Jagadish Chandra Bose


Jagadish Chandra Bose
(often mentioned as
Jagadis Chunder Bose

Born: 30th November, 1858
Died: 23rd November, 1937

Research areas
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
Major contributions
  • Detection of electromagnetic waves
  • Detecting Radio signals
  • Detecting microwaves
  • Idea of semiconductors

From Wikipedia

Awards and recognitions

Lectures and speeches



  1. Online versions of writings of JC Bose at Bigyan portal
  2. পলাতক তুফান
  3. অব্যক্ত
  4. Scanned copies of JC Bose publications from Bose Institute
  5. নিরুদ্দেশের কাহিনী / পলাতক তুফান (science fiction written in Bangla) translated in English by Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay as "Runaway cyclone". This story is part of অব্যক্ত by JC Bose.
  6. The physiology of photosynthesis (a review on the book published in the British Medical Journal)
  7. Life movements in plants (a review on this book)
  8. Response in the Living and Non-Living
  9. Plant Response as a Means of Physiological Investigation (1906)
  10. Comparative Electro-physiology
  11. Researches on the Irritability of Plants (1913)
  12. The Physiology of the Ascent of Sap (1923)
  13. The Nervous Mechanism of Plants (1926)
  14. Plant-autographs and Their Revelations
  15. Growth and Tropic Movements of Plants
  16. The Motor Mechanism of Plants (Amazon link)


Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose published as "Jagadis Chunder Bose". This list of his publications may not be comprehensive. Please contact us if you see any error or want to add some more information. Many of the publications can also be found from Bose Institute library.


  1. On the Selective Conductivity of Polarising Substances
  2. On the Determination of the Wave-Length of Electric Radiation by Diffraction Grating


  1. On the Determination of the Indices of Refraction of Various Substances for the Electric Ray. II. Index of Refraction of Glass
  2. On the Influence of the Thickness of Air-Space on Total Reflection of Electric Radiation