The Raman Effect in Crystals

  title={The Raman Effect in Crystals},
  author={Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan},
THE thermal agitation of the atoms in solids results, as was shown by Raman (NATURE, Jan. 12, 1922, and Jan. 6, 1923), in a noticeable blue opalescence in the interior of such transparent crystals as quartz or ice when they are traversed by a strong beam of sunlight. In his address on the discovery of a new type of secondary radiation (Indian Journal of Physics, Mar. 31, 1928) Raman described observations showing that monochromatic light scattered in this manner by crystals is accompanied by… 

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