SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

March 26, 2007 09:00 ET

The BioSciences Group of Fujitsu Computer Systems Announces U.S. Availability of Materials Explorer 4.0 Molecular Dynamics Simulator

Global Leader in Solutions for Experimental Scientists Launches Computationally Powerful Modeling Tool for Materials Researchers and Manufacturers

WESTWOOD, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 26, 2007 -- The BioSciences Group of Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced the U.S. launch of Materials Explorer® 4.0, a versatile software tool that provides researchers with advanced modeling capabilities to investigate the structure and properties of materials at the atomic and molecular level.

Dr. Kam Chana of the BioSciences Group, said, "We're delighted to introduce Materials Explorer 4.0 to the U.S. market, following a highly successful launch in Japan. Materials Explorer 4.0 gives researchers vast desktop-based modeling capabilities to build assemblies of molecules in a cell, to set up the calculations, and to interpret the results -- through an intuitive, easy-to-use interface."

Materials Explorer 4.0 provides materials researchers with advanced algorithms for evaluation of interaction potentials to dramatically improve computational efficiency, backed by extensive potential libraries comprising numerous high quality, published potentials, including two-body, three-body and embedded atom models.

Materials Explorer 4.0 adds several enhancements over previous versions, including Polymer modules allowing design and modeling of amorphous polymeric materials and computation of additional properties for ceramics.

A full list of Materials Explorer 4.0 functions and modules can be found on the Web at: http://us.fujitsu.com/biosciences

About Materials Explorer 4.0

Materials Explorer 4.0 is a versatile software tool that provides researchers with advanced modeling capabilities to investigate the structure and properties of materials at the atomic and molecular level.

Materials Explorer 4.0 supports evaluation of interaction potentials, backed by extensive analysis and editing utilities, and comprehensive libraries of high-quality, published potentials and models, to create powerful and flexible representations of materials for real-world applications.

About The BioSciences Group of Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

The BioSciences Group of Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation is an established leader in creating innovative and reliable solutions for experimental scientists. BioSciences Group solutions enable researchers to make in silico predictions about leads, targets, and interactions, and to validate these hypotheses experimentally. BioSciences Group offerings include the CELLINJECTOR system for high-throughput, automated cellular injection, the Scigress Explorer™ suite of predictive modeling and automated docking tools, for discovery and chemical research, and the Materials Explorer® suite providing materials science researchers with advanced design and simulation capabilities.

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About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) committed to the design, development and delivery of advanced computer systems, application infrastructure software products, and managed services for the business enterprise. Through its TRIOLE® strategy, the company offers a complete line of scalable and reliable servers, storage and middleware solutions, high-performance mobile and client computers, as well as professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation has established itself as a strategic solutions provider to the world's leading organizations by offering technology innovation, customer choice, exceptional product quality and reliability, as well as outstanding customer service.

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.

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