Dr. Nicole Labbé, Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Tennessee Forest Products Center

Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries

University of Tennessee Agricultural Campus

2506 Jacob Drive

Knoxville, TN 37996-4563

Phone 865-946-1126

Fax 865-946-1109

Email: nlabbe@mail.ag.utk.edu

                         

Post-Doctoral Research Associate: B.Sc. in Chemistry from University of Poitiers, France, in 1998; M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Wood Science from The Laboratoire de Chimie des Substances Végétales, University of Bordeaux I, France, in 1999 and 2002 respectively. Joined the Tennessee Forest Products Center at the University of Tennessee as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in October of 2002.

Research Interests: FTIR imaging to monitor penetration and diffusion of organic components in fiberboard, Moisture content in wood by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance time-domain low resolution, wood-water interaction, water profile in green wood, extractives in heartwood and sapwood of Maritime Pine.

Publications:

Moisture content and extractive materials in Maritime Pine wood by low field 1H NMR
N. Labbé, B.De Jéso, J.C Lartigue, G. Daudé, M. Pétraud, M. Ratier
Holzforschung, 56, 25-31 (2002)

Low Field 1H NMR: a technique for measuring moisture content and organic components in wood
N. Labbé, B.De Jéso, J.C Lartigue, G. Daudé, M. Pétraud, M. Ratier
Post-Symposium of the 11th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, 11-14 June 2001, Grenoble, France

Characterization of Wood Fibers for Wood-Plastic Composites: Non Destructive Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Maritime Pine Fibers
B. De Jéso, N. Labbé, M. Pétraud, M. Ratier, G. Sebe
7th International Conference on Woodfiber-Plastic Composites (and other natural fibers)
19-20 May 2003, Madison, Wisconsin, USA