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Scientific Publications

Numerical relativity

 

Georgia Tech Catalog of Gravitational Waveforms
- K. Jani, J. Healy, J. Clark, L. London, D. Shoemaker, P. Laguna
  Classical & Quantum Gravity, Special Issue Article, Volume 33, Number 20 | 2016 

A Parameter Estimation Method that Directly Compares Gravitational Wave Observations to Numerical Relativity
- J. Lange et. al (K. Jani with 26 authors), submitted to Classical & Quantum Gravity,   
  arXiv: 1705.09833 | 2017 

Directly Comparing GW150914 with Numerical Solutions of Einstein’s Equations for Binary Black Hole Coalescence
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D 94, 064035 | 2016
  Co-wrote two sections, major contribution to the results

Observing Gravitational-Wave Transient GW150914 with Minimal Assumptions
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D 93, 122004 | 2016
  Co-wrote two sections, major contribution to the results

Connecting Numerical Relativity and Data Analysis of Gravitational Wave Detectors
- D. Shoemaker, K. Jani, L. London and L. Pekowsky
  Proceedings of the 3rd Session of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics,  vol. 40, 245
  arXiv: 1503.02674| 2015

 

Intermediate Mass Black Hole

 

Search for Intermediate Mass Black Hole Binaries in the First Observing Run of Advanced LIGO
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D96, 022001 | 2017
   Served as the co-editor of the paper and one of the primary author,
   conducted the search & major contribution to the result

 

National Security Policies

 

The Promise and Prejudice of Big Data in Intelligence Community
 -  K. Jani, to appear in Springer Focused Edition, arXiv: 1610.08629| 2016 

 Impact of International Cooperation for Sustaining Space-Science Programs
-  K. Jani, to-be submitted to Space Policy Journal, arXiv:1610.08618| 2016

 

Gravitational wave discoveries

 

GW170104: Observation of a 50-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence at Redshift 0.2
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review Letters 118, 221101 | 2017

GW151226: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a 22-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review Letters 116, 241103 | 2016

Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review Letters 116, 061102| 2016

 

Next generation experiments

 

Exploring the Sensitivity of Next Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Classical & Quantum Gravity 34, 044001| 2017 

Astrophysics of Binary Black Hole Populations for Upcoming Ground-Based
Gravitational Wave Experiments
-  K. Jani , A. Aykutalp, and D. Shoemaker [In Prep.], to be submitted to Astrop. J.l| 2017

Pointing LISA-like Gravitational Wave Detectors
- K. JaniL. S. Finn and M. Benacquista, arXiv:1306.3253| 2013

 

First Gravitational Wave Discovery

 

Properties of the binary black hole merger GW150914
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review Letters 116, 241102 | 2016 

 Tests of general relativity with GW150914
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration , Physical Review Letters 116, 221101 | 2016

GW150914: The Advanced LIGO Detectors in the Era of First Discoveries
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review Letters 116, 131103 | 2016

GW150914: Implications for the stochastic gravitational-wave background from BBH
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review Letters 116, 131102 | 2016 

Astrophysical Implications of the Binary Black-Hole Merger GW150914
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal Letter, 818, L22 | 2016

  GW150914: First results from the search for binary black hole coalescence with Advanced LIGO
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D 93, 122003 | 2016

 Characterization of transient noise in Advanced LIGO relevant to gravitational wavesignal GW150914
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration , Classical & Quantum Gravity, 33, 134001 | 2016

  High-energy Neutrino follow-up search of Gravitational Wave Event GW150914 with IceCube and ANTARES
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D 93, 122010 | 2016

 Localization and broadband follow-up of the gravitational-wave transient GW150914
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal | 2016

 An improved analysis of GW150914 using a fully spin-precessing waveform model
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review X, 6, 041014 | 2016 

Calibration of the Advanced LIGO detectors for the discovery of the binary black-hole merger GW150914
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D 95, 062003 | 2017 

Effects of waveform model systematics on the interpretation of GW150914
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Classical & Quantum Gravity 34 | 2017 

 

Gravitational Wave Astronomy

 

Upper Limits on the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background from first Advanced LIGO run
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review Letters, 118, 121101 | 2017

Directional limits on persistent gravitational waves from Advanced LIGO’s first observing run
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review Letters, 118, 121102 | 2017 

All-sky search for short gravitational-wave bursts in the first Advanced LIGO run
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D, 042003 | 2017 

Search for continuous gravitational waves from neutron stars in globular cluster NGC 654
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D 95, 082005 | 2017 

Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with Gamma-Ray Bursts During the First Advanced LIGO Observing Run and Implications for the Origin of GRB 150906B
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal 841 no.2, 89 | 2017

First search for gravitational waves from known pulsars with Advanced LIGO
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal 839 no.1, 12 | 2017

Search for High-energy Neutrinos from Gravitational Wave Event GW151226 and Candidate LVT151012 with ANTARES and IceCube
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D, 96, 022005 | 2017

Search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 in the first Advanced LIGO observing run with a hidden Markov model
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D95, 122003 | 2017

Binary Black Hole Mergers in the first Advanced LIGO Observing Run
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review X 6, 041015 | 2016 

 Search for Transient Gravitational Waves in Coincidence with Short Duration Radio Transients
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D 93, 122008 | 2016

  An all-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients with LIGO
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Physical Review D 93, 042005 | 2016

A First Targeted Search for Gravitational-Wave Bursts from Core-Collapse Supernovae in Data of First-Generation Laser Interferometer Detectors
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D 94, 102001 | 2016

 Comprehensive All-sky Search for Periodic Gravitational Waves in the 6th Science Run LIGO Data
-  LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D 94, 042002 | 2016

 Results of the deepest all-sky survey for continuous gravitational waves on LIGO S6 data running on the Einstein@Home volunteer distributed computing project
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration,  Physical Review D 94, 102002 | 2016  

Upper limits on the rates of binary neutron star and black-hole neutron-star mergers from Advanced LIGOs first observing run
- LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal Letter 21| 2016