Meghnad Saha

Meghnad Saha

Meghnad Saha was a Bengali astrophysicist best known for his development of the Saha equation, used to describe chemical and physical conditions in stars.

Saha Equation:

saha equation ionization energy from ground state.  This equation was derived in 1920

 

saha equationIt 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