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An outline of approach linking black-hole-evaporation with quantum-field effects in flat spacetime

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The results of various calculations of the Casimir effect and of the effect of particle creation by accelerated mirrors are applied to the case of a collapse-formed black hole, which in consequence produces black-body radiation. Its temperature coincides exactly with Hawking's result. The difference between the vacuum expectation values of the energy-momentum tensors of scalar and electromagnetic fields near the horizon is found. Further investigation of expanding spheres in flat-space-time should disclose where the radiation is being created and what happens near the horizon.

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Nugayev, R.M. An outline of approach linking black-hole-evaporation with quantum-field effects in flat spacetime. Astrophys Space Sci 91, 53–62 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00650213

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  • Radiation
  • Black Hole
  • Electromagnetic Field
  • Vacuum Expectation
  • Particle Creation