Distortions on Schatten Classes Cp

  • Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann
Conference paper
Part of the Operator Theory Advances and Applications book series (OT, volume 77)


Schatten classes Cp of operators on a Hilbert space are classical non-commutative Banach space analogues of spaces lp. The result by Odell and Schlumprecht [OS] that spaces lp are arbitrarily distortable for 1 <p< ∞, suggests that a similar situation might be true for Schatten classes as well. In this note we prove that it is indeed so: for 1 <p< ∞, spaces Cp are arbitrarily distortable.


Orthogonal Projection Successive Operator Partial Isometry Distorted Norm General Banach Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonAlbertaCanada

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