Corrections to Entropy and Extremality at Fixed Charge

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Date and time 26.10.2020 14:0015:30  
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Speaker Garrett Goon (Carnegie Mellon U.)
Category Conferences - Seminars

If we alter the microscopic dynamics of a macroscopic system, the thermodynamics will change in a corresponding manner. I will discuss a simple set of exact and approximate relations which govern such thermodynamic corrections. The results are completely general, but are particularly interesting when applied to black holes as they support new interpretations of the Weak Gravity Conjecture, a string-theory-inspired constraint on low-energy physics.  Based on https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05254

Recordings will be available at: https://tube.switch.ch/channels/1c2d594d

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  • General public
  • Free

Organizer

  • Prof. Riccardo Rattazzi, Dr. Angelo Esposito

Contact

  • Dr. Angelo Esposito

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