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The “wonder material”, known as grapheme holds many superlative qualities allowing for it to be integrated into a huge number of applications. At the start, grapheme will be used to help improve the performance and efficiency of current materials and substances, but soon after it will be developed in conjunction with other two-dimensional crystals to create more amazing compounds to suit a wider range of applications. The following are a few science fields where grapheme may be used in the future.

Biological Engineering graphene offers a large surface area, high electrical conductivity, thinness and strength, it would make a good contender for the development of fast and efficient bioelectric sensory devices. The bioelectric sensory devices would be able to monitor such things as glucose levels, haemoglobin levels, cholesterol and even DNA sequencing. Eventually graphene would be used as an antibiotic or even anticancer treatment. Furthermore, due to its molecular make-up and potential biocompatibility, it could be utilized in the process of tissue regeneration.
Optical Electronics
Graphene will soon be used on a commercial scale in optoelectronics, including touchscreeens, liquid crystal displays (LCD). In order for graohene to be used in the optical electronics field, it must be able to transmit more than 90% of light, offer high electrical conductive properties with low electrical resistance. Graphene being nearly transparent, being able to transmit 97.7% of light and the other requirements as mentioned above can all be found within the superlative qualities of grpahene. Currently the most widely used material is indium tin oxide (ITO), However, recent tests have shown that graphene is potentially able to match the properties of ITO. Potential electronic applications such as graphene based e-paper with the ability to display interactive and…...

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