Geometry & Topology Monographs 2 (1999), Proceedings of the Kirbyfest, paper no. 6, pages 113-123.


Michael H Freedman

Abstract. We give the first example of systolic freedom over torsion coefficients. The phenomenon is a bit unexpected (contrary to a conjecture of Gromov's) and more delicate than systolic freedom over the integers.

Keywords. Systole, 3-manifold, torsion

AMS subject classification. Primary: 53C22.

E-print: arXiv:math.GT/0002124

Submitted: 12 March 1999. (Revised: 19 July 1999.) Published: 17 November 1999.

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Michael H Freedman
Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA

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