Patents by Inventor Yoshiaki Matsuzawa

Yoshiaki Matsuzawa 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).

  • Patent number: 11127633
    Abstract: A wafer processing method includes a polyolefin sheet providing step of positioning a wafer in an inside opening of a ring frame and providing a polyolefin sheet on a back side of the wafer and on a back side of the ring frame, a uniting step of heating the polyolefin sheet as applying a pressure to the polyolefin sheet to thereby unite the wafer and the ring frame through the polyolefin sheet by thermocompression bonding, a dividing step of cutting the wafer by using a cutting apparatus to thereby divide the wafer into individual device chips, and a pickup step of blowing out air to push up each device chip and picking up each device chip from the polyolefin sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: DISCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigenori Harada, Minoru Matsuzawa, Hayato Kiuchi, Yoshiaki Yodo, Taro Arakawa, Masamitsu Agari, Emiko Kawamura, Yusuke Fujii, Toshiki Miyai, Makiko Ohmae
  • Patent number: 11107849
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion element according to an embodiment of the disclosure includes a first electrode and a second electrode that are disposed to face each other and a photoelectric conversion layer that is provided between the first electrode and the second electrode, and contains at least a subphthalocyanine or a subphthalocyanine derivative, and a carrier dopant, in which the carrier dopant has a concentration of less than 1% by volume ratio to the subphthalocyanine or the subphthalocyanine derivative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu Kato, Ichiro Takemura, Yoshiaki Obana, Nobuyuki Matsuzawa
  • Patent number: 10995315
    Abstract: The present disclosure is an algae separating device configured to separate algae from an algal solution in which algae are suspended. The algae separating device includes: a metal screen having a main body and a plurality of through holes passing through the main body from a front face to a back face; and a spraying device configured to spray the algal solution toward the front face of the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tanaka, Jun Muto, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Norimitsu Kaneko, Yuko Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20200224141
    Abstract: Provided is a culture device, including: a culture tank (110) configured to store an object liquid that is a culture solution having suspended therein an object; a screen (210) made of a metal, the screen including a main body (212) and a plurality of through holes (slits (214)) passing through the main body (212) from a front surface (212a) thereof to a back surface (212b) thereof; a spray portion (220) configured to spray the object liquid stored in the culture tank onto the front surface of the main body (212); an accommodation portion (240) surrounding the back surface (212b) of the main body (212) and configured to accommodate the culture solution having passed through the through holes; a UV light irradiation portion (250) arranged in the accommodation portion (240) and configured to radiate UV light; and a return portion (290) configured to return the culture solution in the accommodation portion (240) to the culture tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi TANAKA, Yoshiaki MATSUZAWA, Yuko YOSHIDA, Norimitsu KANEKO, Jun MUTO
  • Publication number: 20180072984
    Abstract: The present disclosure is an algae separating device configured to separate algae from an algal solution in which algae are suspended. The algae separating device includes: a metal screen having a main body and a plurality of through holes passing through the main body from a front face to a back face; and a spraying device configured to spray the algal solution toward the front face of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi TANAKA, Jun MUTO, Yoshiaki MATSUZAWA, Norimitsu KANEKO, Yuko YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 9476023
    Abstract: The culture device (100, 200) for culturing algae includes a culture pond (110) including an opening (112) on an upper side thereof and accommodating an alga solution (M) as a culture solution containing algae; a sheet (130) having optical transparency and flexibility, the sheet sealing at least a portion of the opening (112) of the culture pond (110); and a gas supply unit (124, 160, 212) used to supply high concentration CO2 gas having a higher concentration of carbon dioxide than that of the atmosphere, between the culture pond (110) and the sheet (130). A gas storage space (G) to store gas between a liquid surface (114) of the alga solution (M) and the sheet (130) is formed by at least part of the supplied high concentration CO2 gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Kousuke Ishii, Hiroshi Tanaka, Junji Yamamura
  • Patent number: 9428701
    Abstract: A fluidized-bed gasification method using fluidized-bed combustion furnace; a separator for separation into bed material and an exhaust gas; a fluidized-bed gasification furnace into which the bed material is introduced through a downcomer and into which raw material is introduced; a circulation passage for circulating char and the bed material to the combustion furnace; a dispersion section; extending along a width of a bed-material-introduction-side wall of the gasification furnace to receive the bed material from the downcomer; a fluidizing-gas introduction system for blowing fluidizing gas into the dispersion section to fluidize the bed material in the dispersion section; and a supply section for supplying the bed material in the dispersion section to the fluidized-bed gasification furnace substantially evenly throughout the width on the bed-material-introduction side, is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Toshiyuki Suda, Kenichiro Kondo
  • Patent number: 9174166
    Abstract: Ammonia off-gas, which is separated and recovered by an ammonia recovery device from gasification gas produced in a gasification furnace in a two-column gasification system, is injected as reducing agent for denitration into an inlet of a cyclone for separation of bed material heated in a combustion furnace from combustion exhaust gas and for returning the bed material to the gasification furnace. The ammonia off-gas is contacted with the high-temperatured combustion exhaust gas to reduce and remove NOx through non-catalytic decomposition. Any excess of the ammonia off-gas is distributed for burning to primary air to the combustion furnace.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Hiroaki Ohara, Koki Hamada
  • Patent number: 8974554
    Abstract: Provided are a fluidized-bed combustion furnace 1, a separator 8 for separation into bed material 11 and an exhaust gas, a fluidized-bed gasification furnace 40 into which the bed material 11 is introduced through a downcomer 46 and into which raw material is introduced, a circulation passage for circulating char and the bed material 11 to the combustion furnace 1, a dispersion section 43 extending along a width of a bed-material-introduction-side wall 41 of the gasification furnace 40 to receive the bed material 11 from the downcomer, fluidizing-gas introduction means 47 for blowing fluidizing gas into the dispersion section 43 to fluidize the bed material 11 in the section 43, and a supply section 48 for supplying the bed material 11 in the dispersion section 43 to the fluidized-bed gasification furnace 40 substantially evenly throughout the width on the bed-material-introduction side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Toshiyuki Suda, Kenichiro Kondo
  • Publication number: 20140366447
    Abstract: Provided are a fluidized-bed combustion furnace 1, a separator 8 for separation into bed material 11 and an exhaust gas, a fluidized-bed gasification furnace 40 into which the bed material 11 is introduced through a downcomer 46 and into which raw material is introduced, a circulation passage for circulating char and the bed material 11 to the combustion furnace 1, a dispersion section 43 extending along a width of a bed-material-introduction-side wall 41 of the gasification furnace 40 to receive the bed material 11 from the downcomer, fluidizing-gas introduction means 47 for blowing fluidizing gas into the dispersion section 43 to fluidize the bed material 11 in the section 43, and a supply section 48 for supplying the bed material 11 in the dispersion section 43 to the fluidized-bed gasification furnace 40 substantially evenly throughout the width on the bed-material-introduction side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki MATSUZAWA, Toshiyuki Suda, Kenichiro Kondo
  • Publication number: 20140147915
    Abstract: The culture device (100, 200) for culturing algae includes a culture pond (110) including an opening (112) on an upper side thereof and accommodating an alga solution (M) as a culture solution containing algae; a sheet (130) having optical transparency and flexibility, the sheet sealing at least a portion of the opening (112) of the culture pond (110); and a gas supply unit (124, 160, 212) used to supply high concentration CO2 gas having a higher concentration of carbon dioxide than that of the atmosphere, between the culture pond (110) and the sheet (130). A gas storage space (G) to store gas between a liquid surface (114) of the alga solution (M) and the sheet (130) is formed by at least part of the supplied high concentration CO2 gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Kousuke Ishii, Hiroshi Tanaka, Junji Yamamura
  • Patent number: 8480767
    Abstract: A fluidized bed gasification system is provided in which bed material and raw material are passed throughout a fluidized bed gasification furnace so that raw material is gasified with higher gasification efficiency to improve gasification productivity. A heat-resistant partition 32 for regulation of bed material flow is arranged between positions I and II of a downcomer 12 of a separator 8 and of a supply flow passage 25 in plane of a fluidized bed gasification furnace 2. As a result, the bed material introduced via the downcomer 12 is directed to a supply flow passage 25 through a circuitous flow passage 33 throughout the fluidized bed gasification furnace 2 defined by the heat-resistant partition 32.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Toshiyuki Suda, Hironobu Fujiyoshi, Makoto Takafuji, Kenichiro Kondo
  • Patent number: 8444723
    Abstract: Provided is a fluidized bed gasification method wherein an amount of solid particles to be circulated in a fluidized bed combustion furnace is controlled to enhance gasification efficiency in the furnace. It is the fluidized bed gasification method with fluidized bed combustion and gasification furnaces 30 and 43, char and solid particles produced upon gasification of raw material 51 in the gasification furnace 43 being circulated to the combustion furnace 30. A circulated amount of the solid particles in the combustion furnace is controlled by varying the same in a range of 6 to 30 with respect to an air flow rate, thereby facilitating heat transmission to the raw material 51.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiro Fujimori, Hidehisa Tani, Toshiyuki Suda, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Kenichiro Kondo
  • Patent number: 8292977
    Abstract: The invention has its object to arbitrarily adjust an amount of particles to be circulated without changing a flow rate of a gasification agent to thereby enhance gasification efficiency in a fluidized bed gasification furnace. The fluidized bed gasification furnace 107 comprises first and second chambers 113 and 114 in communication with each other in a fluidized bed 105. The hot particles 102 separated in the separator 104 and raw material M are introduced into the first chamber 113. The particles 102 introduced from the first chamber 113 through interior in the fluidized bed 105 to the second chamber 114 are supplied in an overflow manner to the fluidized bed combustion furnace 100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Suda, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Toshiro Fujimori
  • Publication number: 20120219486
    Abstract: Ammonia off-gas 17 (ammonia) separated and recovered by an ammonia recovery device 13 from gasification gas 6 produced in a gasification furnace 1 in a two-column gasification system is injected as reducing agent for denitration into an inlet of a cyclone 10 for separation of bed material 4 heated in a combustion furnace 2 from combustion exhaust gas 9 and for returning the bed material to the gasification furnace 1, so that the ammonia off-gas 17 is contacted with the high-temperatured combustion exhaust gas 9 to reduce and remove NOx through non-catalytic decomposition. Any excess of the ammonia off-gas 17 is distributed for burning to primary air 8 to the combustion furnace 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Hiroaki Ohara, Koki Hamada
  • Publication number: 20120210908
    Abstract: An oil-based inkjet ink includes at least a pigment, a dispersant and an organic solvent, wherein a calcium content in the ink is 8 ppm or less, and a magnesium content in the ink is 3 ppm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiro Endo, Masakatsu Arai, Kenji Yamada, Katsumi Kuriyama, Atsushi Tanaka, Kazuya Kawakami, Shin-ichiro Shimura, Shotaro Kon, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Kohji Nomura
  • Patent number: 8128745
    Abstract: An emulsion ink capable of generating a printed image quality having favorable print density and a favorable matte finish. A water-in-oil emulsion ink having an oil phase and a water phase, wherein the ink has a first water phase comprising a colorant and a second water phase comprising no colorant, and the amount (mass) of the first water phase is less than the amount (mass) of the second water phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Riso Kagaku Corporation
    Inventors: Kenji Yamada, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa
  • Publication number: 20110120007
    Abstract: Provided are a fluidized-bed combustion furnace 1, a separator 8 for separation into bed material 11 and an exhaust gas, a fluidized-bed gasification furnace 40 into which the bed material 11 is introduced through a downcomer 46 and into which raw material is introduced, a circulation passage for circulating char and the bed material 11 to the combustion furnace 1, a dispersion section 43 extending along a width of a bed-material-introduction-side wall 41 of the gasification furnace 40 to receive the bed material 11 from the downcomer, fluidizing-gas introduction means 47 for blowing fluidizing gas into the dispersion section 43 to fluidize the bed material 11 in the section 43, and a supply section 48 for supplying the bed material 11 in the dispersion section 43 to the fluidized-bed gasification furnace 40 substantially evenly throughout the width on the bed-material-introduction side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2009
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Toshiyuki Suda, Kenichiro Kondo
  • Publication number: 20100269410
    Abstract: A ceramic heat exchanger 3 is provided for heat-exchanging of a gasification gas (600-900° C.) containing tar and produced in a gasification furnace 1 with a reformed gasification gas (1100-1500° C.) from a reforming furnace 2 for temperature raising before introduction of the gasification gas into the reforming furnace.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2009
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Shiko Nakamura, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Hiroaki Ohara
  • Publication number: 20100101146
    Abstract: Provided is a fluidized bed gasification method wherein an amount of solid particles to be circulated in a fluidized bed combustion furnace is controlled to enhance gasification efficiency in the furnace. It is the fluidized bed gasification method with fluidized bed combustion and gasification furnaces 30 and 43, char and solid particles produced upon gasification of raw material 51 in the gasification furnace 43 being circulated to the combustion furnace 30. A circulated amount of the solid particles in the combustion furnace is controlled by varying the same in a range of 6 to 30 with respect to an air flow rate, thereby facilitating heat transmission to the raw material 51.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2007
    Publication date: April 29, 2010
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiro Fujimori, Hidehisa Tani, Toshiyuki Suda, Yoshiaki Matsuzawa, Kenichiro Kondo