Cubic polynomial maps with periodic critical orbit, Part II: Escape regions
Authors:
Araceli Bonifant, Jan Kiwi and John Milnor
Journal:
Conform. Geom. Dyn. 14 (2010), 68112
MSC (2010):
Primary 37F10, 30C10, 30D05
Published electronically:
March 9, 2010
Erratum:
Conform. Geom. Dyn. 14 (2010), 190193.
MathSciNet review:
2600536
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Abstract: The parameter space for monic centered cubic polynomial maps with a marked critical point of period is a smooth affine algebraic curve whose genus increases rapidly with . Each consists of a compact connectedness locus together with finitely many escape regions, each of which is biholomorphic to a punctured disk and is characterized by an essentially unique Puiseux series. This note will describe the topology of , and of its smooth compactification, in terms of these escape regions. In particular, it computes the Euler characteristic. It concludes with a discussion of the real sublocus of .
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Araceli Bonifant
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
Email:
bonifant@math.uri.edu
Jan Kiwi
Affiliation:
Facultad de Matemáticas, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Casilla 306, Correo 22, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Email:
jkiwi@puc.cl
John Milnor
Affiliation:
Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 117943660
Email:
jack@math.sunysb.edu
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S1088417310002043
PII:
S 10884173(10)002043
Received by editor(s):
September 3, 2009
Published electronically:
March 9, 2010
Additional Notes:
The first author was partially supported by the Simons Foundation
The second author was supported by Research Network on Low Dimensional Dynamics PBCT/CONICYT, Chile
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