Patents by Inventor Randall L Vander Wal

Randall L Vander Wal 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: 8877636
    Abstract: Systems and methods that incorporate nanostructures into microdevices are discussed herein. These systems and methods can allow for standard microfabrication techniques to be extended to the field of nanotechnology. Sensors incorporating nanostructures can be fabricated as described herein, and can be used to reliably detect a range of gases with high response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Adminstrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Inventors: Gary W Hunter, Jennifer C Xu, Laura J Evans, Michael H Kulis, Gordon M Berger, Randall L Vander Wal