# Black Holes

### 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)

### reviews

Part III Black Holes Lecture Notes

by Paul Townsend (gr-qc/9707012, 145 pages, many 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)

### links

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