#### Volume 5, issue 1 (2001)

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Lefschetz fibrations on compact Stein surfaces

### Selman Akbulut and Burak Özbağcı

Geometry & Topology 5 (2001) 319–334
 arXiv: math.GT/0012239
##### Abstract

Let $M$ be a compact Stein surface with boundary. We show that $M$ admits infinitely many pairwise nonequivalent positive allowable Lefschetz fibrations over ${D}^{2}$ with bounded fibers.

##### Keywords
Lefschetz fibration, Stein surface, open book decomposition
##### Mathematical Subject Classification 2000
Primary: 57R55
Secondary: 57R65, 57R17, 57M50