New Resource: ICSD

May 9, 2013
New Resources
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The library has acquired access to Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD).

ICSD is the world's largest database for completely identified inorganic crystal structures. It contains about 156,000 peer-reviewed data entries, including their atomic coordinates, dating back to 1973.

ICSD contains:

  • 1,675 crystal structures of the elements
  • 30,075 records for binary compounds
  • 58,371 records for ternary compounds
  • 55,754 records for quarternary and quintenary compounds

About 119,000 entries (75.9% of entries) have been assigned a structure type. There are currently 6,357 structure prototypes.

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For more information contact Leena Lalwani at

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Last modified: 05/09/2013