LIST of PhD Theses related to LISA

 

  Name Date Title Institute Link
1 Paul McNamara 1998 Development of Optical Techniques for space-borne laser interferometric gravitational wave detectors University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/8477/
2 Shane Larson 1999 Space-Based Gravitational Wave Astrophysics Montana State University  
3 Michael Peterseim 2000 Entwicklung und Stabilisierung des Lasersystems für die wissenschaftliche Weltraummission LISA Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
4 Gijs Nelemens 2001 White dwarfs, black holes and neutron stars in close binaries University of Amsterdam  
5 Emmanuele Berti 2002 Gravitational waves from perturbed stars University of Rome "La Sapienza"  
6 Mauro Hueller 2003 Geodesic motion of LISA test masses: development and testing of drag-free position sensors University of Trento  
7 Louis Rubbo 2004 Gravitational Wave Astronomy Using Spaceborne Detectors Montana State University  
8 Bernard Kelly 2004 The Next Generation of Binary Black Hole Head-On Collisions, and their Aftermath Penn State University  
9 Michael Troebs 2005 Laser development and stabilization for the spaceborne interferometric gravitational wave detector LISA Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
10 Steve Drasco 2005 Detecting non-Gaussian stochastic signals and gravitational radiation from test particles bound to black holes Cornell University  
11 Linda Mondin 2005 Stabilisation de fréquence de laser Nd:YAG pour applications spatiales Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-00148136v1
12 Ludovico Carbone 2005 Ground based investigation of force noise sources for LISA University of Trento  
13 Peter J. Wass 2006 The Charged Particle Space Environment as A Noise Source for LISA and LISA Pathfinder Imperial College London  
14 Jefferson Crowder 2006 Data Analysis for Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detectors Montana State University  
15 Richard Umstaetter 2006 Bayesian Strategies for Gravitational Radiation Data Analysis  University of Auckland  
16 Rache Cruz 2006 Development of the UF LISA benchtop simulator for time delay interferometry University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF020821391
17 James Ira Thorpe 2006 Laboratory studies of arm-locking using the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna simulator at the University of Florida University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF022171027
18 Christian Killow 2006 Interferometry developments for spaceborne gravitational wave detectors University of Glasgow  
19 Lorenzo Marconi 2006 Ground-based tests for the position sensor of LISA and LISA PF on two degrees of freedom in a frequency range around mHz University of Pisa  
20 Michele Armano 2006 The LTP Experiment on LISA Pathfinder: Operational definition of the transverse and traceless gauge in space University of Trento  
21 Vinzenz Wand 2007 Interferometry at low frequencies : optical phase measurement for LISA and LISA Pathfinder Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
22 Antonio Garcia Marin 2007 Minimisation of optical pathlength noise for the detection of gravitational waves with the spaceborne laser interferometer LISA and LISA pathfinder Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
23 Sascha Skorupka 2007 Rauschuntersuchungen an hochstabilen Lasersystemen für die wissenschaftliche Weltraummission LISA.  Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
24 Miquel Nofrarias Serra 2007 Thermal diagnostics in the LTP experiment CSIC-IEEC  
25 Gijs Roelds 2007 The AM Canum Venaticorum stars Radbound University  
26 Christian Röver 2007 Bayesian inference on astrophysical binary inspirals based on gravitational-wave measurements University of Auckland  
27 Adele La Rana 2007 An Optical ReadOut for the Gravitatonal Reference Sensor of LISA University of Naples "Federico II"  
28 Frank Steier 2008 Interferometry techniques for spaceborne gravitational wave detectors Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
29 Antoin Petiteau 2008 From simulation of LISA to data analysis Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
30 Bence Kocsis 2008 Astrophysical Applications of Gravitational Waves Eötvös University  
31 Enrico Barausse 2008 Exploring the Universe with gravitational wave SISSA https://urania.sissa.it/xmlui/handle/1963/5003
32 Sofiane Aoudia 2008 Capture des étoiles par les trous noirs et ondes gravitationnelles Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis  
33 Giacomo Ciani 2008 Free-fall of LISA Test Masses: a new torsion pendulum to test translational acceleration University of Trento  
34 David Tombolato 2008 A laboratory study of force disturbances for the LISA Pathfinder free fall demonstration mission  University of Trento www.infn.it/thesis/PDF/getfile.php?filename=3234-Tombolato-dottorato.pdf
35 Felipe Guzman Cervantes 2009 Gravitational wave observation from space : optical measurement techniques for LISA and LISA pathfinder Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
36 Josep Sanjuán Muñoz 2009 Development and validation of the thermal diagnostics instrumentation in LISA PathFinder CSIC-IEEC  
37 Chien-Jen Alf Tang 2009 Detecting Gravitational-Wave Background with LISA Imperial College London  
38 Ryan Lang 2009 Observable signatures of general relativistic dynamics in compact binaries Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
39 Pradesh Sundarajan 2009 Using perturbation theory to understand the two-body problem in general relativity Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
40 Tyson Littenberg 2009 A Comprehensive Bayesian Approach to Gravitational Wave Astronomy Montana State University  
41 Ashley J Ruiter 2009 White dwarfs in close binaries: Gravitational waves, X-rays and type Ia supernova progenitors MPQ  
42 Pablo Lorén Aguilar 2009 Gravitational wave radiation from single and binary white dwarfs Technical University of Catalonia  
43 Barry Wardell 2009 Green Functions and Radiation Reaction From a Spacetime Perspective University College Dublin https://arxiv.org/abs/0910.2634
44 Jennifer Toher 2009 Investigating correlations in time delay interferometry combinations of LISA data University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/748/
45 Johanna Bogenstahl 2009 Interferometry for the space mission LISA Pathfinder University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/1696/
46 Darren Golbourn 2009 Perturbations from a particle orbiting a black hole with an application to self-force calculations for EMRIs University of Southampton  
47 Gudrun Wanner 2010 Complex optical systems in space : numerical modelling of the heterodyne interferometry of LISA Pathfinder and LISA Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
48 Anneke Monsky 2010 Understanding interferometric drag-free sensors in space using intelligent data analysis tools Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
49 Berangere Argence 2010 Stabilisation de fréquence d'un laser Nd : YAG sur une transition de la molécule de di-iode (I₂)pour la mission spatiale LISA Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
50 Joey Key 2010 Characterizing Astrphysical Sources of Gravitational Waves Montana State University  
51 Vincent Corbin 2010 Cosmological Sources of Gravitational Waves Montana State University  
52 Alix Preston 2010 Stability of materials for use in space-based interferometric missions University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF027994055
53 Ewan Fitzsimons 2010 Techniques for precision interferometry in space University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/2313/
54 Edward Bloomer 2010 A principal component analysis of gravitational-wave signals from extreme-mass-ratio sources University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/1771/
55 Alessandro Bohe 2011 Emission of gravitational waves from cosmic strings with junctions Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
56 Takamitsu Tanaka 2011 Mergers of Supermassive Black Hole Binaries in Gas-rich Environments: Models of Event Rates and Electromagnetic Signatures Columbia University  
57 Marc Díaz Aguiló 2011 Magnetic Diagnostics Algorithms for LISA Pathfinder: System Identification and Data Analysis CSIC-IEEC  
58 Daniel Hollington 2011 The Charge Management System for LISA and LISA Pathfinder Imperial College London  
59 Priscilla Cañizares Martínez 2011 Extreme-Mass-Ratio Inspirals: Modelling and Test of an Alternative Theory of Gravity Technical University of Catalonia  
60 Nicolas Douillet 2011 Analyse des données de LISA : une méthode pour l'estimation des paramètres des binaires galactiques Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis http://www.theses.fr/2011NICE4124
61 Peter Taylor 2011 Green's functions in axially symmetric space-times with applications in QFT and the self force University College Dublin http://library.ucd.ie/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1879239
62 Gideon Koekoek 2011 The Geodesic Deviation Method and Extreme Mass-Ratio Systems University of Amsterdam  
63 Asad Ali 2011 Bayesian Inference on EMRI Signals in LISA Data University of Auckland https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/handle/2292/7123
64 Eli Huerta 2011 Source modelling of extreme and intermediate mass ratio inspirals University of Cambridge  
65 Yinan Yu 2011 Arm locking for Laser Interferometer Space Antenna University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF026128310
66 Fazeel Khan 2011 Dynamics and Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes in Merging Galaxies University of Heidelberg  
67 Daniele Nicolodi 2011 Femto Newton level testing of free fall on ground University of Trento  
68 Antoine Klein 2011 Detecting supermassive black hole binaries with LISA University Of Zurich  
69 Marina Dehne 2012 Construction and noise behaviour of ultra-stable optical systems for space interferometers Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
70 Joachim Kullmann 2012 Development of a digital phase measuring system with microradian precision for LISA Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
71 Jérome Carré 2012 The modeling and detection of gravitational waves for LISA Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
72 Juan Jose Esteban Delgado 2012 Laser Ranging and Data communication for the Laser Interferomteric Space Antenna Granada University  
73 Sarah Vigeland 2012 Studies of Strong-Field Gravity: Testing the Black Hole Hypothesis and Investigating Spin-Curvature Coupling Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
74 Anna Heffernan 2012 The Self-Force Problem: Local Behaviour of the Detweiler-Whiting Singular Field University College Dublin https://arxiv.org/abs/1403.6177
75 Dylan Sweeny 2012 Laser communications for LISA and the University of Florida LISA interferometry simulator University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF031447422
76 Shawn Mirtyk 2012 Laser Noise Mitigation through Time Delay Interferometry for Space-Based Gravitational Wave Interferometers Using the UF Laser Interferometry Simulator University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF030997334
77 Niels Warburton 2012 Frequency domain approach to self-force calculations University of Southampton  https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/167481/
78 Davor Mance 2012 Development of Electronic System for Sensing and Actuation of Test Mass of the Inertial Sensor LISA University of Split  
79 Giuseppe Congedo 2012 Spacetime metrology with LISA Pathfinder University of Trento http://eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it/708/
80 Evgenia Kochkina 2013 Stigmatic and astigmatic Gaussian beams in fundamental mode : impact of beam model choice on interferometric pathlength signal estimates Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
81 Christian Dieckmann 2013 Development of core elements for the LISA optical bench : electro-optical measurement systems and test devices Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
82 Silvia Toonen 2013 The evolution of close binaries with white dwarf components Radbound University  
83 Patxi Ritter 2013 Ondes gravitationnelles et calcul de la force propre pour un astre compact en mouvement autour d'un trou noir super-massif Université d'Orléans  
84 Christopher Berry 2013 Exploring gravity with gravitational waves and strong-field tests University of Cambridge  
85 Oliver Geberding 2014 Phase readout for satellite interferometry Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
86 Wang Yan  2014 On inter-satellite laser ranging, clock synchronization and gravitational wave data analysis Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
87 Heather Audley 2014 Preparing for LISA Pathfinder operations: characterisation of the optical metrology system Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
88 Matthew Adams 2014 Detecting a Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background with Space Based Interferometers Montana State University  
89 Sweta Shah 2014 The synergy between Gravitational wave and Electromagnetic data of compact binaries Radbound University  
90 Alistair Taylor 2014 Aspects of optical meterology systems for space-borne gravitational wave detectors University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/5741/
91 Cedric Huwyler 2014 Testing General Relativity with Gravitational Waves University Of Zurich  
92 Eric Addison 2014 Gravitational wave astrophysics with compact binary systems Utah State University  
93 Simon Barke 2015 Inter-Spacecraft Frequency Distribution for future Gravitational Wave Observatories Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
94 Natalia Korsakova 2015 Probing Low Gravity Gradient With LISA Pathfinder Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
95 Pierre Grüning 2015 Development and operation of an electro-optical simulator for the future space based gravitational wave detector eLISA Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
96 Henri Inchauspé 2015 From LISA Pathfinder to LISA: A dynamic simulator for the eLISA space mission Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
97 Nikolaos Karnesis 2015 Data Analysis Techniques for LISA PathFinder CSIC-IEEC  
98 Ferran Gibert Gutiérrez 2015 Design and analysis of the thermal diagnostics experiments onboard LISA Pathfinder CSIC-IEEC  
99 José Ignacio Mateos Martín 2015 Development of a Magnetic Diagnostics System for (e)LISA Technical University of Catalonia  
100 Patrick Nolan 2015 High accuracy calculations of self force gauge invariants for compact binaries University College Dublin http://library.ucd.ie/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2101235
101 Robert Cole 2015 Gravitational waves from extreme mass ratio inspirals University of Cambridge  
102 Aaron Spector 2015  Investigation of the Back-Reflection from an On-Axis Telescope for Space Based Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF033653060
103 Johannes Eichholz 2015 Digital Heterodyne Laser Frequency Stabilization for Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detectors and Measuring Coating Brownian Noise at Cryogenic Temperatures University of Florida http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?20UF034166903
104 Cesar Merlin 2015 Gravitational self-force from curvature scalars University of Southampton https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/384183/
105 Carlo Zanoni 2015 Drag-free Spacecraft Technologies: criticalities in the initialization of geodesic motion University of Trento https://arxiv.org/abs/1602.00268
106 Giuliana Russano 2015 A torsion pendulum ground test of the LISA Pathfinder Free-fall mode University of Trento http://eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it/1528/
107 Lorenzo De Vittori 2015 Gravitational Waves Memory from Hyperbolic Black Hole Binaries University Of Zurich  
108 Markus Otto 2016 Time-Delay Interferometry Simulations for the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
109 Mauro Pieroni 2016 Classification of inflationary models and constraints on fundamental physics Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
110 Daniel D'Orazio 2016 Predicting Electromagnetic Signatures of Gravitational Wave Sources Columbia University  
111 Satish Kumar Saravanan 2016 Spin Dynamics in Genral Relativity Leiden University  
112 Uchupol Ruangsri 2016 Effects of Resonances and Spin-Curvature Coupling in Extreme Mass Ratio Inspirals Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
113 Chris Kavanagh 2016 High-order asymptotic expansions for extreme mass ratio binaries University College Dublin http://library.ucd.ie/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2101486
114 Giuseppe D’Ambrosi 2016 Dynamics of Extreme-Mass-Ratio binaries University of Amsterdam  
115 Davide Gerosa 2016 Source modelling at the dawn of gravitational-wave astronomy University of Cambridge  
116 Christopher More 2016 Gravitational-waves: understanding black holes University of Cambridge  
117 Michele Leighton 2016 A principal component approach to space-based gravitational wave astronomy University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/7776/
118 Sonke Schuster 2017 Tilt-to-length coupling and diffraction aspects in satellite interferometry Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
119 Maike Lieser 2017 LISA  optical bench development - Experimental investigation of tilt-to-coupling for a spaceborne gravitational wave detector  Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
120 Vitali Mueller 2017 Design Considerations for Future Geodesy Missions and for Space Laser Interferometry Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
121 German Fernandez Barranco 2017 Photodetection in intersatellite laser interferometers Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
122 Yann Bouffanais 2017 Bayesian inference for compact binary sources of gravitational waves Astroparticule et Cosmologie - Université Paris Diderot  
123 Thomas Weavers 2017 Searching for quiescent black holes Radbound University  
124 Alvin Chua 2017 Topics in gravitational-wave astronomy University of Cambridge  
125 Jeremy Miller 2017 The second-order gravitational self-force University of Southampton  
126 Roberta Giusterri 2017 Parabolic flights in pico-g for space-based gravitational wave observatory: the free-fall experiment on LISA Pathfinder University of Trento http://eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it/2064/
127 Maria Chiara Guzzetti 2018 Observables from inflation: gravitational waves and magnetic fields University of Padova  
128 Paco Giudice 2018 Time-domain metric reconstruction for self-force applications University of Southampton  
129 Nils Brause 2018 Auxiliary function development for the LISA metrology system Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
130 Katharina Isleif 2018 Laser interferometry for LISA and satellite geodesy missions Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover  
131 Thomas Schwarze 2018 Phase extraction for laser interferometry in space: phase readout schemes and optical testing Albert Einstein Institute & University of Hannover