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Publisher Correction: Hierarchical self-entangled carbon nanotube tube networks

  • Nature Communicationsvolume 9, Article number: 107 (2018)
  • doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02372-9
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Correction to: Nature Communications, Article published online 31 October 2017

The original version of this Article was missing the ORCID ID of Professor Nicola Pugno.

Also in the original version of this Article, the third to last sentence of the fourth paragraph of the Results incorrectly read “However, the stepwise addition of CNTs increases the self-entanglement and thereby the compressive strength value as well as the Young’s modulus (up to 2.5 MPa (normalized by density 6.4) and 24.5 MPa (normalized by density 62 MPa cm3 g−1).” The correct version adds the units “MPa cm3 g−1” to “6.4”.

Finally, in the original version of this Article, the y-axis label of Fig. 3f incorrectly read “Comp. strengthy”. The new version corrects that to “Comp. Strength”.

These errors have now been corrected in both the PDF and the HTML versions of the Article.

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  1. Functional Nanomaterials, Institute for Materials Science, Kiel University, Kaiserstr. 2, 24143, Kiel, Germany

    • Fabian Schütt
    • , Helge Krüger
    • , Sarah Röder
    • , Daria Smazna
    • , Sören Kaps
    • , Yogendra Kumar Mishra
    •  & Rainer Adelung
  2. Laboratory of Bio-Inspired and Graphene Nanomechanics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, via Mesiano 77, I-38123, Trento, Italy

    • Stefano Signetti
    •  & Nicola M. Pugno
  3. Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, Zoological Institute, Kiel University, Am Botanischen Garten 1-9, 24098, Kiel, Germany

    • Stanislav N. Gorb
  4. Ket Lab, Edoardo Amaldi Foundation, Italian Space Agency, Via del Politecnico snc, 00133, Rome, Italy

    • Nicola M. Pugno
  5. School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS, London, UK

    • Nicola M. Pugno


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