Systematic biases in determining dust attenuation curves through galaxy SED fitting

@article{Qin2022SystematicBI,
  title={Systematic biases in determining dust attenuation curves through galaxy SED fitting},
  author={Jianbo Qin and Xianzhong Zheng and Min Fang and Zhizheng Pan and Stijn Wuyts and Yong Shi and Yingjie Peng and Valentino Gonzalez and Fuyan Bian and Jianning Huang and Qiusheng Gu and Wenhao Liu and Qinghua Tan and Dongdong Shi and Jian Ren and Yuheng Zhang and Man Qiao and Run Wen and Shuang Liu},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2022}
}
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