Patents by Inventor Tatsuya Shinoda

Tatsuya Shinoda 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: 10559806
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery is provided. The battery includes an electrode body, a lead, a container member, and a terminal. The container member includes a main part and a terminal-connecting part adjacent to the main part. The electrode body is housed in the main part of the container member. The lead is electrically connected to the electrode body. The lead is housed in the terminal-connecting part of the container member. The terminal is electrically connected to the lead. The terminal is provided on the terminal-connecting part. A thickness of the main part of the container member is larger than a thickness of the terminal-connecting part of the container member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Negishi, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Naoki Iwamura, Tatsuya Shinoda, Koichi Takeshita, Yasuaki Murashi
  • Publication number: 20200044205
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shinoda, Hideyuki Ishii, Kengo Kurata, Yoshiaki Asami, Tsutomu Matsui, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Kenichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10522812
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery is provided. The battery includes an electrode body, a lead, a container member, and a terminal. The container member includes a main part and a terminal-connecting part adjacent to the main part. The electrode body is housed in the main part of the container member. The lead is electrically connected to the electrode body. The lead is housed in the terminal-connecting part of the container member. The terminal is electrically connected to the lead. The terminal is provided on the terminal-connecting part. A thickness of the main part of the container member is larger than a thickness of the terminal-connecting part of the container member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Negishi, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Naoki Iwamura, Tatsuya Shinoda, Koichi Takeshita, Yasuaki Murashi
  • Patent number: 10505233
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode group includes a stack. The stack includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode or negative electrodes, and separator. Each negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode layer provided on the negative electrode current collector. The electrode group satisfies following relational formulae (I) to (III): 10?a1/b1?16 (I); 0.7?D1/E1?1.4 (II); E1?85 (III). Here, the a1 [mm] is a thickness of the stack. The b1 [mm] is a thickness of the negative electrode current collector, or is a total thickness of the negative electrode current collectors. The D1 [?m] is a thickness of the positive electrode. The E1 [?m] is a thickness of the negative electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasuaki Murashi, Nobuyasu Negishi, Tatsuya Shinoda, Koichi Takeshita, Koichi Kawamura, Tatsuya Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10468641
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shinoda, Hideyuki Ishii, Kengo Kurata, Yoshiaki Asami, Tsutomu Matsui, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Kenichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10461369
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery includes a flat-shaped electrode group, a package member and a terminal section. The package member includes a stainless steel-made first package having a flange at an opening and a stainless steel-made second package. The electrode group is stored in a space formed by welding the flange of the first package to the second package. The terminal section includes a through-hole that is open to the first package, a ring-shaped rising portion that extends from a periphery of the through-hole toward an inside of the package member, a ring-shaped member that is arranged on an outer surface of the rising portion, an insulation gasket, and an external terminal. The external terminal is fixed to the first package by caulking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Negishi, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Koichi Kawamura, Tatsuya Shinoda, Naoki Iwamura, Koichi Takeshita, Hirokiyo Mamyoda
  • Patent number: 10418612
    Abstract: A secondary battery according to one embodiment includes, an electrode group which is a cathode and an anode wound with a separator being interposed therebetween, a first lead having a first welding surface, a second lead having a second welding surface which is bent with respect to a winding axial direction of the electrode group, a first current collecting tab which is extended from one end of the electrode group on the winding axial direction, and welded onto the first welding surface of the first lead, a second current collecting tab which is extended from the other end of the electrode group on the winding axial direction, and welded onto the second welding surface of the second lead, a first terminal connected to the first lead, and a second terminal connected to the second lead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shinoda, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Koichi Kawamura, Nobuyasu Negishi, Koichi Takeshita, Yasuaki Murashi
  • Patent number: 10115937
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery includes an electrode group, a tab, a conductive nipping member, a case, a lid and a lead. The conductive nipping member includes first and second nipping sections. The first and second nipping sections divide the tab into two bundles in which portions of the tab are laminated onto each other in a thickness direction of the electrode group. The lead includes a connecting section connected electrically to a terminal, and current collecting sections which are two sections branched from the connecting section and sandwiching the nipping member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hideyuki Ishii, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Kengo Kurata, Tatsuya Shinoda, Tsutomu Matsui, Yoshiaki Asami
  • Publication number: 20180130979
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tatsuya SHINODA, Hideyuki Ishii, Kengo Kurata, Yoshiaki Asami, Tsutomu Matsui, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Kenichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 9960393
    Abstract: A battery disclosed herein includes a container member housing an electrode body and a lead, a gasket, an external terminal, and a restraining member. The container member includes a terminal-connecting part having a thickness of 0.3 mm or less. The terminal-connecting part includes a through hole including a rising part. The gasket includes a hollow shaft inserted into the rising part. The external terminal includes a terminal shaft. The terminal shaft includes a diameter-reduction part. The restraining member restrains at least a part of the diameter-reduction part of the terminal shaft via the diameter-reduction part of the rising part and the shaft of the gasket. The inclination angle of the rising part is larger than the inclination angle of the terminal shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Negishi, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Tatsuya Shinoda, Koichi Kawamura, Naoki Iwamura
  • Publication number: 20180108949
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery includes a flat-shaped electrode group, a package member and a terminal section. The package member includes a stainless steel-made first package having a flange at an opening and a stainless steel-made second package. The electrode group is stored in a space formed by welding the flange of the first package to the second package. The terminal section includes a through-hole that is open to the first package, a ring-shaped rising portion that extends from a periphery of the through-hole toward an inside of the package member, a ring-shaped member that is arranged on an outer surface of the rising portion, an insulation gasket, and an external terminal. The external terminal is fixed to the first package by caulking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Negishi, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Koichi Kawamura, Tatsuya Shinoda, Naoki Iwamura, Koichi Takeshita, Hirokiyo Mamyoda
  • Publication number: 20180102528
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery is provided. The battery includes an electrode body, a lead, a container member, and a terminal. The container member includes a main part and a terminal-connecting part adjacent to the main part. The electrode body is housed in the main part of the container member. The lead is electrically connected to the electrode body. The lead is housed in the terminal-connecting part of the container member. The terminal is electrically connected to the lead. The terminal is provided on the terminal-connecting part. A thickness of the main part of the container member is larger than a thickness of the terminal-connecting part of the container member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyasu NEGISHI, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Naoki Iwamura, Tatsuya Shinoda, Koichi Takeshita, Yasuaki Murashi
  • Patent number: 9899641
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shinoda, Hideyuki Ishii, Kengo Kurata, Yoshiaki Asami, Tsutomu Matsui, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Kenichi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20170179535
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode group includes a stack. The stack includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode or negative electrodes, and separator. Each negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode layer provided on the negative electrode current collector. The electrode group satisfies following relational formulae (I) to (III): 10?a1/b1?16 (I); 0.7?D1/E1?1.4 (II); E1?85 (III). Here, the a1 [mm] is a thickness of the stack. The b1 [mm] is a thickness of the negative electrode current collector, or is a total thickness of the negative electrode current collectors. The D1 [?m] is a thickness of the positive electrode. The E1 [?m] is a thickness of the negative electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yasuaki MURASHI, Nobuyasu NEGISHI, Tatsuya SHINODA, Koichi TAKESHITA, Koichi KAWAMURA, Tatsuya HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 9673440
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery including a case, a lid, an electrode group, an intermediate lead, and a terminal lead. The electrode group has an end face opposed to the lid and includes current collector tabs extending from the end face. The intermediate lead contains an electrode group joint and a lead joint. The terminal lead is electrically connected to the lid and the lead joint of the intermediate lead. Each of the current collector tabs has a tip portion whose width in the direction perpendicular to the extending direction is narrow. The tip portion thereof is electrically connected to the electrode group joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Haruchika Ishii, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Souichi Hanafusa, Natsuki Toyota, Toshifumi Shimizu, Yasuaki Hara, Tatsuya Shinoda
  • Patent number: 9601734
    Abstract: In general, according to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. This battery includes a container, a lid, a gas-relief vent, an electrode group, an intermediate lead, and a terminal lead. The gas-relief vent is provided in the lid. The intermediate lead includes a first lead-joint part, an electrode-group-joint part, and a leg part. The leg part connects the first lead-joint part and the electrode-group-joint part to each other. The first lead-joint part and the electrode-group-joint part are located on planes different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Haruchika Ishii, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Souichi Hanafusa, Natsuki Toyota, Tsutomu Matsui, Tatsuya Shinoda
  • Publication number: 20160336576
    Abstract: A secondary battery according to one embodiment includes, an electrode group which is a cathode and an anode wound with a separator being interposed therebetween, a first lead having a first welding surface, a second lead having a second welding surface which is bent with respect to a winding axial direction of the electrode group, a first current collecting tab which is extended from one end of the electrode group on the winding axial direction, and welded onto the first welding surface of the first lead, a second current collecting tab which is extended from the other end of the electrode group on the winding axial direction, and welded onto the second welding surface of the second lead, a first terminal connected to the first lead, and a second terminal connected to the second lead.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tatsuya SHINODA, Tatsuya HASHIMOTO, Koichi KAWAMURA, Nobuyasu NEGISHI, Koichi TAKESHITA, Yasuaki MURASHI
  • Publication number: 20160336554
    Abstract: A battery disclosed herein includes a container member housing an electrode body and a lead, a gasket, an external terminal, and a restraining member. The container member includes a terminal-connecting part having a thickness of 0.3 mm or less. The terminal-connecting part includes a through hole including a rising part. The gasket includes a hollow shaft inserted into the rising part. The external terminal includes a terminal shaft. The terminal shaft includes a diameter-reduction part. The restraining member restrains at least a part of the diameter-reduction part of the terminal shaft via the diameter-reduction part of the rising part and the shaft of the gasket. The inclination angle of the rising part is larger than the inclination angle of the terminal shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Nobuyasu NEGISHI, Tatsuya HASHIMOTO, Tatsuya SHINODA, Koichi KAWAMURA, Naoki IWAMURA
  • Patent number: 9203059
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery includes a case, an electrode group, a lid, an external terminal and an insulating member. The external terminal includes a head section and an axial section extended from the head section. The axial section is caulked and fixed into a through hole in the lid. The insulating member is arranged between the lid and the external terminal. The insulating member includes a bus bar-fixing section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kengo Kurata, Tsutomu Matsui, Soichi Hanafusa, Hideyuki Ishii, Tatsuya Shinoda, Tsutomu Kanetsuna
  • Publication number: 20150214513
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery includes an electrode group, a tab, a conductive nipping member, a case, a lid and a lead. The conductive nipping member includes first and second nipping sections. The first and second nipping sections divide the tab into two bundles in which portions of the tab are laminated onto each other in a thickness direction of the electrode group. The lead includes a connecting section connected electrically to a terminal, and current collecting sections which are two sections branched from the connecting section and sandwiching the nipping member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hideyuki ISHII, Eiki KASHIWAZAKI, Kengo KURATA, Tatsuya SHINODA, Tsutomu MATSUI, Yoshiaki ASAMI