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cylinder spectrum

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Idea

For S S_\bullet a spectrum, its cylinder spectrum Cyl(E) Cyl(E)_\bullet has as component spaces the reduced cylinder spaces over the original component spaces:

Cyl(E) nI +E n, Cyl(E)_n \coloneqq I_+ \wedge E_n \,,

i.e. the smash product (of pointed topological spaces) of E nE_n with the unit inveral with a dijoint basepoint adjoined.

Cylinder spectra serve to define left homotopy of spectra as for other cylinder objects.

References

Early lecture notes include

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