Patents by Inventor Akio Ueda

Akio Ueda 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: 11325483
    Abstract: A plate is to be installed on an installation surface for supporting an object to be supported on the installation surface. The plate includes a plate part having a support surface for supporting the object to be supported, and an adjustment part attached to the plate part and capable of adjusting a height position of the support surface relative to the installation surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akio Ueda
  • Publication number: 20220102707
    Abstract: The invention relates to composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode containing graphite (A) and metal particles (B) capable of alloying with Li, wherein the degree of dispersion of the metal particles (B) in the composite graphite particles is 0.78 or more and the internal void fraction of the composite graphite particles is 3% or more and 40% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akio UEDA, Satoshi AKASAKA, Nobuyuki ISHIWATARI, Junko KAGIMOTO, Shingo MOROKUMA
  • Patent number: 11245108
    Abstract: The invention includes a method to provide composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode, wherein metal particles capable of alloying with Li can be internally present with favorable dispersibility. The present invention relates to composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode containing graphite (A) and metal particles (B) capable of alloying with Li, wherein the degree of dispersion of the metal particles (B) in the composite graphite particles is 0.78 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Ueda, Satoshi Akasaka, Nobuyuki Ishiwatari, Junko Kagimoto, Shingo Morokuma
  • Publication number: 20210389712
    Abstract: An image forming system includes: an image former that forms a printed image on a recording medium on the basis of setting information included in a print job and original image data; an image reader that generates read image data by optically reading the printed image; an abnormality detector that detects an abnormality included in the printed image using the read image data; a storage that stores a plurality of pieces of read image data in each of which the abnormality has been detected as sample image data, and stores at least one feature parameter representing a feature of the print job in association with corresponding sample image data; a hardware processor that searches for a feature parameter and sets an abnormality detection level in the abnormality detector; and an acceptor that accepts user's evaluation for an abnormality included in the displayed sample image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Akio UEDA
  • Publication number: 20200381164
    Abstract: A coil device includes a coil part having a coil, a case accommodating the coil part, a coolant accommodated in the case, and a fluid volume adjusting part for supplying the coolant to the case or discharging the coolant from the case. The coil part floats on the coolant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventor: Akio UEDA
  • Patent number: 10784035
    Abstract: A coil device according to an aspect of this disclosure includes a coil portion including a conductive wire and a holding member that holds the conductive wire, and a cooling flow path through which a cooling fluid flows is provided in the holding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akio Ueda, Susumu Tokura, Kenji Nishimura, Motonao Niizuma, Jun Araki
  • Publication number: 20200287205
    Abstract: The invention includes a method to provide composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode, wherein metal particles capable of alloying with Li can be internally present with favorable dispersibility. The present invention relates to composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode containing graphite (A) and metal particles (B) capable of alloying with Li, wherein the degree of dispersion of the metal particles (B) in the composite graphite particles is 0.78 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akio UEDA, Satoshi AKASAKA, Nobuyuki ISHIWATARI, Junko KAGIMOTO, Shingo MOROKUMA
  • Patent number: 10748699
    Abstract: A coil device of solenoid type includes a coil portion having a bobbin and a conductive wire wound around the bobbin, a housing for accommodating the coil portion, and at least one fastener for fastening the bobbin and the housing. The conductive wire includes a plurality of extending portions extending along a wound wire direction on the bobbin and having gaps in a winding axis direction, and the coil portion includes an enlarged portion in which a gap between extending portions adjacent to each other in the winding axis direction is wider than a gap between other extending portions. The fastener is provided in the enlarged portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Susumu Tokura, Akio Ueda, Jun Araki
  • Patent number: 10748695
    Abstract: A coil device of solenoid type includes a coil portion having a bobbin and a conductive wire wound around the bobbin, a housing for accommodating the coil portion, and at least one fastener for fastening the bobbin and the housing. The conductive wire includes a plurality of extending portions extending along a wound wire direction on the bobbin and having gaps in a winding axis direction. The fastener is provided between the plurality of extending portions and is obliquely disposed with respect to a plane orthogonal to the winding axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Susumu Tokura, Akio Ueda, Jun Araki
  • Publication number: 20200254889
    Abstract: A plate is to be installed on an installation surface for supporting an object to be supported on the installation surface. The plate includes a plate part having a support surface for supporting the object to be supported, and an adjustment part attached to the plate part and capable of adjusting a height position of the support surface relative to the installation surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventor: Akio UEDA
  • Patent number: 10720645
    Abstract: An objet of the invention is to provide a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery superior in input-output characteristics even at a low temperature. To achieve the object, hybrid particles (carbon material) satisfying certain conditions, and composed of graphite particles and carbon particles with a primary particle size from 3 nm to 500 nm, preferably as well as amorphous carbon, are used as a negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, so that the input-output characteristics of a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery at a low temperature can be improved remarkably.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunsuke Yamada, Nobuyuki Ishiwatari, Akio Ueda, Tooru Fuse, Masakazu Yokomizo, Akihiro Katou
  • Patent number: 10680238
    Abstract: The invention includes a method to provide composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode, wherein metal particles capable of alloying with Li can be internally present with favorable dispersibility. The present invention relates to composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode containing graphite (A) and metal particles (B) capable of alloying with Li, wherein the degree of dispersion of the metal particles (B) in the composite graphite particles is 0.78 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Ueda, Satoshi Akasaka, Nobuyuki Ishiwatari, Junko Kagimoto, Shingo Morokuma
  • Patent number: 10622847
    Abstract: A wireless power supply system includes: a primary power-supplying coil which is a power-supplying coil capable of wirelessly supplying electric power to another power-supplying coil; a first machine that supports the primary power-supplying coil; a secondary power-supplying coil which is a power-supplying coil wirelessly supplied with electric power from another power-supplying coil; and a second machine that can move while supporting the secondary power-supplying coil. The relative positional relationship or the relative attitudinal relationship between the first machine and the second machine can be adjusted corresponding to the movement or change in attitude of the second machine so that a state in which electric power is wirelessly supplied from the primary power-supplying coil to the secondary power-supplying coil is maintained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Takatsu, Akio Ueda, Motonao Niizuma, Kei Akune, Tooru Hayashi, Akihiko Tsuchiyama, Kazushi Sedokubo, Masaki Kawakita, Mai Kanda, Gongwei Li, Ryota Kokubu
  • Patent number: 10607761
    Abstract: A fixing structure for a coil device according to an aspect of the disclosure is an attachment structure for a coil device which attaches a flat coil device including a coil portion to an attachment portion, the attachment structure including a cylindrical holding portion provided in the attachment portion to hold the coil device, and a cylindrical engaged portion provided in the coil device and engaged with the holding portion, wherein the holding portion and the engaged portion are disposed along an axis extending in a thickness direction of the coil device, and the engaged portion is engaged over an entire circumference thereof with the holding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Nishimura, Akio Ueda
  • Publication number: 20200096929
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that forms an image on a sheet-like recording medium; a cutting processor that cuts, into divided areas, a recording medium conveyed from the image former; a reversing processor having a function to reverse the recording medium cut by the cutting processor; and an image forming data generator that generates image forming data, wherein the image forming data generator generates, the image forming data in which the images are imposed on a front surface and a back surface of the recording medium before the cutting, the image former forms the images on the front surface and the back surface of the recording medium based on the image forming data, and the reversing processor aligns the cutoff sides of the recording media after the cutting, by executing front-back reversal for some of the recording media cut into sheets by the cutting processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventor: Akio UEDA
  • Publication number: 20200065036
    Abstract: An image formation system includes: a hardware processor that forms an image on a sheet based on a printing job, reads an output image formed on the sheet, assesses a quality of the output image based on the read output image, executes an invalid sheet process when an abnormal image is detected, interrupts the printing job when a time-over has occurred after executing the invalid sheet process; and restarts the printing job after inserting a divider sheet that indicates an occurrence of the time-over. The time-over occurs when quality assessment of the output image is completed outside of a predetermined time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventor: Akio Ueda
  • Patent number: 10567594
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section for forming an image on a transfer medium, a conveyance section for conveying the transfer medium, and a control section for controlling image formation and conveyance. The control section is capable of acquiring an image reading result for a transfer medium on which an image is formed and determining whether the transfer medium is faulty, and, if the transfer medium is determined to be faulty and there are a plurality of output destinations for faulty transfer media which are the transfer medium determined to be faulty and transfer media having already been fed after the transfer medium determined to be faulty, gives a warning about removal of the faulty transfer media for each output destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventor: Akio Ueda
  • Patent number: 10348118
    Abstract: A wireless power transfer system includes: a power supply primary coil capable of performing wireless power transfer; and a power supply secondary coil capable of performing the wireless power transfer between the power supply primary coil and the power supply secondary coil. The power supply secondary coil contains a secondary coil wire for the wireless power transfer and forms a secondary outer shape having a projecting surface on at least a part of the secondary outer shape, and the power supply primary coil and the power supply secondary coil are capable of performing the wireless power transfer, with the projecting surface of the secondary outer shape directed to the power supply primary coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Takatsu, Susumu Tokura, Akio Ueda, Sho Hashizume, Kei Akune, Tooru Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190088934
    Abstract: The invention includes a method to provide composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode, wherein metal particles capable of alloying with Li can be internally present with favorable dispersibility. The present invention relates to composite graphite particles for a nonaqueous secondary battery negative electrode containing graphite (A) and metal particles (B) capable of alloying with Li, wherein the degree of dispersion of the metal particles (B) in the composite graphite particles is 0.78 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Akio UEDA, Satoshi AKASAKA, Nobuyuki ISHIWATARI, Junko KAGIMOTO, Shingo MOROKUMA
  • Patent number: 10236727
    Abstract: A wireless power transfer system includes: a primary coil support member provided with a fitting member that is fit with a fit member, the primary coil support member being configured to support the power supply primary coil; a secondary coil support member provided with the fit member with which the fitting member is fit, the secondary coil support member being configured to support the power supply secondary coil; and a posture/position adjustment mechanism capable of adjusting a relative posture or position between the primary coil support member and the secondary coil support member to change the posture between a releasing posture and a fitting posture. When the relative posture is changed from the releasing posture to the fitting posture by the adjustment of the posture/position adjustment mechanism, the power supply apparatus performs wireless power transfer from the power supply primary coil to the power supply secondary coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Takatsu, Akio Ueda, Susumu Tokura, Sho Hashizume, Kei Akune, Tooru Hayashi, Shoei Shibata