Lefschetz fibrations with small slope

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We construct Lefschetz fibrations over S2 which do not satisfy the slope inequality. This disproves a conjecture of Hain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-256
Number of pages14
JournalPacific Journal of Mathematics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Lefschetz fibration
  • Mapping class group
  • Slope

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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