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Localization in Categories of Complexes and Unbounded Resolutions

 Printed: Apr 2000
  • Leovigildo Alonso Tarrío
  • Ana Jeremías López
  • María José Souto Salorio
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In this paper we show that for a Grothendieck category $\A$ and a complex $E$ in $\CC(\A)$ there is an associated localization endofunctor $\ell$ in $\D(\A)$. This means that $\ell$ is idempotent (in a natural way) and that the objects that go to 0 by $\ell$ are those of the smallest localizing (= triangulated and stable for coproducts) subcategory of $\D(\A)$ that contains $E$. As applications, we construct K-injective resolutions for complexes of objects of $\A$ and derive Brown representability for $\D(\A)$ from the known result for $\D(R\text{-}\mathbf{mod})$, where $R$ is a ring with unit.
MSC Classifications: 18E30, 18E15, 18E35 show english descriptions Derived categories, triangulated categories
Grothendieck categories
Localization of categories
18E30 - Derived categories, triangulated categories
18E15 - Grothendieck categories
18E35 - Localization of categories

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