Microscopic origin of the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy
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CitationStrominger, Andrew, and Cumrun Vafa. 1996. “Microscopic Origin of the Bekenstein-Hawking Entropy.” Physics Letters B 379 (1–4): 99–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(96)00345-0.
AbstractThe Bekenstein-Hawking area-entropy relation S-BH = A/4 is derived for a class of five-dimensional extremal black holes in string theory by counting the degeneracy of BPS soliton bound states.
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