List of things named after Siméon Denis Poisson

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These are things named after Siméon Denis Poisson (1781 – 1840), a French mathematician.

Physics[edit]

  • Poisson’s Equations (thermodynamics)
  • Poisson’s Equation (rotational motion)
Hamiltonian mechanics
Electrostatics
Optics
Elasticity

Mathematics[edit]

Probability theory

Mathematical analysis[edit]

Fourier analysis
Wavelet theory

Other[edit]

References[edit]