Patents Assigned to National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • Publication number: 20190256539
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing a cyclometalated iridium complex, the method including producing a cyclometalated iridium complex by reacting a cyclometalated iridium complex raw material including an organoiridium material with an aromatic heterocyclic bidentate ligand capable of forming an iridium-carbon bond and an iridium-nitrogen bond, and using as the raw material an organoiridium material represented by the following general formula (1). The present invention allows a cyclometalated iridium complex to be produced with a high yield without by-production of a halogen-crosslinked iridium dimer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Hideo KONNO, Junichi TANIUCHI, Rumi KOBAYASHI, Yasushi MASAHIRO
  • Patent number: 10386248
    Abstract: A stretchable electrically-conductive sheet according to the present invention includes an elastomer sheet 1 having an adhesive layer corresponding to a wiring region with a predetermined pattern formed on a front surface of the elastomer sheet, and also includes electrically-conductive fiber materials 2 each having a predetermined diameter and a predetermined length. When the elastomer sheet 1 is stretched or bended, the electrically-conductive fiber materials relatively move maintaining mutual electrical continuity so as to maintain the electrical continuity in the wiring region. Accordingly, it is possible to achieve a low-cost stretchable electrically-conductive circuit having excellent stretchability, bendability, and durability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Manabu Yoshida, Sei Uemura, Taiki Nobeshima
  • Patent number: 10388347
    Abstract: Some embodiments are directed to a non-collinear magnetoresistive device, including a free layer; a fixed layer; and a non-magnetic layer disposed between the free layer and the fixed layer, wherein the fixed layer has an easy magnetization direction in an in-plane direction or in a perpendicular direction, the free layer satisfies at room temperature expressions (1) and (2) below: ERT?1.66×10?19 J??(1) V?5×104 nm3??(2) where ERT=(Ku1,eff+Ku2+Ku1,eff2/4Ku2)×V, Ku1,eff: an effective first-order anisotropy constant, Ku2: a second-order anisotropy constant, and V: a volume, and wherein the free layer is in a cone magnetization state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Rie Matsumoto, Hiroko Arai, Shinji Yuasa, Hiroshi Imamura
  • Patent number: 10383540
    Abstract: Provided are a cognitive function evaluation apparatus, a cognitive function evaluation method and system, and a program that can be implemented for non-handicapped persons and persons with severe motor impairment. The apparatus according to the present invention is an apparatus for evaluating cognitive function provided with a processing unit that analyzes and processes a brain wave caused by a plurality of stimulus events including a target and a non-target; estimates a stimulus event selected as the target from the plurality of stimulus events; determines a discrimination score or decoding accuracy; and evaluates cognitive function on the basis of a value of one or more of the discrimination score, the decoding accuracy, any of time courses, and decoding speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Ryohei Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20190250483
    Abstract: In one aspect of the present invention, a hydrogen occlusion body includes: a hydrogen occlusion layer containing a material whose optical property reversibly changes upon hydrogenation and dehydrogenation; and a catalyst layer containing a palladium-ruthenium alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yasusei YAMADA, Kazuki YOSHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190241803
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a charged particle detection material which can detect charged particles due to a discharge phenomenon or the like caused even in a very low voltage which cannot be observed by a prior art, as well as a charged particle detection film and a charged particle detection liquid using the material. [Solution] The charged particle detection material and the charged particle detection film according to the present invention contain at least one of a fluorescent substance, a luminescent substance, an electroluminescent substance, a fractoluminescent substance, a photochromic substance, an afterglow substance, a photostimulated luminescent substance and a mechanoluminescent substance and can easily detect emission or incidence of charged particles in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Nao TERASAKI, Kazuya KIKUNAGA
  • Patent number: 10370703
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for detecting the presence or absence of a guanine-abasic site, the method being a process for detecting guanine opposite at least one abasic sites generated in a double-stranded DNA, comprising: (1) step 1 of site-selectively cleaving at least one abasic sites in a double-stranded DNA using an enzyme; (2) step 2 of modifying the amino group at position 2 of guanine opposite the abasic sites using a modifier; and (3) step 3 of performing polymerase chain reaction on the modified double-stranded DNA obtained by conducting step 1 and step 2, which serves as a template, to search for the presence or absence of an amplification product, the sequence of steps 1 and 2 being not limited to the order presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Chun Wu
  • Publication number: 20190237768
    Abstract: A composite particle powder includes an electron-conducting material and an ion-conducting material that are agglomerated together; the composite particle powder having a volume-based 50% particle diameter (D50) of 0.1 to 2.0 ?m in particle size distribution measurement, a volume-based D75/D25 of 1.1 to 2.2 in particle size distribution measurement, D50 and a BET specific surface that satisfy the following: (I) 0.1 ?m?D50?0.5 ?m, larger than 20 m2/g and 200 m2/g or less; (II) 0.5 ?m<D50?0.9 ?m, larger than 4 m2/g and 50 m2/g or less; (III) 0.9 ?m<D50?1.3 ?m, larger than 2.5 m2/g and 30 m2/g or less; and (IV) 1.3 ?m<D50?2.0 ?m, larger than 2 m2/g and 20 m2/g or less; and an ion-conducting material content of 35 to 75 mass %. A low electrode resistance can be provided using the material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Shimada, Toshiaki Yamaguchi, Yuki Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10364528
    Abstract: A rope including a yarn twisted by using a raw thread of a polyethylene fiber having an ultrahigh molecular weight and a strand twisted by the yarn and subjected to rope-making through the strand, and a resin coating layer for protecting the rope is formed on an external surface of the yarn, an external surface of the strand or an external surface of the rope. A method of manufacturing the rope includes a pretreating step I of removing an oil content contained in the rope and performing an affinity enhancing treatment over a surface thereof and a resin coating step II of forming a resin coating layer for protecting the rope on an external surface of the yarn, an external surface of the strand or an external surface of the rope. The resin coating layer for protecting the rope is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignees: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KAGAWA PREFECTURAL GOVERNMENT, TAKAGI KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takako Nakamura, Tetsuo Tsuchiya, Hiroshi Shirakawa, Toshimitsu Takagi
  • Patent number: 10367196
    Abstract: A composite containing phosphorus, lithium, iron, sulfur, and carbon as constituent elements wherein lithium sulfide (Li2S) is present in an amount of 90 mol % or more, and wherein the crystallite size calculated from the half-width of a diffraction peak based on the (111) plane of Li2S as determined by X-ray powder diffraction measurement is 80 nm or less. The composite exhibits a high capacity (in particular, a high discharge capacity) useful as an electrode active material for a lithium-ion secondary battery (in particular, a cathode active material for a lithium-ion secondary battery), without the need for stepwise pre-cycling treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Tomonari Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Kageyama, Atsushi Sakuda, Hikari Sakaebe
  • Patent number: 10365310
    Abstract: The present application relates to an impedance estimation device and estimation method for a power distribution line, and particularly to an impedance estimation device and estimation method for a power distribution line that estimate the impedance of a power distribution line formed of power distribution wires from a pole transformer to a plurality of consumers and a plurality of lead-in wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Hirohisa Aki, Yasuo Hasegawa, Sekyung Han, Daisuke Kodaira
  • Patent number: 10367429
    Abstract: An object of this invention is to create an actuator in which the amount of deformation is maintained and no displacement in the reverse direction occurs, even when a constant voltage is continuously applied for a long period of time. As a means for achieving the above object, the invention provides a conductive thin film comprising a polymer gel containing at least one organic molecule selected from the group consisting of electron-donating organic molecules and electron-withdrawing organic molecules, a nano-carbon material, an ionic liquid, and a polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takushi Sugino, Kinji Asaka, Isao Takahashi, Tomomasa Takatsuka, Kenichi Mitsumori, Nobuaki Haga
  • Patent number: 10361193
    Abstract: The present invention provides an integrated circuit formed of tunneling field-effect transistors that includes a first tunneling field-effect transistor in which one of a first P-type region and a first N-type region operates as a source region and the other one operates as a drain region; and a second tunneling field-effect transistor in which one of a second P-type region and a second N-type region operates as a source region and the other one operates as a drain region, the first and second tunneling field-effect transistors being formed in one active region to have the same polarity, the first P-type region and the second N-type region being formed adjacently, the adjacent first P-type region and second N-type region being electrically connected through metal semiconductor alloy film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Takahiro Mori
  • Patent number: 10358466
    Abstract: A Wisteria floribunda monomeric lectin polypeptide is provided. The Wisteria floribunda monomeric lectin polypeptide includes any one of the amino acid sequences selected from the group consisting of: (1) the amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO: 2; (2) the amino acid sequence defined in (1) above, except that one to 20 amino acids at positions other than Cys272 position is/are deleted, substituted, inserted, or added; and (3) the amino acid sequence defined in (1) or (2) above, further having an N-terminus deletion of one to 30 amino acids, in which Cys272 is alkylated, and the polypeptide is capable of specifically binding to a GalNAc terminal sugar chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takashi Sato, Yasunori Chiba, Hiroaki Tateno, Hiroyuki Kaji, Masanori Goto, Hisashi Narimatsu
  • Patent number: 10351451
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an ozone water having enhanced storage stability and a method for producing the ozone water. An ozone water of the present invention as a means for resolution is produced by dissolving 0.1 ?M to 1 mM of an organic iron compound and 1 to 300 mM of an inorganic salt in a water with ozone-microbubbles generated using an ozone gas at a concentration of 1 to 300 g/Nm3. The half-life of ozone of the ozone water of the present invention is 3 days or longer, for example, when the water filled in an airtight container under atmospheric pressure is stored under a temperature condition of 40° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Masayoshi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10352927
    Abstract: It is intended to develop and provide a method for detecting a particular glycan-isoform rapidly and specifically by a small number of steps. The present invention provides a glycan-isoform detection method comprising quantifying an immune complex formed by the mixing of a test sample with a sugar chain non-reducing terminal residue-binding lectin and an antibody specifically binding to the protein moiety of the glycan-isoform, etc., comparing the obtained amount of the immune complex with the amount of a control immune complex obtained when a control sample is not mixed with the sugar chain non-reducing terminal residue-binding lectin or is mixed with a control protein, and determining the presence or absence of the glycan-isoform of interest in the test sample on the basis of the difference between these amounts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Hisashi Narimatsu, Atsushi Kuno, Yuzuru Ikehara, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Keiro Shirotani, Kiyomitsu Nara, Yoshinobu Kariya, Hiromi Ito, Kyoka Hoshi
  • Publication number: 20190210914
    Abstract: A layered structure having high adhesive properties, and high hardness or excellent transparency, is prepared on a base material such as a resin. A layered structure including: an organic-inorganic hybrid member containing a primary inorganic particle and an organic polymer covalently bound to each other, wherein the primary inorganic particle forms a network containing the polymer; and a particle aggregate layer containing a secondary particle which is deposited on the organic-inorganic hybrid member and is composed of an inorganic material or a metallic material; wherein in the organic-inorganic hybrid member, the primary inorganic particle and the secondary particle have different crystal particle sizes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Jun AKEDO, Hiroaki NODA, Hiroki TSUDA, Nobuo SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190210879
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrical contact includes a step of preparing an electrical contact material including a layer that contains a carbon material on a base material that contains a metallic material having resistivity of 1.59×10?8 ?m to 9.00×10?7 ?m; and a step of processing the electrical contact material obtained to produce an electrical contact, wherein the carbon material is a graphene monolayer or a graphene laminate in which a plurality of the graphene monolayers is laminated, the step of preparing an electrical contact material includes a step of laminating a carbon material layer in which the layer that contains the carbon material is laminated on the base material by microwave surface-wave plasma CVD method or thermal CVD method, and the step of laminating a carbon material layer includes supplying a mixed gas including a source gas that contains carbon and hydrogen gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kikuo MORI, Tetsuo SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20190210878
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a CNT yarn having excellent conductivity and strength, and a method for producing the same. The present invention provides a drawn yarn comprising carbon nanotubes and having a drawing rate of 10 to 50%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Ken MUKAI, Kinji ASAKA, Takeshi SAITO, Motoo YUMURA
  • Patent number: 10348990
    Abstract: A light detecting device includes: an optical filter (2) that transmits a first wavelength light having a wavelength in a first wavelength range, a second wavelength light having a wavelength in a second wavelength range, . . . , and an n-th wavelength light having a wavelength in an n-th wavelength range (n is an integer); an optical sensor (3) that detects at least one of a first wavelength light intensity of the first wavelength light, a second wavelength light intensity of the second wavelength light, . . . , and an n-th wavelength light intensity of the n-th wavelength light; and an analysis unit (4) that estimates a light intensity of light having a wavelength in a wavelength range other than at least one of the first wavelength range, the second wavelength range, . . . , and the n-th wavelength range based on at least one of the first wavelength light intensity, the second wavelength light intensity, . . . , and the n-th wavelength light intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Toshihisa Gotoh, Toshio Yoshida, Yoshinobu Kanazawa, Yoshimitsu Nakashima, Kohji Kobayashi, Toshio Fukai, Hitoshi Aoki, Yasushi Nagamune, Takashi Tokizaki, Toshitaka Ota