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ICSD now contains 193,878 crystal structures

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ICSD now contains 193,878 crystal structures

06. December 2017

The ICSD database now contains 193,878 crystal structures.

During the update procedure, 5,688 new entries were added (1,000 theoretical structures and 4,688 experimental structures), 7,462 entries were modified and 441 entries were removed. The work on structure types has been expanded to the newly added and modified data. More than 155,193 ICSD entries have now been assigned to 9,004 distinct structure types.