Patents Assigned to Asahi Glass Company, Limited
  • Patent number: 10446783
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a pair of first electrodes arranged separated from and opposing each other on a first surface of a substrate; a light-emitting layer arranged on at least one of the first electrodes; a second electrode arranged on the light-emitting layer; and a bridge layer connecting the first electrodes. The bridge layer is formed of a material having a resistance that falls within a range of 100 k? to 100 M?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Hideo Hosono, Yoshitake Toda, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Naomichi Miyakawa, Satoru Watanabe, Toshinari Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190040195
    Abstract: To provide a surface treatment agent capable of imparting excellent water/oil repellency, fingerprint stain removability, abrasion resistance and lubricity to the surface of a substrate. A surface treatment agent for a substrate, comprising a perfluoropolyether group-containing phosphate compound, a coating agent comprising the surface treatment agent and a liquid medium, and a substrate having a surface layer formed from the surface treatment agent or the coating agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Kiyotaka TAKAO
  • Publication number: 20190001637
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a decorative layer-attached transparent plate including: a transparent plate which is formed of a visible light-transmitting material and has two main surfaces; and a decorative layer provided on one of the main surfaces, in which the decorative layer has at least one of a protrusion and a recess at an end portion thereof, in plan view as viewed from the one of the main surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun ITO, Azusa TAKAI
  • Publication number: 20180353518
    Abstract: An ophthalmic formulation which is an aqueous solution of a prostaglandin derivative, the prostaglandin derivative being 16-phenoxy-15-deoxy-15,15-difluoro-17,18,19,20-tetranorprostaglandin F2? or an isopropyl ester thereof, said prostaglandin derivative being contained in the aqueous solution as an active ingredient in a concentration of 0.00005 to 0.05 weight %, a nonionic surfactant which is polysorbate 80 in a concentration in the solution of 10 times or more to 100 times or less of the prostaglandin derivative and an antioxidant in an amount sufficient to inhibit decomposition of the prostaglandin derivative.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicants: Santen Pharmaceutical Co., LTD., Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kenji Morishima, Akio Kimura, Hiroyuki Asada, Masayuki Umeda, Mitsuaki Kuwano
  • Publication number: 20180348516
    Abstract: A laminated glass includes first and second glass plates to be arranged on the inside and the outside of a vehicle, respectively; an interlayer located between the first and second glass plates and bonded to the first and second glass plates; and a display area used for a head up display, including a region having a wedge shape in a cross section, a thickness at an upper end of the region in a vertical direction being greater than a thickness at a lower end of the region. A difference, ?t [mm], between a thickness of the laminated glass at a thickest portion in the display area and a thickness at a thinnest portion, and a difference, ?Tv [%], between a visible light transmittance of the laminated glass at the thickest portion in the display area and a visible light transmittance at the thinnest portion, satisfy a relation of ?Tv?2.2?t.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Shunsuke SADAKANE, Shunpei OOSUMI
  • Patent number: 10145598
    Abstract: A refrigeration apparatus includes a refrigerant circuit in which a compressor, a condenser, a liquid receiver, a first opening-and-closing valve, an expansion valve, and an evaporator are connected sequentially by pipes and through which refrigerant circulates. The refrigerant is HFO1123 or a refrigerant mixture containing HFO1123. A ratio of a refrigeration capacity to an opening area of the first opening-and-closing valve is within a range of 0.25 to 0.6 (kW/mm2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignees: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Takeshi Sugimoto, Tetsuji Saikusa
  • Publication number: 20180339936
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a glass substrate having through holes includes (i) irradiating at a through hole forming target position on a first surface of the glass substrate with a laser light; and (ii) performing a wet etching treatment on the glass substrate. During the wet etching treatment being performed on the glass substrate, an ultrasonic vibration with a frequency of less than 40 kHz is applied to an etchant over at least a part of the wet etching period, referred to as an ultrasonic vibration application period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Motoshi Ono, Mamoru Isobe, Shigetoshi Mori, Kohei Horiuchi
  • Publication number: 20180339546
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plate with a printed layer, including a plate having a bent portion, a lower printed layer, and an upper printed layer provided at a portion of the lower printed layer, in which at least a portion of the lower printed layer is provided at a position corresponding to the bent portion on a main surface of the plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun ITO, Azusa Takai
  • Publication number: 20180339939
    Abstract: A glass article includes a glass plate including a rugged surface configured to diffuse and reflect an external light formed on at least one of main surfaces; and a functional film formed on the rugged surface. A transmission haze of the glass article is 28% or less. On a surface of the functional film opposite to the glass plate, within a region with a visual field area of 60000 ?m2 observed by using a laser microscope, a pore representative diameter is less than 12 ?m. An area ratio of a surface area A (?m2) of the surface of the functional film within the region to the visual field area (A/60000) is 1.02 or more and 1.07 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kyohei Hashimoto, Tomohiro Takano, Hitoshi Mishiro, Minoru Tamada
  • Publication number: 20180333948
    Abstract: A producing method of a base member provided with a printed layer, the method including: disposing a printing plate including a screen plate having an opening pattern and a frame body supporting the screen plate so that the printing plate is opposed to a printing target surface of the base member having at least one bent portion; disposing a squeegee so as to be opposed to a plate surface of the screen plate opposite to the base member; and forming the printed layer by extruding a printing material onto the printing target surface by the squeegee via the opening pattern of the screen plate in a state where the frame body is supported so as to be relatively movable with respect to the printing target surface in a normal direction of the printing target surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Keisuke MATSUDA
  • Publication number: 20180335659
    Abstract: There is provided a transparent substrate with an antifouling film that, when used as a cover member with an antifouling film of an electrostatic in-cell touch panel-type liquid crystal device, can reduce the whitening of a liquid crystal screen while fully maintaining an antifouling property and touch sensitivity. The transparent substrate with an antifouling film includes: a transparent substrate; and an antifouling film provided as an outermost layer on one main surface of the transparent substrate, wherein a surface shape of the antifouling film is a rugged shape whose arithmetic mean roughness Ra is 0.01 ?m or more, and surface resistivity measured on the surface of the antifouling film is 1.0×109 to 1.0×1013?/.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yosuke Takeda, Toru Ikeda, Takamichi Shimosaka, Takaaki Murakami
  • Publication number: 20180327301
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a bent substrate, which forms a bent part in at least a part of a substrate, in which the substrate includes a second region and a first region, the method for manufacturing including: supporting the first region of the substrate on a substrate support surface of a support member including a mold surface having a same curved surface shape as that of the bent part and the substrate support surface that supports the first region, in a state of facing the second region of the substrate to the mold surface; heating the second region of the substrate to soften the second region of the substrate by the heating; placing the second region along the mold surface of the support member by an own weight of the second region; and transferring the curved surface shape of the mold surface to the second region by an external force.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Makoto FUJII, Satoshi KANASUGI
  • Publication number: 20180321434
    Abstract: A glass plate, which has a content of total iron as calculated as Fe2O3 of 5 to 50 ppm and a content of Fe2+ in total iron as calculated as Fe2O3 of from 0.02 to 20 ppm, where the effective optical path length is a distance from an edge surface from which light enters the glass plate to an edge surface on the opposite side, and the composition of the glass plate except for iron substantially contains, as represented by mass percentage based on oxides, from 45 to 80% of SiO2, more than 7% and at most 30% of Al2O3, from 0 to 15% of B2O3, from 0 to 15% of MgO, from 0 to 10% of CaO, from 0 to 20% of Na2O, from 0 to 10% of K2O and from 0 to 10% of ZrO2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Yusuke ARAI, Yutaka KUROIWA, Tetsuya AKASHIMA, Yuki KONDO
  • Publication number: 20180319696
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a foldable glass sheet having a thickness t of equal to or smaller than 0.2 mm and having a surface compressive stress CS of greater than 700 MPa, in which when the glass sheet is subjected to a bending test in which, while bending and supporting the glass sheet by a first support board and a second support board which are parallel to each other, the second support board is moved relative to the first support board by equal to or greater than 200 mm in a state of maintaining an interval between a support surface of the first support board and a support surface of the second support board, the glass sheet is not broken even in a case where a curvature radius of a bent portion of the glass sheet is set to equal to or smaller than 10 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Shusaku AKIBA
  • Publication number: 20180312044
    Abstract: A laminated glass includes a first glass plate; a second glass plate; an intermediate film located between the first glass plate and the second glass plate, and configured to be bonded to the first glass plate and the second glass plate; and at least one high reflection surface between a surface of the first glass plate on an outer side of the laminated glass and a surface of the second glass plate on an outer side of the laminated glass. The surfaces of the first glass plate and the second glass plate are high reflection surfaces. Each of the high reflection surfaces has optical reflectance of 1% or more with respect to an incident angle of a visible light from a light source. A portion arranged between adjacent high reflection surfaces of the high reflection surfaces has a wedge angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventor: Shunsuke SADAKANE
  • Publication number: 20180312853
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing transferrin by secretion with high productivity using a transformant of Schizosaccharomyces pombe, and a transformant suitable for the method. A transformant using Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a host, comprising a transferrin gene and a secretion signal peptide gene expressing transferrin to which a secretion signal peptide which functions in the host binds, located in an upstream region of the transferrin gene, and having gas2 gene endogenous to the host deleted or inactivated; and a method for producing transferrin, which comprises culturing the transformant in a liquid medium and obtaining transferrin from the liquid medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Alimjan IDIRIS, Hiromichi Kumagai, Chiaki Kojima
  • Publication number: 20180312432
    Abstract: A glass substrate having a plurality of holes includes a first surface and a second surface, which are opposite to each other. Each of the holes is arranged so as to have an aperture on the first surface. The plurality of holes includes a first hole group including a plurality of first holes having a first aperture diameter including a first variation, and a second hole group including a second hole or a plurality of second holes having a second aperture diameter including a second variation. Each of the first holes has an aspect ratio of greater than 1, and a surface roughness on an inner wall (arithmetic average roughness Ra) of less than 0.1 ?m. The second aperture diameter is greater than the first aperture diameter by 15% or more, or less than the first aperture diameter by 15% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kohei HORIUCHI, Motoshi ONO, Mamoru ISOBE, Shigetoshi MORI
  • Publication number: 20180317319
    Abstract: A glass substrate includes a plurality of through holes that penetrate from a first surface to a second surface of the glass substrate. Each through hole has an upper aperture with a first diameter on the first surface and a lower aperture with a second diameter on the second surface. For each of ten through holes selected from the plurality of through holes, a side wall length is obtained from the first and second diameters and the thickness of the glass substrate, and an R value is obtained by dividing the side wall length by the thickness of the glass substrate. The R values fall within a range of 1 to 1.1. A B value, obtained from dividing a difference between the greatest R value and the smallest R value by an average of the R values followed by multiplication with 100, is 5% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Shigetoshi MORI, Motoshi ONO, Mamoru ISOBE, Kohei HORIUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180305251
    Abstract: A chemically strengthened glass obtained by chemically strengthening a lithium-containing aluminosilicate glass, when representing a sheet thickness of the chemically strengthened glass by t (?m) and an internal stress at a depth x (?m) from a surface of the chemically strengthened glass by ?(x) (MPa), has a value of a ratio C=rE/rElimit being greater than or equal to 0.7 and less than 1.0 where rE (kJ/m2) is calculated from Expression (3) described above and rElimit=16×t/1000+3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventor: Satoshi OGAMI
  • Publication number: 20180305241
    Abstract: A glass substrate includes, as a glass matrix composition as represented by mole percentage based on oxides, SiO2: 55%-75%, Al2O3: 2%-15%, MgO: 0%-10%, CaO: 0%-10%, SrO: 0%-10%, BaO: 0%-15%, ZrO2: 0%-5%, Na2O: 0%-20%, K2O: 5%-30%, and Li2O: 0%-5.0%. The glass substrate has a total content of alkali metal oxides, as represented by mole percentage based on oxides, of 10%-30%, a value obtained by dividing the total content of alkali metal oxides by the content of SiO2 of 0.50 or smaller, a value obtained by dividing the content of Na2O by a value obtained by subtracting the content of Al2O3 from a total content of Na2O and K2O of 0.90 or smaller, and an average coefficient of thermal expansion ?1 at 50° C.-350° C. of 11 ppm/° C.-16 ppm/° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Shigeki SAWAMURA, Kazutaka Ono, Yu Hanawa