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ICDD monthly webinar

Mastering the PDF® Database and JADE® Software

ICDD’s FREE Monthly Webinar Series • Presented by ICDD® and Materials Data®

 

Welcome to ICDD’s monthly webinar series, covering topics relating to the Powder Diffraction FileTM and JADE®. Learn the potential of each – as well as the superpower they become when coupled together! In less than one hour, you will walk away with tips and tools to build your confidence and improve your productivity. You’ll be guided by ICDD’s and Materials Data’s experts and developers.

Spaces are limited so make sure you are on our mailing list to receive ICDD Newsletters and be up to date about future webinars. See our upcoming webinar topics below.


July In Session

JADE is a powerful, all-purpose powder XRD pattern viewer, processing and analysis program with great emphasis on quantification, phase ID, Whole Pattern Fitting (WPF), and Rietveld refinement tools. It makes the task of processing and understanding your collected data simple and your results concise and easy to understand. Spend an hour with ICDD and MDI for an overview on how to navigate JADE.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Navigate the Information Rich JADE Interface
  • Quickly do a Search/Match and Whole Pattern Fitting/Rietveld Refinement of Your Pattern
  • View and Create Structures 
  • Create Publication Worthy Reports
Speaker
Steffen Webber

Dr. Steffen Weber

Senior Software Programmer
Born in East Germany and earning his PhD in Japan, Steffen is a scientific application developer at MDI in California. Steffen has been with Materials Data for over 20 years. Materials Data is proud to now be part of the ICDD.

Upcoming Webinars


Registration coming soon. While you’re waiting for the webinar, start exploring PDF-4+ and JADE now!

1 August 2021

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22 September 2021
20 October 2021
17 November 2021
15 December 2021
26 January 2022

Previous Webinars


March 2021 – InSession
“Data Mining in PDF-4+”

Speaker: Justin Blanton, Manager of Engineering & Design

PDF-4+ combines the world’s largest sources of inorganic diffraction data from crystals and powders into a single database. The result is a comprehensive collection of inorganic materials, produced in a standardized format that can be rapidly searched for unknown phase identification. Extensive data mining is facilitated with 131 display fields coupled with 77 searches. This allows the user to find PDF entries of interest based on user-defined search criteria.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:
  • Perform searches based on elemental data, crystallographic data, physical properties, classifications, and more.
  • Combine multiple searches using Boolean logic.
  • Customize your search results by adding display fields and sorting table columns.
  • Create X-Y graphs, category graphs, and histograms based on your search results.

June 2021 – InSession
“Advantages of Using PDF-4+”

Speaker: Justin Blanton, Manager of Engineering & Design

PDF-4+ combines the world’s largest sources of inorganic diffraction data from crystals and powders into a single database. The result is a comprehensive collection of inorganic materials, produced in a standardized format that can be rapidly searched for unknown phase identification. PDF-4+ also includes enhanced analytical tools not typically found in other software or database packages.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:
  • Create powder diffraction simulations based on a wide range of radiation types:
    • X-ray diffraction
    • Neutron diffraction (constant wavelength and time-of-flight)
    • 2D (ring) pattern simulations
  • Create single crystal electron diffraction simulations:
    • Selected area electron diffraction (SAED)
    • Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD)
  • Create 3D molecular structures (with support for modulated structures)
  • Perform whole pattern matching of non-crystalline/amorphous materials in the database
  • Analyze 2D diffraction patterns for phase identification
  • Analyze compositions extracted from X-ray fluorescence (XRF) data for phase identification