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$(1,1)$ L-space knots

  • Joshua Evan Greene (a1), Sam Lewallen (a2) and Faramarz Vafaee (a3)


We characterize the $(1,1)$ knots in the 3-sphere and lens spaces that admit non-trivial L-space surgeries. As a corollary, 1-bridge braids in these manifolds admit non-trivial L-space surgeries. We also recover a characterization of the Berge manifold among 1-bridge braid exteriors.



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Compositio Mathematica
  • ISSN: 0010-437X
  • EISSN: 1570-5846
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