Patents by Inventor Atsushi Sakurai

Atsushi Sakurai 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).

  • Publication number: 20190006640
    Abstract: A battery module includes: a cell stack body; a pair of end plates disposed on a front surface and a rear surface of the cell stack body; and a fastening frame connecting the pair of end plates. The fastening frame includes; a pair of side frames disposed on the right surface and the left surface of the cell stack body. The pair of side frames each includes: a side frame body; a front turn-around portion that turn around the front surface of the cell stack body; and a rear turn-around portion that turn around the rear surface of the side frame body. The front turn-around portion and the rear turn-around portion each has a width in a front-rear direction larger than a width in a left-right direction of the side frame body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20190006644
    Abstract: A battery module includes: a cell stack body that is constituted by a plurality of cells stacked in a front-rear direction and includes a front surface, a rear surface, a left surface, a right surface, an upper surface, and a lower surface; and a casing that accommodates the cell stack body. In the battery module, the casing includes: a pair of end portions extending along the front surface and the rear surface of the cell stack body; and a side portions extending along the left surface and the right surface of the cell stack body. A width in the front-rear direction of the end portion is larger than a width in the left-right direction of the side portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20190006643
    Abstract: A battery module includes: a cell stack body a pair of end plates disposed on a front surface and a rear surface of the cell stack body; and a fastening frame for connecting the pair of end plates. The fastening frame includes a right side frame, a left side frame, and a lower frame. The right side frame and the left side frame each includes a lower flange portion extending in a direction coming closer to each other along the lower surface of the cell stack body. The lower frame is disposed between the lower surface of the cell stack body and the lower flange portions of the left side frame and the right side frame. The lower frame includes a fixing portion fixed to a structure for supporting the battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi SAKURAI
  • Patent number: 10167304
    Abstract: Disclosed is a ruthenium compound useful as a precursor in chemical vapor growth, particularly ALD. The compound has good reactivity with a reactive gas, a high vapor pressure, and a low melting point. The compound is represented by general formula (I), wherein R1, R2, and R3 each independently represent a straight or branched chain alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, provided that the total number of the carbon atoms of R1 and R2 is 3 to 10. In formula (I), R1 and R2 are each preferably ethyl or isopropyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masako Hatase, Masaki Enzu, Atsushi Sakurai, Tomoharu Yoshino
  • Patent number: 10155784
    Abstract: An alcohol compound of formula (II) in which R4 represents a methyl group or an ethyl group, R5 represents a hydrogen atom, and R6 represents a C1-3 linear or branched alkyl group. The alcohol compound has physical properties suitable for a material for forming thin films by CVD, and particularly, physical properties suitable for a material for forming metallic-copper thin films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakurai, Masako Hatase, Naoki Yamada, Tsubasa Shiratori, Akio Saito, Tomoharu Yoshino
  • Patent number: 10135101
    Abstract: A power storage module includes storage batteries, separators, a temperature measuring component, and a temperature measuring component holder. Each of the storage batteries includes a terminal surface, a positive terminal, and a negative terminal. The positive terminal and the negative terminal are provided on the terminal surface. The temperature measuring component is to measure a temperature of a measured storage battery among the storage batteries. The temperature measuring component holder is provided on a terminal surface side of the measured storage battery between the positive terminal and the negative terminal of the measured storage battery to hold the temperature measuring component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakurai, Masao Kawata
  • Publication number: 20180282358
    Abstract: The alkoxide compound of the present invention is characteristically represented by the following general formula (I):
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi SAKURAI, Masako HATASE, Tomoharu YOSHINO, Masaki ENZU
  • Patent number: 10065357
    Abstract: A preform has a flange that protrudes outward at a neck, and is supplied in an inverted state. A preform handling device includes a star wheel that is configured so that the preform is supplied to each of a plurality of depressions that are formed in an outer circumferential part of a wheel, and pushes the preform to rotationally transfer the preform from an upstream region to a downstream region, an end face guide member that is provided in the upstream region so as to be situated under the preform and that support and guide an open end face of the preform, and a pair of flange guide members that are provided in the downstream region and that support and guide a lower side of the flange of the preform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: NISSEI ASB MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Tanabe, Atsushi Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10011623
    Abstract: The alkoxide compound of the present invention is characteristically represented by the following general formula (I):
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakurai, Masako Hatase, Tomoharu Yoshino, Masaki Enzu
  • Publication number: 20180183246
    Abstract: In order to provide a charge/discharge control circuit capable of controlling a charge/discharge current of secondary batteries that are connected in parallel, the charge/discharge control circuit includes: a first power supply terminal and a second power supply terminal to which a respective first electrode of each of secondary batteries which are connected in parallel is connected; a third power supply terminal to which second electrodes of the secondary batteries are connected; a connection circuit configured to connect the first power supply terminal and the second power supply terminal to generate an electric potential for output; and a controller configured to operate on a potential difference between the electric potential supplied from the connection circuit and an electric potential supplied from the third power supply terminal, and to control charging/discharging of the first secondary battery and the second secondary battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Atsushi SAKURAI, Takashi ONO, Kazuhide YASUDA
  • Patent number: 9994593
    Abstract: This invention provides a copper compound represented by General Formula (I) below. In General Formula (I), R1 to R3 independently represent a linear or branched alkyl group with a carbon number of 1 to 5; provided that R1 and R2 are a methyl group, R3 represents a linear or branched alkyl group with a carbon number of 2 to 5; and provided that R1 is a methyl group and R2 is an ethyl group, R3 represents a methyl group or a linear or branched alkyl group with a carbon number of 3 to 5. A starting material for forming a thin film of the present invention includes the copper compound represented by General Formula (I). The present invention can provide a copper compound which has a low melting point, can be conveyed in a liquid state, has a high vapor pressure, and is easily vaporizable, and also a starting material for forming a thin film which uses such a copper compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoharu Yoshino, Masaki Enzu, Atsushi Sakurai, Akihiro Nishida, Makoto Okabe
  • Publication number: 20180134739
    Abstract: Disclosed is a metal alkoxide compound having physical properties suitable for a material for forming thin films by CVD, and particularly, a metal alkoxide compound having physical properties suitable for a material for forming metallic-copper thin films. A metal alkoxide compound is represented by general formula (I). A thin-film-forming material including the metal alkoxide compound is described as well. (In the formula, R1 represents a methyl group or an ethyl group, R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R3 represents a C1-3 linear or branched alkyl group, M represents a metal atom or a silicon atom, and n represents the valence of the metal atom or silicon atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Atsushi SAKURAI, Masako HATASE, Naoki YAMADA, Tsubasa SHIRATORI, Akio SAITO, Tomoharu YOSHINO
  • Patent number: 9928965
    Abstract: An electricity storage module includes a plurality of electricity storage cells, a plurality of holders, first and second end plates, and a fastening frame. The plurality of holders are stacked in a stacking direction together with the plurality of electricity storage cells to provide a stack. The fastening frame is to fasten the first and second end plates in the stacking direction. The plurality of holders or at least one resin member disposed between the plurality of electricity storage cells and the fastening frame each has a protrusion that protrudes outward in a width direction of the plurality of holders or the at least one resin member. The protrusion is capable of elastic deformation and is to be pressed against the fastening frame to hold the plurality of electricity storage cells in the width direction or a vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi Sakurai
  • Patent number: 9911543
    Abstract: Provided herein is a capacitor in which an electrolyte is infiltrated into a wound electrode group faster than conventionally. A negative current collecting member 9 has one slit 57 formed to extend across a protruded portion 49 and a negative current collecting member body (first welding portion) 53 and to penetrate the protruded portion 49 and the negative current collecting member body 53 in a thickness direction. The slit 57 passes through the center of the protruded portion 49, and extends entirely across the protruded portion 49 such that both ends of the slit 57 reach the negative current collecting member body 53.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakurai, Takafumi Masui, Masaaki Sekiya, Noritaka Eguchi, Yoshimi Wakamatsu
  • Publication number: 20180062410
    Abstract: Provided are a charge/discharge control circuit capable of using an FET having a low withstand voltage. The charge/discharge control circuit is configured to control charging and discharging of a secondary cell, and includes: a positive power supply terminal and a negative power supply terminal for monitoring a voltage of the secondary cell; a charge control terminal configured to connect to a gate of a charge control FET, the charge control FET having one end connected to an external negative terminal to which a negative electrode of a load or a charger is connected; and a clamp circuit configured to clamp a signal at a high level for turning on the charge control FET to a voltage that is higher than a reference voltage by a predetermined voltage, the reference voltage being a voltage at the external negative terminal, the signal being output to the charge control terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Atsushi SAKURAI, Takashi ONO
  • Patent number: 9896468
    Abstract: Disclosed is a metal alkoxide compound having physical properties suitable for a material for forming thin films by CVD, and particularly, a metal alkoxide compound having physical properties suitable for a material for forming metallic-copper thin films. A metal alkoxide compound is represented by general formula (I). A thin-film-forming material including the metal alkoxide compound is described as well. (In the formula, R1 represents a methyl group or an ethyl group, R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R3 represents a C1-3 linear or branched alkyl group, M represents a metal atom or a silicon atom, and n represents the valence of the metal atom or silicon atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakurai, Masako Hatase, Naoki Yamada, Tsubasa Shiratori, Akio Saito, Tomoharu Yoshino
  • Publication number: 20180037540
    Abstract: A diazadienyl compound represented by General Formula (I) below: wherein R1 and R2 each independently represent a C1-6 linear or branched alkyl group, R3 represents hydrogen, or a C1-6 linear or branched alkyl group, M represents a metal atom or a silicon atom, and n represents a valence of the metal atom or silicon atom represented by M.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoharu YOSHINO, Masaki ENZU, Akihiro NISHIDA, Nana SUGIURA, Atsushi SAKURAI, Makoto OKABE
  • Patent number: 9882469
    Abstract: To provide a booster apparatus capable of being configured without using a plurality of voltage generators and with a simple circuit. A booster apparatus is equipped with a voltage generator, a plurality of boosting capacitors connected in series with the voltage generator, intermediary capacitors, and switch circuits configured to perform switching control of connections between the voltage generator, the plurality of boosting capacitors and the intermediary capacitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: SII SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakurai, Hiroshi Saito
  • Patent number: 9825381
    Abstract: Mounting and connector structure for an electronic apparatus includes a substrate, a mounting connector mounted on a substrate surface of the substrate, and a mating connector is attached/detached to the mounting connector in a direction perpendicular to the substrate surface, and a casing having a first casing member disposed on a connector mounting surface of the substrate and a second casing member disposed on an opposite surface side of the connector mounting surface, and the casing accommodates the substrate and the mounting connector in an accommodation space which is formed by coupling the casing members to one another. The first casing member is in contact with a first surface that is a side where the mating connector is attached/detached in the mounting connector, and the second casing member is in contact with a second surface that is a side facing to the first surface in the mounting connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomomichi Mizoguchi, Atsushi Sakurai
  • Patent number: 9812743
    Abstract: Provided is a battery state monitoring circuit and a battery device capable of predicting a state of charge of a secondary battery with high accuracy. The battery state monitoring circuit includes a pseudo-equivalent circuit of the secondary battery, and causes a current flowing through a sense resistor to flow to the pseudo-equivalent circuit of the secondary battery, to thereby measure a pseudo-open circuit voltage of the secondary battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: SII SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Koike, Kazuaki Sano, Atsushi Sakurai, Hiroshi Mukainakano