4 Illustrations, color; 13 Illustrations, black and white; VI, 97 p. 17 illus., 4 illus. in color.
Table Of Contents
Introduction.- Black Holes.- Black Hole Thermodynamics.- Field Quantization in Curved Spacetime.- Particle Creation and Observer-Dependent Radiation.- Black Hole Radiation.- The Information Paradox.- Firewalls.- Summary.
Robert Mann Dept of Physics & Astronomy University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada Robert Mann is Professor of Physics at the University of Waterloo, has been a visiting researcher at Harvard University, Cambridge University, University of Queensland and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, and is a Fulbright Fellow. Winner of two teaching awards, he was chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo from 2001-2008 and served as president of the Canadian Association of Physicists. He is author of over 350 refereed journal papers and has given over 200 invited seminars and colloquia. His research interests are in black holes, cosmology, string theory, particle physics, quantum foundations, and quantum information.