Brieskorn manifolds as contact branched covers of spheres
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We show that Brieskorn manifolds with their standard contact structures are contact branched coverings of spheres. This covering maps a contact open book decomposition of the Brieskorn manifold onto a Milnor open book of the sphere.
Key words and phrasescontact branched cover Milnor open book Brieskorn manifold
Mathematics subject classification number53D10 57R17
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