Theory of Black Holes
Period of duration of course
To enroll in this course, students must have previously completed undergraduate courses in Quantum Field Theory and General Relativity. These prerequisites ensure a solid foundation for understanding the material covered in these lectures.
The singularity theorem
Black hole perturbation theory: quasi-normal modes
Rotating black holes: superradiance
Black hole evaporation
Black hole thermodynamics
The entropy of Hawking radiation
Upon completion of the course, students will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental properties of black holes, encompassing both classical and quantum aspects. They will acquire in-depth knowledge of the latest advancements and open problems in this field, preparing them to undertake research projects focused on the theory of black holes.