Why does graphene have so much potential? - Quora
Geege Schuman stashed this in Science Too
The most immediate commercial application of graphene is probably as a replacement for a material most people have not heard of, called Indium Tin Oxide (ITO). ITO is used as a transparent conductive electrode in everyone's LCD displays. But there's a problem with it. Indium is a very rare heavy metal and it's price has skyrocketed due to high demand. It needs to be replaced, and graphene is one of the most viable contenders.
It's light and strong and we can easily make things from it inexpensively? Cool.
Where do you think we'll see it used first?
Now that would be something else. Lighter, stronger, better bras.
Having problems coming up with uses.
Can we use it for highly efficient solar cells yet? please oh please find a way, these current gn solar panels are horridly inefficient, and they aren't flexible like graphene. let's coat wind turbines with solar cell graphene.
Sounds like a good idea at first thought but someone would need to prove its utility there.
great for fitness equipment like running or hiking or camping i'd guess.
Yes, I'd guess so too. Thank you Geege for that link!