Hopf plumbing and minimal diagrams

  • Sebastian Baader

    Universität Bern, Switzerland


We determine minimal diagrams and braid indices for fibered arborescent knots arising from plumbing positive or negative Hopf bands along trees.

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Sebastian Baader, Hopf plumbing and minimal diagrams. Comment. Math. Helv. 80 (2005), no. 3, pp. 631–642

DOI 10.4171/CMH/28