Non-extremal Black-Hole Solutions of \(\mathcal{N }=2,\;d=4,\;5\) Supergravity

  • Tomás Ortín
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 144)


Black holes have been intensely studied in the framework of string theory for the last 20 years. They are described by classical solutions of the supergravity theories that describe effectively the low-energy dynamics of different string compactifications. Being solutions of theories with local supersymmetry one can distinguish among them the particular class of those that preserve some unbroken supersymmetries (called supersymmetric or, less precisely, BPS).



The author would like to thank his collaborators in the work reviewed here: P. Galli, P. Meessen, J. Perz and C. S. Shahbazi, and the organizers of the BOSS2011 school and workshop. This work has been supported in part by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Education grant FPA2009-07692, the Comunidad de Madrid grant HEPHACOS S2009ESP-1473 and the Spanish Consolider-Ingenio 2010 program CPAN CSD2007-00042. The author wishes to thank M. M. Fernández for her permanent support.


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  1. 1.Instituto de Física Teórica UAM/CSIC C/ Nicolás CabreraMadridSpain

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