General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 417–423 | Cite as

Rotating black holes as dissipative spin-thermodynamical systems

  • A. Curir
Research Articles


A black hole is interpreted as an “open system” in the Prigogine sense. From the point of view of spin transformations, the existence of a phase transition corresponding to an extreme Kerr hole is recognized. The role played by the spin entropy into superradiance of a rotating black hole is investigated.


Entropy Phase Transition Black Hole Open System Differential Geometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Curir
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  1. 1.Osservatorio Astronomico di TorinoPino Torinese, TorinoItaly

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