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Homotopy Theory Seminar

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 3:30pm

Guchuan Li

University of Michigan


University of Pennsylvania

The group of all invertible objects in a symmetric monoidal category is known as the Picard group. From the chromatic perspective, $K(n)$-local categories are the building blocks of the stable homotopy theory. Hopkins-Mahowald-Sadofsky computed the Picard group of the $K(1)$-local category, which already contains interesting objects. In a joint work in progress with Ningchuan Zhang, we revisit the computation of the Picard group of $K(1)$-local category and upgrade it with a $\mathbb{Z}_p^\times$-equivariant structure.