Nucleation rate for black holes

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A simple heuristic calculation is given for the rate of nucleation of black holes at positive temperature. This calculation is based on the classical theory of nucleation and reproduces the result of Gross, Perry, and Yaffe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)831-832
Number of pages2
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1984


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