Patents by Inventor Takayuki Hirai

Takayuki Hirai 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: 10699824
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10699825
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10600608
    Abstract: An ion source is provided. The ion source includes a plasma generation chamber, a plate member, and an extraction electrode. The plasma generation chamber is supplied with a halogen-containing material. The plate member is provided on an end of the plasma generation chamber located on a side toward which an ion beam is extracted. The extraction electrode is disposed downstream of the plate member. The plate member is formed with a gas supply passage via which hydrogen gas is supplied to the extraction electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: NISSIN ION EQUIPMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Adachi, Shigeki Sakai, Yuya Hirai, Takayuki Murayama, Tomoya Taniguchi, Weijiang Zhao
  • Publication number: 20200048089
    Abstract: The present invention provides a hydrogen peroxide production method and a hydrogen peroxide production kit that are capable of producing hydrogen peroxide more efficiently and at lower costs than conventional methods. Specifically, the present invention provides a hydrogen peroxide production method comprising: (1) a hydrogen peroxide generation step of generating hydrogen peroxide by irradiating a reaction system containing water, an organic polymer photocatalyst, and O2 with light, wherein (2) the organic polymer photocatalyst comprises an organic polymer having a structure such that a monocyclic or polycyclic aromatic compound and/or a monocyclic or polycyclic heteroaromatic compound is/are linked by a bridging group, and (3) the organic polymer has a band structure such that a conduction band (CB) has a potential lower than the potential of two-electron reduction of O2, and a valance band (VB) has a potential higher than the potential of four-electron oxidation of water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Shiraishi, Takayuki Hirai
  • Publication number: 20190367689
    Abstract: A fiber-reinforced resin composition includes a polyamide resin and a polyolefin resin, and when one resin between the polyamide resin and the polyolefin resin is set as a first resin, and the other resin is set as a second resin, the composition has a sea-island structure including a continuous phase C consisting of the first resin and a dispersed phase c consisting of the second resin dispersed in the continuous phase C, and in a resin phase separation cross-sectional structure, a total of cross-sectional areas of dispersed phases having a cross-sectional area equal to or smaller than an average cross-sectional area of the reinforcing fiber is 20% or less with respect to a total of cross-sectional areas of all dispersed phases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Takayuki HIRAI, Kenzo FUKUMORI, Tetsuya ODA, Takayuki NAGAI
  • Publication number: 20190318847
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Publication number: 20190318846
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Patent number: 10418150
    Abstract: A core electric wire for a multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer covering the conductor, a principal component of the insulating layer being a copolymer of ethylene and an ?-olefin having a carbonyl group; the ?-olefin content in the copolymer being 14% to 46% by mass; and a mathematical product C*E being 0.01 to 0.9, wherein C is a linear expansion coefficient of the insulating layer at from 25° C. to ?35° C., and E is a modulus of elasticity thereof at ?35° C. Average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is 1.0 to 3.0 mm2. Average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is 40 to 100 ?m, and number of the element wires is 196 to 2,450.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10388432
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10388433
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Publication number: 20190221880
    Abstract: To provide a means capable of suppressing the occurrence of internal short circuit in a power generating element when a battery is destroyed from the outside in a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a capacity and a size corresponding to a high energy density.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Tamaki Hirai, Takayuki Fujii, Seiji Ishimoto, Fumihiro Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20190198193
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a core electric wire for a multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for a multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present disclosure comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer covering the conductor, wherein a linear expansion coefficient C of the insulating layer at from 25° C. to ?35° C. is no less than 1×10?5 K?and no greater than 2.5×10?4 K?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Publication number: 20190193874
    Abstract: A multi-layer insulation includes a plurality of layers that are laminated on each other. A detection layer that is at least one of the plurality of layers has a piezoelectric film, and a pair of electrode parts installed on both surfaces of the piezoelectric film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Takayuki HIRAI, Hajime YANO
  • Publication number: 20190197817
    Abstract: A medicine supply apparatus includes a housing, first to nth (n is an integer of 2 or more) segments which are arranged in order in the housing along the circumference direction so as to surround a center line, a drive unit configured to rotate an aggregate of the first to nth segments about the center line, an input unit configured to receive an instruction, and a control unit configured to control the drive unit. The housing is provided with a cleaning position that allows at least one of the first to nth segments to be cleaned. The input unit may receive an instruction for selecting one of the first to nth segments. The control unit causes the drive unit to locate the selected segment at the cleaning position on the basis of the instruction for selecting one of the first to nth segments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Takazono Technology Incorporated
    Inventors: Takayuki Fujii, Katsuhiro Hirai
  • Publication number: 20190074108
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Publication number: 20190057795
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Patent number: 10176908
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10139236
    Abstract: In a route generation method, a computer executes: a step of generating cells based on data about a floor plan that contains information indicating a type of a constituent element of a house and setting the information indicating the type of the constituent element in each of the cells; a step of reading the information indicating the type of the constituent element set in the cell, specifying an outer edge of a passable region based on whether the constituent element is passable, and generating data about a pathway in which the passable region is thinned, whether the constituent element is passable being determined in advance in association with the type of the constituent element; a step of generating a graph based on the data about the pathway; and a route search step of searching a path from the starting point to the ending point, using the graph.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: CYBERWALKER INC.
    Inventor: Takayuki Hirai
  • Publication number: 20180182508
    Abstract: A core electric wire for a multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer covering the conductor, a principal component of the insulating layer being a copolymer of ethylene and an ?-olefin having a carbonyl group; the ?-olefin content in the copolymer being 14% to 46% by mass; and a mathematical product C*E being 0.01 to 0.9, wherein C is a linear expansion coefficient of the insulating layer at from 25° C. to ?35° C., and E is a modulus of elasticity thereof at ?35° C. Average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is 1.0 to 3.0 mm2. Average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is 40 to 100 ?m, and number of the element wires is 196 to 2,450.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Publication number: 20180149481
    Abstract: In a route generation method, a computer executes: a step of generating cells based on data about a floor plan that contains information indicating a type of a constituent element of a house and setting the information indicating the type of the constituent element in each of the cells; a step of reading the information indicating the type of the constituent element set in the cell, specifying an outer edge of a passable region based on whether the constituent element is passable, and generating data about a pathway in which the passable region is thinned, whether the constituent element is passable being determined in advance in association with the type of the constituent element; a step of generating a graph based on the data about the pathway; and a route search step of searching a path from the starting point to the ending point, using the graph.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventor: Takayuki HIRAI