Patents by Inventor Kensuke Nagai

Kensuke Nagai 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: 20110152058
    Abstract: To provide glass for a data storage medium substrate, whereby high heat resistance can be obtained. Glass for a data storage medium substrate, which comprises, as represented by mol percentage based on the following oxides, from 55 to 70% of SiO2, from 2.5 to 9% of Al2O3, from 0 to 10% of MgO, from 0 to 7% of CaO, from 0.5 to 10% of SrO, from 0 to 12.5% of BaO, from 0 to 2.5% of TiO2, from 0.5 to 3.7% of ZrO2, from 0 to 2.5% of Li2O, from 0 to 8% of Na2O, from 2 to 8% of K2O and from 0.5 to 5% of La2O3, provided that the total content of Al2O3 and ZrO2 (Al2O3+ZrO2) is at most 12%, and the total content of Li2O, Na2O and K2O (R2O) is at most 12%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuo NAGASHIMA, Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda
  • Patent number: 7923115
    Abstract: A substrate with film and a glass for forming such a film are provided, wherein the film has high gas barrier property, high transmittance in visible light region, and high productivity since the film provides effective gas barrier property even if the film is a single layer. A substrate with film having an inorganic amorphous film having a softening temperature of from 100 to 800° C. formed on at least one surface of a substrate; or a substrate with film having an inorganic amorphous film having a glass transition temperature of from 50 to 500° C. formed on at least one surface of a substrate. Further, a glass for forming film composed of a borate glass containing B2O3 as the main component, a phosphate glass containing P2O5, a tellurite type composition containing TeO2 as the main component, a bismuth oxide type composition containing Bi2O3 as the main component or a chalcogenide type composition containing at least one type of element selected from the group consisting of S, Se and Te.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Kei Maeda
  • Patent number: 7892999
    Abstract: A float glass for a display substrate, characterized in that its composition consists essentially of, as represented by mass % based on oxide, from 52 to 62% of SiO2, from 5 to 15% of Al2O3, from more than 0% to 9% of MgO, from 3 to 12% of CaO, from 9 to 18% of SrO, from 0 to 13% of BaO, from 25 to 30% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, from 6 to 14% of Na2O+K2O+Li2O, from 0 to 6% of ZrO2 and from 0 to 1% of SO3, the temperature of glass melt corresponding to the viscosity of 102 dPa·s is at most 1,520° C., the temperature of glass melt corresponding to the viscosity of 104 dPa·s is at most 1,120° C., the glass transition temperature is at least 610° C., and the specific gravity is at most 2.9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2011
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda
  • Patent number: 7803472
    Abstract: To provide a substrate glass for data storage medium which is excellent in weather resistance even when no additional treatment such as chemical reinforcement treatment is applied and less susceptible to a whitening phenomenon and which has a glass transition temperature of at least 680° C. and is excellent in acid resistance. A substrate glass for data storage medium, which comprises, as represented by mass %, from 47 to 60% of SiO2, from 8 to 20% of Al2O3, from 0 to 8% of MgO, from 0 to 6% of CaO, from 1 to 18% of SrO, from 0 to 13% of BaO, from 1 to 6% of TiO2, from 1 to 5% of ZrO2, from 2 to 8% of Na2O and from 1 to 15% of K2O and which has a glass transition temperature of at least 680° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda, Tatsuo Nagashima
  • Publication number: 20100210443
    Abstract: A glass composition for substrates having good polishability while securing characteristics for FPD substrates, especially for PDP substrates, from which a glass substrate having excellent polishing workability and productivity can be obtained, is provided. A glass composition for substrates, which is characterized by comprising, as represented by mass % based on oxides, from 55 to 75% of SiO2, from 5 to 15% of Al2O3, from 0 to 4% of MgO, more than 5.5% and at most 12% of CaO, from 5 to 18% of SrO, from 0 to 13% of BaO, from 0.5 to 6% of ZrO2, from 0 to 10% of Na2O, from 0 to 15% of K2O, from 6 to 20% of Na2O+K2O, from 17 to 25% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, and from 15 to 25% of CaO+SrO, as a glass matrix composition; and having a glass transition point of at least 600° C., an average thermal expansion coefficient of from 75×10?7 to 90×10?7/° C. within a range of from 50 to 350° C., and an abrasion resistance of at least 98.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima
  • Patent number: 7754356
    Abstract: To provide glass for a data storage medium substrate, whereby high heat resistance can be obtained. Glass for a data storage medium substrate, which comprises, as represented by mol percentage based on the following oxides, from 55 to 70% of SiO2, from 2.5 to 9% of Al2O3, from 0 to 10% of MgO, from 0 to 7% of CaO, from 0.5 to 10% of SrO, from 0 to 12.5% of BaO, from 0 to 2.5% of TiO2, from 0.5 to 3.7% of ZrO2, from 0 to 2.5% of Li2O, from 0 to 8% of Na2O, from 2 to 8% of K2O and from 0.5 to 5% of La2O3, provided that the total content of Al2O3and ZrO2(Al2O3+ZrO2) is at most 12%, and the total content of Li2O, Na2O and K2O (R2O) is at most 12%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2010
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tatsuo Nagashima, Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda
  • Publication number: 20100137122
    Abstract: A glass composition for substrates excellent in productivity is provided by lowering the high temperature viscosity while securing characteristics and quality required for FPD substrates, particularly for PDP substrates. A glass composition for substrates, which is characterized by comprising, as represented by mass% based on oxides, from 55 to 75% of SiO2, from 5 to 15% of Al2O3, from 4 to 18% of MgO, from 3 to 12% of CaO, from 4 to 18% of SrO, from 0 to 20% of BaO, from 6 to 20% of Na2O+K2O, from 0.5 to 6% of ZrO2 and from 18 to 25% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, as a glass matrix composition, and containing from 0.001 to 0.6% of SO3, and which is further characterized in that when the viscosity is represented by q, the temperature satisfying log?=2 is at most 1,545° C. and the devitrification temperature is at most the temperature satisfying log?=4, the thermal expansion coefficient is from 75×10?7 to 90×10?7/° C., the specific gravity is at most 2.8, and the glass transition point is at least 600° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Publication date: June 3, 2010
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda
  • Publication number: 20090253567
    Abstract: The present invention provides a glass substrate for flat panel display in which yellowing occurring in a case of forming silver electrodes on glass substrate surface is inhibited. A glass substrate for flat panel display, which is formed by a float method, which has a composition consisting essentially of, in terms of oxide amount in mass %: SiO2 50 to 72%, Al2O3 0.15 to 15%, MgO + CaO + SrO + BaO 4 to 30%, Na2O more than 0% and at most 10%, K2O 1 to 21%, Li2O 0 to 1%, Na2O + K2O + Li2O 6 to 25%, ZrO2 0 to 10%, and Fe2O3 0.0725 to 0.15%; and wherein the average Fe2+ content in a surface layer of the glass substrate within a depth of 10 ?m from the top surface is at most 0.0725% in terms of Fe2O3 amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Publication date: October 8, 2009
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY , LIMITED
    Inventors: Kensuke NAGAI, Tetsuya NAKASHIMA, Kei MAEDA, Ryoji AKIYAMA, Akira KONDO, Daiki AKIE
  • Publication number: 20090239102
    Abstract: To provide glass for a data storage medium substrate, whereby high heat resistance can be obtained. Glass for a data storage medium substrate, which comprises, as represented by mol percentage based on the following oxides, from 55 to 70% of SiO2, from 2.5 to 9% of Al2O3, from 0 to 10% of MgO, from 0 to 7% of CaO, from 0.5 to 10% of SrO, from 0 to 12.5% of BaO, from 0 to 2.5% of TiO2, from 0.5 to 3.7% of ZrO2, from 0 to 2.5% of Li2O, from 0 to 8% of Na2O, from 2 to 8% of K2O and from 0.5 to 5% of La2O3, provided that the total content of Al2O3 and ZrO2 (Al2O3+ZrO2) is at most 12%, and the total content of Li2O, Na2O and K2O (R2O) is at most 12%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2009
    Publication date: September 24, 2009
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuo NAGASHIMA, Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda
  • Publication number: 20090239035
    Abstract: To provide a substrate glass for data storage medium which is excellent in weather resistance even when no additional treatment such as chemical reinforcement treatment is applied and less susceptible to a whitening phenomenon and which has a glass transition temperature of at least 680° C. and is excellent in acid resistance. A substrate glass for data storage medium, which comprises, as represented by mass %, from 47 to 60% of SiO2, from 8 to 20% of Al2O3, from 0 to 8% of MgO, from 0 to 6% of CaO, from 1 to 18% of SrO, from 0 to 13% of BaO, from 1 to 6% of TiO2, from 1 to 5% of ZrO2, from 2 to 8% of Na2O and from 1 to 15% of K2O and which has a glass transition temperature of at least 680° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2009
    Publication date: September 24, 2009
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda, Tatsuo Nagashima
  • Publication number: 20090137379
    Abstract: To provide a float glass for a display substrate, of which the high temperature viscosity is low, without impairing properties for a substrate glass for a display. A float glass for a display substrate, characterized in that its composition consists essentially of, as represented by mass % based on oxide, from 52 to 62% of SiO2, from 5 to 15% of Al2O3, from more than 0% to 9% of MgO, from 3 to 12% of CaO, from 9 to 18% of SrO, from 0 to 13% of BaO, from 25 to 30% of MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, from 6 to 14% of Na2O+K2O+Li2O, from 0 to 6% of ZrO2 and from 0 to 1% of SO3, the temperature of glass melt corresponding to the viscosity of 102 dPa·s is at most 1,520° C., the temperature of glass melt corresponding to the viscosity of 104 dPa·s is at most 1,120° C., the glass transition temperature is at least 610° C., and the specific gravity is at most 2.9.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2008
    Publication date: May 28, 2009
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kensuke NAGAI, Tetsuya Nakashima, Kei Maeda
  • Publication number: 20080226900
    Abstract: A substrate with film and a glass for forming such a film are provided, wherein the film has high gas barrier property, high transmittance in visible light region, and high productivity since the film provides effective gas barrier property even if the film is a single layer. A substrate with film having an inorganic amorphous film having a softening temperature of from 100 to 800° C. formed on at least one surface of a substrate; or a substrate with film having an inorganic amorphous film having a glass transition temperature of from 50 to 500° C. formed on at least one surface of a substrate. Further, a glass for forming film composed of a borate glass containing B2O3 as the main component, a phosphate glass containing P2O5, a tellurite type composition containing TeO2 as the main component, a bismuth oxide type composition containing Bi2O3 as the main component or a chalcogenide type composition containing at least one type of element selected from the group consisting of S, Se and Te.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Kei Maeda