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Classical and Quantum Fields near Black Holes

Valeri P. Frolov and Andrei Zelnikov

in Introduction to Black Hole Physics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199692293
eISBN:
9780191731860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692293.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This Chapter contains brief review of the theory of classical and quantum fields propagating in the black hole geometry. It includes such subjects as quasinormal modes and ringing radiation, ... More


Thermodynamics, Quantum Physics, and Black Holes

John W. Moffat

in The Shadow of the Black Hole

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190650728
eISBN:
9780197517383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650728.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A major question confronting physicists studying black holes was whether thermodynamics applied to them—that is, whether the black holes radiated heat and lost energy. Bekenstein considered heat and ... More


Further developments

Rodolfo Gambini and Jorge Pullin

in A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199590759
eISBN:
9780191774980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590759.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses several topics in which loop quantum gravity techniques have been applied. These include black hole entropy in the context of black hole thermodynamics and how loop quantum ... More


Imaginary time

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the role of imaginary time in physics. It emphasizes the difference between imaginary (or complex path) time and complex time. Starting with Minkowski’s famous 1908 lecture, ... More


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