Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Kadoma

Hiroshi Kadoma 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: 11917908
    Abstract: A novel organic compound represented by General Formula (G1) is provided. In General Formula (G1), X1 and X2 each independently represent a secondary or tertiary alkyl group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms and having a branched carbon atom which is bonded to a phenyl group. In addition, Ar1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted condensed aromatic ring skeleton having 10 to 60 carbon atoms and composed of two or more rings or a substituted or unsubstituted condensed heteroaromatic ring skeleton having 8 to 60 carbon atoms and composed of two or more rings. Furthermore, Ar2 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 25 carbon atoms. Moreover, n represents any of 1 to 3, and in the case where n is 2 or more, two or more groups bonded to Ar1 may be identical or different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoko Takeda, Harue Osaka, Hiroshi Kadoma, Satoshi Seo, Tsunenori Suzuki, Naoaki Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11910710
    Abstract: A novel organic compound with which the emission characteristics, emission efficiency, and reliability of a light-emitting element can be improved is provided. The organic compound has an imidazo[1,2-f]phenanthridine skeleton and a dibenzothiophene skeleton or a dibenzofuran skeleton bonded through an arylene group. The light-emitting element including the organic compound in a light-emitting layer shows high efficiency and low power consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoya Hirose, Hiroshi Kadoma, Satoko Shitagaki, Satoshi Seo
  • Patent number: 11851594
    Abstract: Provided is a light-emitting element with high emission efficiency including a fluorescent material as a light-emitting substance. In a light-emitting element including a pair of electrodes and an EL layer between the pair of electrodes, a delayed fluorescence component due to triplet-triplet annihilation accounts for 20% or more of light emitted from the EL layer, and the light has at least one emission spectrum peak in the blue wavelength range. The EL layer includes an organic compound in which an energy difference between the lowest singlet excited energy level and the lowest triplet excited energy level is 0.5 eV or more. The EL layer includes a benzo[a]anthracene compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kadoma, Kaori Ogita, Tsunenori Suzuki, Satoshi Seo
  • Publication number: 20230397494
    Abstract: A novel organic compound suitable for a host material of a light-emitting device, particularly a host material of a phosphorescent device is provided. An organic compound in which any of a carbazolyl group, a dibenzothiophenyl group, a dibenzofuranyl group, and a diphenylamino group is bonded to the 3-position of imidazophenanthridine through an arylene group, or an organic compound in which a diphenylamino group is bonded to the 3-position of triazolophenanthridine through an arylene group is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroshi KADOMA, Nobuharu OHSAWA, Satoshi SEO, Harue OSAKA
  • Publication number: 20230327170
    Abstract: To provide a storage battery including a carbon-based material. To provide a graphene compound film having desired ion conductivity and mechanical strength while preventing direct contact between electrodes in a storage battery. To achieve long-term reliability. A lithium-ion storage battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, an exterior body, and a separator between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. In the lithium-ion storage battery, one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode is wrapped in a first film, and the positive electrode, the negative electrode, and the separator are stored in the exterior body. The first film may include a first region in which the first film includes a first functional group. The first film may further include a second region in which the first film includes a second functional group different from the first functional group. The first film may be a graphene compound film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Teppei OGUNI, Satoshi SEO, Hiroshi KADOMA
  • Publication number: 20230291237
    Abstract: A control system for a secondary battery that effectively performs temperature control of the secondary battery before getting to a charging station, thereby enabling high speed charging, is provided. It relates to a vehicle including a first secondary battery, a second secondary battery, a first temperature control unit, a secondary battery monitoring unit, and an arithmetic unit. The secondary battery monitoring unit acquires remaining amount data of the first secondary battery. The arithmetic unit compares the remaining amount data and a set value. In the case where the remaining amount data is smaller than the set value, the secondary battery monitoring unit acquires the temperature of the first secondary battery. The arithmetic unit calculates an adjustment term required to adjust the temperature of the first secondary battery to a set temperature. The arithmetic unit calculates an arrival term required to get to a set charging station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Yuto YAKUBO, Hiroshi KADOMA, Kaori OGITA
  • Publication number: 20230263055
    Abstract: A novel organic compound is provided. That is, a novel organic compound that is effective in improving element characteristics and reliability is provided. The organic compound includes an anthracene skeleton and a carbazole skeleton, and is represented by the following general formula (G1). (In the formula, Ar represents a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group having 6 to 13 carbon atoms, and when the arylene group has substituents, the substituents may be bonded to each other to form a ring. Furthermore, Cz represents a substituted or unsubstituted carbazole skeleton. Furthermore, each of R1 to R9 and R11 to R17 independently represents any of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkyl group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 13 carbon atoms. Furthermore, at least one of the following pairs may form a fused ring: R12 and R13; R14 and R15; R15 and R16; or R16 and R17.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicant: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KADOMA, Hiroki SUZUKI, Yusuke TAKITA, Tsunenori SUZUKI, Satoshi SEO
  • Publication number: 20230246198
    Abstract: A positive electrode for a secondary battery having excellent cycle performance is provided. The positive electrode for a secondary battery includes a positive electrode current collector layer, a base film, a positive electrode active material layer, and a cap layer; the base film contains titanium nitride; the positive electrode active material layer contains lithium cobalt oxide; and the cap layer contains titanium oxide. The use of titanium nitride for the base film can inhibit oxidation of the positive electrode current collector and diffusion of metal atoms while ensuring an adequate conductivity. The use of titanium oxide for the cap layer can inhibit a side reaction between the positive electrode active material layer and an electrolyte and collapse of a crystal structure of the electrode active material, improving the cycle performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Inventors: Kaori OGITA, Hiroshi KADOMA, Tomoya HIROSE, Yumiko YONEDA, Yuji IWAKI, Tatsuyoshi TAKAHASHI, Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Mayumi MIKAMI, Kazuki TANEMURA
  • Publication number: 20230238583
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a secondary battery that can be used at a wide range of temperatures and is less likely to be influenced by an environmental temperature is provided. Furthermore, a secondary battery with high safety is provided. An electrolyte obtained by mixing an acyclic ester having high temperature characteristics with a fluorinated carbonic ester at 5 vol. % or higher, preferably 20 vol. % or higher, is used for the purpose of reducing interface resistance between an electrode and an electrolyte, whereby a secondary battery capable of operating at a wide range of temperatures, specifically, at temperatures higher than or equal to ?40° C. and lower than or equal to 150° C., preferably higher than or equal to ?40° C. and lower than or equal to 85° C. can be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2021
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Inventors: Kaori OGITA, Kazutaka KURIKI, Yumiko YONEDA, Hiroshi KADOMA, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Yuji IWAKI, Shunpei YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20230232706
    Abstract: Provided is a light-emitting element with high emission efficiency including a fluorescent material as a light-emitting substance. In a light-emitting element including a pair of electrodes and an EL layer between the pair of electrodes, a delayed fluorescence component due to triplet-triplet annihilation accounts for 20% or more of light emitted from the EL layer, and the light has at least one emission spectrum peak in the blue wavelength range. The EL layer includes an organic compound in which an energy difference between the lowest singlet excited energy level and the lowest triplet excited energy level is 0.5 eV or more. The EL layer includes a benzo[a]anthracene compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KADOMA, Kaori OGITA, Tsunenori SUZUKI, Satoshi SEO
  • Publication number: 20230231199
    Abstract: An object is to provide a nonaqueous solvent, a secondary battery, or a vehicle having a wide usable temperature range and high heat resistance. The nonaqueous solvent of the present invention contains an ionic liquid at greater than or equal to 50 vol % and less than or equal to 95 vol % and a fluorinated cyclic carbonate, and the ionic liquid contains an imidazolium cation. The nonaqueous solvent of the present invention has low viscosity at low temperatures and high heat resistance, thereby having a wide usable temperature range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Kaori OGITA, Hiroshi KADOMA, Fumiko TANAKA, Kazutaka KURIKI, Yumiko YONEDA, Shotaro MURATSUBAKI, Kaori FUJIE, Taku ICHINO
  • Publication number: 20230216083
    Abstract: A negative electrode with little degradation is provided. Alternatively, a novel negative electrode is provided. A secondary battery includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and the negative electrode includes a solvent containing fluorine, a current collector, a negative electrode active material, and graphene. The negative electrode further includes a solid electrolyte material and the solid electrolyte material is an oxide. The negative electrode active material may contain fluorine. The secondary battery may include a plurality of electrolytes different from each other. The negative electrode active material is, for example, a material containing one or more elements selected from silicon, tin, gallium, aluminum, germanium, lead, antimony, bismuth, silver, zinc, cadmium, and indium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Yuji IWAKI, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Hiroshi KADOMA
  • Publication number: 20230198008
    Abstract: One embodiment of the present invention provides a secondary battery that can be used in a wide temperature range and is less likely to be affected by the ambient temperature. A highly safe secondary battery is provided. Use of a positive electrode including a fluorine-containing electrolyte enables a secondary battery that can work in a wide temperature range, specifically, in the range of higher than or equal to ?40° C. and lower than or equal to 85° C., preferably higher than or equal to ?40° C. and lower than or equal to 150° C. An incombustible high molecular material or a nonflammable high molecular material is used for a binder. Furthermore, a solid electrolyte material may be included in the positive electrode to increase non-flammability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Yuji IWAKI, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Hiroshi KADOMA
  • Patent number: 11665960
    Abstract: A novel organic compound is provided. That is, a novel organic compound that is effective in improving element characteristics and reliability is provided. The organic compound includes an anthracene skeleton and a carbazole skeleton, and is represented by the following general formula (G1). (In the formula, Ar represents a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group having 6 to 13 carbon atoms, and when the arylene group has substituents, the substituents may be bonded to each other to form a ring. Furthermore, Cz represents a substituted or unsubstituted carbazole skeleton. Furthermore, each of R1 to R9 and R11 to R17 independently represents any of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkyl group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 13 carbon atoms. Furthermore, at least one of the following pairs may form a fused ring: R12 and R13; R14 and R15; R15 and R16; or R16 and R17.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kadoma, Hiroki Suzuki, Yusuke Takita, Tsunenori Suzuki, Satoshi Seo
  • Publication number: 20230141951
    Abstract: Interface contact between a polymer electrolyte and an active material layer is improved. A secondary battery with improved discharge capacity is provided. The secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode active material, a first lithium-ion conductive polymer, a first lithium salt, and a conductive material over a positive electrode current collector. The electrolyte layer includes a second lithium-ion conductive polymer and a second lithium salt. The conductive material is preferably graphene. The negative electrode preferably includes a negative electrode active material, a third lithium-ion conductive polymer, a third lithium salt, and a second conductive material over a negative electrode current collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroshi KADOMA, Kazutaka KURIKI, Yumiko YONEDA, Kaori OGITA, Fumiko TANAKA, Yohei MOMMA, Shunpei YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 11641777
    Abstract: An object is to provide a novel organic compound. Another object is to provide a novel light-emitting device. Another object is to provide a light-emitting device with favorable emission efficiency. Another object is to provide a light-emitting device with a favorable lifetime. Another object is to provide a light-emitting device with a low driving voltage. A dibenzo[c,g]carbazole derivative represented by the following general formula (G1) and a light-emitting device using it are provided. Note that at least one of R11 to R22 represents a substituent that has 14 to 60 carbon atoms in total and contains a condensed tricyclic to hexacyclic aromatic hydrocarbon skeleton, and the others independently represent any of hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a cycloalkyl group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, and a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 25 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kadoma, Tsunenori Suzuki, Naoaki Hashimoto, Yusuke Takita, Satoshi Seo
  • Publication number: 20230129057
    Abstract: An organic compound that easily exhibits thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) is provided. An organic compound represented by General Formula (G1) is provided. In General Formula (G1), R1 to R8 are each independently any one of hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a cycloalkyl group having 3 to 7 carbon atoms, and a substituted or unsubstituted diarylamino group; at least one of R1 to R8 is a substituted or unsubstituted diarylamino group; a is a substituted or unsubstituted phenylene group; n is an integer of 0 to 4; and A represents a substituted or unsubstituted benzofuropyrimidine skeleton or benzothienopyrimidine skeleton.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Publication date: April 27, 2023
    Applicant: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoya Hirose, Yasuhiro NIIKURA, Hiroshi KADOMA, Nobuharu OHSAWA, Harue OSAKA, Satoshi SEO
  • Publication number: 20230130800
    Abstract: A control system for a secondary battery which is less affected by the ambient temperature by performing temperature control of the secondary battery is provided. A control system for a secondary battery which is less affected by the ambient temperature and in which a plurality of kinds of secondary batteries are used for temperature control is achieved and mounted on a vehicle. Specifically, when the ambient temperature is low, some of second secondary batteries are heated by self-heating of a first secondary battery. After the second secondary batteries are sufficiently heated, the rest of the second secondary batteries are heated in stages by self-heating of the some of the second secondary batteries whose temperature has been increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: April 27, 2023
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Yuto YAKUBO, Takayuki IKEDA, Shoki MIYATA, Hiroshi KADOMA, Kaori OGITA
  • Publication number: 20230079236
    Abstract: A light-emitting element includes a light-emitting layer including a guest, an n-type host and a p-type host between a pair of electrodes, where the difference between the energy difference between a triplet excited state and a ground state of the n-type host (or p-type host) and the energy difference between a triplet excited state and a ground state of the guest is 0.15 eV or more. Alternatively, in such a light-emitting element, the LUMO level of the n-type host is higher than the LUMO level of the guest by 0.1 eV or more, or the HOMO level of the p-type host is lower than the HOMO level of the guest by 0.1 eV or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Applicant: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Satoshi SEO, Nobuharu OHSAWA, Satoko SHITAGAKI, Hideko INOUE, Hiroshi KADOMA, Harue OSAKA, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Yasuhiko TAKEMURA
  • Publication number: 20230055667
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material with little deterioration is provided. Positive electrode active material particles with little deterioration are provided. A power storage device with little deterioration is provided. A highly safe power storage device is provided. A novel power storage device is provided. A secondary battery includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventors: Yohei MOMMA, Hiroshi KADOMA, Yoshihiro KOMATSU, Shiori SAGA, Shunpei YAMAZAKI