Black Holes in Supergravity: Flow Equations and Duality

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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 142)


The analysis of black hole solutions and the study of their physics is an active and important branch of contemporary theoretical physics. In fact, not only black holes are an excellent theoretical laboratory for understanding some features of quantum gravity, but they can also be successfully used as a tool in applications to nuclear physics, condensed matter, algebraic geometry and atomic physics.


Black Hole Scalar Field Central Charge Black Hole Solution Magnetic Charge 
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The original parts of the contents of these lectures come from collaborations with I. Bena, A. Ceresole, S. Ferrara, S. Giusto, G. Lopes Cardoso, J. Perz, C. Ruef, C. Toldo, A. Yeranyan and N. Warner, which are gratefully acknowledged. I would also like to thank the organizers of the “27th Nordic Spring String Meeting”, “SAM 2009” and “BOSS 2011” schools for the kind hospitality and the nice and stimulating environment. This work is supported in part by the ERC Advanced Grant no. 226455, “Supersymmetry, Quantum Gravity and Gauge Fields” (SUPERFIELDS), by the Fondazione Cariparo Excellence Grant String-derived supergravities with branes and fluxes and their phenomenological implications, by the European Programme UNILHC (contract PITN-GA-2009-237920) and by the Padova University Project CPDA105015/10.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica “Galileo Galilei”Università di PadovaPadovaItaly
  2. 2.INFNSefione di PadovaPadovaItaly

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