Patents Assigned to Japan Science and Technology Agency
  • Publication number: 20220016344
    Abstract: The drug administration quantitative management assisting system includes an inputter and a calculator. The inputter receives, as input data, a time passed from previous drug administration to a patient and/or a value of biological materials in blood of the patient and/or a change of the value. The calculator calculates probabilities of drug administration to the patient as trinary determination of the dosage direction of STAY, UP or DOWN on the basis of a calculation model, and a first determination for determining the dosage direction, and a second determination for determining the dosage direction of UP or DOWN if the first determination is NON-STAY.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Toshiaki OHARA, Hiroshi SUITO, Yoshiki SUGITANI
  • Patent number: 11227953
    Abstract: A tunneling field effect transistor according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a first semiconductor layer having a first conductive type; a second semiconductor layer having a second conductive type and realizing a heterojunction with respect to the first semiconductor layer in a first region; a gate insulating layer over the second semiconductor layer in the first region; a gate electrode layer over the gate insulating layer; a first electrode layer electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer; a second electrode layer electrically connected to the second semiconductor layer; and a first insulating layer interposed between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer in a second region adjacent to the first region toward the second electrode layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Kimihiko Kato, Shinichi Takagi, Mitsuru Takenaka, Hitoshi Tabata, Hiroaki Matsui
  • Publication number: 20220014179
    Abstract: A spike generation circuit includes a first CMOS inverter connected between a first power supply and a second power supply, an output node of the first CMOS inverter being coupled to a first node that is an intermediate node coupled to an input terminal to which an input signal is input, a switch connected in series with the first CMOS inverter, between the first power supply and the second power supply, a first inverting circuit that outputs an inversion signal of a signal of the first node to a control terminal of the switch, and a delay circuit that delays the signal of the first node, outputs a delayed signal to an input node of the first CMOS inverter, and outputs an isolated output spike signal to an output terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventor: Takeaki Yajima
  • Publication number: 20210343961
    Abstract: A thin film of metal oxide includes zinc (Zn); tin (Sn); silicon (Si); and oxygen (O). In terms of oxide, based on 100 mol % of total of oxides of the thin film, SnO2 is greater than 15 mol % but less than or equal to 95 mol %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Hideo HOSONO, Yoshitake TODA, Satoru WATANABE, Toshinari WATANABE, Kazuhiro ITO, Naomichi MIYAKAWA, Nobuhiro NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 11165092
    Abstract: Provided are a novel ionic solid usable for a secondary battery and demonstratinq a hiqh ionic conductivity, and an ionic conductor containinq the same. An ionic solid, wherein an anionic heterometallic complex composed of one metal M1 selected from the group consisting of Ir, Rh, Co, Os, Ru, Fe, Ni, Cr and Mn, one metal M2 selected from the group consisting of Zn, Cd, Hg, Au, Ag and Cu (provided that when M1 is Rh, M2 is not Zn) and a ligand aggregates to form a crystal lattice in which a cationic species is present in an interstice in the crystal lattice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Takumi Konno, Nobuto Yoshinari
  • Patent number: 11157805
    Abstract: A neuron circuit includes: an input terminal to which spike signals are continuously input; a first switch element that has a first end coupled to the input terminal and a second end coupled to a node, remains in a high resistance state even when a single spike signal is input, and goes into a low resistance state when spike signals are input within a time period; a feedback circuit coupled to the node, and causing the input terminal to be at a level when the first switch element goes into the low resistance state; and a second switch element that is connected in series with the first switch element between the input terminal and the node, remains in a low resistance state even when spike signals are input to the input terminal, and goes into a high resistance state when the input terminal becomes at the level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Takeaki Yajima, Akira Toriumi
  • Publication number: 20210278323
    Abstract: There is provided a method of detecting a microscopic body stored in a plurality of receptacles formed separately from each other. The method, which is provided as a technique for enclosing a to-be-detected substance such as nucleic acid, protein, virus, and cell by means of a simple operation in droplets of an extremely small volume and enabling highly sensitive detection, includes the steps of (1) introducing a solvent into a space between a lower layer part in which the receptacles are formed and an upper layer part facing a surface of the lower layer part in which surface the receptacles are formed, wherein the solvent contains the microscopic body; (2) introducing gas into the space to form a droplet of the solvent in the receptacles, wherein the droplet contains the microscopic body; and (3) detecting the microscopic body present in the droplet optically, electrically, and/or magnetically.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Hiroyuki NOJI, Takao ONO, Yoshihiro MINAGAWA
  • Patent number: 11104906
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for synthesizing NAD+ or NADH in an enzyme reaction system requiring NAD+ or NADH so as to supplement NAD+ lost due to thermal decomposition in the enzyme reaction system, and a transformant set for coenzyme production used in the method. That is, the present invention relates to a method for producing a coenzyme including performing synthesis of NAD+ or NADH in an enzyme reaction system requiring NAD+ or NADH by adding one or more thermostable enzymes required for a reaction for synthesizing NAD+ from nicotinamide, to the enzyme reaction system, and a transformant set for coenzyme production including one or more transformants into which one or more genes encoding thermostable enzymes required for a reaction for synthesizing NAD+ or NADH from nicotinamide are introduced by using a non-thermostable microorganism as a host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Kohsuke Honda, Haruyuki Atomi
  • Patent number: 11107601
    Abstract: The invention provides an elastic conductor which is excellent in stretchability and hardly causes a decrease in conductivity even when stretched. The elastic conductor includes an elastomer and two types of conductive particles, wherein the two types of conductive particles are flake-like particles and nanoparticles, and the conductive particles are dispersed throughout the elastomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Naoji Matsuhisa, Takao Someya, Daishi Inoue
  • Patent number: 11094909
    Abstract: A thin film of amorphous metal oxide includes zinc (Zn), silicon (Si) and oxygen (O), the atomic ratio of Zn/(Zn+Si) being 0.30 to 0.95.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Hideo Hosono, Yoshitake Toda, Toshinari Watanabe, Naomichi Miyakawa, Kazuhiro Ito, Satoru Watanabe, Akira Mitsui, Kazuto Ohkoshi
  • Publication number: 20210240014
    Abstract: The Present invention is a measuring system including a measuring device 10 that is attached to a living body, the measuring device 10 being configured to store information about an amount of electric power generated using sugars in a body fluid or bodily secretion of a living body, and a container device 15 for storing the measuring device 10, the container device 15 receiving the information about the amount of electric power generated, which is stored in the measuring device 10, using a near-field wireless communication method when the measuring device 10 is stored in the container device 15.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventor: Kiichi Niitsu
  • Patent number: 11078381
    Abstract: A hydrogel that adheres to the surface of materials is provided by using as constituent elements a water-soluble main chain monomer, crosslinking agent, polymerization initiator, and adhesive monomer having at least a catechol group in a side chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yabu, Matsuhiko Nishizawa, Kuniaki Nagamine, Yuta Saito, Jun Kamei, Tatsuaki Shimazaki, Shun Chihara
  • Patent number: 11059014
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nanocluster liquid dispersion where nanoclusters with a predetermined number of atoms are dispersed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignees: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY, AYABO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Nakajima, Hironori Tsunoyama, Hiroki Akatsuka, Keizo Tsukamoto
  • Patent number: 11053472
    Abstract: The present invention enables fabrication and mass production of a bubble-jetting chip that includes a desired number of bubble jetting portions of the same size having bubble-jetting outlets of the same size. Mass production is enabled by fabricating a bubble-jetting chip comprising a substrate and a bubble-jetting portion formed on the substrate, the bubble-jetting portion comprising: an electrode that is formed of a conductive material; an insulating portion that is formed of an insulating photosensitive resin, is provided so as to sandwich the electrode, and includes an extended section that extends beyond the tip of the electrode; and a space that is formed between the extended section of the insulating portion and the tip of the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Yoko Yamanishi, Yohei Hamano, Takuya Kambayashi
  • Patent number: 11045791
    Abstract: A catalyst comprising: a titanium oxide having an anatase-type crystal structure, and having the vertices and the ridge lines, wherein in a single titanium oxide particle, a vertex density per unit surface area is 8.0×10?4 nm?2 or more, and a ridge line density per unit surface area is 5.0×10?2 nm or more, or a ridge line density per unit volume is 8.0×10?3 nm?2 or more. A complex comprising: a material having a porous structure; and said catalyst. A membrane electrode assembly comprising: an anode; cathode; and an electrolyte membrane, wherein the cathode carries said catalyst on at least a surface of the cathode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Miho Yamauchi, Masaaki Sadakiyo, Sho Kitano, Shinichi Hata
  • Patent number: 11035053
    Abstract: Disclosed are ruthenium nanoparticles having an essentially face-centered cubic structure. Disclosed is a method for producing ruthenium nanoparticles having an essentially face-centered cubic structure. This production method includes a step (i) of maintaining a solution containing ruthenium (III) acetylacetonate, polyvinylpyrrolidone, and triethylene glycol at a temperature of 180° C. or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kitagawa, Kohei Kusada
  • Patent number: 11015010
    Abstract: Provided is a block copolymer that makes it possible to produce inorganic nanoparticles that can be dispersed in an organic solvent, the inorganic nanoparticles being of uniform size and a reducing agent not having to be used. A block copolymer including a catechol segment represented by formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yabu, Yuta Saito
  • Publication number: 20210146435
    Abstract: The present invention provides a metal foam production method that enables a foaming process to be performed at low cost and enables controlling of the shape of metal foam. According to the present invention, a mold that transmits light and a precursor prepared by mixing a metal with a foaming agent are used, and a metal foam is produced by irradiating the precursor with a light transmitted through the mold to thereby heat and foam the precursor so as to obtain a metal foam, while controlling the shape of the metal foam by the mold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Yoshihiko HANGAI, Kenji AMAGAI
  • Patent number: 11008603
    Abstract: Provided is a method for detecting pathogenic microorganisms in a biological sample, which is a technique that can be used to perform high-sensitivity detection of pathogenic microorganisms, such as influenza virus, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Noji, Kazuhito Tabata
  • Publication number: 20210115076
    Abstract: Provided is an easy-to-process thermoelectric conversion device whose shape can be freely changed. The device is provided containing electrodes and an ionic solid, wherein the ionic solid has: an anionic heterometal complex aggregated to form a crystal lattice; and a cationic species present in interstices of the crystal lattice, and wherein the anionic heterometal complex includes: a metal M1 selected from the group consisting of the elements of Groups 8, 9 and 10 of the Periodic Table and Cr and Mn; a metal M2 selected from the group consisting of the elements of Groups 11 and 12 of the Periodic Table; and a ligand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Takumi KONNO, Satoshi YAMASHITA, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Nobuto YOSHINARI