Black Rings, Supertubes, and a Stringy Resolution of Black Hole Non-Uniqueness

  title={Black Rings, Supertubes, and a Stringy Resolution of Black Hole Non-Uniqueness},
  author={Henriette Elvang and Roberto Emparan},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
In order to address the issues raised by the recent discovery of non-uniqueness of black holes in five dimensions, we construct a solution of string theory at low energies describing a five-dimensional spinning black ring with three charges that can be interpreted as D1-brane, D5-brane, and momentum charges. The solution possesses closed timelike curves (CTCs) and other pathologies, whose origin we clarify. These pathologies can be avoided by setting any one of the charges, e.g. the momentum… 

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