Patents by Inventor Manabu Inoue

Manabu Inoue 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: 10539900
    Abstract: To provide a conductive roll for an electrophotographic apparatus that includes a conductive rubber elastic body layer having a lower hardness and lower settling properties than a conventional conductive rubber elastic body layer. A conductive roll 10 for an electrophotographic apparatus includes a shaft body 12, and a conductive rubber elastic body layer 14 provided on the outer periphery of the shaft body 12, the conductive rubber elastic body layer 14 containing polar rubber, non-polar rubber, and a dispersing agent, wherein the polar rubber is at least one of nitrile rubber, hydrin rubber, and chloroprene rubber, wherein the non-polar rubber is at least one of isoprene rubber, hydrogenated isoprene rubber, and natural rubber, and wherein the dispersing agent is at least one of a polymer containing a block made of a nitrile rubber component and a block made of an isoprene rubber component, modified natural rubber, and modified isoprene rubber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeru Horiuchi, Manabu Sakuda, Yosuke Hayashi, Yuma Yoshida, Daisuke Inoue
  • Patent number: 10537927
    Abstract: A bending apparatus has (a) a first manipulator which feeds a hollow metal blank of closed cross section in its lengthwise direction, (b) a second manipulator which supports a first support means disposed at a first position and a metal blank while feeding it, a heating means disposed at a second position downstream of the first position in the blank feed direction for heating all or part of the circumference of the blank, and a cooling means disposed at a third position downstream of the second position for cooling a portion of the heated blank, and (c) a third manipulator which constitutes a second support means disposed at a fourth position downstream of the third position in the feed direction of the blank and which moves two-dimensionally or three-dimensionally while supporting at least one location of the metal blank to bend the metal blank into a desired shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN PIPE CO., LTD., KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Atsushi Tomizawa, Naoaki Shimada, Shinjiro Kuwayama, Saburo Inoue, Manabu Okahisa, Yusuke Kinoshita, Takashi Suyama
  • Publication number: 20200007857
    Abstract: Display device (2) includes display panel (20) that displays an image, backlight (16) that irradiates a back surface of display panel (20) with light, polarization modulator (10) that modulates light representing the image of display panel (20) into either one of first polarized light and second polarized light that differ in polarization direction, first mirror (12) that is inclined relative to display panel (20), reflects toward user (6) the first polarized light that comes from polarization modulator (10), and transmits the second polarized light that comes from polarization modulator (10), and second mirror (14) that is in spaced and opposed relation to first mirror (12) and reflects toward user (6) the second polarized light that passes through first mirror (12).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeo KASAHARA, Kazushige TAKAGI, Manabu INOUE
  • Patent number: 10522775
    Abstract: A hole injection layer provided between a first electrode and each of light emitting layers, and an electron injection layer provided between a second electrode and each of light emitting layers, overlap only inward from an end portions each of the light emitting layers when viewed in plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuto Tsukamoto, Shinichi Kawato, Manabu Niboshi, Satoshi Inoue, Hiroshi Imada, Tokiyoshi Umeda, Bai Zhang, Tomoaki Jo
  • Publication number: 20190372059
    Abstract: A layered film is formed in a display region of an active matrix substrate, and a single layer vapor deposition film is formed outside the display region of the active matrix substrate such that at least part of the single layer vapor deposition film does not overlap with a single layer vapor deposition film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Yuhki KOBAYASHI, Manabu NIBOSHI, Satoshi INOUE, Tsuyoshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190360086
    Abstract: A vapor deposition mask including a metallic substrate provided with a plurality of openings for passing vapor deposition particles, wherein at least a portion of the plurality of openings are structured by one or more opening groups in which the plurality of openings are repeatedly arranged in accordance with a constant rule, and a plurality of protrusions of identical height are arranged to support the entire substrate from one side, and are provided only outside the opening group formation region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Shinichi KAWATO, Manabu NIBOSHI, Eiji KOIKE, Satoshi INOUE, Tsuyoshi INOUE, Yuhki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190363272
    Abstract: A hole injection layer provided between a first electrode and each of light emitting layers, and an electron injection layer provided between a second electrode and each of light emitting layers, overlap only inward from an end portions each of the light emitting layers when viewed in plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Yuto TSUKAMOTO, Shinichi KAWATO, Manabu NIBOSHI, Satoshi INOUE, Hiroshi IMADA, Tokiyoshi UMEDA, Bai ZHANG, Tomoaki JO
  • Publication number: 20190337506
    Abstract: A parking control device includes a controller and a notification unit. The controller executes a parking assistance control for making a vehicle travel from a drop-off position of an occupant of the vehicle to a parking space that is preliminarily determined and making the vehicle be parked in the parking space by automated driving. The controller ceases the parking assistance control in a case where an obstacle is present on a traveling route of the vehicle including the parking space. The notification unit provides a notification that the parking assistance control is stopped. The notification unit transmits information indicating that the parking assistance control is ceased to a device having identification information preliminarily associated with identification information of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: TAKAHIRO SHIMA, SATOSHI FUKUMOTO, YUSAKU TADA, MASATO INOUE, MANABU NAKAKITA
  • Publication number: 20190288167
    Abstract: A light-emitting module includes: a semiconductor light-emitting element which emits deep ultraviolet light; a liquid sealing the semiconductor light-emitting element; and a package for accommodating the semiconductor light-emitting element and the liquid. The liquid is transparent to the deep ultraviolet light. The package has a transparent member transparent to the deep ultraviolet light. For that reason, a highly reliable light-emitting module provided with the semiconductor light-emitting element that emits the deep ultraviolet light can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Shinichiro INOUE, Manabu TANIGUCHI, Kosei NAKAYA
  • Publication number: 20190267560
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a photoelectric conversion element includes providing a base structure including a semiconductor substrate having a principal surface, a first electrode located on or above the principal surface, second electrodes which are located on or above the principal surface and which are one- or two-dimensionally arranged, and a photoelectric conversion film covering at least the second electrodes; forming a mask layer on the photoelectric conversion film, the mask layer being conductive and including a covering section covering a portion of the photoelectric conversion film that overlaps the second electrodes in plan view; and partially removing the photoelectric conversion film by immersing the base structure and the mask layer in an etchant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: MASAYA HIRADE, MANABU NAKATA, KATSUYA NOZAWA, YASUNORI INOUE
  • Patent number: 10384649
    Abstract: A heating plate 10 includes: a pair of glass plates 11, 12; a conductive pattern 40, 70 disposed between the pair of glass plates 11, 12 and defining a plurality of opening areas 43, 73; and a joint layer 13, 14 disposed between the conductive pattern 40, 70 and at least one of the pair of glass plates 11, 12; wherein the conductive pattern 40, 70 includes a plurality of connection elements 44, 74 that extend between two branch points 42, 72 to define the opening areas 43, 73; and a rate of the connection elements 44, 74, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points 42, 72, relative to the plurality of connection elements 44, 74, is less than 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Suetsugu, Manabu Hirakawa, Satoshi Goishihara, Koichi Kinoshita, Hidenori Nakamura, Koujiro Ohkawa, Tetsuo Matsukura, Isao Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190248336
    Abstract: A heating plate includes: a pair of glass plates; a conductive pattern disposed between the pair of glass plates and defining a plurality of opening areas; and a joint layer disposed between the conductive pattern and at least one of the pair of glass plates; wherein the conductive pattern includes a plurality of connection elements that extend between two branch points to define the opening areas; and a rate of the connection elements, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points, relative to the plurality of connection elements, is less than 20%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi SUETSUGU, Manabu Hirakawa, Satoshi Goishihara, Koichi Kinoshita, Hidenori Nakamura, Koujiro Ohkawa, Tetsuo Matsukura, Isao Inoue
  • Patent number: 10377904
    Abstract: An inorganic hydrophilic coating solution including (a) an aqueous solution containing an amorphous silicate compound obtained by hydrolyzing and condensing a tetrafunctional silicon compound having a purity of 99.0 mass % or greater in an aqueous medium in the presence of a basic compound at a temperature within a range from normal temperature to 170° C., (b) water, and optionally, (c) not more than 30 mass % of an alcohol, a ketone, or a surfactant, where the concentration of the solid fraction derived from the aqueous solution containing the amorphous silicate compound is 0.01 to 2.0 mass % and the pH is 5 to 8; an inorganic hydrophilic coating film formed from a dried and cured product of the inorganic hydrophilic coating solution; a member having a substrate and the inorganic hydrophilic coating film formed on the surface of the substrate; and a cover panel for a solar cell module including the member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Inoue, Manabu Furudate, Yoshitsugu Eguchi, Tadashi Amano
  • Publication number: 20190225821
    Abstract: A coating composition containing (A) 100 parts by mass of a room-temperature-curable resin and (B) 0.1-50 parts by mass of core-shell microparticles that include tetragonal titanium oxide solid solution microparticles in which tin and manganese have been dissolved as the core and a shell of silicon oxide on the outer side of the core exhibits room-temperature curability during coating film curing and exhibits UV shielding properties while maintaining transparency to visible light, whereby it is possible to provide a cured film capable of suppressing discoloration and deterioration of a substrate without compromising the appearance of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke YOSHII, Kohei MASUDA, Manabu FURUDATE, Tomohiro INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190217282
    Abstract: Provided are the following: a mixture of visible light-responsive photocatalytic titanium oxide fine particles which can conveniently produce a photocatalyst thin film that exhibits photocatalyst activity even with only visible light (400-800 nm) and that exhibits high transparency; a dispersion liquid of the fine particles; a method for producing the dispersion liquid; a photocatalyst thin film; and a member having the photocatalyst thin film on a surface thereof. The mixture of visible light-responsive photocatalytic titanium oxide fine particles is characterized by containing two kinds of titanium dioxide fine particles: first titanium oxide fine particles, in which a tin component and a transition metal component (excluding an iron group element component) that increases visible light response properties form a solid solution, and second titanium oxide fine particles, in which an iron group element component and a chromium group element component form a solid solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Manabu FURUDATE, Tomohiro INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190221839
    Abstract: When a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which a positive electrode active material comprising a layered lithium-composite oxide is used for a positive electrode is subjected to charge/discharge under a prescribed condition, in a graph showing the relationship between voltage “V” with discharge during 5th cycle and value dQ/dV from differentiation of battery capacity “Q” with discharge during 5th cycle by voltage “V”, peak intensity ratio “r” represented by the equation: r=|Ic|/(|Ia|+|Ib|+|Ic|) satisfies 0<r?0.25, in which |Ia| is absolute value dQ/dV for a peak top within a range of more than 3.9V to 4.4V or less, |Ib| is absolute value dQ/dV for a peak top within a range of more than 3.5V to 3.9V or less, and |Ic| is absolute value dQ/dV for a peak top within a range of 2.0V or more to 3.5V or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Taisei Inoue, Daisuke Nishikawa, Manabu Yamamoto, Katsuya Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190210007
    Abstract: A photocatalyst laminate which is composed of an undercoat layer provided on a substrate and a photocatalyst layer laminated on the surface of the undercoat layer. The undercoat layer contains (A) 100 parts by mass of a resin component and (B) 0.1-50 parts by mass of fine core-shell particles, each of which has a core that is formed of a fine tetragonal titanium oxide solid solution particle wherein tin and manganese are solid-solved and a shell that is formed from silicon oxide on the outside of the core. This photocatalyst laminate is not susceptible to decrease in the photocatalyst function even under outdoor exposure for a long period of time, and is thus capable of providing a coated article that exhibits excellent weather resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu FURUDATE, Tomohiro INOUE, Ryosuke YOSHII, Kohei MASUDA
  • Patent number: 10315625
    Abstract: A heating plate 10 includes: a pair of glass plates 11, 12; a conductive pattern 40, 70 disposed between the pair of glass plates 11, 12 and defining a plurality of opening areas 43, 73; and a joint layer 13, 14 disposed between the conductive pattern 40, 70 and at least one of the pair of glass plates 11, 12; wherein the conductive pattern 40, 70 includes a plurality of connection elements 44, 74 that extend between two branch points 42, 72 to define the opening areas 43, 73; and a rate of the connection elements 44, 74, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points 42, 72, relative to the plurality of connection elements 44, 74, is less than 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Suetsugu, Manabu Hirakawa, Satoshi Goishihara, Koichi Kinoshita, Hidenori Nakamura, Koujiro Ohkawa, Tetsuo Matsukura, Isao Inoue
  • Patent number: 10309025
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an electrical Al plating bath that poses little danger of exploding or igniting as a result of contacting air or water, and contains no benzene, toluene, xylene, naphthalene, or 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene, which have detrimental effects to humans. The present invention provides an electrical aluminum or aluminum alloy fused salt plating bath that is obtained by heat treatment of an electrical aluminum or aluminum alloy fused salt plating bath containing (A) a halogenated aluminum as the primary component and (B) at least one other type of halide after adding (C) one, two or more reducible compounds selected from the group consisting of hydrides of elements in Group 1 Periods 2 through 6 of the Periodic Table of Elements and/or hydrides of Group 13 Periods 2 through 6 of the Periodic Table of Elements and amine borane compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: DIPSOL CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Inoue, Akira Hashimoto, Tadahiro Onuma, Toshiki Inomata, Keisuke Nonomura, Naruaki Konno
  • Publication number: 20190127667
    Abstract: Provided is a cleaning solvent composition that comprises a cis-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene solvent and an additive, wherein the additive contains at least one type of compound selected from the group consisting of nitroalkanes and epoxides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Takayuki YAMATOJI, Akira HASHIMOTO, Manabu INOUE