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A Role for the Fauxrizon in the Semiclassical Limit of a Fuzzball

Schneider, Mike D. (2022) A Role for the Fauxrizon in the Semiclassical Limit of a Fuzzball. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Recent work on the status of astrophysical modeling in the wake of quantum gravity indicates that a 'fauxrizon' (portmanteau of 'faux horizon'), such as is relevant to understanding astrophysical black holes according to the fuzzball proposal within string theory, might ultimately solve the familiar black hole evaporation paradox. I clarify, with general upshots for the foundations of quantum gravity research, some of what this suggestion would amount to: identification of intertheoretic constraints on global spacetime structure in (observer-relative) semiclassical models of fuzzballs.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Schneider, Mike D.
Additional Information: Final pre-print version
Keywords: fuzzballs; black hole evaporation paradox; global spacetime structure; semiclassical gravity; intertheory relations; philosophy of quantum gravity
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Astrophysics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
General Issues > Theory Change
Depositing User: Mike D. Schneider
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2023 12:04
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2023 12:04
Item ID: 22187
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Astrophysics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
General Issues > Theory Change
Date: May 2022
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/22187

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