# Supersymmetric black holes in string theory

@article{Mohaupt2007SupersymmetricBH, title={Supersymmetric black holes in string theory}, author={T. Mohaupt}, journal={Fortschritte der Physik}, year={2007}, volume={55} }

We review recent developments concerning supersymmetric black holes in string theory. After a general introduction to the laws of black hole mechanics and to black hole entropy in string theory, we discuss black hole solutions in N = 2 supergravity, special geometry, the black hole attractor equations and the underlying variational principle. Special attention is payed to the crucial role of higher derivative corrections. Finally we discuss black hole partition functions and their relation with…

## 21 Citations

### STRING THEORY EFFECTS ON FIVE-DIMENSIONAL BLACK HOLE PHYSICS

- Physics
- 2008

We review recent developments in understanding quantum/string corrections to BPS black holes and strings in five-dimensional supergravity. These objects are solutions to the effective action obtained…

### -corrections to extremal dyonic black holes in heterotic string theory

- Physics
- 2008

We calculate α′2-corrections to the entropy of the 5-dimensional 3-charge and the 4-dimensional 4-charge large extremal black holes using the low energy effective action of the heterotic string…

### α′2-corrections to extremal dyonic black holes in heterotic string theory

- Physics
- 2007

We calculate α'2-corrections to the entropy of the 5-dimensional 3-charge and the 4-dimensional 4-charge large extremal black holes using the low energy effective action of the heterotic string…

### Black hole entropy function, attractors and precision counting of microstates

- Physics
- 2008

In these lecture notes we describe recent progress in our understanding of attractor mechanism and entropy of extremal black holes based on the entropy function formalism. We also describe precise…

### Stationary rotating black holes in theories with gravitational Chern-Simons Lagrangian term

- Physics
- 2013

We study the effects of introducing purely gravitational Chern-Simons Lagrangian terms in ordinary Einstein gravity on stationary rotating black hole solutions and on the associated thermodynamical…

### On the entropy of four-dimensional near-extremal N = 2 black holes with R2-terms

- Mathematics
- 2007

We consider the entropy of four-dimensional near-extremal N = 2 black holes. The Bekenstein-Hawking entropy formula has the structure of the extremal black holes entropy with a shift of the charges…

### A note on exact solutions and attractor mechanism for Non-BPS black holes

- Mathematics
- 2008

We obtain two extremal, spherically symmetric, non-BPS black hole solutions to 4D supergravity, one of which carries D2-D6 charges and the other carries D0-D2-D4 charges. For the D2-D6 case, rather…

### Higher derivative correction to Kaluza–Klein black hole solution

- Mathematics
- 2008

We investigate the attractor mechanism in a Kaluza–Klein black hole solution in the presence of higher derivative terms. In particular, we discuss the attractor behavior of static black holes by…

### Thermodynamics of Born–Infeld black holes

- Physics
- 2008

We discuss the horizon structure for Born–Infeld black holes in the context of Einstein–Born–Infeld gravity. We show that the entropy function formalism agrees with a direct calculation of the…

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