When does a satellite knot fiber?


Necessary and su‰cient conditions are given for a satellite knot to be fibered. Any knot ~ k embeds in an unknotted solid torus ~ V with arbitrary winding number in such a way that no satellite knot with pattern ð ~ V ; ~ kÞ is fibered. In particular, there exist nonfibered satellite knots with fibered pattern and companion knots and nonzero winding number.

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@inproceedings{Hirasawa2008WhenDA, title={When does a satellite knot fiber?}, author={Mikami Hirasawa and Kunio Murasugi and Daniel S. Silver}, year={2008} }