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Durham University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Academic Staff

Publication details for Ruth Gregory

Gregory, Ruth & Scoins, Andrew (2019). Accelerating black hole chemistry. Physics Letters B 796: 191-195.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

We introduce a new set of chemical variables for the accelerating black hole. We show how these expressions suggest that conical defects emerging from a black hole can be considered as true hair – a new charge that the black hole can carry – and discuss the impact of conical deficits on black hole thermodynamics from this ‘chemical’ perspective. We conclude by proving a new Reverse Isoperimetric Inequality for black holes with conical defects.