# 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

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

## Related Symbols

The capital Greek letter (Λ).