Microscopic black hole entropy in theories with higher derivatives

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dc.contributor.author Kraus, Per en_US
dc.contributor.author Larsen, Finn en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-12-19T19:19:55Z
dc.date.available 2006-12-19T19:19:55Z
dc.date.issued 2005-09-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kraus, Per; Larsen, Finn (2005). "Microscopic black hole entropy in theories with higher derivatives." Journal of High Energy Physics. 09(034). <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/49166> en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1126-6708 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/49166
dc.description.abstract We discuss higher derivative corrections to black hole entropy in theories that allow a near horizon AdS3 × X geometry. In arbitrary theories with diffeomorphism invariance we show how to obtain the spacetime central charge in a simple way. Black hole entropy then follows from the euclidean partition function, and we show that this gives agreement with Wald's formula. In string theory there are certain diffeomorphism anomalies that we exploit. We thereby reproduce some recent computations of corrected entropy formulas, and extend them to the nonextremal, nonsupersymmetric context. Examples include black holes in M-theory on K3 × T2, whose entropy reproduces that of the perturbative heterotic string with both right and left movers excited and angular momentum included. Our anomaly based approach also sheds light on why exact results have been obtained in four dimensions while ignoring R4 type corrections. en_US
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dc.publisher IOP Publishing Ltd en_US
dc.title Microscopic black hole entropy in theories with higher derivatives en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Physics en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.description.peerreviewed Peer Reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1120, U.S.A. en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationother Department of Physics and Astronomy UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547, U.S.A. en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/49166/2/jhep092005034.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2005/09/034 en_US
dc.identifier.source Journal of High Energy Physics. en_US
dc.owningcollname Interdisciplinary and Peer-Reviewed
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