Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2019. (12): 33-42

S.A. Kirillov
Joint Department оf Electrochemical Energy Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

On October 9, the Nobel Committee at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to the three originators of lithium-ion batteries, John Goodenough and Michael Stanley Whittingham from USA and Akira Yoshino from Japan. As noted in the official press release of the Nobel Committee, their works have created the right conditions for a wireless and fossil fuel-free society and brought the greatest benefit to humankind.

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