Patents by Inventor Ayako Yoshida

Ayako Yoshida 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: 11417854
    Abstract: A plurality of light-emitting devices (10) include a plurality of light-emitting devices (10a), a plurality of light-emitting devices (10b), and a plurality of light-emitting devices (10c). The plurality of light-emitting devices (10) are aligned on a reflecting member (20). Six light-emitting devices (10c) are aligned in a straight line along one direction. Four light-emitting devices (10b) are aligned surrounding a region facing one ends of the six light-emitting devices (10c). Each of four light-emitting devices (10a) are aligned with each of the four light-emitting devices (10b) outside the four light-emitting devices (10b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeru Okada, Chihiro Harada, Ayako Yoshida, Takashi Chuman
  • Patent number: 11411194
    Abstract: A light-emitting device (20) includes a first light-emitting member (10a) and a second light-emitting member (10b). Each of the first light-emitting member (10a) and the second light-emitting member (10b) includes a first surface (12) and a second surface (14), and light is emitted from the first surface (12). The first light-emitting member (10a) includes a first region (16a) and a second region (16b), the first region (16a) of the first light-emitting member (10a) being located on the second surface (14) side of the second light-emitting member (10b) and the second region (16b) of the first light-emitting member (10a) being located on the first surface (12) side of the second light-emitting member (10b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako Yoshida, Takashi Chuman, Makoto Matsukawa, Takeru Okada, Chihiro Harada, Akira Hirasawa
  • Publication number: 20220213229
    Abstract: The present invention is a method for producing a modified cellulose including the following step A: step A: introducing a cellulose raw material with a substituent having 6 or more carbon atoms to a group in which a hydrogen atom is removed from a hydroxyl group of a cellulose backbone, in the presence of water and a surfactant. The present invention relates to a method for producing a modified cellulose having a high affinity of an organic solvent, a resin or the like, and a hydrophobic medium, using a reaction system with low environmental loads and with prospects of reduction in production costs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Haruka NAKAGAWA, Yutaka YOSHIDA, Shotaro SHIBATA, Rinako HANO, Ayako TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11370970
    Abstract: Provided are an optically anisotropic film which has excellent moisture-heat resistance and can have a reduction in the thickness, an optical film, a polarizing plate, and an image display device. The optically anisotropic film is obtained by polymerizing a polymerizable liquid crystal composition, in which the polymerizable liquid crystal composition contains a polymerizable liquid crystal compound represented by Formula (1): L1-SP1-(E3-A1)m-E1-G1-D1-Ar1-D2-G2-E2-(A2-E4)n-SP2-L2 and a polymerizable liquid crystal compound represented by Formula (2): L1-SP1-(E3-A1)m-E1-G1-D1-Ar2-D2-G2-E2-(A2-E4)n-SP2-L2, and the optically anisotropic film satisfies Formula (3): Re(450)/Re(550)<1 or Formula (4): Rth(450)/Rth(550)<1, and has a degree of alignment as measured by Raman spectroscopy of 0.4 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Ayako Muramatsu, Ryo Satake, Mayumi Nojiri, Aiko Yoshida, Keita Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11335890
    Abstract: An end (that is, an end (130b)) of a second electrode (130) of a k-th light-emitting unit (152(k)) on a second side (S2) exists on the outer side of an end (152b) of the k-th light-emitting unit (152(k)) by the width WR(k) of an overlapping region (OR). In one example, the width WR(k) is equal to or greater than d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns)) and equal to or less than 3d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns)) (d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns))?WR(k)?3d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns))).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ayako Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20210242421
    Abstract: A plurality of light-emitting devices (10) include a plurality of light-emitting devices (10a), a plurality of light-emitting devices (10b), and a plurality of light-emitting devices (10c). The plurality of light-emitting devices (10) are aligned on a reflecting member (20). Six light-emitting devices (10c) are aligned in a straight line along one direction. Four light-emitting devices (10b) are aligned surrounding a region facing one ends of the six light-emitting devices (10c). Each of four light-emitting devices (10a) are aligned with each of the four light-emitting devices (10b) outside the four light-emitting devices (10b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: Takeru OKADA, Chihiro HARADA, Ayako YOSHIDA, Takashi CHUMAN
  • Patent number: 10930876
    Abstract: Each of a plurality of the light-emitting units (140) includes a first electrode (110), an organic layer (120), and a second electrode (130). The first electrode (110) is light-transmitting, and the second electrode (130) is light-reflective. The organic layer (120) is located between the first electrode (110) and the second electrode (130). The light-transmitting regions (104 and 106) are located between the plurality of light-emitting units (140). A sealing member (170) covers the plurality of light-emitting units (140) and the light-transmitting regions (104 and 106). The sealing member (170) is fixed directly or through an insulating layer (174) to at least one of a structure (for example, the second electrode 130) formed on a substrate (100), and the substrate (100). In addition, a haze value of the light-emitting device (10) is equal to or less than 2.0%, preferably equal to or less than 1.4%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeru Okada, Ayako Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10686155
    Abstract: A light-emitting portion (140) is formed on a first surface (S1) of a substrate (100), and includes a light-transmitting first electrode (110), a light-reflective second electrode (130), and an organic layer (120) located between the first electrode (110) and the second electrode (130). A light-transmitting region is located between a plurality of light-emitting portions (140). A cover member (200) covers the light-emitting portions (140). A low refractive index layer (400) is located on the first surface (S1) side of the substrate (100), and has a refractive index nL lower than a refractive index nS of the substrate (100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chihiro Harada, Ayako Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20200152900
    Abstract: A light-emitting device (20) includes a first light-emitting member (10a) and a second light-emitting member (10b). Each of the first light-emitting member (10a) and the second light-emitting member (10b) includes a first surface (12) and a second surface (14), and light is emitted from the first surface (12). The first light-emitting member (10a) includes a first region (16a) and a second region (16b), the first region (16a) of the first light-emitting member (10a) being located on the second surface (14) side of the second light-emitting member (10b) and the second region (16b) of the first light-emitting member (10a) being located on the first surface (12) side of the second light-emitting member (10b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako YOSHIDA, Takashi CHUMAN, Makoto MATSUKAWA, Takeru OKADA, Chihiro HARADA, Akira HIRASAWA
  • Publication number: 20200091466
    Abstract: An end (that is, an end (130b)) of a second electrode (130) of a k-th light-emitting unit (152(k)) on a second side (S2) exists on the outer side of an end (152b) of the k-th light-emitting unit (152(k)) by the width WR(k) of an overlapping region (OR). In one example, the width WR(k) is equal to or greater than d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns)) and equal to or less than 3d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns)) (d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns))?WR(k)?3d×tan(arcsin(sin ?l(k)/ns))).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventor: Ayako YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200052238
    Abstract: Each of a plurality of the light-emitting units (140) includes a first electrode (110), an organic layer (120), and a second electrode (130). The first electrode (110) is light-transmitting, and the second electrode (130) is light-reflective. The organic layer (120) is located between the first electrode (110) and the second electrode (130). The light-transmitting regions (104 and 106) are located between the plurality of light-emitting units (140). A sealing member (170) covers the plurality of light-emitting units (140) and the light-transmitting regions (104 and 106). The sealing member (170) is fixed directly or through an insulating layer (174) to at least one of a structure (for example, the second electrode 130) formed on a substrate (100), and the substrate (100). In addition, a haze value of the light-emitting device (10) is equal to or less than 2.0%, preferably equal to or less than 1.4%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Takeru OKADA, Ayako YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200035954
    Abstract: A light-emitting device (10) includes a light-transmitting first base material (210), a light-transmitting second base material (220), and a plurality of light-emitting units (140). The light-emitting units (140) are located between the first base material (210) and the second base material (220). The light-emitting units (140) emit light having a peak at a first wavelength. In addition, the light-emitting device (10) includes a light-transmitting region located between the plurality of light-emitting units (140). The second base material (220) includes an optical function layer (170). The optical function layer (170) is a layer which particularly reflects light of the first wavelength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventor: Ayako YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20190372050
    Abstract: A light emitting device (10) includes a light emitting portion (140), a first terminal (203), a second terminal (204), a first interconnect (191), and a second interconnect (192). The light emitting portion (140) is disposed on a first surface (101) side of a substrate (100), and has a laminated structure including a first electrode (110), an organic layer (120), and a second electrode (130). The first terminal (203) is disposed over a first end portion (103) of the substrate (100), and is electrically connected to the first electrode (110) or the second electrode (130). The second terminal (204) is disposed over a second end portion (104) of the substrate (100) facing the first end portion (103), and is connected to the first electrode (110) or the second electrode (130). The first interconnect (191) is connected to the first terminal (203) so as to extend in a direction different from a direction toward the second end portion (104).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Ayako YOSHIDA, Takeru OKADA, Takashi CHUMAN
  • Patent number: 10497892
    Abstract: Each of a plurality of the light-emitting units (140) includes a first electrode (110), an organic layer (120), and a second electrode (130). The first electrode (110) is light-transmitting, and the second electrode (130) is light-reflective. The organic layer (120) is located between the first electrode (110) and the second electrode (130). The light-transmitting regions (104 and 106) are located between the plurality of light-emitting units (140). A sealing member (170) covers the plurality of light-emitting units (140) and the light-transmitting regions (104 and 106). The sealing member (170) is fixed directly or through an insulating layer (174) to at least one of a structure (for example, the second electrode 130) formed on a substrate (100), and the substrate (100). In addition, a haze value of the light-emitting device (10) is equal to or less than 2.0%, preferably equal to or less than 1.4%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeru Okada, Ayako Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20190103576
    Abstract: Each of a plurality of the light-emitting units (140) includes a first electrode (110), an organic layer (120), and a second electrode (130). The first electrode (110) is light-transmitting, and the second electrode (130) is light-reflective. The organic layer (120) is located between the first electrode (110) and the second electrode (130). The light-transmitting regions (104 and 106) are located between the plurality of light-emitting units (140). A sealing member (170) covers the plurality of light-emitting units (140) and the light-transmitting regions (104 and 106). The sealing member (170) is fixed directly or through an insulating layer (174) to at least one of a structure (for example, the second electrode 130) formed on a substrate (100), and the substrate (100). In addition, a haze value of the light-emitting device (10) is equal to or less than 2.0%, preferably equal to or less than 1.4%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Takeru OKADA, Ayako YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20190097160
    Abstract: A light-emitting portion (140) is formed on a first surface (S1) of a substrate (100), and includes a light-transmitting first electrode (110), a light-reflective second electrode (130), and an organic layer (120) located between the first electrode (110) and the second electrode (130). A light-transmitting region is located between a plurality of light-emitting portions (140). A cover member (200) covers the light-emitting portions (140). A low refractive index layer (400) is located on the first surface (S1) side of the substrate (100), and has a refractive index nL lower than a refractive index nS of the substrate (100).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Chihiro HARADA, Ayako YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10109819
    Abstract: A mirror device has a plurality of organic EL elements and a plurality of metal mirror surface portions that are divided by banks made of a light-transmissive dielectric material and aligned on a substrate. Each of the organic EL elements has an organic layer that is formed between a light-transmissive electrode and a reflection electrode and contains a light-emitting layer. Each of the metal mirror surface portions and each of the organic EL elements or each group of the metal mirror surface portions and each group of the organic EL elements are alternately disposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako Yoshida, Kazuo Kuroda
  • Patent number: 10090488
    Abstract: A mirror device has a light-transmissive substrate and at least one organic EL element supported on the back surface of the light-transmissive substrate, and emits light from the front surface of the light-transmissive substrate. The organic EL element has an organic layer containing a light-emitting layer layered between a light-transmissive electrode and a reflection electrode that are opposite to each other. The light-transmissive electrode is formed on the light-transmissive substrate. The mirror device has a plurality of metal mirror surface portions that each have an area smaller than the area of the light-transmissive electrode and are distributed and disposed on the front surface of the light-transmissive substrate so as to be opposite to the light-emitting layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako Yoshida, Kazuo Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20180241002
    Abstract: A light emitting portion (200) is formed on a first surface of a substrate (100) (upper surface of the substrate (100) in an example illustrated in FIG. 1). A sealing member (300) seals the light emitting portion (200). In addition, the substrate (100) includes a first resin layer (110), a first inorganic layer (120), and a second resin layer (130). The first resin layer (110) is formed of a first resin material. The second resin layer (130) is formed of the first resin material, and is positioned closer to the first surface side of the substrate (100) than the first resin layer (110). The first inorganic layer (120) is positioned between the first resin layer (110) and the second resin layer (130).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Takeru OKADA, Ayako YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 9978987
    Abstract: A light emitting portion (200) is formed on a first surface of a substrate (100) (upper surface of the substrate (100) in an example illustrated in FIG. 1). A sealing member (300) seals the light emitting portion (200). In addition, the substrate (100) includes a first resin layer (110), a first inorganic layer (120), and a second resin layer (130). The first resin layer (110) is formed of a first resin material. The second resin layer (130) is formed of the first resin material, and is positioned closer to the first surface side of the substrate (100) than the first resin layer (110). The first inorganic layer (120) is positioned between the first resin layer (110) and the second resin layer (130).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeru Okada, Ayako Yoshida