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Entropy Bounds on Effective Field Theory from Rotating Dyonic Black Holes

Cheung, Clifford and Liu, Junyu and Remmen, Grant N. (2019) Entropy Bounds on Effective Field Theory from Rotating Dyonic Black Holes. Physical Review D, 100 (4). Art. No. 046003. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.100.046003.

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We derive new bounds on higher-dimension operator coefficients in four-dimensional Einstein-Maxwell theory. Positivity of classically generated corrections to the Wald entropy of thermodynamically stable, rotating dyonic black holes implies a multiparameter family of field basis invariant inequalities that exhibit electromagnetic duality and are satisfied by examples from field and string theory. These bounds imply that effective operators modify the extremality condition of large black holes so as to permit their decay to smaller ones, thus satisfying the weak gravity conjecture.

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Additional Information:© 2019 Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI. Funded by SCOAP3. Received 29 March 2019; published 2 August 2019. We thank Nima Arkani-Hamed, John Preskill, Matt Reece, and Cumrun Vafa for useful discussions and comments. C. C. and J. L. are supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Award No. DE-SC0011632. J. L. is also supported by the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM) at Caltech, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center. G. N. R. is supported by the Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science at the University of California, Berkeley.
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