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Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Section S1. Descriptions of movies S1 to S10
  • Section S2. Sources of energy dissipation
  • Legend for Movies S1 to S10
  • Fig. S1. A schematic diagram showing a bead passing through a liquid membrane.
  • Fig. S2. Comparison of the relative magnitude of different energy terms.
  • Fig. S3. Theoretical dependence of E* on relevant parameters.
  • Fig. S4. Effect of mechanical perturbation frequency on the longevity of liquid membranes.
  • Fig. S5. Residual liquid on both hydrophilic and hydrophobic particles.
  • Table S1. Surface tension and density of different liquid membrane solutions.
  • Table S2. Liquid membrane mass and thickness characterization.
  • Table S3. Surface roughness measurements of various bead materials.
  • Table S4. Advancing angles of liquid membrane solution droplets on a flat surface.
  • Table S5. Reported inertial parameters for various organisms and particles.
  • References (2740)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mov format). Large and small bead separation.
  • Movie S2 (.mov format). Particle filtration.
  • Movie S3 (.mov format). Insect retention.
  • Movie S4 (.mov format). Live insect retention.
  • Movie S5 (.mov format). In-film probe movement.
  • Movie S6 (.mov format). Particle transport.
  • Movie S7 (.mov format). Self-cleaning of liquid membranes.
  • Movie S8 (.mov format). Simulated surgery.
  • Movie S9 (.mov format). Liquid membranes as selective gas/solid barriers.
  • Movie S10 (.mov format). Liquid membrane longevity.

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