Reference Library - Raman

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
Adema, KeesHolland's Track-Boat Markings: A Philatelic Conundrum SolvedCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 87(5) 2008 pp. 291-302
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
Araki, Shuki, E. Kondo,T. Shibata, T. Yokota, M.Suzuki, T.Hirashita, K.Yamaguchi, H.Matsumoto and Y.MuraseAnalysis of Pigments in the Printing Inks of the First Japanese Postage Stamps, the Hand-Engraved IssuesBull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.,89, pp 595-602
Bala, W., M. Wojdyla, M. Rebarz, M. Szybowic, M. Drozdowski, A. Grodzicki, P. PiszczekInfluence of central metal atom in MPc (M = Cu, Zn, Mg, Co) on Raman, FT-IR, absorbance, reflectance, and photoluminescence spectraJournal of Optoelectonics and Advanced Materials, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2009, pp 264 - 269
Baraldi, Pietro and Anna TintiRaman spectroscopy in art and archaeologyJ. Raman Spectrosc. 2008 39 pp. 963-965
Burgioa, Lucia, Robin J. H. Clark and Richard R. HarkRaman microscopy and x-ray fluorescence analysis of pigments on medieval and Renaissance Italian manuscript cuttingsPNAS (Proc. Nat. Acad. Sciences USA ) 2010 107 (13) pp. 5726-5731
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
Castro, Kepa, Maite Pérez-Alonso, María Dolores Rodríguez-Laso, Nestor Etxebarria, Juan Manuel MadariagaNon-invasive and non-destructive micro-XRF and micro-Raman analysis of a decorative wallpaper from the beginning of the 19th centuryAnal Bioanal Chem (2007) 387 pp. 847-860
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
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
Grandjean, Fernande, Louise Samain and Gary J. LongCharacterization and utilization of Prussian blue and its pigmentsDalton Trans., 2016, 45, pp. 18018-18044
Jelovica Badovinac, Ivana, N.Orlic, C.Lofrumento, J., Dobrinic, M.OrlicdSpectral analysis of postage stamps and banknotes from the region of Rijeka in CroatiaNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. section A (0168-9002) 619, 1/3; pp 487-490
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
Kettle, Sidney F. A., Eliano Diana, Edoardo M. C. Marchese, Enrico Boccaleri and Pier Luigi StanghelliniThe vibrational spectra of the cyanide ligand revisited: the v(CN) infrared and Raman spectroscopy of Prussian blue and its analoguesJ. Raman Spectrosc. 2011, 42, pp.2006-2014
Kocak, AliThe Role of Vibrational Spectroscopy in Forensic ChemistryForensic Chemistry Handbook, First Edition. Edited by Lawrence Kobilinsky, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2012. Chapter 6 pp.251-267
LaPorte, Gerald M. and Joseh C. StephensAnalysis Techniques Used for the Forensic Examination of Writing and Printing InksForensic Chemistry Handbook, First Edition. Edited by Lawrence Kobilinsky, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2012. Chapter 6 pp.225-250
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 3)The GB Journal Vol. 47(6) 2009. pp. 131-142
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
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
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
Zieba-Palus, Janina and Beata M. TrzcinskaEstablishing of Chemical Composition of Printing InkJ Forensic Sci., 56(3) 2011 pp. 819-21