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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Linear polarization parameters of the O  VI D $_\mathsf{2}$ coronal line observed by SUMER/SoHO in the south polar hole
3 Effect of the polar hole shape and intensity contrast on the polarization parameters
4 O  VI line profiles
5 Limb-brightening function
6 Interpretation of the O  VI D $_\mathsf{2}$ coronal line linear polarization parameters: Effect of the solar wind velocity field
7 Conclusions
Appendix A
Appendix B: Relation between the "modulation rate'' as measured by SUMER and the polarization parameters

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