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March, 2005 Lutz Twist and Contact Surgery
Fan Ding, Hansjorg Geiges, Andras I. Stipsicz
Asian J. Math. 9(1): 057-064 (March, 2005).

Abstract

For any knot $T$ transverse to a given contact structure on a 3-manifold, we exhibit a Legendrian two-component link $\mathbb{L}=L^1\squarecup L^2$ such that $T$ equals the transverse push-off of $L_1$ and contact $(+1)$-surgery has the same effect as a Lutz twist along $T$.

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Fan Ding. Hansjorg Geiges. Andras I. Stipsicz. "Lutz Twist and Contact Surgery." Asian J. Math. 9 (1) 057 - 064, March, 2005.

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Published: March, 2005
First available in Project Euclid: 13 June 2005

zbMATH: 1081.53068
MathSciNet: MR2150691

Rights: Copyright © 2005 International Press of Boston

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