Patents by Inventor Tomonori Ueno

Tomonori Ueno 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: 20180030638
    Abstract: A washing machine capable of independently driving two rotors using one inverter in a simple configuration without supplying a composite current includes an outer rotor having a plurality of switching magnets arranged at intervals in the circumferential direction, and an inner rotor having a plurality of stationary magnets arranged to be radially arranged at intervals in the circumferential direction. When a magnetizing current is supplied to the coil of the stator, the magnetic pole of the switching magnet is inverted and the number of the poles of the outer rotor is switched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukinori Nakagawa, Tomonori Ueno, Hiroshi Katsumoto, Kenji Kitajima, Yasuyuki Sonoda, Masaki Oshige, Hidekazu Funakoshi, Yasumasa Nagasaki
  • Publication number: 20180023176
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a Ni-based super-heat-resistant alloy includes: a first cold working step for cold working a Ni-based super-heat-resistant alloy ingot, which has a composition in which the ?? mole ratio is at least 40%, at a working ratio of 5% to less than 30%; and a first heat treatment step for heat-treating the cold worked material, on which the first cold working was performed, at a temperature exceeding the ?? solid solution temperature. It is preferable that the manufacturing method also includes a second cold working step for performing, after the first heat treatment step, a second cold working on the heat-treated material at a working ratio of at least 20%, and a second heat treatment step for heat-treating the second cold worked material, on which the second cold working has been performed, at less than the ?? solvus temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicants: HITACHI METALS, LTD., TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Gang HAN, Koji SATO, Tomonori UENO, Akihiko CHIBA
  • Publication number: 20180024283
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a polarizing film having a transparent resin layer on at least one side of a polarizer containing a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, wherein the transparent resin layer has a thickness of 0.2 ?m or more and is formed from a layer-forming material containing a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin having a saponification degree of 96 mol % or more, and wherein the combined total content of sodium acetate and potassium acetate contained in the transparent resin layer is less than 1 wt %. This polarizing film has crack-resistant properties, and can minimize degradation of the optical characteristics in a heating and humidifying test.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Motegi, Satoshi Mita, Tomonori Ueno, Atsushi Kishi, Jingfan Xu
  • Patent number: 9851473
    Abstract: There is provided an anti-reflection film that has an excellent reflection characteristic (low reflectivity) in a wide spectrum and has an excellent reflection hue that is close to neutral, and a method by which such anti-reflection film can be produced with high productivity and at a low cost. An anti-reflection film according to the present invention includes: a substrate; and a medium-refractive index layer, a high-refractive index layer, and a low-refractive index layer in the stated order from a substrate side. A refractive index nS of the substrate, a refractive index nM of the medium-refractive index layer, and a refractive index nH of the high-refractive index layer satisfy the following expression (1): n H - 1 n H + 1 - 1 - 4 ? n M 2 ? n S n M 2 ? ( 1 + n S ) 2 - ( 1 - n M 2 ) ? ( n M 2 - n S 2 ) ? 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Kishi, Tomonori Ueno, Hiroki Kuramoto
  • Publication number: 20170340732
    Abstract: Provided are: a polymeric IgA-type recombinant antibody; a medicine containing this polymeric IgA-type recombinant antibody as an active ingredient; a method for producing this polymeric IgA type antibody, the method including the step of coexpressing an IgA-type antibody heavy-chain protein, an antibody light-chain protein, an antibody J-chain protein, and a secretory component protein within a single cell; and a method for improving the antigen-binding activity or neutralizing activity of this antibody, the method including the step of making an antibody into a polymeric IgA-type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Shinji Saito, Tadaki Suzuki, Hideki Hasegawa, Akira Ainai, Kiyoko Goto, Tomonori Ueno, Yuki Taga
  • Patent number: 9828657
    Abstract: There is provided an Ni-base super alloy which is used for airplane engines and gas turbines for power generation and has favorable mechanical properties at high temperature. The Ni-base super alloy contains 0.001 to 0.1 mass % of C, 1.0 to 4.0 mass % of Al, 2.0 to 4.5 mass % of Ti, 12.0 to 18.0 mass % of Cr, 11.1 to 18.0 mass % of Co, 1.2 to 12.0 mass % of Fe, 1.5 to 6.5 mass % of Mo, 0.5 to 6.0 mass % of W, 0.1 to 3.0 mass % of Nb, 0.001 to 0.05 mass % of B, 0.001 to 0.1 mass % of Zr, and Ni and impurities as a remainder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryutaro Abe, Takehiro Ohno, Shinichi Kobayashi, Tomonori Ueno, Chuya Aoki
  • Publication number: 20170299920
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a polarizing film having a transparent layer on at least one surface of a polarizer, wherein: the polarizer contains a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin and has a thickness of 15 ?m or less; the transparent layer-side of the polarizer has a compatible layer thereon having compatibility with the transparent layer; and the thickness A of the polarizer and the thickness B of the compatible layer satisfy the general formula (100×B/A)?1. This polarizing film has crack resistance and suppresses changes in the dimensions of the polarizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Mita, Tomonori Ueno, Yusuke Motegi, Jingfan Xu, Atsushi Kishi
  • Publication number: 20170299790
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a one-side-protected polarizing film having a transparent protective film on only one surface of a polarizer, wherein: the polarizer contains a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, has a thickness of 10 ?m or less, and is designed to have a single-body transmittance T and a polarization degree P representing optical properties satisfying the condition of the following formula: P>?(100.929T?42.4?1)×100 (provided that T<42.3) or P?99.9 (provided that T?42.3); and the other surface of the polarizer has a transparent resin layer having a thickness of 0.2 ?m or more and formed from a layer-forming material including a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin. Even when the polarizer has prescribed optical properties and the thickness is 10 ?m or less, this one-side-protected polarizing film is capable of suppressing the occurrence of through cracks and nano-slits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomonori Ueno, Satoshi Mita, Yusuke Motegi, Jingfan Xu, Atsushi Kishi, Minoru Miyatake
  • Publication number: 20170299779
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a one-side-protected polarizing film having a protective film or films on only one surface of a polarizer, wherein: the polarizer contains a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, and is designed to have a single-body transmittance T and a polarization degree P representing optical properties satisfying the condition of the following formula: P>?(100.99T?42.4?1)×100 (provided that T<42.3) or P?99.9 (provided that T?42.3), and the polarizer and a transparent resin layer have a thickness X (?m) and a thickness Y (?m), respectively, satisfying X?12, Y?15, and 0.15?(Y/X)?3. Even when the thin-type polarizer has prescribed optical properties, this one-side-protected polarizing film is capable of suppressing the occurrence of through cracks, nano-slit-induced defects and curling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Mita, Tomonori Ueno, Jingfan Xu, Yusuke Motegi, Atsushi Kishi
  • Publication number: 20170299919
    Abstract: A method for producing a polarizing film includes (1) preparing a laminate (a) which includes a carrier film and a polarizer with a thickness of 10 ?m or less formed on one surface of the carrier film and contains a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin; (2) peeling off the carrier film from the laminate (a); and (3) applying a liquid material to a side of the laminate (a) from which the carrier film has been peeled off and then solidifying or curing the liquid material to form a transparent resin layer with a thickness of 0.2 ?m or more, wherein the liquid material contains a resin component or a curable component capable of forming a resin layer. This production method enables the achievement of a polarizing film which is able to have satisfactory durability in a heated environment even in cases where a thin polarizer is used therefor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emi Miyai, Kentaro Ikeshima, Toshiki Omine, Satoshi Mita, Atsushi Kishi, Tomonori Ueno
  • Publication number: 20170283926
    Abstract: There is provided a method of manufacturing an Ni-base superalloy which enables a uniform coat of a glass lubricant to be maintained even after heated to hot forging temperature. The method of manufacturing an Ni-base superalloy in which a forging stock containing an Ni-base superalloy, coated with a lubricant, is subjected to hot forging includes: a preliminary oxidation step of previously generating a Cr oxide coating film having a film thickness of 0.5 to 50 ?m on the forging stock thereby to obtain a preliminarily oxidized material; a lubricant coating step of coating the preliminarily oxidized material with a glass lubricant containing borosilicate glass as a main component thereby to obtain a material to be forged; and a hot forging step of hot forging the material to be forged thereby to obtain a hot forged material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Chuya AOKI, Tomonori UENO
  • Patent number: 9777355
    Abstract: There are provided a precipitation strengthening type martensitic steel having both a tensile strength of a 1500 MPa class and a high Charpy absorption energy of 30 J or higher, and a manufacturing process thereof. The precipitation strengthening type martensitic steel includes, in terms of mass %, 0.05% or less of C, 0.2% or less of Si, 0.4% or less of Mn, 7.5 to 11.0% of Ni, 10.5 to 13.5% of Cr, 1.75 to 2.5% of Mo, 0.9 to 2.0% of Al, less than 0.1% of Ti, and a remainder of Fe and impurities, and contains 0.1 to 6.0% of austenite in terms of a volume fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Sato, Tomonori Ueno, Eiji Shimohira
  • Publication number: 20170275743
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a method for manufacturing a martensite-based precipitation strengthening stainless steel, which effectively enables crystal grains to become finer by improving a solution treatment method. The method for manufacturing a martensite-based precipitation strengthening stainless steel containing 0.01 to 0.05 mass % of C, 0.2 mass % or less of Si, 0.4 mass % or less of Mn, 7.5 to 11.0 mass % of Ni, 10.5 to 14.5 mass % of Cr, 1.75 to 2.50 mass % of Mo, 0.9 to 2.0 mass % of Al, less than 0.2 mass % of Ti, and Fe and impurities as a remainder, which is provided by the present invention, includes performing a solid solution treatment at 845 to 895° C. once or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Ryutaro ABE, Tomonori UENO, Eiji SHIMOHIRA, Gang HAN
  • Publication number: 20170275736
    Abstract: There is provided an Ni-base super alloy which is used for airplane engines and gas turbines for power generation and has favorable mechanical properties at high temperature. The Ni-base super alloy contains 0.001 to 0.1 mass % of C, 1.0 to 4.0 mass % of Al, 2.0 to 4.5 mass % of Ti, 12.0 to 18.0 mass % of Cr, 11.1 to 18.0 mass % of Co, 1.2 to 12.0 mass % of Fe, 1.5 to 6.5 mass % of Mo, 0.5 to 6.0 mass % of W, 0.1 to 3.0 mass % of Nb, 0.001 to 0.05 mass % of B, 0.001 to 0.1 mass % of Zr, and Ni and impurities as a remainder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Ryutaro ABE, Takehiro OHNO, Shinichi KOBAYASHI, Tomonori UENO, Chuya AOKI
  • Publication number: 20170235024
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a one-side-protected polarizing film having a transparent protective film on only one surface of a polarizer, wherein: the polarizer contains a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, has a thickness of 10 ?m or less, and is designed to have a single-body transmittance T and a polarization degree P representing optical properties satisfying the condition of the following formula: P>?(100.929T?42.4?1)×100 (provided that T<42.3) or P?99.9 (provided that T?42.3); and the other surface of the polarizer has a transparent layer having a compressive elastic modulus at 80° C. of 0.1 GPa or more. Even when the polarizer has prescribed optical properties and the thickness is 10 ?m or less, this one-side-protected polarizing film is capable of suppressing the occurrence of through cracks and nano-slits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jingfan Xu, Tomonori Ueno, Satoshi Mita, Yusuke Motegi, Atsushi Kishi
  • Publication number: 20170235023
    Abstract: A one-side-protected polarizing film having a transparent protective film on only one surface of a polarizer, wherein: the polarizer contains a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, has a thickness of 10 ?m or less, and is designed to have a single-body transmittance T and a polarization degree P representing optical properties satisfying the condition of the following formula: P>?(100.929T?42.4?1)×100 (provided that T<42.3) or P?99.9 (provided that T?42.3); and the other surface of the polarizer has a transparent layer thereon satisfying formula 1 (F?3) and formula 2 (C?e?0.7F), given that the thickness thereof is F (?m) and the compressive elastic modulus thereof at 80° C. is C (GPa). Even when the polarizer has prescribed optical properties and the thickness is 10 ?m or less, this one-side-protected polarizing film is capable of suppressing through cracks and nano-slits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Mita, Tomonori Ueno, Yusuke Motegi, Yasutaka Ishihara, Ayami Nakato, Atsushi Kishi
  • Publication number: 20170081743
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon tool steel strip suitable for use in various spring materials, valve materials, and the like, in which press punching properties and fatigue characteristics are enhanced. A carbon tool steel strip having a thickness of 1 mm or less and a carbon tool steel composition containing 0.8-1.2% C by mass %, wherein the carbon tool steel strip has a Vickers hardness of 500-650 (Hv), and when a cross-section at the center in the sheet thickness direction of the carbon tool steel strip is viewed with the plane of observation in a direction at a right angle to a rolled surface of the carbon tool steel strip and in the length direction of the carbon tool steel strip, the area ratio of carbides having an equivalent circle diameter of at least 0.5 ?m among the carbides present in the metallographic structure is 0.50-4.30%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomonori UENO, Hiroyoshi FUJIHARA, Ichirou KISHIGAMI
  • Publication number: 20160362770
    Abstract: The present invention provides a steel strip for cutlery, which has a composition containing, in mass %, 0.45 to 0.55% of C, 0.2 to 1.0% of Si, 0.2 to 1.0% of Mn, and 12 to 14% of Cr, and further contains Mo, with the balance made up of Fe and unavoidable impurities, in which Mo is contained in an amount of 2.1 to 2.8%, and the amount of formed M3C deposited by tempering is decreased to improve bending workability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Norihide Fukuzawa, Tomonori Ueno, Laura Ming Xu, Charles Samuel White
  • Publication number: 20160361828
    Abstract: The present invention provides a razor blade steel and method of forming a razor blade from a steel which has a high hardness but is also ductile after being subjected to a heat treatment and bending process. The novel razor blade steel has Molybdenum (Mo) content of between about 1.6% to about 5% in weight percent of composition. The razor blade comprises substantially no tempered carbide, tempered carbide of about 0.1 ?m or smaller, and substantially no cracks in a bent portion. One embodiment of the novel razor blade steel has a composition comprising, in weight percent, about 0.45% to about 0.55% of C, about 0.4% to about 1.0% of Si, about 0.5% to about 1.0% of Mn, and about 12% to about 14% of Cr, and further includes Mo in an amount of about 2.1% to about 2.8%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Ming Laura Xu, Charles Samuel White, Norihide Fukuzawa, Tomonori Ueno
  • Publication number: 20160108506
    Abstract: There is provided a method for producing a Ni-based heat-resistant superalloy a primary ?? phase with an average particle size of at least 500 nm comprising the steps of: providing a material to be hot-worked having a composition consisting of, by mass, 0.001 to 0.05% C, 1.0 to 4.0% Al, 4.5 to 7.0% Ti, 12 to 18% Cr, 14 to 27% Co, 1.5 to 4.5% Mo, 0.5 to 2.5% W, 0.001 to 0.05% B, 0.001 to 0.1% Zr, and the balance of Ni with inevitable impurities; heating the material to be hot-worked in a temperature having a range of 1,130 to 1,200° C. for at least 2 hours; cooling the material to be hot-worked heated by the heating step to a hot working temperature or less at a cooling rate of at most 0.03° C./second; and subjecting the material to be hot-worked to hot working after the cooling step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Jun Sato, Shinichi Kobayashi, Tomonori Ueno, Takehiro Ohno, Chuya Aoki, Eiji Shimohira