Quantum black holes at the LHC

Background references

My original work on LHC production:

High energy colliders as black hole factories: the end of short distance physics (with S. Thomas), hep-ph/0106219, Phys. Rev. D65:056010 (2002).

See also:

S. Dimopoulos and G.L. Landsberg, Black holes at the LHC, hep-ph/0106295, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87:161602 (2001).

Some reviews:

Black hole production in TeV scale gravity, and the future of high-energy physics, hep-ph/0110127, in Proceedings of Snowmass 2001, proceedings of APS/DPF/DPB Summer Study on the Future of Particle Physics (Snowmass 2001), Snowmass, Colorado, 30 Jun - 21 Jul 2001, N.Graf (ed.)

Black holes in the lab?, hep-th/0205205, First prize, Gravity Research Foundation contest; Gen. Rel. and Grav.34 (2002) 1775.

High-energy black hole production, arXiv:0709.1107, talk given at 13th International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology (PASCOS 07), London, England, 2-7 Jul 2007. Published in AIP Conf.Proc.957:69-78,2007.

A popular account:

Quantum black holes (with B.J. Carr), Scientific American 292N5:30-37 (2005).

Constraints on hypothetical stable TeV-scale black holes

Astrophysical implications of hypothetical stable TeV-scale black holes (with M. Mangano; to appear in Phys. Rev. D)

A little background on this project.