David Blair

Winthrop Professor, BSc W.Aust., PhD E.Anglia, MAIP

  • The University of Western Australia (M013), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 25310 Citations
  • 68 h-Index
1992 …2023
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  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Gravitational radiation
  • Relativity, cosmology

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Research Output 1992 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor Search for Electromagnetic Signals Coincident with Gravitational-wave Candidates in Advanced LIGO's First Observing Run

LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, 20 Jan 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 871, 1, 90.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
LIGO (observatory)
gamma ray bursts
gravitational waves

Characterization of a self-damped pendulum for vibration isolation

Vallat, A., Naveh, Y., Winterflood, J., Ju, L. & Blair, D. G., 1 Jun 2019, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 90, 6, 065103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Constraining the p-Mode-g-Mode Tidal Instability with GW170817

LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, 13 Feb 2019, In : Physical Review Letters. 122, 6, 061104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
gravitational waves
neutron stars
38 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of the Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817

LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, 2 Jan 2019, In : Physical Review X. 9, 1, 011001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
binary stars
neutron stars
gravitational waves
LIGO (observatory)

Public and teacher response to Einsteinian physics in schools

Foppoli, A., Choudhary, R., Blair, D., Kaur, T., Moschilla, J. & Zadnik, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Physics Education. 54, 1, 015001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Projects 1995 2023

Large N Seismic Array

Blair, D. & Ju, L.



Project: Research

ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery

Blair, D., Wen, L., Zhao, C., Ju, L., Coward, D., Bailes, M., McClelland, D., Levin, Y., Scott, S., Ottaway, D., Melatos, A. & Veitch, P.

Swinburne University of Technology


Project: Research

Enhancing gravitational wave detector sensitivity & bandwidth for astronomy

Zhao, C., Blair, D., Ju, L., Aspelmeyer, M., Miao, H., Sadeghian, H., Cole, G. & Chao, S.

Australian Research Council


Project: Research

Equipment for International Collaboration in Next Generation GW Detectors

Blair, D., Zhao, C., Ju, L., McClelland, D., Slagmolen, B., Ward, R., Cole, G., Aspelmeyer, M., Farrant, D., Rowan, S., Fritschel, P., Lin, X., Wang, H., Han, S. & Gao, J.

Australian National University


Project: Research