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Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Fig. S1. Proof of the formation of pre-LCE 1.
  • Fig. S2. Additional characterizations of polydomain LCE 1.
  • Fig. S3. The intensity versus azimuthal angle figure of monodomain LCE 1.
  • Fig. S4. POM images of monodomain LCE 1 at room temperature being rotated at the interval of 45°.
  • Fig. S5. Additional proof of welding.
  • Fig. S6. Fabrication method of 3D machine- and animal-mimicking LCE robots.
  • Fig. S7. The modulus-temperature and tan δ–temperature curves of polydomain LCE 2 and polydomain LCE 3.
  • Fig. S8. Photothermal effect of combined structure contained pre-LCE 1 and pre-LCE 4.
  • Fig. S9. Proof of successful welding of pre-LCE 1 and pre-LCE 5.
  • Fig. S10. Welding of pre-LCE 1 and pre-LCE 6.

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). The temperature-responsive (from 30° to 100°C) rotation of the 3D fan-shaped reversible LCE structure.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). The inverse temperature-responsive (from 100° to 30°C) rotation of the 3D fan-shaped reversible LCE structure.
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). The 3D octopus-imitating reversible robot uncurling legs upon temperature change from 30° to 100°C..
  • Movie S4 (.mp4 format). The 3D octopus-imitating reversible robot curling legs upon temperature change from 100° to 30°C.
  • Movie S5 (.mp4 format). The composite reversible structure made of LCE 1 (without polydopamine) and LCE 4 (with polydopamine) responding to IR light.

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