International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 1 (1978), Issue 1, Pages 93-96
A note on Riesz elements in -algebras
Department of Mathematics, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Received 5 December 1977
Copyright © 1978 David Legg. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
It is known that every Riesz operator on a Hilbert space can be written , where is compact and both and - are quasinilpotent. This result is extended to a general -algebra setting.