Graphene could be used as a highly-sensitive photodetector that works across a huge swath of the spectrum, including infrared which many sensors struggle with. The same tech could be applied to night-vision goggles for military useThe discovery was made by a team of researchers from MIT in the US and the National Institute for Materials Science in Japan.

October 7, 2011- Source: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/98941-graphene-creates-electricity-when-struck-by-light