Centralizers and an ordering for faithful, normal states

Richard H. Herman

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We order faithful, normal states by ordering their respective centralizers by inclusion. Maximal elements are shown to be what Takesaki has called inner homogeneous states. Centralizers of maximal elements exhibit a maximal property with respect to semifinite ranges of normal projections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-323
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Functional Analysis
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis


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