i doubt we'll see any practical use any time soon. it seems these days nothing happens with research and new discoveries.
graphene was discovered in the 60s, but nothing done with it until a few years ago. and it's not in mass use yet.
battery tech? seems there is a new breakthru every few months. still waiting for the battery the size of a shoebox with the energy density of gasoline that weighs less than helium. they keep promising crap like that.