Surgery and Tightness in Contact 3-Manifolds

Wand, A. (2015) Surgery and Tightness in Contact 3-Manifolds. In: 21st Gökova Geometry / Topology Conference, Gökova, Turkey, 26-31 May 2014, pp. 234-249. ISBN 9781571463074

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This article is an expository overview of the proof of the author that tightness of a closed contact 3-manifold is preserved under Legendrian surgery. The aim is to give a somewhat more leisurely, motivated, and illustrated version of the ideas and constructions involved in the original paper.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wand, Dr Andy
Authors: Wand, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Journal Name:Proceedings of the Gokova Geometry-Topology Conference 2014
Publisher:Gökova Geometry/Topology Conference (GGT), Gökova
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