Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Imai

Hiroyuki Imai 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: 11248009
    Abstract: A polycyclic aromatic compound in which a plurality of aromatic rings are connected by a boron atom and an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom or a selenium atom and substituted by a specific aryl such as anthracene, is useful as a material for an organic device. By the polycyclic aromatic compound, an organic EL device having at least one of efficiency and device life can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignees: Kwansei Gakuin Educational Foundation, SK Materials JNC Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuji Hatakeyama, Hiroyuki Imai, Yuko Yamaga, Daisuke Inoue, Akio Tajima
  • Publication number: 20210388560
    Abstract: A print processing apparatus, a heating device, and a method of performing a printing process. The print processing apparatus includes a heating device including a heater, the heater performing at least one of contactless heating to heat a fabric in a state where the heater is not in contact with the fabric and contact heating to heat the fabric in a state where the heater is in contact with the fabric, and a memory to store a condition table retaining a condition in which whether the contactless heating is to be performed, whether the contact heating is to be performed, an order in which the contactless heating and the contact heating are performed, and a temperature and a length of time in at least one of the contactless heating and the contact heating to be performed are determined for each kind of the fabric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Imai
  • Publication number: 20210164672
    Abstract: The present invention provides a work hood that allows for free rotation in a work box to provide a wide work area and easy decontamination of a sealing portion present at the boundary between the work hood and the work box. A rotation support for rotatably supporting the entire half suit is provided. The rotation support includes a base portion, a rotating portion, a bearing portion, a sealing member, and a communication hole. The base portion is airtightly and annularly provided around an opening, and the rotating portion is provided around the base portion through the bearing portion, with a hem portion of the half suit being fixed to the rotating portion. The sealing member is annularly provided in an annular space formed by the base portion and the rotating portion so as to separate the work box and the external environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Koji Kawasaki, Daisuke Kakuda, Jun Masudome, Takashi Kinbara, Kazuhiko Kitahora, Ken Nagai, Hiroyuki Imai, Takuya Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200207787
    Abstract: A polycyclic aromatic compound in which a plurality of aromatic rings are connected by a boron atom and an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom or a selenium atom and substituted by a specific aryl such as anthracene, is useful as a material for an organic device. By the polycyclic aromatic compound, an organic EL device having at least one of efficiency and device life can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicants: Kwansei Gakuin Educational Foundation, JNC Corporation
    Inventors: Takuji Hatakeyama, Hiroyuki Imai, Yuko Yamaga, Daisuke Inoue, Akio Tajima
  • Publication number: 20190312207
    Abstract: Provided is an organic electroluminescent element having optimal light emission characteristics. The above problem is solved by an organic electroluminescent element having a light emitting layer containing a compound of formula (1) or a multimer compound having a plurality of structures of formula (1), and a compound of formula (2A) or (2B) in formula (1), ring A, ring B, and ring C each represent an aryl ring or the like, X1 and X2 each represent >O or >N—R, and the R represents an aryl or the like, and in formula (2A) or (2B), X represents an aryl or the like, and Z represents a single bond, a divalent group, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicants: Kwansei Gakuin Educational Foundation, JNC Corporation
    Inventors: Takuji HATAKEYAMA, Akio TAJIMA, Daisuke BABA, Yukihiro FUJITA, Yuko YAMAGA, Hiroyuki IMAI
  • Patent number: 10399868
    Abstract: An oil-water separation apparatus is provided which can easily separate and collect oil from a liquid mixture containing water and oil at low cost. The oil-water separation apparatus includes an oil-water-separating member configured to separate a liquid mixture containing water and oil into moisture and oil, and a liquid reservoir subdivided into an upper region and a lower region by the oil-water-separating member. The oil-water separation apparatus filters the liquid mixture by gravity. The oil-water-separating member includes a base which includes a channel for the liquid mixture. The oil-water-separating member is formed in the base, and the oil-water-separating member contains a fluorine compound which has an oil-repellency-imparting group and a hydrophilicity-imparting group. A drain port for discharging the moisture is formed in the lower region of the liquid reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION, Mitsubishi Materials Electronic Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosei Sato, Masato Fujita, Masakazu Uotani, Hiroshi Koshiyama, Takeshi Kamiya, Tsunetoshi Honda, Hiroyuki Imai, Daisuke Takano
  • Publication number: 20170210643
    Abstract: An oil-water separation apparatus is provided which can easily separate and collect oil from a liquid mixture containing water and oil at low cost. The oil-water separation apparatus includes an oil-water-separating member configured to separate a liquid mixture containing water and oil into moisture and oil, and a liquid reservoir subdivided into an upper region and a lower region by the oil-water-separating member. The oil-water separation apparatus filters the liquid mixture by gravity. The oil-water-separating member includes a base which includes a channel for the liquid mixture. The oil-water-separating member is formed in the base, and the oil-water-separating member contains a fluorine compound which has an oil-repellency-imparting group and a hydrophilicity-imparting group. A drain port for discharging the moisture is formed in the lower region of the liquid reservoir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION, Mitsubishi Materials Electronic Chemicals Co., Ltd .
    Inventors: Kosei Sato, Masato Fujita, Masakazu Uotani, Hiroshi Koshiyama, Takeshi Kamiya, Tsunetoshi Honda, Hiroyuki Imai, Daisuke Takano
  • Patent number: 9505622
    Abstract: This carbon nanofiber is produced by a vapor phase reaction of a carbon oxide-containing raw material gas using a metal oxide powder including a Co oxide as a catalyst, wherein at least one type selected from metal cobalt, carbon-containing cobalt metals, and cobalt-carbon compounds is contained (encapsulated) in the fiber in a wrapped state. This method for producing a carbon nanofiber includes: producing a carbon nanofiber by a vapor phase reaction of a carbon oxide-containing raw material gas using a mixed powder of a Co oxide and a Mg oxide as a catalyst, wherein a mixed powder of CoO and MgO, which is obtained by hydrogen-reducing a mixed powder of Co3O4 and MgO using a reduction gas having a hydrogen concentration in which metal cobalt is not generated, is used as the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Imai
  • Publication number: 20160277602
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a memory that stores, for each of multiple printers, selection information associating at least one of a string, an image, and job information of a print job with printer identification information for identifying the printer being associated with terminal identification information for identifying an information processing terminal currently located near the printer, circuitry that selects, in response to a request for printing data, one of the multiple printers to print the requested data using the selection information stored in the memory, and further selects an information processing apparatus associated with the selected printer, a transmitter that transfers the a confirmation message requesting to confirm that the selected printer prints the requested data to the selected information processing terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki IMAI, Mikiya ICHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 9334170
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a CHA framework structure, said zeolitic material comprising zeolite crystals having a core-shell structure, wherein said process comprises the steps of (1) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for Z2O5, one or more sources for X2O3, optionally one or more structure directing agents, and seed crystals having a CHA framework structure, wherein the CHA framework structure of the seed crystals comprises YO2, X2O3, and optionally Z2O5, and wherein the seed crystals have a diameter of 450 nm or greater; (2) crystallizing the mixture provided in (1) to afford zeolite crystals comprising a core of seed crystal provided in step (1) and a shell crystallized on the seed crystal; wherein Z is a pentavalent element, Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert, Limin Ren, Chengguan Yang
  • Patent number: 9334171
    Abstract: A process for the production of a zeolitic material having an LEV-type framework structure comprising YO2 and optionally comprising X203, wherein said process comprises preparing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more solvents, and optionally comprising seed crystals; and crystallizing the mixture; wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, and wherein the crystallized mixture contains 0.1 wt.-% or less, more preferably 0.01 wt.-% or less of one or more metals M based on 100 wt.-% of YO2, wherein even more preferably the crystallized mixture contains no metal M, wherein M stands for sodium and/or potassium, wherein preferably M stands for the group of alkali and alkaline earth metals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignees: BASF SE, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Meike Pfaff, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Hiroyuki Imai, Bin Xie, Haiyan Zhang
  • Patent number: 9181145
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the alkylation of an organic compound comprising: (a) providing a catalyst comprising one or more zeolitic materials having a BEA framework structure, wherein the BEA framework structure comprises YO2 and optionally comprises X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, (b) contacting the catalyst with one or more alkylatable organic compounds in the presence of one or more alkylating agents in one or more reactors for obtaining one or more alkylated organic compounds, wherein the one or more zeolitic materials is obtainable from a synthetic process which does not employ an organotemplate as structure directing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Faruk Özkirim, Dirk de Vos, Feng-Shou Xiao, Takashi Tatsumi, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert
  • Publication number: 20140241974
    Abstract: This carbon nanofiber is produced by a vapor phase reaction of a carbon oxide-containing raw material gas using a friend oxide powder including a Co oxide as a catalyst, wherein at least one type selected from metal cobalt, carbon-containing cobalt metals, and cobalt-carbon compounds is contained (encapsulated) in the fiber in a wrapped state. This method for producing a carbon nanofiber includes: producing a carbon nanofiber by, a vapor phase reaction of a carbon oxide-containing raw material gas using a mixed powder of a Co oxide and a Mg oxide as a catalyst, wherein a mixed powder of CoO and MgO, which is obtained by hydrogen-reducing a mixed powder of Co3O4 and MgO using a reduction gas having a hydrogen concentration in which metal cobalt is not generated, is used as the catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Masahiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Imai
  • Patent number: 8710271
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a BEA framework structure comprising the steps of: (i) providing one or more zeolitic materials having a BEA framework structure, wherein the BEA framework structure comprises YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element; (ii) subjecting the one or more zeolitic materials provided in step (i) to a procedure for removing at least a portion of X, preferably tetrahedrally coordinated X, from the BEA framework structure; wherein the Y:X molar ratios of the one or more zeolitic materials provided in step (i) are respectively comprised in the range of from 1 to 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignees: BASF SE, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Faruk Özkirim, Takashi Tatsumi, Feng-Shou Xiao, Dirk de Vos, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai, Bart Tijsebaert
  • Patent number: 8709218
    Abstract: A vacuum processing apparatus includes an evacuatable vacuum chamber, a substrate holder which is provided in the vacuum chamber, has a substrate chuck surface vertically facing down, and includes an electrostatic chuck mechanism which electrostatically chucks a substrate, a substrate support member which is provided in the vacuum chamber to keep the substrate parallel to the substrate chuck surface and support the substrate in an orientation that allows the substrate chuck surface to chuck the substrate, and a moving mechanism which moves at least one of the substrate holder and the substrate supported by the substrate support member so as to bring the substrate and the substrate holder into contact with each other, thereby causing the substrate holder to chuck the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Hajime Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Imai
  • Publication number: 20140113981
    Abstract: Described is a process for the production of a pillared silicate. The process comprises (i) providing a layered silicate; (ii) interlayer expanding the layered silicate provided in step (i) comprising a step of treating the layered silicate with one or more swelling agents; (iii) treating the interlayer expanded silicate obtained in step (ii) with one or more hydrolyzable silicon containing compounds; (iv) treating the interlayer expanded compound obtained in step (iii) with an aqueous solution to obtain a pillared silicate; (v) removing at least a portion of the one or more swelling agents from the pillared silicate obtained in step (iv); and (vi) impregnating the pillared silicate obtained in step (v) with one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Fe, Ru, Ir, and combinations of two or more thereof. Also described is a pillared silicate optionally obtainable from said process and its use, in particular, in a process for the production of one or more olefins according to the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bilge Yilmaz, Ulrich Müller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk de Vos, Takashi Tatsumi, Feng-Shou Xiao, Hermann Gies, Hiroyuki Imai
  • Patent number: 8707014
    Abstract: According to an aspect of an embodiment of the invention, an arithmetic processing unit includes a first cache memory unit that holds a part of data stored in a storage device; an address register that holds an address; a flag register that stores flag information; and a decoder that decodes a prefetch instruction for acquiring data stored at the address in the storage device. The arithmetic processing unit further includes an instruction execution unit that executes a cache hit check instruction instead of the prefetch instruction on the basis of a decoded result when the flag information is held, the cache hit check instruction allowing for searching the first cache memory unit with the address to thereby make a first cache hit determination that the first cache memory unit holds the data stored at the address in the storage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Iwao Yamazaki, Hiroyuki Imai
  • Patent number: 8700947
    Abstract: A cache memory apparatus is configured to include a data holding unit comprising a plurality of ways that has a plurality of cache lines; an alternation data register to hold data in one line of the cache lines or in a part of the cache lines; an alternation address register to hold an index address that indicates a faulty cache line and a part in which the fault has occurred in the faulty cache line; an alternation way register to hold information of a way including the part having a fault; an address match circuit comparing, when an access is performed to the data holding unit, an index address and the index address held by the alternation address register; and a way match circuit comparing, when an access is performed to the data holding unit, way information used for the access and way information held by the alternation way register.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Imai, Naohiro Kiyota, Tsuyoshi Motokurumada
  • Patent number: 8574759
    Abstract: Disclosed is a positive electrode forming material for a positive electrode of a battery, the material including particles of a positive electrode active material and fine carbon fibers adhering to surfaces of particles of the positive electrode active material in a shape of a network. The positive electrode active material is preferably fine particles having an average particle diameter of 0.03 to 40 ?m. Each of the fine carbon fibers is preferably carbon nanofiber having an average fiber diameter of 1 to 100 nm and an aspect ratio of 5 or greater. The carbon nanofiber is surface-oxidized. The positive electrode forming material includes a binder. The content of the fine carbon fibers is 0.5 to 15 parts by mass and the content of the binder is 0.5 to 10 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the positive electrode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignees: Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Mitsubishi Materials Electronic Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Atsuki, Hiroyuki Imai, Osamu Sakaya
  • Patent number: D940619
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Benjamin Jimenez, Hiroyuki Imai, Kwang Ha Kim, Cristian Farcas