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 | 18614* | 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 | 4352* | 2015 |

GW151226: observation of gravitational waves from a 22-solar-mass binary black hole coalescence BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical review letters 116 (24), 241103, 2016 | 3663 | 2016 |

Multi-messenger observations of a binary neutron star merger BP Abbott | 3119 | 2017 |

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 | 2916 | 2019 |

GW170104: observation of a 50-solar-mass binary black hole coalescence at redshift 0.2 L Scientific, BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical review letters 118 (22), 221101, 2017 | 2677 | 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 | 2673 | 2017 |

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 | 1736 | 2009 |

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 | 1684 | 2016 |

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 | 1632 | 2018 |

Tests of general relativity with GW150914 L Scientific, V Collaborations, BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, ... Physical review letters 116 (22), 221101, 2016 | 1523 | 2016 |

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 | 1435 | 2021 |

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 | 1378 | 2010 |

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 | 1228 | 2017 |

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 | 1188 | 2013 |

Testing general relativity with present and future astrophysical observations E Berti, E Barausse, V Cardoso, L Gualtieri, P Pani, U Sperhake, LC Stein, ... Classical and Quantum Gravity 32 (24), 243001, 2015 | 1186 | 2015 |

GW170608: observation of a 19 solar-mass binary black hole coalescence BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 851 (2), L35, 2017 | 1173 | 2017 |

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 | 1145 | 2020 |

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 | 1108 | 2020 |

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 | 1073 | 2019 |