Dirac delta function

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A schematic representation of the Dirac delta function

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Dirac delta
  • Dirac's delta function, Dirac's delta


From Dirac + delta + function, after Paul Dirac, who introduced it.


Dirac delta function (plural Dirac delta functions)

  1. (mathematics) A function of one real argument, whose value is zero when the argument is nonzero, and whose integral is one over any interval that includes zero.

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