Patents by Inventor Tetsuya Inoue

Tetsuya Inoue 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: 11271171
    Abstract: A biscarbazole derivative having a specific group, which is represented by formula (1); and an organic electroluminescence device in which a plurality of organic thin-film layers including a light emitting layer are disposed between a cathode and an anode, and at least one of the organic thin-film layers include the biscarbazole derivative. The organic electroluminescence device exhibits high emission efficiency and has a long lifetime. In formula (1), each of A1 and A2 independently represents a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 30 ring carbon atoms; each of Y1 to Y16 independently represents C(R) or a nitrogen atom; each of R groups independently represents a hydrogen atom, etc.; and each of L1 and L2 independently represents a single bond, etc.; provided that at least one of A1, A2 and R represents a substituted or unsubstituted fluoranthenyl group, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Inoue, Mitsunori Ito, Kumiko Gorai, Kazuki Nishimura, Kiyoshi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 11208740
    Abstract: The method for producing a carbon nanotube yarn includes preparing a vertically-aligned carbon nanotube that is disposed on a substrate and is aligned vertically to the substrate; preparing a rotating body having a groove on a circumferential face; drawing a plurality of carbon nanotubes from the vertically-aligned carbon nanotube continuously and linearly to prepare a carbon nanotube single yarn, and arranging the plurality of carbon nanotube single yarns in parallel to prepare a carbon nanotube web; winding the carbon nanotube web around the circumferential face of the rotating body so as to fit in the groove; and drawing the carbon nanotube web from the rotating body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tetsuya Inoue
  • Patent number: 11031278
    Abstract: A suction member includes a base part (3) and a plurality of protrusions (2). The base part (3) includes a first surface (4). Each of the protrusions (2) includes a side surface (6) contiguous to the first surface (4) and a top surface (5) contiguous to the side surface (6). The side surface (6) has a plurality of projecting ridges (7) extending in a direction apart from the first surface (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Tetsuya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10981789
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for further uniformly drawing out a carbon nanotube web while inhibiting mixing of edge scraps. A carbon nanotube web is drawn out from a carbon nanotube array-in a state in which abutting members which abut on the carbon nanotube array are provided on respective outer sides of both edges of a boundary region between the carbon nanotube array and the carbon nanotube web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norifumi Morihara, Tetsuya Inoue
  • Publication number: 20210032100
    Abstract: A carbon nanotube composite material includes a fixture sheet having a front side and a back side, and a carbon nanotube array sheet embedded in or bonded to both front and back sides of the fixture sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Tetsuya INOUE, Hiroyuki MARUYAMA, Yoko KAWAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10899619
    Abstract: The method for producing a carbon nanotube web includes preparing a carbon nanotube array disposed on a substrate, the carbon nanotube array including a plurality of carbon nanotubes vertically aligned relative to the substrate; and drawing a carbon nanotube web from the carbon nanotube array so that the plurality of carbon nanotube single yarns are arranged in parallel, wherein in the step of drawing a carbon nanotube web, the carbon nanotube web is oscillated in a direction crossing both the thickness direction of the substrate and the drawing direction of the carbon nanotube web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignees: Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Yamaha Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuya Inoue, Norifumi Morihara, Tomoya Yamashita, Katsunori Suzuki, Yasuro Okumiya, Koji Yataka
  • Publication number: 20210002794
    Abstract: The method for producing a carbon nanotube yam includes preparing a vertically-aligned carbon nanotube that is disposed on a substrate and is aligned vertically to the substrate; preparing a rotating body having a groove on a circumferential face; drawing a plurality of carbon nanotubes from the vertically-aligned carbon nanotube continuously and linearly to prepare a carbon nanotube single yarn, and arranging the plurality of carbon nanotube single yarns in parallel to prepare a carbon nanotube web; winding the carbon nanotube web around the circumferential face of the rotating body so as to fit in the groove; and drawing the carbon nanotube web from the rotating body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventor: Tetsuya INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200399130
    Abstract: A method of producing a carbon nanotube complex includes preparing a mixed solution in which metal is mixed with a solution of a water-soluble polymer, a step of preparing a carbon nanotube assembly that is an assembly of carbon nanotubes extending in a predetermined direction, a step of obtaining an intermediate by impregnating the carbon nanotube assembly with the mixed solution, and a step of causing the carbon nanotube assembly to support the metal and removing the water-soluble polymer by heating the intermediate in an inert atmosphere or a reducing atmosphere. This facilitates the production of a carbon nanotube complex having an orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventor: Tetsuya INOUE
  • Patent number: 10836633
    Abstract: A carbon nanotube composite material includes a fixture sheet having a front side and a back side, and a carbon nanotube array sheet embedded in or bonded to both front and back sides of the fixture sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya Inoue, Hiroyuki Maruyama, Yoko Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20200255645
    Abstract: The present invention includes a method for producing a filler-resin composite including (a) preparing a filler assembly in which a plurality of fillers are assembled, (b) impregnating at least one end in the thickness direction of the filler assembly with a first polymer soluble in liquid to produce a first polymer layer, (c) impregnating a portion of the filler assembly other than the one end in the thickness direction with a second polymer insoluble to the liquid to produce a second polymer layer, and (d) dissolving the first polymer layer impregnated at at least an end in the thickness direction of the filler assembly in the liquid to remove the first polymer layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroyuki MARUYAMA, Tetsuya INOUE, Manabu TAZAKI
  • Patent number: 10710880
    Abstract: A method for uplifting a carbon nanotube structure including a fixture sheet and a carbon nanotube array, wherein in the carbon nanotube array, a plurality of carbon nanotubes removed from a growth substrate are aligned in a predetermined direction, and at least a portion of the plurality of carbon nanotubes is embedded in or bonded to the fixture sheet, the method including the steps of: preparing a carbon nanotube structure, in which at least a portion of the plurality of carbon nanotubes is fallen down so as to lie one above another relative to the fixture sheet, attaching an adhesive tape to the carbon nanotube array, and removing the adhesive tape from the carbon nanotube array to uplift the plurality of carbon nanotubes relative to the fixture sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Maruyama, Tetsuya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10707434
    Abstract: The organic electroluminescence device includes an anode, a cathode, and at least an emitting layer between the anode and the cathode. The emitting layer includes a first host material, a second host material, and a phosphorescent dopant material. The first host material is a compound represented by a formula (1) below and the second host material is a compound represented by a formula (2) below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuki Nishimura, Toshinari Ogiwara, Kumiko Hibino, Tetsuya Inoue, Mitsunori Ito
  • Publication number: 20200165135
    Abstract: An object is to maintain high friction state even after repeated use. A carbon nanotube composite includes: a vertically aligned carbon nanotube array composed of vertically oriented carbon nanotubes coated with amorphous carbon; and a base layer which has the vertically aligned carbon nanotube array fixed thereto. One end portion, which is one of the opposite end portions in the direction of orientation of the vertically oriented carbon nanotubes, is exposed on the outside of the base layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventor: Tetsuya INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200161167
    Abstract: A substrate holding member of the present disclosure includes a main body made of plate-shaped ceramics, and a coating film covering a surface of the main body, in which t1 is between 0.5 mm and 30 mm inclusive, t2 is between 3 ?m and 0.1 t1 inclusive, and an F value represented by Formula 1 is 1×1022 or more, where K1C denotes a fracture toughness, ?1 denotes a thermal expansion coefficient, t1 denotes a thickness, and E1 denotes a Young's modulus of the ceramics, ?2 denotes a thermal expansion coefficient, t2 denotes a thickness, E2 denotes a Young's modulus, and ? denotes a compressive strength of the coating film, and Sp denotes a safety factor of the substrate holding member. A semiconductor manufacturing device of the present disclosure includes the above-mentioned substrate holding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Tetsuya INOUE, Masao YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10656618
    Abstract: A numerical controller capable of reducing labor of an operator's operation in measuring a workpiece controls a machine tool equipped with an imaging device capable of outputting three-dimensional coordinates of a designated position in a captured image and a measuring instrument measuring physical quantity concerning a shape of the installed workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventor: Tetsuya Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200047436
    Abstract: A filler-resin composite includes a filler layer in which filler is assembled, a resin layer in which resin is charged in at least one end portion of the filler layer in the thickness direction and a distal end of the one end portion of the filler layer is exposed, and a release member laminated on the resin layer, wherein the release member can be released from the resin layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroyuki MARUYAMA, Tetsuya INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190393421
    Abstract: Provided are a novel aromatic amine derivative having a specific structure and an organic electroluminescence device in which an organic thin layer comprising a single layer or plural layers including a light emitting layer is interposed between a cathode and an anode, wherein at least one layer of the above organic thin layer contains the aromatic amine derivative described above in the form of a single component or a mixed component. Thus, the organic electroluminescence device is less liable to be crystallized in molecules, improved in a yield in producing the organic electroluminescence device and extended in a lifetime.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD
    Inventors: Nobuhiro YABUNOUCHI, Tetsuya Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190382270
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to prevent edge scraps from being generated when carbon nanotubes are drawn out, and to prevent generated edge scraps from being mixed in a carbon nanotube web. A method for drawing out a carbon nanotube web in accordance with an aspect of the present invention includes a hard-to-draw part forming step of forming grooves each of which has a width that is smaller than a length of one CNT in a CNT array and forming hard-to-draw parts which are formed in regions abutting on the grooves and in which the CNTs are difficult to draw out from the CNT array, and a drawing out step of drawing a CNT web out from a region between the plurality of hard-to-draw parts in the CNT array.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Norifumi FUJIMOTO, Tetsuya INOUE
  • Patent number: 10503673
    Abstract: Each of one or more storage device units has a switch device for relaying communication in accordance with a communication interface in which the number of master devices that can exist in the same domain is defined and having a plurality of switch ports. A controller unit has a storage controller having a plurality of initiator ports. A storage controller acquires, via each of the plurality of initiator ports, the ID of a storage device unit connected to the initiator port. The storage controller determines a system configuration on the basis of a port ID relationship between the plurality of initiator ports and the plurality of acquired IDs. The storage controller performs switch setting, for each of the one or more switch devices, that corresponds to the determined system configuration, via at least one initiator port connected to the switch device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidechika Nakanishi, Tetsuya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10446761
    Abstract: Provided are a novel aromatic amine derivative having a specific structure and an organic electroluminescence device in which an organic thin layer comprising a single layer or plural layers including a light emitting layer is interposed between a cathode and an anode, wherein at least one layer of the above organic thin layer contains the aromatic amine derivative described above in the form of a single component or a mixed component. Thus, the organic electroluminescence device is less liable to be crystallized in molecules, improved in a yield in producing the organic electroluminescence device and extended in a lifetime.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Yabunouchi, Tetsuya Inoue