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[http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/9707012 Part III Black Holes Lecture Notes]<br>
 
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by Paul Townsend (gr-qc/9707012, 145 pages, many figures)
 
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[http://arxiv.org/abs/0704.3295 Cargese lectures on string theory with eight supercharges]<br>
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by Monica Guica, Andrew Strominger (0704.3295, 30 pages, 7 figures)<br>
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These lectures give an introduction to the interrelated topics of Calabi-Yau compactification of the type II string, black hole attractors, the all-orders entropy formula, the dual (0,4) CFT, topological strings and the OSV conjecture.
  
 
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0607227 Lectures on Black Holes, Topological Strings and Quantum Attractors]<br>
 
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0607227 Lectures on Black Holes, Topological Strings and Quantum Attractors]<br>

Revision as of 10:04, 26 April 2007

see also General Relativity, Black Hole Entropy

books

Quantum field theory in curved spacetime and black holes thermodynamics
by R. M. Wald (University of Chicago Press, 1994)

Quantum fields in curved space
by N. Birrell and P. C. W. Davies (Cambridge University Press, 1982)

Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution
by Leonard Susskind and James Lindsay (World Scientific Publishing, 2005)

reviews

Part III Black Holes Lecture Notes
by Paul Townsend (gr-qc/9707012, 145 pages, many figures)

Cargese lectures on string theory with eight supercharges
by Monica Guica, Andrew Strominger (0704.3295, 30 pages, 7 figures)
These lectures give an introduction to the interrelated topics of Calabi-Yau compactification of the type II string, black hole attractors, the all-orders entropy formula, the dual (0,4) CFT, topological strings and the OSV conjecture.

Lectures on Black Holes, Topological Strings and Quantum Attractors
by Boris Pioline (hep-th/0607227, 103 pages, 8 figures)

Black hole thermodynamics
by S. F. Ross (hep-th/0502195, 44 pages, 12 figures)

Les Houches lectures on black holes
by A. Strominger (hep-th/9501071, 70 pages, 18 figures)

Introduction to Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime and the Hawking Effect
by T. Jacobson (gr-qc/0308048, 59 pages, 5 figures)

The thermodynamics of black holes
by R. M. Wald (Living Reviews in Relativity, 2001)

The quantum structure of black holes
by Samir D. Mathur (hep-th/0510180, 58 pages, 2 figures)

Twenty Years of Debate with Stephen
by Leonard Susskind (hep-th/0204027, 19 pages)

An Introduction to Black Hole Evaporation
by Jennie Traschen (gr-qc/0010055, 33 pages)

The Thermodynamics of Black Holes
by Robert M. Wald (gr-qc/9912119, 46 pages)

Comments on Black Holes in String Theory
by Gary T. Horowitz (hep-th/9910082, 13 pages)

Black Holes
by Gary T. Horowitz, Saul A. Teukolsky (gr-qc/9808035, 13 pages)

Black Holes: A General Introduction
by Jean-Pierre Luminet (astro-ph/9801252, 32 pages, 23 figures)

The black hole information paradox
by Steven B. Giddings (hep-th/9508151, 15 pages)

Quantum Mechanics of Black Holes
by Steven B. Giddings (hep-th/9412138, 52 pages)

Lectures On Black Hole Evaporation and Information Loss
by Thomas Banks (hep-th/9412131, 65 pages, 9 figures)

The Nature of Space and Time
by S.W.Hawking (hep-th/9409195, 62 pages, 51 figures)

Quantum Aspects of Black Holes
by J. A. Harvey, A. Strominger (hep-th/9209055, 54 pages, 16 figures)

Black Rings
by Roberto Emparan, Harvey S. Reall (hep-th/0608012, 41 pages, 3 figures)

links

David Chow's homepage for the 2005 and 2006 Part III black holes course at Cambridge