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Title: Role of dipole charges in black hole thermodynamics

Abstract

Modern derivations of the first law of black holes appear to show that the only charges that arise are monopole charges that can be obtained by surface integrals at infinity. However, the recently discovered five dimensional black ring solutions empirically satisfy a first law in which dipole charges appear. We resolve this contradiction and derive a general form of the first law for black rings. Dipole charges do appear together with a corresponding potential. We also include theories with Chern-Simons terms and generalize the first law to other horizon topologies and more generic local charges.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California 93106 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20795732
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 73; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.024015; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; BLACK HOLES; COSMOLOGY; DIPOLES; INTEGRALS; MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS; POTENTIALS; THERMODYNAMICS; TOPOLOGY

Citation Formats

Copsey, Keith, and Horowitz, Gary T. Role of dipole charges in black hole thermodynamics. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.73.0.
Copsey, Keith, & Horowitz, Gary T. Role of dipole charges in black hole thermodynamics. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.73.0.
Copsey, Keith, and Horowitz, Gary T. Sun . "Role of dipole charges in black hole thermodynamics". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.73.0.
@article{osti_20795732,
title = {Role of dipole charges in black hole thermodynamics},
author = {Copsey, Keith and Horowitz, Gary T.},
abstractNote = {Modern derivations of the first law of black holes appear to show that the only charges that arise are monopole charges that can be obtained by surface integrals at infinity. However, the recently discovered five dimensional black ring solutions empirically satisfy a first law in which dipole charges appear. We resolve this contradiction and derive a general form of the first law for black rings. Dipole charges do appear together with a corresponding potential. We also include theories with Chern-Simons terms and generalize the first law to other horizon topologies and more generic local charges.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVD.73.0},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 2,
volume = 73,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Sun Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}