C*-algebras - Notes

Dr I F Wilde



C*-algebras - Notes (pdf file)

These (draft) notes are based on lectures given some years ago at King's College London (as part of the Mathematics MSc programme).

Contents:

  1. Banach Algebras
  2. Gelfand theory
  3. C*-algebras
  4. The spectral theorem
  5. Positive elements of a C*-algebra
  6. Homomorphisms
  7. States on a C*-algebra
  8. The Gelfand, Naimark, Segal construction
  9. Pure states

- further available material.



Ivan F Wilde
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