# Black holes, black rings and their microstates

@article{Bena2007BlackHB, title={Black holes, black rings and their microstates}, author={Iosif Bena and Nicholas P. Warner}, journal={Lecture Notes in Physics}, year={2007}, volume={755}, pages={1-92} }

In this review article, we describe some of the recent progress towards the construction and analysis of three-charge configurations in string theory and supergravity. We begin by describing the Born-Infeld construction of three-charge supertubes with two dipole charges and then discuss the general method of constructing three-charge solutions in five dimensions. We explain in detail the use of these methods to construct black rings, black holes, as well as smooth microstate geometries with…

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