Reference Library - Colorimetry

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
XRDXRFWet Chemical Analysis
ChromatograhyGas Chromatography-Mass SpecMass Spec
Post MarksVSC 6000/8000Luminescence
Floatation DensityPerforationsPigments

Aceto, Maurizio, Angelo Agostino, Gaia Fenoglio, Monica Gulmini, Valentina Bianco, Eleonora PellizziNon invasive analysis of miniature paintings: Proposal for an analytical protocolSpectrochimica Acta Part A 91 (2012) pp. 352- 359
Allen, James A. and Thomas LeraThe U.S. 1851 3¢ Stamp: Color, Chemistry, and ChangesIAP I pp 71-82
Barwis, John H and Harry G. BrittainInk Composition of the U.S. 3¢ stamps of 1870-1883IAP II pp 49-56
Billmeyer, F.W., Jr.Universal Color Language Definitions for Some Philatelic Color AidsAmerican Philatelist Jun 1982 pp. 506-516
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
Caswell, Lyman R.Evaluation of Forensic Methods for Overprint AnalysisCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 91, No. 1 (2012). pp. 35-45
Caswell, Lyman R.Reflectance Spectroscopy of Colored OverprintsIAP I pp 101-107
Cavaleria, Tiziana, Annamaria Giovagnoli, Marco NervoPigments and mixtures identification by Visible Reflectance SpectroscopyProcedia Chemistry 8 ( 2013 ) pp. 45-54
Cibulskis, John MAnalysis of Color Varieties Using Scanned ImagesGerman Postal Specialist, May 2015. pp. 201-220
Cibulskis, John MResolving the Scanner Dependency in Color MatchingIAP II pp 41-47
Cibulskis, John M.The Colors of the Germany Crown and Eagle Series, Objectifying Their Classification by ColorIAP III
Cibulskis, John M. Towards a Stamp-Oriented Color Guide: Objectifying Classification by ColorIAP II pp 31-39
Clementi, C, B. Doherty, P.L. Gentili, C. Miliani, A. Romani, B.G. Brunetti and A. SgamellottiVibrational and electronic properties of painting lakesAppl. Phys. A 92, 2008 pp. 25-33
Clementi, Catia, Francesca Rosi, Aldo Romani, Riccardo Vivani, Brunetto G. Brunetti and Costanza MilianiPhotoluminescence Properties of Zinc Oxide in Paints: A Study of the Effect of Self-Absorption and PassivationApplied Spectroscopy 66(10), 2012 pp. 1233-1241
DeBlois, Diane and Robert Dalton HarrisPrexies and the interaction of colorThe Congress Book 2011 Original philatelic papers presented by invitation. Seventy-Seventh American Philatelic Congress August 12, 2011. APS StampShow 2011 Columbus, Ohio", Ed. Kenneth Trettin, 2011
Eubanks, Gordon and Harry BrittainAnalysis of Pigment Composition of the U.S. 5c 1847 IssueIAP II pp 131-132
Gallegos, Guillermo F. and Thomas LeraScientific Analysis of El Salvador (1867) First Issue, Its Spiro Forgeries, and the 1c Colour Error (Text in Spanish)Academus 21, 2017, pp. 91-97
Gervais, Claire, Marie-Angelique Languille, Solenn Reguer, Martine Gillet, Sebastien Pelletier, Chantal Garnier, Edward P. Vicenzia and Loic BertrandWhy does Prussian blue fade? Understanding the role(s) of the substrateJ. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2013, 28, pp. 1600-1609
Gill, Thomas E.Analysis of Postage Stamps by Proton-Induced X-Ray Emission SpectrometryIAP I pp 93-90
Glazer, MylesThe King George V High-Value Stamps of Bermuda, 1917-1938 (Book,Chapter 3)Marblehead, MA, 1994
Grandjean, Fernande, Louise Samain and Gary J. LongCharacterization and utilization of Prussian blue and its pigmentsDalton Trans., 2016, 45, pp. 18018-18044
Hecht, Harry G.The Interpretation of Diffuse Reflectance SpectraJournal of Research of t he National Bureau of Standards-A. Physics and Chemistry Vol. 80A, No. 4, 1976 pp. 567-583
Herendeen, David L.Philatelic Shade Discrimination Based on Measured Colour - CorrigendaLondon Philatelist May. 2011 (120). pp.153
Herendeen, David L., James A. Allen and Thomas LeraPhilatelic Shade Discrimination Based on Measured ColourLondon Philatelist Apr. 2011 (120). pp.105-117
Hisey, RobertSingle Pixel Colorimetry and Optical Densitometry in PhilatelyIAP IV pp 31-36
Hofmeyr JanA Quantitative Color Analysis of the US 3c 1861 IssueIAP IV pp 59-70
Judge, Richard H.Chemistry of Aniline inks, 2-cent Admiral Issues of CanadaIAP III
Judge, Richard H.The Admiral Issue of Canada: A Colorimetric and XRF Study of the Carmine 2¢ IssueIAP II pp 21-30
Kelly, K.L, and Billmeyer, F.W. Jr.APS Manual for Determining Color Designations of Stamp ColorsAmerican Philatetlist Aug 1981 pp. 709-717, 758
Lera, ThomasColorimetric Analysis of an Enhanced Cancel on a Mauritius 1d StampFakes Forgeries Experts, No. 14, April 2011, pp.103-104
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.A New Technique for Analyzing the Optical Spectra of Stamp Inks: U.S. 1861 StampsIAP II pp 135-136
Liston, Edward M.A New Technique for Analyzing The Optical Spectrum of Stamp Inks: A U.S. 1861 Case StudyCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 95(4) 2016. pp. 244-250
Lyerla, Timothy A.The Use of Tonal Histograms for the Study of Stamp ShadesIAP III
Lyerla, Timothy A.Scanning for Stamp ShadesAmerican Philatelist July 2014. pp. 666-670
Lyerla, Timothy A.Shade Verifications Using Tonal Histogram AnalysesIAP II pp 87-94
Lyons, LarryUsing the Bruker XRF to Distinguish the Six Different Printings of the U.S. Newspaper Stamp Designs N4 and N5IAP III
McKee, ArchiePaper and Color Varieties of the People's Republic of China 'Workers and Soldiers' Definitive Set of 1955-1961IAP II pp 9-19
Mead, Lawrence R.Color examination of a difficult Helgoland issue with a Video Spectral Comparator
Samain, Louise, Fernande Grandjean, Gary J. Long, Pauline Martinetto, Pierre Bordet, and David StrivayRelationship between the Synthesis of Prussian Blue Pigments, Their Color, Physical Properties, and Their Behavior in Paint LayersJ. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, pp. 9693-9712
Tyler, Varro E. and Garnet E. PeckCharacterization of the Genuine Stamps, Reprints, and Forgeriesof the 1867 and 1868 Issues of Roman States by Diffuse Reflectance SpectroscopyAmerican Philatelist June 1978 pp. 580-587
White, R. H. Color in Philately (Book)Philatelic Foundation,New York, N.Y. (1979)
Youssefi, JoeApplication of Advanced Tools to Persian PhilatelyIAP II pp 137-137