Dr. Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman
Dr. Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman was one of the great Indian who recieved the Nobel prize.He was born in 1888 and passed away in 1970. He was a very great Physicist. His pioneering research work on molecular scattering of light, the phenomenon that causes changes in the nature of light when it passes through a transparent medium-solid, liquid or gaseous-culminated in his getting the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930.
Raman was interested in Physical optics and it started in his fascination of colour. He conducted a series of experiments, Raman used a mercury arc and a spectograph. He obtained some new lines in the spectrum on passing the sun rays through different substances. These lines were later called 'Raman Lines' and the discovery, the' Raman effect'