Pearson's Crystal Data: Release 2011/12
A new release 2011/12 of Pearson's Crystal Data (PCD), the well-known crystal structure
database for inorganic compounds, has just become
available. The new release contains more than 212,500 entries (including atom coordinates and displacement parameters,
when determined) for about 126,000 different chemical formulas. Besides
this, the database provides roughly 15,000 experimental powder diffraction patterns and about
195,000 calculated patterns (interplanar spacings, intensities, Miller indices).
It achieves more than 95 percent overlap with ICSD entries!
As usual, the PCD database comes with an innovative retrieval software for Windows
PCs developed by Crystal Impact. It offers a large variety of elaborate new features
which make retrieval of the desired information extremely easy and comfortable,
with "perpetual restrainting" still being our personal favourite.
Customers who are already using PCD can find prices for the update (which
- not mandatory) to the new release here.