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A Beurling Theorem for Generalized Hardy Spaces on a Multiply Connected Domain

  • Yanni Chen (a1), Don Hadwin (a2), Zhe Liu (a3) and Eric Nordgren (a2)


The object of this paper is to prove a version of the Beurling–Helson–Lowdenslager invariant subspace theorem for operators on certain Banach spaces of functions on a multiply connected domain in $\mathbb{C}$ . The norms for these spaces are either the usual Lebesgue and Hardy space norms or certain continuous gauge norms. In the Hardy space case the expected corollaries include the characterization of the cyclic vectors as the outer functions in this context, a demonstration that the set of analytic multiplication operators is maximal abelian and reflexive, and a determination of the closed operators that commute with all analytic multiplication operators.



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