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. Testing the magnetar scenario for superluminous supernovae with circular polarimetry. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 2018.

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. Optimizing searches for electromagnetic counterparts of gravitational wave triggers. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2018.

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. Observational Implications of Lowering the LIGO-Virgo Alert Threshold. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2018.

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. Control strategy to limit duty cycle impact of earthquakes on the LIGO gravitational-wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2018.

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. Toward Rapid Transient Identification and Characterization of Kilonovae. The Astrophysical Journal, 2017.

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. The basic physics of the binary black hole merger GW150914. Annalen der Physik, 2017.

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. On the Progenitor of Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2017.

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. Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2017.

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. Low‐Frequency Tilt Seismology with a Precision Ground‐Rotation Sensor. Seismological Research Letters, 2017.

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. Limiting the effects of earthquakes on gravitational-wave interferometers. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2017.

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. Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Rays from a Binary Neutron Star Merger: GW170817 and GRB 170817A. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2017.

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. Globally coherent short duration magnetic field transients and their effect on ground based gravitational-wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2017.

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. GW170608: Observation of a 19 Solar-mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2017.

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. First Search for Gravitational Waves from Known Pulsars with Advanced LIGO. The Astrophysical Journal, 2017.

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. Exploring the sensitivity of next generation gravitational wave detectors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2017.

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. Exploring a search for long-duration transient gravitational waves associated with magnetar bursts. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2017.

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. Estimating the Contribution of Dynamical Ejecta in the Kilonova Associated with GW170817. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2017.

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. Effects of waveform model systematics on the interpretation of GW150914. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2017.

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. Properties of the Binary Black Hole Merger GW150914. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016.

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. Tests of General Relativity with GW150914. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016.

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. Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016.

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. Towards a first design of a Newtonian-noise cancellation system for Advanced LIGO. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2016.

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. The LSST calibration hardware system design and development. Proc. SPIE, 2016.

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. Supplement: “Going the Distance: Mapping Host Galaxies of LIGO and Virgo Sources in Three Dimensions Using Local Cosmography and Targeted Follow-up” (2016, ApJL, 829, L15). The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 2016.

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. Subtraction of correlated noise in global networks of gravitational-wave interferometers. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2016.

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. Prospects for Observing and Localizing Gravitational-Wave Transients with Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo. Living Reviews in Relativity, 2016.

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. Pan-STARRS and PESSTO search for an optical counterpart to the LIGO gravitational-wave source GW150914. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2016.

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. Maximizing the probability of detecting an electromagnetic counterpart of gravitational-wave events. Experimental Astronomy, 2016.

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. Localization and Broadband Follow-up of the Gravitational-wave Transient GW150914. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2016.

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. Going the Distance: Mapping Host Galaxies of LIGO and Virgo Sources in Three Dimensions Using Local Cosmography and Targeted Follow-up. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2016.

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. Characterization of transient noise in Advanced LIGO relevant to gravitational wave signal GW150914. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2016.

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. Astrophysical Implications of the Binary Black Hole Merger GW150914. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2016.

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. An optical to IR sky brightness model for the LSST. Proc. SPIE, 2016.

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. A daytime measurement of the lunar contribution to the night sky brightness in LSST's ugrizy bands--initial results. Experimental Astronomy, 2016.

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. A collimated beam projector for precise telescope calibration. Proc. SPIE, 2016.

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. A Search for an Optical Counterpart to the Gravitational-wave Event GW151226. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2016.

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. Mock data and science challenge for detecting an astrophysical stochastic gravitational-wave background with Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo. Phys. Rev. D, 2015.

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. Prospects for searches for long-duration gravitational-waves without time slides. Phys. Rev. D, 2015.

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. Detectability of eccentric compact binary coalescences with advanced gravitational-wave detectors. Phys. Rev. D, 2015.

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. Parameter estimation for compact binaries with ground-based gravitational-wave observations using the LALInference software library. Phys. Rev. D, 2015.

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. Searches for Continuous Gravitational Waves from Nine Young Supernova Remnants. The Astrophysical Journal, 2015.

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. Real-time earthquake warning for astronomical observatories. Experimental Astronomy, 2015.

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. Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2015.

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. Advanced LIGO. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2015.

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. Detecting compact binary coalescences with seedless clustering. Phys. Rev. D, 2014.

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. Wiener filtering with a seismic underground array at the Sanford Underground Research Facility. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2014.

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. Method for estimation of gravitational-wave transient model parameters in frequency-time maps. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2014.

. Gravitational Waves from Known Pulsars: Results from the Initial Detector Era. The Astrophysical Journal, 2014.

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. First Searches for Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-wave Candidate Events. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 2014.

. Fortifying the characterization of binary mergers in LIGO data. Physical Review D, 2013.

. The characterization of Virgo data and its impact on gravitational-wave searches. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2012.

. Swift Follow-up Observations of Candidate Gravitational-wave Transient Events. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 2012.

. Seismic topographic scattering and future GW detector site selection in the US. Class. Quantum Grav., 2012.

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. Implications for the Origin of GRB 051103 from LIGO Observations. Astrophysical Journal, 2012.

. Identification of noise artifacts in searches for long-duration gravitational-wave transients. Class. Quantum Grav., 2012.

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. Characterization of the Virgo Seismic Environment. Class. Quantum Grav., 2012.

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. All-sky search for periodic gravitational waves in the full S5 LIGO data. Physical Review D, 2012.

. Long gravitational-wave transients and associated detection strategies for a network of terrestrial interferometers. Phys. Rev. D, 2011.

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. Identification of long-duration noise transients in LIGO and Virgo. Class. Quantum Grav., 2011.

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. Directional Limits on Persistent Gravitational Waves Using LIGO S5 Science Data. Physical Review Letters, 2011.

. Beating the Spin-down Limit on Gravitational Wave Emission from the Vela Pulsar. Astrophysical Journal, 2011.

. A gravitational wave observatory operating beyond the quantum shot-noise limit. Nature Physics, 2011.

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. Noise Line Identification in LIGO S6 and Virgo VSR2. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2010.

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. Methods for Reducing False Alarms in Searches for Compact Binary Coalescences in LIGO Data. Class. Quantum Grav., 2010.

. Characterization of the seismic environment at the Sanford Underground Laboratory, South Dakota. Class. Quantum Grav., 2010.

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