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Robert Burklund: Nilpotence and periodicity revisited

Time: Tue 2022-11-22 10.15

Location: Albano, house 1, Cramer room

Participating: Robert Burklund

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In this talk I will present a new, simpler proof of the nilpotence and periodicity theorems of Devinatz—Hopkins—Smith. The key inputs in this proof are Nishida’s nilpotence theorem and an understanding of vanishing lines in synthetic spectra.