Patents by Inventor Akihiro Matsui

Akihiro Matsui 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).

  • Patent number: 11522207
    Abstract: A fuel cell system includes fuel cell, an electrical storage device that stores electric power generated by the fuel cell, and a control device that controls generation of power by the fuel cell, that acquires a charging rate of the electrical storage device, when the electric power in the electrical storage device is supplied to external devices, the control device performs first control which increases a charging rate of the electrical storage device and second control which restricts a power generation amount of the fuel cell to be smaller than in the first control and decreases a charging rate of the electrical storage device, and when a temperature detected by the temperature sensor is lower than a predetermined temperature, a power generation amount per hour of the fuel cell in the first control is reduced in comparison when the detected temperature is equal to or greater than the predetermined temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Sakai, Akihiro Matsui
  • Patent number: 11522156
    Abstract: A display device includes: a base substrate; a TFT layer; a plurality of light-emitting elements; a sealing portion; a display region; and a frame region, wherein the sealing portion includes a first sealing film provided on the plurality of light-emitting elements, a second sealing film provided above the first sealing film, a third sealing film provided above the second sealing film, and a light-transmissive conductive film provided between two sealing films of the first sealing film, the second sealing film, and the third sealing film, an edge of the first sealing film and an edge of the third sealing film are positioned outward of an edge of the second sealing film in the frame region, and the light-transmissive conductive film is electrically connected to a first electrodes or a second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Sonoda, Takashi Ochi, Hisao Ochi, Akihiro Matsui, Tohru Senoo, Takeshi Hirase, Jumpei Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11498455
    Abstract: A fuel cell system includes an air pump configured to supply air to a fuel cell, and a discharge flow rate determination unit which determines a discharge flow rate of the air pump when warming up the fuel cell, in accordance with a speed of a vehicle in which the fuel cell and the air pump are installed, or a required drive output of the vehicle. The discharge flow rate determination unit increases the discharge flow rate in the case that the speed or the required drive output is greater than or equal to a predetermined threshold value, and decreases the discharge flow rate in the case that the speed or the required drive output is less than the predetermined threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Sakai, Akihiro Matsui, Kuniaki Ojima
  • Patent number: 11491515
    Abstract: A compact cleaning apparatus including a robot with a narrow range of motion is provided. The cleaning apparatus includes: a cleaning chamber; a cleaning station; a drying station; a separation wall; a single axis robot including a column arranged adjacent to a side surface, a linear guide extending vertically, and a vertical moving saddle movable vertically; an arm portion including a first rotation saddle rotatable about a second axis extending vertically, a first arm swingable about a third axis extending horizontally and extending orthogonal to the third axis, a second arm rotatable about a fourth axis orthogonal to the third axis, a second rotation saddle rotatable about a fifth axis orthogonal to the fourth axis, a third rotation saddle rotatable about a sixth axis orthogonal to the fifth axis; and a hand for gripping a workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: SUGINO MACHINE LIMITED
    Inventors: Toyoaki Mitsue, Taiki Matsui, Takuya Aoki, Akihiro Ishitani
  • Patent number: 11424464
    Abstract: A fuel cell system includes fuel cell, electrical storage device that stores electric power generated by the fuel cell, and control device of the fuel cell, the control device performs first control which causes the fuel cell to generate power and increases charging rate of the electrical storage device and second control which restricts output of the fuel cell to be smaller than that in the first control and decreases charging rate of the electrical storage device, and when switching condition, in which electric power demand from the external devices becomes greater than predetermined electric power or state in which electric power demand from the external devices is greater than the predetermined electric power continues for predetermined time, is satisfied, the control device increases power output by the fuel cell during the first control being performed to be larger than that before the switching condition was satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Sakai, Akihiro Matsui
  • Patent number: 11417862
    Abstract: Each of lead wiring lines that constitutes a TFT layer and is provided to extend parallel to each other in a frame region extends to intersect with a perimeter edge surface of a first organic film that constitutes the TFT layer and is provided on each of the lead wiring lines. A second organic film is provided to cover a lower portion of the perimeter edge surface of the first organic film and each of the lead wiring lines on a side of the perimeter edge surface of the first organic film, the lead wiring lines extending from the perimeter edge surface of the first organic film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jumpei Takahashi, Akihiro Matsui, Takashi Ochi, Tohru Sonoda, Yoshinobu Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 11417863
    Abstract: A display device includes a TFT substrate including a flattening layer on a surface, a sealing film including a resin film that is an ink-jet resin film, and a first bank that surrounds the flattening layer, is covered with the resin film on an inner side, and has a frame shape. The flattening layer includes, on an entire periphery of a circumferential end portion thereof, a recessed and protruding portion provided with recesses and protrusions having sizes different on a first side and a second side in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jumpei Takahashi, Hisao Ochi, Tohru Senoo, Takeshi Hirase, Tohru Sonoda, Takashi Ochi, Akihiro Matsui
  • Publication number: 20220247328
    Abstract: An inverter control device 200 includes a current control unit 210 that outputs a voltage commands (Vd*, Vq*), a modulation wave control unit 220 that generates a modulation wave based on the voltage commands (Vd*, Vq*), a pulse generation unit 230 that generates a PWM pulse for controlling an inverter 100 using a modulation wave and a carrier wave of a predetermined frequency, and a pulse shift unit 250 that corrects the phase of the PWM pulse such that the PWM pulse is output in a phase corresponding to a harmonic of a predetermined order of the modulation wave in the near-zero-cross region including the zero-cross point at which the modulation wave changes across 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiyuki AJIMA, Takafumi HARA, Akihiro ASHIDA, Hirokazu MATSUI
  • Patent number: 11380921
    Abstract: A system includes an electrical storage device that stores an electric power generated by a fuel cell, an electric load to which the electric power is supplied using the electric power of the fuel cell and/or the electrical storage device, and an electric power control part that controls supply of the electric power to the electric load, and the electric power control part performs warming-up control of the fuel cell when an electric power requested to be generated at the fuel cell is less than a predetermined value, and causes the fuel cell to generate an electric power that is greater than the electric power requested to be generated at the fuel cell and causes to store excess electric power in the electrical storage device when the electric power requested to be generated at the fuel cell is equal to or greater than the predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Sakai, Akihiro Matsui
  • Patent number: 11380872
    Abstract: A display wiring line provided on a resin substrate layer, a flattening film covering the display wiring line, and an organic EL element provided on the flattening film are provided. The display wiring line includes first to third conductive layers layered sequentially from the resin substrate layer side. In the display wiring line, the second conductive layer is formed with a width smaller than a width of each of the first conductive layer and the third conductive layer, and a portion of a perimeter edge surface corresponding to the second conductive layer includes a recessed portion, and a resin cover covering a perimeter edge surface of the second conductive layer is provided in the recessed portion in a portion of the display wiring line exposed from the flattening film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Senoo, Takeshi Hirase, Hisao Ochi, Takashi Ochi, Tohru Sonoda, Akihiro Matsui, Jumpei Takahashi, Yoshinobu Miyamoto, Takeshi Yaneda
  • Publication number: 20220199435
    Abstract: A substrate processing system is disclosed, comprising: a vacuum transfer module; a substrate processing module connected to the vacuum transfer module and configured to process a substrate in a depressurized environment; a load-lock module connected to the vacuum transfer module; at least one substrate cooling stage disposed in the load-lock module; at least one substrate transfer robot disposed the vacuum transfer module and having at least one end effector; and a controller configured to control a particle removal operation. The operation includes: cooling at least one dummy substrate placed on said at least one substrate cooling stage to a first temperature; and holding said at least one end effector in any one of a plurality of positions in the vacuum transfer module or the substrate processing module for a first time period in a state where at least one cooled dummy substrate is placed on said at least one end effector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Genichi NANASAKI, Daisuke HARA, Hideyuki OSADA, Hikaru NIHEI, Tatsuya MORIOKA, Akihiro MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20220181582
    Abstract: A display device includes a sealing layer including a lower insulating film, an organic insulating film including an ink material cured, and an upper insulating film. The lower insulating film includes a first lower insulating film and a second lower insulating film layered on the first lower insulating film and having a higher lyophilicity with respect to the ink material than a lyophilicity of the first lower insulating film. The first lower insulating film is exposed from the second lower insulating film between a first bank and a second bank in a plan view and an end portion of the exposed first lower insulating film is provided on a side opposite to a display region with respect to the second bank, and an end portion of the second lower insulating film is provided between the first bank and the second bank in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Shota NOMIYAMA, AKIHIRO MATSUI, JUMPEI TAKAHASHI, TAKESHI HIRASE, YOSHINOBU MIYAMOTO, TOHRU SENOO
  • Publication number: 20220006051
    Abstract: A display device includes a display region in which a plurality of light-emitting elements are disposed, each of which is provided with a first electrode, a second electrode, and a function layer formed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The display device includes a frame region surrounding the display region, and a sealing layer. The second electrode includes an extending portion extending from the display region to the frame region, and overlaps all of the display region. A cap layer is provided on the extending portion so as to overlap at least part of an end portion of the extending portion, and the cap layer overlaps all of the display region. The sealing layer overlaps all of the second electrode and all of the cap layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: JUMPEI TAKAHASHI, TOHRU SONODA, TAKASHI OCHI, AKIHIRO MATSUI, TOHRU SENOO, TAKESHI HIRASE, HIDEKI NAKADA, TSUYOSHI SENZAKI
  • Publication number: 20210324221
    Abstract: Provided is a coating film having excellent durability and wear resistance, and utility as mold surface release coating. The coating film has excellent releasability (non-adhesiveness) over a long period of time. Further provided is a coating composition capable of forming such a coating film, the coating composition containing a fluoropolymer and an oil that is a liquid at 25° C., wherein the decomposition temperature of the oil is higher than the melting point of the fluoropolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicants: THE CHEMOURS COMPANY FC, LLC, CHEMOURS-MITSUI FLUOROPRODUCTS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: HOAI-NAM PHAM, DAISAKU SHINOHARA, TAKUMI TERAO, AKIHIRO MATSUI
  • Patent number: 11097636
    Abstract: A fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell, an oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus, and an ECU. A pump of the oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus is a shaft floating type air pump having a rotatable element. The rotatable element floats from a wall around the rotatable element, as a result of rotation of the rotatable element. The ECU includes a travel permission determination instruction unit. The travel permission determination instruction unit determines whether or not a predetermined condition indicative of a floating state of the rotatable element is satisfied, and if the predetermined condition is satisfied, permits traveling of the fuel cell vehicle, and if the predetermined condition is not satisfied, restricts traveling of the fuel cell vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Sakai, Akihiro Matsui, Naoki Imai, Tatsuya Sugawara
  • Patent number: 11091058
    Abstract: A fuel cell system includes a FC, a TRC, an oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus, a battery, and an ECU. The ECU is capable of performing power consumption control which allows the oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus to consume electrical energy during regeneration of the TRC. The ECU is configured to determine a charge margin with respect to a charge limitation value of the battery, in a manner that the charge margin set after the power consumption control starts becomes smaller than the charge margin set before the power consumption control is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingo Takamoto, Akio Futatsudera, Akihiro Matsui, Kuniaki Ojima, Takuto Nakagawa, Takuya Shirasaka, Kosuke Higashitani
  • Patent number: 11069877
    Abstract: An organic EL display device is provided with an eaves body that includes a protruding portion outside a display region on a TFT substrate, along an edge portion on which a first inorganic layer and a second inorganic layer of a sealing film are provided. The first inorganic layer and the second inorganic layer cover the protruding portion and are split apart below the protruding portion facing a wall surface of the eaves body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Sonoda, Takeshi Hirase, Hisao Ochi, Takashi Ochi, Tohru Senoo, Akihiro Matsui, Jumpei Takahashi, Yoshinobu Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20210210724
    Abstract: An organic EL display device includes an organic EL element disposed on a flattening film, and a sealing film disposed over the organic EL element, a display region, and a frame region disposed around the display region. The frame region includes a plurality of mask spacers. The flattening film has a recess disposed between the display region and the mask spacers adjacent to the display region. The recess is filled with an organic film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU SENOO, TAKESHI HIRASE, HISAO OCHI, TAKASHI OCHI, TOHRU SONODA, AKIHIRO MATSUI, YOSHINOBU MIYAMOTO, JUMPEI TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20210159453
    Abstract: A display device includes a TFT substrate including a flattening layer on a surface, a sealing film including a resin film that is an ink-jet resin film, and a first bank that surrounds the flattening layer, is covered with the resin film on an inner side, and has a frame shape. The flattening layer includes, on an entire periphery of a circumferential end portion thereof, a recessed and protruding portion provided with recesses and protrusions having sizes different on a first side and a second side in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: JUMPEI TAKAHASHI, HISAO OCHI, TOHRU SENOO, TAKESHI HIRASE, TOHRU SONODA, TAKASHI OCHI, AKIHIRO MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20210135159
    Abstract: A display wiring line provided on a resin substrate layer, a flattening film covering the display wiring line, and an organic EL element provided on the flattening film are provided. The display wiring line includes first to third conductive layers layered sequentially from the resin substrate layer side. In the display wiring line, the second conductive layer is formed with a width smaller than a width of each of the first conductive layer and the third conductive layer, and a portion of a perimeter edge surface corresponding to the second conductive layer includes a recessed portion, and a resin cover covering a perimeter edge surface of the second conductive layer is provided in the recessed portion in a portion of the display wiring line exposed from the flattening film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tohru SENOO, Takeshi HIRASE, Hisao OCHI, Takashi OCHI, Tohru SONODA, Akihiro MATSUI, Jumpei TAKAHASHI, Yoshinobu MIYAMOTO, Takeshi YANEDA