Entanglement as a source of black hole entropy
We review aspects of black hole thermodynamics, and show how entanglement of a quantum field between the inside and outside of a horizon can account for the areaproportionality of black hole entropy, provided the field is in its ground state. We show that the result continues to hold for Coherent States and Squeezed States, while for Excited States, the entropy scales as a power of area less than unity. We also identify location of the degrees of freedom which give rise to the above entropy.
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Black hold thermodynamics , Entanglement , Black hole entropy , Degrees of freedom , Coherent state , Squeezed state , Entanglement entropy
Das, S., & Shankaranarayanan, S. (2007). Entanglement as a source of black hole entropy. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 68, 102015. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/68/1/012015