# List of things named after Lev Landau

Lev Landau (1908 – 1968), Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics, is the eponym of the topics in physics listed below.

## PhysicsEdit

- Landau damping
- Landau distribution
- Landau gauge
- Landau pole
- Landau potential
- Landau quantization
- Landau diamagnetism/Landau susceptibility
- Landau theory
- Landau–Hopf theory of turbulence
- Ginzburg–Landau theory
- Landau–Lifshitz aeroacoustic equation
- Landau-Raychaudhuri equation
- Landau–Zener formula
- Landau–Lifshitz model
- Landau-Lifshitz pseudotensor
- Landau–Lifshitz–Gilbert equation
- Landau–Pomeranchuk–Migdal effect

## AstronomyEdit

Two celestial objects are named in his honour:

- the minor planet 2142 Landau.
- the lunar crater Landau.