Introduction to Spectral Theory: With Applications to Schrödinger Operators by P.D. HislopIntroduction to Spectral Theory: With Applications to Schrödinger Operators by P.D. Hislop

Introduction to Spectral Theory: With Applications to Schrödinger Operators

byP.D. Hislop, I.M. Sigal, I. M. Sigal

Hardcover | November 16, 1995

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The intention of this book is to introduce students to active areas of research in mathematical physics in a rather direct way minimizing the use of abstract mathematics. The main features are geometric methods in spectral analysis, exponential decay of eigenfunctions, semi-classical analysis of bound state problems, and semi-classical analysis of resonance.A new geometric point of view along with new techniques are brought out in this book which have both been discovered within the past decade. This book is designed to be used as a textbook, unlike the competitors which are either too fundamental in their approach or are too abstract in nature to be considered as texts. The authors' text fills a gap in the marketplace.
Title:Introduction to Spectral Theory: With Applications to Schrödinger OperatorsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:347 pagesPublished:November 16, 1995Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:0387945016

ISBN - 13:9780387945019

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Table of Contents

1 The Spectrum of Linear Operators and Hilbert Spaces.- 2 The Geometry of a Hilbert Space and Its Subspaces.- 3 Exponential Decay of Eigenfunctions.- 4 Operators on Hilbert Spaces.- 5 Self-Adjoint Operators.- 6 Riesz Projections and Isolated Points of the Spectrum.- 7 The Essential Spectrum: Weyl's Criterion.- 8 Self-Adjointness: Part 1. The Kato Inequality.- 9 Compact Operators.- 10 Locally Compact Operators and Their Application to Schrödinger Operators.- 11 Semiclassical Analysis of Schrödinger Operators I: The Harmonic Approximation.- 12 Semiclassical Analysis of Schrödinger Operators II: The Splitting of Eigenvalues.- 13 Self-Adjointness: Part 2. The Kato-Rellich Theorem 131.- 14 Relatively Compact Operators and the Weyl Theorem.- 15 Perturbation Theory: Relatively Bounded Perturbations.- 16 Theory of Quantum Resonances I: The Aguilar-Balslev-Combes-Simon Theorem.- 17 Spectral Deformation Theory.- 18 Spectral Deformation of Schrödinger Operators.- 19 The General Theory of Spectral Stability.- 20 Theory of Quantum Resonances II: The Shape Resonance Model.- 21 Quantum Nontrapping Estimates.- 22 Theory of Quantum Resonances III: Resonance Width.- 23 Other Topics in the Theory of Quantum Resonances.- Appendix 1. Introduction to Banach Spaces.- A1.1 Linear Vector Spaces and Norms.- A1.2 Elementary Topology in Normed Vector Spaces.- A1.3 Banach Spaces.- A1.4 Compactness.- 1. Density results.- 2. The Hölder Inequality.- 3. The Minkowski Inequality.- 4. Lebesgue Dominated Convergence.- Appendix 3. Linear Operators on Banach Spaces.- A3.1 Linear Operators.- A3.2 Continuity and Boundedness of Linear Operators.- A3.3 The Graph of an Operator and Closure.- A3.4 Inverses of Linear Operators.- A3.5 Different Topologies on L(X).- Appendix 4. The Fourier Transform, Sobolev Spaces, and Convolutions.- A4.1 Fourier Transform.- A4.2 Sobolev Spaces.- A4.3 Convolutions.- References.