Patents by Inventor Kenta Kondo

Kenta Kondo 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: 20240047129
    Abstract: An inductor component includes an element assembly formed of an insulator material and an inner electrode arranged in the element assembly. The insulator material contains a base material formed of an amorphous material containing B, Si, O, and K and a crystalline filler and includes a filler-poor glass portion in a region along the inner electrode. The content of the crystalline filler in the filler-poor glass portion is lower than the content of the crystalline filler in the element assembly excluding the filler-poor glass portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Rikiya SANO, Kenta KONDO, Yoshiyuki OOTA
  • Patent number: 11886114
    Abstract: A photosensitive insulating paste according to preferred embodiments of the present disclosure contains glass frit, a first inorganic filler, a second inorganic filler, an alkali-soluble polymer, a photosensitive monomer, a photopolymerization initiator, and a solvent. The first inorganic filler has a refractive index of 1.7 or higher. The second inorganic filler has a refractive index of 1.55 or lower. An electronic component according to preferred embodiments of the present disclosure is produced by using the photosensitive insulating paste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenta Kondo, Shimpei Tanabe
  • Patent number: 11869708
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an inductor component includes preparing an insulating paste that is photosensitive and that includes a filler material composed of quartz, a glass material and a resin material, and a conductive paste, forming a first insulating layer by applying the insulating paste, and exposing the first insulating layer in a state where a first portion of the first insulating layer is shielded by a mask. The method further includes removing the first portion of the first insulating layer to form a groove at a position corresponding to the first portion, applying the conductive paste in the groove to form a coil conductor layer in the groove, and applying the insulating paste on the first insulating layer and the coil conductor layer to form a second insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Oota, Tomohiro Kido, Tomonori Sakata, Masahiro Kubota, Kenta Kondo
  • Patent number: 11869706
    Abstract: An inductor component includes an element assembly formed of an insulator material and an inner electrode arranged in the element assembly. The insulator material contains a base material formed of an amorphous material containing B, Si, O, and K and a crystalline filler and includes a filler-poor glass portion in a region along the inner electrode. The content of the crystalline filler in the filler-poor glass portion is lower than the content of the crystalline filler in the element assembly excluding the filler-poor glass portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Rikiya Sano, Kenta Kondo, Yoshiyuki Oota
  • Patent number: 11817249
    Abstract: An inductor component includes an element body including insulating layers laminated on one another, and a coil conductor layer winding on a main surface of one of the insulating layers. The coil conductor layer contains sulfur.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiromi Miyoshi, Kenta Kondo, Yasunari Nakashima
  • Publication number: 20230357715
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing effector cells expressing a desired specificity determining region. In this method, material cells that have a cassette deck structure with a cassette tape gene comprising a gene encoding a marker protein in their genome, wherein the material cells can be differentiated into the effector cells, and wherein the marker protein can be expressed in the effector cells or progenitor cells thereof when the material cells are differentiated into the effector cells or progenitor cells thereof are provided first. The material cells are proliferated, the proliferated cells are differentiated into the effector cells, and then, the gene encoding the marker protein in the effector cells is exchanged with a gene encoding a protein that contribute the desired specificity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroshi KAWAMOTO, Yasutoshi AGATA, Seiji NAGANO, Koji TERADA, Kyoko MASUDA, Kenta KONDO
  • Patent number: 11713819
    Abstract: A valve device includes: a body formed with a valve chamber, a first inflow passage, a second inflow passage, an outflow passage, and an annular groove and provided with a valve seat; and a diaphragm configured to communicate with and interrupt the second inflow passage and the outflow passage. An end portion of the second inflow passage is open to the valve chamber. The valve seat is provided on a peripheral edge of a location where the valve chamber and the second inflow passage communicate with each other. The annular groove is open to the valve chamber and is formed around the second inflow passage. An end portion of the outflow passage is open to the annular groove. The first inflow passage has a plurality of flow passages including an inflow port and a plurality of outflow ports, and each outflow port is open to the annular groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Nobuo Nakamura, Kenta Kondo, Tomohiro Nakata, Tsutomu Shinohara
  • Patent number: 11715590
    Abstract: A multilayer inductor component includes an element body that is an insulator and a coil in which a plurality of coil conductor layers that extend along planes in the element body are electrically connected to each other. Also, each of the coil conductor layers includes metal part and glass part, and the glass part include internal glass portion that is entirely included in the metal part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kido, Masahiro Kubota, Tomonori Sakata, Kenta Kondo, Shimpei Tanabe, Yoshiyuki Oota
  • Publication number: 20230200556
    Abstract: In order to satisfy a conventional demand from users for easily portable chairs that can be used in a variety of situations, a chair includes: a main body having a seat surface and capable of being installed on an installation plane; and a backrest rotatably attached to the main body. The chair is configured to have a box-like shape having one or more faces that are positioned so as to cover two lateral sides and an upper side of the seat surface in a folded state in which the backrest covers the upper side of the seat surface. The one or more faces are constituted by outer surfaces of the main body and an outer surface of the backrest. This chair can be easily carried to various places.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Inventors: Andrea PAVAN, Chris PEARCE, Florian GERLACH, Kenta KONDO, Jinji MIYAUCHI, Yuri MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11598430
    Abstract: A valve device capable of precisely adjusting a flow rate includes: an operating member for operating a diaphragm and provided movably between a closed position at which diaphragm closes a flow path and an open position at which diaphragm opens the flow path; a main actuator that receives pressure from a supplied drive fluid and moves the operating member to the open position or the closed position; an adjusting actuator for adjusting the position of the operating member positioned in the open position by using a passive element which expands and contracts in response to a given input signal; a position detecting mechanism for detecting the position of the operating member with respect to a valve body; and an origin position determining unit that uses a valve closed state in which the diaphragm contacts to valve seat to determine an origin position of the position detecting mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Daihi Tsuchiguchi, Toshihide Yoshida, Ryutaro Tanno, Yuya Suzuki, Kenta Kondo, Tomohiro Nakata, Tsutomu Shinohara, Masahiko Takimoto
  • Publication number: 20230054320
    Abstract: A multilayer inductor component includes an element body that is an insulator and a coil in which a plurality of coil conductor layers that extend along planes in the element body are electrically connected to each other. Also, each of the coil conductor layers includes metal part and glass part, and the glass part include internal glass portion that is entirely included in the metal part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro KIDO, Masahiro KUBOTA, Tomonori SAKATA, Kenta KONDO, Shimpei TANABE, Yoshiyuki OOTA
  • Patent number: 11512993
    Abstract: A valve device is capable of precisely adjusting a flow rate variation with time, aging, or the like without using an external sensor or using as few external sensors as possible. The apparatus includes an adjusting actuator for adjusting the position of the operating member positioned at the open position, a communication unit for receiving adjustment information relating to the adjustment of the opening degree of the flow path by the valve element from the outside of the apparatus, and a control unit for adjusting the position of the operating member by driving the adjusting actuator based on the adjustment information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kenta Kondo, Toshihide Yoshida, Hidenobu Sato, Tomohiro Nakata, Tsutomu Shinohara, Masahiko Takimoto
  • Patent number: 11506290
    Abstract: A valve device is capable of precisely adjusting a flow rate variation due to aging, aging, etc. without using an external sensor. An adjusting actuator includes a piezoelectric element for adjusting the position of the operating member positioned at the open position, and the drive circuit of the adjusting actuator includes a detecting unit for detecting an electric signal related to the amount of strain generated in the piezoelectric element, and a control unit for controlling the adjusting actuator so that the opening degree of the flow path by the valve element becomes the target opening degree based on the electric signal related to the amount of strain of the piezoelectric element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kenta Kondo, Toshihide Yoshida, Kenji Aikawa, Hidenobu Sato, Tomohiro Nakata, Tsutomu Shinohara, Masahiko Takimoto
  • Patent number: 11508514
    Abstract: A multilayer inductor component includes an element body that is an insulator and a coil in which a plurality of coil conductor layers that extend along planes in the element body are electrically connected to each other. Also, each of the coil conductor layers includes metal part and glass part, and the glass part include internal glass portion that is entirely included in the metal part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kido, Masahiro Kubota, Tomonori Sakata, Kenta Kondo, Shimpei Tanabe, Yoshiyuki Oota
  • Patent number: 11506294
    Abstract: A valve body unit is configured to be disengaged from a stem by moving the stem and the valve body unit to a valve seat side in a state where a bonnet is separated from the valve seat, thereby pushing a replacement ring such that the replacement ring moves through the bonnet while decreasing in diameter and then drops down onto a ring dropping portion in the free state, then moving the stem, the valve body unit, and the replacement ring to an opposite side to the valve seat side such that a first surface comes into contact with a second surface and the ring dropping portion comes into contact with the replacement ring, and in this state, moving only the stem to the opposite side to the valve seat side such that the connection formed by a connecting mechanism between the stem connection portion and the stem is released.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hidenobu Sato, Kenta Kondo, Tomohiro Nakata, Masahiko Nakazawa, Nobuo Nakamura, Tomoko Yuhara
  • Publication number: 20220254562
    Abstract: A multilayer inductor component includes an element body that is an insulator and a coil in which a plurality of coil conductor layers that extend along planes in the element body are electrically connected to each other. Also, each of the coil conductor layers includes metal part and glass part, and the glass part include internal glass portion that is entirely included in the metal part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro KIDO, Masahiro KUBOTA, Tomonori SAKATA, Kenta KONDO, Shimpei TANABE, Yoshiyuki OOTA
  • Publication number: 20220213965
    Abstract: A valve device includes: a body formed with a valve chamber, a first inflow passage, a second inflow passage, an outflow passage, and an annular groove and provided with a valve seat; and a diaphragm configured to communicate with and interrupt the second inflow passage and the outflow passage. An end portion of the second inflow passage is open to the valve chamber. The valve seat is provided on a peripheral edge of a location where the valve chamber and the second inflow passage communicate with each other. The annular groove is open to the valve chamber and is formed around the second inflow passage. An end portion of the outflow passage is open to the annular groove. The first inflow passage has a plurality of flow passages including an inflow port and a plurality of outflow ports, and each outflow port is open to the annular groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Nobuo NAKAMURA, Kenta KONDO, Tomohiro NAKATA, Tsutomu SHINOHARA
  • Publication number: 20220196163
    Abstract: A valve device capable of precisely adjusting a flow rate includes: an operating member for operating a diaphragm and provided movably between a closed position at which diaphragm closes a flow path and an open position at which diaphragm opens the flow path; a main actuator that receives pressure from a supplied drive fluid and moves the operating member to the open position or the closed position; an adjusting actuator for adjusting the position of the operating member positioned in the open position by using a passive element which expands and contracts in response to a given input signal; a position detecting mechanism for detecting the position of the operating member with respect to a valve body; and an origin position determining unit that uses a valve closed state in which the diaphragm contacts to valve seat to determine an origin position of the position detecting mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Daihi TSUCHIGUCHI, Toshihide YOSHIDA, Ryutaro TANNO, Yuya SUZUKI, Kenta KONDO, Tomohiro NAKATA, Tsutomu SHINOHARA, Masahiko TAKIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11359730
    Abstract: A valve device includes: a valve device body including a valve seat; a diaphragm that is provided to cover a valve chamber; a stem; and a valve body portion that is inserted into a central portion of the diaphragm, and that is configured to open and close the fluid passage by approaching the valve seat and separating from the valve seat. The diaphragm includes a main diaphragm, and a support diaphragm positioned on an opposite side of the main diaphragm to the valve chamber side and provided in contact with the main diaphragm. A first terminal end portion on an inner peripheral side of the main diaphragm is fixed to the valve body portion. A second terminal end portion on an inner peripheral side of the support diaphragm is separated from the first terminal end portion on the inner peripheral side of the main diaphragm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Nobuo Nakamura, Kenta Kondo, Tomohiro Nakata, Masahiko Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 11348719
    Abstract: A multilayer inductor component includes an element body that is an insulator and a coil in which a plurality of coil conductor layers that extend along planes in the element body are electrically connected to each other. Also, each of the coil conductor layers includes metal part and glass part, and the glass part include internal glass portion that is entirely included in the metal part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kido, Masahiro Kubota, Tomonori Sakata, Kenta Kondo, Shimpei Tanabe, Yoshiyuki Oota