Sir C V Raman was a great Scientist, professor and an Author. His full name is Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. He was born on 7th November 1888, in Tamil Nadu and died on 21 November 1970 at the age of 82 years. His experiment on Light and its wavelength Phenomenon was coming to known as Raman Effect.
In 1930, C V Raman was the first Asian and first non-white to receive Nobel Prize in the sciences. In 1954, Raman earned India’s honourable award Bharat Ratna. In 1947, he was appointed as the first National Professor. In 1948, he established the Raman Research Institute in Bangalore, Karnataka.
Sir C V Raman’s “Indian Journal of Physics” and “A New Radiation” are the famous Articles. Waves of Ultrasonic and the Spectroscopic behaviour of Crystals are the main experiments he worked on. He was the first to investigate the harmonic nature of the sound of Tabla and the Mridangam.
C V Raman got so many Awards and Doctorates for his researches. On 28th February of every year India celebrates National Science Day to commemorate the discovery of the Raman effect.