# Jacob D. Bekenstein

## Affiliations: | 1996-2002 | Theoretical Physics | Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel |

##### Area:

Theory of black holes##### Website:

http://www.phys.huji.ac.il/~bekenste/##### Google:

"Jacob David Bekenstein"##### Bio:

(1947 - 2015)

https://www.afhu.org/remembering-professor-jacob-bekenstein-a-black-hole-pioneer-and-hebrew-university-theoretical-physicist/news/#.Vp0YvZX2bDc

https://archive.org/stream/JohnArchibaldWheelerAStudyOfMentoringInModernPhysics/JohnArchibaldWheeler-AStudyInMentoring-Part03-AppendicesCDAndE#page/n11/mode/2up

http://inspirehep.net/record/1016907?ln=en

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1972PhDT........71B

## Mean distance: 9.95 | S | N | B | C | P |

#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorJohn Archibald Wheeler | grad student | 1972 | Princeton | |

(Baryon Number, Entropy, and Black Hole Physics.) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeOfer Lahav | grad student | Hebrew University | |

Gilad Gour | grad student | 1996-2002 | Hebrew University |

#### Publications

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Bekenstein JD. (2015) Statistics of black hole radiance and the horizon area spectrum Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 91 |

Bekenstein JD, Majhi BR. (2015) Is the principle of least action a must? Nuclear Physics B. 892: 337-352 |

Bekenstein JD. (2014) Optimizing entropy bounds for macroscopic systems. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 89: 052137 |

Bekenstein JD. (2014) Can Quantum Gravity be Exposed in the Laboratory? Foundations of Physics. 44: 452-462 |

Bekenstein JD. (2013) If vacuum energy can be negative, why is mass always positive? Uses of the subdominant trace energy condition Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 88 |

Bekenstein J. (2013) Trouble with physics: Time to discard relativity? New Scientist. 217: 42 |

Bekenstein JD. (2012) Is a tabletop search for Planck scale signals feasible? Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 86 |

Bekenstein JD. (2011) Tensor-vector-scalar-modified gravity: from small scale to cosmology. Philosophical Transactions. Series a, Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences. 369: 5003-17 |

Bekenstein JD, Schiffer M. (2009) Varying fine structure "constant" and charged black holes Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 80 |

Eling C, Bekenstein JD. (2009) Challenging the generalized second law Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 79 |