Patents by Inventor Toru Onodera

Toru Onodera 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: 20210047503
    Abstract: This heterophasic propylene polymerization material comprises a propylene copolymer (I), an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-1), and an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-2), wherein the contained amount of a monomeric unit derived from an olefin other than propylene in the propylene copolymer (I) is not less than 0.05 wt % but less than 10 wt %, the limiting viscosity [?]1 of the propylene copolymer (I) is less than 1.50 dL/g, the contained amount of a monomeric unit derived from ethylene in the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-2) is 10-30 wt %, and the limiting viscosity of the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-2) is higher than that of the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Toru ONODERA, Ryuji OHHASHI, Susumu KANZAKI
  • Patent number: 10516187
    Abstract: There is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte solution for the sodium secondary battery including a sodium salt, a compound having a sulfur-oxygen bond, and a nonaqueous solvent in which an amount of the compound having the sulfur-oxygen bond is in a rage of 0.05% by weight or more and 10% by weight or less with respect to the nonaqueous electrolyte solution. According to the present invention, the nonaqueous electrolyte solution for the sodium secondary battery and the sodium secondary battery which have excellent charge-discharge cycle characteristics can be provided and is useful industrially.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Hidenaka Tanaka, Takitaro Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20180123170
    Abstract: There is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte solution for the sodium secondary battery including a sodium salt, a compound having a sulfur-oxygen bond, and a nonaqueous solvent in which an amount of the compound having the sulfur-oxygen bond is in a rage of 0.05% by weight or more and 10% by weight or less with respect to the nonaqueous electrolyte solution. According to the present invention, the nonaqueous electrolyte solution for the sodium secondary battery and the sodium secondary battery which have excellent charge-discharge cycle characteristics can be provided and is useful industrially.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toru ONODERA, Hidenaka TANAKA, Takitaro YAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 9383455
    Abstract: A radiation measurement apparatus includes a radiation sensor that generates a detection signal, a first counter unit that counts the number of the detection signal, an oscillator that generates periodic signal with predetermined period, an AND circuit that outputs logical product obtained by performing AND operation between the detection signal and the periodic signal, a second counter unit that counts the number of a signal output from the AND circuit, and a display unit that displays a value counted by the first counter unit when a value counted by the second counter unit is less than predetermined value and a value being different from the value counted by the first counter unit when the value counted by the second counter unit is not less than predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shunichiro Makino, Toru Onodera, Yoshinori Satoh, Naoto Kume
  • Patent number: 9285490
    Abstract: A radiation detection apparatus is provided with a detection element group which includes a plurality of detection elements arranged on a support substrate, a shield body of which a pinhole is formed on front surface and a slit is formed on back surface, the shield body putting the detection element group therein, a signal processing substrate which processes a detection signal respectively detected by each detection element, is provided outside of the shield body, and has a dimension being larger than a width of the slit, and a relay substrate which goes through the slit and connects each detection element with the signal processing substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naoto Kume, Toru Onodera, Yoshinori Satoh, Shunichiro Makino
  • Patent number: 9170339
    Abstract: A radiation measurement apparatus 10 includes a visible image acquisition unit 11 that takes a visible image, a radiation intensity acquisition unit 12 that measures intensity distribution of radiation incoming from a direction being substantially equal to an image picking up direction of the visible image acquisition unit, and an intensity display unit 15A that displays an image acquired by overlaying the intensity distribution of radiation, which is represented by using a plurality of colors being allocated to the intensity distribution of radiation on the visible image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yoshinori Satoh, Toru Onodera, Naoto Kume, Shunichiro Makino, Tetsuro Aikawa
  • Patent number: 9086498
    Abstract: A two-dimensional radiation display device includes: a data acquisition unit that acquires two-dimensional radiation data detected a plurality of times from a plurality of radiation detectors; a data division processing unit that divides the two-dimensional radiation data into data regions of each section of specified direction; an integration processing unit that integrates the two-dimensional radiation data that is detected a plurality of times, for each section of specified direction; a data synthesis processing unit that synthesizes the integration values integrated for each section of specified direction into two-dimensional data including radiation distribution; and an image output unit that outputs two-dimensional data indicating radiation distribution as display data in accordance with a prescribed display format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Naoto Kume, Toru Onodera, Yoshinori Satoh, Shunichiro Makino, Tatsuyuki Maekawa, Tsukasa Teramura
  • Publication number: 20150117613
    Abstract: A radiation measurement apparatus 10 includes a visible image acquisition unit 11 that takes a visible image, a radiation intensity acquisition unit 12 that measures intensity distribution of radiation incoming from a direction being substantially equal to an image picking up direction of the visible image acquisition unit, and an intensity display unit 15A that displays an image acquired by overlaying the intensity distribution of radiation, which is represented by using a plurality of colors being allocated to the intensity distribution of radiation on the visible image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yoshinori Satoh, Toru Onodera, Naoto Kume, Shunichiro Makino, Tetsuro Aikawa
  • Publication number: 20150030133
    Abstract: A two-dimensional radiation display device includes: a data acquisition unit that acquires two-dimensional radiation data detected a plurality of times from a plurality of radiation detectors; a data division processing unit that divides the two-dimensional radiation data into data regions of each section of specified direction; an integration processing unit that integrates the two-dimensional radiation data that is detected a plurality of times, for each section of specified direction; a data synthesis processing unit that synthesizes the integration values integrated for each section of specified direction into two-dimensional data including radiation distribution; and an image output unit that outputs two-dimensional data indicating radiation distribution as display data in accordance with a prescribed display format.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Naoto Kume, Toru Onodera, Yoshinori Satoh, Shunichiro Makino, Tatsuyuki Maekawa, Tsukasa Teramura
  • Publication number: 20140252244
    Abstract: A radiation detection apparatus is provided with a detection element group which includes a plurality of detection elements arranged on a support substrate, a shield body of which a pinhole is formed on front surface and a slit is formed on back surface, the shield body putting the detection element group therein, a signal processing substrate which processes a detection signal respectively detected by each detection element, is provided outside of the shield body, and has a dimension being larger than a width of the slit, and a relay substrate which goes through the slit and connects each detection element with the signal processing substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naoto Kume, Toru Onodera, Yoshinori Satoh, Shunichiro Makino
  • Publication number: 20140231646
    Abstract: A radiation measurement apparatus includes a radiation sensor that generates a detection signal, a first counter unit that counts the number of the detection signal, an oscillator that generates periodic signal with predetermined period, an AND circuit that outputs logical product obtained by performing AND operation between the detection signal and the periodic signal, a second counter unit that counts the number of a signal output from the AND circuit, and a display unit that displays a value counted by the first counter unit when a value counted by the second counter unit is less than predetermined value and a value being different from the value counted by the first counter unit when the value counted by the second counter unit is not less than predetermined value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shunichiro Makino, Toru Onodera, Yoshinori Satoh, Naoto Kume
  • Publication number: 20120270138
    Abstract: A membrane-electrode assembly having catalyst layers containing an electrode catalyst disposed on the both sides of an electrolyte membrane, wherein at least one of the above-described catalyst layers contains a non-precious metal electrode catalyst and an ionomer having an ion exchange capacity of 1.2 meq/g or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2010
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Koshino, Toru Onodera
  • Patent number: 8211576
    Abstract: A block copolymer comprising at least one segment having an acid group which is represented by the following formula (1) and at least one segment substantially free from acid groups which comprises repeating units represented by the following formula (2) is provided: (wherein, m represents an integer of 10 or more, Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 represent each independently a divalent aromatic group which is optionally substituted by an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, alkoxy group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or aryloxy group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms, at least one of Ar1 and Ar2 having an acid group, and Ar3 may have an acid group or may be free from acid groups. Y represents —CO— or —SO2—, and Y's may be different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Shigeru Sasaki, Daizaburo Yashiki
  • Publication number: 20120164558
    Abstract: Provided are a biphenyltetrasulfonic acid compound represented by the formula (1): wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom, a cation, a hydrocarbon group, or the like; R2 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group, an aryloxy group, an aralkyl group, an aralkyoxy group, or the like; and X1 represents a chlorine atom, a bromine atom, an iodine atom, a hydroxyl group, an amino group, or the like, and a polymer containing a structural unit originating from the biphenyltetrasulfonic acid compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2010
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Noriyuki Hida, Hiroaki Hibino, Toru Onodera
  • Patent number: 8115936
    Abstract: A laser maintenance apparatus including a laser system which includes an optical system for emitting, in a first irradiation condition, a generation laser beam for generating an ultrasonic wave in a portion of an object on which maintenance is to be performed, and including a laser source configured to generate and detect a detection laser beam which interacts with the ultrasonic wave generated by the laser light beam in the first condition. The laser maintenance apparatus also includes a light transmitting device for transmitting laser light emitted from the laser system, a laser irradiation device for irradiating laser light transmitted by the light transmitting device to the object portion, and a transporting/scanning mechanism for transporting the light transmitting device and the laser irradiation device to a portion near the object portion, and scanning over an arbitrary range at the object portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Makoto Ochiai, Takahiro Miura, Hidehiko Kuroda, Fukashi Osakata, Kentaro Tsuchihashi, Masahiro Yoshida, Tetsuro Aikawa, Satoshi Okada, Toru Onodera, Akira Tsuyuki
  • Publication number: 20110311899
    Abstract: The polymer electrolyte membrane according to the present invention comprises a polymer electrolyte having ion-exchange groups, wherein Sp and Snp satisfy a relationship expressed by the following expression (I): Sp/Snp?0.42??(I) where Sp represents the total of peak areas obtained by measurement of a 13C-solid state nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of the polymer electrolyte membrane, the polymer electrolyte membrane having been subjected to a first immersion treatment comprising immersing the polymer electrolyte membrane in 5 mmol/L iron (II) chloride tetrahydrate aqueous solution at 25° C. for 1 hour, and thereafter drying the polymer electrolyte membrane at 25° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2009
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Taisuke Nakamura, Sho Kanesaka, Arihiro Yashiro, Takashi Yamada, Masamitsu Ishitobi, Shigeru Sasaki, Isao Kaito, Akira Kaito, Yuko Kaito
  • Patent number: 7910248
    Abstract: An aromatic-polyether-type ion conductive polymer membrane having improved mechanical strength is provided. An aromatic-polyether-type ion-conductive ultrahigh molecular weight polymer having an ion exchange capacity of 0.1 meq/g or higher and a structure comprising an aromatic-polyether-type ultrahigh molecular weight polymer in which an acid group introduced, said aromatic-polyether-type ultrahigh molecular weight polymer having at least one structural unit selected from those represented by the following formulas (1) and (2) and the sum of the number a of the structural unit of the formula (1) and the number b of the structural unit of the formula (2) being 2 or larger: Ar1—Om—Ar1??(1) Ar2—On—Ar2??(2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Shigeru Sasaki
  • Patent number: 7803884
    Abstract: A block copolymer comprising at least one segment having an acid group and at least one segment substantially free from acid groups is provided wherein the segment substantially free from acid groups contains a structure of the following general formula (1): Ar1—Z—Ar2—O—Ar3—Om??(1) (wherein, m represents an integer of 10 or more, Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 represent mutually independently a divalent aromatic group which may be substituted by an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or an aryloxy group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms, and Z represents —CO— or —SO2—, each Z in the segments representing independently —CO— or —SO2—). The block copolymer exhibits more excellent performances as a polymer electrolyte for fuel cells or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Shigeru Sasaki, Daizaburo Yashiki
  • Publication number: 20100199769
    Abstract: A laser maintenance apparatus including a laser system which includes an optical system for emitting, in a first irradiation condition, a generation laser beam for generating an ultrasonic wave in a portion of an object on which maintenance is to be performed, and including a laser source configured to generate and detect a detection laser beam which interacts with the ultrasonic wave generated by the laser light beam in the first condition. The laser maintenance apparatus also includes a light transmitting device for transmitting laser light emitted from the laser system, a laser irradiation device for irradiating laser light transmitted by the light transmitting device to the object portion, and a transporting/scanning mechanism for transporting the light transmitting device and the laser irradiation device to a portion near the object portion, and scanning over an arbitrary range at the object portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Publication date: August 12, 2010
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Makoto OCHIAI, Takahiro Miura, Hidehiko Kuroda, Fukashi Osakata, Kentaro Tsuchihashi, Masahiro Yoshida, Tetsuro Aikawa, Satoshi Okada, Toru Onodera, Akira Tsuyuki
  • Publication number: 20100105786
    Abstract: A method for polymerizing a monomer represented by the formula (1) or copolymerizing a monomer represented by the formula (1) and a monomer represented by the formula (2) in the co-presence of a condensation agent comprising a transition metal complex, to thereby produce a polymer compound represented by the formula (3): X1—Ar1—X2 (1) X3—Ar2—X4 (2) —(Ar1)q-(Ar2)r- (3) [X1, X2, X3 and X4 represent groups separating in the condensation, Ar1 represents a two-valent aromatic group having at least a sulfonic acid or a sulfonic acid via a connecting group as a substituent, q represents a positive number, r represents 0 or a positive number, and the sum of q and r is 300 or more], characterized in that the above condensation agent and the above monomer are mixed at a temperature of 45° C. or higher. The above method allows the production of a polymer compound which exhibits excellent fuel cell characteristics and has a high molecular weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2005
    Publication date: April 29, 2010
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Kazuel Ohuchi, Shigeru Sasaki