The information recovery problem

Valentina Baccetti, Viqar Husain, Daniel Terno*

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The issue of unitary evolution during creation and evaporation of a black hole remains controversial. We argue that some prominent cures are more troubling than the disease, demonstrate that their central element-forming of the event horizon before the evaporation begins—is not necessarily true, and describe a fully coupled matter-gravity system which is manifestly unitary.

Original languageEnglish
Article number17
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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  • black holes
  • information loss
  • unitary evolution

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