1. CMB 1997 (vol 40 pp. 370)
||Which $3$-manifolds embed in $\Triod \times I \times I$? |
We classify the compact $3$-manifolds whose boundary is a union of
$2$-spheres, and which embed in $T \times I \times I$, where $T$ is a
triod and $I$ the unit interval. This class is described explicitly as
the set of punctured handlebodies. We also show that any $3$-manifold
in $T \times I \times I$ embeds in a punctured handlebody.
Categories:57N10, 57N35, 57Q35