The researchers found that electrons travel a lot more quickly in graphene than they do in silicon; the substance current computer chips are made out of. A new generation of computers and smartphones could run much faster if they were made from the world’s thinnest substance, scientists have claimed.

25 July 2011- Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2018440/Worlds-thinnest-substance-graphene-power-generation-computers.html