The (2 + 1)-dimensional black hole

@article{Carlip1995The,
  title={The (2 + 1)-dimensional black hole},
  author={Steven Carlip},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={1995},
  volume={12},
  pages={2853-2880}
}
  • S. Carlip
  • Published 29 June 1995
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
I review the classical and quantum properties of the (2 + 1)-dimensional black hole of Banados, Teitelboim and Zanelli. This solution of the Einstein field equations in three spacetime dimensions shares many of the characteristics of the Kerr black hole: it has an event horizon, an inner horizon, and an ergosphere; it occurs as an endpoint of gravitational collapse; it exhibits mass inflation; and it has a non-vanishing Hawking temperature and interesting thermodynamic properties. At the same… 

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