Patents by Inventor Masashi Tada

Masashi Tada 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: 10446767
    Abstract: Disclosed is an organic electroluminescent device (organic EL device) that is improved in luminous efficiency, sufficiently secures driving stability, and has a simple construction. The device is an organic electroluminescent device having organic layers including a light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode laminated on a substrate, in which a carborane compound is incorporated into at least one layer of the organic layers, or is incorporated as a host material into a light-emitting layer containing a phosphorescent light-emitting dopant and the host material. The carborane compound has a structure in which a N-containing fused aromatic ring is bonded to a carborane ring. The N-containing fused aromatic ring is a quinoline ring or has a structure obtained by substituting 1 to 3 ring-forming carbon atoms in a quinoline ring with N atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tokiko Ueda, Junya Ogawa, Takahiro Kai, Masashi Tada
  • Patent number: 10411198
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an organic electroluminescent (EL) device having improved luminous efficiency, sufficiently secured driving stability, and a simple construction. The organic EL device of the present invention includes, between an anode and a cathode laminated on a substrate, an organic layer including a material for a luminescent device, in which the material for a luminescent device includes a carborane compound. The carborane compound includes a branched carborane compound in which three or more carborane rings bonded to one another through an aromatic group are present, at least one dibenzothiophene ring is present, and the at least one dibenzothiophene ring is bonded to the carborane ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junya Ogawa, Masashi Tada, Tokiko Ueda, Takahiro Kai
  • Publication number: 20190264642
    Abstract: In an air cleaner, an air cleaner case having an upper opening which opens upward is formed. The air cleaner case is formed of a front wall, a rear fender, and right and left side covers. The upper opening is closed by a seat. A sound absorbing member is bonded to a bottom plate of the seat and housed in an air cleaner space. The intake noise in the air cleaner is absorbed by the sound absorbing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi TADA, Seiichiro EGUCHI, Yohei SUZUKI, Kazuki SERI
  • Patent number: 10361378
    Abstract: Provided is a practically useful organic EL element having high efficiency and high driving stability while being capable of being driven at a low voltage. The organic EL element has a light-emitting layer and any other organic layer between an anode and a cathode opposite to each other. The light-emitting layer contains at least two host materials and at least one light-emitting dopant. At least one of the host materials is a host material selected from compounds each having one or two indolocarbazole skeletons, and at least one of the other host materials is a host material selected from carbazole compounds each substituted with a dibenzofuran or a dibenzothiophene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD., PIONEER CORPORATION, TOHOKU PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi Tada, Takahiro Kai, Katsuhide Noguchi, Yasuhiro Takahashi, Yuhki Terao, Taishi Tsuji, Yusuke Nakajima, Toshinao Yuki
  • Publication number: 20190202524
    Abstract: This brake pedal device includes an arm portion (21) pivotally supported on a vehicle body to be rotatable, and a pedal portion (22) provided at a distal end portion (21b) of the arm portion (21). The pedal portion (22) includes a first operation portion (31) configured to operate a brake (102), a first uneven portion (33) formed on at least a part of the first operation portion (31), a second operation portion (32) provided at a position different from the first operation portion (31), and a second uneven portion (34) formed on at least a part of the second operation portion (32).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Tada, Kyohei Kawai, Kohta Murakami, Mikio Uchiyama
  • Patent number: 10340460
    Abstract: Provided is a practically useful organic electroluminescent device (organic EL device) having high efficiency and high driving stability while being capable of being driven at a low voltage. The organic electroluminescent device includes a light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode opposite to each other. The light-emitting layer contains two host materials and at least one light-emitting dopant. One of the two host materials is a host material selected from an indolocarbazole compound having one indolocarbazole ring and an indolocarbazole compound having two indolocarbazole rings, and the other thereof is a host material selected from carbazole compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD., PIONEER CORPORATION, TOHOKU PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Fukumatsu, Katsuhide Noguchi, Masashi Tada, Mitsuru Sakai, Tohru Asari, Kazuto Shiraishi, Takahiro Kai, Yasuhiro Takahashi, Yuhki Terao, Taishi Tsuji, Yusuke Nakajima, Toshinao Yuki
  • Patent number: 10305048
    Abstract: Disclosed are an organic electroluminescent device that is improved in luminous efficiency, sufficiently secures driving stability, and has a simple construction, and a material for an organic electroluminescent device to be used in the device. The material is a material for an organic electroluminescent device formed of a carborane compound having an indolocarbazole skeleton and one or two or more carborane groups each bonded thereto directly or through a divalent group. In addition, the device is an organic electroluminescent device having organic layers including a light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode laminated on a substrate, in which at least one layer of the organic layers contains the material for an organic electroluminescent device. In addition, the device is an organic electroluminescent device containing, as a host material for a light-emitting layer containing a phosphorescent light-emitting dopant and the host material, the material for an organic electroluminescent device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junya Ogawa, Takahiro Kai, Tokiko Ueda, Masashi Tada, Masaki Komori, Toshihiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190144438
    Abstract: Provided is a production method of a thiazole derivative represented by the formula (I), which has an adenosine A2A receptor antagonistic action and is useful as a therapeutic agent for, for example, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorder, analgesic resistance to opioid, migraine, movement disorder, depression, anxiety disorder and the like. Also provided is a production method of a compound represented by the formula (C), which contains (i) a step of reacting a compound represented by the formula (A) and a compound represented by the formula (B), and the like: (wherein R1 represents furyl, R4, R5 and R6 are the same or different and each represents lower alkyl or aryl, R2 represents pyridyl or tetrahydropyranyl, and X1 represents halogen).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Takamasa Sugita, Arata Yanagisawa, Iwao Chujo, Masashi Taga, Akihiro Mimura, Atsushi Tada, Masashi Aoki
  • Patent number: 10283721
    Abstract: Disclosed are an organic electroluminescent device (organic EL device) having improved luminous efficiency, sufficiently secured driving stability, and a simple construction, and a material for an organic EL device. The material for an organic EL device includes a carborane compound having a structure in which at least one carborane ring and at least one dibenzothiophene ring are present, and the at least one carborane ring is bonded to the at least one dibenzothiophene ring at position 1, 2, or 3. In addition, the organic EL device includes, between an anode and a cathode laminated on a substrate, at least one organic layer, in which the at least one organic layer includes the carborane compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junya Ogawa, Masashi Tada, Tokiko Ueda, Takahiro Kai
  • Publication number: 20190103564
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an organic EL element which exhibits high driving stability and high luminous efficiency at a low voltage. Provided is an organic electroluminescent element in which an anode, organic layers and a cathode are laminated on a substrate, wherein a biscarbazole compound (i) represented by general formula (1) and a carborane compound (ii) having one or more carborane rings and an aromatic group bonded to the carborane ring(s) are contained in at least one of the organic layers. Here, R and R? each denote a hydrogen atom, an aromatic hydrocarbon group, a heterocyclic group, an alkyl group, or the like, m is a number between 1 and 6, and X1 to X3 are each N, C—R? or C—.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Junya Ogawa, Yuji Ikenaga, Tokiko Ueda, Masashi Tada
  • Publication number: 20190103563
    Abstract: Provided is an organic EL element which is low voltage and has practical use utility while exhibiting high light emission efficiency and drive stability. Thus, an organic electroluminescent element obtained by layering a positive electrode, an organic layer and a negative electrode on a substrate, wherein at least one layer among the organic layers contains (i) a carbazole compound represented by general formula (1), and (ii) a carborane compound having one or more divalent carborane compounds and an aromatic group substituted for a carborane compound. Herein, L1 is an aromatic hydrocarbon group, an aromatic heterocyclic group, or a linked aromatic group configured by linking 2-6 of said aromatic rings, p is an integer of 1-3, and m is an integer of 2-4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tokiko UEDA, Junya OGAWA, Masashi TADA
  • Publication number: 20190103562
    Abstract: Provided is an organic electroluminescence device (organic EL device) that is driven at a low voltage, exhibits high luminous efficiency and has a long service life. The organic EL device contains one or more light emitting layers and one or more electron transport layers between opposing anode and cathode, wherein at least one of the electron transport layers contains a an indolocarbazole compound represented by general formula (1) below and an electron donor. In the formula, ring A represents an aromatic hydrocarbon ring represented by formula (1a), ring B represents a heterocyclic ring represented by formula (1b), L represents a single bond or aromatic hydrocarbon group, X represents N or C—Ar1 and at least one of X represents N, and Y and Ar1 represent a hydrogen atom, aromatic hydrocarbon group or aromatic heterocyclic group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi TADA, Yuichi SAWADA, Katsuhide NOGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190088883
    Abstract: Provided is an organic EL device that exhibits high luminous efficiency and has high stability when driven despite having low voltage. The organic electroluminescent device is obtained by laminating an anode, organic layers and a cathode on a substrate, wherein at least one of the organic layers contains (i) a compound represented by chemical formula (1) below, and (ii) a carborane compound having one or more divalent carborane groups and an aromatic group substituted for the carborane group. In the formulas, X1 and X2 represent NR1, PR2, O, S, Se, CR3R4 or SiR5R6 and Y represents a single bond or aromatic group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tokiko UEDA, Junya OGAWA, Masashi TADA, Yuichi SAWADA
  • Patent number: 10232900
    Abstract: A saddle-ride-type vehicle where the degree of freedom in layout of parts is increased by making use of a space formed below a rider's seat. The saddle-ride-type vehicle includes a main frame extending rearwardly in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle and downwardly from a head pipe. A seat frame extends rearwardly in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle from the main frame with a rider's seat supported on the seat frame from below. The seat frame is disposed in a frontward inclined manner toward the main frame wherein the seat frame becomes away from a seat bottom surface of the rider's seat thus forming a space below the seat bottom surface with a seat support member being disposed in the space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Tada, Yuji Noguchi, Yusuke Inoue
  • Patent number: 10160509
    Abstract: An air cleaner is disposed at the front part of an intake space below a seat. A battery box containing a battery is disposed on the rear side relative to the air cleaner in the intake space. The battery box is disposed with a rearward tilt and on the intake upstream side of the air cleaner and a corner part of the battery box at the lower front end thereof is disposed close to the air cleaner with the intermediary of a slight gap. The battery in the battery box is located in a flow of intake air sucked into the air cleaner and is efficiently cooled. The battery box includes an opening wherein part of the outer surface of the battery and a degassing part face the opening. An anti-diffusion cover part, continuous with an edge of the opening, covers the degassing part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusaburo Tani, Yusuke Inoue, Yuji Noguchi, Masashi Tada, Tomoya Matsuo
  • Publication number: 20180366656
    Abstract: Provided is a thermally activated delayed fluorescent organic electroluminescent device having a low driving voltage, high luminous efficiency, and a long lifetime. The organic electroluminescent device includes light-emitting layers between an anode and a cathode opposite to each other, and at least one of the light-emitting layers contains a thermally activated delayed fluorescent material, or the thermally activated delayed fluorescent material and a host material. The thermally activated delayed fluorescent material is represented by the following general formula (1) where A represents an electron-withdrawing group, such as a CN group, and D1 and D2 each represent an electron-donating group having an indole ring structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Masashi Tada, Kazuaki Yoshimura, Atsushi Kawada, Katsuhide Noguchi, Yuta Sagara, Junya Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20180351109
    Abstract: Provided is an organic electroluminescence (organic EL) element having high luminescent efficiency and long lifetime with low driving voltage. An organic EL element including a light emitting layer between an anode and a cathode opposing each other, wherein the light emitting layer contains: a host material containing a first host and a second host; and a luminescence dopant material, the first host is a tetracyclic condensed aromatic heterocyclic compound that is represented by the following general formula (1) and contains, as heteroatoms, two N atoms or one N atom and one O or S atom, and the second host is a carbazole compound that is represented by the following general formula (2) and has, as a substituent, a tricyclic condensed aromatic heterocycle containing, as a heteroatom, one N, O or S atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi TADA, Yuichi SAWADA, Tokiko UEDA
  • Publication number: 20180254426
    Abstract: Provided is an organic electroluminescent device having high efficiency and high driving stability while being driven at a low voltage. The organic electroluminescent device is an organic electroluminescent device including a light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode opposite to each other, in which: the light-emitting layer contains two kinds of host materials and a light-emitting dopant; and a first host material (H1) out of the two kinds of host materials is an indolocarbazole-based compound having one or two indolocarbazole rings, and a second host material (H2) out of the materials is a host material selected from carbazole-based compounds each represented by the general formula (3), the compounds each having a structure in which two carbazole rings are bonded through a six-membered aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji IKENAGA, Takahiro KAI, Masanori HOTTA, Junya OGAWA, Mitsuru SAKAI, Masashi TADA, Tokiko UEDA, Katsuhide NOGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10005510
    Abstract: In a saddle bag lock device for a saddle-ride type vehicle, in which a bag base body forming a saddle bag together with a lid is provided with multiple catch mechanisms switchable between a locked state where the catch mechanisms are engaged with multiple strikers provided on the lid and an unlocked state where the catch mechanisms are disengaged from the strikers. A switching operation member is manually-operable to synchronously switch the catch mechanisms from the locked state to the unlocked state. The saddle bag is formed to have a mountain-shaped bulging portion in an upper portion, the bulging portion bulging upwardly in a side view, and the switching operation member and the multiple catch mechanisms disposed in base portions of the bulging portion are connected to one another by cables corresponding individually to the catch mechanisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoichi Nishida, Masashi Tada
  • Publication number: 20180138420
    Abstract: Provided is an organic EL device having a low driving voltage, high luminous efficiency, and a long lifetime. The organic EL device is an organic electroluminescent device including a light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode opposite to each other, in which: the light-emitting layer contains a host material and a light-emitting dopant material; and the host material is a material obtained by mixing a first host selected from compounds in each of which a diphenyltriazinyl group is bonded to one nitrogen atom of an indolocarbazole ring and a phenyl group of the diphenyltriazinyl group is substituted with one or more phenyl groups, and a second host selected from compounds in each of which aromatic hydrocarbon groups are bonded to two nitrogen atoms of a biscarbazole ring and at least one of the aromatic hydrocarbon groups is a fused aromatic hydrocarbon group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Masashi Tada, Takahiro Kai, Tokiko Ueda, Junya Ogawa, Katsuhide Noguchi, Masanori Hotta