Reference Library - Gum Analysis

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

Hanneman, W. W. and R.E. HintzeGum Characterization by Infrared Spectroscopy: Correcting Some Confusing DataThe American Philatelist. Sept. 1991. pp.816-817
Imperio, Eleonora, Gabriele Giancane and Ludovico ValliSpectral Database for Postage Stamps by Means of FT-IR SpectroscopyAnal. Chem. 2013, 85. pp. 7085-7093
Miranda, Teresa MR, Adilson R Goncalves and MT Pessoa AmorimUltraviolet-induced crosslinking of poly(vinyl alcohol) evaluated by principal component analysis of FTIR spectraPolymer International 50 (2001) pp. 1068-1072
Moreira dos Santos, Fernando Silva Non Desctructive Analyses: Creating Standards For Imperial Brazilian Stamps From A Case Study Of Cottons EssaysIAP III
Poslusny, Matthew and Kenneth DaughertyA Novel Approach to Looking at StampsThe American Philatelist. Aug. 1990. pp.722
Poslusny, Matthew and Kenneth E. DaughertyNondestructive Adhesive Analysis on Stamps by Fourier Transform Infrared SpectroscopyApplied Spectroscopy 42(8) 1988 pp. 1466-1469
Sharkey, John B.Chemistry of Postage Stamps: Dyes, Phosphors, AdhesivesJournal of Chemical Education 64(3) 1987, pp. 195-200
Simonetti, Remo, Paolo Oliveri, Adrien Henry, Ludovic Duponchel and Silvia LanteriHas your ancient stamp been regummed with synthetic glue? A FT-NIR and FT-Raman studyTalanta 149 (2016) pp. 250-256
Wang, Jin HaiA Versatile Analytical Method of Identifying Adhesive on Stamps by Specular-Reflectance Fourier Transform Infrared SpectroscopyApplied Spectroscopy 44(3) 1990 pp. 447-450
Zieba-Palus, Janina and Beata M. TrzcinskaEstablishing of Chemical Composition of Printing InkJ Forensic Sci., 56(3) 2011 pp. 819-21