Last gasp ‎of a black hole: why unitary evaporation must be non-monotonic

I will describe the relationship between radiated energy and entanglement entropy of massless fields at future null infinity (the "Page curve") in two-dimensional models of black hole evaporation. ‎I will use this connection to derive a general feature of any unitary-preserving evaporation scenario: the Bondi mass of the hole must be non-monotonic. Time permitting, I will comment on time scales in such scenarios.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:00
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