Patents by Inventor Daisuke Kodama

Daisuke Kodama 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: 20240115146
    Abstract: A measuring device includes a first space for pressurizing a pressurization target and a second space independent of the first space. The measuring device includes a first exhaust valve closing or opening a communication port communicating the first space with another space. An open/closed state of the first exhaust valve changes in accordance with a pressure difference between the first space and the second space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Daisuke KURITA, Masahiro IIDA, Takahiko IRIE, Daisuke KODAMA, Kenta UEDA, Yuta YOSHII
  • Publication number: 20240084793
    Abstract: A pump system contains a pair of pumps each of which contains a vibration actuator vibrated by electromagnetic drive and can discharge fluid due to drive of the vibration actuator. The pump system has a vibration suppression mode in which the pair of the pumps are driven so that vibration of the vibration actuators of the pair of pumps is cancelled each other and a vibration generation mode in which the pair of the pumps are driven so that the vibration of the vibration actuators of the pair of pumps is superimposed with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Yuta YOSHII, Chikara SEKIGUCHI, Shigenori INAMOTO, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Daisuke KODAMA, Kenta UEDA, Takahiko IRIE, Daisuke KURITA
  • Patent number: 11926740
    Abstract: Provided are a resin composition including a compound represented by Formula (1) and a resin, a film and a filter including the resin composition, a liquid crystal display device and a solid-state imaging element including the filter, and a compound suitable as a light absorbing component of the resin composition and the filter. In Formula (1), Dye represents a colorant structural part obtained by removing n1 hydrogen atoms from a squarylium compound having a specific structure. Q1 is a structural part in which energy levels of a highest occupied molecular orbital and a lowest unoccupied molecular orbital satisfy a specific condition. L1 represents a divalent linking group and n1 represents an integer of 1 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Sasaki, Akihiro Hara, Kunihiko Kodama, Nobutaka Fukagawa, Yu Naito, Hiroki Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 11898547
    Abstract: A pump contains a sealed chamber, a movable wall for changing a volume of the sealed chamber, and a vibration actuator which can be electromagnetically driven for displacing the movable wall to discharge fluid in the sealed chamber to an outside of the sealed chamber. Further, three axes perpendicular to each other are respectively defined as an X axis, a Y axis, and a Z axis. When a direction along the X axis is defined as an X axis direction, a direction along the Y axis is defined as a Y axis direction, and a direction along the Z axis direction is defined as a Z axis direction, an outer shape of the pump is a concave shape in a planar view from the Y axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventors: Yuta Yoshii, Chikara Sekiguchi, Shigenori Inamoto, Yuki Takahashi, Daisuke Kodama, Kenta Ueda, Daisuke Kurita
  • Patent number: 11878841
    Abstract: The present invention provides a sheet material container being made of a sheet material and including a body portion and a bottom portion that is to be disposed on a placement surface, and the sheet material including a plurality of film layers. A body portion sheet that constitutes the body portion includes a bonding portion where peripheral edge portions of the sheet materials are bonded. In a bottom surface sheet that constitutes the bottom portion, a non-adhesive region is provided in the plurality of film layers. The non-adhesive region forms a bottom filler-filled portion. The bottom filler-filled portion extends annularly around a non-filled portion, and includes at least three protruding leg portions that are to be placed on the placement surface so as to allow the container to stand by itself. The protruding leg portions protrude toward the placement surface past other portions in the bottom filler-filled portion due a leg forming portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Inagawa, Mitsugu Iwatsubo, Takahiro Otsuka, Masahito Chiwaki, Daisuke Kodama
  • Patent number: 11858708
    Abstract: A sheet member container including one or more sheet members, including a main-body forming sheet member having an outer film layer and an inner film layer laminated on each other. The sheet member container has a containing portion that accommodates contents, a container main body including the main-body forming sheet member, and a peripheral edge sealing portion in which the one or more sheet members are folded along a folding line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Otsuka, Daisuke Kodama, Akira Kuragano
  • Patent number: 11852130
    Abstract: A pump system contains a pair of pumps each of which contains a vibration actuator vibrated by electromagnetic drive and can discharge fluid due to drive of the vibration actuator. The pump system has a vibration suppression mode in which the pair of the pumps are driven so that vibration of the vibration actuators of the pair of pumps is cancelled each other and a vibration generation mode in which the pair of the pumps are driven so that the vibration of the vibration actuators of the pair of pumps is superimposed with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventors: Yuta Yoshii, Chikara Sekiguchi, Shigenori Inamoto, Yuki Takahashi, Daisuke Kodama, Kenta Ueda, Takahiko Irie, Daisuke Kurita
  • Patent number: 11848586
    Abstract: This vibration actuator has: a stationary body having a coil; a movable body having a magnet disposed radially inside the coil; and an elastic support part for supporting the movable body so that the movable body can move relative to the stationary body. The stationary body has a coil holding part. The coil holding part has, on the inner diameter side of the coil, a coil protection wall part. The elastic support part has at least two or more plate springs bridged between the coil holding part and the movable body so as to sandwich the movable body in a vibration direction. In order that the movable body does not come into contact with the coil holding part when not vibrating and when vibrating, the plate springs support the movable body so that the movable body is movable in the vibration direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Minebea Mitsumi Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki Takahashi, Chikara Sekiguchi, Shigeyuki Shimomura, Daisuke Kodama, Yuta Yoshii, Yasutaka Kitamura, Shigenori Inamoto
  • Patent number: 11841012
    Abstract: A pump system contains a vibration actuator which can be electromagnetically driven by applying an alternating-current voltage E thereto, a sealed chamber connected to a suction port and a discharge port, and a movable wall for changing a volume of the sealed chamber. The movable wall is displaced due to drive of the vibration actuator to supply fluid in the sealed chamber into a target object. The pump system controls an effective value of the alternating-current voltage E so that an amplitude Y of the vibration actuator is constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventors: Yuta Yoshii, Chikara Sekiguchi, Shigenori Inamoto, Yuki Takahashi, Daisuke Kodama, Daisuke Kurita
  • Publication number: 20230382622
    Abstract: A sheet member container configured by including one or more sheet members including a main body-forming sheet member having an outer film layer and an inner film layer laminated on each other. The sheet member container includes a containing portion that accommodates a content, and a container main body that is composed of the main body-forming sheet member and surrounds the containing portion. The main body-forming sheet member includes a main-body sealed portion in which the outer film layer and the inner film layer are attached to each other, a non-attached region in which the outer film layer and the inner film layer are partially non-attached to each other, and a filled part in which a filler is enclosed between the outer film layer and the inner film layer in the non-attached region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2021
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro OTSUKA, Daisuke KODAMA
  • Publication number: 20230361662
    Abstract: This vibration actuator comprises a fixed body including a coil, a movable body including a magnet, and an elastic support part that supports the movable body so as to be freely moveable with respect to the fixed body. The elastic support part has an outer circumferential part fixed to the fixed body, an inner circumferential part disposed inside in the radial direction of the outer circumferential part and fixed to the movable body, and a deforming arm part disposed between the outer circumferential part and the inner circumferential part and coupling the outer circumferential part and the inner circumferential part, the deforming arm part being elastically deformable. An attenuation part is provided across the outer circumferential part and a portion of the deforming arm part on an outer circumferential part side thereof, the attenuation part attenuating vibrations in the elastic support part when the movable body moves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: Minebea Mitsumi Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki TAKAHASHI, Chikara SEKIGUCHI, Shigeyuki SHIMOMURA, Yoshihiro KUMANOMIDO, Daisuke KODAMA, Yuta YOSHII, Shigenori INAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11764659
    Abstract: A vibration actuator includes a movable body provided with one of a coil and a magnet that is disposed radially inward of the coil with a gap formed therebetween, a fixing body provided with the other of the coil and the magnet and a shaft portion, and an elastic support portion, the movable body vibrating in a vibration direction by means of cooperation between the coil supplied with power and the magnet. The movable body is provided with a through-hole into which the shaft portion is inserted with a gap formed between the through-hole and an outer peripheral surface of the shaft portion and the elastic support portion supports the movable body such that the movable body does not come into contact with the shaft portion at a time when the movable body does not vibrate and at a time when the movable body vibrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Takahashi, Chikara Sekiguchi, Yuta Yoshii, Daisuke Kodama, Shigenori Inamoto
  • Patent number: 11754066
    Abstract: A pump system contains a vibration actuator which can be electromagnetically driven, a sealed chamber connected to a suction port and a discharge port, and a movable wall for changing a volume of the sealed chamber. The movable wall is displaced due to drive of the vibration actuator to supply fluid in the sealed chamber into a cuff. The pump system detects pressure in the cuff based on a consumption current of the vibration actuator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventors: Yuta Yoshii, Chikara Sekiguchi, Shigenori Inamoto, Yuki Takahashi, Daisuke Kodama, Daisuke Kurita
  • Patent number: 11738928
    Abstract: Provided is a sheet for container to be used in a flexible container, the sheet for container having a plurality of films layered in the sheet for container, the sheet for container including: a first film including a first base-material layer, which is coated with a first applying-type gas barrier layer and made of a single type of material having a heat-sealing property; and a second film including a second base-material layer, which is coated with a second applying-type gas barrier layer and made of a single type of material that is a same type of material as the first base-material layer, in which: the first film and the second film are attached to each other by heat sealing; and a gas enclosing portion, which is partially non-attached and in which gas is able to be enclosed, is formed between the first film and the second film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Kuragano, Yoshinori Inagawa, Daisuke Kodama, Ryo Shibutani
  • Patent number: 11713172
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] To prevent delamination of a film layer in a sheet material container in which an enclosing portion is formed in an interlayer between a first film layer and a second film layer. [Solution] A sheet material container includes a container body 6, and an inner container 7 that is covered by the container body 6 and defines an accommodation space, wherein the container body 6 is formed of a sheet material 3 including a first film layer 1 and a second film layer 2 disposed inside the first film layer 1, the sheet material 3 has a joint portion 32 at which an interlayer between the first film layer 1 and the second film layer 2 is joined and an enclosing portion 51 in which a filler can be enclosed in the interlayer between the first film layer 1 and the second film layer 2, and the first film layer 1 has an extruded multilayer structural part having a polyolefin resin layer 11/an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin layer 12 on a side facing the enclosing portion 51.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: Fuji Seal International, Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Kodama, Takahiro Otsuka, Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20230151805
    Abstract: A pump contains a pump unit for suctioning and discharging fluid due to electromagnetic drive of a vibration actuator. The vibration actuator includes a fixed body containing one of a coil core portion and a magnet, a movable body containing another one of the coil core portion and the magnet, and a shaft portion for supporting the movable body so that the movable body can perform reciprocating rotation. The pump unit includes a movable wall, and a sealed chamber whose volume can be changed by displacement of the movable wall. The movable body has a pressing portion which can abut against the movable wall to press the movable wall when the movable body performs the reciprocating rotation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Inventors: Yuta YOSHII, Shigenori INAMOTO, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Chikara SEKIGUCHI, Daisuke KODAMA, Daisuke KURITA
  • Publication number: 20230150743
    Abstract: A sheet member container including one or more sheet members, including a main-body forming sheet member having an outer film layer and an inner film layer laminated on each other. The sheet member container has a containing portion that accommodates contents, a container main body including the main-body forming sheet member, and a peripheral edge sealing portion in which the one or more sheet members are folded along a folding line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro OTSUKA, Daisuke KODAMA, Akira KURAGANO
  • Publication number: 20230101894
    Abstract: This vibration actuator comprises a fixed body including a coil, a movable body including a magnet, and an elastic support part that supports the movable body so as to be freely moveable with respect to the fixed body, wherein the coil to which power is supplied and the magnet cooperate to cause the movable body to vibrate with respect to the fixed body. The elastic support part has an outer circumferential part bonded to the fixed body, an annular inner circumferential part disposed inside in the radial direction of the outer circumferential part and bonded to the movable body, and a deforming arm part that couples the outer circumferential part and the inner circumferential part and is elastically deformable. The elastic support part has a sealing part provided in a bonding part between the inner circumferential part and the movable body to seal the bonding part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Minebea Mitsumi Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki TAKAHASHI, Chikara SEKIGUCHI, Shigeyuki SHIMOMURA, Yoshihiro KUMANOMIDO, Daisuke KODAMA, Yuta YOSHII, Shigenori INAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11548689
    Abstract: A sheet container has, formed in the bottom face of the container body, a non-attached part where the film layers are left partially unattached to each other. An filled part is formed by enclosing a filler between the film layers at the non-attached part. A side part of the filled part is a side bulging part bulging toward the skirt part. The side bulging part presses a pressed part above the lower edge of the skirt part from the inside toward the sideward. The lower edge of the skirt part is disposed inwardly from the pressed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Kodama, Yoshinori Inagawa, Takahiro Otsuka, Masahito Chiwaki
  • Publication number: 20220402290
    Abstract: The present invention provides a precoating agent which is used in an image forming method using an active ray curable ink and which is applied to a surface of a recording medium before the active ray curable ink is applied, the precoating agent comprising a crystalline resin and an active ray polymerizable compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Daisuke KODAMA, Naoko UEMURA, Hidekazu KAWASAKI