Published by Duke University Press since its inception in 1935, the Duke Mathematical Journal is one of the world's leading mathematical journals. DMJ emphasizes the most active and influential areas of current mathematics. Advance publication of articles online is available.

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  • ISSN: 0012-7094 (print), 1547-7398 (electronic)
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Discipline(s): Mathematics
  • Full text available in Euclid: 1935--
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Quantum ergodicity and Benjamini–Schramm convergence of hyperbolic surfaces

Etienne Le Masson and Tuomas Sahlsten Volume 166, Number 18 (2017)

We present a quantum ergodicity theorem for fixed spectral window and sequences of compact hyperbolic surfaces converging to the hyperbolic plane in the sense of Benjamini and Schramm. This addresses a question posed by Colin de Verdière. Our theorem is inspired by results for eigenfunctions on large regular graphs by Anantharaman and Le Masson. It applies in particular to eigenfunctions on compact arithmetic surfaces in the level aspect, which connects it to a question of Nelson on Maass forms. The proof is based on a wave propagation approach recently considered by Brooks, Le Masson, and Lindenstrauss on discrete graphs. It does not use any microlocal analysis, making it quite different from the usual proof of quantum ergodicity in the large eigenvalue limit. Moreover, we replace the wave propagator with renormalized averaging operators over disks, which simplifies the analysis and allows us to make use of a general ergodic theorem of Nevo. As a consequence of this approach, we require little regularity on the observables.