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No Entire Inner Functions


We study generalized inner functions on a large family of Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces. We show that the only inner functions which are entire are the normalized monomials.

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The authors thank I. Efraimidis, M. Hartz and the anonymous referee for careful reading and valuable comments.

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Correspondence to D. Seco.

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The authors acknowledge the financial support by the Severo Ochoa Programme for Centers of Excellence in R&D (SEV-2015-0554) at ICMAT.

The second author is also grateful for support from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, through grant MTM2016-77710-P.

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Cobos, A., Seco, D. No Entire Inner Functions. Anal Math 46, 39–45 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10476-020-0015-0

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Key words and phrases

  • Reproducing kernel Hilbert space
  • inner function
  • Dirichlet space

Mathematics Subject Classification

  • primary 30J05
  • secondary 30H05
  • 30H10
  • 47A15