Supersymmetric mechanics
 Language
 English.
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 Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2006
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Lecture notes in physics 698.
Lecture notes in physics 701.
Lecture notes in physics 755.
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Contributors
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 Bellucci, S. (Stefano), 1957
Contents/Summary
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 Black Holes and Supergravity. Attractors and Entropy. Attractor Mechanism in N=2, d=4 Maxwell Einstein Supergravity. Black Holes and Critical Points in Moduli Space. Black Hole Thermodynamics and Geometry. Nextended Supergravity, UDuality and the Orbits of Exceptional Lie Groups. Microscopic Description. The CalabiYau Black Holes. Macroscopic Description. HigherDerivative Terms and Black Hole Entropy. Further Developments.
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 Publisher's Summary
 This is the second volume in a series of books on the general theme of Supersymmetric Mechanics; the series is based on lectures and discussions held in 2005 and 2006 at the INFNLaboratori Nazionali di Frascati. The first volume appears as "Lect. Notes Physics, Vol. 698" ("Supersymmetric Mechanics , Vol .1: Supersymmetry, Noncommutativity and Matrix Models" (2006) ISBN: 3540333134). The present extensive lecture supplies a pedagogical introduction, at the nonexpert level, to the attractor mechanism in spacetime singularities. In such a framework, supersymmetry seems to be related to dynamical systems with fixed points, describing the equilibrium state and the stability features of the thermodynamics of black holes. After a qualitative overview, explicit examples realizing the attractor mechanism are treated at some length; they include relevant cases of asymptotically flat, maximal and nonmaximal, extended supergravities in 4 and 5 dimensions. A number of recent advances along various directions of research on the attractor mechanism are also given.
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 Beginning date
 2006
 Responsibility
 Stefano Bellucci (ed.).
 Series
 Lecture notes in physics, 00758450 ; 698, 701, 755
 ISBN
 3540333134
 3540341560
 9783540333135
 9783540341567
 9783540795223
 3540795227
 9783540795230
 3540795235