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Supplementary Materials

This PDF file includes:

  • fig. S1. Thickness of the AN layer.
  • fig. S2. Long-term stability of the SRs.
  • fig. S3. Trajectories of the active defects in a spherical shell used in the numerical simulations.
  • fig. S4. Connection between active and passive phases.
  • fig. S5. An example of the velocity field of the passive LC as generated by active defect motion.
  • fig. S6. Snapshots of a velocity profile in an active shell.
  • Legends for movies S1 to S7

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • movie S1 (.mp4 format). Oscillatory dynamics of an SR defect.
  • movie S2 (.mp4 format). Active defects drive the SR oscillations.
  • movie S3 (.mp4 format). Multimode oscillations of an SR.
  • movie S4 (.mp4 format). Defect dynamics at different β angles.
  • movie S5 (.mp4 format). Dynamic regimes of the SRs.
  • movie S6 (.mp4 format). Simulation of a multimode oscillating regime of the SR.
  • movie S7 (.mp4 format). Dynamic hexadecapolar configuration.

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