Patents by Inventor Masahiro Mori

Masahiro Mori 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: 10386742
    Abstract: A muffling member for an image forming apparatus includes a thermoplastic member disposed in a photoconductor drum and having a substantially hollow cylindrical shape. The thermoplastic member has a slit-shaped opening at a certain position in a circumferential direction of the thermoplastic member. The thermoplastic member also has a second opening at least at a certain position along the slit-shaped opening, the second opening having an opening width greater than an opening width of the slit-shaped opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Hayasaka, Hiroshi No, Masahiro Mori, Shinya Makiura, Shuhei Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10381158
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chip component and a metal terminal. The chip component has an element body where internal electrodes are laminated inside and a terminal electrode formed outside the element body and connected with end parts of the internal electrodes. The metal terminal is connected with the terminal electrode of the chip component. The metal terminal includes an electrode face portion and a mount portion. The electrode face portion is arranged correspondingly with an end surface of the terminal electrode. The mount portion is mounted on a mount surface. The electrode face portion is provided with an opening portion so that a part of the terminal electrode corresponding with at least a part of the internal electrodes is exposed to the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa Ando, Sunao Masuda, Masahiro Mori, Kayou Matsunaga, Kosuke Yazawa
  • Patent number: 10381157
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes a chip component and a pair of metal terminals. The component includes a rectangular-parallelepiped element body having dielectrics and internal electrodes and a pair of terminal electrodes covering end surfaces of the body and a part of side surfaces of the body. The pair of metal terminals respectively has an engagement arm portion configured to hold the component. The terminal electrode includes first and second side surfaces. The first side surface has a predetermined side-surface electrode thickness. The second side surface is disposed farther from the end surface of the body than the first side surface and has the side-surface electrode thickness which is smaller than that of the first side surface. The arm portion contacts with the component at a position that is farther from the end surface of the body than the first side surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa Ando, Katsumi Kobayashi, Sunao Masuda, Masahiro Mori, Kayou Matsunaga, Kosuke Yazawa
  • Publication number: 20190206626
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chip component and a metal terminal. The chip component includes an element body containing laminated internal electrodes and a terminal electrode formed outside the element body to connect with ends of the internal electrodes. The metal terminal is connectable with the terminal electrode of the chip component. The metal terminal includes an electrode facing portion, a holding portion, and a mount portion. A connection member connecting between the electrode facing portion and the end surface of the terminal electrode exists in a joint region in a predetermined range. A non-joint region is formed between an edge of the joint region and the holding portion. A non-joint gap between the electrode facing portion and the end surface of the terminal electrode becomes larger toward the holding portion in the non-joint region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190164694
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes a chip component, a metal terminal, and a conductive connection member. The component includes a terminal electrode surface on which a terminal electrode is formed. The metal terminal includes an opposing surface to the electrode surface. The connection member contains at least Sn and Sb and connects the terminal electrode surface and the opposing surface. The connection member includes a first part and a second part. In the first part, a distance between the terminal electrode surface and the opposing surface is a first distance, and Sb/Sn is a first value. In the second part, a distance between the terminal electrode surface and the opposing surface is a second distance being smaller than the first distance, and Sb/Sn is a second value being larger than the first value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190157010
    Abstract: A metal terminal is connectable to terminal electrodes of chip components arranged side by side. The metal terminal includes units corresponding to each chip. Each unit includes an electrode facing portion, a pair of upper and lower holding portions, a mount portion, and protrusions. The electrode facing portion faces the electrode of the chip. The pair of upper and lower holding portions holds the chip. The mount portion is located below the lower holding portion of the electrode facing portion. The protrusions protrude from the electrode facing portion toward the electrode. The protrusions in each unit are arranged substantially line-symmetrically to a virtual center line passing through a middle point between the upper and lower holding portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Patent number: 10276305
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes a chip component, a pair of metal terminal portions, and a case. The metal terminal portion includes a terminal connection portion and a mount portion. The terminal connection portion faces a chip end surface and is connected with a terminal electrode. The mount portion is electrically connected with the terminal connection portion, extends toward a center substantially vertically to the chip end surface, and faces the chip component with a predetermined space. The case has a pair of case end walls sandwiching the pair of metal terminal portions from both sides and holding the chip component between the pair of metal terminal portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosuke Yazawa, Norihisa Ando, Masahiro Mori, Sunao Masuda, Kayou Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 10256494
    Abstract: A solid polymer fuel cell has a plurality of stacked single battery modules having an electrolyte membrane, electrode layers disposed on both surfaces of the electrolyte membrane, and a pair of separators provided with a gas flow paths disposed on the inside surface so as to sandwich the electrode layer. The electrolyte membrane is provided with electrolyte material and a nonwoven fabric which is embedded in the electrolyte material. The nonwoven fabric is provided with a plurality of fused parts that are provided in a linear shape or spotted on a part of the nonwoven fabric that is a part corresponding to of the solid polymer fuel cell. Two or more nonwoven fibers are fused to each other, and the thickness thereof is thinner than the membrane thickness of the unwoven fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Shinya Kikuzumi
  • Publication number: 20190094431
    Abstract: A composition includes: a coloring material that allows transmission of infrared light and shields visible light; an infrared absorber; and a resin, in which the infrared absorber includes a compound having an absorption maximum in a wavelength range of longer than 900 nm and 1000 nm or shorter, and a ratio A/B of a minimum value A of an absorbance of the composition in a wavelength range of 400 to 950 nm to a maximum value B of an absorbance of the composition in a wavelength range of 1100 to 1300 nm is 4.5 or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro MORI, Shuichiro OSADA
  • Publication number: 20190092367
    Abstract: This handle heater comprises a mesh heating body comprising a plurality of heater wire strands woven into mesh, and electrodes disposed at both ends of the mesh heating body. Each of the electrodes comprises a metal foil whereon the mesh heating body is welded, and an insulating protective tape sandwiching, by being folded back along the width direction of the mesh heating body, the front and back surfaces of an electrode base body containing the metal foil and one of the ends of the mesh heating body. The mesh heating body is disposed in such a manner that each end in the length direction thereof follows an edge surface of the corresponding metal foil, and a space is present between the length direction end of the electrode base body and the folded-back portion of the protective tape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: Masahiro MORI
  • Publication number: 20190080842
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chip component and a metal terminal. The metal terminal is connected with the chip component. The metal terminal includes an electrode facing portion and a holding portion. The electrode facing portion is arranged correspondingly with an end surface of the terminal electrode of the chip component. The holding portion holds the chip component. A space region between the electrode facing portion and the end surface of the terminal electrode includes a joint region and a non-joint region. In the joint region, a connection member connects the electrode facing portion and the end surface of the terminal electrode. The non-joint region is formed without the connection member between a periphery of the joint region and the holding portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190080841
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electronic device includes preparing a chip component with a terminal electrode. A terminal plate is prepared. A connection member is placed between an end surface of the terminal electrode and an inner surface of the terminal plate. The terminal plate and the terminal electrode are joined using the connection member by bringing a press head into contact with an outer surface of the terminal plate and pressing and heating the terminal plate against the terminal electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Kenichi INOUE, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Patent number: 10103400
    Abstract: A membrane-electrode assembly including an electrolyte membrane (1), a pair of catalyst layers (3, 3) facing each other sandwiching the electrolyte membrane (1), and a pair of gas diffusion layers facing each other sandwiching the electrolyte membrane (1) and the pair of catalyst layers (3, 3), wherein at least one of the pair of catalyst layers (3, 3) includes unwoven cloth (6A) including fiber-like structures (6) each having proton conduction performance, and wherein a portion of the unwoven cloth is buried in the electrolyte membrane (1) adjacent to the catalyst layer (3) including the unwoven cloth (6A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Toshiyuki Kojima, Shinya Kikuzumi
  • Patent number: 10102971
    Abstract: A first substrate includes a substrate main body including a first principal surface and a second principal surface opposing each other in a first direction, first and second connection electrodes disposed on the first principal surface, and third and fourth connection electrodes disposed on the second principal surface. A first metal terminal includes a first connection portion electrically connected with the first connection electrode, and a first leg portion extending from the first connection portion. A second metal terminal includes a second connection portion electrically connected with the fourth connection electrode, and a second leg portion extending from the second connection portion. A multilayer capacitor is disposed on the first principal surface side of the first substrate, and an overcurrent protection device is disposed on the second principal surface side of the first substrate. The second connection electrode and the third connection electrode are electrically connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa Ando, Masahiro Mori, Sunao Masuda, Kayou Kusano
  • Publication number: 20180294100
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chip component and an external terminal. The chip component includes a terminal electrode formed on an end surface of a ceramic element body containing an internal electrode. The external terminal includes a first end electrically connected with the terminal electrode and a second end disposed opposite to the first end and connected with a mounting surface. The external terminal includes a first metal and a second metal different from the first metal. The first metal and the second metal are alternately exposed on a surface of the external terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Patent number: 10096426
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chip component with a terminal electrode formed on an end surface of a ceramic element body including an internal electrode and an external terminal electrically connected to the terminal electrode. The external terminal includes a terminal electrode connection part arranged to face the terminal electrode and a mounting connection part connectable to a mounting surface. The terminal electrode connection part includes a multilayer structure of a first metal connected to the terminal electrode, a second metal arranged outside the first metal, and a third metal arranged outside the second metal. A thermal expansion coefficient of the external terminal is smaller than that of the ceramic element body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sunao Masuda, Katsumi Kobayashi, Masahiro Mori, Kayou Matsunaga, Norihisa Ando
  • Patent number: 10093798
    Abstract: A polyester resin composition containing a polyester resin, and a fine cellulose fiber composite having an average fiber diameter of from 0.1 to 200 nm, wherein the fine cellulose fiber composite contains fine cellulose fibers and hydrocarbon groups being connected thereto via an amide bond. The polyester resin composition of the present invention can be worked into a molded article by thermoforming or injection-molding, and is suitably used for various industrial applications, such as daily sundries, household electric appliance parts, packaging materials for household electric appliance parts, and automobile parts. In addition, the fine cellulose fiber composite has high dispersibility against various resins and can exhibit thickening effects, so that it is suitable as various thickeners or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Motoi Konishi, Akiyoshi Kimura, Masahiro Fujioka, Kenta Mukai, Yoshiaki Kumamoto
  • Publication number: 20180286584
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes a chip component and a pair of metal terminals. The component includes a rectangular-parallelepiped element body having dielectrics and internal electrodes and a pair of terminal electrodes covering end surfaces of the body and a part of side surfaces of the body. The pair of metal terminals respectively has an engagement arm portion configured to hold the component. The terminal electrode includes first and second side surfaces. The first side surface has a predetermined side-surface electrode thickness. The second side surface is disposed farther from the end surface of the body than the first side surface and has the side-surface electrode thickness which is smaller than that of the first side surface. The arm portion contacts with the component at a position that is farther from the end surface of the body than the first side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Katsumi KOBAYASHI, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180267423
    Abstract: A muffling member for an image forming apparatus includes a thermoplastic member disposed in a photoconductor drum and having a substantially hollow cylindrical shape. The thermoplastic member has a slit-shaped opening at a certain position in a circumferential direction of the thermoplastic member. The thermoplastic member also has a second opening at least at a certain position along the slit-shaped opening, the second opening having an opening width greater than an opening width of the slit-shaped opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi HAYASAKA, Hiroshi NO, Masahiro MORI, Shinya MAKIURA, Shuhei YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20180261168
    Abstract: For suppressing a deterioration of display quality due to a luminance defect, a display device, a method of correcting a luminance defect and a luminance defect corrector are provided. The display device includes a first substrate (SUB1) having gate lines (GL), data lines (DL), pixel electrodes (PIT), and a common electrode (CIT) on a first glass substrate (GB1), and a second substrate (SUB2) having a plurality of optically transparent parts (CF) and a light shield part (BM) on a second glass substrate (GB2). The first or second glass substrate (GB1) or (GB2) contains a dimmer (10) including a plurality of dimming regions (20) that reduce the transmission of light. The dimmer (10) is formed to be superimposed on a trapped foreign matter (33) in plan view. This reduces the transmission of light from the luminance defect to suppress a deterioration of display quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Masahiro MORI, Shigeyuki MORI, Takao TANAKA, Kazuya NAKAMURA