Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Hijiya

Hiroyuki Hijiya 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: 20220024803
    Abstract: A glass plate has a dielectric dissipation factor at 10 GHz of tan ?A and a glass transition temperature of Tg° C. The glass plate satisfies (tan ?100?tan ?A)?0.0004, where tan ?100 is a dielectric dissipation factor of the glass plate at 10 GHz after having been heated to (Tg+50)° C. and then cooled to (Tg?150)° C. at 100° C./min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Yutaka KUROIWA, Kazutaka ONO, Tomonori OGAWA, Yusaku MATSUO
  • Patent number: 10865134
    Abstract: A wavelength-selective transmissive glass has a light transmittance Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less at a wavelength of more than 315 nm and 400 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 1% or more in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm and a light transmittance T315 nm or less at a wavelength of 315 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 60% or less in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm. Ak is a weighting factor at a wavelength k (nm) for calculating T (light transmittance) defined in ISO-9050:2003, and Tk is a transmittance at the wavelength k (nm) in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm: Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less=(?k=more than 315400Ak×Tk)/(?k=more than 315400Ak) T315 nm or less=(?k=300315Ak×Tk)/(?k=300315Ak).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignees: AGC Inc., TSUBOTA LABORATORY, INC.
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Yutaka Kuroiwa, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Masamichi Tanida, Akio Koike, Manabu Nishizawa, Kazuo Tsubota, Toshihide Kurihara, Hidemasa Torii
  • Patent number: 10788172
    Abstract: A glass plate, with a thickness ? of 1.0 mm or more, having first and second main surfaces and end surfaces, includes 1 to 80 weight ppm of iron in terms of Fe2O3 with 0.1 to 10.0 weight ppm of Fe2+; and 0.1 to 10.0 weight ppm of Ni, Mn, Cr, Co and V in total. In a sample with a size of 50 mm×50 mm×? obtained from the glass plate, and an arithmetic average roughness of the main surfaces and first and second cut surfaces being 0.1 ?m or less, a first average absorbance coefficient for a wavelength of 400 to 700 nm measured on the first main surface in a normal direction is 0.009 or less, and a ratio of a second average absorbance coefficient measured on the first cut surface, to the first absorbance coefficient is 1.3 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Yusuke Arai, Naoya Wada, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Tetsuya Nakashima
  • Patent number: 10773991
    Abstract: In a soda lime glass, a content of total iron calculated as Fe2O3, expressed in mass % on an oxide basis, is 0.25 to 1%, a mass proportion of divalent iron calculated as Fe2O3 in the total iron calculated as Fe2O3 is 30 to 50%, a content of total sulfur calculated as SO3, expressed in mass % on an oxide basis, is 0.003 to 0.1%, and a content of Se is 3 mass ppm or more. In the soda lime glass, visible light transmittance Tv_D65 is 30 to 55% calculated as 6 mm thickness of a glass sheet, solar direct transmittance Te is 20 to 40% calculate as 6 mm thickness of a glass sheet, and excitation purity Pe is 8.0% or less calculated as 6 mm thickness of a glass sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hijiya, Kensuke Nagai, Eriko Maeda
  • Patent number: 10766806
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a glass for a data storage medium substrate which contains a specific amount of each of SiO2, Al2O3, MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO, Li2O, Na2O, and K2O, in molar percentage based on the oxides, and does not substantially contain B2O3 or ZrO2, wherein the sum of the Li2O, Na2O, and K2O contents (R2O), the molar ratio of the SiO2 content to the Al2O3 content (SiO2/Al2O3), and the molar ratio of the sum of the SiO2 and Al2O3 contents (SiO2+Al2O3) to R2O[(SiO2+Al2O3)/R2O] fall within their specific ranges, formula (1): 90<[SiO2]+2×[Al2O3]+0.8×[RO]?0.5×[R2O] [in formula (1), RO represents the sum of the MgO, CaO, SrO, and BaO contents] is satisfied, and the glass transition point Tg, the alkali resistance, and the acid resistance fall within their specific ranges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Eriko Maeda, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Yutaka Kuroiwa
  • Patent number: 10611671
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a heat-ray- and ultraviolet-absorbing glass plate having low solar transmittance and ultraviolet transmittance, having a high visible light transmittance, and containing a small amount of bubbles. The present invention relates to a heat-ray- and ultraviolet-absorbing glass plate that is a soda lime glass having a specific composition, having a mass proportion of divalent iron to the total iron being 50% or more, and having, as a value calculated as 4 mm thickness of the glass plate, a visible light transmittance Tv of 66% or more, a solar transmittance Te of 65% or less, a ratio Tv/Te of Tv and Te of 1.3 or more, and an ultraviolet transmittance Tuv of 50% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hijiya, Kensuke Nagai, Eriko Maeda
  • Publication number: 20200031708
    Abstract: To provide a glass plate for a window material and a window comprising the glass plate, which are less likely to be a barrier to radio transmitting/receiving in use of a radio-utilizing apparatus, and a radio communication apparatus comprising the glass plate. A glass plate having a radio transmittance of at least 20% at a frequency of 100 GHz as calculated as 18 mm thickness, a window comprising the glass plate, and a radio communication apparatus comprising the glass plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Eriko MAEDA, Takato KAJIHARA, Kensuke NAGAI, Yutaka KUROIWA, Osamu KAGAYA, Ryuta SONODA, Hiroyuki HIJIYA
  • Patent number: 10435327
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a glass article having high transmittance, while suppressing the discoloration and the solarization of the glass. The glass article is provided by controlling the contents of cerium oxide and iron oxide in the glass composition within the optimum range, further controlling the contents of manganese oxide and iron oxide in the glass composition within the optimum range, and controlling the basicity of the alkaline earth metal oxides in the glass composition depending on the iron amount contained in the glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Seiji Inaba, Yusuke Arai, Hiroyuki Hijiya
  • Patent number: 10392293
    Abstract: The present invention provides a high-transparency glass having a high fining action at a low temperature and capable of achieving redox lowering more than before. The present invention relates to a glass containing 1 to 500 ppm of a total iron oxide (t-Fe2O3) in terms of Fe2O3, having a redox ([divalent iron (Fe2+) in terms of Fe2O3]/[total (Fe2++Fe3+) of divalent iron (Fe2+) and trivalent iron (Fe3+) in terms of Fe2O3]) of 0% or more and 25% or less, containing, as expressed by mass percentage based on oxides, 50 to 81% of SiO2, 1 to 20% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 5 to 20% of Li2O+Na2O+K2O, and 5 to 27% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, and having a bubble disappearance-starting temperature (TD) of 1485° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Yusaku Matsuo, Yutaka Kuroiwa, Yusuke Arai, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Yuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20190241461
    Abstract: A soda lime glass plate has, on the basis of oxides, a total sulfur content in terms of SO3 of 0.001 to 0.2% in mass %, a total iron content in terms of Fe2O3 of 0.15 to 0.4% in mass %, and a total tin content in terms of SnO2 of 0.02 to 1% in mass %, and has a mass proportion of a divalent iron in terms of Fe2O3 in the total iron in terms of Fe2O3 of 45 to 70%. The soda lime glass plate has, as a conversion value for a 3.85 mm-thickness glass plate, a visible light transmittance Tv_A of 70% or more, a total solar transmittance Tts of 63.7% or less, and c* in the L*a*b* color space of 4 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Kensuke NAGAI
  • Publication number: 20180321434
    Abstract: A glass plate, which has a content of total iron as calculated as Fe2O3 of 5 to 50 ppm and a content of Fe2+ in total iron as calculated as Fe2O3 of from 0.02 to 20 ppm, where the effective optical path length is a distance from an edge surface from which light enters the glass plate to an edge surface on the opposite side, and the composition of the glass plate except for iron substantially contains, as represented by mass percentage based on oxides, from 45 to 80% of SiO2, more than 7% and at most 30% of Al2O3, from 0 to 15% of B2O3, from 0 to 15% of MgO, from 0 to 10% of CaO, from 0 to 20% of Na2O, from 0 to 10% of K2O and from 0 to 10% of ZrO2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Yusuke ARAI, Yutaka KUROIWA, Tetsuya AKASHIMA, Yuki KONDO
  • Patent number: 10112864
    Abstract: To provide a highly transmissive glass and a light guide that allow high internal transmittance of plate glass to be maintained and the internal transmittance spectrum of the plate to be flattened without lowering the redox of iron to a value equal to or more than a certain value. This glass article comprises a glass which includes 1 to 80 mass ppm of total iron oxide (t-Fe2O3) in terms of Fe2O3, has a redox of iron of 0 to 50% and includes 0.01 to 4.0 mass ppm of NiO. The glass article and the light guide comprising the glass article are characterized in that an A value of the internal transmittance spectrum flatness is 0.83 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Naoya Wada, Yusuke Arai, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Yuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20180297888
    Abstract: A wavelength-selective transmissive glass has a light transmittance Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less at a wavelength of more than 315 nm and 400 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 1% or more in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm and a light transmittance T315 nm or less at a wavelength of 315 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 60% or less in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm. Ak is a weighting factor at a wavelength k (nm) for calculating T (light transmittance) defined in ISO-9050:2003, and Tk is a transmittance at the wavelength k (nm) in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm: Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less=(?k=more than 315400 Ak×Tk)/(?k=more than 315400 Ak) T315 nm or less=(?k=300315 Ak×Tk)/(?k=300315 Ak).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED, TSUBOTA LABORATORY, INC.
    Inventors: Kensuke NAGAI, Tetsuya NAKASHIMA, Yutaka KUROIWA, Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Masamichi TANIDA, AKIO KOIKE, Manabu NISHIZAWA, Kazuo TSUBOTA, Toshihide KURIHARA, Hidemasa TORII
  • Patent number: 10087102
    Abstract: To provide a highly transmissive glass and a light guide that allow high internal transmittance of plate glass to be maintained and the internal transmittance spectrum of the plate to be flattened without lowering the redox of iron to a value equal to or more than a certain value. This glass article comprises a glass which includes 1 to 80 mass ppm of total iron oxide (t-Fe2O3) in terms of Fe2O3, has a redox of iron of 0 to 50% and includes 0.01 to 4.0 mass ppm of NiO. The glass article and the light guide comprising the glass article are characterized in that an A value of the internal transmittance spectrum flatness is 0.83 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Naoya Wada, Yusuke Arai, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Yuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 10082616
    Abstract: To provide a glass plate excellent in the internal transmittance of light rays in the visible region. A glass plate consisting of multicomponent oxide glass, which has an effective optical path length of from 25 to 200 cm, a thickness of from 0.5 to 10 mm, and an average internal transmittance in the visible region of at least 80% and a chromaticity Y of tristimulus values in the XYZ colorimetric system as defined in JIS Z8701 (Appendix) of at least 90%, under the effective optical path length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hijiya, Yusuke Arai, Yutaka Kuroiwa, Tetsuya Nakashima, Yuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20180237334
    Abstract: In a soda lime glass, a content of total iron calculated as Fe2O3, expressed in mass % on an oxide basis, is 0.25 to 1%, a mass proportion of divalent iron calculated as Fe2O3 in the total iron calculated as Fe2O3 is 30 to 50%, a content of total sulfur calculated as SO3, expressed in mass % on an oxide basis, is 0.003 to 0.1%, and a content of Se is 3 mass ppm or more. In the soda lime glass, visible light transmittance Tv—D65 is 30 to 55% calculated as 6 mm thickness of a glass sheet, solar direct transmittance Te is 20 to 40% calculate as 6 mm thickness of a glass sheet, and excitation purity Pe is 8.0% or less calculated as 6 mm thickness of a glass sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hijiya, Kensuke Nagai, Eriko Maeda
  • Publication number: 20180222789
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a glass for a data storage medium substrate which contains a specific amount of each of SiO2, Al2O3, MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO, Li2O, Na2O, and K2O, in molar percentage based on the oxides, and does not substantially contain B2O3 or ZrO2, wherein the sum of the Li2O, Na2O, and K2O contents (R2O), the molar ratio of the SiO2 content to the Al2O3 content (SiO2/Al2O3), and the molar ratio of the sum of the SiO2 and Al2O3 contents (SiO2+Al2O3) to R2O [(SiO2+Al2O3)/R2O] fall within their specific ranges, formula (1): 90<[SiO2]+2×[Al2O3]+0.8×[RO]?0.5×[R2O] [in formula (1), RO represents the sum of the MgO, CaO, SrO, and BaO contents] is satisfied, and the glass transition point Tg, the alkali resistance, and the acid resistance fall within their specific ranges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Eriko MAEDA, Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Kensuke NAGAI, Tetsuya NAKASHIMA, Yutaka KUROIWA
  • Publication number: 20180208495
    Abstract: The present invention provides a high-transparency glass having a high fining action at a low temperature and capable of achieving redox lowering more than before. The present invention relates to a glass containing 1 to 500 ppm of a total iron oxide (t-Fe2O3) in terms of Fe2O3, having a redox ([divalent iron (Fe2+) in terms of Fe2O3]/[total (Fe2++Fe3+) of divalent iron (Fe2+) and trivalent iron (Fe3+) in terms of Fe2O3]) of 0% or more and 25% or less, containing, as expressed by mass percentage based on oxides, 50 to 81% of SiO2, 1 to 20% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 5 to 20% of Li2O+Na2O+K2O, and 5 to 27% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, and having a bubble disappearance-starting temperature (TD) of 1485° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yusaku Matsuo, Yutaka Kuroiwa, Yusuke Arai, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Yuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 9988298
    Abstract: The present invention provides a high-transparency glass having a high fining action at a low temperature and capable of achieving redox lowering more than before. The present invention relates to a glass containing 1 to 500 ppm of a total iron oxide (t-Fe2O3) in terms of Fe2O3, having a redox ([divalent iron (Fe2+) in terms of Fe2O3]/[total (Fe2++Fe3+) of divalent iron (Fe2+) and trivalent iron (Fe3+) in terms of Fe2O3]) of 0% or more and 25% or less, containing, as expressed by mass percentage based on oxides, 50 to 81% of SiO2, 1 to 20% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 5 to 20% of Li2O+Na2O+K2O, and 5 to 27% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, and having a bubble disappearance-starting temperature (TD) of 1485° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yusaku Matsuo, Yutaka Kuroiwa, Yusuke Arai, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Yuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20180066814
    Abstract: A glass plate, with a thickness ? of 1.0 mm or more, having first and second main surfaces and end surfaces, includes 1 to 80 weight ppm of iron in terms of Fe2O3 with 0.1 to 10.0 weight ppm of Fe2+; and 0.1 to 10.0 weight ppm of Ni, Mn, Cr, Co and V in total. In a sample with a size of 50 mm×50 mm×8 obtained from the glass plate, and an arithmetic average roughness of the main surfaces and first and second cut surfaces being 0.1 ?m or less, a first average absorbance coefficient for a wavelength of 400 to 700 nm measured on the first main surface in a normal direction is 0.009 or less, and a ratio of a second average absorbance coefficient measured on the first cut surface, to the first absorbance coefficient is 1.3 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yusuke ARAI, Naoya Wada, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Tetsuya Nakashima