Patents by Inventor Eiji Hashimoto

Eiji Hashimoto 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).

  • Patent number: 11961744
    Abstract: In a chamber, first processing is performed as preliminary processing. After the first processing has been finished, the temperature in a predetermined target region in the chamber is measured with a thermographic camera. Then, whether or not to start second processing on a substrate is determined in accordance with the acquired measured temperature information. If it is determined as a result that the second processing can be started, the second processing is performed. In this case, the second processing on the substrate can be started, with the temperature of the target region in the chamber having reached its stability. Accordingly, the second processing can be performed uniformly on a plurality of substrates. That is, it is possible to reduce variations in processing caused by temperature environments in the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji Fukatsu, Koji Hashimoto, Hiroyuki Fujiki, Masafumi Inoue
  • Patent number: 11342618
    Abstract: A secondary battery including an electrode body including a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate; an exterior body that has an opening and houses the electrode body; a sealing body that seals the opening; a terminal that is provided in the sealing body, and connected to the positive electrode plate or the negative electrode plate; and a conductive member that is disposed on an outer side of the sealing body, and is connected to the terminal. The conductive member has an overlap section in which one end of a conductive plate-shaped member is folded and opposed surfaces are overlaid on other, and a base section in which no surfaces are overlaid on other, and the terminal is connected to the conductive member in the base portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., Panasonic Holdings Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Wakimoto, Eiji Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20210305647
    Abstract: A secondary battery including an electrode body including a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate; an exterior body that has an opening and houses the electrode body; a sealing body that seals the opening; a terminal that is provided in the sealing body, and connected to the positive electrode plate or the negative electrode plate; and a conductive member that is disposed on an outer side of the sealing body, and is connected to the terminal. The conductive member has an overlap section in which one end of a conductive plate-shaped member is folded and opposed surfaces are overlaid on other, and a base section in which no surfaces are overlaid on other, and the terminal is connected to the conductive member in the base portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicants: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Wakimoto, Eiji Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11130148
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system for manufacturing a therapeutic microneedle configured to regulate an air environment within a coating chamber for manufacturing a therapeutic microneedle by coating a microneedle with a coating liquid containing a drug, the system for manufacturing a therapeutic microneedle comprising an air compressor, a humidity regulator configured to regulate humidity of air supplied from the air compressor, and an air filter configured to eliminate microorganisms from air to be supplied to the inside of the coating chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: HISAMITSU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., INC.
    Inventors: Eiji Hashimoto, Toshiyuki Matsudo, Shinpei Nishimura, Seiji Tokumoto
  • Patent number: 10961932
    Abstract: An internal combustion engine control device includes a combustion degree of stoppage determination unit which determines whether stoppage of combustion of an internal combustion engine has reached a threshold degree, and an internal combustion engine control unit which performs a normal control in the case that the combustion of the engine is resumed in a state where stoppage of combustion has not reached the threshold degree, and performs a soot suppression control in the case that the engine combustion is resumed in a state where stoppage of combustion has reached the threshold degree. In the soot suppression control, the split injection or the single injection is carried out within the predetermined stroke, and the engine control unit causes a fuel injection timing in the single injection of the soot suppression control to be delayed with respect to the fuel injection timing in the single injection of the normal control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji Hashimoto, Naoki Fukuoka, Masayuki Yoshiiri, Kengo Takada, Mitsuo Hashizume
  • Publication number: 20200109680
    Abstract: An internal combustion engine control device includes a combustion degree of stoppage determination unit which determines whether stoppage of combustion of an internal combustion engine has reached a threshold degree, and an internal combustion engine control unit which performs a normal control in the case that the combustion of the engine is resumed in a state where stoppage of combustion has not reached the threshold degree, and performs a soot suppression control in the case that the engine combustion is resumed in a state where stoppage of combustion has reached the threshold degree. In the soot suppression control, the split injection or the single injection is carried out within the predetermined stroke, and the engine control unit causes a fuel injection timing in the single injection of the soot suppression control to be delayed with respect to the fuel injection timing in the single injection of the normal control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Eiji HASHIMOTO, Naoki FUKUOKA, Masayuki YOSHIIRI, Kengo TAKADA, Mitsuo HASHIZUME
  • Patent number: 9810588
    Abstract: An optical fiber temperature sensor implements a temperature monitoring function in an interphase insulating material between sandwich bus bars. The optical fiber temperature sensor is formed by housing an optical fiber cable in a housing formed from an ultra-thin sheet made from an insulating material having insulation quality equal to or higher than interphase insulating material between sandwich bus bars. Multiple ultra-thin columnar members, each made from same material as is housing, are housed in multiple locations in housing. Multiple sensor rings are each formed by unfixedly winding a portion of optical fiber cable with a length equal to or longer than that corresponding to range resolution around corresponding one of ultra-thin columnar members. The multiple sensor rings measure temperatures in multiple locations. Silicone sealing is applied to housing side surfaces. All surfaces of housing are sealed with a hermetic sealing member made from a silicone-based liquid insulating material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignees: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION, KITASHIBA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji Hashimoto, Koji Dojo, Takeshi Obata
  • Patent number: 9656328
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cutting tool, including: a cutting edge including a coating from a rake face to a flank face, and has a relief angle of not less than 15 degrees, a material of the coating having a higher wear resistance than a base material of the cutting edge, and during cutting of a work, an edge of the coating on the rake face at a top of the cutting edge is worn by friction with the work; with a progress of a wear inward in a radial direction, an edge of the coating on the flank face at the top of the cutting edge is removed by friction with the work to expose the base material thereunder; and the exposed base material is worn by friction with the work to retract the flank face inward in the radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignees: FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, MAKOTOLOY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Saito, Tatsuo Nakahata, Hideharu Takahashi, Junji Tsuchiya, Masao Watanabe, Eiji Hashimoto, Hirofumi Higashiwaki
  • Patent number: 9599001
    Abstract: An exhaust purification system for an internal combustion engine is provided that can maintain the NOx purification rate of a selective reduction catalyst at near the maximum thereof. The exhaust purification system is provided with an oxidation catalyst and CSF provided in the exhaust plumbing of the engine, a selective reduction catalyst that is provided in the exhaust plumbing on the downstream side of oxidation catalyst and CSF, and selectively reduces NOx in the exhaust, and a NO2 sensor that detects NO2 in the exhaust inside of the exhaust plumbing on the downstream side of the selective reduction catalyst. An ECU executes NO2-NOx ratio decrease processing to cause the NO2-NOx ratio corresponding to the ratio of NO2 to NOx in the exhaust flowing into the selective reduction catalyst to decrease, in a case of a detection value Vno2 from the NO2 sensor being greater than a predetermined value Vno2_th.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Eiji Hashimoto, Hideki Matsunaga, Hisao Haga, Masafumi Sakota
  • Patent number: 9409239
    Abstract: Provided is a step-shaped drill bit including at least two stepped cutting edges that are axially provided. A cutting edge of a first step from a tip is formed so as to satisfy at least one of the following conditions. That is, a number of blades is smaller, a point angle of the cutting edge is larger, or a clearance angle of the cutting edge is larger than that of cutting edges of a second and subsequent step(s). As a result, a thrust resistance during a perforation can be reduced compared with a case in which the first step cutting edge is formed such that the number of blades, the point angle of the cutting edge and the clearance angle of the cutting edge are the same as those of the second and subsequent step(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignees: MAKOTOLOY CO., LTD., FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hirofumi Higashiwaki, Eiji Hashimoto, Manabu Saito, Masao Watanabe, Tatsuo Nakahata
  • Publication number: 20160107189
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system for manufacturing a therapeutic microneedle configured to regulate an air environment within a coating chamber for manufacturing a therapeutic microneedle by coating a microneedle with a coating liquid containing a drug, the system for manufacturing a therapeutic microneedle comprising an air compressor, a humidity regulator configured to regulate humidity of air supplied from the air compressor, and an air filter configured to eliminate microorganisms from air to be supplied to the inside of the coating chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Eiji HASHIMOTO, Toshiyuki MATSUDO, Shinpei NISHIMURA, Seiji TOKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20150285692
    Abstract: An optical fiber temperature sensor implements a temperature monitoring function in an interphase insulating material between sandwich bus bars. The optical fiber temperature sensor is formed by housing an optical fiber cable in a housing formed from an ultra-thin sheet made from an insulating material having insulation quality equal to or higher than interphase insulating material between sandwich bus bars. Multiple ultra-thin columnar members, each made from same material as is housing, are housed in multiple locations in housing. Multiple sensor rings are each formed by unfixedly winding a portion of optical fiber cable with a length equal to or longer than that corresponding to range resolution around corresponding one of ultra-thin columnar members. The multiple sensor rings measure temperatures in multiple locations. Silicone sealing is applied to housing side surfaces. All surfaces of housing are sealed with a hermetic sealing member made from a silicone-based liquid insulating material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2012
    Publication date: October 8, 2015
    Applicants: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION, KITASHIBA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji Hashimoto, Koji Dojo, Takeshi Obata
  • Patent number: 8978367
    Abstract: An exhaust gas purifying system includes: a SCR catalyst which has a function of reducing NOx and absorbing NO2; an upstream catalyst which is provided at the upstream side of the SCR catalyst and has a three-way purification function; and an air-fuel ratio controller which controls the air-fuel ratio of the air-fuel mixture. The controller calculates the NO2 storage amount of the SCR catalyst (S2), calculates a value of the NOx correlation parameter that increases in response to the NOx discharge amount (S4), sets the stoichiometry determination threshold value to a small value as the NO2 storage amount increases (S5), and changes the operation mode of the engine to the stoichiometry operation mode in which the air-fuel ratio is controlled to stoichiometry when the value of the NOx correlation parameter is larger than the stoichiometry determination threshold value (S6, S9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki Matsunaga, Yuji Yasui, Naohiro Sato, Masafumi Sakota, Eiji Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8875497
    Abstract: An exhaust purification system for an internal combustion engine is provided that can steadily maintain a NOx purification rate of a selective reduction catalyst to be high without allowing the fuel economy or marketability to deteriorate. The exhaust purification system includes a NO2—NOx ratio adjustment mechanism that causes a NO2—NOx ratio to change; and a NO2—NOx ratio perturbation controller that executes NO2—NOx ratio perturbation control so that a NO2 balance of the selective reduction catalyst in a predetermined time period, with NO2 adsorption being positive and NO2 release being negative, is 0. Herein, NO2—NOx ratio perturbation control is defined as control that alternately executes NO2 increase control to cause the NO2—NOx ratio to be greater than a reference value near 0.5, and NO2 decrease control to cause the NO2—NOx ratio to be less than the reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki Matsunaga, Yuji Yasui, Eiji Hashimoto, Hisao Haga, Naohiro Sato, Masafumi Sakota
  • Patent number: 8794219
    Abstract: An EGR control apparatus for an internal combustion engine, which is capable of properly controlling an inert gas amount of two types of EGR gas supplied to cylinders of the engine via two paths different from each other, thereby making it possible to ensure a stable combustion state, reduced exhaust emissions, and improve operability. The EGR control apparatus includes low-pressure and high-pressure EGR devices, and an ECU. The ECU controls the low-pressure and high-pressure EGR gas amounts according to engine speed and demanded torque, and when a combination of engine speed and demanded torque is in a predetermined region, the low-pressure and high-pressure EGR gas amounts are controlled such that inert gas in low-pressure EGR gas exceeds in amount inert gas in high-pressure EGR gas, and the former more exceeds the latter as engine speed is higher or demanded torque is larger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Eiji Hashimoto, Hisao Haga, Koichi Nakajima
  • Patent number: 8762307
    Abstract: A control system for a plant e.g. as a non-linear system, which is capable of properly suppressing interaction occurring between a plurality of control inputs and a plurality of controlled variables, thereby making it possible to properly control the controlled variables and easily design the control system. In the control system, each of a plurality of interaction suppression parameters for correcting the control inputs, respectively, such that the interaction is suppressed is calculated using a neural network constructed by using, out of the plurality of control inputs, a control input other than a control input corrected by a calculated interaction suppression parameter, as an input, and the interaction suppression parameter as an output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji Hashimoto, Yuji Yasui, Hisao Haga, Koichi Nakajima
  • Patent number: 8734067
    Abstract: A drill includes a pair of main cutting edges extending from a distal portion of the drill to a position close to a proximal end of the drill to entirely define a two-edge configuration, and a pair of auxiliary cutting edges extending between positions at the distal and proximal sides of a maximum diameter position to partly define a four-edge configuration. A ridgeline of each auxiliary cutting edge is located within an angle smaller than 90° from a ridgeline of the corresponding main cutting edge toward the rear in a rotation direction of the drill. The point angle of the auxiliary cutting edges increases at a higher rate than the point angle of the main cutting edges in a predetermined range from the maximum diameter position toward a distal end of the drill.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignees: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Makotoloy Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Manabu Saito, Tatsuo Nakahata, Hideharu Takahashi, Junji Tsuchiya, Eiji Hashimoto, Hirofumi Higashiwaki
  • Patent number: 8671660
    Abstract: A catalyst degradation determination device is provided that can determine the degradation of a selective reduction catalyst with high precision while also suppressing a temporary decline in purification performance. By way of controlling a urea injection device, the catalyst degradation determination device increases, in a selective reduction catalyst in a state in which the storage amount is a maximum, the storage amount thereof by a detection reduced-amount portion DSTNH3—JD, and then decreases the amount until it is determined that ammonia slip has occurred. Then, degradation is determined based on the time at which the slip determination flag FNH3—SLIP was set to “1” when fluctuating the storage amount. The detection reduced-amount portion DSTNH3—JD is set to a value that is larger than the storage capacity of the selective reduction catalyst in a degraded state and smaller than the storage capacity of the selective reduction catalyst in a normal state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Eiji Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8646271
    Abstract: An EGR control apparatus for an internal combustion engine, which is capable of accurately controlling an inert gas amount and an inert gas ratio of two types of EGR gas supplied to cylinders of the engine via two paths different from each other, thereby making it possible to ensure a stable combustion state and reduced exhaust emissions. The EGR control apparatus includes a low-pressure EGR device, a high-pressure EGR device, and an ECU. The ECU calculates a target low-pressure opening, calculates an estimated value of an in-cylinder low-pressure inert gas flow rate, which is the estimated value of an inert gas amount included in low-pressure EGR gas supplied to the cylinders via an intake passage, calculates a target high-pressure opening using the estimated value, and controls low-pressure and high-pressure EGR control valves, using the target low-pressure opening and the target high-pressure opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Eiji Hashimoto, Hisao Haga, Koichi Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20140037710
    Abstract: A method for producing a patch including a support layer and an adhesive layer, comprising the step of forming the adhesive layer with use of an adhesive layer composition obtained by mixing an alkali metal diacetate, a drug, and a nonaqueous adhesive base such that the molar ratio between the drug and the alkali metal diacetate (the number of moles of the drug:the number of moles of the alkali metal diacetate) is from 1:0.5 to 1:15.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: HISAMITSU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., INC.
    Inventors: Eiji Hashimoto, Isao Hagiwara, Yukihisa Naka, Hideharu Chono