Constructing persistently laminar knots

Sangyop Lee, Seungsang Oh

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Brittenham has shown how an incompressible Seifert surface for a knot in S3 can be used to find an infinite class of persistently laminar knots which therefore have Property P and satisfy the Cabling Conjecture. In this paper we improve his result to create a larger family of such knots.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-143
Number of pages5
JournalTopology and its Applications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Oct 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Dehn filling
  • Essential lamination
  • Persistently laminar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geometry and Topology


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