The best of 2020 - top graphene stories

2020 will soon be over - a fact that many find comforting, hoping that 2021 will bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end. The entire world was effected, and the graphene industry and academia have been adapting quickly in developing graphene-based technologies that could assist in the fight against the Corona virus.

Here are the top 10 stories posted on Graphene-Info in 2020, ranked by popularity (i.e. how many people read the story):

  1. How can graphene assist in the war on Coronavirus? (Mar 24)
  2. Graphene amplifier may tap into the "terahertz gap" (Feb 6)
  3. New face masks use graphene and electrical charge to repel viruses and bacteria (Mar 20)
  4. MIT researchers use graphene to convert terahertz waves to usable energy (Mar 30)
  5. planarTECH and IDEATI launch graphene-enhanced antibacterial face masks (Apr 14)
  6. New graphene biosensor can detect SARS-CoV-2 in under a minute (Apr 21)
  7. Goodyear to launch bicycle tires with graphene technology (Jan 26)
  8. New method uses hydrogen plasma to smooth out wrinkles in graphene (Jan 17)
  9. New graphene-based lithium-air battery may enable longer-running electric cars (Jan 12)
  10. Health-tech startup Flextrapower launches GO-enhanced protective face masks (Aug 11)

You can see the huge effect of the pandemic as half of our most popular stories related to graphene facemasks and sensors.

Here's for a healthy and exciting 2021!

Posted: Dec 21,2020 by Ron Mertens