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The Materials SRDs are sorted by SRD number (below) and by subtopic.


SRD 13 NIST–JANAF Thermochemical Tables

This database provides tables of enthalpies (H) and Gibbs energies of formation (G) for more than 1,000 chemical species in solid, liquid, and gas phases. Changes in H and G can be predicted for any reactions among the chemical species. Read More
SRD 20 NIST X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Database 
Starting Friday October 27, XPS will be down for a few weeks for extended maintenance.
This database contains over 22,000 line positions, chemical shifts, doublet splittings, and energy separations of photoelectron and Auger-electron spectral lines, and is searchable by element, line type, line energy, and many other variables. Read More
SRD 30 NIST Structural Ceramics Database 

This database provides physical properties for major series of compounds derived from the ceramic oxide, carbide, nitride, boride, and oxynitride chemical families used for structural applications such as heat exchangers and engines. Read more
SRD 31 ACerS−NIST Phase Equilibria Diagrams Database 

This database is the result of a long-standing collaboration between NIST and The American Ceramic Society to develop and maintain a state-of-the-art database of phase equilibria data. Read More
SRD 35 NIST/EPA Gas-Phase Infrared Database JCAMP Format 

This database contains more than 5200 infrared spectra of different compounds along with chemical structures for most of them.  Read More
SRD 60 NIST ITS-90 Thermocouple Database 

This database contains reference functions and tables of thermocouple electromotive force versus temperature for the eight letter-designated thermocouple types: noble-metal types B, R, and S; and base-metal types E, J, K, N, and T. Read More
SRD 62

NIST High Temp. Superconducting Materials (HTS) Database 

Thermal, mechanical, and superconducting property data for oxide superconductors, e.g., compounds derived from the Y-Ba-Cu-O, Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O, Tl-Sr-Ca-Cu-O, and La-Cu-O chemical families, are provided in this database. Read More

SRD 64 NIST Electron Elastic-Scattering Cross-Section Database

This database provides values of differential elastic-scattering, total elastic-scattering, and transport cross-sections for elements with atomic numbers from 1 to 96 needed for quantitative analysis by Auger-electron spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, electron microprobe analysis, and analytical electron microscopy. Read More
SRD 71  NIST Electron Inelastic-Mean-Free-Path Database

This database provides values of electron-inelastic mean free paths for elements, inorganic compounds, and organic compounds that are used in quantitative surface analyses by Auger-electron spectroscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More
SRD 82 NIST Electron Effective-Attenuation-Length Database

This database provides values of electron-effective attenuation lengths in solid elements and compounds at selected electron energies for surface analysis by Auger-electron spectroscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More
SRD 83 NIST Structural Database

The NIST Structural Database contains crystallographic and atomic position information for metallic crystalline substances, including alloys, intermetallics, and minerals. Read More
SRD 84 FIZ/NIST Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD) 

The ICSD is a comprehensive collection of crystal structure data of inorganic compounds that contains more than 120,000 entries and covers the literature from 1913 to the present.   Read More
SRD 100 NIST Database for the Simulation of Electron Spectra for Surface Analysis (SESSA)

SESSA can be used to simulate Auger-electron spectroscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy spectra of multilayer thin films and nanostructures such as islands, lines, and spheres on surfaces. Read More
SRD 137 NIST Fracture Toughness / Fracture Energy Data for Oxide Glass

This database provides values of fracture toughness and fracture energy for borate, germanate, phosphate, and silicate base glasses. Read More
SRD 138 NIST Fracture Toughness / Fracture Energy Data for Ceramics 

Fracture toughness and fracture energy values for 52 ceramic materials, including oxides, nitrides, carbides, fluorides, silicon, graphite, and diamond, are provided in this database. Read More
SRD 150 NIST Property Data Summaries for Advanced Materials

This database provides physical characteristics (crystallography data, density), mechanical properties (elastic moduli, strength, hardness, toughness, creep, wear), and thermal properties (specific heat, diffusivity, conductivity, expansion) for advanced materials. Read More
SRD 154 NIST Backscattering-Correction-Factor Database for Auger Electron Spectroscopy

This database contains values of backscattering correction factors of homogeneous materials for quantitative surface analyses by Auger electron spectroscopy.
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SRD 156 NIST Clathrate Hydrate Physical Property Database

Thermodynamic and crystallographic properties of gas hydrates searchable by compound, citation, and property are provided in this database. Read More
SRD 164 NIST Database of Cross Sections for Inner-Shell Ionization by Electron or Positron Impact

This database provides cross-sections for ionization of the K shell and of the L and M sub-shells in neutral atoms of the elements, from hydrogen to einsteinium, by electron and positron impact. Read More
SRD 166 NIST MEMS Calculator

MEMS Calculator determines residual strain, strain gradient, step heights and thicknesses, and in-plane lengths and deflections of thin films from data taken with an optical interferometer or comparable instrument. Read More


Created August 27, 2010, Updated October 26, 2023