Supplementary Materials

Topological mechanics of knots and tangles

Vishal P. Patil, Joseph D. Sandt, Mathias Kolle, Jörn Dunkel

Materials/Methods, Supplementary Text, Tables, Figures, and/or References

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  • Materials and Methods
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  • Figs. S1 to S6
  • Tables S1 and S2
  • Captions for Movies S1 and S2
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Movie S1
Simulations reveal the strain profiles of the trefoil and figure-of-eight knots during the tightening process.
Movie S2
Small topological differences between the grief, thief, granny and reef knots induce different slipping behaviors.