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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Clinics & Workshops

Practical X-ray Fluorescence - 25 – 29 April 2016

Session I - Fundamentals of X-ray Powder Diffraction - 16 – 20 May 2016

Session II - Advanced Methods in X-ray Powder Diffraction - 23 – 27 May 2016

Both sessions – 16 – 27 May 2016

Basic Rietveld Refinement & Indexing Workshop - 26-28 September 2016

Advanced Rietveld Refinement & Indexing Workshop28 - 30 September 2016

Basic & Advanced Rietveld Refinement & Indexing Workshop - 26 - 30 September 2016


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