Dirac delta function

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

A schematic representation of the Dirac delta function

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.

See also[edit]