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 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.
NEW - 100 Years of Powder Diffraction (Download PDF here)
Tim Fawcett's Plenary Lecture at the 65th Denver X-ray Conference at Argonne National Laboratory for the symposium, “A Century of Powder Diffraction” - watch video below or download PDF
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
Upcoming Annual Spring Meeting: 13-17 March 2017 at ICDD Headquarters
Awards - Past Recipients and Applicant Qualifications