Volume 8, issue 4 (2008)

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Unitary braid representations with finite image

Michael Larsen and Eric Rowell

Algebraic & Geometric Topology 8 (2008) 2063–2079
Abstract

We characterize unitary representations of braid groups ${B}_{n}$ of degree linear in $n$ and finite images of such representations of degree exponential in $n$.

Keywords
braid group, unitary representations
Primary: 20F36
Secondary: 20C15