Why are knots important?

1) High Energy Theory

Witten, 1989: Chern-Simons Topological Field Theories.

Kreimer, 1994: Feynman Diagrams.

2) Quantum Gravity

Rovelli, Smolin 1988: Exact physical quantum states of the gravitational field correspond one-to-one with knot and link classes.

3) Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics

Baxter 1987: The Potts Model.

4) Low-Dimensional Topology

Birman et al: Embeddings of one-dimensional into three-dimensional manifolds.

5) Chemistry

Sumners, 1987: The study of the macromolecules.

6) Biology

The study of the DNA.

For an introduction to Knot Theory, click here. For a presentation of my work, click here. To proceed directly to the results of my work, click here. To review the table of contents, click here.

Charilaos Aneziris, charilaos_aneziris@standardandpoors.com

Copyright 1995


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