Reference numberEC/1924/11
Previous numbersCert XIII, 254; A05892
TitleRaman, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationAlthough trained entirely in India has made considerable additions to our knowledge of sound and light, having published about fifty memoirs. The chief are: 'Experimental Investigations on the Maintenance of Vibrations'; 'The Dynamical Theory of Bowed Strings'; 'Vibrations of Bowed Strings and of Musical Instruments of the Violin Family'; 'On Kaufmann's Theory of the Pianoforte Hammer'; 'On the Photographic Study of Impact at Minimal Velocities'; 'On Hertz's Theory of Impact'; 'Photometric Measurement of the Obliquity Factor of Diffraction'; 'The Curvature of Lines in Diffraction Spectra'; 'Colours of the Striae in Mica'; 'The Diffraction Figures due to an Elliptic Aperture'; 'The Colours of Mixed Plates.'
ProposersGilbert T Walker; G C Simpson; C S Middlemiss; Alfred W Porter; Sidney Burrard; E H Barton; J Evershed
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Raman, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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