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The PDF file includes:

  • Fig. S1. Mechanism of allyl sulfide exchange.
  • Fig. S2. Thermomechanical analysis of LCEs.
  • Fig. S3. Reprogramming of the LC shape.
  • Fig. S4. A square peg morphs into a round peg when heated into the isotropic phase.
  • Fig. S5. Strain to break experiments for 1:0.5:1.35 RM82/NPGDA/allyl dithiol.
  • Fig. S6. Polarized optical microscopy of unprogrammed and programmed LCEs.
  • Fig. S7. Stress relaxation behavior of LCE at 120°C (gray), 67°C (blue), and 25°C (red).
  • Fig. S8. Heat coupled with light-erased programmed LC strain.
  • Fig. S9. Stress relaxation in the isotropic shape with and without load.
  • Fig. S10. Folded structure developed by programming each face separately.
  • Fig. S11. Patterned alignment results in surface topography.
  • Legends for movies S1 and S2

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). A programmed LCE folds and unfolds during thermal cycling.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). A square peg falling through a circular hole.

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