Loïc BERTRAND

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Researcher
Director IPANEMA European Ancient materials synchrotron research platform, CNRS MCC UVSQ MNHN, USR 3461
Université Paris-Saclay, site du synchrotron SOLEIL
F-91192 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
loic.bertrand@synchrotron-soleil.fr

Publications

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M. Thoury, B. Mille, T. Séverin-Fabiani, L. Robbiola, M. Réfrégiers, J.-F. Jarrige, and L. Bertrand. High spatial dynamics-photoluminescence imaging reveals the metallurgy of the earliest lost wax-cast object. Nat. Comm., 7:13356, Nov 2016. [ Article ]
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S. Hoerlé, D. G. Pearce, L. Bertrand, C. Sandt, and M. Menu. Imaging the layered fabric of paints from Nomansland rock art (South Africa). Archaeometry, 58 S1:182-199, Sep 2016. [ Article ]
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P. K. Cook, É. Dufour, M.-A. Languille, C. Mocuta, S. Réguer, and L. Bertrand. Strontium speciation in archaeological otoliths. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 31:700-711, 2016. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, S. Bernard, F. Marone, M. Thoury, I. Reiche, A. Gourrier, P. Sciau, and U. Bergmann. Emerging approaches in synchrotron studies of materials from cultural and natural history collections. Top. Curr. Chem., 374(7):1-39, Feb 2016. [ Article ]
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P. Gueriau, S. Bernard, and L. Bertrand. Synchrotron advanced imaging of paleontological specimens. Elements, 12(1):45-50, Feb 2016. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand. Lumière synchrotron : À la recherche des matériaux anciens. In B. Boulanger, S. Guellati-Khelifa, D. Hennequin, and M. Stehle, editors, La lumière en lumière. Du photon à l’internet, pages 149–152. EDP Sciences, 2016.
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A. C. Crabbé, H. J. M. Wouters, C. Mocuta, M. Silly, L. Bertrand, H. Terryn, and I. Vandendael. De Colorando Auro : Medieval colouring techniques researched using modern analytical techniques. Technè, 43:120–126, 2016.
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L. Bertrand, S. Schoeder, S. David, and M. Thoury. Initiatives européennes d’IPANEMA et du synchrotron SOLEIL pour l’étude des matériaux anciens. Technè, 43:75–78, 2016.
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L. Bertrand. Methodological developments and support for synchrotron investigation in Cultural heritage and Archaeology. In Trends of Synchrotron Radiation Applications in Cultural Heritage, Forensics and Materials Science. Proceedings of a Technical Meeting held in Vienna, Austria 17—21 October 2011, volume 1803 of TecDoc, pages 48–59. International Atomic Energy Agency, 2016.
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E. Anheim, M. Thoury and L. Bertrand. Micro-imagerie de matériaux anciens complexes (I). Rev. Synth., 136(3):329-354, Dec 2015. [ Article ]
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P. Gueriau, C. Mocuta, and L. Bertrand. Cerium anomaly at microscale in fossils. Anal. Chem., 87(17):8827–8836, 2015. [ Article ]
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P. K. Cook, M.-A. Languille, É. Dufour, C. Mocuta, O. Tombret, F. Fortuna, and L. Bertrand. Biogenic and diagenetic indicators in archaeological and modern otoliths : Potential and limits of high-definition synchrotron micro-XRF elemental mapping. Chem. Geol., 414:1-15, 2015. [ Article ]
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J.-P. Echard, M. Thoury, B. H. Berrie, T. Séverin-Fabiani, A. Vichi, M. Didier, M. Réfrégiers, and L. Bertrand. Synchrotron DUV luminescence micro-imaging to identify and map historical organic coatings on wood. Analyst, 140(15):5344-5353, 2015. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, P. Dillmann and I. Reiche. Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology 2014 (Editorial), J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 30:540-541, 2015. [ Article ]
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P. Gueriau and L. Bertrand. Deciphering exceptional preservation of fossils through trace elemental imaging, Microsc. Today, 23(3):2—6, May 2015.
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L. Bertrand, S. Schöder, D. Anglos, M. Breese, K. Janssens, M. Moini, and A. Simon. Mitigation strategies for radiation damage in the analysis of ancient materials, Trends Anal. Chem., 66:128-145, 2015. [ Article ]
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M. Moini, C. Rollman, and L. Bertrand. Assessing the Impact of Synchrotron X-ray Irradiation on Proteinaceous Specimens at Macro and Molecular Levels, Anal. Chem., 86:19, 9417-9422, 2014. [ Article ]
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P. Gueriau and L. Bertrand. Deciphering exceptional preservation of fossils using trace elemental imaging. Microsc. Microanal. [extended abstract], 20(S3):2004–2005, Aug 2014. [ Article ]
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M. Thoury, M. Réfrégiers, and L. Bertrand. A new synchrotron approach to study ancient materials : UV/visible photoluminescence micro-imaging. Microsc. Microanal. [extended abstract], 20(S3):2022–2023, Aug 2014. [ Article ]
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P. Gueriau, C. Mocuta, D. B. Dutheil, S. X. Cohen, D. Thiaudière, the OT1 consortium, S. Charbonnier, G. Clément, and L. Bertrand. Trace elemental imaging of rare earth elements discriminates tissues at microscale in flat fossils. Plos One, 9(1):1-9, Jan. 2014. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand. Apports historiques du rayonnement synchrotron. chap. V. Étude des matériaux anciens. Hist. Rech. Contemp., 3(1):65-67, 2014.
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L. Bertrand, A. Vichi, J. Doucet, P. Walter, and P. Blanchard. The fate of archaeological keratin fibers in a temperate burial context: Microtaphonomy study of hairs from Marie de Bretagne (15th c., Orléans, France). J. Archaeol. Sci., 42, 487-499, 2014. [ Article ]
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C. Gervais, M.-A. Languille, S. Reguer, M. Gillet, S. Pelletier, C. Garnier, E. Vicenzi, and L. Bertrand. Why Does Prussian Blue Fade? Understanding the Role(s) of the Substrate. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 28(10), 1600-1609, 2013. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, M. Réfrégiers, B. Berrie, J.-P. Echard, M. Thoury. A multiscalar photoluminescence approach to discriminate among semiconducting historical zinc white pigments. Analyst, 138(16), 4463-4469, 2013. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, M. Thoury, E. Anheim. Ancient materials specificities for their synchrotron examination and insights into their epistemological implications. J. Cult. Heritage, 14(4): 277-289, 2013. [ Article ]
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C. Gervais, M.-A. Languille, S. Reguer, M. Gillet, E. P. Vicenzi, S. Chagnot, F. Baudelet, L. Bertrand. “Live” Prussian blue fading by time-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Appl. Phys. A, 111(1): 15-22, 2013. [ Article ]
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M.-A. Languille, S. Réguer, M. F. Guerra, S. Leroy, L. Bertrand. Sonder les métaux archéologiques au synchrotron, L'Archéologie au laboratoire, La Découverte / INRAP, 2013. [ Book ]
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L. Bertrand, M. Cotte, M. Stampanoni, M. Thoury, F. Marone, S. Schoeder. Development and trends in synchrotron studies of ancient and historical materials. Phys. Rep., 519(2): 51-96, 2012. [ Article ]
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S. Leroy, S. X. Cohen, C. Verna, B. Gratuze, F. Téreygeol, P. Fluzin, L. Bertrand, P. Dillmann. The medieval iron market in Ariège (France). Multidisciplinary analytical approach and multivariate analyses. J. Archaeol. Sci., 39(4): 1080-1093, 2012. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, L. Robinet, M. Thoury, K. Janssens, S. X. Cohen, S. Schöder. Cultural heritage and archaeology materials studied by synchrotron spectroscopy and imaging (invited paper). Appl. Phys. A, 106(2): 377-396, 2012. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, P. Dumas, J.-P. Échard. Elucidating Stradivari's recipe. In Synchrotron SOLEIL highlights 2010, 70-71, 2011.
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L. Bertrand, M.-A. Languille, S. X. Cohen, L. Robinet, C. Gervais, S. Leroy, D. Bernard, E. Le Pennec, W. Josse, J. Doucet, S. Schöder. European research platform IPANEMA at the SOLEIL synchrotron for ancient and historical materials. J. Synchrotron Rad., 18(5): 765-772, 2011. [ Article ]
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M. Thoury, J.-P. Echard, M. Réfrégiers, B. Berrie, A. Nevin, F. Jamme, L. Bertrand. Synchrotron UV-visible multispectral luminescence micro-imaging of historical samples. Anal. Chem., 83(5):1737-1745, 2011. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, L. Robinet, S. X. Cohen, C. Sandt, A.-S. Le Hô, B. Soulier, A. Lattuati-Derieux, J.-P. Echard. Identification of the finishing technique of an early eighteenth century musical instrument using FTIR spectromicroscopy. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 399(9):3025-3032, 2011. [ Article ]
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M. Lebon, K. Müller, J.-J. Bahain, F. Fröhlich, C. Falguères, L. Bertrand, C. Sandt, I. Reiche. Imaging fossil bone alterations at the microscale by SR-FTIR microspectroscopy. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 26(5):922-929, 2011. [ Article ]
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S. Leroy, R. Simon, L. Bertrand, A. Williams, E. Foy, P. Dillmann. First examination of slag inclusions in medieval armours by confocal SR-micro-XRF and LA-ICP-MS. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 26:1078-1087, 2011. [ Article ]
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C. Gervais, M.-A. Languille, S. Réguer, S. Pelletier, E. Elkaim, E. P. Vicenzi, and L. Bertrand. Estimation of iron valencies of prussian blue pigment by anomalous x-ray diffraction [abstract]. Acta. Cryst. A, 67:C111, 2011.
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S. Hœrlé, L. Bertrand, S. Mguni, L. Jacobson. Microanalysis and dating for rock art studies: Towards a common analytical strategy. South Afr. Archaeol. Bull., 65(192):221-224, 2010.
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J.-P. Échard, L. Bertrand. Complementary spectroscopic analyses of varnishes of historical musical instruments. Spectrosc. Eur., 22(2):12-15, Mar 2010.
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J.-P. Echard, L. Bertrand, A. von Bohlen, A.-S. Le Hô, C. Paris, L. Bellot-Gurlet, B. Soulier, A. Lattuati-Derieux, S. Thao, L. Robinet, B. Lavédrine, S. Vaiedelich. The nature of the extraordinary finish of Stradivari's instruments. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49(1):197-201, Jan 2010. [ Article ]
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P. Blanchard, S. Kacki, J. Rouquet, L. Bertrand. Découverte exceptionnelle dans le prieuré fontevriste de la Madeleine à Orléans : la sépulture de l'abbesse Marie de Bretagne ? Dans P. Charlier, éd., Proc. 2e colloque de pathographie, Loches, avril 2007, Paris, 2009. Éditions de Boccard.
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J.-P. Échard, M. Cotte, É. Dooryhée, L. Bertrand. Insights into the varnishes of historical musical instruments using synchrotron micro-analytical methods. Appl. Phys. A, 92(1):77-81, July 2008. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, S. Réguer, J. Doucet, R. van Langh. Synchrotron techniques provide new insights for the study of ancient and historical metal artefacts. Dans C. Degrigny, R. van Langh, I. Joosten, B. Ankersmith, éds, Proc. of the Metal07 Conf., 17th - 21st Sept. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, vol. 2, p. 15-19. ICOM Committee for Conservation, 2008.
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S. Réguer, D. Neff, C. Remazeilles, E. Guilminot, F. Nicot, C. Pelé, M. Meguelati, F.Mirambet, P. Dillmann, P. Refait, N. Huet, F. Mielcarek, J. Rebière, L. Bertrand. Desalinisation of iron archaeological artefacts: understanding of chlorine removal mechanisms of the corrosion layers with the help of characterisation techniques. Dans C. Degrigny, R. van Langh, I. Joosten, B. Ankersmith, éds, Proc. of the Metal07 Conf., 17th - 21st Sept. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, vol. 2, p. 60-68. ICOM Committee for Conservation, 2008.
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S. Leroy, A.-M. Desaulty, P. Dillmann, F. Tereygeol, C. Verna, L. Bertrand. First examinations of ore, slag and iron artefacts from the iron-making site of Castel Minier (Aulus-Les-Bains, 09) (France). Dans Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Archeometallurgy in Europe, 17-21 June 2007, Aquileia, Italy, 2008.
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L. Bertrand, J. Doucet. Dedicated liaison office for cultural heritage at the SOLEIL synchrotron. Nuovo Cimento C, 30(1):35-40, 2007. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, S. Réguer, J. Doucet. Le synchrotron, un outil polyvalent pour l'étude chimique des matériaux du patrimoine [Synchrotron: a versatile tool for the chemical study of heritage materials]. Actualité chimique, 312-313:105-111, October-November 2007. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, D. Vantelon, E. Pantos. Novel interface for cultural heritage at SOLEIL. Appl. Phys. A, 83(2):225-228, May 2006. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, J. Doucet, D. Raoux. Recent developments of the heritage and archaeology liaison office at the SOLEIL synchrotron. Dans Proc. of the 7th EC conference 'Safeguarded Cultural Heritage. Understanding and Viability for the Enlarged Europe' Prague, Czech Republic, 31 May - 3 June 2006, 2007.
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L. Bertrand. Physical techniques in the study of art, archaeology and cultural heritage vol. 2, chap. Synchrotron imaging for archaeology, art history, conservation and paleontology. Elsevier Science, July 2007.
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L. Bertrand. Non-destructive analysis and testing of museum objects, chap. SOLEIL and COST organised the first training school on the synchrotron analysis of ancient materials, p. 212-215. Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, 2006.
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L. Bertrand, P. Dillmann. Round table: Synchrotron and archaeometry. Revue d'archéométrie, 29:169-171, 2005.
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L. Bertrand. First european training school on the synchrotron analysis of ancient materials. Soc. Archaeol. Sci. Bull., 27(4):8-9, 2004.
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L. Bertrand, M. Sayed, X.-Y. Pei, E. Parisini, V. Dhanaraj, V. Bolanos-Garcia, J. Allende, T. L. Blundell. Structure of the regulatory subunit of CK2 in the presence of a p21WAF1 peptide shows the flexibility of the acidic loop. Acta Cryst. D, 60(10):1698-1704, Oct 2004. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, J. Doucet, P. Dumas, A. Simionovici, G. Tsoucaris, P. Walter. Microbeam synchrotron imaging of hairs from Ancient Egyptian mummies. J. Synchrotron Radiat., 10(5):387-92, September 2003. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, J. Doucet, A. Simionovici, G. Tsoucaris, P. Walter. Lead-revealed lipid organization in human hair. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1620(1-3):218-24, Mar 2003. [ Article ]
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G. Tsoucaris, L. Bertrand, P. Walter. Is supramolecular organisation a key factor for long term preservation? Dans G. Tsoucaris, J. Lipkowski, éds, Molecular and structural archaeology: cosmetic and therapeutic chemicals, vol. 117, p. 135-156. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Sept 2003. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, G. Tsoucaris, P. Walter. Étude de cheveux de momies égyptiennes par rayonnement synchrotron. Dans Memnonia cahier supplémentaire 1, Parfums, onguents et cosmétiques dans l'Égypte ancienne, p. 21-28. 2003.
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L. Bertrand, P. Chevallier, J. Doucet, A. Simionovici, G. Tsoucaris, P. Walter. Apport du rayonnement synchrotron à l'étude de cheveux archéologiques [Role of synchrotron radiation in the archeological analysis of hair]. J. Phys. France IV, 12(6):237-243, 2002. [ Article ]
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L. Bertrand, T. Calligaro, J.-C. Dran, M. Dubus, M. F. Guerra, B. Moignard, L. Pichon, J. Salomon, P. Walter. Développement expérimental d'une ligne PIXE-XRF pour les matériaux du patrimoine [Experimental development of a PIXE-XRF line for objects of art and archeological finds]. J. Phys. France IV, 12(6):359-364, 2002. [ Article ]
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A. Beyneix, C. Moulherat, L. Bertrand. À propos du niveau néolithique final du tumulus X du Freyssinel (Saint-Bauzile, Lozère). Bull. Soc. Préhist. France, 98(4):663-674, 2001. [ Article ]

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L. Bertrand. Les lipides organisés des cheveux... de momies. Biofutur, 236:9-10, Sept 2003.
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L. Bertrand. La mémoire des cheveux. Pour la science, 306:22, 2003.