📄️ What is CrystalExplorer?
CrystalExplorer is a standard tool for investigating intermolecular interactions and packing in crystalline materials using Hirshfeld surface analysis.
📄️ Open a CIF
CrystalExplorer reads crystal structures from Crystallographic Information Files (CIF).
📄️ Changing the View
CrystalExplorer allows you to rotate, zoom in/out and translate so that you can achieve a particular orientation of the structure.
📄️ Selecting Atoms and Molecules
Atoms and molecules need to be selected before surfaces or clusters can be made.
📄️ Generating Clusters
CrystalExplorer provides several methods for building up clusters of atoms or molecules.
📄️ Generate Surfaces and Surface Properties
CrystalExplorer can generate the following surfaces:
📄️ Fingerprint Plots
Displaying Fingerprint Plots
📄️ Measuring distances and angles
CrystalExplorer also includes basic tools for conventional structure analysis.