Patents by Inventor Seiichiro Tabata

Seiichiro Tabata 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: 10290875
    Abstract: An electrode material for a secondary cell includes a porous carbon material having an absolute value of a differential value of a mass using a temperature as a parameter exceeding 0 at 360° C. and being 0.016 or more at 290° C. provided by thermally analyzing a mixture of the porous carbon material and S8 sulfur at a mass ratio of 1:2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shun Yamanoi, Seiichiro Tabata, Hironori Iida, Kenji Kishimoto, Yosuke Saito, Shinichiro Yamada, Kazumasa Takeshi, Koichiro Hinokuma
  • Patent number: 10226752
    Abstract: [Object] To provide an adsorbent, an adsorbent sheet, and a carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus having further improved virus adsorption capability. [Solving Means] An adsorbent for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention has a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. An adsorbent sheet for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. A carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more; and a binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Shun Yamanoi, Machiko Minatoya, Seiichiro Tabata, Shinichiro Yamada
  • Publication number: 20190022624
    Abstract: A solidified porous carbon material uses a plant-derived material as a raw material, a bulk density of the solidified porous carbon material is in the range of 0.2 to 0.4 grams/cm3, preferably, 0.3 to 0.4 grams/cm3. A value of a cumulative pore volume in the range of 0.05 to 5 ?m in pore size based on a mercury press-in method is in the range of 0.4 to 1.2 cm3, preferably, 0.5 to 1.0 cm3 per 1 gram of the solidified porous carbon material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Shun YAMANOI, Seiichiro TABATA, Hironori IIDA
  • Patent number: 10156510
    Abstract: A particle imaging apparatus comprises a flow path comprising a first flow path section, a second flow path section connected downstream of the first flow path section, and a third flow path section that is branched from the first flow path section, a particle detection unit comprising a light source and a light detector, a particle sorting unit configured to adjust a flow direction of the particle, and a particle imaging unit configured to take an image of a particle that flows in the second flow path section. The flow path is structured such that a cross-sectional area of the second flow path section is greater than a cross-sectional area of the first flow path section. The first flow path section and the second flow path section are disposed so as to be linearly aligned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seiichiro Tabata, Masaki Ishisaka, Kenji Akama, Yoshinobu Miura, Masatoshi Yanagida
  • Patent number: 10147938
    Abstract: Provided is an electrode material for secondary batteries, including a porous carbon material being derived from a plant and having an average particle size of less than 4 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shun Yamanoi, Seiichiro Tabata, Hironori Iida, Shinichiro Yamada
  • Patent number: 10113966
    Abstract: A blood analyzer comprises a light source unit configured to irradiate light on a measurement sample prepared from blood, a fluorescent light detecting unit configured to detect auto-fluorescence produced by red blood cells in the measurement sample which is irradiated by light, an information processing unit configured to obtain auto-fluorescence information related to red blood cells which produce auto-fluorescence detected by the fluorescent light detecting unit. The information processing unit is configured to make a determination regarding anemia based on the auto-fluorescence information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yamada, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Seiichiro Tabata, Takeshi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20180172715
    Abstract: A pretreatment apparatus (100) for performing pretreatment of a sample is provided with a holder (610) for holding a container (10) containing a sample, a centrifugal separation device (600) for rotating the container (10) held by the holder (610) to perform a centrifugal separation, a temperature adjustment device (420) for adjusting the temperature of the sample in the container (10) in the holder (610), an input device (320) for receiving from a user a designated temperature that is adjusted by the temperature adjustment device (420), a controller (300) for controlling the temperature adjustment device (420) in accordance with the designated temperature received via the input device (320).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Inventors: Takeshi YAMAMOTO, Hiroyasu SUMIDA, Yoshihiko KITAWAKI, Seiichiro TABATA
  • Publication number: 20180161760
    Abstract: A porous carbon material composite formed of a porous carbon material and a functional material and equipped with high functionality. The porous carbon material composite is formed of (A) a porous carbon material obtainable from a plant-derived material having a silicon (Si) content of 5 wt % or higher as a raw material; and (B) a functional material adhered on the porous carbon material, and has a specific surface area of 10 m2/g or greater as determined by the nitrogen BET method and a pore volume of 0.1 cm3/g or greater as determined by the BJH method and MP method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Seiichiro Tabata, Shinichiro Yamada, Tsutomu Noguchi, Shun Yamanoi
  • Patent number: 9859595
    Abstract: An electrode includes a plant-derived porous carbon material. When a peak value of an O(1s) spectrum of the porous carbon material obtained by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy is defined as PO, and a peak value of a C(1s) spectrum thereof is defined as PC, PO/PC?0.05, or an oxygen-containing functional group has been removed from a surface of the plant-derived porous carbon material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Seiichiro Tabata, Shun Yamanoi, Shinichiro Yamada
  • Publication number: 20170341053
    Abstract: [Object] To provide an adsorbent, an adsorbent sheet, and a carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus having further improved virus adsorption capability. [Solving Means] An adsorbent for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention has a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. An adsorbent sheet for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. A carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more; and a binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Shun Yamanoi, Machiko Minatoya, Seiichiro Tabata, Shinichiro Yamada
  • Patent number: 9823178
    Abstract: A flow cytometer comprises a flow cell configured to induce a flow of a sample containing object particles, a light source, an irradiating optical system configured to irradiate light from the light source on the flow of particles in the flow cell, a detecting part configured to detect light given off from the flow of particles which are irradiated by light. The irradiating optical system comprises a collective lens having an optical axis symmetric aspherical surface on one surface, and a cylindrical surface on the other surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takao Fujiwara, Seiichiro Tabata, Fumiya Futamatsu
  • Patent number: 9782743
    Abstract: [Object]To provide an adsorbent, an adsorbent sheet, and a carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus having further improved virus adsorption capability. [Solving Means] An adsorbent for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention has a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. An adsorbent sheet for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. A carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more; and a binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Shun Yamanoi, Machiko Minatoya, Seiichiro Tabata, Shinichiro Yamada
  • Patent number: 9778178
    Abstract: A blood cell analyzer comprises a flow cell configured to flow a measurement specimen containing blood cells, a first light source configured to emit light having a first wavelength, a second light source configured to emit light having a second wavelength different from the first wavelength, a first light receiving portion configured to receive first scattered light obtained by irradiating the blood cells passing through the flow cell with light from the first light source, a second light receiving portion configured to receive second scattered light obtained by irradiating the blood cells passing through the flow cell with light from the second light source, and a control section configured to discriminate at least red blood cells from the blood cells contained in the measurement specimen based on detection signals output from the first light receiving portion and the second light receiving portion, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yamada, Yasuyuki Kawashima, Seiichiro Tabata
  • Publication number: 20170227446
    Abstract: A particle imaging apparatus comprises a flow path comprising a first flow path section, a second flow path section connected downstream of the first flow path section, and a third flow path section that is branched from the first flow path section, a particle detection unit comprising a light source and a light detector, a particle sorting unit configured to adjust a flow direction of the particle, and a particle imaging unit configured to take an image of a particle that flows in the second flow path section. The flow path is structured such that a cross-sectional area of the second flow path section is greater than a cross-sectional area of the first flow path section. The first flow path section and the second flow path section are disposed so as to be linearly aligned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Seiichiro TABATA, Masaki ISHISAKA, Kenji AKAMA, Yoshinobu MIURA, Masatoshi YANAGIDA
  • Publication number: 20170141396
    Abstract: A porous carbon material is provided. The porous carbon material having a value of specific surface area of at least 10 m2/g as measured by a nitrogen BET method, a pore volume of at least 0.1 cm3/g as measured by a BJH method and a MP method, and a R value of 1.5 or greater, wherein the R value is expressed as R=B/A, wherein A is an intensity at an intersection between a baseline of a diffraction peak of a (002) plane as obtained based on powdery X-ray diffractometry of the porous carbon material and a perpendicular line downwardly drawn from the diffraction peak of the (002) plane, and wherein B is an intensity of the diffraction peak of the (002) plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventors: Seiichiro TABATA, Shinichiro YAMADA, Masayoshi KANNO, Tsutomu NOGUCHI, Takeshi HORIE
  • Patent number: 9632386
    Abstract: The present inventions relate to fine particles for image display having excellent properties and displaying images in black. The fine particles for image display are dispersed (suspended) in an electrophoretic dispersion liquid sealed between two opposing substrates and contain porous carbon materials having values of specific surface area determined by the nitrogen BET method of not less than 100 m2/g and pore volume determined by the MP method of not less than 0.1 cm3/g or those having values of specific surface area determined by the nitrogen BET method of not less than 100 m2/g and at least one peak at not more than 10 nm in pore size distribution obtained by the non-localized density functional theory method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidehiko Takanashi, Yuriko Kaino, Aya Shuto, Ken Kobayashi, Shinichiro Yamada, Seiichiro Tabata, Hironori Iida, Machiko Minatoya, Shun Yamanoi, Masakazu Mitsugi
  • Publication number: 20160340636
    Abstract: A cell detection device and a cell detection method is provided with which it is possible to efficiently acquire images of cells to be measured. Cell detection device comprises flow cell through which a measurement specimen that contains particles is caused to flow, particle detector for detecting the particles in the measurement specimen supplied to flow cell, particle sorter for sorting particles that satisfy a detection condition and other particles on the basis of the result of detection performed by particle detector, specimen supply part for supplying, to flow cell, an image-capture specimen that includes detection-condition-satisfying particles that have been sorted by particle sorter, and particle-image-capture part for capturing images of the particles in the sorted image-capture specimen supplied to flow cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Applicant: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seiichiro TABATA, Masatoshi YANAGIDA
  • Publication number: 20160243529
    Abstract: A porous carbon material composite formed of a porous carbon material and a functional material and equipped with high functionality. The porous carbon material composite is formed of (A) a porous carbon material obtainable from a plant-derived material having a silicon (Si) content of 5 wt % or higher as a raw material, said porous carbon material having a silicon (Si) content of 1 wt % or lower, and (B) a functional material adhered on the porous carbon material, and has a specific surface area of 10 m2/g or greater as determined by the nitrogen BET method and a pore volume of 0.1 cm3/g or greater as determined by the BJH method and MP method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Seiichiro Tabata, Shinichiro Yamada, Tsutomu Noguchi, Shun Yamanoi
  • Patent number: 9421515
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a porous carbon material that is able to adsorb desired substances efficiently. [Solving Means] A porous carbon material of the present invention uses peat as a raw material, and has a total of volumes of fine pores having a diameter of from 1×10?8 m to 2×10?7 m, obtained by non-localized density functional theory method, of 0.5 cm3/g or more, or has a volume of fine pores obtained by BHJ method of 0.5 cm3/g or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Yoshizaki, Hironori Iida, Takashi Obikawa, Shinichiro Yamada, Seiichiro Tabata, Kazuma Usami, Masakazu Mitsugi, Hirotsugu Ishihara, Shun Yamanoi, Machiko Minatoya
  • Publication number: 20160236168
    Abstract: [Object] To provide an adsorbent, an adsorbent sheet, and a carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus having further improved virus adsorption capability. [Solving Means] An adsorbent for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention has a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. An adsorbent sheet for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more. A carbon/polymer composite for adsorbing a virus according to the present invention includes a porous carbonaceous material having a specific surface area value as measured by the nitrogen BET method of 10 m2/g or more and a pore volume as measured by the BJH method of 0.1 cm3/g or more; and a binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hironori Iida, Shun Yamanoi, Machiko Minatoya, Seiichiro Tabata, Shinichiro Yamada