# Paul Lasky

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**Senior Lecturer and ARC Future Fellow,**

Monash Centre for Astrophysics (MoCA), School of Physics and Astronomy,
Monash University

__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.

- Calderon Bustillo, Lasky, and Thrane (2020)
*Black-hole spectroscopy, the no-hair theorem and GW150914: Kerr vs. Occam*. Submitted to Phys. Rev. D (arXiv:2009.01857) - Payne, Talbot, Lasky, Thrane and Kissel (2020)
*Gravitational-wave astronomy with a physical calibration model*. Submitted to Phys. Rev. D (arXiv:2009.10193) - Romero-Shaw, Lasky, Thrane and Calderon Bustillo (2020)
*GW190521: orbital eccentricity and signatures of dynamical formation in a binary black hole merger signal*. Astrophys. J. Lett.**903**, L5 (arXiv:2009.04771) - Halliday, Kelleher, Lasky, et al. (2020)
*Halliday's Fundamentals of Physics*. Wiley, 1st Australia and New Zealand Edition - Sarin, Lasky, and Ashton (2020)
*Interpreting the x-ray afterglows of gamma-ray bursts with radiative losses and millisecond magnetars*. Accepted for publication in Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (arXiv:2008.05745) - Hernandez Vivanco, Smith, Thrane and Lasky (2020)
*A scalable random forest regressor for combining neutron-star equation of state measurements: A case study with GW170817 and GW190425*. Accepted for publication in Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (arXiv:2008.05627) - Abbott et al. (2020)
*GW190814: Gravitational waves from the coalescence of a 23 Msun black hole with a 2.6 Msun compact object*. Astrophys. J. Lett.**896**, L44 (arXiv:2006.12611) - Payne, Banagiri, Lasky and Thrane (2020)
*Searching for anisotropy in the distribution of binary black hole mergers*. Accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. D (arXiv:2006.11957) - Calderon Bustillo, Dietrich and Lasky (2020)
*Higher-order gravitational-wave modes will allow for percent-level measurements of Hubble’s constant with single binary neutron star merger observations*. Submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett. (arXiv:2006.11525) - Ackley et al (2020)
*Neutron star extreme matter observatory: A kilohertz-band gravitational-wave detector in the global network*. Accepted for publication in PASA (arXiv:2007.03128) - Easter, Ghonge, Lasky, Casey, Clark, Hernandez Vivanco and Chatziioannou (2020)
*Detection and parameter estimation of binary neutron star merger remnants*. Phys. Rev. D**102**, 043011 (arXiv:2006.04396) - Romero-Shaw et al. (2020)
*Bayesian inference for compact binary coalescences with Bilby: Validation and application to the first LIGO–Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalogue*. accepted Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (arXiv:2006.00714) - Sarin, Lasky and Ashton (2020)
*Gravitational waves or deconfined quarks: what causes the premature collapse of neutron stars born in short gamma-ray bursts?*. Phys. Rev. D**101**, 063021 (arXiv:2001.06102) - 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) - Divarkala, Thrane, Lasky and Whiting (2020)
*Memory effect or cosmic string? Classifying gravitational-wave bursts with Bayesian inference*. Phys. Rev. D**102**, 023010 (arXiv:1911.07998) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - Ashton, Lasky, Graber, and Palfreyman (2019)
*Rotational evolution of the Vela pulsar during the 2016 glitch*. Nature Astronomy:**3**, 1143 (arXiv:1907.01124) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - Martynov et al. (2019)
*Exploring the sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors to neutron star physics*. Phys. Rev. D**99**, 102004 (arXiv:1901.03885) - 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) - Sarin, Lasky, and Ashton (2019)
*X-ray afterglows of Short gamma-ray bursts: Magnetar or Fireball?*. Astrophys. J.**872**, 114 (arXiv:1812.08176) - Talbot, Thrane, Lasky, and Lin (2018)
*Gravitational-wave memory: waveforms and phenomenology*. Phys. Rev. D**98**, 064031 (arXiv:1807.00990) - 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) - Macpherson, Price, and Lasky (2018)
*Einstein's Universe: Cosmological structure formation in numerical relativity*. Phys. Rev. D**99**, 063522 (arXiv:1807.01711) - Woan, Pitkin, Haskell, Jones, and Lasky (2018)
*Evidence for a minimum ellipticity in millisecond pulsars*. Astrophys. J. Lett.**863**, L40 (arXiv:1806.02822) - Lower, Thrane, Lasky, and Smith (2018)
*Measuring eccentricity in binary black hole inspirals with gravitational waves*. Phys. Rev. D**98**, 083028 (arXiv:1806.05350) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - Thrane, Lasky, and Levin (2017)
*Challenges testing the no-hair theorem with gravitational waves*. Phys. Rev. D**96**, 102004 (arXiv:1706.05152) - Lasky, Leris, Rowlinson, and Glampedakis (2017)
*The braking index of millisecond magnetars*. Astrophys. J. Lett.**843**, L1 (arXiv:1705.10005) - McNeill, Thrane, and Lasky (2017)
*Detecting Gravitational Wave Memory without Parent Signals*. Phys. Rev. Lett.**118**, 181103 (arXiv:1702.01759) - Macpherson, Lasky and Price (2017)
*Inhomogeneous Cosmology with Numerical Relativity*. Phys. Rev. D**95**, 064028 (arXiv:1611.05447) - Glampedakis and Lasky (2016)
*The freedom to choose neutron star magnetic field equilibria*. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc.**463**, 2542 (arXiv:1607.05576) - Lasky, Thrane, Levin, Blackman and Chen (2016)
*Detecting gravitational-wave memory with LIGO: implications of GW150914*. Phys. Rev. Lett.**117**, 061102 (arXiv:1605.01415) - 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) - Ravi and Lasky (2016; submitted)
*A neutron star progenitor for FRBs? Insights from polarisation measurements*. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (arXiv:1601.06131) - Lasky et al. (2016)
*Gravitational-wave cosmology across 29 decades in frequency*. Phys. Rev. X**6**, 011035 (arXiv:1511.05994) - 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) - Rosado, Lasky, Thrane, Zhu, Mandel, and Sesana (2016)
*The most distant observable massive objects*. Phys. Rev. Lett.**116**, 101102 (arXiv:1512.04950) - 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) - Shannon, Ravi, Lentati, Lasky, et al. (2015)
*Gravitational waves from binary supermassive black holes missing in pulsar observations*. Science**349**, 6255 (arXiv:1509.07320) - 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) - 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) - Glampedakis and Lasky (2015)
*Persistent crust-core spin lag in neutron stars*. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc.**450**, 1638 (arXiv:1501.05473) - Lü, Zhang, Lei, Li and Lasky (2015)
*The millisecond magnetar central engine in short GRBs*. Astrophys. J.**805**, 89 (arXiv:1501.02589) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - Lasky and Melatos (2013)
*Tilted torus magnetic fields in neutron stars and their gravitational wave signatures*. Phys. Rev. D**88**, 103005 (arXiv:1310.7633) - Mastrano, Lasky and Melatos (2013)
*Neutron star deformation due to multipolar magnetic fields*. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc.**434**, 1658 (arXiv:1306.4503) - 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) - 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) - Lasky, Zink and Kokkotas (2012)
*Gravitational Waves and Hydromagnetic Instabilities in Rotating Magnetized Neutron Stars*. (arXiv:1203.3590) - Killedar, Lasky, Lewis and Fluke (2012)
*Gravitational lensing with three-dimensional ray tracing*. mnras**420**, 155 (arXiv:1110.4894) - Zink, Lasky and Kokkotas (2012)
*Are gravitational waves from giant magnetar flares observable?*. Phys. Rev. D**85**, 024030 (arXiv:1107.1689) - 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) - Lasky, Zink, Kokkotas and Glampedakis (2011)
*Hydromagnetic Instabilities in Relativistic Neutron Stars*. Astrophys. J. Lett.**735**, L20 (arXiv:1105.1895) - 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) - Lasky and Bolejko (2010)
*The effect of pressure gradients on luminosity distance-redshift relations*. Class. Q. Grav.**27**, 035011 (arXiv:1001.1159) - Lasky (2009)
*Black holes and neutron stars in the generalized tensor-vector-scalar theory*. Phys. Rev. D**80**, 081501 (arXiv:0910.0240) - 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) - Lasky, Sotani and Giannios (2008)
*Structure of neutron stars in tensor-vector-scalar theory*. Phys. Rev. D**78**, 104019 (arXiv:0811.2006) - 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) - 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) - Lasky and Lun (2007)
*Gravitational collapse of spherically symmetric plasmas in Einstein-Maxwell spacetimes*. Phys. Rev. D**75**, 104010 (arXiv:0704.3634) - Lasky, Lun and Burston (2006)
*Initial value formalism for dust collapse*. The ANZIAM Journal**49**, 53 (arXiv:gr-qc/0606003) - Lasky and Lun (2007)
*Spherically symmetric gravitational collapse of general fluids*. Phys. Rev. D**75**, 024031 (arXiv:gr-qc/0612007) - Lasky and Lun (2006)
*Generalized Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi solutions with pressure*. Phys. Rev. D**74**, 084013 (arXiv:gr-qc/0606055)