Patents Assigned to Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10822676
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy wire composed of an aluminum alloy, wherein the aluminum alloy contains more than or equal to 0.005 mass % and less than or equal to 2.2 mass % of Fe and a remainder of Al and an inevitable impurity, and the aluminum alloy wire has a dynamic friction coefficient of less than or equal to 0.8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 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
  • Publication number: 20200341214
    Abstract: A connector extracting jig according to an embodiment is a connector extracting jig for extracting an optical connector connected to a component to be connected along a connection direction from the component to be connected, the optical connector including a latch engaged with the component to be connected, the latch having a protrusion which is can be pushed down, and the protrusion releasing the engagement of the latch with the component to be connected when being pushed down, the connector extracting jig including: a butting part configured to butt on the optical connector in the connection direction; and a pushing-down part configured to be positioned closer to the component to be connected than the butting part and face the protrusion along a first direction intersecting the connection direction when the butting part butts on the optical connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Daizo NISHIOKA, Yohei AOSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200341220
    Abstract: Disclosed is a connecting harness that connects M first devices (where M is an integer equal to or greater than 1) and N second devices (where N is an integer equal to or greater than 2) using connecting cords each including at least one of an optical fiber cord and a metal cord. The connecting harness includes a connecting cord group including the M×N connecting cords, in which first connectors capable of being connected to the first devices are provided at one end of each of the connecting cords and second connectors capable of being connected to the second devices are provided at the other end of each of the connecting cords; a first bundling member bundling the connecting cords of the connecting cord group beside the first device in a predetermined number; and a second bundling member bundling the connecting cords of the connecting cord group beside the second device in a predetermined number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki YOKOKAWA, Keiju OKABE, Tomikazu ICHINOSE, Tsutomu YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200341345
    Abstract: A Mach-Zehnder modulator includes a first arm waveguide; a second arm waveguide; a conductive region for connecting the first arm waveguide and the second arm waveguide to each other; a differential transmission path including a first metal body and a second metal body connected to the first arm waveguide and the second arm waveguide, respectively, and a third metal body for a reference potential; and a capacitor connected between the conductive region and the third metal body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Naoya KONO
  • Publication number: 20200340102
    Abstract: A wafer holder comprising: a ceramic base having a wafer-mounting surface as an upper surface; and a conductive member embedded in the ceramic base, the conductive member including a circuit portion provided parallel to the wafer-mounting surface, a pull-out portion provided parallel to the wafer-mounting surface and spaced from the circuit portion in a direction opposite to a direction toward the wafer-mounting surface, and a connecting portion configured to electrically connect the circuit portion and the pull-out portion to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi KIMURA, Akira MIKUMO, Shigenobu SAKITA, Daisuke SHIMAO
  • Publication number: 20200340083
    Abstract: Cermet contains a hard phase which contains carbonitride containing Ti and Nb and a metallic binder phase containing an iron-group element. The hard phase includes a granular core portion and a peripheral portion which covers at least a part of the core portion. The core portion contains composite carbonitride expressed as Ti1-X-YNbXWYC1-ZNZ, where Y is not smaller than 0 and not greater than 0.05 and Z is not smaller than 0.3 and not greater than 0.6. The peripheral portion is composed to be higher in content of W than the core portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Michiuchi, Katsumi Okamura
  • Publication number: 20200341202
    Abstract: An optical connector according to an embodiment includes: a receptacle in a cylindrical shape, the receptacle being configured to hold a first optical fiber, the receptacle having a flat surface on an outer surface thereof, the flat surface being parallel with a first optical axis of the first optical fiber; a plug in a cylindrical shape, the plug being configured to hold an optical fiber, the plug having a flat surface on an outer surface thereof, the second flat surface being parallel with a second optical axis of the optical fiber; and a clip member having a contact surface the flat surface with the flat surface, the clip member being configured to press the receptacle and the plug against each other for optically coupling the first optical fiber to the second optical fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoya SAEKI, Yasushi FUJIMURA, Michio SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10815664
    Abstract: A coated PC steel stranded cable includes: a stranded cable in which a plurality of elemental wires each composed of steel are twisted together; an anti-corrosive coating having an outer circumferential portion that coats an outer circumference of the stranded cable; an outer coating that coats an outer circumference of the anti-corrosive coating; and an optical fiber provided at a position inwardly of an outer circumferential surface of the outer coating and corresponding to a strand groove in the stranded cable so as to follow expansion and contraction of the stranded cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi Oikawa, Masato Yamada, Yoshiyuki Matsubara, Shinji Nakaue, Toru Yamamoto, Shinichi Yamanobe, Michio Imai, Naoki Sogabe, Kazumasa Okubo, Kazuyoshi Chikiri, Toshiyuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10819083
    Abstract: A vertical cavity surface-emitting laser including: a substrate having a main surface; and a post structure mounted on the main surface. The post structure includes an active layer and a carrier confinement structure. The carrier confinement structure includes a first region and a second region having a higher resistivity than the first region. The first region has an edge, and a first to a third reference line segments. A first length of the first reference line segment is longest among lengths of line segments joining any two points on the edge and extending in a direction of the III-V group semiconductor. The first length is greater than a sum of a second length of the second reference line segment and a third length of the third reference line segment. The third length is smaller than the second length and is zero or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka Onishi, Hiroyuki Yoshinaga, Rei Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10818939
    Abstract: Provided is a redox flow battery in which damage is unlikely to occur in a membrane. A redox flow battery includes a pair of adjacent cell frames, each cell frame including a frame body in which a flow channel for an electrolyte is formed, and a bipolar plate disposed inside the frame body; a positive electrode and a negative electrode disposed so as to face each other between the bipolar plates of the pair of cell frames; a membrane interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; a protection plate which covers the flow channel and presses edge portions of the positive electrode or the negative electrode toward the bipolar plate; and a membrane protection structure which prevents the membrane from being broken by contact between the protection plate and the membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosuke Shiraki, Takashi Kanno, Takefumi Ito, Masahiro Kuwabara, Hideyuki Yamaguchi, Hayato Fujita, Kiyoaki Hayashi, Kiyoaki Moriuchi
  • Patent number: 10818410
    Abstract: A resin composition forming an insulation layer, including a base resin containing polyolefin, and an inorganic filler; wherein a surface of the inorganic filler includes a hydrophobic silyl group represented by formula (1) and an aminosilyl group having an amino group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kohei Hosomizu, Yoitsu Sekiguchi, Takanori Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10815586
    Abstract: A GaAs-based compound semiconductor crystal includes a straight body portion having a cylindrical shape, wherein the straight body portion has a diameter of more than or equal to 110 mm and has a length of more than or equal to 100 mm and less than or equal to 400 mm, and the straight body portion has a first end surface and a second end surface having a higher specific resistance than a specific resistance of the first end surface, and a ratio R20/R10 of a specific resistance R20 at the second end surface side to a specific resistance R10 at the first end surface side is more than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Ishikawa, Hidetoshi Takayama, Hirokazu Oota, Shuuichi Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10820443
    Abstract: A tray unit includes: a plurality of trays each of which has a protrusion at a side end portion thereof; and a pair of frames vertically provided with a plurality tiers of rail portions, the plurality of tiers of rail portions accommodating the plurality of trays in a slidable manner in a horizontal direction. And the rail portion at each tier include a clamp on a surface facing the side end portion of the tray, the clamps in the plurality of tiers are aligned in a vertical direction, the clamp has an opening to which the protrusion is fittable, and when the side end portion of the tray move to a predetermined position with respect to the rail portion, the clamp is elastically deformed in the vertical direction of the rail portion, and the protrusion is fitted into the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Eisuke Oki, Tomomi Imakawa, Takayuki Yokochi, Takayasu Yamauchi
  • Patent number: 10818810
    Abstract: A concentrator photovoltaic module according to one embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a case; a substrate disposed on a bottom surface of the case and having a plurality of stacked wiring layers; and concentrator photovoltaic elements disposed on the substrate and connected to the wiring layers. The concentrator photovoltaic elements connected to different wiring layers are connected to each other in parallel. According to the concentrator photovoltaic module according to the one embodiment of the present disclosure, output voltage can be decreased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazumasa Toya, Makoto Inagaki, Youichi Nagai, Takashi Iwasaki, Kenji Saito, Rui Mikami
  • Patent number: 10819425
    Abstract: A transimpedance amplifier converts an input current to a differential signal and outputs the differential signal. The transimpedance amplifier includes a single-ended amplifier configured to convert a current signal to a voltage signal, a first feedback circuit configured to generate a bypass current, a differential amplifier circuit configured to generate the differential signal in accordance with the difference between the voltage signal and a reference voltage signal, and a detector circuit configured to detect a start and an end of a burst optical signal. The detector circuit detects the end of the burst optical signal based on a peak value of the positive-phase component and a peak value of the negative-phase component and switches the time constant of the first feedback circuit from a first time constant to a second time constant smaller than the first time constant in response to detecting the end of the burst optical signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Keiji Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20200333539
    Abstract: An optical transceiver according to an embodiment includes an optical receptacle, two optical sub-assemblies, and a circuit board having a upper surface, on which the optical sub-assembly on the rear side is installed on the opposite side of an external connector to the optical receptacle on the upper surface and the optical sub-assembly on the front side is installed between the optical receptacle and the optical sub-assembly on the rear side on the upper surface. Each of the optical sub-assemblies includes an optical sub-assembly substrate on which an optical device is mounted, a lens part that covers the optical device and that is optically coupled to the optical receptacle, and a frame. A part of the frame of the optical sub-assembly on the front side is pressed by the optical sub-assembly substrate of the optical sub-assembly on the rear side toward the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Takashi MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20200333543
    Abstract: An optical transceiver according to an embodiment includes: a housing having inner sides defining an inner space inside the housing; an optical module including a package, a semiconductor device, and a sleeve, the package being configured to house the semiconductor device, the semiconductor device generating a Joule heat, the sleeve being attached to an outside of the package, the sleeve being fixed to the housing with keeping the package away from the inner sides; a heat-conducting material filled between the package and one of the inner sides, the heat-conducting material including an oily component; and a sheet member being placed between the heat-conducting material and the package, the sheet member covering the heat-conducting material to prevent the oily component from reaching the optical module. The Joule heat is conducted from the package to the housing through the sheet member and the heat-conducting material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazushige OKI
  • Publication number: 20200336327
    Abstract: A device control system according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a management apparatus that can communicate with a plurality of target devices which are management targets; and one or more terminal apparatuses that can communicate with the management apparatus and that control the target devices through communication with the management apparatus. The management apparatus includes; a management storage unit that stores an overall management table including pieces of identification information which are pieces of information by which the target devices can be identified, respectively, and device names which are names of the target devices set by a user; and a management control unit that controls communication with the terminal apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi SHIRASU, Shunsuke MINESHIGE
  • Publication number: 20200335622
    Abstract: The sense region is spaced from the active region. The isolation trench surrounds the sense region and isolates the sense region from the active region. The active region is provided with a first gate trench defined by a first side surface and a first bottom surface continuing to the first side surface. The first insulating film is in contact with both the first side surface and the first bottom surface. The first conductor is provided on the first insulating film. The second insulating film is provided in the isolation trench. The second conductor is provided on the second insulating film. The isolation trench reaches a first impurity region. The first insulating film is made of a material identical to that of the second insulating film. The first conductor is made of a material identical to that of the second conductor and is electrically isolated from the second conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Toru HIYOSHI
  • Publication number: 20200336120
    Abstract: A harmonic processing circuit includes: a first feeder line branching from a signal line configured to transmit a signal to be inputted to or outputted from an amplifier; and a first setting unit connected to the first feeder line and configured to set an impedance in the signal line to a harmonic of the signal. At least part of the first setting unit is configured by a lumped circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Noriyoshi SUDA