General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 433–449 | Cite as

Lower dimensional black holes

  • R. B. Mann
Research Articles


A survey of black hole physics in two spacetime dimensions is presented. Basic properties, specific solutions and quantum aspects are considered in turn. The relationship between string theoretic black holes and those arising in other (1+l)-dimensional theories of gravity is discussed.


Black Hole Basic Property Differential Geometry Dimensional Theory Specific Solution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Mann
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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