Functional Analysis

An Introduction for Physicists


  • Nino Boccara, University of Illinois at Chicago, Laboratoire de Mathematique, Ecole de Physique et de Chimie, Paris France

Based on a third-year course for French students of physics, this book is a graduate text in functional analysis emphasizing applications to physics. It introduces Lebesgue integration, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Hilbert space theory, theory of distribution a la Laurent Schwartz, linear operators, and spectral theory. It contains numerous examples and completely worked out exercises.
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Graduate and upper undergraduate students in mathematics and physics.


Book information

  • Published: September 1990
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-108810-1

Table of Contents

Measure and Integration. Lebesgue Spaces. Hilbert Spaces. Distributions. Linear Operators. References. Index.