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Essential spectra of quasisimilar -quasihyponormal operators

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20062006:72641

DOI: 10.1155/JIA/2006/72641

Received: 1 July 2005

Accepted: 20 September 2005

Published: 20 April 2006


It is shown that if is an upper-triangular operator matrix acting on the Hilbert space and if denotes the essential spectrum, then the passage from to is accomplished by removing certain open subsets of from the former. Using this result we establish that quasisimilar -quasihyponormal operators have equal spectra and essential spectra.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Changwon National University
Department of Mathematics, Seoul National University


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