Skip to Content

Sponsors

No results

Tags

No results

Types

No results

Search Results

Events

No results
Search events using: keywords, sponsors, locations or event type
When / Where
All occurrences of this event have passed.
This listing is displayed for historical purposes.

Presented By: Leinweber Center for Theoretical Physics

HET Seminar | New attractors for the black hole index

Sameer Murthy (King's College London/IAS)

The count of black hole microstates is typically obtained from a supersymmetric index in weakly coupled string theory. I will discuss the index in the strongly coupled theory, as a functional integral in N=2 supergravity in asymptotically flat space. The saddle-points of this index are given by supersymmetric ‚Äč"finite-temperature" rotating geometries. I will discuss a new version of the attractor mechanism obeyed by these geometries: the scalar fields at the poles of the Euclidean horizon as well as the free energy of the black hole get attracted to values that depend only on the charges and are independent of the asymptotic moduli and temperature.

Explore Similar Events

  •  Loading Similar Events...

Back to Main Content