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Materials Science

CSD Materials

Helps you explore exciting new materials through analysing intra-and intermolecular interactions within the lattice, helping you to understand your material’s behaviours and refine its properties.

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Discovery Science

CSD Discovery

Discover new molecules. For pharmaceutical and agrochemical researchers, CSD-Discovery provides in one place all the tools you need for discovering new molecules.

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Deposit Structures

Upload your data for inclusion in the Cambridge Structural Database or the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database

Access Structures

View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database

CSD 2019 Download Available

CSD 2019

Available Now. The world's repository for small-molecule crystal structures. Download CSD 2019.

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ACA Annual Meeting

The American Crystallographic Association’s Annual Meeting is one of the largest gatherings of crystallographers in the world and features han...

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Latest Blog

The past, the present, the future

We are delighted to announce that today we have launched our new logo as part of our plans to refresh our visual identity.

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Latest News

Reviewing the impact of one million crystal structures

In a new review, coinciding with the millionth structure being added to the CSD, researchers from the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) ha...

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Latest Tweets by @ccdc_cambridge

Reviewing the impact of one million crystal structures - In a new review, coinciding with the millionth structure being added to the CSD, our researchers have shown the impact this database has had on many scientific fields. https://t.co/tGOd4cCMxe #CSD1million #crystallography https://t.co/yJgZt1MrBp

17/07/2019 5:30

We're getting ready for the ACA Annual meeting! Make sure to stop by stand 213 and pick up your free ticket and drinks voucher to our #CSD1million evening reception @ACAxtal #ChemTwitter #data #digitalchemistry #chemistry #crystallography https://t.co/7FVOlV8euT

16/07/2019 3:30

Xenon was discovered #OTD in 1898. See our #IYPTCrystals page on Xenon for more info: https://t.co/FWCt75GQjJ For our #FeaturedStructureFriday we’ve chosen an unusual example of Xenon chemistry (CSD refcode NOVMUI, https://t.co/hPGqXW8s2v), published in @angew_chem #ChemTwitter https://t.co/oBCjlywHyp

12/07/2019 5:02