Using the Powder Diffraction File
These Getting Started Tools are applicable to all the PDF databases.
Data Mining - Trace Phase Analysis by Dr. James Kaduk
Crystallite Size and Crystallinity
Crystallite Size Analysis - Nanomaterials - by Professor Paolo Scardi and Dr. Matteo Leoni
Non-Ambient Data - (Draft / Under Review)
For more pharmaceutical capabilities, see PDF-4/Organics
Metals and Alloys
Learn to identify possible prototype structure types for an unknown material and/or compare isotypical phases, their lattice parameters and chemistries.