Inventor of "Short Path Thermal Desorption" instrument and accessories, licensed and manufactured by Scientific Instrument Services Corporation, Ringoes, NJ under the following US patents :
1) US patent 5,065,614 issued to T. G. Hartman et. al, November 19, 1991
"Short Path Thermal Desorption Apparatus for use in Gas Chromatography Techniques"
2) US patent 5,123,276 issued to T. G. Hartman et. al, June 23, 1992
"Injection Assembly for Transferring a Component to be Tested"
3) Great Britain Patent No. 2253161 issued to T. G. Hartman et. al, February 1, 1995
"Thermal Desorption Apparatus"
4) Coinventor of a microprocessor-controlled automated Short Path Thermal Desorption system called Autodesorb™, manufactured and marketed by Scientific Instrument Services Corporation, Ringoes, NJ. Product was introduced for commercial sale in March 1999.
5) Coinventor of a microprocessor-controlled automated gas chromatography fractometer/olfactometer system called GC-Fractograph™, prototype system manufactured 1999 in cooperation with Scientific Instrument Services Corporation, Ringoes, NJ. Commercialization pending outcome of market survey.
Gross sales of Short Path Thermal Desorption equipment have exceeded $3,000,000. and Rutgers University has received royalties in excess of $300,000.