Classification of n-component Brunnian links up to Cn-move

Haruko Aida Miyazawa, Akira Yasuhara*

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We give a classification of n-component links up to Cn-move. In order to prove this classification, we characterize Brunnian links, and have that a Brunnian link is ambient isotopic to a band sum of a trivial link and Milnor's links.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1643-1650
Number of pages8
JournalTopology and its Applications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2006 May 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Brunnian link
  • C-move
  • Link homotopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geometry and Topology


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