An Introduction to the Self-Adjointness and Spectral Analysis of Schrödinger Operators

  • B. Simon
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 17/1977)


We will give an introduction to the study of Schrodinger operators, -Δ+V. Even though I can skip general features of N-body systems and of scattering which will be discussed in detail by the other speakers, I will still only be able to scratch the surface of an extensive subject with a large literature. For references until 1966, the reader can consult the excellent review article of Kato [19] — we will mainly give more recent references. Among the monograph references, we recommend Faris [14], Kato [20], Reed-Simon [29,30,31] and Thirring [44].


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  • B. Simon
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  1. 1.Departments of Mathematics and PhysicsPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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