Insights on the Dusty Torus and Neutral Torus From Optical and X-Ray Obscuration in A Complete Volume Limited Hard X-Ray Agn Sample

@article{Davies2015InsightsOT,
  title={Insights on the Dusty Torus and Neutral Torus From Optical and X-Ray Obscuration in A Complete Volume Limited Hard X-Ray Agn Sample},
  author={Roger L Davies and Leonard Burtscher and David J. Rosario and Thaisa Storchi-Bergmann and Alessandra Contursi and Reinhard Genzel and Javier Graci'a-Carpio and E. K. S. Hicks and Annemieke Janssen and Michael J. Koss and M.-Y. Lin and Dieter Lutz and Witold Maciejewski and Francisco Muller-S'anchez and Gilles Orban de Xivry and Claudio Ricci and Rogemar A. Riffel and Rogemar A. Riffel and M Schartmann and Allan Schnorr-Muller and Amiel Sternberg and Eckhard Sturm and Linda J. Tacconi and Sylvain Veilleux},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={806},
  pages={127}
}
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