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The compact operators are not complemented in $ \mathcal{B}(\mathcal{H})$

Author: John B. Conway
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 32 (1972), 549-550
MSC: Primary 46.10; Secondary 47.00
MathSciNet review: 0288559
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Abstract: If $ \mathcal{H}$ is an infinite dimensional Hilbert space then it is shown that the space of compact operators is not complemented in the space of all bounded operators.

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Keywords: Hilbert space, bounded operators, compact operators, noncomplemented subspace
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