Cambridge Structural Database

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Connection note

Access to Cambridge Structural Database is limited to current faculty, staff, and officially registered students. In order to utilize full features of CSD, software downloads are required. If you would like to download the software, click here.

Note that the complete installation procedure will require approximately 30GB of free disk space. Once the installation is complete, you can save about 10GB of disk space by deleting the installer files. The final installation requires approximately 20GB.

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Cambridge Structural Database is a repository of highly curated small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures, which may be viewed in 3-D. It contains over 1 million entries from x-ray and neutron diffraction analyses, and approximately 50,000 structures are added per year. These new structures are deposited by researchers from around the world. Deposited structures are validated and enhanced with bibliographic, chemical, and physical property information.

Dates covered

1972 - present.

Type of coverage

3-D organic and metal-organic structures, bibliographic citations, and chemical and physical properties.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC)

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