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|Title:||Kerr black holes are not fragile|
Kerr black holes
|Citation:||McInnes, B. (2012-04-21). Kerr black holes are not fragile. Nuclear Physics B 857 (3) : 362-379. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2011.12.015|
|Abstract:||Certain AdS black holes are "fragile", in the sense that, if they are deformed excessively, they become unstable to a fundamental non-perturbative stringy effect analogous to Schwinger pair-production [of branes]. Near-extremal topologically spherical AdS-Kerr black holes, which are natural candidates for string-theoretic models of the very rapidly rotating black holes that have actually been observed to exist, do represent a very drastic deformation of the AdS-Schwarzschild geometry. One therefore has strong reason to fear that these objects might be "fragile", which in turn could mean that asymptotically flat rapidly rotating black holes might be fragile in string theory. Here we show that this does not happen: despite the severe deformation implied by near-extremal angular momenta, brane pair-production around topologically spherical AdS-Kerr-Newman black holes is always suppressed. © 2012 Elsevier B.V.|
|Source Title:||Nuclear Physics B|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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