C V Raman

India's first Nobel Prize for Physics was claimed in 1930 by the renowned physicist Sir C. V. Raman. Born at Thiruvanaikkaval near Tiruchirapalli in Tamilnadu. Raman studied at Presidency College, Chennai. Later, he served as Professor of Physics at Calcutta University. Recipient of many honours and awards, including the title of 'Sir', Sir C. V. Raman received the Nobel Prize for an important optics research, in which he discovered that diffused light contained rays of other wavelengths - what is now popularly known as Raman Effect. His theory discovered in 1928 explains the change in the frequency of light passing through a transparent medium.

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