Spectral theory of
1D Schrödinger operators

September 10.-15. 2000
Lake Arrowhead, CA

Christoph Thiele (UCLA)



The Summer School will take place from September 10.-15. 2000 at the Lake Arrowhead conference center of the University of California, Los Angeles. Lake Arrowhead is located in the San Bernardino mountains east of Los Angeles, about 2 hours driving distance from Los Angeles. A shuttle between UCLA and Lake Arrowhead will be available at the beginning and the end of the summer school.

The typical participant will not be an expert on spectral theory of 1D Schrödinger operators, but will be working in some part of analysis or spectral theory, and interested in jointly learning a new subject. There are no special prerequisites, beyond some familiarity with analysis and/or spectral theory , but participants should be willing to prepare a 2h lecture on some topic in advance, and submit a 3-5 page summary of their topic. The topics are listed here.

The Summer School is particularly aimed at students working for a Ph.D. degree, or those with a recent Ph.D., but it is also open to more experienced mathematicians. It is one of a series of Summer Schools funded by an NSF Career grant (subject to final approval by the NSF)

Sunday September 10 will be the arrival day. From Monday to Friday the participants will give the lectures that they have prepared in advance. Departure will be after lunch on Friday September 15.


Space is limited to 12 participants.

The NSF Career grant (subject to final approval) provides funding towards paying the accommodation costs. A contribution towards travelling expenses may be available upon request.

If you would like to participate, please send an informal email to by May 31. Please describe your professional status (graduate student, postdoc, etc) your area of research and your motivations for participating in the summer school.

Please also indicate your preference for a topic on which to prepare a lecture. The actual allocation of topics will be made in early June.

The subject area

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