Patents by Inventor Yoshinari Take

Yoshinari Take 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: 20220384113
    Abstract: A capacitor that can make a failure mode into an open mode even when a short circuit caused by insulation breakdown occurs in a dielectric layer is provided. The capacitor includes: a substrate; an MIM structure disposed on the Substrate, the MIM structure including a dielectric layer, a bottom electrode layer disposed on one side of the dielectric layer and composed of a first conductive material, and a top electrode layer disposed on the other side of the dielectric layer; a first external electrode disposed on the substrate; a second external electrode disposed on the substrate; and a connection conductor connecting between the bottom electrode layer and the first external electrode, the connection conductor including a first contact portion contacting the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Yoshinari TAKE, Yoshio AOYAGI, Hidetoshi MASUDA
  • Patent number: 11469048
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic electronic component includes a ceramic body and an external electrode. The ceramic body includes a first side surface facing in a direction of a first axis, a second side surface facing in a direction of a second axis orthogonal to the first axis, a ridge that connects the first side surface and the second side surface to each other, and internal electrodes laminated along a third axis orthogonal to the first axis and the second axis and led out in a lead-out region. The external electrode includes a protrusion provided at a position along the ridge and protruding in the directions of the first axis and the second axis, and a first base portion and a second base portion extending from the protrusion along the first side surface and the second side surface, respectively, the external electrode covering the lead-out region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshinari Take
  • Publication number: 20220301779
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic component includes an element body including a dielectric and internal electrodes; a pair of external electrodes respectively formed on side surfaces of the element body, each of the external electrodes including a base layer and a plating layer formed on at least a part of the base layer, the base layer of each of the external electrodes containing metal and being formed to continuously cover a portion of a lower surface of the element body and the corresponding side surface of the element body connected to the lower surface, the base layer of each of the external electrodes being electrically connected to one or more of the internal electrodes; and an insulating layer formed on an upper surface of the element body, the insulating layer having a thickness that is less than a thickness of the plating layer of each of the external electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshinari TAKE
  • Patent number: 11158456
    Abstract: A trench capacitor according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a base member with an upper surface having a plurality of trenches provided therein and an MIM structure provided on the base member so as to be embedded in the plurality of trenches. In the embodiment, the plurality of trenches include a first trench and a second trench adjacent to the first trench in a first direction orthogonal to a depth direction of the plurality of trenches. The base member includes a first wall separating the first trench from the second trench. The first wall includes a first portion having an acute angle at a distal end thereof in a section including the first direction and the depth direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Masuda, Yoshinari Take
  • Publication number: 20210225592
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic electronic component includes a ceramic body and an external electrode. The ceramic body includes a first side surface facing in a direction of a first axis, a second side surface facing in a direction of a second axis orthogonal to the first axis, a ridge that connects the first side surface and the second side surface to each other, and internal electrodes laminated along a third axis orthogonal to the first axis and the second axis and led out in a lead-out region. The external electrode includes a protrusion provided at a position along the ridge and protruding in the directions of the first axis and the second axis, and a first base portion and a second base portion extending from the protrusion along the first side surface and the second side surface, respectively, the external electrode covering the lead-out region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventor: Yoshinari TAKE
  • Publication number: 20200005999
    Abstract: A trench capacitor according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a base member with an upper surface having a plurality of trenches provided therein and an MIM structure provided on the base member so as to be embedded in the plurality of trenches. In the embodiment, the plurality of trenches include a first trench and a second trench adjacent to the first trench in a first direction orthogonal to a depth direction of the plurality of trenches. The base member includes a first wall separating the first trench from the second trench. The first wall includes a first portion having an acute angle at a distal end thereof in a section including the first direction and the depth direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Hidetoshi MASUDA, Yoshinari TAKE
  • Patent number: 10472723
    Abstract: Provided is a method of preventing reverse current flow through an ion exchange membrane electrolyzer, which method is capable of preventing a reverse current from being generated after stopping operation of the ion exchange membrane electrolyzer. A method of preventing reverse current flow through an ion exchange membrane electrolyzer 100, the ion exchange membrane electrolyzer 100 having an anode chamber 107 housing an anode, a cathode chamber 110 housing a cathode, an anode solution-supplying manifold 121 to feed anode solution to the anode chamber 107, and a cathode solution-supplying manifold 124 to feed cathode solution to the cathode chamber 110.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: THYSSENKRUPP UHDE CHLORINE ENGINEERS (JAPAN) LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Arai, Yoshinari Take, Terumi Hashimoto, Takaaki Matsuo, Toshikazu Hayashida
  • Publication number: 20160194769
    Abstract: Provided is a method of preventing reverse current flow through an ion exchange membrane electrolyzer, which method is capable of preventing a reverse current from being generated after stopping operation of the ion exchange membrane electrolyzer. A method of preventing reverse current flow through an ion exchange membrane electrolyzer 100, the ion exchange membrane electrolyzer 100 having an anode chamber 107 housing an anode, a cathode chamber 110 housing a cathode, an anode solution-supplying manifold 121 to feed anode solution to the anode chamber 107, and a cathode solution-supplying manifold 124 to feed cathode solution to the cathode chamber 110.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2015
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Applicant: CHLORINE ENGINEERS CORP., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki ARAI, Yoshinari TAKE, Terumi HASHIMOTO, Takaaki MATSUO, Toshikazu HAYASHIDA
  • Patent number: 9214277
    Abstract: A capacitor includes a dielectric layer, a first external electrode layer, a second external electrode layer, a first internal electrode portion, a second internal electrode portion, and a close contact portion. The dielectric layer includes a first surface, a second surface facing the first surface, and a plurality of through-holes communicating between the first surface and the second surface. The first internal electrode portion is provided on a first through-hole portion. The second internal electrode portion is provided on a second through-hole portion. The close contact portion brings at least one of the first external electrode layer and the second external electrode layer into close contact with the dielectric layer, the close contact portion being provided on a third through-hole portion, the third through-hole portion being the remaining portion of the plurality of through-holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Masuda, Yoshinari Take
  • Patent number: 9007741
    Abstract: A capacitor includes a dielectric layer, a first external electrode layer, a second external electrode layer, a first internal electrode portion, a second internal electrode portion, and an adsorbing portion. The first internal electrode portion is provided on a first through-hole portion, one end of the first internal electrode portion being connected to the first external electrode layer. The second internal electrode portion is provided on a second through-hole portion, one end of the second internal electrode portion being connected to the second external electrode layer. The adsorbing portion adsorbs the first external electrode layer and the second external electrode layer, the adsorbing portion being provided on a third through-hole portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., ltd.
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Masuda, Yoshinari Take
  • Patent number: 8907449
    Abstract: Proposed are thin film MIM capacitors with which deterioration of insulating properties and leakage current properties can be sufficiently inhibited. Also proposed is a manufacturing method for the thin film MIM capacitors. For the thin film MIM capacitor (1), a lower electrode (3), a base metal thin film (4), the dielectric thin film (5) and the upper electrode (6) are formed to approximately the same area. The lower electrode (3) has a configuration that differs from the other films to form a part for external connection. The side surface of the base metal thin film (4), the dielectric thin film (5), and the upper electrode (6) are covered with a base metal oxide (7) that comprises the same metal atoms as the base metal thin film (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Takahashi, Kentarou Morito, Yuichi Sasajima, Yoshinari Take
  • Patent number: 8837111
    Abstract: A capacitor forming unit according to one embodiment includes a dielectric plate with a plurality of through holes; a first conductor film formed on an upper surface of the dielectric plate; a first insulator film formed on the front end portion of the upper surface of the dielectric plate; a second conductor film formed on a lower surface of the dielectric plate; a second insulator film formed on the rear end portion of the lower surface of the dielectric plate; first electrode rods disposed in some of the through holes; and second electrode rods disposed in the remaining through holes where the first electrode rods are not disposed. The first electrodes are electrically connected to the first conductor film and electrically insulated from the second conductor film. The second electrode rods are electrically connected to the second conductor film and are electrically insulated from the first conductor film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Take, Hidetoshi Masuda, Kenichi Ota
  • Publication number: 20140226257
    Abstract: A capacitor according to the present invention includes a dielectric layer, a first external electrode layer, a second external electrode layer, a first internal electrode, and a second internal electrode. The dielectric layer is formed of a metal oxide having a crystalline structure and includes a first surface, a second surface on the opposite side to the first surface, and a plurality of through holes communicating with the first surface and the second surface. The first external electrode layer is disposed on the first surface. The second external electrode layer is disposed on the second surface. The first internal electrode is formed in through holes, and is connected to the first external electrode layer. The second internal electrode is formed in the through holes, and is connected to the second external electrode layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari TAKE, Hidetoshi MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20140009866
    Abstract: There is provided a capacitor including a dielectric layer having a first plane, a second plane opposite to the first plane, and a plurality of through-holes communicated with the first plane and the second plane; a first external conductor layer disposed on a part of the first plane; a second external conductor layer disposed on the second plane; a third external conductor layer disposed on another part of the first plane; a first internal conductor housed in a part of a plurality of the through-holes and connected to the first external conductor layer; a second internal conductor housed in another part of a plurality of the through-holes and connected to the second external conductor layer; and a third internal conductor housed in the other part of a plurality of the through-holes and connected to the second external conductor layer and the third external conductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Inventors: Hidetoshi MASUDA, Shinya MASUNO, Yoshinari TAKE
  • Publication number: 20130329339
    Abstract: A capacitor includes a dielectric layer, a first external electrode layer, a second external electrode layer, a first internal electrode portion, a second internal electrode portion, and an adsorbing portion. The first internal electrode portion is provided on a first through-hole portion, one end of the first internal electrode portion being connected to the first external electrode layer. The second internal electrode portion is provided on a second through-hole portion, one end of the second internal electrode portion being connected to the second external electrode layer. The adsorbing portion adsorbs the first external electrode layer and the second external electrode layer, the adsorbing portion being provided on a third through-hole portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventors: Hidetoshi MASUDA, Yoshinari TAKE
  • Publication number: 20130329337
    Abstract: A capacitor includes a dielectric layer, a first external electrode layer, a second external electrode layer, a first internal electrode portion, a second internal electrode portion, and a close contact portion. The first internal electrode portion is provided on a first through-hole portion, one end of the first internal electrode portion being connected to the first external electrode layer. The second internal electrode portion is provided on a second through-hole portion, one end of the second internal electrode portion being connected to the second external electrode layer. The close contact portion brings at least any one of the first external electrode layer and the second external electrode layer into close contact with the dielectric layer, the close contact portion being provided on a third through-hole portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventors: Hidetoshi MASUDA, Yoshinari TAKE
  • Patent number: 8531816
    Abstract: A capacitor forming unit includes a dielectric plate, a first conductor film formed on a plate upper surface region other than front and rear end portions, a first insulator film formed on the upper surface front end portion, a second insulator film formed on the upper surface rear end portion, a second conductor film formed on a plate lower surface region other than front and rear end portion, a third insulator film formed on the front end portion lower surface, and a fourth insulator film formed on the lower surface rear end portion. One or more first electrode rods are disposed in through holes, and electrically connected to the first conductor film and electrically insulated from the second conductor film. One or more second electrode rods are disposed in other through holes, and electrically connected to the second conductor film and electrically insulated from the first conductor film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yoshinari Take, Hidetoshi Masuda, Kenichi Ota
  • Publication number: 20130070388
    Abstract: A capacitor forming unit includes a dielectric plate, a first conductor film formed on a plate upper surface region other than front and rear end portions, a first insulator film formed on the upper surface front end portion, a second insulator film formed on the upper surface rear end portion, a second conductor film formed on a plate lower surface region other than front and rear end portion, a third insulator film formed on the front end portion lower surface, and a fourth insulator film formed on the lower surface rear end portion. One or more first electrode rods are disposed in through holes, and electrically connected to the first conductor film and electrically insulated from the second conductor film. One or more second electrode rods are disposed in other through holes, and electrically connected to the second conductor film and electrically insulated from the first conductor film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari TAKE, Hidetoshi Masuda, Kenichi Ota
  • Publication number: 20120300360
    Abstract: A capacitor forming unit according to one embodiment includes a dielectric plate with a plurality of through holes; a first conductor film formed on an upper surface of the dielectric plate; a first insulator film formed on the front end portion of the upper surface of the dielectric plate; a second conductor film formed on a lower surface of the dielectric plate; a second insulator film formed on the rear end portion of the lower surface of the dielectric plate; first electrode rods disposed in some of the through holes; and second electrode rods disposed in the remaining through holes where the first electrode rods are not disposed. The first electrodes are electrically connected to the first conductor film and electrically insulated from the second conductor film. The second electrode rods are electrically connected to the second conductor film and are electrically insulated from the first conductor film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicant: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari TAKE, Hidetoshi Masuda, Kenichi Ota
  • Publication number: 20110193194
    Abstract: Proposed are thin film MIM capacitors with which deterioration of insulating properties and leakage current properties can be sufficiently inhibited. Also proposed is a manufacturing method for the thin film MIM capacitors. For the thin film MIM capacitor (1), a lower electrode (3), a base metal thin film (4), the dielectric thin film (5) and the upper electrode (6) are formed to approximately the same area. The lower electrode (3) has a configuration that differs from the other films to form a part for external connection. The side surface of the base metal thin film (4), the dielectric thin film (5), and the upper electrode (6) are covered with a base metal oxide (7) that comprises the same metal atoms as the base metal thin film (4).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2009
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Applicant: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Takahashi, Kentarou Morito, Yuichi Sasajima, Yoshinari Take