Publications

My publications list is frequently updated, and full text versions of many articles can be found on my accounts on Research Gate and Pure. My ORCID is 0000-0002-3689-1517. If you are interested in any of my work, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Hunt EJ, Finch AA & Donaldson CH (2017) Layering in Peralkaline Magmas, Ilímaussaq Complex, South Greenland. Lithos, 268–271, 1–15.

Townsend PD, Finch AA, Maghrabi M, Ramachandran V, Vazquez GV, Wang Y & White DR (2017) Spectral Changes and wavelength dependent thermoluminescence of rare earth ions after X-irradiation. Journal of Luminescence 192, 574-581.

Townsend PD, Finch AA, Maghrabi M, Ramachandran V, Vazquez GV, Wang Y & White DR (2017) Luminescence detection of nanoparticle inclusions from their phase transitions. Journal of Applied Physics, 121, 145101; doi: 10.1063/1.4979725.

Chithambo M, Finch AA, Wako AH (2017) Thermoluminescence of SrAl2O4:Eu2+,Dy3+: Kinetic analysis of a composite-peak. Radiation Measurements, 97, 1-13.

Wang Y, Zhao Y, White D, Finch AA, Townsend PD (2017) Factors controlling the thermoluminescence spectra of rare earth doped calcium fluoride. Journal of Luminescence, 184, 55-63.

Finch AA, Friis H & Maghrabi M (2016) Defects in Sodalite-Group Minerals Determined from X-ray Induced Luminescence. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 43, 481-491.

Cole C, Allison N, Finch AA, Hintz C, Hintz K (2016) Understanding cold bias: Variable response of skeletal Sr/Ca to seawater pCO2 in acclimated massive Porites corals. Nature Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/srep26888.

Wang Y, Cui M, Zhao Ying, Xia Z, Finch AA, Townsend PD (2016) Competing roles of defects in SrAl2O4:Eu2+, Dy3+ phosphors detected by luminescence techniques. Journal of Materials Research, in press.

Smith MP, Moore K, Kavecsánszki D, Finch AA, Kynicky J, Wall F (2016) From mantle to critical zone: a review of large and giant sized deposits of the rare earth elements. Geoscience Frontiers, 7, 315-334.

Zhao Y, Zhou Y, Jiang Y, Zhou W, Finch AA, Townsend PD & Wang Y (2015) Ion size effects on thermoluminescence of Terbium and Europium doped Magnesium Orthosilicate. Journal of Materials Research, 30, 3443-3452.

Wang Y, Ma B, Zhang W, Li D, Finch AA & Townsend PD (2015) Substrate lattice relaxations, spectral distortions, and nanoparticle inclusions of ion-implanted zinc oxide. Journal of Applied Physics, 118, 095703; doi: 10.1063/1.4929826.

Chithambo ML, Nyirenda NA, Finch AA & Rawat NS (2015) Time-resolved optically stimulated luminescence and spectral emission features of a-Al2O3:C. Physica B, 473, 62-71.

Wang Y, Zhao Y, Zhang Z, Chao C, Wu X, Finch AA & Townsend PD (2015) Energy dependence of radioluminescence spectra from strontium titanate. Journal of Luminescence, 166, 17-21.

Allison N, Cohen I, Finch AA, Erez J, Tudhope AW & EIMF (2014) Corals concentrate dissolved inorganic carbon to facilitate calcification. Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6741.

King GE, Sanderson DCW, Robinson RAJ & Finch AA (2014) Understanding processes of sediment bleaching in glacial settings using a portable OSL reader. Boreas, 43, 955-972.

King GE, Robinson RAJ & Finch AA (2014) Towards successful OSL sampling strategies in glacial environments: deciphering the influence of depositional processes on bleaching of modern glacial sediments from Jostedalen, southern Norway. Quaternary Science Reviews, 89, 94-107.

Campbell RCJ, Stephens WE, Finch AA & Geraki G (2014) Controls on the valence species of arsenic in tobacco smoke with implications for health and regulation. Environmental Science and Technology, 48, 3449-3456.

Kayama M, Nishido H, Toyoda S, Komuro K, Finch AA, Lee MR & Ninagawa K (2014) Cathodoluminescence of Alkali Feldspars and Radiation Effects on the Luminescent Properties. American Mineralogist, 99, 65-75.

McCreath JA, Finch AA, Herd DA & Armour-Brown A (2013) Geochemistry of Pyrochlore Mineralogy from the Motzfeldt Centre, South Greenland: The Mineralogy of a Syenite-hosted Ta, Nb Deposit. American Mineralogist, 98, 426-438.

Taylor RP, Finch AA, Mosselmans JFW & Quinn PD (2013) The development of a XEOL and TR XEOL detection system for the I18 microfocus beamline Diamond light source. Journal of Luminescence, 134, 49-58.

Allison N, Chambers D, Finch AA and EIMF (2013) SIMS Sputtering rates in Biogenic Aragonite: Implications for Culture Calibration Studies for Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Surface and Interface Analysis, 45, 1389-1394.

Kayama M, Nishido H, Toyoda S, Komuro K, Finch AA, Lee MR & Ninagawa K (2013) He+ ion Implantation and Electron Irradiation Effects on Cathodoluminescence of Plagioclase. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 40, 531-545.

Kayama M, Nishido H, Toyoda S, Komuro K, Finch AA, Lee MR & Ningawa K (2013) Response of cathodoluminescence of alkali feldspar to He+ ion implantation and electron irradiation. Geochronometria, 40, 244-249.

Maghrabi M, Zayed O & Finch AA (2013) Radio- and Thermo-luminescence of single-doped and codoped lithium sodium sulfate. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, DOI:10.1080/10420150.2013.807514.

King GE, Robinson RAJ & Finch AA (2013) Apparent OSL ages of modern deposits from Fåbergstølsdalen, Norway: implications for sampling glacial sediments. Journal of Quaternary Science, 28, 673-682.

Mosselmans JFW, Taylor RP, Quinn PD, Finch AA, Cibin G, Gianolio D, Sapelkin AV (2012) A time resolved microfocus XEOL facility at the Diamond Light Source. Journal of Physics: conference series, JPCS159R1.

Allison N, Finch AA and EIMF (2012) A high resolution d13C record in a modern Porites lobata coral: Insights into controls on skeletal d13C. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 84, 534-542.

McCreath JA, Finch AA, Simonsen SL, Donaldson CH & Armour-Brown A (2012) Independent ages of magmatic and hydrothermal activity in alkaline igneous rocks: The Motzfeldt Centre, Gardar Province, South Greenland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 163, 967-982.

King GE, Finch AA, Robinson RAJ, Taylor RP & Mosselmans JFW (2011) The problem of dating quartz 2: Synchrotron generated X-ray excited optical luminescence (XEOL) from quartz. Radiation Measurements, 46, 1082-1089.

Friis H, Finch AA & Williams CT (2011) Multiple luminescent spectroscopic methods applied to the two related minerals, leucophanite and meliphanite. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 38, 45-57.

King GE, Finch AA, Robinson RAJ & Hole DE (2011) The problem of dating quartz 1: spectroscopic ionoluminescence of dose dependence. Radiation Measurements, 46, 1-9.

Allison N, Cohen I, Finch AA, Erez J & EIMF (2011) Controls on Sr/Ca and Mg/Ca in scleractinian corals: the effects of Ca-ATPase and transcellular Ca channels on skeletal chemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 6350-6360.

Finch AA, Allison N, Steaggles H, Wood CV & Mosselmans JFW (2010) Ba XAFS in Ba-rich Standard Minerals and the Potential for Determining Ba Structural State in Calcium Carbonate. Chemical Geology, 270, 179-185.

Allison N, Finch AA & EIMF (2010) The potential origins and palaeoenvironmental implications of high temporal resolution d18O heterogeneity in coral skeletons. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 5537-5548.

Allison N, Finch AA & EIMF (2010) d11B, Sr, Mg and B in a modern Porites coral: the relationship between calcification site pH & skeletal chemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 1790-1800.

El Mkami H, Friis H, Finch AA & Smith GM (2010) ESEEM and multi-frequency EPR study on Mn2+ luminescence centres in leucophanite. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 37, 519-528.

Armstrong JA, Friis H, Lieb A, Finch AA & Weller MT (2010) Combined single-crystal X-ray and neutron powder diffraction structure analysis exemplified through full structure determinations of framework and layer beryllate minerals. American Mineralogist, 95, 519–526.

Jayasundera ACA, Goff RJ, Li Y, Finch AA & Lightfoot P (2010) Solvothermal indium fluoride chemistry: Syntheses and crystal structures of K5In3F14, b-(NH4)3InF6 and [NH4]3[C6H21N4]2[In4F21]. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 183, 356-360.

Friis H, Finch AA, Williams CT & Hanchar JM (2010) Photoluminescence of zircon (ZrSiO4) doped with REE3+ (REE = Pr, Sm, Eu, Gd, Dy, Ho, Er). Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 37, 333-342.

Rosa DRN, Finch AA, Andersen T & Inverno CMC (2009) U–Pb geochronology and Hf isotope ratios of magmatic zircons from the Iberian Pyrite Belt. Mineralogy and Petrology, 95, 47-69.

Upton BGJ, Finch AA & Slaby E (2009) Megacrysts and salic xenoliths in Scottish alkali basalts: derivatives of deep crustal intrusions and small-melt fraction from the upper mantle. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 73, 943-956.

Foster LC, Allison N, Finch AA, Andersson C & Ninnemann US (2009) Controls on d18O and d13C profiles within the aragonite bivalve Arctica islandica. The Holocene, 19, 549-558.

Foster LC, Allison N, Finch AA & Andersson C (2009) Sr distribution in the shell of the aragonitic bivalve Arctica islandica. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Q03003, doi:10.1029/2007GC001915.

Allison N & Finch AA (2009) Reproducibility of minor and trace element determinations in Porites coral skeletons by SIMS. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Q04003, doi:10.1029/2008GC002239.

Telfer MW, Thomas DSG, Parker AG & Finch AA (2009) New directions in the use of pan (playa) sediments in paleoenvironmental research. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 273, 50-60.

Finch AA & Allison N (2008) Mg structural state in coral aragonite and implications for the palaeoenvironmental proxy. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L08704, doi:10.1029/2008GL033543.

Perez-Huerta A, Cusack M, Janousek M & Finch AA (2008) Influence of crystallographic orientation on in situ Mg XANES analyses. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 15, 572-575.

Cusack M, Pérez-Huerta A, Janousch M, Finch AA (2008) Magnesium in the lattice of calcite-shelled brachiopods. Chemical Geology, 257, 59-64.

Foster LC, Finch AA, Allison N, Andersson C & Clarke LJ (2008) Mg in aragonitic bivalve shells: seasonal variations and mode of incorporation in Arctica islandica, Chemical Geology, 254, 113-119.

Foster LC, Andersson C, Høie H, Allison N, Finch AA, Johansen T (2008) Effects of micromilling on d18O in biogenic aragonite. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 9, doi:10.1029/2007GC001911.

Rosa DRN, Finch AA, Andersen T & Inverno CMC (2008) U-Pb geochronology of felsic volcanic rocks hosted in the Gafo Formation, South Portuguese Zone: relationship with Iberian Pyrite Belt magmatism. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 72, 1129-1144.

Lieb A, Armstrong JA, Finch AA, Friis H & Weller MT (2008) Hydrogen Positions in Beryllate Minerals and Materials by Combined X-ray and Neutron Diffraction. Acta Crystallographica A, 64, doi: 10.1107/S0108767308083967.

Jayasundera ACA, Finch AA, Wormald P & Lightfoot P (2008) Solvothermal Synthesis and Luminescent Properties of Two Organically-Templated Chain-Structure Fluorides, [C4H14N2][MF5] (M = In, Sc). Chemistry of Materials, 20, 6810-6815.

Maghrabi M, Finch AA & Townsend PD (2008) Structural and impurity phase transitions of LiNaSO4:RE probed by cathodo-thermoluminescence. Journal of Physics, Condensed Matter, 20, 455207, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/20/45/455207.

Finch AA & Allison N (2007) Coordination of Sr and Mg in Calcite and Aragonite, Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 71, 519-532.

Allison N, Finch AA, Webster JM & Clague DA (2007) Palaeoenvironmental records from fossil corals: the effects of submarine diagenesis on temperature and climate estimates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 4693-4703.

Allison N & Finch AA (2007), High temporal resolution Mg/Ca and Ba/Ca records in modern Porites lobata corals, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 8, Q05001, doi:10.1029/2006GC001477.

Garcia-Guinea J, Townsend PD, Can N, Correcher V, Finch AA, Avella M, Jimenez J, Sanchez-Munoz L, Hole DE, Khanlary M (2007) On the luminescence spectral properties of charoite silicate. Journal of Luminescence, 128, 403-412.

Jayasundera ACA, Finch AA, Townsend PD and Lightfoot P (2007) Hydrothermal synthesis and luminescent properties of a new family of organically templated lanthanide fluorides. Journal of Materials Chemistry, doi: 10.1039/b707993a, 17, 4178-4183.

Garcia-Guinea J, Correcher V, Sanchez-Muñoz L, Finch AA, Hole DE & Townsend PD (2007) On the luminescence emission band at 340 nm of stressed tectosilicate lattices. Nuclear Instrumentation and Methods A, 580, 648-651.

Garcia-Guinea J, Finch AA Can N, Hole DE & Townsend PD (2007) Orientation dependence of the UV-blue ion beam and cathodoluminescence of albite. Physica Status Solidi C, 4, 910-913.

Friis H, Finch AA, Townsend PD, Hole DE & El Mkami H (2007) Ionoluminescence of leucophanite. American Mineralogist, 92, 254-260.

Allison N, Finch AA, Tudhope AW, Newville N, Sutton SV & Ellam RM (2005) Reconstruction of deglacial sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific from selective analysis of a fossil coral. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L17609, doi:10.1029/2005GL023183.

Allison N, Finch AA, Newville M & Sutton SV (2005) Strontium in coral aragonite: 3. Sr coordination and geochemistry in relation to skeletal architecture. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 3801-3811.

Baldwin JR, Hill PG, Finch AA, von Knorring O & Oliver GJH (2005) Microlite-managanotantalite exsolution lamellae: evidence from rare-metal pegmatite, Karibib, Namibia. Mineralogical Magazine: Journal of Mineral Sciences, 69, 917-935.

Finch AA, Hole D, Townsend PD, Garcia-Guinea J & Hanchar JM (2004) Ionoluminescence of Zircon: Rare Earth Emissions and Radiation Damage. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37, 2795-2803.

Allison N & Finch AA (2004) High resolution Sr/Ca records in modern Porites lobata corals: effects of skeletal extension rate and architecture. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 5, Q05001.

Garcia-Guinea J, Hole D, Finch AA, Correcher V, Valle-Fuentes FJ, Can N & Townsend PD (2004) Ionoluminescence of silicates for applications in ceramics at cryogenic temperatures. Bull. Soc. Esp. Ceram. V., 43, 877-882.

Finch AA & Allison N (2003) Strontium in coral aragonite: 2. Sr coordination and the long-term stability of coral environmental records. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, 4519-4527.

Finch AA, Shaw PA, Holmgren K & Lee-Thorp J (2003) Corroborated Rainfall Records from Aragonitic Stalagmites, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 215, 265-273.

Finch AA, Hole DE & Townsend PD (2003) Orientation Dependence of Luminescence in Plagioclase. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 30, 373-381.

Upton BGJ, Emeleus CH, Heaman LM, Goodenough KM & Finch AA (2003) Magmatism of the Mid-Proterozoic Gardar Province, South Greenland: chronology, petrogenesis and geological setting. Lithos, 68, 43-65.

Finch AA, Allison N, Sutton SV & Newville M (2003) Strontium in coral aragonite: 1. Characterisation of Sr co‑ordination by EXAFS. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, 1189-1194.

Brooks RM, Finch AA, Hole D, Townsend PD & Wu Z (2002) The Red to Near-Infrared Luminescence in Alkali Feldspar. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 484-494.

Finch AA, Goodenough KM, Salmon HM & Andersen T (2001) The Petrology and Petrogenesis of the North Motzfeldt Syenites. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 65, 797-812.

Allison N, Finch AA, Sutton SV & Newville M (2001) Sr-heterogeneity in coral aragonite. Geochemica et Cosmochemica Acta. 65, 2669-2676.

Finch AA, Mansfeld J & Andersen T (2001) U-Pb radiometric age of Nunarsuit pegmatite, Greenland: constraints on the timing of Gardar magmatism. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, 46, 1-7.

Finch AA, Shaw P, Weedon GP & Holmgren K (2001) Trace element variation in speleothem aragonite: implications for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 186, 255-267.

Finch AA & Klein J (1999) The causes and petrological significance of cathodoluminescence emissions from alkali feldspar. Contributions to Mineralogy & Petrology, 135, 234-243.

Upton BGJ, Hinton RW, Aspen P & Finch AA (1999) Scottish ‘Group B’ megacrysts and associated xenoliths: highly fractionated residues in the vicinity of the crust-mantle boundary. Journal of Petrology, 40, 935-956.

Stirling D, Duncan AM, Guest JE & Finch AA (1999) Petrogenesis of plagioclase phenocrysts of Mount Etna, Sicily, with particular reference to the 1983 eruption: contribution from cathodoluminescence petrography. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 63, 189-200.

Gover RJ, Irvine JTS & Finch AA (1997) The spinel-ramsdellite transformation in LiTi2O4 studied using neutron diffraction. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 132, 382-388.

Hodson ME & Finch AA (1997) Trough layering in the Western syenite of Kûngnât, S Greenland: mineralogy and mechanisms of formation. Contributions to Mineralogy & Petrology, 127, 46-56.

Finch AA (1995) Metasomatic overprinting by juvenile igneous fluids, Igdlerfigsalik, S Greenland. Contributions to Mineralogy & Petrology, 122, 11-24.

Finch AA, Parsons I & Mingard SC (1995) Biotites as indicators of fluorine fugacities in fluids associated with alkaline magmatism: the Gardar province of S Greenland. Journal of Petrology, 36, 1701-1728.

Finch AA, Fletcher JG, Kindness A & Skakle JMS (1995) Powder X-ray characterisation of natrolite, Na2Al2Si3O10.2H2O. Powder Diffraction, 10, 243-247.

Finch AA, Lachowski EE & Irvine JTS (1995) Microstructural investigations of reduced titanate spinels showing anomalous resistance transitions. Materials Research Bulletin, 30, 1513-1524.

Irvine JTS, Thiemann S, Mather G, Finch AA & Tukamoto H (1994) Electrochemical lithium intercalation into reduced titanate spinel. Solid State Ionics, 70/71, 445-450.

Finch AA, Sheikh AB, Namgung C & Irvine JTS (1993) Superconductivity in reduced metal titanates.  In: Bando Y & Yamauchi H (eds.) Advances in Superconductivity, 5, 255-258.

Sheikh AB, Finch AA, Namgung C & Irvine JTS (1993) Critical current behaviour in reduced titanate spinel. Physica C, 212, 95-100.

Reavy RJ, Hutton DHW & Finch AA (1993) The nodular granite of Castanheira, N Central Portugal: origin of the nodules and evidence for diapiric mobilisation of granitic melt. Geological Magazine, 130, 145-153.

Namgung C, Sheikh AB, Finch AA & Irvine JTS (1993) Possible superconductivity in the Mg-Ti-O system.  Applied Superconductivity, 1, 511-518.

Finch AA & Fletcher JG (1992) Vitusite-an apatite derivative mineral. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 56, 235-239.

Finch AA (1992) Cathodoluminescence microscopy in the characterisation of rocks and ceramics. Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 27, 179-184. (Invited review article)

Finch AA (1991) Conversion of nepheline to sodalite during subsolidus processes in Alkaline Rocks. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 55, 407-412.

Parsons I, Mason RA, Becker SM & Finch AA (1991) Biotite equilibria and fluid circulation in the Klokken intrusion. Journal of Petrology, 32, 1299-1333.

Finch AA & Walker FDL (1991) Cathodoluminescence and microporosity in alkali feldspars from the Blå Måne Sø perthosite, S Greenland. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 55, 583-589.

Finch AA, Reavy RJ, Harrison TN & Brown PE (1990) Rapakivi granites, S Greenland: hydrothermal alteration of igneous layering. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 147, 739-742.

Finch AA (1990) Genthelvite and willemite, zinc minerals associated with alkaline magmatism from the Motzfeldt centre, S Greenland. Mineralogical Magazine – Journal of Mineral Sciences, 54, 407-412.

Harrison TN, Reavy RJ, Finch AA & Brown PE (1990) Co-existing mafic and felsic magmas in the mid-Proterozoic Rapakivi granite suite of S Greenland. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, 38, 53-58.