Thermal duality and gravitational collapse

Conference paper


Hewitt, M. 2014. Thermal duality and gravitational collapse.
AuthorsHewitt, M.
TypeConference paper
Description

Thermal duality is a relationship between the behaviour of heterotic string models of the E(8)xE(8) or SO(32) types at inversely related temperatures, a variant of T duality in the Euclidean regime. This duality would have consequences for the nature of the Hagedon transition in these string models. We propose that the vacuum admits a family of deformations in situations where there are closed surfaces of constant area but high radial acceleration (a ‘string regularized’ version of a Penrose trapped surface), such as would be formed in situations of extreme gravitational collapse. This would allow a radical resolution of the ‘firewall paradox’ by allowing quantum effects to significantly modify the spacetime geometry around a collapsed object. A ‘string bremsstrahlung’ process would convert the kinetic energy of infalling matter in extreme gravitational collapse to form a region of the deformed vacuum, which would be equivalent to forming a high temperature string phase. A notable feature of this scenario is that the spectrum of final states would respect time reversal (T) symmetry, unlike conventional black holes.This process might have observable consequences for charged particles falling into a rotating collapsed object by producing high energy particles via a variant of the Penrose process.

Year2014
ConferenceDISCRETE 2014: Fourth Symposium on Prospects in the Physics of Discrete Symmetries
Related URLhttps://indico.cern.ch/event/328215/
File
Publication process dates
Deposited08 Apr 2015
Output statusUnpublished
Page range1-55
Permalink -

https://repository.canterbury.ac.uk/item/87469/thermal-duality-and-gravitational-collapse

Download files

  • 9
    total views
  • 6
    total downloads
  • 0
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Pure spinors, impure spinors and quantum mechanics
Hewitt, M. 2018. Pure spinors, impure spinors and quantum mechanics. in: Dobrev, V. (ed.) Quantum Theory and Symmetries with Lie Theory and Its Applications in Physics Springer.
Risk management in relation to firearms licensing
Bryant, R., Blackburn, B., Hewitt, M. and Falade, M. 2016. Risk management in relation to firearms licensing.
String condensation and high energy graviton scattering
Hewitt, M. 2016. String condensation and high energy graviton scattering.
String condensation: nemesis of black holes?
Hewitt, M. 2015. String condensation: nemesis of black holes? in: Antoniadis, I., Leontaris, G. and Tamvakis, K. (ed.) 18th International Conference From the Planck Scale to the Electroweak Scale (PLANCK), 25-29 May 2015, Ioannina, Greece SISSA: International School for Advanced Studies. pp. 1-11
Brans-Dicke supergravity and the Lambda naturalness problem
Hewitt, M. 2015. Brans-Dicke supergravity and the Lambda naturalness problem.
Thermal duality: nemesis of black holes?
Hewitt, M. 2015. Thermal duality: nemesis of black holes?
Thermal duality and gravitational collapse
Hewitt, M. 2015. Thermal duality and gravitational collapse. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 631 (1). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/631/1/012076
Thermal duality and gravitational collapse in heterotic string theories
Hewitt, M. 2013. Thermal duality and gravitational collapse in heterotic string theories. arXiv.
Supersymmetry breaking and 4 dimensional string models
Hewitt, M. 2003. Supersymmetry breaking and 4 dimensional string models. ePrint arxiv. https://doi.org/hep-th/0302209
Vacuum instability and gravitational collapse
Hewitt, M. 2002. Vacuum instability and gravitational collapse. ArXiv High Energy Physics - Theory e-prints. https://doi.org/hep-th/0211037
Strings and gravitational collapse
Hewitt, M. 1993. Strings and gravitational collapse. Physics Letters B. 309 (3-4), pp. 264-267. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(93)90931-7