Meghnad Saha was a Bengali astrophysicist best known for his development of the Saha equation, used to describe chemical and physical conditions in stars.
ionization energy from ground state. This equation was derived in 1920
It is expressed in terms of electron pressure rather than electron density through the ideal gas equation.
Born: October 6, 1893, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Education: Dhaka College, Dhaka Collegiate School, University of Calcutta, Presidency University, Kolkata.
Fields: Physics and Maths.
Died: February 16, 1956, Delhi