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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 142 Citations 106,858 615 World Ranking 67 National Ranking 37
Chemistry H-index 154 Citations 115,065 673 World Ranking 27 National Ranking 21

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - Nobel Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries

2018 - Benjamin Franklin Medal, Franklin Institute

2017 - Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation

2016 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2012 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2011 - US President's National Medal of Science "For groundbreaking cathode research that led to the first commercial lithium ion battery, which has since revolutionized consumer electronics with technical applications for portable and stationary power.", President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on February 1, 2013.

2010 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

1996 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1995 - ACM Fellow For technical contributions improving the state of the art and state of the practice of software engineering.

1989 - Von Hippel Award, Materials Research Society

1976 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering Designing materials for electronic components and expositor of the relationships between properties, structures, and chemistry.

1975 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

1962 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Oxygen

His primary scientific interests are in Inorganic chemistry, Lithium, Electrolyte, Anode and Battery. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Oxide, Perovskite, Electrochemistry, Electrode and Analytical chemistry. John B. Goodenough usually deals with Lithium and limits it to topics linked to Crystallography and Inorganic compound and Superconductivity.

His studies deal with areas such as Lithium battery and Conductivity as well as Electrolyte. As a member of one scientific family, John B. Goodenough mostly works in the field of Anode, focusing on Chemical engineering and, on occasion, Polymer. His Battery research incorporates elements of Cathode, Sodium-ion battery, Nanotechnology and Energy storage.

His most cited work include:

  • Challenges for Rechargeable Li Batteries (6001 citations)
  • Phospho‐olivines as Positive‐Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries (5885 citations)
  • The Li-ion rechargeable battery: a perspective. (4446 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Condensed matter physics, Inorganic chemistry, Crystallography, Electrolyte and Analytical chemistry. His study in Electron extends to Condensed matter physics with its themes. The study incorporates disciplines such as Oxide, Electrochemistry, Electrode and Ion, Lithium in addition to Inorganic chemistry.

John B. Goodenough interconnects Anode, Chemical engineering and Conductivity in the investigation of issues within Electrolyte. His study brings together the fields of Cathode and Anode. His studies in Cathode integrate themes in fields like Battery and Sodium.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Condensed matter physics (26.59%)
  • Inorganic chemistry (25.02%)
  • Crystallography (15.69%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Electrolyte (15.26%)
  • Chemical engineering (12.55%)
  • Cathode (12.73%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

John B. Goodenough mostly deals with Electrolyte, Chemical engineering, Cathode, Inorganic chemistry and Anode. His Electrolyte research includes themes of Conductivity, Oxide and Lithium. His Chemical engineering research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Composite number, Ionic conductivity and Polymer.

His research on Cathode also deals with topics like

  • Battery that intertwine with fields like Carbon,
  • Electrochemistry, which have a strong connection to Analytical chemistry. His Inorganic chemistry research integrates issues from Ion, Perovskite, Sodium-ion battery and Catalysis. His Anode study incorporates themes from Ceramic and Separator.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Li-ion rechargeable battery: a perspective. (4446 citations)
  • Prussian blue: a new framework of electrode materials for sodium batteries (630 citations)
  • Pathways for practical high-energy long-cycling lithium metal batteries (540 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Oxygen
  • Electron

His scientific interests lie mostly in Inorganic chemistry, Cathode, Electrolyte, Anode and Battery. His research in Inorganic chemistry intersects with topics in Sodium, Catalysis, Oxygen, Ion and Electrochemistry. His Cathode research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Intercalation, Fast ion conductor, Potassium-ion battery, Analytical chemistry and Redox.

His Electrolyte study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Conductivity, Oxide, Chemical engineering and Lithium. His Anode research includes elements of Stripping, Carbon, Ceramic and Energy storage. His study in Battery is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Graphite, Sodium-ion battery, Nanotechnology and Carbon nanofiber.

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Top Publications

Challenges for rechargeable Li batteries

John B. Goodenough;Youngsik Kim.
Chemistry of Materials (2010)

9419 Citations

Phospho‐olivines as Positive‐Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

A. K. Padhi;A. K. Padhi;K. S. Nanjundaswamy;K. S. Nanjundaswamy;John B. Goodenough.
Journal of The Electrochemical Society (1997)

8888 Citations

The Li-ion rechargeable battery: a perspective.

John B. Goodenough;Kyu-Sung Park.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2013)

7757 Citations

Theory of the role of covalence in the perovskite-type manganites [La,M(II)]MnO3

John B. Goodenough.
Physical Review (1955)

3433 Citations

LixCoO2 (0<x<-1): A new cathode material for batteries of high energy density

K. Mizushima;P. C. Jones;P. J. Wiseman;John B Goodenough.
Materials Research Bulletin (1980)

3354 Citations

Magnetism and the chemical bond

John Bannister Goodenough.

3110 Citations

A perovskite oxide optimized for oxygen evolution catalysis from molecular orbital principles.

Jin Suntivich;Kevin J. May;Hubert A. Gasteiger;John B. Goodenough.
Science (2011)

2889 Citations

Fast Na+-ion transport in skeleton structures

John B Goodenough;H. Y.P. Hong;J. A. Kafalas.
Materials Research Bulletin (1976)

1995 Citations

Design principles for oxygen-reduction activity on perovskite oxide catalysts for fuel cells and metal–air batteries

Jin Suntivich;Hubert A. Gasteiger;Hubert A. Gasteiger;Naoaki Yabuuchi;Haruyuki Nakanishi.
Nature Chemistry (2011)

1855 Citations

Lithium insertion into manganese spinels

M. M. Thackeray;W. I.F. David;P. G. Bruce;John B Goodenough.
Materials Research Bulletin (1983)

1799 Citations

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