Solar polarimetry in the K I D2 line : A novel possibility for a stratospheric balloon

@article{Noda2018SolarPI,
  title={Solar polarimetry in the K I D2 line : A novel possibility for a stratospheric balloon},
  author={Carlos Quintero Noda and Geronimo L. Villanueva and Yukio Katsukawa and Sami K. Solanki and David Orozco Su'arez and Basilio Ruiz Cobo and T. Taro Shimizu and Takayoshi Oba and Masahito Kubo and Tetsu Anan and Kiyoshi Ichimoto and Yoshinori Suematsu},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2018},
  volume={610}
}
C. Quintero Noda acknowledges the support of the ISAS/JAXA International Top Young Fellowship (ITYF). This work was supported by the funding for the international collaboration mission (SUNRISE-3) of ISAS/JAXA. This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 695075) and has been supported by the BK21 plus programme through the National Research Foundation (NRF) funded by the… 

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