LG (Landau–Ginzburg) in GL (Gregory–Laflamme)

  title={LG (Landau–Ginzburg) in GL (Gregory–Laflamme)},
  author={Barak Kol and Evgeny Sorkin},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  pages={4563 - 4592}
  • B. KolE. Sorkin
  • Published 4 April 2006
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
This paper continues the study of the Gregory–Laflamme instability of black strings, or more precisely of the order of the transition, being either first or second order, and the critical dimension which separates the two cases. First, we describe a novel method based on the Landau–Ginzburg perspective for the thermodynamics that somewhat improves the existing techniques. Second, we generalize the computation from a circle compactification to an arbitrary torus compactification. We explain that… 


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