# Symbols:Greek/Delta/Kronecker Delta

## Kronecker Delta

$\delta_{x y}$

Let $\Gamma$ be a set.

Let $R$ be a ring with unity whose zero is $0_R$ and whose unity is $1_R$.

Then $\delta_{\alpha \beta}: \Gamma \times \Gamma \to R$ is the mapping on the cartesian square of $\Gamma$ defined as:

$\forall \tuple {\alpha, \beta} \in \Gamma \times \Gamma: \delta_{\alpha \beta} := \begin{cases} 1_R & : \alpha = \beta \\ 0_R & : \alpha \ne \beta \end{cases}$

The $\LaTeX$ code for $\delta_{x y}$ is \delta_{x y} .