Patents by Inventor Hajime Nishimura

Hajime Nishimura 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: 11075409
    Abstract: A main object of the present disclosure is to provide a stacked battery in which the unevenness of short circuit resistance among a plurality of cells is suppressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hajime Hasegawa, Yuki Matsushita, Hideaki Nishimura, Yusuke Okuhata, Norihiro Ose, Mitsuru Tateishi, Shigetaka Nagamatsu, Takayuki Uchiyama, Shigenori Hama, Dai Kato, Naohiro Mashimo, Hideyo Ebisuzaki, Ayano Kobayashi, Hisataka Fujimaki
  • Publication number: 20210226194
    Abstract: A main object of the present disclosure is to provide an anode layer with little resistance increase due to charge and discharge. In the present disclosure, the above object is achieved by providing an anode layer comprising: an anode active material including a Nb element, a W element, and an O element; and a solid electrolyte, and an expansion coefficient of the anode active material when charged to 200 mAh per 1 g is 1.4% or more and 5% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Hajime HASEGAWA, Hideaki NISHIMURA, Shigenori HAMA, Satoshi MIZUTANI, Masataka TOMITA
  • Patent number: 11069947
    Abstract: An electrode for solid-state batteries, comprising a PTC resistor layer, and a solid-state battery comprising the electrode. The electrode may be an electrode for solid-state batteries, wherein the electrode comprises an electrode active material layer, a current collector and a PTC resistor layer which is disposed between the electrode active material layer and the current collector and which is in contact with the electrode active material layer; wherein the PTC resistor layer contains a carbon-containing electroconductive material, an insulating inorganic substance and a fluorine-containing polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Norihiro Ose, Tomoya Suzuki, Hajime Hasegawa, Kazuo Yaso, Hideaki Nishimura, Yuki Matsushita
  • Patent number: 11021838
    Abstract: A sheet material has good mechanical properties, flexibility, lightweight properties, and quality, and also relates to a production method therefor. The sheet material includes, as constitutional components, an elastic polymer and nonwoven fabric composed mainly of ultrafine hollow fiber with an average monofilament diameter in the range of 0.05 to 10 ?m, the ultrafine hollow fiber containing 2 to 60 hollows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hajime Nishimura, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Makoto Nishimura, Makoto Kaneko
  • Patent number: 11011358
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier having a structure configured to suppress and stabilize a variation of a resistance value in a wider temperature range. In the electron multiplier, a resistance layer sandwiched between a substrate and a secondary electron emitting layer formed of an insulating material includes a metal layer in which a plurality of metal particles formed of a metal material whose resistance value has a positive temperature characteristic are two-dimensionally arranged on a layer formation surface, which is coincident with or substantially parallel to a channel formation surface of the substrate, in the state of being adjacent to each other with a part of the first insulating material interposed therebetween, the metal layer having a thickness set to 5 to 40 angstroms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Daichi Masuko, Hajime Nishimura, Yasumasa Hamana, Hiroyuki Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20210134572
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier having a structure configured to suppress and stabilize a variation of a resistance value in a wider temperature range. The electron multiplier includes a resistance layer sandwiched between a substrate and a secondary electron emitting layer and configured using a Pt layer two-dimensionally formed on a layer formation surface which is coincident with or substantially parallel to a channel formation surface of the substrate. The resistance layer has a temperature characteristic within a range in which a resistance value at ?60° C. is 10 times or less, and a resistance value at +60° C. is 0.25 times or more, relative to a resistance value at a temperature of 20° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Daichi MASUKO, Hajime NISHIMURA, Yasumasa HAMANA, Hiroyuki WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210118655
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier having a structure configured to suppress and stabilize a variation of a resistance value in a wider temperature range. In the electron multiplier, a resistance layer sandwiched between a substrate and a secondary electron emitting layer comprised of an insulating material includes a metal layer in which a plurality of metal particles comprised of a metal material whose resistance value has a positive temperature characteristic are two-dimensionally arranged on a layer formation surface, which is coincident with or substantially parallel to a channel formation surface of the substrate, in the state of being adjacent to each other with a part of the first insulating material interposed therebetween, the metal layer having a thickness set to 5 to 40 angstroms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Daichi MASUKO, Hajime NISHIMURA, Yasumasa HAMANA, Hiroyuki WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10818484
    Abstract: A microchannel plate is provided with a substrate including a front surface, a rear surface, and a side surface, a plurality of channels penetrating from the front surface to the rear surface of the substrate, a first film provided on at least an inner wall surface of the channel, a second film provided on at least a part of the first film, and electrode layers provided on the front surface and the rear surface of the substrate. The first film is made of MgO, the second film is made of SiO2, and the second film is thinner than the first film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takaaki Nagata, Yasumasa Hamana, Hajime Nishimura, Daichi Masuko
  • Patent number: 10727035
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier having a structure configured to suppress and stabilize a variation of a resistance value in a wider temperature range. In the electron multiplier, a resistance layer sandwiched between a substrate and a secondary electron emitting layer comprised of an insulating material is configured using a single metal layer in which a plurality of metal particles comprised of a metal material whose resistance value has a positive temperature characteristic are two-dimensionally arranged on a layer formation surface, which is coincident with or substantially parallel to a channel formation surface of the substrate, in the state of being adjacent to each other with a part of the first insulating material interposed therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Daichi Masuko, Yasumasa Hamana, Hajime Nishimura, Hiroyuki Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200176236
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier having a structure configured to suppress and stabilize a variation of a resistance value in a wider temperature range. In the electron multiplier, a resistance layer sandwiched between a substrate and a secondary electron emitting layer comprised of an insulating material is configured using a single metal layer in which a plurality of metal particles comprised of a metal material whose resistance value has a positive temperature characteristic are two-dimensionally arranged on a layer formation surface, which is coincident with or substantially parallel to a channel formation surface of the substrate, in the state of being adjacent to each other with a part of the first insulating material interposed therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Daichi MASUKO, Yasumasa HAMANA, Hajime NISHIMURA, Hiroyuki WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10626548
    Abstract: A base body for an artificial leather includes an intertwined fiber body mainly including an ultrafine fiber having a 0.01 to 10 ?m fiber diameter and an elastic polymer, the ultrafine fiber including, as a constituent polymer, a polyester obtained from a dicarboxylic acid and/or an ester-forming derivative thereof, and a diol, the polyester containing 15 to 500 ppm of a 1,2-propanediol-derived component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hajime Nishimura, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Makato Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20200027709
    Abstract: A microchannel plate is provided with a substrate including a front surface, a rear surface, and a side surface, a plurality of channels penetrating from the front surface to the rear surface of the substrate, a first film provided on at least an inner wall surface of the channel, a second film provided on at least a part of the first film, and electrode layers provided on the front surface and the rear surface of the substrate. The first film is made of MgO, the second film is made of SiO2, and the second film is thinner than the first film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takaaki NAGATA, Yasumasa HAMANA, Hajime NISHIMURA, Daichi MASUKO
  • Patent number: 10340129
    Abstract: A microchannel plate is provided with a substrate including a front surface, a rear surface, and a side surface, a plurality of channels penetrating from the front surface to the rear surface of the substrate, a first film provided on at least an inner wall surface of the channel, a second film provided on the first film, and electrode layers provided on the front surface and the rear surface of the substrate. The first film is made of Al2O3. The second film is made of SiO2. The first film is thicker than the second film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takaaki Nagata, Yasumasa Hamana, Hajime Nishimura, Kimitsugu Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20180247802
    Abstract: A microchannel plate is provided with a substrate including a front surface, a rear surface, and a side surface, a plurality of channels penetrating from the front surface to the rear surface of the substrate, a first film provided on at least an inner wall surface of the channel, a second film provided on the first film, and electrode layers provided on the front surface and the rear surface of the substrate. The first film is made of Al2O3. The second film is made of SiO2. The first film is thicker than the second film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takaaki NAGATA, Yasumasa HAMANA, Hajime NISHIMURA, Kimitsugu NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 9970129
    Abstract: The present invention provides a conjugated fiber suitable for use as a crimped fiber capable of producing an artificial leather having highly dense texture and good quality. The present invention also provides a base body for an artificial leather and an artificial leather produced by using such conjugated fiber. The conjugated fiber of the present invention includes a conjugated fiber comprising a readily soluble polyester component and a less readily soluble component, and the readily soluble polyester component comprises a copolymerized polyester having 5 to 10% by mole of 5-sodium sulfoisophthalate copolymerized therewith and the readily soluble polyester component contains a polyalkylene glycol. The polyalkylene glycol is in the form of streaks extending in longitudinal direction of the fiber in the longitudinal cross section of the conjugated fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Hajime Nishimura, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Makoto Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20170254018
    Abstract: A sheet material has good mechanical properties, flexibility, lightweight properties, and quality, and also relates to a production method therefor. The sheet material includes, as constitutional components, an elastic polymer and nonwoven fabric composed mainly of ultrafine hollow fiber with an average monofilament diameter in the range of 0.05 to 10 ?m, the ultrafine hollow fiber containing 2 to 60 hollows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: Hajime Nishimura, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Makoto Nishimura, Makoto Kaneko
  • Patent number: 9707663
    Abstract: A polishing pad is provided with a compression elastic modulus of 0.17 MPa or more and 0.32 MPa or less produced by preparing a nonwoven fabric formed of bundles of ultrafine fibers with an average monofilament diameter of 3.0 ?m or more and 8.0 ?m or less, preparing a polishing pad base by impregnating the nonwoven fabric with a polyurethane based elastomer in an amount of 20 mass % or more and 50 mass % or less relative to the mass of the polishing pad base, and laminating the polishing pad base with a porous polyurethane layer containing wet-solidified polyurethane as primary component which has openings with an average opening diameter of 10 ?m or more and 90 ?m or less in its surface to serve as polishing surface layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignees: Toray Industries, Inc., Toray Coatex Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kuniyasu Shiro, Masaharu Wada, Hiroyasu Kato, Hajime Nishimura, Satoshi Yanagisawa, Yukihiro Matsuzaki
  • Publication number: 20170183815
    Abstract: The present invention provides an artificial leather including an entangled fiber mass of ultrafine fibers having a monofilament fineness of 0.01 dtex or more and 0.50 dtex or less and a polymeric elastomer; wherein at least one surface is napped; the cross-sectional profile curve of the napped surface has an arithmetic mean height Pa of 26 ?m or more and 100 ?m or less; the arithmetic mean height Pa of the cross-sectional profile curve of the opposite surface is 20% or more and 80% or less of the cross-sectional roughness Pa of the napped side; the existence frequency of asperity peaks found in the cross-sectional profile curve of the napped surface is 1.8 or more and 20 or less per 1.0 mm; and a woven or knitted fabric lamination is present near the opposite surface at a depth position of 10% or more and 50% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Akito Kuroda, Tomoharu Hirose, Masaru Ueno, Koji Yamano, Katsuya Okajima, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Yu Matsuoka, Hajime Nishimura, Satoshi Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20150252524
    Abstract: A base body for an artificial leather includes an intertwined fiber body mainly including an ultrafine fiber having a 0.01 to 10 ?m fiber diameter and an elastic polymer, the ultrafine fiber including, as a constituent polymer, a polyester obtained from a dicarboxylic acid and/or an ester-forming derivative thereof, and a diol, the polyester containing 15 to 500 ppm of a 1,2-propanediol-derived component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventors: Hajime Nishimura, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Makoto Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20140370283
    Abstract: The present invention provides a conjugated fiber suitable for use as a crimped fiber capable of producing an artificial leather having highly dense texture and good quality. The present invention also provides a base body for an artificial leather and an artificial leather produced by using such conjugated fiber. The conjugated fiber of the present invention includes a conjugated fiber comprising a readily soluble polyester component and a less readily soluble component, and the readily soluble polyester component comprises a copolymerized polyester having 5 to 10% by mole of 5-sodium sulfoisophthalate copolymerized therewith and the readily soluble polyester component contains a polyalkylene glycol. The polyalkylene glycol is in the form of streaks extending in longitudinal direction of the fiber in the longitudinal cross section of the conjugated fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Hajime Nishimura, Yukihiro Matsuzaki, Makoto Nishimura