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Caltech Library System Presents: Introduction to Crystal Structure Databases

A quick review of various crystal structure compilations and databases, including Cambridge Structural Database (CDS), Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD), Biological Macromolecule Crystallization Database (BMCD), Powder Diffraction File (PFD), Landolt-Bornstein, Crossfire (Beilstein/Gmelin), and SciFinder Scholar. Examples of search techniques for crystal structure in the CSD and ICSD will be given. Registration:
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