The Holographic principle

  title={The Holographic principle},
  author={Raphael Bousso},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  • R. Bousso
  • Published 12 March 2002
  • Physics
  • Reviews of Modern Physics
There is strong evidence that the area of any surface limits the information content of adjacent spacetime regions, at $1.4\ifmmode\times\else\texttimes\fi{}{10}^{69}$ bits per square meter. This article reviews the developments that have led to the recognition of this entropy bound, placing special emphasis on the quantum properties of black holes. The construction of light sheets, which associate relevant spacetime regions to any given surface, is discussed in detail. This article explains… 
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