Powder Diffraction - Vol. 27 Number 1 - March 2012

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  • Nicole M. Ernst Boris - International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) welcomes Cambridge University Press as its new publisher for Powder Diffraction (1)


  • Aleksandra Dapčević, Dejan Poleti, and Ljiljana Karanović - Improved structural model of Pb-doped γ-Bi2O3: (Bi23.68Pb0.32)(Bi1.28Pb0.72)O38.48 (2)
  • A. Dominic Fortes, and Ian G. Wood - X-ray powder diffraction analysis of a new magnesium chromate hydrate, MgCrO4·11H2O (8)
  • Joannie Martin, Martin Beauparlant, Jacques Lesage, and Huu Van Tra - Development of a quantification method for quartz in various bulk materials by X-ray diffraction and the Rietveld method (12)
  • F. Needham, C. E. Crowder, J. W. Reid, T. G. Fawcett, and J. Faber - X-ray powder diffraction analysis of imipenem monohydrate (20)
  • W. Wong-Ng, Q. Huang, I. Levin, J. C. Woicik, X. Shi, Jihui Yang, and J. A. Kaduk - Crystal structure and powder diffraction reference pattern of type I clathrate Ba8Ni4Ge42 (25)


  • A. Kheïreddine, M. Tridane, and S. Belaaouada - Chemical preparation and XRD data for four cyclotriphosphates: Ba3(P3O9)2·4H2O, BaNH4P3O9·2H2O, BaTlP3O9·2H2O, and BaTlP3O9·Ba3(P3O9)2·4H2O (32)


  • Julian Messick - The history of the International Centre for Diffraction Data (36)
  • T. N. Guru Row - ICDD PDF-4 Workshop (45)
  • James A. Kaduk - International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) XXII Congress, Madrid,
    August 22–30, 2011
  • José Miguel Delgado - XX International Materials Research Conference (48)
  • Winnie Wong-Ng - The Materials Science & Technology 2011 Conference & Exhibition (50)


  • Calendar of Forthcoming Meetings (52)
  • Short Courses & Workshops (54)
  • Powder Diffraction notes for authors (55)
  • Cumulative Author Index (67)