Microscopic origin of the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy

@article{Strominger1996MicroscopicOO,
  title={Microscopic origin of the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy},
  author={Andrew Strominger and C. Vafa},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
  year={1996},
  volume={379},
  pages={99-104}
}
Abstract The Bekenstein-Hawking area-entropy relation S BH = A 4 is derived for a class of five-dimensional extremal black holes in string theory by counting the degeneracy of BPS solition bound states. 
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