Patents by Inventor Tomoyuki Nakayama

Tomoyuki Nakayama 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: 20220340480
    Abstract: A fiber optic plate 122 including a plurality of core glasses 122a, a clad glass 122b covering the core glass 122a, and a light-absorbing glass 122c disposed between the plurality of core glasses 122a, wherein a content of TiO2 in the core glass 122a is 7% by mass or less, a content of B2O3 in the core glass 122a is 15% by mass or more, and a content of WO3 in the core glass 122a is more than 0% by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki NAKAYAMA, Takuya SAKAI, Kosuke TOMITA, Yoshinori YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220289619
    Abstract: Provided is an X-ray shielding glass having high shielding capability against X-rays with a tube voltage of 150 kV or less. The X-ray shielding glass has a composition including: 15 mass % to 25 mass % B2O3; 7 mass % to 50 mass % La2O3; 7 mass % to 50 mass % Gd2O3; 10 mass % to 25 mass % WO3; 0 mass % to 7 mass % SiO2; 0 mass % to 10 mass % ZrO2; 0 mass % to 8 mass % Nb2O5; 0 mass % to 10 mass % Ta2O5; 0 mass % to 5 mass % Bi2O3; 0 mass % to 3 mass % CeO2; and 0 mass % to 1 mass % Sb2O3, wherein the glass contains no ZnO, the total content of La2O3 and Gd2O3 is 45 mass % to 65 mass %, and when the thickness of the glass is 3 mm, the transmittance of the glass to an X-ray from an X-ray tube with a tube voltage of 60 kV is 0.0050% or less, and the transmittance of the glass to an X-ray from an X-ray tube with a tube voltage of 100 kV is 0.1500% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: Sumita Optical Glass, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshinori YAMAMOTO, Tomoyuki NAKAYAMA, Takuya SAKAI, Kosuke TOMITA
  • Patent number: 11317343
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: an exchange unit configured to exchange information concerning a communication state with, respect to a server using a first communication with another information processing device which becomes the other party of communication in a second communication; and a method selection unit configured to select a transmission/reception method of content data with respect to another information processing device using the second communication based on the information exchanged by the exchange unit in accordance with the communication state of each device with respect to the server using the first communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Miyabayashi, Yasuharu Ishikawa, Kazuo Takada, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Takayuki Inamori, Masahiro Sueyoshi
  • Publication number: 20210126206
    Abstract: Provided is an organic EL element which has functions of light emitting and photoelectric conversion, reduces heat generated by light emission, has a high ratio of a photoelectric current value and a dark current value. Also provided are a photosensor and a biometric sensor. The organic EL element according to the present invention comprises: a transparent substrate, a transparent electrode, an organic function layer, and opposite electrode. The organic function layer has at least one luminescent layer having a light absorption function. The luminescent layer is composed of a plurality of materials. Among the plurality of materials, an absorptive material having the highest absorbance in a wavelength region of visible and longer wavelength region has a highest energy gap in the luminescent layer. The existing ratio of the absorptive material in the luminescent layer is not more than 50% by volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Toshiki MIYASAKA, Tomoyuki NAKAYAMA
  • Patent number: 9843011
    Abstract: An organic EL device includes at least two light-emitting units and at least one intermediate electrode that are disposed between a lower electrode and an upper electrode, the at least one intermediate electrode being electrically connected to an external power source. The at least one intermediate electrode is disposed between the at least two light-emitting units. At least one of the at least one intermediate electrode consists of a first metal layer composed of a metal with a work function of 3 eV or lower and a second metal layer adjoining the first metal layer and composed of another metal with a work function of 4 eV or higher. The first and second metal layers have a total thickness of 15 nm or less. The first metal layer is adjacent to an anode side of the second metal layer, when a voltage is applied across the intermediate electrode and the electrode opposing the intermediate electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Nakayama, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Hiroshi Ishidai
  • Patent number: 9625297
    Abstract: A flow meter includes: a measuring portion having rotors and provided on a pair of shafts positioned horizontally; a sensor that measures a pressure and a temperature within a flow path of the measuring portion; a front side panel that supports front side components of the measuring portion; a front cover that covers the front side components of the measuring portion; a main substrate that is installed in the front cover and collects a signal from the sensor; and a counter displaying portion that displays the signal from the sensor outputted from the main substrate. The sensor is assembled in the tip end of a cylindrical sensor case, the sensor case is inserted into the front side panel through an insertion opening formed in the front cover, the sensor is installed within the front cover, and the sensor and the main substrate are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: AZBIL KIMMON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Nakayama, Jun Ishizeki
  • Patent number: 9561745
    Abstract: There is provided a cup holder including a holder body, an opening formed in a side wall of the holder body, a support supported on the side wall so as to advance into or retreat from a storage space through the opening, and a leaf spring disposed between the support and the side wall and biasing the support in a direction in which the support advances into the storage space. The support has a turning shaft serving as a center of swinging of the support and a swinging portion swinging around the turning shaft by turning of the turning shaft. On a peripheral edge of the opening formed in the side wall, a nipped portion protrudes to the outside of the side wall and swingably holds the support by being nipped between the turning shaft and the swinging portion while the support advances or retreats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi Sawada, Nobuhiko Yokota, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Kunihito Kondo
  • Patent number: 9419241
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent element includes: first and second electrodes; and luminous units between the electrodes on a substrate, adjacent luminous units each being separated by an intermediate electrode layer, wherein at least one of the electrodes is a transparent electrode; the luminous units are each an organic functional layer including an organic luminous layer; the intermediate electrode layer includes an independent connecting terminal for electrical connection; a thin-film layer is disposed on a surface of the transparent electrode being at least one of the electrodes; and the thin-film layer has a variable refractive index across a thickness of the thin-film layer, the variable refractive index having an extreme value at which the refractive index changes from an increase to a decrease or an extreme value at which the refractive index changes from a decrease to an increase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Shun Furukawa, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Takeshi Ono
  • Patent number: 9379347
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence element includes at least one intermediate metal layer and at least two light emitting units between an anode and a cathode. The intermediate metal layer is located between the two light emitting units. Further, the intermediate metal layer is made of a metal with a work function of 3.0 eV or lower, and has a thickness of 0.6 to 5 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20150318513
    Abstract: An organic EL device includes at least two light-emitting units and at least one intermediate electrode that are disposed between a lower electrode and an upper electrode, the at least one intermediate electrode being electrically connected to an external power source. The at least one intermediate electrode is disposed between the at least two light-emitting units. At least one of the at least one intermediate electrode consists of a first metal layer composed of a metal with a work function of 3 eV or lower and a second metal layer adjoining the first metal layer and composed of another metal with a work function of 4 eV or higher. The first and second metal layers have a total thickness of 15 nm or less. The first metal layer is adjacent to an anode side of the second metal layer, when a voltage is applied across the intermediate electrode and the electrode opposing the intermediate electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki NAKAYAMA, Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Hiroshi ISHIDAI
  • Publication number: 20150316403
    Abstract: A flow meter includes: a measuring portion having rotors and provided on a pair of shafts positioned horizontally; a sensor that measures a pressure and a temperature within a flow path of the measuring portion; a front side panel that supports front side components of the measuring portion; a front cover that covers the front side components of the measuring portion; a main substrate that is installed in the front cover and collects a signal from the sensor; and a counter displaying portion that displays the signal from the sensor outputted from the main substrate. The sensor is assembled in the tip end of a cylindrical sensor case, the sensor case is inserted into the front side panel through an insertion opening formed in the front cover, the sensor is installed within the front cover, and the sensor and the main substrate are connected to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: AZBIL KIMMON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki NAKAYAMA, Jun ISHIZEKI
  • Publication number: 20150295200
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent element includes: first and second electrodes; and luminous units between the electrodes on a substrate, adjacent luminous units each being separated by an intermediate electrode layer, wherein at least one of the electrodes is a transparent electrode; the luminous units are each an organic functional layer including an organic luminous layer; the intermediate electrode layer includes an independent connecting terminal for electrical connection; a thin-film layer is disposed on a surface of the transparent electrode being at least one of the electrodes; and the thin-film layer has a variable refractive index across a thickness of the thin-film layer, the variable refractive index having an extreme value at which the refractive index changes from an increase to a decrease or an extreme value at which the refractive index changes from a decrease to an increase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Shun Furukawa, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Takeshi Ono
  • Publication number: 20150251582
    Abstract: There is provided a cup holder including a holder body, an opening formed in a side wall of the holder body, a support supported on the side wall so as to advance into or retreat from a storage space through the opening, and a leaf spring disposed between the support and the side wall and biasing the support in a direction in which the support advances into the storage space. The support has a turning shaft serving as a center of swinging of the support and a swinging portion swinging around the turning shaft by turning of the turning shaft. On a peripheral edge of the opening formed in the side wall, a nipped portion protrudes to the outside of the side wall and swingably holds the support by being nipped between the turning shaft and the swinging portion while the support advances or retreats.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventors: Shinichi SAWADA, Nobuhiko YOKOTA, Tomoyuki NAKAYAMA, Kunihito KONDO
  • Publication number: 20150243921
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence element includes at least one intermediate metal layer and at least two light emitting units between an anode and a cathode. The intermediate metal layer is located between the two light emitting units. Further, the intermediate metal layer is made of a metal with a work function of 3.0 eV or lower, and has a thickness of 0.6 to 5 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Nakayama
  • Patent number: 9006711
    Abstract: Disclosed is a white light-emitting organic electroluminescent device, which is excellent in stability of emission chromaticity over a long operation period, while having high electrical efficiency, long life, excellent storage stability and excellent color rendering properties. Also disclosed is an illuminating device using such an organic electroluminescent device. Specifically disclosed is an organic electroluminescent device having a light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode, which is characterized by comprising a light-emitting layer A having a maximum emission wavelength of not more than 480 nm and containing a phosphorescent dopant having a maximum emission wavelength of not more than 480 nm, and a light-emitting layer B arranged between the light-emitting layer A and the anode, which has a maximum emission wavelength of not less than 510 nm and contains a phosphorescent dopant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoriko Nakayama, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Kunimasa Hiyama, Shigeru Kojima
  • Patent number: 8962364
    Abstract: Disclosed is a production method for an organic electroluminescent element that is provided with a substrate, an organic laminate with an organic light emitting layer that was formed by a method involving a wet process, and a pair of electrodes, wherein the method produces an organic electroluminescent element with high luminous efficiency, low driving voltage, and a minimal rise in voltage when continuously driven, by applying the coating liquid for said organic light emitting layer, and thereafter, in a drying process, heating the substrate while applying tension in a manner such that a stress that is less than the yield stress is applied to the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ishidai, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Shun Furukawa
  • Patent number: 8796674
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing an organic electronic device, wherein an organic electronic device that controls the injection and mobility of carriers in an organic charge transport layer thereof is manufactured by laminating organic layers comprising the same charge transportable organic compound, when manufacturing the organic electronic device with the coating method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Shun Furukawa, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Hiroshi Ishidai
  • Patent number: 8456024
    Abstract: Input/output cells are formed so as to be peripherally arranged adjacent to a corner cell on a surface of a semiconductor chip, and electrode pads are formed on the respective input/output cells. The electrode pads are configured in a zigzag pad arrangement so as to form inner and outer pad arrays. However, of the electrode pads forming the inner pad array, those electrode pads in predetermined areas adjacent to the two sides of the corner cell are not disposed, such that an interconnect pattern of a carrier which is bump-bonded to the semiconductor chip and vias are prevented from becoming complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Ohnishi, Koji Takemura, Noriyuki Nagai, Hoyeun Huh, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Atsushi Doi
  • Patent number: 8420416
    Abstract: In the present invention, disclosed is a method of manufacturing an organic electroluminescent element in which at least an anode, a light emission layer and a cathode are laminated, wherein at least one light emission layer possesses two kinds of light-emitting dopants, the method comprising the step of conducting a process in which the organic EL element is subjected to an annealing treatment after forming at least the anode, the at least one light emission layer and the cathode as an element structure. By the method of the present invention, a stably manufacturable organic electroluminescent element exhibiting high light emission efficiency and long lifetime is possible to be prepared, and a white light-emitting organic electroluminescent element is suitably prepared.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Naito, Tomoyuki Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20130011951
    Abstract: Disclosed is a production method for an organic electroluminescent element that is provided with a substrate, an organic laminate with an organic light emitting layer that was formed by a method involving a wet process, and a pair of electrodes, wherein the method produces an organic electroluminescent element with high luminous efficiency, low driving voltage, and a minimal rise in voltage when continuously driven, by applying the coating liquid for said organic light emitting layer, and thereafter, in a drying process, heating the substrate while applying tension in a manner such that a stress that is less than the yield stress is applied to the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: January 10, 2013
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ishidai, Tomoyuki Nakayama, Shun Furukawa