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Title: Strings, black holes, and Lorentz contraction

Abstract

Consistency of quantum mechanics in black hole physics requires unusual Lorentz transformation properties of the size and shape of physical systems with momentum beyond the Planck scale. A simple parton model illustrates the kind of behavior which is needed. It is then shown that conventional fundamental string theory shares these features.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States))
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7239130
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 7239130
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review, D (Particles Fields); (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 49:12; Journal ID: ISSN 0556-2821
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; BLACK HOLES; LORENTZ TRANSFORMATIONS; PARTON MODEL; QUANTUM MECHANICS; STRING MODELS; COMPOSITE MODELS; EXTENDED PARTICLE MODEL; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MECHANICS; PARTICLE MODELS; QUARK MODEL; TRANSFORMATIONS 662110* -- General Theory of Particles & Fields-- Theory of Fields & Strings-- (1992-); 661310 -- Relativity & Gravitation-- (1992-)

Citation Formats

Susskind, L. Strings, black holes, and Lorentz contraction. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.49.6606.
Susskind, L. Strings, black holes, and Lorentz contraction. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.49.6606.
Susskind, L. Wed . "Strings, black holes, and Lorentz contraction". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.49.6606.
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title = {Strings, black holes, and Lorentz contraction},
author = {Susskind, L.},
abstractNote = {Consistency of quantum mechanics in black hole physics requires unusual Lorentz transformation properties of the size and shape of physical systems with momentum beyond the Planck scale. A simple parton model illustrates the kind of behavior which is needed. It is then shown that conventional fundamental string theory shares these features.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.49.6606},
journal = {Physical Review, D (Particles Fields); (United States)},
issn = {0556-2821},
number = ,
volume = 49:12,
place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {6}
}