Experimental Black-Hole Evaporation?

Phys. Rev. Lett. 46, 1351 – Published 25 May 1981
W. G. Unruh


It is shown that the same arguments which lead to black-hole evaporation also predict that a thermal spectrum of sound waves should be given out from the sonic horizon in transsonic fluid flow.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.46.1351

  • Received 8 December 1980
  • Published in the issue dated 25 May 1981

© 1981 The American Physical Society

Authors & Affiliations

W. G. Unruh

  • Department of Physics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2A6, Canada

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