Publications & Preprints

  • (L. Sun is a co-author of all the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA collaboration papers since Feb 2015. The full collaboration publication list can be found here.)

  • X. Li, L. Sun, R. K. L. Lo, E. Payne, Y. Chen, Angular emission patterns of remnant black holes, arXiv:2110.03116 (2021)

  • M. Evans, R. X Adhikari, C. Afle, S. W. Ballmer, S. Biscoveanu, S. Borhanian, D. A. Brown, Y. Chen, R. Eisenstein, A. Gruson, A. Gupta, E. D. Hall, R. Huxford, B. Kamai, R. Kashyap, J. S. Kissel, K. Kuns, P. Landry, A. Lenon, G. Lovelace, L. McCuller, K. K. Y. Ng, A. H. Nitz, J. Read, B. S. Sathyaprakash, D. H. Shoemaker, B. J. J. Slagmolen, J. R. Smith, V. Srivastava, L. Sun, S. Vitale, R. Weiss, A Horizon Study for Cosmic Explorer: Science, Observatories, and Community, arXiv:2109.09882 (2021)

  • E. J. Daw, I. J. Hollows, E. L. Jones, R. Kennedy, T. Mistry, T. B. Edo, M. Fays, L. Sun, IWAVE — An Adaptive Filter Approach to Phase Lock and the Dynamic Characterisation of Pseudo-Harmonic Waves, arXiv:2109.00104 (2021)

  • E. Payne, L. Sun, K. Kremer, P. D. Lasky, E. Thrane, The imprint of superradiance on hierarchical black hole mergers, arXiv:2107.11730 (2021)

  • A. Melatos, P. Clearwater, S. Suvorova, L. Sun, W. Moran, and R. J. Evans, Hidden Markov model tracking of continuous gravitational waves from a binary neutron star with wandering spin. III. Rotational phase tracking, Phys. Rev. D 104, 042003 (2021)

  • L. Sun, E. Goetz, J. S. Kissel et al., Characterization of systematic error in Advanced LIGO calibration in the second half of O3, arXiv:2107.00129 (2021)

  • S. Xin, B. Chen, R. K. L. Lo, L. Sun, W. Han, X. Zhong, M. Srivastava, S. Ma, Q. Wang, Y. Chen, Gravitational-wave echoes from spinning exotic compact objects: numerical waveforms from the Teukolsky equation, arXiv:2105.12313 (2021) [Accepted in PRD]

  • B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration), Searches for continuous gravitational waves from young supernova remnants in the early third observing run of Advanced LIGO and Virgo (accepted in ApJ), arXiv:2105.11641 (2021) — L. Sun is one of the lead authors of this publication

  • S. Vitale, C. J. Haster, L. Sun, B. Farr, E. Goetz, J. Kissel, and C. Cahillane, Physical approach to the marginalization of LIGO calibration uncertainties, Phys. Rev. D 103, 063016 (2021)

  • B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), A Gravitational-wave Measurement of the Hubble Constant Following the Second Observing Run of Advanced LIGO and Virgo, ApJ, 909, 218 (2021) — L. Sun is part of the paper writing team

  • D. Jones, L. Sun, Search for continuous gravitational waves from Fomalhaut b in the second Advanced LIGO observing run with a hidden Markov model, Phys. Rev. D 103, 023020 (2021)

  • L. Sun, E. Goetz, J. S. Kissel et al., Characterization of systematic error in Advanced LIGO calibration, Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol. 37, No. 22, 225008 (2020)

  • Y. Gao, L. Shao, R. Xu, L. Sun, C. Liu, R. Xu, Triaxially deformed freely precessing neutron stars: continuous electromagnetic and gravitational radiation, MNRAS, Vol. 498, No. 2 (2020)

  • L. Sun, R. Brito, M. Isi, Search for ultralight bosons in Cygnus X-1 with Advanced LIGO, Phys. Rev. D 101, 063020 (2020)

  • L. Sun, A. Melatos, P. D. Lasky, Tracking continuous gravitational waves from a neutron star at once and twice the spin frequency with a hidden Markov model, Phys. Rev. D 99, 123010 (2019)

  • S. Banagiri, L. Sun, M. W. Coughlin, A. Melatos, Search strategies for long gravitational-wave transients: hidden Markov model tracking and seedless clustering, Phys. Rev. D 100, 024034 (2019)

  • B. Chen, Y. Chen, Y. Ma, K. R. Lo, L. Sun, Instability of exotic compact objects and its implications for gravitational-wave echoes, arXiv:1902.08180 (2019)

  • M. Isi, L. Sun, R. Brito, and A. Melatos, Directed searches for gravitational waves from ultralight bosons, Phys. Rev. D 99, 084042 (2019)

  • L. Sun and A. Melatos, Application of hidden Markov model tracking to the search for long-duration transient gravitational waves from the remnant of the binary neutron star merger GW170817, Phys. Rev. D 99, 123003 (2019)

  • B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), Search for gravitational waves from a long-lived remnant of the binary neutron star merger GW170817, ApJ, 875, 160 (2019) — L. Sun is one of the lead authors of this publication

  • S. Suvorova, A. Melatos, R. J. Evans, W. Moran, P. Clearwater and L. Sun, Phase-Continuous Frequency Line Track-Before-Detect of a Tone With Slow Frequency Variation, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 24, pp. 6434-6442, Dec (2018)

  • P. B. Covas et al. including L. Sun (LSC Instrument Authors), Identification and mitigation of narrow spectral artifacts that degrade searches for persistent gravitational waves in the first two observing runs of Advanced LIGO, Phys. Rev. D 97, 082002 (2018)

  • L. Sun, A. Melatos, S. Suvorova, W. Moran, and R. J. Evans, Hidden Markov model tracking of continuous gravitational waves from young supernova remnants, Phys. Rev. D 97, 043013 (2018)

  • B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), Search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 in the first Advanced LIGO observing run with a hidden Markov model, Phys. Rev. D 95, 122003 (2017) — L. Sun is the lead author of this publication

  • S. Suvorova, P. Clearwater, A. Melatos, L. Sun, W. Moran, and R. J. Evans, Hidden Markov model tracking of continuous gravitational waves from a binary neutron star with wandering spin. II. Binary orbital phase tracking, Phys. Rev. D 96, 102006 (2017)

  • C. Biwer and 46 co-authors including L. Sun, Validating gravitational-wave detections: The Advanced LIGO hardware injection system, Phys. Rev. D 95, 062002 (2017)

  • L. Sun, A. Melatos, P. D. Lasky, C. T. Y. Chung, and N. S. Darman, Cross-correlation search for continuous gravitational waves from a compact object in SNR 1987A in LIGO Science run 5, Phys. Rev. D 94, 082004 (2016)

  • S. Suvorova, L. Sun, A. Melatos, W. Moran, and R. J. Evans, Hidden Markov model tracking of continuous gravitational waves from a neutron star with wandering spin, Phys. Rev. D 93, 123009 (2016)

  • H. He, L. Sun, and J. Zhang, SVC Cluster Configuration Node Failover System and Method, PatentUS 8,296,600 (2012)