(10.10.) Quantum Penrose Inequality
Raphael Bousso (UC Berkeley)
10.10.2019 at 13:15
The classical Penrose inequality specifies a lower bound on the total mass in terms of the area of certain trapped surfaces. This fails at the semiclassical level. We conjecture a Quantum Penrose Inequality: the mass at spatial infinity is lower-bounded by a function of the generalized entropy of the lightsheet of appropriate quantum trapped surfaces. This is the first relation between quantum information in quantum gravity, and the total energy.
Arnold Sommerfeld Center