Patents by Inventor Koichiro Morita

Koichiro Morita 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: 20200357573
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes: a multilayer structure in which each of dielectric layers and each of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked, a main component of the dielectric layers being ceramic, wherein a relationship of IA/IB>1.40 is satisfied in a TSDC (Thermally Stimulated Depolarization Currents) of temperature elevation rate of 10 degrees C./min under a condition of 130 degrees C., 5 V/?m and a polarization of 30 min, when a peak current value on a lower temperature side in a temperature range of 130 degrees C. to 190 degrees C. is IA and a peak current value on a higher temperature side in a temperature range of 190 degrees C. to 280 degrees C. is IB.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventor: Koichiro MORITA
  • Publication number: 20200172682
    Abstract: The present invention has as its object the provision of a production process of a rubber composition containing a modified conjugated diene-based polymer, which can provide a rubber composition in which processability is excellent, and a filling agent, when contained, has favorable dispersibility therein. The production process of a rubber composition according to the present invention includes: a first step of kneading a modified conjugated diene-based polymer that is obtained by polymerizing a monomer containing a conjugated diene compound and has at least one nitrogen-containing functional group selected from the group consisting of a primary amino group, a secondary amino group, a tertiary amino group and groups in which these amino groups have been converted into an onium group, and a basic compound having an acid dissociation constant of 8.0 or more; and a second step of kneading the kneaded product obtained in the first step and a cross-linking agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: JSR Corporation
    Inventors: Koichiro TANI, Ryota FUNAKI, Rikimaru KUWABARA, Hiroyuki MORITA, Takaomi MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 10672558
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer structure in which each of ceramic dielectric layers and each of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked, the plurality of internal electrode layers being alternately exposed to a first edge face and a second edge face of the multilayer structure, wherein: a region in which a set of internal electrode layers exposed to the first edge face of the multilayer structure face with another set of internal electrode layers exposed to the second edge face of the multilayer structure is a capacity region; at least a part of the circumference region around the capacity region has a protective region of which an average grain diameter of a main component ceramic is larger than that of the capacity region and of which a concentration of a donor element in the main component ceramic is larger than that of the capacity region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Koichiro Morita
  • Patent number: 10581053
    Abstract: In a connection module attached to a single battery group from a first direction, a detection terminal connected to an electrode terminal of the single battery group includes: a body portion made of a metal plate material formed in an approximately rectangular plate shape; and a projection portion in a plate shape connected to a base edge of the body portion and having a plate surface intersecting with a plate surface of the body portion. An insulation protector of the connection module includes a holding portion holding the detection terminal in a posture in which the plate surface of the body portion is orthogonal to the first direction. The holding portion includes a locking piece. A lower surface of a claw portion provided at the lower end of the locking piece locks the plate surface of the body portion and restricts the movement of the detection terminal in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kotaro Takada, Osamu Nakayama, Mitsutoshi Morita, Koichiro Mochizuki
  • Patent number: 10500841
    Abstract: An ink jet recording apparatus of the present invention includes an image forming unit which forms an ink image by discharging and applying ink containing at least a resin and a liquid component as an ink droplet onto a transfer body, a liquid removing unit which removes the liquid component in the ink image, a transfer unit which transfers removes the image, from which the liquid component is removed, onto a recording medium, a fixing unit which performs heating and pressing fixing on the image formed on the recording medium by pressing a fixing substrate, a liquid adhesion determination unit which determines whether a liquid adheres to a surface of the fixing substrate, and a liquid removing condition changing unit which changes a liquid removing condition of the liquid removing unit based on the determination result of the liquid adhesion determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Eisuke Nishitani, Keiichirou Takeuchi, Akira Morita, Kanako Soma, Takumi Otani, Fumihiro Goto, Koichiro Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 10468189
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 has 23 unit capacitors UC1 to UC23, where these 23 unit capacitors UC1 to UC23 constitute: a first low-capacitance area LA1 constituted by three unit capacitors UC1 to UC3; a high-capacitance area HA constituted by 17 unit capacitors UC4 to UC20 whose unit capacitance is greater than that of the three unit capacitors UC1 to UC3; a second low-capacitance area LA2 constituted by three unit capacitors UC21 to UC23 whose unit capacitance is smaller than that of the 17 unit capacitors UC4 to UC20; a first variable-capacitance part which is present between the first low-capacitance area LA1 and high-capacitance area HA, and which includes the two adjacent unit capacitors UC3, UC4; and a second variable-capacitance part which is present between the high-capacitance area HA and second low-capacitance area LA2, and which includes the two adjacent unit capacitors UC20, UC21.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD
    Inventors: Koichiro Morita, Kenji Saito
  • Publication number: 20190304697
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic electronic component includes a ceramic body including: a multi-layer unit including a capacitance forming unit including ceramic layers laminated in a first direction and internal electrodes disposed therebetween, a side surface facing in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, an end surface facing in a third direction orthogonal to the above directions, a drawn portion extending from the capacitance forming unit in the third direction, the internal electrodes being drawn to the end surface, and a cover that covers the capacitance forming unit and the drawn portion in the first direction; and a side margin that covers the side surface. The drawn portion includes a first region and a second region disposed between the cover and the first region, an end portion of each internal electrode in the second region being positioned inward in the second direction relative to that in the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: TOMOAKI NAKAMURA, MIKIO TAHARA, KOICHIRO MORITA, TETSUHIKO FUKUOKA, SHOJI KUSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 10431383
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a pair of external electrodes; a first internal electrode containing a base metal and coupled to one of the pair external electrodes; a dielectric layer stacked on the first internal electrode and containing a ceramic material and the base metal; and a second internal electrode stacked on the dielectric layer, containing the base metal, and coupled to another one of the external electrodes, wherein a concentration of the base metal in each of five regions, which are equally divided regions of a region between locations 50 nm away from the first and second internal electrodes in a stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes, is within ±20% of an average of the concentrations of the base metal in the five regions, and thicknesses of the first internal electrode and the second internal electrode are 0.2 ?m or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Morita, Katsuya Taniguchi, Minoru Ryu, Yoshiki Iwazaki
  • Patent number: 10431384
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a pair of external electrodes; a first internal electrode containing a base metal and coupled to one of the external electrodes; a dielectric layer stacked on the first internal electrode and containing the base metal and a ceramic material mainly composed of barium titanate; and a second internal electrode stacked on the dielectric layer, containing the base metal, and coupled to another one of the external electrodes, wherein a concentration of the base metal in each of five regions, which are equally divided regions between locations 50 nm away from the first and second internal electrodes in a stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes, is within ±20% of an average of the concentrations of the base metal in the five regions, and an atomic concentration ratio of Mg to Ti is 0 or greater and less than 0.002 in the dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Morita, Katsuya Taniguchi, Minoru Ryu, Yoshiki Iwazaki
  • Patent number: 10431385
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a pair of external electrodes; a first internal electrode containing a base metal and coupled to one of the external electrodes; a dielectric layer stacked on the first internal electrode and containing a ceramic material and the base metal; and a second internal electrode stacked on the dielectric layer, containing the base metal, and coupled to another one of the external electrodes, wherein a concentration of the base metal in each of five regions, which are equally divided regions of a region between locations 50 nm away from the first and second internal electrodes in a stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes, is within ±20% of an average of the concentrations of the base metal in the five regions, and an average grain size in the dielectric layer is 200 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Taniguchi, Koichiro Morita, Minoru Ryu, Yoshiki Iwazaki
  • Patent number: 10411527
    Abstract: Disclosed is a linear motor that can exert a high propulsive force and reduce cogging. A stator has a plurality of core units in a stroke direction. Each of the core units has a first core having a first magnetic pole and a second magnetic pole, which is different in polarity from the first magnetic pole, coils wound around the first core, a second core having a third magnetic pole and a fourth magnetic pole, which is different in polarity from the third magnetic pole, and coils wound around the second core. The third magnetic pole faces the first magnetic pole, and the fourth magnetic pole faces the second magnetic pole. A movable element is sandwiched between the first magnetic poles and the third magnetic poles, and between the second magnetic poles and the fourth magnetic poles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: THK Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Shibata, Hiroshi Kaneshige, Katsuya Fukushima, Masashi Sugiura, Koichiro Morita
  • Publication number: 20190259537
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer structure in which dielectric layers and internal electrode layers are alternately stacked and are alternately exposed to two edge faces of the multilayer structure; and a first cover layer and a second cover layer that sandwich the multilayer structure, a main component of the first cover layer and the second cover layer being the same as that of the dielectric layers, wherein the first cover layer is thicker than the second cover layer, wherein a concentration of Mn of at least a part of the first cover layer is higher than a concentration of Mn of the dielectric layers in an effective capacity region in which a set of internal electrode layers exposed to a first edge face of the multilayer structure face with another set of internal electrode layers exposed to a second edge face of the multilayer structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Hideya TERAOKA, Koichiro MORITA
  • Publication number: 20190237262
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic multilayer structure having a structure in which each of a plurality of ceramic dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked and are alternately exposed to two edge faces of the ceramic multilayer structure; and a pair of external electrodes that are formed on the two edge faces, wherein when an average value of insulation resistances of each pair of the internal electrode adjacent to each other in a stacking direction is IRave and a minimum value of the insulation resistances is IRmin, (IRave?IRmin)/IRave<0.50 is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Kunihiko NAGAOKA, Noriyuki CHIGIRA, Koichiro MORITA
  • Publication number: 20190198842
    Abstract: In a connection module attached to a single battery group from a first direction, a detection terminal connected to an electrode terminal of the single battery group includes: a body portion made of a metal plate material formed in an approximately rectangular plate shape; and a projection portion in a plate shape connected to a base edge of the body portion and having a plate surface intersecting with a plate surface of the body portion. An insulation protector of the connection module includes a holding portion holding the detection terminal in a posture in which the plate surface of the body portion is orthogonal to the first direction. The holding portion includes a locking piece. A lower surface of a claw portion provided at the lower end of the locking piece locks the plate surface of the body portion and restricts the movement of the detection terminal in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kotaro TAKADA, Osamu NAKAYAMA, Mitsutoshi MORITA, Koichiro MOCHIZUKI
  • Patent number: 10304631
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic component includes a ceramic body and external electrodes. The ceramic body includes ceramic layers formed of a ceramic material and laminated in a first axis direction, and internal electrode layers each including an extracted portion and disposed between the ceramic layers, the extracted portion being extracted to a circumference of each of the ceramic layers and having a width of 100 ?m or less along the circumference. The external electrodes contain the ceramic material, the external electrodes being provided to a surface of the ceramic body and each connected to the extracted portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Koichiro Morita
  • Patent number: 10297806
    Abstract: A connection structure (10) is provided for connecting electrical storage element groups (12), each of which is formed by connecting electrical storage elements (13) having electrode terminals (14) in series, side by side. The electrical storage element groups (12) are connected electrically by connecting a connecting member (20) for connecting adjacent electrical storage element groups (12) to a first electrode terminal (16A) and a second electrode terminal (16B). The first electrode terminal (16A) is arranged on one end part of one electrical storage element group (12) and on the side of the adjacent other electrical storage element group (12) and the second electrode terminal (16B) is the electrode terminal (14) arranged on another end part of the other electrical storage element group (12B) opposite to the one end part of the one electrical storage element group (12A) and on the side of the adjacent one electrical storage element group (12A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Nakayama, Mitsutoshi Morita, Tetsuya Fujita, Tomoaki Yasuda, Koichiro Mochizuki
  • Patent number: 10199169
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a pair of external electrodes; a first internal electrode that is coupled to one of the pair of external electrodes; a dielectric layer that is stacked on the first internal electrode and contains BaTiO3 and Ni; and a second internal electrode that is stacked on the dielectric layer, contains Ni, and is coupled to another one of the pair of external electrodes, wherein Ni is contained in five regions, which are equally divided region of a region between locations 50 nm away from the first and second internal electrodes in a stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes, and a Ni concentration in at least one of end regions located closest to the first internal electrode and the second internal electrode among the five regions is greater than a Ni concentration in a central region of the five regions by 10% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Iwazaki, Katsuya Taniguchi, Minoru Ryu, Koichiro Morita
  • Patent number: 10163569
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a pair of external electrodes; a first internal electrode containing a base metal and coupled to one of the external electrodes; a dielectric layer stacked on the first internal electrode and containing a ceramic material and the base metal; and a second internal electrode stacked on the dielectric layer, containing the base metal, and coupled to another one of the external electrodes, wherein a concentration of the base metal in each of five regions is within ±20% of an average of the concentrations of the base metal in the five regions, the five regions being obtained by dividing a region from a location 50 nm away from the first internal electrode of the dielectric layer to a location 50 nm away from the second internal electrode of the dielectric layer in a stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes equally into five.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Morita, Minoru Ryu, Katsuya Taniguchi, Yoshiki Iwazaki
  • Patent number: 10147546
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a pair of external electrodes; a first internal electrode containing a base metal and coupled to one of the external electrodes; a dielectric layer stacked on the first internal electrode and containing a ceramic material and the base metal; and a second internal electrode stacked on the dielectric layer, containing the base metal, and coupled to another one of the pair external electrodes, a concentration of the base metal in each of five regions, which are equally divided regions of a region between locations 50 nm away from the first and second internal electrodes in a stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes, being within ±20% of an average of the concentrations of the base metal in the five regions, an average grain number in the dielectric layer being three or less in the stacking direction between the first and second internal electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Morita, Katsuya Taniguchi, Minoru Ryu, Yoshiki Iwazaki
  • Publication number: 20180240592
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer structure in which each of ceramic dielectric layers and each of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked, the plurality of internal electrode layers being alternately exposed to a first edge face and a second edge face of the multilayer structure, wherein: a region in which a set of internal electrode layers exposed to the first edge face of the multilayer structure face with another set of internal electrode layers exposed to the second edge face of the multilayer structure is a capacity region; at least a part of the circumference region around the capacity region has a protective region of which an average grain diameter of a main component ceramic is larger than that of the capacity region and of which a concentration of a donor element in the main component ceramic is larger than that of the capacity region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventor: Koichiro MORITA