Tev-Scale Black Hole Lifetimes in Extra-Dimensional Lovelock Gravity

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We examine the mass loss rates and lifetimes of TeV-scale extra dimensional black holes (BH) in ADD-like models with Lovelock higher-curvature terms present in the action. In particular we focus on the predicted differences between the canonical and microcanonical ensemble statistical mechanics descriptions of the Hawking radiation that results in the decay of these BH. In even numbers of extra dimensions the employment of the microcanonical approach is shown to generally lead to a significant increase in the BH lifetime as in case of the Einstein-Hilbert action. For odd numbers of extra dimensions, stable BH remnants occur when employing either ... continued below

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Rizzo, Thomas G. & /SLAC January 5, 2006.

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We examine the mass loss rates and lifetimes of TeV-scale extra dimensional black holes (BH) in ADD-like models with Lovelock higher-curvature terms present in the action. In particular we focus on the predicted differences between the canonical and microcanonical ensemble statistical mechanics descriptions of the Hawking radiation that results in the decay of these BH. In even numbers of extra dimensions the employment of the microcanonical approach is shown to generally lead to a significant increase in the BH lifetime as in case of the Einstein-Hilbert action. For odd numbers of extra dimensions, stable BH remnants occur when employing either description provided the highest order allowed Lovelock invariant is present. However, in this case, the time dependence of the mass loss rates obtained employing the two approaches will be different. These effects are in principle measurable at future colliders.

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-11599
  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
  • DOI: 10.2172/877988 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 877988
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc878772

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Rizzo, Thomas G. & /SLAC. Tev-Scale Black Hole Lifetimes in Extra-Dimensional Lovelock Gravity, report, January 5, 2006; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc878772/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.