Daiki Suzuki 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).
Abstract: A method for producing a honeycomb structure for fine particle collection filters. The honeycomb structure includes a plurality of porous honeycomb segments joined together via joining material layers. The method includes the steps of: forming the outer peripheral wall of each of the porous honeycomb segments so as to have a thickness thicker by a grinding margin; drying the porous honeycomb segments each formed by grinding the outer peripheral wall so as to have the thickness thicker by the grinding margin; firing the dried porous honeycomb segments; grinding and removing the grinding margin of the outer peripheral wall of each of the fired porous honeycomb segments; and applying a joining material to each of the porous honeycomb segments with the grinding margin ground and removed, between joining surfaces of each of the porous honeycomb segments, to join the porous honeycomb segments via the joining material layers.
March 12, 2020
October 1, 2020
NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
Masaki NISHIOKA, Ken ITADU, Jun INOUE, Yoshitaka TABUCHI, Michio SUZUKI, Daiki NANYA
Abstract: A traffic light recognition device includes: a camera that captures an image around a vehicle; a map information acquisition unit configured to acquire map information around the vehicle; a self-position detector configured to detect the position of a self-position on a map; a traffic light position estimator configured to estimate the position on an image of a traffic light on the basis of the self-position and the map information; a vehicle behavior estimator configured to estimate a vehicle behavior; a traffic light detection area calculator configured to set a detection area of the traffic light onto the image based on the estimated position on the image of the traffic light and an amount of displacement of the position on the image of the traffic light due to a behavior of the vehicle; and a traffic light recognition unit configured to detect a traffic light from the detection area.
Abstract: A liquid ejecting unit includes: a liquid ejecting head configured to eject a liquid; a flow channel member that is attached to the liquid ejecting head and that supplies the liquid to the liquid ejecting head; and an electric coupling member configured to supply a signal to the liquid ejecting head, in which the electric coupling member has a first electric coupling portion, the liquid ejecting head has a second electric coupling portion electrically coupled to the first electric coupling portion, and the flow channel member restricts the electric coupling member from moving in a direction in which the first electric coupling portion is removed from the second electric coupling portion.
Abstract: A liquid ejecting unit includes: a liquid ejecting head; and a coupling member coupled to the liquid ejecting head, in which the liquid ejecting head has a first-coupling portion and a second-coupling portion, the liquid ejecting unit further includes: a first-attachment portion provided in a first-position of the coupling member; a second-attachment portion provided in a second-position of the coupling member, the second position being different from the first position; a first-elastic body; and a second-elastic body, and the first-elastic body biases the first-attachment portion or the first-coupling portion in a state in which the first-attachment portion is in contact with the first-coupling portion and the second-elastic body biases the second-attachment portion or the second-coupling portion in a state in which the second-attachment portion is in contact with the second-coupling portion, so that the coupling member is coupled to the liquid ejecting head.
Abstract: A vehicle drive device including: a first rotary electric machine; a second rotary electric machine; a first coupler drivingly coupled to a first wheel; a second coupler drivingly coupled to a second wheel; a transmission device that transmits torque of the first rotary electric machine to at least the first coupler out of the first coupler and the second coupler, and transmits torque of the second rotary electric machine to at least the second coupler out of the first coupler and the second coupler; and a case that accommodates the first rotary electric machine, the second rotary electric machine, the first coupler, the second coupler, and the transmission device;
Abstract: A mirror unit includes an optical scanning device, a frame member, and a window member. The frame member includes first and second wall portions facing each other in an X-axis direction. The first wall portion is higher than the second wall portion. The window member is disposed on a top surface of the first wall portion and a top surface of the second wall portion and is inclined with respect to a mirror surface of the optical scanning device. In a cross-section parallel to the X-axis direction, the first wall portion is separated from a first line passing through a first end at a side of the first wall portion in the mirror surface and a first corner portion formed at the side of the first wall portion by an outer surface opposite to the frame member and a first side surface in the window member.
Abstract: An actuator device includes a support portion, a movable portion, a connection portion which connects the movable portion to the support portion on a second axis so that the movable portion is swingable about the second axis, a first wiring which is provided on the connection portion, and a second wiring which is provided on the support portion. The rigidity of a first metal material forming the first wiring is higher than that of a second metal material forming the second wiring. The second wiring is connected to a surface opposite to the support portion in a first connection part located on the support portion in the first connection part.
Abstract: In a mirror unit, a first wall portion is higher than a second wall portion. A window member is disposed on a top surface of the first wall portion and a top surface of the second wall portion and is inclined with respect to a mirror surface. When any one of first to fourth wall portions is set as a first reference wall portion, in a cross-section perpendicular to the first reference wall portion, a first line passing through a first end at a side of the first reference wall portion in the mirror surface and a first corner portion formed at the side of the first reference wall portion by an outer surface and a first side surface in the window member intersects the first wall portion. A wiring portion includes a portion extending inside a base and leads outside a frame member.
Abstract: A mirror device includes a support portion, a movable portion, and a pair of torsion bars disposed on both sides of the movable portion on a first axis. The movable portion includes a frame-shaped frame connected to the pair of torsion bars and a mirror unit disposed inside the frame. The mirror unit is connected to the frame in each of a pair of connection regions located on both sides of the mirror unit in a direction parallel to a second axis. A region other than the pair of connection regions in a region between the mirror unit and the frame is a space. An outer edge of the mirror unit and an inner edge of the frame are connected to each other so that a curvature in each of the pair of connection regions is continuous when viewed from a direction perpendicular to the first and the second axes.
Abstract: A power supply control apparatus for an electric vehicle includes a main circuit including a smoothing capacitor connecting a power supply to an electric load driven by the power supply to smooth a fluctuation in an input voltage to the electric load, a main contactor interposed between the power supply of the main circuit and the electric load, and a precharge circuit connected in parallel with the main contactor and including a precharge contactor and a resistance element. When a timeout occurs before precharging by the precharge circuit is completed, the power supply control apparatus permits a retry of the precharging if the precharging is retried without any disadvantage.
Abstract: An actuator device includes: a support portion; a movable portion; a first connection portion connecting the movable portion to the support portion on a first axis so that the movable portion is swingable around the first axis; and a first wiring provided on the first connection portion. The first wiring includes a first main body formed of a metal material having a Vickers hardness of 50 HV or more. The first main body includes a first surface facing the first connection portion and a second surface other than the first surface. The second surface has a shape in which a curvature is continuous over the entire second surface in a cross-section perpendicular to an extension direction of the first wiring.
Abstract: Provided is a theranostic bubble preparation which makes it possible to diagnose and treat a tissue of interest by the irradiation with ultrasound such as diagnostic ultrasound and low-intensity therapeutic ultrasound. The theranostic bubble preparation comprises: a coating film comprising a lipid; and a gas enclosed in an inner cavity formed in the coating film. The coating film comprises an anionic lipid made from distearoylphosphatidylcholine (DSPC), distearoylphosphatidylglycerol (DSPG) and 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine-N-[methoxy(polyethylene glycol)-2000] (DSPE-PEG2000). The gas and the mixed gas comprises perfluoropropane or perfluorobutane.
June 10, 2016
Date of Patent:
June 23, 2020
Kazuo Maruyama, Ryo Suzuki, Johan Mikael Unga, Daiki Omata, Yusuke Oda