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: 10074866
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a membrane-electrode-frame assembly which suppresses reductions in power generation properties due to gas cross leakage of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, which improves durability of a polymer electrolyte membrane and which exhibits superior productivity. In the membrane-electrode-frame assembly, an unwoven fabric which has two domains each having different pore sizes and which is formed with fibers of PVDF is disposed as a reinforcing membrane in a polymer electrolyte membrane for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, and a domain having a smaller pore size and protruding from the polymer electrolyte membrane and a frame are formed into an integrated structure by welding, thereby improving a gas sealing capability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya Kikuzumi, Masahiro Mori
  • Publication number: 20180226652
    Abstract: An all-solid-state battery includes a positive-electrode current collector, a positive electrode layer, a negative-electrode current collector, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer. The positive electrode layer is formed on the positive-electrode current collector and includes at least a positive-electrode active material. The negative electrode layer is formed on the negative-electrode current collector and includes at least a negative-electrode active material. The solid electrolyte layer is disposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer and includes at least a solid electrolyte having ion conductivity. At least one member selected from the group consisting of the positive-electrode current collector, the positive electrode layer, the negative-electrode current collector, the negative electrode layer, and the solid electrolyte layer includes a heated region at an end portion of the at least one member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Mituhiro Yosinaga
  • Publication number: 20180211784
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes multiple chip components and a pair of metal terminal portions. The chip components consist of a pair of chip end surfaces and four chip side surfaces. Terminal electrodes are formed on the pair of chip end surfaces. The pair of metal terminal portions is arranged correspondingly with the pair of chip end surfaces. Each of the pair of metal terminal portions includes an electrode face portion, multiple pairs of engagement arm portions, and a mount portion. The electrode face portion faces the chip end surface. The multiple pairs of engagement arm portions extend from the electrode face portion toward the chip side surface and sandwich and hold the chip components. The mount portion extends from one of terminal second sides toward the chip components and is partially substantially vertical to the electrode face portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Katsumi KOBAYASHI, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180211783
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes multiple chip components and a pair of metal terminal portions. The chip components consist of a pair of chip end surfaces and four chip side surfaces. Terminal electrodes are formed on the pair of chip end surfaces. The pair of metal terminal portions is arranged correspondingly with the pair of chip end surfaces. Each of the pair of metal terminal portions includes an electrode face portion, a pair of engagement arm portions, and a mount portion. The electrode face portion faces the chip end surface. The pair of engagement arm portions sandwich and hold the chip component. The mount portion extends from one of terminal second sides toward the chip component and is partially substantially vertical to the electrode face portion. The electrode face portion has a slit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Katsumi KOBAYASHI, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180197681
    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: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Applicant: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Sunao MASUDA, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180196179
    Abstract: A laminate includes at least one first reflective layer formed by immobilizing a liquid crystal phase in which a rotational direction of the helical axis is rightward, and at least one second reflective layer formed by immobilizing a liquid crystal phase in which the rotational direction of the helical axis is leftward, in which the laminate has a first transmission band in the wavelength range of 300 to 3,000 nm, the half-width of the first transmission band is 200 nm or less, an average transmittance in a wavelength range from a half-value wavelength A on the short wavelength side of the first transmission band to a half-value wavelength B on the long wavelength side of the first transmission band is 50% or more, and the average transmittance in the wavelength range of 100 nm from the half-value wavelength A to the short wavelength side and the average transmittance in the wavelength range of 100 nm from the half-value wavelength B to the long wavelength side are respectively less than 20%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hirotaka TAKISHITA, Tetsushi MIYATA, Masahiro MORI, Kazuto SHIMADA, Ryoji GOTO
  • Publication number: 20180182553
    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: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosuke YAZAWA, Norihisa ANDO, Masahiro MORI, Sunao MASUDA, Kayou MATSUNAGA
  • Patent number: 9954335
    Abstract: A terminal connecting method including: removing a insulation film by a predetermined length from one end of a litz wire; inserting to a pressure fixing part a terminal part of the litz wire; compressing a first portion of the pressure fixing part with a first compression force to cause plastic deformation of an entirety of the pressure fixing part, and to temporarily fix the terminal part of the litz wire to the pressure fixing part; compressing a second portion of the pressure fixing part with a second compression force greater than the first compression force to locally cause plastic deformation of the pressure fixing part and the litz wire, the second portion being a part of the first portion; and pouring molten solder from a front end side of the pressure fixing part to firmly fix the litz wire to the terminal metal fitting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: SWCC SHOWA CABLE SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shirou Hasegawa, Masahiro Mori, Kenji Kamiya, Masahiro Ichikawa, Kiyoshi Miura, Hiroto Nozaki
  • Patent number: 9936693
    Abstract: The present invention is an efficacy-enhancing agent composition for amino acid-based agrochemicals, which contains 3 kinds of specific quaternary ammonium salts having an ester group in a specific mass ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Tamura, Masaki Inoue, Masahiro Mori
  • Publication number: 20180094118
    Abstract: A curable composition includes: an ?-type oxytitanium phthalocyanine pigment; and a curable compound. A method of manufacturing a curable composition includes a step of dispersing an ?-type oxytitanium phthalocyanine pigment and a pigment other than an oxytitanium phthalocyanine pigment in the presence of a solvent. A film, an infrared cut filter, and an infrared transmitting filter are formed using the curable composition. A pattern forming method includes: a step of forming a curable composition layer on a support using the curable composition; and a step of forming a pattern on the curable composition layer using a photolithography method or a dry etching method. The device is a solid image pickup element, an infrared sensor, or an image display device including the film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuya OOTA, Masahiro MORI, Kazuto SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20180075973
    Abstract: An electronic device including: a first chip component, having approximately rectangular parallelepiped shape; a second chip component, having approximately rectangular parallelepiped shape; and an external terminal electrically connected to a first terminal electrode and a second terminal electrode. The external terminal includes an electrode connecting component, connected to the first terminal electrode and the second terminal electrode. The electrode connecting component includes: a first component, connected to the coupling component and faces the first terminal electrode; and a second component, extends upward from the first component and faces the first terminal electrode and the second terminal electrode. Length of the second component in a width direction is shorter than a length of the first component in a width direction. Length W2 of the second component in a width direction is shorter than lengths W3, W4 of the first chip component and the second chip component in a width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa ANDO, Masahiro MORI, Sunao MASUDA, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Kosuke YAZAWA
  • Patent number: 9916929
    Abstract: A first metal terminal includes a first connection portion connected to an electrode portion of a second external electrode, and a first leg portion extending from the first connection portion. A second metal terminal includes a second connection portion connected to a conductor portion of a connection conductor, and a second leg portion extending from the second connection portion. A multilayer capacitor and an overcurrent protection device are disposed in such a manner that a first principal surface and a third side surface oppose each other. An electrode portion of a first external electrode and an electrode portion of a fourth external electrode are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa Ando, Sunao Masuda, Masahiro Mori, Kayou Kusano
  • Patent number: 9911535
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chip component and an external terminal. The external terminal includes a terminal electrode connection part, a mounting connection part, and a support part. The terminal electrode connection part is arranged to face an end surface electrode part of a terminal electrode of the chip component. The mounting connection part is connectable to a mounting surface. The support part faces one side surface of an element body of the chip component closest to the mounting surface so as to support the one side surface spaced from the mounting surface. A bonding region and a non-bonding region are formed between the terminal electrode connection part of the external terminal and the end surface electrode part of the terminal electrode. The non-bonding region is formed from the terminal electrode connection part to the support part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Takayuki Sakai, Katsumi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20180057690
    Abstract: Provided is a coloring composition with which a film capable of allowing transmission of infrared light in a state where noise generated from visible light is small can be formed. In addition, also provided are a film, a color filter, a pattern forming method, a method for manufacturing a color filter, a solid image pickup element, and an infrared sensor in which the coloring composition is used. The coloring composition includes a coloring material that shields light in a visible range; and an infrared absorber. It is preferable that the coloring material that shields light in the visible range includes two or more chromatic colorants and that a combination of the two or more chromatic colorants forms black. Alternatively, it is preferable that the coloring material that shields light in the visible range includes an organic black colorant. It is preferable that the organic black colorant is at least one selected from the group consisting of a perylene compound and a bisbenzofuranone compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro MORI, Kazuya OOTA, Kazuto SHIMADA, Kyohei ARAYAMA, Takuya TSURUTA, Hirotaka TAKISHITA
  • Publication number: 20180039171
    Abstract: A film has a maximum light transmittance value of 20% or lower in a wavelength range of 450 to 650 nm in a film thickness direction, a light transmittance of 20% or lower at a wavelength of 835 nm in the film thickness direction, and a minimum light transmittance value of 70% or higher in a wavelength range of 1000 to 1300 nm in the film thickness direction. A method of forming the film includes forming a first spectrally selective layer and forming a second spectrally selective layer. A kit for forming the film includes a first composition and a second composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuya OOTA, Kyohei ARAYAMA, Masahiro MORI
  • Patent number: 9881742
    Abstract: A first metal terminal includes a first connection portion connected to an electrode portion of a second external electrode, and a first leg portion extending from the first connection portion. A second metal terminal includes a second connection portion connected to a conductor portion of a connection conductor, and a second leg portion extending from the second connection portion. A multilayer capacitor and an overcurrent protection device are disposed in such a manner that a side surface on which an electrode portion of a first external electrode is disposed and a side surface of a second element body oppose each other. The electrode portion of the first external electrode and a fourth external electrode are connected to each other, and the connection conductor and a third external electrode are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihisa Ando, Sunao Masuda, Masahiro Mori, Kayou Kusano
  • Patent number: 9842681
    Abstract: Disclosed is a litz wire coil that is configured by spirally winding a litz wire on one plane by a predetermined number of turns. The litz wire is configured by twisting together a plurality of enameled wires formed by baking an insulating film on a conducting body. Pressure shaping is performed such that the litz wire has a substantially rectangular shape in cross section, and the flatness ratio of the litz wire in cross section (long side/short side) is controlled at 1.10 to 1.60, preferably 1.20 to 1.40, more preferably 1.25 to 1.35.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: SWCC SHOWA CABLE SYSTEM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shirou Hasegawa, Masahiro Mori, Tatsuya Iijima, Kiyoshi Miura, Kenji Kamiya, Masahiro Ichikawa, Hiroto Nozaki
  • Patent number: 9721555
    Abstract: A material for audio equipment housing containing a polylactic acid resin composition containing a polylactic acid resin, a plasticizer, an organic crystal nucleating agent, and an inorganic material, wherein the content of the plasticizer is from 1 to 50 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the polylactic acid resin; and a vibration-damping material containing a polylactic acid resin composition containing a polylactic acid resin, a plasticizer, an organic crystal nucleating agent, and an inorganic material, wherein the content of the plasticizer is from 1 to 50 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the polylactic acid resin. The material of the present invention can be suitably used as materials for audio equipment of, for example, speakers, television, radio cassette players, headphones, audio components, or microphones, and manufactured articles, such as electric appliances, transportation vehicles, construction buildings, and industrial equipment, or parts or housing thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: KAO CORPORATION, PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Takenaka, Tomoya Tsuboi, Masahiro Mori, Yoshiro Oda, Takashi Nagashima, Suguru Nakao
  • Publication number: 20170186539
    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: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sunao MASUDA, Katsumi KOBAYASHI, Masahiro MORI, Kayou MATSUNAGA, Norihisa ANDO
  • Publication number: 20170174869
    Abstract: Provided are a composition of which dispersibility of particles including a pyrrolopyrrole coloring agent is satisfactory, a method of manufacturing a composition, a curable composition, a cured film using a curable composition, a near-infrared cut filter, a solid-state imaging device, an infrared sensor, and a camera module. The composition includes particles including a coloring agent represented by Formula (1), in which an average secondary particle diameter of the particles is 500 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kyohei ARAYAMA, Takuya TSURUTA, Kazutaka TAKAHASHI, Tetsuya KAMIMURA, Masahiro MORI