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Time for thinking outside the box... Or maybe, inside the sandwich.
Turns out that if you read a wide variety of "what's up?" re graphene across the technology sites, you can mesh stuff together into coherent possibilities. Like, deforming a single sheet of graphene by physically deflecting the surface in tiny 'mounds' causes a localized field-effect roughly equated to a 300 Tesla magnetic field. Operative concept: the local field strength roughly determines a 'bias point' (and therefore upper limits on resonant frequency) for an EM matrix to do "whatever" (think terahertz waves). I have this mental image of a plastic sheet with tiny delimited areas (bounded by vapor-deposited hydrophobic material perhaps?) which is used as the substrate for depositing those 'thin films'. Process the plastic sheet to lay down conductors, bonding tabs, resist layers, etc (TBD when best to lay down the graphene thin film: first/last/etc). Then use two opposing plates, one with positive peaks and the other with matching negative valleys (talking physical terrain features, not electrical polarities) -- the peaks are positioned to interact with the circuitry elements on the plastic sheet, so when you clamp the plates together you create the deformation circuits you want. If the plates are designed with a sculpted surface which can "release" from an underlying pressure pad, you now have encapsulated chiplets with the desired deformation physically reinforced. A whole new realm of (marketable) accessible reality awaits you.
Edited by flared0ne
Updated - 20th Apr 2012