Spectral Properties of Non-Unitary Band Matrices

Abstract : We consider families of random non-unitary contraction operators defined as deformations of CMV matrices which appear naturally in the study of random quantum walks on trees or lattices. We establish several deterministic and almost sure results about the location and nature of the spectrum of such non-normal operators as a function of their parameters. We relate these results to the analysis of certain random quantum walks, the dynamics of which can be studied by means of iterates of such random non-unitary contraction operators.
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Eman Hamza, Alain Joye. Spectral Properties of Non-Unitary Band Matrices. Annales Henri Poincaré, Springer Verlag, 2015, 16, pp.2499-2534. ⟨hal-00963963⟩



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