Patents by Inventor Hideaki Sakurai

Hideaki 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).

  • Patent number: 10781320
    Abstract: A water-dispersed electrodeposition solution (11) for forming an insulating film includes: polymer particles; an organic solvent; a basic compound; and water. The polymer particles are made of: any one of; or both of polyamide-imide and polyester-imide, main chains thereof being free of an anionic group, a number-based median diameter D50 of the polymer particles is 0.05 ?m to 0.5 ?m, and polymer particles having a particle size within ?30% to +30% of the number-based median diameter D50 are 50% or more of all of the polymer particles on a number basis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro Iida, Hideaki Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20200251255
    Abstract: An insulated conductor of the present invention is an insulated conductor having a conductor and an insulating film provided on a surface of the conductor, in which the insulating film has a fluorine-containing resin composition layer including a cured product of a thermosetting resin and a fluororesin and a fluorine concentration gradient layer which is disposed between the conductor and the fluorine-containing resin composition layer, includes a cured product of a thermosetting resin and a fluororesin, and is provided with a concentration gradient in which a fluorine atom content decreases from the fluorine-containing resin composition layer side toward the conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Shintaro Iida, Hideaki Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10706992
    Abstract: This insulated flat conductive wire includes: a flat conductive wire having an aspect ratio a/b of 12 or more, wherein the aspect ratio is a ratio of a length a of a long side of a rectangular cross-section to a length b of a short side thereof; and an insulating film which consists of a polyamide-imide resin or a polyimide resin and coats the flat conductive wire, wherein the insulating film has a film thickness t1 of 10 ?m or more at a center portion of the long side of the rectangular cross-section, and the insulating film has a film thickness ratio t1/t2 of 0.80 to 1.35, and wherein the film thickness ratio t1/t2 is a ratio of the film thickness t1 at the center portion of the long side to a film thickness t2 at an edge portion of the long side of the rectangular cross-section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Sakurai, Koji Hirano
  • Patent number: 10692715
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for cleaning a substrate includes first cleaning process and second cleaning process. The first cleaning process subjects a substrate to a first cleaning method. The second cleaning process subjects the substrate to a second cleaning method that is different from the first cleaning method and is subsequent to the first cleaning process. The first cleaning method includes at least one of acidic cleaning or alkaline cleaning. The second cleaning method includes freeze cleaning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyo Otsubo, Hideaki Sakurai, Minako Inukai
  • Patent number: 10672973
    Abstract: A composition for forming a Ce-doped PZT-based piezoelectric film contains: PZT-based precursors containing metal atoms configuring the composite metal oxides; a diol; and polyvinylpyrrolidone. The PZT-based precursors are contained so that a metal atom ratio (Pb:Ce:Zr:Ti) in the composition satisfies (1.00 to 1.28):(0.005 to 0.05):(0.40 to 0.55):(0.60 to 0.45) and the total of Zr and Ti in a metal atom ratio is 1. A concentration of the PZT-based precursor in 100 mass % of the composition is from 17 mass % to 35 mass % in terms of an oxide concentration, a rate of diol in 100 mass % of the composition is from 16 mass % to 56 mass %, and a molar ratio of polyvinylpyrrolidone to 1 mole of the PZT-based precursor is 0.01 moles to 0.25 moles in terms of monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiro Doi, Hideaki Sakurai, Nobuyuki Soyama
  • Publication number: 20200156121
    Abstract: A freeze cleaning apparatus includes a table for supporting a processing target substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a liquid supply unit positioned to supply a cleaning liquid onto the second surface of the processing target substrate that is placed such that the first surface faces the table, and a cooling gas discharge unit in the table to supply a cooling gas to the first surface side of the processing target substrate. A gap between the table and the processing target substrate is set such that the cooling gas flows as a laminar flow between the table and the processing target substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Hideaki SAKURAI, Kyo Otsubo, Minako Inukai
  • Patent number: 10629316
    Abstract: Provided is a fission product processing method for selectively transmuting only a long-lived radionuclide from fission products. The method for processing radioactive waste includes the step of extracting, from the radioactive waste, the isotopes without isotope separation, the isotope elements including radionuclides of fission products and having a common atomic number, and the step of irradiating the isotopes with high-energy particles generated by an accelerator to produce nuclear transmutation of a long-lived radionuclide of the radionuclides into a short-lived radionuclide with a short half-life or a stable nuclide re-utilizable as a resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Reiko Fujita, Hideaki Otsu, Teiichiro Matsuzaki, Hiroyoshi Sakurai, Susumu Shimoura, Koji Mizuguchi, Hiroyuki Oigawa, Masaki Ozawa, Koji Nitta
  • Patent number: 10612499
    Abstract: This air intake apparatus includes an air intake apparatus main body including a plurality of pieces bonded to each other along a split plane and an external gas passage formed inside the air intake apparatus main body by bonding the plurality of pieces to each other and including an external gas receiving port that directly receives external gas from a cylinder head and an external gas introduction port that introduces the external gas into a surge tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignees: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yu Sakurai, Naoki Tajima, Tomohisa Senda, Hideaki Teramoto, Masaki Makihara
  • Publication number: 20200078834
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a first liquid is supplied on a first face of a substrate. The first liquid has a pH with which a surface zeta potential of the substrate becomes negative and a surface zeta potential of a foreign substance attaching to the first face becomes positive. Then, a solidified layer in which at least part of the first liquid has been solidified is formed by cooling the substrate down to be equal to or lower than a solidification point of the first liquid. Thereafter, the solidified layer is melted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mana TANABE, Hideaki Sakurai, Kosuke Takai, Kyo Otsubo, Minako Inukai
  • Publication number: 20200078833
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a substrate processing method includes supplying a liquid on a first face of a substrate, forming a solidified layer in which at least part of the liquid has been solidified by cooling the substrate down to be equal to or lower than a solidification point of the liquid, and melting the solidified layer. Forming the solidified layer, includes controlling a cooling parameter by monitoring an optical characteristic or acoustic wave characteristic of the solidified layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosuke TAKAI, Mana TANABE, Hideaki SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20200061056
    Abstract: Provided is a superior, novel heterocyclic compound with improved solubility in oil such as sesame oil and benzyl benzoate, which has a broader treatment spectrum, causes less side effects, and is superior in tolerability and safety, and use thereof. A heterocyclic compound represented by the formula (I) wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Yohji SAKURAI, Motoyuki MIYAMOTO, Yuichi NAKAMURA, Hideaki KURODA, Takuya MINOWA
  • Publication number: 20200043629
    Abstract: There is provided an insulated electric wire comprising a conductor wire coated by an insulating film, in which the insulating film contains 5 to 20% by mass of a low boiling point component having a boiling point of less than 300° C. under normal pressure. The insulating film preferably has a thickness of 40 to 65 ?m. The conductor wire preferably has a cross-sectional shape in a rectangular shape or a square shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto Urushihara, Hideaki Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20200035407
    Abstract: There is provided an insulated electric wire formed by covering a rectangular conductor wire having a rectangular cross-sectional shape with an insulating film. The insulating film is formed of an inner layer covering a surface of the rectangular conductor wire, and an outer layer covering a surface of the inner layer. A thickness (t1) of a section of the inner layer, which covers one short side of two facing short sides of the same length of a rectangular cross section of the rectangular conductor wire, is greater than a thickness (t2) (including that t2=0) of a section of the inner layer which covers the other short side. An elastic modulus and/or a yield stress of the inner layer are less than an elastic modulus and/or a yield stress of the outer layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto Urushihara, Yasuhiko Kudo, Shintaro Iida, Hideaki Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10546670
    Abstract: This insulated wire includes an insulating coating formed on a surface of a conductive wire body, and a soldered portion for electric conduction. The soldered portion is formed by attaching dicarboxylic acid onto a surface of the insulating coating, and by performing solder plating in a state where the dicarboxylic acid is attached onto the surface of the insulating coating. In addition, this method for manufacturing an insulated wire includes a surface treatment step of attaching the dicarboxylic acid onto a surface of an insulating coating which becomes the soldered portion, and a soldering step of performing the solder plating by immersing the surface treated portion of the insulating coating in a heated solder melt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
    Inventors: Reiko Izumi, Shintaro Iida, Hideaki Sakurai, Takeshi Ikeda, Ken Hayashii
  • Patent number: 10538042
    Abstract: A production method of a raw edge V-belt uses a belt mold having a plurality of compressed rubber layer-shape grooves arranged adjacent to one another. A shaped structure having a plurality of compressed rubber layer-forming portions on an outer peripheral surface is crosslinked to form a belt slab, while the compressed rubber layer-forming portions fitted in the respective compressed rubber layer-shape grooves of the belt mold. The belt slab is cut into ring-shaped pieces such that one ring-shaped piece corresponds to one compressed rubber layer-forming portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: BANDO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Naohisa Harushige, Tomoaki Hata, Yusaku Taoshita, Hideaki Kawahara, Masaki Miyanishi, Yohei Hattori, Hirokazu Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10538043
    Abstract: A production method of a V-belt uses a belt mold having a plurality of compression layer-shape grooves arranged adjacent to one another in a groove width direction. A shaped structure having a plurality of ridges on an outer peripheral surface is crosslinked and combined with a fabric material to form a belt slab, while the compression layer-forming portions, which are the ridges covered with the fabric material, being fitted in the respective compression layer-shape grooves of the belt mold. The belt slab is cut into ring-shaped pieces such that one ring-shaped piece corresponds to one compression layer-forming portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: BANDO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yohei Hattori, Tomoaki Hata, Hirokazu Sakurai, Takashi Matsuoka, Hideaki Kawahara, Hisashi Izumi
  • Patent number: 10532386
    Abstract: A continuous-cast slab is provided where central porosity is reduced by surly crushing the slab. A method and apparatus of manufacturing the slab is also provided. The continuous-cast slab having horizontally symmetrical granular equiaxed crystals at least in the center in the thickness direction includes a first reduction dent and a second reduction dent that further dents from the bottom surface of the first reduction dent and is narrower than the first reduction dent at least on one long side surface. Such a configuration can makes it possible to achieve the continuous-cast slab of no more than 2.5×10?4 cm3/g in a maximum porosity volume while segregation is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiaki Mizoguchi, Hiroaki Uchiyama, Hideaki Sakurai, Ryousuke Takata, Shinji Nagai, Shuntaro Imai, Daisuke Sakai
  • Patent number: 10486203
    Abstract: A substrate cleaning method includes: steps (a) to (d). In step (a), a liquid is supplied onto a nanoimprint template substrate that has a patterned surface with foreign particles to form a liquid film on the patterned surface. In step (b), the liquid film is solidified to form a solidified film including the foreign particles. In step (c), the substrate is reversed. In step (d), the solidified film is melted to remove the foreign particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Sakurai, Kyo Otsubo, Kenji Masui, Tetsuo Takemoto, Minako Inukai, Masato Naka
  • Patent number: 10464024
    Abstract: A water treatment device is provided with a separation membrane device having a separation membrane for concentrating dissolved components and dispersed components from water to be treated and obtaining permeated water; a first deposit detecting unit provided in a non-permeated water branch line branched from a non-permeated water line for discharging non-permeated water in which dissolved components and dispersed components have been concentrated, using part of the non-permeated water that has branched off as a detection liquid, and having a first separation membrane for detection in which the detection liquid is separated into permeated water for detection and non-permeated water for detection; and first flow rate measuring devices for separated liquid for detection that measure the flow rates of one or both of the permeated water for detection and the non-permeated water for detection separated by the first separation membrane for detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki Sakurai, Hideo Suzuki, Hiroshi Nakashoji, Shigeru Yoshioka, Susumu Okino, Noriaki Senba, Shigehiro Sugiyama, Masayuki Eda, Hyota Abe, Ryo Kamito, Nobuyuki Ukai
  • Patent number: 10464110
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a dust collection apparatus includes a liquid supplier, a first member, and a liquid recoverer. One end of the first member is connected to the liquid supplier, one other end of the first member is connected to the liquid recoverer. The first member is conductive. The first member has a first surface including a plurality of trenches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventor: Hideaki Sakurai