Continuous measures on compact Lie groups
Annales de l'Institut Fourier, Volume 50 (2000) no. 4, pp. 1277-1296.

We study continuous measures on a compact semisimple Lie group G using representation theory. In Section 2 we prove a Wiener type characterization of a continuous measure. Next we construct central measures on G which are related to the well known Riesz products on locally compact abelian groups. Using these measures we show in Section 3 that if C is a compact set of continuous measures on G there exists a singular measure ν such that ν*μ is absolutely continuous with respect to the Haar measure on G for every μ in C. In Section 4 we show that if f is a finite linear combination of characters then there exist two singular measures μ and ν on G such that f=μ*ν. In the final section we obtain a Wiener-type characterization of a continuous measure on a symmetric space of compact type G/K.

On étudie des mesures continues sur un groupe de Lie compact semi-simple G en utilisant la théorie des représentations. À la section 2 nous donnons une caractérisation des mesures continues sur G analogue à celle de Wiener pour le groupe du cercle. Puis on construit des mesures sur G qui sont liées aux produits de Riesz sur les groupes abéliens localement compacts. En utilisant cette mesure on montre à la section 3 que si C est une partie compacte des mesures continues sur G, il existe une mesure singulière ν telle que la mesure ν*μ soit absolument continue par rapport à la mesure de Haar sur G pour toute mesure μ dans C. À la section 4 on montre que si f est une combinaison linéaire finie de caractères, il existe deux mesures singulières μ et ν sur G telles que f=μ*ν. À la section 5 on donne une caractérisation des mesures continues sur un espace symétrique compact G/K.

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Anoussis, M.; Bisbas, A. Continuous measures on compact Lie groups. Annales de l'Institut Fourier, Volume 50 (2000) no. 4, pp. 1277-1296. doi : 10.5802/aif.1793.

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