Inverse Young inequality in quaternion matrices

Document Type: Research Paper


Department of Mathematical Sciences, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran


Inverse Young inequality asserts that if $nu >1$, then $|zw|ge nu|z|^{frac{1}{nu}}+(1-nu)|w|^{frac{1}{1-nu}}$, for all complex numbers $z$ and $w$, and equality holds if and only if $|z|^{frac{1}{nu}}=|w|^{frac{1}{1-nu}}$. In this paper the complex representation of quaternion matrices is applied to establish the inverse Young inequality for matrices of quaternions. Moreover, a necessary and sufficient condition for equality is given.


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