The discovery of the Raman effect

  title={The discovery of the Raman effect},
  author={John C. D. Brand},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={1 - 23}
  • J. Brand
  • Published 1989
  • Chemistry
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
C. V. Raman was born on 7 November 1888. A 100th anniversary • is a milepost, an occasion on which to review the best known of his contributions to science: the recognition that light scattered from a transparent medium includes wavelengths shifted from that of the incident radiation. It was realized from the outset that these shifts were due to an interaction, subtly different from the ordinary processes of absorption and emission, involving exchange of energy between radiation and the… 
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