Living Reviews in Relativity

"The Thermodynamics of Black Holes"
Robert M. Wald  

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1 Introduction
2 Classical Black Hole Thermodynamics
3 Hawking Radiation
4 The Generalized Second Law (GSL)
4.1 Arguments for the validity of the GSL
4.2 Entropy bounds
5 Calculations of Black Hole Entropy
6 Open Issues
6.1 Does a pure quantum state evolve to a mixed state in the process of black hole formation and evaporation?
6.2 What (and where) are the degrees of freedom responsible for black hole entropy?
7 Acknowledgements
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