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Spectral analysis of metric graphs with infinite rays

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We conduct a detailed analysis for finite metric graphs that have a semi-infinite chain (a ray) attached to each vertex. We show that the adjacency matrix of such a graph gives rise to a selfadjoint operator that is unitary equivalent to a direct sum of a finite number of simplest Jacobi matrices. This permitted to describe spectrums of such operators and to explicitly construct an eigenvector decomposition.

Key words: Metric graphs, adjacency matrix, Jacobi matrix, spectral analysis

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TitleSpectral analysis of metric graphs with infinite rays
SourceMethods Funct. Anal. Topology, Vol. 20 (2014), no. 4, 391-396
MathSciNet MR3309675
zbMATH 1324.05118
MilestonesReceived 05/06/2014
CopyrightThe Author(s) 2014 (CC BY-SA)

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L. P. Nizhnik
Institute of Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 3 Tereshchenkivs'ka, Kyiv, 01601, Ukraine 

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L. P. Nizhnik, Spectral analysis of metric graphs with infinite rays, Methods Funct. Anal. Topology 20 (2014), no. 4, 391-396.


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