## 21 Citations

Instability of Near-Extremal Black Holes Dual to Strongly Coupled Field Theories on Flat Spacetime

- Physics
- 2009

We show that AdS black holes dual to field theories on flat spacetime, as used in applications of the AdS/CFT correspondence to QCD and condensed matter physics, are unstable to non-perturbative…

The fate of monsters in anti-de Sitter spacetime

- Physics
- 2013

A bstractBlack hole entropy remains a deep puzzle: where does such enormous amount of entropy come from? Curiously, there exist gravitational configurations that possess even larger entropy than a…

Seiberg-Witten Instability of Various Topological Black Holes

- Physics
- 2013

We review the Seiberg-Witten instability of topological black holes in Anti-de Sitter space due to nucleation of brane-anti-brane pairs. We start with black holes in general relativity, and then…

Horizon Complementarity and Casimir Violations of the Null Energy Condition

- Physics
- 2008

The principle of horizon complementarity is an attempt to extend ideas about black hole complementarity to all horizons, including cosmological ones. The idea is that the degrees of freedom necessary…

A universal lower bound on the specific temperatures of AdS-Reissner–Nordström black holes with flat event horizons

- Engineering
- 2011

Stability of Horava-Lifshitz Black Holes in the Context of AdS/CFT

- Physics
- 2011

The anti-de Sitter/conformal field theory (AdS/CFT) correspondence is a powerful tool that promises to provide new insights toward a full understanding of field theories under extreme conditions,…

Quantum Non-thermal Effect from Black Holes Surrounded by Quintessence

- Physics
- 2009

We present a short and direct derivation of Hawking radiation as a tunneling process across the horizon and compute the tunneling probability. Considering the self-gravitation and energy…

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- Physics
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- Physics
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- Physics
- 2005

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- Physics
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- Physics
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- Physics
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- Physics
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Contents:
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