Special Characters for the Maxim Website

Note: For optimal display, a few characters require wrapping in font tags (alpha, gamma, pi).

Greek Characters

Name Symbol HTML Entity
Alpha α  <font face=times>&#945;</font> 
Beta β  &#946; 
Delta Δ  &#916; 
Delta (lower-case) δ  &#948; 
Epsilon ε  &#949; 
Eta η  &#951; 
Gamma Γ  &#915; 
Gamma (lower-case) γ  <font face=times>&#947;</font> 
Lambda λ  &#955; 
Mu µ  &micro; 
Omega Ω  &#937; 
Omega (lower-case) ω  &#969; 
Phi Φ  &#934; 
Pi π  <font face=times>&#960;</font> 
Psi Ψ  &#936; 
Rho ρ  &#961; 
Sigma Σ  &#931; 
Sigma (lower-case) σ  &#963; 
Tau (or Tao) τ  <font face=times>&#964;</font> 
Theta Θ  &#920; 
Theta (lower-case) θ  &#952; 
Xi ξ  &#958; 
Zeta ζ  &#950; 


Mathematical Characters

Name Symbol HTML Entity
1/2 ½   &#189;  
1/4 ¼   &#188;  
3/4 ¾   &#190;  
Aprox. Equal ≈  &#8776; 
Belongs To ∈  &#8712; 
Congruent <img src=/en/images/equiv.gif> 
Divide ÷  &#247; 
Equal =  &#65309; 
Equivalent ≡  &#8801; 
Finite Ғ  <font face=times>&#1170;</font> 
Function ƒ  &#131; 
Greater_equal ≥  &#8805; 
Infinite ∞  &#8734; 
Lesser_equal ≤  &#8804; 
Multiplication ×  &times; 
Multiply dot •  &#8226; 
Not equal ≠  &#8800; 
Plus/Minus ±  &plusmn; 
Proportionate ∝  &prop; 
Root √  &#8730; 
Square root of hz <img src=/en/images/rt-hz.gif align=absmiddle> 


Misc Characters

Name Symbol HTML Entity
Accented eé &#233; 
Arrowdwn<img src=/en/images/arrowdown.gif> 
Arrows<img src=/en/images/arrows.gif> 
Arrowup<img src=/en/images/arrowup.gif> 
Cedilla accentç &ccedil; 
Checkmark<img src=/en/images/check.gif> 
Copyright© &copy; 
Dagger† &#8224; 
Degree° &deg; 
Emdash— &#8212; 
Endash– &#8211; 
Euro€ &#8364; 
Kara (Japanese)~ &#65374; 
Left Arrow<img src=/en/images/arrow-2.gif> 
Pound£ &#163; 
Registered trademark (R)® &reg; 
Right Arrow<img src=/en/images/arrow-1.gif> 
Superscript 1¹ &sup1; 
Superscript 2² &sup2; 
Superscript 3³ &sup3; 
Therefore<img src=/en/images/Therefore.jpg> 
Trademark (TM)™ &#8482; 
Yen¥ &#165; 

 

Let the webteam know if you need to use a character that is not on this list, we will research the most browser-compatible code and add it.

UTF-8 Characters