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Trace Formulas for Schrödinger Operators in Connection with Scattering Theory for Finite-Gap Backgrounds

Alice Mikikits-Leitner and Gerald Teschl

We investigate trace formulas for one-dimensional Schrödinger operators which are trace class perturbations of quasi-periodic finite-gap operators using Krein's spectral shift theory. In particular, we establish the conserved quantities for the solutions of the Korteweg-de Vries hierarchy in this class and relate them to the reflection coefficients via Abelian integrals on the underlying hyperelliptic Riemann surface.

MSC2000: Primary 34L25, 35Q53; Secondary 81U40, 37K15
Keywords: Scattering, KdV hierarchy, Trace formulas

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