The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

John B. Goodenough

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Prize share: 1/3

Stanley Whittingham

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Prize share: 1/3

Akira Yoshino official Nobel portrait

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Prize share: 1/3

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."

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