Black Holes in Higher Dimensions
by Roberto Emparan, Harvey S. Reall
Publisher: arXiv 2008
Number of pages: 77
We review black hole solutions of higher-dimensional vacuum gravity, and of higher-dimensional supergravity theories. The discussion of vacuum gravity is pedagogical, with detailed reviews of Myers-Perry solutions, black rings, and solution-generating techniques. We discuss black hole solutions of maximal supergravity theories, including black holes in anti-de Sitter space.
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