New York Journal of Mathematics
Volume 22 (2016) 711-714


Daniel Ruberman

On smoothly superslice knots

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Published: July 23, 2016
Keywords: Superslice, doubly slice
Subject: 57M25, 57Q60

We find smoothly slice (in fact doubly slice) knots in the 3-sphere with trivial Alexander polynomial that are not superslice, answering a question posed by Livingston and Meier.


The author was partially supported by NSF Grant 1506328.

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Department of Mathematics, MS 050, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454