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Null Surface Thermodynamics

@inproceedings{Adami2021NullST,
  title={Null Surface Thermodynamics},
  author={H. Adami and M. M. Sheikh-Jabbari and V. Taghiloo and Hossein Yavartanoo},
  year={2021}
}
We establish that boundary degrees of freedom associated with a generic co-dimension one null surface in D dimensional pure Einstein gravity naturally admit a thermodynamical description. The null surface thermodynamics which we expect to universally hold is a result of the diffeomorphism invariance of the theory and do not rely on other special features of the null surface. Using standard surface charge analysis and covariant phase space method, we formulate laws of null surface thermodynamics… 
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