Patents by Inventor Shunsuke Taniguchi

Shunsuke Taniguchi 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: 20210301165
    Abstract: An aqueous ink jet composition includes a dye component composed of at least one of sublimation dyes and disperse dyes, polyester, 1-(hydroxyalkyl)-2-pyrrolidone, and water, wherein the content (mass %) of the polyester is 4.0 times or more and 300.0 times or less the content (mass %) of the dye component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Soichi YAMAZAKI, Manabu TANIGUCHI, Hiroaki KUMETA, Shunsuke UCHIZONO, Naoyuki TOYODA
  • Publication number: 20210302902
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum, a development roller configured to supply developer to the photosensitive drum, a transfer roller configured to transfer a developer image formed on the photosensitive drum to a recording material, and a cleaning roller being in contact with the photosensitive drum, configured to clean a part of the recording material adhered to the photosensitive drum, wherein the diameter of the transfer roller is greater than the diameter of the development roller and the diameter of the cleaning roller is greater than the diameter of the development roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Atsushi Toda, Hisashi Taniguchi, Bunro Noguchi, Shunsuke Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10811218
    Abstract: There is provided a tilting parameters calculating device for use in a charged particle beam device for making a charged particle beam irradiated to a surface of a sample mounted on a sample stage, the tilting parameters calculating device being configured to calculate tilting parameters, the tilting parameters being input parameters to control a tilting direction and a tilting value of the sample and/or the charged particle beam, the input parameters being necessary to change an incident direction of the charged particle beam with respect to the sample, the tilting parameters calculating device including a tilting parameters calculating unit for calculating the tilting parameters based on information that indicates the incident direction of the charged particle beam with respect to a crystal lying at a selected position on the surface in a state where the incident direction of the charged particle beam with respect to the sample is in a predetermined incident direction, the information being designated on a
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashige Mori, Takafumi Amino, Naoki Maruyama, Akira Taniyama, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Chie Yokoyama
  • Publication number: 20200066481
    Abstract: There is provided a tilting parameters calculating device for use in a charged particle beam device for making a charged particle beam irradiated to a surface of a sample mounted on a sample stage, the tilting parameters calculating device being configured to calculate tilting parameters, the tilting parameters being input parameters to control a tilting direction and a tilting value of the sample and/or the charged particle beam, the input parameters being necessary to change an incident direction of the charged particle beam with respect to the sample, the tilting parameters calculating device including a tilting parameters calculating unit for calculating the tilting parameters based on information that indicates the incident direction of the charged particle beam with respect to a crystal lying at a selected position on the surface in a state where the incident direction of the charged particle beam with respect to the sample is in a predetermined incident direction, the information being designated on a
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashige MORI, Takafumi AMINO, Naoki MARUYAMA, Akira TANIYAMA, Shunsuke TANIGUCHI, Chie YOKOYAMA
  • Patent number: 10505205
    Abstract: A titanium product for a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell according to the present invention includes: a base material that consists of commercially pure titanium; a first oxide layer that is formed in a surface layer of the titanium product, consists of TiO2 of a rutile crystallinity, and has a thickness of 0.1 to 1.5 nm; and a second oxide layer that is formed between the base material and the first oxide layer, consists of TiOx (1<x<2), and has a thickness of 3 to 20 nm. This titanium product is suitable to be used as a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell that has a high corrosion resistance in an environment in a fuel cell, is capable of keeping a low contact resistance with an electrode consisting of carbon fiber and the like, and is inexpensive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junko Imamura, Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Yasuhiro Masaki, Jun Maki, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Hideya Kaminaka
  • Patent number: 10344371
    Abstract: Provided is a steel sheet for soft-nitriding treatment which has a chemical composition consisting of, in mass %, C: more than or equal to 0.02% and less than 0.07%, Si: less than or equal to 0.10%, Mn: 1.1 to 1.8%, P: less than or equal to 0.05%, S: less than or equal to 0.01%, Al: 0.10 to 0.45%, N: less than or equal to 0.01%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.10%, Nb: 0 to 0.1%, Mo: 0 to 0.1%, V: 0 to 0.1%, Cr: 0 to 0.2%, and the balance: Fe and impurities, satisfies [Mn+Al?1.5], and has a total content of Ti, Nb, Mo, V, and Cr present as precipitates in the steel sheet of less than 0.03% in mass %. The steel sheet for soft-nitriding treatment has a metal structure in which a ferrite area ratio is more than or equal to 80%, and a ferrite dislocation density at a position of 50 ?m from a surface of the steel sheet is 1×1014 to 1×1016 m?2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunsuke Taniguchi, Eisaku Sakurada
  • Patent number: 10035897
    Abstract: A dielectric film which has high electrical resistance and excellent durability and a process for producing the dielectric film are provided. Also provided is a transducer which has large displacement and excellent durability. The dielectric film includes a three-dimensional crosslinked body that is synthesized from an organic metal compound, a rubber polymer that is other than a polydimethyl siloxane and has a functional group that is reactive with the organic metal compound, and an inorganic filler that has a functional group that is reactive with the organic metal compound. The transducer is configured by interposing the dielectric film between at least a pair of electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Shinji Iio, Shigeaki Takamatsu, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Yota Kokubo, Hitoshi Yoshikawa, Jun Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20180047997
    Abstract: A titanium product for a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell according to the present invention includes: a base material that consists of commercially pure titanium; a first oxide layer that is formed in a surface layer of the titanium product, consists of TiO2 of a rutile crystallinity, and has a thickness of 0.1 to 1.5 nm; and a second oxide layer that is formed between the base material and the first oxide layer, consists of TiOx (1<x<2), and has a thickness of 3 to 20 nm. This titanium product is suitable to be used as a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell that has a high corrosion resistance in an environment in a fuel cell, is capable of keeping a low contact resistance with an electrode consisting of carbon fiber and the like, and is inexpensive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Junko IMAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Yasuhiro MASAKI, Jun MAKI, Shunsuke TANIGUCHI, Hideya KAMINAKA
  • Publication number: 20170130318
    Abstract: Provided is a steel sheet for soft-nitriding treatment which has a chemical composition consisting of, in mass %, C: more than or equal to 0.02% and less than 0.07%, Si: less than or equal to 0.10%, Mn: 1.1 to 1.8%, P: less than or equal to 0.05%, S: less than or equal to 0.01%, Al: 0.10 to 0.45%, N: less than or equal to 0.01%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.10%, Nb: 0 to 0.1%, Mo: 0 to 0.1%, V: 0 to 0.1%, Cr: 0 to 0.2%, and the balance: Fe and impurities, satisfies [Mn+Al>1.5], and has a total content of Ti, Nb, Mo, V, and Cr present as precipitates in the steel sheet of less than 0.03% in mass %. The steel sheet for soft-nitriding treatment has a metal structure in which a ferrite area ratio is more than or equal to 80%, and a ferrite dislocation density at a position of 50 ?m from a surface of the steel sheet is 1×1014 to 1×1016 m?2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunsuke TANIGUCHI, Eisaku SAKURADA
  • Publication number: 20160312002
    Abstract: A dielectric film which has high electrical resistance and excellent durability and a process for producing the dielectric film are provided. Also provided is a transducer which has large displacement and excellent durability. The dielectric film includes a three-dimensional crosslinked body that is synthesized from an organic metal compound, a rubber polymer that is other than a polydimethyl siloxane and has a functional group that is reactive with the organic metal compound, and an inorganic filler that has a functional group that is reactive with the organic metal compound. The transducer is configured by interposing the dielectric film between at least a pair of electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
    Inventors: Shinji IIO, Shigeaki TAKAMATSU, Shunsuke TANIGUCHI, Yota KOKUBO, Hitoshi YOSHIKAWA, Jun KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 9236619
    Abstract: A solid oxide fuel cell having a coupling structure, the solid oxide fuel cell including a plurality of cells, each cell having a cell cap at an end thereof; and the coupling structure, the coupling structure connecting the plurality of cells, wherein the coupling structure includes a connector, the connector including an insulating portion at a center thereof, and coupling portions adjacent to the insulating portion at respective sides of the insulating portion and coupled to the cell caps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Duk-Hyoung Yoon, Shunsuke Taniguchi
  • Patent number: 8795911
    Abstract: A fuel cell module includes a cell unit including an electrolyte membrane, a cathode disposed on one face of the electrolyte membrane, and an anode disposed on the other face of the electrolyte membrane, and a water reservoir which stores water produced at the cathode. The water reservoir includes an opening formed in a region other than the cathode of the cell unit, and a projection projecting from the opening to an anode side. The water covering a cathode surface of a fuel cell is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventors: Shunsuke Taniguchi, Takahiro Isono
  • Patent number: 8648617
    Abstract: According to the following disclosure, disclosed is a semiconductor device including: an internal circuit configured to receive and output a signal current; a current mirror unit outputting a copied current corresponding to the signal current; and a test pad from which the copied current is taken out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited
    Inventors: Yuji Maruyama, Tatsuhiro Mizumasa, Takayuki Nakashiro, Shigeru Gotoh, Takayuki Yano, Susumu Koshinuma, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Yuki Yanagisako
  • Publication number: 20120040267
    Abstract: A solid oxide fuel cell having a coupling structure, the solid oxide fuel cell including a plurality of cells, each cell having a cell cap at an end thereof; and the coupling structure, the coupling structure connecting the plurality of cells, wherein the coupling structure includes a connector, the connector including an insulating portion at a center thereof, and coupling portions adjacent to the insulating portion at respective sides of the insulating portion and coupled to the cell caps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: Duk-Hyoung Yoon, Shunsuke Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20110300393
    Abstract: A dielectric film which has high electrical resistance and excellent durability and a process for producing the dielectric film are provided. Also provided is a transducer which has large displacement and excellent durability. The dielectric film includes a three-dimensional crosslinked body that is synthesized from an organic metal compound, a rubber polymer that is other than a polydimethyl siloxane and has a functional group that is reactive with the organic metal compound, and an inorganic filler that has a functional group that is reactive with the organic metal compound. The transducer is configured by interposing the dielectric film between at least a pair of electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2010
    Publication date: December 8, 2011
    Applicant: TOKAI RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Iio, Shigeaki Takamatsu, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Yota Kokubo, Hitoshi Yoshikawa, Jun Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20110221466
    Abstract: According to the following disclosure, disclosed is a semiconductor device including: an internal circuit configured to receive and output a signal current; a current mirror unit outputting a copied current corresponding to the signal current; and a test pad from which the copied current is taken out.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Applicant: FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji MARUYAMA, Tatsuhiro Mizumasa, Takayuki Nakashiro, Shigeru Gotoh, Takayuki Yano, Susumu Koshinuma, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Yuki Yanagisako
  • Publication number: 20110065019
    Abstract: A combined cell module for a solid oxide fuel cell includes: a first sub-cell; a second sub-cell; a connector between the first and second sub-cells, each of the first and second sub-cells having a hollow portion extending along its length direction, each of the first and second sub-cells including: a first electrode; a second electrode; an electrolyte layer between the first and second electrodes; and a support member extending along the length direction within the hollow portion, the support members of the first and second sub-cells being physically coupled to each other via the connector, and at least one of the first electrode or the second electrode of the first sub-cell being electrically coupled to at least one of the first electrode or the second electrode of the second sub-cell via the connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Inventor: Shunsuke Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20110059383
    Abstract: A combined cell structure for a solid oxide fuel cell includes a plurality of tube-type or flat-tube-type solid oxide fuel cells combined in series in a longitudinal direction. The combined cell structure includes first and second cells each having a first electrode, a second electrode and an electrolyte layer between the first and second electrodes. The combined cell structure further includes a support member connecting the cells. The support member can include a first sub-support member passing through a hollow portion of the first cell, and a second sub-support member passing through a hollow portion of the second cell. In the combined cell structure, one end of the first sub-support member is fixedly coupled to one end of the second sub-support member. Accordingly, the first and second cells are connected to each other in the direction of reactant flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2010
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Inventor: Shunsuke Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20090035639
    Abstract: A fuel cell module includes a cell unit including an electrolyte membrane, a cathode disposed on one face of the electrolyte membrane, and an anode disposed on the other face of the electrolyte membrane, and a water reservoir which stores water produced at the cathode. The water reservoir includes an opening formed in a region other than the cathode of the cell unit, and a projection projecting from the opening to an anode side. The water covering a cathode surface of a fuel cell is reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2008
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventors: Shunsuke Taniguchi, Takahiro Isono
  • Patent number: 7402356
    Abstract: A solid oxide electrolyte material comprising an electrolyte material 50 using oxygen ions as carriers as a base material and a lithium-containing compound 60 added to the base material as a sintering additive is sintered at a sintering temperature of 1300° C. or lower to produce a solid oxide electrolyte 100. This solid oxide electrolyte material can reduce the sintering temperature to extend the range of choices of components of a solid oxide fuel cell and suppress reactions between other components to reduce the manufacturing cost. This solid oxide electrolyte material further can produce a solid oxide electrolyte with sufficient denseness and high gas tightness capable of suppressing fuel leak to improve the electromotive force and output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2008
    Assignee: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Okamoto, Shunsuke Taniguchi