Akira Yoshino


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Akira Yoshino
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Born: 30 January 1948, Suita, Japan

Affiliation at the time of the award: Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Prize motivation: "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."

Prize share: 1/3

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