ALD Stories Ep. 14

Back to Basics: Understanding Conformality with Riikka Puurunen

1 h 5 min

Back for her second episode, Professor Riikka Puurunen is bringing us back to the basics with a deep dive on conformality. Recorded live from the Harald Herlin Learning Center at Aalto University, Tyler and Riikka talk about the all-important property of ALD. In this episode, Riikka explains the history of conformality in ALD, her recent paper on modeling collaboration, the origins of the PillarHall conformality test structures and a conversation on open science.

In this episode:

00:00 Intro

03:39 History of conformality

10:21 Has our understanding of conformality changed?

12:25 Is conformality an inherent property?

18:38 Conformality modeling findings

37:28 PillarHall Test Structures

49:35 Open Learning for ALD

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