Patents by Inventor Nobuhiro Nakamura

Nobuhiro Nakamura 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: 10501369
    Abstract: A translucent substrate includes a glass substrate containing at least one element selected from a group consisting of Bi, Ti and Sn; a coating layer formed on the glass substrate; and a transparent conductive film formed on the coating layer, wherein the coating layer is deposited by a dry depositing method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Takahiro Mashimo, Naoto Kihara, Kazunobu Maeshige, Teruo Fujiwara, Masahiro Kishi, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Mamoru Isobe
  • Publication number: 20190369517
    Abstract: To provide an electrophotographic photosensitive member which does not cause film exfoliation in long-term use. An electrophotographic photosensitive member, having: a support; a layered photosensitive layer; and a protective layer in this order, wherein the protective layer is a single layer, the protective layer includes: at least two specific structures, the two specific structures are included in the protective layer at a mass ratio of 20% or more and 240% or less, and a peak area based on in-plane deformation vibration of terminal olefin (CH2?) of the protective layer and a peak area based on stretching vibration of C?O of acryloyloxy groups, the peak areas being determined by total reflection Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy under conditions where an internal reflection element is Ge, and an incidence angle is 45°, have a fixed relationship.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Watanabe, Tsutomu Nishida, Yuka Ishiduka, Atsushi Okuda, Hideharu Shimozawa, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Daisuke Miura
  • Publication number: 20190369511
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a support and a surface layer, in which the surface layer contains a copolymer of a composition which contains at least a compound represented by the following general formula (1) and a compound represented by the following general formula (2), a content of the compound represented by the general formula (1) in the composition is 25 mass % or more and 70 mass % or less with respect to a total content of the compound represented by the general formula (1) and the compound represented by the general formula (2), and the total content of the compound represented by the general formula (1) and the compound represented by the general formula (2) is 55 mass % or more with respect to a total mass of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Yuka Ishiduka, Tsutomu Nishida, Atsushi Okuda, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Hideharu Shimozawa, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Kenichi Kaku, Daisuke Miura, Koichi Nakata, Masaki Nonaka, Koji Takahashi, Haruki Mori
  • Publication number: 20190369516
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photosensitive member suppressing potential variation due to repeated use is provided. The electrophotographic photosensitive member is an electrophotographic photosensitive member including a support, a photosensitive layer and a protective layer in this order, wherein the protective layer contains: a resin including a structure represented by a general formula (1) and a structure represented by a general formula (2); and a compound represented by a general formula (3), the molar ratio of the proportion of the structure represented by the general formula (2) to the proportion of the structure represented by the general formula (1) in the resin is 0.0002 to 0.1000 in a molar ratio, and the molar ratio of the content of the compound represented by the general formula (3) to the content of the structure represented by the general formula (1) in the resin in the protective layer is 0.0002 to 0.1000 in a molar ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Nakamura, Tsutomu Nishida, Atsushi Okuda, Yuka Ishiduka, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Hideharu Shimozawa, Kenichi Kaku, Koichi Nakata, Haruki Mori
  • Publication number: 20190369515
    Abstract: Provided is an electrophotographic photosensitive member that is reduced in exposure memory and is excellent in electrical characteristics and durability. The electrophotographic photosensitive member includes in this order: a support; a photosensitive layer; and a protective layer, wherein the protective layer contains a resin having a structure represented by the following general formula (1) and a structure represented by the following general formula (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Tsutomu Nishida, Yuka Ishiduka, Kenichi Kaku, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Hideharu Shimozawa, Atsushi Okuda
  • Publication number: 20190369512
    Abstract: Provided is a process cartridge including: an electrophotographic photoreceptor; a charging unit configured to charge the electrophotographic photoreceptor through abutment against the electrophotographic photoreceptor; a developing unit configured to develop an electrostatic latent image formed on the electrophotographic photoreceptor with a toner to form a toner image; and a cleaning unit configured to remove the toner on the electrophotographic photoreceptor by bringing a blade into abutment against the electrophotographic photoreceptor, wherein the toner includes a toner base containing a coloring agent and a binder resin, and has a surface layer containing an organosilicon polymer having a specific sticking ratio to a toner base, and wherein the electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a supporting member and a surface layer, and the surface layer has a specific universal hardness value and a specific elastic deformation ratio (We).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Atsushi Okuda, Tsutomu Nishida, Yuka Ishiduka, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Hideharu Shimozawa, Satoshi Otsuji, Kentaro Yamawaki, Daisuke Miura
  • Publication number: 20190369514
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrophotographic photosensitive member having a photosensitive layer and a protective layer above a support in this order includes: forming a coating film for a protective layer by coating a coating liquid for the protective layer for forming the protective layer on the photosensitive layer and curing the coating film for the protective layer, in which the coating liquid for the protective layer contains a solvent, a compound represented by a general formula (1), a compound represented by a general formula (2), and a compound represented by a general formula (3) at a specific ratio. In addition, in an electrophotographic photosensitive member having a photosensitive layer and a protective layer above a support in this order, the protective layer is obtained by curing a coating liquid for the protective layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Watanabe, Tsutomu Nishida, Yuka Ishiduka, Atsushi Okuda, Hideharu Shimozawa, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Koichi Nakata, Haruki Mori, Kenichi Kaku
  • Patent number: 10488374
    Abstract: The present invention provides a preprocessing device of a more compact structure, and an analysis system provided with the same. A preprocessing device (1) includes a container holding section (12), a filtration port (30), and a transport arm (24). The container holding section (12) holds a separation container (50) and a collection container (54). The filtration port (30) separates a sample by applying pressure to a sample in the separation container (50). The transport arm (24) transports the separation container (50) and the collection container (54) held by the container holding section (12) from a predetermined transport position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: SHIMADZU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Hanafusa, Shin Nakamura, Hiroshi Tanihata
  • Publication number: 20190329925
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a metal bottle having a mouthpiece in an upper part of a bottomed cylindrical bottle body, including forming a screw part on the mouthpiece and then forming a curl at a tip of the mouthpiece. During formation of the screw part, a height of the first-stage screw thread from a tip side in a complete screw part and a height of the second-stage screw thread from the tip side are substantially equal and a distance between an apex part of the first-stage screw thread and a bottle axis is smaller than a distance between the apex part of the second-stage screw thread and the bottle axis. After formation of the curl, a distance between the apex part of the first-stage screw thread and the bottle axis and a distance between the apex part of the second-stage screw thread and the bottle axis are substantially equal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: TOYO SEIKAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi AIHARA, Masaomi TAMURA, Toshiyuki HASEGAWA, Takeshi MURASE, Tomohiko NAKAMURA, Naoya MATSUMOTO, Nobuhiro SASAJIMA
  • Patent number: 10446783
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a pair of first electrodes arranged separated from and opposing each other on a first surface of a substrate; a light-emitting layer arranged on at least one of the first electrodes; a second electrode arranged on the light-emitting layer; and a bridge layer connecting the first electrodes. The bridge layer is formed of a material having a resistance that falls within a range of 100 k? to 100 M?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Hideo Hosono, Yoshitake Toda, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Naomichi Miyakawa, Satoru Watanabe, Toshinari Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190265603
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photosensitive member having a protective layer wherein the density unevenness among output images is reduced with abrasion resistance maintained is provided. The present invention is an electrophotographic photosensitive member having a support, a photosensitive layer and a protective layer in this order, wherein the protective layer has a triarylamine structure and a cyclic structure represented by the formula (1) or (2): and an A value expressed by expression (4), A=S1/S2, wherein, in expression (4), S1 is a peak area based on in-plane deformation vibration of terminal olefin (CH2?), and S2 is a peak area based on stretching vibration of C?O among peak areas of a spectrum obtained by measuring a surface of the protective layer by total reflection Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy using Ge as an internal reflection element and using a measurement condition of 45° as an incidence angle is from 0.065 to 0.100.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Hideharu Shimozawa, Tsutomu Nishida, Atsushi Okuda, Yuka Ishiduka, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Hiroyuki Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190265602
    Abstract: Provided is an image-forming apparatus including: an electrophotographic photosensitive member including a support, a photosensitive layer, and a protective layer in the stated order; a charging unit; an exposing unit; a developing unit; a transferring unit; and a cleaning unit configured to clean off the toner, which remains on the electrophotographic photosensitive member after the transfer of the toner image from the electrophotographic photosensitive member by the transferring unit, with a cleaning blade, wherein the electrophotographic photosensitive member includes, on a surface thereof, a fatty acid metal salt-supplying unit configured to supply a fatty acid metal salt having 16 or more and 18 or less carbon atoms, and wherein the protective layer has a triphenylamine structure, one of an acryloyloxy group and a methacryloyloxy group, and a specific structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Nakamura, Tsutomu Nishida, Atsushi Okuda, Yuka Ishiduka, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Hideharu Shimozawa
  • Publication number: 20190265601
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electrophotographic photosensitive member sequentially including: a support; a photosensitive layer; and a protection layer formed on the support, wherein the protection layer has a triarylamine structure and a specific cyclic structure, and a specific A-value obtained by measurement using total reflection Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy is 0.010 or more and 0.050 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Tsutomu Nishida, Atsushi Okuda, Yuka Ishiduka, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Hideharu Shimozawa
  • Patent number: 10378180
    Abstract: Provided is a working machine including first and second members, an angle detection device and a connection pin connected to the first and second members to rotate integrally with the second member relative to the first member. The angle detection device has a marker, an angle sensor and a guard member, which has a main guard portion covering the angle sensor and including an inner opposite surface opposed to an end surface of the projecting end portion and a guard-member-side engagement portion. One of the angle sensor and the marker is disposed on the inner opposite surface, the other disposed on the end surface. The first member has a first-member-side engagement portion engaging with the guard-member-side engagement portion to restrain the main guard portion from relative rotation. The guard member can contact with the connection pin to restrain the guard member from relative displacement to the projecting end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Hosaka, Nobuhiro Koga, Takanobu Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10331052
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a surface layer containing a charge transporting material and a polyester resin having a specific structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazunori Noguchi, Takeshi Murakami, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Atsushi Okuda, Harunobu Ogaki
  • Publication number: 20190177440
    Abstract: The present invention provides a new compound having excellent safety which can be used as an anti-inflammatory agent, an anti-cancer agent against lung cancer, and the like. The compound or the salt thereof of the present invention is a compound represented by Formula (A) or Formula (B): where: X1 is a hexose or a hydroxyl group, and X2 is a phosphate group or a hydroxyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Nobuhiro TODA, Yasuhiro HIDAKA, Akiyoshi HAYASHI, Takashi NISHIZAWA, Shinichiro NAKAMURA, Osamu KANIE, Yoshiki YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190058142
    Abstract: A thin film of metal oxide includes zinc (Zn); tin (Sn); silicon (Si); and oxygen (O). In terms of oxide, based on 100 mol % of total of oxides of the thin film, SnO2 is greater than 15 mol % but less than or equal to 95 mol %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicants: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hideo HOSONO, Yoshitake TODA, Satoru WATANABE, Toshinari WATANABE, Kazuhiro ITO, Naomichi MIYAKAWA, Nobuhiro NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20180374959
    Abstract: An oxide semiconductor compound includes gallium; and oxygen. An optical band gap is 3.4 eV or more. An electron Hall mobility obtained by performing a Hall measurement at a temperature of 300 K is 3 cm2/Vs or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicants: TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Hideo HOSONO, Toshio KAMIYA, Hideya KUMOMI, Junghwan KIM, Nobuhiro NAKAMURA, Satoru WATANABE, Naomichi MIYAKAWA
  • Patent number: 10128457
    Abstract: A light-emitting device having a light-extraction structure includes: a first electrode; a second electrode; a light-emitting layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode; and an inorganic-material-based layer disposed between the first electrode and the light-emitting layer or between the second electrode and the light-emitting layer. The inorganic-material-based layer has thickness of 100 nm or more and has conductivity of 10?6 ??1 cm?1 or more and 100 ??1 cm?1 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Nakamura, Naomichi Miyakawa, Satoru Watanabe, Toshinari Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10114301
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photoreceptor abuts against a charging member and/or a developer carrying member with an abutting member therebetween, has a first portion and a second portion abutting against the abutting member along the longitudinal direction of the photoreceptor, and includes a support, a charge generating layer containing a charge generation material, and a surface layer in this order. The first portion includes an undercoat layer containing a polymer of a composition containing an electron transport material and a crosslinking agent and being contiguous with the surface of the charge generating layer facing the support. The second portion includes (i) an intermediate layer being disposed between and being contiguous with the support and the charge generating layer and/or (ii) an intermediate layer being disposed between and being contiguous with the charge generating layer and the surface layer, wherein the intermediate layers each have a Martens hardness of 500 N/mm2 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi Okuda, Yuka Ishiduka, Atsushi Fujii, Akihiro Maruyama, Kazunori Noguchi, Nobuhiro Nakamura, Yuki Yamamoto, Kazuko Araki, Tatsuya Ikezue