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Welcome to the IOCG!

The International Organization for Crystal Growth (IOCG) is a federation of national groups and societies which represent national communities of scientists active in the area of crystal growth. The general purposes of IOCG are scientific, literary and educational, directed toward the advancement of the theory and practice of crystal growth, crystal characterization and allied branches of science. Means to these ends include the holding of the triennial Intern. Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ICCGE) jointly with the Intern. Summer School on Crystal Growth (ISSCG) as well as the support to further topical meetings on crystal growth.

Dr. Dennis Elwell (1935-2023)

We regret to report that on May 29, 2023, Dr. Dennis Elwell, one of the pioneers of the crystal growth community passed away at his home at Discovery Harbor, on the Island of Hawaii. He was 87 years old. Dr. Elwell's obituary


July 23-26, 2024

Phuket, Thailand

15th International Workshop on Crystal Growth of Organic Materials (CGOM15)

July 30-August 2, 2025

Xi'an, China

The International Summer School on Crystal Growth (ISSCG-19)

August 4-8, 2025

Xi'an, China

International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ICCGE 21)

National Crystal Growth Organization Members

In Memoriam

In Memoriam” notes about the distinguished members of Crystal Growth Community who are no longer with us will be published here. Please submit the appropriate notes to the Secretary, Stanisław Krukowski

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