Topics in Spectral Theory
by Vojkan Jaksic
Publisher: McGill University 2005
Number of pages: 79
The subject of these lecture notes is spectral theory of self-adjoint operators and some of its applications to mathematical physics. The main theme of the text is the interplay between spectral theory of self-adjoint operators and classical harmonic analysis.
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