Patents by Inventor Akihiro Goto

Akihiro Goto 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: 20200016632
    Abstract: A cleaning tool that cleans an optical connector includes an adhesive body that contacts an optical signal region of the optical connector where an optical signal enters and is emitted from the optical connector. The adhesive body includes a protrusion that protrudes in a region—that contacts the optical signal region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Nakama, Junichi Nakane, Kunihiko Fujiwara, Shigeo Takahashi, Hirotaka Asada, Makoto Goto, Masayoshi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200009643
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a rack bar having a first rack and a second rack is provided. The first and second racks have an angular positional difference around an axis of the rack bar. The method includes forming a first flat surface and a second flat surface on an outer circumference of a single hollow shaft member, with the angular positional difference being provided between the first and second flat surfaces, and forming the first rack on the first flat surface and the second rack on the second rack surface by press-fitting one or more mandrels into the hollow shaft member in a state in which one or more teeth dies corresponding to the first rack and the second rack is pressed against the first flat surface and the second flat surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: NETUREN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akihiro GOTO
  • Publication number: 20200003691
    Abstract: A device including a well array including wells in which a target substance is detected based on a biochemical reaction thereof. Each of the wells has an aspect ratio of 1 or more as calculated by Formula (1) such that the biochemical reaction of the target substance is detected, Aspect ratio=Depth of each well/Diameter of largest circle among circles included in a region enclosed by a rim of each well??Formula (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Misaki NAGAHARA, Yoichi MAKINO, Akihiro HOSHINO, Takumi HIRASE, Tomoko KUNITOMI, Keisuke GOTO, Yusuke HORIUCHI
  • Patent number: 10511500
    Abstract: An estimation device is provided that measures a number of DNS requests for each of a plurality of domain names and for each IP address in observed flows. The device measures a total number of the flows, and total amounts of data, estimates a relationship between the amount of data for each IP address corresponding to a node, and the number of DNS requests for each domain name corresponding to a non-intermediate node; and based on a value obtained by multiplying the number of requests for each domain name by the amount of data for each flow of each domain name, obtains the amount of data for each flow of each domain name, multiplies the amount of data by the number of the DNS requests for each domain name, so as to calculate an estimate of the amount of data for each domain name.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Shimoda, Keisuke Ishibashi, Takeru Inoue, Kazumichi Sato, Tatsuya Mori, Shigeki Goto
  • Patent number: 10471019
    Abstract: Provided is a monodisperse agglomerate of a substance-containing vesicle filled with a substance at a concentration higher than conventionally possible. A mixed solution, in which a target substance is included in an aqueous medium, is mixed with a monodisperse agglomerate of a crosslinked vesicle comprising a prescribed polymer which includes a first polymer, i.e. a block copolymer having uncharged hydrophilic segments and first charged segments, and a second polymer having second charged segments carrying a charge opposite to that of the first charged segments, and in which the first polymer and/or the second polymer are/is crosslinked. As a result, the crosslinked vesicle is made to contain the target substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Kazunori Kataoka, Akihiro Kishimura, Yasutaka Anraku, Akinori Goto
  • Patent number: 10431446
    Abstract: A wafer cleaner and a method therefor that efficiently cleans a wafer with a little amount of a cleaning liquid and efficiently performs a heating wet cleaning processing. The present invention includes a stage where a wafer is placed, a rotary driving unit that rotates the stage in a circumferential direction, a liquid discharge nozzle disposed facing the wafer placed on the stage and supplies a cleaning liquid on the wafer placed on the stage, and a control unit that causes the liquid discharge nozzle to supply a space between the wafer placed on the stage and the liquid discharge nozzle with a predetermined amount of the cleaning liquid to fill the space. The present invention also includes a lamp disposed on a position facing the wafer placed on the stage to heat at least an interface portion of the wafer and a cleaning liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Shiro Hara, Sommawan Khumpuang, Shinichi Ikeda, Akihiro Goto, Hiroshi Amano
  • Patent number: 10421705
    Abstract: Provided is a production method whereby corresponding carboxylic acid esters can be obtained from a variety of carboxylic acids at a high yield, even under conditions using a simple reaction operation and little catalyst and even if the amount of substrate used is theoretical. A production method for carboxylic acid ester, whereby a prescribed diester dicarbonate, carboxylic acid, and alcohol are reacted in the presence of at least one type of magnesium compound and at least one type of alkali metal compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Goto, Yoshihiro Kamon, Hiroyuki Mori
  • Publication number: 20190279585
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes source lines and gate lines, pixel electrodes, switching elements, a source driver, a gate driver, and a failure inspection circuit. The source lines and the gate lines are disposed in a lattice form. The pixel electrode is disposed in a pixel region defined by the source line and the gate line. The switching element is disposed corresponding to the pixel electrode. The source driver drives the source lines. The gate driver drives the gate lines. The failure inspection circuit is connected to the source lines or the gate lines, and performs inspection of the source lines or the gate lines. The failure inspection circuit includes monitor input signal lines, monitor output signal lines, a determination circuit that detects voltage levels of output signals from the monitor output signal lines, and an expected value comparison circuit that compares outputs from the determination circuit with expected values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicants: Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun SUZUKI, Akihiro YOSHIZAWA, Hideki NOZAKI, Satoshi ENDOU, Kenji FUKUTA, Hiroaki GOTO
  • Publication number: 20190265736
    Abstract: An information provision system includes: a flying device for imaging a periphery of a vehicle from above, communicating with the vehicle, controlling flight by remote control and flight by autonomous control, and controlling to transmit an image to the vehicle; and a vehicular device for communicating with the flying device, and controlling to display the image on a vehicle-side display unit in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Akira GOTO, Akihiro SAKAKIBARA
  • Patent number: 10396667
    Abstract: There is provided a DC-DC converter which is safe and secure, but yet with low power consumption. The DC-DC converter is configured such that an overcurrent protection circuit is operated intermittently only for a predetermined period of time based on a signal output from an output control circuit to turn on a switching element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: ABLIC INC.
    Inventors: Akihiro Kawano, Katsuya Goto
  • Patent number: 10377706
    Abstract: According to the present invention, there is provided a method for producing carboxylic acid thioester, comprising reacting a compound represented by the following formula (I), carboxylic acid and thiol in the presence of a catalyst including at least one Group 2 metal compound. The production method is a production method which is simple in reaction operation, which places a small load on the environment and the human body and which enables carboxylic acid thioester to be catalytically obtained at a high yield even at a normal temperature and a normal pressure (25° C., 1 atm). In the formula (I), R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: Akihiro Goto
  • Publication number: 20190192821
    Abstract: An actuator is provided with a tubular actuator element and a supporting body which supports an inner peripheral surface of the actuator element. An internal pressure of the actuator element is higher than an external pressure of the actuator element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro NAKATA, Satoshi NAKAMARU, Hiroichi ISHIKAWA, Kazuhito WAKANA, Yoshio GOTO
  • Patent number: 10333292
    Abstract: To provide a switching regulator equipped with an overheat protection circuit small in current consumption. A switching regulator of the present invention is configured to intermittently operate an overheat protection circuit only for a prescribed period based on a signal turning on a switching element, which is outputted from an output control circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: ABLIC INC.
    Inventors: Akihiro Kawano, Katsuya Goto
  • Patent number: 10322092
    Abstract: Provided is a monodisperse agglomerate of a substance-containing vesicle filled with a substance at a concentration higher than conventionally possible. A mixed solution, in which a target substance is included in an aqueous medium, is mixed with a monodisperse agglomerate of a crosslinked vesicle comprising a prescribed polymer which includes a first polymer, i.e. a block copolymer having uncharged hydrophilic segments and first charged segments, and a second polymer having second charged segments carrying a charge opposite to that of the first charged segments, and in which the first polymer and/or the second polymer are/is crosslinked. As a result, the crosslinked vesicle is made to contain the target substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Kazunori Kataoka, Akihiro Kishimura, Yasutaka Anraku, Akinori Goto
  • Patent number: 10326379
    Abstract: Provided is a power conversion device which suppresses a current unbalance of a plurality of secondary circuit modules provided in parallel and is manufactured in a compact size and at a low cost. The power conversion device of the invention is a DC-DC converter which boosts down and outputs an input voltage, and includes an input circuit which includes a switching element and output circuit modules which include a transformer and a rectifier element. A plurality of the output circuit modules are provided. The plurality of output circuit modules are electrically connected to the input circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadahiko Chida, Shintaro Tanaka, Akihiro Goto
  • Patent number: 10304919
    Abstract: To provide a display device with a manufacturing yield and/or a display device with suppressed mixture of colors between adjacent pixels. The display device includes a first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode, a first insulating layer, a second insulating layer, and an adhesive layer. The first insulating layer includes a first opening. The second insulating layer includes a second opening. The first opening and the second opening are provided between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode. In a top view, a periphery of the second opening is positioned on an inner side than a periphery of the first opening. The adhesive layer has a region overlapping with the second insulating layer below the second insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Jinbo, Kohei Yokoyama, Yuki Tamatsukuri, Naoto Goto, Masami Jintyou, Masayoshi Dobashi, Masataka Nakada, Akihiro Chida, Naoyuki Senda
  • Patent number: 10239174
    Abstract: The present invention provides a machine tool provided with a cover body having a simple structure, excellent operability, and low manufacturing cost. A tool post movement region one-side-closing cover part (9) for closing a tool post movement region open part (8) is configured so as to be: capable of expanding and contracting in a horizontal movement direction of a tool post (3); arranged facing the tool post (3); elongated by urging means (10) to press against the tool post (3) in a relatively slidable manner and close the tool post movement region open part (8); expanded and contracted by movement of the tool post (3) to hold the tool post movement region open part (8) in a closed state; and provided unconnected to the tool post (3) so that the tool post (3) is relatively slidable with respect to the tool post movement region open part (8) is held in a closed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: O-M LTD.
    Inventors: Takio Nakamura, Masaki Negami, Hirofumi Nakakubo, Akihiro Goto
  • Patent number: 10173345
    Abstract: A separation lock member is provided in a main body cover. When a fixing cover is rotated with respect to the main body cover at a predetermined opening/closing angle (opening angle ?1) and then an unlock operation of the separation lock member is performed, a rotation support shaft can be separated from a support groove 23a, such that the main body cover can be separated from the fixing cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumitoshi Numata, Akihiro Goto
  • Publication number: 20180354885
    Abstract: Provided is a production method whereby corresponding carboxylic acid esters can be obtained from a variety of carboxylic acids at a high yield, even under conditions using a simple reaction operation and little catalyst and even if the amount of substrate used is theoretical. A production method for carboxylic acid ester, whereby a prescribed diester dicarbonate, carboxylic acid, and alcohol are reacted in the presence of at least one type of magnesium compound and at least one type of alkali metal compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro GOTO, Yoshihiro KAMON, Hiroyuki MORI
  • Patent number: 10125081
    Abstract: Provided is a production method whereby corresponding carboxylic acid anhydrides and carboxylic acid esters can be obtained at high yield from various carboxylic acids even without a solvent and near room temperature. A method for producing a carboxylic acid anhydride represented by formula (II), the method comprising reacting a compound represented by formula (I) and a carboxylic acid in the presence of a Group II metal compound having an ionic ligand containing an oxygen atom. A method for producing a carboxylic acid ester, the method comprising reacting a carboxylic acid anhydride produced by the aforementioned method and an alcohol. In formula (I), R1 represents a C1-20 hydrocarbon group. In formula (II), R2 represents a C1-20 hydrocarbon group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Goto, Yoshihiro Kamon