On the Bundle of KMS State Spaces for Flows on a Z -Absorbing C*-Algebra

George A. Elliott, Yasuhiko Sato, Klaus Thomsen

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)


    A complete characterization is given of the collection of KMS state spaces for a flow on the Jiang-Su C*-algebra in the case that the set of inverse temperatures is bounded. Namely, it is an arbitrary compact simplex bundle over the (compact) set of inverse temperatures with fibre at zero a single point. (Hence this holds for the tensor product of this C*-algebra with any unital C*-algebra with unique trace state.) An analogous characterization is given for arbitrary flows on a (Kirchberg–Phillips) classifiable infinite unital simple C*-algebra: for each such algebra the KMS states form an arbitrary proper simplex bundle (the inverse image of a compact set of inverse temperatures is compact) such that the fibre at zero is empty.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1105-1123
    Number of pages19
    JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
    • Mathematical Physics


    Dive into the research topics of 'On the Bundle of KMS State Spaces for Flows on a Z -Absorbing C*-Algebra'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this