Prof. Bertrand Lavédrine
Bertrand Lavédrine, studied chemistry (MS in organic chemistry) and got a PhD in conservation science. He joined the CRCDG in 1983 He has been particularly involved in all scientific aspects relating with the conservation of photographs, with emphasis on preventive conservation of archival collections in general. He has been in charge on research to evaluate the condition of acetate film collection at the national film archives. He is currently director of the CRCC and professor at the national museum of natural history.
Selected papers :
Lavédrine ( B.), 2003, A guide to the preventive conservation of photograph collections. Los Angeles : Getty conservation institute, 286 p.
Ipert, S., Dupont, A.-L., Lavédrine, B., Bégin, P., Rousset, E., Cheradame, H., 2006, Mass deacidification of papers and books. IV- A Study of papers treated with aminoalkylalkoxysilanes and their resistance to ageing. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 91(12), 3448-3455.
Lattuati-Derieux ( A.), Bonnassies-Termes ( S.), Lavédrine ( B.), 2004, “Identification of volatile organic compounds emitted by a naturally aged book using solid-phase microextraction/gas chromatography/mass spectrometry”, Journal of Chromatography A, vol. 1026, n°1-2, p 9-18.
Bacci ( M.), Cucci ( C.), Dupont ( A.-L.), Lavédrine ( B.), Picollo ( M.), Porcinai ( S.), 2003, “Disposable indicators for monitoring lighting conditions in museums”, Environ. Sci. Technol., 37, p. 5687-5694.