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Unitary Rules for Black Hole Evaporation

  title={Unitary Rules for Black Hole Evaporation},
  author={A. Strominger},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • A. Strominger
  • Published 1994
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
Hawking has proposed non-unitary rules for computing the probabilistic outcome of black hole formation. It is shown that the usual interpretation of these rules violates the superposition principle and energy conservation. Refinements of Hawking's rules are found which restore both the superposition principle and energy conservation, but leave completely unaltered Hawking's prediction of a thermal emission spectrum prior to the endpoint of black hole evaporation. These new rules violate… Expand

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