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21 September 2015, Volume 23, Issue 19, pp. 24098-25375; Energy Express pp: A1030–A1341   147 articles

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Optical Design for Energy Applications

Role of nanoparticles in wavelength selectivity of multilayered structures in the far-field and near-field regimes

Opt. Express 23(19), A1129-A1139 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-trapping in photon enhanced thermionic emitters

Opt. Express 23(19), A1220-A1235 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonics

Hot electron plasmon-protected solar cell

Opt. Express 23(19), A1087-A1095 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiative Transfer

Improving photovoltaic performance through radiative cooling in both terrestrial and extraterrestrial environments

Opt. Express 23(19), A1120-A1128 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-field thermal radiation transfer by mesoporous metamaterials

Opt. Express 23(19), A1253-A1258 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

Optical coherent thermal emission by excitation of magnetic polariton in multilayer nanoshell trimer

Opt. Express 23(19), A1096-A1110 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Anomalous optical Anderson localization in mixed one dimensional photonic quasicrystals

Opt. Express 23(19), A1297-A1308 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermo-optics

Tungsten band edge absorber/emitter based on a monolayer of ceramic microspheres

Opt. Express 23(19), A1236-A1244 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution bispectral imager at 1000 frames per second

Opt. Express 23(19), A1259-A1269 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Worst-case losses from a cylindrical calorimeter for solar simulator calibration

Opt. Express 23(19), A1309-A1323 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermophotovoltaics

Near-infrared tailored thermal emission from wafer-scale continuous-film resonators

Opt. Express 23(19), A1111-A1119 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar thermophotovoltaic system using nanostructures

Opt. Express 23(19), A1149-A1156 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficiency of GaInAs thermophotovoltaic cells: the effects of incident radiation, light trapping and recombinations

Opt. Express 23(19), A1208-A1219 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Illumination Design

Design of LED refractive optics with predetermined balance of ray deflection angles between inner and outer surfaces

Opt. Express 23(19), A1140-A1148 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Ignition

Direct measurement of x-ray flux for a pre-specified highly-resolved region in hohlraum

Opt. Express 23(19), A1072-A1080 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lidar

Method of radial velocities for the estimation of aircraft wake vortex parameters from data measured by coherent Doppler lidar

Opt. Express 23(19), A1194-A1207 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light Trapping for Photovoltaics

Improved efficiency of ultra-thin µc-Si solar cells with photonic-crystal structures

Opt. Express 23(19), A1040-A1050 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ambiguities in optical simulations of nanotextured thin-film solar cells using the finite-element method

Opt. Express 23(19), A1060-A1071 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

How tilting and cavity-mode-resonant absorption contribute to light harvesting in 3D radial junction solar cells

Opt. Express 23(19), A1288-A1296 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-emitting Diodes

Large-area, uniform white light LED source on a flexible substrate

Opt. Express 23(19), A1167-A1178 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials

Self-aligned growth of CdTe photodetectors using a graphene seed layer

Opt. Express 23(19), A1081-A1086 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photocatalysis

Graphene oxide as the passivation layer for CuxO photocatalyst on a plasmonic Au film and the corresponding photoluminescence study

Opt. Express 23(19), A1245-A1252 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photovoltaics

Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate)/GaAs hybrid solar cells with 13% power conversion efficiency using front- and back-surface field

Opt. Express 23(19), A1051-A1059 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved performance of dye-sensitized solar cells using dual-function TiO2 nanowire photoelectrode

Opt. Express 23(19), A1280-A1287 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved photovoltaic performance of inverted polymer solar cells through a sol-gel processed Al-doped ZnO electron extraction layer

Opt. Express 23(19), A1334-A1341 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Innovative GOCI algorithm to derive turbidity in highly turbid waters: a case study in the Zhejiang coastal area

Opt. Express 23(19), A1179-A1193 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Concentrators

Methodology of quantifying curvature of Fresnel lenses and its effect on CPV module performance

Opt. Express 23(19), A1030-A1039 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical investigation of a sun simulator for concentrator PV applications

Opt. Express 23(19), A1270-A1279 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

Experimentally-implemented genetic algorithm (Exp-GA): toward fully optimal photovoltaics

Opt. Express 23(19), A1324-A1333 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Model of anisotropic nonlinearity in self-defocusing photorefractive media

Opt. Express 23(19), 24426-24432 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive Optics

Model-based wavefront sensorless adaptive optics system for large aberrations and extended objects

Opt. Express 23(19), 24587-24601 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Monte Carlo simulation of spectral reflectance and BRDF of the bubble layer in the upper ocean

Opt. Express 23(19), 24274-24289 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Mean-square angle-of-arrival difference between two counter-propagating spherical waves in the presence of atmospheric turbulence

Opt. Express 23(19), 24657-24668 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Stable gray soliton pinned by a defect in a microcavity-polariton condensate

Opt. Express 23(19), 24974-24983 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Source coherence-based far-field intensity filtering

Opt. Express 23(19), 24748-24758 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of intensity-based non-normalized pointwise algorithms in dynamic speckle analysis

Opt. Express 23(19), 25128-25142 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Detectors

Local detection efficiency of a NbN superconducting single photon detector explored by a scattering scanning near-field optical microscope

Opt. Express 23(19), 24873-24887 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Growth and characterization of SiGeSn quantum well photodiodes

Opt. Express 23(19), 25048-25057 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband photodetection in a microfiber-graphene device

Opt. Express 23(19), 25209-25216 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Detection of overlay error in double patterning gratings using phase-structured illumination

Opt. Express 23(19), 24246-24256 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical and experimental research on laser-induced damage of cylindrical subwavelength grating

Opt. Express 23(19), 24296-24307 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics

Active radiation hardening of Tm-doped silica fiber based on pump bleaching

Opt. Express 23(19), 24236-24245 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

10 Spatial mode transmission using low differential mode delay 6-LP fiber using all-fiber photonic lanterns

Opt. Express 23(19), 24759-24769 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

793 nm pump induced photo-bleaching of photo-darkened Yb3+-doped fibers

Opt. Express 23(19), 25272-25278 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Optical spike-timing-dependent plasticity with weight-dependent learning window and reward modulation

Opt. Express 23(19), 25247-25258 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Jet printing of convex and concave polymer micro-lenses

Opt. Express 23(19), 24525-24536 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compensation strategy for machining optical freeform surfaces by the combined on- and off-machine measurement

Opt. Express 23(19), 24800-24810 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Alignment of a three-mirror anastigmatic telescope using nodal aberration theory

Opt. Express 23(19), 25182-25201 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Compressive coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering holography

Opt. Express 23(19), 24991-24996 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Electromagnetically induced holographic imaging in hybrid artificial molecule

Opt. Express 23(19), 24537-24546 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational multi-focus imaging combining sparse model with color dependent phase mask

Opt. Express 23(19), 24547-24556 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational imaging from non-uniform degradation of staggered TDI thermal infrared imager

Opt. Express 23(19), 24572-24586 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Speckle noise reduction algorithm with total variation regularization in optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 23(19), 24699-24712 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dark-field hyperlens: Super-resolution imaging of weakly scattering objects

Opt. Express 23(19), 25350-25364 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems and Displays

Near-field sub-THz transmission-type image system for vessel imaging in-vivo

Opt. Express 23(19), 25058-25071 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Broadband CMOS-compatible SOI temperature insensitive Mach-Zehnder interferometer

Opt. Express 23(19), 24098-24107 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-frequency color-marked fringe projection profilometry for fast 3D shape measurement of complex objects

Opt. Express 23(19), 24152-24162 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of reflectance curve of turbid media and determination of the non-surface complex refractive index

Opt. Express 23(19), 24602-24611 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring nematic liquid crystal anchoring energy using whispering gallery modes

Opt. Express 23(19), 24903-24909 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-speed light field camera and frequency division multiplexing for fast multi-plane velocity measurements

Opt. Express 23(19), 24910-24922 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Distributed phase birefringence measurements based on polarization correlation in phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometers

Opt. Express 23(19), 24923-24936 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced single-photon time-of-flight 3D ranging

Opt. Express 23(19), 24962-24973 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Flexible phase error compensation based on Hilbert transform in phase shifting profilometry

Opt. Express 23(19), 25171-25181 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

High-performance and power-efficient 2×2 optical switch on Silicon-on-Insulator

Opt. Express 23(19), 24163-24170 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Waveguides consisting of single-crystal lithium niobate thin film and oxidized titanium stripe

Opt. Express 23(19), 24212-24219 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

The combination of directional outputs and single-mode operation in circular microdisk with broken PT symmetry

Opt. Express 23(19), 24257-24264 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-performance silicon-on-insulator grating coupler with completely vertical emission

Opt. Express 23(19), 24433-24439 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-infrared coherent perfect absorption in plasmonic metal-insulator-metal waveguide

Opt. Express 23(19), 24464-24474 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-shot fluctuations in waveguided high-harmonic generation

Opt. Express 23(19), 24888-24902 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelength tuning and stabilization of microring-based filters using silicon in-resonator photoconductive heaters

Opt. Express 23(19), 25084-25097 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated optical circulator by stimulated Brillouin scattering induced non-reciprocal phase shift

Opt. Express 23(19), 25118-25127 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-loss passive waveguides in a generic InP foundry process via local diffusion of zinc

Opt. Express 23(19), 25143-25157 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic circuit for high order USB and LSB separation for remote heterodyning: analysis and simulation

Opt. Express 23(19), 25259-25271 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spiral Bragg grating waveguides for TM mode silicon photonics

Opt. Express 23(19), 25295-25307 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Laser-based surface multistructuring using optical elements and the Talbot effect

Opt. Express 23(19), 24369-24382 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

λ/20 axial control in 2.5D polymerized structures fabricated with DLW lithography

Opt. Express 23(19), 24850-24858 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Spatio-temporal generation regimes in quasi-CW Raman fiber lasers

Opt. Express 23(19), 24189-24194 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Random laser with superscatterers at designable wavelengths

Opt. Express 23(19), 24407-24415 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Black phosphorus as saturable absorber for the Q-switched Er:ZBLAN fiber laser at 2.8 μm

Opt. Express 23(19), 24713-24718 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-frequency Bismuth-doped fiber laser with quasi-continuous self-sweeping

Opt. Express 23(19), 24833-24842 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Wideband-tunable soliton fiber laser mode-locked at 1.88 GHz by optoacoustic interactions in solid-core PCF

Opt. Express 23(19), 24945-24954 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiple-beam, pulse-burst, passively Q-switched ceramic Nd:YAG laser under micro-lens array pumping

Opt. Express 23(19), 24955-24961 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Electronically tuned Cr:ZnSe laser pumped with Q-switched Tm:YAG laser

Opt. Express 23(19), 25009-25016 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-wavelength synchronous ultrashort pulses from a mode-locked Yb-doped multicore fiber laser with spatially dispersed gain

Opt. Express 23(19), 25308-25315 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials

Making transient optical reflection of graphene polarization dependent

Opt. Express 23(19), 24177-24188 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Magnetically modulated laser-induced resistance effect observed in Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor structure of Cr/SiO2/Si

Opt. Express 23(19), 24290-24295 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of ZnO seed layer annealing temperature on the properties of n-ZnO NWs/Al2O3/p-Si heterojunction

Opt. Express 23(19), 24456-24463 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Enhancement of the intrinsic fluorescence of adenine using aluminum nanoparticle arrays

Opt. Express 23(19), 24719-24729 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of bone microstructure using photoacoustic spectrum analysis

Opt. Express 23(19), 25217-25224 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Metamaterials

Dual circular polarization gaps in helix photonic metamaterials

Opt. Express 23(19), 24416-24425 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced structural color generation in aluminum metamaterials coated with a thin polymer layer

Opt. Express 23(19), 25329-25339 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Microscopy

Fast 3-D temporal focusing microscopy using an electrically tunable lens

Opt. Express 23(19), 24362-24368 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Ultrafast third order nonlinearities of organic solvents

Opt. Express 23(19), 24171-24176 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency cascaded up and down conversion in nonlinear Kerr cavities

Opt. Express 23(19), 24390-24406 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spiraling elliptic beam in nonlocal nonlinear media

Opt. Express 23(19), 24612-24625 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Signal replication by multiple sum- or difference-frequency generation

Opt. Express 23(19), 24675-24687 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Interplay between six wave mixing photonic band gap signal and second-order nonlinear signal in electromagnetically induced grating

Opt. Express 23(19), 25098-25110 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of diamond microcavities for single photon frequency down-conversion

Opt. Express 23(19), 25279-25294 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Communications

4 × 40-Gb/s TWDM PON downstream transmission over 42 km and 64-way power split using optical duobinary signals and an APD-based receiver

Opt. Express 23(19), 24133-24139 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-phase-fluctuation-insensitive offset-frequency-spaced two-tone optical coherent detection scheme and its transmission for radio-over-fiber systems

Opt. Express 23(19), 24140-24151 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel space-time trellis codes for free-space optical communications using transmit laser selection

Opt. Express 23(19), 24195-24211 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Digital pilot aided carrier frequency offset estimation for coherent optical transmission systems

Opt. Express 23(19), 24822-24832 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Energy-efficient virtual optical network mapping approaches over converged flexible bandwidth optical networks and data centers

Opt. Express 23(19), 24860-24872 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-long unrepeatered transmission over 607 km at 100G and 632 km at 10G

Opt. Express 23(19), 25028-25033 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Dual-rail optical gradient echo memory

Opt. Express 23(19), 24937-24944 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Multifocal array with controllable polarization in each focal spot

Opt. Express 23(19), 24688-24698 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Organic-inorganic-hybrid-polymer microlens arrays with tailored optical characteristics and multi-focal properties

Opt. Express 23(19), 25365-25376 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Calibrating oscillation response of a piezo-stage using optical tweezers

Opt. Express 23(19), 24108-24119 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Escape forces and trajectories in optical tweezers and their effect on calibration

Opt. Express 23(19), 24317-24330 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optoelectronics

Ultra-low noise all polarization-maintaining Er fiber-based optical frequency combs facilitated with a graphene modulator

Opt. Express 23(19), 24342-24350 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneously concentrated electric and thermal fields using fan-shaped structure

Opt. Express 23(19), 24475-24483 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Theory and design of two-dimensional high-contrast-grating phased arrays

Opt. Express 23(19), 24508-24524 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical emission generated from silicon under dual-wavelength femtosecond double-pulse laser irradiation

Opt. Express 23(19), 24648-24656 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

In-phase, out-of-phase and T/4 synchronization of square waves in delay-coupled non-identical optoelectronic oscillators

Opt. Express 23(19), 24785-24799 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Free-carrier electrorefraction and electroabsorption in wurtzite GaN

Opt. Express 23(19), 24984-24990 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photorefractive dynamics in poly(triarylamine)-based polymer composites

Opt. Express 23(19), 25158-25170 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Absorption enhancement of GaInP nanowires by tailoring transparent shell thicknesses and its application in III-V nanowire/Si film two-junction solar cells

Opt. Express 23(19), 25316-25328 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical refrigeration with coupled quantum wells

Opt. Express 23(19), 25340-25349 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals and Devices

Asymmetric transmission in prisms using structures and materials with isotropic-type dispersion

Opt. Express 23(19), 24120-24132 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi/demulti-plexer based on transverse mode conversion in photonic crystal waveguides

Opt. Express 23(19), 24770-24784 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Dynamics of polarized vortex solitons in nonlocal media with Bessel optical lattices

Opt. Express 23(19), 24265-24273 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental verification of significant reduction of turbulence-induced scintillation in a full Poincaré beam

Opt. Express 23(19), 24331-24341 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Soliton formation by decelerating interacting Airy beams

Opt. Express 23(19), 24351-24361 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

One-way optical modal transition based on causality in momentum space

Opt. Express 23(19), 24997-25008 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonics

Overcoming the diffraction limit of imaging nanoplasmonic arrays by microspheres and microfibers

Opt. Express 23(19), 24484-24496 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Graphene circular polarization analyzer based on spiral metal triangle antennas arrays

Opt. Express 23(19), 24730-24737 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically-pumped plasmonic lasers based on low-loss hybrid SPP waveguide

Opt. Express 23(19), 24843-24849 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Optomechanical entanglement under pulse drive

Opt. Express 23(19), 24497-24507 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

RF and Microwave Photonics

Tunable microwave photonic notch filter based on sliced broadband optical source

Opt. Express 23(19), 24308-24316 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering

Interference phenomena at backscattering by ice crystals of cirrus clouds

Opt. Express 23(19), 24557-24571 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient excitation and tuning of toroidal dipoles within individual homogenous nanoparticles

Opt. Express 23(19), 24738-24747 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband stimulated Raman scattering with Fourier-transform detection

Opt. Express 23(19), 25235-25246 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Sensors

Optoelectronic hybrid fiber laser sensor for simultaneous acoustic and magnetic measurement

Opt. Express 23(19), 24383-24389 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectrometer-free biological detection method using porous silicon microcavity devices

Opt. Express 23(19), 24626-24633 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

SERS detection of R6G based on a novel graphene oxide/silver nanoparticles/silicon pyramid arrays structure

Opt. Express 23(19), 24811-24821 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum-dot-conjugated graphene oxide as an optical tool for biosensor

Opt. Express 23(19), 25017-25027 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical study of sensitivity enhancement in a photonic crystal microcavity biosensor due to optical forces

Opt. Express 23(19), 25072-25083 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy

Frequency division multiplex-based light spectroscopy

Opt. Express 23(19), 24634-24647 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Electronically tunable coherent Raman spectroscopy using acousto-optics tunable filter

Opt. Express 23(19), 24669-24674 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Incoherent broadband cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy using supercontinuum and superluminescent diode sources

Opt. Express 23(19), 25225-25234 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz and X-ray Optics

Enhanced THz extinction in arrays of resonant semiconductor particles

Opt. Express 23(19), 24440-24455 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Resonance properties of Ag-ZnO nanostructures at terahertz frequencies

Opt. Express 23(19), 25111-25117 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Bi-directional terahertz-to-infrared emission from metal-coated nanostructures upon femtosecond laser irradiation

Opt. Express 23(19), 25202-25208 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Reflection of X-rays from a rough surface at extremely small grazing angles

Opt. Express 23(19), 24220-24235 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spread spectrum phase modulation for coherent X-ray diffraction imaging

Opt. Express 23(19), 25034-25047 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

All-optical wavelength conversion based on time-domain holography: erratum

Opt. Express 23(19), 24859-24859 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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