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 | 23027* | 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 | 4498 | 2015 |

GWTC-1: a gravitational-wave transient catalog of compact binary mergers observed by LIGO and Virgo during the first and second observing runs BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical Review X 9 (3), 031040, 2019 | 4031 | 2019 |

Multi-messenger observations of a binary neutron star merger BP Abbott | 3857 | 2017 |

Gravitational waves and gamma-rays from a binary neutron star merger: GW170817 and GRB 170817A BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 848 (2), L13, 2017 | 3229 | 2017 |

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 | 3002 | 2017 |

GW150914: The Advanced LIGO detectors in the era of first discoveries BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical review letters 116 (13), 131103, 2016 | 2982 | 2016 |

Prospects for observing and localizing gravitational-wave transients with Advanced LIGO, Advanced Virgo and KAGRA BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Living reviews in relativity 23, 1-69, 2020 | 2662* | 2020 |

GW170817: Measurements of neutron star radii and equation of state BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... Physical review letters 121 (16), 161101, 2018 | 2524 | 2018 |

GWTC-2: compact binary coalescences observed by LIGO and Virgo during the first half of the third observing run R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, ... Physical Review X 11 (2), 021053, 2021 | 2163 | 2021 |

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 | 1902 | 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 | 1862 | 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 | 1846 | 2016 |

GW190814: Gravitational waves from the coalescence of a 23 solar mass black hole with a 2.6 solar mass compact object R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 896 (2), L44, 2020 | 1574 | 2020 |

A gravitational-wave standard siren measurement of the Hubble constant DLT40 Collaboration Haislip JB 241 Kouprianov VV 241 Reichart DE 241 ... Nature 551 (7678), 85-88, 2017 | 1508 | 2017 |

GW190425: Observation of a compact binary coalescence with total mass∼ 3.4 M⊙ BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... The Astrophysical Journal 892 (1), L3, 2020 | 1506 | 2020 |

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 | 1474 | 2013 |

Properties of the binary neutron star merger GW170817 BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... Physical Review X 9 (1), 011001, 2019 | 1461 | 2019 |

Effective one-body approach to general relativistic two-body dynamics A Buonanno, T Damour Physical Review D 59 (8), 084006, 1999 | 1422 | 1999 |

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 | 1391 | 2010 |