The Hawking Effect for Massive Particles

Author(s)
Bernard R. Durney

ABSTRACT

This paper describes a particularly
transparent derivation of the Hawking effect for massive particles in black
holes. The calculations are performed with the help of Painlevé-Gullstrand’s
coordinates which are associated with a radially free-falling observer that
starts at rest from infinity. *It is shown that if the energy per unit
rest mass, e, is assumed to be related to the Killing constant, k, by* *k*^{2}* = *2*e –* 1* then
e, must be greater than ?*. For particles that are confined below the
event horizon (EH), *k* is negative.
In the quantum creation of particle pairs at the EH with *k* = 1, the
time component of the particle’s four velocity that lies below the EH is
compatible only with the time component of an outgoing particle above the
EH, *i.e*, the outside particle cannot fall back on the black hole.
Energy conservation requires that the particles inside, and outside the EH
has the same value of *e*, and is created at equal
distances from the EH, (1 – *r _{in}* =

Cite this paper

Durney, B. (2014) The Hawking Effect for Massive Particles.*International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics*, **4**, 11-15. doi: 10.4236/ijaa.2014.41002.

Durney, B. (2014) The Hawking Effect for Massive Particles.

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