ICDD® Workshops on
Materials Characterization Using Powder X-ray Diffraction

Lead Instructor:

Dr. Soorya Kabekkodu

International centre for Diffraction Data
12 Campus Boulevard, Newtown Square, PA 19073 U.S.A.

Resource Professional - Vivertana

Prof. T N Guru Row

Chief Executive & Director
Vivertana Distributors Pvt Ltd
#205, Brigade Gardens Church Street Bangalore 560001

Resource Professional - Vivertana

Prof. Arun M Umarji

Director (Operations)
Vivertana Distributors Pvt Ltd
#205, Brigade Gardens Church Street Bangalore 560001

December 4 and 5, 2023

International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI)


Balapur P.O. Hyderabad - 500005,
Telangana, INDIA

Dr. Ravi Chandra Gundakaram
Scientist 'G' & Head


Dr. Suresh Kopparaju
Scientist 'E'


Maximum number: 50

Registration: Students / Academic faculty / Members from Organizations.

Requirement: Attendees should bring their laptop computer with wireless web access (Edge, Chrome, Firefox).
Mac laptop (macOS) users should have Windows emulator installed.

Structure of the workshop: Interactive sessions followed by (or along with) hands-on sessions. Learning the concepts by solving problems of different complexity levels (simple to advanced).

This workshop will describe both data mining using the ICDD PDF-5+® database and methods of analysis embodied in ICDD PDF-5+® Sieve+ and ICDD MDI JADEPro® software.

Day 1: PDF databases, database overview, features, data mining capabilities and Sieve+ for phase identification.

Day 2: Qualitative and quantitative XRD analyses using MDI JADEPro software. Demonstration of materials characterization using the JADEPro Toolkit features.

Note: Attendees will have access to PDF-5+® and JADEPro® for two-week post workshop (December 15th to 30th, 2023).