Patents Assigned to Kyushu University, National University Corporation
  • Publication number: 20200354521
    Abstract: A medical polymer material in which a phosphate group having a C—O—P chemical bond including elemental C in a main chain of a structural formula is present on a surface of a polymer material substantially free of phosphate and hydroxy groups except for ends in the structural formula.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kunio ISHIKAWA, Kanji TSURU, Akira TSUCHIYA, Yuki SUGIURA, Yasuharu NAKASHIMA
  • Patent number: 10830768
    Abstract: In an aspect, a sensor includes a combining portion 240 that combines with a second substance 220 having a molecular weight larger than a molecular weight of a first substance 210. Further, in an aspect, the sensor includes a substrate 10 including a surface on which the combining portion 240 is disposed, the combining portion 240 detecting whether or not the first substance 210 is included in an analyte that has come into contact with both an aptamer 230 including a first combining part 231 for the first substance 210 and a second combining part 232 for the second substance 220 and being combined with either of the first substance 210 and the second substance 220 and the second substance 220.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: Kyushu University, National University Corporation, KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Shinsuke Sando, Hideharu Kurioka
  • Patent number: 10829504
    Abstract: Provided are a novel isocyanide compound, a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst having excellent handling properties and storage properties that allows a hydrosilylation reaction to proceed under moderate conditions by using the isocyanide compound, and a method for producing an addition compound by a hydrosilylation reaction using the hydrosilylation reaction catalyst. A hydrosilylation reaction catalyst prepared from a catalyst precursor comprising a transition metal compound of groups 8, 9, or 10 of the periodic table, excluding platinum, such as an iron carboxylate, cobalt carboxylate, or nickel carboxylate, and a ligand comprising an isocyanide compound having an organosiloxane group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD., KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Sakuta, Hideo Nagashima, Yusuke Sunada, Daisuke Noda
  • Publication number: 20200348230
    Abstract: A microplate reader includes multiple light projecting/receiving units, the number of the light projecting/receiving units being equal to or greater than the number of wells of the microplate, each light projecting/receiving unit including a light projecting unit and a light receiving unit that correspond to one of the wells of the microplate; a reflection member configured to reflect light having passed through samples stored in the wells from the light projecting/receiving units to the light projecting/receiving units; and a light guide part including projecting-light guide paths each configured to guide the light emitted from the light projecting unit to the sample, receiving-light guide paths each configured to guide the light reflected by the reflection member and having passed through the sample to the light receiving unit, and a surrounding member including a pigment-containing resin surrounding the projecting-light guide paths and the receiving-light guide paths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kinichi MORITA, Hiroyuki OHASHI, Shinji SUZUKI, Yuji OKI
  • Patent number: 10813655
    Abstract: A manipulator includes a flexible actuating body, that includes a rectangular horizontal plate spring, a curved vertical plate spring which stands upright having a plate surface perpendicular to a plate surface of the horizontal plate spring, of which a base end is connected to one end of the horizontal plate spring in a longitudinal direction, which protrudes to one side in a width direction of the horizontal plate spring, which extends along the longitudinal direction of the horizontal plate spring, and of which a tip end in the extending direction is a portion bent in a direction opposite to the protruding direction, a shaft body which is connected to a tip end of the bent portion, and is rotatably supported at a center perpendicular to the plate surface of the horizontal plate spring, and an actuator protruding in a radius direction from an outer circumference of the shaft body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Kyushu University, National University Corporation
    Inventors: Jumpei Arata, Makoto Hashizume, Susumu Oguri
  • Patent number: 10815505
    Abstract: A microbial oil is extracted from stramenopile transformed with a gene associated with synthesis of fatty acids, the gene encoding a fatty acid desaturase. The stramenopile belongs to the class Labyrinthulomycete. The microbial oil satisfies one or more of the following requirements: (a) an amount of arachidonic acid is 7% or less based on a total amount of the fatty acid composition; (b) an amount of DPA is 9% or less based on the total amount of the fatty acid composition; (c) an amount of ETA is 0.04% or more based on the total amount of the fatty acid composition; (d) an amount of EPA is 7% or more based on the total amount of the fatty acid composition; and (e) an amount of DHA is 45% or more based on the total amount of the fatty acid composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, UNIVERSITY OF MIYAZAKI, Konan Gakuen, NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA, LTD.
    Inventors: Keishi Sakaguchi, Takanori Matsuda, Takumi Kobayashi, Makoto Ito, Naoki Nagano, Masahiro Hayashi, Daisuke Honda, Yosuke Taoka, Yuji Okita, Hitoshi Izumida, Shinichi Sugimoto
  • Publication number: 20200323438
    Abstract: It is possible to improve a measurement accuracy of a liquid flow volume, thereby improving reproducibility of a measured value. Provided is a flow volume measuring device including a light source which emits light to a measuring-target region; a light receiving element which receives light scattered at the measuring-target region from the light emitted from the light source; a contact member having translucency with respect to a wavelength of the emitted light and a wavelength of the scattered light, the contact member including a surface which faces the measuring-target region and with which the measuring-target region is contactable over the entire surface; and a flow volume measuring unit which measures a flow volume of liquid flowing through the measuring-target region based upon the scattered light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Renshi SAWADA, Hirofumi NOGAMI, Tomohito SEKIGUCHI, Yuma HAYASHIDA, Ryo INOUE, Ryuta SHIRAISHI
  • Patent number: 10797242
    Abstract: An organic compound having an excellent electron injection and transport performance is provided as a material for a low-power-consumption organic electroluminescent device. A low-power-consumption organic electroluminescent device is also provided by using the compound. The compound is a compound of general formula (1) or (2) having a substituted bipyridyl and triphenylene ring structure. The organic electroluminescent device includes a pair of electrodes, and one or more organic layers sandwiched between the pair of electrodes, and uses the compound as constituent material of at least one of the organic layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: Hodogaya Chemical Co., Ltd., Kyushu University, National University Corporation
    Inventors: Chihaya Adachi, Kazunori Togashi, Norimasa Yokoyama, Shintaro Nomura
  • Publication number: 20200306148
    Abstract: A method for producing a nonaqueous composition for external use on the skin including a strongly hydrophilic amphiphilic solid active ingredient-surfactant complex dissolved or dispersed in an oil phase, the method including the steps of: dissolving a surfactant in an oil phase to obtain a surfactant solution; mixing the obtained surfactant solution with a strongly hydrophilic amphiphilic solid active ingredient to obtain a suspension; and allowing the obtained suspension to stand still to obtain a transparent composition. Unlike conventional methods for preparing S/O formulations, the strongly hydrophilic amphiphilic solid active ingredient can be solubilized in an oil phase without the process of emulsification and freeze drying.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: CHANEL PARFUMS BEAUTE, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayoshi MIYAMOTO, Yoshihito ODA, Masahiro GOTO
  • Publication number: 20200294626
    Abstract: A method for designing a protein capable of binding in an RNA base selective manner or RNA base sequence specific manner is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Nakamura, Yusuke Yagi, Keiko Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10773171
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores therein a matching program that causes a computer to execute a process including: determining subgame perfect equilibrium of a game in extensive form corresponding to the matching, the game in extensive form having a structure in which a plurality of independent players have respective gains corresponding to respective preferences of the respective applicants, and have the ranks of priority associated with order of play, and each of the players recognizes the gains of all the players; performing matching based on results of the subgame perfect equilibrium; setting the gain of a player corresponding to a coupling-requesting applicant having a coupling request requesting matching as a group with another specific applicant, in accordance with whether the coupling request is satisfied; and determining whether to prune options in a move of the player corresponding to the coupling-requesting applicant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignees: FUJITSU LIMITED, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Iwashita, Kotaro Ohori, Naoyuki Kamiyama, Akifumi Kira
  • Publication number: 20200266105
    Abstract: A laser irradiation method of irradiating, with a pulse laser beam, an irradiation object in which an impurity source film is formed on a semiconductor substrate includes: reading fluence per pulse of the pulse laser beam with which a rectangular irradiation region set on the irradiation object is irradiated and the number of irradiation pulses the irradiation region is irradiated, the fluence being equal to or larger than a threshold at or beyond which ablation potentially occurs to the impurity source film when the irradiation object is irradiated with pulses of the pulse laser beam in the irradiation pulse number and smaller than a threshold at or beyond which damage potentially occurs to the surface of the semiconductor substrate; calculating a scanning speed Vdx; and moving the irradiation object at the scanning speed Vdx relative to the irradiation region while irradiating the irradiation region with the pulse laser beam at the repetition frequency f.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicants: Gigaphoton Inc., KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi IKENOUE, Osamu WAKABAYASHI, Hiroaki OIZUMI, Akira SUWA
  • Patent number: 10739506
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an optical member and the like which enable suppression of diffusion of stray light due to a pigment even when the optical member and the like are used adjacent to a light guiding part through which incident light is transmitted. The optical member is configured to be used adjacent to the light guiding part through which the incident light is transmitted and to attenuate the incident light. The optical member has a dispersed carbon particle part that is formed as a result of dispersion of carbon particles in a particular region in a silicone resin. The carbon particles are stray light diffusion suppressing particles for suppressing the intensity of light being incident onto the carbon particles and diffused.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Oki, Kinichi Morita
  • Publication number: 20200251359
    Abstract: A laser radiation optical system for laser doping and post-annealing, the laser radiation system including A. a laser apparatus configured to generate pulsed laser light that belongs to an ultraviolet region, B. a stage configured to move a radiation receiving object in an at least one scan direction, the radiation receiving object being an impurity source film containing at least an impurity element as a dopant and formed on a semiconductor substrate, and C. an optical system including a beam homogenizer configured to shape the beam shape of the pulsed laser light into a rectangular shape and generate a beam for laser doping and a beam for post-annealing that differ from each other in terms of a first beam width in the scan direction but have the same second beam width perpendicular to the scan direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicants: Gigaphoton Inc., KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu WAKABAYASHI, Hiroshi IKENOUE, Hiroaki OIZUMI
  • Publication number: 20200247957
    Abstract: A cobalt complex represented by formula (1), which exhibits excellent catalytic activity in hydrosilylation reactions and is excellent in terms of handleability and solubility in silicones. {In formula (1), R1 to R3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a C1-30 monovalent organic group which may have been substituted by a halogen atom and may be separated by one or more atoms selected from among oxygen, nitrogen, and silicon atoms, and at least one pair among R1 to R3 may be bonded together to form a C1-30 bridged substituent which may be optionally separated by one or more atoms selected from among oxygen, nitrogen, and silicon atoms; the L moieties each independently represent an isocyanide ligand represented by the formula CN—R4 (2) (wherein R4 represents a C1-30 monovalent organic group which may have been substituted by a halogen atom and may be separated by one or more atoms selected from among oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, and silicon atoms); and n is 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo NAGASHIMA, Atsushi SANAGAWA, Daisuke NODA, Koji SAKUTA
  • Publication number: 20200224070
    Abstract: Disclosed is a gas seal member for high-pressure hydrogen device with sufficiently reduced occurrence of both swelling destruction and blister destruction. The gas seal member is formed of a cross-linked product of an elastomer composition which comprises an elastomer and fibrous carbon nanostructures, wherein a hydrogen diffusion coefficient D1 of a cross-linked product of an elastomer component including the elastomer and a hydrogen diffusion coefficient D2 of the cross-linked product of the elastomer composition satisfy the relationship 0.7<D2/D1<1.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin NISHIMURA, Yoshihisa TAKEYAMA
  • Patent number: 10714693
    Abstract: A polycyclic compound and an organic electroluminescence device including the same. The polycyclic compound according to an example embodiment is represented by the following Formula 1. wherein in Formula 1, Cy1 is carbonyl-containing five- or six-membered and substituted or unsubstituted cyclic hydrocarbon or substituted or unsubstituted heterocycle, and R1 to R4 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a group represented by the following Formula 2 or 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Kyushu University, National University Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromi Nakano, Shuri Sato, Yoshimasa Fujita, Nobutaka Akashi, Takuma Yasuda, JiYoung Lee
  • Patent number: 10702352
    Abstract: An operating portion which allows a bending treatment instrument to be inserted into an endoscope channel and bendably operated smoothly through intuition. The operating portion is connected with a device wire and bending wires and used to operate the treatment instrument and bend a freely bendable, bending treatment instrument, where the device wire is connected to a treatment instrument provided at a distal end of the bending treatment instrument and is used to operate the treatment instrument and the plurality of bending wires is used to bend the bending treatment instrument, the operating portion including: an operating portion body; a guide unit penetrated by the device wire; a bending wire pulling unit connected with the bending wires and swingably assembled onto the guide unit; and a grip portion connected with the device wire and configured to be reciprocable in an axial direction of the bending wire pulling unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: Kyushu University, National University Corporation, HOGY MEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryu Nakadate, Hajime Kenmotsu, Makoto Hashizume, Hiroyasu Fujita, Shunsuke Nagai, Jiro Kato
  • Patent number: 10695714
    Abstract: A system for producing an ion concentration gradient and a temperature-responsive electrolyte material which are utilizable, for example, for efficiently converting heat energy that has been discarded into reusable energy or for efficiently recovering an acid gas, such as carbon dioxide is provided. A temperature-responsive electrolyte is used to produce an ion concentration gradient by means of a temperature gradient. The temperature-responsive electrolyte is used in the state of an aqueous solution and also in the state of a solid phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Kyushu University, National University Corporation
    Inventors: Yu Hoshino, Yoshiko Miura, Mengchen Yue, Kazushi Imamura
  • Publication number: 20200191768
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium stores a program that, when executed, causes a computer to (i) cause a biomarker-measuring apparatus to measure concentrations of biomarkers, including a concentration of 3-hydroxybutyrate, in a blood sample collected from a subject to be tested, (ii) acquire the concentrations of the biomarkers measured by the biomarker-measuring apparatus, (iii) calculate a discriminant value based on the concentrations of the biomarkers, (iv) evaluate severity of depression of the subject or predict a symptom of depression of the subject based on the discriminant value, and (v) output results obtained from evaluating the severity of depression of the subject or from predicting the symptom of depression of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, NATIONAL CENTER OF NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY
    Inventors: Takahiro KATO, Daiki SETOYAMA, Dongchon KANG, Shigenobu KANBA, Ryota HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi KUNUGI, Kotaro HATTORI