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Black Holes and their Thermodynamics – Overview

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About the lecture

Time and place

Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 (c.t.), A450 Theresienstr. 37, Friday 10:00 - 12:00 (c.t.), A449 Theresienstr. 37

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Certificates

The certificates (Scheine) are at the examination office for those of you that have submitted the filled-in and signed certificates. To register the credits in the transcript, send the signed form (https://www.physik.uni-muenchen.de/studium/pruefungsamt/corona/antraege_einreichen_per_post.pdf) to the examintion office via post (non-electronic). For further information please visit https://www.en.physik.uni-muenchen.de/studying/exam_office/corona/index.html .

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Topics

  • Introduction to GR
  • The Schwarzschild Solution
  • Black Hole Thermodynamics and Black Hole Entropy
  • Hawking Radiation - Information puzzle and no hair theorem
  • Charged and Spinning Black Holes
  • Branes in Supergravity and String Theory - the Entropy of BPS Black Holes in String Theory (Strominger, Vafa)
  • Asymptotic Symmetries in GR and possible new solution towards black hole charges

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Literature

Text books and Notes on General Relativity

Notes on Black Holes: