Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

  1. M. Jacot-Guillarmod, K. Schmidt-Ott, D. Mannes, A. Kaestner, E. Lehmann, C. Gervais, “Multi-modal tomography to assess dechlorination treatments of iron-based archaeological artifacts”, Heritage Science, 2019, 7:29. PDF
  2. L. Bertrand, C. Gervais, A. Masic, L. Robbiola “Paleo-inspired Systems: Durability, Sustainability, and Remarkable Properties”, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., Volume 57,2018. PDF
  3. G. Moretti, C. Gervais, “Raman spectroscopy of the photosensitive pigment Prussian blue”, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Volume 49,2018. PDF
  4. C. Gervais, M.A. Languille, G. Moretti, S. Reguer, “Time resolved XANES illustrates a substrate-mediated redox process in Prussian blue cultural heritage materials”, 16th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS16), Germany, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 712:012139,2016. PDF
  5. C. Gervais, M. Thoury, S. Reguer, P. Gueriau and J. Mass, “Radiation damages during synchrotron X-ray micro-analyses of Prussian blue and zinc white historic paintings : detection, mitigation and integration”, Applied Physics A, 121:949,2015. [Invited Paper] PDF
  6. C. Gervais, M.A. Languille, G. Moretti, S. Reguer, “X-ray Photochemistry of Prussian Blue Cellulosic Materials: Evidence for a Substrate-Mediated Redox Process”, Langmuir, 31:8168, 2015. PDF
  7. M. Jacot-Guillarmod, O. Rozenbaum, V. L’Hostis, P. Dillmann, D. Neff and C. Gervais, “Degradation mechanisms of reinforcing iron rebars in monuments: the role of multiscale porosity in the formation of corrosion products investigated by X-ray tomography”, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 30:580, 2015. [Front Cover] PDF
  8. C. Gervais, M.A. Languille, S. Reguer, C. Garnier, M. Gillet, “Light and Anoxia fading of Prussian blue dyed textiles”, Heritage Science, 2:26, 2014. PDF
  9. C. Gervais, M.A. Languille, S. Reguer, M. Gillet, S. Pelletier, C. Garnier, E.P. Vicenzi, L. Bertrand, “Why does Prussian blue fade? Understanding the role(s) of the substrate”, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 28:1600-1609, 2013. [Inside Front cover] PDF
  10. 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”, Applied Physics A, 111:15-22, 2013. PDF
  11. C. Gervais, J.J. Boon, F. Marone, E.S.B. Ferreira, “Characterisation of Porosity in a 19th Century Painting Ground by Synchrotron Radiation X-ray Tomography”, Applied Physics A, 111:31-38, 2013. PDF
  12. L. Bertrand, M.A. Languille, S.X. Cohen, L. Robinet, C. Gervais, S. Leroy, D. Bernard, E. Le Pennec, W. Josse, J. Doucet and S. Schoder, “European research platform IPANEMA at the SOLEIL synchrotron for ancient and historical materials”, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 18:765-772, 2011. PDF
  13. C. Gervais, C. A. Grissom, C. McNamara, N. Konkol, and R. Mitchell. “Case study: red staining on marble.” In Biocolonization of Stone: Control and Preventive Methods: Proceedings from the MCI Workshop Series, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, 87-90, 2011.
  14. C. Gervais, C. A. Grissom, N. Little, and M. J. Wachowiak. “Cleaning Marble with Ammonium Citrate.”, Studies in Conservation, 55:164-176, 2010.
  15. C. A. Grissom, C. Gervais, N. Little, J. Speakman, and G. Bieniosek. “Red ‘Staining’ on Marble: chemical or biological origin?” Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology 41(2-3):11-20, 2010.[2010 Oliver Torrey Fuller Award]
  16. T. Wüst, D. P. Landau, C. Gervais, Y. Xu. “Monte Carlo Simulations of Protein Models: at the Interface Between Statistical Physics and Biology.” Proccedings for BIOMAT 2009: International Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology, 72-86, 2009. PDF
  17. C. Gervais, T. Wüst, D. P. Landau, Y. Xu. “Application of the Wang-Landau Algorithm to the Dimerization of Glycophorin A.”Journal of Chemical Physics, 30:215106, 2009. PDF
  18. T. Wüst, D. P. Landau, C. Gervais, Y. Xu. “Monte Carlo Simulations of Systems with Complexed Energy Landscapes.”Computer Physics Communication, 180:475-479, 2009. PDF
  19. C. Gervais and J. Hulliger. Perspective. “Impact of surface symmetry: On the prediction of growth-induced properties.” Crystal Growth & Design, 7(10):1925-1935, 2007. PDF SuppMat
  20. J. S. C. Loh, W. J. P. van Enckevort, E. Vlieg, C. Gervais, R. F. P. Grimbergen, and B. Kaptein. “Dutch resolution: Nucleation inhibition in an ephedrine-cyclic phosphoric acid system.” Crystal Growth & Design, 6(4):861-865, 2006. PDF
  21. T. Hertzsch, , C. Gervais, J. Hulliger, B. Jaeckel, S. Guentay, H. Bruchertseifer, and A. Neels. “Open-pore organic material for retaining radioactive I2 and CH3I.” Advanced Functional Materials, 16:268-272, 2006. PDF
  22. C. Gervais, T. Wüst, N.-R. Behrnd, M. Wübbenhorst, and J. Hulliger. “Prediction of growth-induced polarity in centrosymmetric molecular crystals using force field methods.” Chemistry of Materials, 17:85-94, 2005. PDF
  23. C. Gervais, T. Wüst, and J. Hulliger. “Influence of solid solution formation on polarity: Molecular modeling investigation of the system 4-chloro-4′-nitrostilbene / 4,4′-dinitrostilbene.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109:12582-12589, 2005. PDF
  24. C. Gervais, T. Hertzsch, and J. Hulliger. “Insertion of dipolar molecules in channels of a centrosymmetric organic zeolite: Molecular modeling and experimental investigations on diffusion and polarity formation.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109:7961-7968, 2005. PDF
  25. T. Wüst, C. Gervais, and J. Hulliger. “How symmetrical molecules can induce polarity: On the paradox of dilution.” Crystal Growth & Design, 5:93-97, 2005. PDF
  26. M. Pauchet, C. Gervais, L. Courvoisier, and G. Coquerel. “Successful application of the Derived Crystal Packing (DCP) model in resolving the crystal structure of a metastable polymorph of (±) Modafinil.” Crystal Growth & Design, 4:1143-1151, 2004. PDF
  27. C. Gervais, R. F. Grimbergen, I. Markovits, G. J. Ariaans, B. Kaptein, A. Bruggink, and Q. B. Broxterman.” Prediction of solid solution formation in a family of diastereomeric salts. A molecular modeling study.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126:655-662, 2004. PDF
  28. J. Hulliger, M. Losada, C. Gervais, T. Wüst, and F. Budde. “Effects of an external electrical field on the polarization of growing organic crystals: A theoretical study.” Chemical Physics Letters, 377:340-346, 2003. PDF
  29. C. Gervais, S. Beilles, P. Cardinael, S. Petit, and G. Coquerel. “Oscillating crystallization in solution between (+) and (-) 5-ethyl-5-methylhydantoin under the influence of stirring.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 106:646-652, 2002. PDF
  30. C. Gervais and G. Coquerel. “Simple model designed to generate new crystal structures derived from a mother phase. Application to molecular compounds.” Acta Crystallographica Section B, 58:662-672, 2002. PDF SuppMat
  31. F. Dufour, C. Gervais, M.-N. Petit, G. Perez, and G. Coquerel. “Investigations on the reciprocal ternary system (±)2-phenylpropionic acid / (±) alpha-methylbenzylamine. Impact of an unstable racemic compound on the simultaneous resolution of chiral acids and bases by preferential crystallisation.” Journal of the Chemical Society – Perkin Transactions 2, 2022-2036, 2001. PDF
  32. L. Courvoisier, C. Gervais, L. Mignot, M.-N. Petit, G. Coquerel, “Effect of the polymorphic form of the seeds on the preferential crystallisation.” Journal de Physique IV, 11:71-77, 2001. PDF

Other publications

  • H. de Bazelaire, C. Gervais and C. Piffaut. “Restauration de douze Médaillons en marbre du XVIIème siècle, église de Versailles.” Maître d’oeuvre: Conservateur régional des monuments historiques, Ile de France, 2005, rapport interne.
  • C. Gervais, H. de Bazelaire and E. Forestier. “Monument du Chevalier de Urquijo au cimetière du Père Lachaise, restauration par les Appels d’Orphée.” Association les Appels d’Orphée, 2005, rapport interne.
  • H. de Bazelaire and C. Gervais. “Restauration du buste en marbre Mithridate, Amphithéatre du grand Trianon, château de Versailles.” Numéro d’inventaire : MR 2488, 2005, rapport interne.