Patents Assigned to Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10811696
    Abstract: A porous metal body including a skeleton having a three-dimensional mesh-like structure, the porous metal body having a plate-like overall shape. The skeleton has a hollow structure and includes a primary metal layer and at least one of a first microporous layer and a second microporous layer. The primary metal layer is composed of nickel or a nickel alloy. The first microporous layer contains nickel and chromium and is disposed on the outer peripheral surface of the primary metal layer. The second microporous layer contains nickel and chromium and is disposed on the inner peripheral surface of the primary metal layer, the inner peripheral surface facing the hollow space of the skeleton.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuki Okuno, Takahiro Higashino, Masatoshi Majima, Tomoyuki Awazu
  • Publication number: 20200326476
    Abstract: A semiconductor integrated optical device includes a waveguide mesa having a first multilayer including a first core layer, a second multilayer including a second core layer, and a butt joint interface between the first core layer and the second core layer; a support having first to third regions; and a buried semiconductor region provided on the support. The first multilayer has a first mesa width on the first region. The second multilayer has a second mesa width on the second region. On the third region, the second multilayer has a waveguide portion having a third mesa width smaller than the first and the second mesa widths. The second core layer has a waveguide core thickness on the second region. In the waveguide portion, the second core layer has a core portion having a thickness different from the waveguide core thickness at a position away from the butt-joint interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Takuo HIRATANI
  • Publication number: 20200324376
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical device according to an embodiment comprises: loading hydrogen into a glass member containing Ge; irradiating a laser beam from a femtosecond laser into the glass member having the hydrogen loaded therein, the laser beam having an amount of energy causing a light-induced change in refractive index of the glass member and having a repetition frequency of 10 kHz or higher; and moving a light convergence point position of the laser beam relative to the glass member. A repetition of the irradiating and the moving forms a continuous refractive index changed region in the glass member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigehiro NAGANO, Tetsu MORISHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200325596
    Abstract: A synthetic single crystal diamond contains nitrogen atoms at a concentration of more than 600 ppm and 1500 ppm or less, and the nitrogen atoms do not include any isolated substitutional nitrogen atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi SUMIYA, Kensei HAMAKI, Minori TERAMOTO, Katsuko YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10804009
    Abstract: A twinax cable 100 includes a twinax structure, the twinax structure including: a signal wire pair, the signal wire pair including a pair of signal wires formed of a first signal wire and a second signal wire, and an insulating layer configured to cover the pair of signal wires; a drain wire; and a shield tape arranged on the outer circumferential side of the insulating layer to cover the signal wire pair and the drain wire. The insulating layer is mainly composed of polyethylene. The insulating layer includes not less than 30 ppm and not more than 4000 ppm of a hindered phenol-based antioxidant. A dielectric tangent tan ? of the insulating layer at the time of application of a high-frequency electric field having a frequency of 10 GHz is not more than 3.0×10?4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nayu Yanagawa, Shinya Nishikawa, Taro Fujita, Yuto Kobayashi, Masaki Hayakawa, Atsushi Tsujino, Yuji Ochi
  • Patent number: 10804006
    Abstract: A resin composition molded article forming an insulation layer of a direct-current power cable, including: a cross-linked base resin containing polyethylene, and an inorganic filler having a mean volume diameter of 80 nm or less, wherein at least a part of a surface of the inorganic filler includes an aminosilyl group having an amino group, and a light transmittance at a wavelength of 500 nm of a sheet is 70% or more, as measured under an atmosphere at 90 , when the sheet is fabricated by cutting the resin composition molded article into 0.5 mm thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kohei Hosomizu, Yoitsu Sekiguchi, Takanori Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10802303
    Abstract: An optical module including a source assembly is disclosed. The source assembly provides a semiconductor optical device, a wiring substrate, and a bridge substrate. The semiconductor optical device includes an electrode and a pad that receives a driving signal therethrough. The wiring substrate, which is arranged side by side with respect to the semiconductor optical device, provides a signal line and a ground line surrounding the signal line. The bridge substrate includes a signal line and a ground line surrounding the signal line. A feature of the optical module is that the bridge substrate is placed on the semiconductor optical device and the wiring substrate such that a transmission line thereof faces the semiconductor optical device and the wiring substrate, and one end of the signal line thereof is connected with the pad of the semiconductor optical device through a post, and another end of the signal line thereof is connected with an end of the signal line in the wiring substrate through another post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yamaji, Yasushi Fujimura, Taichi Misawa
  • Publication number: 20200322062
    Abstract: A package for an optical receiver module is disclosed. The package includes a housing having electrically conductive walls including a rear wall and a pair of side walls, and a feed-through provided in the rear wall. The feed-through includes an internal portion having an upper rear face and a lower rear face, and an external portion protruding from the upper rear face and the lower rear face outwardly and having a top face and/or a back face continuous to the upper rear face and/or the lower rear face of the internal portion, a first top face, a second back face, and a pair of side faces, the rear face and the side faces connecting the first top face with the second back face, the first top face including DC lines, the second back face including transmission lines, and the transmission lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuaki MII, Hiroshi HARA
  • Publication number: 20200322830
    Abstract: Provided is an extra-vehicular communication device, installed on a vehicle, including: a reception unit configured to receive data from an external device located outside the vehicle; a position acquisition unit configured to create, based on the data received by the reception unit, transmission source position information indicating a position of a transmission source of the data; a correspondence information acquisition unit configured to acquire correspondence information that indicates a correspondence relationship between peripheral position information indicating a position of a peripheral area around the vehicle, and a priority level; a setting unit configured to set a priority level for the data, on the basis of the transmission source position information created by the position acquisition unit and the correspondence information acquired by the correspondence information acquisition unit; and a processing unit configured to process the data in accordance with the priority level set by the setting u
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yoshihisa NAGAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200322761
    Abstract: This wireless sensor system includes: one or a plurality of wireless terminal devices, each wireless terminal device being configured to transmit data including sensor information indicating a result of measurement by a sensor; a management device; and one or a plurality of relay devices, each relay device being configured to transmit the data received from the wireless terminal device, to the management device or another relay device. The wireless terminal device transmits, through one-way communication, a radio signal including the data and being in a first frequency band. The relay device transmits a radio signal including the data and being in a second frequency band partially or entirely different from the first frequency band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10795092
    Abstract: An optical connector having a shutter is disclosed. The optical connector comprises an optical connection component configured to hold one or a plurality of optical fibers, and having a light incidence/emission end surface being movable in the connection direction with respect to the optical connection component; a second member having a shutter part that performs opening/closing of an opening, the second member being attached to the first member in a state of being rotatable around a rotation axis; a first sealing member contacting the first member over a whole circumference of the opening, the first sealing member also contacting the shutter part over the whole circumference of the opening when the shutter part is in a closed state; and a linkage mechanism that rotates the second member in conjunction with movement of the first member along the connection direction with respect to the optical connection component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuro Watanabe, Dai Sasaki, Yoshikyo Tamekuni, Takako Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 10796812
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming a conductive layer according to the present invention is a coating liquid for forming a conductive layer, the coating liquid containing fine metal particles, a dispersant, and a dispersion medium. In the coating liquid for forming a conductive layer, the fine metal particles contain copper or a copper alloy as a main component, the dispersant is a polyethyleneimine-polyethylene oxide graft copolymer, a polyethyleneimine moiety in the graft copolymer has a weight-average molecular weight of 300 or more and 1,000 or less, a molar ratio of polyethylene oxide chains to nitrogen atoms in the polyethyleneimine moiety is 10 or more and 50 or less, and the graft copolymer has a weight-average molecular weight of 3,000 or more and 54,000 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC PRINTED CIRCUITS, INC.
    Inventors: Motohiko Sugiura, Issei Okada, Yoshio Oka, Atsushi Kimura, Kenji Ohki
  • Patent number: 10796811
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy wire composed of an aluminum alloy, wherein the aluminum alloy contains more than or equal to 0.03 mass % and less than or equal to 1.5 mass % of Mg, more than or equal to 0.02 mass % and less than or equal to 2.0 mass % of Si, and a remainder of Al and an inevitable impurity, Mg/Si being more than or equal to 0.5 and less than or equal to 3.5 in mass ratio, and the aluminum alloy wire has a dynamic friction coefficient of less than or equal to 0.8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Misato Kusakari, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Yoshihiro Nakai, Taichiro Nishikawa, Yasuyuki Otsuka, Hayato Ooi
  • Patent number: 10795099
    Abstract: An optical connecting device includes: a holder part having first and second holder members and a resin body therebetween; and multiple optical fibers each having first and second resin-uncoated fiber portions and the first and second resin-coated fiber portions. The first resin-uncoated fiber portion is disposed between first portions of the first and second holder members so as to extend in a direction of a first axis and be arranged along a first reference plane. The second resin-uncoated fiber portion and the first resin-coated fiber portion extend between second portions of the first and second holder members. One of the first and second holder members has a through-hole, extending along a second axis intersecting the first axis in the second portions thereof, receiving the resin body. The first and second holder members have first and second inner faces, separated away from the first reference plane, in the second portions, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuharu Hirano, Akira Furuya
  • Patent number: 10797323
    Abstract: A current collector included in a fuel cell, the fuel cell including a membrane electrode assembly including a solid polymer electrolyte layer and a pair of electrode layers formed to sandwich the solid polymer electrolyte layer, the current collector stacked on each electrode layer, and a gas flow path for supply of a gas to each electrode layer, the current collector including a metal porous body which is stacked on the electrode layer, has a flowing gas supplied to the electrode layer, and is rendered conducting to the electrode layer, and the metal porous body including an electrically conductive layer containing electrically conductive particles fixed to a corrosion-resistant and water-repellent resin at least on a side of the electrode layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kazuki Okuno, Takahiro Higashino, Masatoshi Majima, Tsutomu Iwaki, Masahiro Yanagida, Tetsuo Sakai
  • Publication number: 20200310045
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical connector includes a ferrule configured to retain a plurality of optical fibers and the steps of: exposing tip end faces of the plurality of optical fibers to an end face of the ferrule to fix the plurality of optical fibers to the ferrule; polishing the end face together with the tip end faces; positioning an adhesive film containing a material different from the material of the ferrule to the end face in a layered film having a plurality of films; and welding, to the ferrule, a spacer film containing a material the same as the material of the ferrule in the layered film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Sho YAKABE
  • Publication number: 20200310044
    Abstract: An optical connector ferrule according to an embodiment includes an MT ferrule, and a spacer mounted on an optical end surface of the MT ferrule and having a guide hole into which a guide pin is inserted. The spacer has a contact surface that contacting the counterpart connector and a recess surrounded by the contact surface. The spacer includes a lens part exposed on a bottom surface of the recess and optically coupled to the optical end surface of the MT ferrule and a base part that retains the lens part by surrounding the lens part. The material of the lens part and the material of the base part are different from each other, and the difference between the linear expansion coefficient of the base part and the linear expansion coefficient of the MT ferrule is 0.5×10?5/° C. or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., JAPAN COMMUNICATION ACCESSORIES MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dai SASAKI, Takayuki SHIMAZU, Hajime ARAO, Takuro WATANABE, Sho YAKABE, Motoyoshi KIMURA, Manabu IZAKI
  • Patent number: 10790401
    Abstract: A semiconductor stacked body includes a base layer containing a III-V group compound semiconductor, a light-receiving layer containing a III-V group compound semiconductor, a control layer containing a III-V group compound semiconductor and disposed in contact with the light-receiving layer, a diffusion blocking layer containing a III-V group compound semiconductor and a p-type impurity that generates a p-type carrier, the diffusion blocking layer having a p-type impurity concentration of 1×1016 cm?3 or less, and a contact layer containing a III-V group compound semiconductor and having p-type conductivity. These layers are stacked in this order. The concentration of an element in the control layer, the element being identical to a group V element contained in the light-receiving layer, is lower on a main surface of the control layer adjacent to the diffusion blocking layer than on a main surface of the control layer adjacent to the light-receiving layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuma Fuyuki, Takashi Go, Takashi Ishizuka
  • Patent number: 10790530
    Abstract: The battery cell for a flow battery includes a cell frame including a frame including a through-window and a manifold serving as an electrolyte flow path, and a bipolar plate blocking the through-window; a positive electrode disposed on one surface side of the bipolar plate; and a negative electrode disposed on another surface side of the bipolar plate. In this battery cell, in the frame, a thickness of a portion in which the manifold is formed is defined as Ft; in the bipolar plate, a thickness of a portion blocking the through-window is defined as Bt; in the positive electrode, a thickness of a portion facing the bipolar plate is defined as Pt; in the negative electrode, a thickness of a portion facing the bipolar plate is defined as Nt; and these thicknesses satisfy Ft?4 mm, Bt?Ft?3.0 mm, Pt?1.5 mm, and Nt?1.5 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Kanno, Katsuya Yamanishi, Takefumi Ito, Masahiro Kuwabara, Kiyoaki Moriuchi, Hideyuki Yamaguchi, Hayato Fujita, Kousuke Shiraki, Kiyoaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200303903
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical semiconductor device, includes the steps of: forming a plurality of compound semiconductor layers including a sacrificial layer, an absorption layer, and a core layer; forming a first mesa from the plurality of compound semiconductor layers; forming an embedding layer that is a semiconductor layer having the first mesa embedded therein; after the step of forming the embedding layer, etching the sacrificial layer to form a chip including the plurality of compound semiconductor layers and the embedding layer; bonding the chip to a substrate comprising silicon and having a waveguide; and etching a portion of the first mesa of the chip bonded to the substrate to form a second mesa adjacent to the first mesa. The second mesa includes the core layer and is optically coupled to the waveguide of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki YAGI, Naoko KONISHI, Takuo HIRATANI