JETP Letters

, Volume 104, Issue 9, pp 645–648 | Cite as

Black hole and hawking radiation by type-II Weyl fermions

  • G. E. VolovikEmail author


The type-II Weyl and type-II Dirac fermions may emerge behind the event horizon of black holes. Correspondingly, the black hole can be simulated by creation of the region with overtilted Weyl or Dirac cones. The filling of the electronic states inside the “black hole” is accompanied by Hawking radiation. The Hawking temperature in the Weyl semimetals can reach the room temperature, if the black hole region is sufficiently small, and thus the effective gravity at the horizon is large.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Low Temperature LaboratoryAalto UniversityAaltoFinland
  2. 2.Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesChernogolovka, Moscow regionRussia

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