Publication List

The publications listed are those for which I have made significant contributions. For a full list of publications, including all LIGO, PPTA and IPTA publications, follow this link.
  1. Sarin, Lasky and Ashton (2020) Gravitational waves or deconfined quarks: what causes the premature collapse of neutron stars born in short gamma-ray bursts?. Accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. D (arXiv:2001.06102)
  2. Huebner, Talbot, Lasky and Thrane (2020) Thanks for the memory: measuring gravitational-wave memory in the first LIGO/Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalog. Phys. Rev. D 101, 023011 (arXiv:1911.12496)
  3. Divarkala, Thrane, Lasky and Whiting (2019) Memory effect or cosmic string? Classifying gravitational-wave bursts with Bayesian inference. Submitted to Phys. Rev. D (arXiv:1911.07998)
  4. Thrane, Oslowski and Lasky (2020) Ultra-relativistic astrophysics using multi-messenger observations of double neutron stars with LISA and the SKA. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (arXiv:1910.12330)
  5. Romero-Shaw, Lasky, and Thrane (2019) Searching for Eccentricity: Signatures of Dynamical Formation in the First Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalogue of LIGO and Virgo. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 490, 5210 (arXiv:1909.05466)
  6. Hernandez Vivanco, Smith, Thrane, Lasky, Talbot, and Raymond (2019) Measuring the neutron star equation of state with gravitational waves: the first forty binary neutron star mergers. Phys. Rev. D 100, 103009 (arXiv:1909.02698)
  7. Banagiri, Coughlin, Clark, Lasky, et al. (2020) Constraining the Gravitational-Wave Afterglow From a Binary Neutron Star Coalescence. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 491, 4945 (arXiv:1909.01934)
  8. Ashton, Lasky, Graber, and Palfreyman (2019) Rotational evolution of the Vela pulsar during the 2016 glitch. Nature Astronomy: (arXiv:1907.01124)
  9. Hernandez Vivanco, Smith, Thrane, and Lasky (2019) Accelerated detection of the binary neutron star gravitational-wave background. Phys. Rev. D 100, 043023 (arXiv:1903.05578)
  10. Sun, Melatos, and Lasky (2019) 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 (arXiv:1903.03866)
  11. Abbott et al. (2019) Search for gravitational waves from a long-lived remnant of the binary neutron star merger GW170817. Astrophys. J. 875, 160 (arXiv:1810.02581)
  12. Ashton, Huebner, Lasky, Talbot et al. (2019) Bilby: A user-friendly Bayesian inference library for gravitational-wave astronomy. Astrophys. J. Supp. 241, 27 (arXiv:1811.02042)
  13. Martynov et al. (2019) Exploring the sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors to neutron star physics. Phys. Rev. D 99, 102004 (arXiv:1901.03885)
  14. Easter, Lasky, Casey, Rezzolla, and Takami (2019) Computing fast and reliable gravitational waveforms of binary neutron star merger remnants. Phys. Rev. D 100, 043005 (arXiv:1811.11183)
  15. Sarin, Lasky, and Ashton (2019) X-ray afterglows of Short gamma-ray bursts: Magnetar or Fireball?. Astrophys. J. 872, 114 (arXiv:1812.08176)
  16. Talbot, Thrane, Lasky, and Lin (2018) Gravitational-wave memory: waveforms and phenomenology. Phys. Rev. D 98, 064031 (arXiv:1807.00990)
  17. Macpherson, Lasky, and Price (2018) The trouble with Hubble: Local versus global expansion rates in inhomogeneous cosmological simulations with numerical relativity. Astrophys. J. Lett. 865, L4 (arXiv:1807.01714)
  18. Macpherson, Price, and Lasky (2018) Einstein's Universe: Cosmological structure formation in numerical relativity. Accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. D (arXiv:1807.01711)
  19. Woan, Pitkin, Haskell, Jones, and Lasky (2018) Evidence for a minimum ellipticity in millisecond pulsars. Astrophys. J. Lett. 863, L40 (arXiv:1806.02822)
  20. Lower, Thrane, Lasky, and Smith (2018) Measuring eccentricity in binary black hole inspirals with gravitational waves. Phys. Rev. D 98, 083028 (arXiv:1806.05350)
  21. Sarin, Lasky, Sammut and Ashton (2018) X-ray guided gravitational-wave search for binary neutron star merger remnants. Phys. Rev. D 98, 043011 (arXiv:1805.01481)
  22. Zhu, Thrane, Oslowski, Levin and Lasky (2018) Inferring the populsation properties of binary neutron stars with gravitational-wave measurements of spin. Phys. Rev. D 98, 043002 (arXiv:1711.09226)
  23. Abbott et al. (LIGO-Virgo Collaboration) (2017) Search for post-merger gravitational waves from the remnant of the binary neutron star merger GW170817. Astrophys. J. Lett. 851, L16 (arXiv:1710.09320)
  24. Abbott et al. (LIGO-Virgo Collaboration) (2017) GW170817: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Neutron Star Inspiral. Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 161101 (arXiv:1710.05832)
  25. Abbott et al. (LIGO-Virgo Collaboration) (2017) Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Rays from a Binary Neutron Star Merger: GW170817 and GRB 170817A. Astrophys. J. Lett. 848, L13 (arXiv:1710.05834)
  26. Thrane, Lasky, and Levin (2017) Challenges testing the no-hair theorem with gravitational waves. Phys. Rev. D 96, 102004 (arXiv:1706.05152)
  27. Lasky, Leris, Rowlinson, and Glampedakis (2017) The braking index of millisecond magnetars. Astrophys. J. Lett. 843, L1 (arXiv:1705.10005)
  28. McNeill, Thrane, and Lasky (2017) Detecting Gravitational Wave Memory without Parent Signals. Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 181103 (arXiv:1702.01759)
  29. Macpherson, Lasky and Price (2017) Inhomogeneous Cosmology with Numerical Relativity. Phys. Rev. D 95, 064028 (arXiv:1611.05447)
  30. Glampedakis and Lasky (2016) The freedom to choose neutron star magnetic field equilibria. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 463, 2542 (arXiv:1607.05576)
  31. Lasky, Thrane, Levin, Blackman and Chen (2016) Detecting gravitational-wave memory with LIGO: implications of GW150914. Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 061102 (arXiv:1605.01415)
  32. Sun, Melatos, Lasky, Chung and Darman (2016) Cross-correlation search for continuous gravitational waves from a compact object in SNR 1987A in LIGO Science Run 5. Phys. Rev. D 94, 082004 (arXiv:1610.00059)
  33. Ravi and Lasky (2016; submitted) A neutron star progenitor for FRBs? Insights from polarisation measurements. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (arXiv:1601.06131)
  34. Lasky et al. (2016) Gravitational-wave cosmology across 29 decades in frequency. Phys. Rev. X 6, 011035 (arXiv:1511.05994)
  35. Lasky and Glampedakis (2016) Observationally constraining gravitational wave emission from short gamma-ray burst remnants. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 458, 1660 (arXiv:1512.05368)
  36. Rosado, Lasky, Thrane, Zhu, Mandel, and Sesana (2016) The most distant observable massive objects. Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 101102 (arXiv:1512.04950)
  37. Howell, Rowlinson, Coward, Lasky, et al. (2015) Hunting gravitational waves with multi-messenger counterparts: Australia's role. PASA (Invited review as part of a special issue on Gravitational Wave Astronomy) 32, e046 (arXiv:1511.02959)
  38. Shannon, Ravi, Lentati, Lasky, et al. (2015) Gravitational waves from binary supermassive black holes missing in pulsar observations. Science 349, 6255 (arXiv:1509.07320)
  39. Lasky (2015) Gravitational Waves from Neutron Stars: A Review. PASA (Invited review as part of a special issue on Gravitational Wave Astronomy) 32, 034 (arXiv:1508.06643)
  40. Messenger et al. (2015) Gravitational waves from Sco X-1: A comparison of search methods and prospects for detection with advanced detectors. Phys. Rev. D 92, 023006 (arXiv:1504.05889)
  41. Glampedakis and Lasky (2015) Persistent crust-core spin lag in neutron stars. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 450, 1638 (arXiv:1501.05473)
  42. Lü, Zhang, Lei, Li and Lasky (2015) The millisecond magnetar central engine in short GRBs. Astrophys. J. 805, 89 (arXiv:1501.02589)
  43. Lasky, Melatos, Ravi and Hobbs (2015) Pulsar timing noise and the minimum observation time to detect gravitational waves with pulsar timing arrays. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 449, 3293 (arXiv:1503.03298)
  44. Haskell, Priymak, Patruno, Oppenoorth, Melatos and Lasky (2015) Detecting gravitational waves from mountains on neutron stars in the Advanced Detector Era. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 450, 2393 (arXiv:1501.06039)
  45. Aasi et al. (The LIGO Scientific Collaboration) (2015) A directed search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 with initial LIGO. Phys. Rev. D 91, 062008 (arXiv:1412.0605)
  46. Coward, Branchesi, Howell, Lasky and Böer M. (2014) The detection efficiency of on-axis short gamma-ray burst optical afterglows triggered by aLIGO/Virgo. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 445, 3575 (arXiv:1409.2600)
  47. Priymak, Melatos, and Lasky (2014) Cyclotron line signatures of thermal and magnetic mountains from accreting neutron stars. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 445, 2710 (arXiv:1409.3327)
  48. Ravi and Lasky (2014) The birth of black holes: neutron star collapse times, gamma-ray bursts and fast radio bursts. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 441, 2433 (arXiv:1403.6327)
  49. Lasky, Haskell, Ravi, Howell and Coward (2014) Nuclear equation of state from observations of short gamma-ray burst remnants. Phys. Rev. D 89, 047302 (arXiv:1311.1352)
  50. Lasky and Melatos (2013) Tilted torus magnetic fields in neutron stars and their gravitational wave signatures. Phys. Rev. D 88, 103005 (arXiv:1310.7633)
  51. Mastrano, Lasky and Melatos (2013) Neutron star deformation due to multipolar magnetic fields. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 434, 1658 (arXiv:1306.4503)
  52. Lasky, Bennett and Melatos (2013) Stochastic gravitational wave background from hydrodynamic turbulence in differentially rotating neutron stars. Phys. Rev. D 87, 063004 (arXiv:1302.6033)
  53. Fluke, Malec, Lasky and Barsdell (2012) Three-dimensional shapelets and an automated classification scheme for dark matter haloes. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 421, 1499 (arXiv:1112.4532)
  54. Lasky, Zink and Kokkotas (2012) Gravitational Waves and Hydromagnetic Instabilities in Rotating Magnetized Neutron Stars. (arXiv:1203.3590)
  55. Killedar, Lasky, Lewis and Fluke (2012) Gravitational lensing with three-dimensional ray tracing. mnras 420, 155 (arXiv:1110.4894)
  56. Zink, Lasky and Kokkotas (2012) Are gravitational waves from giant magnetar flares observable?. Phys. Rev. D 85, 024030 (arXiv:1107.1689)
  57. Fluke and Lasky (2011) Shape, shear and flexion - II. Quantifying the flexion formalism for extended sources with the ray-bundle method. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 416, 1616 (arXiv:1101.4407)
  58. Lasky, Zink, Kokkotas and Glampedakis (2011) Hydromagnetic Instabilities in Relativistic Neutron Stars. Astrophys. J. Lett. 735, L20 (arXiv:1105.1895)
  59. Lasky and Doneva (2010) Stability and quasinormal modes of black holes in tensor-vector-scalar theory: Scalar field perturbations. Phys. Rev. D 82, 124068 (arXiv:1011.0747)
  60. Lasky and Bolejko (2010) The effect of pressure gradients on luminosity distance-redshift relations. Class. Q. Grav. 27, 035011 (arXiv:1001.1159)
  61. Lasky (2009) Black holes and neutron stars in the generalized tensor-vector-scalar theory. Phys. Rev. D 80, 081501 (arXiv:0910.0240)
  62. Lasky and Fluke (2009) Shape, shear and flexion: an analytic flexion formalism for realistic mass profiles. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 396, 2257 (arXiv:0904.1440)
  63. Lasky, Sotani and Giannios (2008) Structure of neutron stars in tensor-vector-scalar theory. Phys. Rev. D 78, 104019 (arXiv:0811.2006)
  64. Bolejko and Lasky (2008) Pressure gradients, shell-crossing singularities and acoustic oscillations - application to inhomogeneous cosmological models. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 391, L59 (arXiv:0809.0334)
  65. Forbes, Lasky, Graham and Spitler (2008) Uniting old stellar systems: from globular clusters to giant ellipticals. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 389, 1924 (arXiv:0806.1090)
  66. Lasky and Lun (2007) Gravitational collapse of spherically symmetric plasmas in Einstein-Maxwell spacetimes. Phys. Rev. D 75, 104010 (arXiv:0704.3634)
  67. Lasky, Lun and Burston (2006) Initial value formalism for dust collapse. The ANZIAM Journal 49, 53 (arXiv:gr-qc/0606003)
  68. Lasky and Lun (2007) Spherically symmetric gravitational collapse of general fluids. Phys. Rev. D 75, 024031 (arXiv:gr-qc/0612007)
  69. Lasky and Lun (2006) Generalized Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi solutions with pressure. Phys. Rev. D 74, 084013 (arXiv:gr-qc/0606055)