Patents by Inventor Kenro Mitsuda

Kenro Mitsuda 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: 20210078733
    Abstract: A lunar orbiting satellite system executes orbit planning of assigning a function (positioning, communication, and flashing) to an artificial satellite (AS) depending on a relative position of the AS to the moon at a time when the moon and the AS are observed from an input point on the earth, and correcting the relative position, which changes in accordance with the moon revolution period. The system includes: a satellite orbit planner which assigns a function to each ASs forming an AS group flying around the moon depending on a relative position of each ASs to the moon at a time when the moon and ASs are observed from an input point on the earth, and set a target orbit according to the function; and a satellite controller which causes the each ASs to execute control based on the function to implement switching of the function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki IMAMURA, Shoji YOSHIKAWA, Kenro MITSUDA, Kazushi SEKINE, Kana TSUNEISHI, Mitsuhiro YAMAZUMI
  • Publication number: 20200017379
    Abstract: Provided is a water treatment device configured to perform a deionization treatment for the water to be treated, and the water treatment device includes a pressing member, a treatment container configured to store the water to be treated, a first electrode and a second electrode accommodated in the treatment container, a separator arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode, and a pair of collectors, which are accommodated in the treatment container, and are configured to apply a voltage to the first electrode and the second electrode. The pressing member is configured to press the first electrode and the second electrode in the treatment container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiro NAKAYAMA, Seiji NODA, Tokiko YAMAUCHI, Nozomu YASUNAGA, Kenro MITSUDA
  • Patent number: 9520736
    Abstract: A charging control apparatus for a secondary battery, including a current control apparatus for, upon charging for a secondary battery from an electric generator regenerating kinetic energy as regenerative energy, performing control so as to suppress charging current for the secondary battery at a start of charging to a predetermined suppression rate with respect to charging current at the start of charging in the case that the charging current is not suppressed, and decrease the suppression rate as time elapses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Daigo Takemura, Masaki Yamada
  • Patent number: 9461347
    Abstract: A power storage device cell is configured such that a capacitor positive electrode and a lithium positive electrode are directly connected with each other; a second electrode layer is formed of a material including particles of phosphoric-acid-type lithium compound having an olivine-type structure; the third electrode layers are formed mainly of particles of lithium titanate; and a third collector foil is formed of an aluminum foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Makiko Kise, Kenro Mitsuda, Shigeru Aihara, Daigo Takemura
  • Patent number: 9153386
    Abstract: An electric storage device pressure regulating apparatus includes: a case in an internal portion of which is disposed a regulating chamber that communicates with a space in a vessel by an opening portion; a semipermeable membrane that seals the opening portion; a check valve that stops discharging of the gas out of the vessel from inside the regulating chamber when the internal pressure of the regulating chamber is less than or equal to a predetermined value, and that discharges the gas out of the vessel from inside the regulating chamber when the internal pressure of the regulating chamber exceeds the value; and a communicating pipe that communicates between a space inside the regulating chamber and a space inside the vessel and extends from the case to an electric storage device main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsunori Okada, Kenro Mitsuda
  • Patent number: 9153837
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an energy storage device electrode in which breakage of electrode particles and warping of a collector are reduced, and internal resistance is lowered by lowering the contact resistance between the collector and an electrode layer. The method manufactures an electric double-layer capacitor electrode, and includes: forming a plurality of grooves that run in one direction in each of a front surface and rear surface of a collector foil; subsequently providing an electrode layer that includes plural electrode particles on each of the front surface and rear surface of the collector foil; and subsequently pressing the electrode layer toward the collector foil to move the plurality of electrode particles along the plurality of grooves until the plural electrode particles dig into the plurality of grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Kazuki Kubo, Shigeru Aihara, Daigo Takemura
  • Patent number: 9040182
    Abstract: A power storage device cell is configured to include a capacitor positive electrode, a lithium positive electrode, and a common negative electrode in which electrode layers are formed on a collector foil in which penetration holes are formed, and such that the capacitor positive electrode and the lithium positive electrode are directly connected; each of the electrode layers of the common negative electrode is formed of a carbon-based material in which graphite particles and hard carbon particles are mixed, and the proportion of the hard carbon particles in the carbon-based material is from 5% by weight to 70% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeru Aihara, Kenro Mitsuda, Makiko Kise, Daigo Takemura
  • Patent number: 8906525
    Abstract: Provided is an energy storage device cell capable of enhancing energy density. The energy storage device cell includes: a battery main body including battery anode plate members and battery cathode plate members, in which the battery cathode plate members are placed at both ends in a stack direction; common anode plate members each including a common anode collector foil having a through-hole formed therein and common anode electrode layers, the common anode plate members being stacked on the battery cathode plate members placed at both ends in the stack direction of the battery main body; capacitor cathode plate members each including a capacitor cathode collector foil and a capacitor cathode electrode layer, in which the capacitor cathode electrode layer is placed between the common anode plate member and the capacitor cathode collector foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Makiko Kise, Shoji Yoshioka, Shigeru Aihara
  • Patent number: 8790811
    Abstract: A cathode terminal includes a cathode collector foil connector connected to the blank of a cathode collector foil, a cathode terminal external lead-out portion, and an intra-cell cathode terminal radiator located between the cathode collector foil connector and the cathode terminal external lead-out portion and covering approximately half of one of the wide side surfaces of a flat-wound electrode portion. An anode terminal includes an anode collector foil connector connected to the blank of an anode collector foil, an anode terminal external lead-out portion, and an in-cell anode terminal radiator located between the anode collector foil connector and the anode terminal external lead-out portion and substantially covering a remaining portion of the one of the wider side surfaces of the flat-wound electrode portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Daigo Takemura, Shigeru Aihara, Tatsunori Okada, Makiko Kise, Shuichi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20140111145
    Abstract: A charging control apparatus for a secondary battery, including a current control apparatus for, upon charging for a secondary battery from an electric generator regenerating kinetic energy as regenerative energy, performing control so as to suppress charging current for the secondary battery at a start of charging to a predetermined suppression rate with respect to charging current at the start of charging in the case that the charging current is not suppressed, and decrease the suppression rate as time elapses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Daigo Takemura, Masaki Yamada
  • Publication number: 20130241466
    Abstract: A control device controls, with regard to a regenerative current exceeding a current value set at a power migration start point, a first power storage device to be assigned with a current value set at the power migration start point and a second power storage device to be assigned with the regenerative current exceeding the current value set at the power migration start point. The control device increases a sharing ratio of the first power storage device along a curve with a lapse of time, and performs discharge from the second power storage device to the first power storage device when a charge current is equal to or smaller than the current value set at the power migration start point in a period during which the regenerative current exceeding the current value set at the power migration start point is being charged in the first power storage device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2012
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Tatsunori Okada, Takuto Yano, Hideki Sugita
  • Publication number: 20130208405
    Abstract: An electric storage device pressure regulating apparatus includes: a case in an internal portion of which is disposed a regulating chamber that communicates with a space in a vessel by an opening portion; a semipermeable membrane that seals the opening portion; a check valve that stops discharging of the gas out of the vessel from inside the regulating chamber when the internal pressure of the regulating chamber is less than or equal to a predetermined value, and that discharges the gas out of the vessel from inside the regulating chamber when the internal pressure of the regulating chamber exceeds the value; and a communicating pipe that communicates between a space inside the regulating chamber and a space inside the vessel and extends from the case to an electric storage device main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsunori Okada, Kenro Mitsuda
  • Patent number: 8329328
    Abstract: The storage cell includes a flat roll electrode that includes a strip of positive electrode having a positive electrode current collector foil and a positive electrode layer formed thereon, a strip of negative electrode having an electrode current collector foil and a negative electrode layer formed, and a strip of electrically insulated separator, the strip of positive electrode and the strip of negative electrode being wound into a flat roll configuration with the strip of electrically insulated separator sandwiched therebetween; a sealed casing that hermetically seals the flat roll electrode impregnated with an electrolyte; a positive terminal and a negative terminal each electrically insulated from the sealed casing, connected to the positive current collector foil and the negative current collector foil, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Daigo Takemura, Osamu Hiroi, Shigeru Aihara
  • Patent number: 8310810
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electric double-layer capacitor and a method for producing same capable of evenly and rapidly doping a negative electrode layer with lithium ions. The electric double-layer capacitor comprises: a positive electrode including a positive electrode layer formed on one surface of a positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode including a negative electrode layer formed on one surface of a negative electrode current collector; a first separator disposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer; and a second separator disposed between the positive electrode current collector and the negative electrode current collector, in which the negative electrode includes holes penetrating through the negative electrode current collector and reaching the negative electrode layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Hiroi, Daigo Takemura, Kenro Mitsuda, Shigeru Aihara, Kazuki Kubo, Yasushi Uehara
  • Publication number: 20120282495
    Abstract: A power storage device cell is configured such that a capacitor positive electrode and a lithium positive electrode are directly connected with each other; a second electrode layer is formed of a material including particles of phosphoric-acid-type lithium compound having an olivine-type structure; the third electrode layers are formed mainly of particles of lithium titanate; and a third collector foil is formed of an aluminum foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2011
    Publication date: November 8, 2012
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Makiko Kise, Kenro Mitsuda, Shigeru Aihara, Daigo Takemura
  • Publication number: 20120276421
    Abstract: A power storage device cell is configured to include a capacitor positive electrode, a lithium positive electrode, and a common negative electrode in which electrode layers are formed on a collector foil in which penetration holes are formed, and such that the capacitor positive electrode and the lithium positive electrode are directly connected; each of the electrode layers of the common negative electrode is formed of a carbon-based material in which graphite particles and hard carbon particles are mixed, and the proportion of the hard carbon particles in the carbon-based material is from 5% by weight to 70% by weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2010
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeru Aihara, Kenro Mitsuda, Makiko Kise, Daigo Takemura
  • Patent number: 8288032
    Abstract: An energy storage device cell includes: a capacitor cathode including a capacitor cathode collector foil, and a capacitor cathode electrode layer formed on one face of the capacitor cathode collector foil and containing microparticles of activated carbon; a first separator; a common anode including an anode collector foil having a through-hole, and an anode electrode layer formed on one face of the anode collector foil; a second separator; and a battery cathode including a battery cathode collector foil, and a battery cathode electrode layer formed on one face of the battery cathode collector foil and containing particles of a lithium-containing metal compound. The first separator is sandwiched by the capacitor cathode electrode layer and the anode electrode layer. The second separator is sandwiched by the anode collector foil and the battery cathode electrode layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Osamu Hiroi, Daigo Takemura, Shigeru Aihara
  • Publication number: 20120189890
    Abstract: A cathode terminal includes a cathode collector foil connector connected to the blank of a cathode collector foil, a cathode terminal external lead-out portion, and an intra-cell cathode terminal radiator located between the cathode collector foil connector and the cathode terminal external lead-out portion and covering approximately half of one of the wide side surfaces of a flat-wound electrode portion. An anode terminal includes an anode collector foil connector connected to the blank of an anode collector foil, an anode terminal external lead-out portion, and an in-cell anode terminal radiator located between the anode collector foil connector and the anode terminal external lead-out portion and substantially covering a remaining portion of the one of the wider side surfaces of the flat-wound electrode portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenro MITSUDA, Daigo TAKEMURA, Shigeru AIHARA, Tatsunori OKADA, Makiko KISE, Shuichi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20120176730
    Abstract: An electric storage device includes an electric storage device body impregnated with an electrolyte solution, a sheath for hermetically sealing the electric storage device body, and a pressure regulator provided at the sheath. The pressure regulator includes a plurality of gas release mechanism portions. Further, the pressure regulator allows release of gases from an inside space of the sheath in which the electric storage device body exists to an outside space by causing the gases from the inside space to pass through the gas release mechanism portions in succession, and blocks entry of gases from the outside space to the inside space by the respective gas release mechanism portions. A buffer space is formed between the gas release mechanism portions by being partitioned by the gas release mechanism portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2012
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daigo TAKEMURA, Tetsuya Yagi, Tatsunori Okada, Shuichi Matsumoto, Kenro Mitsuda
  • Publication number: 20120171522
    Abstract: The storage cell includes a flat roll electrode that includes a strip of positive electrode having a positive electrode current collector foil and a positive electrode layer formed thereon, a strip of negative electrode having an electrode current collector foil and a negative electrode layer formed, and a strip of electrically insulated separator, the strip of positive electrode and the strip of negative electrode being wound into a flat roll configuration with the strip of electrically insulated separator sandwiched therebetween; a sealed casing that hermetically seals the flat roll electrode impregnated with an electrolyte; a positive terminal and a negative terminal each electrically insulated from the sealed casing, connected to the positive current collector foil and the negative current collector foil, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kenro Mitsuda, Daigo Takemura, Osamu Hiroi, Shigeru Aihara