On the stringy Hartle-Hawking state

Roy Ben-Israel*, Amit Giveon, Nissan Itzhaki, Lior Liram

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Abstract

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.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number19
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2016
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2016

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Keywords

  • Black Holes
  • Black Holes in String Theory
  • Spacetime Singularities

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