The Witten–Reshetikhin–Turaev invariant for links in finite order mapping tori I

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  • Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen
  • Benjamin Himpel
    Benjamin Himpel
  • Søren Fuglede Jørgensen
    Søren Fuglede JørgensenUniversity of Uppsala, SwedenSweden
  • Johan Martens
    Johan MartensUnited Kingdom
  • Brendan Donald Kenneth McLellan
    Brendan Donald Kenneth McLellanUnited States
We state Asymptotic Expansion and Growth Rate conjectures for the Witten–Reshetikhin–Turaev invariants of arbitrary framed links in 3-manifolds, and we prove these conjectures for the natural links in mapping tori of finite-order automorphisms of marked surfaces. Our approach is based upon geometric quantisation of the moduli space of parabolic bundles on the surface, which we show coincides with the construction of the Witten–Reshetikhin–Turaev invariants.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAdvances in Mathematics
Pages (from-to)131-178
StatePublished - 2 Jan 2017

    Research areas

  • Witten–Reshetikhin–Turaev link invariants, Chern–Simons theory, TQFT

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