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The order of a meridian
of a knotted Klein bottle

Author: Katsuyuki Yoshikawa
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 126 (1998), 3727-3731
MSC (1991): Primary 57Q45
MathSciNet review: 1468209
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Abstract: We consider the order of a meridian (of the group) of a Klein bottle smoothly embedded in the $4$-sphere $S^{4}$. The order of a meridian of a Klein bottle in $S^{4}$ is a non-negative even integer. Conversely, we prove that, for every non-negative even integer $n$, there exists a Klein bottle in $S^{4}$ whose meridian has order $n$.

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Katsuyuki Yoshikawa
Affiliation: Faculty of Science, Kwansei Gakuin University, Uegahara Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-8501, Japan

Keywords: Klein bottle, meridian
Received by editor(s): April 9, 1997
Communicated by: Dale Alspach
Article copyright: © Copyright 1998 American Mathematical Society

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