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Also known as: Inorganic Crystal Stucture Database
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

Comprehensive database on fully determined inorganic crystal structures.

At present, the ICSD contains:

  • 1,514 crystal structures of the elements
  • 25,823 records for binary compounds
  • 48,920 records for ternary compounds
  • 49,525 records for quarternary and quintenary compounds

About 98,000 entries (72,3%) have been assigned a structure type. There are currently 5,594 structure prototypes.

Personalization: Click on “Personalize account” in the upper left. A personalized account allows you store personalized queries. On subsequent logins, click on “Login personalized.”
Notes: Please note that current UD students, faculty, and staff do not need to log in by filling out the username and password in the upper left. Use these only if you have set up a personalized account.
Permitted Uses: General Terms and Conditions for the Licensing of the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD)
Help: ICSD Web help is available. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: FIZ Karlsruhe

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 03/31/11