On artificial black holes

Ulf Leonhardt, Thomas Gerard Philbin

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We explain some of the main motivations for creating laboratory analogs of horizons (artificial black holes). We present a concise derivation of the Hawking effect, the quantum radiation of black holes, using a simple analog model.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2541-2550
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics D
Issue number12B
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007


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