Mercury

Mercury 4.2

Free
Creates 3D images and exports them in a multitude of formats
3.6  (49 votes)
4.2.0 (See all)

Loads structural data and provides aid in investigation and analysis of crystal structures. It locates and displays hydrogen bonds and user-specified types of contacts, for example, chlorine and oxygen. Calculates simulated diffraction patterns for any displayed crystal structure

Mercury offers a comprehensive range of tools for 3D structure visualization and the exploration of crystal packing. Mercury is able to load structural data from a variety of formats and provides an extensive array of options to aid the investigation and analysis of crystal structures. Generate packing diagrams of any number of unit cells in any direction, define and visualise least-squares and Miller planes, and take a slice through a crystal in any direction.

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