Patents by Inventor Nozomi Fujino

Nozomi Fujino 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: 20200301225
    Abstract: An electrochromic light adjusting member sequentially includes a transparent substrate, a light transmitting electrically conductive layer, and an electrochromic light adjusting layer. The light transmitting electrically conductive layer sequentially includes a first indium-based electrically conductive oxide layer, a metal layer, and a second indium-based electrically conductive oxide layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideyuki Yonezawa, Nozomi Fujino, Kenta Watanabe, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Publication number: 20200292903
    Abstract: Provided are an electrochromic light adjusting member excellent in terms of low resistance and flexibility, a light transmitting electrically conductive glass film to be used for the electrochromic light adjusting member, and an electrochromic light adjusting element including the electrochromic light adjusting member. The electrochromic light adjusting member includes in this order: a glass film; a light transmitting electrically conductive layer; and an electrochromic light adjusting layer, wherein the light transmitting electrically conductive layer includes a first indium-based electrically conductive oxide layer, a metal layer, and a second indium-based electrically conductive oxide layer in the stated order from a glass film side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Akiko SUGINO, Nozomi FUJINO, Kenta WATANABE, Takeshi MURASHIGE
  • Patent number: 10720264
    Abstract: The light transmitting conductive film includes a light transmitting substrate and a non-crystal light transmitting conductive layer, wherein the conditions (1) to (3) below are satisfied when the non-crystal light transmitting conductive layer has a carrier density of Xa×1019(/cm3) and a hole mobility of Ya (cm2/V·s); a heated light transmitting conductive layer has a carrier density of Xc×1019(/cm3) and a hole mobility of Yc (cm2/V·s), wherein the heated light transmitting conductive layer is the non-crystal light transmitting conductive layer after going through heating; and a moving distance L is {(Xc?Xa)2+(Yc?Ya)2}1/2: (1) Xa?Xc (2) Ya?Yc, and (3) the moving distance L is 1.0 or more and 45.0 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10585327
    Abstract: A light modulation film (1) includes a light modulation layer (30) whose state is reversibly changed between a transparent state by hydrogenation and a reflective state by dehydrogenation, and a catalyst layer (40) that promotes hydrogenation and dehydrogenation in the light modulation layer, in this order on a polymer film substrate (10). light modulation layer (30) includes a light modulation region (32) having a thickness of 10 nm or more on a catalyst layer (40)-side, and an oxidized region (31) on a polymer film substrate (10)-side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayoshi Katagiri, Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10514560
    Abstract: The light modulation film (1) is a hydrogen-activation-type light modulation film that includes an inorganic oxide layer (20), a light modulation layer (30) and a catalyst layer (40), in this order on a polymer film substrate (10). The light modulation layer (30) is a layer for reversibly changing states between a transparent state due to hydrogenation and a reflective state due to dehydrogenation. The catalyst layer (40) promotes hydrogenation and dehydrogenation in the light modulation layer. The inorganic oxide layer (20) contains an oxide of an element different from a metal element that constitutes the light modulation layer (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Masayoshi Katagiri, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10303284
    Abstract: There is provided a transparent conductive film achieving low resistance characteristics of a transparent conductive layer. The present invention provides a transparent conductive film including: a polymer film substrate; and a transparent conductive layer formed on at least one surface of the polymer film substrate by means of a sputtering method using a sputtering gas including argon, wherein an existing atomic amount of argon atoms in the transparent conductive layer is 0.24 atomic % or less; an existing atomic amount of hydrogen atoms in the transparent conductive layer is 13×1020 atoms/cm3 or less; and the transparent conductive layer has a specific resistance of 1.1×10?4 ?·cm or more and 2.8×10?4 ?·cm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki, Daiki Kato, Hironobu Machinaga, Kazuaki Sasa, Eri Ueda, Tomoya Matsuda
  • Patent number: 10290391
    Abstract: A transparent conductive film includes: a transparent substrate film; an antistripping layer with a thickness of 1.5 nm to 8 nm formed on one main surface of the substrate film; an optical adjustment layer with a thickness of 10 nm to 25 nm formed on the antistripping layer; and a transparent conductor layer with a pattern formed on the optical adjustment layer. The transmission Y value measured from a side of the transparent conductor layer is 88.0 or more and the reflection color difference ?E between a pattern portion and a non-pattern portion is 7.0 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daiki Kato, Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Publication number: 20190122784
    Abstract: The light transmitting conductive film includes a light transmitting substrate and a non-crystal light transmitting conductive layer, wherein the conditions (1) to (3) below are satisfied when the non-crystal light transmitting conductive layer has a carrier density of Xa×1019(/cm3) and a hole mobility of Ya (cm2/V·s); a heated light transmitting conductive layer has a carrier density of Xc×1019(/cm3) and a hole mobility of Yc (cm2/V·s), wherein the heated light transmitting conductive layer is the non-crystal light transmitting conductive layer after going through heating; and a moving distance L is {(Xc?Xa)2+(Yc?Ya)2}1/2: (1) Xa?Xc (2) Ya?Yc, and (3) the moving distance L is 1.0 or more and 45.0 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10186346
    Abstract: A transparent conductive film 1 includes, in this order, a transparent substrate 2, a first optical adjustment layer 4, an inorganic layer 5, and a transparent conductive layer 6. The first optical adjustment layer 4 has refractive index nC lower than refractive index nA of the transparent substrate 2, and thickness TC of 10 nm or more and 35 nm or less. The inorganic layer 5 has refractive index nD that is lower than the absolute value |nC×1.13| of a value obtained by multiplying the refractive index nC of the first optical adjustment layer 4 by 1.13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daiki Kato, Rie Kawakami, Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10183466
    Abstract: A transparent electroconductive film with a protective film includes: a transparent electroconductive film including a film substrate, an optical adjustment layer formed on one main surface of the film substrate, and a transparent conductive layer formed on the optical adjustment layer; and a protective film bonded to a main surface of the film substrate on a side opposite to the transparent conductive layer, wherein the transparent electroconductive film and the protective film are thermally shrinkable in at least one direction in a main surface, and the absolute value of the maximum thermal shrinkage ratio (%) of the transparent electroconductive film in a main surface is smaller than the absolute value of the maximum thermal shrinkage ratio (%) of the protective film in a main surface, and the difference between the absolute values is 0.05% to 0.6%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Daiki Kato, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10168571
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polarizing plate with a pressure sensitive adhesive including an infrared reflecting layer and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer in this over on one surface of a polarizer. The pressure sensitive adhesive layer is an outermost surface layer of the polarizing plate with a pressure sensitive adhesive. The polarizing plate with a pressure sensitive adhesive may further include a quarter wave plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minoru Kanatani, Tomotake Nashiki, Nozomi Fujino
  • Publication number: 20180282857
    Abstract: A transparent conductive film includes a transparent substrate film, a hard coat layer, an optical adjustment layer, and a transparent conductor layer, in which the hard coat layer, the optical adjustment layer, and the transparent conductor layer are laminated on the transparent substrate film in this order. The hard coat layer has a thickness of 250 nm to 2,000 nm, and the thickness of the optical adjustment layer is 2% to 10% of the thickness of the hard coat layer. Crystallization of the transparent conductor layer is completed by heating at, for example, 140° C. for 30 minutes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daiki Kato, Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Publication number: 20180211744
    Abstract: A transparent conductive film includes: a transparent substrate film; an antistripping layer with a thickness of 1.5 nm to 8 nm formed on one main surface of the substrate film; an optical adjustment layer with a thickness of 10 nm to 25 nm formed on the antistripping layer; and a transparent conductor layer with a pattern formed on the optical adjustment layer. The transmission Y value measured from a side of the transparent conductor layer is 88.0 or more and the reflection color difference ?E between a pattern portion and a non-pattern portion is 7.0 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daiki Kato, Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 10025007
    Abstract: There is provided a transparent conductive film which has a transparent conductive layer having low specific resistance and has excellent scratch resistance. A transparent conductive film of the present invention includes: a transparent film substrate; at least three undercoat layers; and a transparent conductive layer in this order. The at least three undercoat layers include: a first undercoat layer formed by a wet coating method; a second undercoat layer that is a metal oxide layer having an oxygen deficient; and a third undercoat layer that is an SiO2 film from a side of the film substrate. The third undercoat layer has a density of 2.0 g/cm3 or more and 2.8 g/cm3 or less. The transparent conductive layer has specific resistance of 1.1×10?4 ?·cm or more and 3.8×10?4 ?·cm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Daiki Kato, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Publication number: 20180173076
    Abstract: A light modulation film (1) includes a light modulation layer (30) whose state is reversibly changed between a transparent state by hydrogenation and a reflective state by dehydrogenation, and a catalyst layer (40) that promotes hydrogenation and dehydrogenation in the light modulation layer, in this order on a polymer film substrate (10). In a thickness-direction distribution of an element concentration as measured by X-ray electron spectroscopy, the light modulation layer (30) includes a light modulation region (32) with an oxygen content of 50 atom % or more and having a thickness of 10 nm or more on a catalyst layer (40)-side, and an oxidized region (31) with an oxygen content of less than 50 atom % on a polymer film substrate (10)-side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi KATAGIRI, Nozomi FUJINO, Tomotake NASHIKI
  • Publication number: 20180164611
    Abstract: The light modulation film (1) is a hydrogen-activation-type light modulation film that includes an inorganic oxide layer (20), a light modulation layer (30) and a catalyst layer (40), in this order on a polymer film substrate (10). The light modulation layer (30) is a layer for reversibly changing states between a transparent state due to hydrogenation and a reflective state due to dehydrogenation. The catalyst layer (40) promotes hydrogenation and dehydrogenation in the light modulation layer. The inorganic oxide layer (20) contains an oxide of an element different from a metal element that constitutes the light modulation layer (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Nozomi FUJINO, Masayoshi KATAGIRI, Tomotake NASHIKI
  • Publication number: 20180040393
    Abstract: The light transmitting film includes a transparent substrate and a light transmitting inorganic layer in this order. The transparent substrate is composed of a polymer film. The light transmitting inorganic layer includes, in this order, a first inorganic oxide layer, a metal layer, and a second inorganic oxide layer. The light transmitting inorganic layer has conductivity, the first inorganic oxide layer and the second inorganic oxide layer contain hydrogen atoms. The ratio (H2/H1) of hydrogen atom content H2 of the second inorganic oxide layer relative to the hydrogen atom content H1 of the first inorganic oxide layer is 0.10 or more and 10.00 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Publication number: 20170358383
    Abstract: A transparent conductive film includes: a transparent film substrate; an optical adjustment layer; and a transparent conductive layer, in which the optical adjustment layer and the transparent conductive layer are laminated on a main surface of the transparent film substrate in this order; The optical adjustment layer includes a dry-type optical adjustment layer including an inorganic oxide. The transparent conductive layer includes a metal oxide including indium. The transparent conductive layer is crystalline and has an X-ray diffraction peak respectively at least on a (400) plane and a (440) plane. When the (400) plane has an X-ray diffraction peak intensity of I400 and the (440) plane has an X-ray diffraction peak intensity of I440, a ratio I440/I400 of the X-ray diffraction peak intensity is in a range from 1.0 to 2.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Daiki Kato, Tomotake Nashiki
  • Patent number: 9674946
    Abstract: In a conductive laminate, a transparent conductive thin film laminate 2 including at least two transparent conductive thin films and a metal layer 3 are formed in this order on at least one surface of a transparent base. In the transparent conductive thin film laminate 2, a first transparent conductive thin film 21 that is closest to the metal layer 3 is a metal oxide layer, or a composite metal oxide layer containing a principal metal and at least one impurity metal. Transparent conductive thin film 22 other than the first transparent conductive thin film is a composite metal oxide layer containing a principal metal and at least one impurity metal. The content ratio of impurity metal in the first transparent conductive thin film is not the highest of content ratios of impurity metal in the transparent conductive thin films which form the transparent conductive thin film laminate 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Motoki Haishi, Koichiro Tada, Yoshimasa Sakata
  • Publication number: 20170062094
    Abstract: A transparent electroconductive film with a protective film includes: a transparent electroconductive film including a film substrate, an optical adjustment layer formed on one main surface of the film substrate, and a transparent conductive layer formed on the optical adjustment layer; and a protective film bonded to a main surface of the film substrate on a side opposite to the transparent conductive layer, wherein the transparent electroconductive film and the protective film are thermally shrinkable in at least one direction in a main surface, and the absolute value of the maximum thermal shrinkage ratio (%) of the transparent electroconductive film in a main surface is smaller than the absolute value of the maximum thermal shrinkage ratio (%) of the protective film in a main surface, and the difference between the absolute values is 0.05% to 0.6%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Fujino, Daiki Kato, Tomotake Nashiki