Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 213, Issue 1, pp 175–182 | Cite as

Right-angled Artin groups in the C diffeomorphism group of the real line

  • Hyungryul Baik
  • Sang-hyun Kim
  • Thomas KoberdaEmail author


We prove that every right-angled Artin group embeds into the C diffeomorphism group of the real line. As a corollary, we show every limit group, and more generally every countable residually RAAG group, embeds into the C diffeomorphism group of the real line.


Braid Group Group Homomorphism Mapping Class Group Conjugacy Problem Cube Complex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematisches Institut Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn Endenicher Allee 60BonnGermany
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical SciencesSeoul National UniveristySeoulRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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