Performance Testing of an Off-Limb Solar Adaptive Optics System

  title={Performance Testing of an Off-Limb Solar Adaptive Optics System},
  author={Gregory E. Taylor and Dominik Schmidt and Jos{\'e} Marino and Thomas R. Rimmele and R. T. James McAteer},
  journal={Solar Physics},
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