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Find chemical and physical properties
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Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD) This link opens in a new window
Crystal structures of approximately 160,000 inorganic compounds.
WebCSD This link opens in a new window
Web access to Cambridge Structural Database, with access to over 900,000 organic and organometallic crystal structures.
Find less common properties
Knovel This link opens in a new window
Searchable full text access to over 4,000 leading handbooks, databases, encyclopedia and reference books across all engineering disciplines. Knovel also provides tools to analyse and display data found.
Videos from Elsevier showing how to use Knovel to find material properties, how to use interactive graphs, etc.
SciFinder-n This link opens in a new window
SciFinder-n is a new version of SciFinder, the largest index to chemistry and related literature. Search by topic, author, compound name, molecular formula or structure.
Reaxys This link opens in a new window
Index to chemistry literature. Search by topic, author, compound name, molecular formula or structure. Includes Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry.
Detherm This link opens in a new window
Thermophysical property data for compounds and mixtures.
Properties of the chemical elements