Reference numberEC/1940/12
Previous numbersCert XIV, 304; A04093
TitleKrishnan, Sir Kariamanikkam Srinivasa: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his investigations on molecular optics and on magno-crystallic action; collaborated with Sir C V Raman in extensive-theoretical and experimental studies on light-scattering, molecular optics and in the discovery of the Raman Effect (1928). More recently, has published many valuable investigations (Phil Trans Royal Society and elsewhere) on the significance of magnetic anisotrophy in relation to crystal architecture and thermo-magnetic behaviour at the lowest temperatures. Has published important work on pleochroism in crystals and its relation to photo-dissociation. Leader of an active school of research at Calcutta.
ProposersC V Raman; M O Forster; L L Fermor; E C Stoner; B Sahni; O W Richardson; F G Donnan; J L Simonsen; H S Allen; M W Travers; R Robertson; E N da C Andrade; Gilbert T Walker; A E H Tutton
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Krishnan, Sir Kariamanikkam Srinivasa: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7985Krishnan; Sir; Kariamanikkam Srinivasa (1898 - 1961)1898 - 1961
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