Patents by Inventor Daisuke Adachi

Daisuke Adachi 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: 10434091
    Abstract: The present invention provides an agent for treating and/or preventing adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma containing a compound having a specific chemical structure or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Specifically, the present invention provides an agent for treating and/or preventing adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma containing, as an active ingredient, 7-chloro-2-[trans-4-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-[(4,6-dimethyl-2-oxo-1,2-dihydropyridin-3-yl)methyl]-2,4-dimethyl-1,3-benzodioxole-5-carboxamide or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or 7-bromo-2-[trans-4-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-[(4,6-dimethyl-2-oxo-1,2-dihydropyridin-3-yl)methyl]-2,4-dimethyl-1,3-benzodioxole-5-carboxamide or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignees: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Toshiki Watanabe, Makoto Yamagishi, Osamu Kanno, Jun Watanabe, Nobuaki Adachi, Daisuke Honma, Yoshito Hamada
  • Patent number: 10388821
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a crystalline silicon-based solar cell includes forming a first intrinsic silicon-based thin-film on a first principal surface and a lateral surface of an n-type crystalline silicon substrate, forming a p-type silicon-based thin-film on the first intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, forming a first transparent electrode layer on an entire region of the first principal surface except for a peripheral portion, forming a second intrinsic silicon-based thin-film on a second principal surface and the lateral surface of the n-type crystalline silicon substrate, forming an n-type silicon-based thin-film on the second intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, forming a second transparent electrode layer on an entire region of the second principal surface and the lateral surface of the n-type crystalline silicon substrate, forming a patterned collecting electrode on the first transparent electrode layer, and forming a plated metal electrode on the second transparent electrode layer by an electroplati
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Adachi, Toru Terashita, Toshihiko Uto
  • Publication number: 20190148756
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a polymer electrolyte molded article, which comprises forming a polymer electrolyte precursor having a protective group and an ionic group, and deprotecting at least a portion of protective groups contained in the resulting molded article to obtain a polymer electrolyte molded article. According to the present invention, it is possible to obtain a polymer electrolyte material and a polymer electrolyte molded article, which are excellent in proton conductivity and are also excellent in fuel barrier properties, mechanical strength, physical durability, resistance to hot water, resistance to hot methanol, processability and chemical stability. A polymer electrolyte fuel cell using a polymer electrolyte membrane, polymer electrolyte parts or a membrane electrode assembly can achieve high output, high energy density and long-term durability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Daisuke IZUHARA, Hiroshi TAIKO, Yuriko OKADA, Shinya ADACHI, Masataka NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190140119
    Abstract: A crystalline silicon-based solar cell includes, in the following order, a crystalline silicon substrate having a first principal surface, a non-single-crystalline silicon-based thin-film, and a transparent electroconductive layer. The non-single-crystalline silicon-based thin-film and the transparent electroconductive layer are disposed on the first principal surface. The non-single-crystalline silicon-based thin-film comprises, in the following order from the first principal surface, an intrinsic silicon-based thin-film and a conductive silicon-based thin-film. The first principal surface has a plurality of pyramidal projections, each having a top portion, a middle portion, and a bottom portion. A thickness of the non-single-crystalline silicon-based thin-film disposed on the top portions is smaller than a thickness of the non-single-crystalline silicon-based thin-film disposed on the middle portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Daisuke Adachi
  • Patent number: 10217887
    Abstract: The crystalline silicon-based solar cell includes a first intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, a p-type silicon-based thin-film, a first transparent electrode layer, and a patterned collecting electrode on a first principal surface of an n-type crystalline silicon substrate; and a second intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, an n-type silicon-based thin-film, a second transparent electrode layer, and a plated metal electrode on a second principal surface of the n-type crystalline-silicon substrate. On a peripheral edge of the first principal surface, an insulating region freed of a short-circuit between the first transparent electrode layer and the second transparent electrode layer is provided. The plated metal electrode is formed on an entire region of the second transparent electrode layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiko Uto, Daisuke Adachi, Hisashi Uzu
  • Publication number: 20190051777
    Abstract: A crystalline silicon-based solar cell includes a crystalline silicon substrate having a first principal surface, a second principal surface, and a lateral surface. On the first principal surface is arranged, in the following order, a first intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, a first conductive silicon-based thin-film, a light-receiving-side transparent electrode layer and a light-receiving-side metal electrode. On the second principal surface is arranged, in the following order, a second intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, a second conductive silicon-based thin-film, a back-side transparent electrode layer and a back-side metal electrode. The second conductive silicon-based thin-film has a conductivity-type different from that of the first conductive silicon-based thin-film. Both the first principal surface and the second principal surface are textured. Both the light-receiving-side metal electrode and the back-side metal electrode have a pattern shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Daisuke Adachi
  • Patent number: 10205040
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a solar cell comprises forming a first conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film on a first surface of a substrate; forming a second conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film different from the first conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film, on a second surface of the substrate that is opposite to the first surface of the substrate; forming a first transparent electrode layer on the first conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film; and forming a second transparent electrode layer on the second conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film; forming a first metal seed layer on a first transparent electrode layer; forming a second metal seed layer on a second transparent electrode layer; forming a third metal seed layer on a peripheral edge and on an end-edge of the second conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film; forming a first plating layer on the first metal seed layer and a third plating layer on the third metal seed layer simultaneously by an electroplating method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gensuke Koizumi, Daisuke Adachi, Kunihiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10193007
    Abstract: This solar cell module includes a solar cell and a wiring member. The solar cell includes a collecting electrode on a light-receiving side of a photoelectric conversion section, and a back electrode on a back side of the photoelectric conversion section. Sequentially from the photoelectric conversion section side, the collecting electrode includes a first collecting electrode and a second collecting electrode, and the back electrode comprises a first back electrode and a second back electrode. It is preferable that the surface roughness Ra1 of the first collecting electrode and the surface roughness Ra2 of the second collecting electrode satisfy Ra1?Ra2 and Ra2=1.0 to 10.0 ?m. It is also preferable that the outermost layer of the second collecting electrode and the outermost layer of the second back electrode are mainly composed of the same electroconductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Terashita, Daisuke Adachi
  • Publication number: 20190006544
    Abstract: A solar cell module includes a solar cell string comprising a plurality of solar cells, a light-receiving-surface protective member disposed on a light receiving surface side of the solar cell string, a back-surface protective member disposed on a back surface side of the solar cell string, and a plurality of metal films. Each of the solar cells includes a photoelectric conversion part, a patterned light-receiving-surface metal electrode provided on a light receiving surface of the photoelectric conversion part, and a patterned back-surface metal electrode provided on a back surface of the photoelectric conversion part. Each of the metal films is provided between the photoelectric conversion part of the solar cell and the back-surface protective member, forming a cell exposed region on a peripheral edge of a back surface of the solar cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Terashita, Gensuke Koizumi, Daisuke Adachi
  • Publication number: 20180301581
    Abstract: In manufacturing a crystalline silicon-based solar cell, a first intrinsic thin-film is formed on a conductive single-crystalline silicon substrate, and then a hydrogen plasma etching is performed. A second intrinsic thin-film is formed on the first intrinsic thin-film after the hydrogen plasma etching, and a conductive silicon-based thin-film is formed on the second intrinsic thin-film. The second intrinsic thin-film is formed by plasma-enhanced CVD with a silicon-containing gas and hydrogen being introduced into a CVD chamber. The amount of the hydrogen introduced into the CVD chamber during formation of the second intrinsic thin-film is 50 to 500 times an introduction amount of the silicon-containing gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiko Uto, Daisuke Adachi
  • Publication number: 20180277700
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a solar cell comprises forming a first conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film on a first surface of a substrate; forming a second conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film different from the first conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film, on a second surface of the substrate that is opposite to the first surface of the substrate; forming a first transparent electrode layer on the first conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film; and forming a second transparent electrode layer on the second conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film; forming a first metal seed layer on a first transparent electrode layer; forming a second metal seed layer on a second transparent electrode layer; forming a third metal seed layer on a peripheral edge and on an end-edge of the second conductivity-type silicon-based thin-film; forming a first plating layer on the first metal seed layer and a third plating layer on the third metal seed layer simultaneously by an electroplating method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Gensuke KOIZUMI, Daisuke ADACHI, Kunihiro NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20180254375
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a crystalline silicon-based solar cell includes forming a first intrinsic silicon-based thin-film on a first principal surface and a lateral surface of an n-type crystalline silicon substrate, forming a p-type silicon-based thin-film on the first intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, forming a first transparent electrode layer on an entire region of the first principal surface except for a peripheral portion, forming a second intrinsic silicon-based thin-film on a second principal surface and the lateral surface of the n-type crystalline silicon substrate, forming an n-type silicon-based thin-film on the second intrinsic silicon-based thin-film, forming a second transparent electrode layer on an entire region of the second principal surface and the lateral surface of the n-type crystalline silicon substrate, forming a patterned collecting electrode on the first transparent electrode layer, and forming a plated metal electrode on the second transparent electrode layer by an electroplati
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Adachi, Toru Terashita, Toshihiko Uto
  • Patent number: 10008622
    Abstract: The solar cell includes: a first metal seed layer and a first plating layer provided on a first surface of a photoelectric conversion section; a second metal seed layer provided on a second surface of the photoelectric conversion section; and a third metal seed layer and a third plating layer provided on the lateral surface and the peripheral edge of the second surface of the photoelectric conversion section. The first metal seed layer is in electrical continuity with the third metal seed layer, while the second metal seed layer is in electrical non-continuity with the third metal seed layer. By supplying electricity to at least one of the first metal seed layer and the third metal seed layer, the first plating layer and the third plating layer are formed simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gensuke Koizumi, Daisuke Adachi, Kunihiro Nakano
  • Publication number: 20180122964
    Abstract: A solar cell includes: a cell main body part including a back electrode and a photoelectric conversion section, the back electrode being arranged on a back surface of the photoelectric conversion section; and a metal film disposed in contact with the back electrode of the cell main body part. The back electrode includes a plurality of projections or recesses with an arithmetic mean roughness of more than 0.1 ?m. The metal film has an arithmetic mean roughness of more than 0.1 ?m on a surface contacting the back electrode. The metal film covers at least 10% of a back surface of the cell main body part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Adachi, Tooru Irie, Toru Terashita
  • Publication number: 20180114873
    Abstract: The solar cell includes: a first metal seed layer and a first plating layer provided on a first surface of a photoelectric conversion section; a second metal seed layer provided on a second surface of the photoelectric conversion section; and a third metal seed layer and a third plating layer provided on the lateral surface and the peripheral edge of the second surface of the photoelectric conversion section. The first metal seed layer is in electrical continuity with the third metal seed layer, while the second metal seed layer is in electrical non-continuity with the third metal seed layer. By supplying electricity to at least one of the first metal seed layer and the third metal seed layer, the first plating layer and the third plating layer are formed simultaneously.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2016
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Inventors: Gensuke KOIZUMI, Daisuke ADACHI, Kunihiro NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20180033904
    Abstract: The solar cell includes a collecting electrode on a first principal surface of a photoelectric conversion section. The collecting electrode comprises a first electroconductive layer and a second electroconductive layer in this order from the photoelectric conversion section side. An insulating layer is provided on the first principal surface of the photoelectric conversion section so as to cover substantially the entire surface of the region where the first electroconductive layer is not provided and a part of the first electroconductive layer. The insulating layer on the first electroconductive layer has an opening, and the second electroconductive layer is a plating layer that is in conduction with the first electroconductive layer through the opening section of the insulating layer. The first electroconductive layer contains a metal particle component and an insulating material. The metal particle component of the first electroconductive layer includes primary particles and secondary particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION,
    Inventors: Daisuke ADACHI, Toru TERASHITA
  • Patent number: 9871161
    Abstract: A manufacturing method includes steps of forming a texture on a surface of a single-crystalline silicon substrate, cleaning the surface of the single-crystalline silicon substrate using ozone, depositing an intrinsic silicon-based layer on the texture on the single-crystalline silicon substrate, and depositing a conductive silicon-based layer on the intrinsic silicon-based layer, in this order. The single-crystalline silicon substrate before deposition of the intrinsic silicon-based layer has a texture size of less than 5 ?m. A recess portion of the texture has a curvature radius of less than 5 nm. After deposition of at least a part of the intrinsic silicon-based layer and before deposition of the conductive silicon-based layer, the intrinsic silicon-based layer is subjected to a plasma treatment in an atmosphere of a gas mainly composed of hydrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiko Uto, Daisuke Adachi
  • Publication number: 20180006165
    Abstract: The solar cell includes a plurality of light-receiving-side finger electrodes on a light-receiving surface of a photoelectric conversion section having a semiconductor junction. The light-receiving surface of the photoelectric conversion section is covered with a first insulating layer. Each light-receiving-side finger electrodes include: a first metal seed layer provided between the photoelectric conversion section and the first insulating layer; and a first plating metal layer being conduction with the first metal seed layer through openings formed in the first insulating layer. The solar cell includes an isolated plating metal layer pieces contacting neither the light-receiving-side finger electrodes nor the back-side finger electrodes. On the surface of the first insulating layer, an isolated plating metal crowded region is present in a form of a band-shape extending parallel to an extending direction of the light-receiving-side finger electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Kunta YOSHIKAWA, Daisuke ADACHI, Toru TERASHITA, Masafumi HIRAISHI
  • Patent number: 9812594
    Abstract: Disclosed is a solar cell having a collecting electrode on one main surface of a photoelectric conversion section. The collecting electrode includes a first electroconductive layer and a second electroconductive layer in this order from the photoelectric conversion section side, and further includes an insulating layer between the first electroconductive layer and the second electroconductive layer. The first electroconductive layer includes a low-melting-point material, and a part of the second electroconductive layer is conductively connected with the first electroconductive layer through, for example, an opening in the insulating layer. The second electrode layer is preferably formed by a plating method. In addition, it is preferable that before forming the second electroconductive layer, annealing by heating is carried out to generate the opening section in the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Adachi, Kenji Yamamoto, Jose Luis Hernandez, Nick Valckx
  • Patent number: 9780235
    Abstract: A solar cell of the present invention includes a collecting electrode extending in one direction on a first principal surface of a photoelectric conversion section. The collecting electrode includes first and second electroconductive layers in this order from the photoelectric conversion section side, and further includes an insulating layer provided with openings between the electroconductive layers. The first electroconductive layer is covered with the insulating layer, and the second electroconductive layer is partially in conduction with the first electroconductive layer through the openings of the insulating layer. The first electroconductive layer has non-central portions within a range from both ends of the first electroconductive layer, and a central portion between the two non-central portions, in a direction orthogonal to an extending direction of the first electroconductive layer. A density of openings at the central portion is higher than a density of openings at the non-central portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Daisuke Adachi