Patents by Inventor Yasutomo Goto

Yasutomo Goto 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: 20100073788
    Abstract: A void-containing resin molded product consisting of a polymer having crystallinity, wherein the void-containing resin molded product has elongated voids whose longitudinal directions are aligned in one direction, wherein the elongated voids satisfy the expression h(avg)>T/100, where h(avg) denotes an arithmetic average of h(i)s which each denote a distance from a surface of the void-containing resin molded product to a center of each of 10 voids whose centers are closer to the surface of the void-containing resin molded product than are centers of any other voids in a cross-section of the void-containing resin molded product that is perpendicular to a direction in which the voids are aligned, the 10 voids being selected from voids in a region defined by one straight line which is parallel to a thickness direction of the void-containing resin molded product and another straight line which is parallel to and distant by 20×T from the one straight line; and T denotes an arithmetic average thickness of the cro
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2008
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Sasaki, Tooru Ogura, Yasutomo Goto
  • Patent number: 7608673
    Abstract: Provided is an organosilane compound expressed by the following general formula (1): where: Ar represents a divalent aromatic organic group, such as a phenylene group; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; R2 to R6, which may be the same or different from each other, each represent a hydrogen atom or the like; and X represents a reactive substituent, such as a halogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Toyoshi Shimada
    Inventors: Norihiro Mizoshita, Yasutomo Goto, Shinji Inagaki, Toyoshi Shimada
  • Publication number: 20090233008
    Abstract: Cellulose acylate grains having a heat quantity of crystalline fusion of at most 10 J/g. A film prepared by melt-casting the grains is free from the problem of yellowing when built in liquid-crystal display devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: FujiFilm Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Higuchi, Akihiro Matsufuji, Tetsuya Yoshida, Yasutomo Goto, Kiyokazu Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 7574166
    Abstract: An electrophotographic image-receiving sheet which includes a support, a toner-receiving layer which contains thermoplastic resin. The fixing belt electrophotographic sheet has an optimized separation force at a surface of the electrophotographic image-receiving sheet from the toner-receiving layer. Having a highly improved long-run properties, the fixing belt electrophotographic sheet realizes a stable paper feed without offset, and provides a good quality image with rich photographic features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Masataka Murata, Yoshisada Nakamura, Yasutomo Goto, Yoshio Tani, Yutaka Nogami, Yoshio Kanesawa
  • Publication number: 20090054649
    Abstract: Provided is a bridged organosilane, which has a large complex organic group, and which is useful in the synthesis of a mesoporous silica and a light-emitting material, and a production method of the bridged organosilane. The bridged organosilane is expressed by the following general formula (1): [in the formula (1), q represents an integer in a range from 2 to 4, X1— represents a substituent selected from the group consisting of substituents expressed by the following general formulae (2) to (5): (in the formulae (2) to (5), R1 represents alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, R2 represents an allyl group, and n represents an integer in a range from 0 to 3, and m represents an integer in a range from 0 to 6), and A1 represents an organic group expressed by, for example, the following general formula (6): (in the formula (6), Y1< represents a substituent expressed by, for example, O?C<)].
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2006
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO, TOYOSHI SHIMADA
    Inventors: Toyoshi Shimada, Yasutomo Goto, Shinji Inagaki, Norihiro Mizoshita, Masamichi Ikai
  • Publication number: 20080227941
    Abstract: Provided is an organosilane compound expressed by the following general formula (1): where: Ar represents a divalent aromatic organic group, such as a phenylene group; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; R2 to R6, which may be the same or different from each other, each represent a hydrogen atom or the like; and X represents a reactive substituent, such as a halogen atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO, TOYOSHI SHIMADA
    Inventors: Norihiro Mizoshita, Yasutomo Goto, Shinji Inagaki, Toyoshi Shimada
  • Publication number: 20080227939
    Abstract: Provided is an organosilane compound expressed by any one of the following general formulae (1) to (7): (wherein: Ar represents a phenylene group or the like; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; R2 to R8 each represent a methyl group or the like; n represents an integer in a range from 0 to 2; m represents an integer of 1 or 2; L represents a single bond or the like; X represents a hydrogen atom or the like; and Y represents a hydrogen atom or the like).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO, TOYOSHI SHIMADA
    Inventors: Norihiro Mizoshita, Yasutomo Goto, Shinji Inagaki, Toyoshi Shimada
  • Publication number: 20080203357
    Abstract: A liquid crystalline composition is disclosed. The composition comprises at least one liquid-crystal compound and at least one fluoroaliphatic group-containing polymer of a formula (1-1). In the formula, i and j each indicate an integer equal to or more than 1; M represents k types of repetitive units each derived from an ethylenic unsaturated monomer (k indicates an integer equal to or more than 1); a, b and c each mean a mass percentage indicating a polymerization ratio; R11 and R12 each represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; X1 and X2 each represent an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom or —N(R13)—; R13 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms; m1 and m2 each indicate an integer of from 1 to 6; and n1 indicates an integer of from 0 to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2008
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Shimoda, Hirokazu Nishimura, Shuji Kanayama, Yasutomo Goto
  • Publication number: 20080113118
    Abstract: A cellulose acylate film produced by a melt-casting film formation, wherein the total of the number of projections having a height of from 0.1 ?m to 100 ?m and a length of at least 1 mm and the number of depressions having a depth of from 0.1 ?m to 100 ?m and a length of at least 1 mm is at most 10 per 10 cm of the width of the film. When built in a liquid-crystal display device, the cellulose acylate film significantly reduces the display blur in the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2005
    Publication date: May 15, 2008
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kiyokazu Hashimoto, Yasutomo Goto
  • Publication number: 20080081274
    Abstract: An image recording material which has a support and an image recording layer containing a crystalline polymer and an amorphous polymer on at least one surface of the support, wherein the image recording layer has a storage elastic modulus G? at 100° C. of 1×102 Pa to 1×105 Pa during a temperature increase at 5° C./min, a storage elastic modulus G? at 60° C. of 1×106 Pa or more during a temperature decrease at 5° C./min and a temperature difference of 18° C. or less between a temperature at which the storage elastic modulus G? during a temperature increase at 5° C./min reaches 1×105 Pa and a temperature at which the storage elastic modules G? during a temperature decrease at 5° C./min reaches 1×105 Pa, upon measurement of viscoelasticity by using a rheometer of plate-to-plate distance: 1.5 mm, diameter: 20 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2007
    Publication date: April 3, 2008
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasutomo GOTO, Ashita MURAI, Shinji FUJIMOTO, Yoshio TANI
  • Publication number: 20080057419
    Abstract: Provided are an electrophotographic image-receiving sheet that comprises a support, a toner image-receiving layer on at least one side of the support, wherein the toner image-receiving layer is formed from a coating liquid for the toner image-receiving layer and the coating liquid for the toner image-receiving layer comprises an aqueous dispersion that comprises a crystalline polymer, and an image forming method that employs the electrophotographic image-receiving sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2007
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Shinji Fujimoto, Ashita Murai, Yasutomo Goto, Yoshio Tani, Masuo Murakami, Tetsuo Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 7270869
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide an image-recording material that may prevent a flocculation of a coating liquid for image-recording layer that contains a water-dispersible emulsion and a water-soluble polymer compound, and that may exhibit an enhanced stability, present an improved film-forming performance, and provide superior surface conditions. In order to achieve the object, an image-recording material according to the present invention is provided, in which the image-recording material comprises a support and at least one image-recording layer on the support, wherein the image-recording layer is formed from a water-dispersible emulsion of which volume-average particle size is 55 nm or more and a water-soluble polymer compound of which weight-average molecular weight (Mw) is 400,000 or less. Preferably, the water-dispersible emulsion is a polyester emulsion. Preferably, the water-soluble polymer compound is polyethyleneoxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2007
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasutomo Goto, Yoshio Tani, Hiroshi Kajimaru
  • Publication number: 20070202353
    Abstract: A luminescent material composed of the polymer of the organic silicon compound represented by the following general formula (1): Chemical Formula 1 [where X is an organic molecule which emits fluorescence or phosphorescence; R1 is a lower alkoxy group, a hydroxyl group, an allyl group, an ester group, or halogen atoms; R2 is a lower alkyl group or a hydrogen atom; n is an integer of 1 to 3; and m is an integer of 1 to 4].
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2005
    Publication date: August 30, 2007
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho
    Inventors: Shinji Inagaki, Osamu Ohtani, Yasutomo Goto, Kentaro Okamoto, Mitsumasa Horii, Masamichi Ikai
  • Patent number: 7199811
    Abstract: An image recording sheet used in electrophotographic imaging which comprises a paper sheet substrate coated with an image recording layer that takes on a probe penetration depth of 0.33 ?m or greater for a change in prove temperature from 50° to 150° C. when measuring the probe penetration depth on a scanning type thermal microscope having a thermal probe operative as both heater and position sensor that is made of a Pt alloy containing 10% of Rh and has a cantilever spring constant of 1 N/m, a diameter of 6 ?m and a curvature radius of 5 ?m at an extreme end thereof under a condition that the thermal prove is changed in temperature at a programming rate of 15° C./sec within a programmed range of from a room temperature to 200° C. under a load (weight)+20 nA in 4-split T-B (Top-Bottom) value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2007
    Assignee: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutomo Goto, Shuji Kanayama, Kazuhito Miyake
  • Patent number: 7074538
    Abstract: The invention provides an image forming method, comprising transferring a toner image to an electrophotographic recording sheet, layering the electrophotographic recording sheet on a fixing belt and heating and pressing the sheet, and cooling the electrophotographic recording sheet and separating the sheet from the fixing belt. The electrophotographic recording sheet comprises a support comprising cellulose pulp-containing base paper and a toner image-receiving layer comprising a thermoplastic resin disposed on the support. A shrinkage percentage of the electrophotographic recording sheet in a CD direction in the heating step is 1.3% or less. The support preferably further comprises either a polyolefin-containing layer or a coating that contains at least one selected from the group consisting of kaolin, a pigment, a resin, a rubber latex, or a polymer material and that is provided on one or both surfaces of the base paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2006
    Assignees: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Hosoi, Ashita Murai, Yasutomo Goto
  • Publication number: 20060127651
    Abstract: An electrophotographic image-receiving sheet which includes a support, a toner-receiving layer which contains thermoplastic resin. The fixing belt electrophotographic sheet has an optimized separation force at a surface of the electrophotographic image-receiving sheet from the toner-receiving layer. Having a highly improved long-run properties, the fixing belt electrophotographic sheet realizes a stable paper feed without offset, and provides a good quality image with rich photographic features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2006
    Publication date: June 15, 2006
    Inventors: Masataka Murata, Yoshisada Nakamura, Yasutomo Goto, Yoshio Tani, Yutaka Nogami, Yoshio Kanesawa
  • Patent number: 6938465
    Abstract: Brittleness of a coating substance such as a coating film that is too brittle and/or too thin to be independently removed or handled is rated on the basis of an outcome of detection of acoustic emissions which are produced when a test film piece prepared by laminating a support with the coating substance is deformed by a compression transverse test device and detected by an AE sensor attached to the test film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2005
    Assignee: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasutomo Goto
  • Patent number: 6936395
    Abstract: An electrophotographic image receiving sheet with a toner image receiving layer containing a release agent and formed on a support sheet for use in a fixing belt type electrophotography is disclosed. The toner image receiving layer satisfies the following condition: ?sp0??sp1?2.5[mJ/m2] where ?sp0 and ?sp1 are values of a polar component of surface free energy of the image receiving layer before heating the image receiving sheet and after having heated the image receiving sheet to 120° C. and then cooled it to 25° C., respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2005
    Assignee: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasutomo Goto, Yoshio Tani, Yoshisada Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20050170155
    Abstract: An image recording sheet used in electrophotographic imaging which comprises a paper sheet substrate coated with an image recording layer that takes on a probe penetration depth of 0.33 ?m or greater for a change in prove temperature from 50° to 150° C. when measuring the probe penetration depth on a scanning type thermal microscope having a thermal probe operative as both heater and position sensor that is made of a Pt alloy containing 10% of Rh and has a cantilever spring constant of 1 N/m, a diameter of 6 ?m and a curvature radius of 5 ?m at an extreme end thereof under a condition that the thermal prove is changed in temperature at a programming rate of 15° C./sec within a programmed range of from a room temperature to 200° C. under a load (weight)+20 nA in 4-split T-B (Top-Bottom) value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2005
    Publication date: August 4, 2005
    Applicant: FUJI PHOTO FILM, CO., LTD
    Inventors: Yasutomo Goto, Shuji Kanayama, Kazuhito Miyake
  • Patent number: 6915100
    Abstract: In the image forming process of the present invention wherein a toner is fixed on an electrophotographic image-receiving sheet using a belt fixing and smoothing device, the relationship among the temperature of a heating and fixing roller, the melting point of a toner wax, and the glass transition point of a toner binder, the relationship among the temperature of a heating and fixing roller, the melting point of a wax in the image-receiving layer, and the glass transition point of a binder in the image-receiving layer, and the relationship between the polar components of surface free energy of the toner-image-receiving layer before and after image fixing are optimized. The present invention is to prevent offset in the toner and the toner-image-receiving layer of the electrophotographic image-receiving sheet upon releasing of the belt and to avoid deterioration in image quality especially in operation over the long run.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2005
    Assignees: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshio Tani, Kazuhito Miyake, Yasutomo Goto, Sadao Okano