ICDD Education

The International Centre for Diffraction Data has a commitment to provide quality educational services. At this time ICDD organizes and sponsors many educational pursuits, including the X-ray Diffraction and X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy Clinics, a series of X-ray Powder Diffraction Workshops, and the Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium.

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2017 Clinics & Workshops

Practical X-ray Fluorescence
24-28 April 2017

Session I - Fundamentals of X-ray Powder Diffraction
5-9 June 2017

Session II - Advanced Methods in X-ray Powder Diffraction
12-16 June 2017

Both sessions – 5-16 June 2017

Basic & Advanced Rietveld Refinement & Indexing Workshop
25-29 September 2017

Basic Rietveld Workshop
25-27 September 2017

Advanced Rietveld Workshop
27-29 September 2017



Employees of some of the nation's most prominent businesses, corporations and academic institutions participate in the ICDD's clinics

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bruker AXS, Inc.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Chemplex Industries, Inc. 
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Dow Chemical
Eli Lilly and Company
Galaxy Scientific Corporation
General Electric
IBM Microelectronics
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D
Johnson Matthey
Kaiser Aluminum
Kerr-McGee Chemical LLC
Kohler Co.

Lockheed Martin
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Merck Research Laboratories
Naval Surface Warfare Center
Oxford Instruments
Pratt & Whitney Corp.
Proctor and Gamble
Rigaku Americas Corporation
SPEX Sample Prep
Thermo ARL
University of Botswana
University of California-Davis
University of Toronto
US Customs & Border Protection/Department of Homeland Security