Patents by Inventor Yuuki SAWADA

Yuuki SAWADA 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: 20200400721
    Abstract: A sensor unit includes a bus bar and a magneto-electric conversion device. The bus bar connects a plurality of switch elements constituting a part of a power conversion circuit and a motor. The magneto-electric conversion device is disposed to face a middle portion of the bus bar across a clearance in a predetermined direction to detect a magnetic field caused by an electric current flowing through the bus bar, to thereby detects the electric current. The bus bar includes a first end and a second end. The first end of the bus bar is connected to one of a switch terminal extending from the switch elements and a motor terminal extending from the motor, and the second end of the bus bas is connected to the other of the switch terminal and the motor terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuuki SUZUKI, Hiroyoshi SAWADA, Kazuharu TOCHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200365895
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon material that can enhance a battery characteristic represented by the cycle characteristic of an electricity storage device. A carbon material including a graphene layered structure, the carbon material being mixed with Si at a weight ratio of 1:1 to produce a mixture, the mixture having an X-ray diffraction spectrum having a ratio between a peak height a and a peak height b a/b of 0.2 or more and 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Naoki Sasagawa, Kazuho Uchida, Akihiko Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20200176816
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon material that can improve the cycle characteristic in charge and discharge of an all-solid-state battery. The carbon material is a carbon material to be contained in a positive electrode and/or a negative electrode of an all-solid-state battery comprising a group 1- or group 2-ionic conductive solid electrolyte, wherein in an X-ray diffraction spectrum of a mixture of the carbon material and Si in a weight ratio of 1:1, a ratio a/b is 0.2 or higher and 10.0 or lower, where a represents a height of the highest peak in the range of 2? of 24° or larger and smaller than 28° and b represents a height of the highest peak in the range of 2? of 28° or larger and smaller than 30°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20200136143
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon material-containing dispersion liquid that is excellent in dispersibility when used as a slurry for electrode formation of a secondary battery, and is capable of enhancing the battery characteristics such as output characteristics of the secondary battery. A carbon material-containing dispersion liquid includes a carbon material and a dispersion medium for the carbon material. In the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid, a concentration of the carbon material in the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid is 0.01% by weight or more and 20% by weight or less, and a light transmittance at a wavelength of 650 nm of a supernatant of the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid when the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid is left to stand at 25° C. for 24 hours after preparation is 1% or more and 60% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Yuuki Sawada, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20200067036
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a plurality of laminate batteries. Each of the laminate batteries contains a layered body, an outer packaging that is formed from a laminate film enclosing the layered body, a pair of electrode terminals. The outer packaging has a battery part and a bag part that is a space of which a volume is changeable, and communicates to the battery part through a single communication part, the bag part is disposed close to a second edge, which is opposite to a first edge, and the battery part is disposed close to the first edge. The laminate batteries are all arranged in a manner to have the second edges of the outer packagings on an upper side of the battery pack in a vertical direction, which is parallel to the gravity, and to have the first edge on a lower side of the battery pack in the vertical direction such that all the bag parts are disposed above the battery parts in the vertical direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Yuuki SAWADA, Yukimasa NIWA, Mitsuyasu IMAZAKI, Takashi KIKUCHI, Masato KURATSU
  • Publication number: 20190173087
    Abstract: There is provided an electrode material for electricity storage devices, which enables suppression of heat generation in charge and discharge at large currents. The electrode material for electricity storage devices comprises a first carbon material having a graphite structure wherein graphite is partially exfoliated, and a second carbon material different from the first carbon material, wherein the ratio A/B, where A represents a weight of the first carbon material and B represents a weight of the second carbon material, is within the range of 0.01 or higher and 100 or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara, Takuya Wada
  • Patent number: 10283760
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, wherein the negative electrode contains a titanium-containing oxide; the positive electrode contains a spinel type lithium manganate, and a cobalt-containing compound and/or a lithium-transition metal composite oxide having a stratified rock salt type structure; and the nonaqueous electrolyte contains one compound selected from the group consisting of an organic compound having an oxalic acid backbone, an organic compound having an isocyanate group, a lithium salt of an organic compound having a sulfonic acid backbone, and a succinic anhydride compound having a side chain with 3 or more carbon atoms in a content of 0.01 to 5% by weight with respect to 100% by weight of the nonaqueous electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Yukimasa Niwa
  • Publication number: 20170222197
    Abstract: A battery pack containing a plurality of plate-shaped laminate batteries arranged in a direction vertical to a plate-shaped surface of one of the laminate batteries. The laminate battery contains: a layered body which includes a negative electrode, a separator, and a positive electrode, and is disposed parallel to the plate-shaped surface of the laminate battery; an outer packaging including a laminate film enclosing the layered body; and an electrode terminal which is electrically connected to the layered body and extends from a one side part of the outer packaging. The outer packaging has, in an inside thereof, a battery part having a space in which the layered body exists and a bag part which has a space a volume of which is changeable, communicates to the battery part through a communication part, and is disposed on an other side part opposite to the one side part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuuki SAWADA, Yukimasa NIWA, Mitsuyasu IMAZAKI, Takashi KIKUCHI, Masato KURATSU
  • Publication number: 20160351891
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, wherein the negative electrode contains a titanium-containing oxide; the positive electrode contains a spinel type lithium manganate, and a cobalt-containing compound and/or a lithium-transition metal composite oxide having a stratified rock salt type structure; and the nonaqueous electrolyte contains one compound selected from the group consisting of an organic compound having an oxalic acid backbone, an organic compound having an isocyanate group, a lithium salt of an organic compound having a sulfonic acid backbone, and a succinic anhydride compound having a side chain with 3 or more carbon atoms in a content of 0.01 to 5% by weight with respect to 100% by weight of the nonaqueous electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuuki SAWADA, Yukimasa NIWA