Reference Library - Paper Science

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 DensityPerforationsPigments


AuthorTitleSource
Akyuz, Tanil and Sevim AkyuzInvestigations on Empire series postage stamps of Ottomans (printed 1880-1890) by vibrational spectroscopic and energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence techniquesVibrational Spectroscopy 89 2017. pp. 37-43
Barwis, John HPaper Characteristics of U.S. 3¢ Stamps, 1870-1881IAP I pp 6-18
Billa, E., E. Koutsoula, E.G. KoukiosFluorescence analysis of paper pulpsBioresource Technology 67 (1999) pp. 25-33
Brittain, Harry G.Forensic Analysis: Composition of Ink and Paper of the 1c 1861 Stamp The Chronicle of the U.S. Classic Postal Issues 239 vol 65(3), pp 264-271
Brittain, Harry G.Forensic Studies of Stamps Issued by the Confederate States of America. Part I. The Typographed 5-cent Blue Jefferson Davis IssuesThe Confederate Philatelist Vol. 58(2) April-June 2013. pp 5-15
Brittain, Harry G.Forensic Studies of Stamps Issued by the Confederate States of America Part II. The Engraved 2-Cent Andrew Jackson IssueThe Confederate Philatelist Vol. 58 (3) July-September 2013 pp 5-13
Brittain, Harry G.Forensic Studies of Stamps Issued by the Confederate States of America, Part VI. The Steel-Plate Engraved 20-Cent George Washington IssueThe Confederate Philatelist Vol. 59(4) 4th Quarter, 2014 pp 5-11
Brittain, Harry G.Infrared Spectroscopic and X-Ray Diffraction Studies of the Typographed Confederate 5¢ StampsIAP I pp 47-55
Brittain, Harry G.Forensic Studies of Stamps Issued by the Confederate States of America, Part V. The Steel-Plate Engraved, 10-Cent Jefferson Davis Type II IssueThe Confederate Philatelist Vol. 59(2) 2nd Quarter, 2014 pp 5-11
Brittain, Harry G. and Patricia A. KaufmannForensic Studies of Stamps Issued by the Confederate States of America, Part III. The Copper-Plate Engraved 10-Cent Jefferson Davis Issues.The Confederate Philatelist Vol. 58 (4) 4th Quarter, 2013 pp 5-12
Castellan, Alain, Reinaldo Ruggiero, Elisabete Frollini, Ludmila A. Ramos and Christine ChiratStudies on fluorescence of cellulosicsHolzforschung Vol. 61, 2007 pp. 504-508
Castro, Kepa, Benito Abalos, Irantzu Martinez-Arkarazo,Nestor Etxebarria and Juan Manuel MadariagaScientific examination of classic Spanish stamps with colour error, a non-invasive micro-Raman and micro-XRF approach: The King Alfonso XIII (1889-1901 ''Pelon'') 15 cents definitive issueJournal of Cultural Heritage 9 (2008) pp.189-195
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
Choudhury, Hasneen, Slephen Collins, R. Stephen Davidson, Alain CastellanThe photodegradation of ligninCurrent Trends in Polymer Photochemistry, Edited by Norman S. Allen, Chemical Laboratory University Kent, Canterbury, UK. HorwoodLondon, 1995. Chapter 14, pp. 211-218
Cipolla II, Roland HDiscovery: Bisected Use of One-cent 1851 StampThe Chronicle of the U.S. Classic Postal Issues, 237, 65(1) 2013. pp 37-47
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
Gómez-Jeria, Juan S., Ernesto Clavijo, J.J. Cárcamo-Vega and Sebastián GutiérrezAn infrared and SEM study of the margins of some German hyperinflation postage stampsResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 9(2) 2018. pp. 870-891
Gómez-Jeria1,Juan S. and Ernesto ClavijoA preliminary infrared study of the cellulose of some world stampsChemistry Research Journal, 2017, 2(4). pp.191-197
Guo, Mingyuan, Guanghua Zhang , Lun Du, Hua Zheng and Guojun LiuWater-soluble, antiyellowing polymeric fluorescence brightenersJ. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2017 DOI: 10.1002/APP.45536
Hill, MichaelMansan Leads Efforts To Preserve Key American ComicsThe Mensa Bulletin, 592, Feb 16, 2016. pp 27-29
Hubbe, Martin A. and Robert A. GillFillers for Papermaking: A review of the properties, usage practices and their mechanistic role.BioResources 11 (1), 2016 pp 2886-2963
Imperio, Eleonora, Gabriele Giancane and Ludovico ValliSpectral Database for Postage Stamps by Means of FT-IR SpectroscopyAnal. Chem. 2013, 85. pp. 7085-7093
Johnson, Chelsea E., Paul Martin, Katherine A. Roberts, Tatiana Trejos, Ruthmara Corzo, Jose R. Almirall and Alan M. SaferThe Capability of Raman Microspectroscopy to Differentiate Printing InksJ Forensic Sci., 63(1) 2018 pp. 66-79
Kamble, Dinesh, Mayur Abhyankar and Sherali SharmaNondestructive Authenticity of Postage Stamp: New Approach In Questioned Document ExaminationIndian Journal of Applied Research 7(5) 2017.pp. 49-51
Launer, Herbert F.Determination of the pH value of papers Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards, Volume 22, May 1939 pp. 553-564
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 Issue?Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 84(2)2005. pp. 105-112
Liston, Edward M.Special X-ray techniques for examining stamps and coversFakes Forgeries Experts, No 6, May 2003 pp 111-117
Melendez-Perez, Jose Javier, Deleon Nascimento Correa, Vinicius Veri Hernandes, Damila Rodrigues de Morais, Rodrigo Borges de Oliveira, Wanderley de Souza, Jandyson Machado Santos and Marcos Nogueira EberlinForensic Application of X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy for the Discrimination of Authentic and Counterfeit Revenue StampsApplied Spectroscopy 2016, Vol. 70(11). pp. 1910-1915
Moorthy, Jarugu N., Tatiana Shevchenko, Angela Magon and Cornelia BohnePaper acidity estimation: Application of pH-dependent fluorescence probesJournal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 113 (1998) pp. 189-195
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
Najjar, Abed HabibGreat Britain: The 1858-1879 1d Rose-Red Plate 77. A Discovery that Raises Questions (Part 3)The GB Journal Vol. 47(6) 2009. pp. 131-142
Najjar, Abed HabibGreat Britain: The 1858-1879 1d Rose-Red Plate 77. A Discovery that Raises QuestionsCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 87(5), 2008 pp. 269-284
Najjar, Abed HabibGreat Britain: The 1858-1879 1d Rose-Red Plate 77. Questions, and Possible Answers, ConcludedCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 87(6), 2008 pp. 333-345
Najjar, Abed HabibGreat Britain: The 1858-1879 1d Rose-Red Plate 77. A Discovery that Raises QuestionsThe GB Journal Vol. 47(4) 2009. pp. 25-31
Nixon, J. EdwardCanada 1868 Two Cent Large Queen on Laid Paper: The Analytical Process Followed for ExpertizationIAP II pp 115-123
Oliaiy, P., D. Agha-Aligol, F. Shokouhi and M. Lamehi-RachtiAnalysis of Iranian postage stamps belonging to the Qajar dynasty (18th-20th Century's) by micro-PIXEX-Ray Spectrom. 2009, 38 pp. 479-486
Olmstead, Jennifer A. and Derek G. GrayFluorescence emission from mechanical pulp sheetsJ. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 73 (1993) 59-65
Olmstead, Jennifer A. and Derek G. GrayFluorescence emission from mechanical pulp sheetsJ. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 73 (1993) pp. 59-65
Reichelsheimer, Jay, Shelton, Donald G. Mackay, Richard A. BernardSingling Labels and Fluorescent Ink CompositionsUS Patent No. 7,959,186 B2, 2011
Shi, He, Hongbin Lie, Yonghao Ni, Zhirun Yuan, Xuejun Zou and Yajun ZhouReview: Use of optical brightening agents (OBAs) in the production of paper containing high-yiel pulpsBioResources 7(2) 2012 pp. 2582-2591
Sistach, M. Carme, Nuria Ferrer and M.T. Romero Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Applied to the Analysis of Ancient ManuscriptsRestaurator 19 1998 pp. 173-186
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
White, R. H.Application of Electron Microscope and X-Ray Analyses to Identification Techniques for Stamp and Proof Papers. Part IThe United States Specialist 710 Apr 89 pp. 187-193
White, R. H.Application of Electron Microscope and X-Ray Analyses to Identification Techniques for Stamp and Proof Papers. Part IIThe United States Specialist 710 Jun 89 pp. 299-304
White, R. H.Application of Electron Microscope and X-Ray Analyses to Identification Techniques for Stamp and Proof Papers. Part IIIThe United States Specialist 710 Aug 89 pp. 419-427
Williams, A.E. Ultra-Violet Light in the Paper IndustryThe World's Paper Trade Review, April 15, 1954 pp. 1167-72
Williams, John C.A Review of Paper Quality and Paper ChemistryLibrary Trents Fall 1981 pp. 203-224