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'''Gamma''' the third letter of the [[Greek alphabet]], written as Γ, in its [[uppercase]] form, and γ in lowercse.
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'''Gamma''' the third letter of the [[Greek alphabet]], written as Γ, in its [[uppercase]] form, and γ in lowercase. In Greek, it is called "ghamma" and either has a guttural sound like the [[French]] "r", which does not exist in English and is represented by the letters "gh", or a "y".
  
 
==Gamma in physics==
 
==Gamma in physics==

Revision as of 07:55, 11 August 2007

Gamma the third letter of the Greek alphabet, written as Γ, in its uppercase form, and γ in lowercase. In Greek, it is called "ghamma" and either has a guttural sound like the French "r", which does not exist in English and is represented by the letters "gh", or a "y".

Gamma in physics

γ is used to indicate both gamma rays, a type of electromagnetic radiation with a very short wavelength, and the photon.