A classical computation of (pre)Hawking radiation backreaction

start date: 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 14:00

Place: 

483 A - Malevitch

Nom: 

George Zahariade

Affiliation: 

Arizona State University

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In this talk I will discuss how a gravitationally collapsing object emits classical radiation at a rate equal to the quantum radiation rate if suitable initial conditions are chosen for two classical fields. The coupled dynamics of gravitational collapse and radiation are then solved for in a simple toy model, illustrating how the classical system may be used to gain insight into Hawking evaporation.