Observation of gravitational waves from a binary black hole merger BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical review letters 116 (6), 061102, 2016 | 22228* | 2016 |

Advanced ligo J Aasi, BP Abbott, R Abbott, T Abbott, MR Abernathy, K Ackley, C Adams, ... Classical and quantum gravity 32 (7), 074001, 2015 | 5737* | 2015 |

GW170104: observation of a 50-solar-mass binary black hole coalescence at redshift 0.2 BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... Physical review letters 118 (22), 221101, 2017 | 2956 | 2017 |

Binary black hole mergers in the first advanced LIGO observing run BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical Review X 6 (4), 041015, 2016 | 1869 | 2016 |

LIGO: the laser interferometer gravitational-wave observatory BP Abbott, R Abbott, R Adhikari, P Ajith, B Allen, G Allen, RS Amin, ... Reports on Progress in Physics 72 (7), 076901, 2009 | 1829 | 2009 |

Tests of general relativity with GW150914 BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical review letters 116 (22), 221101, 2016 | 1793 | 2016 |

Laser interferometer space antenna P Amaro-Seoane, H Audley, S Babak, J Baker, E Barausse, P Bender, ... arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.00786, 2017 | 1538 | 2017 |

Enhanced sensitivity of the LIGO gravitational wave detector by using squeezed states of light J Aasi, J Abadie, BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, C Adams, ... Nature Photonics 7 (8), 613-619, 2013 | 1413 | 2013 |

Predictions for the rates of compact binary coalescences observable by ground-based gravitational-wave detectors J Abadie, BP Abbott, R Abbott, M Abernathy, T Accadia, F Acernese, ... Classical and Quantum Gravity 27 (17), 173001, 2010 | 1384 | 2010 |

A gravitational wave observatory operating beyond the quantum shot-noise limit Nature Physics 7 (12), 962-965, 2011 | 1122 | 2011 |

The NANOGrav 12.5 yr data set: search for an isotropic stochastic gravitational-wave background Z Arzoumanian, PT Baker, H Blumer, B Bécsy, A Brazier, PR Brook, ... The Astrophysical journal letters 905 (2), L34, 2020 | 904 | 2020 |

The NANOGrav 15 yr data set: Evidence for a gravitational-wave background G Agazie, A Anumarlapudi, AM Archibald, Z Arzoumanian, PT Baker, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 951 (1), L8, 2023 | 837 | 2023 |

The NANOGrav 11-year data set: high-precision timing of 45 millisecond pulsars Z Arzoumanian, A Brazier, S Burke-Spolaor, S Chamberlin, S Chatterjee, ... The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 235 (2), 37, 2018 | 641 | 2018 |

Use and abuse of the Fisher information matrix in the assessment of gravitational-wave parameter-estimation prospects M Vallisneri Physical Review D—Particles, Fields, Gravitation, and Cosmology 77 (4), 042001, 2008 | 636 | 2008 |

Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run J Aasi, J Abadie, BP Abbott, R Abbott, T Abbott, MR Abernathy, T Accadia, ... Classical and Quantum Gravity 32 (11), 115012, 2015 | 590 | 2015 |

Low-frequency gravitational-wave science with eLISA/NGO P Amaro-Seoane, S Aoudia, S Babak, P Binetruy, E Berti, A Bohe, ... Classical and Quantum Gravity 29 (12), 124016, 2012 | 583 | 2012 |

eLISA: Astrophysics and cosmology in the millihertz regime P Amaro-Seoane, S Aoudia, S Babak, P Binetruy, E Berti, A Bohé, ... arXiv preprint arXiv:1201.3621, 2012 | 533 | 2012 |

An upper limit on the stochastic gravitational-wave background of cosmological origin Nature 460 (7258), 990-994, 2009 | 513 | 2009 |

The NANOGrav 11 year data set: pulsar-timing constraints on the stochastic gravitational-wave background Z Arzoumanian, PT Baker, A Brazier, S Burke-Spolaor, SJ Chamberlin, ... The Astrophysical Journal 859 (1), 47, 2018 | 510 | 2018 |

The international pulsar timing array: first data release JPW Verbiest, L Lentati, G Hobbs, R van Haasteren, PB Demorest, ... Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 458 (2), 1267-1288, 2016 | 487 | 2016 |