Patents by Inventor Asato Kondo

Asato Kondo 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: 10722838
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide absorbent of an embodiment includes a solid resin compound containing a structural unit expressed by the following formula (1). X in the formula (1) is a halogen element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki, Akiko Suzuki, Mitsuru Udatsu, Hiroko Watando
  • Patent number: 10625200
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide absorbent of an embodiment includes a chain amine, a cyclic amine, and an acid. The chain amine is a compound expressed by Formula (1) of FIG. 1. R1 in Formula (1) is hydrogen or an alkyl chain having at least one hydroxyl group and 1 to 7 carbon atoms. R2 in Formula (1) is an alkyl chain having at least one hydroxyl group and 1 to 7 carbon atoms. R3 in Formula (1) is hydrogen, a straight alkyl chain having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, a branched alkyl chain having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, or a cyclic alkyl chain having 5 to 7 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akiko Suzuki, Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki, Shinji Murai, Mitsuru Udatsu
  • Publication number: 20200052283
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer contains carbon dioxide and releases the carbon dioxide in the range of 0.1 ml to 5 ml per 1 g when heated at 200° C. for 1 minute.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shinsuke MATSUNO, Hidesato SARUWATARI, Dai YAMAMOTO, Asato KONDO, Hiromichi KURIYAMA, Hideki SATAKE, Takashi KUBOKI
  • Patent number: 10490808
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer contains carbon dioxide and releases the carbon dioxide in the range of 0.1 ml to 5 ml per 1 g when heated at 200° C. for 1 minute.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shinsuke Matsuno, Hidesato Saruwatari, Dai Yamamoto, Asato Kondo, Hiromichi Kuriyama, Hideki Satake, Takashi Kuboki
  • Publication number: 20190083922
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide absorbent of an embodiment includes a chain amine, a cyclic amine, and an acid. The chain amine is a compound expressed by Formula (1) of FIG. 1. R1 in Formula (1) is hydrogen or an alkyl chain having at least one hydroxyl group and 1 to 7 carbon atoms. R2 in Formula (1) is an alkyl chain having at least one hydroxyl group and 1 to 7 carbon atoms. R3 in Formula (1) is hydrogen, a straight alkyl chain having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, a branched alkyl chain having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, or a cyclic alkyl chain having 5 to 7 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akiko SUZUKI, Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki, Shinji Murai, Mitsuru Udatsu
  • Publication number: 20190083921
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide absorbent of an embodiment includes a heterocyclic amine expressed by Formula (1), and the heterocyclic amine having a pKa of any one amino group included in a heterocyclic ring in Formula (1) in a range of 7.0 or more to 8.6 or less and an organic solvent having a boiling point of 150° C. or more at 1 atm. A total mass of the heterocyclic amine and the organic solvent is 70 mass % or more to 100 mass % or less of the carbon dioxide absorbent. Each of R1 to R4 in Formula (1) is H, oxygen double-bonded with carbon of the heterocyclic ring, CH3, OH, or an alkyl chain optionally including a functional group. X1 in Formula (1) is H, CH3, CO, C(O)OC2H5, C(O)OC3H7, C(O)OCH(CH3)2, C(O)OC(CH3)3, C(O)OCH3, C(O)CH3, or C(O)C2H5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akiko Suzuki, Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki, Shinji Murai, Mitsuru Udatsu, Toshihiro Imada, Yoshihiko Nakano, Reiko Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10128506
    Abstract: An electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery according to the present embodiment includes: a current collector; and an active material layer that is formed on one surface or both surfaces of the current collector. The active material layer contains a fluorine-containing aromatic compound, in which at least one of hydrogen atoms bonded to the aromatic ring has been substituted by fluorine, at 0.01 mass % or more and 1.0 mass % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki
  • Publication number: 20180272267
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide absorbent of an embodiment includes a solid resin compound containing a structural unit expressed by the following formula (1). X in the formula (1) is a halogen element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Asato KONDO, Takashi KUBOKI, Akiko SUZUKI, Mitsuru UDATSU, Hiroko WATANDO
  • Publication number: 20180159119
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer contains carbon dioxide and releases the carbon dioxide in the range of 0.1 ml to 5 ml per 1 g when heated at 200° C. for 1 minute.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shinsuke Matsuno, Hidesato Saruwatari, Dai Yamamoto, Asato Kondo, Hiromichi Kuriyama, Hideki Satake, Takashi Kuboki
  • Patent number: 9923192
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer contains carbon dioxide and releases the carbon dioxide in the range of 0.1 ml to 5 ml per 1 g when heated at 200° C. for 1 minute.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAIHSA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shinsuke Matsuno, Hidesato Saruwatari, Dai Yamamoto, Asato Kondo, Hiromichi Kuriyama, Hideki Satake, Takashi Kuboki
  • Publication number: 20170266607
    Abstract: A carbonic acid gas absorbing material on an embodiment includes a liquid carbonic acid gas absorbent and a solid carbonic acid gas absorbent. The liquid carbonic acid gas absorbent is a solution containing a first amine and a solvent. The solid carbonic acid gas absorbent is a second amine of any one among a polyamine, a base material and an amine fixed to the base material, or a polyamine, a base material, and an amine fixed to the base material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Hiroko WATANDO, Takashi KUBOKI, Asato KONDO, Mitsuru UDATSU
  • Publication number: 20170077515
    Abstract: An electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery according to the present embodiment includes: a current collector; and an active material layer that is formed on one surface or both surfaces of the current collector. The active material layer contains a fluorine-containing aromatic compound, in which at least one of hydrogen atoms bonded to the aromatic ring has been substituted by fluorine, at 0.01 mass % or more and 1.0 mass % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Asato KONDO, Takashi KUBOKI
  • Patent number: 9496558
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte air battery has s positive electrode comprises at least a catalyst which activates oxygen, a conductive material and a binder, when a thermal decomposition starting temperature of the binder is T1° C. and a thermal decomposition ending temperature of the binder is T2° C. A signal with any of mass numbers of 81, 100, 132 and 200 is present in pyrolysis mass spectrometry of the binder in a range of T1° C. to T2° C. Where a peak area at T1° C. is X and a peak area at T2° C. is Y, the X and Y satisfy a relation of 2X?Y.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki
  • Publication number: 20160285094
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a negative electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is a negative electrode which is provided with a metal foil collector, and an negative electrode mixture layer formed on a surface of the metal foil collector, containing a negative electrode active material particle having a carbonaceous material and metal or an oxide of the metal dispersed in the carbonaceous material, a conductive agent, and a binding agent, and the negative electrode mixture layer has an average value of a cutting strength of not less than 0.6 kN/m, and a standard deviation of not less than 0.05 kN/m and not more than 0.2 kN/m, when the negative electrode mixture layer is cut at a portion distant from an interface in a prescribed horizontal direction, by a borazon blade with a blade width of 1 mm, at a rake angle ?S of 20 degrees, and a relief angle ?N of 10 degrees, and at a horizontal speed of 2 ?m/sec.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2016
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yumiko KITA, Asato KONDO, Takashi KUBOKI, Shinsuke MATSUNO
  • Patent number: 9331361
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, there is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising a positive electrode; a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer; and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer contains carbon dioxide and releases the carbon dioxide in the range of 0.01 ml to 3 ml per 1 g when heated at 400° C. for 1 minute. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains carbon dioxide of 50 ml/L to 1000 ml/L.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shinsuke Matsuno, Hidesato Saruwatari, Dai Yamamoto, Asato Kondo
  • Patent number: 9056271
    Abstract: The present invention provides a carbon dioxide absorbing solution capable of preventing production of an oxidization degradation product of alkanolamine, that is, BICINE. The carbon dioxide absorbing solution contains an alkanolamine and a sulfur amino acid represented by the formula (1) or (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Asato Kondo, Satoshi Saito, Shinji Murai, Hiroko Watando
  • Publication number: 20140295299
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte air battery has a positive electrode comprises at least a catalyst which activates oxygen, a conductive material and a binder, when a thermal decomposition starting temperature of the binder is T1° C. and a thermal decomposition ending temperature of the binder is T2° C. A signal with any of mass numbers of 81, 100, 132 and 200 is present in pyrolysis mass spectrometry of the binder in a range of T1° C. to T2° C. Where a mass spectrum signal area of T1-100° C. or higher and lower than T1° C. is X, and a mass spectrum signal area from T1° C. to T2° C. is Y, the X and Y satisfy a relation of X?Y.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Asato KONDO, Takashi KUBOKI
  • Publication number: 20140295291
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte air battery has s positive electrode comprises at least a catalyst which activates oxygen, a conductive material and a binder, when a thermal decomposition starting temperature of the binder is T1° C. and a thermal decomposition ending temperature of the binder is T2° C. A signal with any of mass numbers of 81, 100, 132 and 200 is present in pyrolysis mass spectrometry of the binder in a range of T1° C. to T2° C. Where a peak area at T1° C. is X and a peak area at T2° C. is Y, the X and Y satisfy a relation of 2X?Y.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Asato Kondo, Takashi Kuboki
  • Publication number: 20140199583
    Abstract: An electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery of an embodiment has an active material layer containing an active material and a binder containing fluorine, and a current collector bound to the active material layer. When a thermal decomposition start temperature of the binder is T1° C. and the thermal decomposition end temperature is T2° C., one or more signals are present for any of the mass number of 81, 100, 132, and 200 in a thermal decomposition mass analysis between thermal decomposition temperatures of T1 and T2. When a signal area of the mass spectrum in the range of T1-100° C. or higher but lower than T1° C. is X, and a signal area of the mass spectrum in the range of T1 or higher but the same or lower than T2° C. is Y, the X and Y satisfy a relation of X?Y.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Asato KONDO, Takashi KUBOKI
  • Publication number: 20140199584
    Abstract: An electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery of an embodiment has an active material layer containing an active material and a binder containing fluorine, and a current collector bound to the active material layer. When a thermal decomposition start temperature of the binder is T1° C. and a thermal decomposition end temperature of the binder is T2° C., one or more peaks are present in an ion chromatogram of any mass number selected at least from 81, 100, 132, and 200 in a thermal decomposition gas chromatography mass analysis at the thermal decomposition temperature of (T1+T2)/2° C. When a peak area at T1° C. is X, and a peak area at T2° C. is Y, the X and Y satisfy a relation of 2X?Y.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Asato KONDO, Takashi KUBOKI