Second Indian Noble Prize Winner: Sir C. V. Raman

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Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (DOB-DOD: 1888-1970)

  • Nobel Prize for physics in Year: 1930
  • Field or Subject: Science
  • He was the first Asian scientist to win the Nobel Prize.
  • He made massive contributions to vibration, sound, musical instruments, ultrasonic, diffraction, photo electricity, colloidal particles, X-ray diffraction, magnetron, dielectrics and the Raman Effect for which he was able to draw Noble Prize in 1930.
  • He worked on the scattering of light.