Patents Assigned to Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
  • Publication number: 20210102897
    Abstract: A reaction processor includes: a reaction processing vessel; a first optical head including a first objective lens OB1 for irradiating a sample with first excitation light and collecting first fluorescence generated from the sample; a second optical head including a second objective lens for irradiating a sample with second excitation light and collecting second fluorescence generated from the sample; and a holding member holding the first optical head and the second optical head. The wavelength range of the first fluorescence and the wavelength range of the second excitation light at least partially overlap with each other. A distance between the optical axis of the first objective lens and the optical axis of the second objective lens satisfies 2·P0+2·P1+4·P2+4·P3<P, P0=L·NA/?(1?NA2), P1=t1·NA/?(n12?NA2), P2=t2·NA/?(1?NA2), and P3=t3·NA/?(n32?NA2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Shuya OGI, Takashi Fukuzawa
  • Publication number: 20210088445
    Abstract: A reaction processing apparatus includes: a reaction processing vessel; a first fluorescence detection device that irradiates a sample with first excitation light and detects first fluorescence produced from the sample; and a second fluorescence detection device that irradiates a sample with second excitation light and detects second fluorescence produced from the sample. The wavelength range of the first fluorescence and the wavelength range of the second excitation light overlap at least partially. The first excitation light and the second excitation light flash at a predetermined duty ratio d. The phase difference between the flashing of the first excitation light and the flashing of the second excitation light is set within a range of 2?(pm??pm) (rad) to 2?(pm+?pm) (rad) or within a range of 2?[(1?pm)??pm] (rad) to 2?[(1?pm)+?pm] (rad), where pm=d?d2 and ?pm=0.01*pm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Takashi FUKUZAWA, Hidemitsu TAKEUCHI, Osamu KAWAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210053423
    Abstract: A windshield according to the present invention includes a first glass plate that includes a first surface and a second surface, a second glass plate that includes a first surface and a second surface and is arranged such that the first surface of the second glass plate faces the second surface of the first glass plate, and an intermediate film that is sandwiched between the first glass plate and the second glass plate. The first glass plate includes a first end portion and a second end portion that is opposite to the first end portion, and a thickness of the first glass plate decreases from the first end portion toward the second end portion. In the first glass plate, a surface compressive stress on the first end portion side is higher than a surface compressive stress on the second end portion side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Satoshi KANKI
  • Patent number: 10913830
    Abstract: A rubber-reinforcing cord (30) according to the present invention includes: a reinforcing fiber or reinforcing fiber bundle (21); a first coating (22) provided to cover the reinforcing fiber or reinforcing fiber bundle (21); and a second coating (31) provided to cover the first coating (22) and be located at the outer surface of the rubber-reinforcing cord (30). The first coating (22) includes: first rubber including nitrile-based rubber as a main component; and a first crosslinking agent. The second coating (31) is a coating different from the first coating (22) and includes: second rubber consisting essentially of nitrile-based rubber; and a second crosslinking agent. The nitrile-based rubber is at least one selected from nitrile rubber, hydrogenated nitrile rubber, carboxylated nitrile rubber, and carboxylated hydrogenated nitrile rubber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Shinya Katagiri
  • Patent number: 10917536
    Abstract: An image sensor unit includes: a linear light source that illuminates a document with a light; a first erecting equal-magnification lens array and a second erecting equal-magnification lens array arranged in the stated order away from the document so as to receive a light reflected from the document and form an erecting equal-magnification image; a slit provided on an intermediate imaging plane between the first erecting equal-magnification lens array and the second erecting equal-magnification lens array; a diffraction grating that disperses a light output from the second erecting equal-magnification lens array; and a linear image sensor that receives a light dispersed by the diffraction grating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Keiji Tsunetomo, Satoru Kusaka
  • Patent number: 10908320
    Abstract: The coated glass sheet of the present invention includes: a glass sheet; and a coating film provided on at least one principal surface of the glass sheet. The coating film includes a dense layer and a porous layer. The dense layer is positioned between the porous layer and the glass sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeshi Yabuta, Toru Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Kondo, Yoko Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20210001695
    Abstract: A laminated glass according to the present invention is a windshield for an automobile to which an information acquisition device for acquiring information from the outside of a vehicle by emitting and/or receiving light can be installed, the windshield including an outer glass plate that includes a first side and a second side that is opposite to the first side, an inner glass plate that is arranged opposite to the outer glass plate and has substantially the same shape as the outer glass plate, and an intermediate film that is arranged between the outer glass plate and the inner glass plate. The windshield includes an information acquisition region that is to be located opposite to the information acquisition device and through which the light passes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Ryohei OGAWA, Kazuki CHIBA, Hisashi OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200398276
    Abstract: A reaction processing apparatus includes: a reaction processing vessel; a temperature control system; and a liquid feeding system. The liquid feeding system includes : a pump having a discharge port; a first air channel; a second air channel; a first three-way valve capable of being switched between a state in which a first air communication port communicates with the discharge port and a state in which the first air communication port is opened to the atmospheric pressure; a second three-way valve capable of being switched between a state in which a second air communication port communicates with the discharge port and a state in which the second air communication port is opened to the atmospheric pressure; and a CPU that controls these components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Nippon Sheet Glass Company Limited
    Inventors: Takashi Fukuzawa, Osamu Kawaguchi, Hidemitsu Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20200384465
    Abstract: A reaction processing vessel includes a substrate and a groove-like channel formed on the upper surface of the substrate. The channel includes a high temperature serpiginous channel, a medium temperature serpiginous channel, and a high temperature braking channel and a medium temperature braking channel that are adjacent to the high temperature serpiginous channel and the medium temperature serpiginous channel, respectively. The respective cross-sectional areas of the high temperature braking channel and the medium temperature braking channel are larger than the respective cross-sectional areas of the high temperature serpiginous channel and the medium temperature serpiginous channel, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Hidemitsu TAKEUCHI, Osamu KAWAGUCHI, Takashi FUKUZAWA
  • Patent number: 10843662
    Abstract: A glass plate module (10) according to the present invention includes a glass plate (1), a conductive layer (2) laminated on the glass plate (1), at least one connection terminal (3) fixed to the conductive layer (2), and made of a conductive material, and an adhesive material (4) for fixing the connection terminal (3) to the conductive layer (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Junichi Tokiwa
  • Patent number: 10830931
    Abstract: The infrared cut filter of the present invention includes an organic dye-containing layer and a copper phosphonate-containing layer containing fine particles of copper phosphonate. The organic dye-containing layer contains an organic dye so as to have a spectral transmittance that decreases from 70% or more to 50% or less with increasing wavelength in a wavelength range between a wavelength 50 nm shorter than a cut-off wavelength of the infrared cut filter and a wavelength 50 nm longer than the cut-off wavelength of the infrared cut filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuichiro Kubo, Katsuhide Shimmo
  • Publication number: 20200346595
    Abstract: The present invention is a decorative member that is attachable to an outer surface of a vehicle, the decorative member including a glass plate that has a first main surface that faces an outer side of the vehicle, and a second main surface that faces an inner side of the vehicle; and a plate-shaped support member that is attached to at least the second main surface of the glass plate and is made of a resin material, in which the support member is configured to be attachable to the outer surface of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu MATSUSHITA, Kazuhiro FUJIWARA, Hajime TAKASHI
  • Patent number: 10815363
    Abstract: Glass flakes of the present invention include glass flake substrates and a coating covering at least a portion of the surface of each of the glass flake substrates and composed of a binder. The binder includes a silane coupling agent, an epoxy resin, and a carbodiimide compound as essential components and includes, as an optional component, a crosslinking agent other than a carbodiimide compound. The total amount of the carbodiimide compound and the crosslinking agent is 20 mass % or less with respect to the total mass of the binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Shinichi Kato, Nobuaki Tai
  • Patent number: 10809427
    Abstract: An infrared-absorbing composition according to the present invention includes: an infrared absorber formed by a phosphonic acid represented by the following formula (a) and copper ion; and a phosphoric acid ester allowing the infrared absorber to be dispersed. The phosphoric acid ester includes at least one of a phosphoric acid diester and a phosphoric acid monoester. R1 is a phenyl group or a phenyl group in which at least one hydrogen atom is substituted by a halogen atom. When molar contents of the phosphonic acid, the copper ion, and the phosphoric acid ester are respectively defined as CA mol, CC mol, and CE mol and a total molar content of reactive hydroxy groups is defined as CH mol, the relations CA/CE<1 and CH/CC>1.95 are satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuichiro Kubo, Katsuhide Shimmo
  • Patent number: 10800700
    Abstract: The coated glass sheet of the present invention includes: a glass sheet; and a coating film provided on at least one principal surface of the glass sheet and having a smooth surface. The coating film includes: isolated closed pores present within the coating film; and a matrix. The coating film is substantially free of open pores open at the surface of the coating film. For the coated glass sheet of the present invention, a transmittance gain is 2.5% or more, the transmittance gain being calculated by subtracting an average transmittance of the glass sheet as determined by applying light having wavelengths of 380 to 1100 nm to the glass sheet in the absence of the coating film on the surface of the glass sheet from an average transmittance of the coated glass sheet as determined by applying light having the wavelengths to the coated glass sheet from a side on which the coating film lies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Fumiyoshi Kondo, Takeshi Yabuta, Toru Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200316917
    Abstract: A laminated glass according to the present invention includes: a first glass plate having a rectangular shape, and including a first side and a second side opposing the first side; a second glass plate arranged opposing the first glass plate, and having substantially the same shape as the shape of the first glass plate; an intermediate film arranged between the first glass plate and the second glass plate; a first bus bar extending along an end portion closer to the first side; a second bus bar extending along an end portion closer to the second side; and a plurality of heating lines extending so as to connect the first bus bar and the second bus bar to each other, wherein at least some of the plurality of heating lines are heating lines having different lengths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Ryohei OGAWA, Kazuki CHIBA, Hisashi OGAWA
  • Patent number: 10795066
    Abstract: An infrared-cut filter (1a) includes a near-infrared reflecting film (20) and an absorbing film (30). The near-infrared reflecting film (20) and the absorbing film (30) have the following features (A) to (E); (A) 700 nm??HR (0°, 70%)<?HR (0°, 20%)?770 nm; (B) 650 nm??HR (40°, 70%)<?HR (40°, 20%)?720 nm; (C) ?HA (40°, 20%)<?HR (40°, 20%); (D) the spectral transmittance of light incident on the absorbing film (30) is 15% or less at ?HR (0°, 20%) and ?HR (40°, 20%); and (E) an average of the spectral transmittance of light incident on the near-infrared reflecting film (20) and an average of the spectral transmittance of light incident on the absorbing film (30) are 75% or more in the wavelength range of 450 to 600 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Katsuhide Shimmo, Yuichiro Kubo, Lei Cai
  • Patent number: 10745541
    Abstract: A composition for infrared-absorbing layers according to the present invention includes: a compound formed by copper ion and a phosphonic acid represented by the following formula (a); and at least one of a phosphoric acid diester represented by the following formula (b1) and a phosphoric acid monoester represented by the following formula (b2). In the composition, fine particles containing at least the compound are dispersed. A content of the phosphonic acid is less than 2.5 times a total content of the phosphoric acid diester and the phosphoric acid monoester on a molar basis. R1 is an alkyl group with 2 to 4 carbon atoms, R21, R22, and R3 are each a monovalent functional group represented by —(CH2CH2O)nR4 wherein n is an integer of 1 to 25 and R4 is an alkyl group with 6 to 25 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuichiro Kubo, Katsuhide Shimmo
  • Publication number: 20200238662
    Abstract: A laminated glass according to the present invention includes an outer glass sheet, an inner glass sheet that is arranged opposite to the outer glass sheet and has a smaller thickness than that of the outer glass sheet, and an interlayer sandwiched between the outer glass sheet and the inner glass sheet. A transmittance with respect to light having a wavelength of 850 to 950 nm is 30 to 80%. The outer glass sheet has a thickness of 1.8 to 2.3 mm. The inner glass sheet has a thickness of 0.6 to 2.0 mm. The interlayer includes a plurality of layers including at least a core layer. The core layer has a Young's modulus of 1 to 20 MPa at a frequency of 100 Hz and a temperature of 20° C., the Young's modulus being lower than the Young's modulus of the other layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi KANKI, Takahiro ASAI, Hisashi OGAWA, Hisashi ASAOKA
  • Patent number: 10727048
    Abstract: A method for producing a glass substrate with through glass vias according to the present invention includes: irradiating a glass substrate (10) with a laser beam to form a modified portion; forming a first conductive portion (20a) on a first principal surface of the glass substrate (10), the first conductive portion (20a) being positioned in correspondence with the modified portion (12); and forming a through hole (14) in the glass substrate (10) after formation of the first conductive portion by etching at least the modified portion (12) using an etchant. This method allows easy handling of a glass substrate during formation of a conductive portion such as a circuit on the glass substrate, and is also capable of forming a through hole in the glass substrate relatively quickly while preventing damage to the conductive portion such as a circuit formed on the glass substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keiji Tsunetomo, Hideki Hashizume, Kazuya Ohkawa