Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Overspinning a rotating black hole in semiclassical gravity with type-A trace anomaly
College of Education for the Future, Beijing Normal University, 519087, Zhuhai, China
2 Department of Physics, Jiangxi Normal University, 330022, Nanchang, China
Accepted: 19 July 2023
Published online: 2 August 2023
Recently, Fernandes discovered an analytic solution for rotating black holes in semiclassical gravity induced by the trace anomaly. These solutions exhibit some distinctive characteristics, including a non-spherically symmetric event horizon, the absence of circularity conditions, and violations of the Kerr bound. As a crucial assumption to uphold causality in spacetime, we investigate the validity of the weak cosmic censorship conjecture (WCCC) within this class of solutions with type-A trace anomaly by introducing a test particle on the equatorial plane. Our study reveals three distinct mechanisms that can potentially destroy the event horizon, leading to a violation of the WCCC. Our findings indicate that, with the exception of extremal Kerr, static extremal, and static singular black holes, the WCCC may be violated under the first-order perturbation of the test particle. These results suggest the need for further exploration of modifications to the behavior of the test particle under quantum effects in order to address the violation of the WCCC in this system.
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