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Quantum gravity corrections for Schwarzschild black holes

Becker, Katrin and Becker, Melanie (1999) Quantum gravity corrections for Schwarzschild black holes. Physical Review D, 60 (2). Art. no. 026003. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BECprd99

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Abstract

We consider the matrix theory proposal describing 11-dimensional Schwarzschild black holes. We argue that the Newtonian potential between two black holes receives a genuine long-range quantum gravity correction, which is finite and can be computed from the supergravity point of view. In this large-distance limit, the black hole will be treated as a massive pointlike object. The supergravity result agrees with matrix theory up to a numerical factor which we have not computed.


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Additional Information:©1999 The American Physical Society Received 17 November 1998; published 14 June 1999 We would like to thank J. Schwarz for discussions and I. Klebanov for correspondence. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Grant No. DE-FG03-92-ER40701.
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