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On a theorem of Friedl and Vidussi

    https://doi.org/10.1142/S0129167X22500859Cited by:1 (Source: Crossref)

    A theorem of Friedl and Vidussi says that any 3-manifold N and any non-fibered class in H1(N;) there exists a representation such that the corresponding twisted Alexander polynomial is zero. However, it seems that no concrete example of such a representation is known so far. In this paper, we provide several explicit examples of non-fibered knots and their representations with zero twisted Alexander polynomial.

    Communicated by Yasuyuki Kawahigashi

    AMSC: Primary: 57K14, Secondary: 57K10

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