Australian International Gravitational   Research Centre 

Publications (1980 - 1997)

* and ** signify significant papers

28. Blair D G
Gravity Wave Antenna-Transducer Systems in Gravitational Radiation, Collapsed Objects and Exact Solutions. Ed C Edwards, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol 124. Springer-Verlag, Berlin p299 (1980).

29. Blair D G
Parametric Upconverter Transducers in Gravitational Radiation, Collapsed Objects and Exact Solutions. Ed C Edwards, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol 124. Springer-Verlag, Berlin p314 (1980).

30. Blair D G and Ferreirinho J
The Effect of the Superconducting Transition on Acoustic Losses in Audio Frequency Niobium Resonators. J Low Temp Physics 41 267 (1980).

31. Mann A G and Blair D G
Precision Magnetic Levitation Position Monitoring Systems for use in Cryogenic Environments. Cryogenics 20 645 (1980).

32. Blair D G
Non-linear Excitation of Gravity Wave Antennae in Proceedings of 2nd Marcel Grossmann Conference on General Relativity. Ed R Ruffini North Holland, Amsterdam (1982).p1125-1132

33. Blair D G, Buckingham M J, Edwards C, Ferreirinho J, James R N, Mann A G, van Kann F J and Veitch P
The Gravitational Radiation Project at Perth, Western Australia in Proceedings of 2nd Marcel Grossmann Conference on General Relativity. Ed R Ruffini, North Holland, Amsterdam (1982).p1101-1124

34. James R N, Mann A G, Blair D G, Davidson J A and Mann L D
Microwave Electronics for Gravitational Radiation Antenna. Proc. of 9th Int Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation. Jena, DDR 2 392 (1980).

35. Blair D G, Bryant J A, Buckingham M J, Davidson J A, Edwards C, Veitch P, Ferreirinho J, Griffiths K D, James R N, Mann A G, Mann L D and van Kann F J
Niobium Gravitational Radiation Antenna with Non-Contacting Transducer. Proc. of 9th Int Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation. Jena, DDR 2 411 (1980).

36. Blair D G
Progress in the Development of High Sensitivity Gravitational Radiation Antennae.
Aust J Physics 33 923 (1980).

37. Blair D G, James R N and Mann A G
Ultra-Low Phase Noise Superconducting Cavity Stabilised Microwave Source in Precise Time and Frequency Conference Record. IREE (Sydney) 1980.

38. Blair D G and Mann A G
Low Noise Temperature Gravitational Radiation Antenna-Transducer System.
Il Nuovo Cimento 61B 73 (1981).

39. Hamilton W O, Pipes P B, Kleve S, Bernat T P, Blair D G, Darling D H, De Witt D, Montgomery W P, McAshan M S, Taber R, Boughn S P, Fairbank W M and Oelfke W C
Design and Performance of a Cryogenic Enclosure for Long Duration Testing of Large Samples. Cryogenics 22 107 (1982).

40. Blair D G & Ferreirinho J
Thermoelastic Effect in Niobium at the Superconducting Transition. Phys Rev Lett 49 375 (1982).

41. Blair D G and Evans I N
High-Q Microwave Properties of a Sapphire Ring Resonator. J Phys-D App Phys 15 1651 (1982).

42. Blair D G
A Prototype Back-Action Evading Transducer Suitable for Gravitational Radiation Antennae. Physics Letters A 91 No 4 (1982).

43. Mann A G and Blair D G
Miniature Sapphire Window for Superconducting Nb Cavities. Cryogenics 22 415 (1982).

44. Mann L D and Blair D G
Ultralow Phase-Noise Superconducting Cavity Stabilised Oscillator.
J Phys D 16 105 (1982).

Cryogenic Ferrie Phase Shifter/Attenuators. J Phys E 16 119 (1983).

46. Blair D G
Resonant Bar Detectors for Gravitational Waves in Gravitational Radiation.
Ed N Deruelle and T Piran, North Holland, Amsterdam (1982) p339-385.

47. Blair D G
Detection of Gravitational Radiation _ Terrestrial and Spacecraft Experiments. Proc Aust Astronautics Conv Ed G Davies, Ast Soc of WA Perth, 1 149 (1981).

48. Candy B N and Blair D G
The Evolution of Radio Pulsars. Monthly Notices, Royal Astronomical Society 205 281 (1983).

49. Blair D G, Buckingham M J, Candy B N, Edwards C, Ferreirinho J, James R N,
van Kann F J, Mann A G, Mann L D, Suzuki T, Veitch P J, Back W and Castleden I
Progress in the Development of a Niobium Gravitational Radiation Antenna. Proceedings of the Third Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity. Shanghai 1982. Ed Hu Ning, Science Press and North Holland (1983) p719-737.

50. Blair D G, Buckingham M J, Candy B N, Edwards C, Ferreirinho J, James R N,
van Kann F J, Mann A G, Mann L D, Suzuki T and Veitch P J
Progress in the Development of a Niobium Gravitational Radiation Antenna. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of General Relativity and Gravitation. Padova 1983.

51. Blair D G
Progress in the Development of High Sensitivity Gravitational Radiation Antennae. Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Physics Conference. Ed A Arima et al, World Scientific (Singapore) 1984.

52. Blair D G Candy B N
The Galactic Population of X-ray Pulsars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 212 291-296 (1985).

53. Suzuki T, Turner P, Ferreirinho J, Blair D G and Crisp R S
Quality Factor of Polycrystalline Nb between 0.4K and 10K. Journal of Low Temperature Physics 58 37-45 (1985).

54. Veitch P J, Blair D G, Buckingham M J, Edwards C and van Kann F J
Acoustic Loss Measurements in Superconducting Niobium. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of Low Temperature Physics. 1984 Lt-17, Pt. 2, 941-944 U. Eckern et al Eds (North Holland, 1984).

55. Veitch P J, Blair D G, Buckingham M J, Edwards C and van Kann F J
A Superconducting Gravitational Radiation Antenna. IEEE Trans on Magnetics MAG-21 415-417 (1985).

56. Blair D G and Jones S K
A High Q Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavities and Applications to Ultrastable Clocks. IEEE Trans on Magnetics MAG-21 142-145 (1985).

57. Blair D G
Vapour-Substrate Interaction: A Direct Measurement Technique Using a Laminar Torsional Oscillator. Physica 133B, 15-21 (1985).

58. Blair D G
Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Nuclear War and the Arms Race. The Australian Physicist 22 98-104 (1985)

59. Blair D G and Ramm D K
Cryogenic Low Acoustic Loss Bonding of Niobium, with Applications to Gravitational Radiation Detectors. Cryogenics 26 322 (1986)

60. Blair D G
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Nature 319 270 (1986)

61. Blair D G, Kopp M M, Lynam P and Ramm D K
Quality Factor of Niobium Acoustic Resonators Below 1K. Cryogenics 26 370 (1986)

62. Candy B N and Blair D G
The Evolution of Radio Pulsars II. Astrophysical Journal 307, 535 (1986)

63. Mann L D, Blair D G and Wellington K J
Flicker Noise in GaAs MESFET X-band amplifiers in the temperature range 300K-2K. Electronics Letters 22, 1037 (1986)

64. Blair D G, Veitch P J, Buckingham M J, Edwards C, Ferreirinho J, Giles A J,
Jones S K, van Kann F J, Mann L D, Prestage N P, Ramm D K and Zeng M
Progress Report on the Development of a Niobium Gravitational Radiation Antenna. Abstract of 11th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation Stockholm. Ed. Int. Soc. on General Relativity and Gravitational Vol II, p572.

65. Blair D G
Technology, Aggression and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Medicine and War. 5, 29-46 (1989)

66. Blair D G, Giles A and Zeng M
Impedence Matching Element for a Resonant Bar Gravitational Radiation Antenna.
Journal of Physics D. Applied Physics 20 162-68 (1987)

67. Blair D G
Gravitation swellen-Antennen. Physik in Unserer Zeit. (in German) 17 142 (1986).

68. D G Blair
Resonant Bar Gravitational Radiation Detectors. Contemporary Physics 28, 457-475 (1987)

69. Candy B N and Blair D G
The Pulsewidth-age relation for Radio Pulsars. Astronomy and Astrophysics 182 L17 (1987).

70. Jones S K and Blair D G
High Quality Factors for a Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity. Electronics Letters 23 817 (1987)

71. Blair D G and Jones S K
High Q Sapphire-loaded Superconducting Resonators J Phys D 20, 1559-1566 (1987)

72. Veitch P J, Ferreirinho J, Blair D G and Linthorne N
Low Temperature Acoustic Loss of Niobium and Titanium. Cryogenics 27 586 (1987)

73. Veitch P J, Blair D G, Buckingham M J, Edwards C, Linthorne N, Mann L D, Prestage N P, Ramm D K and Zeng M
A Gravitational Radiation Antenna with Parametric Transducer. Experimental Gravitational Physics, Ed. P. F. Michelson. World Scientific (1988).

74. Jones S K, Blair D G, Buckingham M J
The Effect of Paramagnetic Impurities on the Frequency of Sapphire Loading Superconducting Resonators. Electronics Letters 24, 346-347 (1988)

75. Blair D G
The Rate of Gravitational Collapse in the Milky Way in "Gravitational Wave Data Analysis", Ed. B. Schutz. Kluwer Academic Dordrecht 1988.

76. Blair D G
Supernovae, Pulsars, X-ray Binaries and the Rate of Gravitational Collapse.
in Experimental Gravitational Physics, Ed. P F Michelson. World Scientific P36-51(1988).

77. Blair D G, Candy B N, Fabian A C, Kembhavi A, Berinson D
The Luminosity Function of X-ray Binaries. Submitted to Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society (revised version) November 1992

78. Blair D G, Frasca S, Pizzella G
Gravnet, Multiple Antenna Coincidences and Antenna Patterns for Resonant Bars Antennas
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, "Gravitational Wave Data Analysis", Ed. B. Schutz. Kluwer Academic Dordrecht 1988.

79. Blair D G. and Candy B N
The Evolution of Pulsars.
in "Timing Neutron Stars", Ed. H. Ögelman and E. van den Henvel, Kluwer Academic Dordrecht 1987. P609-626.

80. Candy B N and Blair D G
Do Neutron Star Magnetic Fields Decay.
Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Ed. D.G. Blair and M.J. Buckingham, World Scientific (1989). 1417-1422.

81. Veitch P J, Blair D G, Linthorne N P, Mann L D and Ramm D K
Development of a 1.5 Tonne Niobium Gravitational Radiation Antenna
Rev Sci Inst, 58, 1910 (1987)

82. Veitch P J, Blair D G, Linthorne N P, Buckingham M J, Edwards C, Prestage, N P
Progress Report on the UWA Gravitational Radiation Antenna
Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Ed. D.G. Blair and M.J. Buckingham, World Scientific (1989). P1709-1714.

83. Jones S K, Blair D G and Giles A
A High Stability Oscillator Based on a Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity Resonator
Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Ed. D.G. Blair and M.J. Buckingham, World Scientific (1989). 1891-1895.

84. Sazhin M V, Jones S K and Blair D G
Gravitational Radiation Detection by VLBI Radio Astronomy
Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Ed. D.G. Blair and M.J. Buckingham, World Scientific (1989). 1829-1838.

85. Blair D G and Veitch P J
Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Antennas: Recent Progress and Event Rates
Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Ed. D.G. Blair and M.J. Buckingham, World Scientific (1989). 157-169.

86. Jauncey D L, Wark R M, White G L, Duncan R A, Kesteven M J, Norris R P, Carrad G J, Cooke D J, Harvey B R, Troup E R, Reynolds J E, Hamilton P A, McCulloch P M, McConnell D M, Gowland G, King E, Bird D J, Elford W G, Taffee L H, Savage A, Blair D G, Giles A, Jones S K, Preston R A, Meier D L, Jones D L, Skjerve L, Lobdell E, Perlman E S, Nicolson G D, Kembai A, Nothnagei A, Tzioumis A K, and Mutel R
First Observations with the Australian Ad-Hoc VLBI Array. Submitted to ASA Journal.

87. Blair D G and Sanson A
A High Q Tunable Sapphire Loaded Cavity Resonator. Cryogenics, 29 1045-1049 (1989).

88. Ferreirinho J, Ramm D K, Blair D G, Kopp M P, and Lynman P
Mechanical Q of Annealed Niobium at Low Temperatures
Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Ed. D.G. Blair and M.J. Buckingham, World Scientific (1989). 1741-1744.

89. Blair D G and Wellington K J
A Test for the Interstellar Contact Hypothesis in SETI
Proceedings of SETI 1988 Conference. University of Arizona Press (1989).

90. Blair D G, Frasca S and Pizzella G
Antenna Pattern for Four Gravitational Wave Antennas. Il Nuovo Cimento 11, 185-91 (1988).

91. Brooks P, Carter BD, Mitchell P, Payne P, Storey J W V, Webster B L, Moore K G, Zealey W, Blair D G, Lynch M J, Koch R, Rye P J, Candy M, Birch P, Martin R, Coates D W, Thompson K, Jones K L, O'Mara B J, Page A A, Ross J E, van Vegchel J J
Automatic Patrol Telescopes in Australia. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Fairbairn. Conference on Automatic Patrol Telescopes (Nov 1989). Published 1990.

92. Kroupa P and Blair D G
Search for an Optical Pulsar in SN 1987A. Proc ASA , 8 169-171 (1989).

93. Blair D G and Veitch P J
Progress in the Development of Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Antennae.
Shaanxi Journal of Physics. (In Chinese) 17, 1 (1989).

94. Kroupa P, Burman R R and Blair D G
Photometric Observations of Flares on Proxima Centauri
Proc Astron. Soc Aust 8, 119-122 (1989).

95. Jones S K, Blair D G and Giles A
A High Stability Oscillator Based on a Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity Resonator
In Frequency Standards and Metrology, Ed. A De Marchi, Springer-Verlag Berlin P 420-424 (1989).

96. DG Blair, R Burman, A Williams, MJ Lynch, M Zadnik, D Foster, X Dai, CP Tsang, M Evans, R Koch, R Martin, A verveer, M Candy, P Birch
Existing and Planned APTS in Australia.(32S,116E) Presented 11th Fairborne/Smithsonian/AAIP Symposium, Buenos Aires. Remote Access Automatic Telescopes, pp101 - 102 Fairborn Observatory, Fairborn Press (1989)

*97. Linthorne N P, Veitch P J and Blair D G Interaction of a Parametric Transducer with a Resonant Bar Gravitational Radiation Detector. J Phys D, 23, 1-6 (1990)

98. Giles A J , Jones S K, Blair D G and Buckingham M J A High Stability Microwave Oscillator Based on a Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity. Invited Paper, 43rd Frequency Control symposium Denver 1989. IEEE Magnetics P89-93 (1990).

99. Matacz A L, Veitch P J and Blair D G Cryogenic Acoustic Loss of Pure and Alloyed Titanium. Cryogenics: 30, 803-805 September (1990).

100. Ferreirinho J, Ramm D K, Blair D G, Suzuki T, Kopp M P and Lynam P Tunnelling of Dislocation Kinks in Polycrystalline Niobium at Low Temperatures. Physical Review. To be published.

101. Burman R R, Blair D G , Williams A, Martin R, Birch P V, Candy M P, Verveer A, Koch R, Lynch MJ and Dai X An Automated Supernova Search System for Perth Observatory. Aust J of Astronomy 3, 129 (1990).

102. Linthorne N P, Veitch P J, Blair D G, Turner P J, Tobar M E and Mann A G Niobium Gravitational Radiation Antenna with Superconducting Parametric Transducer. Physica B165, 9 (1990).

103. Giles AJ , Mann A G, Jones S K, Blair D G and Buckingham M J A Very High Stability Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity Oscillator Physica B165&166, 145-146 (1990)

104. Giles A J, Mann A G, Jones S K, Blair D G and Buckingham M J A Very High Stability Oscillator Based on a Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity Invited Paper, 23rd Meeting of Int Union of Radio Science (URSI) Vol. 2., pp332 Prague (1990).

105. Blair D G, Sandeman J, Bachor H and McClelland D. Should Australia have a Gravity Telescope? Invited Article. Search Nov. 1989. Reprinted in Asia Pacific Physics News, Vol 5 No. 1 16-19 June/July (1990).

106. Jauncey D L, Blair D G, Costa M E, Giles A J and Jones S K Southern Hemisphere VLBI with VSOP, in Frontiers of VLBI, Proceedings of International VSOP and mm Wave VLBI Symposia, ISAS Tokyo, Eds. H Hirabayashi, M Inoue and H Kobayashi P 203-207 (Universal Academy Press) (1990 ).

107. Blair D G, van Kann F J and Fairhall A Behaviour of a Vibration Isolator Suitable for Use in Cryogenic and Vacuum Environments. Measurement Science and Technology 2 846-850, (1991).

108. McClelland D, Bachor A A, Blair D G, Collett J, Sandeman R J and Turner P J A Proposed Large-Scale Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detector in Australia. In Gravitational Astronomy, Eds. D McClelland and H A Bachor, P 147-171 World Scientific (1991).

109. Blair D G, Linthorne N P, Mann A G, Peng Hong, Sebo K M, Tobar M E and Turner P J Progress in Optimising a High Q Resonant Bar Antenna. In Gravitational Astronomy, Eds. D McClelland and H A Bachor, P172-188 World Scientific (1991).

110. Blair D G and Peng Hong Sapphire Microwave transducer for Ultra-High Sensitive Displacement Measurement. In Gravitational Astronomy, Eds. D McClelland and H A Bachor, p393-401World Scientific (1991).

111. Tobar M E, Linthorne N P and Blair D G Modelling of a Resonant Bar Antenna with a Parametric Transducer. In Gravitational Astronomy, eds. D McClelland and H A Bachor, p368-378 World Scientific (1991).

112. Blair D G, van Kann F J, Fairhall A and Ju Li An All Metal Vibration Isolator for Use in Cryogenic and Vacuum Environments. In Gravitational Astronomy, eds. D McClelland and H A Bachor, P415-426 World Scientific (1991).

*113. Jauncey D L, Reynolds J R, Tzioumis A K, Muxlow T W B, Perley R, Murphy D W, Preston R A, King E A, Patnaik A R, Jones D L, Meier D L, Bird D J, Blair D G, Bunton D G, Clay R W, Costa M E, Duncan R A, Gough R G, Hamilton P A, Kemball A, Kesteven M J, Lobdell E T, Luiten A N, McCulloch P M, Murray J D, Nicolson G D, Periman E, Rao A P, Savage A, Sinclair, M W Skjerve L, Taaffe L, Wark R M and White G L An Unusually Strong Einstein Ring in the Radio Source PKS 1830-211. Nature Vol.352 No.6331 P132-134 (1991)

114. Ferreirinho J and Blair DG Some Materials Science Aspects of Gravitational Radiation Detector Design. In Gravitational Astronomy, eds. D McClelland and H A Bachor, P333-367 World Scientific (1991).

115. Blair DG, Turner PJ, Devlin J, van Kann FJ, Brennan MA, Shusen C A Novel Large Volume Horizontal Cryostat. Cryogenics Vol 31 P912-920 (1991).

116. DG Blair, R Norris, E Troup, KJ Wellington, A Williams, A Wright A Test for the Interstellar Contact Channel Hypothesis in SETI. Lecture Notes in Physics. Vol. 390. Bioastronomy, The Search for Extraterrestrial Life. J Heidmann MJ Klein (Eds) p 271-279, Springer-Verlag (1991).

117. M E Tobar and DG Blair A Generalised Equivalent Circuit Applied to a Tunable Sapphire-Loaded Superconducting Cavity. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques Vol 39, No. 9 P1582-1594 September 1991.

118. AJ Williams, DG Blair, R Burman, M Evans, R Martin PV Birch, MP Candy, A Verveer, R Koch, MJ Lynch, X Dai, MG Zadnik and D Foster Status of the Perth Observatory Automated Supernova Search Program. Proc. Ast. Soc. Aust. 9 (1) pp 84-85 (1991).

119. Costa M E, Blair DG, Buckingham MJ, Giles AJ, Jones SK, Luiten AN, Turner PJ, Young AC and Peng Hong A Sapphire Oscillator for VLBI Radioastronomy. Meas.Sci.Technol. 3 718-722 (1992).

**120. DG Blair, H Peng and EN Ivanov Sapphire Dielectric Resonator Transducers Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics . 25, 1110-1115 (1992)

121. DG Blair, R Norris, R Twardy, E Troup, KJ Wellington, AJ Williams, A Wright and MG Zadnik A Narrow Band Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) using the Interstellar Contact Channel Hypothesis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 257, 105-109 (1992)

122. DG Blair, D McClelland and H Bachor Gravitational Waves and the AIGO Proposal Australian and New Zealand Physicst Vol. 29 No. 4 P64-66 (April 1992).

123. LJ Mittoni, AG Mann, NP Linthorne and DG Blair Optimization of Superconducting Re-entrant Cavities for Transducer Applications. J Phys D: Applied Physics. 26:5, 804-809, (14 May 1992).

124. DG Blair, PJ Turner, D Berinson, Ju Li, F van Kann, NP Linthorne, AG Mann, Peng Hong and ME Tobar The New Gravitational Wave Antenna System with Noncontacting Readout at the University of Western Australia. Proceedings of the 6th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 1991. Part B, H Sato and T. Nakamura (Eds) World Sci. Pub. Co., p1293-1310, (1992).

125. Ju Li, DG Blair, H Peng and F Van Kann High Dynamic Range Measurements of an All Metal Isolator Using a Sapphire Transducer. Proceedings of the 6th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 1991. Part B, H Sato and T. Nakamura (Eds) World Sci. Pub. Co. p1493-1495 (1992).

126. DG Blair, H Peng and EN Ivanov Theory and Application of Saphire Dielectric Resonator Transducer. Proceedings of the 6th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 1991.Part B, H Sato and T. Nakamura (Eds) World Sci. Pub. Co., p1456-1458 (1992).

127. ME Tobar, DG Blair, NP Linthorne and PJ Turner Simulation of a Two-Mode Resonant Bar Antenna with a Parametric Transducer. Proceedings of the 6th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 1991.Part B, H Sato and T. Nakamura (Eds) World Sci. Pub. Co., p1526-1528 (1992).

128. PJ Turner and DG Blair Cryogenic Design for Gravity Wave Antenna Suspensions Proceedings of the 6th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 1991.Part B, H Sato and T. Nakamura (Eds) World Sci. Pub. Co., p1529-1531 (1992).

129. AG Mann, AJ Giles, DG Blair, MJ Buckingham Ultra-Stable Cryogenic Sapphire Dielectric Microwave Resonators - Mode Frequency - Temperature Compensation by Residual Paramagnetic Impurities Journal of Physics D - Applied Physics 25: 7 p1105-1109 (July 4 1992)

130. NP Linthorne and DG Blair Superconducting re-entrant cavity transducer for a resonant bar gravitational radiation antenna. Rev. Sci.Instrum. 63 :9, P4154-4160, (September 1992).

131. DG Blair Gravitational Waves Endeavour, 16. No.1. p37-42 (1992).

132. ME Tobar and DG Blair Phase Noise of a Tunable and Fixed Frequency Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Cavity Oscillator. in: 1992 Intern. Microwave Symposium Digest of the IEEE MTT-S, 1 D.W. Reid (Ed.) (1992).

133. Ju Li, DG Blair, Peng Hong, F van Kann High Dynamic Range Measurements of an All Metal Isolator Using a Sapphire Transducer. Meas.Sci.Technol. 3 p463-470 (1992).

134. AN Luiten, AG Mann, DG Blair Ultra-Stable Sapphire Resonator-Oscillator in: Proc. of the Conf on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, Paris, CPEM p168-169 (1992).

135. DG Blair and AJ Williams Recent Developments in Supernova Statistics and Models. Austr.J.Astron 4, p209-212 (1992)

136. EN Ivanov, VI Kalinichev, DG Blair Approximate Approach to Design of Shielded Dielectric Disk Resonators with Whispering-Gallery Modes. IEEE Trans .on Miccrowae Theory & T echniq. 41:1 (Jan 1993).

137. Berinson D, Blair DG, Simaile T and Turner P Test of a Model Solar Bakeout System for Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors. VACUUM Technology, Applications and Ion Physics 44: 2,151-154 (Feb 1993).

138. DG Blair, PJ Turner, EN Ivanov, F van Kann, NP Linthorne, AG Mann, ME Tobar Second Generation Niobium Gravitational Wave Antenna with NonContacting Readout at the University of Western Australia. In: Some New Trends on Fluid Mechanics and Theoretical Physics, Proceedings of International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Theoretical Physics in Honor of Professor Pei-Yuan Chou's 90th Anniversary, Beijing June 1992, Peking University Press, Beijing, p591-605 (1993).

139. H Peng, DG Blair and EN Ivanov Sapphire Dielectric Resonator Transducer For High Sensitivity Measurement In: Some New Trends on Fluid Mechanics and Theoretical Physics, Proceedings of International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Theoretical Physics in Honor of Professor Pei-Yuan Chou's 90th Anniversary, Beijing June 1992. Beijing June 1992, Peking University Press, Beijing, p625-630 (1993).

140. AN Luiten, AG Mann, AJ Giles & DG Blair Ultra-Stable Sapphire Resonator-Oscillator. IEEE Transactions of Instrumentation and Measurement Society, 42(2) p439-443 (1993)

141. DG Blair, L Ju and M Notcutt Ultra High Q Pendulum Suspensions for Gravitational Wave Detectors Rev.Sci.Inst. 64(6) p1899-1904 (June 1993).

142. M Pinoli, DG Blair and L Ju Tests on a low frequency inverted pendulum Measurement, Science and Technology 9 (4 ) p995-999 (1993).

**143. ME Tobar and DG Blair Parametric Transducers for Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Antennae J Phys D : Appl. Phys. 26, p2276-2291 (1993).

144. M V Sazhin and D G Blair Gravitational Lensing and Lens Interferometry from Dark Matter in the Galactic Halo Astronomical and Astrophysical Transactions , 3, No. 3 p191-196 (1993).

145. L J Mittoni, NP Linthorne, AG Mann and DG Blair Optimization of Superconducting Re-Entrant Cavities for Transducer Applications J Phys D: Appl Phys 26 p804-809 (1993).

146. DG Blair and MG Zadnik A List of Possible Interstellar Communication Channel Frequencies for SETI. Astronomy and Astrophysics. 278, p669-672 (1993).

147. AN Luiten, AG Mann and DG Blair Ultra High Q-Factor Cryogenic Sapphire Resonator Electronic Letters, 29(10) p879-881 (1993).

148. EN Ivanov, ME Tobar, PJ Turner and DG Blair A non-contacting microwave coupling to a cryogenic gravitational radiation antenna. Rev. Sci.Ins. 64 (7) (July, 1993).

149. AN Luiten, AG Mann and DG Blair Improved Sapphire Dielectric Resonators for Ultrastable Oscillators in: Proc. 1993 IEEE Int. Frequency Control Symposium, Utah, IEEE, p757-762 (1993).

150. DL Jones, DL Jauncey, RA Preston, JE Reynolds, JA King, DL Meier, AK Tzioumis, DW Murphy, GD Nicolson, RA Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay, P Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, PA Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perlman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, R Wark, GL White Northern Hemisphere VLBI Observations of PKS1830-211 In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds: RJ Davis and RS Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p. 150-153 (1993).

151. RA Preston, DL Jauncey,JE Reynolds,JA King, DL Meier, AK Tzioumis, AK Jones, DL Murphy, GD Nicolson, RH Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay P. Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, PA Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell, WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perlman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, RM Wark, GL White, In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds: RJ Davis and RS Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p. 428-430 (1993). 152. DL Jauncey, RA Preston, JE Reynolds, JA King, DL Meier, AK Tzioumis, AK Jones, DW Murphy, GD Nicolson, RA Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay, P Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, PA Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell, WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perlman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, R Wark, GL White Northern Hemisphere VLBI Observations of PKS1830-211 In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds: RJ Davis and RS Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p. 134-136 (1993).

153. EA King, DL Jauncey, RA Preston, JE Reynolds, DL Meier, AK Tzioumis, DL Jones, DW Murphy, GD Nicolson, RH Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay, P Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, P Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell, WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, R Wark, GL White A VLBI Survey of Southern Hemisphere Peaked Spectrum Sources In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds. R.J. Davis and R.S. Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p. 152-154 (1993).

154. DL Meier,DL Jauncey, RA Preston, JE Reynolds, EA King, AK Tzioumis, DL Jones, DW Murphy, GD Nicolson, RH Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay, P Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, P Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell, WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, R Wark, GL White Multi-Epoch 8.4 GHz VLBI Observations of the Nucleus of Centaurus A. In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds. R.J. Davis and R.S. Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p. 201-203 (1993).

155. DW Murphy, DL Jauncey, RA Preston, JE Reynolds, EA King, DL Meier, AK Tzioumis, DL Jones, GD Nicolson, RH Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay, P Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, P Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell, WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, R Wark, GL White 2.3 GHz VLBI Images of Southern Hemisphere Radio Galaxies and Quasars. In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds. R.J. Davis and R.S. Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p243-245 (1993).

156. JE Reynolds, DL Jauncey, RA Preston, EA King, DL Meier, AK Tzioumis, DL Jones, DW Murphy, GD Nicolson, RH Ferris, ME Costa, RG Gough, DW Hoard, SW Amy, DG Blair, D Campbell-Wilson, RW Clay, P Edwards, CR Gwinn, PA Hamilton, B Johnson, P Jones, AJ Kemball, ET Lobdell, JEJ Lovell, WB McAdam, PM McCulloch, RP Norris, E Perman, MW Sinclair, ME St. John, L. Skjerve, R Wark, GL White The Unusual Radiosource MSH 04-71. In Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy, Eds. R.J. Davis and R.S. Booth, Cambridge Univ. Press, p156-158 (1993).

157. EN Ivanov, PJ Turner and DG Blair Microwave signal processing for a cryogenic gravitational radiation antenna with a non-contacting readout. Rev. Sci. Inst. 64 (11) pp 3191-3197 (1993).

*158. DG Blair, L Ju and H Peng Vibration Isolation for Gravitational Wave Detection Class. and Quantum Gravity , 10(11), p.2407-2418 (1993).

*159. ME Costa, AN Luiten, ME Tobar and DG Blair Oscillator Performance from the Time Evolution of Relative Phase. Electronics Letters 30 (2), p.149-151 (Jan. 1993).

160. ME Tobar and DG Blair Phase Noise Analysis of the Sapphire Loaded Superconducting Niobium Cavity Oscillator. IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory & Techniq., 42(2), p.344-347, (Feb 1994).

161. DG Blair Applications of Low Temperature Physics to Gravitational Astronomy. In: Proceedings of the 20th Int. Conf. on Low Temperature Physics, Eugene, 1993. Physica B, 197, p. 28-38 (1994).

162. DG Blair The Interstellar Contact Channel Hypothesis: When Can We Expect to Receive Beacons? In: Proceedings of the 1993 Bioastronomy Symposium, Santa Cruz, Progress in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life, Vol. 74, Editor: G. Seth Shostak, Astronomical Society of The Pacific, San Francisco, p. 267-273 (1995).

163. H Peng and DG Blair High Tuning Coefficient Whispering Gallery Modes in a Sapphire Dielectric Resonator Transducer Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Boston 1-3 June, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, pp. 459-465 (1994).

**164. L Ju and DG Blair Compound Pendulum Test Mass Systems for Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors. Meas. Sci .Technol. 5, p.1053-1060 (1994).

165. SN Pitre, SV Dhurandhar, DG Blair and Ju Li Losses in Pendular Suspensions Due to Centrifugal Coupling. Pramana, 42(3), p.261-270 (March 1994).

166. AN Luiten, AG Mann, M Costa and DG Blair Cryogenic Sapphire Resonator-Oscillator with Exceptional Stability: an update Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Boston 1-3 June, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, pp. 441-446 (1994).

167. DG Blair, IS Heng, EN Ivanov, F van Kann, NP Linthorne, ME Tobar, PJ Turner Low noise temperature operation of the niobium gravitational wave antenna at the University of Western Australia In: Proceedings of the 7th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity. Part B (Stanford Univ. July 1994), Eds: R.T. Jantzen, G.M. Keiser, Series Ed: R. Ruffini, World Scientific Pub.Co, pp 1446-1458 (1996).

168. PTH Fisk, MJ Sellars, MA Lawn, C Coles, AG Mann and DG Blair Very-High Q Microwave Spectroscopy on Trapped 171yb+ Ions: Application as a Frequency Standard. IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., 44 (2), pp 113-116 (1995).

*169. H Peng, DG Blair and E Ivanov An Ultra High Sensitivity Sapphire Transducer For Vibration Measurements. J. Phys. D: Applied Phys. 27, pp 1150-1155 (1994).

170. EN Ivanov, VI Kalinichev and DG Blair Sapphire Loaded Microwave Resonators with Enhanced Quality Factor Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Boston 1-3 June, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, pp. 500-505 (1994).

171. J Winterflood, DG Blair, R Schilling and M Notcutt A Position Control System for Suspended Masses in Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors. Rev Sci Inst , 66 (3), pp.2763-2776 (1995).

172. SJ Tingay, ME Costa, DG Blair et al Centaurus A, the Core of the Problem. Aust. J. Phys (JG Bolton Special Issue) 47, pp 619-624, (1994).

*173. DG Blair, EN Ivanov, ME Tobar, PJ Turner, F van Kann and IS Heng High Sensitivity Gravitational Wave Antenna with Parametric Transducer Readout Phys. Rev. Lett. 74(11), pp 1908-1911 (1995). 174. DG Blair The Southern Hemisphere Gravitational Wave Antenna Aust.& N.Z. Physicist , 31 (6), pp 134-141 (June, 1994).

175. L Ju and DG Blair Low Resonant Frequency Cantilever Spring Vibration Isolator for Gravitational Wave Detectors Rev Sci Inst., 65(11), pp 3482-3488 (1994).

176. J Gao, L Ju and DG Blair Design Of Suspension Systems For Measurement Of High Q Pendulums Meas Sci & Tech , 6, pp 269-275 (1995).

*177. DG Blair, JF Liu, EF Moghaddam and L Ju Performance Of An Ultra Low Frequency Folded Pendulum. Physics Letters A 193 pp 223-226, (1994).

178. DL Jauncey, JE Reynolds, AK Tzioumis, RH. Ferris, RP Norris, MW Sinclair, V Migenes, RG Gough, RM Wark, RA Preston, DL Meier, DW Murphy, DL Jones, DW Hoard, EA King, PM McCulloch, JEJ Lovell, PA Hamilton, ME Costa, DG Blair, P Edwards, RW Clay, D Campbell-Wilson, SW Amy, WB McAdam, GL White, PA Jones, GD Nicolson. The Southern Hemisphere VLBI Experiment Program, SHEVE. In: Very High Angular Resolution Imaging, Eds: JG Robertson and WF Tango, Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp 131-134 (1994).

179. PTH Fisk, MJ Sellars, MA Lawn, C Coles, AG Mann, DG Blair Performance of a Prototype Microwave Frequency Standard Based on Trapped 171Yb+ Ions Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Boston 1-3 June, IEEE Inc., Piscataway, pp. 731-738 (1994).

*180. W Ke, DG Blair, M Notcutt and L Ju Normal Mode Suppression in All Metal Cantilever Vibration Isolators. Physics Letters A 197, pp.275-281 (1994).

*181. H Peng, DG Blair, et al. Test of an Interferometric Sapphire Transducer with the Super Attenuator of the VIRGO Gravitational Wave Antenna. Physics Letters A, 189, pp. 141-144 (1994).

182. H Peng and DG Blair High Tuning Coefficient Whispering Gallery Modes in a Sapphire Dielectric Resonator Transducer. In: Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Boston (1994).

183. DG Blair Rattling the Cosmic Cage. 21C The Magazine of the 21st Century, 2 (1) pp 85-89 (1994).

184. J Thwaites and DG Blair Cantilever coupled impedance matching read-out for resonant bar gravitational wave antennae. Measurement, Science and Technology , 6, pp 1437-1441 (1995).

*185. J Liu, J Winterflood and DG Blair Transfer Function of an Ultra Low Frequency Vibration Isolation System. Rev. Sci. Inst.., 66(5), pp 3216-3218 (May, 1995).

*186. ME Costa, JW He, AG Mann, AN Luiten and DG Blair A Combined Sapphire Oscillator - Hydrogen Maser Frequency Standard. Electronics Letters , 30(25), pp 2119-2120 (Dec, 1994).

187. L Ju, FJ Liu and DG Blair Vibration Isolation and Suspension Systems for Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors In: Proceedings of the 1st E. Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Wave Experiments, Frascati, June 1994, World Scientifc, Singapore, pp 313-319 (1995).

188. ME Tobar and DG Blair Detection Sensitivity of a Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Antenna with a Parametric Transducer. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Gravitation, Nathiagali, Pakistan, IOP Publishing pp A357-A362, (1994).

189. L Ju, DG Blair and FJ van Kann Novel Isolation and Suspension Systems for Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Gravitation, Nathiagali, Pakistan, IOP Publishing pp A307-A312, (1994).

190. DE McClelland, DG Blair and RJ Sandeman AIGO: A Southern Hemisphere Second Generation Gravitational Wave Observatory. In: Proceedings of the 7th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Part B (Stanford Univ. July 1994), Eds: R.T. Jantzen, G.M. Keiser, Series Ed: R. Ruffini, World Scientific Pub.Co, pp 1415-1417 (1996).

191. DG Blair, ME Costa, AN Luiten, AG Mann and ME Tobar Cryogenic Sapphire Dielectric Resonator Microwave Oscillator with Improved Stability Proceedings of the 8th European Frequency and Time Forum, Weihenstephan, Germany, March 9-11, VDI-Projekt und Service GMBH, Dusseldorf, pp 118-122 (1994).

192. RA Woode, EN Ivanov, ME Tobar and DG Blair The Measurement of the Dielectric Loss Tangent of Alumina at Microwave Frequencies and Room Temperature Electronics Letters 30(25) pp. 2120-2122 (Dec. 1994).

193. PTH Fisk, MA Lawn, C Coles, AG Mann and DG Blair Very-High Q Microwave Resonances in Trapped 171Yb+ Ions: Applications as a Microwave Frequency Standard. In 1994 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements Digest, Proceedings of the CPEM Conference, Boulder, June/July 1994, Editors: E DeWeese & G. Bennett, pp 29-30, IEEE Publishers (1994).

*194. AJ Williams, R Martin, A Verveer, R Burman, DG Blair , R Koch and MJ Lynch A Southern Hemisphere Automated Supernova Search. Rev. Sci. Inst., 66(4) pp 2777-2784 (April, 1995).

*195. CT Taylor, M Notcutt, DG Blair Cryogenic, All-Sapphire Fabry-Perot Optical Frequency Reference. Rev. Sci. Inst. , 66(2) , pp 955-960 (February, 1995).

196. SV Dhurandhar, DG Blair and ME Costa Possibility of Detecting Gravitational Waves from Millisecond Pulsars by Resonant Bar Antennas. Astronomy & Astrpohysics , 311, pp1043-1-45 (1996).

*197. M Notcutt, CT Taylor, AG Mann and DG Blair Temperature Compensation for Cryogenic Cavity Stabilised Lasers J. Phys. D.: Appl. Phys, 28, pp 1807-1810 (1995).

198. M. Notcutt, CT Taylor, AG Mann, R Gummer and DG Blair Cryogenic System for a Sapphire Fabry-Perot Optical Frequency Standard Cryogenics , 36(1), pp. 13-16 (1996).

**199. AN Luiten, AG Mann, ME Costa and DG Blair Power Stabilized Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator IEEE Trans. on Instr. and Meas., 44 (2), pp 132-135 (1995).

200. AN Luiten, AG Mann and DG Blair Power Stabilised Exceptionally High Stability Cryogenic Sapphire Resonator Oscillator.In 1994 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements Digest, Proceedings of the CPEM Conference, Boulder, June/July 1994, Editors: E DeWeese & G. Bennett, pp 152-153, IEEE Publishers (1994).

201. DL Jauncey, SJ Tingay, RA Preston, JE Reynolds, JEJ Lovell, PM McCulloch, AK Tzioumis, ME Costa, DW Murphy, DL Meier, DL Jones, SW Amy, JD Biggs, DG Blair, RW Clay, PG Edwards, SP Ellingsen, RH Ferris, RG Gough, P Harxison, PA Jones, EA King, AJ Kemball, V Migenes, GD Nicolson, MW Sinclair, T Van Ommen, RM Wark and GL White. Sub-Parsec Scale Structure and Evolution of Centaurus 4 (NGC5128). To be published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA. (1995).

202. AN Luiten, AG Mann, NJ McDonald and DG Blair Latest Results of the UWA Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator In: Proceedings of the IEEE 49th Annual International Frequency Control Symposium (1995), San Francisco pp433-437 (1995).

*203. IA Bilenko, EN Ivanov, ME Tobar and DG Blair Sapphire High-Q Low Temperature Transducer for Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Antennas Phys. Lett. A 211 pp 139-142 (1996).

**204. J Winterflood and DG Blair A long-period conical pendulum for vibration isolation Phys. Lett A , 222, pp 141-147 (1996).

205. D Blair, F Cleva and C Nary Man Optical Absorption Measurements in Monocrystalline Saphire at 1 Micron. Optics Materials , 8, pp233-236, 1997.

*206. IS Heng, DG Blair, EN Ivanov and ME Tobar Report on Two Years of the UWA Gravitational Radiation Antenna. Phys. Lett.A, 218(3-6), pp 190-194 (1996).

*207. L Ju and DG Blair The Detection of Gravitational Waves Review paper for Int. J. Mod. Phys. D , 5(2), pp 101-150 (1996).

**208. L Ju, M Notcutt, D Blair, F. Bondu and C.N. Zhao Sapphire Beamsplitters and Test Masses for Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors. Physics Letters A, 218, pp 197-206 (1996).

*209. ME Tobar and DG Blair Sensitivity analysis of a resonant-mass gravitational wave antenna with a parametric transducer Rev. of Sci. Instrum., 66 (4), pp. 108-110 (1995).

210. ME Tobar, DG Blair, EN Ivanov, F van Kann, NP Linthorne, PJ Turner, IS Heng The UWA Gravitational Wave Detection Experiment Aust.J. Phys. 48, pp 1007-25 (1995).

211. M.E. Tobar and D.G. Blair Massive and Three-Mode Niobium-Sapphire Resonant-Bar Gravitational Wave Antennas. In: Proceedings of the 7th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Part B (Stanford Univ. July 1994), Eds: R.T. Jantzen, G.M. Keiser, Series Ed: R. Ruffini, World Scientific Pub.Co, pp 1469-1471 (1996).

212. D.G. Blair Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Detectors. In: Proceedings of the 7th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Part B (Stanford Univ. July 1994), Eds: R.T. Jantzen, G.M. Keiser, Series Ed: R. Ruffini, World Scientific Pub.Co, pp 1439-1440 (1996).

213. MG Zadnik, J Winterflood, AJ Wiliams, KJ Wellington, B Vaile, J Tarter, R Norris, G. Heiligman DG Blair and P Backus Interstellar Communication Channel Search of 49 Stars Closer than 11.5 pc. Astronomical & Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe, Proceedings of the 5th Int. Conf. on Bioastronomy , July 1996, Eds: CB Cosmovici, S. Bowyer and D. Werthimer, Editrice Compositori, pp 657-660 (1997).

214. ME Tobar, EN Ivanov, DG Blair Improving the Sensitivity of the UWA Resonant-Mass Detector Proceedings of the Int. Conf. on Gravitational Waves: Sources and Detectors, Cascina, Italy, March, 1996, Ed: I. Ciufolini & F. Fidecaro, World Scientific, pp 217-220 (1997).

215. M Notcutt, AG Mann, EN Ivanov and DG Blair Microwave Temperature Control System Dedicated to a Cryogenic Sapphire-Spaced Fabry-Perot Optical Frequency Reference J. Phys. D. 29(6), pp.1661-1665 (1996).

216. CN Zhao, J Winterflood, M Taniwaki, M Notcutt, J Liu, L Ju and DG Blair The Development of Technology for High Performance Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors Proceedings of the Int. Conf. on Gravitational Waves: Sources and Detectors, Cascina, Italy, March, 1996, Ed: I. Ciufolini & F. Fidecaro, World Scientific, pp 211-216 (1997).

217. DG Blair, M Notcutt, CT Taylor, EK Wong, C Walsh, A Leistner, J Seckold, J-M Mackowski, P Ganau, C Michel and L Pinard Development of Low Loss Sapphire Mirrors Applied Optics 36(1), pp 337-341 (1997).

218. CT Taylor, M Notcutt, EK Wong, AG Mann and DG Blair Measurement of the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of a Cryogenic All-Sapphire, Fabry-Perot Optical Cavity Optics Communications 131(4-6), pp 311-314 (1996).

219. DG Blair and L Ju A Cosmological Background of Gravitational Waves Detectable by Cross Correlation of Bars and Interferometers Proceedings of the Int. Conf. on Gravitational Waves: Sources and Detectors, Cascina, Italy, March, 1996, Ed: I. Ciufolini & F. Fidecaro, World Scientific, pp 193-198 (1997). 220. BD Cuthbertson, ME Tobar, EN Ivanov and DG Blair Parametric Back-Action Effects in a High-Q Cryogenic Sapphire Transducer Rev. Sci. Instrum., 67(7) pp 2435-2442 (1996).

221. RA Woode, ME Tobar, EN Ivanov and DG Blair An Ultra-Low Noise Microwave Oscillator based on a High-Q Liquid Nitrogen Cooled Sapphire Resonator IEEE, Trans on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics & Frequency Control, 43 (5) pp 936-941 (1996).

*222. AN Luiten, AG Mann and DG Blair High-Resolution Measurement Of The Temperature-Dependence Of The Q, Coupling And Resonant Frequency Of A Microwave Resonator Meas.Sci.Technol, 7, pp 949-953 (1996).

223. DG Blair Gravitational Waves, Precision Oscillators And Ultrasensitive Measurements. Walter Boas Award for Physics for 1995. Aust. NZ Physicist, 31(6), pp 134-141 (1994).

*224. D Blair and L Ju A Cosmological Background of Gravitational Waves Produced by Supernovae in the Early Universe Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 283, pp 648-650 (1996).

225. DG Blair, IS Heng, EN Ivanov, ME Tobar, PJ Turner and FJ vanKann The Perth Niobium Resonant Mass Antenna with Microwave Parametric Transducer Proceedings of the 1st Int. Workshop for an Omnidirectional Gravitational Radiation Observatory, , Brazil, May 1996, Ed: WF Velloso Jr, OD Aguiar, NS Magalhaes, World Scientific pp 27-38 (1997).

226. ME Tobar, EN Ivanov, DG Blair and BD Cuthbertson Low-Loss Sapphire Transducers for Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors and Quantum Non-Demolition Readouts Proceedings of the 1st Int. Workshop for an Omnidirectional Gravitational Radiation Observatory, , Brazil, May 1996, Ed: WF Velloso Jr, OD Aguiar, NS Magalhaes, World Scientific pp 211-218 (1997).

227. DG Blair, R Burman, L Ju, S Woodings, M Mulder and MG Zadnik The Supernova Cosmological Background of Gravitational Waves Proceedings of the 1st Int. Workshop for an Omnidirectional Gravitational Radiation Observatory, , Brazil, May 1996, Ed: WF Velloso Jr, OD Aguiar, NS Magalhaes, World Scientific pp 251-259 (1997).

*228. J Liu, L Ju and DG Blair Vibration Isolation Performance of an Ultra Low Frequency Folded Pendulum Resonator Phys. Lett A, 228, pp 243-249 (1997).

229. AN Luiten, AG Mann, DG Blair Ultrahigh Q-Factor Cryogenic Sapphire Resonator Electronic Letters, 29, pp 879-881 (1993).

*230. ME Tobar, EN Ivanov, DKL Oi, DB Cuthbertson and DG Blair Sapphire Test-Masses for Measuring the Standard Quantum Limit and Achieving Quantum Non-Demolition Appl. Phys. B, 64 (2), pp 153-156, (1997).

231. DG Blair, S Chang, EN Ivanov, AN Luiten, AG Mann, M Tobar and R Woode Ultrastable and Ultralow Phase Noise Microwave Sapphire Oscillators To be published in the Proceedings of the Scientific Applications of Clocks in Space Workshop, Pasadena, Nov 1996.

232. DG Blair, M Notcutt, L. Ju, ME Tobar, YM Yang, E Wang, C Taylor, J Winterflood, JF Liu, M Taniwaki, CN Zhao, D McClelland, C Harb, J Sandeman, D Mudge, D Ottaway, MW Hamilton, J Munch, PJ Veitch Progress in the Development of Technology for Advanced Laser Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors Proceedings of the TAMA Workshop on Gravitational Wave Detection, Saitama, Japan, Dec 1996. Ed: K. Tsubono, M.-K. Fujimoto, K. Kuroda. Universical Acad. Press (Tokyo) pp 75-94 (1997). 233. 234. C.N. Zhao, J. Winterflood, M.Taniwaki, M. Notcutt, J. Liu, L. Ju and D.G. Blair The development of technology for high performance laser interferometer gravitational wave detectors at UWA Proc. First Australasian Conf. on General Relativity and Gravitationan, Adelaide, Aust Feb 1996, Ed: D.L. Wiltshire, Inst. Theor. Phys. Univ. Adel, pp 7-12 (1996).

235. H. Peng, L. Ju and D.G. Blair An Interferometric Sapphire Transducer for Characterising Vibration Isolators. In: Proceedings of the 7th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Part B (Stanford Univ. July 1994), Eds: R.T. Jantzen, G.M. Keiser, Series Ed: R. Ruffini, World Scientific Pub.Co, pp 1461-1462 (1996).

236. D Blair and L Ju A Cosmological Background of Gravitational Waves Produced by Supernovae in the Early Universe. In: Proc. of the First Australasian Conf. on General Relativity and Gravitation, Univ. of Adelaide, February 1996. Ed: D.L. Wiltshire, Inst. for Theoretical Physics, University of Adelaide, pp.1-6 (1996).

237. CN Zhao, J Winterflood, M Taniwaki, M Notcutt, J Liu, L Ju and DG Blair The Development of Technology for High Performance Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors. In: Proc. of the First Australasian Conf. on General Relativity and Gravitation, Univ. of Adelaide, February 1996. Ed: D.L. Wiltshire, Inst. for Theoretical Physics, University of Adelaide, pp. 7-12 (1996).

238. S Chang, AG Mann, AN Luiten and DG Blair Measurements of Radiation Pressure Effect in Cryogenic Sapphire Dielectric Resonators. Phys. Rev. Lett., 79(11), pp2141-2144, 1997.

239. AN Luiten, AG Mann and DG Blair Paramagnetic Susceptibility and Permittivity Measurements at Microwave Frequencies in Cryogenic Sapphire Resonators. J. Phys D: Appl. Phys. Pp. 2082-2090 (1996).

240. EK Wong, M Notcutt, CT Taylor, AG Mann and DG Blair Temperature Compensated Fabry-Perot Cavity App. Optics 36(33), pp 8563-8566 (1997).

241. CT Taylor, M Notcutt, EK Wong, AG Mann and DG Blair Measurement of the Thermal Expansion Coefficient of an All-Sapphire Optical Cavity IEEE Trans. On Instrum. & Meas. 46(2), pp 183--185, 1997.

242. CR Locke, ME Tobar, EN Ivanov and DG Blair Measuring the Standard Quantum Limit Using a Sapphire Dielectric Bar Transducer To be published in the Proc. of the 2nd E. Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, Geneva, July 1997.

243. RR Burman, SJ Woodings and DG Blair How Many Supernovae? To be published in: Proc. ASA Conf. 1997.

244. ME Tobar, J Krupka, EN Ivanov and RA Woode Dielectric Frequency-Temperature-Compensated Microwave Whispering-Gallery-Mode Resonators J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 30, pp 2770-2775, 1997.

245. RR Burman, DG Blair and SJ Woodings Calculating the Cosmic Background of Supernova-Generated Gravitational Radiation To be published in: Proc. of the 8th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Jerusalem, 1997.

246. ME Tobar, EN Ivanov and DG Blair Parametric Transducers for the Next Generation of Cryogenically Cooled Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors Submitted to Phys. Lett. A. 1997.

247. C Zhao, M Notcutt, Y Yang, L Ju and D Blair An 8m Suspended Power Recycling Interferometer with In-Line Mode Cleaner To be published in: Proc. of the 8th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Jerusalem, 1997.

248. CR Locke, ME Tobar, EN Ivanov and DG Blair Sapphire Dielectric Resonant-Mass Transducer for Gravitational Wave Detection To be published in: Proc. of the 8th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Jerusalem, 1997.

249. DG Blair Progress in the Development of Resonant Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors. To be published in: Proc. of the 8th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Jerusalem, 1997.

250. DG Blair, S Chang, EN Ivanov, AN Luiten, AG Mann, M Tobar and R Woode Ultrastable and Ultralow Phase Noise Microwave Sapphire Oscillators Proc of the Workshop on the Scientific Applications of Clocks in Space, Pasadena, Nov 1996, JPL Publication 97-15, p. 101-125, 1997.

251. ME Tobar, EN Ivanov, DG Blair, Parametric Transducers for Ultra-Cryogenic Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors Submitted to: J.Phys D: Applied Physics (Jan 1998).

252. P.M. Dragicevich, D.G. Blair and R.R. Burman Why Are Supernovae in our Galaxy So Frequent? Submitted to Mon.Not. R.Ast. Soc. (Jan 1998).

253. F. Benabid, M. Notcutt, L. Ju and D.G. Blair Birifringence Measurements of Sapphire Test Masses for Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detector. Phys. Lett. A ., 237 pp337-342 (1998).

254. T. Brown, M.Notcutt, E. Wong and D.G. Blair High Stability Optical Reference Cavity at Liquid Nitrogen Temperatures Submitted to Applied Physics B - Lasers and Optics (February, 1998).

255. B.D. Cuthbertson, M.E. Tobar, E.N. Ivanov and D.G. Blair Sensitivity and Optimizatino of a High-Q Sapphire ÔDielectric Motion Sensing Transducer Submitted to: IEEE Trans. On UFFC, (1998).

256. R. Ratheesh, H. Sreemoolanadhan, M.T. Sebastian, M.E. Tobar, J. Harnett and D.G. Blair Whispering Gallery Mode Microwave Characterisation of Ba2Nd4Ti5018 Dielectric Resonators. In: Advances in Microwaves and Light Waves, Ed. E.K. Sharma. Allied Publishers, New Delhi pp 8 - 11 (1998).

257. J. Liu, D.G. Blair and L. Ju Near Shore Ocean Wave Measurement Using a Very Low Frequency Folded Pendulum Submitted to Measurement Science & Technol. March, 1998.

258. J. Winterflood and D.G. Blair, A Long-Period Vertical Vibration Isolator for Gravitational Wave Detection. Phys Lett A 243 pp-06 (1998).

259. D. Blair The Southern Hemisphere Gravitational Wave Antenna. Bulletin of the Assoc. Asia Pacific Physical Soc. 4(3,4) pp7-12 (1994).

260. P. Astone, M. Bassan, D.G. Blair, P. Bonifazi, et al Search for Coincident Excitation of the Widely Spaced Gravitational Wave Detectors Explorer, Nautilus and Niobe. To be submitted.

Books

1. First and Final War: A Basic Information Manual on Nuclear War.(in two editions) Editor and principal author DG Blair Oxford University Press, Melbourne (1986).

2. Proceedings of the Fifth Marcel Grossman Meeting Ed. DG Blair and MJ Buckingham World Scientific, Singapore (1989).

3. The Detection of Gravitational Waves. Editor and principle author: D G Blair. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge (1991).

4. The Drums of Heaven: Black Holes and the Birth of Gravitational Astronomy. - being submitted to World Scientific (1998).

5. Ripples on a Cosmic Sea. Principle author: D.G. Blair. Allen & Unwin (1997).

6. Chapter ÒThe Drums of Heaven - Black Holes and Gravitational AstronomyÓ in ÔAll Us Apes and Other Scientific Wisdom from OckhamÕs RazorÕ, Intro. by R. Williams, ABC Books, pp160-166 (1997). Based on radio talk entitled ÒThe Drums of HeavenÓ for the Australian Broadcasting CorporationÕs series ÒOckhamÕs RazorÓ produced and hosted by Mr. R. Williams.

Patents

Crystalline Alumina Loaded Cavity Resonator. European Patent Office Patent No. 85305945.9 1985

Sapphire Loaded Microwave Cavities. Australia Provisional Patent No. 46479 1985.

Ultra Stable Oscillator Project. Australian Provisional Patent No. 46479 1985

Sapphire Dielectric Resonator Transducer. Australian Provisional Patent No. PK2502 1990.

Microwave Cavity Resonator. Australian Provisional Patent No. PL 2720 1991.

Microwave Resonator. International Patent Application No. PCT/AU93/00256.

Conference Presentations

1. DG Blair and ME Tobar Analysis of a low noise tunable oscillator based on a tunable sapphire loaded superconducting cavity. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Symposium on Frequency Control, Los Angeles 1991. IEEE P495-9.

2. DG Blair, , R Norris, E Troup, R Twardy, K J Wellington, A Williams, A Wright & M Zadnik Testing the Interstellar Contact Channel Hypothesis in SETI (Poster Session),21st IAU General Assembly,Buenos Aires, July 23-August 1 1991.

3. D Berinson, DG Blair, G Collett, Peng Hong, Ju Li Control Systems and Transducers for Gravitational Astronomy. Proceedings of IE Aust Control 1992, submitted 1992

4. AN Luiten, AG Mann & DG Blair Ultra-Stable Sapphire Resonator-Oscillator. Proceedings of the Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, 1992, Paris, France (see 159 above).

5. AG Mann, AN Luiten, DG Blair & MJ Buckingham Ultra-Stable Cryogenic Sapphire Dielectric Microwave Resonators Proceedings of the Frequency Control Symposium, Hershey, PA p. 167-171 (1992)

6. DG Blair, H Peng and E Ivanov An Economical Ultra High Sensitivity Sapphire Transducer for Vibration Measurements Proceedings of ESA Conference, Paris, October 1992

7. DG Blair, EN Ivanov and AG Mann A Space Millimeter-Wave Interferometric Gravitational Observatory Proceedings of ESA Conference, Paris, October 1992

8. RA Preston and the SHEVE team The Southern Hemisphere VLBI Experiment (SHEVE) Proceedings of the "Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy" Conference, Manchester July 20-24, 1992.

9. DG Blair, PJ Turner, D Berinson, JuLi, F vanKann, NP Linthorne, AG Mann, Peng Hong, ME Tobar The New Gravitational Wave Antenna System with Non-contacting Readout at the Univ. of W.A. Proceedings of the XVII Meeting of the Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation Silver Jubilee Conference, IUCAA, Pune, 1993.

12. C Taylor, M Notcutt, DG Blair, AG Mann, P Fisk Stabilisation of a Laser to an All-Sapphire Cryogenic Reference Cavity Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994. 13. M Notcutt, DG Blair, L Ju, WL Ke, YG Li, J Winterflood, 8m Suspended-Component Michelson Interferometer Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

14. H Peng, DG Blair, E Ivanov An Ultra High Sensitivity Interferometric Sapphire Transducer Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

15. J Winterflood, R Schiling, DG Blair, M Notcutt A Suspended Mass Positio Control System for Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detectors Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

16. EK Wong, C Taylor, M Notcutt, DG Blair, AG Mann, P Fisk Frequency Stabilisation of a Diode-Pumped Nd: YAG Laser Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

17. L Ju and DG Blair New Concepts in Isolation and Suspension Systems for Gravitational Wave Detectors Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

18. IS Heng and DG Blair Performance Statistics of the UWA Niobium Antenna Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

19. DG Blair, JF Liu, EF Moghaddam Preliminary Result of a Very Low Frequency Horizontal Isolation Structure Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

20. DG Blair, M Notcutt, J Winterflood, YG Li, WL Ke, L Ju The performance of a Local Position Control System for the Australian Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detector Presented at the 6th Asia Pacific Physics Conference/11th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Brisbane, July 1994.

21. DG Blair Prospects For Advanced Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Detectors And Advanced Intermediate Baseline Laser Interferometers. Presented at the Int. Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology, Pune, India, 1995.

22. DG Blair A New Source Of Gravitational Waves Detectable By Cross-Correlation Of Bars And Interferometers. Presented at the 1st Australasian Conference in General Relativity and Gravitation, Adelaide, 1995.

23. DG Blair, M Costa, IS Heng The Search for Gravitational Waves from Millisecond Pulsars Presented at the IAU Colloquium 160 ÒPulsars: Problems and ProgressÓ, Sydney, 1996.

24. DG Blair A new source of gravitational waves detectable by cross correlation of gravitational wave detectors Presented at the Int Conference on Gravitational Waves: Sources & Detectors, Cascina, Italy, March 1996.

25. DG Blair Sapphire test masses for laser interferometric gravitational wave detectors - achievable parameters. Presented at the Int Conference on Gravitational Waves: Sources & Detectors, Cascina, Italy, March 1996.

26. M.T. Sebastian, R. Ratheesh, M. Tobar, J. Harnett & D.G. Blair, WGM Measurement of BMT Dielectric Ceramics. Presented at: Materials Research Society of India, Madras (1998).

Other

1. Progress Report of the U.W.A. Gravity Wave Project, Jan. 1982

2. Report on Resonant Bar Detectors for Gravitational Waves, 1982. 3. Progress in the Development of High Sensitivity Gravitational Radiation Antennas, 1982.

3. Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams (Circular No. 6003), International Astronomical Union - announcing Supernova 1994R in IC2627, June (1994).

4. D.G. Blair, 'The Stochastic Background Of Gravitational Waves From Supernova Bursts', Scientific Correspondence to Nature, submitted 1995.

5. Review of the book ÒGravitation and InertiaÓ by Ciufolini and Wheeler requested by Aust. & N.Z. Physicist, Vol. 33(4), pp81-82 (1996).

6. DW Allan et al (including DG Blair) Commercial and Scientific Applications of a Time & Frequency Platform On-Board the International Space Station Alpha (ISSA) Abstract for presentation to the Institute of NavigationÕs Global Positioning System 1997 Conf., Kansas City.

7. DG Blair, ÔSound ReasoningÕ, Panorama p.115 Dec. 1997.

8. Circular No. 6849, Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, International Astronomical Union, announcing ÒSUPERNOVA 1998A IN IC 2627Ó by S. Woodings, A. Williams, R. Martin, D. Blair, and R.