Patents by Inventor Tomoki Kuratomi

Tomoki Kuratomi 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: 10796892
    Abstract: A sample mounting plate which is used for mass spectrometry according to MALDI process and which is provided with at least one sample loading spot for mounting a sample on a substrate, wherein: a hydrophilic surface produced by a first hydrophilic film is formed within the sample loading spot on a surface of the substrate provided with the sample loading spot; a hydrophobic surface produced by a hydrophobic film is formed on the outside of the hydrophilic surface; and a boundary part, in which a hydrophilic member or a second hydrophilic film having a higher hydrophilicity than the first hydrophilic film is exposed, is formed at the boundary between the hydrophilic surface and the hydrophobic surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: CITIZEN FINEDEVICE CO., LTD., CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Toriumi, Tomoki Kuratomi
  • Publication number: 20190019661
    Abstract: A sample mounting plate which is used for mass spectrometry according to MALDI process and which is provided with at least one sample loading spot for mounting a sample on a substrate, wherein: a hydrophilic surface produced by a first hydrophilic film is formed within the sample loading spot on a surface of the substrate provided with the sample loading spot; a hydrophobic surface produced by a hydrophobic film is formed on the outside of the hydrophilic surface; and a boundary part, in which a hydrophilic member or a second hydrophilic film having a higher hydrophilicity than the first hydrophilic film is exposed, is formed at the boundary between the hydrophilic surface and the hydrophobic surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicants: CITIZEN FINEDEVICE CO., LTD., CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Toriumi, Tomoki Kuratomi