University of Connecticut

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MATH 5131: Functional Analysis II

Description: Spectral theory of unbounded self-adjoint and normal operators on Hilbert spaces. Quadratic forms. Examples and counterexamples of self-adjoint operators. Spectral theory of differential operators with constant coefficients. Unitary and positivity preserving operator semigroups, resolvents, Trotter product formula, Hille-Yosida theorem. Other topics in functional analysis at the choice of the instructor (e.g. applications to probability and quantum mechanics, introduction to von Neumann algebras and non-commutative integration).

Prerequisites: MATH 5111.

Credits: 3

Sections: Fall 2018 on Storrs Campus