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Nonrealizability of some cyclic complex bordism modules

Author: Raphael S. Zahler
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 47 (1975), 218-222
MSC: Primary 55F45
MathSciNet review: 0362306
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Abstract: It is shown that certain modules over the complex cobordism ring MU* cannot be realized in the sense that none of them can be isomorphic to the MU-cohomology module of a finite complex. Potential applications in stable homotopy theory are discussed.

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Keywords: Complex bordism module, realizable, BP-cohomology, invariant ideals
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