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Black Holes in Supergravity and String Theory

Black Holes in Supergravity and String Theory
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 64

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We give an elementary introduction to black holes in supergravity and string theory. The focus is on BPS solutions in four- and higher-dimensional supergravity and string theory. Basic ideas and techniques are explained in detail, including exercises with solutions.

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