Knot concordance and alternating knots

There is an infinitely generated free subgroup of the smooth knot concordance group with the property that no nontrivial element in this subgroup can be represented by an alternating knot. This subgroup has the further property that every element is represented by a topologically slice knot.


Publication Date:
Apr 06 2017
Date Submitted:
Nov 21 2018
ISSN:
1945-2365
Citation:
Mich. Math.J., 66




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