Projectionless C*-algebras

Author:
Llolsten Kaonga

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **130** (2002), 33-38

MSC (1991):
Primary 05C38, 15A15; Secondary 05A15, 15A18

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-01-06059-2

Published electronically:
April 26, 2001

MathSciNet review:
1855616

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We give a sufficient condition for a unital C*-algebra to have no nontrivial projections, and we apply this result to known examples and to free products. We also show how questions of existence of projections relate to the norm-connectedness of certain sets of operators.

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**Llolsten Kaonga**

Affiliation:
Aprisma Technologies, Durham, New Hampshire 03824

Email:
lkaonga@aprisma.com

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-01-06059-2

Received by editor(s):
February 4, 1997

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
May 31, 2000

Published electronically:
April 26, 2001

Communicated by:
Palle E. T. Jorgensen

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American Mathematical Society