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  • Supplementary Text
  • Fig. S1. Fabrication of the TCO unit cell.
  • Fig. S2. Compression test on the TCO unit cell.
  • Fig. S3. Fatigue property of the TCO single unit cell.
  • Fig. S4. DIC technique to measure the axial displacement and the rotational angle of each polygon.
  • Fig. S5. Surface plot of the elastic potential energy.
  • Fig. S6. Effect of damping factor ν.
  • Fig. S7. Comparison between the numerical simulations on the TCO chain with/without damping effect.
  • Fig. S8. Comparison between the numerical simulations on the nonlinear/linearized TCO chain.
  • Fig. S9. Numerical simulation with the application of the initial impact velocity to the first unit.
  • Table S1. Numerical constants used in the numerical simulation and analytics.

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Fabrication of the TCO unit cell.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). Experimental demonstration of the rarefaction solitary wave.
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). 3D reconstruction of the TCO chain from the experimental result.

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