• The IYPT in Crystals Project: What is it? YOU can be a part of it!

    The Periodic Table is a display of the chemical elements that scientists have identified.  The layout of the elements helps people learn and understand the physical and chemical properties of the elements and the relationships between them.  In 1869 Russian Chemist Dmitri Mendeleev published the first recognizable periodic table.  To celebrate this amazing feat, the year 2019 was proclaimed the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT) by the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 

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  • CSD Heroes: Brian W. Skelton

    In the year that the CSD hit one million structures we wanted to highlight and thank some of the most prolific contributors to the database. The 10th and final person in this series is Brian W. Skelton.  Brian is currently 1st in our annual CSD author statistics and so we wanted to thank him for his contributions by doing what we do best – searching the CSD!

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  • CSD Heroes: A.H. White

    In the year that the CSD hit one million structures we wanted to highlight and thank some of the most prolific contributors to the database. The 9th person in this series is Allan H. White who is currently 2nd in our annual CSD author statistics!

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  • CSD Heroes: Arnold L. Rheingold

    In the year that the CSD hit one million structures, we wanted to highlight and thank some of the most prolific contributors to the database. Our 8th CSD Hero in this series is Arnold L. Rheingold who currently sits 3rd in our annual CSD author statistics!

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  • CSD Heroes: Peter G. Jones

    In the year that the CSD hit one million structures, we have been highlighting some of the most prolific contributors to the database. The 7th person in our CSD Heroes series is P.G.Jones.  Peter is currently 4th in our annual CSD author statistics!  We we wanted to thank him for his contributions by doing what we do best – searching the CSD! 

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  • CSD Heroes: Mike Hursthouse

    Our 6th CSD Hero is Mike Hursthouse who is currently fifth in our annual CSD author statistics!

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  • CSD Heroes: Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin

    In the year that the CSD hit one million structures we are highlighting some of the most prolific contributors to the database. Our 5th CSD Hero in this series is Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin who is currently 6th in our annual CSD author statistics. We wanted to thank Slawin for her contribution by doing what we do best – searching the CSD! 

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  • CSD Heroes: Frank Fronczek

    Our fourth CSD Hero is Frank Fronczek, currently 7th in our annual CSD author statistics

    Frank Fronczek is Director of the X-ray Facility at Louisiana State University and a Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association.  He was a postdoc at the University of California at Berkeley after receiving his PhD at Caltech, with Dick Marsh (trained by Linus Pauling) and Bill Schaefer.(1) 

    We would like to thank Frank by highlighting some of his key contributions to the CSD.

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  • CSD Heroes: Judith Howard

    Our 3rd CSD Hero is Judith Howard who is currently 8th in our annual CSD author statistics.  To thank Judith for her contributions we are taking a look at some of her CSD highlights. 

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  • CSD Heroes: H.-K.Fun

    Our second CSD Hero is H.‑K.Fun, currently 9th in our annual CSD author statistics! We would like to thank Fun for his contribution by highlighting some key facts drawn from data in the CSD! 

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