Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst for a solid polymer fuel cell, including platinum, cobalt, and zirconium supported as a catalytic metal on a carbon powder carrier, in which the supporting ratio of platinum, cobalt, and zirconium on the carbon powder carrier is Pt:Co:Zr=3:0.5 to 1.5:0.1 to 3.0 by molar ratio. In the present invention, it is preferable that the peak position of Pt3Co seen in the X-ray diffraction pattern of catalyst particles is 2?=41.10° or more and 42.00° or less, and moderate alloying has occurred in the catalytic metal.
Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst for solid polymer fuel cells in which catalyst particles including platinum and a transition metal M are supported on a carbon powder carrier. The catalyst of the present invention is a catalyst for solid polymer fuel cells in which a molar ratio (Pt/M) of platinum to the transition metal M that form catalyst particles is 2.5 or more, and a ratio (SCOMSA/SBET) of a platinum specific surface area (SCOMSA) measured by a CO adsorption method to a catalyst specific surface area (SBET) measured by a BET method is 0.26 or more and 0.32 or less. The catalyst can be produced by preparing an alloy catalyst, then washing the alloy catalyst with a platinum compound solution, and additionally supplying platinum to the surfaces of catalyst particles.
Abstract: A sputtering target for magnetic recording media capable of producing a magnetic thin film in which the magnetic crystal grains are micronized and the distance between the centers of the grains is reduced while good magnetic properties are maintained. The target including metallic Pt and an oxide, with the balance being metallic Co and inevitable impurities, wherein the Co is contained in a range of 70 at % to 90 at % and the Pt is contained in a range of 10 at % to 30 at % relative to a total of metallic components in the sputtering target for magnetic recording media, the oxide is contained in a range of 26 vol % to 40 vol % relative to a total volume of the sputtering target for magnetic recording media, and the oxide is composed of B2O3 and one or more high-melting-point oxides having a melting point of 1470° C. or higher and 2800° C. or lower.
October 11, 2017
Date of Patent:
April 6, 2021
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K., TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
Kim Kong Tham, Ryousuke Kushibiki, Toshiya Yamamoto, Shin Saito, Shintaro Hinata
Abstract: A sputtering target that can be used for forming a buffer layer that enables magnetic crystal grains in a magnetic recording layer granular film to be well separated when the magnetic recording layer granular film is stacked above a Ru underlayer. The target contains a metal and an oxide, wherein: the contained metal becomes a nonmagnetic metal including an hcp structure if the entirety of the contained metal is made into a single metal, the lattice constant “a” of the hcp structure included in the nonmagnetic metal being 2.59 ? or more and 2.72 ? or less; the contained metal includes 4 at % or more of metallic Ru relative to the whole amount of the contained metal; and the sputtering target contains 20 vol % or more and 50 vol % or less of the oxide relative to the entire sputtering target, the melting point of the contained oxide being 1700° C. or more.
January 17, 2019
March 25, 2021
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K., TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
Kim Kong THAM, Ryousuke KUSHIBIKI, Tomonari KAMADA, Masahiro AONO, Takeshi ISHIBASHI, Takeshi NUMAZAKI, Shin SAITO
Abstract: A metal paste formed by kneading a solid content including silver particles and a solvent, in which the solid content includes silver particles containing silver particles having a particle size of 100 to 200 nm by 30% or more based on the number of particles, the silver particles have an average particle size of 60 to 800 nm as a whole, the silver particles constituting the solid content are bound with an amine compound having 4 to 8 carbon atoms in total as a protective agent, and the metal paste contains as an additive a high-molecular-weight ethyl cellulose having a number average molecular weight of 40000 to 90000. Since the metal paste contains a high-molecular-weight ethyl cellulose, a sintered body having a low resistance can be maintained while printability is improved. The metal paste has favorable printability, and can form a sintered body having a low resistance even in a low temperature region of 150° C. or lower.
Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an electroconductive adhesive composition that does not readily peel from an adherend material even when subjected to repeated temperature changes, and that furthermore has excellent thermal conductivity. The present invention relates to an electroconductive adhesive composition containing an organic acid (A) having an acid dissociation constant pKa of 4.8 or lower and an electroconductive filler (B), the electroconductive adhesive composition containing 0.01-0.2% by mass of the organic acid (A) and at least 85% by mass of the electroconductive filler (B) with respect to the entire quantity of the electroconductive adhesive composition.
Abstract: The present invention is a catalyst for a solid polymer fuel cell including: catalyst particles of platinum, cobalt and manganese; and a carbon powder carrier supporting the catalyst particles, wherein the component ratio (molar ratio) of the platinum, cobalt and manganese of the catalyst particles is of Pt:Co:Mn=1:0.06 to 0.39:0.04 to 0.33, and wherein in an X-ray diffraction analysis of the catalyst particles, the peak intensity ratio of a Co—Mn alloy appearing around 2?=27° is 0.15 or less on the basis of a main peak appearing around 2?=40°. It is particularly preferred that the catalyst have a peak ratio of a peak of a CoPt3 alloy and an MnPt3 alloy appearing around 2?=32° of 0.14 or more on the basis of a main peak.
Abstract: A DC high-voltage relay including at least one contact pair including a movable contact and a fixed contact, having a contact force and/or opening force of 100 gf or more, the DC high-voltage relay of 48 V or more. The movable contact and/or the fixed contact includes Ag oxide-based contact material. Metal components in the contact material includes at least one metal M essentially containing Sn, and a balance including Ag and inevitable impurity metals. The content of the metal M is 0.2% by mass or more and 8% by mass or less based on the total mass of all metal components in the contact material. The contact material has a material structure in which one or more oxides of the metal M are dispersed in a matrix including Ag or a Ag alloy. As metal M, In, Bi, Ni and Te can be added.
Abstract: The present invention provides a shape-memory alloy including a Au—Cu—Al alloy having 20 at % or more and 40 at % or less Cu and 15 at % or more and 30 at % or less Al, with the balance being Au and inevitable impurities. The shape-memory alloy has a Vickers hardness of 360 Hv or less. The Au—Cu—Al alloy of the present invention is an alloy capable of developing both biocompatibility and a shape-memory effect, and further capable of achieving artifactlessness in a magnetic environment. The Au—Cu—Al alloy can be produced by heat-treating a clad material formed of a combination of a hollow material made of a Au—Cu alloy and a core material made of metallic Al at 500° C. or more and 700° C. or less.
February 28, 2019
January 14, 2021
TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
Abstract: The present invention provides a catalyst for a solid polymer fuel cell, having excellent initial activity and good durability and a production method thereof. The present invention is a catalyst for a solid polymer fuel cell, including catalyst particles composed of platinum or a platinum alloy supported on a carbon powder carrier, the catalyst having sulfo groups (—SO3H) at least on the catalyst particles, and the catalyst further having a fluorine compound having a C—F bond supported at least on the catalyst particles. It is preferred in the catalyst of the present invention that sulfur content is 800 ppm or more and 5000 ppm or less based on the mass of the whole catalyst and the amount of the fluorine compound is 3 mass % or more and 24 mass % or less based on the mass of the whole catalyst.
Abstract: The present invention provides a method for forming a metal pattern on a pattern formation section set in a part or the whole of a region on a base material, the base material including a fluorine-containing resin layer on a surface including at least the pattern formation section, the method including the step of: forming a functional group on a pattern formation section of the fluorine-containing resin layer by a treatment such as ultraviolet-ray irradiation, then applying to the surface of the base material a metal fine particle dispersion liquid in which metal fine particles protected by an amine compound as a first protective agent and a fatty acid as a second protective agent are dispersed in a solvent, and fixing the metal fine particles on the pattern formation section.
August 19, 2015
Date of Patent:
January 12, 2021
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K., NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Abstract: The present invention provides an alloy for medical use including an Au—Pt alloy, in which the Au—Pt alloy has a Pt concentration of 24 mass % or more and less than 34 mass % with the balance being Au, and has at least a material structure in which a Pt-rich phase having a Pt concentration higher than that of an ?-phase is distributed in an ?-phase matrix, the Pt-rich phase has a Pt concentration that is 1.2 to 3.8 times the Pt concentration of the ?-phase, and the Pt-rich phase has an area ratio of 1 to 22% in any cross-section. This alloy is an artifact-free alloy material that exhibits excellent compatibility with a magnetic field environment such as an MRI and has magnetic susceptibility of ±4 ppm with respect to magnetic susceptibility of water.
January 30, 2014
Date of Patent:
January 5, 2021
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K., KYOTO UNIVERSITY
Abstract: The aim of the present invention is to provide a metal powder for an electroconductive paste with which a low-resistance electrode film can be formed. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a platinum-containing or platinum-alloy-containing metal powder for an electroconductive paste, the metal powder including a metal element or metal elements other than Pt, wherein the metal elements other than Pt include at least Ca, and may further include Al and Zr, and the total content of the Ca, Al and Zr among the metal elements other than Pt is 10-900 mass ppm.
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a monoclonal antibody capable of sufficiently inhibiting a non-specific reaction caused by a non-specific factor, a non-specific reaction inhibitor containing the monoclonal antibody, and the like. The present invention relates to a monoclonal antibody against dog IgM produced by a hybridoma with accession No. NITE BP-02556.
Abstract: A sealing structure with a surface of a base material with a through-hole, an underlying metal film, and a sealing member bonded to the underlying metal film to seal the through-hole. The sealing member includes a compressed product of a metal powder including gold having a purity of 99.9% by mass or more and a lid-like metal film including a bulk-like metal including gold and having a thickness of not less than 0.01 ?m and not more than 5 ?m. The sealing material includes an outer periphery-side densified region in contact with an underlying metal film and a center-side porous region in contact with the through-hole. The shape of pores in the densified region is specified, and the horizontal length (l) of a pore in the radial direction at any cross-section of the densified region and the width (W) of the densified region satisfy the relationship of l?0.1W.
Abstract: A platinum-based material element wire is coated with gold or gold alloy, and drawing-processed with a carbon-containing die. The thin wire manufactured in this manner is covered with gold or gold alloy, and the coverage of gold or gold alloy is 40% or more on an area basis. The thin wire formed of a platinum-based material is manufactured in a state of suppressing breakage in a drawing processing step, and has favorable performance in electric properties and the like. In addition, this manufacturing process is capable of efficiently manufacturing a platinum-based material thin wire while suppressing breakage when the thin wire is manufactured by drawing processing.
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a monoclonal antibody capable of sufficiently inhibiting a non-specific reaction caused by a non-specific factor, a non-specific reaction inhibitor containing the monoclonal antibody, and the like. The present invention relates to a monoclonal antibody against dog IgM produced by a hybridoma with accession No. NITE BP-02557.
Abstract: The present invention is intended to provide an immunochromatographic analyzer that enables a quick and easy, high-sensitivity detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and thus more reliable and faster diagnosis of mycoplasma pneumonia. The immunochromatographic analyzer according to the present invention is for detecting Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and includes a sample adding section, a label-substance retaining section, a chromatographic medium section having a detection section, and an absorbing section. The label-substance retaining section and the detection section contain an antibody that strongly recognizes domain III of P30 protein of Mycoplasma pneumoniae consisting of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2.
Abstract: The present invention relates to a sealing lid for a package containing an optical element. For the sealing lid, a translucent material such as glass that can transmit light such as visible light is used. The present invention includes a lid main body made of the translucent material. The lid main body includes a joining region having a frame shape corresponding to an outer circumferential shape of the lid main body. A plurality of pieces of brazing material made of a eutectic alloy are fused on the joining region of the lid main body. An arrangement state of the brazing material includes aligning spherical pieces of brazing material continuously to form a frame shape along the joining region.
Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemical vapor deposition raw material for producing a ruthenium thin film or a ruthenium compound thin film by a chemical deposition method, the chemical vapor deposition raw material including a dinuclear ruthenium complex in which carbonyl and a nitrogen-containing organic ligand (L) are coordinated to metallically bonded two rutheniums, the dinuclear ruthenium complex being represented by the following formula (1): A raw material according to the present invention is capable of producing a high-purity ruthenium thin film, and has a low melting point and moderate thermal stability. Thus, the raw material according to the present invention is suitable for use in electrodes of various kinds of devices.