Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Takahashi

Kazuhiro Takahashi 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: 10900109
    Abstract: To provide a titanium sheet excellent in formability and a method for manufacturing the same. A titanium sheet, wherein, when a carbon concentration of a base material is Cb (mass %) and a carbon concentration at a depth d ?m from a surface is Cd (mass %), the depth d (carbon concentrated layer thickness) satisfying Cd/Cb>1.5 is 1.0 ?m or more and less than 10.0 ?m or less, wherein a Vickers hardness HV0.025 at a load of 0.245 N in the surface is 200 or more, a Vickers hardness HV0.05 at a load of 0.49 N in the surface is lower than HV0.025, and a difference between HV0.025 and HV0.05 is 30 or more, wherein a Vickers hardness HV1 at a load of 9.8 N in the surface is 150 or less, and wherein an average interval between cracks generated in the surface when a strain of 25% is given in a rolling direction in a bulging forming process is less than 50 ?m and a depth thereof is 1 ?m or more and less than 10 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Mitsuda, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Hideto Seto
  • Publication number: 20210018191
    Abstract: A heat exchange unit is provided with which, even if a flammable refrigerant is used, the likelihood of the refrigerant reaching an electric component unit is reduced. An outdoor unit (20) constitutes a portion of an air-conditioning apparatus (1), and is connected to an indoor unit (30) via a liquid-side refrigerant connection pipe (6) and a gas-side refrigerant connection pipe (5). The outdoor unit (20) includes an outdoor housing (50), an outdoor heat exchanger (23) disposed inside the outdoor housing (50) and in which a refrigerant flows, a liquid-side shutoff valve (29) connected to the liquid-side refrigerant connection pipe (6), a gas-side shutoff valve (28) connected to the gas-side refrigerant connection pipe (5), and an outdoor electric component unit (8) disposed inside the outdoor housing (50). The refrigerant is a flammable refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi Itano, Daisuke Karube, Yuuki Yotsumoto, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Tatsuya Takakuwa, Yuzo Komatsu, Shun Ohkubo, Tetsushi Tsuda, Yumi Toda, Takeo Abe
  • Publication number: 20210013225
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a stacked body in which a plurality of conducting layers are stacked through a plurality of insulating layers in a first direction, a semiconductor layer penetrating the stacked body, extending in the first direction and including metal atoms, and a memory film including a first insulator, a charge storage layer and a second insulator that are provided between the stacked body and the semiconductor layer. The semiconductor layer surrounds a third insulator penetrating the stacked body and extending in the first direction, and at least one crystal grain in the semiconductor layer has a shape surrounding the third insulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Yuta SAITO, Shinji MORI, Atsushi TAKAHASHI, Toshiaki YANASE, Keiichi SAWA, Kazuhiro MATSUO, Hiroyuki YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20210003323
    Abstract: An air conditioning unit capable of performing a refrigeration cycle using a small-GWP refrigerant is provided. A refrigeration cycle apparatus (1, 1a to 1m) includes a refrigerant circuit (10) including a compressor (21), a condenser (23, 31, 36), a decompressing section (24, 44, 45, 33, 38), and an evaporator (31, 36, 23), and a refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene enclosed in the refrigerant circuit (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji KUMAKURA, Takuro YAMADA, Atsushi YOSHIMI, Ikuhiro IWATA, Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO
  • Publication number: 20200393178
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus that is able to suppress a decrease in capacity when a refrigerant that contains at least 1,2-difluoroethylene is used is provided. In an air conditioner (1) including a refrigerant circuit (10) in which a compressor (21), an outdoor heat exchanger (23), an outdoor expansion valve (24), a liquid-side connection pipe (6), an indoor heat exchanger (31), and a gas-side connection pipe (5) are connected, a refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene is used, a pipe outer diameter of the liquid-side connection pipe (6) and a pipe outer diameter of the gas-side connection pipe (5) each are D0/8 inches (where, “D0-? inches” is a pipe outer diameter of a connection pipe when refrigerant R32 is used), a range of the D0 of the liquid-side connection pipe (6) is “2?D0?4”, and a range of the D0 of the gas-side connection pipe (5) is “3?D0?8”.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji KUMAKURA, Takuro YAMADA, Atsushi YOSHIMI, Ikuhiro IWATA, Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO
  • Publication number: 20200393175
    Abstract: High power of a compressor that compresses a mixed refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene is achieved. A compressor (100) employs an induction motor (70) as a motor that drives a compression unit (60) that compresses a mixed refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene, and thus, high power is enabled at comparatively low costs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari ASANO, Keiji AOTA, Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Tetsushi TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20200392387
    Abstract: In an air conditioner that uses a refrigerant mixture containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene, high efficiency is achieved. The motor rotation rate of a compressor (100) can be changed in accordance with an air conditioning load, and thus a high annual performance factor (APF) can be achieved. In addition, an electrolytic capacitor is not required on an output side of a rectifier circuit (21), and thus an increase in the size and cost of the circuit is suppressed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke OHTSUKA, Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Tetsushi TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20200393176
    Abstract: High efficiency of a compressor that compresses a mixed refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene is achieved. A compressor (100) includes a motor (70) that has a rotor (71) including permanent magnets (712) and thus is suitable for a variable capacity compressor in which the number of rotations of the motor can be changed. In this case, it is possible to change the number of rotations of the motor in accordance with an air conditioning load in an air conditioner (1) that uses a mixed refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroechylene. It is thus possible to enable high efficiency of the compressor (100).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari ASANO, Keiji AOTA, Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Tetsushi TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20200392388
    Abstract: Provided is a refrigerant composition having two types of performance, i.e., a coefficient of performance that is equivalent to that of R410A and a sufficiently low GWP. Provided is a composition comprising a refrigerant, the refrigerant comprising trans-1,2-difluoroethylene (HFO-1132(E)), trifluoroethylene (HFO-1123), and difluoromethane (R32) at specific concentrations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200392389
    Abstract: There is provided a refrigeration cycle apparatus in which good lubricity can be achieved when a refrigeration cycle is performed using a refrigerant having a sufficiently low GWP. The refrigeration cycle apparatus contains a refrigerating oil and a refrigerant composition containing a refrigerant containing trans-1,2-difluoroethylene (HFO-1132(E)), trifluoroethylene (HFO-1123), and 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene (R1234yf).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Tetsushi TSUDA, Takeo ABE, Yumi TODA
  • Publication number: 20200385622
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a mixed refrigerant having three types of performance; i.e., a refrigerating capacity (also referred to as cooling capacity) and a coefficient of performance (COP) that are equivalent to those of R410A, and a sufficiently low GWP. Provided as a means for achieving the object is a composition comprising a refrigerant, the refrigerant comprising trans-1,2-difluoroethylene (HFO-1132(E)), trifluoroethylene (HFO-1123), and 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene (R1234yf).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Shun OHKUBO
  • Publication number: 20200385848
    Abstract: A titanium sheet including the following chemical components in mass %: Cu: 0.70 to 1.50%, Cr: 0 to 0.40%, Mn: 0 to 0.50%, Si: 0.10 to 0.30%, O: 0 to 0.10%, Fe: 0 to 0.06%, N: 0 to 0.03%, C: 0 to 0.08%, H: 0 to 0.013%, elements except the above and Ti: 0 to 0.1% each, with a total amount of the elements being 0.3% or less, and the balance: Ti, wherein A value defined by Formula (1) is 1.15 to 2.5 mass %, and the titanium sheet having a metal microstructure in which an area fraction of an ? phase is 95% or more, an area fraction of a ? phase is 5% or less, and an area fraction of an intermetallic compound is 1% or less, wherein an average crystal grain size D (?m) of the ? phase is 20 to 70 ?m and satisfies Formula (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidenori TAKEBE, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Hideki FUJII
  • Publication number: 20200386459
    Abstract: A heat exchange unit is provided with which, even if a flammable refrigerant is used, the likelihood of the refrigerant reaching an electric component unit is reduced. An outdoor unit (20) constitutes a portion of an air-conditioning apparatus (1), and is connected to an indoor unit (30) via a liquid-side refrigerant connection pipe (6) and a gas-side refrigerant connection pipe (5). The outdoor unit (20) includes an outdoor housing (50), an outdoor heat exchanger (23) disposed inside the outdoor housing (50) and in which a refrigerant flows, a liquid-side shutoff valve (29) connected to the liquid-side refrigerant connection pipe (6), a gas-side shutoff valve (28) connected to the gas-side refrigerant connection pipe (5), and an outdoor electric component unit (8) disposed inside the outdoor housing (50). The refrigerant is a flammable refrigerant containing at least 1,2-difluoroethylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO, Tetsushi TSUDA, Yumi TODA, Takeo ABE
  • Publication number: 20200385621
    Abstract: Provided is a refrigerant composition having two types of performance, i.e., a coefficient of performance that is equivalent to that of R410A and a sufficiently low GWP. Provided is a composition comprising a refrigerant, the refrigerant comprising trans-1,2-difluoroethylene (HFO-1132(E)), trifluoroethylene (HFO-1123), and difluoromethane (R32) at specific concentrations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200385620
    Abstract: An object is to provide a mixed refrigerant having three types of performance, i.e., a refrigerating capacity (also referred to as refrigeration capacity and cooling capacity) and a coefficient of performance that are equivalent to those of R410A, and a sufficiently low GWP. Provided as a means for a solution is a composition comprising a refrigerant, the refrigerant comprising trans-1,2-difluoroethylene (HFO-1132(E)), trifluoroethylene (HFO-1123), and 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene (R1234yf), and R32.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Shun OHKUBO
  • Publication number: 20200389144
    Abstract: A filter element is mounted on a module substrate. The filter element includes a ground terminal and a pair of signal terminals. The module substrate includes a ground plane, a ground land, and an inductance adjusting line that connects the ground land to the ground plane. The ground terminal of the filter element is connected to the ground land of the module substrate. The inductance adjusting line includes an in-plane extending portion that extends in an in-plane direction of the module substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Tetsurou ASHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200389145
    Abstract: A filter device is mounted on a module substrate and is shielded by a shield member. The filter device has first and second side surfaces opposed to each other. A ground terminal and signal terminals are formed on a bottom surface of the filter device. The shield member includes side wall portions facing the first and second side surfaces. The filter device includes plural LC parallel resonance circuits therein. The inductors of the LC parallel resonance circuits are arranged in parallel with the first side surface and the bottom surface. Each inductor extends upward from its end portion electrically connected to the ground terminal, extends from the first side surface toward the second side surface, and then extends toward the bottom surface. The gap between the first side surface and the corresponding side wall portion is smaller than that between the second side surface and the corresponding side wall portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventor: Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200378662
    Abstract: An air conditioning apparatus 1 includes a compressor (321), an indoor heat exchanger (242) that is a use-side heat exchanger that exchanges heat with first air (F1), an outdoor heat exchanger (323) that is a heat-source-side heat exchanger that exchanges heat with second air, a refrigerant, a first duct (209), and a casing (230). The refrigerant contains at least 1,2-difluoroethylene, and circulates in the compressor (321), the indoor heat exchanger (242), and the outdoor heat exchanger (323) to repeat a refrigeration cycle. The first duct (209) supplies the first air (F1) to a plurality of rooms in an interior. The casing (230) includes a use-side space (SP2) that is connected to the first duct (209) and that accommodates the indoor heat exchanger (242). The casing (230) is configured to allow the first air (F1) after heat exchange with the refrigerant at the indoor heat exchanger (242) to be sent out to the first duct (209).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Yuzo KOMATSU, Shun OHKUBO, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA, Tetsushi TSUDA, Yuuichi YANAGI
  • Patent number: 10851575
    Abstract: To provide a holder-equipped window glass capable of increasing the quality and productivity and capable of preventing breakage of the window glass to be caused by attachment of the holder, and a process for its production. A holder main body 18 is an integrally molded product comprising an inner layer portion 26 and an outer layer portion 28. The inner layer portion 26 is constructed to be U-shaped in cross section to clamp a part of a lower edge 12B of a window glass 12 in the thickness direction of the lower edge 12B. Further, the outer layer portion 28 is located outside the inner layer portion 26, is made of a material harder than the inner layer portion 26 and is constructed to be U-shaped in cross section. This outer layer portion 28 is provided with a connecting portion 16. This connection portion 16 is projecting in a direction departing form the lower edge 12B of the window glass 12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200369934
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a mixed refrigerant having three types of performance; i.e., a refrigerating capacity (also referred to as cooling capacity) and a coefficient of performance (COP) that are equivalent to those of R410A, and a sufficiently low GWP. Provided as a means for achieving the object is a composition comprising a refrigerant, the refrigerant comprising trans-1,2-difluoroethylene (HFO-1132(E)), trifluoroethylene (HFO-1123), and 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene (R1234yf).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsushi ITANO, Daisuke KARUBE, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Shun OHKUBO