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Entropy of constant curvature black holes in general relativity

Creighton, Jolien and Mann, Robert B. (1998) Entropy of constant curvature black holes in general relativity. Physical Review D, 58 (2). Art. No. 024013. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.58.024013.

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We consider the thermodynamic properties of the constant curvature black hole solution recently found by Bañados. We show that it is possible to compute the entropy and the quasilocal thermodynamics of the spacetime using the Einstein-Hilbert action of general relativity. The entropy we obtain is not associated with the event horizon; rather it is associated with the Killing horizon of static observers, which is tangent to the event horizon. This unusual feature of the constant curvature black hole has not been seen in other black hole spacetimes.

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Additional Information:© 1998 American Physical Society. (Received 21 October 1997; published 24 June 1998) We would like to thank Peter Peldán and Patrick Brady for their comments on an earlier draft of this paper. This work was supported in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. J. Creighton gratefully acknowledges partial support from NSF Grant No. AST-9417371.
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