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The 2012–2013 Releases of the Powder Diffraction File
are available now.

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Comprehensive ❖ Standardized ❖ Quality Reviewed

PDF-2 Release 2012 is our historical database, designed for phase identification, and features 250,182 data entries. PDF-2 includes the ICDD experimental powder data collection, as well as data calculated from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD).

PDF-4+ 2012 is our most advanced database, designed for phase identification and quantitative analysis, and boasts 328,660 data entries! PDF-4+ contains the data from both the PDF-2 and our collaboration with Material Phases Data System.

WebPDF-4+ 2012 provides the needed portability to the PDF-4+ database via the internet. It enables full functionality of the PDF-4+ database using a high-speed internet connection. WebPDF-4+ is delivered as a USB compatible dongle.

PDF-4/Minerals 2012 is the most comprehensive collection of mineral data in the world with 39,410 data entries! Ninety-seven percent of all known mineral types, as defined by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA), are represented in the database, as well as many unclassified minerals.

PDF-4/Organics 2013 is the world's largest X-ray powder diffraction database for organics and organometallics with 471,257 data entries! It is designed for a multitude of applications in pharmaceutical, regulatory, specialty chemical, biomaterials and forensic fields.

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Upcoming Events and Workshops

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting:

14–18 October 2012 - Chicago, Illinois, USA. Booth #2613
Workshop: The Identification of API Polymorphs and Formulation Analysis Using X-ray Powder Diffraction and the PDF-4/Organics Database
Monday, 15 October, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Seminar Room W471B

The European Powder Diffraction Conference (EPDIC) 13:

28–31 October 2012 - Grenoble, France. Booth #3
Workshop: Material Identification
Sunday, 12 October 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting:

4–7 November 2012 - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Booth #730

XIII Latin American Seminary of Analysis by X-ray Techniques (SARX):

18–23 November 2012 - Santa Marta, Colombia. Booth VIII
Workshop: Details to be announced

Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting:

26–30 November 2012 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Booth #505

Asian Crystallographic Association (AsCA) 12:

2–6 December 2012 - Adelaide, Australia. Booth #11


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