These tutorials are specific to various material classes. In general these tutorials were developed in cooperation with ICDD member scientists and field experts in the ICDD’s technical subcommittees. Overall these tutorials outline general analysis techniques. For polymers, clay minerals, and pharmaceuticals the tutorials demonstrate select capabilities in the PDF-4 databases which include full experimental digital patterns of non-crystalline materials, a unique feature of these databases.
Metals and Alloys
Learn to identify possible prototype structure types for an unknown material and/or compare isotypical phases, their lattice parameters and chemistries.
For more pharmaceutical capabilities, see PDF-4/Organics
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