nLab normal operator

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Algebra

higher algebra

universal algebra

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Definition

An element $a \in A$ in a C-star algebra is called normal if it commutes with its star-adjoint:

$a a^* = a^* a \,.$

Properties

The spectral theorem asserts, roughly, that (bounded) normal operators can be diagonalized.

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