Banach Journal of Mathematical Analysis

Noncommutative spectral synthesis for the involutive Banach algebra associated with a topological dynamical system

Marcel de Jeu and Jun Tomiyama

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Abstract

If $\Sigma=(X,\sigma)$ is a topological dynamical system, where $X$ is a compact Hausdorff space and $\sigma$ is a homeomorphism of $X$, then a crossed product involutive Banach algebra $\ell^1$ is naturally associated with these data. If $X$ consists of one point, then $\ell^1$ is the group algebra of the integers, hence the general$\ell^1$could be regarded as a noncommutative $\ell^1$-algebra. In this paper, we study spectral synthesis for the closed ideals of $\ell^1$ in two versions, one modeled after $C(X)$and one modeled after $\ell^1(\mathbb{Z})$. We identify the closed ideals which are equal to (what is the analogue of) the kernel of their hull, and determine when this holds for all closed ideals, i.e., when spectral synthesis holds. In both models, this is the case precisely when $\Sigma$ is free.

Article information

Source
Banach J. Math. Anal., Volume 7, Number 2 (2013), 103 -135 .

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 20 March 2013

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.bjma/1363784226

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.15352/bjma/1363784226

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3039942

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1275.46039

Subjects
Primary: 46K99
Secondary: 46H10 47L65

Keywords
Involutive Banach algebra crossed product structure of ideals spectral synthesis topological dynamical system

Citation

de Jeu , Marcel; Tomiyama , Jun. Noncommutative spectral synthesis for the involutive Banach algebra associated with a topological dynamical system. Banach J. Math. Anal. 7 (2013), no. 2, 103 --135. doi:10.15352/bjma/1363784226. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.bjma/1363784226


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