# Reference request on operator matrices [closed]

I'm looking for a reference on linear, bounded, self-adjoint operators defined on the product space, $T:E\times F\to E\times F$ such that $$Tx = \begin{pmatrix}A & B \\ C & D \end{pmatrix}\begin{pmatrix} x_1\\ x_2 \end{pmatrix}$$

In particular, what is the relation between the spectrum of $T$ and the spectrum of $A,B$, are there any inequalities with norms? Currently, I can only find some scattered references, like http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024379598102197 which says that $$\sigma(T)\subset\sigma(A)\cup\left\{\lambda\in \rho(A):\|(A - \lambda)^{-1}\|^{-1}\leq \|C\|\right\} \cup\sigma(B) \cup \left\{\lambda\in \rho(D):\|(D - \lambda)^{-1}\|^{-1}\leq \|B\|\right\}$$ Is there a systematic treatment of such things?

• This is not correct: for example, take $A=B=C=0$. Commented Sep 13, 2014 at 14:56
• Taking $E=F={\mathbb C}$ should impose some immediate limits on what you hope might be true Commented Sep 13, 2014 at 15:55