dr. Freddy Rabouw

dr. Freddy Rabouw
Room - Leonard S. Ornstein Laboratorium 0.21
F.T.Rabouw@uu.nl

Freddy Rabouw develops advanced optical microscopy and spectroscopy methods on the single-molecule level to study individual reaction events with high spatial and temporal resolution simultaneously. The current focus is on model reactions in which fluorescent molecules change color.

Academic Career

Tenure-track position

2017 – to date: Tenure-track assistant professor at Utrecht University (NL)

Postdoctoral Experience

2016-2018: NWO Rubicon fellow at ETH Zürich in the group of Prof. David Norris (CH)

2015: Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Daniël Vanmaekelbergh and Prof. Andries Meijerink at Utrecht University (NL)

Early Stage Researcher

2015: PhD degree from Utrecht University with cum laude under the supervision of Prof. Daniël Vanmaekelbergh and Prof. Andries Meijerink (NL)

2011: Master degree in Nanomaterials: Chemistry & Physics with greatest distinction (cum laude) from Utrecht University (NL)

2009: Bachelors degree in Chemistry and minor in Nanomaterials with greatest distinction (cum laude) from Utrecht University (NL)

Current educational/Teaching Activities

Mar 2019 – to date: Lecturer for the first-year molecular life sciences students at Utrecht University – Introduction to quantum chemistry

Apr 2018 – to date: Lecturer for the first-year chemistry students at Utrecht University – Introduction to quantum chemistry

Apr 2018 – to date: Lecturer for the first-year physics students at Utrecht University – Introduction to quantum physics and nanotechnology

Apr 2017 – to date: Supervision of MSc students and BSc students at Utrecht University – Project supervision for their thesis projects

Awards and Scientific Honors

Scientific Awards

PUG-prize for best PhD-thesis of Utrecht University awarded by the Provinciaal Utrechts Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen (2016)

Poster prize at the 30 Years of Quantum Dots conference in Paris, France
for “Decay dynamics and energy transfer in co-doped nanocrystals” (2014)

Prize for best oral presentation at the Nanogé conference on Single Quantum Dots in Mallorca, Spain for “Reduced Auger recombination in single CdSe/CdS nanorods by one dimensional electron delocalization” (2013)

Prize for best MSc thesis awarded by the Graduate School of Natural Sciences of Utrecht University for “Lanthanide doped CaS nanocrystals: towards single ion luminescence” (2012)

Second poster prize at the PAC symposium in Utrecht, The Netherlands
for “Lanthanide doped CaS nanocrystals: towards single ion luminescence” (2011)

Third place at the National Chemistry Olympiad – National competition for high-school students, on theoretical and practical chemistry skills (2006)

Educational Awards

Protonpluim for best lecturer of the first-year chemistry courses
elected by the first-year students of the chemistry BSc at Utrecht University (2018)

Prestigious Grants

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Open Competition Domain Science – KLEIN grant for the project entitled “Optical control over the blinking behaviour of colloidal quantum dots” (2019)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Veni personal grant for independent research (2017)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Rubicon personal grant for postdoctoral research at a research university abroad (2016)

Publications

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Yu, D; Yu, T; van Bunningen, A J; Zhang, Q; Meijerink, A; Rabouw, F T

Understanding and tuning blue-to-near-infrared photon cutting by the Tm3+/Yb3+ couple Journal Article

Light: Science and Applications, 9 (1), 2020.

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Antolinez, F V; Rabouw, F T; Rossinelli, A A; Keitel, R C; Cocina, A; Becker, M A; Norris, D J

Trion Emission Dominates the Low-Temperature Photoluminescence of CdSe Nanoplatelets Journal Article

Nano Letters, 20 (8), pp. 5814-5820, 2020.

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Sontakke, A D; Bunningen, Van A J; Rabouw, F T; Meijers, S; Meijerink, A

Unraveling the Eu2+→ Mn2+Energy Transfer Mechanism in w-LED Phosphors Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124 (25), pp. 13902-13911, 2020.

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Lassaline, N; Brechbühler, R; Vonk, S J W; Ridderbeek, K; Spieser, M; Bisig, S; le Feber, B; Rabouw, F T; Norris, D J

Optical Fourier surfaces Journal Article

Nature, 582 (7813), pp. 506-510, 2020.

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Hinterding, S O M; Hinterding, S O M; Vonk, S J W; Vonk, S J W; Harten, Van E J; Rabouw, F T; Rabouw, F T

Dynamics of Intermittent Delayed Emission in Single CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 11 (12), pp. 4755-4761, 2020.

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Winkler, J M; Ruckriegel, M J; Rojo, H; Keitel, R C; Leo, De E; Rabouw, F T; Norris, D J

Dual-Wavelength Lasing in Quantum-Dot Plasmonic Lattice Lasers Journal Article

ACS Nano, 14 (5), pp. 5223-5232, 2020.

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Vonk, S J W; Fridriksson, M B; Hinterding, S O M; Mangnus, M J J; Swieten, Van T P; Grozema, F C; Rabouw, F T; Stam, Van Der W

Trapping and Detrapping in Colloidal Perovskite Nanoplatelets: Elucidation and Prevention of Nonradiative Processes through Chemical Treatment Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124 (14), pp. 8047-8054, 2020.

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Brodu, A; Ballottin, M V; Buhot, J; Dupont, D; Tessier, M; Hens, Z; Rabouw, F T; Christianen, P C M; Donega, De Mello C; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Exciton-phonon coupling in InP quantum dots with ZnS and (Zn,Cd) Se shells Journal Article

Physical Review B, 101 (12), 2020.

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Haar, Van De M A; Berends, A C; Krames, M R; Chepyga, L; Rabouw, F T; Meijerink, A

Eu3+ Sensitization via Nonradiative Interparticle Energy Transfer Using Inorganic Nanoparticles Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 11 (3), pp. 689-695, 2020.

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Xia, C; Wang, W; Du, L; Rabouw, F T; Heuvel, Van Den D J; Gerritsen, H C; Mattoussi, H; Donega, De Mello C

Förster Resonance Energy Transfer between Colloidal CuInS2/ZnS Quantum Dots and Dark Quenchers Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124 (2), pp. 1717-1731, 2020.

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Kirkwood, N; Backer, De A; Altantzis, T; Winckelmans, N; Longo, A; Antolinez, F V; Rabouw, F T; Trizio, De L; Geuchies, J J; Mulder, J T; Renaud, N; Bals, S; Manna, L; Houtepen, A J

Locating and Controlling the Zn Content in In(Zn)P Quantum Dots Journal Article

Chemistry of Materials, 32 (1), pp. 557-565, 2020.

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Antolinez, F V; Rabouw, F T; Rossinelli, A A; Cui, J; Norris, D J

Observation of Electron Shakeup in CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Nanoplatelets Journal Article

Nano Letters, 19 (12), pp. 8495-8502, 2019.

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Brodu, A; Chandrasekaran, V; Scarpelli, L; Buhot, J; Masia, F; Ballottin, M V; Severijnen, M; Tessier, M D; Dupont, D; Rabouw, F T; Christianen, P C M; Donega, De Mello C; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Langbein, W; Hens, Z

Fine Structure of Nearly Isotropic Bright Excitons in InP/ZnSe Colloidal Quantum Dots Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10 (18), pp. 5468-5475, 2019.

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Antolinez, F V; Winkler, J M; Rohner, P; Kress, S J P; Keitel, R C; Kim, D K; Marqués-Gallego, P; Cui, J; Rabouw, F T; Poulikakos, D; Norris, D J

Defect-Tolerant Plasmonic Elliptical Resonators for Long-Range Energy Transfer Journal Article

ACS Nano, 13 (8), pp. 9048-9056, 2019.

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Rabouw, F T; Antolinez, F V; Brechbühler, R; Norris, D J

Microsecond Blinking Events in the Fluorescence of Colloidal Quantum Dots Revealed by Correlation Analysis on Preselected Photons Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10 (13), pp. 3732-3738, 2019.

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Berends, A C; Mangnus, M J J; Xia, C; Rabouw, F T; Donega, De Mello C

Optoelectronic Properties of Ternary I-III-VI 2 Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Bright Prospects with Elusive Origins Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10 (7), pp. 1600-1616, 2019.

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Winkler, J M; Rabouw, F T; Rossinelli, A A; Jayanti, S V; McPeak, K M; Kim, D K; Feber, Le B; Prins, F; Norris, D J

Room-Temperature Strong Coupling of CdSe Nanoplatelets and Plasmonic Hole Arrays Journal Article

Nano Letters, 19 (1), pp. 108-115, 2019.

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Rabouw, F T; Prins, P T; Villanueva-Delgado, P; Castelijns, M; Geitenbeek, R G; Meijerink, A

Reply to "overtone Vibrational Transition-Induced Lanthanide Excited-State Quenching in Yb3+/Er3+-Doped Upconversion Nanocrystals" Journal Article

ACS Nano, 12 (11), pp. 10576-10577, 2018.

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Montanarella, F; Biondi, M; Hinterding, S O M; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Rabouw, F T

Reversible Charge-Carrier Trapping Slows Förster Energy Transfer in CdSe/CdS Quantum-Dot Solids Journal Article

Nano Letters, 18 (9), pp. 5867-5874, 2018.

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Brechbühler, R; Rabouw, F T; Rohner, P; Feber, Le B; Poulikakos, D; Norris, D J

Two-Dimensional Drexhage Experiment for Electric- and Magnetic-Dipole Sources on Plasmonic Interfaces Journal Article

Physical Review Letters, 121 (11), 2018.

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Brodu, A; Ballottin, M V; Buhot, J; Harten, Van E J; Dupont, D; Porta, La A; Prins, P T; Tessier, M D; Versteegh, M A M; Zwiller, V; Bals, S; Hens, Z; Rabouw, F T; Christianen, P C M; Donega, De Mello C; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Exciton Fine Structure and Lattice Dynamics in InP/ZnSe Core/Shell Quantum Dots Journal Article

ACS Photonics, 5 (8), pp. 3353-3362, 2018.

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Rabouw, F T; Prins, P T; Villanueva-Delgado, P; Castelijns, M; Geitenbeek, R G; Meijerink, A

Quenching Pathways in NaYF4:Er3+,Yb3+ Upconversion Nanocrystals Journal Article

ACS Nano, 12 (5), pp. 4812-4823, 2018.

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Feber, Le B; Prins, F; Leo, De E; Rabouw, F T; Norris, D J

Colloidal-Quantum-Dot Ring Lasers with Active Color Control Journal Article

Nano Letters, 18 (2), pp. 1028-1034, 2018.

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Sun, J -Y; Rabouw, F T; Yang, X -F; Huang, X -Y; Jing, X -P; Ye, S; Zhang, Q -Y

Facile Two-Step Synthesis of All-Inorganic Perovskite CsPbX3 (X = Cl, Br, and I) Zeolite-Y Composite Phosphors for Potential Backlight Display Application Journal Article

Advanced Functional Materials, 27 (45), 2017.

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Isarov, M; Tan, L Z; Tilchin, J; Rabouw, F T; Bodnarchuk, M I; Dijk-Moes, Van R J A; Carmi, R; Barak, Y; Kostadinov, A; Meir, I; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Kovalenko, M V; Rappe, A M; Lifshitz, E

Polarized emission in II-VI and perovskite colloidal quantum dots Journal Article

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 50 (21), 2017.

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Montanarella, F; Altantzis, T; Zanaga, D; Rabouw, F T; Bals, S; Baesjou, P; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Blaaderen, Van A

Composite Supraparticles with Tunable Light Emission Journal Article

ACS Nano, 11 (9), pp. 9136-9142, 2017.

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Jong, De M; Meijerink, A; Rabouw, F T

Non-Poissonian photon statistics from macroscopic photon cutting materials Journal Article

Nature Communications, 8 , 2017.

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Geuchies, J J; Overbeek, Van C; Evers, W H; Goris, B; Backer, De A; Gantapara, A P; Rabouw, F T; Hilhorst, J; Peters, J L; Konovalov, O; Petukhov, A V; Dijkstra, M; Siebbeles, L D A; Aert, Van S; Bals, S; Vanmaekelbergh, D

In situ study of the formation mechanism of two-dimensional superlattices from PbSe nanocrystals Journal Article

Nature Materials, 15 (12), pp. 1248-1254, 2016.

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Rabouw, F T; de Donega, Mello C

Excited-State Dynamics in Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals Journal Article

Topics in Current Chemistry, 374 (5), 2016.

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Berends, A C; Rabouw, F T; Spoor, F C M; Bladt, E; Grozema, F C; Houtepen, A J; Siebbeles, L D A; Donegá, De Mello C

Radiative and Nonradiative Recombination in CuInS2 Nanocrystals and CuInS2-Based Core/Shell Nanocrystals Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7 (17), pp. 3503-3509, 2016.

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Stam, Van Der W; Rabouw, F T; Vonk, S J W; Geuchies, J J; Ligthart, H; Petukhov, A V; Donega, De Mello C

Oleic Acid-Induced Atomic Alignment of ZnS Polyhedral Nanocrystals Journal Article

Nano Letters, 16 (4), pp. 2608-2614, 2016.

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Rabouw, F T; Bok, Van Der J C; Spinicelli, P; Mahler, B; Nasilowski, M; Pedetti, S; Dubertret, B; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Temporary Charge Carrier Separation Dominates the Photoluminescence Decay Dynamics of Colloidal CdSe Nanoplatelets Journal Article

Nano Letters, 16 (3), pp. 2047-2053, 2016.

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Rabouw, F T; Cogan, N M B; Berends, A C; Stam, W V D; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Koenderink, A F; Krauss, T D; Donega, C D M

Non-blinking single-photon emitters in silica Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 6 , 2016.

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Stam, Van Der W; Rabouw, F T; Geuchies, J J; Berends, A C; Hinterding, S O M; Geitenbeek, R G; Lit, Van Der J; Prévost, S; Petukhov, A V; Donega, De Mello C

In Situ Probing of Stack-Templated Growth of Ultrathin Cu2-xS Nanosheets Journal Article

Chemistry of Materials, 28 (17), pp. 6381-6389, 2016, (cited By 9).

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Stam, Van Der W; Rabouw, F T; Vonk, S J W; Geuchies, J J; Ligthart, H; Petukhov, A V; Donega, De Mello C

Oleic Acid-Induced Atomic Alignment of ZnS Polyhedral Nanocrystals Journal Article

Nano Letters, 16 (4), pp. 2608-2614, 2016, (cited By 19).

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Rabouw, F T; Kamp, M; Dijk-Moes, Van R J A; Gamelin, D R; Koenderink, A F; Meijerink, A; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Delayed Exciton Emission and Its Relation to Blinking in CdSe Quantum Dots Journal Article

Nano Letters, 15 (11), pp. 7718-7725, 2015.

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Rabouw, F T; Vaxenburg, R; Bakulin, A A; Dijk-Moes, Van R J A; Bakker, H J; Rodina, A; Lifshitz, E; Efros, A L; Koenderink, A F; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Dynamics of Intraband and Interband Auger Processes in Colloidal Core-Shell Quantum Dots Journal Article

ACS Nano, 9 (10), pp. 10366-10376, 2015.

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Tilchin, J; Rabouw, F T; Isarov, M; Vaxenburg, R; Dijk-Moes, Van R J A; Lifshitz, E; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Quantum Confinement Regimes in CdTe Nanocrystals Probed by Single Dot Spectroscopy: From Strong Confinement to the Bulk Limit Journal Article

ACS Nano, 9 (8), pp. 7840-7845, 2015.

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Jong, De M; Seijo, L; Meijerink, A; Rabouw, F T

Resolving the ambiguity in the relation between Stokes shift and Huang-Rhys parameter Journal Article

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17 (26), pp. 16959-16969, 2015.

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Vanmaekelbergh, D; Vugt, Van L K; Bakker, H E; Rabouw, F T; Nijs, B D; Dijk-Moes, Van R J A; Huis, Van M A; Baesjou, P J; Blaaderen, Van A

Shape-dependent multiexciton emission and whispering gallery modes in supraparticles of CdSe/multishell quantum dots Journal Article

ACS Nano, 9 (4), pp. 3942-3950, 2015.

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Rabouw, F T; Meijerink, A

Modeling the cooperative energy transfer dynamics of quantum cutting for solar cells Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119 (5), pp. 2364-2370, 2015.

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Senden, T; Rabouw, F T; Meijerink, A

Photonic effects on the radiative decay rate and luminescence quantum yield of doped nanocrystals Journal Article

ACS Nano, 9 (2), pp. 1801-1808, 2015.

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Martín-Rodríguez, R; Rabouw, F T; Trevisani, M; Bettinelli, M; Meijerink, A

Upconversion Dynamics in Er3+-Doped Gd<inf>2</inf>O<inf>2</inf>S: Influence of Excitation Power, Er3+ Concentration, and Defects Journal Article

Advanced Optical Materials, 3 (4), pp. 558-567, 2015.

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Yu, D -C; Martín-Rodríguez, R; Zhang, Q -Y; Meijerink, A; Rabouw, F T

Multi-photon quantum cutting in Gd2O2S:Tm3+ to enhance the photo-response of solar cells Journal Article

Light: Science and Applications, 4 , 2015.

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Stam, Van Der W; Bladt, E; Rabouw, F T; Bals, S; Donega, De Mello C

Near-Infrared Emitting CuInSe2/CuInS2 Dot Core/Rod Shell Heteronanorods by Sequential Cation Exchange Journal Article

ACS Nano, 9 (11), pp. 11430-11438, 2015, (cited By 46).

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Stam, Van Der W; Berends, A C; Rabouw, F T; Willhammar, T; Ke, X; Meeldijk, J D; Bals, S; Donega, De Mello C

Luminescent CuInS2 quantum dots by partial cation exchange in Cu2- xS nanocrystals Journal Article

Chemistry of Materials, 27 (2), pp. 621-628, 2015, (cited By 69).

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Zhao, Y; Rabouw, F T; Puffelen, T V; Walree, C A V; Gamelin, D R; Donegá, De Mello C; Meijerink, A

Lanthanide-doped CaS and SrS luminescent nanocrystals: A single-source precursor approach for doping Journal Article

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136 (47), pp. 16533-16543, 2014.

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Yu, D C; Rabouw, F T; Boon, W Q; Kieboom, T; Ye, S; Zhang, Q Y; Meijerink, A

Insights into the energy transfer mechanism in Ce3+-Yb3+ codoped YAG phosphors Journal Article

Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 90 (16), 2014.

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Rabouw, F T; Hartog, Den S A; Senden, T; Meijerink, A

Photonic effects on the Förster resonance energy transfer efficiency Journal Article

Nature Communications, 5 , 2014.

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Herden, B; Meijerink, A; Rabouw, F T; Haase, M; Jüstel, T

On the efficient luminescence of β-Na(La1-xPr x)F4 Journal Article

Journal of Luminescence, 146 , pp. 302-306, 2014.

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