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Conformal Geometry and Dynamics
Conformal Geometry and Dynamics
ISSN 1088-4173


An explicit counterexample to the equivariant $ K=2$ conjecture

Authors: Yohei Komori and Charles A. Matthews
Journal: Conform. Geom. Dyn. 10 (2006), 184-196
MSC (2000): Primary 30F40, 30F60, 32G15, 57M50
Published electronically: August 24, 2006
MathSciNet review: 2261047
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Abstract: We construct an explicit example of a geometrically finite Kleinian group $ G$ with invariant component $ \Omega$ in the Riemann sphere $ {\bf\hat{C}}$ such that any quasiconformal map from $ \Omega$ to the boundary of the convex hull of $ {\bf\hat{C}} - \Omega$ in $ {\bf H^3}$ which extends to the identity map on their common boundary in $ {\bf\hat{C}}$, and which is equivariant under the group of Möbius transformations preserving $ \Omega$, must have maximal dilatation $ K > 2.002$.

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Yohei Komori
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Osaka City University, Osaka 558-8585, Japan

Charles A. Matthews
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma 74701

PII: S 1088-4173(06)00153-6
Received by editor(s): April 20, 2006
Published electronically: August 24, 2006
Article copyright: © Copyright 2006 American Mathematical Society
The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.

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