Generalization of the KKW analysis for black hole radiation

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An extension of the Keski-Vakkuri, Kraus and Wilczek (KKW) analysis to black hole spacetimes which are not Schwarzschild-type is presented. Preserving the regularity at the horizon and stationarity of the metric in order to deal with the across-horizon physics, a more general coordinate transformation is introduced. In this analysis the Hawking radiation is viewed as a tunnelling process which emanates from the non-Schwarzschild-type black hole. Expressions for the temperature and entropy of these non-Schwarzschild-type black holes are extracted. As a paradigm, in the context of this generalization, we consider the Garfinkle-Horowitz-Strominger (GHS) black hole as a dynamical background and we derive the modified temperature and entropy of GHS black hole. Deviations are eliminated and corresponding standard results are recovered to the lowest order in the emitted shell of energy. The extremal GHS black hole is found to be non-"frozen" since it is characterized by a constant non-zero temperature. Furthermore, the modified extremality condition forbids naked singularities to form from the collapse of the GHS black hole. © 2003 Published by Elsevier Science B.V.




Vagenas, E. C. (2003). Generalization of the KKW analysis for black hole radiation. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 559(1–2), 65–73.

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