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Everybody! From beginners to advanced users, we hope to grow the CSDU collection to cover a wide range of applications.
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Visualisation 101 - Visualising structural chemistry data with Mercury
Communicating your work with effective images is key when publishing or reporting your results.
In this session you will learn the basics of visualising structures using Mercury and of preparing publication-ready images, including our popular hints and tips.
Analysing molecular geometries 101 - basics of Mogul
Explore how to use Mogul to assess the geometry of a molecule using the information in over 1.1 million structures in the CSD.
In this session you will learn how to run a geometry check in Mercury, how to launch Mogul from Mercury and how to interpret the results obtained.
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