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Quantachrome Instruments Releases Latest Version of its AS1Win Software

Quantachrome Instruments announces the release of the latest version of its AS1Win software, ver 2.01. The new program is Windows Vista compliant and includes new functionality and upgraded, user-friendly features. The new program replaces ver 1.5X and ships with all new Autosorb-1MP and -1AG instrument orders.

This latest release adds a new physisorption "Heat of Adsorption" calculation, user-selectable units of measurement for familiar reporting of data, the latest library of Density Functional Theory (DFT) calculations, and an enhanced user interface with optional database search engine. Users in the pharmaceutical industry can choose the 21 CFR Part 11 compliant version with required features including expiration of login passwords, idle timeout, encoded audit trail, unique report id's etc. This latest software program additionally offers data reduction of any Quantachrome gas sorption data files from other models such as Autosorb-6B, Nova, Quadrasorb and Hydrosorb.

According to Dr Martin A. Thomas, Quantachrome's Director of Business Development, "...the ground-breaking, new materials in the fields of hydrogen storage, lithium ion batteries, CO2 and methane sequestration and so on, absolutely require state-of-the-art characterization technologies, and it is in response to the ever changing needs of the materials science world that Quantachrome constantly improves both its instruments and associated software products. For example, we are world-leaders in the application of DFT methods to pore size, volume and surface area determination."

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