Catastrophic Instability of Small Lovelock Black Holes

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Takahashi, Tomohiro; Soda, Jiro;
(2010)
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1143/PTP.124.711
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | High Energy Physics - Theory
    arxiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We study the stability of static black holes in Lovelock theory which is a natural higher dimensional generalization of Einstein theory. We show that Lovelock black holes are stable under vector perturbations in all dimensions. However, we prove that small Lovelock blac... View more
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