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Publications: 1970 to 2007

 
 

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1.1. Coates, J.P., “Thin Layer Chromatography of Lubricating Oils”, J.Inst.Pet., 57, (197l), pp. 209-218.

1.2. Coates, J.P., “The Role of TLC in the Analysis of Lubricants and Allied Materials”, “Quantitative Thin Layer Chromatography”, Fisons Scientific Apparatus, January, 1971, pp. 99 -131 -- book chapter.

1.3. Coates, J.P., “Laser Raman Spectroscopy in the Oil Industry” “Recent Analytical Developments in the Petroleum Industry”, Ed. D.R. Hodges, Applied Science Publishers, Essex, England, (1974), pp. 13-44 -- book chapter.

1. 4. Coates, J.P., “An Approach to Microsampling by Infrared Spectroscopy”, Int. Lab., ?, (l), pp. (1977).

1.5. George, W.O. and Coates, J.P., “Trace Analysis by Infrared Spectroscopy”, “Vibrational Spectroscopy -- Modern Trends”, Ed. A.J.Barnes and W.J.Orville Thomas, Elsevier, (1977), pp. 103-120 -- book chapter.

1.6. Coates, J.P., “Infrared Analysis of Toxic Dusts: Part 1, Analysis of Collected Samples of Quartz and Asbestos”, Am. Lab., 9, (11), pp. 105-111, (1977).

1.7. Coates, J.P., “IR Analysis of Toxic Dusts: Part 2, Analysis of Collected Samples of Asbestos”, Am. Lab., 9, (12), pp. 57-65, (1977).

1.8. Coates, J.P., “The Analysis of Aqueous Solutions by Infrared Spectroscopy", European Spectroscopy News”, 16, (1978), pp. 25-30.

1.9. Coates, J.P. and Geary, S., “Low Cost Infrared Data Systems -- Design and Application”, Anal. Chim. Acta, Computer Techniques and Optimization, 103, (1978), pp. 303-311.

1.10. Coates J.P., “Industrial Applications of Computerized Dispersive Infrared Spectroscopy for Analysis in Solution”, Anal. Chim. Acta, Computer Techniques and Optimization, 103, (1978), pp. 323-338.

1.11. Hannah, R.W. and Coates, J.P., “Microprocessors for Infrared Spectroscopy”, European Spectroscopy News, 32, (1980), pp. 30-35.

1.12. Hannah, R.W., Coates, J.P., Savitzky, A., Ford, M.A. and Carter, H.V., “A Method and Apparatus for Determining the Nature of an Unknown Substance”, U.S. Patent No. 4,365,303, December 1982.

1.13. Coates, J.P. and Setti, L.C., “Performance and Applications of the Perkin- Elmer 1500 Series Fourier Transform Spectrometers”, Perkin-Elmer Publication     L -784, 1983 -- monograph.

1.14. Coates, J.P. and Setti, L.C., “Condition Monitoring of Crankcase Oils Using Computer Aided Infrared Spectroscopy”, “Lubricant and Additive Effects on Engine Wear”, SAE Paper No. 831681, SP-558, October 1983, pp. 37-50.

1.15. Hirschfeld, T. and Coates, J.P., “Computerized Infrared Spectroscopy: FT -IR and Dispersive”, SAVANT IR -104, SAVANT, P.O. Box 3670, Fullerton, CA 92634, USA, 1983 -- audio/visual publication.

1.16. Coates, J.P., Setti, L.C., McCaa, B.B., “The Analytical and Statistical Evaluation of Infrared Spectroscopic Data from Used Diesel Lubricants”, “Heavy Duty Diesel Lubrication”, SAE Paper No. 841373, SP-589, October 1984, pp. 81-98.

1.17. Coates, J.P. and Hannah, R-W., “Computer Based Infrared Search Systems", "Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy”, Ed. T.Theophanides, D.Reidel Publ. Co., Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1984, pp. 167- 185 -- book chapter.

1.18. Coates, J.P. and Setti, L.C., “Oils, Lubricants and Petroleum Products-- Characterization by Infrared Spectra”, Marcel Dekker Inc. New York, 1985 -- book.

1.19. Coates, J.P., “Structural and Chemical Characterization of Neopentyl Polyol Esters by Infrared Spectroscopy”, ASLE Transactions, 29, 2, (1986), pp. 185-195.

1.20. Coates, J.P. and Setti, L.C., “Infrared Spectroscopic Methods for the Study of Lubricant Oxidation Products”, ASLE Transactions, 29, 3, (1986), pp. 394 -401.

1.2 1. Coates J.P. and Setti, L.C., “Infrared Spectroscopy as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Degradation" "Aspects of Lubricant Oxidation”, ASTM STP 916, Ed. W.H.Stadtmiller and A.N.Smith, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, 1986, pp. 57-78 -- book chapter.

1.22. Coates, J.P., D'Agostino, J.M. and Friedman, C.R ., “Quality Control Analysis by Infrared Spectroscopy, Part 1: Sampling”, Am. Lab., 18, (11), pp. 82-86, (1986).

1.23. Coates, J.P., D'Agostino, J.M. and Friedman, C.R ., “Quality Control Analysis by Infrared Spectroscopy, Part 2: Practical Applications”, Am. Lab., 18, (12), pp. 40 -46, (1986).

1.24. Refner, J.A., Coates, J.P. and Messerschmidt, R.G., “Chemical Microscopy with FT -IR microspectrometry”, Am. Lab., 19, (4), pp. 86-97, (1987).

1.25. Roush, P.B., Hannah, R.W., Coates, J.P., Dunn, A. and Willis, H-A., “Application of Curve Fit and Deconvolution to Polymer Analysis”, “Fourier Transform Infrared Characterization of Polymers”, Ed. Hatsuo Ishida, Plenum Press, 1987, pp. 261-279 -- book chapter.

1.26. Coates, J.P., “Instrumentation for Infrared Spectroscopy”, “Analytical Instrumentation Handbook”, Ed. Galen W. Ewing, Marcel Dekker Inc., Chapter 7, pp. 233-279, New York, 1990 -- book chapter.

1.27. Coates, J.P., Rein, A. and Morris, K., “FT -IR in the QC Laboratory, Part 1: The requirements of the production and routine analytical laboratory”, Am. Lab., 20, (2), pp. 117-124, (1988).

1.28. Coates, J.P., “A Practical Approach to Quantitative Methods of Spectroscopic Analysis”, “Computer Methods in UV, Visible and IR Spectroscopy”, Ed. William 0. George, Royal Society of Chemistry Publication, Chapter 7, pp. 95-114, Cambridge, UK, 1990 -- book chapter.

1.29. Coates, J.P. “The Industrial Applications of Infrared Internal Reflectance Spectroscopy”, “Internal Reflection Spectroscopy: Theory and Applications”, Ed. Francis M. Mirabella, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1992 -- book chapter.

1.30. Coates, J.P., “New Chemical Analyzers”, Hydrocarbon Technology International Review, Sterling Publications PLC, UK, pp. 207 -211, 1991/1992.

1.31 .Coates, J.P., “The Role of FTIR Instrumentation in the Chemical Process Industry”, PI Quality, Hitchcock Publishing, Illinois, USA. February 1992.

1.32. Coates, J.P. “Spectrometric Instruments demand Superior Components", Technology Guide, Laser Focus World, February 1992.

1.33. Coates, J.P., “Real-time measurement of octane number and other critical refinery process parameters”, Hydrocarbon Technology International Review, Sterling Publications PLC, UK, pp. 167-169, 1992/1993.

1.34. Coates, J., Davidson, T. and McDermott, L., “The design and Application of Spectrometric Analyzers for the Chemical Process Industry”, Spectroscopy, November/December, 7, (9), pp. 40-49, 1992.

1.35. Coates, J. and Reber, S., “On-line Analyzers: Implementation of Instrument Technology”, American Laboratory, December, 1992, pp.

1.36. Coates, J.P., “New analyzer technology to monitor refinery unit production efficiency”, Hydrocarbon Technology International Review, Sterling Publications PLC, UK, pp. 193-197, 1993/1994.

1.37. Workman, J., Jr., and Coates, J.P., “Multivariate Calibration Transfer”, “The Importance of Standardizing Instrumentation”, Spectroscopy, 8, (9), pp. 36-42, 1993.

1.38. Coates, J.P. “Composition analysis of refinery products”, Hydrocarbon Technology International Quarterly, Sterling Publications PLC, UK, Spring 1994.

1.39. Coates, J.P. “Designing the ideal process analyzer - or at least making the attempt” (Part 1), NIR News, 5, (2), pp. 7-9, 1994.

1.40. Workman, J., Jr., and Coates, J.P., “Herschelometry, Or a Look into the Mind of the Modern Inventor”, Spectroscopy, 9, (5), pp. 42-44, 1994.

1.41. Coates, J.P., “Designing the ideal process analyzer - or at least making the attempt” (Part 2), NIR News, 5, (2), pp. 7/8, 1994.

1.42. Coates, J.P., “Development of a Near-Infrared Analyzer for Refinery Analysis”, Spectroscopy, 9, (9), pp.36-40, 1994

1.43. Coates, J.P., “Towards real-time control of refinery production”, Hydrocarbon Technology International Quarterly, Sterling Publications PLC, UK, Spring 1995.

1.44. Coates, J.P., “Spectral Interpretation: resources and References for Spectral Interpretation, Part 1, Infrared and Raman,” Spectroscopy, 10, (7), pp. 14-17, 1995.

1.45. Ganz, A and Coates, J.P., “Optical Fibers for On-line Spectroscopy - Bringing the Instrument to the Sample,” Spectroscopy, 11, (1), pp. 32-38, 1996.

1.46. Coates, J.P., “The Interpretation of Infrared Spectra: Published Reference Sources,” Applied Spectroscopy Reviews, 31, (1/2), pp.179-192, 1996.

1.47. Bourassa, P.N., Coates, J.P., Plashko, B.E. and Lankin, D.C., “Spectral Interpretation: Questions and Answers - I What to do When the Sample Arrives, Part II, II Interpretations of the First Spectral Unknown Challenge,” Spectroscopy, 11, (5), pp. 24-40, 1996

1.48. Coates, J. P., “Once More into the Unknown: An Analysis of the Second and Third Spectral Unknown Challenges,” Spectroscopy, 11, (6), pp.11-23, 1996

1.49. Coates, J.P., “A New Universal Sampling Tool for Infrared Spectroscopy,” Spectroscopy, 12, (3), pp. 16-20, 1997.

1.50. Coates, J.P., “A Diamond-Based Sampling Accessory for Solid and Liquid Sampling in Infrared Spectroscopy,” American Laboratory, April 1997, pp. 22C-22J.

1.51. Coates, J.P., “Vibrational Spectroscopy: Instrumentation for Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy,” in Analytical Instrumentation Handbook, Ed. Galen W. Ewing, Marcel Dekker Inc., 2nd. Edition, pp. 393-555, 1997.

1.52. Coates, J.P., “A Review of Sampling Methods for Infrared Spectroscopy,” in Applied Spectroscopy, A Compact Reference for Practitioners, Ed. Jerry Workman and Art Springsteen, Academic Press, pp. 49-91, 1998.

1.53. Coates, J.P., “Vibrational Spectroscopy: Instrumentation for Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy,” Applied Spectroscopy Reviews, 33, (4), pp.267-425, 1998.

1.54. Coates, J.P. and Reffner, J.A., “Visualization of Micro-ATR Infrared Spectroscopy,” Spectroscopy, 14, (4), pp. 34-45, 1999.

1.55. Coates, J.P., “A Mathematical Method for the Elimination of Broad Background Interferences from Infrared Spectra,” Applied Spectroscopy Reviews, 34, (1&2), pp.121-138, 1999.

1.56. Coates, J.P., “A review of Current and New Technology Used in Instrumentation for Industrial Vibrational Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy, 14, (10), pp. 20-34, 1999.

1.57. Coates, J.P., “A Practical Approach to the Interpretation of Infrared Spectra,” Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, Ed. R.A. Meyers, J. Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK, pp. 10815-10837, 2000.

1.58. Coates, J.P. and Shelley, P. H., “Infrared Spectroscopy in Process Analysis,” Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, Ed. R.A. Meyers. J. Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK, pp. 8217-8240, 2000.

1.59. Coates, J.P and Reffner, J.A., “Have FTIR…Will Travel,” Spectroscopy, 15, (4), pp. 19-29, 2000.

1.60. Coates, J.P. and Sanders, A., “A Universal Sample Handling System for FT-IR Spectroscopy,” Spectroscopy Europe, Wiley-VCH, 12, (5), pp. 12-22, 2000.

1.61. Coates, J.P. “Digital Difficulties,” Today’s Chemist at Work, American Chemical Society, 9, (10), pp. 15-19, 2000.

1.62. Coates, J.P., “New Micro Spectrometers: Building on the Principle that Simple is Beautiful,” Spectroscopy, 15, (12), 2000.

1.63. Coates, J.P., “Classical Methods of Quantitative Analysis,” Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy, Volume 3, Ed. P.R.Griffiths and J. Chalmers, J. Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK, pp. 2235-2257, 2002.

1.64. Coates, J.P. and Nisikida, K., “Infrared and Raman Analysis of Polymers,” Handbook of Plastics Analysis, Ed. J. Bonilla and H. Lobo, Marcel Dekker, NY, pp. 201-340, 2003.

1.65. Coates, J.P., “A New Approach to Near- and Mid-Infrared Process Analysis,” Spectroscopy, 20, (1), 2005, pp. 32-42.

1.66. Coates, J.P., “Infrared Spectrometers: High-Efficiency Sources Shed New Light,” The Photonics Handbook, Laurin Publishing, Pittsfield, MA, pp. H-263 – H-266, 2005

1.67. Fredericks, P., Rintoul, L., and Coates, J.P., “Vibrational Spectroscopy; Instrumentation for Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy,” Ewing’s Analytical Instrumentation Handbook, 3rd Edition, Ed. Jack Cazes, Marcel Decker, New York, NY, pp. 163-238, 2005.

1.68. Coates, J.P., “Infrared Spectroscopy for Process Analytical Applications,” Process Analytical Technology: Spectroscopic Tools and Implementation Strategies for the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries, Ed. K. A. Bakeev, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA, pp. 91-132, 2005.

1.69. Coates, J.P., “New Technologies for Process Analytical and Quality Control Applications: Compact Raman”, Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench, Ed. Emil Ciurczak, Spectroscopy, 21 (2), pp. 68-74, 2006.

1.70. Coates, J.P., “Think Small: Low-Coast Optical Spectral Measurements for Chemical Sensing”, Spectroscopy, 21 (10), pp. 20-25, 2006

1.71. Coates, J.P., “Think Small Revisited: Handheld Spectroscopy”, Spectroscopy, 22 (5), pp. 28-38, 2007

1.72. Coates, J.P., “Pittcon 2007: New Products and Technologies”, Spectroscopy, 22 (2), pp. 28-36, 2007

US Patents

2.1. U.S. Patent No. 4,365,303, December 1982: “A Method and Apparatus for Determining the Nature of an Unknown Substance, Coates, J.P., Hannah, R.W., Savitzky, A., Ford, M.A. and Carter, H.V.

2.2. US Patent No. 6,138,082, October 2000: “Standardizing between Analytical Instruments”, Coates, John; Wang, Yongdong; Ganz, Alan; Tracy, David and Huppler, David.

2.3. US Patent No. 6,452,179, September 2002: “On-site Analyzer”, Coates, John; Rosenbaum, Neil and Abeneaj, Joseph.

2.4. US Patent No. 6,455, 850, September 2002: “On-site Analyzer having Spark Emission Spectrometer with Even-wearing Electrodes”, Coates, John; Rosenbaum, Neil and Bridgman, Stephen.

2.5. US Patent Application, October 2002: Low-Cost On-Line and In-Line Spectral Sensors Based on Solid-State Source and Detector Combinations for Monitoring Lubricants and Functional Fluids, Coates, John; Mateer, Kenneth and Mellick, Ronald.

2.6. US Patent (Issued October 2005): System and Method for Integrated Sensing and Control of Industrial Processes, Coates, John; Rathgeb, Fernando and Stowell, Rand.

Column Editor: Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench, Spectroscopy, 1985 -1989

3.1. Coates, J.P., “Developing Practical Instrumentation”, Spectroscopy, November, (1985), pp .16.

3.2. Coates, J.P., “Tracking Down Bad Data”, Spectroscopy, 1, 1, (1986), pp .14-16.

3.3. Coates, J.P., “The 1986 Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition: New Instruments for Molecular Spectroscopy”, Spectroscopy, 1, 4, (1986), pp .14-17.

3.4. Coates, J.P., “The Return to the Boardwalk: New Products, News, and Trends from the 37th Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition”, Spectroscopy, 1, 5, (1986), pp. 14-19.

3.5. Coates, J.P., “The Loss of a Great Scientist”, Spectroscopy, 1, 7, (1986), pp. 10- 13.

3.6. Coates, J.P., “Computers in Spectroscopy, Part l”, Spectroscopy, 1, 9, (1986), pp. 14-19.

3.7. Coates, J.P.,  ‘Computers in Spectroscopy, Part 2”, Spectroscopy, 1, 11, (1986), pp. 14-18.

3.8. Coates, J.P., “Instruments '86, Part l”, Spectroscopy, 1, 12, (1986), pp. 14 -20.

3.9. Coates, J.P., Obremski, R.J., Wooton, D.L. and Bourassa, P.N., “Instruments '86, Part 2”, Spectroscopy, 2, 1, (1987), pp. 14-22.

3.10. Coates, J.P., “Computers in Spectroscopy, Part 3”, Spectroscopy, 2, 4, (1987), pp. 14-22.

3.11. Coates, J.P., “Another Year on the Boardwalk: News, New Products, and Trends from the 38th Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition”, Spectroscopy, 2, 5, (1987), pp. 14-27.

3.12. Coates, J.P., “Computers in Spectroscopy, Part 4: A Potpourri of Hardware and Software”, Spectroscopy, 2, 6, (1987), pp. 14-23.

3.13. Coates, J.P., “Computers in Spectroscopy, Part 5: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue”, Spectroscopy, 2, 9, (1987), pp. 14-23.

3.14. Coates, J.P., “The End-of-the-Year Wrap-up and What's New in Molecular Spectroscopy Instrumentation”, Spectroscopy, 2, 12, (1987), pp. 10-18.

3.15. Coates, J.P., “Computers in Spectroscopy, Part 6: A Matter of Production and Presentation”, Spectroscopy, 3, 2, (1988), pp. 14 -20.

3.16. Coates, J.P. “Coffee and Beignets for Breakfast - A Brief Return to New Orleans: A Review of the Pittsburgh Conference, Part l”, Spectroscopy, 3, 4, (1988), pp. 14-

3.17. Coates, J.P. “New Orleans Revisited: Pittsburgh Conference Review, Part 2”, Spectroscopy, 3,5, (1988), pp. 14-

3.18. Coates, J.P., “Automated Compound Identification and Material Characterization, Part 1: A Perspective of the Status Quo”, Spectroscopy, 3, 3, (1988), pp. 14- 18.

3.19. Coates, J.P., “Automated Compound Identification and Material Characterization, Part 2: Defining the Problems”, Spectroscopy, 3, 6, (1988), pp. 14-

3.20. Coates, J.P., “Automated Compound Identification and Material Characterization, Part 2: Extracting More from the Spectrum”, Spectroscopy, 3, 1 1, (1988), pp. 18-26.

3.21. Coates, J.P. “Computers in Spectroscopy, Part 7: The World of Standard”, “Things that are Not the Same are Different”, Spectroscopy, 3, 10, (1988), pp. 14-

3.22. Coates, J.P. “Perception is Reality... Or is It?”, Spectroscopy, 4, 1, (1989), pp. 15-17.

Column Editor: The Process Lines, Spectroscopy, 1995 - 1996

4.1. Coates, J.P., “Process Analytical Instrumentation: To Be or Not to Be? Fact or Fantasy?”, Spectroscopy, 10, 2, (1995), pp. 28-31.

4.2. Coates, J.P., “Process Spectroscopy Sounds Good: But is there Motivation for Changing the Status Quo”, Spectroscopy, 10, 5, (1995), pp. 20-23.

4.3. Coates, J.P., “Technology and Techniques: Meeting the Needs of Process Spectroscopy Applications”, Spectroscopy, 10, 6, (1995), pp. 27-30

4.4. Coates, J.P. “Clarifying the Issues: Further Reflections on Filter Analyzers in Process IR Spectroscopy,” Spectroscopy, 10, (1995), pp. 24-26

 

 
 
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