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Topologically knotted Lagrangians in simply connected four-manifolds


Author: Dave Auckly
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 133 (2005), 885-889
MSC (2000): Primary 53D12, 53D35
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-04-07561-6
Published electronically: August 4, 2004
MathSciNet review: 2113940
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Abstract: Vidussi was the first to construct knotted Lagrangian tori in simply connected four-dimensional manifolds. Fintushel and Stern introduced a second way to detect such knotting. This note demonstrates that similar examples may be distinguished by the fundamental group of the exterior.


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Dave Auckly
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-2602

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-04-07561-6
Keywords: Lagrangian submanifolds, fundamental group
Received by editor(s): June 25, 2003
Received by editor(s) in revised form: November 5, 2003
Published electronically: August 4, 2004
Additional Notes: This work was partially supported by National Science Foundation grant DMS-0204651.
Communicated by: Ronald A. Fintushel
Article copyright: © Copyright 2004 American Mathematical Society