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CHMC31 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry

What is the WebCSD used for?

The Web Cambridge Structural Database (WebCSD) can be used to find the crystal structures and the journal articles that originally reported the structure for chemical compounds.

The database can be searched by chemical structure or substructure, compound name, crystal unit cell, and other criteria.

The database is especially useful for finding publications that have done crystallography and thus determined the bond lengths (to better than ± 0.01 Å, and accurate determination to thousandths of an angstrom is common) and angles with excellent accuracy.

Where to Find the Web CSD