Event Name

Powder diffraction of organic compounds

Start Date 6th Oct 2015
End Date 8th Oct 2015

Workshop of the working group `Chemical Crystallography (ChemKrist)' of the section `Analytical Chemistry' of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) and the working group `Molecular compounds' of the German Crystallographic Society (DGK)

Lectures and poster presentations

  • Fundamentals of X-ray powder diffraction
  • How to collect quality powder diffraction data
  • Crystal-structure determination of organic compounds from X-ray powder diffraction data: Fundamentals, Rietveld refinement, applications, new developments, tips and tricks
  • Qualitative and quantitative phase analysis, investigation of polymorphism
  • X-ray powder diffraction in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Investigation of nanocrystalline and amorphous organic compounds with the pair distribution function (PDF)
  • Combination of X-ray powder diffraction and electron diffraction

Organization: Prof Dr Martin U. Schmidt (Goethe University, Frankfurt) and Dr Norbert Nagel (Sanofi-Aventis, Frankfurt)

Location Frankfurt/Main
URL http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb14/Anorg_Chem/AK_Schmidt/chemkrist2015/ws_ck/ChemKrist2015_Flyer_English.pdf

Category Workshops
Topics Electron crystallography | General | Industrial crystallography | Powder diffraction