Patents Assigned to National University Corporation Nagoya University
  • Patent number: 10830685
    Abstract: Provided is a device for electrical measurement designed to be able to perform high sensitivity detection by reading not only changes in steady-state current, but also the occurrence of transient current, and an electrical measurement apparatus including the device for electrical measurement. The device for electrical measurement includes a substrate on which are formed at least a sample separation channel and a sample migration channel, as well as a sample measuring unit, with one end of the sample separation channel formed to connect to one end of the sample migration channel, and the sample measuring unit including a first measuring unit connected to the sample migration channel, and a second measuring unit connected to the sample migration channel from the reverse side to the first measuring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Baba, Noritada Kaji, Takao Yasui, Tomoji Kawai, Takeshi Yanagida
  • Publication number: 20200333764
    Abstract: A numerical control system according to the present invention controls machine drive systems included in a machine tool that performs machining using a tool, according to a numerical control program, and includes a coordinate transformation unit that acquires a disturbance force or a disturbance torque applied to each machine drive system, and coordinate-transforms the disturbance force or the disturbance torque into a tool reference coordinate system for output, and an identification unit that calculates cutting process parameters that determine characteristics of a cutting process model and dynamic characteristic parameters that determine characteristics of a dynamics model of the machine tool, using the disturbance force or the disturbance torque output from the coordinate transformation unit, states of the machine drive systems, predetermined equation models, and cutting conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicants: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kazuki TAKAHEI, Ryosuke IKEDA, Norikazu SUZUKI, Shoya OHNO
  • Patent number: 10804004
    Abstract: A conducting film of the present invention includes (A) graphene and/or graphene oxide, and/or derivatives thereof, and (B) a compound having a sulfonic acid group, and/or derivatives thereof, and has a volume resistivity of 1×104 ?·cm or less. A method for producing the conducting film of the present invention includes preparing a dispersion by dispersing a component including (A) graphene and/or graphene oxide, and/or derivatives thereof, and (B) a compound having a sulfonic acid group, and/or derivatives thereof in a dispersion medium, applying the dispersion on a substrate and drying it, and performing heat treatment at a temperature of 100° C. or more. Thereby, the present invention provides a conducting film that has high conductivity and can be applied to a wide range of composites including graphenes, and a method for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, FUJI POLYMER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeji Konagaya, Toshio Saruyama, Hitoshi Shibuya
  • Publication number: 20200308483
    Abstract: A method of producing semiconductor nanoparticles is provided. The method includes heating primary semiconductor nanoparticles and a salt of an element M1 in a solvent at a temperature set in a range of 100° C. to 300° C. The primary semiconductor nanoparticles contain the element M1, an element M2, optionally an element M3, and an element Z, and have an average particle size of 50 nm or less. The element M1 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ag, Cu, and Au. The element M2 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Al, Ga, In, and Tl. The element M3 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Zn and Cd. The element Z is at least one element selected from the group consisting of S, Se, and Te.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsukasa TORIMOTO, Tatsuya KAMEYAMA, Akihiro FUKATSU, Daisuke OYAMATSU
  • Publication number: 20200300788
    Abstract: A method for measuring a fiber orientation degree includes: irradiating a sample formed of a composite material containing discontinuous carbon fibers with an X-ray to acquire an X-ray diffraction image; calculating an angle (2?)A of a peak originating from a crystal face of graphite; calculating a correction coefficient ? of a thickness of the sample; calculating an upper limit (2?)B of the peak of the crystal face of graphite; calculating a diffraction sensitivity IC(?) of the peak originating from the crystal face of graphite by correcting an integrating range with the correction coefficient ? and integrating the X-ray diffraction image with respect to a diffraction angle (2?); and calculating a fiber orientation degree Sd(?) by the method of Hermans from the diffraction sensitivity IC(?).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., KYOWA INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsuhiko YAMANAKA, Mariko TERADA, Yukitane KIMOTO, Koji SHIRAKI, Yuji HOTTA, Daisuke SHIMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200295227
    Abstract: Provided is a method for manufacturing a semiconductor nanoparticle, the method includes performing a heat treatment of a first mixture containing a silver (Ag) salt, an alkali metal salt, a salt containing at least one of indium (In) and gallium (Ga), a sulfur source, and an organic solvent. A ratio of the number of atoms of an alkali metal to the total number of atoms of Ag and the alkali metal in the first mixture is greater than 0 and less than 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsukasa TORIMOTO, Tatsuya KAMEYAMA, Yuki MORI, Hiroki YAMAUCHI, Susumu KUWABATA, Taro UEMATSU, Daisuke OYAMATSU
  • Patent number: 10749200
    Abstract: A non-humidified proton-conductive membrane according to the present invention includes a polymer and a proton-conductive substance. The polymer includes a glassy or crystalline first site having a glass-transition temperature or melting temperature higher than the service temperature of the proton-conductive membrane and a second site capable of forming a noncovalent bond. The proton-conductive substance includes a proton-releasing/binding site capable of noncovalently binding to the second site of the polymer and a proton coordination site capable of coordinating to protons, the proton-releasing/binding site and the proton coordination site being included in different molecules that interact with each other or being included in the same molecule. A proton-conductive mixed phase that includes the second site to which the proton-releasing/binding site of the proton-conductive substance is bound and the proton-conductive substance is lower than the service temperature of the proton-conductive membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi Noro, Takato Kajita, Takahiro Mori, Yushu Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10739360
    Abstract: Disclosed is an analyzing method, for analyzing a blood specimen, which includes: mixing a blood specimen and a thrombin-containing reagent to coagulate the blood specimen, and obtaining a coagulation waveform; obtaining a value of a parameter concerning differentiation of the coagulation waveform, based on the coagulation waveform; and obtaining information concerning an amount of antigen of fibrinogen based on the obtained value of the parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsuo Suzuki, Tadashi Matsushita, Sho Shinohara, Nobuo Arai
  • Patent number: 10717925
    Abstract: A method of producing semiconductor nanoparticles is provided. The method includes heating primary semiconductor nanoparticles and a salt of an element M1 in a solvent at a temperature set in a range of 100° C. to 300° C. The primary semiconductor nanoparticles contain the element M1, an element M2, optionally an element M3, and an element Z, and have an average particle size of 50 nm or less. The element M1 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ag, Cu, and Au. The element M2 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Al, Ga, In, and Tl. The element M3 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Zn and Cd. The element Z is at least one element selected from the group consisting of S, Se, and Te.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsukasa Torimoto, Tatsuya Kameyama, Akihiro Fukatsu, Daisuke Oyamatsu
  • Patent number: 10712716
    Abstract: A control device according to the present invention includes a plurality of arithmetic units that operate in parallel. A sensor value of the control amount is input to the first arithmetic unit in a signal transmission sequence, and a correction amount for the manipulation amount is output from the last arithmetic unit in the signal transmission sequence. The first arithmetic unit has a controller that produces an output by processing the input sensor value, and the arithmetic units other than the first arithmetic unit has a delay element that delays an input by a predetermined number of steps and a controller that produces an output by processing the delayed input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kota Sata, Junichi Kako, Satoru Watanabe, Yuta Suzuki, Masato Edahiro
  • Patent number: 10709741
    Abstract: A composition for preventing or treating inflammatory disease and that is effective for inflammatory disease such as fulminant hepatitis and interstitial pneumonia. For such an objective, the present uses a culture supernatant obtained by culturing dental pulp stem cells as the active ingredient of the composition for preventing or treating inflammatory disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Akihito Yamamoto, Minoru Ueda, Hidemi Goto, Masatoshi Ishigami, Yoshihiro Matsushita, Yoshinori Hasegawa, Naozumi Hashimoto, Hirotaka Wakayama
  • Patent number: 10699106
    Abstract: A direction discrimination device includes: an extraction unit configured to extract pieces of feature information from an image of a person, each of the pieces of feature information representing a feature of corresponding one of portions of the person; and a discrimination unit configured to discriminate a direction of the person based on the pieces of feature information. The discrimination unit is configured to weight first feature information which is feature information of a portion that is likely to have a difference in the feature between a first direction and a second direction range, more than second feature information which is feature information of a portion that is less likely to have a difference, in determination of the direction of the person. The second direction range not includes the first direction and includes a second direction opposite to the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, National University Corporation Nagoya University
    Inventors: Yasutomo Kawanishi, Fumito Shimmura, Daisuke Deguchi, Ichiro Ide, Hiroshi Murase
  • Publication number: 20200197446
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a novel medical application of pluripotent stem cells (muse cells) in regeneration medicine. The present invention provides a cell preparation and a pharmaceutical composition which are for amelioration and treatment of brain disorders resulting from fetal growth retardation, such as abnormal motor quality or abnormal neurological development, and which contain SSEA-3 positive pluripotent stem cells isolated from a mesenchymal tissue from a live body or cultured mesenchymal cells. It is assumed that this cell preparation is based on a mechanism where muse cells that are administered to objects having the disorders are engrafted on an impaired brain tissue, thereby ameliorating or treating the disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicants: National University Corporation Nagoya University, TOHOKU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL CEREBRAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR CENTER, Life Science Institute, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki SATO, Yuma KITASE, Shinobu SHIMIZU, Masaaki MIZUNO, Masahiro HAYAKAWA, Mari DEZAWA, Masahiro TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20200203916
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon isotope analysis device including a carbon dioxide isotope generator provided with a combustion unit that generates gas containing carbon dioxide isotope from carbon isotope, and a carbon dioxide isotope purifying unit; a spectrometer including optical resonators having a pair of mirrors, and a photodetector that determines intensity of light transmitted from the optical resonators; and a light generator including a single light source, a first optical fiber that transmits first light from the light source, a second optical fiber that generates second light of a longer wavelength than the first light, the second optical fiber splitting from the first optical fiber and coupling therewith downstream, a first amplifier on the first optical fiber, a second amplifier on the second optical fiber, different in band from the first amplifier, and a nonlinear optical crystal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, SEKISUI MEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuo IGUCHI, Hideki TOMITA, Norihiko NISHIZAWA, Volker SONNENSCHEIN, Ryohei TERABAYASHI, Atsushi SATOU
  • Publication number: 20200179918
    Abstract: A dispensing apparatus, a liquid dispensing method, and a cell dispensing method which can dispense liquid with very high accuracy. A dispensing apparatus includes a glass pipette, a tubular elastic member, a rod-shaped member, and a piezoelectric element actuator. A portion of the tubular elastic member located adjacent to a first open end thereof covers a portion of the glass pipette located adjacent to an opening portion thereof. A portion of the tubular elastic member located adjacent to a second open end thereof covers at least a forward end portion of the rod-shaped member. When the piezoelectric element actuator pushes the rod-shaped member toward the opening portion of the glass pipette, the tubular elastic member deforms such that the volume of the internal space of the tubular elastic member decreases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shinya SAKUMA, Yusuke KASAI, Fumihito ARAI
  • Patent number: 10676371
    Abstract: A ruthenium compound exhibits large negative thermal expansion. The ruthenium oxide is represented by the formula (1) Ca2?xRxRu1?yMyO4+z (wherein R represents at least one element selected from among alkaline earth metals and rare earth elements; M represents at least one element selected from among Sc, Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, and Ga; and the following relations are satisfied: 0?x<0.2, 0?y<0.3, and ?1<z<?0.02).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Koshi Takenaka, Yoshihiko Okamoto, Tsubasa Shinoda, Naruhiro Inoue
  • Patent number: 10669624
    Abstract: In an amorphous carbon film of a sliding member, provided that a number of nitrogen atoms each singly bonded to three carbon atoms is A, and a number of nitrogen atoms each singly and doubly bonded to two carbon atoms, respectively, is B, a value A/B of the amorphous carbon film obtained through X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis is 10 to 18. The method includes irradiating the surface of the substrate with nitrogen ion beams and irradiating a carbon target with electron beams, thereby forming an amorphous carbon film on the surface of the substrate while vapor-depositing a part of the carbon target onto the surface of the substrate. The output of the electron beams that irradiate the carbon target is 30 to 50 W.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Manabe, Noritsugu Umehara, Hiroyuki Kousaka, Kazuyuki Ichimura
  • Patent number: 10652160
    Abstract: In an on-vehicle system, on-vehicle device and gateway are connected via a first network, and the gateway and relay are connected via a second network. The relay performs open-close control of a gate, using a TAS standard of Ethernet TSN. The gateway receives first and second packets including given data, generates a third packet including the first and second packets, and sends the third packets at the transmission timing that is a timing the gate is placed in from closed state to open state to the relay. The relay receives the third packet from the gateway. The relay switches timing to transfer data, for each type of data, and transfer the third packet to the other relay, during a period in which the gate for the type of data is in an open state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, National University Corporation Nagoya University
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Kajio, Hideyuki Iwakiri, Yutaka Matsubara, Hiroaki Takada, Shinya Honda
  • Publication number: 20200140751
    Abstract: Provided is a ternary or quaternary semiconductor nanoparticle that enables the band-edge emission and a less toxic composition. A semiconductor nanoparticle is provided that contains Ag, In, and S and has an average particle size of 50 nm or less, wherein the ratio of the number of atoms of Ag to the total number of atoms of Ag and In is 0.320 or more and 0.385 or less, the ratio of the number of atoms of S to the total number of atoms of Ag and In is 1.20 or more and 1.45 or less. The semiconductor nanoparticle is adapted to emit photoluminescence having a photoluminescence lifetime of 200 ns or less upon being irradiated with light having a wavelength in a range of 350 nm to 500 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsukasa TORIMOTO, Tatsuya KAMEYAMA, Marino KISHI, Susumu KUWABATA, Taro UEMATSU, Daisuke OYAMATSU
  • Publication number: 20200140750
    Abstract: A semiconductor light emitting element is provided. The semiconductor light emitting element has a semiconductor stack, an n-side conductor layer, a p-side conductor layer, a dielectric multilayered film, an n-side reflective layer and a p-side reflective layer, disposed in that order. The n-side and p-side reflective layers contain Ag as a major component and contain particles of at least one selected from an oxide, a nitride, and a carbide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsukasa TORIMOTO, Tatsuya KAMEYAMA, Marino KISHI, Susumu KUWABATA, Taro UEMATSU, Daisuke OYAMATSU