# Snaith’s theorem

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In algebraic topology, a branch of mathematics, **Snaith’s theorem**, introduced by Victor Snaith, identifies the complex K-theory spectrum with the localization of the suspension spectrum of away from the Bott element.

## References

For a proof, see http://people.fas.harvard.edu/~amathew/snaith.pdf

- Victor Snaith,
*Algebraic Cobordism and K-theory,*Mem. Amer. Math. Soc. no 221 (1979)