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Research project

Turton Royal Society URF Enhancement Award - String Physics of Black Hole Microstates

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  • Research funder:
    Royal Society
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Project overview

This project studies aspects of black hole microstructure beyond the supergravity approximation using string worldsheet techniques. Such aspects include the spectrum and dynamics of probe strings and branes, and the fine microstructure of the underlying bound states.


Lead researcher

Dr David Turton

Principal Research Fellow

Research interests

  • String theory
  • Black holes
  • Holography
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