Patents by Inventor Fumio Sato

Fumio Sato 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: 10732078
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an inspection system comprises: a moving body including a moving main body movable along a structure; a detector attached to the moving main body; a shape information storage unit for storing shape information indicating shape and size of the structure; an inspection location information storage unit for storing information of inspection locations to be inspected; an inspection item information storage unit for storing information of inspection items to be inspected; a moving body location detecting unit for detecting moving body location information indicating location of the moving body; a moving control unit for controlling movement of the moving body; and an inspection control unit for inspection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Watanabe, Akihiro Matsuzaki, Fumio Sato, Fujio Terai, Hitoshi Katayama, Yuichiro Gunji
  • Patent number: 10730782
    Abstract: Provided is a method that can manufacture a glass material having excellent homogeneity by containerless levitation. A block (12) of glass raw material is heated and melted by irradiation with a plurality of laser beams with the block (12) of glass raw material held levitated, thus obtaining a molten glass, and the molten glass is then cooled to obtain a glass material. The plurality of laser beams include a first laser beam (13A) and a second laser beam (13B). A size (?) of an angle formed between the first laser beam (13A) and the second laser beam (13B) is 0° or more but less than 180°. A center (C1) of a spot (S1) of the first laser beam (13A) on the surface of the block (12) of glass raw material and a center (C2) of a spot (S2) of the second laser beam (13B) on the surface of the block 12 of glass raw material are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoko Yamada, Fumio Sato
  • Publication number: 20200189964
    Abstract: Provided is a chalcogenide glass material having excellent weather resistance and being suitable as an optical element for an infrared sensor. The chalcogenide glass material contains, in terms of % by mole, 20 to 99% Te and has an antireflection film formed thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshimasa MATSUSHITA, Fumio SATO
  • Publication number: 20200194831
    Abstract: Provided is a thin beta-alumina-based solid electrolyte sheet having a high ion conduction value. The solid electrolyte sheet containing ?-alumina and/or ??-alumina and having a thickness of 1 mm or less and a voidage of 20% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Junichi IKEJIRI, Hideo YAMAUCHI, Fumio SATO
  • Publication number: 20200186670
    Abstract: A communication system comprising an information processing apparatus and a mobile terminal, wherein when the mobile terminal receives a packet transmitted from the information processing apparatus, it determines whether or not a login condition for transmitting a login request is satisfied based on a received signal strength of the packet, and it transmits the login request to the information processing apparatus in a case where it determines that the login condition is satisfied, and does not transmit the login request to the information processing apparatus in a case where it is determines that the login condition is not satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Hosoda, Fumio Mikami, Hiroki Matsushima, Yukimasa Sato, Kyohei Takeda, Tomoko Adachi
  • Publication number: 20200148575
    Abstract: Provided is a small-diameter chalcogenide glass material having excellent weather resistance and mechanical strength and being suitable as an optical element for an infrared sensor. The chalcogenide glass material has an unpolished side surface, a pillar shape with a diameter of 15 mm or less, and a composition of, in terms of % by mole, 40 to 90% S+Se+Te and an inside of the glass material is free of stria with a length of 500 ?m or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshimasa MATSUSHITA, Fumio SATO
  • Patent number: 10622673
    Abstract: Provided is a thin beta-alumina-based solid electrolyte sheet having a high ion conduction value. The solid electrolyte sheet containing ?-alumina and/or ??-alumina and having a thickness of 1 mm or less and a voidage of 20% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi Ikejiri, Hideo Yamauchi, Fumio Sato
  • Patent number: 10611660
    Abstract: Provided is a method that enables a crystal-free glass material to be stably produced by a containerless levitation technique. A glass material 30 has a first surface 31 facing a forming surface 10a and a second surface 32 located on a side opposite to the forming surface 10a. The first surface 31 includes a central portion 31a and a peripheral portion 31b located outside of the central portion 31a. Gas is jetted through a gas jet hole at a flow velocity and a flow volume at which a glass material satisfying R2<R3<R1 is formed where R1 represents a radius of curvature of the central portion 31a, R2 represents a radius of curvature of the peripheral portion 31b, and R3 represents a radius of curvature of the second surface 32.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignees: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD., THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Fumio Sato, Tomoko Yamada, Hiroyuki Inoue, Atsunobu Masuno
  • Patent number: 10609248
    Abstract: A communication system comprising an information processing apparatus and a mobile terminal, wherein when the mobile terminal receives a packet transmitted from the information processing apparatus, it determines whether or not a login condition for transmitting a login request is satisfied based on a received signal strength of the packet, and it transmits the login request to the information processing apparatus in a case where it determines that the login condition is satisfied, and does not transmit the login request to the information processing apparatus in a case where it is determines that the login condition is not satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Hosoda, Fumio Mikami, Hiroki Matsushima, Yukimasa Sato, Kyohei Takeda, Tomoko Adachi
  • Publication number: 20200071404
    Abstract: [Problem] Provided is an anti-human CD73 antibody which is enhanced as compared to the antibody in the prior art and has an ability of recovering AMP-dependently suppressed T cell functions. [Means for Solution] Provided is an anti-human CD73 antibody comprising a heavy chain variable region comprising CDR1 consisting of the amino acid sequence of amino acid numbers 31 to 35 of SEQ ID NO: 2, CDR2 consisting of the amino acid sequence of amino acid numbers 50 to 66 of SEQ ID NO: 2, and CDR3 consisting of the amino acid sequence of amino acid numbers 99 to 112 of SEQ ID NO: 2, and a light chain variable region comprising CDR1 consisting of the amino acid sequence of amino acid numbers 24 to 34 of SEQ ID NO: 4, CDR2 consisting of the amino acid sequence of amino acid numbers 50 to 56 of SEQ ID NO: 4, and CDR3 consisting of the amino acid sequence of amino acid numbers 89 to 98 of SEQ ID NO: 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Masahito SATO, Hanae TOYONAGE, Fumio OSAKI, Tomohiro EGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200013283
    Abstract: A roadside device is configured to adapt to a vehicle road including at least a first lane and a second lane. The roadside device includes an input circuit configured to receive input of traffic light information of a traffic light for the first lane and an output circuit. The output circuit outputs the traffic light information, first road information corresponding to the first lane, second road information at least partially corresponding the second lane, and information that the second road information is substituted for the first road information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: MAKOTO SATO, FUMIO KOSUGE
  • Publication number: 20200011729
    Abstract: Provided is a novel infrared-transmitting glass that can be vitrified without containing any environmentally harmful compound and has high light transmissivity from visible range to a mid-infrared range of wavelengths of about 4 to about 8 ?m. An infrared-transmitting glass containing, in % by mole, 50% or more TeO2, 0 to 45% (exclusive of 0%) ZnO, and 0 to 50% (exclusive of 0% and 50%) RO (where R is at least one selected from the group consisting of Ca, Sr, and Ba).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Fumio SATO, Yoshimasa MATSUSHITA
  • Publication number: 20190356246
    Abstract: A vibration powered generator capable of vibrating at a plurality of resonance frequencies to generate electric power with a simpler structure is provided. A vibration powered generator has an elongated magnetostrictive material having one end attached to a vibrating body, in which the magnetostrictive material vibrates due to vibration of the vibrating body whereby the vibration powered generator generates electric power with the aid of an inverse magnetostrictive effect of the magnetostrictive material. A cross-sectional shape vertical to a longitudinal direction of the magnetostrictive material has an asymmetrical shape with respect to a straight line extending along a vibration direction thereof due to vibration of the vibrating body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: TOHOKU STEEL Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryuichi ONODERA, Tsuyoki TAYAMA, Takenobu SATO, Takashi EBATA, Fumio NARITA
  • Patent number: 10466098
    Abstract: Provided is a novel infrared-transmitting glass that can be vitrified without containing any environmentally harmful compound and has high light transmissivity from visible range to a mid-infrared range of wavelengths of about 4 to about 8 ?m. An infrared-transmitting glass containing, in % by mole, 50% or more TeO2, 0 to 45% (exclusive of 0%) ZnO, and 0 to 50% (exclusive of 0% and 50%) RO (where R is at least one selected from the group consisting of Ca, Sr, and Ba).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumio Sato, Yoshimasa Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10447081
    Abstract: There is provided a secondary coil module receiving supply of electric power via a primary coil by contactless power transfer technique. The secondary coil module includes a core formed of magnetic material, the core having a tubular portion in the form of a tube and a bottom portion formed integral with the tubular portion in such a manner as to close an opening of the tubular portion formed at one axial end portion thereof, a storage battery accommodated within an accommodation space provided inside the tubular portion and configured to be charged by the power via the primary coil and a coil winding disposed outside the core and on the side of the bottom portion of the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Hosiden Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ema, Fumio Ohta, Eiji Sato
  • Patent number: 10409663
    Abstract: A first control apparatus transmits, to a second control apparatus, a first error score based on an error detection situation at the time of accessing a first memory device through the second control apparatus, and transmits, to a third control apparatus, a second error score based on an error detection situation at the time of accessing a second memory device through the third control apparatus. The second control apparatus determines whether the first memory device malfunctions, based on a sum of a third error score based on the error detection situation at the time of accessing the first memory device and the received first error score. The third control apparatus determines whether the second memory device malfunctions, based on a sum of a fourth error score based on the error detection situation at the time of accessing the second memory device and the received second error score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Akira Sampei, Fumio Hanzawa, Hiroaki Sato
  • Publication number: 20190248699
    Abstract: Provided is an optical cap component that can give good sensitivity to an infrared light absorption-based optical gas sensor. An optical cap component includes: a window member formed of a lens-shaped infrared transmitting glass; and a cap member including a cylindrical sidewall portion having openings on both a distal end side and a base end side, wherein the window member is fixed to cover the opening on the distal end side of the cap member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshimasa MATSUSHITA, Fumio SATO
  • Patent number: 10374229
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material for alkali-ion secondary batteries is provided which contains 20-55% of Na2O+Li2O, 10-60% of CrO+FeO+MnO+CoO+NiO, and 20-55% of P2O5+SiO2+B2O3 in terms of oxide-equivalent mol % and includes 50 mass % or more of an amorphous phase. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a positive electrode active material for alkali-ion secondary batteries that enables high energy density and is excellent in the charge and discharge characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGAOKA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Honma, Takayuki Komatsu, Satoshi Nakata, Hideo Yamauchi, Fumio Sato
  • Patent number: 10352200
    Abstract: The present invention provides a camshaft capable of suppressing an increase in the number of parts and the number of places to be processed, preventing scratching on a sliding surface that is a part of an outer peripheral surface of an outer shaft and on which an inner cam is rotated, and preventing occurrence of deformation in the entire camshaft after final assembly. A camshaft includes an inner cam that is attached from a radial direction of an outer shaft and that is fixed to an inner shaft with a pin inserted into the inner cam from the radial direction of the outer shaft in a cam surface of the inner cam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumio Sato, Hiroshi Takeda, Takuro Yoshimura, Koji Saito
  • Publication number: 20190202725
    Abstract: Provided is a method that can manufacture a glass material having excellent homogeneity by containerless levitation. With a block (12) of glass raw material held levitated above a forming surface (10a) of a forming die (10) by jetting gas through a gas jet hole (10b) opening on the forming surface (10a), the block (12) of glass raw material is heated and melted by irradiation with laser beam, thus obtaining a molten glass, and the molten glass is then cooled to obtain a glass material. Control gas is jetted to the block (12) of glass raw material along a direction different from a direction of jetting of the levitation gas for use in levitating the block (12) of glass raw material or the molten glass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Tomoko YAMADA, Fumio SATO