(1,1) L-space knots

Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 14:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 006
Boston College
I will describe a diagrammatic classification of (1,1) knots in S^3 and lens spaces that admit non-trivial L-space surgeries. A corollary of the classification is that 1-bridge braids in these manifolds admit non-trivial L-space surgeries. This is joint work with Sam Lewallen and Faramarz Vafaee.