PROF Les J. Allen

PROF Les J. Allen

Positions

  • Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics (Atomic resolution imaging and spectroscopy, electron scattering, inner-shell ionization, phase imaging)

Overview

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  • Les Allen holds a PhD degree in theoretical physics from the University of South Africa. His research interests are in the area of atomic resolution electron microscopy and spectroscopy. He was awarded the John Sanders Medal of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society in 2006. From 2011-2015 he was an Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. In May 2017 he took up a Humboldt Research Award at the Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons in Germany. He has published over 200 papers in scientific journals. Prof. Allen is a member of the editorial board of the journal Ultramicroscopy.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Institute of Physics (UK). Affiliate 2010 -
  • Australian Institute of Physics. Fellow 1993 -
  • The University of Melbourne Council. Academic Staff 2005 - 2007

Publications

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of South Africa 1980
  • MSc, University of Port Elizabeth 1974
  • BSc Hons, University of Port Elizabeth 1973

Awards and honors

  • John Sanders Medal (for excellence in developing or applying electron microscopy techniques), Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society, 2006

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