Patents by Inventor Tomomi Nakamura

Tomomi Nakamura 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: 20200017762
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion material contains a cured product of a curable composition that contains a (meth)allyl compound, a (meth)acryl compound, a photopolymerization initiator, and a quantum dot phosphor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoichiro MANSEI, Yoshitaka KATSUTA, Eiji KOBAYASHI, Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Tomomi KAWAMURA, Tomoyuki NAKAMURA, Masayuki WADA, Tomohiro HORINOUCHI, Kohei MUKAIGAITO, Shigeaki FUNYU, Takahiro TANABE
  • Patent number: 10374260
    Abstract: A nickel-hydrogen secondary battery includes: an outer can; a sealing body including a positive electrode terminal, the sealing body sealing an opening of the outer can; an electrode group formed by placing a positive electrode and a negative electrode on top of each other with a separator therebetween and spirally winding the positive electrode and the negative electrode, the electrode group housed in the outer can along with an alkaline electrolyte; a positive electrode current collector connected to positive electrode connection edge portion protruding from one end surface of the electrode group; and a current collecting lead connecting the positive electrode current collector and the sealing body, wherein a relationship between a deformation resistance A of a material a and a deformation resistance B of a material b satisfies a relationship of A<B, wherein the material a is a material of the current collecting lead, and the material b is a material of the positive electrode current collector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomomi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Shibaoka, Tetsu Yamanaka, Isao Mugima, Hidefumi Isaji, Hideyuki Asanuma
  • Patent number: 10300085
    Abstract: A nutrient composition, a lipid metabolism-improving agent, and prophylactic and/or therapeutic agents typically for inflammatory bowel diseases, immune disorders, cancers, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, obesity, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia each contain a cellulose acetate having a total degree of acetyl substitution of 0.4 to 1.1. The cellulose acetate may be one having a compositional distribution index (CDI) of 2.0 or less, where the CDI is defined by the formula: CDI=(Measured value of half height width of chemical composition)/(Theoretical value of half height width of chemical composition) where the measured value of half height width of chemical composition represents a half height width of chemical composition determined by HPLC analysis of a cellulose acetate propionate prepared by propionylating all residual hydroxy groups of the cellulose acetate (sample), and the theoretical value of half height width of chemical composition =2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shu Shimamoto, Toshikazu Nakamura, Shizuka Ukita, Tsuyoshi Nakamura, Ryoko Yamauchi, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Tatsuya Morita, Tomomi Genda
  • Publication number: 20180219206
    Abstract: A current collecting lead is interposed between a sealing body and a positive electrode current collector for connecting the sealing body and the positive electrode current collector, the sealing body including a positive electrode terminal, the positive electrode current collector being attached to an electrode group, the current collecting lead including: a top wall portion positioned on the side of the sealing body; leg portions positioned on the side of the positive electrode current collector and that face the top wall portion; and a pair of side wall portions that extend between side edges of the top wall portion and side edges of the leg portions and that face each other, a first corner portion and a second corner portion formed by the top wall portion and the side wall portions and a third corner portion and a fourth corner portion formed by the leg portions and the side wall portions being rounded corners that are curved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Hidefumi Isaji, Hiroyuki Shibaoka, Isao Mugima, Tomomi Nakamura, Tetsu Yamanaka
  • Publication number: 20180069268
    Abstract: A nickel-hydrogen secondary battery includes: an outer can; a sealing body including a positive electrode terminal, the sealing body sealing an opening of the outer can; an electrode group formed by placing a positive electrode and a negative electrode on top of each other with a separator therebetween and spirally winding the positive electrode and the negative electrode, the electrode group housed in the outer can along with an alkaline electrolyte; a positive electrode current collector connected to positive electrode connection edge portion protruding from one end surface of the electrode group; and a current collecting lead connecting the positive electrode current collector and the sealing body, wherein a relationship between a deformation resistance A of a material a and a deformation resistance B of a material b satisfies a relationship of A<B, wherein the material a is a material of the current collecting lead, and the material b is a material of the positive electrode current collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Tomomi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Shibaoka, Tetsu Yamanaka, Isao Mugima, Hidefumi Isaji, Hideyuki Asanuma
  • Publication number: 20150352227
    Abstract: A method for accumulating titanium oxide composite particles into a cancer tissue, which comprises the steps of—providing titanium oxide composite particles which comprise: titanium oxide particles; and a nonionic hydrophilic polymer bound to a surface of the titanium oxide particles through at least one functional group selected from carboxyl group, amino group, diol group, salicylic acid group, and phosphoric acid group, and—administrating the composite particles to a patient thereby the composite particles are accumulated in the cancer tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Koki KANEHIRA, Shuji SONEZAKI, Yumi OGAMI, Tomomi NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 8989339
    Abstract: Disclosed is a zirconium alloy material having high corrosion resistance regardless of thermal history during its manufacturing process. The zirconium alloy material is obtained by providing a zirconium alloy containing on the mass basis: 0.001% to 1.9% of Sn, 0.01% to 0.3% of Fe, 0.01% to 0.3% of Cr, 0.001% to 0.3% of Ni, 0.001% to 3.0% of Nb, 0.027% or less of C, 0.025% or less of N, 4.5% or less of Hf and 0.16% or less of O with the remainder being inevitable impurities and zirconium, being formed of a bulk alloy and a surface layer, in which the surface layer has a plastic strain of 3 or more or a Vickers hardness of 260 HV or more and an arithmetic mean surface roughness Ra of 0.2 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryo Ishibashi, Masahisa Inagaki, Hideo Soneda, Naoya Okizaki, Tomomi Nakamura, Yoshikazu Todaka, Hiroaki Azuma, Nozomu Adachi, Minoru Umemoto
  • Patent number: 8815451
    Abstract: A negative-electrode plate 22 for use in a cylindrical cell, intended to be laid over a positive-electrode plate 21 with a separator 23 interposed between and rolled to form a cylindrical electrode body 20, with the positive-electrode plate 21 inside, the electrode body being arranged in a bottomed cylindrical outer can 10 to form the cylindrical cell, comprises a first negative-electrode part 22a which is to face the positive-electrode plate 21 on either side, with the separator 23 between, when formed into the electrode body 20, and a second negative-electrode part 22b which is to form the innermost circumference of the electrode body 20 and face the positive-electrode plate 21 only on one side, with the separator 23 between, when formed into the electrode body 20, the second negative-electrode part 22b being lower in negative-electrode active material density than the first negative-electrode part 22a.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: FDK Twicell Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Wada, Isao Mugima, Tomomi Nakamura, Masaru Kihara, Toshiki Sato
  • Patent number: 8785019
    Abstract: A negative electrode for a nickel-hydrogen rechargeable battery is a strip-shaped negative electrode, the negative electrode being formed of a core body and a negative mixture layer covering the core body and containing hydrogen-storage alloy particles, including a main section, both sides of which face the positive electrode with the separator intervening therebetween as viewed in a rolled state where the negative electrode forms the electrode group with the positive electrode and the separator, and an outermost circumferential portion and an innermost circumferential portion that are protruding from ends of the main section in a rolling direction and facing the positive electrode with the separator intervening therebetween only with one side, wherein the hydrogen-storage alloy particles contained in the outermost circumferential portion and the innermost circumferential portion have an average diameter larger than an average diameter of the hydrogen-storage alloy particles contained in the main section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: FDK Twicell Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaru Kihara, Takahiro Endo, Toshiki Sato, Akira Saguchi, Satoshi Wada, Isao Mugima, Tomomi Nakamura, Hideyuki Asanuma, Masanori Tamura
  • Patent number: 8709690
    Abstract: A photoreceptor comprising an undercoat layer between a conductive support and a photosensitive layer, wherein the undercoat layer contains at least metal oxide microparticles coated with anhydrous silicon dioxide and a first binder resin, the photosensitive layer is a monolayered photosensitive layer containing at least a charge generation material and a charge transport material or a multilayered photosensitive layer formed of a charge generation layer containing a charge generation material and a charge transport layer containing a charge transport material stacked in this order or in an inverse order, and the charge generation material contains a crystal type oxotitanylphthalocyanine having peaks in an X-ray diffraction spectrum with Cu—K? characteristic X-rays (0.15418 nm) at Bragg angles (2?±0.2°) of 7.3°, 9.4°, 9.6°, 11.6°, 13.3°, 17.9°, 24.1° and 27.2°, in which a peak bundle formed by overlapping the peaks at 9.4° and 9.6° is a largest peak, and the peak at 27.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomomi Nakamura, Satoshi Katayama
  • Publication number: 20130004853
    Abstract: A negative-electrode plate 22 for use in a cylindrical cell, intended to be laid over a positive-electrode plate 21 with a separator 23 interposed between and rolled to form a cylindrical electrode body 20, with the positive-electrode plate 21 inside, the electrode body being arranged in a bottomed cylindrical outer can 10 to form the cylindrical cell, comprises a first negative-electrode part 22a which is to face the positive-electrode plate 21 on either side, with the separator 23 between, when formed into the electrode body 20, and a second negative-electrode part 22b which is to form the innermost circumference of the electrode body 20 and face the positive-electrode plate 21 only on one side, with the separator 23 between, when formed into the electrode body 20, the second negative-electrode part 22b being lower in negative-electrode active material density than the first negative-electrode part 22a.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: FDK TWICELL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Wada, Isao Mugima, Tomomi Nakamura, Masaru Kihara, Toshiki Sato
  • Publication number: 20120315524
    Abstract: A negative electrode for a nickel-hydrogen rechargeable battery is a strip-shaped negative electrode, the negative electrode being formed of a core body and a negative mixture layer covering the core body and containing hydrogen-storage alloy particles, including a main section, both sides of which face the positive electrode with the separator intervening therebetween as viewed in a rolled state where the negative electrode forms the electrode group with the positive electrode and the separator, and an outermost circumferential portion and an innermost circumferential portion that are protruding from ends of the main section in a rolling direction and facing the positive electrode with the separator intervening therebetween only with one side, wherein the hydrogen-storage alloy particles contained in the outermost circumferential portion and the innermost circumferential portion have an average diameter larger than an average diameter of the hydrogen-storage alloy particles contained in the main section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Publication date: December 13, 2012
    Applicant: FDK TWICELL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Kihara, Takahiro Endo, Toshiki Sato, Akira Saguchi, Satoshi Wada, Isao Mugima, Tomomi Nakamura, Hideyuki Asanuma, Masanori Tamura
  • Publication number: 20120114091
    Abstract: Disclosed is a zirconium alloy material having high corrosion resistance regardless of thermal history during its manufacturing process. The zirconium alloy material is obtained by providing a zirconium alloy containing on the mass basis: 0.001% to 1.9% of Sn, 0.01% to 0.3% of Fe, 0.01% to 0.3% of Cr, 0.001% to 0.3% of Ni, 0.001% to 3.0% of Nb, 0.027% or less of C, 0.025% or less of N, 4.5% or less of Hf and 0.16% or less of O with the remainder being inevitable impurities and zirconium, being formed of a bulk alloy and a surface layer, in which the surface layer has a plastic strain of 3 or more or a Vickers hardness of 260 HV or more and an arithmetic mean surface roughness Ra of 0.2 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Inventors: Ryo ISHIBASHI, Masahisa Inagaki, Hideo Soneda, Naoya Okizaki, Tomomi Nakamura, Yoshikazu Todaka, Hiroaki Azuma, Nozomu Adachi, Minoru Umemoto
  • Publication number: 20110137235
    Abstract: Provided is an ultrasonic cancer therapy accelerator comprising titanium oxide-metal complex particles showing a long-lasting antitumor effect imparted thereto while sustaining the dispersibility and catalytic activity thereof which are obtained by dispersing titanium oxide-metal complex particles in an aqueous solvent with the use of a water-soluble polymer and modifying the same with molecules containing a low-valent transition metal via linker molecules having been bound thereto without denaturing the water-soluble polymer. To the titanium oxide surface of titanium oxide-metal complex particles which have been dispersed in an aqueous solvent with the use of a water-soluble polymer, linker molecules are bound via at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of carboxyl, amino, diol, salicylate and phosphate groups followed by the modification with low-valent transition metal-containing molecules via the linker molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2009
    Publication date: June 9, 2011
    Applicant: TOTO Ltd.
    Inventors: Koki Kanehira, Shuji Sonezaki, Yumi Ogami, Toshiaki Banzai, Tomomi Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20110020739
    Abstract: A photoreceptor comprising an undercoat layer between a conductive support and a photosensitive layer, wherein the undercoat layer contains at least metal oxide microparticles coated with anhydrous silicon dioxide and a first binder resin, the photosensitive layer is a monolayered photosensitive layer containing at least a charge generation material and a charge transport material or a multilayered photosensitive layer formed of a charge generation layer containing a charge generation material and a charge transport layer containing a charge transport material stacked in this order or in an inverse order, and the charge generation material contains a crystal type oxotitanylphthalocyanine having peaks in an X-ray diffraction spectrum with Cu—K? characteristic X-rays (0.15418 nm) at Bragg angles (2?±0.2°) of 7.3°, 9.4°, 9.6°, 11.6°, 13.3°, 17.9°, 24.1° and 27.2°, in which a peak bundle formed by overlapping the peaks at 9.4° and 9.6° is a largest peak, and the peak at 27.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2010
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventors: Tomomi NAKAMURA, Satoshi Katayama
  • Patent number: 7657991
    Abstract: A magnetization apparatus for magnetizing a magnetic material provided inside a yoke housing of a motor, which has a connector portion radially outward of the yoke housing, includes at least one pair of magnetization cores and a plurality of magnetization coils. The at least one pair of magnetization cores are provided to oppose to each other, wherein the at least one pair of magnetization cores have corresponding magnetization surfaces, which oppose to each other. The plurality of magnetization coils generate a magnetic field at the at least one pair of magnetization cores, wherein the plurality of magnetization coils magnetize the magnetic material in a state, where the yoke housing is provided between the magnetization surfaces. The at least one pair of magnetization cores defines a receiving recess therein for receiving the connector portion of the motor in the state, where the yoke housing is provided between the magnetization surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2010
    Assignee: ASMO Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomomi Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20090297620
    Abstract: Titanium oxide-antibody conjugated particles are disclosed, which are provided with selective binding ability without loss of dispersibility and catalytic activity by modifying titanium oxide conjugated particles, dispersed in a water-based solvent by a water-soluble polymer, with an antibody via a linker molecule bound without changing the nature of the water-soluble polymer. The present invention is an antitumor agent, comprising titanium oxide-antibody conjugated particles, wherein a linker molecule is bound to the titanium oxide surface of the titanium oxide conjugated particles, dispersed in a water-based solvent by a water-soluble polymer, via at least one functional group selected from a group consisting of a carboxyl group, an amino group, a diol group, a salicylic acid group, and a phosphoric acid group, and wherein the titanium oxide conjugated particles are further modified with an antibody via the linker molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2009
    Publication date: December 3, 2009
    Applicant: Toto Ltd.
    Inventors: Koki Kanehira, Shuji Sonezaki, Yumi Ogami, Tomomi Nakamura, Toshiaki Banzai
  • Publication number: 20090130050
    Abstract: Disclosed are titanium oxide composite particles and a dispersion of the titanium oxide composite particles, which can improve retentivity in blood and accumulation in cancer cells while satisfactorily developing the catalytic activity of titanium oxide particles to be excited upon exposure to ultrasonic waves or ultraviolet light. The titanium oxide composite particles comprise titanium oxide particles; and a nonionic hydrophilic polymer bound to the surface of the titanium oxide particles through at least one functional group selected from carboxyl-group, amino group, diol group, salicylic acid group, and phosphoric acid group. The composite particles can be rendered cytotoxic upon ultrasonic or ultraviolet irradiation to efficiently kill cells to be killed, such as cancer cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2007
    Publication date: May 21, 2009
    Applicant: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Koki Kanehira, Shuji Sonezaki, Yumi Ogami, Tomomi Nakamura
  • Patent number: 7489413
    Abstract: A video printer (1) comprises a video printer housing portion (2), and a video camera station (3) disposed on a rear upper portion of the video printer housing portion (2) and having a signal input and output connection terminal (4). A video camera (6) with a liquid-crystal display monitor (7) is electrically connected to the connection terminal (4), and attached to the video printer (1) at its video camera station (3) so that, when the video printer (1) is in use, a user can operate the video camera (6) and the video printer (1) by operating systems (8), (9) disposed on the video printer (1) while visually confirming a picture displayed on a picture screen of the liquid-crystal display monitor (7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2009
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Nakatsu, Shin Iima, Kayoko Ohyoshi, Tomomi Nakamura
  • Patent number: 7456979
    Abstract: A video printer (1) comprises a video printer housing portion (2), and a video camera station (3) disposed on a rear upper portion of the video printer housing portion (2) and having a signal input and output connection terminal (4). A video camera (6) with a liquid-crystal display monitor (7) is electrically connected to the connection terminal (4), and attached to the video printer (1) at its video camera station (3) so that, when the video printer (1) is in use, a user can operate the video camera (6) and the video printer (1) by operating operation systems (8), (9) disposed on the video printer (1) while visually confirming a picture displayed on a picture screen of the liquid-crystal display monitor (7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2008
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Nakatsu, Shin Iima, Kayoko Ohyoshi, Tomomi Nakamura