Science Robotics

Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

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  • Fig. S1. Comparison between ThermoBot and other microrobotic platforms working at the air-water interface.
  • Fig. S2. Thermocapillary flow simulation.
  • Fig. S3. Laser multiplexing.
  • Fig. S4. Spheres model and control simulations.
  • Fig. S5. Multiple-legged object model and control simulations.
  • Fig. S6. Forces acting on self-assembled objects and their separation.
  • Table S1. Comparison between rower robots, magnetic actuation, solutocapillary-based actuation, and ThermoBot actuation.
  • References (33ā€“36)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Setup presentation.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). Experimental simultaneous control of two spheres following a path.
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). Experimental simultaneous control of four spheres.
  • Movie S4 (.mp4 format). Experimental simultaneous orientation and position control of a four-legged object following a path.
  • Movie S5 (.mp4 format). Experimental directed assembly of a U-L-B puzzle.
  • Movie S6 (.mp4 format). Experimental directed assembly of a house puzzle.
  • Movie S7 (.mp4 format). Automatic metastable assembly of ā€œCā€ shape pieces.

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