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Paper: Using Absorptive Linear Polarization Spectroscopy to Understand Imbedded Stars
Volume: 437, Solar Polarization Workshop 6
Page: 245
Authors: Kuhn, J. R.; Geiss, B. Harrington, D. M.
Abstract: Sensitive measurements of the linearly polarized spectra of stars can be used to deduce geometric properties of their otherwise unresolved circumstellar environments. This paper describes some of the evidence for optical pumping and absorptive linear polarization and explores some interesting applications of linear spectropolarimetry for obtaining spatial information from imbedded stars.
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