Non-minimally coupled scalar fields and isolated horizons

Abhay Ashtekar, Alejandro Corichi, Daniel Sudarsky

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Abstract

The isolated horizon framework is extended to include non-minimally coupled scalar fields. As expected from the analysis based on Killing horizons, entropy is no longer given just by (a quarter of) the horizon area but also depends on the scalar field. In a subsequent paper these results will serve as a point of departure for a statistical mechanical derivation of entropy using quantum geometry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3413-3425
Number of pages13
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume20
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 7 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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