Patents by Inventor Daisuke Tanaka

Daisuke Tanaka 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: 20240194530
    Abstract: In a manufacturing method of a semiconductor device, a first deformation restriction layer and a second deformation restriction layer are formed on a first main surface and a second main surface of a semiconductor substrate, the first main surface being opposite to the second main surface, and the semiconductor substrate having a device structure formed adjacent to the first main surface. A laser beam is applied through the second deformation restriction layer on the second main surface of the semiconductor substrate so as to irradiate a plane extending at a predetermined depth inside of the semiconductor substrate with the laser beam. A device layer that is a part of the semiconductor substrate including the first main surface and the device structure from a remaining layer of the semiconductor substrate along the plane irradiated with the laser beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: SHOSUKE NAKABAYASHI, MASATAKE NAGAYA, CHIAKI SASAOKA, ATSUSHI TANAKA, DAISUKE KAWAGUCHI, TOSHIKI YUI, KEISUKE HARA, TOMOMI ARATANI
  • Publication number: 20240182638
    Abstract: A block copolymer containing one or more segments containing an ionic group (hereinafter referred to as an “ionic segment(s)”) and one or more segments containing no ionic group (hereinafter referred to as a “nonionic segment(s)”), wherein at least one of the ionic segment or the nonionic segment contains: constituent units composed of an aromatic hydrocarbon polymer (hereinafter referred to as a “constituent unit”); and a first linker that links the constituent units with each other. A block copolymer and a polymer electrolyte material produced using the block copolymer are made feasible, in which the block copolymer can achieve high proton conductivity under low-humidity conditions, excellent mechanical strength and chemical stability, and enhanced in-process capability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2022
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuho MURAKAMI, Kazuma MATSUI, Tsuyoshi TANAKA, Daisuke IZUHARA
  • Publication number: 20240182639
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer electrolyte article having high proton conductivity, mechanical strength, and chemical stability, wherein, for the average periodic distance in the phase-separated structure of the polymer electrolyte article observed by small-angle X-ray scattering, the average periodic distance in the atmosphere and the average periodic distance in water satisfy the following condition: (the average periodic distance in water)/(the average periodic distance in the atmosphere)?2.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuho MURAKAMI, Kazuma MATSUI, Tsuyoshi TANAKA, Daisuke IZUHARA
  • Publication number: 20240184343
    Abstract: To achieve an electronic module capable of reducing dark current, which is current flowing when the electronic module is turned off, and contributing to prevention of battery wear of a vehicle or the like. Therefore, the electronic module connected to a first electronic module via a communication line includes: a microcomputer; a power supply IC that supplies power to the microcomputer; a power supply control circuit that supplies power from a battery power supply to the power supply IC; a control line connected to the communication line; and a first switch circuit that connects the control line and the power supply control circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Inventors: Daisuke TANAKA, Hidetatsu YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11999569
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an object to be transported by an automatic guided transportation vehicle includes: a housing having an entry route through which the automatic guided transportation vehicle enters; a marker that can be recognized by a sensor provided in the automatic guided transportation vehicle; and a marker holder configured to hold the marker retractably at an initial position where the marker contacts with the automatic guided transportation vehicle in the entry route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Junya Tanaka, Hideki Ogawa, Daisuke Yamamoto, Takafumi Sonoura, Seiji Tokura
  • Publication number: 20240174905
    Abstract: A showcase includes a refrigerant circuit and a refrigerant enclosed in the refrigerant circuit. The refrigerant circuit includes a compressor (121), a radiator (122), an expansion valve (123), and an evaporator (124). The refrigerant is a low-GWP refrigerant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2024
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi FUJINAKA, Masaru TANAKA, Shun OHKUBO, Mitsushi ITANO, Yuuki YOTSUMOTO, Akihito MIZUNO, Tomoyuki GOTOU, Yasufu YAMADA, Hitomi KUROKI, Tatsumi TSUCHIYA, Kenji GOBOU, Daisuke KARUBE, Tatsuya TAKAKUWA
  • Publication number: 20240174474
    Abstract: A recording device in which an operating unit is provided to be pivotable to a parallel state and an inclined state with respect to a housing, a discharge tray includes a placement portion displaceable to an accommodation position and a use position, and an extension portion displaceable to a retracted state and an extended state, the extension portion protrudes to the outside of the housing when the placement portion is at the accommodation position and the extension portion is in the extended state, at least the extension portion in the extended state overlaps the operating unit in the parallel state, and a force in a first direction in which the extension portion is displaced from the extended state to the retracted state is applied when a back surface of the operating unit abuts on a tip of the extension portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Satoshi NAKATA, Katsumi YAMADA, Hirokazu ANADA, Masanari TANAKA, Kanji MOMOSE, Yusuke KOMIYAMA, Daisuke KANUMA
  • Publication number: 20240178424
    Abstract: [Problem] Developed is a polymer electrolyte membrane having excellent proton conductivity even under low-humidity conditions, and having excellent mechanical strength and chemical stability. [Solution] A polymer electrolyte membrane containing a block copolymer having one or more ionic segments and one or more nonionic segments, wherein the ion exchange capacity (meq/g) of the block copolymer is more than 2.0 and less than 3.1, wherein the polymer electrolyte membrane has a co-continuous phase-separation structure, wherein the average period size (nm) of the co-continuous phase-separation structure is less than 110 nm as observed by transmission electron microscopy, and wherein the average period size (nm) of the co-continuous phase-separation structure and the ion exchange capacity (meq/g) satisfy the relation of: average period size (nm)/ion exchange capacity (meq/g)?21.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuho MURAKAMI, Kazuma MATSUI, Tsuyoshi TANAKA, Daisuke IZUHARA
  • Publication number: 20240170704
    Abstract: A polymer electrolyte material composed of a block copolymer having a segment containing an ionic group (hereinafter referred to as an “ionic segment”) and a segment containing no ionic group (hereinafter referred to as a “nonionic segment”), wherein the polymer electrolyte material has a phase-separation structure, and satisfies at least one of the following condition 1 or condition 2: <Condition 1> the saturated crystallinity of the polymer electrolyte material is 5% or more and 30% or less, as measured by wide-angle X-ray diffraction; and <Condition 2> the ion exchange capacity (IEC) of the polymer electrolyte material is 1.8 meq/g or more and 3.0 meq/g or less, and the product of the IEC (meq/g) of the polymer electrolyte material and the heat of crystallization (J/g) of the polymer electrolyte material, as measured by differential scanning calorimetry analysis, is 35.0 or more and 47.0 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuho MURAKAMI, Kazuma MATSUI, Tsuyoshi TANAKA, Daisuke IZUHARA
  • Publication number: 20240166074
    Abstract: A management server performs processing including registering reservation information when it accepts the reservation information, when a period of use covers all time frames of a DR request, when an intention to participate in DR is indicated, and when a reservation can be made, canceling a tentative reservation when the reservation cannot be made but when a reservation can be made in a tentative reservation time slot, and registering tentative reservation information when the intention to participate in DR is not indicated and when a reservation can be made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto KAKUCHI, Yurika TANAKA, Kazuya TSUCHIYA, Daisuke TSUTSUMI, Hiroaki SUGIYAMA
  • Patent number: 11988981
    Abstract: An endless belt includes a resin and conductive particles, in which a content of the conductive particles with respect to the endless belt is 5% by volume or more and 20% by volume or less in terms of a volume ratio, a Young's modulus of the endless belt is 3,000 MPa or more, and the number of times of bending endurance of the endless belt measured by an MIT test specified in JIS P8115:2001 is 10,000 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Yosuke Kubo, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shigeru Fukuda, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Masayuki Seko, Koichi Matsumoto, Iori Nishimura
  • Patent number: 11986738
    Abstract: The subject disclosure relates to methods for making user activity recommendations. In some aspects, a process of the technology can include operations for receiving a free-to-play indication, the free-to-play indication specifying availability of a user associated with a media system, retrieving, via the network interface, peer information indicating an availability of one or more online peers of the user, and retrieving, via the network interface, activity information indicating one or more activities available to the user, and at least one of the online peers. In some aspects method can further include operations for providing an activity recommendation to the user based on the peer information and the activity information, wherein the activity recommendation includes a suggestion of at least one activity that can be conducted by the user with the media system. Systems and computer-readable media are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
    Inventors: Shunsuke Kunieda, Yumiko Tanaka, Daisuke Kawamura
  • Patent number: 11987691
    Abstract: A resin molded article including an ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer resin and carbon black as primary components. After the resin molded article is heated from 25 degrees Celsius to 100 degrees Celsius and then cooled to 25 degrees Celsius, the shrinkage factor of the resin molded article at 25 degrees Celsius cooled after heated to 100 degrees Celsius relative to the resin molded article at 25 degrees Celsius before heated is less than or equal to 2.0%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira Yane, Kento Tsuda, Daisuke Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11988807
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optical member including an organic polymer. This optical member includes a surface A which has an area of 1 mm2 or more, and in which the flatness of a region having an area of 1 mm2, as measured by a non-contact type optical flatness meter, is 80 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignees: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC., AHIKO FINETEC, LTD.
    Inventors: Soichiro Ahiko, Daisuke Tanaka, Shinichi Umeda
  • Publication number: 20240152077
    Abstract: An intermediate transfer belt has metal oxide particles as a solid lubricant on a surface of the intermediate transfer belt, in which an average spacing between the metal oxide particles on the surface is 1,000 nm or less, and an average height of the metal oxide particles from the surface is 15 nm or more and 320 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM BUSINESS INNOVATION CORP.
    Inventors: Daisuke TANEMURA, Masato ONO, Shigeru FUKUDA, Masato FURUKAWA, Hiroaki TANAKA, Yosuke KUBO, Iori NISHIMURA, Masayuki SEKO, Koichi MATSUMOTO, Satoya SUGIURA
  • Publication number: 20240151047
    Abstract: To provide a mounting member comprising a ridge that is long in one direction and fixed to a desired position on a formwork in a simple manner, to form a desired groove portion in a concrete flat plate. The mounting member that is mounted on a formwork used to fabricate a concrete flat plate, and the mounting member comprises: a base material; a ridge portion that is provided on the base material and projects against an inner surface of the formwork; and a fixing portion that fixes the ridge portion to the inner surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: FUKUVI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Tanaka, Naoya Ishida, Hironori Horie, Eiji Koutani
  • Patent number: 11978287
    Abstract: The present invention provides an information provision system that provides a user with information for coping with a problem by using an information terminal having a camera and a display, wherein the information terminal includes at least one processor with a memory comprising instructions, that when executed by the at least one processor, cause the at least one processor to at least: identify a problem area in a captured image obtained by the camera; detect agitation of the user; and suitably display, on the display, a plurality of procedure screens indicating contents of a procedure for coping with the identified problem area, in accordance with an answer from the user, and the at least one processor is configured to change a procedure screen to be displayed on the display in response to detection of agitation of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Yamaoka, Kazuhiko Tanaka, Yu Takiguchi, Hitomi Hamamura
  • Patent number: 11970662
    Abstract: An electrochromic element including: a first electrode; a second electrode disposed to face the first electrode with a gap between the first electrode and the second electrode; a first electrochromic layer disposed on or above the first electrode, including conductor or semiconductor nano-structures and an electrochromic compound; and an electrolyte layer including an electrolyte, disposed between the first electrochromic layer and the second electrode, wherein the electrochromic compound is a compound represented by General Formula 1, and an anion of the electrolyte is a monovalent anion having oxidation potential higher than reduction potential of a dication of General Formula 1 by 3.1 V or greater, where X? is a monovalent anion having oxidation potential higher than reduction potential of the dication of General Formula 1 by 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Fuminari Kaneko, Daisuke Goto, Masato Shinoda, Ryo Kawamura, Naru Tanaka, Tohru Yashiro, Mamiko Inoue, Naoki Ura
  • Publication number: 20240134474
    Abstract: A display driver includes a driver circuit and a sensing controller. The driver circuit is configured to drive a display panel according to display information. The display panel defines a sensing region. The sensing controller interface circuit is configured to transmit an output vertical sync signal to a proximity sensing controller. The proximity sensing controller is configured to generate positional information of an input object based at least in part on a resulting signal received from a sensor electrode disposed in the sensing region. The output vertical sync signal comprises encoding the display information in the output vertical sync signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2024
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventors: Makoto Takeuchi, Hirokazu Hatayama, Masaaki Shiomura, Nobukazu Tanaka, Daisuke Ito, Takayuki Noto, Takashi Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20240126192
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a circulating member to be made to circulate while carrying a toner image on a peripheral surface; a transfer member configured to nip at a nip part a recording medium that is transported and the circulating member and to transfer the toner image on the circulating member to the recording medium with a voltage being applied to the transfer member; and a controller configured to control a transfer scheme in accordance with which a voltage is to be applied to the transfer member, the controller being capable of switching the transfer scheme between constant-voltage control and constant-current control, the controller causing an image forming section configured to form an image on the circulating member to start an image forming operation under constant-voltage control selected as the transfer scheme if a length ratio defined as a ratio of a length of the recording medium in an axial direction to a length of the nip part in the axial direction is smaller than a predetermined r
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventor: Daisuke TANAKA