# Jacob Bekenstein

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Mexican-Israeli physicist

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## Jacob Bekenstein's Degrees

- PhD Physics Princeton University

## Why Is Jacob Bekenstein Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Jacob David Bekenstein was a Mexican, USA and Israeli theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the foundation of black hole thermodynamics and to other aspects of the connections between information and gravitation.

## Jacob Bekenstein's Published Works

### Published Works

- Black Holes and Entropy (1973) (2751)
- Relativistic gravitation theory for the MOND paradigm (2004) (970)
- Generalized second law of thermodynamics in black-hole physics (1974) (754)
- Does the missing mass problem signal the breakdown of Newtonian gravity (1984) (673)
- Relativistic gravitation theory for the modified newtonian dynamics paradigm (2004) (420)
- Universal upper bound on the entropy-to-energy ratio for bounded systems (1981) (409)
- Relation between physical and gravitational geometry. (1992) (371)
- Spectroscopy of the quantum black hole (1995) (368)
- Exact solutions of Einstein conformal scalar equations (1974) (361)
- Nonexistence of baryon number for static black holes (1972) (346)
- Fine Structure Constant: Is It Really a Constant? (1982) (292)
- Novel "no-scalar-hair" theorem for black holes. (1995) (258)
- Extraction of energy and charge from a black hole (1973) (251)
- Information in the holographic universe. (2003) (233)
- Transcendence of the law of baryon-number conservation in black hole physics (1972) (229)
- Entropy bounds and black hole remnants. (1993) (226)
- HYDROSTATIC EQUILIBRIUM AND GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE OF RELATIVISTIC CHARGED FLUID BALLS. (1971) (209)
- Gravitational-Radiation Recoil and Runaway Black Holes (1973) (196)
- Black Holes with Scalar Charge (1975) (184)
- Energy Cost of Information Transfer (1981) (183)
- Nonexistence of Baryon Number for Black Holes. II (1972) (178)
- The quantum mass spectrum of the Kerr black hole (1974) (177)
- Statistical Black Hole Thermodynamics (1975) (174)
- No hair for spherical black holes: Charged and nonminimally coupled scalar field with self-interaction. (1996) (154)
- The modified Newtonian dynamics—MOND and its implications for new physics (2006) (153)
- Black Holes: Classical Properties, Thermodynamics and Heuristic Quantization (1998) (148)
- Do We Understand Black Hole Entropy (1994) (148)
- Quantum Black Holes as Atoms (1997) (140)
- Erratum: Relativistic gravitation theory for the modified Newtonian dynamics paradigm [Phys. Rev. D 70, 083509 (2004)] (2005) (138)
- Black holes and information theory (2003) (106)
- Black-hole thermodynamics (1980) (105)
- The many faces of superradiance (1998) (96)
- New conservation laws in general-relativistic magnetohydrodynamics (1978) (96)
- How does the Entropy/Information Bound Work? (2004) (95)
- Black hole hair: 25 - years after (1996) (94)
- GRAVITATIONAL LENSES AND UNCONVENTIONAL GRAVITY THEORIES (1993) (86)
- Entropy content and information flow in systems with limited energy (1984) (83)
- Einstein A and B coefficients for a black hole (1977) (75)
- Black hole hair: twenty--five years after (1996) (72)
- Fine-structure constant variability, equivalence principle, and cosmology (2002) (71)
- Modified Newtonian dynamics habitats within the solar system (2006) (70)
- Nonsingular general-relativistic cosmologies (1975) (60)
- Path-integral evaluation of Feynman propagator in curved spacetime (1981) (59)
- Conformal Invariance, Microscopic Physics, and the Nature of Gravitation (1980) (58)
- Helicity conservation laws for fluids and plasmas (1987) (57)
- The Limits of information (2000) (56)
- Quantum Limitations On The Storage And Transmission Of Information (1990) (55)
- Proof of the quantum bound on specific entropy for free fields. (1989) (51)
- Are Particle Rest Masses Variable? Theory and Constraints from Solar System Experiments (1977) (51)
- Holographic bound from second law of thermodynamics (2000) (50)
- How fast does information leak out from a black hole? (1993) (48)
- ENTROPY BOUNDS AND THE SECOND LAW FOR BLACK HOLES (1983) (48)
- Non-Archimedean character of quantum buoyancy and the generalized second law of thermodynamics (1999) (48)
- Is the cosmological singularity thermodynamically possible? (1989) (45)
- Is a tabletop search for Planck scale signals feasible (2012) (39)
- Black hole polarization and new entropy bounds (1999) (39)
- Bound on viscosity and the generalized second law of thermodynamics (2007) (38)
- On Page's examples challenging the entropy bound (2000) (36)
- STARK EFFECT IN HYDROGENIC ATOMS: COMPARISON OF FOURTH-ORDER PERTURBATION THEORY WITH WKB APPROXIMATION. (1969) (34)
- Phase coupling gravitation: Symmetries and gauge fields (1988) (33)
- Black holes in the tensor-vector-scalar theory of gravity and their thermodynamics (2007) (33)
- Tensor–vector–scalar-modified gravity: from small scale to cosmology (2011) (31)
- Bekenstein-Hawking entropy (2008) (30)
- Alternatives to dark matter: Modified gravity as an alternative to dark matter (2010) (30)
- General relativity without general relativity (1978) (29)
- Black Holes Are One-Dimensional (2001) (29)
- Gravitation and spontaneous symmetry breaking (1986) (29)
- Building blocks of a black hole (2002) (29)
- Conservation of circulation in magnetohydrodynamics (2000) (27)
- Quantum Information and Quantum Black Holes (2001) (27)
- Stability of the black hole horizon and the Landau ghost. (1994) (26)
- Interior magnetohydrodynamic structure of a rotating relativistic star (1979) (23)
- Relativistic MOND as an alternative to the dark matter paradigm (2009) (22)
- Specific entropy and the sign of the energy (1982) (21)
- Do Newton's G and Milgrom's a 0 vary with cosmological epoch? (2008) (21)
- An alternative to the dark matter paradigm: relativistic MOND gravitation (2004) (20)
- Dynamical Friction from Fluctuations in Stellar Dynamical Systems (1992) (20)
- Bekenstein bound (2008) (20)
- Communication and energy. (1988) (19)
- Black holes and everyday physics (1982) (18)
- Are there hyperentropic objects (2004) (17)
- MOND habitats within the solar system (2006) (17)
- The Case for discrete energy levels of a black hole (2001) (17)
- Statistics of black hole radiance and the horizon area spectrum (2015) (14)
- Symmetry breaking induced by charge density and the entropy of interacting fields. (1987) (14)
- Can Quantum Gravity be Exposed in the Laboratory? (2013) (14)
- Do zero-frequency modes contribute to the entropy? (1990) (13)
- Modified Gravity vs Dark Matter: Relativistc theory for MOND (2006) (13)
- Chiral cosmic strings. (1992) (13)
- A Primer to Relativistic MOND Theory (2005) (13)
- Do OB runaways have collapsed companions (1974) (12)
- TeVeS/MOND is in harmony with gravitational redshifts in galaxy clusters (2011) (12)
- Conservation law for linked cosmic string loops (1992) (11)
- Universality in grey-body radiance: Extending Kirchoff's law to the statistics of quanta. (1994) (9)
- The modified Newtonian dynamics as an alternative to hidden matter (1985) (9)
- Particle Dark Matter: Modified gravity as an alternative to dark matter (2010) (9)
- Is the cosmological singularity compulsory (1980) (9)
- Holographic Bound from Second Law (2000) (9)
- If vacuum energy can be negative, why is mass always positive? Uses of the subdominant trace energy condition (2013) (9)
- Limitations on quantum information from black hole physics (2001) (8)
- Extended Kelvin Theorem in Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics (2000) (8)
- Astronomical consequences and tests of relativistic theories of variable rest masses (1979) (8)
- Challenging the generalized second law (2008) (7)
- Stark effect in hydrogen atoms for nonuniform fields (1970) (7)
- Comment on "The bright side of dark matter" (1999) (7)
- Positiveness of mass and the strong energy condition (1975) (7)
- Varying fine structure “constant” and charged black holes (2009) (7)
- Disturbing the Black Hole (1998) (6)
- The missing light puzzle: a hint about gravitation? (1988) (6)
- Dynamical friction in binary systems (1990) (6)
- Baryon Number, Entropy, and Black Hole Physics. (1972) (6)
- Is the principle of least action a must (2014) (6)
- TESTING STRONG MOND BEHAVIOR IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM (2007) (5)
- Perfect magnetohydrodynamics as a field theory (2006) (5)
- Of gravity, black holes and information (2006) (5)
- Electrodynamic confinement of axisymmetric flows (1985) (4)
- Classical Properties , Thermodynamics , and Heuristic Quantization (2009) (4)
- Bekenstein Can quantum gravity be exposed in the laboratory ? A tabletop experiment to reveal the quantum foam (2013) (4)
- BLACK HOLES: PHYSICS AND ASTROPHYSICS Stellar-mass, supermassive and primordial black holes (2004) (4)
- Optimizing entropy bounds for macroscopic systems. (2014) (3)
- Fine-structure constant variability: surprises for laboratory atomic spectroscopy and cosmological evolution of quasar spectra (2003) (3)
- On the prevalence of R exp -3 density profiles in extragalactic systems (1990) (2)
- Supernovae in binaries, and the possible collapsed nature of the companion of HD 108 (1976) (2)
- Black Holes: Physics and Astrophysics (2005) (2)
- Trouble with physics: Time to discard relativity? (2013) (1)
- The Fine-Structure Constant: From Eddington’s Time to Our Own (1986) (1)
- Gr-qc/9409015 Do We Understand Black Hole Entropy ? * (0)
- Black Holes and Everyday Physics 1 (2004) (0)
- RETHINKING THE LESSER BRAIN • THE VAPORS OF PROPHECY Why the Digital Divide Does Not Compute (2019) (0)
- Can Quantum Gravity be Exposed in the Laboratory? (2014) (0)
- Ju l 2 00 0 HOLOGRAPHIC BOUND FROM SECOND LAW (2000) (0)
- Fine-structure constant: Is it really a constant? (2019) (0)
- N ov 2 00 3 Preparing the State of a Black Hole (2008) (0)
- Einstein Prize: Black Hole Entropy - Then and Now (2015) (0)
- Preparing the State of a Black Hole (2003) (0)
- Black-hole thermodynamics Including black holes in the scheme of thermodynamics has disclosed a deep-seated connection between gravitation, heat and the quantum that may lead us to a synthesis of the corresponding branches of physics. (1980) (0)
- PHYSICAL LIMITS OF INFORMATION (2006) (0)
- Constraints on the variability of the gravitational constant. (1977) (0)
- The Turnaround Epoch of Clusters of Galaxies (1989) (0)
- A ug 2 00 5 Relativistic gravitation theory for the MOND paradigm (2005) (0)
- 0 20 20 34 v 2 2 M ay 2 00 2 Building blocks of a black hole (2008) (0)
- Albert Einstein Memorial Lectures (2012) (0)
- 0 00 90 19 v 2 1 7 Ju n 20 01 The Limits of Information (2008) (0)
- Color variability of quasars. (1978) (0)
- A pr 2 00 4 How does the entropy / information bound work ? (2004) (0)
- Black‐hole physics (1981) (0)
- 1 Limitations on Quantum Information from Black Holes 1 . 1 (0)

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