# Repulsive Black Holes and Higher-Derivatives

@inproceedings{Cremonini2021RepulsiveBH, title={Repulsive Black Holes and Higher-Derivatives}, author={Sera Cremonini and Callum R. T. Jones and James T. Liu and Brian McPeak and Yuezhang Tang}, year={2021} }

In two-derivative theories of gravity coupled to matter, charged black holes are self-attractive at large distances, with the force vanishing at zero temperature. However, in the presence of massless scalar fields and four-derivative corrections, zero-temperature black holes no longer need to obey the no-force condition. In this paper, we show how to calculate the long-range force between such black holes. We develop an efficient method for computing the higher-derivative corrections to the…

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