Patents by Inventor Akihiko Saito

Akihiko Saito 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: 20240046061
    Abstract: An RFID tag includes a sheet-like substrate, an IC chip disposed on a first face of the substrate, a conductive adhesive that is positioned around the IC chip along the first face and fixes the IC chip to the substrate, an antenna pattern formed on a second face, of the substrate, that is opposite to the first face, and a through hole that penetrates the substrate toward the conductive adhesive around the IC chip and electrically connects the antenna pattern with the IC chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Akihiko SAITO, Yasunao MIZUTANI, Yoshiyasu SUGIMURA, Tsuyoshi NIWATA, Mimpei MIURA, Hideo MIYAZAWA, Mao KIKUKAWA
  • Patent number: 11858757
    Abstract: In a granular material supply system including a tank that stores granular material, a carrier line through which the granular material flowing out of the tank is carried to a carrier destination, and a cutout line that connects the tank and the carrier line and through which the granular material flowing out of the tank is supplied to the carrier line, a control device includes a density control unit configured to control a density of the granular material on a downstream side of a junction of the cutout line and the carrier line to a set value predetermined and a flow rate control unit configured to control a flow rate of the granular material to be supplied to the carrier destination through the carrier line to a command value instructed by the carrier destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takaharu Hiroe, Kazunari Ide, Akihiko Saito, Kei Moriyama
  • Publication number: 20230404958
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide an inhibitor for renal injuries induced by rhabdomyolysis. In this invention, cilastatin or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Inventors: Akihiko SAITO, Sawako GOTO, Yoshiaki HIRAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230390229
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide an inhibitor for renal injuries induced by a hemolytic reaction. In this invention, cilastatin or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Inventors: Akihiko SAITO, Sawako GOTO, Yoshiaki HIRAYAMA
  • Patent number: 11828225
    Abstract: A control device for adjusting an amount of fuel to be supplied to a gas turbine based on a rotational speed of the gas turbine, such that a frequency of electric power output by a power generator that generates electric power using the gas turbine is within a given range, includes a load value acquisition unit configured to acquire a load value that is a value of a load applied to the power generator after cutoff of a part of the load applied to the power generator when the part of the load applied to the power generator is cut off, an arithmetic unit configured to calculate an adjusted value that is a value of the load different from the load value by carrying out an arithmetic operation on the load value and a bias, and a command unit configured to adjust the amount of fuel by outputting a first signal for causing the power generator to output electric power corresponding to the adjusted value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiko Saito, Hidekazu Yamashita, Jun Sasahara, Koichiro Yano, Yosuke Kitauchi, Mizuhiko Tanaka, Masahiro Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20230366890
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of assisting a determination of whether a subject is susceptible to infection by norovirus or whether a subject is susceptible to post-infection worsening, wherein this method contains a step of measuring the concentration of IgG antibody that is present in a sample originating from within the oral cavity of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2021
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicants: Niigata University, Denka Company Limited
    Inventors: Akihiko SAITO, Michihiro HOSOJIMA, Hideyuki KABASAWA, Nobumasa AOKI, Kei NAGANO, Sakari SEKINE, Keisuke MUNEKATA
  • Publication number: 20230346823
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide an inhibitor for renal injuries induced by an iodinated contrast medium. In this invention, vitamin B12 or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventors: Akihiko SAITO, Sawako GOTO, Yoshiaki HIRAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230202778
    Abstract: In a granular material supply system including a tank that stores granular material, a carrier line through which the granular material flowing out of the tank is carried to a carrier destination, and a cutout line that connects the tank and the carrier line and through which the granular material flowing out of the tank is supplied to the carrier line, a control device includes a density control unit configured to control a density of the granular material on a downstream side of a junction of the cutout line and the carrier line to a set value predetermined and a flow rate control unit configured to control a flow rate of the granular material to be supplied to the carrier destination through the carrier line to a command value instructed by the carrier destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takaharu Hiroe, Kazunari Ide, Akihiko Saito, Kei Moriyama
  • Patent number: 11643977
    Abstract: A flow rate per unit time of fuel fed to a gas turbine is calculated. A flow rate per unit time of air fed to the gas turbine is calculated. A turbine inlet temperature is calculated through use of a physical model formula expressing a relationship of input and output of thermal energy relating to a combustor of the gas turbine. A fuel distribution ratio for each of a plurality of fuel supply systems connected to the combustor is calculated based on the turbine inlet temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazushige Takaki, Akihiko Saito, Ryuji Takenaka, Yoshifumi Iwasaki, Koshiro Fukumoto
  • Patent number: 11603046
    Abstract: Provided is an escape tool housing member to be wound around an assist grip of a vehicle, in which a main body is to be wound around a grip portion, and a housing portion housing an escape tool is arranged to abut against an inner side of the grip portion. By pinching and then pulling with fingers a left convex portion, a pull portion, a concave portion and a right convex portion that are positioned on a front surface side of the grip portion, a left inner fixation portion and a left outer fixation portion will be disconnected from each other, and a right inner fixation portion and a right outer fixation portion will be disconnected from each other as well, thereby allowing the escape tool housing member to be removed from the assist grip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA ACCESS CORP.
    Inventors: Akihiko Saito, Shinpei Takenaka
  • Publication number: 20230022473
    Abstract: A fuel control device includes a combustion temperature estimation value calculation unit that calculates a temperature estimation value when a mixture of fuel and inflow air is burned using an atmospheric condition, an opening degree command value of a valve that controls the amount of air that is mixed with the fuel and burned, and an output prediction value calculated on the basis of a fuel control signal command value used for calculation of a total fuel flow rate flowing through a plurality of fuel supply systems, a fuel distribution command value calculation unit that calculates a fuel distribution command value indicating a distribution of fuel output from the fuel supply systems based on the temperature estimation value, and outputs the fuel distribution command value, and a valve opening degree calculation unit that calculates each valve opening degree of a fuel flow rate control valve of the fuel supply systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventors: Keisuke YAMAMOTO, Takashi SONODA, Akihiko SAITO, Fuminori FUJII, Hisashi NAKAHARA, Ryoichi HAGA, Ryuji TAKENAKA, Yoshifumi IWASAKI, Wataru AKIZUKI, Isamu MATSUMI, Naohiro SUMIMURA, Shinichi YOSHIOKA
  • Publication number: 20230014316
    Abstract: A control device for adjusting an amount of fuel to be supplied to a gas turbine based on a rotational speed of the gas turbine, such that a frequency of electric power output by a power generator that generates electric power using the gas turbine is within a given range, includes a load value acquisition unit configured to acquire a load value that is a value of a load applied to the power generator after cutoff of a part of the load applied to the power generator when the part of the load applied to the power generator is cut off, an arithmetic unit configured to calculate an adjusted value that is a value of the load different from the load value by carrying out an arithmetic operation on the load value and a bias, and a command unit configured to adjust the amount of fuel by outputting a first signal for causing the power generator to output electric power corresponding to the adjusted value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Akihiko SAITO, Hidekazu YAMASHITA, Jun SASAHARA, Koichiro YANO, Yosuke KITAUCHI, Mizuhiko TANAKA, Masahiro YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 11499486
    Abstract: An operation control device for a single shaft gas turbine selects an operation mode based on a load state of a power generator, and controls the turbine based on the operation mode. In a first operation mode, a rotational speed of the turbine is maintained within a first rotational speed range, and in a second operation mode, the rotational speed is maintained within a second rotational speed range set on a lower rotational speed side than the first rotational speed range. The second rotational speed range is set on the lower rotational speed side than the first rotational speed range with a first non-selection rotational speed range set therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Iida, Akihiko Saito, Hisanobu Shinoda, Kuniaki Aoyama
  • Patent number: 11492981
    Abstract: A fuel control device includes a combustion temperature estimation value calculation unit that calculates a temperature estimation value when a mixture of fuel and inflow air is burned using an atmospheric condition, an opening degree command value of a valve that controls the amount of air that is mixed with the fuel and burned, and an output prediction value calculated on the basis of a fuel control signal command value used for calculation of a total fuel flow rate flowing through a plurality of fuel supply systems, a fuel distribution command value calculation unit that calculates a fuel distribution command value indicating a distribution of fuel output from the fuel supply systems based on the temperature estimation value, and outputs the fuel distribution command value, and a valve opening degree calculation unit that calculates each valve opening degree of a fuel flow rate control valve of the fuel supply systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Yamamoto, Takashi Sonoda, Akihiko Saito, Fuminori Fujii, Hisashi Nakahara, Ryoichi Haga, Ryuji Takenaka, Yoshifumi Iwasaki, Wataru Akizuki, Isamu Matsumi, Naohiro Sumimura, Shinichi Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 11482355
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a soft magnetic alloy containing: Ni, and at least one element selected from the group consisting of Al, Si and V, with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, in which, when the content of Ni and the total content of Al, Si and V are expressed by [Ni] and [M], respectively in mass %, and a relationship between [Ni] and [M] is plotted, the coordinate ([Ni], [M]) is present in a region surrounded by the straight lines A, B, C, D, and E.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: DAIDO STEEL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiko Saito, Takeshi Takano, Yu Nakama
  • Publication number: 20220220978
    Abstract: A compressor system includes: a compressor having an upstream region into which a working fluid flows, a downstream region in which the pressure of the working fluid is greater than that in the upstream region, inlet guide vanes that are provided further upstream than the upstream region and capable of altering the flow rate of the inflowing working fluid, and an extraction part that is provided to a portion between the upstream region and the downstream region and capable of extracting at least a portion of the working fluid; detection devices, at least one of which is provided in each of the upstream region and the downstream region, for detecting the physical quantity of the working fluid; and a control device for adjusting, on the basis of changes in the physical quantity, the opening degree of the inlet guide vanes and the amount extracted by the extraction part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Takanori SHIBATA, Akihiko SAITO, Keisuke YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11378019
    Abstract: A first fuel flow rate command value indicating a command value of a fuel input amount is calculated so that an output of a gas turbine matches a target output. An upper limit value of the first fuel flow rate command value is calculated based on a deviation obtained by subtracting, from an estimated value of a turbine inlet temperature of the gas turbine, a second limit value relating to the estimated value set such that the estimated value does not exceed a first limit value of the turbine inlet temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazushige Takaki, Akihiko Saito, Ryuji Takenaka, Koshiro Fukumoto, Tomohide Akiyama, Kazuhito Ohashi, Yoshifumi Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 11359553
    Abstract: A control device for a gas turbine include: a target value calculation part configured to calculate a control target value being a target value of an output of the gas turbine; and a command value calculation part configured to calculate a fuel command value on the basis of a deviation between the control target value and an actual output value of the gas turbine. The target value calculation part is configured to: set the control target value to a value which is greater than an output demand value of the gas turbine immediately before a difference between the output demand value and the actual output value becomes not greater than a threshold; and subtract the control target value from the value after the difference becomes not greater than the threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI POWER, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazushige Takaki, Akihiko Saito, Ryuji Takenaka, Yoshifumi Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 11333265
    Abstract: An electromagnetic valve used in a fuel system, in which at least a portion of a member constituting an magnetic circuit in an electromagnetic drive unit includes 0.15-0.45 mass % (inclusive) Ni, 0.65-1.0 mass % (inclusive) Al, 9.2-10.3 mass % (inclusive) Cr, and 0.90-1.6 mass % (inclusive) Mo, and the remainder comprises an alloy material comprising Fe and unavoidable impurities. The alloy material may further include 0.05-0.15 mass % (inclusive) Pb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignees: DAIDO STEEL CO., LTD., DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiko Saito, Takeshi Takano, Yu Nakama, Satoshi Doi, Takeshi Senoo, Tetsuya Aoki, Masatsune Ozawa, Makoto Saizen
  • Patent number: 11304919
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide an inhibitor for renal injuries induced by an iodinated contrast medium. In this invention, cilastatin or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventors: Akihiko Saito, Sawako Goto, Yoshiaki Hirayama, Sakari Sekine