Operators with singular continuous spectrum, V. Sparse potentials

Authors:
B. Simon and G. Stolz

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **124** (1996), 2073-2080

MSC (1991):
Primary 34L40, 34B24

MathSciNet review:
1342046

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Abstract: By presenting simple theorems for the absence of positive eigenvalues for certain one-dimensional Schrödinger operators, we are able to construct explicit potentials which yield purely singular continuous spectrum.

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**B. Simon**

Affiliation:
Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125-0001

Email:
bsimon@caltech.edu

**G. Stolz**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-1170

Email:
stolz@vorteb.math.uab.edu

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-96-03465-X

Received by editor(s):
January 9, 1995

Additional Notes:
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant no. DMS-9101715. The government has certain rights to this material.

Communicated by:
Palle E. T. Jorgensen

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1996
B. Simon and G. Stolz