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. 2022. Stamp paper: a case study of coconut definitives. The American Philatelist 136(3):228–232.

Lin, Y. & Ng, J. 2022. A new pipe organ in Singapore: computational analysis of pipe morphometry and tonal variation in a composite organ stop. The Organ 101(399):33–39.

Lin, Y. 2022. The application of microscopy to pigment studies, with BMA Malaya and Japanese occupation issues as test cases. The Malayan Philatelist 63:4–9.

Lin, Y., van den Brink, R. B. & Kennedy, J. 2022. A printing anomaly in Straits KGVI. The Malayan Philatelist 63:18–19.

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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Hexagon key collection
Travel map | Flight log
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