From laptops to smartphones, lithium-ion batteries power some of the most commonly used devices. Electric vehicles were made possible because of the development of these batteries, and wireless communication has flourished because of the technology.
\\"Live to 97 (years old) and you can do anything,\\" Goodenough said in a statement. \\"I\\'m honored and humbled to win the Nobel Prize. I thank all my friends for the support and assistance throughout my life.\\"