Weil pairings and morava K-theory

M. Ando, N. P. Strickland

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Abstract

We give a new proof of a special case of a theorem Hopkins and the authors, relating the Morava K-theory of BU〈6〉 to the theory of cubical structures on formal groups. In the process we relate the Morava K-theory of the Eilenberg-MacLane space K(Z,3) to the theory of Weil pairing, and we appeal to results of algebraic geometers about biextensions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-156
Number of pages30
JournalTopology
Volume40
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • 14L05
  • 55N20
  • Connective covers
  • Morava K-theory
  • Weil pairings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geometry and Topology

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