Patents by Inventor Kyoko Nozaki

Kyoko Nozaki 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: 20210054117
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a copolymer of ethylene and an allyl monomer that is represented by formula (1) and has a polar group, or a copolymer of ethylene, the allyl monomer that is represented by formula (1) and has a polar group, and another monomer. This production method is characterized by using a metal complex, which is represented by general formula (C1), as a polymerization catalyst and by having a silane compound, which is represented by general formula (2) and has a silicon-hydrogen bond, coexist with the metal complex. (In the formulae, the symbols are as defined in the description.) According to the present invention, a copolymer of an allyl monomer that has a polar group is able to be produced with high catalytic activity, said copolymer being capable of having various applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K., JAPAN POLYETHYLENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo ITO, Kyoko NOZAKI, Junichi KURODA, Yoshikuni OKUMURA, Shinya HAYASHI, Minoru KOBAYASHI, Yuichiro YASUKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210040251
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a method for producing a copolymer of ethylene and an allyl monomer having a polar group represented by general formula (1), or a copolymer of ethylene, an allyl monomer having a polar group represented by general formula (1), and other monomers, wherein the copolymer is produced in the presence of a boron compound having a boron-hydrogen bond or a boron-carbon bond (for example, a compound represented by general formula (2)) by using a metal complex represented by general formula (C1) as a polymerization catalyst (the symbols in the formulas are as described in the description). According to the present invention, a copolymer of ethylene and an allyl monomer can be efficiently produced with high catalytic activity, wherein the copolymer has a polar group and can be used in various applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicants: The University of Tokyo, SHOWA DENKO K. K., Japan Polyethylene Corporation
    Inventors: Kyoko NOZAKI, Shingo ITO, Junichi KURODA, Yoshikuni OKUMURA, Shinya HAYASHI, Minoru KOBAYASHI, Yuichiro YASUKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200395563
    Abstract: A monomolecular transistor including a first electrode including a first electrode layer and a first metal particle arranged at one end of the first electrode layer, a second electrode including a first electrode layer and a first metal particle arranged at one end of the first electrode layer, a third electrode insulated from the first electrode and the second electrode, a ?-conjugated molecule having a ?-conjugated skeleton. The first metal particle and the second metal particle face each other. The third electrode is arranged adjacent to the gap in which the first metal particle and the second metal particle face each other, and is spaced from the first metal particle and the second metal particle, the ?-conjugated molecule is arranged in a gap between the first metal particle and the second metal particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka MAJIMA, Eiichi NAKAMURA, Hayato TSUJI, Kyoko NOZAKI, Ryo SHINTANI, Chun OUYANG, Yuma ITO, SeungJoo LEE
  • Publication number: 20200347159
    Abstract: A catalyst for olefin polymerization that contains a metal complex represented by general formula (C1) and a method for producing polyethylene, a copolymer of ethylene and an olefin having a polar group represented by general formula (1), or a copolymer of ethylene, an olefin having a polar group represented by general formula (1) and another monomer, using the aforementioned metal complex as a polymerization catalyst, wherein the symbols in formula (C1) and formula (1) are as defined in the specification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K. K., JAPAN POLYETHYLENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyoko NOZAKI, Shingo ITO, Junichi KURODA, Yoshikuni OKUMURA, Shinya HAYASHI, Yumiko MINAMI, Minoru KOBAYASHI, Yuichiro YASUKAWA
  • Patent number: 10414837
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a copolymer of ethylene and a polar group-containing olefin using as a catalyst a metal complex of group 10 elements having a structure represented by formula (C4) and (C5) (in the formula, “Men” represents a menthyl group and “Me” represents a methyl group). The method of the present invention makes it possible to produce a polar group-containing olefin polymer available for various applications, as being a high molecular weight body, which has been difficult to produce, and to produce the polymer in a molecular weight range such that the polymer has good moldability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K., JAPAN POLYETHYLENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Shingo Ito, Yusuke Ota, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda, Masafumi Koyano, Minoru Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20190263945
    Abstract: Provided are a novel catalyst component for producing an ?-olefin (co)polymer, and a production method using the same. A metal complex is obtainable by contacting a compound represented by the general formula [I] or [II] with a transition metal compound containing a transition metal belonging to 9th to 11th group: wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 represent (i) hydrogen, (ii) a halogen, (iii) a linear alkyl or the like, or (iv) OR9 or the like; R5 and R6 represent a linear alkyl group or the like; any one of R1-R6 may have a heteroatom or a heteroatom containing group; E1 represents phosphorus, arsenic or antimony; X1 represents oxygen or sulfur; Z represents hydrogen or a leaving group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, JAPAN POLYCHEM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyoko NOZAKI, Shingo ITO, Wen-Jie TAO, Yohei KONISHI, Hisashi OHTAKI, Yasuo OHISHI, Akio TANNA, Takao TAYANO
  • Publication number: 20170313792
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a copolymer of ethylene and a polar group-containing olefin using as a catalyst a metal complex of group 10 elements having a structure represented by formula (C4) and (C5) (in the formula, “Men” represents a menthyl group and “Me” represents a methyl group). The method of the present invention makes it possible to produce a polar group-containing olefin polymer available for various applications, as being a high molecular weight body, which has been difficult to produce, and to produce the polymer in a molecular weight range such that the polymer has good moldability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K., JAPAN POLYETHYLENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyoko NOZAKI, Shingo ITO, Yusuke OTA, Yoshikuni OKUMURA, Junichi KURODA, Masafumi KOYANO, Minoru KOBAYASHI, Hiroyuki SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 9796812
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer obtained by homopolymerizing a lactone monomer. The polymer contains a structural unit having a lactone ring containing three or more carbon atoms, wherein at least one of the carbon atoms, except for C of —C(?O)O—, of the lactone ring forms a part of a main chain; and wherein at least one of the carbon atoms, except for C of —C(?O)O—, which forms the lactone ring and is other than the carbon atom(s) forming a part of the main chain is bridged with an atom of the main chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takafumi Hosokawa, Toshihide Yoshitani, Shingo Ito, Kyoko Nozaki, Ryo Nakano
  • Patent number: 9499644
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a homopolymer of olefin represented by formula (1): CH2?CHR1 (R1 is a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms) or a copolymer of two or more thereof or a method for producing a copolymer of olefin represented by formula (1) with olefin containing a polar group represented by formula (2): CH2?CHR2R3 (R2 is a hydrogen atom or methyl group, R3 is —COOR12, —CN, —OCOR12, —OR12, —CH2—OCOR12, —CH2OH, —CH2—N(R13)2 or —CH2-Hal (R12, R13 and Hal have the same meanings as stated in the description), using as a catalyst a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system typified by the structure represented by formula 1 (“Men” represents a menthyl group and “Me” represents a methyl group). The present invention enables the production of high molecular weight polymers of the polar group-containing monomers such as polar group-containing allyl compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignees: SHOWA DENKO K.K., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Shingo Ito, Kyoko Nozaki, Yusuke Ota, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Patent number: 9303101
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers comprising monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and an allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Brad Carrow, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20160090442
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer obtained by homopolymerizing a lactone monomer. The polymer contains a structural unit having a lactone ring containing three or more carbon atoms, wherein at least one of the carbon atoms, except for C of —C(?O)O—, of the lactone ring forms a part of a main chain; and wherein at least one of the carbon atoms, except for C of —C(?O)O—, which forms the lactone ring and is other than the carbon atom(s) forming a part of the main chain is bridged with an atom of the main chain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Applicants: FUJIFILM CORPORATION, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Takafumi HOSOKAWA, Toshihide YOSHITANI, Shingo ITO, Kyoko NOZAKI, Ryo NAKANO
  • Patent number: 9284390
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers including monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and an allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Shingo Ito, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20150368376
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a homopolymer of olefin represented by formula (1): CH2?CHR1 (R1 is a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms) or a copolymer of two or more thereof or a method for producing a copolymer of olefin represented by formula (1) with olefin containing a polar group represented by formula (2): CH2?CHR2R3 (R2 is a hydrogen atom or methyl group, R3 is —COOR12, —CN, —OCOR12, —OR12, —CH2—OCOR12, —CH2OH, —CH2—N(R13)2 or —CH2-Hal (R12, R13 and Hal have the same meanings as stated in the description), using as a catalyst a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system typified by the structure represented by formula 1 (“Men” represents a menthyl group and “Me” represents a methyl group). The present invention enables the production of high molecular weight polymers of the polar group-containing monomers such as polar group-containing allyl compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K.K., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Shingo ITO, Kyoko NOZAKI, Yusuke OTA, Yoshikuni OKUMURA, Junichi KURODA
  • Publication number: 20150099857
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers comprising monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and an allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K.K., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Brad Carrow, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20150051361
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers including monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and an allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K.K., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Kyoko NOZAKI, Shingo ITO, Yoshikuni OKUMURA, Junichi KURODA
  • Patent number: 8916663
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers including monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and a polar group-containing allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignees: The University of Tokyo, Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Shingo Ito, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Patent number: 8889805
    Abstract: The present invention provides a metal complex of group 10 elements of the periodic table having a carboxylate structure represented by formula (C2); a catalyst for polymerization of olefin mainly comprising the metal complex; and a method for producing polymers by homopolymerizing olefin represented by formula (1), polymerizing two or more kinds of the above olefin, or copolymerizing olefin represented by formula (1) with polar group-containing olefin represented by formula (2) (the meaning of the symbols are as set forth in the description) using the catalyst. A metal complex of group 10 elements of the periodic table, in which all of the coordinating atoms to the metal are a hetero atom is stable and useful as a catalyst component for olefin polymerization, and can be used for a long time in homopolymerization of olefin or copolymerization of two or more kinds of olefin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignees: Showa Denko K.K., The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Shingo Ito, Kyoko Nozaki, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20130158223
    Abstract: The present invention provides a metal complex of group 10 elements of the periodic table having a carboxylate structure represented by formula (C2); a catalyst for polymerization of olefin mainly comprising the metal complex; and a method for producing polymers by homopolymerizing olefin represented by formula (1), polymerizing two or more kinds of the above olefin, or copolymerizing olefin represented by formula (1) with polar group-containing olefin represented by formula (2) (the meaning of the symbols are as set forth in the description) using the catalyst. A metal complex of group 10 elements of the periodic table, in which all of the coordinating atoms to the metal are a hetero atom is stable and useful as a catalyst component for olefin polymerization, and can be used for a long time in homopolymerization of olefin or copolymerization of two or more kinds of olefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Shingo Ito, Kyoko Nozaki, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20120116036
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers including monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and an allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K.K., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Shingo Ito, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuro
  • Publication number: 20100256329
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing polycarbonate, which has a high conversion rate of a propylene oxide material into a polymer and can control stereoregularity of the macromolecular structure, and a catalytic compound for the manufacturing method. The manufacturing method of the present invention is a method for manufacturing a polycarbonate copolymer by copolymerizing an epoxide compound as a monomer with carbon dioxide in the presence of a planar tetracoordinate-type cobalt-Schiff base complex, wherein a ligand of the Schiff base is N,N?-bis(2-hydroxybenzylidene)ethylenediamine, N,N?-bis(2-hydroxybenzylidene)phenylenediamine, or a derivative thereof, and a methyl group substituted with an amino group having an asymmetrical carbon atom or an asymmetrical axis is introduced to the 3- and/or 3?-position of the benzene ring derived from the salicyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: October 7, 2010
    Applicant: The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Koji Nakano