Sub-Planckian Black Holes

The characteristics of black holes smaller than the Planck scale are addressed. These result from a modified metric that reproduces desirable aspects of a variety of disparate models in the sub-Planckian limit, while remaining Schwarzschild in the large mass limit. The self-dual nature of this solution has two interesting features: first, it naturally implies the Generalized Uncertainty Principle. Secondly, this metric exhibits an effective dimensional reduction feature, indicating that the gravitational physics of the sub-Planckian regime is effectively (1+1)-D.

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Seminar
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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:30
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Space Room
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400