Symplectic 4-manifolds via symplectic surgery on complex surface singularities

Heesang Park, András I. Stipsicz

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Abstract

We examine a family of isolated complex surface singularities whose exceptional curves consist of two complex curves with high genera intersecting transversally. Topological data of smoothings of these singularities are determined. We use these computations to construct symplectic 4-manifolds by replacing neighborhoods of the exceptional curves with smoothings of the singularities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1213-1223
Number of pages11
JournalBulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society
Volume52
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 29 2015

Keywords

  • Surface singularity
  • Symplectic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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