Patents by Inventor Hiroko Takahashi

Hiroko Takahashi 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: 11161101
    Abstract: A catalyst structure includes a carrier having a porous structure composed of a zeolite type compound and at least one catalytic material existing in the carrier. The carrier has channels communicating with each other, and the catalytic material is a metal fine particle and exists at least in the channel of the carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadahiro Kato, Masayuki Fukushima, Hiroko Takahashi, Yuichiro Banba, Kaori Sekine, Takao Masuda, Yuta Nakasaka, Takuya Yoshikawa
  • Publication number: 20210162387
    Abstract: A catalyst structure includes a carrier having a porous structure composed of a zeolite type compound and at least one catalytic material existing in the carrier. The carrier has channels communicating with each other, and the catalytic material is a metal fine particle and exists at least in the channel of the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE, Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200114335
    Abstract: To provide a highly active structured catalyst for methanol reforming that suppresses the decline in catalytic function and has excellent catalytic function, and a methanol reforming device. A structured catalyst for methanol reforming, including: a support of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound; and a catalytic substance present in the support, in which the support has channels communicating with each other, and the catalytic substance is present at least in the channels of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200115640
    Abstract: Provided is a structured catalyst for hydrodesulfurization that suppresses the decline in catalytic activity and achieves efficient hydrodesulfurization. The structured catalyst for hydrodesulfurization (1) includes a support (10) of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound, and at least one catalytic substance (20) present in the support (10), the support (10) having channels (11) connecting with each other, and the catalytic substance (20) being present at least in the channels (11) of the support (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200114337
    Abstract: Provided are a structured catalyst for aromatic hydrocarbon production and an aromatic hydrocarbon producing device including a structured catalyst for aromatic hydrocarbon production, in which a reduction in catalytic activity is suppressed and an aromatic hydrocarbon can be efficiently produced. A structured catalyst for aromatic hydrocarbon production, including: a support of a porous framework composed of a zeolite-type compound; and at least one catalytic substance present in the support, in which the support has channels communicating with each other, and the catalytic substance is made of metal nanoparticles and is present at least in the channels of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200114341
    Abstract: To provide a functional structural body that can realize ong life time by suppressing the decline in function of the functional substance and that can attempt to save resources without requiring a complicated replacement operation, and to provide a method for making the functional structural body. The functional structural body (1) includes a skeletal body (10) of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound, and at least one functional substance (20) present in the skeletal body (10), the skeletal body (10) has channels (11) connecting with each other, and the functional substance is present at least the channels (11) of the skeletal body (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Kojiro INAMORI, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200115248
    Abstract: A functional structural body that can realize a prolonged life time by suppressing the decrease in function and that can fulfill resource saving without requiring a complicated replacement operation is provided. A functional structural body includes a skeletal body of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound; and at least one solid acid present in the skeletal body, the skeletal body has channels connecting with each other, and the solid acid is present at least in the channels of the skeletal body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Kojiro INAMORI, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200114339
    Abstract: The structured catalyst for oxidation for exhaust gas purification includes a support having a porous structure constituted by a zeolite-type compound, and at least one type of oxidation catalyst that is present in the support and selected from the group consisting of metal and metal oxide, the support having channels that communicate with each other, and the oxidation catalyst being present in at least the channels of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200114336
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a structured photocatalyst that can effectively prevent aggregation of photocatalyst particles and maintain favorable photocatalytic functionality over a long period of time. A structured photocatalyst including a support of porous structure including a zeolite-type compound and at least one photocatalytic substance present in the support, the support including channels connecting with each other, and the photocatalytic substance including metal oxide nanoparticles and being present at least at the channels of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao Masuda, Yuta Nakasaka, Takuya Yoshikawa, Sadahiro Kato, Masayuki Fukushima, Hiroko Takahashi, Yuichiro Banba, Kaori Sekine
  • Publication number: 20200114338
    Abstract: Provided are a structured catalyst for CO shift or reverse shift that can realize a long life time by suppressing the decline in function, a method for producing the same, a CO shift or reverse shift reactor, a method for producing carbon dioxide and hydrogen, and a method for producing carbon monoxide and water. The structured catalyst for CO shift or reverse shift (1) includes a support (10) of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound, and at least one CO shift or reverse shift catalytic substance (20) present in the support (10), the support (10) has channels (11) connecting with each other, and the CO shift or reverse shift catalytic substance (20) is present at least in the channels (11) of the support (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200108378
    Abstract: Provide is a functional structural body that can suppress aggregation of metal oxide nanoparticles and prevent functional loss of metal oxide nanoparticles, and thus exhibit a stable function over a long period of time. A functional structural body (1) includes: a skeletal body (10) of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound; and at least one type of metal oxide nanoparticles (20) containing a perovskite-type oxide present in the skeletal body (10), the skeletal body (10) having channels (11) that connect with each other, and the metal oxide nanoparticles (20) being present at least in the channels (11) of the skeletal body (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Kojiro INAMORI, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200108374
    Abstract: A functional structural body includes a skeletal body of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound, and at least one type of metallic nanoparticles present in the skeletal body, the skeletal body having channels connecting with each other, the metallic nanoparticles being present at least in the channels of the skeletal body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Kojiro INAMORI, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200094232
    Abstract: A structured catalyst for steam reforming of the present disclosure is used for producing reformed gas containing hydrogen from a reforming raw material containing hydrocarbon, and includes a support having a porous structure constituted of a zeolite-type compound, and at least one catalytic substance present inside the support. The support includes channels connecting with each other, and the catalytic substance is metal nanoparticles and present at least in the channels of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200094229
    Abstract: To provide a structured catalyst for catalytic cracking or hydrodesulfurization that suppresses decline in catalytic activity, achieves efficient catalytic cracking, and allows simple and stable obtaining of a substance to be modified. The structured catalyst for catalytic cracking or hydrodesulfurization (1) includes a support (10) of a porous structure composed of a zeolite-type compound and at least one type of metal oxide nanoparticles (20) present in the support (10), in which the support (10) has channels (11) that connect with each other, the metal oxide nanoparticles (20) are present at least in the channels (11) of the support (10), and the metal oxide nanoparticles (20) are composed of a material containing any one or two more of the oxides of Fe, Al, Zn, Zr, Cu, Co, Ni, Ce, Nb, Ti, Mo, V, Cr, Pd, and Ru.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Sadahiro KATO, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Yuichiro BANBA, Kaori SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20190039056
    Abstract: A catalyst structure includes a carrier having a porous structure composed of a zeolite type compound and at least one catalytic material existing in the carrier. The carrier has channels communicating with each other, and the catalytic material is a metal fine particle and exists at least in the channel of the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadahiro Kato, Masayuki Fukushima, Hiroko Takahashi, Yuichiro Banba, Kaori Sekine
  • Patent number: 9904770
    Abstract: To provide a user-friendly information-gathering device enabling users to select buttons easily. An information-gathering device has a plurality of selection buttons, a communication module, and a cancel button. The communication module has an IC chip and a button cell. The IC chip has a storage which stores information for identifying the pressed selection button and information about the time of the press, in chronological order, a controller which performs control to store the information in the storage, and a wireless communication unit. When the cancel button is pressed, the controller stores, in the storage, information requesting to cancel press information about the selection button pressed immediately before the cancel button is pressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroko Takahashi, Takehiko Bizen
  • Publication number: 20160034670
    Abstract: To provide a user-friendly information-gathering device enabling users to select buttons easily. An information-gathering device has a plurality of selection buttons, a communication module, and a cancel button. The communication module has an IC chip and a button cell. The IC chip has a storage which stores information for identifying the pressed selection button and information about the time of the press, in chronological order, a controller which performs control to store the information in the storage, and a wireless communication unit. When the cancel button is pressed, the controller stores, in the storage, information requesting to cancel press information about the selection button pressed immediately before the cancel button is pressed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Hiroko TAKAHASHI, Takehiko BIZEN
  • Patent number: 9203507
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a user-friendly information-gathering device enabling users to select buttons easily. [Solution to Problem] An information-gathering device 1 has a plurality of selection buttons 6a to 6e and 7a to 7c, a communication module 10, and a cancel button 4. The communication module 10 has an IC chip 12 and a button cell 14. The IC chip 12 has a storage 21 which stores information for identifying the pressed selection button and information about the time of the press, in chronological order, a controller 22 which performs control to store the information in the storage, and a wireless communication unit 23. When the cancel button is pressed, the controller 22 stores, in the storage, information requesting to cancel press information about the selection button pressed immediately before the cancel button is pressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroko Takahashi, Takehiko Bizen
  • Publication number: 20150011166
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a user-friendly information-gathering device enabling users to select buttons easily. [Solution to Problem] An information-gathering device 1 has a plurality of selection buttons 6a to 6e and 7a to 7c, a communication module 10, and a cancel button 4. The communication module 10 has an IC chip 12 and a button cell 14. The IC chip 12 has a storage 21 which stores information for identifying the pressed selection button and information about the time of the press, in chronological order, a controller 22 which performs control to store the information in the storage, and a wireless communication unit 23. When the cancel button is pressed, the controller 22 stores, in the storage, information requesting to cancel press information about the selection button pressed immediately before the cancel button is pressed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroko Takahashi, Takehiko Bizen
  • Patent number: 7745641
    Abstract: The present invention provides a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound represented by formula (I): {wherein W represents a nitrogen atom or —CH—; X represents —C(?O)— or —CHR4— (wherein R4 represents a hydrogen atom, or the like}; R1 represents a group represented by the following formula: [wherein Q1 represents a nitrogen atom or —CR8— (wherein R8 represents a hydrogen atom, substituted or unsubstituted lower alkyl, or the like). Q2 represents —NR15— (wherein R15 represents a hydrogen atom, or the like) and R5 and R6 may be the same or different and each represents a hydrogen atom, substituted or unsubstituted lower alkyl, or the like]; and R2 and R3 may be the same or different and each represents a hydrogen atom, halogen, substituted or unsubstituted lower alkyl, or the like} or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chikara Murakata, Nobuyoshi Amishiro, Toshiyuki Atsumi, Yoshinori Yamashita, Takeshi Takahashi, Ryuichiro Nakai, Hisashi Tagaya, Hiroko Takahashi, Jun Funahashi, Junichiro Yamamoto, Yuichi Fukuda