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We present explicit results for the product of all horizon areas for general rotating multicharge black holes, both in asymptotically flat and asymptotically anti–de Sitter spacetimes in four and higher dimensions. The expressions are universal, and depend only on the quantized charges, quantized angular momenta and the cosmological constant. If the latter is also quantized these universal results may provide a ‘‘looking glass’’ for probing the microscopics of general black holes.


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Cvetič, M., Gibbons, G.W., and Pope, C.N. (2011). Universal Area Product Formulas for Rotating and Charged Black Holes in Four and Higher Dimensions. Physical Review Letters. 106, 121301.

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Date Posted: 06 April 2011

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