Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2015:193 | Cite as

Stationary black holes: large D analysis

  • Ryotaku Suzuki
  • Kentaro Tanabe
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We consider the effective theory of large D stationary black holes. By solving the Einstein equations with a cosmological constant using the 1/D expansion in near zone of the black hole we obtain the effective equation for the stationary black hole. The effective equation describes the Myers-Perry black hole, bumpy black holes and, possibly, the black ring solution as its solutions. In this effective theory the black hole is represented as an embedded membrane in the background, e.g., Minkowski or Anti-de Sitter spacetime and its mean curvature is given by the surface gravity redshifted by the background gravitational field and the local Lorentz boost. The local Lorentz boost property of the effective equation is observed also in the metric itself. In fact we show that the leading order metric of the Einstein equation in the 1/D expansion is generically regarded as a Lorentz boosted Schwarzschild black hole. We apply this Lorentz boost property of the stationary black hole solution to solve perturbation equations. As a result we obtain an analytic formula for quasinormal modes of the singly rotating Myers-Perry black hole in the 1/D expansion.


Classical Theories of Gravity Black Holes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsOsaka City UniversityOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Theory Center, Institute of Particles and Nuclear Studies, KEKTsukubaJapan

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