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Normal operator

In functional analysis, a normal operator on a Hilbert space H is a continuous linear operator N : HH which commutes with its hermitian adjoint[?] N*:
N N* = N* N.
The main importance of this concept is that the spectral theorem applies to normal operators.

Examples of normal operators:



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