Patents by Inventor Aimi Matsuura

Aimi Matsuura has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10308844
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention include a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including 19 to 99.5% by weight of an alkyl (meth)acrylate having a branched alkyl group of 10 to 24 carbon atoms at an ester end. The pressure-sensitive adhesive has a satisfactory level of adhesive performance and can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with a lower dielectric constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Kiyoe Shigetomi, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Patent number: 10230097
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided, which includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution containing a supporting salt having ion conductivity, wherein the positive electrode comprises a composition containing components (a) and (b) below and satisfying a requirement (?) below, and wherein the negative electrode contains metal lithium and at least one selected from materials capable of lithium ion insertion/desorption: (a) an electrically conductive polymer; (b) a lithium salt formed by substituting a part of a polyanionic acid with lithium; and (?) a molar ratio of a lithium element content in the component (b) to a content of an element involved in a charge/discharge reaction in the component (a) is 0.1 to 1.0. Consequently, the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery has an excellent weight energy density and can reduce dependency on electrolyte solution amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Take, Atsuko Mizuike, Aimi Matsuura, Masao Abe
  • Publication number: 20170317345
    Abstract: The invention provides a cathode sheet for use in a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, including a composite material comprising a collector and a layer of a cathode active material provided thereon. The layer of a cathode active material includes: (a) a conductive polymer and (b) at least one selected from a polycarboxylic acid and a metal salt of a polycarboxylic acid; and the conductive polymer is a polymer in a dedoped state or in a dedoped and reduced state. The polymer constituting the conductive polymer is at least one selected from polyaniline, a polyaniline derivative, polypyrrole, a polypyrrole derivative, and polythiophene; and the polycarboxylic acid is at least one selected from polyacrylic acid, polymethacrylic acid, polyvinylbenzoic acid, polyallylbenzoic acid, polymethallylbenzoic acid, polymaleic acid, polyfumaric acid, polyglutaminic acid, polyaspartic acid, alginic acid, carboxymethylcellulose, and a copolymer including repeating units of at least two of the polymers listed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masao ABE, Akira OTANI, Yujiro KAWASHIMA, Yoshihiro UETANI, Hiroyoshi TAKE, Yutaka KISHII, Aimi MATSUURA, Yuki KAJISA, Yohei ANDO
  • Patent number: 9735423
    Abstract: The invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a cathode and an anode arranged so as to be opposite to each other, and an electrolyte layer put therebetween; wherein the cathode comprises: (a) a conductive polymer and (b) at least one selected from the group consisting of a polycarboxylic acid and a metal salt thereof, and wherein the anode comprises a material into which a base metal or ions thereof can be inserted and from which a base metal or ions thereof can be extracted. The invention further provides a cathode sheet for use in the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery mentioned above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masao Abe, Akira Otani, Yujiro Kawashima, Yoshihiro Uetani, Hiroyoshi Take, Yutaka Kishii, Aimi Matsuura, Yuki Kajisa, Yohei Ando
  • Patent number: 9527944
    Abstract: Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for a transparent conductive film having a patterned transparent conductive thin film, which has transparent as the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for transparent conductive film and can prevent the patterned transparent conductive thin film from degrading the appearance of the conductive film. A pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for a transparent conductive film having a patterned transparent conductive thin film, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is made from an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition containing: 100 parts by weight of an acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including an alkyl(meth)acrylate; and 30 to 150 parts by weight of a styrene-based oligomer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a refractive index of 1.50 or more, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a haze of 2% or less as measured at a thickness of 30 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Katsuhiko Kamiya, Masatsugu Higashi, Mizue Yamasaki
  • Publication number: 20150340698
    Abstract: A positive electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery containing an electrically conductive polymer (a), at least one of a polyanionic acid and a metal salt thereof (b), and a plasticizer (c), wherein the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution having ion conductivity. The positive electrode has excellent peeling resistance and bending durability, and the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having an excellent weight energy density and low dependency on electrolyte solution amount is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2013
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi TAKE, Aimi MATSUURA, Yohei ANDO
  • Publication number: 20150318540
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided, which includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution containing a supporting salt having ion conductivity, wherein the positive electrode comprises a composition containing components (a) and (b) below and satisfying a requirement (?) below, and wherein the negative electrode contains metal lithium and at least one selected from materials capable of lithium ion insertion/desorption: (a) an electrically conductive polymer; (b) a lithium salt formed by substituting a part of a polyanionic acid with lithium; and (?) a molar ratio of a lithium element content in the component (b) to a content of an element involved in a charge/discharge reaction in the component (a) is 0.1 to 1.0. Consequently, the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery has an excellent weight energy density and can reduce dependency on electrolyte solution amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi TAKE, Atsuko MIZUIKE, Aimi MATSUURA, Masao ABE
  • Publication number: 20150004407
    Abstract: The pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention contains a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component containing 40 to 99.5% by weight of an alkyl (meth)acrylate having a branched alkyl group of 6 to 9 carbon atoms at an ester end and more than 0 to 40% by weight of a cyclic nitrogen-containing monomer having a six or more-membered cyclic nitrogen-containing structure. The pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer having a satisfactory level of adhesion performance and optical properties, a low dielectric constant, and moisture resistance reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Publication number: 20140220438
    Abstract: The invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a cathode and an anode arranged so as to be opposite to each other, and an electrolyte layer put therebetween; wherein the cathode comprises: (a) a conductive polymer and (b) at least one selected from the group consisting of a polycarboxylic acid and a metal salt thereof, and wherein the anode comprises a material into which a base metal or ions thereof can be inserted and from which a base metal or ions thereof can be extracted. The invention further provides a cathode sheet for use in the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery mentioned above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masao Abe, Akira Otani, Yujiro Kawashima, Yoshihiro Uetani, Hiroyoshi Take, Yutaka Kishii, Aimi Matsuura, Yuki Kajisa, Yohei Ando
  • Publication number: 20140186703
    Abstract: Provided is a positive electrode for a power storage device, which has an excellent discharge characteristic irrespective of an oxidized state of polyaniline as a positive active material and which is excellent in storability and handleability. The positive electrode for a power storage device includes polyaniline, where a ratio of a polyaniline oxidized body in the positive electrode is 0.01 to 75% to the entire polyaniline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei ANDO, Hiroyoshi TAKE, Aimi MATSUURA, Masao ABE, Yoshihiro UETANI
  • Publication number: 20140134432
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition of the invention includes a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including 25% by weight to 99.5% by weight of a cyclic structure-containing monomer and 0.5% by weight to 70% by weight of a branched structure-containing (meth)acryl-based monomer having a branched alkyl group of 3 to 18 carbon atoms at an ester end. The pressure-sensitive adhesive composition has a satisfactory level of adhesive performance and can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with a lower dielectric constant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2012
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Publication number: 20140093726
    Abstract: Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition capable of realizing a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer having satisfactory adhesion performance and a low dielectric constant. This pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is characterized by containing a methacrylic polymer with a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 0° C. or less obtained by polymerization of monomer components including 40-99.5 weight % of alkyl methacrylate having a C10-C18 alkyl group in a side chain. A pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and an adhesive sheet are also prepared from the said pressure-sensitive adhesive composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2012
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Patent number: 8685204
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film-peeling method capable of easily detaching the pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film from a glass substrate with no damage to the glass substrate or no adhesive deposit on the glass substrate, and to provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film suitable for use in such a peeling method. The invention is directed to a method for peeling a pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film from an optical film-carrying glass substrate including a glass substrate and the pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film bonded thereto, which includes: exposing the optical film-carrying glass substrate to an environment at a temperature of 40 to 98° C. and a relative humidity of 60 to 99% for three minutes or more; and then peeling the pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film from the glass substrate under the environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Fumiko Nakano, Yutaka Moroishi, Aimi Matsuura, Toshitsugu Hosokawa, Akiko Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20140065417
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention include a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including 19 to 99.5% by weight of an alkyl (meth)acrylate having a branched alkyl group of 10 to 24 carbon atoms at an ester end. The pressure-sensitive adhesive has a satisfactory level of adhesive performance and can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with a lower dielectric constant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Kiyoe Shigetomi, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Publication number: 20130003389
    Abstract: Disclosed is an optical sheet with an adhesive layer, which has excellent adhesion, excellent aggregability and excellent long-term durability, and wherein an adhesive layer part does not fill recesses and projections over time, said recesses and projections having been formed by processing. Specifically, an optical sheet with an adhesive layer is produced by arranging an adhesive layer on a recessed and projected surface of an optical film which has been subjected to processing for forming recesses and projections. In addition, the optical sheet with an adhesive layer is bonded to various light sources or image display elements, thereby obtaining light sources or image display devices that have improved light extraction efficiency without changing the designs of the light sources or image display elements, while securing uniform light emission and improving viewing angles especially in devices that comprises the image display elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Moroishi, Masatsugu Higashi, Shigeru Fujita, Fumiko Nakano, Tetsuo Inoue, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura
  • Publication number: 20100304134
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film-peeling method capable of easily detaching the pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film from a glass substrate with no damage to the glass substrate or no adhesive deposit on the glass substrate, and to provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film suitable for use in such a peeling method. The invention is directed to a method for peeling a pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film from an optical film-carrying glass substrate including a glass substrate and the pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film bonded thereto, which includes: exposing the optical film-carrying glass substrate to an environment at a temperature of 40 to 98° C. and a relative humidity of 60 to 99% for three minutes or more; and then peeling the pressure-sensitive adhesive optical film from the glass substrate under the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2009
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Inventors: Fumiko Nakano, Yutaka Moroishi, Aimi Matsuura, Toshitsugu Hosokawa, Akiko Tanaka