Patents by Inventor Akira Yamazaki

Akira Yamazaki 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: 10931843
    Abstract: A multi feed detection device includes a position detector that detects a position of paper being transported, a multi feed detector that is disposed on a downstream side of the position detector in a paper transport direction and detects multi feed of the paper being transported, and a control section that performs control such that multi feed detection by the multi feed detector is stopped when a leading end of paper being transported next to paper, on which multi feed detection is executed by the multi feed detector, is detected by the position detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Mabara, Akira Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10926609
    Abstract: There is disclosed a vehicle air conditioning device which is capable of judging, as early as possible, refrigerant shortage, for example, due to leakage of refrigerant with elapse of time, and protecting a compressor. The vehicle air conditioning device includes a compressor 2, a radiator 4, an outdoor expansion valve 6, and a heat absorber 9. A control device possesses normal time data indicating a relation between a suction refrigerant temperature Ts and a discharge refrigerant temperature Td of the compressor when a refrigerant circuit R is charged with a sufficient amount of the refrigerant. The control device calculates, from the normal time data, a discharge refrigerant temperature estimated value Tdst at normal time on the basis of the current suction refrigerant temperature Ts, and compares the value and the current discharge refrigerant temperature Td, thereby judging refrigerant shortage of the refrigerant circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: SANDEN AUTOMOTIVE CLIMATE SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya Ishizeki, Yuma Yamazaki, Akira Horikoshi, Kohei Yamashita, Ryo Miyakoshi, Megumi Shigeta
  • Publication number: 20210032434
    Abstract: A resin composition including a base resin containing polyolefin, and an inorganic filler, wherein the inorganic filler includes: a core part containing Mg(OH)2, and a covering part containing a plurality of MgO particles provided on an outer periphery of the core part, the content of the inorganic filler in the resin composition is 0.1 parts by mass or more and 5 parts by mass or less with respect to 100 parts by mass of the base resin; and a volume fraction of Mg(OH)2 in one particle of the inorganic filler is 10% or more and less than 50%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shuhei YASUDA, Takanori YAMAZAKI, Akira DOMOTO, Yoshinao MURATA, Tomohiko KATAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210009818
    Abstract: The conductive composition of the present invention includes a conductive polymer (A) having an acidic group, and a basic compound (B) having a cyclic amide and an amino group in its molecule. The conductive film of the present invention is formed from the conductive composition. The laminate of the present invention includes a substrate; an electron beam resist layer, formed on at least one surface of the substrate; and a conductive film formed on the electron beam resist layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi UZAWA, Shinji SAIKI, Akira YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20210005343
    Abstract: The conductive film of the present invention includes a conductive polymer (A) and has a film thickness of 35 nm or less, wherein: a surface resistance of the conductive film is 1×1011 ?/sq. or less, and a standard deviation of current that flows through the conductive film upon application of voltage to the conductive film is 5 or less. The conductor of the present invention has a substrate, and the conductive film provided on at least a part of the surface of the substrate. The resist pattern forming method of the present invention includes a lamination step of forming the conductive film on a surface of a resist layer including a chemically amplified resist, said resist layer formed on one surface of a substrate, and an exposure step of irradiating the substrate with an electron beam according to a pattern on its side on which the conductive film is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Saki MAKIGAWA, Akira YAMAZAKI, Naoko YAMADA, Yoshiko IRIE, Shinji SAIKI, Masashi UZAWA
  • Publication number: 20210002140
    Abstract: Provided are the following: an MWW type zeolite which has many Brønsted acid sites when in the form of a proton type and which is highly suitable as a cracking catalyst for cumene; a method for producing same; and an application of same. The present invention provides an MWW type zeolite in which the ratio (B/A) of the peak intensity (B) attributable to tetracoordinate aluminum relative to the peak intensity (A) attributable to hexacoordinate aluminum is 2 or more in 27Al MAS NMR, when measured as an ammonium type. The present invention also provides a method for producing an MWW type zeolite, the method having a step for carrying out a hydrothermal synthesis reaction in the presence of: a seed crystal of an MWW type zeolite containing no organic structure-directing agent; and a reaction mixture containing a silica source, an alumina source, an alkali source, an organic structure-directing agent, and water. The reaction mixture satisfies the following molar ratio: X/SiO2<0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Yoshihiro KAMIMURA, Akira ENDOU, Yasuo YAMAZAKI, Naonobu KATADA, Satoshi SUGANUMA, Yoshihiro KUBOTA, Satoshi INAGAKI
  • Patent number: 10870332
    Abstract: A vehicle air conditioner is provided which is capable of detecting a refrigerant lack accompanying a refrigerant leakage and the like over time at the earliest possible stage and protecting a compressor. The vehicle air conditioner is provided with a compressor 2, a radiator 4, an outdoor expansion valve 6, and a heat absorber 9. The vehicle air conditioner holds normal time data indicating a relation between the number of revolutions NC of the compressor and a discharge refrigerant temperature Td thereof when a sufficient amount of refrigerant is filled in a refrigerant circuit R. The present invention calculates a discharge refrigerant temperature estimated value Tdst in normal time from the normal time data on the basis of a current number of revolutions NC and compares the discharge refrigerant temperature estimated value Tdst with a current discharge refrigerant temperature Td to determine a refrigerant lack of the refrigerant circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: SANDEN AUTOMOTIVE CLIMATE SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya Ishizeki, Yuma Yamazaki, Akira Horikoshi, Ryo Miyakoshi, Kohei Yamashita, Megumi Shigeta
  • Patent number: 10854431
    Abstract: A plasma processing method includes executing an etching process that includes supplying an etching gas into a process container in which a target substrate is supported on a second electrode serving as a lower electrode, and applying an RF power for plasma generation and an RF power for ion attraction to turn the etching gas into plasma and to subject the target substrate to etching. The etching process includes applying a negative DC voltage to a first electrode serving as an upper electrode during the etching to increase an absolute value of self-bias on the first electrode. The etching process includes releasing DC electron current generated by the negative DC voltage to ground through plasma and a conductive member disposed as a ring around the first electrode, by using a first state where the conductive member is connected to a ground potential portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Akira Koshiishi, Masaru Sugimoto, Kunihiko Hinata, Noriyuki Kobayashi, Chishio Koshimizu, Ryuji Ohtani, Kazuo Kibi, Masashi Saito, Naoki Matsumoto, Yoshinobu Ohya, Manabu Iwata, Daisuke Yano, Yohei Yamazawa, Hidetoshi Hanaoka, Toshihiro Hayami, Hiroki Yamazaki, Manabu Sato
  • Publication number: 20200347244
    Abstract: A conductive composition comprising a conductive polymer (A), a water-soluble polymer (B), and a solvent (C1), wherein: the water-soluble polymer (B) comprises a water-soluble polymer (B11) represented by formula (11), and an amount of a water-soluble polymer (B2) represented by formula (2) as the water-soluble polymer (B) is 0.15% by mass or less, based on a total mass of the conductive composition: wherein R1 denotes a linear or branched alkyl group with 6 to 20 carbon atoms, each of R4 and R5 independently denotes a methyl or ethyl group, R6 denotes a hydrophilic group, R7 denotes a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, Y1 denotes a single bond, —S—, —S(?O)—, —C(?O)—O— or —O—, Z denotes a cyano group or a hydroxy group, each of p1 and q denotes an average number of repetitions, and is a number of from 1 to 50, and m denotes a number of from 1 to 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Saki MAKIGAWA, Shinji SAIKI, Yoshiko IRIE, Masashi UZAWA, Akira YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200338984
    Abstract: A vibration device includes a base substrate made of silicon and having a first surface and a second surface facing away from the first surface, a lid bonded to the base substrate, a vibrator disposed at the first surface of the base substrate and accommodated in a space between the base substrate and the lid, and a thermistor element disposed at the base substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Junichi TAKEUCHI, Akira MIZUGUCHI, Akihiko EBINA, Takashi YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 10815911
    Abstract: There is provided an engine stopping device including a stopping solenoid, where an operating shaft, interlocked to a control rack of a fuel injection pump, is rotatably supported by an engine case in a pass-through manner. The control rack is forcibly movable to a stopping position by an action of the stopping solenoid on an operation arm provided for a projecting portion of the operating shaft in an integrally rotatable manner. An extending-retracting rod of the stopping solenoid and the operation arm are interlocked by fitting engagement between a pin provided for the extending-retracting rod and a cut-out portion of the operation arm. The cut-out portion is configured in a shape elongated along a direction perpendicular to a movement trajectory of the extending-retracting rod.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Tanaka, Hiroki Oso, Yoshinori Tanaka, Hideyuki Koyama, Takahiro Yamazaki, Nobuyoshi Okada
  • Publication number: 20200324623
    Abstract: There is disclosed a vehicle air conditioning device which is capable of judging, as early as possible, refrigerant shortage, for example, due to leakage of refrigerant with elapse of time, and protecting a compressor. The vehicle air conditioning device includes a compressor 2, a radiator 4, an outdoor expansion valve 6, and a heat absorber 9. A control device possesses normal time data indicating a relation between a suction refrigerant temperature Ts and a discharge refrigerant temperature Td of the compressor when a refrigerant circuit R is charged with a sufficient amount of the refrigerant. The control device calculates, from the normal time data, a discharge refrigerant temperature estimated value Tdst at normal time on the basis of the current suction refrigerant temperature Ts, and compares the value and the current discharge refrigerant temperature Td, thereby judging refrigerant shortage of the refrigerant circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Tetsuya ISHIZEKI, Yuma YAMAZAKI, Akira HORIKOSHI, Kohei YAMASHITA, Ryo MYAKOSHI, Megumi SHIGETA
  • Publication number: 20200318226
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy wire manufacturing method comprises (A) a step for melting an aluminum alloy containing 0.40-0.55 mass % of Mg and 0.45-0.65 mass % of Si, the balance being obtained from Al and unavoidable impurities, (B) a step for casting molten metal of the aluminum alloy and rolling to form a rough-drawn wire rod, (C) a step for solutionizing the rough-drawn wire rod, (D) a step for drawing the rough-drawn wire rod after solutionizing to form a drawn wire rod with a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less, and (E) a step for heat treatment so that internal strain is removed with substantially no deposition of Mg2Si.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Teruhito NAKATSU, Masahiro ICHIKAWA, Akira IMAI, Hiroyoshi YAMAZAKI, Susumu OHNEDA, Akira TAKEHIRA
  • Patent number: 10773276
    Abstract: The coating film formed on an automobile body has softness during a film formation even on a thermally expandable/shrinkable base, and the cured film has an excellent appearance. Provided is a method for forming a multilayer coating film, the method comprises: applying an aqueous intermediate coating composition and preheating the applied composition at 60 to 90° C. to form an uncured film; preheating to form an uncured base coating film and a clear coating film; and baking and curing these uncured films to form a multilayer coating film, wherein the aqueous intermediate coating composition comprises (a) an acrylic resin emulsion having a specific properties, and (b) a film formation auxiliary agent that is a fatty acid diester compound having a boiling point of 280° C. to 350° C., and a cured film comprising (a) and (b) at a mass ratio of 3:1 has a rupture elongation of 1% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignees: NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takayuki Kawabata, Akira Yamazaki, Masako Hase, Keiji Ambo, Yoshinori Narita
  • Publication number: 20200280258
    Abstract: A device includes: a first power conversion circuitry configured to convert primary-side power into secondary-side power; and a control circuitry configured to: generate a command value associated with the secondary-side power; calculate a limited command value by modifying the command value so that the command value is equal to or less than a secondary-side limit, wherein the first power conversion circuitry is controlled based on the limited command value; transmit the limited command value to a second power conversion device comprising a second power conversion circuitry connected in parallel to the first power conversion circuitry; receive, from the second power conversion device, information indicating an adjustment value, wherein the adjustment value is added to the limited command value for controlling the second power conversion circuitry; and modify the secondary-side limit based on a difference between a primary-side limit associated with the primary-side power and the adjustment value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Akira YAMAZAKI, Kentaro INOMATA, Masato HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200274200
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an electrolyte solution that enables a lithium ion secondary battery to have reduced initial resistance, a small increase in resistance at high-temperature cycles, and reduced gas generation at high temperature. The electrolyte solution for a lithium ion secondary battery contains lithium difluorophosphate, an oxalic acid ion, and a compound (1) represented by the following formula (1): wherein R1 and R2 are each independently a methyl group, an ethyl group, a propyl group, or a butyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akira KOYAMA, Hiroto Asano, Shimpei Kondo, Shigeaki Yamazaki, Tomoya Hidaka
  • Patent number: 10755738
    Abstract: The present invention provides: an aluminum alloy substrate for magnetic discs with excellent plating surface smoothness; a manufacturing method therefor; and a magnetic disc using said aluminum alloy substrate for magnetic discs. The present invention is an aluminum alloy substrate for magnetic discs, a manufacturing method therefor, and a magnetic disc using said aluminum alloy substrate for magnetic discs, the aluminum alloy substrate being characterized in being obtained from an aluminum alloy containing Mg: 2.0-8.0 mass % (“%” below), Be: 0.00001-0.00200%, Cu: 0.003-0.150%, Zn: 0.05-0.60%, Cr: 0.010-0.300%, Si: 0.060% or less, Fe: 0.060% or less, the balance being obtained from Al and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignees: UACJ Corporation, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kotaro Kitawaki, Takuya Murata, Akira Hibino, Naoki Kitamura, Masanobu Onishi, Hideki Takahashi, Satoshi Yamazaki, Sadayuki Toda
  • Patent number: 10717273
    Abstract: A liquid ejection head includes an ejection orifice through which a liquid is ejected, a first liquid flow path which is in communication with the ejection orifice and through which the liquid flows, a second liquid flow path which is in communication with the ejection orifice on the opposite side of the first liquid flow path with respect to the ejection orifice 12 and through which the liquid flows, a first electrode positioned in the first liquid flow path 13, and a second electrode which is positioned in the second liquid flow path and generates an electro-osmotic flow in the liquid together with the first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Kazuhiro Yamada, Noriyasu Nagai, Takuro Yamazaki, Toru Nakakubo, Akira Yamamoto, Masafumi Morisue, Ryo Kasai
  • Patent number: 10703105
    Abstract: A liquid ejection head is provided with an ejection orifice array having multiple ejection orifices in order to eject a liquid; multiple energy-generating elements for generating energy in order to eject the liquid; a substrate provided with the energy-generating elements; a through-port array having multiple through-ports penetrating the substrate; multiple linear liquid flow paths positioned between the through-port array and the ejection orifice array and connected to respective ejection orifices of the ejection orifice array and respective through-ports of the through-port array; and first and second electrodes arranged in each of the multiple liquid flow paths for generating an electroosmotic flow in the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Kazuhiro Yamada, Noriyasu Nagai, Takuro Yamazaki, Toru Nakakubo, Akira Yamamoto, Masafumi Morisue, Ryo Kasai
  • Publication number: 20200161741
    Abstract: An antenna unit for glass according to the present invention is installed on the indoor side of a glass sheet, and transmits and receives electromagnetic waves at the indoor side through the glass sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicants: AGC Inc., NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Tetsuya HIRAMATSU, Ryuta SONODA, Osamu KAGAYA, Kentaro OKA, Akira SAITO, Kensuke MIYACHI, Akinobu UEDA, Yoshiyuki KAWANO, Jun ANDOU, Taku YAMAZAKI