Introduction to Black Hole Physics

Introduction to Black Hole Physics

by Valeri P. Frolov, Andrei Zelnikov

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198729112
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Valeri P. Frolov, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada,Andrei Zelnikov, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Valeri Frolov is Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Physics at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.



Andrei Zelnikov is Research Associate at the Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Table of Contents

1. Black Holes: Big Picture
2. Physics in a Uniformly Accelerated Frame
3. Riemannian Geometry
4. Particle Motion in Curved Spacetime
5. Einstein Equations
6. Spherically Symmetric Black Holes
7. Particles and Light Motion in Schwarzschild Spacetime
8. Rotating Black Holes
9. Classical and Quantum Fields near Black Holes
10. Black Holes and All That Jazz
A. Fundamental Constants and Units
B. Gauss-Codazzi Equations
C. Conformal Transformations
D. Hidden Symmetries
E. Boundary Term for the Einstein-Hilbert Action
F. Quantum Fields

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