Vestnik КRAUNC. Fiz.-Mat. nauki. 2022. vol. 39. no. 2. P. 42-61. ISSN 2079-6641

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Note on the spectral theorem for unbounded non-selfadjoint operators

M. V. Kukushkin

Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Yaroslavl highway, 26, 129337, Moscow, Russia


In this paper, we deal with non-selfadjoint operators with the compact resolvent. Having been inspired by the Lidskii idea involving a notion of convergence of a series on the root vectors of the operator in a weaker – Abel-Lidskii sense, we proceed constructing theory in the direction. The main concept of the paper is a generalization of the spectral theorem for a non-selfadjoint operator. In this way, we come to the definition of the operator function of an unbounded non-selfadjoint operator. As an application, we notice some approaches allowing us to principally broaden conditions imposed on the right-hand side of the evolution equation in the abstract Hilbert space.

Key words: Spectral theorem; Abel-Lidskii basis property; Schatten-von Neumann class; operator function; evolution equation.

DOI: 10.26117/2079-6641-2022-39-2-42-61

Original article submitted: 04.07.2022

Revision submitted: 11.08.2022

For citation. Kukushkin M. V. Note on the spectral theorem for unbounded non-selfadjoint operators. Vestnik KRAUNC. Fiz.-mat. nauki. 2022, 39: 2, 42-61. DOI: 10.26117/2079-6641-2022-39-2-42-61

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Kukushkin Maksim Vladimirovich – PhD (Phys. & Math.), Senior Lecturer, Department of Higher Mathematics, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Moscow, Russia, ORCID 0000-0003-0598-032X.