On stable torsion length of a Dehn twist

2005-03-01
In this note we prove that the stable torsion length of a Dehn twist is positive. This, in particular, answers a question of T. E. Brendle and B. Farb in the negative. We also give upper bounds for this length.
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Citation Formats
M. Korkmaz, “On stable torsion length of a Dehn twist,” MATHEMATICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, pp. 335–339, 2005, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/54199.