P-adic periods and derived de Rham cohomology

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Keller 3-180
Alexander Beilinson (University of Chicago)
I will show that Fontaine's ring of p-adic periods can be realized as the ring of universal p-adic constants in the sense of derived algebraic geometry, and discuss a possible new construction of the p-adic periods map.
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