near-horizon geometry



The spacetime geometry of a black hole or black brane close to the horizon.


  • Wikipedia, Near-horizon metric

  • Hari K. Kunduri, James Lucietti, Classification of Near-Horizon Geometries of Extremal Black Holes (web)

That the near horizon geometry of black branes in 11-dimensional supergravity is anti de Sitter spacetime times some compact space is due to

The observation that the resulting isometry group is the bosonic body of one of the orthosymplectic super groups is due to

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