A Keck Adaptive Optics Survey of a Representative Sample of Gravitationally Lensed Star-forming Galaxies: High Spatial Resolution Studies of Kinematics and Metallicity Gradients

  title={A Keck Adaptive Optics Survey of a Representative Sample of Gravitationally Lensed Star-forming Galaxies: High Spatial Resolution Studies of Kinematics and Metallicity Gradients},
  author={Nicha Leethochawalit and Tucker Jones and Richard S. Ellis and D. P. Stark and Johan Richard and Adi Zitrin and Matthew W. Auger},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
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