University of Tokyo, Intel and HP Team Up On Nanotechnology R&D - News Item

The University of Tokyo's Hirao Laboratory will soon be home to a computer system specifically designed for theoretical research and development on nano and bio materials. The system consists of a cluster of 68 HP zx6000 Workstations each equipped with dual Intel Itanium 2 processors and will be the largest and most advanced computer system in Japan.

The computer system will be used to study electronic structure theory and molecular dynamics at molecular and electron levels. It will also be used to research nanomaterials and biomaterials such as Dendrimer - a nanomaterial with expected medical applications.

Posted 13th April 2004

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