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Title: Black hole area in Brans-Dicke theory
Authors: Kang, Gungwon
Issue Date: 15-Dec-1996
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review D, 1996, Vol.54, 7483-7489
Abstract: We show that the dynamics of the scalar field φ(x)=``G-1(x)'' in Brans-Dicke theories of gravity makes the surface area of the black hole horizon oscillatory during its dynamical evolution. It explicitly explains why the area theorem does not hold in Brans-Dicke theory. However, we show that there exists a certain nondecreasing quantity defined on the event horizon which is proportional to the black hole entropy for the case of stationary solutions in Brans-Dicke theory. Some numerical simulations are demonstrated for Oppenheimer-Snyder collapse in Brans-Dicke theory.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1291
ISSN: 1550-7998 (print)
Alternative Location: http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v54/p7483
Copyright: (1996) by the American Physical Society
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