Patents by Inventor Morihiro Hamano

Morihiro Hamano 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: 11309116
    Abstract: An electronic component with a plurality of coil conductor layers laminated such that a coil conductor having a coil pattern on a surface of an insulation layer is formed on each of the plurality of coil conductor layers. The electronic component includes a laminated body in which a bottom face side extended electrode layer, a primary coil conductor layer including a primary coil conductor, a secondary coil conductor layer including a secondary coil conductor, a tertiary coil conductor layer including a tertiary coil conductor, a parallel primary coil conductor layer including a parallel primary coil conductor, and a top face side extended electrode layer are laminated in this order. The electronic component further includes first through sixth external electrodes on a surface of the laminated body, which are connected to the primary, secondary, tertiary and parallel primary coil conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki
  • Patent number: 11094444
    Abstract: A coil component including a multilayer body, at least one coil provided inside the multilayer body, and outer electrodes disposed on at least one surface of the multilayer body. The multilayer body includes a first magnetic layer, an insulating layer laminated on the first magnetic layer, and a second magnetic layer laminated on the insulating layer. The coil has, at both ends thereof, lead-out portions, each of which extends up to the surface of the multilayer body and is connected to a respective one of the outer electrodes. The outer electrodes are each present over surfaces of the first magnetic layer, the insulating layer, and the second magnetic layer, and a width of a portion of at least one of the outer electrodes contacting the insulating layer is larger than widths of each of portions of that outer electrode contacting the first and second magnetic layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki
  • Publication number: 20210249178
    Abstract: A highly reliable multilayer coil component, in which the difference in shrinkage ratio between an insulator portion and a conductor portion during firing can be reduced, includes an insulator portion; a coil that is embedded in the insulator portion and includes a plurality of coil conductor layers electrically connected to one another; and outer electrodes that are disposed on surfaces of the insulator portion and are electrically connected to the coil. The coil conductor layers that are adjacent to each other in a stacking direction are connected to each other through a via conductor and a connecting conductor, and the connecting conductor has a pore area ratio smaller than a pore area ratio of the coil conductor layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsuhisa IMADA, Morihiro HAMANO, Makoto HIRAKI, Ryouji MIZOBATA
  • Publication number: 20210249172
    Abstract: A highly reliable multilayer coil component in which the internal stress is further alleviated, and a method for producing the same. The method produces a multilayer coil component that includes an insulator portion, a coil that is embedded in the insulator portion and includes a plurality of coil conductor layers electrically connected to one another, and an outer electrode that is disposed on a surface of the insulator portion and is electrically connected to an extended portion of the coil. The method includes forming a conductive paste layer by using a conductive paste; forming an insulating paste layer by using an insulating paste; forming a multilayer compact that includes the conductive paste layer and the insulating paste layer; and firing the multilayer compact, in which the conductive paste has a PVC of 60% or more and 80% or less (i.e., from 60% to 80%).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto HIRAKI, Katsuhisa IMADA, Morihiro HAMANO, Ryouji MIZOBATA
  • Publication number: 20210249189
    Abstract: A method for producing a multilayer coil component includes preparing an insulating sheet; forming a resin paste layer on the insulating sheet by using a resin paste; forming a conductive paste layer by using a conductive paste, the conductive paste layer covering the resin paste layer and having a projecting portion at a portion where a second void portion is to be formed; forming an insulating paste layer on the insulating sheet by using an insulating paste such that at least part of an upper surface of the conductive paste layer is exposed; stacking the insulating sheets having the resin paste layer, the conductive paste layer, and the insulating paste layer formed thereon to form a multilayer compact that includes the conductive paste layers connected into a coil shape; and firing the multilayer compact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryouji MIZOBATA, Makoto HIRAKI, Katsuhisa IMADA, Morihiro HAMANO
  • Publication number: 20210166854
    Abstract: A coil component includes an element body including a first glass layer, a first ferrite layer formed on a first main surface of the first glass layer, and a second ferrite layer formed on a second main surface of the first glass layer; a coil buried in the first glass layer; and an outer electrode disposed on a side surface of the element body so as to span the first ferrite layer, the first glass layer, and the second ferrite layer. On the side surface of the element body, the width of the outer electrode in the ferrite layer regions is larger than the width of the outer electrode in the glass layer region in plan view in the direction perpendicular to the side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO
  • Patent number: 11011292
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a multilayer body obtained by laminating a plurality of insulator layers the shape of which is substantially rectangular in plan view, a coil conductor in a substantially spiral shape provided on an insulator layer, and a land electrode located outside the coil conductor. The land electrode faces two sides intersecting at a vertex of the substantially rectangular shape when viewed along a direction of laminating the insulator layers, and is electrically connected to an end portion of the coil conductor, in which a shortest distance from one side of the two sides to the land electrode is equal to or longer than a shortest distance from the coil conductor to the one side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei Matsuura, Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki, Naoyuki Murakami
  • Patent number: 10872718
    Abstract: A coil component includes a first magnetic body, an insulator stacked on the first magnetic body, a second magnetic body stacked on the insulator, a coil which is disposed in the insulator and which includes at least one coil conductor layer, and an internal magnetic body disposed within the inner circumference of the coil and connected to the first magnetic body and the second magnetic body. In a cross section in a stacking direction, the width of the internal magnetic body increases continuously from the first magnetic body side toward the second magnetic body side. Also, the inner circumferential surface of an end coil conductor layer located closest to the second magnetic body faces the outer circumferential surface of the internal magnetic body and is inclined in the same direction as the outer circumferential surface of the internal magnetic body with respect to the stacking direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Morihiro Hamano, Keiichi Tsuduki, Kouhei Matsuura, Minoru Matsunaga
  • Publication number: 20200152365
    Abstract: An electronic component that has fewer cracks during production is provided. The electronic component includes an outer electrode on a multilayer body, which includes an inner glass layer, a magnetic material layer on top and bottom surfaces of the inner glass layer, and an outer glass layer on top and bottom surfaces of the magnetic material layer. The insulating layers of the inner glass layer and the outer glass layers contain a dielectric glass material that contains a glass material containing at least K, B, and Si, quartz, and alumina. The glass material content of each insulating layer of the inner glass layer ranges from approximately 60%-65% by weight, the quartz content of each insulating layer of the inner glass layer ranges from approximately 34%-37% by weight, and the alumina content of each insulating layer of the inner glass layer ranges from approximately 0.5%-4% by weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI
  • Publication number: 20200075221
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body that includes a plurality of insulating layers laminated together, a coil that is embedded in the element body and that includes a coil conductor layer provided between the insulating layers, and a first outer electrode and a second outer electrode each of which is provided on at least one of outer surfaces of the element body and each of which is electrically connected to the coil. A dissimilar-material layer that is made of a material different from the insulating layers is provided on at least one of the outer surfaces of the element body that extend in a lamination direction in which the plurality of insulating layers are laminated together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shimpei TANABE, Morihiro HAMANO
  • Publication number: 20190164677
    Abstract: An electronic component with a plurality of coil conductor layers laminated such that a coil conductor having a coil pattern on a surface of an insulation layer is formed on each of the plurality of coil conductor layers. The electronic component includes a laminated body in which a bottom face side extended electrode layer, a primary coil conductor layer including a primary coil conductor, a secondary coil conductor layer including a secondary coil conductor, a tertiary coil conductor layer including a tertiary coil conductor, a parallel primary coil conductor layer including a parallel primary coil conductor, and a top face side extended electrode layer are laminated in this order. The electronic component further includes first through sixth external electrodes on a surface of the laminated body, which are connected to the primary, secondary, tertiary and parallel primary coil conductors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI
  • Publication number: 20190013130
    Abstract: A coil component includes a first magnetic body, an insulator stacked on the first magnetic body, a second magnetic body stacked on the insulator, a coil which is disposed in the insulator and which includes at least one coil conductor layer, and an internal magnetic body disposed within the inner circumference of the coil and connected to the first magnetic body and the second magnetic body. In a cross section in a stacking direction, the width of the internal magnetic body increases continuously from the first magnetic body side toward the second magnetic body side. Also, the inner circumferential surface of an end coil conductor layer located closest to the second magnetic body faces the outer circumferential surface of the internal magnetic body and is inclined in the same direction as the outer circumferential surface of the internal magnetic body with respect to the stacking direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI, Kouhei MATSUURA, Minoru MATSUNAGA
  • Publication number: 20180350500
    Abstract: A coil component including a multilayer body, at least one coil provided inside the multilayer body, and outer electrodes disposed on at least one surface of the multilayer body. The multilayer body includes a first magnetic layer, an insulating layer laminated on the first magnetic layer, and a second magnetic layer laminated on the insulating layer. The coil has, at both ends thereof, lead-out portions, each of which extends up to the surface of the multilayer body and is connected to a respective one of the outer electrodes. The outer electrodes are each present over surfaces of the first magnetic layer, the insulating layer, and the second magnetic layer, and a width of a portion of at least one of the outer electrodes contacting the insulating layer is larger than widths of each of portions of that outer electrode contacting the first and second magnetic layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI
  • Publication number: 20180350499
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a multilayer body obtained by laminating a plurality of insulator layers the shape of which is substantially rectangular in plan view, a coil conductor in a substantially spiral shape provided on an insulator layer, and a land electrode located outside the coil conductor. The land electrode faces two sides intersecting at a vertex of the substantially rectangular shape when viewed along a direction of laminating the insulator layers, and is electrically connected to an end portion of the coil conductor, in which a shortest distance from one side of the two sides to the land electrode is equal to or longer than a shortest distance from the coil conductor to the one side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouhei MATSUURA, Morihiro HAMANO, Keiichi TSUDUKI, Naoyuki MURAKAMI
  • Patent number: 8143988
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a multilayer inductor that includes a coil formed from coil electrodes each looping through a length of one turn and that is capable of preventing the occurrence of delamination. Each of a plurality of coil electrodes loops through a length of one turn on one of magnetic plurality of insulating layers so as to make a ring-shaped track when viewed in plan in a z-axis (stacking) direction. The coil electrodes include end portions located on the ring-shaped track and end portions located off the ring-shaped track, respectively. Additional coil electrodes are electrically connected to the plurality of coil electrodes. The additional coil electrodes include land portions, respectively, each overlapping a region surrounded by the end portions of the plurality of coil electrodes when viewed in plan in the z-axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Morihiro Hamano
  • Publication number: 20110102123
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a multilayer inductor that includes a coil formed from coil electrodes each looping through a length of one turn and that is capable of preventing the occurrence of delamination. Each of a plurality of coil electrodes loops through a length of one turn on one of magnetic plurality of insulating layers so as to make a ring-shaped track when viewed in plan in a z-axis (stacking) direction. The coil electrodes include end portions located on the ring-shaped track and end portions located off the ring-shaped track, respectively. Additional coil electrodes are electrically connected to the plurality of coil electrodes. The additional coil electrodes include land portions, respectively, each overlapping a region surrounded by the end portions of the plurality of coil electrodes when viewed in plan in the z-axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2011
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Applicant: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Morihiro HAMANO