6 August 2019 г. 
The CIF format extension developed at the SCTMS  is published on the IUCr official website.

Information on the topology and topological properties of crystalline structures can now be stored in the CIF-format (Crystallographic Information File). The release of a special dictionary describing the topology took place on July 17 on the website of the International Union of Crystallographers.

9 June 2018 г. 
International Union of Crystallography accepted CIF format extension elaborated by SCTMS.

Crystallographic Information File (CIF) is a standard text file format for representing crystallographic information, promulgated by the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr). CIF stores diverse information (primarily experimental data) about crystal structures.