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We present the Matwall: a framework that provides a link between materials properties, process development and tech transfer for commercial production.

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Cancelled - BCA Spring Meeting

  The BCA Spring Meeting was cancelled due the continuing spread of the Corona Virus COVID-19. We are working to make our talks availa...

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CCDC Research on COVID-19

The CCDC is actively seeking areas where we can assist in the fight against the nefarious SARS-Cov2 disease currently taking hold around the world. We...

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Lee Daniels joins CCDC’s growing North America team

The CCDC, world-leading experts in structural chemistry data, software and knowledge for materials and life science research and application are pleas...

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Inspired by @FerrenceG at @IllinoisStateU #Chemistry department, we used our CSD Python API to investigate how many times different elements appear in #CSDCommunications structures - those in grey don't appear in any yet! Have you got any unpublished structures you could add?

3/04/2020 2:15

A double-helical MOF architecture developed by introducing an electron-rich ligand suitable for electrical conductivity could be an excellent candidate for a next-generation semiconductor. Today’s #FeaturedStructureFriday CSD Entry: QULFAH,

3/04/2020 10:15

RT @FerrenceG: Count of entries needed to span all #elements in @ccdc_cambridge #CSDCommunications? 25. Don’t be fooled by the asymmetric…

2/04/2020 6:33