# GWTC-1: A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs

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Vinet and S. Vitale and T. Vo and H. Vocca and C. Vorvick and S. Vyatchanin and A. Wade and L. Wade and M. Wade and R. Walet and M. Walker and L. Wallace and S. Walsh and G. Wang and H. Wang and J. Wang and W. Wang and Y. F. Wang and R. Ward and Z. A. Warden and J. Warner and M. Was and J. Watchi and B. Weaver and L. Wei and M. Weinert and A. Weinstein and R. Weiss and F. Wellmann and L. Wen and E. Wessel and P. Wessels and J. Westhouse and K. Wette and J. Whelan and L. White and B. Whiting and C. Whittle and D. Wilken and D. Williams and A. Williamson and J. Willis and B. Willke and M. Wimmer and W. Winkler and C. Wipf and H. Wittel and G. Woan and J. W{\"o}hler and J. Wofford and J. Worden and J. Wright and D. Wu and D. Wysocki and L. Xiao and H. Yamamoto and C. Yancey and L. Yang and M. J. Yap and M. Yazback and D. W. Yeeles and H. Yu and S. Yuen and M. Yvert and A. Zadro.zny and M. Zanolin and F. Zappa and T. Zelenova and J. Zendri and M. Zevin and J. Zhang and L. Zhang and T. Zhang and C. Zhao and M. Zhou and Z. Zhou and X. Zhu and A. Zimmerman and Y. Zlochower and M. Zucker and J. Zweizig}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena}, year={2018} }

We present the results from three gravitational-wave searches for coalescing compact binaries with component masses above 1$\mathrm{M}_\odot$ during the first and second observing runs of the Advanced gravitational-wave detector network. During the first observing run (O1), from September $12^\mathrm{th}$, 2015 to January $19^\mathrm{th}$, 2016, gravitational waves from three binary black hole mergers were detected. The second observing run (O2), which ran from November $30^\mathrm{th}$, 2016… Expand

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