# 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.)

L. Sun, B. J. J. Slagmolen, J. Qin, Search for ultralight vector dark matter with a Torsion Pendulum Dual Oscillator, arXiv:2402.08935 (2024)

A. M. Knee, H. Du, E. Goetz, J. McIver, J. B. Carlin, L. Sun, L. Dunn, L. Strang, H. Middleton, A. Melatos, Search for continuous gravitational waves directed at sub-threshold radiometer candidates in O3 LIGO data, arXiv:2311.12138 (2023)

B. Grace, K. Wette, S. M. Scott, L. Sun, Piecewise frequency model for searches for long-transient gravitational waves from young neutron stars, Phys. Rev. D 108, 123045 (2023), arXiv:2310.12463

J. W. Gardner, L. Sun, S. Borhanian, P. D. Lasky, E. Thrane, D. E. McClelland, B. J. J. Slagmolen, Multi-messenger astronomy with a Southern-Hemisphere gravitational-wave observatory, Phys. Rev. D 108, 123026 (2023), arXiv:2308.13103

D. Jones, L. Sun, N. Siemonsen, W. E. East, S. M. Scott, K. Wette, Methods and prospects for gravitational wave searches targeting ultralight vector boson clouds around known black holes, Phys. Rev. D 108, 064001 (2023), arXiv:2305.00401

Gupta et al., Characterizing Gravitational Wave Detector Networks: From A♯ to Cosmic Explorer, arXiv:2307.10421 (2023)

Evans et al., Cosmic Explorer White Paper, arXiv:2306.13745 (2023)

S. Ma, L. Sun, Y. Chen, Black hole spectroscopy by mode cleaning, Phys. Rev. Lett. 130, 141401 (2023), arXiv:2301.06705

S. Ma, L. Sun, Y. Chen, Using rational filters to uncover the first ringdown overtone in GW150914, Phys. Rev. D 107, 084010 (2023), arXiv:2301.06639

J. Powell, L. Sun, K. Gereb, P. D. Lasky, M. Dollmann, Generating transient noise artifacts in gravitational-wave detector data with generative adversarial networks, Class. Quantum Grav. 40 035006 (2023), arXiv:2207.00207

D. Jones, L. Sun, J. Carlin, L. Dunn, M. Millhouse, H. Middleton, P. Meyers, P. Clearwater, D. Beniwal, L. Strang, A. Vargas, A. Melatos, Validating continuous gravitational-wave candidates from a semicoherent search using Doppler modulation and an effective point spread function, Phys. Rev. D 106, 123011 (2022), arXiv:2203.14468

S. Ma, K. Mitman, L. Sun, N. Deppe, F. Hébert, L. E. Kidder, J. Moxon, W. Throwe, N. L. Vu, Y. Chen, Quasinormal-mode filters: A new approach to analyze the gravitational-wave ringdown of binary black-hole mergers, Phys. Rev. D 106, 084036 (2022), arXiv:2207.10870

L. Sun, Tracking a long-duration gravitational-wave signal with a hidden Markov model, Nat Rev Phys (2022)

E. Payne, L. Sun, K. Kremer, P. D. Lasky, E. Thrane, The imprint of superradiance on hierarchical black hole mergers, ApJ, 931, 79 (2022), arXiv:2107.11730

B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration), All-sky search for gravitational wave emission from scalar boson clouds around spinning black holes in LIGO O3 data, Phys. Rev. D 105, 102001 (2022), arXiv:2111.15507 — L. Sun is one of the lead authors of this publication

Y. Huang, H. Chen, C. Haster, L. Sun, S. Vitale, J. Kissel, Impact of calibration uncertainties on Hubble constant measurements from gravitational-wave sources, arXiv:2204.03614 (2022)

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, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 93, 044502 (2022), arXiv:2109.00104

X. Li, L. Sun, R. K. L. Lo, E. Payne, Y. Chen, Angular emission patterns of remnant black holes, Phys. Rev. D 105, 024016 (2022) arXiv:2110.03116

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, Phys. Rev. D 104, 104005 (2021), arXiv:2105.12313

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)

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), arXiv:2107.12822

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)

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, ApJ, 921, 80 (2021), arXiv:2105.11641 — 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), arXiv:2009.10192

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), arXiv:1908.06060 — 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), arXiv:2007.08732

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), arXiv:2005.02531

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), arXiv:2007.02528

L. Sun, R. Brito, M. Isi, Search for ultralight bosons in Cygnus X-1 with Advanced LIGO, Phys. Rev. D 101, 063020 (2020), arXiv:1909.11267

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), arXiv:1903.03866

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), arXiv:1903.02638

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), arXiv:1810.03812

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), arXiv:1810.03577

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), arXiv:1810.02581 — 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), arXiv:1801.07204

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), arXiv:1710.00460

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), arXiv:1704.03719 — 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), arXiv:1710.07092

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), arXiv:1610.00059

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), arXiv:1606.02412

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