The Bekenstein-Hawking area-entropy relation SBH = A/(4) is derived for a class of five-dimensional extremal black holes in string theory by counting the degeneracy of BPS soliton bound states.
Physics Letters B
- Pub Date:
- February 1996
- High Energy Physics - Theory;
- General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
- 12 pages. Relatively minor corrections and additions to discussion