The skein module of torus knots

  • Julien Marché

    École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France


We compute the Kauffman skein module of the complements of torus knots in S3. Precisely, we show that these modules are isomorphic to the algebra of SL(2,ℂ)-characters tensored with the ring of Laurent polynomials

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Julien Marché, The skein module of torus knots. Quantum Topol. 1 (2010), no. 4, pp. 413–421

DOI 10.4171/QT/11