Daisuke Okada 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 cavity provided at a crown surface of a piston includes a first cavity section provided in a central area in a radial direction, a second cavity section provided outside the first cavity section, and a lip provided to connect the first-and-second cavity sections. Plural injection holes of an injector include a first injection-hole group where plural first injection holes directed toward a part close to the piston in a cylinder-axis direction are provided in a ring shape and a second injection-hole group where plural second injection holes directed toward a part close to a ceiling surface of a combustion chamber in the cylinder-axis direction are provided in the ring shape. The first injection-hole group and the second injection-hole group are positioned so as to inject fuel toward the lip concurrently.
Abstract: A coaxial connector includes internal and external terminals, and an insulation member disposed between the terminals. The external terminal includes a holding portion that holds coaxial cables, and crimping portions. A crimping portion outermost in an arrangement direction of the cables is formed from a plate member bent to follow an outer circumference of the cable, and includes a connection portion connectable with the holding portion between both end portions in the arrangement direction. An inner hook extends inward in the arrangement direction from a point of intersection between the connection portion connectable with the holding portion and a virtual straight line orthogonal to the arrangement direction and passing a center of the cable, in a cross-sectional view orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the cable. An outer hook extends outward in the arrangement direction from the point of intersection. The inner hook is shorter than the outer hook.
Abstract: A semiconductor memory array includes a first nonvolatile memory cell having a first charge storage layer and a first gate electrode and a second nonvolatile memory cell, adjacent to the first memory cell in a first direction, having a second charge storage layer and a second gate electrode. The first and second electrodes extend in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, the first electrode has a first contact section extending toward the second electrode in the first direction, and the second electrode has a second contact section extending toward the first electrode in the first direction. The first and second contact positions are shifted in the second direction, respectively, and the first electrode and the first contact section are electrically separated from the second electrode and the second contact section.
Abstract: A holding member includes a first opposing portion (first inner wall surface) and a second opposing portion (second inner wall surface) which oppose side wall surfaces of a lens array. Side wall surfaces of the lens array on opposite end sides with respect to a longitudinal direction of the lens array are exposed from opposite ends of the first opposing portion and opposite ends of the second opposing portion.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a cover pivotable on a body to close an opening at a closed position and open the opening at an open position, first and second replacement units having photosensitive drums, an optical print head pivotable in one direction, a spring, and a stopper. The spring applies, to the optical print head, a force for allowing the optical print head to pivot toward the one direction so that a movement of the optical print head with a pivotal movement of the cover from the open position to the closed position is prevented from being inhibited by the first developing cartridge. The optical print head, having the force applied the optical print head by the spring, so that movement of the optical print head with pivotal movement of the cover from the open to the closed position is prevented from being inhibited by the second developing cartridge.
Abstract: A coaxial cable includes a center conductor layer; an insulator layer covering a periphery of the center conductor layer; an outer conductor layer covering a periphery of the insulator layer; a separator layer covering a periphery of the outer conductor layer; a radio wave absorbing resin layer covering a periphery of the separator layer; and an outer sheath covering a periphery of the radio wave absorbing resin layer. The radio wave absorbing resin layer is formed of a material in which a magnetic body is mixed into a resin, and the separator layer is formed by winding a tape-shaped member around the periphery of the outer conductor layer so as to overlap without a gap.
Abstract: An L-type coaxial connector is connected to a coaxial cable including a central conductor and an external conductor, and includes a housing, a bushing, and a socket. The housing includes a housing main body, a back-side section, and a crimp section. The housing main body has a first cut section. The back-side section includes a lid section and an extending section extending from the lid section and above which the external conductor is placed. The crimp section extends from the extending section, and its leading end section is bent so as to be opposed to the extending section such that the coaxial cable is interposed therebetween. The extending section has a second cut section, and a joining member joining the external conductor and the extending section is present inside the second cut section.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a third link portion which is rotatably connected to said first link portion at a position between said first connecting portion and said first moving portion so that said first moving portion and said second moving portion are moved toward said drum unit by rotation of said first link portion about said first connecting portion as a rotation shaft and by rotation of said second link portion about said second connecting portion as a rotation shaft in interrelation with slide of said slidable portion, and which is rotatable relative to the apparatus main assembly. The third link portion is out of contact with the optical print head at a portion corresponding to an end portion on the optical print head side.
Abstract: A mobile terminal device is operated by a battery, performs wireless communication with a predetermined associated vehicle, and is available as an electronic key for the vehicle. The mobile terminal device includes a display unit including an electronic paper, and a terminal controller configured to display a predetermined code for unlocking the vehicle on the electronic paper when a remaining amount of the battery is equal to or smaller than a predetermined value.
Abstract: A memory cell includes a memory gate structure, a first select gate structure, and a second select gate structure. In the memory gate structure, a lower memory gate insulating film, a charge storage layer, an upper memory gate insulating film, and a metal memory gate electrode are stacked in this order. The first select gate structure includes a metal first select gate electrode along a first sidewall spacer provided on a sidewall of the memory gate structure. The second select gate structure includes a metal second select gate electrode along a second sidewall spacer provided on another sidewall of the memory gate structure. Thus, the metal memory gate electrode, the metal first select gate electrode, and the metal second select gate electrode can be formed of a same metallic material as a metal logic gate electrode, permitting the memory cell to be formed together with the metal logic gate electrode.
Abstract: Provided is an electrochromic display device including a pair of supporting substrates facing each other, a pair of electrodes each disposed on the supporting substrate and facing each other, an electrochromic display layer disposed in contact with at least one of the pair of the electrodes, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the pair of the electrode, wherein the electrochromic display layer includes a plurality of electrochromic layers exhibiting mutually different coloring colors, and the plurality of the electrochromic layers are laminated on the electrode at least in a partial area of the electrode.
Abstract: An L-shaped coaxial connector having a coaxial cable includes a coaxial cable including a central conductor portion and an external conductor portion disposed around the central conductor portion and a center conductor portion, an internal terminal connected to the central conductor portion, an external terminal connected to the external conductor portion, and an insulating member disposed between the internal and external terminals. The external terminal includes a cylindrical portion surrounding the first terminal portion and extending in a cylindrical shape in a direction intersecting an axial direction of the coaxial cable. The internal terminal includes a male type first terminal portion having a cylindrical shape and extending in the direction intersecting the axial direction, and a second terminal portion extending to connect from the first terminal portion to the central conductor portion.
Abstract: An information processing device includes: a first generation unit configured to generate first information in which a horizontal direction position and a depth direction position of an object are associated with each other from information in which a vertical direction position, the horizontal direction position, and the depth direction position of the object are associated with each other; a first detection unit configured to detect one region indicating the object based on the first information; a second generation unit configured to generate, from the information in which the vertical direction position, the horizontal direction position, and the depth direction position of the object are associated with each other, second information having separation performance higher than separation performance of the first information in which the horizontal direction position and the depth direction position of the object are associated with each other; a second detection unit configured to detect a plurality of reg
Abstract: A robot hand jig includes a grip including a first depression configured to engage with a first finger and a second depression configured to engage with a second finger. The first depression includes a first surface, a second surface perpendicular to the first surface, a third surface perpendicular to the second surface, and a fourth surface perpendicular to the first surface and the second surface. The second depression includes a fifth surface, a sixth surface perpendicular to the fifth surface, a seventh surface perpendicular to the sixth surface, and an eighth surface perpendicular to the fifth surface and the sixth surface.
August 23, 2018
Date of Patent:
February 25, 2020
Seiko Epson Corporation
Daisuke Komatsu, Sota Yamamoto, Ryuichi Okada, Fumiaki Hasegawa
Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide an exhaust gas purifying catalyst that can achieve high purification performance while suppressing H2S emissions. The object is solved by an exhaust gas purifying catalyst in which the top layer of a catalyst coating layer comprises a ceria-zirconia composite oxide having a pyrochlore-type ordered array structure, in which the ceria-zirconia composite oxide contains at least one additional element selected from the group consisting of praseodymium, lanthanum, and yttrium at 0.5 to 5.0 mol % in relation to the total cation amount, and the molar ratio of (cerium+additional element):(zirconium) is within the range from 43:57 to 48:52.
December 11, 2015
Date of Patent:
February 11, 2020
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, CATALER CORPORATION
Abstract: A simple structure is provided to move an optical print head toward a photosensitive drum. An image forming apparatus includes an optical print head having a first link portion and a second link portion, a sliding portion configured to move by sliding as to an image forming apparatus main body, and an abutting portion where one end of the optical print head abuts. When the sliding portion moves by sliding, the first link portion and the second link portion pivot as to the sliding portion, with the one end of the optical print head abutting the abutting portion, and the optical print head moves toward the photosensitive drum.
Abstract: An acoustic system includes: a first terminal device including a first-terminal sound emitting unit, an earhole sound collecting unit configured to collect earhole echo sound, and a first-terminal control unit configured to perform authentication between the first terminal device and a user based on the echo sound collected by the earhole sound collecting unit; an onboard device including an onboard-device sound emitting unit and an onboard-device control unit configured to perform authentication between the onboard device and the user based on communication with the first terminal device; and a second terminal device includes a second-terminal control unit configured to set a destination of sound data to one of the first terminal device and the onboard device when the onboard-device control unit detects that a predetermined condition including a condition that the user has been authenticated is satisfied.
Abstract: A light scanning apparatus including: a light source; a rotary polygon mirror configured to deflect a light beam emitted from the light source; an optical component of an incident optical system configured to introduce the light beam to the rotary polygon mirror; an optical box configured to contain the rotary polygon mirror and the optical component; and a supporting base installed between the light source and the rotary polygon mirror and configured to support the optical component, wherein the supporting base includes: a first dust-proof member configured to seal a boundary portion between the optical box and the supporting base; and a protrusion configured to enter an opening, which is formed in a side wall of the optical box from the inside of the optical box in a state in which the supporting base is mounted to the optical box, the light source being fixed to the opening.
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a novel compound having a strong opening action with respect to KCNQ2-5 channels. A compound represented by the general formula (I) (wherein the definition of each group is as described in the specification) is provided. The compound represented by the general formula (I) has a strong opening action with respect to KCNQ2-5 channels, and therefore is useful as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for a KCNQ2-5 channel-related disease (for example, dysuria, overactive bladder, or the like).
April 21, 2017
Date of Patent:
December 31, 2019
ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
Kentaro Yashiro, Masashi Kato, Tetsuji Saito, Takuya Okada, Daisuke Wakamatsu, Adam James Davenport, Christopher Charles Stimson