Black hole thermodynamics and Hamilton–Jacobi counterterm

  title={Black hole thermodynamics and Hamilton–Jacobi counterterm},
  author={Luzi Bergamin and Daniel Grumiller and Robert A. McNees and Ren'e Meyer},
  journal={Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical},
We review the construction of the universal Hamilton–Jacobi counterterm for dilaton gravity in two dimensions, derive the corresponding result in the Cartan formulation and elaborate further upon black hole thermodynamics and semi-classical corrections. Applications include spherically symmetric black holes in arbitrary dimensions with Minkowski- or AdS-asymptotics, the BTZ black hole and black holes in two-dimensional string theory. 

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