Publications

Thesis

My thesis was published in early 2017 after I defended it in November 2016. See this page for more information.

Journal articles

Some highlights:

  • Teng Zhang, Stefan L. Danilishin, Sebastian Steinlechner, Bryan W. Barr, Angus S. Bell, Peter Dupej, Christian Gräf, Jan-Simon Hennig, E. Alasdair Houston, Sabina H. Huttner, Sean S. Leavey, Daniela Pascucci, Borja Sorazu, Andrew Spencer, Jennifer Wright, Kenneth A. Strain, and Stefan Hild, Effects of static and dynamic higher-order optical modes in balanced homodyne readout for future gravitational waves detectors, Physical Review D 95, 6, 062001-062013 (DOI)
  • S. S. Leavey, S. L. Danilishin, A. Gläfke, B. W. Barr, A. S. Bell, C. Gräf, J.-S. Hennig, E. A. Houston, S. H. Huttner, H. Lück, D. Pascucci, K. Somiya, B. Sorazu, A. Spencer, S. Steinlechner, K. A. Strain, J. Wright, T. Zhang, S. Hild, Control of a velocity-sensitive audio-band quantum non-demolition interferometer (arXiv)
  • Neil Andrew Gordon, B Barr, Angus Bell, Christian Gräf, Stefan Hild, S Huttner, Sean Leavey, John Macarthur, Borja Sorazu, Jennifer Wright and Kenneth Strain, Experimental demonstration of coupled optical springs, Classical and Quantum Gravity 34, 3 (DOI)
  • S. Steinlechner, B. W. Barr, A. S. Bell, S. L. Danilishin, A. Gläfke, C. Gräf, J.-S. Hennig, E. A. Houston, S. H. Huttner, S. S. Leavey, D. Pascucci, B. Sorazu, A. Spencer, K. A. Strain, J. Wright, and S. Hild, Local-oscillator noise coupling in balanced homodyne readout for advanced gravitational wave detectors, Phys. Rev. D, 92, 7, 72009-72016 (DOI)
  • S. Leavey, B. W. Barr, A. S. Bell, N. Gordon, C. Gräf, S. Hild, S. H. Huttner, E.-B. Kley, S. Kroker, J. Macarthur, C. Messenger, M. Pitkin, B. Sorazu, K. Strain, A. Tünnermann, Upper limit to the transverse to longitudinal motion coupling of a waveguide mirror, Class. Quant. Grav. 32, 17, 175005-175021 (DOI)
  • S. L. Danilishin, C. Gräf, S. S. Leavey, J.-S. Hennig, E. A. Houston, D. Pascucci, S. Steinlechner, J. Wright, S. Hild. Quantum noise of non-ideal Sagnac speed meter interferometer with asymmetries, Class. Quant. Grav. 17, 4, 043031-043047 (DOI)
  • C. Gräf, B. W. Barr, A. S. Bell, F. Campbell, A. V. Cumming, S. L. Danilishin, N. A. Gordon, G. D. Hammond, J. Hennig, E. A. Houston, S. H. Huttner, R. A. Jones, S. S. Leavey, H. Lück, J. Macarthur, M. Marwick, S. Rigby, R. Schilling, B. Sorazu, A. Spencer, S. Steinlechner, K. A. Strain, S. Hild, Design of a speed meter interferometer proof-of-principle experiment, Class. Quant. Grav. 31, 4, 215009-215025 (DOI)
  • S. Hild, S. Leavey, C. Gräf, B. Sorazu, Smart Charging Technologies for Portable Electronic Devices, Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on, 5, 1, 328-336 (DOI)
  • D. Heinert, S. Kroker, D. Friedrich, S. Hild, E.-B. Kley, S. Leavey, I. Martin, R. Nawrodt, A. Tünnermann, S. Vyatchanin, K. Yamamoto, Calculation of thermal noise in grating reflectors, Phys. Rev. D 88, 4, 42001-42018 (DOI)
  • S. Leavey, K. Rae, A. Murray, J. Courtial, Autostereogram resonators, Opt. Comm. 285, 19, 3971-3975 (DOI)

As a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, I am also listed as an author of a large number of collaboration papers, mostly without much involvement from me. Nonetheless, if you are interested in viewing them, they can be found through a combination of searches: