Generic isolated horizons and their applications

Abhay Ashtekar, Christopher Beetle, Olaf Dreyer, Stephen Fairhurst, Badri Krishnan, Jerzy Lewandowski, Jacek Wiśniewski

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A framework that is robust for the study of classical and quantum black holes is presented. This framework enables to extract physics from strong field geometry and to generalize the zeroth and first laws of black hole mechanics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3564-3567
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number17
StatePublished - Oct 23 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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