Raman-effect meaning

The alteration of the frequency and the phase of light caused by scattering as the light passes through a transparent medium.
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The alteration of the frequency and the phase of light as it passes through a transparent medium. The Raman effect is caused by small differences between the energy of photons absorbed by the molecules that make up the medium and the energy of photons re-emitted.
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(physics) The inelastic scattering of photons with subsequent change in frequency and phase; employed in Raman spectroscopy.
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Origin of raman-effect

  • After Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Indian physicist
    From Wiktionary