# A factorization constant for $l^n_p

@article{Peck1993AFC, title={A factorization constant for \$l^n_p}, author={N. Peck}, journal={arXiv: Functional Analysis}, year={1993} }

We prove that if PT is a factorization of the identity operator on \ell_p^n through \ell_{\infty}^k, then ||P|| ||T|| \geq Cn^{1/p-1/2}(log n)^{-1/2}. This is a corollary of a more general result on factoring the identity operator on a quasi-normed space through \ell_{\infty}^k.