On stable torsion length of a Dehn twist


Korkmaz M.

MATHEMATICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, cilt.12, ss.335-339, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: MATHEMATICAL RESEARCH LETTERS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.335-339

Özet

In this note we prove that the stable torsion length of a Dehn twist is positive. This, in particular, answers a question of T. E. Brendle and B. Farb in the negative. We also give upper bounds for this length.