The International Centre for Diffraction Data® (ICDD®) is a non-profit scientific organization dedicated to collecting, editing, publishing, and distributing powder diffraction data for the identification of crystalline materials. The membership of the ICDD consists of worldwide representation from academe, government, and industry.
Our Vision - The International Centre for Diffraction Data will continue to develop tools and support the education required for materials analyses of tomorrow.
Our Mission - The International Centre for Diffraction Data will continue to be the world center for quality diffraction and related data to meet the needs of the technical community. ICDD promotes the application of materials characterization methods in science and technology by providing forums for the exchange of ideas and information.
The History of the ICDD - a 70th anniversary roundup of articles and information
ICDD Around the Globe - conferences and exhibits where the ICDD will be represented
ICDD Conference Calendar - online calendar of other material characterization conferences
ICDD and the Powder Diffraction File: Past, Present and Future in Adobe Acrobat Format
The Powder Diffraction File - Expansion of the PDF
Upcoming Annual Spring Meeting: 14-18 March 2016 at ICDD Headquarters
ICDD Headquarters - The ICDD Headquarters is located to the west of Philadelphia in Newtown Square on 12 Campus Boulevard - See complete address and maps
Awards - Past Recipients and Applicant Qualifications