Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 15 (2008)

Number 6

A note on Stein fillings of contact manifolds

Pages: 1127 – 1132



Anar Akhmedov (Georgia Institute of Technology)

John B. Etnyre (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Thomas E. Mark (University of Virginia)

Ivan Smith (University of Cambridge)


In this note we construct infinitely many distinct simply connected Stein fillings of a certain infinite family of contact 3–manifolds.

Published 1 January 2008