TITLE

Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (1888-1970)

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Mar2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of physicist and Nobel laureate in physics Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman is presented. He was born to a Hindu Brahmin family in Tiruchirapalli. He went to Presidency College in Mandras in 1902 and gained his Bachelor in Science (B.Sc.) in 1904 winning first place and the gold medal in physics. He obtained his Masters in Science (M.Sc.) with the highest distinction in 1907. His noted contributions are the Raman Effect on scattered light and the Raman-Nath Theory on the diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves. He died on November 21, 1970.
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37803920

 

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