Pseudo-Anosov maps and surgery on fibred 2-bridge knots

David Gabai, William H. Kazez

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We study fibred knots by computing invariant laminations of the monodromy of the fibration and then computing the degeneracy type of the knot. We show that nontrivial surgery on a nontorus fibred 2-bridge knot yields a manifold whose universal cover is R3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-100
Number of pages8
JournalTopology and its Applications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geometry and Topology


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