Patents by Inventor Takashi Matsuo

Takashi Matsuo 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: 10161889
    Abstract: A quantitative analysis condition setting unit (13) included in a sequential X-ray fluorescence spectrometer according to the present invention: performs qualitative analyses of a plurality of standard samples (14); sets, on the basis of the qualitative analysis results, a peak measurement angle of each measurement line for analytical samples (1) in quantitative analysis conditions; and obtains a single virtual profile by synthesizing peak profiles of the plurality of standard samples (14) subjected to the qualitative analyses and sets, on the basis of the virtual profile and a preset half value width of the peak profile, background measurement angles of each measurement line for the analytical samples (1) in the quantitative analysis conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Rigaku Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya Hara, Takashi Matsuo, Yasujiro Yamada, Hisashi Honma, Yoshiyuki Kataoka
  • Publication number: 20180366731
    Abstract: Provided is a binder for a battery electrode, the binder having superior binding properties and being capable of effectively decreasing the internal resistance of a battery while still being usable as an aqueous binder with low environmental burden. A binder for a battery electrode according to the present invention has a core shell structure of a core section (A) containing a copolymer the principal constituent of which is methyl methacrylate and a shell section (B) having a (meth)acrylate-based copolymer containing (meth)acrylate as a polymerization component, wherein the swelling ratios with respect to a mixed solvent in which ethylene carbonate and diethyl carbonate are mixed at a volume ratio of 3:7 are 10% or less for the resin constituting the core section (A) and 30% or more for the resin constituting the shell section (B).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Yoshihiro MOROOKA, Takashi MATSUO, Hideaki UEDA
  • Publication number: 20180295022
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition control unit configured to acquire information on function extension from an external object, the information on the function extension including attribute information indicating a function of a device and connection information relating to a connection to the device, and a function control unit configured to extend a function of the information processing apparatus based on the acquired attribute information, connect to a device corresponding to the extended function based on the acquired connection information, and enable the extended function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Masahiro OBA, Shunsuke SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20180277313
    Abstract: There is provided a composition for gel electrolyte that has excellent coatability, gelation properties, and liquid retention properties, has a high film strength after gelation, and can impart excellent power characteristics and a high capacity retention ratio to an electrochemical capacitor. The composition for gel electrolyte comprises an electrolyte salt and a polyether copolymer having an ethylene oxide unit, wherein the polyether copolymer has a weight-average molecular weight of 100,000 to 1,000,000, and the composition for gel electrolyte has a viscosity at 25° C. of 1 to 12 Pa·s.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Masato TABUCHI, Yukihiro TACHI, Ryo KATO, Takashi MATSUO
  • Publication number: 20180277151
    Abstract: A magnetic disk device includes a magnetic disk that includes a plurality of tracks, a magnetic head for reading data from the magnetic disk, and a controller. The controller begins controlling the magnetic head to move to a second track of the plurality of tracks from a first track of the plurality of tracks before decoding of a first track signal output from the magnetic head is completed, wherein the first track signal is output from the magnetic head while the magnetic head is positioned over the first track.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Kenji YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10083714
    Abstract: A magnetic disk device includes a magnetic disk that includes a plurality of tracks, a magnetic head for reading data from the magnetic disk, and a controller. The controller begins controlling the magnetic head to move to a second track of the plurality of tracks from a first track of the plurality of tracks before decoding of a first track signal output from the magnetic head is completed, wherein the first track signal is output from the magnetic head while the magnetic head is positioned over the first track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Kenji Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10082475
    Abstract: A scanning-type X-ray fluorescence spectrometer according to the present invention includes a quantitative analysis condition setting unit configured to determine whether or not to add, as an analytical element, a new detected element other than preset sample constituting elements, from an absorption-enhancement effect degree of fluorescent X-rays on an analytical value of an analytical element and an overlapping effect degree by an interfering line on an analytical line of the analytical element, on the basis of qualitative analysis results and semi-quantitative analysis results of standard samples.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Rigaku Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya Hara, Takashi Matsuo, Yasujiro Yamada, Hisashi Honma, Yoshiyuki Kataoka
  • Publication number: 20180264837
    Abstract: An inkjet head includes the following. A plurality of nozzles eject ink. A pressure chamber is individually communicated with each nozzle and is filled with ink inside. A pressure generator is a driving source to eject ink by applying pressure to the pressure chamber. An inlet includes a narrow portion with a flow path narrower than the pressure chamber and supplies ink to the pressure chamber. A circulation flow path is able to discharge ink in the pressure chamber from near the nozzle. Viscosity resistance of the circulation flow path is smaller than viscosity resistance of the nozzle. Impedance of the circulation flow path is equal to or more than 0.5 times of impedance of the inlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Hideyuki KOBAYASHI, Kusunoki HIGASHINO
  • Publication number: 20180257386
    Abstract: Provided are an inkjet head and an inkjet recording apparatus which are compact and are capable of realizing high resolution, and are capable of stably ejecting liquid droplets at a high frequency while having a structure capable of circulating ink. The inkjet head includes: a plurality of nozzles which eject ink; a plurality of pressure chambers which are respectively communicate with the plurality of nozzles and are filled with ink; a plurality of pressure generation portions which apply a pressure to ink inside the plurality of pressure chamber; a circulation flow passage that is provided to be branched from an ink flow passage ranging from an inlet of the pressure chambers and an outlet of the nozzles, and is capable of discharging ink inside the plurality of pressure chambers; and a first damper and a second damper which are provided to face the circulation flow passage, and is capable of changing a volume of the circulation flow passage through elastic deformation in correspondence with a pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshinori ASAKA, Takashi MATSUO
  • Publication number: 20180254152
    Abstract: There is provided a composition for gel electrolyte that can impart excellent power characteristics and a high capacity retention ratio to an electrochemical capacitor. The composition for gel electrolyte comprises an electrolyte salt and a polyether copolymer having an ethylene oxide unit, wherein the composition for gel electrolyte has a water content of 50 ppm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Masato TABUCHI, Hideaki UEDA
  • Publication number: 20180254475
    Abstract: There is provided a cathode material that can effectively reduce the internal resistance of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and effectively improve the charge-discharge cycle characteristics of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The cathode material is a cathode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising a cathode active material, a binder, and a water-soluble antioxidant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Miwa NAKAMURA, Takashi MATSUO, Hideaki UEDA
  • Publication number: 20180254515
    Abstract: There is provided a cathode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that has excellent flexibility and binding properties, and can effectively reduce the internal resistance of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and effectively improve the charge-discharge cycle characteristics of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The cathode material comprises a cathode active material and a binder, wherein the binder is a copolymer comprising a structural unit (A) derived from a (meth)acrylate monomer, a structural unit (B) derived from a carboxylic acid group-containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer, and a structural unit (C) derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having a functionality of 5 or less, and the cathode material is substantially free of a thickener.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiro TAKAHASHI, Miwa NAKAMURA, Takashi MATSUO, Hideaki UEDA
  • Patent number: 10063413
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition control unit configured to acquire information on function extension from an external object, the information on the function extension including attribute information indicating a function of a device and connection information relating to a connection to the device, and a function control unit configured to extend a function of the information processing apparatus based on the acquired attribute information, connect to a device corresponding to the extended function based on the acquired connection information, and enable the extended function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Masahiro Oba, Shunsuke Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10014525
    Abstract: This binder for battery electrodes is characterized by containing a polymer including: (A) a structural unit represented by general formula (1) and derived from a monomer having a hydroxyl group (in the formula, R1 is a hydrogen or a C1-C4 straight-chain or branched alkyl group, R2 and R3 are each a hydrogen or a C1-C4 straight-chained or branched alkyl group, and n is an integer of 2-30); (B) a structural unit derived from an ethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of a difunctional carboxylic acid group, a nitrile group and a ketone group; and (C) a structural unit derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having at most five functional groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Tomoyuki Yano, Yasushi Miki, Katsuhito Miura
  • Publication number: 20180180563
    Abstract: A quantitative analysis condition setting unit (13) included in a sequential X-ray fluorescence spectrometer according to the present invention: performs qualitative analyses of a plurality of standard samples (14); sets, on the basis of the qualitative analysis results, a peak measurement angle of each measurement line for analytical samples (1) in quantitative analysis conditions; and obtains a single virtual profile by synthesizing peak profiles of the plurality of standard samples (14) subjected to the qualitative analyses and sets, on the basis of the virtual profile and a preset half value width of the peak profile, background measurement angles of each measurement line for the analytical samples (1) in the quantitative analysis conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: Rigaku Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya HARA, Takashi MATSUO, Yasujiro YAMADA, Hisashi HONMA, Yoshiyuki KATAOKA
  • Patent number: 10003077
    Abstract: Disclosed is a battery electrode binder containing a polymer including (1) a constituent unit derived from a (meth)acrylate monomer (A) having a hydroxyl group, (2) a constituent unit derived from a vinyl ester monomer (B), and (3) a constituent unit derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer (C). Using the binder, an electrode is produced and adopted in a battery such as a lithium ion secondary battery. Obtained are: an aqueous binder that has a low environmental impact, has high adhesiveness, and in particular does not cause oxidative degradation in the electrode environment; and a battery and electrode using the binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Tomoyuki Yano, Yasushi Miki, Katsuhito Miura
  • Publication number: 20180106736
    Abstract: A scanning-type X-ray fluorescence spectrometer according to the present invention includes a quantitative analysis condition setting unit (13) configured to determine whether or not to add, as an analytical element, a new detected element other than preset sample constituting elements, from an absorption-enhancement effect degree of fluorescent X-rays on an analytical value of an analytical element and an overlapping effect degree by an interfering line on an analytical line of the analytical element, on the basis of qualitative analysis results and semi-quantitative analysis results of standard samples (14).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: Rigaku Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya HARA, Takashi MATSUO, Yasujiro YAMADA, Hisashi HONMA, Yoshiyuki KATAOKA
  • Publication number: 20180096800
    Abstract: A low-cost electrochemical capacitor is provided which has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics, simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability, and has the basic performance as a capacitor, achieved in that, as the electrolyte between a negative electrode and a positive electrode, a solution of an ambient temperature molten salt and a specific polyether copolymer is allowed to gel using a specific photoreaction initiator and is held between the two electrodes. This low-cost electrochemical capacitor has the basic performance of a capacitor, has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics without use of a separator, and simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Masato TABUCHI, Hideaki UEDA, Katsuhito MIURA
  • Publication number: 20180090282
    Abstract: A low-cost electrochemical capacitor is provided which has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics, simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability, and has the basic performance as a capacitor, achieved in that between a negative electrode and a positive electrode, a solution of a specific polyether copolymer, an inorganic or organic filler, and an electrolyte salt is selected as appropriate as the electrolyte and is held between the two electrodes. This low-cost electrochemical capacitor has the basic performance of a capacitor, has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics, and simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Masato TABUCHI, Hideaki UEDA, Katsuhito MIURA
  • Publication number: 20170221519
    Abstract: A storage apparatus includes a storage disk including a plurality of tracks each of which includes a plurality of sectors, a head configured to write data in and read data from the storage disk, and a controller. The controller is configured to control the head to carry out reading of a group of data units from target sectors in a target track of the storage disk, the group of data units being associated with a command received from an external device, determine whether or not the target sectors include one or more defective sectors based on result of the reading, and control the head to write the group of data units in physically consecutive non-written sectors of the target track or another track, when the target sectors are determined to include the defective sectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Kenji YOSHIDA