Geometry & Topology, Vol. 3 (1999) Paper no. 11, pages 253--268.

Transversal torus knots

John B Etnyre

Abstract. We classify positive transversal torus knots in tight contact structures up to transversal isotopy.

Keywords. Tight, contact structure, transversal knots, torus knots

AMS subject classification. Primary: 57M50, 57M25. Secondary: 53C15.

DOI: 10.2140/gt.1999.3.253

E-print: arXiv:math.GT/9906195

Submitted to GT on 16 June 1999. Paper accepted 27 August 1999. Paper published 5 September 1999.

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John B Etnyre
Mathematics Department, Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305, USA

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