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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. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, Fermi GBM, INTEGRAL, IceCube Collaboration, AstroSat Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager Team, IPN Collaboration, The Insight-Hxmt Collaboration, ANTARES Collaboration, The Swift Collaboration, AGILE Team, The 1M2H Team, The Dark Energy Camera GW-EM Collaboration and the DES Collaboration, The DLT40 Collaboration, GRAWITA: GRAvitational Wave Inaf TeAm, The Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration, ATCA: Australia Telescope Compact Array, ASKAP: Australian SKA Pathfinder, Las Cumbres Observatory Group, OzGrav, DWF (Deeper, Wider, Faster Program), AST3, and CAASTRO Collaborations, The VINROUGE Collaboration, MASTER Collaboration, J-GEM, GROWTH, JAGWAR, CaltechNRAO, TTU-NRAO, and NuSTAR Collaborations, Pan-STARRS, The MAXI Team, TZAC Consortium, KU Collaboration, Nordic Optical Telescope, ePESSTO, GROND, Texas Tech University, SALT Group, TOROS: Transient Robotic Observatory of the South Collaboration, The BOOTES Collaboration, MWA: Murchison Widefield Array, The CALET Collaboration, IKI-GW Follow-up Collaboration, H.E.S.S. Collaboration, LOFAR Collaboration, LWA: Long Wavelength Array, HAWC Collaboration, The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ALMA Collaboration, Euro VLBI Team, Pi of the Sky Collaboration, The Chandra Team at McGill University, DFN: Desert Fireball Network, ATLAS, High Time Resolution Universe Survey, RIMAS and RATIR, and SKA South Africa/MeerKAT) 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.