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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8861

Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VI
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Volume Number: 8861
Date Published: 18 October 2013
Softcover: 61 papers (664) pages
ISBN: 9780819497116

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Front Matter: Volume 8861
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the next generation of Cherenkov telescopes: structure and mirrors
Author(s): Rodolfo Canestrari; Enrico Cascone; Paolo Conconi; Mauro Fiorini; Enrico Giro; Nicola La Palombara; Luigi Lessio; Giovanni Pareschi; Gabriele Rodeghiero; Giorgia Sironi; Luca Stringhetti; Giorgio Toso; Gino Tosti; Francesco Martelli; Giancarlo Parodi; Pierfrancesco Rossettini; Raffaele Tomelleri
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Status of the technologies for the production of the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) mirrors
Author(s): G. Pareschi; T. Armstrong; H. Baba; J. Bähr; A. Bonardi; G. Bonnoli; P. Brun; R. Canestrari; P. Chadwick; M. Chikawa; P.-H. Carton; V. de Souza; J. Dipold; M. Doro; D. Durand; M. Dyrda; A. Förster; M. Garczarczyk; E. Giro; J.-F. Glicenstein; Y. Hanabata; M. Hayashida; M. Hrabovski; C. Jeanney; M. Kagaya; H. Katagiri; L. Lessio; D. Mandat; M. Mariotti; C. Medina; J. Michalowski; P. Micolon; D. Nakajima; J. Niemiec; A. Nozato; M. Palatka; M. Pech; B. Peyaud; G. Pühlhofer; M. Rataj; G. Rodeghiero; G. Rojas; J. Rousselle; R. Sakonaka; P. Schovanek; K. Seweryn; C. Schultz; S. Shu; F. Stinzing; M. Stodulski; M. Teshima; P. Travniczek; C. van Eldik; V. Vassiliev; Ł Wiśniewski; A. Wörnlein; T. Yoshida
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Schwarzschild-Couder telescope for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: development of the optical system
Author(s): J. Rousselle; V. Connaughton; M. Errando; T. B. Humensky; R. Mukherjee; D. Nieto; A. Okumura; V. V. Vassiliev
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Efficient light collection from crystal scintillators using a compound parabolic concentrator coupled to an avalanche photodiode
Author(s): P. A. Jenke; M. S. Briggs; P. N. Bhat; P. Reardon; V. Connaughton; C. Wilson-Hodge
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Scientific prospects in soft gamma-ray astronomy enabled by the LAUE project
Author(s): F. Frontera; E. Virgilli; V. Valsan; V. Liccardo; V. Carassiti; E. Caroli; F. Cassese; C. Ferrari; V. Guidi; S. Mottini; M. Pecora; B. Negri; L. Recanatesi; L. Amati; N. Auricchio; L. Bassani; R. Campana; R. Farinelli; C. Guidorzi; C. Labanti; R. Landi; A. Malizia; M. Orlandini; P. Rosati; V. Sguera; J. Stephen; L. Titarchuk; E. Virgilli
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The LAUE project and its main results
Author(s): E. Virgilli; F. Frontera; V. Valsan; V. Liccardo; V. Carassiti; S. Squerzanti; M. Statera; M. Parise; S. Chiozzi; F. Evangelisti; E. Caroli; J. Stephen; N. Auricchio; S. Silvestri; A. Basili; F. Cassese; L. Recanatesi; V. Guidi; V. Bellucci; R. Camattari; C. Ferrari; A. Zappettini; E. Buffagni; E. Bonnini; M. Pecora; S. Mottini; B. Negri
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The ground support equipment for the LAUE project
Author(s): E. Caroli; N. Auricchio; A. Basili; V. Carassiti; F. Cassese; S. Del Sordo; F. Frontera; M. Pecora; L. Recanatesi; F. Schiavone; S. Silvestri; S. Squerzanti; J. B. Stephen; E. Virgilli
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Results of the simulations of the petal/lens as part of the LAUE project
Author(s): V. Valsan; F. Frontera; E. Virgilli; V. Liccardo; E. Caroli; J. B. Stephen
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Bent crystal selection and assembling for the LAUE project
Author(s): V. Liccardo; E. Virgilli; F. Frontera; V. Valsan; V. Guidi; E. Buffagni
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Quasi-mosaicity as a powerful tool to investigate coherent effects
Author(s): Valerio Bellucci; Riccardo Camattari; Vincenzo Guidi
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Fabrication of quasi-mosaic Ge crystals for the LAUE project
Author(s): Riccardo Camattari; Alessandro Battelli; Valerio Bellucci; Ilaria Neri; Vincenzo Guidi; Filippo Frontera
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X-ray diffraction efficiency of bent GaAs mosaic crystals for the LAUE project
Author(s): C. Ferrari; E. Buffagni; E. Bonnini; A. Zappettini
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Crystal bending by surface damaging in mosaic GaAs crystals for the LAUE project
Author(s): E. Buffagni; E. Bonnini; A. Zappettini; G. M. Guadalupi; F. Rossi; C. Ferrari; C. Ferrari
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LAUE lens development at UC Berkeley: status and prospects
Author(s): Nicolas M. Barrière; John A. Tomsick; Marcelo D. Ackermann; Pierre Bastie; Steven E. Boggs; Lorraine Hanlon; Michael Jentschel; Alexander Lowell; Gilles Roudil; Peter von Ballmoos; Colin Wade
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Bending and bonding Si single crystals for high performance Laue lenses
Author(s): Marcelo Ackermann; Nicolas M. Barrière; Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Giuseppe Vacanti; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Jeroen Haneveld
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Calibration of the Soft X-ray Telescopes (SXT) onboard the ASTRO-H satellite
Author(s): Yang Soong; Takashi Okajima; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Devin Hahne
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First result from a ground calibration of the Hard X-ray Telescope (HXT) onboard ASTRO-H satellite
Author(s): Takuya Miyazawa; Naoki Ishida; Hiroyoshi Kato; Tadatsugu Demoto; Yuuji Kuroda; Shunya Takizawa; Fumiya Shimasaki; Yusuke Miyata; Toshihiro Iwase; Sasagu Tachibana; Shigetaka Saji; Yasunori Babazaki; Hideyuki Mori; Keisuke Tamura; Yoshito Haba; Kazunori Ishibashi; Hironori Matsumoto; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Daisen Kurihara; Satoshi Sugita; Hisamitsu Awaki; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki
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Status of the eROSITA Telescope testing and calibrating the x-ray mirror assemblies
Author(s): Vadim Burwitz; Peter Predehl; Heinrich Bräuninger; Wolfgang Burkert; Konrad Dennerl; Josef Eder; Peter Friedrich; Maria Fürmetz; Gabriele Grisoni; Gisela Hartner; Fabio Marioni; Benedikt Menz; Elmar Pfeffermann; Giuseppe Valsecchi
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Development of mirror modules for the ART-XC instrument aboard the Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma mission
Author(s): M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; S. L. O'Dell; R. Elsner; K. Kilaru; J. McCracken; M. Pavlinsky; A. Tkachenko; I. Lapshov; C. Atkins; V. Zavlin
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X-ray optics developments at ESA
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Kotska Wallace; Brian Shortt; Sebastiaan Fransen; Nicola Rando; Maximilien Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Giuseppe Vacanti; Ramses Günther; Jeroen Haneveld; Mark Olde Riekerink; Arenda Koelewijn; Coen van Baren; Dirk Kampf; Karl-Heintz Zuknik; Arnd Reutlinger; Finn Christensen; Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Anders Clemen Jakobsen; Michael Krumrey; Peter Müller; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Mauro Ghigo; Marta Civitani; Laura Proserpio; Daniele Spiga; Stefano Basso; Bianca Salmaso; Daniele Gallieni; Matteo Tintori; Pierluigi Fumi; Francesco Martelli; Giancarlo Parodi; Ivan Ferrario; Ian Povey
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Aberration-free silicon pore x-ray optics
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Ramses Günther; Giuseppe Vacanti; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Kotska Wallace; Jeroen Haneveld; Mark Olde Riekerink; Arenda Koelewijn; Coen van Baren; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giorgia Sironi; Mauro Ghigo
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High resolution and high throughput x-ray optics for future astronomical missions
Author(s): W. W. Zhang; M. P. Biskach; P. N. Blake; V. T. Bly; J. M. Carter; K. W. Chan; J. A. Gaskin; M. Hong; B. R. Hohl; W. D. Jones; J. J. Kolodziejczak; L. D. Kolos; J. R. Mazzarella; R. S. McClelland; K. P. McKeon; T. M. Miller; S. L. O'Dell; R. E. Riveros; T. T. Saha; M. J. Schofield; M. V. Sharpe; H. C. Smith
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Design, construction, and testing of lightweight x-ray mirror modules
Author(s): Ryan S. McClelland; Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; Rebecca A. Espina; Bruce R. Hohl; Elizabeth A. Matson; Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang
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Development of Four-Stage X-ray Telescope (FXT) for DIOS mission
Author(s): Ikuya Sakurai; Satoshi Sugita; Yuzuru Tawara; Shunya Takizawa; Yasunori Babazaki; Ren Nakamichi
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Light-weight glass mirror systems for future x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Anita Winter; Elias Breunig; Vadim Burwitz; Peter Friedrich; Gisela Hartner; Benedikt Menz; Laura Proserpio
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Non-touch thermal air-bearing shaping of x-ray telescope optics
Author(s): Edward Sung; Brandon Chalifoux; Mark L. Schattenburg; Ralf K. Heilmann
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Evaluation of the surface strength of glass plates shaped by hot slumping process
Author(s): L. Proserpio; G. Crimi; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; B. Salmaso; A. D'Este; R. Dall'Igna; M. Silvestri; G. Parodi; F. Martelli
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High-precision figure correction of x-ray telescope optics using ion implantation
Author(s): Brandon Chalifoux; Edward Sung; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Development of light weight replicated x-ray optics
Author(s): S. Romaine; R. Bruni; B. Choi; P. Gorenstein; C. Jensen; B. Ramsey; R. Rosati; S. Sampath
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Coating thin mirror segments for lightweight x-ray optics
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; Marton Sharpe; William Zhang; Linette Kolos; Melinda Hong; Ryan McClelland; Bruce Hohl; Timo Saha; James Mazzarella
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Alignment measurement and permanent mounting of thin lightweight x-ray mirror segments
Author(s): Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Timo T. Saha; Mark J. Schofield; William W. Zhang
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Shape control of modular x-ray optics during integration and alignment: concepts and recent experiments at MPE
Author(s): E. Breunig; P. Friedrich; A. Winter
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Direct hot slumping and accurate integration process to manufacture prototypal x-ray optical units made of glass
Author(s): M. Civitani; M. Ghigo; S. Basso; L. Proserpio; D. Spiga; B. Salmaso; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri; V. Burwitz; G. Hartner; B. Menz; M. Bavdaz; E. Wille
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Coating optimization for the ATHENA+ mission
Author(s): Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Finn E. Christensen; Anders C. Jakobsen; Niels J. Westergaard; Brian Shortt
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X-ray optics for axion helioscopes
Author(s): Anders C. Jakobsen; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Finn E. Christensen
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Improvements of design scheme and fabrication of the hard x-ray supermirror with broad bandwidth and flattop response
Author(s): Youwei Yao; Hideyo Kunieda
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Hard x-ray/soft gamma-ray telescope designs for future astrophysics missions
Author(s): Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Finn E. Christensen; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Nicolai Brejnholt; Monica Fernandez-Perea; Niels Jørgen S. Westergaard; Anders C. Jakobsen; Marie-Anne Descalle; Regina Soufli; Julia K. Vogel
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Exploring EUV near absorption edge optical constants for enhanced and sensitive grazing incidence reflectivity
Author(s): S. Mewael Giday; Paola Zuppella; M. G. Pelizzo; Piergiorgio Nicolosi
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Development of lightweight blazed transmission gratings and large-area soft x-ray spectrographs
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Alex R. Bruccoleri; Dong Guan; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Nanofabrication advances for high efficiency critical-angle transmission gratings
Author(s): Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Dong Guan; Ralf K. Heilmann; Steve Vargo; Frank DiPiazza; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Pushing the boundaries of x-ray grating spectroscopy in a suborbital rocket
Author(s): Casey DeRoo; Randall L. McEntaffer; Ted Schultz; William W. Zhang; Neil J. Murray; Stephen L. O'Dell; Webster Cash
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Alignment tolerances for off-plane reflection grating spectroscopy: theoretical calculations and laboratory techniques
Author(s): Ryan Allured; Benjamin D. Donovan; Randall McEntaffer
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Progress toward a soft x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Herman L. Marshall; Norbert S. Schulz; Brian Remlinger; Eric S. Gentry; David L. Windt; Eric M. Gullikson
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Stray light baffling and environmental qualification of silicon pore optics
Author(s): Eric Wille; Marcos Bavdaz; Sebastiaan Fransen; Maximilien Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Ramses Guenther; Giuseppe Vacanti; Coen van Baren; Jeroen Haneveld; Mark Olde Riekerink; Arenda Koelewijn; Dirk Kampf; Karl-Heinz Zuknik; Arnd Reutlinger
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Profile reconstruction of grazing-incidence x-ray mirrors from intra-focal x-ray full imaging
Author(s): D. Spiga; S. Basso; M. Bavdaz; V. Burwitz; M. Civitani; O. Citterio; M. Ghigo; G. Hartner; B. Menz; G. Pareschi; Laura Proserpio; B. Salmaso; G. Tagliaferri; E. Wille
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Opto-mechanical analyses for performance optimization of lightweight grazing-incidence mirrors
Author(s): Jacqueline M. Roche; Jeffery J. Kolodziejczak; Stephen L. O'Dell; Ronald F. Elsner; Martin C. Weisskopf; Brian Ramsey; Mikhail V. Gubarev
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Hartmann testing of x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Timo T. Saha; Michael Biskach; William W. Zhang
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Alignment of eROSITA like mirrors at the PANTER x-ray test facility
Author(s): Benedikt Menz; Heinrich Bräuninger; Wolfgang Burkert; Vadim Burwitz; Peter Friedrich; Gisela Hartner
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In focus measurements of IXO type optics using the new PANTER x-ray test facility extension
Author(s): Vadim Burwitz; Marcos Bavdaz; Giovanni Pareschi; Maximilien Collon; Wolfgang Burkert; Daniele Spiga; Gisela Hartner; Marcelo Ackermann; Benedikt Menz; Marta Civitani
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X-ray pencil beam characterization of silicon pore optics
Author(s): G. Vacanti; M. Ackermann; M. Vervest; M. Collon; R. Günther; C. Kelly; E. Wille; L. Cibik; M. Krumrey; P. Müller
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Characterising x-ray optics with a collimated x-ray beam: the zone plate approach
Author(s): Benedikt Menz; Christoph Braig; Heinrich Bräuninger; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Peter Predehl
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Silicon optics for wide field x-ray imaging
Author(s): R. Willingale; M. Ackermann; M. Collon
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On Kirkpatrick-Baez telescopes with adjustable x-ray optics
Author(s): Paul Gorenstein
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Development status of adjustable grazing incidence optics for 0.5 arc second x-ray imaging
Author(s): Paul B. Reid; Thomas L. Aldcroft; Vincenzo Cotroneo; William Davis; Raegan L. Johnson-Wilke; Stuart McMuldroch; Brian D. Ramsey; Daniel A. Schwartz; Susan Trolier-McKinstry; Alexey Vikhlinin; Rudeger H. T. Wilke
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Update to an application using magnetic smart materials to modify the shape of an x-ray telescope mirror
Author(s): Melville P. Ulmer; Xiaoli Wang; Jian Cao; Michael E. Graham; Semyon Vaynman
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A slatted mirror for an x-ray interferometer manufactured in silicon
Author(s): R. Willingale; G. I. Butcher; M. Ackermann; R. Guenther; M. Collon
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Concept study x-ray testing for NICER's x-ray concentrators
Author(s): Erin Balsamo; Keith Gendreau; Zaven Arzoumanian; Takashi Okajima; Lalit Jalota; Yang Soong; Peter Serlemitsos; Teruaki Enoto; Bhalvinder Gulati; Steven Kenyon; Devin Hahne; David Fickau; Nicholas Spartana; Steve Lentine; Ceili Burdhimo; Billy Barrios; Lisa Wu
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Micro-roughness improvement of slumped glass foils for x-ray telescopes via dip coating
Author(s): B. Salmaso; A. Bianco; O. Citterio; G. Pareschi; G. Pariani; L. Preserpio; D. Spiga; D. Mandelli; M. Negri
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Reflective and antireflective coatings for the optical chain of the ASTRI SST-2M prototype
Author(s): Giacomo Bonnoli; Rodolfo Canestrari; Osvaldo Catalano; Giovanni Pareschi; Luca Perri; Luca Stringhetti
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Extreme and near ultraviolet experimental facility for calibration of space instrumentation
Author(s): A. J. Corso; V. Polito; P. Zuppella; S. Zuccon; M. Nardello; P. Nicolosi; J. L. Maria; J. F. Mariscal; E. Quémerais; M. G. Pelizzo
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Thin fused silica optics for a few arcsec angular resolution and large collecting area x-ray telescope
Author(s): O. Citterio; M. M. Civitani; G. Pareschi; S. Basso; S. Campana; P. Conconi; M. Ghigo; E. Mattaini; A. Moretti; G. Parodi; G. Tagliaferri
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