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Compiled by Bonnie Feuerstein
Epitronics Corp. (Phoenix, AZ), a subsidiary of Advanced Technology Materials Inc. (Danbury, CT), is offering noncommercial sampling quantities of improved gallium nitride-on-sapphire substrates for blue and green light-emitting diodes and laser diodes. . . . From Technology to Marketplace, a brochure from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC; Sequim, WA), features more than 50 commercial-product and process spin-offs of federal R&D programs. For a free copy call FLC at (360) 683-1005. . . . Ion Laser Technology Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) was awarded a patent for its laser tooth-whitening process. The patent, which contains 37 claims pertaining to the use of lasers with chemical agents, includes the use of hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide, which are the most common tooth-whitening agents.