Crystallography Open Database

Open-access collection of crystal structures of organic, inorganic, metal-organics compounds and minerals, excluding biopolymers.

Including data and software from CrystalEye, developed by Nick Day at the department of Chemistry, the University of Cambridge under supervision of Peter Murray-Rust.

All data on this site have been placed in the public domain by the contributors.

Currently there are 463601 entry in the COD.
Latest deposited structure: 1559409 on 2020-10-24 at 23:04:25 UTC

Crystallography Open Database

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Advisory Board

  • Daniel Chateigner,
  • Xiaolong Chen,
  • Marco Ciriotti,
  • Robert T. Downs,
  • Saulius Gra┼żulis,
  • Werner Kaminsky,
  • Armel Le Bail,
  • Luca Lutterotti,
  • Yoshitaka Matsushita,
  • Andrius Merkys,
  • Peter Moeck,
  • Peter Murray-Rust,
  • Miguel Quirós Olozábal,
  • Hareesh Rajan,
  • Alexandre F.T. Yokochi

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SOLSA logo The COD database is currently used for the SOLSA project and has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 689868
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