JournalscmhVol. 75, No. 1pp. 109–124

Combinatorial volume preserving flows and taut foliations

  • D. Gabai

    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Combinatorial volume preserving flows and taut foliations cover

Abstract

A π1\pi_1 -injective closed surface in an orientable 3-manifold with a tangentially smooth, transversely C0 taut foliation can be homotoped to an immersed surface which is either transverse to the foliation except at isolated saddle tangencies or mapped into a leaf.

Cite this article

D. Gabai, Combinatorial volume preserving flows and taut foliations. Comment. Math. Helv. 75 (2000), no. 1, pp. 109–124

DOI 10.1007/S000140050114