# Tan Lei and Shishikura’s example of non-mateable degree 3 polynomials without a Levy cycle

Arnaud Chéritat^{[1]}

- [1] Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier 118 Route de Narbonne 31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France

Annales de la faculté des sciences de Toulouse Mathématiques (2012)

- Volume: 21, Issue: S5, page 935-980
- ISSN: 0240-2963

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topChéritat, Arnaud. "Tan Lei and Shishikura’s example of non-mateable degree 3 polynomials without a Levy cycle." Annales de la faculté des sciences de Toulouse Mathématiques 21.S5 (2012): 935-980. <http://eudml.org/doc/251012>.

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abstract = {After giving an introduction to the procedure dubbed slow polynomial mating and quickly recalling known results about more classical notions of polynomial mating, we show conformally correct pictures of the slow mating of two degree $3$ post critically finite polynomials introduced by Shishikura and Tan Lei as an example of a non matable pair of polynomials without a Levy cycle. The pictures show a limit for the Julia sets, which seems to be related to the Julia set of a degree $6$ rational map. We give a conjectural interpretation of this in terms of pinched spheres and show further conformal representations.},

affiliation = {Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier 118 Route de Narbonne 31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France},

author = {Chéritat, Arnaud},

journal = {Annales de la faculté des sciences de Toulouse Mathématiques},

keywords = {polynomial mating; postcritcally finite},

language = {eng},

month = {12},

number = {S5},

pages = {935-980},

publisher = {Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse},

title = {Tan Lei and Shishikura’s example of non-mateable degree 3 polynomials without a Levy cycle},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/251012},

volume = {21},

year = {2012},

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AB - After giving an introduction to the procedure dubbed slow polynomial mating and quickly recalling known results about more classical notions of polynomial mating, we show conformally correct pictures of the slow mating of two degree $3$ post critically finite polynomials introduced by Shishikura and Tan Lei as an example of a non matable pair of polynomials without a Levy cycle. The pictures show a limit for the Julia sets, which seems to be related to the Julia set of a degree $6$ rational map. We give a conjectural interpretation of this in terms of pinched spheres and show further conformal representations.

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