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Electric-magnetic black hole duality

Deser, S. and Henneaux, M. and Teitelboim, C. (1997) Electric-magnetic black hole duality. Physical Review D, 55 (2). pp. 826-828. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.55.826.

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We generalize duality invariance for the free Maxwell action in an arbitrary background geometry to include the presence of electric and magnetic charges. In particular, it follows that the actions of equally charged electric and magnetic black holes are equal.

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Additional Information:© 1997 American Physical Society. (Received 19 July 1996) S.D. thanks the Erwin Schrödinger Institute and the Institute for Theoretical Physics of Vienna University, and M.H. is grateful to LPTHE (Paris VI and Paris VII) for kind hospitality while this work was completed. The work of S.D. was supported by the National Science Foundation Grant No. PHY-9315811, that of M.H. was partly supported by a research grant from FNRS (Belgium), and that of C.T. by Grant No. 1940203 of FONDECYT (Chile) and by institutional support to the Centro de Estudios Científicos de Santiago provided by SAREC (Sweden) and a group of Chilean private companies (EMPRESAS CMPC, CGE, COPEC, MINERA LA ESCONDIDA, NOVAGAS Transportandores de Chile, ENERSIS, BUSINESS DESIGN ASS., XEROX Chile).
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Classification Code:PACS number(s): 04.70.Bw, 04.20.Cv, 04.20.Fy, 11.30.Ly
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Official Citation:Electric-magnetic black hole duality S. Deser, M. Henneaux, and C. Teitelboim Phys. Rev. D 55, 826
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