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Entropy 2010, 12(5), 1246-1263; doi:10.3390/e12051246

Black Hole Entropy in Scalar-Tensor and ƒ(R) Gravity: An Overview

Physics Department, Bishop’s University, 2600 College St., Sherbrooke, Québec, J1M 1Z7, Canada
Received: 9 April 2010 / Accepted: 13 May 2010 / Published: 14 May 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy in Quantum Gravity)
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A short overview of black hole entropy in alternative gravitational theories is presented. Motivated by the recent attempts to explain the cosmic acceleration without dark energy, we focus on metric and Palatini ƒ(R) gravity and on scalar-tensor theories. View Full-Text
Keywords: black hole entropy; alternative gravity; metric and Palatini modified gravity black hole entropy; alternative gravity; metric and Palatini modified gravity
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Faraoni, V. Black Hole Entropy in Scalar-Tensor and ƒ(R) Gravity: An Overview. Entropy 2010, 12, 1246-1263.

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