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Author Susskind, Leonard.
Title An introduction to black holes, information, and the string theory revolution [electronic resource] : the holographic universe / Leonard Susskind, James Lindesay.
Published Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2005.
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 Electronic Book  QB843.B55 S87 2005eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 183 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Contents; The Schwarzschild Black Hole; Scalar Wave Equation in a Schwarzschild Background; Quantum Fields in Rindler Space; Entropy of the Free Quantum Field in Rindler Space; Thermodynamics of Black Holes; Charged Black Holes; The Stretched Horizon; The Laws of Nature; The Puzzle of Information Conservation in Black Hole Environments; Horizons and the UV/IR Connection; Entropy Bounds; The Holographic Principle and Anti de Sitter Space; Black Holes in a Box; Strings; Entropy of Strings and Black Holes; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index;
Subject Black holes (Astronomy)
String models.
Related Names Lindesay, James.
Alternate Title Black holes, information, and the string theory revolution
ISBN 9812563091 (electronic bk.)
9789812563095 (electronic bk.)