Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Nakayama

Kazuhiro Nakayama 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: 20220410608
    Abstract: A substrate having a first pattern formed on a surface or in an inside of the substrate, or on the surface and in the inside of the substrate, wherein the first pattern is constituted by an aggregate of second patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Rie HIRAYAMA, Shigeaki IMAI, Hiroto TACHIBANA, Nobuyuki ARAI, Yoichi ICHIKAWA, Hirotoshi NAKAYAMA, Shohta KOBASHIGAWA, Asato TAMURA, Takuei NISHIO, Kazuhiro FUJITA, Muneaki IWATA
  • Patent number: 11505717
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a nanobubble-containing inorganic oxide fine particle dispersion having excellent concentration stability in a process used as an abrasive. The object is achieved by the nanobubble-containing inorganic oxide fine particle dispersion including: inorganic oxide fine particles having an average particle size of 1 to 500 nm and containing fine particles containing Ce; and nanobubbles having an average cell size of 50 to 500 nm and being at least one non-oxidizing gas selected from a group consisting of N2 and H2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio Komatsu, Hiroyasu Nishida, Kazuhiro Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20220355580
    Abstract: An interlayer film for laminated glass of the present invention is an interlayer film for laminated glass comprising two or more resin layers, and comprising a first resin layer comprising a resin and a light diffusion particle and having a thickness of 150 ?m or less, in which a total light transmittance is less than 70%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu MASUYAMA, Yuusuke OOTA, Kazuhiko NAKAYAMA, Kazuhiro TOMURA
  • Publication number: 20220347976
    Abstract: An interlayer film for laminated glass of the present invention is an interlayer film for laminated glass, comprising one or two or more resin layers, and comprising a first resin layer comprising a resin and a light diffusion particle, in which any resin layer in the interlayer film for laminated glass comprises a colorant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu MASUYAMA, Yuusuke OOTA, Kazuhiko NAKAYAMA, Kazuhiro TOMURA
  • Publication number: 20220305812
    Abstract: A medium, a container, an object-holding container, a marking, device, and a method of manufacturing the container. The medium includes an image of design, and the design includes a light color portion and a dark color portion, the light color portion including a light reflecting layer, and the dark color portion including a light attenuation layer The container includes a laser beam source to emit a laser beam, a forming unit to make the laser beam perform marking on a container that has transparency and is colorless or colored, and an adjuster to adjust a marking condition according to information about a to-lie-contained object stored in the container. The method includes irradiating the container with a laser beam to form a light reflecting layer and a light attenuation layer, and the light reflecting layer and the light attenuation layer includes an aggregate of microstructures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Kazuki FUNAHASHI, Yoichi ICHIKAWA, Yumiko KISHI, Hirotoshi NAKAYAMA, Makoto HINO, Kazuhiro AKATSU
  • Patent number: 11394027
    Abstract: Provided is a magnesium secondary battery including a positive electrode member 23 including at least a positive electrode active material layer 23B, a separator 24 disposed facing the positive electrode member 23, a negative electrode member 25 containing magnesium or a magnesium compound disposed facing the separator 24, and an electrolytic solution containing a magnesium salt. The positive electrode active material layer 23B includes magnesium sulfide having a zinc blende type crystal structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Kamiguchi, Ryuhei Matsumoto, Kiyoshi Kumagae, Shizuka Hosoi, Yuri Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20220163240
    Abstract: The degree of freedom when a refrigerant cycle system is constructed in a building or the like is increased. A refrigerant cycle system according to the present disclosure includes a refrigerant cycle, a first power feed unit, a second power feed unit, a first transmission line, and a second transmission line. The power feed unit feeds auxiliary power to a utilization unit of which a power source has been interrupted. The first transmission line connects a heat source unit and the first power feed unit to each other. The second transmission line connects the first power feed unit and the second power feed unit to each other. The second power feed unit is connected to the heat source unit via the first power feed unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shin HIGASHIYAMA, Kensuke URATA, Hiroshi DOHMAE, Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220146173
    Abstract: An air conditioning system includes a refrigerant cycle, a power feed unit, a controller, and a processor. The refrigerant cycle includes an outdoor unit and a plurality of indoor units. The outdoor unit includes a compressor. In a case where a power source for at least one indoor unit of the plurality of indoor units is interrupted, the power feed unit feeds power from an auxiliary power source to the at least one indoor unit. The controller controls at least the compressor. In the case where the power source for the at least one indoor unit of the plurality of indoor units is interrupted, the processor makes one of a determination to stop the compressor and a determination to cause the compressor to continue operating. The processor transmits to the controller an instruction corresponding to the determination that has been made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA, Atsushi OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220146131
    Abstract: Provided is an air conditioning system capable of detecting in advance a device that consumes more power than the power that can be fed by a power feed unit. An air conditioning system includes a refrigerant cycle, a power feed unit, and a controller. The refrigerant cycle includes an outdoor unit and a plurality of indoor units. In a case where a power source for at least one indoor unit of the plurality of indoor units has been interrupted, the power feed unit feeds power from an auxiliary power source to the indoor unit for which the power source has been interrupted. When a predetermined device has been connected to at least part of the plurality of indoor units and the power feed unit, the controller performs deactivation of at least one of functions of the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA, Atsushi OKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11267715
    Abstract: Aiming at providing a ceria-based composite particle dispersion capable of polishing silica film, Si wafer or even hard-to-process material at high polishing rate, and can give high surface accuracy, disclosed is a ceria-based composite particle dispersion that contains a ceria-based composite particle that has an average particle size of 50 to 350 nm, to solve the aforementioned problem, featured by that the ceria-based composite particle has a mother particle, a cerium-containing silica layer, a child particle, and an easily soluble silica-containing layer; the mother particle contains amorphous silica as a major ingredient; the child particle contains crystalline ceria as a major ingredient; ratio of the mass of the easily soluble silica-containing layer relative to the mass of the ceria-based composite particle falls in a specific range; mass ratio of silica and ceria in the ceria-based composite particle falls in a specific range; the ceria-based composite particle, when analyzed by X-ray diffractometry,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: JGC Catalysts and Chemicals Ltd.
    Inventors: Michio Komatsu, Hiroyasu Nishida, Yuji Tawarazako, Shinya Usuda, Kazuhiro Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20220055908
    Abstract: A silica-based particle dispersion including a silica-based particle group and a high polishing rate and high surface precision is achieved to a silica-based substrate or a NiP-plated substrate to be polished or the like. A silica-based particle dispersion containing a group including irregularly-shaped and non-irregularly-shaped silica-based particles, wherein the irregularly-shaped silica-based particles each have a plurality of small holes thereinside and a covering silica layer which covers the core, and the silica-based particle group satisfies [1]-[3]. [1] Having an average particle size (D1) of 100-600 nm, and a particle size (D2) of 30-300 nm in terms of specific surface area. [2] An irregular-shape degree D (D=D1/D3) represented by the average particle size (D1) and a projected area-equivalent particle size (D3) being in the range of 1.1-5.0. [3] When waveform separation is performed on a volume-reference particle size distribution, a multi-peak distribution in which three or more peaks are detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio KOMATSU, Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA, Tetsuya TANAKA, Yuji TAWARAZAKO, Tatsuya MUKAI, Yuki MIWA
  • Patent number: 11059997
    Abstract: A polishing composition comprising an abrasive grain; a modified microfibril cellulose in which at least a part of the cellulose units has a hydroxyl group at the C6 position oxidized to a carboxyl group; and a dispersion medium, wherein each content of Na and K is 100 ppm or less relative to the solids weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio Komatsu, Yukihiro Iwasaki, Hiroyasu Nishida, Yuji Tawarazako, Kazuhiro Nakayama
  • Patent number: 10920120
    Abstract: A ceria composite particle dispersion has ceria composite particles having an average particle size of 50 to 350 nm and having the features described below. Each ceria composite particle has a mother particle, a cerium-containing silica layer on the surface thereof, and child particles dispersed inside the cerium-containing silica layer, the mother particles being amorphous silica-based and the child particles being crystalline ceria-based. The child particles have a coefficient of variation (CV value) in a particle size distribution of 14 to 40%. The ceria composite particles have a mass ratio of silica to ceria of 100:11-316. Only the crystal phase of ceria is detected when the ceria composite particles are subjected to X-ray diffraction. The average crystallite size of the crystalline ceria measured by subjecting the ceria composite particles to X-ray diffraction is 10 to 25 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio Komatsu, Yuji Tawarazako, Shinya Usuda, Kazuhiro Nakayama, Shota Kawakami
  • Patent number: 10844259
    Abstract: Disclosed is a silica-based composite fine particle dispersion including a silica-based composite fine particle which comprises a mother particle containing amorphous silica as a main component with a child particle containing crystalline ceria as a main component on a surface thereof. Features of the silica-based composite fine particle include a silica to ceria mass ratio of 100:11 to 316, and when subjected to X-ray diffraction, only the crystalline phase of ceria is detected, and when subjected to X-ray diffraction for measurement, the crystalline ceria has a crystallite diameter of 10 to 25 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: JGC Catalysts and Chemicals Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Tawarazako, Michio Komatsu, Kazuhiro Nakayama, Yukihiro Iwasaki, Yoshinori Wakamiya, Shota Kawakami, Shinya Usuda
  • Patent number: 10730755
    Abstract: A subject of this invention is to provide a dispersion liquid of a silica-based composite particle, which can rapidly polish silica film, Si wafer or even hard-to-process material, can concurrently achieve high surface accuracy (less scratches, etc.), and can suitably be used for surface polishing of semiconductor devices including semiconductor substrate and wiring board, by virtue of its impurity-free nature. The subject is solved by a dispersion liquid of a silica-based composite particle that contains a silica-based composite particle that has a core particle mainly composed of amorphous silica, and bound thereto a ceria particle mainly composed of crystalline ceria, further has a silica film that covers them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: JGC Catalysts and Chemicals Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Tawarazako, Yoshinori Wakamiya, Shingo Kashiwada, Kazuaki Inoue, Kazuhiro Nakayama, Michio Komatsu
  • Publication number: 20200109312
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a nanobubble-containing inorganic oxide fine particle dispersion having excellent concentration stability in a process used as an abrasive. The object is achieved by the nanobubble-containing inorganic oxide fine particle dispersion including: inorganic oxide fine particles having an average particle size of 1 to 500 nm and containing fine particles containing Ce; and nanobubbles having an average cell size of 50 to 500 nm and being at least one non-oxidizing gas selected from a group consisting of N2 and H2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio KOMATSU, Hiroyasu NISHIDA, Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200087554
    Abstract: Aiming at providing a ceria-based composite particle dispersion capable of polishing silica film, Si wafer or even hard-to-process material at high polishing rate, and can give high surface accuracy, disclosed is a ceria-based composite particle dispersion that contains a ceria-based composite particle that has an average particle size of 50 to 350 nm, to solve the aforementioned problem, featured by that the ceria-based composite particle has a mother particle, a cerium-containing silica layer, a child particle, and an easily soluble silica-containing layer; the mother particle contains amorphous silica as a major ingredient; the child particle contains crystalline ceria as a major ingredient; ratio of the mass of the easily soluble silica-containing layer relative to the mass of the ceria-based composite particle falls in a specific range; mass ratio of silica and ceria in the ceria-based composite particle falls in a specific range; the ceria-based composite particle, when analyzed by X-ray diffractometry,
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Michio Komatsu, Hiroyasu Nishida, Yuji Tawarazako, Shinya Usuda, Kazuhiro Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20190367777
    Abstract: A polishing composition comprising an abrasive grain; a modified microfibril cellulose in which at least a part of the cellulose units has a hydroxyl group at the C6 position oxidized to a carboxyl group; and a dispersion medium, wherein each content of Na and K is 100 ppm or less relative to the solids weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio KOMATSU, Yukihiro IWASAKI, Hiroyasu NISHIDA, Yuji TAWARAZAKO, Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20190248668
    Abstract: A ceria composite particle dispersion has ceria composite particles having an average particle size of 50 to 350 nm and having the features described below. Each ceria composite particle has a mother particle, a cerium-containing silica layer on the surface thereof, and child particles dispersed inside the cerium-containing silica layer, the mother particles being amorphous silica-based and the child particles being crystalline ceria-based. The child particles have a coefficient of variation (CV value) in a particle size distribution of 14 to 40%. The ceria composite particles have a mass ratio of silica to ceria of 100:11-316. Only the crystal phase of ceria is detected when the ceria composite particles are subjected to X-ray diffraction. The average crystallite size of the crystalline ceria measured by subjecting the ceria composite particles to X-ray diffraction is 10 to 25 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: JGC CATALYSTS AND CHEMICALS LTD.
    Inventors: Michio KOMATSU, Yuji TAWARAZAKO, Shinya USUDA, Kazuhiro NAKAYAMA, Shota KAWAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190153279
    Abstract: Disclosed is a silica-based composite fine particle dispersion including a silica-based composite fine particle which comprises a mother particle containing amorphous silica as a main component with a child particle containing crystalline ceria as a main component on a surface thereof. Features of the silica-based composite fine particle include a silica to ceria mass ratio of 100:11 to 316, and when subjected to X-ray diffraction, only the crystalline phase of ceria is detected, and when subjected to X-ray diffraction for measurement, the crystalline ceria has a crystallite diameter of 10 to 25 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Yuji Tawarazako, Michio Komatsu, Kazuhiro Nakayama, Yukihiro Iwasaki, Yoshinori Wakamiya, Shota Kawakami, Shinya Usuda