Rotation Sensors

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Torsion Balances

Seismology

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

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Precision Mechanical Rotation Sensors for Terrestrial Gravitational Wave Observatories“. M.P. Ross. PhD Dissertation. University of Washington. (2020)

Particle swarming of sensor correction filters,” Jonathan J. Carter, Sam J. Cooper, Edward Thrift, Joseph Briggs, Jim Warner, Michael P. Ross, Conor M. Mow-Lowry. (2020)

GW190814: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 Solar Mass Black Hole with a 2.6 Solar Mass Compact Object” R. Abbott et. al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration). The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 896, Number 2. (2020)

Towards windproofing LIGO: Reducing the effect of wind-driven floor tilt by using rotation sensors in active seismic isolation,” Michael P Ross, Krishna Venkateswara, Conor Mow-Lowry, Sam Cooper,  Jim Warner, Brian Lantz, Jeffrey Kissel, Hugh Radkins, Thomas Shaffer, Richard Mittleman, Arnaud Pele, Jens Gundlach. Classical and Quantum Gravity (2020).

Limits on the Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background and Prospects for Single Source Detection with GRACE Follow-On,” M.P. Ross, C.A. Hagedorn, E.A. Shaw, A.L. Lockwood, B.M. Iritani, J.G. Lee, K. Venkateswara, J. H. Gundlach. Physical Review D 101, 102004 (2020).

Observation of a potential future sensitivity limitation from ground motion at LIGO Hanford,” Jan Harms, Edgard Bonilla, Michael Coughlin, Jenne Driggers, Sheila Dwyer, David McManus, Michael Ross, Bram Slagmolen, Krishna Venkateswara. Physical Review D 101, 102002 (2020).

Implications of Dedicated Seismometer Measurements on Newtonian-Noise Cancellation for Advanced LIGO“, M. W. Coughlin, J. Harms, J. Driggers, D. J. McManus, N. Mukund, M. P. Ross, B. J. J. Slagmolen, and K. Venkateswara. Physical Review Letters 121, 221104 (2018).

Low Frequency Tilt Seismology with a Precision Ground Rotation Sensor,” M.P. Ross, K. Venkateswara, C.A. Hagedorn, J.H. Gundlach, J.S. Kissel, J. Warner, H. Radkins, T.J. Shaffer, M.W. Coughlin, P. Bodin. Seismological Research Letters (2017) 89 (1): 67-76.

Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger” B.P. Abbot et. al. (Many collaborations) The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 848, Number 2 (2017).

GW170817: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Neutron Star Inspiral“, B.P.Abbott et. al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), Physical Review Letters 119 (16), 161101 (2017).

GW170814: A Three-Detector Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Coalescence,” B. P. Abbott et. al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration) Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 141101, 2017.

GW170104: Observation of a 50-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence at Redshift 0.2,” B.P.Abbott et. al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration) Physical Review Letters 118 (22), 221101, 2017.

Tests of Short-range Gravity with a Novel Parallel Plate Torsion Pendulum,” M. Ross. Proceeding of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2015.

Experimental Progress on Tests of Gravity at 20 microns,” C. Cardenas, A. Harter, M. Ross. Proceeding of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), 2014.

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Email: mross444@gmail.com