The Corona Problem for Kernel Multiplier Algebras Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • We prove an alternate Toeplitz corona theorem for the algebras of pointwise kernel multipliers of Besov-Sobolev spaces on the unit ball in $\mathbb{C}^{n}$, and for the algebra of bounded analytic functions on certain strictly pseudoconvex domains and polydiscs in higher dimensions as well. This alternate Toeplitz corona theorem extends to more general Hilbert function spaces where it does not require the complete Pick property. Instead, the kernel functions $k_{x}\left(y\right)$ of certain Hilbert function spaces $\mathcal{H}$ are assumed to be invertible multipliers on $\mathcal{H}$, and then we continue a research thread begun by Agler and McCarthy in 1999, and continued by Amar in 2003, and most recently by Trent and Wick in 2009. In dimension $n=1$ we prove the corona theorem for the kernel multiplier algebras of Besov-Sobolev Banach spaces in the unit disk, extending the result for Hilbert spaces $H^\infty\cap Q_p$ by A. Nicolau and J. Xiao.

publication date

  • December 2016