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Books

  1. Aginsky, V.N. Writing Media and Documents. Chapter 28. Handbook of Analytical Separations.  Vol. 6 – Forensic Science (Second Edition), M.J. Bogucz (Ed.), ELSEVIER, Amsterdam – Boston – Heidelberg – London – New York – Oxford – Paris – San Diego – San Francisco – Singapore – Sydney – Tokyo, 2008.
  2. Aginsky, V.N. Document Analysis / Analytical Methods. Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, J.A. Siegel (Ed.), Academic Press, Harcourt Publishers Ltd., 2000.
  3. Aginsky, V.N. Writing Media and Documents. Chapter 19. Handbook of Analytical Separations. Vol. 2 – Forensic Science, M.J. Bogucz (Ed.), ELSEVIER, Amsterdam – New York – Oxford – Shannon – Singapore – Tokyo, 2000.
  4. Aginsky, V.N. An Application of Chromatographic Methods for Dating Questioned Documents. Chromatography (Celebrating the 125th Birthday of the Inventor of Chromatography, Dr. Michael Tswett), O. Kaiser, R.E. Kaiser, H. Gunz, and W. Gunther (Eds.), InCOM, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1997.
  5. Aginsky, V.N. A New Version of the Internal Standard Method in Quantitative Thin-Layer Chromatography. Chapter 4.6. Handbook of Modern Thin-Layer Chromatography, O.G. Larionov (Ed.), Russian Academy of Science, Scientific Council on Chromatography, Moscow, Russia, 1994.
  6. Aginsky, V.N. and Dildin, Yr. M. Forensic Examination of Explosives, VNII MVD SSSR, Moscow, USSR, 1982 (in Russian).
  7. Aginsky, V.N., Safronenko, T.I., and Sorokina, G.I. Forensic Examination of Questioned Documents, VNII MVD SSSR, Moscow, USSR, 1987 (in Russian).
  8. Aginsky, V.N., Safronenko, T.I., and Sorokina, G.I. Detecting and Dating Alterations Made to Documents, VNII MVD SSSR, Moscow, USSR, 1989 (in Russian).
  9. Aginsky, V.N., Zibrov, G.S., and Sorokina, G.I. Analysis of Drugs, Inks, Petroleum Products, and Explosives by Reversed Phase Thin-Layer Chromatography, Forensic Science Center of the Russia’s Ministry of the Interior, Moscow, Russia, 1993 (in Russian).
  10. Aginsky, V.N. Dating Writing Inks on Documents, Forensic Science Center of the Russia’s Ministry of the Interior, Moscow, Russia, 1997 (in Russian).
  11. Aginsky, V.N. Dating Stamp Pad Inks on Documents, Forensic Science Center of the Russia’s Ministry of the Interior, Moscow, Russia, 1998 (in Russian).

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Presentations at Scientific Conferences

  1. Aginsky, V.N. A New Application of Instrumental Planar Chromatography in Forensic Analysis, Journal of Planar Chromatography, Vol. 4, 1991, pp. 167-169.
  2. Aginsky, V.N. Some New Ideas for Dating Ballpoint Inks – A Feasibility Study, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 5, Sept. 1993, pp. 1134-1150.
  3. Aginsky, V.N. Comparative Examination of Inks by Using Instrumental Thin-Layer Chromatography and Microspectrophotometry, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 5, Sept. 1993, pp. 1111-1130.
  4. Aginsky, V.N. Forensic Examination of "Slightly Soluble" Inks Pigments Using Thin-Layer Chromatography, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 5, Sept. 1993, pp. 1131-1133.
  5. Aginsky, V.N. Mechanism and Kinetics of the Aging of Some Ink Dyes. Advances in Forensic Sciences. Vol. 3 - Forensic Criminalistics, Proceedings of the 13th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Dusseldorf 1993, B. Jacob and W. Bonte, Eds., Verlag Dr. Koster, Berlin, 1995.
  6. Aginsky, V.N. Discrimination between Naturally and Artificially Aged Ballpoint Inks, ibid., pp. 314-316.
  7. Aginsky, V.N. Determination of the Age of Ballpoint Pen Ink by Gas and Densitometric Thin-Layer Chromatography, J. Chromatography, 1994, Vol. 678, pp. 119-125.
  8. Aginsky, V.N. A New Version of the Internal Standard Method in Quantitative Thin-Layer Chromatography, Journal of Planar Chromatography, July/August 1994, Vol. 7, pp. 309-314.
  9. Aginsky, V.N. A Microspectrophotometric Method for Dating Ballpoint Inks – A Feasibility Study, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 40, No. 3, May 1995, pp. 475-478.
  10. Aginsky, V.N. Dating and Characterizing Writing, Stamp Pad and Jet Printer Inks by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, International J. Forensic Document Examiners, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 103-115.
  11. Aginsky, V.N. Accelerated Aging – Its Use in Methods for Dating Ink (Letter to the Editor), International J. Forensic Document Examiners, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 179-181.
  12. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Dating – The State of the Art in 1996. Proceedings of the 14th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Tokyo 1996, Shunderson Communications, 1997, Vol. 4.
  13. Aginsky, V.N. Current Methods for Dating Inks – Which is the Best? Presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New York, NY, 1997.
  14. Aginsky, V.N. An Application of Chromatographic Methods for Dating Questioned Documents. Presented at the International Meeting Devoted to the 125th Birthday Anniversary of the Inventor of Chromatography, Dr. Michael Semionovitch Tswett, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1997.
  15. Aginsky, V.N. Dating Ink on Questioned Documents – The State of the Art in 1997. Presented at the First European Meeting of Forensic Science, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1997.
  16. Aginsky, V.N. Measuring Ink Extractability as a Function of Age – Why the Relative Aging Approach is Unreliable and why it is More Correct to Measure Ink Volatile Components than Dyes, International J. Forensic Document Examiners, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 214-230.
  17. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Dating – The State of the Art. Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Francisco, CA, 1998.
  18. Aginsky, V.N. Application of GC/MS to the Dating and Analysis of Ink on Documents. Presented at the Hewlett-Packard Analytical Forum, Moscow, Russia, April 1998.
  19. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Dating – The State of the Art. Presented at the First Regional Symposium on Criminalistics, April 20-22, 2000, Istanbul University, Institute of Forensic Sciences, Turkey.
  20. Aginsky, V.N. Determining the Sequence of Non-Intersecting Media on Documents: Ballpoint Pen Ink and Laser Toner Entries, Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2002, pp. 1-4.
  21. Aginsky, V.N. Current Methods for Dating Ink on Documents. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Conference of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, San Diego, California, August 14-19, 2002, and the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists Fall 2002 Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 15-20, 2002.
  22. Aginsky, V.N. Using TLC and GC-MS to Determine whether Inks Came from the Same Manufacturing Batch. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Conference of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Montreal, Canada, August 11-16, 2005.
  23. Aginsky, V.N. Using TLC and GC-MS to Determine whether Inks Came from the Same Manufacturing Batch, Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2006, pp. 19-27.
  24. Aginsky, V.N. Current Methods for Dating Ink on Documents. Proceedings of the 65th Annual Conference of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Boulder, Colorado, August 11-16, 2007.
  25. Gaudreau, M. and Aginsky, V.N. Essentials of the Solvent Loss Ratio Method. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Victoria, B.C., August 28 – September 2, 2010.
  26. Aginsky, V.N. Examination of paper and toner in page insertion/substitution cases using TLC, GC-MS and FT-IR microspectroscopy. Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Charleston, SC, August 18-23, 2012.
  27. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Dating – The Essentials of the Sequential Extraction Technique. Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Experts in Forensic Document Analysis (SIPDO 2012), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, October 23-26, 2012.
  28. Aginsky, V.N. Examination of paper and toner in page insertion/substitution cases using TLC, GC-MS and FT-IR microspectroscopy, Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2012, pp. 3-15.
  29. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Dating – Comparative Examination of Inks on Documents using Optical and Chemical Methods. Proceedings of the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Indianapolis, IN, August 24-29, 2013.
  30. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Dating – Comparative Examination of Inks on Documents using Optical and Chemical Methods, Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2013, pp. 31-38.
  31. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Aging Testing – Do Preceding Indentation Examinations Affect Ink Aging Parameters? Proceedings of the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners joint meeting with the Australasian Society of Forensic Document Examiners, Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii, August 11-15, 2014.
  32. Aginsky, V.N. Ink Aging Testing – Do Preceding Indentation Examinations Affect Ink Aging Parameters? Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2014, pp. 49-63.
  33. Cunningham, L., Aginsky, V., Mohammed, L., and Flynn, W. Characteristics of Fountain Pen Writing and Aqueous Ink Analysis. Workshop. The 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Toronto, Canada, August 11, 2015.
  34. Aginsky, V. Ink Analysis and Document Dating - Capabilities and Limitations. Workshop. Australasian Society of Forensic Document Examiners, Sydney, Australia, April 27-29, 2016.

Other Professional Publications

  1. Aginsky, V.N. and Sorokina, G.I. Detecting Explosives in Post Explosion Debris Contaminated by Petroleum Products, Expertnaya Praktika [Expert Practice], Vol. 19, 1982, pp. 73-75 (in Russian).
  2. Aginsky, V.N. and Sorokina, G.I. Detection of Explosive Residues Intruded into Asphalt, Expertnaya Praktika [Expert Practice], Vol. 20, 1983, pp. 109-110 (in Russian).
  3. Aginsky, V.N. and Sorokina, G.I. Detection and Quantitative Determination of Clonidine and Other Psychotropic Drugs in Beverages, VNII MVD SSSR, Moscow, USSR, 1990 (in Russian).
  4. Aginsky, V.N. A New Application of Instrumental Planar Chromatography in Forensic Analysis. Presented at the 6th International Symposium on Instrumental Planar Chromatography (TLC), Interlaken, Switzerland, April 23-26, 1991.
  5. Aginsky, V.N., Sorokina, G.I., and Zibrov, G.S. Detection, Identification and Comparative Examination of Narcotics and Drugs of Abuse.  Proceedings of the Forensic Science Symposium, Linkoping, June 1992, National Laboratory of Forensic Science, Linkoping, Sweden, 1993.
  6. Aginsky, V.N., Savilov, A.P., and Sorokina, G.I. Chromatographic Screening of Drugs of Abuse. Proceedings of the Forensic Science Symposium, Moscow, March 1994, Forensic Science Center of the Ministry of the Interior, Moscow, Russia, 1994.
  7. Aginsky, V.N. Increasing the Reliability of the Identification of Separated Substances in Densitometric Thin-Layer Chromatography, Advances in Forensic Sciences. Vol. 3 - Forensic Criminalistics, Proceedings of the 13th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Dusseldorf 1993, B. Jacob and W. Bonte, Eds., Verlag Dr. Koster, Berlin, 1995.
  8. Aginsky, V.N. A New Approach in Determining the Age of Inks Using Densitometric Thin-Layer Chromatography, ibid.
  9. Aginsky, V.N. Instrumental Techniques for Comparing Similarly Colored Inks, ibid.
  10. Aginsky, V.N., Lesnikov, V.A. and Sorokina, G.I. Time of Shooting - Feasibility of Discriminating “Fresh” and “Old” Organic Gunshot Residues.  Proceedings of the 14th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Tokyo 1996, Shunderson Communications, 1997, Vol. 4.
  11. Tanaka, T., Aginsky, V., Barton, A., Mohammed, L., Morton, S., Richards, G., Spencer, R. Globalization and Questioned Documents. Panel Discussion. The 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Charleston, SC, August 18-23, 2012.
  12. Cantu, A., Aginsky, V., Bügler, J., Kirsch, D., Weyermann, C. Minimum requirements in practical cases for the application of ink dating methods based on the analysis of ink solvents. Panel Discussion. The 7th International Congress of Experts in Forensic Document Analysis (SIPDO 2012), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, October 23-26, 2012.
  13. Aginsky, V.N. Determining the Sequence of Non-Intersecting Media on Documents – Ballpoint pen ink and laser toner entries. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, Des Moines, Iowa, August 2001.