Patents by Inventor Daisuke Hirata

Daisuke Hirata 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: 20220206580
    Abstract: An input device includes a contact body to contact an object, a pressure sensor to detect pressure of contact of the contact body with the object, a vibrator to generate a vibration to provide a tactile sensation, and a vibration controller. The vibration of the vibrator when the pressure detected based on the output of the pressure sensor is large is larger than that when the pressure detected based on the output of the pressure sensor is small.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Atsunori HIRATA, Tomohiro HASEGAWA, Daisuke ADACHI, Hiroaki HIRANO, Tomohiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220184735
    Abstract: A laser marking method of performing marking by irradiating an object made of a resin with laser light, the laser marking method including: a first step of melting of carbonizing a first region of the object; and a second step of engraving a mark by irradiating a second region in the first region with the laser light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Jun Nagatoshi, Ken-ichi Tomita, Atsushi Sano, Chihiro Shirakawa, Daisuke Hirata, Taro Ebisugi
  • Publication number: 20220127018
    Abstract: A spacecraft for changing an orbit or an attitude of a target in outer space by irradiating the target with a laser, the spacecraft includes: a laser apparatus configured to generate the laser; a focusing unit configured to converge the laser; a detecting unit configured to acquire detection information including a distance between the spacecraft and the target; and an irradiation control unit configured to control the focusing unit on the basis of the distance so that the laser converges on the target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Tadanori Fukushima, Jun Yamada, Daisuke Hirata, Toshikazu Ebisuzaki, Satoshi Wada
  • Publication number: 20220081133
    Abstract: A propulsion strengthening member attached to a surface of an object existing in outer space, the propulsion strengthening member includes: a transparent member that transmits an emitted laser; and an opaque member that is provided between the transparent member and the object and absorbs the laser such that at least a part thereof is evaporated by energy of the laser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Tadanori Fukushima, Jun Yamada, Daisuke Hirata, Toshikazu Ebisuzaki, Satoshi Wada
  • Patent number: 11181113
    Abstract: A rotary machine includes a first flange in which a first hole portion is formed, a second flange disposed to face the first flange via an abutting surface and having a second hole portion formed therein, and a stud bolt inserted into a first hole portion and a second hole portion and fastened to a female screw of the second hole portion, wherein the thickness of the second flange is larger than the thickness of the first flange.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshio Mizunoue, Takanori Matsueda, Daisuke Hirata
  • Patent number: 11143205
    Abstract: A compressor 1 includes a base 10 that is fixed on a foundation F and supports a compressor main body 20 from below in a vertical direction Dv, and a connecting part that detachably connects the compressor main body 20 and the base 10 to each other. The compressor main body 20 includes a suction-side protruding pipe 28A and a discharge-side protruding pipe 28B that communicate between an inside and an outside of a casing 21 and protrude outward from an outer peripheral surface of the casing 21. The base 10 includes a support base 11 having a support surface 11f for supporting a lower part of the casing 21, and a suction port 12 that extends downward from the support base 11 in the vertical direction Dv and has a through-hole into which the suction-side protruding pipe 28A is inserted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Oda, Daisuke Hirata
  • Patent number: 11131319
    Abstract: A centrifugal compressor is provided with a plurality of diaphragms including a first diaphragm and a second diaphragm which are adjacent to each other in an axial direction, a casing disposed on a radially outer side of the plurality of diaphragms and accommodating an internal component including the plurality of diaphragms, at least one axial spacer disposed between the first diaphragm and the second diaphragm, and a scroll flow passage formed by a scroll inner peripheral wall and a scroll outer peripheral wall. The scroll inner peripheral wall is formed by a surface of the first diaphragm positioned on a radially inner side of an outer peripheral surface of the first diaphragm. At least a part of the scroll outer peripheral wall is formed by an inner peripheral surface of the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Nakaniwa, Akinori Tasaki, Daisuke Hirata
  • Publication number: 20210296462
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus including a bonding region in which a wire is bonded, includes: a semiconductor substrate; an oxide film provided on a principal surface of the semiconductor substrate in the bonding region; a polysilicon layer provided on the oxide film; an interlayer film partially provided on the polysilicon layer; a barrier metal directly provided on the polysilicon layer and the interlayer film; and an electrode provided on the barrier metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke HIRATA, Akihisa YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210246906
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a compressor includes a step of installing a bundle having an O-ring on an outer peripheral surface inside a lower half casing so that a position of the O-ring in an axial direction coincides with a position of a lower half relief groove, a step of installing an upper half casing having an upper half relief groove on the lower half casing so that a position of the upper half relief groove in the axial direction coincides with the position of the O-ring, and a step of pressing the bundle in the axial direction to move the O-ring to a position away from the lower half relief groove and the upper half relief groove, and bringing the O-ring into contact with the inner peripheral surface of the lower half casing and the inner peripheral surface of the upper half casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Oda, Daisuke Hirata
  • Patent number: 11073020
    Abstract: An impeller includes a disk section having a tube section with a grip section which is fixed by thermal deformation to a rotary shaft that is configured to rotate around an axis line, and a main disk body, which is on another end in an axial direction from the grip section and which extends outward in a radial direction of the rotary shaft; and blade sections that protrude from the main disk body in the axial direction. The disk section has a hoop stress-limiting section with a tube section which extends further towards the other end in the axial direction than the main disk body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyori Yagi, Daisuke Hirata
  • Patent number: 11035471
    Abstract: A sealing device includes a ring part, a first fin group that together with a first outer peripheral surface forms a clearance, and a second fin group of which the front end is positioned farther radially inward than the first outer peripheral surface and which together with a second outer peripheral surface forms a clearance. The ring part has a first gas supply channel capable of supplying a first sealing gas to the first fin group, a second gas supply channel capable of supplying a second sealing gas to the second fin group, and a mixed gas discharge channel capable of discharging a mixed gas of the first sealing gas and the second sealing gas from between the first fin group and the second fin group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Nakaniwa, Daisuke Hirata
  • Patent number: 11022126
    Abstract: A rotary machine includes: a casing; a rotor that includes a rotatable rotary shaft located inside the casing, and a plurality of stages of impellers fixed to an outer periphery of the rotary shaft; a diaphragm group including diaphragms that are respectively provided in the plurality of stages of the impellers; gas flow paths provided respectively corresponding to the impellers and through which process gas to be compressed flows; and a discharge volute connected to the gas flow paths. The discharge volute is provided to expand inward in an axis line direction of the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin Yanagisawa, Akihiro Nakaniwa, Eiichi Yanagisawa, Kazutoshi Yoko, Daisuke Hirata, Takanori Matsueda
  • Publication number: 20210131568
    Abstract: A sealing device includes a ring part, a first fin group that together with a first outer peripheral surface forms a clearance, and a second fin group of which the front end is positioned farther radially inward than the first outer peripheral surface and which together with a second outer peripheral surface forms a clearance. The ring part has a first gas supply channel capable of supplying a first sealing gas to the first fin group, a second gas supply channel capable of supplying a second sealing gas to the second fin group, and a mixed gas discharge channel capable of discharging a mixed gas of the first sealing gas and the second sealing gas from between the first fin group and the second fin group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Nakaniwa, Daisuke Hirata
  • Patent number: 10923698
    Abstract: A laminate-type power storage element includes a flat plate-shaped electrode body and an exterior body. The electrode body is configured by stacking a sheet-shaped positive electrode and a sheet-shaped negative electrode on either side of a separator. The exterior body is formed in a flattened bag-shape by thermocompression bonding peripheral edge regions of two opposing laminated films, to seal the electrode body inside the flattened bag-shape of the exterior body together with an electrolyte. The separator has a sheet-shaped substrate and at least one bonding layer formed on at least one surface of the substrate. A peripheral edge portion of the separator is sandwiched between and bonded by the two laminated films at a peripheral inside of the peripheral edge regions of the two laminated films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya Iida, Yasuaki Egawa, Daisuke Hirata, Ryuji Ito, Akihiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210005890
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a battery electrode material in slurry form to be coated on a sheet-shaped current collector, the battery electrode material containing an electrode active material made of electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) and containing an aqueous binder. The method includes, as a process of mixing and kneading raw materials of the battery electrode material by using water as a solvent, mixing the electrode active material; mixing the binder; and mixing a neutralizing agent, the neutralizing agent being lithium hydroxide (LiOH).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Ochiai, Maki Suzuki, Daisuke Hirata, Hiroshi Yanagi
  • Publication number: 20200349585
    Abstract: The evaluation information generating system of the present invention evaluates a ground area owned by a user, using satellite data observed by an artificial satellite, and includes a user information acquisition unit that acquires user information that is personal information of the user, a ground area information acquisition unit that acquires ground area information including a position of the ground area, a satellite data acquisition unit that acquires the satellite data, a situation detection unit that detects a situation of the ground area based on the satellite data, and an evaluation data generating unit that generates evaluation data of the user or the ground area based on the user information, ground area information, and situation of the ground area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation
    Inventor: Daisuke HIRATA
  • Patent number: 10801505
    Abstract: A centrifugal compressor according to the present invention includes, as gas flow paths, diffuser flow paths into which process gas flowing from impellers to outside in a radial direction flows, curved flow paths that respectively communicate with the diffuser flow paths and change a flowing direction of the process gas from a direction toward the outside in the radial direction to a direction toward inside in the radial direction, and return flow paths that respectively communicate with the curved flow paths and cause the process gas flowing through the curved flow paths to flow into the impellers. In the present invention, the curved flow path configuring at least one of the gas flow paths is provided between a diaphragm and a flow path forming body that is provided between the diaphragm and the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazutoshi Yoko, Shin Yanagisawa, Eiichi Yanagisawa, Akihiro Nakaniwa, Daisuke Hirata, Takanori Matsueda
  • Patent number: 10798553
    Abstract: An emergency reporting system includes first and second servers, a reporting device, a first database in which identification information of a vehicle and a vehicle model are registered, and a second database in which model-specific rescue information is registered, the first and second databases being disposed outside the vehicle. The reporting device includes a reporting unit that reports accident information of an accident vehicle to the second server. The second server includes a transfer unit that transfers the reported accident information to a prescribed rescue organization and the first server. The first server includes a receiving unit that receives the transferred accident information, an extracting unit that extracts rescue information of a vehicle model corresponding to identification information included in the received accident information from the first and second databases, and a transmitting unit that transmits the extracted rescue information to a terminal device of a rescue worker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Hirata, Hisashi Miyanohara, Shoichi Araki, Pingyu Lin, Hiroaki Tanimoto
  • Patent number: 10790507
    Abstract: A method for preparing cathode material for a lithium primary battery includes an active cathode material and an active anode material. The active cathode material is manganese dioxide, and the active anode material is either one of lithium metal and lithium alloy. The method includes: a first kneading step in which a boron compound and a thickening agent are kneaded with a diluent to prepare a paste made by dissolving the boron compound in the diluent; a second kneading step in which the paste is kneaded with a conductive additive; and a third kneading step in which the paste obtained in the second kneading step is kneaded with the active cathode material and a binder to prepare the cathode material in slurry form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Ochiai, Naoaki Nishimura, Daisuke Hirata, Hiroshi Yanagi
  • Publication number: 20200300253
    Abstract: A rotary machine includes: a casing; a rotor that includes a rotatable rotary shaft located inside the casing, and a plurality of stages of impellers fixed to an outer periphery of the rotary shaft; a diaphragm group including diaphragms that are respectively provided in the plurality of stages of the impellers; gas flow paths provided respectively corresponding to the impellers and through which process gas to be compressed flows; and a discharge volute connected to the gas flow paths. The discharge volute is provided to expand inward in an axis line direction of the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin Yanagisawa, Akihiro Nakaniwa, Eiichi Yanagisawa, Kazutoshi Yoko, Daisuke Hirata, Takanori Matsueda