Patents by Inventor Minoru Senga

Minoru Senga 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).

  • Publication number: 20220049093
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing a resin (S) containing a polyarylene ether (A) modified with a functional group and a thermoplastic resin (B), and a carbon fiber (C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi YASUDA, Yohei KOORI, Ken SUDO, Minoru SENGA
  • Publication number: 20210391596
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte contains a thio-LISICON Region II-type crystal structure, where the solid electrolyte does not contain P2S64? structure. A solid electrolyte, where: (1) a signal of a thio-LISICON Region II-type crystal structure is observed in the solid 31P-NMR spectrometry, and (2) a signal of a P2S64? structure is not observed in the solid 31P-NMR spectrometry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki SHIBATA, Hiroaki YAMADA, Nobuhito NAKAYA, Yusuke ISEKI, Minoru SENGA
  • Publication number: 20210367266
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a solid electrolyte having peaks at 2?=20.2°±0.5° and 23.6°±0.5° in X-ray diffractometry using a CuK? ray and containing a lithium element, a phosphorus element, a sulfur element, and a halogen element, the method including using raw materials containing yellow phosphorus and a compound containing a lithium element, a sulfur element, and a halogen element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Takayoshi KAMBARA, Minoru SENGA, Hiroyuki TAMURA
  • Patent number: 11139505
    Abstract: A method of producing a solid electrolyte having a high ionic conductivity, which adopts a liquid-phase method and suppresses the generation of hydrogen sulfide, wherein a raw material inclusion containing a lithium element, a sulfur element, a phosphorus element, and a halogen element is mixed with a complexing agent containing a compound having at least two tertiary amino groups; and an electrolyte precursor constituted of a lithium element, a sulfur element, a phosphorus element, a halogen element, and a complexing agent containing a compound having at least two tertiary amino groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Shibata, Hiroaki Yamada, Nobuhito Nakaya, Yusuke Iseki, Minoru Senga
  • Publication number: 20210249685
    Abstract: A method of producing a solid electrolyte having a high ionic conductivity, which adopts a liquid-phase method and suppresses the generation of hydrogen sulfide, wherein a raw material inclusion containing a lithium element, a sulfur element, a phosphorus element, and a halogen element is mixed with a complexing agent containing a compound having at least two tertiary amino groups; and an electrolyte precursor constituted of a lithium element, a sulfur element, a phosphorus element, a halogen element, and a complexing agent containing a compound having at least two tertiary amino groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki SHIBATA, Hiroaki YAMADA, Nobuhito NAKAYA, Yusuke ISEKI, Minoru SENGA
  • Publication number: 20210242496
    Abstract: A sulfide solid electrolyte, which is able to adjust the morphology unavailable traditionally, or is readily adjusted so as to have a desired morphology, the sulfide solid electrolyte having a volume-based average particle diameter measured by laser diffraction particle size distribution measurement of 3 ?m or more and a specific surface area measured by the BET method of 20 m2/g or more; and a method of treating a sulfide solid electrolyte including the sulfide solid electrolyte being subjected to at least one mechanical treatment selected from disintegration and granulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki SHIBATA, Hiroaki YAMADA, Nobuhito NAKAYA, Yusuke ISEKI, Minoru SENGA, Takashi HAYAKAWA, Shogo SHIMADA, Tomoyuki OKUYAMA, Koji KATO
  • Patent number: 11075404
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid electrolyte, comprising: grinding raw materials comprising lithium sulfide and phosphorus sulfide in a hydrocarbon solvent, optionally comprising stirring a slurry comprising the raw materials and the hydrocarbon solvent in a reaction vessel, and optionally, circulating the slurry through a connecting pipe, wherein the method is carried out in an apparatus comprising the grinder, the reaction vessel and the connecting pipe that connects the grinder and the reaction vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Aburatani, Minoru Senga, Tsuyoshi Ota, Masaru Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20210143473
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid electrolyte, including: stirring a slurry including lithium sulfide and phosphorus sulfide in a hydrocarbon solvent in a reaction vessel, and circulating the slurry through a connecting pipe by a pump. The method is carried out in an apparatus including the reaction vessel and the connecting pipe connected to the pump and the reaction vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo ABURATANI, Minoru SENGA, Tsuyoshi OTA, Masaru NAKAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210005924
    Abstract: A method for producing a sulfide solid electrolyte having an argyrodite-type crystal structure may involve: mixing a raw material containing elemental phosphorus at an integrated power of 0.5 kWh/kg or more, and heat-treating a precursor obtained in the mixing at 350 to 500° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayoshi KAMBARA, Minoru SENGA, Katsuhito KONDO, Naoya MASUDA, Hironari KIMPARA, Futoshi UTSUNO, Hiroyuki TAMURA
  • Patent number: 10879559
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid electrolyte comprising feeding a solid electrolyte raw material-containing liquid comprising: a solid electrolyte raw material comprising lithium, phosphorus, sulfur and chlorine; and a solvent, to a liquid or gas medium having a temperature higher than the boiling point of the solvent, thereby evaporating the solvent and reacting the solid electrolyte raw material to precipitate a solid electrolyte having an argyrodite-type crystal structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Minoru Senga, Takayoshi Kambara, Katsuhito Kondo, Takashi Umeki, Naoya Masuda
  • Patent number: 10865108
    Abstract: To provide a sulfur-containing complex having few impurities, a method for producing the complex at a higher production efficiency, and a method for producing a solid electrolyte using the complex, a sulfur-containing complex, containing a lithium sulfide and a lithium halide, exhibiting, in X-ray diffractometry using a CuK? ray, the diffraction angle of the peak of lithium halide shifting toward the diffraction angle of the peak of lithium sulfide, and not containing an oxygen-containing lithium halide represented by Li3OX (where X represents a halogen element) is provided. And a production method for a sulfur-containing complex including heating a solution containing a lithium hydrosulfide and a lithium halide in the presence of hydrogen sulfide is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD
    Inventors: Minoru Senga, Takashi Umeki
  • Patent number: 10781101
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for producing a solid electrolyte, which includes reacting two or more kinds of solid raw materials using a multi-axial kneading machine to give a crystalline solid electrolyte, and which can provide a crystalline solid electrolyte with excellent productivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sato, Minoru Senga, Masao Aida
  • Publication number: 20190181497
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid electrolyte, comprising: grinding raw materials comprising lithium sulfide and phosphorus sulfide in a hydrocarbon solvent, optionally comprising stirring a slurry comprising the raw materials and the hydrocarbon solvent in a reaction vessel, and optionally, circulating the slurry through a connecting pipe, wherein the method is carried out in an apparatus comprising the grinder, the reaction vessel and the connecting pipe that connects the grinder and the reaction vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo ABURATANI, Minoru SENGA, Tsuyoshi OTA, Masaru NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10239027
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing lithium sulfide, including: a reaction container for allowing lithium hydroxide powder to be in contact with a hydrogen sulfide gas; a stirring blade inside the reaction container; a first heating apparatus that keeps the temperature of an inner wall of the reaction container that is in contact with the powder; and a second heating apparatus that keeps the temperature of an inner wall that is not in contact with the powder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Minoru Senga, Masahiro Iwahara
  • Publication number: 20190074544
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid electrolyte comprising feeding a solid electrolyte raw material-containing liquid comprising: a solid electrolyte raw material comprising lithium, phosphorus, sulfur and chlorine; and a solvent, to a liquid or gas medium having a temperature higher than the boiling point of the solvent, thereby evaporating the solvent and reacting the solid electrolyte raw material to precipitate a solid electrolyte having an argyrodite-type crystal structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Minoru Senga, Takayoshi Kambara, Katsuhito Kondo, Takashi Umeki, Naoya Masuda
  • Publication number: 20190036160
    Abstract: A method of producing a sulfide-based solid electrolyte including bringing an alkali metal sulfide and a sulfur compound into contact in a mixed solvent of a hydrocarbon solvent and a polar aprotic solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi SATO, Minoru Senga, Yoshikatsu Seino
  • Patent number: 10116002
    Abstract: A method of producing a sulfide-based solid electrolyte including bringing an alkali metal sulfide and a sulfur compound into contact in a mixed solvent of a hydrocarbon solvent and a polar aprotic solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi Sato, Minoru Senga, Yoshikatsu Seino
  • Publication number: 20180170756
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for producing a solid electrolyte, which includes reacting two or more kinds of solid raw materials using a multi-axial kneading machine to give a crystalline solid electrolyte, and which can provide a crystalline solid electrolyte with excellent productivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi SATO, Minoru SENGA, Masao AIDA
  • Publication number: 20180162730
    Abstract: To provide a sulfur-containing complex having few impurities, a method for producing the complex at a higher production efficiency, and a method for producing a solid electrolyte using the complex, a sulfur-containing complex, containing a lithium sulfide and a lithium halide, exhibiting, in X-ray diffractometry using a CuK? ray, the diffraction angle of the peak of lithium halide shifting toward the diffraction angle of the peak of lithium sulfide, and not containing an oxygen-containing lithium halide represented by Li3OX (where X represents a halogen element) is provided. And a production method for a sulfur-containing complex including heating a solution containing a lithium hydrosulfide and a lithium halide in the presence of hydrogen sulfide is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD
    Inventors: Minoru SENGA, Takashi UMEKI
  • Publication number: 20180155198
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for producing a solid electrolyte, which includes reacting two or more kinds of solid raw materials using a multi-axial kneading machine to give an amorphous solid electrolyte, and which can provide amorphous and crystalline solid electrolytes with excellent productivity and mass-productivity, as well as a method for producing a crystalline solid electrolyte including producing the amorphous solid electrolyte followed by heating the solid electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi SATO, Minoru SENGA, Masao AIDA