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Constants
Greek  Capital  Small  Use in this website 

Alpha  Α 


alpha  α  Thermal expansivity (K^{−1}) Thermal diffusivity (m^{2} ˣ s^{−1}) Polarizability (F ˣ m^{2}) Evaporation coefficient 

Beta  Β  
beta  β  Compressibility (Pa ^{−1} )  
Gamma  Γ  Surface excess of component (mol ˣ m^{−2}) The Grüneisen parameter 

gamma  γ  Surface tension (N ˣ m^{−1}) Heat capacity ratio ^{1}H gyromagnetic ratio 

Delta  Δ  'the change between the start and end states' Diffusion time (s) Thickness (m) 

delta  δ  'a small change in'  
Epsilon  Ε  
epsilon  ε  Dielectric permittivity (C^{2} ˣ J^{−1} ˣ m^{−1} ) Porosity 

Zeta  Ζ  
zeta  ζ  Zeta potential (V)  
Eta  Η  
eta  η  Dynamic viscosity (Pa ˣ s ) Refractive index 

Theta  Θ  Quadrupole (C ˣ m^{2}) Temperature, dimension 

theta  θ  Angle (°) Contact angle (°) Temperature (K) 

Iota  Ι  
iota  ι  A type of gelling carrageenan  
Kappa  Κ 


kappa  κ  Electrolytic conductivity (S ˣ m^{−1}) Thermal conductivity (W ˣ m^{−1 }ˣ K^{−1}) κ^{−1} is the Debye length A type of gelling carrageenan 

Lambda  Λ 


lambda  λ  Specific conductivity (S ˣ m^{2} ˣ mol^{−1}) Wavelength (m) A type of gelling carrageenan 

Mu  Μ 


mu  μ  Field strength (V ˣ m^{−1}), micro (10^{−6}), Permeability (N ˣ A^{−2}) Chemical potential (J ˣ mol^{−1} ) Dipole moment (C ˣ m) 

Nu  Ν  
nu  ν  Frequency (Hz) Kinematic viscosity (m^{2} ˣ s^{−1}) 

Xi  Ξ  
xi  ξ  Hydrodynamic radius (m)  
Omicron  Ο  ο  
Pi  Π  Osmotic pressure (Pa) Product sign 

pi  π  The irrational number, 3.141 592 653 589 793 . . . . Polarity/dipolarity 

Rho  Ρ  
rho  ρ  Mass density (kg ˣ m^{−3}) Resistivity (Ω ˣ m) 

Sigma  Σ  Summation of  
sigma  σ  Electrical conductivity (S ˣ m^{−1}) Standard deviation Chemical shift Osmotic reflection coefficient Surface charge density (C ˣ m^{−2}) StefanBoltzmann constant (W ˣ m^{−2} ˣ K^{−4}) 

Tau  Τ  
tau  τ  Relaxation time (s) Tortuosity 

Upsilon  Υ  
upsilon  υ  
Phi  Φ 


phi  φ  Molecular force constants Polysaccharide torsion angle H_{1}C_{1}OC_{4} or H_{1}C_{1}OC_{6} Concentration (kg ˣ m^{−3}) Osmotic coefficient Fugacity coefficient The golden ratio 

Chi  Χ  
chi  χ  Potential Magnetic susceptibility 

Psi  Ψ  Ellipsometric parameter Osmotic potential 

psi  ψ  Polysaccharide torsion angle C_{1}OC_{4}H_{4} or C_{1}OC_{6}C_{5} 

Omega  Ω 
Octupole (C ˣ m^{3}) probabilityrelated number of configurations 

omega  ω  Angular velocity (rad ˣ s^{−1}) Polysaccharide torsion angle OC_{6}C_{5}H_{5} Acentric factor 
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