Patents Assigned to Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
  • Patent number: 6638626
    Abstract: A protective plate for a plasma display comprises conductive substrate for protecting a plasma display and an electrode in electrical contact with the conductive substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Sakurada, Toshihiro Ajikata, Kouichi Osada, Ken Moriwaki, Katsuaki Aikawa, Kazuyoshi Noda, Takuji Oyama
  • Patent number: 6631586
    Abstract: An opening and shutting structure for a window member. The structure includes an elevating device for ascending and descending a glass sheet to a housing section. The elevating device is provided with an elevating member fixed to the glass sheet and a driving section for moving the elevating member in the longitudinal direction. The elevating member is attached to a front side portion of the glass sheet. Thus, the structure can hold a heavy article such as a motor in a corner portion in a door main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Kimito Nakagomi, Hideyuki Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20030186062
    Abstract: A glazing panel carrying a coating stack comprises in sequence at least:
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2003
    Publication date: October 2, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi Ebisawa, Nobutaka Aomine, Satoshi Takeda, Kazuyoshi Noda, Daniel Decroupet
  • Publication number: 20030181725
    Abstract: A method of producing amorphous paroxetine hydrochloride, which comprises converting paroxetine or its lower alkanoic acid salt into paroxetine hydrochloride and then spray drying a solution of the hydrochloride.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2002
    Publication date: September 25, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Shu-zhong Wang, Takashi Okazoe, Yasushi Matsumura
  • Patent number: 6623820
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to obtain a composite sol capable of forming an ink-receiving layer having a high transparency and a high property for fixing dyes. The present invention provides a sol which is a colloidal solution having aggregate particles containing silica and alumina dispersed in an aqueous medium, wherein the silica is such that the primary particles are spherical and the average particle size of the primary particles is from 2 to 200 nm, the average particle size of the aggregate particles is at least twice the average particle size of the silica primary particles and at most 1,000 nm, the &zgr;-potential of the aggregate particles is at least +10 mV, and the pH of the solution is from 3 to 9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsumasa Nakahara, Noriko Torimoto, Hachiro Hirano, Toshiya Matsubara, Shinichi Suzuki, Hisao Inokuma, Hirokazu Wakabayashi
  • Publication number: 20030164671
    Abstract: A glass funnel for a cathode ray tube capable of increasing the rigidity of a body portion having a rectangular-shaped open end portion and reducing the weight of the glass funnel wherein on at least a long side of the body portion, arched face portions are formed so as to be substantially perpendicular to an open end face of the body portion and an arch-like ridge portion in each of the arched face portions is extended to portions in the vicinity of the open end portion, whereby stresses generated in the body portion can be transmitted to the corner portions of high rigidity of the open end portion along the ridge portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2003
    Publication date: September 4, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsunehiko Sugawara, Toshihide Murakami, Kentaro Tatsukoshi
  • Publication number: 20030162029
    Abstract: A tetrafluoroethylene-ethylene copolymer (ETFE) film, wherein polar groups are present on the surface of the film after a surface treatment, and the surface roughness Ra is at most the surface roughness Ra of the surface of an untreated film; an ETFE film, wherein polar groups are present on the surface of the film after a surface treatment, and the amount of a weak boundary layer is at most one time of the amount of a weak boundary layer on the surface of an untreated film; a laminate employing such a film having an extremely excellent bonding strength; and a process for producing it with a mass production property.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2002
    Publication date: August 28, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Oki, Atsushi Hayashi, Makoto Fukawa, Hiroshi Aruga, Yasuo Hayashi, Shigeaki Yonemori, Yukio Jitsugiri
  • Patent number: 6609085
    Abstract: A method for storing time series data comprising storing short period data at an arbitrary sampling period and storing long period data at a sampling period longer than the arbitrary sampling period, in which the time series data are stored in a hierarchically correlated manner. Even when a great amount of data are stored, processes such as reading out, transferring, and displaying requisite data can be efficiently executed at high speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken Uemura, Tsunehiro Saito, Satoshi Yoshida, Shinji Yamamura, Hiroshi Takamuku, Koji Abematsu
  • Patent number: 6594431
    Abstract: An optical waveguide provided on a substrate, which comprises a core for transmitting light and a clad formed around the core, wherein the clad is made of a fluorinated alicyclic structure-containing polymer having functional groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsumi Suzuki, Ikuo Matsukura
  • Patent number: 6590102
    Abstract: A process for producing a piperidinecarbinol represented by the general formula (2), which comprises reducing the trans isomer of a compound represented by the general formula (1): wherein R1 is a hydrogen atom, a lower alkyl group or an aralkyl group, R2 is a hydrogen atom, a lower alkyl group, an aryl group or an aralkyl group, and X is a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group, an aralkyl group, an alkoxy group, a dialkylamino group, an alkylthio group, an arylthio group or CmF2m+1— wherein m is an integer of from 1 to 20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Shu-zhong Wang, Takashi Okazoe, Yasushi Matsumura, Nobuaki Mori, Jiro Nishino, Kazuhiro Ookura
  • Patent number: 6576209
    Abstract: A process for producing sodium salts, which comprises adding solid sodium carbonate to a first aqueous solution containing sodium carbonate and sodium hydrogencarbonate, to prepare a second aqueous solution, precipitating, separating and recovering from the second aqueous solution sodium sesquicarbonate crystals containing at least 50 mol % of the sodium hydrogencarbonate component contained in the second aqueous solution, and further recovering sodium carbonate from a mother liquor remaining after separating the sodium sesquicarbonate crystals from the second aqueous solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Kunio Tanaka, Shintaro Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 6574990
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a curved sheet of glass which includes a heating furnace for heating a sheet of glass therein, the heating furnace having an outlet opening for discharging a curved sheet of glass, and an array of beds housed in the furnace for transferring a sheet of glass successively over the beds in the furnace in a first direction toward the outlet opening while shaping the sheet of glass complementarily to an upper surface of the beds, each of the beds having a plurality of hot air ejecting holes for ejecting hot air to keep the sheet of glass out of contact with the beds, the beds including a final bed disposed near the outlet opening and inclined upwardly toward the outlet opening, the final bed having an upper panel including at least a portion curved in the first direction near the outlet opening to curve the sheet of glass in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Hirotsu, Kazuyoshi Ohtani, Teruji Nagaoka
  • Patent number: 6560996
    Abstract: Molten glass has a liquid level located at a higher level than lower ends of an uprising pipe and a downfalling. In addition, a contacting portion of the uprising pipe or the downfalling pipe and a brick receiver on an upstream or downstream pit for supporting the uprising or downfalling pipe, or a joint in the brick receiver is filled with sealing material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke Takei, Shigekuni Inoue, Michito Sasaki, Yasuharu Hirabara, Atsushi Tanigaki, Mitsuo Sugimoto
  • Patent number: 6562490
    Abstract: A glazing panel carrying a coating stack comprises in sequence at least: a glass substrate a base antireflective layer an infra-red reflecting layer, and a top antireflective layer and is characterized in that at least one of the antireflective layers comprises at least one mixed oxide layer which comprises an oxide which is a mixture of Zn and at least one additional material X, in which the atomic ratio X/Zn is greater than or equal to 0.12 and in which X is one or more of the materials selected from the group comprising the elements of groups 2a, 3a, 5a, 4b, 5b, 6b of the periodic table. The glazing panel exhibits a combination of advantageous properties, particularly thermal stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Ebisawa, Nobutaka Aomine, Satoshi Takeda, Kazuyoshi Noda, Daniel Decroupet
  • Patent number: 6558846
    Abstract: A secondary power source, which comprises a positive electrode containing activated carbon and a lithium-containing transition metal oxide, a negative electrode containing a carbon material capable of doping and undoping lithium ions, and an organic electrolyte containing a lithium salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Manabu Tsushima, Takeshi Morimoto, Yong Che
  • Publication number: 20030077503
    Abstract: An electrode for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, which is a porous gas diffusion electrode comprising a catalyst powder and an ion exchange resin, wherein a solvent-soluble fluorine-containing polymer having substantially no ion exchange groups exists at least at a part of the inner surface of pores of the electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2002
    Publication date: April 24, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Yoshitake, Naoki Yoshida, Toyoaki Ishizaki, Shinji Terazono
  • Patent number: 6533904
    Abstract: A method for forming an oxide film on a substrate by a sputtering process using a target comprising a metal as the main component, wherein sputtering is carried out in an atmosphere which contains a gas containing carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Ebisawa, Nobutaka Aomine, Yasuo Hayashi, Satoru Takaki
  • Patent number: 6534182
    Abstract: A tetrafluoroethylene-ethylene copolymer (ETFE) film, wherein polar groups are present on the surface of the film after a surface treatment, and the surface roughness Ra is at most the surface roughness Ra of the surface of an untreated film; an ETFE film, wherein polar groups are present on the surface of the film after a surface treatment, and the amount of a weak boundary layer is at most one time of the amount of a weak boundary layer on the surface of an untreated film; a laminate employing such a film having an extremely excellent bonding strength; and a process for producing it with a mass production property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Oki, Atsushi Hayashi, Makoto Fukawa, Hiroshi Aruga, Yasuo Hayashi, Shigeaki Yonemori, Yukio Jitsugiri
  • Patent number: 6531624
    Abstract: A process for producing a benzoylacrylic acid derivative (formula 1) in high yield through a small number of steps and a simple purification step. The process comprises reacting 2,4,5-trifluoro-3-methyl-6-nitrobenzoyl chloride with a compound (formula 2) to yield an aminoacrylic acid derivative (formula 1) and then reacting the aminoacrylic acid derivative (formula 1) with an amine derivative represented by R2—NH2, wherein R2 is a cycloalkyl group or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2003
    Assignees: Asahi Glass Company Ltd., Katayama Seiyakusyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoto Morita, Takashi Inagaki
  • Patent number: 6528200
    Abstract: An electrode for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, which is a porous gas diffusion electrode comprising a catalyst powder and an ion exchange resin, wherein a solvent-soluble fluorine-containing polymer having substantially no ion exchange groups exists at least at a part of the inner surface of pores of the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaru Yoshitake, Naoki Yoshida, Toyoaki Ishizaki, Shinji Terazono