Résumé / Abstract

Cours de l'IAP / Lectures of the IAP

«  Geometry and physics of black holes 3  »

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 3

The Kerr black hole

The Kerr solution in different coordinate systems
The Cauchy horizon and the ring singularity
Geodesics and ray-tracing in the Kerr spacetime
The ergoregion and the Penrose process

vendredi 25 mars 2016 - 14:00
Amphithéâtre Henri Mineur, Institut d'Astrophysique
Page web des cours / Lectures' webpage