Patents by Inventor Makoto Yoshioka

Makoto Yoshioka 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: 12015124
    Abstract: A solid-state battery including a battery element that includes one or more battery constitutional units, each battery constitutional unit including a positive electrode layer and a negative electrode layer facing each other and a solid electrolyte layer arranged between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer; a first protective layer covering an upper surface of the battery element; and a second protective layer covering a lower surface of the battery element, wherein the first and second protective layers include an insulating substance other than resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Yoshioka, Kenichi Bando
  • Publication number: 20240166024
    Abstract: This electric compressor control device comprises: a control unit of an inverter which controls a motor that drives a compressor; a physical quantity calculation unit which calculates, on the basis of one or a plurality of predetermined detection values acquired from the inverter, a physical quantity that varies depending on a workload of the compressor; a number-of-revolutions acquisition unit which acquires the number of revolutions of the motor; a storage unit which stores information representing a first threshold that varies depending on the number of revolutions of the motor, and defines whether or not the physical quantity is a normal value; and a refrigerant abnormality determination unit which determines whether or not there is an abnormality in a refrigerant system by comparing the calculated physical quantity with the first threshold, depending on the acquired number of revolutions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES THERMAL SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyohei WATANABE, Akinori YOSHIOKA, Makoto TAKEUCHI, Tomoki HASE, Takashi MITSUMATA, Shinya HAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11955596
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte that includes a lithium ion conductive material having a garnet-type structure, a lithium ion conductive material having a LISICON-type structure, and a compound containing Li and B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryohei Takano, Makoto Yoshioka, Akisuke Ito, Takeo Ishikura
  • Patent number: 11942596
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material that includes a composite oxide containing Li and Bi, and at least one solid electrolyte having a garnet structure, a perovskite structure, and a LISICON structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryohei Takano, Makoto Yoshioka, Takeo Ishikura, Akisuke Ito
  • Publication number: 20240068472
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to suppress noise caused by contact between a depression and a ring. Provided is an electric compressor comprising: a housing that forms an outer shell; a fixed scroll that is housed in the housing and fixed on the housing side; a turning scroll that meshes with the fixed scroll and turns with respect to the fixed scroll; an autorotation inhibiting mechanism (30) that inhibits autorotation of the turning scroll; and a lubricant supply unit that supplies a lubricant to the autorotation inhibiting mechanism (30). The autorotation inhibiting mechanism (30) has: a ring hole (32) which is formed in the turning scroll; a ring (33) which is disposed in the ring hole (32), and the outer circumferential surface (33b) of which faces the inner circumferential surface 32a of the ring hole (32); and a pin (34) which is provided to the housing and which engages with the inner circumferential surface (33a) of the ring (33).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2022
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES THERMAL SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki KUWAHARA, Akinori YOSHIOKA, Goshi IKETAKA, Makoto TAKEUCHI
  • Publication number: 20230261294
    Abstract: A solid state battery that includes: a solid state battery laminate including at least one battery constituent unit, the at least one battery constituent unit including a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer interposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer; a first external terminal on a first side surface of the solid state battery laminate; a second external terminal on a second side surface of the solid state battery laminate, the second side surface facing the first side surface across the solid state battery laminate; and an exterior member covering the solid state battery laminate, the exterior member including one or more pores on an inner side of the exterior member adjacent to the solid state battery laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Inventors: Masayuki KOUZU, Kenji OSHIMA, Makoto YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: 11594762
    Abstract: An all solid storage element laminate that has a plurality of all solid storage elements disposed in a matrix, and includes a plurality of element layers laminated in a thickness direction. The all solid storage elements of element layers adjacent to each other in a thickness direction are electrically connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiko Kondo, Makoto Yoshioka
  • Publication number: 20230019426
    Abstract: A solid-state battery that includes at least one battery constituent unit including a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer interposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer, wherein each of the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer includes a side part having a terminal connection part and a terminal non-connection part; and an insulating part or a solid electrolyte part surrounding at least a part of the terminal non-connection part of at least one of the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer in a planar view of the at least one battery constituent unit such that the insulating part or the solid electrolyte part is in direct contact with the terminal non-connection part in a contact region and out of direct contact with the terminal non-connection part in a non-contact region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Kenji OSHIMA, Makoto YOSHIOKA
  • Publication number: 20220352548
    Abstract: A solid state battery that includes at least one battery constituent unit including a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer interposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer, wherein at least the solid electrolyte layer includes a plurality of solid electrolyte particles having a portion in which a constituent ratio of a transition metal element to all metal elements, excluding lithium, is 0.0% to 15%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto YOSHIOKA, Ryohei TAKANO
  • Publication number: 20220336807
    Abstract: A solid-state battery including a positive electrode layer that includes a positive electrode active material having a layered rock salt-type structure and including a Li transition metal oxide containing at least one element selected from the group consisting of Co, Ni and Mn, and a solid electrolyte having a LISICON-type structure; and the positive electrode active material has an average particle size of 4 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Ryohei TAKANO, Makoto YOSHIOKA, Takeo ISHIKURA, Akisuke ITO
  • Publication number: 20220336854
    Abstract: A solid-state battery that includes a negative electrode layer and a solid electrolyte layer. The negative electrode layer contains a negative electrode active material in which a molar ratio of Li to vanadium (V) is 2.0 or more, the solid electrolyte layer contains a solid electrolyte having a lithium super ionic conductor (LISICON)-type structure and containing at least V, and the solid electrolyte contained in the solid electrolyte layer has an average chemical composition represented by (Li[3?ax+(5?b)(1?y)]Ax)(VyB1-y)O4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Ryohei TAKANO, Makoto YOSHIOKA, Takeo ISHIKURA, Akisuke ITO
  • Publication number: 20220320503
    Abstract: A solid-state battery including: a positive electrode layer; a negative electrode layer; and a solid electrolyte layer interposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer. The negative electrode layer contains a negative electrode active material in which a molar ratio of Li to V is 2.0 or more, the solid electrolyte layer contains a solid electrolyte having a lithium super ionic conductor structure and containing at least V, and a ratio y of V in the solid electrolyte changes by a change amount of 0.20 or more in a thickness direction of the solid electrolyte layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryohei TAKANO, Makoto YOSHIOKA, Akisuke ITO, Takeo ISHIKURA
  • Patent number: 11444316
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte having a garnet type crystal structure. The garnet type crystal structure contains Li, La, Zr, O and Ga and at least one element selected from Al, Mg, Zn and Sc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryohei Takano, Makoto Yoshioka, Takeo Ishikura, Akisuke Ito
  • Publication number: 20220285682
    Abstract: A solid-state battery having two or more stacked battery elements, each battery element including one or more battery constituent units in which a positive electrode layer and a negative electrode layer oppose each other with a solid electrolyte layer between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer; and an insulating layer interposed between adjacent battery elements of the two or more stacked battery elements, wherein at least one end portion of the insulating layer has a thickness greater than a thickness of a central portion of the insulating layer in a sectional view thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto YOSHIOKA, Kenji OSHIMA
  • Patent number: 11430982
    Abstract: A nonpolar all-solid-state battery that includes a first electrode; a second electrode; and a solid electrolyte layer the first electrode and the second electrode. Each of the first electrode and the second electrode includes a first active material and at least one second active material. The first active material functions as both a positive electrode active material and a negative electrode active material. The first active material has a larger specific capacity when functioning as the positive electrode active material than when functioning as the negative electrode active material. In each of the first electrode and the second electrode, a ratio of the first active material to a total amount of the first and second active materials is more than 50% by mass and less than 100% by mass. A mass of each of the first and second active materials is equal between the first electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Yoshioka, Kenichi Bando, Akisuke Ito, Ryohei Takano
  • Publication number: 20220259200
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds that bind to and otherwise modulate the activity of bromodomain-containing proteins, to processes for preparing these compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds, and to methods of using these compounds for treating a wide variety of conditions and disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventors: Jeffrey W. STROVEL, Makoto YOSHIOKA, David J. MALONEY, Shyh Ming YANG, Ajit JADHAV, Daniel Jason URBAN
  • Publication number: 20220231332
    Abstract: A solid-state battery that includes a battery element body including a positive electrode layer and a negative electrode layer stacked with respect to each other with a solid electrolyte layer interposed therebetween; and an exterior material covering a surface of the battery element body, wherein the exterior material is a sintered body containing a glassy material and at least two crystalline materials, and the glassy material and the at least two crystalline materials contain at least one common element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto YOSHIOKA, Akisuke ITO, Kenji OSHIMA, Kenichi BANDO
  • Publication number: 20220231389
    Abstract: A solid-state battery that includes: a solid battery laminate including a battery constituent unit including a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte interposed at least between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer; a positive-electrode-side external electrode electrically connected to the positive electrode layer, the positive-electrode-side external electrode including at least one element selected from the group consisting of Cu, Ag, Ni, Ti, Cr, Pt, and Pd; and a negative-electrode-side external electrode electrically connected to the negative electrode layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Yukio MIYAKI, Makoto YOSHIOKA
  • Publication number: 20220181705
    Abstract: A solid-state battery that includes an electrode stacked body including a plurality of electrode layers alternately stacked with a solid electrolyte layer interposed therebetween. In a sectional view of the electrode stacked body, at least one of opposed end surfaces of each of the electrode layers is spaced from a respective end surface of the electrode stacked body, and a first clearance from the end surface of an uppermost electrode layer to the respective end surface of the electrode stacked body in an upper portion and from the end surface of a lowermost electrode layer to the respective end surface of the electrode stacked body in a lower portion is larger than a second clearance from the end surface of a central electrode layer to the respective end surface of the electrode stacked body in a central portion in the stacking direction of the electrode stacked body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventor: Makoto YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: D1029095
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Hoshina, Wataru Suzuki, Ichiro Yoshioka