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Every knot is a billiard knot

Volume 100 / 2014

P. V. Koseleff, D. Pecker Banach Center Publications 100 (2014), 173-178 MSC: 57M25. DOI: 10.4064/bc100-0-9

Abstract

We show that every knot can be realized as a billiard trajectory in a convex prism. This proves a conjecture of Jones and Przytycki.

Authors

  • P. V. KoseleffUPMC-Paris 6, IMJ
    and
    INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt
    France
    e-mail
  • D. PeckerUPMC-Paris 6, IMJ
    France
    e-mail

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