The Raman effect and Krishnan's diary

  title={The Raman effect and Krishnan's diary},
  author={Dipankar C. V. Mallik},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={67 - 83}
  • D. Mallik
  • Published 22 January 2000
  • Art
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
K.S. Krishnan, F.R.S. (1898–1961) is one of the most distinguished Indian scientists of this century. His collaboration with Sir C.V. Raman on the scattering of light by liquids--a collaboration which Raman described as ‘a partnership in scientific research of the Bowen-Millikan type’—led to the discovery of the effect that bears Raman's name. Krishnan recorded the events leading to this discovery in the form of a diary, extracts from which have often appeared in the past, although the diary… 
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