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Shadow, deflection angle and quasinormal modes of Born-Infeld charged black holes

K. Jafarzade, M. Kord Zangeneh, F. S. N. Lobo

In this paper, we consider black holes in the consistent Aoki-Gorji-Mukohyama theory of the four-dimensional Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet (4D EGB) gravity in the presence of Born-Infeld (BI) nonlinear electrodynamics. We study several optical features of these black holes such as the shadow radius, energy emission rate and deflection angle, and analyse the effect of the coupling constants, the electric charge and cosmological constant on the considered optical quantities. Furthermore, we also employ the connection between the shadow radius and quasinormal modes (QNMs) and investigate small scalar perturbations around the black hole solution. We show that the variation of the parameters of the theory provide specific signatures on the optical features of the BI charged black hole solution, thus leading to the possibility of directly testing this consistent Aoki-Gorji-Mukohyama 4D EGB black hole model by using astrophysical observations.

GR black holes; gravity; modified gravity; General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology; Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena; High Energy Physics - Theory

Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Volume 4, Issue 008, Page 10
2021 April

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Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia