David Blair

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

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 31113 Citations
  • 72 h-Index
1991 …2023

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2004

Testing of a multi-stage low-frequency isolator using Euler spring and self-damped pendulums

Dumas, J-C., Lee, K., Winterflood, J., Ju, L., Blair, D., Jacob, J. S. & Bradaschia, C. (ed.), 2004, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 21, p. S965-S971

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
28 Citations (Scopus)

The gravitational wave background from neutron star formation and bar-mode instabilities

Howell, E., Coward, D., Burman, R., Blair, D., Gilmore, J. & Bradaschia, C. (ed.), 2004, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 21, 5, p. S551-S555

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal lensing compensation for AIGO high optical power test facility

Degallaix, J., Zhao, C., Ju, L., Blair, D. & Bradaschia, C. (ed.), 2004, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 21, 5, p. S903-S908

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

The study of growth defects in sapphire by laser Rayleigh scattering imaging

Yan, Z., Ju, L., Gras, S., Zhao, C. & Blair, D., 2004, In : Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics. 6, 6, p. 635-639

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Australia's Role in Gravitational Wave Detection

Jacob, J. S., Barriga, P., Blair, D., Brooks, A., Burman, R., Burston, R., Chan, L., Chan, X. T., Chin, E., Chow, J., Coward, D., Cusack, B., De Vine, G., Degallaix, J., Dumas, J-C., Faulkner, A., Goroi, F., Gras, S., Gray, M., Hamilton, M. & 26 othersHerne, M., Hollitt, C., Hosken, D., Howell, E., Ju, L., Kelly, T., Lee, B., Lee, C. Y., Lee, K., Lun, A., Mcclelland, D., Mckenzie, K., Mow-Lowry, C., Mudge, D., Munch, J., Paget, D., Schediwy, S., Scott, S., Searle, A., Sheard, B., Slagmolen, B., Veitch, P., Winterflood, J., Woolley, A., Yan, Z. & Zhao, C., 2003, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia. 20, 3, p. 223-241

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Methods and results of the IGEC search for burst gravitational waves in the years 1997-2000

Astone, P., Babusci, D., Baggio, L., Bassan, M., Blair, D., Bonaldi, M., Bonifazi, P., Busby, D., Carelli, P., Cerdonio, M., Coccia, E., Conti, L., Cosmelli, C., Antonio, S. D., Fafone, V., Falferi, P., Fortini, P., Frasca, S., Giordano, G., Hamilton, W. O. & 30 othersHeng, I. S., Ivanov, E., Johnson, W. W., Marini, A., Mauceli, E., Mchugh, M. P., Mezzena, R., Minenkov, Y., Modena, I., Modestino, G., Moleti, M., Ortolan, A., Pallottino, G. V., Pizzella, G., Prodi, G. A., Quintieri, L., Rocchi, A., Rocco, E., Ronga, F., Salemi, F., Santostasi, G., Taffarello, L., Terenzi, R., Tobar, M., Torrioli, G., Vedovato, G., Vinante, A., Visco, M., Vitale, S. & Zendri, J. P., 2003, In : Physical Review D. 68, 2, p. 022001-1-022001-33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Citations (Scopus)

Passive vibration isolation using a Roberts linkage

Garoi, F., Winterflood, J., Ju, L., Jacob, J. & Blair, D., 2003, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 74, 7, p. 3487-3491

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of bulk-absorption thermal lensing in transmissive optics of gravitational waves detectors

Degallaix, J., Zhao, C., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 2003, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 77, 4, p. 409-414

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Vehicle-induced seismic effects at a gravitational wave observatory

Coward, D., Blair, D., Burman, R. & Zhao, C., 2003, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 74, 11, p. 4846-4854

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2002

A proposal for improving the noise floor of the gravitational wave antenna Niobe

Ribeiro, K. L., Ivanov, E., Blair, D., Tobar, M., Aguiar, O. D. & Frajuca, C., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1967-1972

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

A search for optical beacons: implications of null results

Blair, D. & Zadnik, M. G., 2002, In : Astrobiology. 2, 3, p. 305-312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-correlation studies with seismic noise

Hoffmann, H., Winterflood, J., Cheng, Y. & Blair, D., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1709-1716

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

High performance vibration isolation using springs in Euler column buckling mode

Winterflood, J., Blair, D. & Slagmolen, B., 2002, In : Physics Letters A. 300, p. 122-130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

Improved sensitivity of NIOBE in 2001 and the search for anomalous cosmic ray events

Coward, D., Blair, D., Clay, R. & Mazzitelli, G., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1871-1875

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Improved techniques for measuring high pendulum Q- factors

Paget, D. M. A., Winterflood, J., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 2002, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 13, p. 218-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low loss niobium flexure suspension system

Ju, L., Blair, D., Bilenko, I. & Paget, D. M. A., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1703-1708

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Mathematical analysis of an Euler spring vibration isolator

Winterflood, J., Barber, T. & Blair, D., 2002, In : Physics Letters A. 300, p. 131-139

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Niobium flexure suspension design for high Q sapphire test masses for future gravitational wave detectors

Bilenko, I. A., Ju, L., Paget, D. M. A. & Blair, D., 2002, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 13, p. 1173-1177

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Search for gravitational wave bursts by the network of resonant detectors

Astone, P., Baggio, L., Busby, D., Bassan, M., Blair, D., Bonaldi, M., Bonifazi, P., Carelli, P., Cerdonio, M., Coccia, E., Conti, L., Cosmelli, C., Antonio, S. D., Fafone, V., Falferi, P., Fortini, P., Frasca, S., Hamilton, W. O., Heng, I. S., Ivanov, E. & 28 othersJohnson, W. W., Locke, C., Martini, A., Mauceli, E., Mchugh, M. P., Mezzena, R., Minenkov, Y., Modena, I., Modestino, G., Moleti, A., Ortolan, A., Pallottino, G. V., Pizzella, G., Prodi, G. A., Quinteri, L., Rocchi, A., Rocco, E., Ronga, F., Salemi, F., Santostasi, G., Taffarello, L., Terenzi, R., Tobar, M., Vedovato, G., Vinante, A., Visco, M., Vitale, S. & Zendri, J. P., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1367-1375

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Tilt Sensor and servo control system for gravitational wave detection

Cheng, Y., Winterflood, J., Blair, D. & Lu, J., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1723-1729

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Using Euler buckling springs for vibration isolation

Winterflood, J., Barber, T. & Blair, D., 2002, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 19, p. 1639-1645

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)
2001

High-Q niobium membrane flexure pendulum

Ju, L., Baker, M. & Blair, D., 2001, In : Physics Letters A. 280, p. 182-184

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Present status of resonant-mass detectors

Blair, D., 2001, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 18, p. 4087-4100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Second-generation laser interferometry for gravitational wave detection: ACIGA progress

Mcclelland, D. E., Scott, S. M., Gray, M. B., Shaddock, D. A., Slagmolen, B. J., Searle, A., Blair, D., Ju, L., Winterflood, J., Benabid, F., Baker, M., Munch, J., Veitch, P. J., Hamilton, M. W., Ostermeyer, M., Mudge, D., Ottaway, D. & Hollitt, C., 2001, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 18, p. 4121-4126

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The Q-factor of flexure membranes

Baker, M., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 2001, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 12, p. 1666-1671

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
32 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Accurate calibration technique for a resonant-mass gravitational wave detector

Tobar, M., Locke, C., Ivanov, E., Heng, I. S. & Blair, D., 2000, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 71, 11, p. 4282-4285

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Background Noise Reduction in Gravitational Wave Detectors Through Use of an Amplitude Ratio Filter

Heng, I. S., Bonifazi, P., Blair, D., Tobar, M. & Ivanov, E., 2000, In : General Relativity and Gravitation. 32, 7, p. 1281-1300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of gravitational waves

Ju, L., Blair, D. & Zhao, C., 2000, In : Reports on Progress in Physics. 63, 9, p. 1317-1427

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

First Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts with a Network of Detectors

Allen, Z. A., Astone, P., Baggio, L., Busby, D., Bassan, M., Blair, D., Bonaldi, M., Bonifazi, P., Carelli, P., Cerdonio, M., Coccia, E., Conti, L., Cosmelli, C., Crivelli Visconti, V., D'Antonio, S., Fafone, V., Falferi, P., Fortini, P., Frasca, S., Hamilton, W. O. & 31 othersHeng, I. S., Ivanov, E., Johnson, W. W., Kingham, M., Locke, C., Marini, A., Martinucci, V., Mauceli, E., Mchugh, M. P., Mezzena, R., Minenkov, Y., Modena, I., Modestino, G., Moleti, A., Ortolan, A., Pallottino, G. V., Pizzella, G., Prodi, G. A., Rocco, E., Ronga, F., Salemi, F., Santostasi, G., Taffarello, F., Terenzi, R., Tobar, M., Vedovato, G., Vinante, G., Visco, M., Vitale, S., Votano, L. & Zendri, J. P., 2000, In : Physical Review Letters. 85, 24, p. 5046-5050

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Microwave characterisation of BaCe2Ti5O15 and Ba5Nb4O15 ceramic dielectric resonators using whispering gallery mode method

Ratheesh, R., Sebastian, M. T., Mohanan, P., Tobar, M., Hartnett, J., Woode, R. A. & Blair, D., 2000, In : Materials Letters. 45, p. 279-285

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)
22 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Tilt suppression for ultra-low residual motion vibration isolation in gravitational wave detection

Winterflood, J., Zhou, Z. B., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 2000, In : Physics Letters A. 277, p. 143-155

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Filtering and calibration of data from a resonant-mass gravitational wave antenna

Heng, I. S., Tobar, M. & Blair, D., 1999, In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 16, N/A, p. 1-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory: The First Stage

Blair, D., Mcclelland, D. & Veitch, P., 1999, In : Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies Bulletin. 9, 1, p. 10-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Stresses in flexure pendulums for gravitational wave detectors

Ju, L. & Blair, D., 1999, In : Physics Letters A. 256, N/A, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The First Stage of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory

Blair, D., Mcclelland, D. & Veitch, P., 1999, In : The Physicist. 36, 1, p. 8-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The quality factor of niobium flexure pendulums

Ju, L., Blair, D., Taniwaki, M. & Andrew, R., 1999, In : Physics Letters A. 254, N/A, p. 239-244

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Whispering Gallery mode microwave characterization of Ba(Mg1/3,Ta2/3)O3 dielectric resonators

Ratheesh, R., Sebastian, M. T., Tobar, M., Hartnett, J. & Blair, D., 1999, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 32, N/A, p. 2821-2826

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)