Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Uchida

Hiroshi Uchida 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).

  • Publication number: 20160073494
    Abstract: Provided are a conductive pattern manufacturing method and a conductive pattern formed substrate, capable of easily achieving a narrow pitch. A metal nanowire layer 12 is formed on the entirety of a part of at least one of the main faces of a substrate 10, pulsed light is irradiated thereto through a mask 14 provided with a light transmission portion 14a formed in a predetermined pattern, and the metal nanowires in the metal nanowire layer 12 at the region having the above predetermined pattern were sintered, to thereby obtain conductivity at the predetermined patterned region. Accordingly, a substrate provided with a conductive pattern having any selected pattern can be produced by simple steps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi UCHIDA, Kenji SHINOZAKI, Eri OKAZAKI, Hideki OHATA, Yasunao MIYAMURA
  • Publication number: 20160060490
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide: a conductive adhesive which contains an epoxy (meth)acrylate resin and which can form a bonded zone that is not susceptible to being deteriorated by halogen; an anisotropic conductive film; and electronic devices using both. [Solution] A conductive adhesive and an anisotropic conductive film which each contain a conductive filler and a binder resin, wherein: the binder resin comprises an epoxy (meth)acrylate resin that is a product of addition reaction of (meth)acrylic acid and an epoxy compound having a sum of total chlorine atom concentration and total bromine atom concentration of 300 massppm or less, preferably 50 massppm or less; and the conductive filler is dispersed in the binder resin which comprises such an epoxy (meth)acrylate resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi UCHIDA, Yoshitaka ISHIBASHI
  • Publication number: 20160041649
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide: a method for producing a transparent conductive substrate that is suitable for a capacitive touch panel having high pattern recognition performance by simple processes; and a transparent conductive substrate. [Solution] First electrode regions (12) and second electrode regions (14) are printed in different positions on the same plane with use of a transparent conductive ink. After printing a first electrode connection region (16) that electrically connects the first electrode regions (12) in one direction with use of the transparent conductive ink, pulse light is irradiated thereon so that the region is sintered and formed into a conductor. After that, the surface of the first electrode connection region (16) is covered with a transparent insulating layer (18).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventor: Hiroshi UCHIDA
  • Patent number: 9239021
    Abstract: An internal combustion engine with a supercharger comprises an internal combustion engine including a plurality of cylinders; an intake passage that supplies gas to the internal combustion engine; a turbocharger-type supercharger including a turbine portion having a plurality of exhaust gas introduction passages; and an exhaust passage including a plurality of connecting passages that connect the plurality of cylinders and the plurality of exhaust gas introduction passages, wherein exhaust gas discharged from the internal combustion engine flows through the exhaust passage. The internal combustion engine comprises a bridge passage that connects two or more of the plurality of connecting passages to each other; a branch passage connected to the bridge passage; and a first opening and closing device provided into the bridge passage to open and close the bridge passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Takahiro Moroi, Kenta Akimoto, Manabu Ishikawa, Hisao Kobayashi, Hiroshi Uchida
  • Patent number: 9236162
    Abstract: Provided is a transparent conductive ink which contains metal nanowires and/or metal nanotubes as a conductive component and can form a coating film which has good conductivity and a high light transmittance property, and also provided is a transparent conductive pattern forming method wherein this transparent conductive ink is used for forming a transparent conductive pattern by simple production steps, to thereby suppress the production cost and environmental load. At least one of metal nanowires and metal nanotubes are dispersed in a dispersion medium containing a shape-holding material which contains an organic compound having a molecular weight in the range of 150 to 500 and which has a viscosity of 1.0×103 to 2.0×106 mPa·s at 25° C., to prepare a transparent conductive ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignees: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Katsuaki Suganuma, Kuniaki Ohtsuka, Koichiro Murahashi, Yasutaka Takemura, Hiroshi Uchida
  • Publication number: 20150354558
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a volute pump and particularly provides a volute pump for delivering a liquid containing fibrous substances and solid substances, while preventing these substances from obstructing the pump. The volute pump includes a pump casing (10) having a protrusion (14) projecting into a flow passage (11) and separating a starting end of a volute from a terminal end of a volute. The protrusion (14) faces a liquid outlet (23) of an impeller (20). A radius of curvature (Rb) of a cross section of a distal edge of the protrusion (14) at its one side end (14b) is larger than a radius of curvature (Ra) of the cross section of the distal edge of the protrusion (14) at other side end (14a). The other side end (14a) faces a main plate (20a), while the one side end (14b) is located opposite to the main plate (20a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Applicant: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahito KAWAI, Hiromi SAKACHO, Masashi OBUCHI, Hiroshi UCHIDA, Miho ISONO
  • Publication number: 20150345505
    Abstract: A casing liner used for a sewage pump includes a surface to face an edge of a blade of an impeller when the casing liner is assembled with the impeller into the sewage pump. At least one groove with given width is formed in at least a part of the surface. The groove includes a first section with given depth, which is located on the side close to a rotational center of the impeller, a second section smaller in depth than the first section, which is located on the side far from the rotational center of the impeller, and a third section that is an inclined face connecting the first and second sections, the first to third sections being arranged in a width direction of the groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroshi UCHIDA, Masahito KAWAI, Hiromi SAKACHO, Masashi OBUCHI, Miho ISONO
  • Patent number: 9200008
    Abstract: A novel heterocyclic compound or a salt thereof useful for selectively inhibiting the degradation of p27Kip1 is provided. The compound or the salt thereof is represented by the following formula (1): wherein A represents an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an aryl group or a heterocyclic group, the group A may have a substituent; the ring B represents a 5- to 8-membered monocyclic heterocyclic ring or a condensed ring containing the monocyclic heterocyclic ring, the ring B may have a substituent; the ring C represents an aromatic ring, the ring C may have a substituent; L represents a linker comprising a main chain having 3 to 5 atoms selected from the group consisting of a carbon atom, a nitrogen atom, an oxygen atom and a sulfur atom, wherein at least one atom in the main chain is a hetero atom selected from the group consisting of a nitrogen atom, an oxygen atom and a sulfur atom, the linker L may have a substituent; and n is 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: ASKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Akira Asagarasu, Teruaki Matsui
  • Publication number: 20150225857
    Abstract: A coating layer 12 is formed on a base film 10 by heat resistant resin having a Tg (glass transition temperature) of 120° C. or more, and more preferably 200° C. or more, and a functional thin film 14 is produced by printing ink composite including conductive particles on a surface of the coating layer 12 and thereby forming an ink layer. This functional thin film 14 is sintered by heating performed by photo irradiation, and a conductive layer is formed thereby.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Kenji Shinozaki
  • Publication number: 20150223295
    Abstract: Provided is a microwave heating apparatus capable of effectively preventing the generation of sparks when an object containing a conductor (including a metal precursor such as a metal oxide) or a semiconductor is subjected to microwave heating. A microwave heating apparatus supplies a microwave so that the direction of the electrical flux line of the microwave is identical with the direction substantially parallel with a surface of a plate-like substrate and having thereon a pattern containing a conductor, a metal oxide, or a semiconductor, the substrate being arranged in the waveguide. The microwave heating apparatus also controls a pulse width of the microwave so that pulsed microwaves are supplied to the surface having the pattern thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Kazuaki Senda, Mutsumi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9085728
    Abstract: Provided are a composition containing a quantum dot fluorescent body, a molded body of a quantum dot fluorescent body dispersion resin, a structure containing a quantum dot fluorescent body, a light-emitting device, an electronic apparatus or a mechanical device, and a method for producing the molded body. The quantum dot fluorescent body is dispersed in a cycloolefin (co)polymer, which is a dispersion resin, to form the composition containing a quantum dot fluorescent body. The composition containing the quantum dot fluorescent body is molded, forming the molded body of the quantum dot fluorescent body dispersion resin. A gas barrier layer is formed at a portion or the entirety of the surface of the molded body of the quantum dot fluorescent body dispersion resin. A light-emitting device is configured using the composition containing the quantum dot fluorescent body as a sealing material that seals an LED chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Takaki Yasuda, Toshio Fujita
  • Patent number: 9082975
    Abstract: Provided is a Bi-based piezoelectric material having good piezoelectric properties. The piezoelectric material includes a perovskite-type metal oxide represented by the following general formula (1): Ax(ZnjTi(1-j))l(MgkTi(1-k))mMnO3??General formula (1) where: A represents a Bi element, or one or more kinds of elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metal elements and containing at least a Bi element; M represents at least one kind of an element selected from the group consisting of Fe, Al, Sc, Mn, Y, Ga, and Yb; and 0.9?x?1.25, 0.4?j?0.6, 0.4?k?0.6, 0.09?l?0.49, 0.19?m?0.64, 0.13?n?0.48, and l+m+n=1 are satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignees: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Sophia School Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Kubota, Kaoru Miura, Hisato Yabuta, Takayuki Watanabe, Jumpei Hayashi, Hiroshi Funakubo, Tomoaki Yamada, Shintaro Yasui, Keisuke Yazawa, Hiroshi Uchida, Jun-ichi Nagata
  • Patent number: 9034997
    Abstract: Provided is a fluorine- and epoxy group-containing copolymer with excellent workability at room temperature, high water-repellency, and excellent characteristics as a water vapor barrier. Also provided is an efficient method for producing said copolymer. The fluorine and epoxy group-containing copolymer is characterized by containing at least a monomer unit represented by general formula (1): {Therein, R1-R10 each independently represent an alkyl group having 1-3 carbon atoms or a hydrogen atom, R11 is a hydrogen atom, methyl group, or phenyl group, and R5 or R6 can be linked with R7 or R8 to form a ring.} and a monomer unit represented by general formula (2): {Therein, R12 and R13 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a fluorine atom; R14 represents a hydrogen atom, fluorine atom, methyl group or trifluoromethyl group, and R15 represents a flourine atom or perfluoro group having at most 12 carbon atoms}.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Masanao Hara
  • Patent number: 9022531
    Abstract: The piezoelectric element includes, on a substrate: a piezoelectric film; and a pair of electrodes provided in contact with the piezoelectric film; in which the piezoelectric film contains a perovskite-type metal oxide represented by the general formula (1) as a main component: Ax(ZnjTi(1-j))l(MgkTi(1-k))mMnO3??General Formula (1) wherein the perovskite-type metal oxide is uniaxially (111)-oriented in pseudo-cubic notation in a thickness direction, of the pair of electrodes, a lower electrode provided on the substrate side is a multilayer electrode including at least a first electrode layer in contact with the substrate and a second electrode layer in contact with the piezoelectric film, and the second electrode layer is a perovskite-type metal oxide electrode which is uniaxially (111)-oriented in pseudo-cubic notation in a thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignees: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Sophia School Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Kubota, Kaoru Miura, Hisato Yabuta, Takayuki Watanabe, Jumpei Hayashi, Hiroshi Funakubo, Shintaro Yasui, Takahiro Oikawa, Jun-ichi Nagata, Hiroshi Uchida
  • Publication number: 20150103269
    Abstract: Provided are a transparent conductive substrate production method for an electrostatic capacitance touch panel having a high pattern recognition property, by simple steps without using a vacuum process and a wet etching method, as well as a transparent conductive substrate and an electrostatic capacitance touch panel. An electrode drawing lead wiring pattern is formed on at least one main face of a transparent film using a conductive paste. An electrode pattern forming unit prints an electrode pattern with a transparent conductive pattern forming ink containing metal nanowires or metal nanoparticles so that the electrode pattern is connected to the electrode drawing lead wiring pattern, and dries the printed electrode pattern. The dried electrode pattern is subjected to pulsed light irradiation by a photoirradiation unit 18, to sinter the metal nanowires or the metal nanoparticles contained in the transparent conductive pattern forming ink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K.K., OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Katsuaki Suganuma, Hiroshi Uchida, Kenji Shinozaki
  • Patent number: 8999220
    Abstract: The present invention provides a technique capable of manufacturing a resin stamper at a low cost. A method of manufacturing a plate-shaped resin stamper includes: pressing a resin composite base material against a mother stamper having a pattern formed on the surface thereof by compression molding to transfer the pattern of the mother stamper to the composite base material; and punching the composite base material. In the manufacturing method, the resin composite base material includes at least one curing resin. In addition, during the compression molding, a portion of the composite base material is cured by active energy beams or heat, the pattern is transferred to the composite base material, and the composite base material is punched, thereby manufacturing the resin stamper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Masato Fukushima, Yuko Sakata
  • Patent number: 8993791
    Abstract: To provide an efficient method of producing an epoxy compound comprising reacting hydrogen peroxide and acetonitrile with the carbon-carbon double bond of an organic compound having a carbon-carbon double bond. A method of producing an epoxy compound comprising epoxidizing the carbon-carbon double bond of an organic compound having a carbon-carbon double bond in the presence of acetonitrile by using hydrogen peroxide as an oxidizing agent, wherein the reaction proceeds while controlling the acetonitrile concentration in the reaction system in the range of 0.6-5 mol/L by using a solvent containing an alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Takamitsu Kobayashi, Naoya Fukumoto
  • Patent number: 8980117
    Abstract: Provided is a piezoelectric material having a high Curie temperature and satisfactory piezoelectric characteristics, the piezoelectric material being represented by the following general formula (1): A(ZnxTi(1-x))yM(1-y)O3??(1) where A represents a Bi element, M represents at least one element selected from Fe, Al, Sc, Mn, Y, Ga, and Yb; x represents a numerical value of 0.4?x?0.6; and y represents a numerical value of 0.17?y?0.60.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignees: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Sophia University, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Makoto Kubota, Toshihiro Ifuku, Hiroshi Funakubo, Keisuke Yazawa, Hiroshi Uchida, Takashi Iijima, Bong-yeon Lee
  • Publication number: 20150056382
    Abstract: Provided is a transparent conductive ink which contains metal nanowires and/or metal nanotubes as a conductive component and can form a coating film which has good conductivity and a high light transmittance property, and also provided is a transparent conductive pattern forming method wherein this transparent conductive ink is used for forming a transparent conductive pattern by simple production steps, to thereby suppress the production cost and environmental load. At least one of metal nanowires and metal nanotubes are dispersed in a dispersion medium containing a shape-holding material which contains an organic compound having a molecular weight in the range of 150 to 500 and which has a viscosity of 1.0×103 to 2.0×106 mPa·s at 25° C., to prepare a transparent conductive ink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K. K., OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Katsuaki Suganuma, Kuniaki Ohtsuka, Koichiro Murahashi, Yasutaka Takemura, Hiroshi Uchida
  • Patent number: 8957136
    Abstract: There is provided an epoxy group-containing silicone condensate that yields cured products with excellent transparency, thermal resistance and gas barrier properties. An epoxysilicone condensate which is the product of hydrolytic condensation of an epoxy group-containing alkoxysilane compound represented by formula (1): and an alkoxysilane compound represented by formula (2): Si(OR12)mR134-m??(2) wherein when the number of moles of the epoxy group-containing alkoxysilane compound (1) is x and the number of moles of the alkoxysilane compound (2) is y, 0.2?my/nx?0.7, a curable composition comprising the condensate, and a cured product of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Masanao Hara, Hiroshi Uchida