C. V. Raman
#2186 Overall Influence

C. V. Raman

Indian physicist

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Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist who made groundbreaking works in the field of light scattering. With his student K. S. Krishnan, he discovered that when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light change wavelength and amplitude. This phenomenon was a new type of scattering of light and was subsequently known as the Raman effect . Raman won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics and was the first Asian person to receive a Nobel Prize in any branch of science.

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Indian Institute of Science
Indian Institute of Science

Public university for scientific research and higher education in Bengaluru

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University of Calcutta
University of Calcutta

Public state university in Kolkata, West Bengal

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Banaras Hindu University
Banaras Hindu University

University in Uttar Pradesh, India

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University of Madras
University of Madras

Public university in India

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#167 World Rank
Physics
#241 World Rank
Earth Sciences