Nobel Prize In Chemistry 2019 Awarded to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino

Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino
Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino

Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino

The 2019 Chemistry Laureates: The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are awarded to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”. Through their work, they have created the right conditions for a wireless and fossil fuel-free society, and so brought the greatest benefit to humankind.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

  1. John B. Goodenough
  2. M. Stanley Whittingham
  3. Akira Yoshino
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 was awarded jointly to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery is now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles. It can also store significant amounts of energy from solar and wind power, making possible a fossil fuel-free society.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden.

Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to John Goodenough
Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to John Goodenough


John B. Goodenough

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Born: 1922, Jena, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Prize motivation: "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."
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Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to M. Stanley Whittingham
Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to M. Stanley Whittingham

M. Stanley Whittingham

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Born: 1941, United Kingdom
Affiliation at the time of the award: Binghamton University, State University of New York, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."
Prize share:

Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to Akira Yoshino
Nobel Prize 2019 In Chemistry Awarded to Akira Yoshino

Akira Yoshino

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Born: 1948, Suita, Japan
Affiliation at the time of the award: Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan
Prize motivation: "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."
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