Introduction to Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution The Holographic Universe

ISBN-10: 9812561315

ISBN-13: 9789812561312

Edition: 2004

Authors: Leonard Susskind, James Lindesay

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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Black holes and quantum mechanics
The Schwarzschild black hole
Scalar wave equation in a Schwarzschild background
Quantum fields in Rindler space
Entropy of the free quantum field in Rindler space
Thermodynamics of black holes
Charged black holes
The stretched horizon
The laws of nature
The puzzle of information conservation in black hole environments
Horizons and the UV/IR connection
Entropy bounds and holography
Entropy bounds
The holographic principle and anti de Sitter space
Black holes in a box
Black holes and strings
Entropy of strings and black hole
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