Nobel-winning lithium battery inventor John Goodenough dies at 100

Nobel-winning lithium battery inventor John Goodenough dies at 100

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Category : Obituaries Published on: June 29 2023

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  • Nobel laureate, John B. Goodenough, the pioneer of the development of lithium-ion batteries that are used in millions of electric vehicles all around the world, has died at the age of 100.
  • The lithium-ion battery is one of the most important inventions in the world of science and technology.
  • Goodenough received the 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry- along with Britain’s Stanley Whittingham and Japan's Akira Yoshino, for their respective research into lithium-ion batteries - making him the oldest recipient of a Nobel Prize.
  • He also played a significant role in the development of Random Access Memory (RAM) for computers.
  • He also was an early developer of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathodes as an alternative to nickel- and cobalt-based cathodes. LFP is rapidly overtaking more-expensive nickel cobalt manganese in electric vehicle batteries as it uses materials that are sustainable at much lower cost.
  • He also served the US Army during the Second World War as a meteorologist.
  • In 2008, he wrote his autobiography, Witness to Grace, which he called “my personal history".
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