Patents by Inventor Yuji Ando

Yuji Ando 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: 20210246268
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition comprising a silicon-containing compound represented by the general formula (1) mentioned in the description of the present application, at least one compound of the general formula (2-1) or (2-2) in which m is an integer of 3 or greater mentioned in the description of the present application, and optionally a compound represented by the general formula (3). The total amount of the silicon-containing compound of the general formula (2-1) or (2-2) in which m is an integer of 3 or greater is more than 0 ppm and 46,000 ppm or less based on the total weight of the silicon-containing compounds of the general formulas (1), (2-1), (2-2), and (3). The composition is used for producing a polyimide precursor obtained by copolymerizing a silicon-containing compound, tetracarboxylic dianhydride, and diamine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji ANDO, Ryota HASHIMOTO, Takeshi KASHIWADA, Toshiaki OKUDA, Naoyuki SHINOHARA
  • Patent number: 11033481
    Abstract: A silicone resin represented by formula (1) and having a Mw of 1,000-8,000 is useful in cosmetics. [(C6H5)3SiO1/2]a[R13SiO1/2]b[R22SiO2/2]c[R3SiO3/2]d[SiO4/2]e??(1) R1 is a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group (exclusive of phenyl) or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, R2 and R3 are each independently a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, a=0-0.2, b=0.1-0.5, c=0-0.2, d=0.01-0.5, e=0-0.6, a+b+c+d+e=1.0, at least one phenyl group is included in the molecule. A film of the silicone resin has a refractive index of at least 1.48.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroomi Iyoku, Yuji Ando
  • Publication number: 20210125417
    Abstract: The present technology relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, a program, and a movable object that enable prevention of a user from suffering from motion sickness. The information processing device includes: a display-position setting unit configured to move, on the basis of the motion of a movable object, the display position of a first picture viewed from a predetermined point of view of the movable object; and a display control unit configured to perform display control based on the display position set. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a vehicle that displays a picture in superimposition on the ambient scenery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Yuji ANDO
  • Patent number: 10893625
    Abstract: A plurality of electronic circuit boards (2), on which electronic components are mounted, is inserted in parallel through an electronic circuit insertion port (11) of a casing body (1). A gap (3) is formed between front panels (22) of inserted and adjacent electronic circuit boards (2) inserted. A bridge body (5) constituting conduction means electrically conducts a first conductive side portion (22a) of a front panel (22) in one electronic circuit board (2) of adjacent electronic circuit boards (2) and a second conductive side portion (22b) of a front panel (22) in another electronic circuit board (2) that faces the first conductive side portion (22a) via a gap (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Ando, Chiharu Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 10829599
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an emulsion composition of an organopolysiloxane which has enhanced stability in a water-soluble solvent. The invention provides an organosilicone emulsion composition comprising (A) 100 parts by mass of an organopolysiloxane having a viscosity of at least 500 Pa·s at 25° C.; (B) 1 to 50 parts by mass of a polyether group-containing organosiloxysilicate; (C) 1 to 50 parts by mass of an organopolysiloxane having polyoxyalkylene residues at the both terminals; (D) 1 to 50 parts by mass of a nonionic surfactant; and (E) 10 to 1,000 parts by mass of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Ando
  • Patent number: 10765619
    Abstract: A silicone resin represented by formula (1) and having a Mw of 1,000-8,000 is useful in cosmetics. [(C6H5)3SiO1/2]a[R13SiO1/2]b[R22SiO2/2]c[R3SiO3/2]d[SiO4/2]e??(1) R1 is a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group (exclusive of phenyl) or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, R2 and R3 are each independently a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, a=0-0.2, b=0.1-0.5, c=0-0.2, d=0.01-0.5, e=0-0.6, a+b+c+d+e=1.0, at least one phenyl group is included in the molecule. A film of the silicone resin has a refractive index of at least 1.48.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroomi Iyoku, Yuji Ando
  • Publication number: 20200214968
    Abstract: A urea group-containing organopolysiloxane represented by the following formula (1), wherein, R1 is —R5—NHCONH2 (R5 is a divalent hydrocarbon group), R2 is any of a hydrogen atom, a hydroxy group, an alkoxy group, an alkyl group, a fluoroalkyl group, an aryl group, and an aralkyl group, R3 is R1 or R2, and R4 is an organopolysiloxane segment represented by the following formula (2), (Q is an oxygen atom or a divalent hydrocarbon group), the urea group-containing organopolysiloxane represented by the formula (1) has one or more R1 in the molecule, when “c” is 0, “a”+“d”+“f”+“h”+“i” is 1 or more. Accordingly, there is provided a urea group-containing organopolysiloxane that can obtain a cosmetic having excellent cosmetic durability while maintaining a light feel and good spreadability, and a method for manufacturing the same, as well as a cosmetic containing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanao KAMEI, Munenao HIROKAMI, Yuji ANDO
  • Publication number: 20200199302
    Abstract: An organic silicon compound-modified copolymer having structural units represented by formula (1) and formula (2) and having a hydroxyl group at at least one end has excellent compatibility with alcohol compounds and isocyanate compounds and also gives a cured product having excellent water repellency and moisture resistance. (In the formulas, an asterisk * represents a bond to an adjacent structural unit, each R1 independently represents a C1-10 alkyl group or C6-10 aryl group, and n represents an integer of 1 or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Munenao HIROKAMI, Yuji ANDO
  • Patent number: 10676617
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing an organopolysiloxane emulsion composition which contains an organopolysiloxane having a trialkyl group at a terminal thereof and having a viscosity of 50,000 mm2/s or more at 25° C., within a shorter time compared with the conventional methods. A method for producing an emulsion composition which contains an organopolysiloxane having a viscosity of 50,000 mm2/s or more at 25° C. and capped with a trialkylsilyl group, said method comprising: (I) emulsifying a mixture comprising (A) an organopolysiloxane, (B) a nonionic surfactant, (C) an anionic surfactant, (D-1) an acidic compound and (E-1) water to prepare an emulsion composition; (II) adding (D-2) an acidic compound and (E-2) water to the emulsion composition to perform emulsion polymerization; and (III) adding 0.001 part by mass or more of (F) a compound to the resultant product to perform emulsion polymerization again.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Kobayashi, Yuji Ando, Yuko Takada, Shunji Aoki
  • Publication number: 20200120824
    Abstract: A plurality of electronic circuit boards (2), on which electronic components are mounted, is inserted in parallel through an electronic circuit insertion port (11) of a casing body (1). A gap (3) is formed between front panels (22) of inserted and adjacent electronic circuit boards (2) inserted. A bridge body (5) constituting conduction means electrically conducts a first conductive side portion (22a) of a front panel (22) in one electronic circuit board (2) of adjacent electronic circuit boards (2) and a second conductive side portion (22b) of a front panel (22) in another electronic circuit board (2) that faces the first conductive side portion (22a) via a gap (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yuji ANDO, Chiharu MIYAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200078289
    Abstract: A silicone resin represented by formula (1) and having a Mw of 1,000-8,000 is useful in cosmetics. [(C6H5)3SiO1/2]a[R13SiO1/2]b[R22SiO2/2]c[R3SiO3/2]d[SiO4/2]e??(1) R1 is a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group (exclusive of phenyl) or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, R2 and R3 are each independently a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, a=0-0.2, b=0.1-0.5, c=0-0.2, d=0.01-0.5, e=0-0.6, a+b+c+d+e=1.0, at least one phenyl group is included in the molecule. A film of the silicone resin has a refractive index of at least 1.48.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroomi IYOKU, Yuji ANDO
  • Publication number: 20190365632
    Abstract: A silicone resin represented by formula (1) and having a Mw of 1,000-8,000 is useful in cosmetics. [(C6H5)3SiO1/2]a[R13SiO1/2]b[R22SiO2/2]c[R3SiO3/2]d[SiO4/2]e??(1) R1 is a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group (exclusive of phenyl) or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, R2 and R3 are each independently a C1-C8 alkyl group, C6-C12 aryl group or C1-C8 fluorinated alkyl group, a=0-0.2, b=0.1-0.5, c=0-0.2, d=0.01-0.5, e=0-0.6, a+b+c+d+e=1.0, at least one phenyl group is included in the molecule. A film of the silicone resin has a refractive index of at least 1.48.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroomi IYOKU, Yuji ANDO
  • Patent number: 10421839
    Abstract: One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide an aminoalkyl group-containing siloxane, in particular an aminoalkyl group- and polyoxyalkylene group-containing siloxane, in which an amount of a cyclic siloxane as an impurity contained is decreased, and a method for preparing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Ando
  • Patent number: 10412413
    Abstract: There is provided an encoder that enables an image of a field-of-view range of a user to be displayed immediately. The encoder encodes, for a pair of opposite surfaces among a plurality of surfaces of a model for an omnidirectional image, a first composite image obtained by combining an omnidirectional image of a first surface of a high resolution and an omnidirectional image of a second surface of a resolution lower than the high resolution and a second composite image obtained by combining an omnidirectional image of the second surface of the high resolution and an omnidirectional image of the first surface of a low resolution. For example, the present disclosure can be applied to an image display system or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Nobuaki Izumi, Yuji Ando, Takayuki Shinohara
  • Patent number: 10358530
    Abstract: One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide a polyether-modified siloxane having a good thickening property, in particular a good thickening property for an aqueous liquid. The present invention provides a polyether-modified siloxane represented by the following general formula (1): Sx-(CH2)aCOO—(C2H4O)n—(C3H6O)s—CO(CH2)a-Sx?? (1) wherein n is an integer of from 50 to 10000, s is an integer which meets the equation, 0<=s<=n/50, a is an integer of from 2 to 40, and Sx is, independently of each other, an organo(poly)siloxanyl group represented by the following formula (a) or (b): wherein R is, independently of each other, a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, an alkoxyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted monovalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, m is an integer of from 0 to 350, and m? is an integer of from 0 to 348, wherein a ratio of a total molecular weight of the Sx-(CH2)aCO moieties to a molecular weight of the O(C2H4O)n(C3H6O)s moiety is 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Ando
  • Patent number: 10271056
    Abstract: There is provided an encoding apparatus, including an intra-block determination section which determines that a prediction mode of a block is a forced intra-prediction mode, by a frequency based on a priority of each block of an image to be encoded, an encoding section which encodes the block, to which the prediction mode has been determined to be an intra-prediction mode by the intra-block determination section, with the intra-prediction mode, and a transmission section which transmits an encoded result of the image to be encoded obtained by the encoding section, and the prediction mode of the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Miyahara, Yuji Ando, Ryohei Okada, Osamu Ota
  • Patent number: 10260196
    Abstract: One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide an emulsion composition which has a small initial diameter and good stability with time and dilution stability. Further, another purpose of the present invention is to provide an emulsion composition which has high adsorption ability to fibers and provides a hydrophilic surface of the fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuji Ando
  • Patent number: 10182232
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a storage unit configured to store information on a plurality of encoders; and a control unit configured to be capable of transmitting a first instruction signal for instructing the plurality of encoders to encode input video data under first encoding conditions different for each of the plurality of encoders, and obtaining, if an image quality of the video data encoded by the plurality of encoders does not satisfy a predetermined criteria, predetermined information associated with the image quality from the encoded video data and transmitting, based on the predetermined information, a second instruction signal for instructing to encode the input video data under a second encoding condition different from the first encoding conditions to at least one encoder of the plurality of encoders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masakazu Kouno, Yuji Ando
  • Publication number: 20180346661
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an emulsion composition of an organopolysiloxane which has enhanced stability in a water-soluble solvent. The invention provides an organosilicone emulsion composition comprising (A) 100 parts by mass of an organopolysiloxane having a viscosity of at least 500 Pa·s at 25° C.; (B) 1 to 50 parts by mass of a polyether group-containing organosiloxysilicate; (C) 1 to 50 parts by mass of an organopolysiloxane having polyoxyalkylene residues at the both terminals; (D) 1 to 50 parts by mass of a nonionic surfactant; and (E) 10 to 1,000 parts by mass of water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuji ANDO
  • Publication number: 20180233590
    Abstract: In a group III nitride-type field effect transistor, the present invention reduces a leak current component by conduction of residual carriers in a buffer layer, and achieves improvement in a break-down voltage, and enhances a carrier confinement effect (carrier confinement) of a channel to improve pinch-off characteristics (to suppress a short channel effect). For example, when applying the present invention to a GaN-type field effect transistor, besides GaN of a channel layer, a composition-modulated (composition-gradient) AlGaN layer in which aluminum composition reduces toward a top gradually or stepwise is used as a buffer layer (hetero buffer).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi Inoue, Tatsuo Nakayama, Yuji Ando, Yasuhiro Murase, Kazuki Ota, Hironobu Miyamoto, Katsumi Yamanoguchi, Naotaka Kuroda, Akio Wakejima, Yasuhiro Okamoto