Patents Assigned to Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Publication number: 20190252617
    Abstract: An inspecting apparatus according to one embodiment includes: first and second conducting rollers 20A and 20B that are arranged such that roller surfaces 21A and 21B come into contact with first and second electrode parts 12 and 13 of an organic electronic device 10, and energize the first and second electrode parts; and a data acquisition unit 40 for electrical characteristic inspection of the organic electronic device energized by the first and second conducting rollers. On the roller surface of the first conducting roller, an electrical potential within a contact region in contact with the first electrode part and continuously extending in a circumferential direction is same; and on the roller surface of the second conducting roller, an electrical potential within a contact region in contact with the second electrode part and continuously extending in a circumferential direction is same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Mitsutoshi AKATSU
  • Publication number: 20190252678
    Abstract: To provide a cathode active material capable of obtaining a lithium ion secondary battery which has a high discharge capacity and of which a decrease of the discharge capacity when a charge and discharge cycle is repeatedly carried out is suppressed, a positive electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, and a lithium ion secondary battery. A cathode active material comprising a lithium-containing composite oxide represented by the formula aLi(Li1/3Mn2/3)O2.(1?a)LiMO2 (wherein M is an element containing at least Ni and Mn, and 0<a<1), wherein in an X-ray diffraction pattern, the integral breadth of a peak of (110) plane assigned to a crystal structure with space group C2/m is at most 1.25 deg.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Tomohiro SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20190247797
    Abstract: The gas separation membrane element contains a gas separation membrane, and a sealing portion for preventing mixture of a source gas and a specific gas permeated through a gas separation membrane. The gas separation membrane has a first porous layer including a porous membrane, and a hydrophilic resin composition layer disposed on the first porous layer. The sealing portion is a region in which a cured material of a sealant penetrates in at least the first porous layer in the gas separation membrane, and a thermal expansion coefficient A of the sealing portion and a thermal expansion coefficient B of a material forming the first porous layer satisfy a relation (I): 0.35?A/B?1.0 (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tsutomu TASAKI, Shinichi FURUKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190250509
    Abstract: A photosensitive composition comprising a polymer compound composed of a repeating unit represented by the following formula (1) and at least one repeating unit selected from the group consisting of a repeating unit represented by the following formula (2), a repeating unit represented by the following formula (3) and a repeating unit represented by the following formula (4), and a compound having at least two azide groups: In the formula (1), Ar1 represents a phenyl group or a naphthyl group, and in the formula (2), Ar2 represents a phenyl group or a naphthyl group. l, m, n1 and n2 are numbers satisfying l?15 and m+n1+n2=100-l, and 1+n2?10 when the total amount of all repeating units contained in the above-described polymer compound is taken as 100.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takayuki OKACHI, Eiji Yoshikawa
  • Publication number: 20190250510
    Abstract: To provide a photosensitive composition excellent in a patterning property and capable of producing an organic thin-film transistor exhibiting high carrier mobility by being used in an insulation layer. A photosensitive composition comprising a polymer compound containing at least one repeating unit selected from the group consisting of a repeating unit represented by the following formula (1) and a repeating unit represented by the following formula (2) and a compound having at least two azide groups: In the formula (1), Ar1 represents a phenyl group or a naphthyl group, and in the formula (2), Ar2 represents a phenyl group or a naphthyl group. l and m are numbers satisfying that 1?15 and l+m>90 when the total amount of all repeating units contained in the above-described polymer compound is taken as 100.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED.
    Inventors: Takayuki Okachi, Yuki Yokoi
  • Publication number: 20190250508
    Abstract: The present invention can provide a salt capable of producing a resist pattern with satisfactory CD uniformity (CDU), and a resist composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuro MASUYAMA, Yuichi MUKAI, Koji ICHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10379267
    Abstract: There is provided a metal-based particle assembly comprising 30 or more metal-based particles separated from each other and disposed in two dimensions, the metal-based particles having an average particle diameter in a range of from 200 to 1600 nm, an average height in a range of from 55 to 500 nm, and an aspect ratio, as defined by a ratio of the average particle diameter to the average height, in a range of from 1 to 8, wherein the metal-based particles are disposed such that an average distance between adjacent metal-based particles may be in a range of from 1 to 150 nm. This metal-based particle assembly presents significantly intense plasmon resonance and also allows plasmon resonance to have an effect over a range extended to a significantly large distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Tomohiro Fukuura
  • Patent number: 10375965
    Abstract: The present invention, which addresses the problem of providing a composition that has an excellent effect of controlling plant disease, provides a plant disease control composition that includes the Bacillus strain APM-1 (New strain of Bacillus, APM-1) which is deposited under ATCC Accession No. PTA-4838 and at least one compound selected from the group consisting of ethaboxam, tolclofos-methyl, metalaxyl, fludioxonil, and a carboxamide compound represented by formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Fumina Takanohashi, Ayako Hirao
  • Patent number: 10381230
    Abstract: A method of processing a gallium nitride substrate, includes providing a gallium nitride substrate, polishing a surface of the gallium nitride substrate, and cleaning the polished surface of the gallium nitride substrate. The polished surface includes a GaL?/CK? peak intensity ratio in energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis (EDX) spectrum which is not less than 2, the EDX spectrum being obtained in an EDX of the surface of the gallium nitride substrate using a scanning electron microscope (SEM) at an accelerating voltage of 3 kV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Shunsuke Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10379059
    Abstract: A defect of a film is accurately inspected. A film inspection device includes: a light-receiving device generating a signal by receiving light which returns via a film after having been applied to the film, the signal being for detecting a defect included in the film; and a reflecting roller carrying the film while supporting the film from a side opposite to the light-receiving device in a field of view of the light-receiving device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Genjiro Nishikata, Yuji Tanabe, Tatsuya Kataoka
  • Patent number: 10377640
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electrode mixture, an electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The electrode mixture includes a lithium mixed metal oxide represented by formula (1): Liz(Ni1-x-yMnxMy)O2??(1), an electrically conductive material, and a water-dispersible polymeric binder, wherein x is 0.30 or more and less than 1, y is 0 or more and less than 1, x+y is 0.30 or more and less than 1, z is 0.5 or more and 1.5 or less, and M represents one or more members selected from the group consisting of Co, Al, Ti, Mg and Fe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun-ichi Kageura, Takitaro Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10377692
    Abstract: A photoresist composition comprising a resin which comprises a structural unit derived from a compound having an acid-labile group and which is insoluble or poorly soluble in an alkali aqueous solution but becomes soluble in an alkali aqueous solution by the action of an acid, an acid generator and a compound represented by the formula (I?): wherein R51, R52, R53 and R54 independently each represent a C1-C8 alkyl group, and A11 represents a C3-C36 divalent saturated cyclic hydrocarbon group which can contain one or more heteroatoms and which have one or more substituents or a C6-C20 divalent aromatic hydrocarbon group which can contain one or more heteroatoms and which have one or more substituents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Akira Kamabuchi, Yuko Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10377703
    Abstract: A compound represented by formula (4): can be produced by adding a heterogeneous transition metal catalyst to a solution containing a compound represented by formula (3): obtained by performing a nitration reaction by adding a nitrating agent to a solution containing a compound represented by formula (2): obtained by oxidizing a compound represented by formula (1): with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of sodium tungstate and a saturated C8 carboxylic acid, then adding water to the resultant mixture, and separating the resultant solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuta Honda, Yohei Tanaka, Kazuya Ueki
  • Publication number: 20190245176
    Abstract: Provided are a separator capable of being used for a secondary battery such as a nonaqueous electrolyte-solution secondary battery and a secondary battery including the separator. A separator having a first layer including a porous polyethylene and an organic additive is provided. A white index of the first layer is equal to or more than 85 and equal to or less than 98, and a reduction rate of diethyl carbonate dropped on the first layer is equal to or higher than 0.048 mg/s and equal to or lower than 0.067 mg/s. The to separator may further include a porous layer over the first layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Junji SUZUKI, Toshihiko OGATA
  • Patent number: 10370467
    Abstract: A polymer that is capable of affording a heat storage material superior in humidity permeability and shape retention after phase transition and that is superior in molding processability is provided. The polymer includes constitutional units (A) derived from ethylene, constitutional units (B) represented by a specified formula, and optionally includes constitutional units (C) represented by another specified formula. Where the total number of the units (A), the units (B), and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (A) accounts for 70% to 99%, the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) accounts for 1% by weight to 30% by weight. Where the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (B) accounts for 1% to 100% and the number of the units (C) accounts for 0% to 99%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yu Miura, Yasutoyo Kawashima, Kohei Ueda, Yoshinobu Nozue
  • Patent number: 10370546
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a water/oil-repellent coating composition for forming a film capable of attaining both water/oil repellency and abrasion resistance. The water/oil-repellent coating composition comprises: an organosilicon compound (A) and a metal compound (B), wherein at least one first hydrocarbon chain-containing group and at least one hydrolyzable group are bonded to a silicon atom in the organosilicon compound (A), where in at least one hydrolyzable group is bonded to a metal atom in the metal compound (B), wherein a second hydrocarbon chain-containing group having a length shorter than the length of the first hydrocarbon chain-containing group may be bonded to the metal atom in the metal compound (B), and wherein a molar ratio of the metal compound B) to the organosilicon compound (A) as metal compound (B)/organosilicon compound (A) is not less than 18 and not more than 48.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuharu Shimazaki, Sayaka Sakurai, Tomonori Miyamoto, Atsushi Hozumi, Chihiro Urata
  • Patent number: 10369656
    Abstract: A process for producing a sputtering target in which a target material is diffusion-bonded to a top face of a backing plate material, the process comprising: a step of heating the top face of the target material by a hot plate while pressing from above thereby diffusion-bonding the target material to the backing plate material in such a manner that the step is performed at a center part prior to an outer peripheral part of the top face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Mikio Takigawa, Toshiyuki Terasawa
  • Patent number: 10370484
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer compound which is useful for production of a light emitting device excellent in light emission efficiency is provided. The polymer compound contains a constitutional unit represented by the formula (1) and a constitutional unit represented by the formula (Y) as follows: wherein R1 to R8 represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group or the like, and RA and RB represent an aryl group or a monovalent heterocyclic group, and ArY1??(Y) wherein ArY1 represents an arylene group or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Motoaki Usui, Daisuke Fukushima, Shin-ya Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20190234877
    Abstract: A method of testing a sample for the presence of nitrate or nitrite, the method comprising the steps of: forming a mixture by contacting the sample with a composition comprising hydrogen peroxide or a hydrogen peroxide precursor and a fluorescent indicator precursor capable of forming a fluorescent indicator in the presence of peroxynitrite; irradiating the mixture; and measuring fluorescence from the fluorescent indicator. The method may be carried out using a device in which the mixture in a channel or chamber 101 of a microfluidic device is irradiated by light from light source 103 and emission from the fluorescent indicator is detected by photodetector 105.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicants: Cambridge Disaplay Technology Limited, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
    Inventor: Jonathan Behrendt
  • Publication number: 20190237647
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a conductive layer includes the step of dissolving an organic semiconductor polymer in a first solvent, the first solvent being an aromatic or heterocyclic compound comprising one or more electron-rich carbon atom(s) and/or heteroatom(s). The method also includes dissolving a dopant in a second solvent, the second solvent being a polar solvent. The method also includes mixing the solutions of the organic semiconductor polymer and the dopant to form a dispersion comprising doped conductive polymer particles suspended in the solvent blend. The method also includes depositing the dispersion by a solution deposition technique to form a conductive layer. The solution deposition technique is preferably an inkjet printing, dispense printing or drop casting method. The dispersion provides a stable ink composition for the manufacturing of thick and uniform layers with excellent conductivity and thermopower, and allows simple fabrication of thermoelectric legs with enhanced performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicants: Cambridge Display Technology Limited, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
    Inventor: Thomas Fletcher