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Quantum Field Theory, Black Holes and Holography

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Quantum Field Theory, Black Holes and Holography
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 112

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These notes are an expanded version of lectures given at the Croatian School on Black Holes at Trpanj, June 21-25, 2010. The aim is to provide a practical introduction to quantum field theory in curved spacetime and related black hole physics, with AdS/CFT as the loose motivation.

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