Journal of Symplectic Geometry

Volume 9 (2011)

Number 1

Legendrian contact homology and nondestabilizability

Pages: 33 – 44

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/JSG.2011.v9.n1.a3

Authors

Clayton Shonkwiler

David Shea Vela-Vick

Abstract

We provide the first example of a Legendrian knot with nonvanishing contact homology whose Thurston-Bennequin invariant is not maximal.

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