toledo pictureThis summer Professor Allain presented in Toledo, Spain the invited talk “Directed-irradiation synthesis: manipulating matter in nanoscale self-organized systems during particle-surface interactions” in the Heavy Particle Session at ICPEAC 2015, the XXIX International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions. ICPEAC is a major biennial international meeting of physicists working in the broad area of collisions involving photons, electrons, ions, atoms, molecules, clusters, surfaces, and exotic particles.