special issues

IUCr Journals regularly produce focused special issues on topics of key interest to readers. A selection of special issues published since 1998 is given below.

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Special issues

Weak interactions in crystals: an integrated approach
Acta Cryst. Volume E74, Part 5 (early view articles)

CCP4 - From crystal to structure with CCP4 (Part 2)
Acta Cryst. Volume D74, Part 3 (pp. 167-244, 1 March 2018)

CCP4 - From crystal to structure with CCP4 (Part 1)
Acta Cryst. Volume D74, Part 2 (pp. 67-166, 1 February 2018)

PhotonDiag2017 Workshop papers
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 25, Part 1 (pp. 1-303, 1 January 2018)

Special issue on charge density, photocrystallography and time-resolved crystallography: a tribute to Professor Philip Coppens
Acta Cryst. Volume B73, Part 4 (pp. 519-774, 1 August 2017)

Proceedings of the CCP-EM Spring Symposium 2016
Acta Cryst. Volume D73, Part 6 (pp. 467-548, 1 June 2017)

13th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-ray Diffraction and Imaging (XTOP2016)
J. Appl. Cryst. High-resolution X-ray diffraction and imaging special issue (1 June 2017)

Special issue on halogen bonding
Acta Cryst. Volume B73, Part 2 (pp. 135-323, 1 April 2017)

CCP4 - Protein-ligand complexes: understanding biological chemistry (Part 2)
Acta Cryst. Volume D73, Part 3 (pp. 195-285, 1 March 2017)

Special issue on NMR Crystallography
Acta Cryst. Volume C73, Part 3 (pp. 126-304, 1 March 2017)

CCP4 - Protein-ligand complexes: understanding biological chemistry (Part 1)
Acta Cryst. Volume D73, Part 2 (pp. 77-194, 1 February 2017)

X-ray Radiation Damage to Biological Crystalline Samples
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 24, Part 1 (pp. 1-375, 1 January 2017)


100 years of the Debye scattering equation
Acta Cryst. Volume A72, Part 6 (pp. 589-705, 1 November 2016)

Special issue on Scorpionates: a golden anniversary
Acta Cryst. Volume C72, Part 11 (pp. 766-922, 1 November 2016)

CCP-FEL: a collection of computer programs for FEL research
J. Appl. Cryst. CCP-FEL: a collection of computer programs for FEL research (1 August 2016)


Special issue on crystal structure prediction
Acta Cryst. Volume B72, Part 4 (pp. 435-657, 1 August 2016)

CCP4 - Advances in experimental phasing
Acta Cryst. Volume D72, Part 3 (pp. 291-453, 1 March 2016)

PhotonDiag2015 Workshop
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 23, Part 1 (pp. 1-382, 1 January 2016)

Special issue on energy materials
Acta Cryst. Volume B71, Part 6 (pp. 583-813, 1 December 2015)

ICCBM15 - selected articles
Acta Cryst. Volume F71, Part 7 (pp. 805-928, 1 July 2015)

12th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-ray Diffraction and Imaging (XTOP2014)
J. Appl. Cryst. X-ray diffraction and imaging special issue (27 June 2015)

Molecular parasitology - advances in biology and supporting drug discovery
Acta Cryst. Volume F71, Part 5 (pp. 483-621, 1 May 2015)

X-ray Free-Electron Lasers
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 22, Part 3 (pp. 471-866, 1 May 2015)

X-ray Radiation Damage to Biological Crystalline Samples
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 22, Part 2 (pp. 195-470, 1 March 2015)

CCP4 - Two Way Street - Complementary Methods
Acta Cryst. Volume D71, Part 1 (pp. 1-172, 1 January 2015)

Diffraction data deposition
Acta Cryst. Volume D70, Part 10 (pp. 2500-2780, 1 October 2014)

Diffraction-Limited Storage Rings and New Science Opportunities
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 21, Part 5 (pp. 837-1216, 1 September 2014)

Special issue on non-ambient crystallography
Acta Cryst. Volume B70, Part 3 (pp. 399-615, 1 June 2014)

Special issue on crystal engineering
Acta Cryst. Volume B70, Part 1 (pp. 1-195, 1 February 2014)

Small-Angle Scattering
J. Appl. Cryst. Small-angle scattering special issue (19 February 2014)

Mathematical crystallography
Acta Cryst. Mathematical crystallography (9 December 2014)


Acta Cryst. Virtual issue on Coordination polymers (1 July 2014)

X-ray Diffraction Microscopy
J. Appl. Cryst. X-ray diffraction microscopy special issue (15 March 2013)

Interplay of crystallography, spectroscopy and theoretical methods for solving chemical problems
Acta Cryst. Volume C69, Part 12 (pp. 1415-1566, 15 December 2013)

CCP4 Study Weekend: Molecular replacements, Nottingham, UK, January 2013
Acta Cryst. Volume D69, Part 11 (pp. 2165-2292, 1 November 2013)

Pharmaceuticals, drug discovery and natural products
Acta Cryst. Volume C69, Part 11 (pp. 1205-1414, 15 November 2013)

Special issue on Scorpionates
Acta Cryst. Volume C69, Part 9 (pp. 937-1084, 15 September 2013)

4th International Symposium on Diffraction Structural Biology, Nagoya, Japan, May 2013
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 20, Part 6 (pp. 819-1012, 1 November 2013)

11th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-ray Diffraction and Imaging (XTOP2012), St Petersburg, Russia, September 2012
J. Appl. Cryst. Volume 46, Part 4 (pp. 841-1248, 1 August 2013)

CCP4 Study Weekend: Data collection and processing, University of Warwick, UK, January 2012
Acta Cryst. Volume D69, Part 7 (pp. 1193-1332, 1 July 2013)

Integrated Software for Integrative Structural Biology
Acta Cryst. Volume D69, Part 5 (pp. 681-924, 1 May 2013)

Bragg Centennial - celebrating 100 years of X-ray crystallography
Acta Cryst. Volume A69, Part 1 (pp. 1-122, 1 January 2013)

Seventh International Workshop on X-ray Damage to Biological Crystalline Samples, Diamond Light Source, UK, March 2012
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 20, Part 1 (pp. 1-208, 1 January 2013)


Acta Cryst. Virtual issue on Absolute structure (1 December 2012)

International Workshop on Improving Data Quality and Quantity for XAFS Experiments (Q2XAFS2011), Photon Factory, Tsukuba, Japan, December 2011
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 19, Part 6 (pp. 849-1066, 1 November 2012)

CCP4 Study Weekend: Model building, refinement and validation, University of Warwick, UK, January 2011
Acta Cryst. Volume D68, Part 4 (pp. 325-496, 1 April 2012)


The Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease
Acta Cryst. Volume F67, Part 9 (pp. 979-1158, 1 September 2011)

Sixth International Workshop on X-ray Radiation Damage to Biological Crystalline Samples, Menlo Park, CA, USA, March 2010
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 18, Part 3 (pp. 313-537, 1 May 2011)

CCP4 Study Weekend: From Crystal to Structure with CCP4, Nottingham, UK, January 2010
Acta Cryst. Volume D67, Part 4 (pp. 233-394, 1 April 2011)

Third International Symposium on Diffraction Structural Biology (ISDSB2010), Orsay/Saint Aubin, France, 25-28 May 2010
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 18, Part 1 (pp. 1-99, 1 January 2011)

Neutrons in biology
Acta Cryst. Volume D66, Part 11 (pp. 1121-1268, 1 November 2010)

Crystallography education and training for the 21st century
J. Appl. Cryst. Volume 43, Part 5 Number 2 (pp. 1137-1284, 1 October 2010)

Joint Center for Structural Genomics (JCSG)
Acta Cryst. Volume F66, Part 10 (pp. 1137-1405, 1 October 2010)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Experimental Phasing and Radiation Damage, Nottingham, UK, January 2009
Acta Cryst. Volume D66, Part 4 (pp. 325-501, 1 April 2010)

Dynamical structural science
Acta Cryst. Volume A66, Part 2 (pp. 133-280, 1 March 2010)

Synchrotron radiation in soil and geosciences
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 17, Part 2 (pp. 147-298, 1 March 2010)

RIKEN-UK structural genomics
Acta Cryst. Volume F65, Part 12 (pp. 1200-1319, 1 December 2009)

Advances and synergy of high-pressure sciences at synchrotron sources
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 16, Part 6 (pp. 697-883, 1 November 2009)

Workshop on New Algorithms in Macromolecular Crystallography and Electron Microscopy, Leiden, The Netherlands, May 2008
Acta Cryst. Volume D65, Part 7 (pp. 623-732, 1 July 2009)

Fifth International Workshop on X-ray Damage to Biological Crystalline Samples, Villigen, Switzerland, March 2008
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 16, Part 2 (pp. 129-316, 1 March 2009)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Low-Resolution Structure Determination and Validation, Leeds, UK, January 2008
Acta Cryst. Volume D65, Part 2 (pp. 101-199, 1 February 2009)

Second International Symposium on Diffraction Structural Biology, ISDSB2007, Tower Hall Funabori, Tokyo, Japan, 10-13 September 2007
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 15, Part 3 (pp. 199-322, 1 May 2008)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Molecular Replacement, Reading, UK, January 2007
Acta Cryst. Volume D64, Part 1 (pp. 1-140, 1 January 2008)

13th International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering, Kyoto, Japan, 9-13 July 2006
J. Appl. Cryst. Volume 40, Part s1 (pp. s1-s705, 21 April 2007)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Crystallography of Complexes, Leeds, UK, January 2006
Acta Cryst. Volume D63, Part 1 (pp. 1-117, 1 January 2007)

Fourth International Workshop on X-ray Damage to Biological Crystalline Samples, Harima, Japan, March 2006
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 14, Part 1 (pp. 1-180, 1 January 2007)

Structural Proteomics IN Europe
Acta Cryst. Volume D62, Part 10 (pp. 1103-1285, 1 October 2006)

Get-Phases, Beijing, People's Republic of China, October-November 2005
Acta Cryst. Volume D62, Part 8 (pp. 843-945, 1 August 2006)

International School on Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography, Nancy, France, June 2005
Acta Cryst. Volume A62, Part 2 (pp. 47-145, 1 March 2006)

Detectors
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 13, Part 2 (pp. 97-226, 1 March 2006)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Data Collection and Analysis, Reading, UK, January 2005
Acta Cryst. Volume D62, Part 1 (pp. 1-124, 1 January 2006)

10th International Conference on the Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 5-8 June 2004
Acta Cryst. Volume D61, Part 6 (pp. 651-843, 1 June 2005)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Model Building and Refinement, Leeds, UK, January 2004
Acta Cryst. Volume D60, Part 12 Number 1 (pp. 2115-2294, 1 December 2004)

New Information from Modern Charge Density Methods, Third European Charge Density Meeting, Sandbjerg Estate, Denmark, 24-29 June 2003
Acta Cryst. Volume A60, Part 5 (pp. 357-516, 1 September 2004)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Experimental Phasing, York, UK, January 2003
Acta Cryst. Volume D59, Part 11 (pp. 1881-2050, 1 November 2003)

XIV Russian Synchrotron Radiation Conference, SR2002, Novosibirsk, Russia, 15-19 July 2002
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 10, Part 5 (pp. 343-407, 1 September 2003)

12th International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering, Venice, Italy, 25-29 August 2002
J. Appl. Cryst. Volume 36, Part 3 Number 1 (pp. 373-868, 1 June 2003)

BioXAS Study Weekend on Contribution of BioXAS to Structural Genomics: Developments in Theory and Refinement Methods, Orsay, France, 30 June-1 July 2001
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 10, Part 1 (pp. 1-112, 1 January 2003)

Second International Workshop on X-ray Damage to Crystalline Biological Samples, Chicago, USA, December 2001
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 9, Part 6 (pp. 327-413, 1 November 2002)

CCP4 Study Weekend on High-Throughput Structure Determination, York, UK, January 2002
Acta Cryst. Volume D58, Part 11 (pp. 1897-1970, 1 November 2002)

9th International Conference on the Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules, Jena, Germany, 23-28 March 2002
Acta Cryst. Volume D58, Part 10 Number 1 (pp. 1511-1764, 1 October 2002)

Special issue on crystallographic databases
Acta Cryst. Volume B58, Part 3 Number 1 (pp. 317-422, 1 June 2002)

Crystallographic databases
Acta Cryst. Volume D58, Part 6 Number 1 (pp. 879-920, 1 June 2002)

Fifth Harima International Forum on New Aspects of X-ray Imaging Technology with Synchrotron Radiation - Present Status and Future Possibilities, HIF2001, Harima Science Garden City, Japan, 12-14 July 2001
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 9, Part 3 (pp. 107-188, 1 May 2002)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Molecular Replacement and its Relatives, York, UK, January 2001
Acta Cryst. Volume D57, Part 10 (pp. 1355-1490, 1 October 2001)

Eleventh International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure, XAFS XI, Ako, Japan, 26-31 July 2000
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 8, Part 2 (pp. 47-1014, 1 March 2001)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Low-Resolution Phasing, York, UK, January 2000
Acta Cryst. Volume D56, Part 10 (pp. 1205-1357, 1 October 2000)

11th International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA, 17-20 May 1999
J. Appl. Cryst. Volume 33, Part 3 Number 1 (pp. 421-868, 1 June 2000)

Synchrotron Radiation Satellite Meeting of the XVIII IUCr Congress, Daresbury Laboratory, UK, 1-4 August 1999
J. Synchrotron Rad. Volume 7, Part 3 (pp. 115-202, 1 May 2000)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Data Collection and Processing, Sheffield, UK, January 1999
Acta Cryst. Volume D55, Part 10 (pp. 1631-1772, 1 October 1999)

CCP4 Study Weekend on Databases for Macromolecular Crystallographers, Reading, UK, January 1998
Acta Cryst. Volume D54, Part 6, Number 1 (pp. 1065-1206, 1 November 1998)



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