Abstract: We argue that non-perturbative α′ stringy effects render the Hartle-Hawking state associated with the SL(2)/U(1) eternal black hole singular at the horizon. We discuss implications of this observation on firewalls in string theory.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
We thank Micha Berkooz, David Kutasov and Eliezer Rabinovici for discussions. This work is supported in part by the I-CORE Program of the Planning and Budgeting Committee and the Israel Science Foundation (Center No. 1937/12), and by a center of excellence supported by the Israel Science Foundation (grant number 1989/14).
© 2016, The Author(s).
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