Patents by Inventor Kouhei MATSUURA

Kouhei MATSUURA 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: 11309116
    Abstract: An electronic component with a plurality of coil conductor layers laminated such that a coil conductor having a coil pattern on a surface of an insulation layer is formed on each of the plurality of coil conductor layers. The electronic component includes a laminated body in which a bottom face side extended electrode layer, a primary coil conductor layer including a primary coil conductor, a secondary coil conductor layer including a secondary coil conductor, a tertiary coil conductor layer including a tertiary coil conductor, a parallel primary coil conductor layer including a parallel primary coil conductor, and a top face side extended electrode layer are laminated in this order. The electronic component further includes first through sixth external electrodes on a surface of the laminated body, which are connected to the primary, secondary, tertiary and parallel primary coil conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki
  • Publication number: 20220044858
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, and a second coil. The multilayer body includes plural non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first coil has a path length L1, the second coil has a path length L2, and the sum of the path length L1 and the path length L2 is less than or equal to 3.30 mm. The first coil has a first coil conductor, and the second coil has a second coil conductor. The first coil conductor and the second coil conductor have a spacing D between each other of greater than or equal to 6 ?m and less than or equal to 26 ?m (i.e., from 6 ?m to 26 ?m) in the stacking direction of the non-conductor layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20220044857
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, a second coil, a first terminal electrode, a second terminal electrode, a third terminal electrode, and a fourth terminal electrode. The multilayer body includes plural non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first and second terminal electrodes are connected to the first coil. The third and fourth terminal electrodes are connected to the second coil. The first coil has a path length L1, the second coil has a path length L2, and the sum of the path length L1 and the path length L2 is less than or equal to 3.4 mm. The respective lower-face electrode portions of the terminal electrodes each have an area of less than or equal to 0.034 ?m2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20220044862
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, a second coil, a first terminal electrode, a second terminal electrode, a third terminal electrode, and a fourth terminal electrode. The multilayer body includes plural non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first and second terminal electrodes are connected to the first coil. The third and fourth terminal electrodes are connected to the second coil. The first coil has a path length L1, the second coil has a path length L2, and the sum of the path length L1 and the path length L2 is less than or equal to 3.5 mm The non-conductor layers each have a relative permittivity of less than or equal to 11.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Patent number: 11127528
    Abstract: A coil component includes a device main body composed of an insulator, a coil conductor which is disposed inside or on a surface of the device main body, and an outer electrode which is disposed on a surface of the device main body and electrically connected to the coil conductor. The outer electrode includes a Ag-containing layer containing Ag grains with an average grain size of 4.2 to 15 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichi Tsuduki, Kouhei Matsuura, Hiroshi Ueki
  • Patent number: 11094444
    Abstract: A coil component including a multilayer body, at least one coil provided inside the multilayer body, and outer electrodes disposed on at least one surface of the multilayer body. The multilayer body includes a first magnetic layer, an insulating layer laminated on the first magnetic layer, and a second magnetic layer laminated on the insulating layer. The coil has, at both ends thereof, lead-out portions, each of which extends up to the surface of the multilayer body and is connected to a respective one of the outer electrodes. The outer electrodes are each present over surfaces of the first magnetic layer, the insulating layer, and the second magnetic layer, and a width of a portion of at least one of the outer electrodes contacting the insulating layer is larger than widths of each of portions of that outer electrode contacting the first and second magnetic layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki
  • Publication number: 20210241958
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, and a second coil. The multilayer body is a cuboid in shape that includes plural stacked non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first coil includes a first coil conductor, and the second coil includes a second coil conductor. The first coil conductor is positioned with gaps SG1 to SG4 interposed between the first coil conductor and the outer periphery surface of the multilayer body. The second coil conductor is positioned with gaps SG5 to SG8 interposed between the second coil conductor and the outer periphery surface of the multilayer body. Of the four absolute values of the differences between the gaps SG1 to SG4 and the corresponding gaps SG5 to SG8, at least two absolute values are greater than or equal to 0.02 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20210241970
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, and a second coil. The multilayer body includes plural stacked non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first coil includes a first coil conductor. The second coil includes a second coil conductor disposed along an interface between non-conductor layers different from an interface between non-conductor layers along which the first coil conductor is disposed. With the first coil conductor and the second coil conductor being viewed in plan in the stacking direction of the multilayer body, the first coil conductor and the second coil conductor have no portion where the two coil conductors overlap each other, except for a portion where the two coil conductors cross each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20210241959
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, and first and second coils incorporated in the multilayer body. The multilayer body is a cuboid shape including plural stacked non-conductor layers. The first coil includes a first coil conductor. The second coil includes a second coil conductor. With the common-mode choke coil, in a frequency region greater than or equal to 0.1 GHz and less than or equal to 100 GHz (i.e., from 0.1 GHz to 100 GHz), the Sdd21 transmission characteristic is less than or equal to ?3 dB at or above 30 GHz, and in a frequency region greater than or equal to 10 GHz and less than or equal to 60 GHz (i.e., from 10 GHz to 60 GHz), the Scc21 transmission characteristic is minimum at or above 20 GHz, and the Scc21 transmission characteristic has a minimum value of less than or equal to ?20 dB.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20210241957
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, a second coil, a first terminal electrode, a second terminal electrode, a third terminal electrode, and a fourth terminal electrode. The multilayer body includes plural non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first and second terminal electrodes are connected to the first coil. The third and fourth terminal electrodes are connected to the second coil. The first coil includes a first coil conductor. The second coil includes a second coil conductor disposed along an interface between non-conductor layers different from an interface between non-conductor layers along which the first coil conductor is disposed. The first and second coil conductors each have a number of turns of less than 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20210241969
    Abstract: A common-mode choke coil includes a multilayer body, a first coil, a second coil, a first terminal electrode, a second terminal electrode, a third terminal electrode, and a fourth terminal electrode. The multilayer body includes plural non-conductor layers. The first and second coils are incorporated in the multilayer body. The first and second terminal electrodes are connected to the first coil. The third and fourth terminal electrodes are connected to the second coil. The first coil has a path length L1, the second coil has a path length L2, and the sum of the path length L1 and the path length L2 is less than or equal to 3.5 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Atsuo HIRUKAWA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20210183565
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body formed by stacking a plurality of insulating layers on top of one another, a coil buried inside the element body, and an outer electrode that is electrically connected to the coil. The dead weight of the multilayer coil component lies in a range from 0.2 mg to 0.35 mg. The element body has a mounting surface and has a coil lead-out surface to which the coil is electrically led out and on which the outer electrode is provided. Looking at a cross section of the element body that is perpendicular to the mounting surface and the coil lead-out surface, a radius of curvature of an edge portion where the mounting surface and the coil lead-out surface intersect lies in a range from 13 ?m to 30 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kouhei MATSUURA
  • Publication number: 20210166854
    Abstract: A coil component includes an element body including a first glass layer, a first ferrite layer formed on a first main surface of the first glass layer, and a second ferrite layer formed on a second main surface of the first glass layer; a coil buried in the first glass layer; and an outer electrode disposed on a side surface of the element body so as to span the first ferrite layer, the first glass layer, and the second ferrite layer. On the side surface of the element body, the width of the outer electrode in the ferrite layer regions is larger than the width of the outer electrode in the glass layer region in plan view in the direction perpendicular to the side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO
  • Patent number: 11011292
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a multilayer body obtained by laminating a plurality of insulator layers the shape of which is substantially rectangular in plan view, a coil conductor in a substantially spiral shape provided on an insulator layer, and a land electrode located outside the coil conductor. The land electrode faces two sides intersecting at a vertex of the substantially rectangular shape when viewed along a direction of laminating the insulator layers, and is electrically connected to an end portion of the coil conductor, in which a shortest distance from one side of the two sides to the land electrode is equal to or longer than a shortest distance from the coil conductor to the one side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki, Naoyuki Murakami
  • Publication number: 20210142938
    Abstract: A common mode choke coil includes an element body formed by stacking a plurality of insulating layers in a height direction, first and second coils that are built into the element body, first and second outer electrodes that are provided on surfaces of the element body so as to face each other in a width direction and are electrically connected to one end and the other end of the first coil, and third and fourth outer electrodes that are provided on surfaces of the element body so as to face each other in the width direction and are electrically connected to one end and the other end of the second coil. When L1 and L2 are the inductances of the first and second coils, 100×|L1?L2|/((L1+L2)/2)?5 at 1 GHz.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kouhei MATSUURA
  • Patent number: 10872718
    Abstract: A coil component includes a first magnetic body, an insulator stacked on the first magnetic body, a second magnetic body stacked on the insulator, a coil which is disposed in the insulator and which includes at least one coil conductor layer, and an internal magnetic body disposed within the inner circumference of the coil and connected to the first magnetic body and the second magnetic body. In a cross section in a stacking direction, the width of the internal magnetic body increases continuously from the first magnetic body side toward the second magnetic body side. Also, the inner circumferential surface of an end coil conductor layer located closest to the second magnetic body faces the outer circumferential surface of the internal magnetic body and is inclined in the same direction as the outer circumferential surface of the internal magnetic body with respect to the stacking direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki, Kouhei Matsuura, Minoru Matsunaga
  • Publication number: 20200152365
    Abstract: An electronic component that has fewer cracks during production is provided. The electronic component includes an outer electrode on a multilayer body, which includes an inner glass layer, a magnetic material layer on top and bottom surfaces of the inner glass layer, and an outer glass layer on top and bottom surfaces of the magnetic material layer. The insulating layers of the inner glass layer and the outer glass layers contain a dielectric glass material that contains a glass material containing at least K, B, and Si, quartz, and alumina. The glass material content of each insulating layer of the inner glass layer ranges from approximately 60%-65% by weight, the quartz content of each insulating layer of the inner glass layer ranges from approximately 34%-37% by weight, and the alumina content of each insulating layer of the inner glass layer ranges from approximately 0.5%-4% by weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI
  • Patent number: 10600558
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a body containing glass, external conductors including a first external electrode and a second external electrode each disposed on an external surface of the body, a spiral conductor within the body, and extended conductors including a first extended conductor and a second extended conductor each disposed within the body. One end portion of the spiral conductor is electrically connected to the first external electrode with the first extended conductor therebetween and another end portion is electrically connected to the second external electrode with the second extended conductor therebetween. The spiral conductor contains Ag and at least one oxide selected from the group consisting of Al2O3, SiO2, ZnO, TiO2, and ZrO2, and the extended conductor contains Ag, but none of Al2O3, SiO2, ZnO, TiO2, and ZrO2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Keiichi Tsuduki, Minoru Matsunaga
  • Publication number: 20190206612
    Abstract: A coil component includes a device main body composed of an insulator, a coil conductor which is disposed inside or on a surface of the device main body, and an outer electrode which is disposed on a surface of the device main body and electrically connected to the coil conductor. The outer electrode includes a Ag-containing layer containing Ag grains with an average grain size of 4.2 to 15 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichi TSUDUKI, Kouhei MATSUURA, Hiroshi UEKI
  • Publication number: 20190164677
    Abstract: An electronic component with a plurality of coil conductor layers laminated such that a coil conductor having a coil pattern on a surface of an insulation layer is formed on each of the plurality of coil conductor layers. The electronic component includes a laminated body in which a bottom face side extended electrode layer, a primary coil conductor layer including a primary coil conductor, a secondary coil conductor layer including a secondary coil conductor, a tertiary coil conductor layer including a tertiary coil conductor, a parallel primary coil conductor layer including a parallel primary coil conductor, and a top face side extended electrode layer are laminated in this order. The electronic component further includes first through sixth external electrodes on a surface of the laminated body, which are connected to the primary, secondary, tertiary and parallel primary coil conductors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI