Dehn surgeries on 2-bridge links which yield reducible 3-manifolds

Research paper by Hiroshi Goda, Chuichiro Hayashi, Hyun-Jong Song

Indexed on: 05 Dec '05Published on: 05 Dec '05Published in: Mathematics - Geometric Topology


We determine the Dehn surgeries on 2-bridge links, which yield reducible 3-manifolds. Further, we show the conditions that we obtain a torus or cable knot from one component of a 2-bridge link by a surgery on another component.