Relationship between Hawking radiation and gravitational anomalies

Sean P. Robinson, Frank Wilczek

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Abstract

We show that in order to avoid a breakdown of general covariance at the quantum level the total flux in each outgoing partial wave of a quantum field in a black hole background must be equal to that of a (1+1)-dimensional blackbody at the Hawking temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number011303
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume95
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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