The Raman effect and Krishnan's diary

@article{Mallik2000TheRE,
  title={The Raman effect and Krishnan's diary},
  author={D. W. Mallik},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={2000},
  volume={54},
  pages={67 - 83}
}
  • D. W. Mallik
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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