Black Holes

  • Gustavo E. Romero
  • Gabriela S. Vila
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 876)


This chapter introduces the basic solutions of Einstein field equations that describe black holes. Motion of particles in the vicinity of black holes, space-time structure, and other elemental properties of each solution are discussed. Brief discussions are also presented on mini-black holes, Born-Infeld black holes, f(R) black holes, and regular black holes.


Black Hole Event Horizon Black Hole Solution Extremal Black Hole Null Geodesic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo E. Romero
    • 1
  • Gabriela S. Vila
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Argentino de RadioastronomíaVilla ElisaArgentina