Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 18 (2011)

Number 4

Identifying the Canonical Component for the Whitehead Link

Pages: 715 – 731

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/MRL.2011.v18.n4.a10

Author

Emily Landes (Mathematics Department, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1200 Austin, TX 78712, USA)

Abstract

In this paper, we determine topologically the canonical component of the $SL_2(\mathbb{C})$ character variety of the Whitehead link complement.

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