Avneet Singh

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Avneet Singh

Avneet Singh

Avneet Singh




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My work at AEI spans analytical source-modelling, numerical methods and algorithms, and observational astrophysics & astronomy as a member of the Einstein@Home Data Analysis team. On the analytical front, I work on modelling the interior dynamics of a glitching neutron star and analysing the continuous gravitational waves emission channels in this process [1]. In observational astrophysics & astronomy, I have run searches for high-frequency continuous gravitational waves in LIGO1-S5 data [2] using the Einstein@Home framework. Most recently, I have worked on the deepest low- and mid-frequency searches for continuous gravitational waves in the aLIGO-O1 and LIGO1-S6 data respectively [4,5,6] and designing novel algorithms for even deeper and cost-efficient searches [3]. In parallel, I am also interested in probing the early stages of the universe with radiation and matter, i.e. the Cosmic Microwave Background and the Large Scale Structure respectively [7].


[1] Avneet Singh, Gravitational wave transient signal emission via Ekman pumping in neutron stars during post-glitch relaxation phase, Physical Review D 95(2): 024022 (2017); arXiv: [gr-qc] 1605.08420

[2] Avneet Singh, Maria Alessandra Papa, Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein, Sylvia Zhu, Holger Pletsch, Bruce Allen, Oliver Bock, Bernd Maschenchalk, Reinhard Prix, Xavier Siemens, Results of an all-sky high-frequency Einstein@Home search for continuous gravitational waves in LIGO’s fifth science run, Physical Review D 94(6): 064061 (2016); arXiv: [gr-qc][astro-ph] 1607.00745

[3] Avneet Singh, Maria Alessandra Papa, Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein, Sinéad Walsh, Adaptive clustering algorithm for continuous gravitational wave searches,, Physical Review D 96(8): 082003 (2017); arXiv: [gr-qc][astro-ph][math] 1707.02676

[4] LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, First low-frequency Einstein@Home all-sky search for continuous gravitational waves in Advanced LIGO dataaccepted by Physical Review D (2017); arXiv: [gr-qc] 1707.02669

[5] LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, Results of the deepest all-sky survey for continuous gravitational waves on LIGO S6 data running on the Einstein@Home volunteer distributed computing project, Physical Review D 94(10): 102002 (2016); arXiv: [gr-qc][astro-ph] 1606.09619

[6] Maria Alessandra Papa, Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein, Sinéad Walsh, Irene Di Palma, Bruce Allen, Pia Astone, Oliver Bock, Teviet D. Creighton, David Keitel, Bernd Machenschalk, Reinhard Prix, Xavier Siemens, Avneet Singh, Sylvia J. Zhu, Bernard F. Schutz, Hierarchical follow-up of subthreshold candidates of an all-sky Einstein@Home search for continuous gravitational waves on LIGO sixth science run data, Physical Review D 94(12): 122006 (2016); arXiv: [gr-qc][astro-ph] 1608.08928

[7] Avneet Singh, Primordial non-Gaussianity in Horndeski-type Model for Inflation, arXiv: [gr-qc][hep-th] 1708.02911 (2014)


    B.Tech. in Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

    M.Sc. in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Erasmus+
                    Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Austria
                    Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
                    Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italy

    PhD fellow at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)
                    Leibniz Universität Hannover

    Postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik        

    Member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration

Organisationseinheit (Abteilung, Gruppe, Einrichtung):

  • Standort Hannover
  • Suche nach kontinuierlichen Gravitationswellen
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