Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, popularly known as Sir CV Raman, won 1930’s Nobel Prize for Physics for his ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering.
Sir CV Raman. The Famous People
In the past, many have debated about Raman getting the Noble Prize, with several questions being raised about him refusing to share the prize with the Russian scientists G.S. Landsberg and L.I. Mandelstam, who had observed a similar effect in the case of crystals.
Sir CV Raman explaining the Raman Effect to his students. Top 10 Wala
Further, Raman who was conferred knighthood, and also India’s highest civilian award the ‘Bharat Ratna’, was so was confident of winning the Nobel Prize in Physics, that according to page 50 of G. Venkataraman’s Book the ‘Raman and His Effect‘, he booked his tickets in July 1930 itself even though the awards were not announced till November 1930.