The fuzzball proposal for black holes: an elementary review


We give an elementary review of black holes in string theory. We discuss BPS holes, the microscopic computation of entropy and the ‘fuzzball’ picture of the black hole interior suggested by microstates of the 2-charge system. Lecture given at the RTN workshop ‘The quantum structure of space-time and the geometric nature of fundamental interactions’, in Crete, Greece (September 2004).

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@inproceedings{Mathur2005TheFP, title={The fuzzball proposal for black holes: an elementary review}, author={Samir D. Mathur}, year={2005} }