A Simple Singular Quantum Markov Semigroup

  • Franco Fagnola
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We construct a quantum Markov semigroup on the von Neumann algebra B(L 2(ℝ+;ℂ)) of all bounded operators on a Hilbert space L 2(ℝ+;ℂ) with the following property: the biggest *-subalgebra of B(L 2(ℝ+;ℂ)) contained in the domain of the infinitesimal generator is not σ-weakly dense. Our semigroup is an extension of a classical Markov semigroup on L (ℝ+;ℂ) with the same property.


Infinitesimal Generator Contraction Semigroup Markov Semigroup Weak Operator Topology Fell Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franco Fagnola
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di MatematicaUniversità degli Studi di GenovaGenovaItaly
  2. 2.Facultad de MatemáticasPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiagoChile

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