Archana Pai
Associate Professor
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+91-22-2576-9380
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9380
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archana@phy.iitb.ac.in
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Research Interests: 
  • Gravitational Wave Astrophysics
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Detection algorithms of gravitational wave transients with interferometric detectors
  • Parameter estimation of compact binaries with Neutron Stars and Black Holes 
Selected Publications: 

Recent short author publications:

  1. A stochastic template bank for precessing neutron star-black hole inspiral events, N. Indik, K. Haris, Tito Dal Canton, H. Fehrmann, B. Krishnan, A. Lundgren A. Nielson and Archana Pai, [arXiv: 1612.05173] Phys. Rev. D 95, 064056 (2017).
  2. Performance comparison of multi-detector detection statistics in targeted compact binary coalescence GW search, K. Haris and Archana Pai, [arXiv:1606.03867]. Phys. Rev. D. 96, 102002 (2017).
  3. Study of statistical properties of hybrid statistic in coherent multidetector compact binary coalescences search, K. Haris, Archana Pai, Phys.Rev. D 93 102002 (2016)  [arXiv:1512.00655 [gr-qc]].
  4. Synergy of short gamma ray burst and gravitational wave observations: Constraining the inclination angle of the binary and possible implications for off-axis GRBs K.G. Arun, Hideyuki Tagoshi, Archana Pai, Chandra Kant Mishra, Phys. Rev. D 90, 022003 (2014).
  5. Parameter estimation of neutron star-black hole binaries using an advanced gravitational-wave detector network: Effects of the full post-Newtonian waveform Hideyuki Tagoshi, Chandra Kant Mishra, Archana Pai, K.G. Arun, Phys. Rev. D 90, 024053 (2014). 
  6.  Synthetic streams in a Gravitational Wave inspiral search with a multi-detector network K. Haris, Archana Pai, Phys. Rev D 90, 022003 (2014).
  7.  Singular value decomposition in parametrised tests of post-Newtonian theory, Archana Pai, K. G. Arun, Class.Quant.Grav. 30 (2013), 025011 [arXiv:1207.1943].  
 Selected Publications under LIGO collaboration:
  1. Gravitational Waves and Gamma-rays from a Binary Neutron Star Merger: GW170817 and GRB 170817A, LIGO Scientific and Virgo and Fermi-GBM and INTEGRAL Collaborations (B.P. Abbott (LIGO Lab., Caltech) et al.), Astrophys.J. 848 (2017) no.2, L13 [LIGO-P1700308, arXiv:1710.05834]
  2. Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger, LIGO Scientific and Virgo and Fermi GBM and INTEGRAL and IceCube and IPN and Insight-Hxmt and ANTARES and Swift and Dark Energy Camera GW-EM and Dark Energy Survey and DLT40 and GRAWITA and Fermi-LAT and ATCA and ASKAP and OzGrav and DWF (Deeper Wider Faster Program) and AST3 and CAASTRO and VINROUGE and MASTER and J-GEM and GROWTH and JAGWAR and CaltechNRAO and TTU-NRAO and NuSTAR and Pan-STARRS and KU and Nordic Optical Telescope and ePESSTO and GROND and Texas Tech University and TOROS and BOOTES and MWA and CALET and IKI-GW Follow-up and H.E.S.S. and LOFAR and LWA and HAWC and Pierre Auger and ALMA and Pi of Sky and DFN and ATLAS Telescopes and High Time Resolution Universe Survey and RIMAS and RATIR and SKA South Africa/MeerKAT Collaborations and AstroSat Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager Team and AGILE Team and 1M2H Team and Las Cumbres Observatory Group and MAXI Team and TZAC Consortium and SALT Group and Euro VLBI Team and Chandra Team at McGill University (B.P. Abbott (LIGO Lab., Caltech) et al.), Astrophys.J. 848 (2017) no.2, L12, [LIGO-P1700294, arXiv:1710.05833]
  3. GW170817: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Neutron Star Inspiral, LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott (LIGO Lab., Caltech) et al.), Phys.Rev.Lett. 119 (2017) no.16, 161101, [LIGO-P170817, arXiv:1710.05832]
  4. GW170814: A Three-Detector Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Co- alescence, LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott (LIGO Lab., Caltech) et al.), Phys.Rev.Lett. 119 (2017) no.14, 141101 [arXiv:1709.09660]
  5. GW170104: Observation of a 50-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence at Redshift 0.2, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott et al.)Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 221101 (2017)
  6. Binary Black Hole Mergers in the first Advanced LIGO Observing Run, The LIGO Scientific Collab- oration and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott et al.). Phys. Rev. X 6, 041015 (2016). [LIGO-P 1600088, arXiv:1606.04856]
  7. GW151226: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a 22-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coales- cence The LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott et al.). Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 (2016) no. 24, 241103. LIGO-P151226.
  8. Tests of general relativity with GW150914 The LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott (Caltech) et al.). Feb 11, 2016. Phys.Rev.Lett. 116 (2016) no.22, 221101. LIGO-P1500213, arXiv:1602.03841\
  9. Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger The LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations (B.P. Abbott et al.). Phys.Rev.Lett. 116 (2016) 6, 061102. arXiv:1602.03837 [gr-qc]
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