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Customer Newsletter February 2013

ICDD will be hosting a free PDF-4+ Users Meeting at the Denver X-ray Conference. The meeting is open to all who would like to attend. We would like to see you there, so save the date on your calendar.

Denver X-ray Conference 2013
The Westin Westminster
Westminster, Colorado

10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. in the Cotton Creek 1 room
User's Meeting registration is via our registration page -
Please register online by 26 July

Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to this workshop. ICDD will install a trial version of the PDF-4+ to facilitate a hands-on workshop.



Speaking of the Denver X-ray Conference -

Why not put on your cowboy hat and join us at our new location in Westminster, Colorado? Enjoy the plenary, The 100th Anniversary of X-ray Spectroscopy.

You can view the DXC Program here -



Events and Clinics


Join ICDD in Beijing, China as we host the 12th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium. PPXRD provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge and cutting-edge ideas among those interested in the combined fields of XRD and pharmaceutical sciences. PPXRD is targeted for pharmaceutical research and development scientists in industry and academia interested in quality control; pre-formulation; pharmaceutical analysis; formulation and development; drug delivery; regulatory issues; as well as patent and intellectual property issues.

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2013 XRD Clinics

Interested in learning more about X-ray powder diffraction? Learn methods to improve your analysis and specimen preparation techniques, understanding of types and sources of error, computer methods, instrumentation, qualitative and quantitative phase analysis through concise lectures and workshops. The clinics utilize a team of instructors representing a range of expertise to meet your training needs.

Fundamentals of X-ray Powder Diffraction 3-7 June
Advanced Methods in X-ray Powder Diffraction 10-14 June

XRD Clinics


Visit our booth during the 7th Russian Crystal Chemistry Conference in Suzdal, Russia from 17–21 June. Also plan on attending a lecture titled, "New Features of the PDF Databases", presented by our Regional Co-chair of the Newly Independent States, Professor Evgeny Antipov, on June 20. Visit here for further information.

7th Russian Crystal Chemistry Conference


ICDD will be exhibiting at the International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) in Suntec, Singapore

Stop by the ICDD booth #S14 during the ICMAT Meeting, 30 June–5 July 2013 for a product demonstration.

Browse our Event Page to make plans to visit ICDD at our headquarters and global meetings.



Synchrotron UsersTake a look at our new in-depth application tutorial,
How to Analyze Synchrotron Data.


If you do not currently have a subscription to Powder Diffraction Journal, now is a great time to subscribe!


Highlights for 2013 – More Content, More Access

• June issue - papers from the 2012 Denver X-ray Conference.
• Topical Issue - best papers from the 2012 Chinese National Meeting.
• Upcoming issues - select papers from the 2012 SARX Meeting.
• PDJ subscribers will have online access to >75 papers from the 2012 EPDIC Conference Proceedings.
• "FirstView" for Powder Diffraction Journal - articles available online as they are ready for publication!

Visit the PDJ page for information on subscribing.


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