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Mapping Hawking into Unruh Thermal Properties

Research paper by S. Deser, Orit Levin

Indexed on: 21 Sep '98Published on: 21 Sep '98Published in: High Energy Physics - Theory



Abstract

By globally embedding curved spaces into higher dimensional flat ones, we show that Hawking thermal properties map into their Unruh equivalents: The relevant curved space detectors become Rindler ones, whose temperature and entropy reproduce the originals. Specific illustrations include Schwarzschild, Schwarzschild-(anti)deSitter, Reissner-Nordstrom and BTZ spaces.