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Selected papers. Please send me relevant papers to post!!

  • Results of the First Coincident Observations by Two Laser-Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors, D. Nicholson et al. (Glasgow and Garching), Phys.Lett. A218 (1996) 175, gr-qc/9605048.
  • Literature Catalog at the Astrophysical GW Source Archive, GSFC
  • Observational Limit on Gravitational Waves from Binary Neutron Stars in the Galaxy by Bruce Allen et al, using 25 hours of data from the 40m November 1994 run.
  • K. Thorne, section 9.4.1 of "300 Years of Gravitation", ed Hawking and Israel, Cambridge Univ Press (1987).
  • An excess power statistic for detection of burst sources of gravitational radiation. Authors: Warren G. Anderson, Patrick R. Brady, Jolien D. E. Creighton, Eanna E. Flanagan. gr-qc/0008066
  • A Robust Test for Detecting Non-Stationarity in Data from Gravitational Wave Detectors. Authors: Soumya D. Mohanty. gr-qc/9910027
  • A power filter for the detection of burst sources of gravitational radiation in interferometric detectors. Authors: Warren G. Anderson, Patrick R. Brady, Jolien D. E. Creighton, Eanna E. Flanagan. gr-qc/0001044
  • Time-frequency detection of gravitational waves, Warren G. Anderson and R. Balasubramanian, Phys. Rev. D60, 102001-1 - 102001-12, (1999). pdf.
  • The following papers from the Orsay group compare different types of filters (not just different slope filters) for detection of Zwerger-Mueller events:
  • Study of the coincidences between the gravitational wave detectors EXPLORER and NAUTILUS in 2001 P. Astone et al, gr-qc/0210053; Comments on the 2001 run of the EXPLORER/NAUTILUS gravitational wave experiment, P. Astone et al, gr-qc/0304004; Bayesian model comparison applied to the Explorer-Nautilus 2001 coincidence data, P. Astone et al, gr-qc/0304096
  • Study of Coincidences between Resonant Gravitational Wave Detectors. Authors: P. Astone, M. Bassan, P. Bonifazi, P. Carelli, E. Coccia, C.Cosmelli, S.D'Antonio, V. Fafone, G.Federici, A. Marini, Y. Minenkov, I. Modena, G. Modestino, A. Moleti, G. V. Pallottino, G. Pizzella, L.Quintieri, F. Ronga, R. Terenzi M. Visco, L. Votano. gr-qc/0007055
  • First search for gravitational wave bursts with a network of detectors. Authors: International Gravitational Event Collaboration (IGEC). astro-ph/0007308
  • Search for gravitational radiation with the Allegro and Explorer detectors. P. Astone, M. Bassan, P. Bonifazi, P. Carelli, E. Coccia, C. Cosmelli, V. Fafone, S. Frasca, K. Geng, W. O. Hamilton, W. W. Johnson, E. Mauceli, M. P. McHugh, S. Merkowitz, I. Modena, G. Modestino, A. Morse, G. V. Pallottino, M. A. Papa, G. Pizzella, N. Solomonson, R. Terenzi, M. Visco, and N. Zhu . Phys. Rev. D 59, 122001 (1999). allegro.pdf
  • On Upper Limits for Gravitational Radiation. Authors: P. Astone, G. Pizzella. gr-qc/0001035
  • First gravity wave coincidence experiment between three resonant cryogenic detectors: Louisiana-Rome-Stanford. E. Amaldi, et al. Astronomy and Astrophysics 216, 325 (1989).
  • Web pages from Zwerger / Muller group at MPA-Garching: Gravitational Radiation from Newtonian Rotational Core Collapse , in 2D (axisymmetric) and 3D Non-axisymmetric.
  • NEW Dimmelmeier-Font-Mueller relativistic waveforms; and here is the paper.
  • Detecting an association between Gamma Ray and Gravitational Wave Bursts, Finn, Mohanty, Romano, gr-qc/ 9903101
  • List of papers on GW searches from IGEC and the Rome GW group, including papers on burst searches and on setting upper limits.
  • Superradiance in a Torus Magnetosphere Around a Black Hole by Maurice H. P. M. van Putten.
  • Study of the coincidences between the gravitational wave detectors EXPLORER and NAUTILUS in 2001 (P.Astone et al), gr-qc/0210053, Class. Quantum Grav. 19 (2002) 5449-5463. "With the 2001 data a new interesting coincidence excess is found when the detectors are favorably oriented with respect to the Galactic Disk. "
  • "Gravity waves detected at last?" (NewScientist, 11/9/02). You decide!
  • Methods and results of the IGEC search for burst gravitational waves in the years 1997-2000 (P. Astone et al, astro-ph/0302482, 2/24/03).
  • Measuring gravitational waves from binary black hole coalescences. I. Signal to noise for inspiral, merger, and ringdown, E. Flanagan and S. Hughes, Phys. Rev. D 57, 4535 (1998); II. The waves' information and its extraction, with and without templates , E. Flanagan and S. Hughes, Phys. Rev. D 57, 4566 (1998).
  • Astrogravs GSFC Waveform Catalog.
  • Supernova GW waveforms from Ott, Burrows et al. (2003).
  • On the possible sources of gravitational wave bursts detectable today, Coccia et al, gr-qc/0405047 (2004).
  • Numerical evolution of secular bar-mode instability induced by the gravitational radiation reaction in rapidly rotating neutron stars, Shibata and Karino, astro-ph/0408016 (2004).
  • Experimental signatures of gravitational wave bursters, Dubath et al, gr-qc/0410057 (2004).
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