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On period minimal pseudo-Anosov braids
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by André de Carvalho, Toby Hall and Rupert Venzke PDF
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137 (2009), 1771-1776 Request permission


A family of period minimal pseudo-Anosov braids, one for each pair of Farey neighbors in $(0,1/2]$, is described.
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  • André de Carvalho
  • Affiliation: Departamento de Matemática Aplicada, IME-USP, Rua do Matão 1010, Cidade Universitária, 05508-090 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • MR Author ID: 652366
  • Toby Hall
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZL, United Kingdom
  • MR Author ID: 312789
  • Rupert Venzke
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125
  • Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University, 2033 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60208
  • Received by editor(s): July 15, 2008
  • Published electronically: December 10, 2008
  • Additional Notes: The first author is grateful for support from CNPq grant No. 309679/2007-9 and FAPESP grant No. 2006/03829-2
  • Communicated by: Bryna Kra
  • © Copyright 2008 American Mathematical Society
    The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137 (2009), 1771-1776
  • MSC (2000): Primary 37E30
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  • MathSciNet review: 2470836