Lin Yangchen MRI brain 3D
Nuclear magnetic resonance image of the author's brain: a parametric map of the excitation of hydrogen nuclei by an extremely powerful oscillatory magnetic field, while lying in suspended animation within a futuristic toroidal sarcophagus. Created at the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK.

Journal papers

Lin, Y. 2021. Universal laws and some quirks in the catalogue prices of the small heads issues. The Malayan Philatelist 62:37–42.

Lin, Y. 2021. Font analysis of the BMA 50c. postal forgery. The Malayan Philatelist 62:14–17.

Lin, Y. 2021. Computational analysis of perfin design. The Perfins Bulletin 75(1):3–8.

Lin, Y. 2020. Malaya's timeless design XII: Malayan states and series coda. The Collectors Club Philatelist 99(6):328–370.

Lin, Y. 2020. Microscopic structure of stamp paper surfaces and fibers. In Lera, T. & Barwis, J. H. eds. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Analytical Methods in Philately pp. 37–45.

Lin, Y. 2020. X-ray spectroscopy of blue and red inks on the small heads issues. The Malayan Philatelist 61:67–73.

Lin, Y. & Hisey, R. 2020. A theory of striated paper formation. The Malayan Philatelist 61:33–35.

Lin, Y. 2020. Malaya's timeless design VII: Crown Colonies. The Collectors Club Philatelist 99(1):30–41.

Lin, Y. 2019. Crouching tigers, hidden zebras: periodicity of engraved lines on the small heads issues. The Malayan Philatelist 60:93–96.

Lin, Y. 2019. Malaya's timeless design VI. The Collectors Club Philatelist 98(5):280–288.

Lin, Y. 2019. Malaya's timeless design V: British Military Administration. The Collectors Club Philatelist 98(4):222–234.

Lin, Y. 2019. Malaya's timeless design IV: World War II. The Collectors Club Philatelist 98(3):166–172.

Lin, Y. 2019. Paper fibre analysis of the small heads issues. The Malayan Philatelist 60:40–46.

Lin, Y. 2019. Malaya's timeless design III: World War II. The Collectors Club Philatelist 98(2):84–106.

Lin, Y. & Lim, K. Y. 2019. Pigment particles on the blue and green papers of the Straits Settlements KGVI 1937–1941 $1 and $5. The Malayan Philatelist 60:18–21.

Lin, Y. 2019. Malaya's timeless design II: Malaya postage stamp printing. The Collectors Club Philatelist 98(1):28–45.

Lin, Y. 2018. Malaya's timeless design. The Collectors Club Philatelist 97(6):354–374.

Lin, Y. 2018. A search for statistical laws governing definitive stamp production. The London Philatelist 127:335–343.

Lin, Y. 2018. Raman spectroscopic identification of vermilion ink in the BMA MALAYA $2 duty plate. The Malayan Philatelist 59:62–65.

Lin, Y. 2018. Old mysteries and new questions about the Okugawa-Akira seal. The Malayan Philatelist 59:38.

Lin, Y. & Magis, A. 2018. BMA blues: spectroscopic insights. The Malayan Philatelist 59:40—42.

Mustacich, R. V. & Lin, Y. 2018. Perforation quality and small-hole characteristics in the Malaya small heads issue. The Malayan Philatelist 59:42–45.

Lin, Y. 2017. Pahang small heads 35 cents: a typographical anomaly? The Malayan Philatelist 58:99—100.

Lin, Y. & Yong, E. 2017. The human touch in SMC perfin production. The Malayan Philatelist 58:98.

Lin, Y. & Cheah, J. S. 2017. BMA Malaya 50 cents: a forgery of the forgery? The Malayan Philatelist 58:93—94.

Lin, Y. 2017. BMA Malaya 25 cents double overprint: which overprint came first? The Malayan Philatelist 58:43—44.

Lin, Y. 2017. Ultraviolet fluorescence of the BMA 1 cent magenta overprint? The Malayan Philatelist 58:13.

Lin, Y. 2016. An obscure BMA 15c. forgery? The Malayan Philatelist 57:89—90.

Lin, Y. & Cheah, J. S. 2016. The TRENGGANU overprint: genuine and forged. The Malayan Philatelist 57:83—86.

Lin, Y. & Cheah, J. S. 2016. Two distinct varieties of the BMA 50 cents postal forgery? The Malayan Philatelist 57:16—18.

Lin, Y. 2016. A case for collecting and studying philatelic forgeries. Stamp Magazine 82(2):27.

Lin, Y. 2015. The stamp that took Malaya by storm. The Malaysian Philatelist 2015(1):3–13.

Library books
The library at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ©Lin Yangchen

Lin, Y. & Sutherland, W. J. 2015. Compartmentalization influences the response of bioenergetic ecological networks to species declines. Journal of Complex Networks 4(1):140–155.

Lin, Y. & Sutherland, W. J. 2014. Extinction and invasion do not add up in noisy dynamic ecological networks. Basic and Applied Ecology 15:475–485.

Lin, Y. & Sutherland, W. J. 2014. Interaction modification effects on ecological networks are affected by ratio dependence and network topology. Journal of Theoretical Biology 363:151–157.

Peh, K. S.-H., Lin, Y., Luke, S. H., Foster, W. A. & Turner, E. C. 2014. Forest fragmentation and ecosystem function. In Kettle, C. & Koh, L. P. eds. Global Forest Fragmentation pp. 96–114. CABI, United Kingdom.

Lin, Y. & Sutherland, W. J. 2013. Color and degree of interspecific synchrony of environmental noise affect the variability of complex ecological networks. Ecological Modelling 263:162–173.

Lin, Y. 2013. Tubographical transactions: a search for traces of the past. In López Galviz, C. & Merrill, S. eds. Going Underground: New Perspectives pp. 92–105. London Transport Museum.

Assaneo, F. et al. 2013. Dynamics and coexistence in a system with intraguild mutualism. Ecological Complexity 14:64–74.

Lin, Y. 2009. Home range of Chalcophaps indica Linnaeus 1758 (Aves: Columbidae) in a semi-forested landscape. Malayan Nature Journal 61:209–212.

Lin, Y. 2008. Freedom of expression: wildlife through curved glass. Asian Geographic 58:22–25.

Lin, Y. 2008. Big and beautiful eyes. Nature Watch 16:6–9.

Lin, Y. 2006. The straw-headed bulbul's legendary song. Nature Watch 14:8–10.

Lin, Y. 2005. Singapore's answer to Notre Dame de Paris. The Organ 334:8–10.


PhD dissertation (pdf)
Zika quarantine (The Straits Times )
The exploration and ascent of Gunung Tahan
Malaya's timeless design: the Universal Coconut Duty Plate
Bach's Toccata & Fugue on the world's largest organ
Computational acoustic analysis of organ pipes
The Oxford typeface of 1693
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