Raman, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata

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Raman,

Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata, Indian physicist and Nobel laureate, 1888-1970.
Raman effect - a change in frequency undergone by monochromatic light scattered in passage through a transparent substance whose characteristics determine the amount of change. Synonym(s): Raman shift
Raman shift - Synonym(s): Raman effect
Raman spectrum - the characteristic array of light produced by the Raman effect.