Patents Assigned to JNC Petrochemical Corporation
  • Publication number: 20220119710
    Abstract: A material used in an element for phase control of an electromagnetic wave signal having a frequency of 1 GHz to 10 THz. A liquid crystal composition containing at least one compound selected from a group of compounds represented by Formula (1), at least one compound selected from a group of compounds represented by Formula (2) and at least one compound selected from a group of compounds represented by Formula (3). For example, R1, R21, R22, R31, and R32 are alkyls having 1 to 12 carbon atoms; a ring A1 is 1,4-phenylene; Z11, Z13, Z21, Z23, Z31, and Z33 are single bonds; Z12, Z22, and Z32 are —C?C— or —C?C—C?C—; L13 to L16, L21 to L23, and L31 to L36 are hydrogen or fluorine; Y11 and Y12 are hydrogen or fluorine; and n1 is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicants: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiji OKABE, Takanori MORI, Yuko KATANO
  • Patent number: 11299675
    Abstract: A polar compound having high chemical stability, high capability of aligning liquid crystal molecules, high solubility in a liquid crystal composition, and a large voltage holding ratio when the compound is used in a liquid crystal display device; and a composition containing the compound. The compound is represented by formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Yano, Fumitaka Kondo, Hiroki Sago
  • Publication number: 20220081618
    Abstract: As a material used in an element used for phase control of an electromagnetic wave signal having a frequency of 1 GHz to 10 THz, a liquid crystal composition is required, which has a high upper limit temperature of a nematic phase, a low lower limit temperature of a nematic phase, large dielectric anisotropy and a small tan ? in a frequency region where the phase control of an electromagnetic wave signal is performed, and stability against heat, and which has an excellent balance of the characteristics. A liquid crystal composition which is used in an element for phase control of an electromagnetic wave signal having any frequency from 1 GHz to 10 THz, the liquid crystal composition containing at least one compound selected from compounds represented by Formula (1) as a first component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicants: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takanori MORI, Yoichi URIU, Eiji OKABE, Hitoshi TOBATA
  • Patent number: 11211603
    Abstract: A silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane sintered product-metal oxide complex comprising a silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane sintered product and a metal oxide, wherein the silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane sintered product contains 5 wt % to 95 wt % of silicon nanoparticles having a volume-based mean particle size of more than 10 nm but less than 500 nm, and a hydrogen polysilsesquioxane-derived silicon oxide structure that coats the silicon nanoparticles and is chemically bonded to the surfaces of the silicon nanoparticles. The silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane sintered product is represented by the general formula SiOxHy (0.01<x<1.35, 0<y<0.35) and has Si—H bonds. The metal oxide consists of one or more metals selected from titanium, zinc, zirconium, aluminum, and iron.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotsuna Yamada, Yoshihito Takano, Tetsuro Kizaki, Masakazu Kondo
  • Patent number: 11193066
    Abstract: Provided are a polymerizable compound having at least one monovalent group (A), a polymerizable composition containing the polymerizable compound, a liquid crystal composite prepared from the polymerizable composition, and a liquid crystal device having the polymerizable composition. In monovalent group (A), R1 and R2 are independently hydrogen, halogen or alkyl having 1 to 20 carbons, and in the alkyl, at least one piece of —CH2— may be replaced by —O— or —S—, and at least one piece of —(CH2)2— may be replaced by —CH?CH—, and in the groups, at least one hydrogen may be replaced by halogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Yano, Fumitaka Kondo
  • Patent number: 11155753
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid crystal composition which has favorable characteristics and excellent characteristic balance as a material for an element used for phase control of an electromagnetic wave signal with a frequency of 1 MHz to 400 THz.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norio Tamura, Yoichi Uriu, Eiji Okabe, Koki Sago
  • Patent number: 11127947
    Abstract: Provided is a silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane sintered product that is represented by the general formula SiOxHy (0.01<x?0.3, 0<y<0.35) and has Si—H bonds, said silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane sintered product being characterized by (A) including more than 65.0 wt % of silicon nanoparticles that have a volume-based average particle size of 10-500 nm, exclusive, and that do not include particles having a particle size of 1000 nm or larger, and (B) including a silicon oxide structure derived from hydrogen polysilsesquioxane that coats the silicon nanoparticles and is chemically bonded to the surfaces of the silicon nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihito Takano, Tetsuro Kizaki, Hirotsuna Yamada, Masakazu Kondo, Akira Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11127952
    Abstract: A material for a negative electrode active material having capability of achieving excellent cycle performance while maintaining satisfactory initial efficiency (initial capacity), a production method for the material, a composition for a negative electrode, using the material, a negative electrode, and a secondary battery. A core-shell structure that includes the following components (A) and (B), and satisfies the following conditions (i) and (ii): (A): a core containing at least Si (silicon), O (oxygen) and C (carbon) as a constituent element, and containing crystalline carbon and non-crystalline carbon as a constituent; and (B): a shell encapsulating the core, and including a SiOC structure having a graphene layer, and (i): having an atomic composition represented by formula SiOxCy (0.5<x<1.8, 1.0<y<5.0), and (ii): having a predetermined value of less than 1.0×105 ?·cm in specific resistance determined by powder resistance measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihito Takano, Masakazu Kondo, Hirotsuna Yamada
  • Publication number: 20210261864
    Abstract: A material for liquid-crystal devices which have a low operating voltage in a normal mode or a reverse mode and high-contrast properties. The material for liquid-crystal devices is characterized by containing at least one polymerizable compound and at least one compound selected from among compounds represented by general formulae (K1) and (K2) and by comprising a liquid-crystal material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicants: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mayumi TANABE, Shinichi YAMAMOTO, Hiroaki FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20210214615
    Abstract: The liquid crystal display device of the disclosure has: a first substrate; a plurality of pixel electrodes formed on the first substrate; a second substrate; a counter electrode formed on the second substrate and facing the pixel electrode; a liquid crystal layer including a liquid crystal composition between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode; and an alignment control layer formed of a polymer containing an alignable monomer that is one component of the liquid crystal composition, in which the alignment control layers are each formed on a side of the first substrate and on a side of the second substrate. The alignable monomer is a polymerizable polar compound having a mesogen moiety formed of at least one ring, and a polar group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicants: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuko KATANO, Fumitaka KONDO, Kazuhiro OGITA, Hiroshi ENDOU
  • Patent number: 11027978
    Abstract: A silicon nanoparticle-containing hydrogen polysilsesquioxane calcined product to be covered by the invention, represented by general formula SiOx2Hy2 (0.3<x2<1.5, 0.01<y2<0.35), containing 5% by weight to 65% by weight of silicon nanoparticles having a volume-basis mean particle size of more than 10 nanometers and less than 500 nanometers, having a chemical bond between a surface of the silicon nanoparticles and a silicon oxide structure derived from hydrogen polysilsesquioxane, having a Si—H bond, and substantially containing no carbon is silicon oxide applicable to a negative electrode active material for a secondary battery having excellent discharging capacity, initial charging and discharging efficiency and cycle characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihito Takano, Tetsuro Kizaki, Hirotsuna Yamada, Masakazu Kondo, Akira Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11031591
    Abstract: Polysilsesquioxane covering silicon nanoparticles, or a calcined product thereof, comprising silicon nanoparticles, which have a volume-basis mean particle size of 10-500 nm, exclusive, and do not include particles having a particle size of 1000 nm or larger, and polysilsesquioxane, which covers the silicon nanoparticles and is chemically bonded to the surfaces of the silicon nanoparticles, said polysilsesquioxane covering silicon nanoparticles or the calcined product thereof having Si—H bonds. When observed using a transmission electron microscope (TEM), the thickness of the polysilsesquioxane is 1-30 nm, inclusive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihito Takano, Tetsuro Kizaki, Hirotsuna Yamada, Masakazu Kondo, Akira Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10982146
    Abstract: A liquid crystal composition including liquid crystalline compounds, polymerizable compounds, and dichroic dyes in which the polymerizable compound includes at least one compound represented by Formula (1), R11-MES-Sp11-P11??(1) in Formula (1), R11 is an alkyl group having 1 to 15 carbon atoms; MES is a mesogenic group having at least one ring, and in the ring in MES, at least one hydrogen atom is optionally substituted with -Sp11-P11; Sp11 is a single bond or an alkylene group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, and in this alkylene group, at least one —CH2— is optionally substituted with —O—, —CO—, —COO—, —OCO—, or —OCOO—, and at least one —(CH2)2— is optionally substituted with —CH?CH— or —C?C—, and in these groups, at least one hydrogen atom is optionally substituted with a polymerizable group; P11 is a polymerizable group or a polar group, or a group having both polymerization and polarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Ogita, Fumitaka Kondo, Yoshiharu Hirai
  • Patent number: 10975305
    Abstract: To provide a compound having an effect of preventing photodegradation of a liquid crystal composition and high solubility in a liquid crystal composition, a liquid crystal composition containing the compound, and a liquid crystal display element containing the composition. There are provided a compound represented by M(Z-Q)m, a liquid crystal composition containing the compound, and a liquid crystal display element using the composition. Here, m is 3, 4, or 5; M is a trivalent, tetravalent, or pentavalent cyclic group, an organic group, or a group constituted by trivalent nitrogen; Z is a single bond, —O—, —COO—, or —OCO—; and Q is a monovalent group represented by Formula (Q-1): in Formula (Q-1), Ra is a hydrogen atom, —O., —OH, an alkyl group, or an alkenyl group, a terminal group (—CH3) is optionally substituted with —NHR2 or —NR3R4, and here R3 and R4 are an alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo Okumura, Michiko Sawada
  • Patent number: 10968392
    Abstract: Provided are a liquid crystal alignment film capable of being given anisotropy through photoalignment and stable to light, and a liquid crystal display device capable of keeping a high voltage holding ratio without degradation of display quality even when exposed to strong light for a long period of time. To provide these, used is a liquid crystal aligning agent for photoalignment which contains a polymer having a structural unit containing a photoreactive structure and in which the structural unit containing a photoreactive structure undergoes chemical reaction by heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei Koseki, Takehiko Kanbara
  • Patent number: 10961455
    Abstract: A polymerizable liquid crystal composition for obtaining a retardation film that has high front contrast; and a liquid crystal polymer. A polymerizable liquid crystal composition which is characterized by containing a compound represented by formula (1). Exemplified are embodiments wherein in formula (1), W1 represents an alkyl group having 1-5 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group having 1-5 carbon atoms, an alkoxycarbonyl group having 1-5 carbon atoms or an alkanoyl group having 1-5 carbon atoms; Z1 represents —CH2CH2COO—; Z2 represents —OCOCH2CH2—; each of Y1 and Y2 represents a linking group; each of Q1 and Q2 represents a spacer; and each of P1 and P2 represents a polymerizable functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Ootsuki, Nagahisa Miyagawa
  • Publication number: 20210071080
    Abstract: Provided is a compound represented by formula (1) described below. In formula (1), a and b are independently 0, 1 or 2, and expressions: 0?a+b?3 hold, ring A1, ring A2, ring A3 and ring A4 are independently 1,4-cyclohexylene, for example, Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4 and Z3 are independently a single bond, alkylene having 1 to 10 carbons, or the like, Sp1 and Sp2 are independently a single bond, alkylene having 1 to 10 carbons, or the like, and P1 and P2 are independently a specific polymerizable group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicants: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro YANO, Fumitaka KONDO
  • Publication number: 20210071079
    Abstract: The purpose of the invention is to control, by using a colorless alignment control monomer, the alignment of liquid crystal molecules of a liquid crystal display element that does not include an alignment film, and to provide a liquid crystal composition with which the colorless alignment control monomer exhibits excellent compatibility. The invention uses a liquid crystal display element that comprises an alignment control monomer including an aromatic ester that undergoes photo-Fries rearrangement by light irradiation, and that employs a liquid crystal composition having a negative dielectric anisotropy. The invention also uses the liquid crystal composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicants: JNC Corporation, JNC Petrochemical Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiharu HIRAI, Kazuhiro OGITA, Fumitaka KONDO, Tomohiro YANO, Hiroshi ENDOU
  • Patent number: 10865344
    Abstract: A liquid crystal composition without requiring an alignment film or alignment treatment on a substrate. The problem is solved by a low molecular weight polar compound capable of homogeneously aligning a liquid crystal medium relative to the substrate, for example, a low molecular weight polar compound represented by formula (1): M-P??(1) In formula (1), M is a nonpolar group having 1 or more carbons, and P is a polar group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Yano, Fumitaka Kondou, Shin-ichi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: RE48467
    Abstract: The liquid crystal composition having a negative dielectric anisotropy contains two ring compound having a large optical anisotropy and a negatively large dielectric anisotropy as the first component, three ring compound having a large maximum temperature and a large dielectric anisotropy as the second component, three ring compound having a large optical anisotropy and a large dielectric anisotropy as the third component, and two ring compound having a small viscosity as the fourth component. The liquid crystal display device contains the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norikatsu Hattori, Kazuhiko Saigusa