Osaka Journal of Mathematics

On the non-existence of L-space surgery structure

Motoo Tange

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We illustrate homology 3-spheres which never yield any lens spaces by integral Dehn surgery by using Ozsváth and Szabó's contact invariant.

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Osaka J. Math., Volume 48, Number 2 (2011), 541-547.

First available in Project Euclid: 6 September 2011

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Primary: 57M27: Invariants of knots and 3-manifolds
Secondary: 57R17: Symplectic and contact topology 57R58: Floer homology


Tange, Motoo. On the non-existence of L-space surgery structure. Osaka J. Math. 48 (2011), no. 2, 541--547.

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