Information loss.

  title={Information loss.},
  author={W. Unruh and R. Wald},
  journal={Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society},
  volume={80 9},
  • W. Unruh, R. Wald
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society
The complete gravitational collapse of a body in general relativity will result in the formation of a black hole. Although the black hole is classically stable, quantum particle creation processes will result in the emission of Hawking radiation to infinity and corresponding mass loss of the black hole, eventually resulting in the complete evaporation of the black hole. Semiclassical arguments strongly suggest that, in the process of black hole formation and evaporation, a pure quantum state… Expand
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