Lambda Symbol (λ)

The Greek letter (lambda) is a symbol used throughout mathematics, computer science, and physics.

Lambda is used to represent the wavelength of a wave when discussing wave forms and equations. In computer science, the symbol is used in the study of “lambda calculus” and anonymous functions.

Symbol Format Data
λ Unicode
955
TeX
\lambda
SVG

Usage

Greek Alphabet

The Greek Alphabet is used throughout math to represent variables, constants, and coeffecients within math expressions, formulas, and equations.

Related Symbols

capital lambda

The capital Greek letter (Λ).