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Title: Quantum Penrose Inequality

Abstract

The classical Penrose inequality specifies a lower bound on the total mass in terms of the area of certain trapped surfaces. This fails at the semiclassical level. We conjecture a quantum Penrose inequality: the mass at spatial infinity is lower bounded by a function of the generalized entropy of the light sheet of appropriate quantum trapped surfaces. This is the first relation between quantum information in quantum gravity, and the total energy.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP); National Science Foundation (NSF); European Research Council (ERC)
OSTI Identifier:
1577921
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1737590
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0019380; AC02-05CH11231; PHY-1820912; GravBHs-692951
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters Journal Volume: 123 Journal Issue: 24; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; General relativity; quantum aspects of black holes; quantum entanglement; quantum gravity; singularities in general relativity

Citation Formats

Bousso, Raphael, Shahbazi-Moghaddam, Arvin, and Tomašević, Marija. Quantum Penrose Inequality. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.241301.
Bousso, Raphael, Shahbazi-Moghaddam, Arvin, & Tomašević, Marija. Quantum Penrose Inequality. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.241301.
Bousso, Raphael, Shahbazi-Moghaddam, Arvin, and Tomašević, Marija. Tue . "Quantum Penrose Inequality". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.241301.
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abstractNote = {The classical Penrose inequality specifies a lower bound on the total mass in terms of the area of certain trapped surfaces. This fails at the semiclassical level. We conjecture a quantum Penrose inequality: the mass at spatial infinity is lower bounded by a function of the generalized entropy of the light sheet of appropriate quantum trapped surfaces. This is the first relation between quantum information in quantum gravity, and the total energy.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.241301},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 24,
volume = 123,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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