Patents by Inventor Makoto Ando

Makoto Ando 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: 10355147
    Abstract: A solar cell module capable of preventing the occurrence of a PID failure in a solar photovoltaic power generation system with a MW capacity, said system being used in a high-temperature high-humidity environment; and a method for manufacturing this solar cell module. A solar cell module which comprises a protection glass material and a sealing material on a light receiving surface side of a substrate, and which also comprises an oxide layer between the substrate and the protection glass material, said oxide layer containing a metal element and silicon. It is preferable that the oxide layer contains at least one metal element selected from the group consisting of magnesium, aluminum, titanium, vanadium, chromium, manganese, zirconium, niobium and molybdenum. It is also preferable that the oxide layer has a refractive index of from 1.5 to 2.3 (inclusive) with respect to incident light having a wavelength of 587 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: MATERIAL CONCEPT, INC.
    Inventors: Junichi Koike, Yuji Sutou, Daisuke Ando, Makoto Wada
  • Publication number: 20190202405
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an object information acquiring unit, a receiver information acquiring unit, and an authentication information issuing unit. The object information acquiring unit acquires delivery object information of an object from a deliverer of the object. The object is stored in an interior space of a vehicle and of which delivery is desired. The receiver information acquiring unit acquires receiver information on a receiver of the object. The authentication information issuing unit issues authentication information for locking and unlocking a door of the vehicle based on the delivery object information and the receiver information and transmits the authentication information to a terminal of the receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Koichi ANDO, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Masato ENDO, Koki FUJITA, Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Patent number: 10328667
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for continuously manufacturing a stretchable sheet (3) with a thread-shaped elastic body (7) fixed between a pair of belt-shaped sheets (50, 60) in a stretched state, the method including a supply process of introducing the fed thread-shaped elastic body (7) to elastic body winding means (14) in a stretched state, a conveyance process of continuously winding the thread-shaped elastic body (7) to a thread-conveying longitudinal structure (12, 13) using the elastic body winding means (14) and conveying the wound thread-shaped elastic body in a longitudinal direction of the structure (12, 14), and an integration process of fixing the thread-shaped elastic body (7) as sandwiching between the sheets (50, 60).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuo Yanashima, Akio Morita, Makoto Kokubo, Kenji Ando
  • Publication number: 20180309060
    Abstract: There is provided a method of manufacturing an organic light-emitting device including: forming a first organic material layer on a substrate; and forming a mask in a first region on the first organic material layer, and then selectively removing the first organic material layer to form a first organic layer in the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Makoto ANDO, Jun YAMAGUCHI, Masanobu TANAKA, Tomoo FUKUDA, Ryo YASUMATSU, Toshio FUKUDA
  • Patent number: 10099320
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy brazing sheet having high corrosion resistance is provided, which develops the sacrificial anticorrosion effect in both surfaces of the sheet, which has the brazing function in one of both the surfaces, and which prevents the occurrence of preferential corrosion. A channel forming component for a vehicular heat exchanger is also provided by utilizing the aluminum alloy brazing sheet. An aluminum alloy brazing sheet having high corrosion resistance includes an aluminum alloy core, a filler material clad on one surface of the core, and a sacrificial anode material clad on the other surface of the core, wherein the filler material, the sacrificial anode material, and the core have respective predetermined alloy compositions. A channel forming component for a vehicular heat exchanger is manufactured using the aluminum alloy brazing sheet having high corrosion resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignees: Denso Corporation, UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Sadayuki Kamiya, Shota Terachi, Kenji Negura, Makoto Ando, Atsushi Fukumoto, Yoshiyuki Oya, Akio Niikura
  • Publication number: 20180251606
    Abstract: Provided is a polycarbonate-based resin composition containing: a polycarbonate-polyorganosiloxane copolymer (A) containing a specific polycarbonate block (A-1) and a specific polyorganosiloxane block (A-2); and an aromatic polycarbonate-based resin (B) except the copolymer (A), the polycarbonate-based resin composition having a structure in which a domain (d-1) containing the polyorganosiloxane block (A-2) is present in a matrix containing the resin (B) as a main component, and a domain (d-2) containing at least one selected from a block derived from the aromatic polycarbonate-based resin (B) and the polycarbonate block (A-1) is present inside the domain (d-1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoko ABE, Yasuhiro ISHIKAWA, Makoto ANDO, Hiroshi YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180193960
    Abstract: Provided is an aluminum alloy clad material including an aluminum alloy core material, an intermediate layer material that is clad on one surface of the core material, and a first brazing filler metal that is clad on a surface of the intermediate layer material, the surface not being on the core material side, wherein the core material, the intermediate layer material, and the first brazing filler metal each include an aluminum alloy having a predetermined composition, the existence density of Al—Mn based intermetallic compounds having a circle-equivalent diameter between 0.1 and 1.0 ?m inclusive in the intermediate layer material before brazing heating is at least 1.0×105 pieces/mm2, and the existence density of Al—Mn based intermetallic compounds having a circle-equivalent diameter between 0.1 and 1.0 ?m inclusive in the intermediate layer material after brazing heating is at least 1.0×104 pieces/mm2. Further provided is a method for producing the aluminum alloy clad material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Taichi Asano, Masaki Harada, Shoei Teshima, Makoto Ando, Naoki Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20180193961
    Abstract: Provided is an aluminum alloy clad material including an aluminum alloy core material and a first brazing filler metal that is clad on one surface or both surfaces of the core material, wherein the core material and the first brazing filler metal each include an aluminum alloy having a predetermined composition, the existence density of Al—Mn based intermetallic compounds having a circle-equivalent diameter of at least 0.1 ?m in the first brazing filler metal before brazing heating is at least 1.0×105 pieces/mm2, and the existence density of Al—Mn based intermetallic compounds having a circle-equivalent diameter of at least 2 ?m in the first brazing filler metal after brazing heating is at least 300 pieces/mm2. Further provided are a method for producing the aluminum alloy clad material and a heat exchanger employing the aluminum alloy clad material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Taichi Asano, Masaki Harada, Shoei Teshima, Makoto Ando, Wataru Narita, Naoki Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10020448
    Abstract: There is provided a method of manufacturing an organic light-emitting device including: forming a first organic material layer on a substrate; and forming a mask in a first region on the first organic material layer, and then selectively removing the first organic material layer to form a first organic layer in the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Joled Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto Ando, Jun Yamaguchi, Masanobu Tanaka, Tomoo Fukuda, Ryo Yasumatsu, Toshio Fukuda
  • Patent number: 9999946
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy brazing sheet having a good brazing property that prevents diffusion of molten filler material in a core material of the aluminum alloy brazing sheet during a brazing process and which has a superior corrosion resistance to an exhaust gas condensate water after the brazing process is disclosed. A method of manufacturing of the aluminum alloy brazing sheet also is disclosed. A high corrosion-resistant heat exchanger that employs the aluminum alloy brazing sheet also is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Sadayuki Kamiya, Masaki Harada, Masafumi Saito, Taketoshi Toyoma, Makoto Ando, Yoshiyuki Oya, Akio Niikura, Yoichi Kojima
  • Patent number: 9976201
    Abstract: A highly corrosion resistant and highly formable aluminum-alloy clad material, a method for producing the same, a heat exchanger using the same and a method for producing the same are shown. The present aluminum-alloy clad material has an aluminum alloy core material, an intermediate layer material clad on one surface of the core material and a brazing filler metal clad on the surface of the intermediate layer material that is not on the core material side, wherein a crystal grain size of the intermediate layer material before brazing heating is 60 ?m or more, and in a cross section of the core material in a rolling direction before brazing heating, when R1 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in a plate thickness direction, and R2 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in the rolling direction, R1/R2 is 0.30 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Ando, Takuya Murata, Akio Niikura
  • Patent number: 9976200
    Abstract: A highly corrosion resistant and highly formable cladded aluminum-alloy material, a method for producing the same, a heat exchanger using the same and a method for producing the same are shown. The present cladded aluminum-alloy material has an aluminum alloy core material, an intermediate layer material clad on one surface of the core material and a brazing filler metal clad on the intermediate layer material surface which is not at the core material side, wherein a crystal grain size of the intermediate layer material before brazing heating is 60 ?m or more, and in a cross section of the core material in a rolling direction before brazing heating, when R1 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in a plate thickness direction, and R2 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in the rolling direction, R1/R2 is 0.30 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Ando, Yutaka Yanagawa, Akio Niikura
  • Patent number: 9972664
    Abstract: An organic EL display panel including: a substrate; pixel electrodes that are arrayed in a matrix above the substrate; first organic functional layers that are on or above the pixel electrodes in one-to-one correspondence with the pixel electrodes, the first organic functional layers spaced apart from one another; a second organic functional layer that continuously covers the first organic functional layers; and a counter electrode that opposes the pixel electrodes and covers the second organic functional layer. In the organic EL display panel, the first organic functional layers each include a hole injection layer, and the second organic functional layer has greater electric resistance than each of the first organic functional layers and has a portion extending into an absence region, the absence region being a space between adjacent ones of the first organic functional layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Jun Yamaguchi, Makoto Ando
  • Patent number: 9878402
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy brazing sheet having a core material of an aluminum alloy, and a filler material cladded on the core is disclosed. The core material is an aluminum alloy having about 0.05 to about 1.2 mass Si, about 0.05-about 1.0 mass % Fe, about 0.05-about 1.2 mass % Cu, and about 0.6-about 1.8 mass % Mn, balance Al and the inevitable impurities. The filler material includes an aluminum alloy having about 2.5-about 13.0 mass % Si. Also, there is provided a method of manufacturing such an aluminum alloy brazing sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Ando, Akio Niikura, Yoichiro Bekki
  • Publication number: 20170352708
    Abstract: An organic EL display panel including: a substrate; pixel electrodes that are arrayed in a matrix above the substrate; first organic functional layers that are on or above the pixel electrodes in one-to-one correspondence with the pixel electrodes, the first organic functional layers spaced apart from one another; a second organic functional layer that continuously covers the first organic functional layers; and a counter electrode that opposes the pixel electrodes and covers the second organic functional layer. In the organic EL display panel, the first organic functional layers each include a hole injection layer, and the second organic functional layer has greater electric resistance than each of the first organic functional layers and has a portion extending into an absence region, the absence region being a space between adjacent ones of the first organic functional layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Jun YAMAGUCHI, Makoto ANDO
  • Patent number: 9711723
    Abstract: A display includes: a first light emitting layer to be transferred to a first region on a substrate; a second light emitting layer to be transferred to a second region on the substrate; and a level-difference forming member forming a first level difference between the first region and the second region, the first level difference suppressing attachment of the first light emitting layer to the second region when the first light emitting layer is transferred to the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Joled Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto Ando, Kazunari Takagi
  • Publication number: 20170113305
    Abstract: This cladded aluminum-alloy material is provided with: an aluminum alloy core material, a coating material used to clad both surfaces of the core material; and a brazing material used to clad both of the coating material surfaces, or one of the coating material surfaces which is not at the core material side. The core material, the coating material and brazing filler material have described alloy compositions. The crystal grain size of the coating material before brazing heating is at least 60 ?m. In a cross section of the core material in the rolling direction before brazing heating, when R1 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in the plate thickness direction, and R2 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in the rolling direction, R1/R2 is not more than 0.50. As a result, the cladded aluminum-alloy material exhibits excellent mouldability, and the coating material after brazing heating exhibits excellent corrosion resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Applicant: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto ANDO, Akio NIIKURA
  • Patent number: 9586951
    Abstract: There is provided a morpholine derivative represented by General Formula [1A] or a salt thereof (In the formula, a ring A represents a ring represented by General Formula [I]; * represents a bonding position; Z2 represents CH or the like; Z1 represents CR6 or the like; R6 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; X1 represents CHR7 or the like; R7 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; X2 represents CH2 or the like; R1 and R2 are the same as or different from each other, and each of R1 and R2 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; R3, R4, and R5 are the same as or different from each other, and each of R3, R4, and R5 represents a hydrogen atom, NRaRb, or the like; and each of Ra and Rb represents a hydrogen atom, a C1-8 alkyl group which may have a substituent, or the like).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yohei Kubo, Makoto Ando, Hidehiko Tanaka, Shuhei Osaka, Takuya Matsumoto, Hiyoku Nakata, Daisuke Terada, Tatsuya Nitabaru
  • Publication number: 20160319399
    Abstract: A highly corrosion resistant and highly formable cladded aluminum-alloy material, a method for producing the same, a heat exchanger using the same and a method for producing the same are shown. The present cladded aluminum-alloy material has an aluminum alloy core material, an intermediate layer material clad on one surface of the core material and a brazing filler metal clad on the intermediate layer material surface which is not at the core material side, wherein a crystal grain size of the intermediate layer material before brazing heating is 60 ?m or more, and in a cross section of the core material in a rolling direction before brazing heating, when R1 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in a plate thickness direction, and R2 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in the rolling direction, R1/R2 is 0.30 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto ANDO, Yutaka YANAGAWA, Akio NIIKURA
  • Publication number: 20160319401
    Abstract: A highly corrosion resistant and highly formable aluminum-alloy clad material, a method for producing the same, a heat exchanger using the same and a method for producing the same are shown. The present aluminum-alloy clad material has an aluminum alloy core material, an intermediate layer material clad on one surface of the core material and a brazing filler metal clad on the surface of the intermediate layer material that is not on the core material side, wherein a crystal grain size of the intermediate layer material before brazing heating is 60 ?m or more, and in a cross section of the core material in a rolling direction before brazing heating, when R1 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in a plate thickness direction, and R2 (?m) represents the crystal grain size in the rolling direction, R1/R2 is 0.30 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto ANDO, Takuya MURATA, Akio NIIKURA