Tomita-Takesaki Modular Theory

Stephen J. Summers
November 09, 2005
We provide an brief overview of Tomita-Takesaki modular theory and some of its applications to mathematical physics. This is an article commissioned by the Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics, edited by J.-P. Francoise, G. Naber and T.S. Tsun, to be published by the Elsevier publishing house.

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