|SIR C V RAMAN|
BORN : 7-NOV-1888
DIED : 21-NOV-1970
STATE : TAMIL NADU
COUNTRY : INDIA
FIELDS : PHYSICS
KNOWN FOR : RAMAN EFFECT
Raman full name is Chandra Sekhara Venkata Raman.He was born at Thiruvanaikuval near Tiruchirapalli in Tamilnadu on 7th Nov of 1888.He was the 2nd of eight to Sri chandrasekhar and Parvathi Ammal .His father was a lecture in mathematics and physics Sri AVN College in visakhapatnam ( A.P) so Raman finished his secondary school education here.After two years he moved the prestigious Presidency College in Chennai 1903. He gained BSc toping list and gold medal in physics and gained MSc with highest distinctions.
He became the Deputy Accountant Genaral in Calcutta after passed Indian Civil Service (ICS) examination in 1907.He resigned his job and joined as a Professor of physics at calcutta Univesity.He was a teacher par excellence.
He was studying problems in physics,inspired by the works of Einsten and helmholtz.His first research paper was on diffraction of light.
He retired from Indian Institute of Science in 1948 and established Raman Research Institute in Bangalore. He setteled here with his wife Lokasundari and his two sons Chandra sekhar and Radakrishnan.He died on 21-Nov-1970 at aged 82 in Bangalore in Karnataka ,India.
1.Cosmic radiations 2. Vibrations 3. Whispering gallery 4. Optics 5. Raman Rffect 6. why is the sea blue?
* Indians celebrates National Science day 28th feb.of every year for his discovery of Raman effect in 1928.
1.Knigt bachelaor in 1929
2.Nobel prize in 1930 (Physics)
3.Bharat ratna in 1954
4.Franklin medal in 1941
5.Lenin peace prize in 1957