map of a background of gravitational waves.  
30  S4  Stochastic  LSC, ALLEGRO  Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 022001  grqc/0703068      First CrossCorrelation Analysis of Interferometric and ResonantBar GravitationalWave Data for Stochastic Backgrounds.  
31  S5  Bursts/Inspiral  LSC, Hurley  Astrophys. J. 681 (2008) 1419  arXiv:0711.1163      Implications for the Origin of GRB 070201 from LIGO Observations  
32  S5  CW  LSC  Astrophys. J. Lett. 683 (2008) 45  arXiv:0805.4758      Beating the spindown limit on gravitational wave emission from the Crab pulsar  
33  S5  Bursts  LSC, Barthelmy,Gehrels, Hurley,Palmer 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008) 211102  arXiv:0808.2050      Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts from Soft Gamma Repeaters  
34  S5  Detector  LSC  Rep. Prog. Phys. 72 (2009) 076901  arXiv:0711.3041      LIGO: The Laser Interferometer GravitationalWave Observatory  
35  S5  CW  LSC  Phys. Rev. Lett.102 (2009) 111102  arXiv:0810.0283      Allsky LIGO Search for Periodic Gravitational Waves in the Early S5 Data  
36  S5  CBC  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 122001  arXiv:0901.0302      Search for Gravitational Waves from Low Mass Binary Coalescences in the First Year of LIGO's S5 Data  
37  S4  Bursts  LSC  Phys Rev D 80 (2009) 062002  arXiv:0904.4718      First LIGO search for gravitational wave bursts from cosmic (super)strings  
38  S5  Bursts  LSC  Phys Rev D 80 (2009) 102002  arXiv:0904.4910      Search for High Frequency Gravitational Wave Bursts in the First Calendar Year of LIGO's Fifth Science Run  
39  S5  Bursts  LSC  Astrophys. J. 701 (2009) L68L74  arXiv:0905.0005      Stacked Search for Gravitational Waves from the 2006 SGR 1900+14 Storm  
40  S5  Bursts  LSC  Phys Rev D 80 (2009) 102001  arXiv:0905.0020      Search for gravitationalwave bursts in the first year of the fifth LIGO science run  
41  S4  CBC  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 062001  arXiv:0905.1654      Search for gravitational wave ringdowns from perturbed black holes in LIGO S4 data  
42  S5  CW  LSC, Anderson  Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 042003  arXiv:0905.1705      Einstein@Home search for periodic gravitational waves in early S5 LIGO data  
43  S5  CBC  LSC  Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 047101  arXiv:0905.3710      Search for Gravitational Waves from Low Mass Compact Binary Coalescence in 186 Days of LIGO's fifth Science Run  
44  S5  Instrument  LSC  New J. Phys. 11 (2009) 073032        Observation of a kilogramscale oscillator near its quantum ground state  
45  S5/VSR1  Stochastic  LSC, Virgo  Nature 460 (2009) 990  arXiv:0910:5772      An upper limit on the stochastic gravitationalwave background of cosmological origin  
46  S5/VSR1  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Astrophys. J. 715 (2010) 1438  arXiv:0908.3824      Search for gravitationalwave bursts associated with gammaray bursts using data from LIGO Science Run 5 and Virgo Science Run 1  
47  S5/VSR1  CW  LSC, Virgo  Astrophys. J. 713 (2010) 671  arXiv:0909.3583      Searches for gravitational waves from known pulsars with S5 LIGO data  
48  S5/VSR1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Astrophys. J. 715 (2010) 1453  arXiv:1001.0165      Search for gravitationalwave inspiral signals associated with short GammaRay Bursts during LIGO's fifth and Virgo's first science run  
49  S5/VSR1  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 81 (2010) 102001  arXiv:1002.1036      Allsky search for gravitationalwave bursts in the first joint LIGOGEOVirgo run  
50  na  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Class. Quantum Grav. 27 (2010) 173001  arXiv:1003.2480      Predictions for the Rates of Compact Binary Coalescences Observable by Groundbased Gravitationalwave Detectors  
51  S5/VSR1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  nonjournal companion to papers 50,52  arXiv:1003.2481      Sensitivity to Gravitational Waves from Compact Binary Coalescences Achieved during LIGO's Fifth and Virgo's First Science Run  
52  S5/VSR1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 82 (2010) 102001  arXiv:1005.4655      Search for Gravitational Waves from Compact Binary Coalescence in LIGO and Virgo Data from S5 and VSR1  
53  S5  CW  LSC  Astrophys. J. 722 (2010) 1504  arXiv:1006.2535      First search for gravitational waves from the youngest known neutron star  
54  S5  Instrument  LSC  Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A624 (2010) 223  arXiv:1007.3973      Calibration of the LIGO Gravitational Wave Detectors in the Fifth Science Run  
55  S5  Bursts  LSC  Phys. Rev. D83 (2011) 042001  arXiv:1011.1357      A search for gravitational waves associated with the August 2006 timing glitch of the Vela pulsar  
56  S5/VSR1/A5  Bursts  LSC, Virgo, external  Astrophys. J. 734 (2011) L35  arXiv:1011.4079      Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts from Six Magnetars  
57  S5/VSR1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D83 (2011) 122005  arXiv:1102.3781      Search for gravitational waves from binary black hole inspiral, merger and ringdown  
58  VSR2  CW  LSC, Virgo  Astrophys. J. 737 (2011) 93  arXiv:1104.2712      Beating the spindown limit on gravitational wave emission from the Vela pulsar  
59  na  Instrum  LSC  Nature Physics 7 (2011) 962      Science summary  A gravitational wave observatory operating beyond the quantum shotnoise limit  
60  S5  Stochastic  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 (2011) 271102  arXiv:1109.1809    Science summary  Directional limits on persistent gravitational waves using LIGO S5 science data  
61  S6/VSR3  CBC/Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Astron Astrophys 539 (2012) A124  arXiv:1109.3498    Science summary  Implementation and testing of the first prompt search for gravitational wave transients with electromagnetic counterparts  
62  S5  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D85 (2012) 022001  arXiv:1110.0208      Allsky search for periodic gravitational waves in the full S5 LIGO data  
63  S6/VSR23  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev D85 (2012) 082002  arXiv:1111.7314  P1100034  Science summary  Search for Gravitational Waves from Low Mass Compact Binary Coalescence in LIGO's Sixth Science Run and Virgo's Science Runs 2 and 3  
64  S6/VSR23  CBC  LSC, Virgo  nonjournal companion to paper 63  arXiv:1203.2674  T1100338  Science summary  Sensitivity Achieved by the LIGO and Virgo Gravitational Wave Detectors during LIGO's Sixth and Virgo's Second and Third Science Runs  
65  S6/VSR3  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Astron Astrophys 541 (2012) A155  arXiv:1112.6005  P1100065  Science summary  First LowLatency LIGO+Virgo Search for Binary Inspirals and their Electromagnetic Counterparts  
66  S5/VSR1  Stochastic  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 85 (2012) 122001  arXiv:1112.5004  P1000128  Science Summary  Upper limits on a stochastic gravitationalwave background using LIGO and Virgo interferometers at 6001000 Hz  
67  preS5  Bursts/CBC  LSC  Astrophys. J. 755 (2012) 2  arXiv:1201.4413  P1000097  Science summary  Implications for the Origin of GRB 051103 from LIGO Observations  
68  S5/VSR1  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 85 (2012) 102004  arXiv:1201.5999  P1100068  Science summary  Search for Gravitational Waves from Intermediate Mass Binary Black Holes  
69  S6/VSR23  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 85 (2012) 122007  arXiv:1202.2788  P1100118  Science summary  Allsky search for gravitationalwave bursts in the second joint LIGOVirgo run  
70  VSR13  DetChar  LSC, Virgo  Class. Quantum Grav. 29 (2012) 155002  arXiv:1203.5613    Science summary  Virgo data characterization and impact on gravitational wave searches  
71  S6/VSR23  Bursts  LSC, Virgo, Swift  ApJS 203 (2012) 28  arXiv:1205.1124  P1100038  Science summary  Swift FollowUp Observations Of Candidate GravitationalWave Transient Events  
72  S6/VSR23  Bursts/CBC  LSC, Virgo, others  Astrophys. J. 760 (2012) 12  arXiv:1205.2216  P1000121  Science summary  Search for gravitational waves associated with gammaray bursts during LIGO science run 6 and Virgo science run 2 and 3  
73  S5/VSR1  Bursts  LSC, Virgo, ANTARES  JCAP 1306 (2013) 008  arXiv:1205.3018  P1200006  Science summary  A first search for coincident gravitational waves and high energy neutrinos using LIGO, Virgo and ANTARES data from 2007  
74  S5  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 87 (2013) 042001  arXiv:1207.7176  P1200026  Science summary  Einstein@Home allsky search for periodic gravitational waves in LIGO S5 data  
75  S6/VSR23  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 87 (2013) 022002  arXiv:1209.6533  P1200024  Science summary  Search for Gravitational Waves from Binary Black Hole Inspiral, Merger and Ringdown in LIGOVirgo Data from 20092010  
76  na  Instrum  LSC  Nature Photonics 7 (2013) 613  arXiv:1310.0383  P1200041  Science summary  Enhanced sensitivity of the LIGO gravitational wave detector by using squeezed states of light  
77  ADE  CBC/Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Living Rev. Relativity 19 (2016), 1  arXiv:1304.0670  P1200087  Science Summary  Prospects for Localization of Gravitational Wave Transients by the Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo Observatories  
78  S6/VSR23  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 88(2013) 062001  arXiv:1304.1775  P1200021  Science summary  Parameter estimation for compact binary coalescence signals with the first generation gravitational wave detector network  
79  S6/VSR2,4  CW  LSC, Virgo  Astrophys. J. 785 (2014) 119  arXiv:1309.4027  P1200104  Science summary  Gravitationalwaves from known pulsars: results from the initial detector era  
80  S5  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 88(2013) 102022  arXiv:1309.6221  P1300037  Science summary  A directed search for continuous Gravitational Waves from the Galactic Center  
81  S5  Stoch  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 88(2013) 122004  arXiv:1309.6160  P1200093  Science summary  Search for longlived gravitationalwave transients coincident with long gammaray bursts  
82  S6/VSR3  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  ApJS 211 (2014) 7  arXiv:1310.2314  P1200171  Science summary  First Searches for Optical Counterparts to Gravitationalwave Candidate Events  
83  S6/VSR3  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 (2014) 131101  arXiv:1310.2384  P1300093  Science summary  Constraints on cosmic (super)strings from the LIGOVirgo gravitationalwave detectors.  
84  S5  CW  LSC, Virgo  Class. Quantum Grav. 31 (2014) 085014  arXiv:1311.2409  P1300071  Science summary  Application of a Hough search for continuous gravitational waves on data from the 5th LIGO science run  
85  na  CBC/Bursts  LSC, Virgo, NINJA collaboration  Class. Quantum Grav. 31 (2014) 115004  arXiv:1401.0939  P1300199  Science summary  The NINJA2 project: Detecting and characterizing gravitational waveforms modelled using numerical binary black hole simulations  
86  VSR1  CW  LSC, Virgo  Class. Quantum Grav. 31 (2014) 165014  arXiv:1402.4974  P1300133  Science Summary  Implementation of an Fstatistic allsky search for continuous gravitational waves in Virgo VSR1 data  
87  S56,VSR23  CBC  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev D 89 (2014) 102006  arXiv:1403.5306  P1300156  Science Summary  Search for gravitational wave ringdowns from perturbed intermediate mass black holes in LIGOVirgo data from 20052010  
88  S56,VSR13  CBC/Bursts  LSC, Virgo, IPN Collaboration  Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 011102  arXiv:1403.6639  P1300226  Science Summary  Search for gravitational waves associated with gammaray bursts detected by the Interplanetary Network  
89  S6,VSR23  Burst  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev D 89 (2014) 122003  arXiv:1404.2199  P1300158  Science Summary  Search for gravitational radiation from intermediate mass black hole binaries in data from the second LIGOVirgo joint science run  
90  S56,VSR14  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 89 (2014), 122004  arXiv:1405.1053  P1300086  Science Summary  Methods and results of a search for gravitational waves associated with gammaray bursts using the GEO600, LIGO, and Virgo detectors  
91  S6,VSR23  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 90 (2014), 062010  arXiv:1405.7904  P1300048  Science Summary  First allsky search for continuous gravitational waves from unknown sources in binary systems.  
92  S6,VSR23  Stochastic  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. Lett 113 (2014) 231101  arXiv:1406.4556  P1300154  Science Summary  Improved Upper Limits on the Stochastic GravitationalWave Background from 20092010 LIGO and Virgo Data  
93  S56,VSR13  Burst  LSC, Virgo, IceCube  Phys. Rev. D 90 (2014) 102002  arXiv:1407.1042  P1400046  Science Summary  Multimessenger Search for Sources of Gravitational Waves and Highenergy Neutrinos: Results for Initial LIGOVirgo and IceCube.  
94  S5  Stochastic  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 91 (2015) 022003  arXiv:1410.6211  P1000112  Science Summary  Searching for stochastic gravitational waves using data from the two colocated LIGO Hanford detectors  
95  S6  DetChar  LSC, Virgo  Class. Quantum Grav. 32 (2015) 105012  arXiv:1410.7764  P1000142  Science Summary  Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run.  
96  VSR4  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 91 (2015) 022004  arXiv:1410.8310  P1400045  Science Summary  Narrowband search of continuous gravitationalwave signals from Crab and Vela pulsars in Virgo VSR4 data  
97  S5  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 91 (2015) 062008  arXiv:1412.0605  P1400094  Science Summary  A directed search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X1 with initial LIGO  
98    Detector  LSC  Class. Quantum Grav. 32 (2015) 074001  arXiv:1411.4547  P1400177  Science Summary  Advanced LIGO  
99  S6  CW  LSC, Virgo  Astrophys.J. 813 (2015) 1, 39  arXiv:1412.5942  P1400182  Science Summary  Searches for continuous gravitational waves from nine young supernova remnants  
100  S6  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D93, 042006 (2016)  arXiv:1510.03474  P1500034  Science Summary  A search of the Orion spur for continuous gravitational waves using a "loosely coherent" algorithm on data from LIGO interferometers  
101  S6  CW  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D93, 042007 (2016)  arXiv:1510.03621  P1500030  Science Summary  First low frequency allsky search for continuous gravitational wave signals  
102  S6  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. D 93, 042005 (2016)  arXiv:1511.04398  P1400138  Science Summary  An allsky search for longduration gravitational wave transients with LIGO  
103  O1  Detection Paper  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 061102 (2016)  arXiv:1602.03837  P150914  Science Summary  Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger  
104  O1  Instrument  LSC, Virgo  Phy. Rev. Lett. 116, 131103 (2016)  arXiv:1602.03838  P1500237  Science Summary  GW150914: The Advanced LIGO Detectors in the Era of First Discoveries  
105  O1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  arXiv:1602.03839  P1500269  Science Summary  GW150914: First results from the search for binary black hole coalescence with Advanced LIGO  
106  O1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  arXiv:1602.03840  P1500218  Science Summary  Properties of the binary black hole merger GW150914  
107  O1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  arXiv:1602.03841  P1500213  Science Summary  Tests of general relativity with GW150914  
108  O1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  arXiv:1602.03842  P1500217  Science Summary  The Rate of Binary Black Hole Mergers Inferred from Advanced LIGO Observations Surrounding GW150914  
109  O1  Bursts  LSC, Virgo  arXiv:1602.03843  P1500229  Science Summary  Observing gravitationalwave transient GW150914 with minimal assumptions  
110  O1  DetChar  LSC, Virgo  arXiv:1602.03844  P1500238  Science Summary  Characterization of transient noise in Advanced LIGO relevant to gravitational wave signal GW150914  
111  O1  Instrument  LSC  arXiv:1602.03845  P1500248  Science Summary  Calibration of the Advanced LIGO detectors for the discovery of the binary blackhole merger GW150914  
112  O1  CBC  LSC, Virgo  ApJL, 818, L22, 2016  arXiv:1602.03846  P1500262  Science Summary  Astrophysical Implications of the Binary BlackHole Merger GW150914  
113  O1  Stochastic  LSC, Virgo  Phys. Rev. Lett.116, 131102 (2015)  arXiv:1602.03847  P1500222  Science Summary  GW150914: Implications for the stochastic gravitationalwave background from binary black holes  
114  O1  Bursts  LSC, Virgo, Antares, IceCube  arXiv:1602.05411  P1500271  Science Summary  Highenergy Neutrino followup search of Gravitational Wave Event GW150914 with IceCube and ANTARES 