Patents by Inventor Gary W. Hunter

Gary W. Hunter has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5668301
    Abstract: A hydrogen sensitive metal alloy contains palladium and titanium to provide a larger change in electrical resistance when exposed to the presence of hydrogen. The alloy is deposited on a substrate and a thin film and connected across electrical circuitry to provide a sensor device that can be used for improved sensitivity and accuracy of hydrogen detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 16, 1997
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Inventor: Gary W. Hunter
  • Patent number: 5520753
    Abstract: A hydrogen sensitive metal alloy contains palladium and titanium to provide a larger change in electrical resistance when exposed to the presence of hydrogen. The alloy can be used for improved hydrogen detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 28, 1996
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Inventor: Gary W. Hunter
  • Patent number: 5067729
    Abstract: A game apparatus including a plurality of block members, wherein each block member is defined by an equal predetermined length. The block members are defined by a trapezoidal cross-sectional configuration, wherein both sides are of differing lengths. An elongate slot is directed through a plurality of the side walls arranged parallel to the remaining side walls. The game permits stacking of the blocks until a player effects a tumbling of the formed stack upon which a point total is awarded to a preceding opposing player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1991
    Inventors: Gary W. Hunter, Robert L. Leeper