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Ph.D. Eng. Marcin Nyk


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Dr Marcin Nyk

 

Ph.D. Eng. Marcin Nyk

Ph.D. of Physics since2006


Contact:
Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Wroclaw University of Technology, 50-370 Wroclaw
Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, Poland

+48-71-320-4069 | marcin.nyk@pwr.wroc.pl
 

 

 

 

 

                  I.            Education

·         Ph. D., 2002-2006, Institute of Physics Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

·         M.Sc.,Eng., 1997-2002, Faculty of Electronics, Specialty: Optoelectronics and Fibre Technology, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

               II.            Experience

·         Postdoctoral Research Assistant (2006.11- 2008.11) Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, Buffalo, USA (Prof. P.N. Prasad)

·         Practice (2001.01-2006.11) Collaboration with Excited State Spectroscopy Department at the Institute of Low Temperatures and Structure Research PAS (Prof. W. Strek)

·         Work experience (May, 2006) Short-term visit at Laboratory of Physics B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus (Prof. G.P. Yablonski)

·         Teaching Assistant (2002-2006) Physics Laboratory, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

           III.            Research interests

1)      Preparation of Nanomaterials

·         Semiconductor nanocrystals for optoelectronic devices

·         Nonorganic nanomaterials for bioimaging and magnetic resonance

·         Synthesis of nanomaterials doped with lanthanide ions

·         Plasmonic nanomaterials (Au, Ag, Cu)

2)      Opto-Biotechnology

·         Optical Diagnostics

·         Biosensors

·         Light Guided and Activated Therapy

·         Light Activated Physiological and Neural Responses

·         Drug Tracking

·         Nanotechnology for Photonics and Biophotonics

           IV.            The list of all publications

1)             D. Wawrzynczyk, M. Nyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, W. Strek, M. Samoc, A comparison of morphology, structure and optical properties of ultrasmall, small and core-shell up-converting NaYF4/NaGdF4nanocrystals co-doped with Tm3+ and Yb3+ ions, Journal of Luminescence 133 (2013) 138-144.

2)             D. Wawrzynczyk, M. Nyk, M. Samoc, Multiphoton Absorption in Europium (III) doped YVO4 Nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 1 (2013) 5837-5842 [featured on front cover of J.Mat.Chem.C]

3)             D. Wawrzynczyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, M. Nyk, W. Strek, M. Samoc, Ligand-dependent luminescence of ultra-small Eu3+-doped NaYF4 nanoparticles, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 15 (2013)1707.

4)             J. Szeremeta, M. Nyk, D. Wawrzynczyk, M. Samoc, Wavelength dependence of nonlinear optical properties of colloidal CdS quantum dots,Nanoscale 5 (2013) 2388-2393.

5)             B.J. Coe, S.P. Foxon, M. Helliwell, D. Rusanova, B.S. Brunschwig, K. Clays, G. Depotter, M. Nyk, M. Samoc, D. Wawrzynczyk, J. Garin, J. Orduna, Heptametallic, Octupolar Nonlinear Optical Chromophores with Six Ferrocenyl Substituents, Chemistry-a European Journal 19 (2013) 6613-6629.

6)             U. Bielecka, P. Lutsyk, M. Nyk, K. Janus, M. Samoc, W. Bartkowiak, S. Nespurek, Hole transport in organic field-effect transistors with active poly(3-hexylthiophene) layer containing CdSe quantum dots, Materials Science-Poland 31 (2013) 288-297.

7)             C. Wierzbicka, M. Nyk, K. Skowerski, M. Samoc, Molecules of ruthenium-based olefin metathesis catalysts as two- and three-photon absorbers, Dalton Transactions 41 (2012) 13258-13260.

8)             D. Wawrzynczyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, M. Nyk, W. Strek, M. Samoc, Neodymium(III) doped fluoride nanoparticles as non-contact optical temperature sensors,Nanoscale 4 (2012) 6959-6961.

9)             D. Wawrzynczyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, M. Nyk, M. Gordel, W. Strek, M. Samoc, Modulation of up-conversion luminescence of lanthanide(III) ion co-doped NaYF4 nanoparticles using gold nanorods, Optical Materials 34 (2012) 1708-1712.

10)         D. Wawrzynczyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, M. Nyk, J. Cichos, M. Karbowiak, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, M. Samoc, Optimisation of Ligand Exchange Towards Stable Water Suspensions of Crystalline NaYF4:Er3+,Yb3+Nanoluminophors, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 12 (2012) 1886-1891.

11)         M. Samoc, K. Matczyszyn, M. Nyk, J. Olesiak-Banska, D. Wawrzynczyk, P. Hanczyc, J. Szeremeta, M. Wielgus, M. Gordel, L. Mazur, R. Kolkowski, B. Straszak, M.P. Cifuentes, M.G. Humphrey, Nonlinear absorption and nonlinear refraction: maximizing the merit factors, in: C. Tabor, F. Kajzar, T. Kaino, Y. Koike, (Eds.), Organic Photonic Materials and Devices Xiv, Spie-IntSoc Optical Engineering, Bellingham, 8258 (2012) 82580V.

12)         M. Nyk, D. Wawrzynczyk, J. Szeremeta, M. Samoc, Spectrally resolved size-dependent third-order nonlinear optical properties of colloidal CdSe quantum dots, Applied Physics Letters 100 (2012)041102.

13)         A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Wawrzynczyk, A. Gagor, L. Kepinski, M. Kurnatowska, L. Krajczyk, M. Nyk, M. Samoc, W. Strek, Giant enhancement of upconversion in ultra-small Er3+/Yb3+:NaYF4 nanoparticles via laser annealing, Nanotechnology 23 (2012)145705.

14)         A. Anczykowska, S. Bartkiewicz, M. Nyk, J. Mysliwiec, Study of semiconductor quantum dots influence on photorefractivity of liquid crystals, Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012)101107.

15)         J. Szeremeta, M. Nyk, A. Chyla, W. Strek, M. Samoc, Enhancement of photoconduction in a conjugated polymer through doping with copper nanoparticles, Optical Materials 33 (2011) 1372-1376.

16)         J. Olesiak-Banska, M. Nyk, D. Kaczmarek, K. Matczyszyn, K. Pawlik, M. Samoc, Synthesis and optical properties of water-soluble fluoride nanophosphors co-doped with Eu3+ and Tb3+, Optical Materials 33 (2011) 1419-1423.

17)         M. Nyk, D. Wawrzynczyk, K. Parjaszewski, M. Samoc, Spectrally Resolved Nonlinear Optical Response of Upconversion Lanthanide-Doped NaYF4 Nanoparticles, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 16849-16855.

18)         A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Wawrzynczyk, M. Nyk, W. Strek, Optically stimulated heating using Nd3+ doped NaYF4 colloidal near infrared nanophosphors, Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics 103 (2011) 847-852.

19)         A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Wawrzynczyk, M. Nyk, W. Strek, Synthesis and spectral properties of colloidal Nd3+ doped NaYF4nanocrystals, Optical Materials 33 (2011) 1481-1486.

20)         A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Wawrzynczyk, M. Nyk, M. Samoc, Tuning red-green-white up-conversion color in nano NaYF4:Er/Yb phosphor, Journal of Rare Earths 29 (2011) 1152-1156.

21)         A. Anczykowska, S. Bartkiewicz, M. Nyk, J. Mysliwiec, Enhanced photorefractive effect in liquid crystal structures co-doped with semiconductor quantum dots and metallic nanoparticles, Applied Physics Letters 99 (2011)191109.

22)         M. Nyk, K. Palewska, L. Kepinski, K.A. Wilk, W. Strek, M. Samoc, Fluorescence resonance energy transfer in a non-conjugated system of CdSe quantum dots/zinc-phthalocyanine, Journal of Luminescence 130 (2010) 2487-2490.

23)         A. Bednarkiewicz, M. Nyk, M. Samoc, W. Strek, Up-conversion FRET from Er3+/Yb3+:NaYF4Nanophosphor to CdSe Quantum Dots, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 17535-17541.

24)         A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, G. Zatryb, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Influence of Europium Concentration on Optical and Structural Properties of Nanocrystalline GaN:Eu3+ Powder, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters 12 (2009) K33-K36.

25)         A. Podhorodecki, R. Kudrawiec, M. Nyk, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Surface- and volume-related excitation of Eu-doped nanocrystalline GaN powders, Optical Materials 31 (2009) 1252-1255.

26)         M. Nyk, A. Kuzmin, P.N. Prasad, W. Strek, C.B. de Araujo, Red up-conversion emission from nanocrystallineGaN powders co-doped with Er3+ and Yb3+, Optical Materials 31 (2009) 800-804.

27)         R. Kumar, M. Nyk, T.Y. Ohulchanskyy, C.A. Flask, P.N. Prasad, Combined Optical and MR Bioimaging Using Rare Earth Ion Doped NaYF4Nanocrystals, Advanced Functional Materials 19 (2009) 853-859.

28)         W.J. Kim, M. Nyk, P.N. Prasad, Color-coded multilayer photopatterned microstructures using lanthanide (III) ion co-doped NaYF4 nanoparticles with upconversion luminescence for possible applications in security, Nanotechnology 20 (2009)185301.

29)         R. Bilyy, A. Tomyn, Y. Kit, A. Podhorodecki, J. Misiewicz, M. Nyk, W. Strek, R. Stoika, Detection of dying cells using lectin-conjugated fluorescent and luminescent nanoparticles, Materialwissenschaft Und Werkstofftechnik 40 (2009) 234-237.

30)         A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, R. Kudrawiec, J. Misiewicz, R. Paszkiewicz, R. Korbutowicz, J. Serafinczuk, W. Strek, GaN ceramics obtained by fusing of nanocrystalline GaN powder at high pressures and temperatures as substrate for growth of GaNepilayers, Journal of Crystal Growth 310 (2008) 940-943.

31)         M. Nyk, R. Kumar, T.Y. Ohulchanskyy, E.J. Bergey, P.N. Prasad, High Contrast in Vitro and in Vivo Photoluminescence Bioimaging Using Near Infrared to Near Infrared Up-Conversion in Tm3+ and Yb3+ Doped Fluoride Nanophosphors, Nano Letters 8 (2008) 3834-3838.The article was chosen by the Editor and outlined in the “Research Highlights”section of Nature Photonics (2008 December,2,708).

32)         D. Kaczorowski, M. Nyk, P. Gluchowski, W. Strek, Magnetic behavior of Gd-doped GaN nanoceramics, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 451 (2008) 500-503.

33)         A.V. Kachynski, A.N. Kuzmin, M. Nyk, I. Roy, P.N. Prasad, Zinc oxide nanocrystals for nonresonant nonlinear optical microscopy in biology and medicine, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (2008) 10721-10724.

34)         R. Bilyy, A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, R. Stoika, A. Zaichenko, G. Zatryb, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Utilization of GaN : Eu3+nanocrystals for the detection of programmed cell death,Physica E-Low-Dimensional Systems & Nanostructures 40 (2008) 2096-2099.

35)         A.J. Zaleski, M. Nyk, W. Strek, Magnetic studies of GaN nanoceramics, Applied Physics Letters 90 (2007)042511.

36)         A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Optical investigation of the emission lines for Eu3+ and Tb3+ ions in the GaN powder host, Journal of Luminescence 126 (2007) 219-224.

37)         A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, R. Kudrawiec, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Energy transfer between nanocrystalline host and Eu3+ ions in GaN : Eu3+ powders, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters 10 (2007) H88-H89.

38)         M. Nyk, A. Podhorodecki, R. Kudrawiec, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Size shrinkage of GaN nanocrystalline grains induced by Eu doping, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters 10 (2007) H203-H205.

39)         A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Total photoluminescence spectroscopy of GaN nanocrystals doped by Eu3+ ions,art. no. 63210O, in: Z. Gaburro, S. Cabrini, (Eds.), Nanophotonic Materials III, (2006) O3210-O3210.

40)         A. Podhorodecki, M. Nyk, R. Kudrawiec, J. Misiewicz, J.C. Pivin, W. Strek, Optical properties of GaN nanocrystals embedded into silica matrices,Superlattices and Microstructures 40 (2006) 533-536.

41)         M. Nyk, R. Kudrawiec, W. Strek, J. Misiewicz, Synthesis and optical properties of Eu3+ and Tb3+ doped GaN nanocrystallite powders, Optical Materials 28 (2006) 767-770.

42)         R. Kudrawiec, M. Nyk, M. Syperek, A. Podhorodecki, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, Photoluminescence from GaNnanopowder: The size effect associated with the surface-to-volume ratio, Applied Physics Letters 88 (2006)181916.

43)         R. Kudrawiec, M. Nyk, A. Podhorodecki, J. Misiewicz, W. Strek, M. Wolcyrz, Change in photoluminescence spectra of Eu-doped GaN powders due to the aggregation of nanosized grains into micrometer-sized conglomerations, Applied Physics Letters 88 (2006)061916.

44)         L. Krajczyk, J.M. Jablonski, M. Nyk, W. Strek, J. Misiewicz, TEM study of indium and gallium nitride nanocrystals in silica gasses obtained by the sol-gel method, Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 223 (2006) 231-233.

45)         M. Nyk, W. Strek, J.M. Jablonski, L. Kepinski, R. Kudrawiec, J. Misiewicz, Synthesis, structure and optical properties of GaN nanocrystallites, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 8 (2005) 511-514.

46)         M. Nyk, R. Kudrawiec, J. Misiewicz, R. Paszkiewicz, R. Korbutowicz, J. Kozlowski, J. Serafinczuk, W. Strek, Structure and optical properties of MOVPE and HVPE GaN films grown on GaN nanocrystalline powder substrate, Journal of Crystal Growth 277 (2005) 149-153.

47)         I.V. Kityk, M. Nyk, W. Strek, J.M. Jablonski, J. Misiewicz, Circularly photostimulatedelectrogyration in europium- and terbium-doped GaN nanocrystals embedded in a silica xerogel matrix, Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 17 (2005) 5235-5245.

48)         A. Baszczuk, M. Jasiorski, M. Nyk, J. Hanuza, M. Maczka, W. Strek, Luminescence properties of europium activated SrIn2O4, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 394 (2005) 88-92.

49)         M. Nyk, W. Strek, J.M. Jablonski, J. Misiewicz, Morphology, structural and absorption studies on gallium nitride powder, Materials Science-Poland 22 (2004) 235-240.

50)         M. Nyk, J.M. Jablonski, W. Strek, J. Misiewicz, Yellow emission of GaN nanocrystals embedded in a silica xerogel matrix, Optical Materials 26 (2004) 133-136.

51)         M. Nyk, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, J. Misiewicz, E. Zych, Photo- and cathodoluminescence properties of Lu2O3 : Tb3+nanocrystallites embedded in TiO2 films on silicon and quartz substrates, Optical Materials 26 (2004) 129-132.

52)         D. Hreniak, W. Strek, A. Opalinska, M. Nyk, M. Wolcyrz, W. Lojkowski, J. Misiewicz, Luminescence properties of Tb-doped yttrium disilicate prepared by the sol-gel method, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 32 (2004) 195-200.

53)         A. Hreniak, M. Nyk, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, L. Kepinski, J. Misiewicz, K. Maruszewski, Optical properties of Eu(III) doped nanocrystalline films of TiO2, Materials Science-Poland 22 (2004) 227-234.

               V.            Patents

1)      P.N. Prasad, A.V. Kachynski, A.N. Kuzmin, M. Nyk, I. Roy, Use of ZnO Nanocrystals for Imaging and Therapy (U.S. Patent Application US2009/0114859A1).

2)      W. Strek, M. Nyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, Markers for protection valuable liquids and solid materials (U.S. Patent Application US 2012/0187341A1).

3)      P.N. Prasad, M. Nyk, R. Kumar, T.Y. Ohulchanskyy, Methodology for the synthesis of fluoride (NaYF4) nanophosphors co-doped with Gd3+ and other rare-earth ions and its applications in security printing and bimodal (optical and MRI) imaging (U.S. New Technology Disclosure R-6270).

4)      J. Szeremeta, M. Nyk, A. Chyla, W. Stręk, M. Samoć "New approach of using photoconductive polymer" P392314 - PL (Polish patent application).

5)      M. Nyk, A. Bednarkiewicz, W. Stręk„A method to use nano-colloidal luminophores to write and read the protection information from any object” P388780 – PL (Polish patent application).

           VI.            A list of major international conferences

1)                M. Nyk,  From preparation to applications: nonlinear optical properties of colloidal lanthanide doped nanoparticles and semiconductors quantum dots, 1st International Meeting on Advanced Materials for Bio-Related Application (IMAMBioRA), 9.05-10.05, 2013, Wroclaw, Poland (invited lecture).

2)                M. Nyk, Synthesis, characterization, and third-order nonlinear optical properties of CdSe and CdS quantum dots, 3rd Polish-French Workshop on Organic Electronics and Nano-Photonics (WOREN2013), 17.02-21.02,2013, Kraków-Muszyna-Złockie, Poland (invited lecture).

3)                M. Nyk,  Aspects of femtosecond spectroscopy of colloidal quantum dots, Symposium on Photoactive Synthetic Materials 2012 (SPASM2012), 13.09-14.09, 2012, Wroclaw, Poland (invited lecture).

4)                M. Nyk, Fabrication and Optical Studies of SERS-active Gold Nanorods for Detection Of CdSe Quantum Dots, 16th International Conference on Luminescence (ICL’2011), 26.06-1.07, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (lecture).

5)                M. Nyk,  Nanoparticles for nanophotonics, , NANOSCIENCE WORKSHOP - Wrocław University of Technology & University of Malaga, 18 – 19 January, 2011, Wroclaw (invited lecture).

6)                M. Nyk, Spectrally Resolved Nonlinear Optical Response of Up-conversion Lanthanide-Doped NaYF4 Nanoparticles, Fifth International Conference on Nanophotonics, May, 22-26, 2011, Shanghai, China (lecture).

7)                M. Nyk, Fluoresscence energy transfer in CdSe quantum dots/Zinc-phthalocyanine system, First Polish – French Workshop on Organic Electronics and Nanophotonics, January 31 – February 04, 2010, SwieradowZdroj, Poland (lecture).

8)                M. Nyk, Multifunctional targeted theranosticnanophosphors for photodynamic therapy and high contrast in vitro and in vivo MR and NIR-to-NIR optical imaging, VI International nanomedicine and drug delivery symposium – NanoDDS’08, 18-19 October, 2008, Toronto, Canada (poster presentation).

9)                M. NykSynthesis and optical properties of Eu3+ and Tb3+ doped GaN nanocrystallites, E-MRS 2005 Spring Meeting, May 31 – June 3 2005,Strasbourg, France (poster presentation).

10)            M. Nyk, Structure and optical properties of MOVPE and HVPE GaN films grown on GaN nanocrystalline powder substrate, X SeminariumPowierzchniiStrukturyCienkowarstwowej, 17-21 Maja 2005 SzklarskaPoręba, Poland (award for the best poster).

11)            M. Nyk, Synthesis and Optical Properties of Eu3+ Doped GaNNanopowder7th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials June 20 - 24, 2004, Wiesbaden, Germany (poster presentation).

12)            M. Nyk, Luminnescence Properties of Eu3+ and Tb3+ Doped GaN Nanocrystals Embedded in a Silica Xerogel Matrix, 3rd International Conference on Sol-Gel Materials, Research, Technology, Applications, June 6-11, 2004, Wroclaw, Poland. (poster presentation)  

13)            M. Nyk, Yellow emission of  GaN nanocrystals in a silica xerogel matrix (prezentacjaplakatowa),and M.Nyk, Photo- and Cathodo- luminescence Properties of Lu2O3:Tb3+ Doped Nanocrystalline Films of TiO2 on Si Substrates, 2nd International Conference on Sol-Gel Materials, Research, Technology, Applications.15 - 20 June 2003 Szklarska Poreba, Poland (award for the best poster).

        VII.            Research grants

1)      Grant NCN „Opus” number: UMO-2012/05/B/ST5/00256 „Size effect in nonlinear optical properties of colloidal semiconductor quantum dots and rods” 2012-2015 (manager, researcher).

2)      Grant NCN „Harmonia” numer: UMO-2012/04/M/ST5/00340 „Functionalized nanostructures in nonlinear optical imaging for nanophotonics” 2012-2014 (researcher).

3)      Grant „Welcome” Fundacji na rzecz Nauki Polskiej i środków Unii Europejskiej „Organometallics in Nanophotonics” 2009-2014 (researcher).

4)      Grant MNiSW number: NN507599038 “Synthesis and optical properties of colloidal quantum dots” 2010-2011 (manager, researcher).

5)      Grant Ministra Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego numer: N N507 584938 “Nanoluminophores doped lanthanide ions in biosensors” 2010-2011 (researcher).

6)      Grant powrotowy „Homing” Fundacji na rzecz Nauki Polskiej i środków Unii Europejskiej „Synthesis and properties of colloidalfluoridenanoluminophoresdopedwith lanthanideions” 2010-2011 (manager, researcher).

7)      U.S. National Institutes of Health; grant no. R01CA119397 "Multifunctional Nanoparticles in Diagnosis and Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer" 2006-2008 (researcher).

8)      U.S. National Institutes of Health; grant no. CA104492 "Application of Nanotechnology in Photodynamic Therapy" 2006-2008 (researcher).

9)      U.S. National Institutes of Health; grant no. R01CA119358 "Novel Cancer Nanotechnology Platforms for Photodynamic Therapy and Imaging" 2006-2008 (researcher).

10)   U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research; grant no. FA95500610398 "Novel Flexible Plastic-Based Solar Cells" 2006-2008 (researcher).

    VIII.            Awards

1)      Individual Award of the Rector of Wroclaw University of Technology for the outstanding achievements in technology – 2012.

2)      Stipend granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland for the best younger scientist – 2011-2013.

3)      Postdoctoral Scholarship granted by the Foundation for Polish Science within “Welcome” program – 2009-2014.

4)      The article byM. Nyk, R. Kumar, T.Y. Ohulchanskyy, E.J. Bergey, P.N. Prasad, High Contrast in Vitro and in Vivo Photoluminescence Bioimaging Using Near Infrared to Near Infrared Up-Conversion in Tm3+ and Yb3+ Doped Fluoride Nanophosphors,Nano Letters 8 (2008) 3834-3838 was chosen by the Editor and outlined in the “Research Highlights” section of Nature Photonics (2008, December,2,708).

5)      Laureate of Foundation for Polish Science within “Homing” program-2009.

6)      Postdoctoral Scholarship, National Science Foundation of United State of America - 2006 – 2008.

7)      Stipend from Centre of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology of Technical University of Wroclaw – 2002-2006.

 

 

 

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