Patents by Inventor Tetsuya Namba

Tetsuya Namba 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: 20150020490
    Abstract: A ceramic filter includes a porous ceramic body which is a sintered body of ceramic particles, and a coating portion formed on a surface of each ceramic particle to support the catalyst. The porous ceramic body has a specific surface area equal to or greater than 0.5 m2/cc, measured by a mercury porosimeter, and an amount of the coating portion is equal to or greater than 15 g/l.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroaki OKANO, Hiroshi YAMAGUCHI, Risa KATAYAMA, Akira OBUCHI, Junko UCHIZAWA, Tetsuya NAMBA
  • Patent number: 8574507
    Abstract: A compact heat exchanger-integrated reaction device, comprising a heat exchange section and a reaction section, capable of providing high heat recovery performance, with a small number of ducts of the reaction section formed for supplying and return paths without increasing the volume of the entire reaction device. With the heat exchanger-integrated reaction device equipped with ducts in the reaction section adjacent to the plate-stacking-type heat exchange section, collection ducts for allowing a plurality of regions having openings for discharging a fluid to be processed to be connected with at least one supplying duct of the reaction section, and distribution ducts for allowing at least one supplying duct of the reaction section to be connected with a plurality of regions having openings for receiving the fluid from the heat exchange section are provided between the heat exchange section and the duct of the reaction section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Akira Obuchi, Junko Uchisawa, Tetsuya Namba, Akihiko Ooi, Norio Iijima
  • Publication number: 20120031599
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compact heat exchanger-integrated reaction device, comprising a heat exchange section and a reaction section, capable of providing high heat recovery performance, with a small number of ducts of the reaction section formed for supplying and return paths without increasing the volume of the entire reaction device. With the heat exchanger-integrated reaction device equipped with ducts in the reaction section adjacent to the plate-stacking-type heat exchange section, collection ducts for allowing a plurality of regions having openings for discharging a fluid to be processed to be connected with at least one supplying duct of the reaction section, and distribution ducts for allowing at least one supplying duct of the reaction section to be connected with a plurality of regions having openings for receiving the fluid from the heat exchange section are provided between the heat exchange section and the duct of the reaction section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2010
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Akira Obuchi, Junko Uchisawa, Tetsuya Namba, Akihiko Ooi, Norio Iijima
  • Publication number: 20060153755
    Abstract: A self-heat exchange type heat exchanger which can provide a greater heat transfer area in a limited capacity, can be easily prepared and can lead to drastic enhancement of heat exchange efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2003
    Publication date: July 13, 2006
    Inventors: Akira Obuchi, Junko Uchisawa, Akihiko Ooi, Tetsuya Namba, Norio Ogata, Atsushi Ogata