an:06272689
Zbl 1285.18018
Schwede, Stefan
The \(n\)-order of algebraic triangulated categories
EN
J. Topol. 6, No. 4, 857-867 (2013).
00330235
2013
j
18E30 55P42
triangulated category; \(n\)-order; algebraic triangulated category; \(p\)-local stable homotopy category
Let \({\mathcal T}\) be a triangulated category and let \(n\) be a positive integer. The \(n\)-order of \({\mathcal T}\) is an invariant whose value is a positive integer or infinity. It measures the strength of the relation \(n\cdot(Y/n)\) for objects \(Y\) in \({\mathcal T}\), where \(Y/n\) is the cone of multiplication by \(n\) in \(Y\). If \({\mathcal T}\) is obtained from chain complexes in an additive category (that is, if \({\mathcal T}\) is an algebraic triangulated category), then the \(n\)-order of \({\mathcal T}\) is infinite for all \(n\). But the \(p\)-local stable homotopy category for a prime number \(p\) has \(p\)-order \(p-1\) and is therefore not algebraic.
Richard John Steiner (Glasgow)