Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 189, Issue 1, pp 1–7

On Rigidity of Analytic Black Holes

  • Piotr T. Chruściel

DOI: 10.1007/s002200050187

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Chruściel, P. Comm Math Phys (1997) 189: 1. doi:10.1007/s002200050187


We establish global extendibility (to the domain of outer communication) of locally defined isometries of appropriately regular analytic black holes. This allows us to fill a gap in the Hawking–Ellis proof of black–hole rigidity.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr T. Chruściel
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  1. 1.Département de Mathématiques, Faculté des Sciences, Parc de Grandmont, F37200 Tours, France.¶E-mail: Chrusciel@Univ-Tours.frFR