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Correction to: Polymer Microfibers Incorporated with Silver Nanoparticles: a New Platform for Optical Sensing
Nanoscale Research Letters volume 14, Article number: 303 (2019)
The original article was published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2019 14:270
Correction to: Nanoscale Res Lett (2019) 14:270.
Please note that following publication of the original article , these three sentences have been removed from the Background section of the article:
“Heterostructure Cu2O/ZnO is a promising material structure which leads to a functional integration of the properties of Cu2O and ZnO also to novel interface effects and phenomena .”
“LiYF4:Yb3+/Er3+ were synthesized using thermal decomposition method and co-doped with Ag nanoparticles (NPs), and PMMA solution was exploited to fabricate microfibers.”
“Moreover, a single microfiber having thermal sensitivities using transitions 2 H11/2 → 4 I15/2 and 4 S3/2 → 4 I15/2 levels at 522 and 541 nm will be evaluated.”
The reason being, the authors flagged that these sentences (indirectly) duplicated content positioned immediately before or after the sentences (before for ‘1’ and ‘3’; after for ‘2’).
Shahzad et al (2019) Polymer Microfibers Incorporated with Silver Nanoparticles: a New Platform for Optical Sensing (2019). 14:270. https://doi.org/10.1186/s11671-019-3108-6
The original article can be found online at https://doi.org/10.1186/s11671-019-3108-6
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Shahzad, M.K., Zhang, Y., Raza, A. et al. Correction to: Polymer Microfibers Incorporated with Silver Nanoparticles: a New Platform for Optical Sensing. Nanoscale Res Lett 14, 303 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s11671-019-3136-2