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Strong cosmic censorship in charged blackhole spacetimes: As strong as ever
/ Hod, Shahar
It is proved that dynamically formed ReissnerNordströmde Sitter (RNdS) black holes, which have recently been claimed to provide counterexamples to the Penrose strong cosmic censorship conjecture, are characterized by unstable (singular) inner Cauchy horizons. [...]
Published in Nuclear Physics B 941 (2019) 636645
10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2019.03.003
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Nogo theorem for spatially regular boson stars made of static nonminimally coupled massive scalar fields
/ Hod, Shahar
We present a compact theorem which reveals the fact that static spatially regular massive scalar fields with nonminimal coupling to gravity cannot form spherically symmetric asymptotically flat horizonless matter configurations. [...]
Published in EPJC 79 (2019) 26
10.1140/epjc/s1005201965465
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On the status of the hoop conjecture in charged curved spacetimes
/ Hod, Shahar
The status and regime of validity of the famous Thorne hoop conjecture in spatially regular charged curved spacetimes are clarified..
Published in EPJC 78 (2018) 1013
10.1140/epjc/s1005201864963
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The Reissner–Nordström black hole with the fastest relaxation rate
/ Hod, Shahar
Numerous numerical investigations of the quasinormal resonant spectra of KerrNewman black holes have revealed the interesting fact that the characteristic relaxation times τ(a¯,Q¯) of these canonical blackhole spacetimes can be described by a twodimensional function τ¯≡τ/M which increases monotonically with increasing values of the dimensionless angularmomentum parameter a¯≡J/M2 and, in addition, is characterized by a nontrivial ( non monotonic) functional dependence on the dimensionless charge parameter Q¯≡Q/M . [...]
Published in EPJC 78 (2018) 935
10.1140/epjc/s1005201864228
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Lower bound on the radii of circular orbits in the extremal Kerr blackhole spacetime
/ Hod, Shahar
It is often stated in the physics literature that maximallyspinning Kerr blackhole spacetimes are characterized by nearhorizon corotating circular geodesics of radius rcircular with the property rcircular→rH+ , where rH is the horizon radius of the extremal black hole. [...]
Published in EPJC 78 (2018) 725
10.1140/epjc/s100520186160y
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The instability spectra of nearextremal Reissner–Nordström–de Sitter black holes
/ Hod, Shahar
The linearized dynamics of charged massive scalar fields in the nearextremal charged Reissner–Nordström–de Sitter (RNdS) blackhole spacetime is studied analytically. [...]
Published in Physics letters B 786 (2018) 217222
10.1016/j.physletb.2018.09.039
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Blackhole evaporation, cosmic censorship, and a quantum lower bound on the Bekenstein–Hawking temperature
/ Hod, Shahar
The semiclassical Hawking evaporation process of Reissner–Nordström black holes is analyzed. [...]
Published in EPJC 78 (2018) 634
10.1140/epjc/s100520186128y
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Holographic entropy bound in higherdimensional spacetimes
/ Hod, Shahar
The celebrated holographic entropy bound asserts that, within the framework of a selfconsistent quantum theory of gravity, the maximal entropy (information) content of a physical system is given by one quarter of its circumscribing area: $S\le {S}_{\mathrm{max}}=A/4{\ell}_{P}^{2}$ (here ${\ell}_{P}$ is the Planck length). [...]
Published in Physical Review D 97 (2018)
10.1103/PhysRevD.97.126012
arXiv:1806.02804
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The Hawking paradox and the Bekenstein resolution in higherdimensional spacetimes
/ Hod, Shahar
The blackhole information puzzle, first discussed by Hawking four decades ago, has attracted much attention over the years from both physicists and mathematicians. [...]
Published in Nuclear Physics B (2018)
10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2018.06.011
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Analytic study of selfgravitating polytropic spheres with light rings
/ Hod, Shahar
Ultracompact objects describe horizonless solutions of the Einstein field equations which, like blackhole spacetimes, possess null circular geodesics (closed light rings). [...]
Published in EPJC 78 (2018) 417
10.1140/epjc/s100520185905y
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