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Homologous non-isotopic symplectic surfaces of higher genus


Authors: B. Doug Park, Mainak Poddar and Stefano Vidussi
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 359 (2007), 2651-2662
MSC (2000): Primary 57R17, 57M05; Secondary 53D35, 57R95
Published electronically: January 4, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2286049
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Abstract: We construct an infinite family of homologous, non-isotopic, symplectic surfaces of any genus greater than one in a certain class of closed, simply connected, symplectic four-manifolds. Our construction is the first example of this phenomenon for surfaces of genus greater than one.


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B. Doug Park
Affiliation: Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: bdpark@math.uwaterloo.ca

Mainak Poddar
Affiliation: Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Email: mpoddar@math.uwaterloo.ca

Stefano Vidussi
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside, California 92521
Email: svidussi@math.ucr.edu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-07-04168-2
PII: S 0002-9947(07)04168-2
Received by editor(s): February 21, 2005
Published electronically: January 4, 2007
Additional Notes: The first author was partially supported by NSERC and CFI/OIT grants.
The third author was partially supported by NSF grant #0306074.
Dedicated: Dedicated to Ron Fintushel on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday
Article copyright: © Copyright 2007 American Mathematical Society