Reference Library - Photomicrography/Microsocpy

The links below to references in the literature which include analytical aspects of philately. These may be very important because the name of books and papers are often not indicative of details of their contents.
Absorption/ReflectionColorimetryColorimetry of Overprints
CompositionComputer GraphicsElectron Microscopy
Environmental Effects on Philatelic MaterialsFormulationGum Analysis
Infrared and FTIRInkOverprints, Movable Type
Paper SciencePIXEPhotomicrography/Microsocpy
ProductionRamanSpectroscopy
StatisticsTypesetTypesettig
XRDXRFWet Chemical Analysis
ChromatograhyGas Chromatography-Mass SpecMass Spec
Post MarksVSC 6000/8000Luminescence
Floatation DensityPerferations 


AuthorTitleSource
Barwis, John HPaper Characteristics of U.S. 3¢ Stamps, 1870-1881IAP I pp 6-18
Bower, Nathan W., Conor J.K. Blanchet and Michael S. EpsteinNondestructive Determination of the Age of 20th-Century Oil-Binder Ink Prints Using Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (ATR FT-IR): A Case Study with Postage Stamps from the Lodz GhettoApplied Spectroscopy 2016, Vol. 70(1) pp 162-173
Chaplin, Tracey D., Alicia Jurado-Lopez, Robin J. H. Clark, and David R. BeechIdentification by Raman microscopy of pigments on early postage stamps: distinction between original 1847 and 1858-1862, forged and reproduction postage stamps of MauritiusJ. Raman Spectrosc. 2004, 35. pp. 600-604
Chaplin, Tracey D., Robin J. H. Clark and David R. BeechComparison of genuine (1851-1852 AD) and forged or reproduction Hawaiian Missionary stamps using Raman microscopyJ. Raman Spectrosc. 2002, 33. pp. 424-428
Chaplin, Tracey D., Robin J. H. Clark, David Jacobs, Kristian Jensen and Gregory D. SmithThe Gutenberg Bibles: Analysis of the Illuminations and Inks Using Raman SpectroscopyAnal. Chem. 2005, 77, 3611-3622
Imperio, Eleonora, Gabriele Giancane and Ludovico Valli Spectral characterization of postage stamp printing inks by means of Raman spectroscopyAnalyst, 2015, 140. pp. 1702-1710
Katz, Farley P.The 'Rosette Eagles' of Mexico - Microscopic Analysis of Paper Content of Mystery Mexican Stamps Confirms Origin and DateIAP II pp 95-101
Leonard, PaulForensic Philately in 2020. Challenges and OpportunitiesIAP III
Lera, ThomasIn the National Postal Museum, Research: Scientific Equipment at the NPMCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 91(3) 2012 pp. 174-178
Lera, Thomas, Jennifer Giaccai and Nicole LittleA Scientific Analysis of the First Issues of Chile 1853-1862, London PrintingIAP I pp 19-33
Liston, Edward M.The 'China Clay' Variety of the 1908-1910 Washington-Franklin Issues?Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 84(3) 2005 pp. 141-146
Liston, Edward M.The "China Clay" Variety of the 1908-1910 Washington-Franklin Issue?Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 84(2)2005. pp. 105-112
Moreira dos Santos, Fernando Silva Non Desctructive Analyses: Creating Standards For Imperial Brazilian Stamps From A Case Study Of Cottons EssaysIAP III
Najjar, Abed HabibForensic Analysis of Great Britain 1858-1879. 1d Plate 77 Stamps on CoverIAP I pp 56-70
Najjar, Abed HabibGreat Britain: The 1858-1879 1d Rose-Red Plate 77. A Discovery that Raises Questions (Part 2)The GB Journal Vol. 47(5) 2009. pp. 98-112
Takalo, Jouni, Jussi Timonen, Jouni Sampo, Maaria Rantala, Samuli Siltanen and Matti LassasUsing the fibre structure of paper to determine authenticity of the documents: Analysis of transmitted light images of stamps and banknotesForensic Science International 244 2014 pp. 252-258
Youssefi, JoeApplication of Advanced Tools to Persian PhilatelyIAP II pp 137-137