nLab neighborhood of a topologizing subcategory

Given a topologizing subcategory 𝕋\mathbb{T} of an abelian category AA, the nn-th neighborhood of 𝕋\mathbb{T} is the nn-th power 𝕋 (n)\mathbb{T}^{(n)} of 𝕋\mathbb{T} with respect to the Gabriel multiplication of topologizing subcategories.

The union 𝕋 (∞):=βˆͺ n>1𝕋 (n)\mathbb{T}^{(\infty)} := \cup_{n\gt 1} \mathbb{T}^{(n)} is a topologizing subcategory of AA closed under extensions (that is a thick subcategory in the strong sense).

A typical example is when 𝕋=Ξ” B\mathbb{T} = \Delta_B is the minimal β€œsubscheme” (= coreflective topologizing subcategory) of the category of additive endofunctors A=EndBA = End B containing the identity functor. See differential monad.

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