Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2019:170 | Cite as

Noncommutativity and the weak cosmic censorship

  • Kumar S. Gupta
  • Tajron JurićEmail author
  • Andjelo Samsarov
  • Ivica Smolić
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We show that a noncommutative massless scalar probe can dress a naked singularity in AdS3 spacetime, consistent with the weak cosmic censorship. The dressing occurs at high energies, which is typical at the Planck scale. Using a noncommutative duality, we show that the dressed singularity has the geometry of a rotating BTZ black hole which satisfies all the laws of black hole thermodynamics. We calculate the entropy and the quasi-normal modes of the dressed singularity and show that the corresponding spacetime can be quantum mechanically complete. The noncommutative duality also gives rise to a light scalar, which can be relevant for early universe cosmology.


Black Holes Models of Quantum Gravity Non-Commutative Geometry Spacetime Singularities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kumar S. Gupta
    • 1
  • Tajron Jurić
    • 2
    Email author
  • Andjelo Samsarov
    • 2
  • Ivica Smolić
    • 3
  1. 1.Theory DivisionSaha Institute of Nuclear PhysicsCalcuttaIndia
  2. 2.Rudjer Bošković InstituteZagrebCroatia
  3. 3.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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