Black Holes

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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)

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)

links

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