A three-index object sometimes called the Levi-Civita Symbol defined by

(1) |

(2) | |||

(3) | |||

(4) | |||

(5) |

where is the Kronecker Delta. The symbol can be defined as the Scalar Triple Product of unit vectors in a right-handed coordinate system,

(6) |

**References**

Arfken, G. *Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 3rd ed.* Orlando, FL: Academic Press, pp. 132-133, 1985.

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