Résumé / Abstract

Cours de l'IAP / Lectures of the IAP

«  Geometry and physics of black holes 1  »

Eric Gourgoulhon
Obs. Paris (Paris, France)

These lectures introduce some aspects of black hole physics via a geometrical approach. The prerequisite is to have some notions of general relativity, at the level of an introductory course.


* Lecture 1

Introduction and general framework

Spacetime manifold
Worldlines of particles and observers
Energy, momentum and frequency as measured by an observer
Einstein equation

The concept of black hole 1: Horizons and null hypersurfaces

Null hypersurfaces as causal boundaries
Geometry of null hypersurfaces
Non-expanding horizons
Killing horizons

vendredi 11 mars 2016 - 14:00
Amphithéâtre Henri Mineur, Institut d'Astrophysique
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