Quantum Mechanics of Black Holes

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Giddings, Steven B.;
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Theory
    arxiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | High Energy Physics::Theory | Physics::Physics Education | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

These lectures give a pedagogical review of dilaton gravity, Hawking radiation, the black hole information problem, and black hole pair creation. (Lectures presented at the 1994 Trieste Summer School in High Energy Physics and Cosmology)
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    [4] S.B. Giddings, “Black holes and quantum predictability,” hep-th/9306041, in Quantum Gravity, (Proceedings of the 7th Nishinomiya Yukawa Memorial Symposium), K. Kikkawa and M. Ninomiya, eds. (World Scientific, 1993).

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    [6] A. Strominger, “Les Houches lectures on black holes,” to appear.

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