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Release 2020 of the Powder Diffraction FileTM (PDF®) contains 1,004,568 unique material data sets. Each data set contains diffraction, crystallographic and bibliographic data, as well as experimental, instrument and sampling conditions, and select physical properties in a common standardized format. The PDF databases are designed to solve your material problems. The PDF is produced in several different formats in order to serve different groups of users.
– Available 1 September 2019 –
The PDF-4+ 2020 database is powered by our integrated search display software. PDF-4+ 2020 boasts 75 search selections coupled with 128 display fields resulting in a nearly limitless choice of data mining options.
The Search Window displays nine tabs. Each tab features multiple search criteria to allow you to data mine the PDF-4+. Searching the PDF-4+ is an iterative process that allows you to input user-defined criteria, view the results, and combine additional criteria to refine your results.
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- The world’s largest solid state collections of minerals, metals and alloys, polymers, active pharmaceuticals, and commercial materials
- The world’s largest and most diverse (by formula) collection of inorganic structures
- The world’s largest collection of modulated structures
- Extensive bibliographic collections – thousands of journals, hundreds of thousands of authors
- Target your identification; get more accurate results using materials classified by chemistry and application by using the PDF’s extensive subfile system
- Standardized data, nomenclature, and structural classifications plus brand names, trade names, mineral names, zeolite names, and common names of commercial materials
ICDD training courses teach both theoretical knowledge and practical applications of X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and X-ray powder diffractometry. Instructors have extensive experience in the field and are specially selected from academia, government, and industry to deliver the best of theory and practice.
The focus on practical applications, hands-on experience, and intense personal instruction differentiates ICDD courses from other training courses.