Hideaki Nakamura 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: Provided is a superior, novel hetrocyclic compound with improved solubility in oil such as sesame oil and benzyl benzoate, which has a broader treatment spectrum, causes side effects, and is superior in tolerability and safety, and use thereof. A heterocyclic compound represented by the formula (I) wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or a salt thereof.
Abstract: A rotary control valve includes: a rotor including a tubular part and an opening in the tubular part; a seal member including a contact face, an internal passage, a noncontact part, and a ridge; a biasing member structured to cause the contact face of the seal member to be pressed on the tubular part; and a drive mechanism structured to rotate the rotor. The contact face is structured to be in sliding contact with the tubular part, and has an arc-curved surface shaped to fit with an outer periphery of the tubular part. The internal passage is structured to communicate with the opening of the tubular part. The noncontact part is formed at least one of ends of the arc-curved surface in a rotational direction of the tubular part, and is structured to be out of contact with the tubular part so as to define the ridge.
Abstract: The present invention provides a display system configured to control a plurality of display devices by combining a plurality of information processing devices and the display devices, even if the display system includes a display device incapable of communicating a switch signal with all of the information processing devices.
Abstract: The present invention provides a display system comprising: first and second information processing devices; first and second display devices configured to switch between a first display mode, in which a first image output from the first information processing device is displayed across the first and second display devices, and a second display mode, in which a second image output from the second information processing device is displayed across the first and second display devices; a detector configured to detect whether a pointing position is positioned on a switch area arranged in at least one of the first and second display devices; and a display switcher configured to, when the detector detects the pointing position on the switch area in the first display mode, switch a display mode from the first display mode to the second display mode.
Abstract: A case is provided with a drainage channel that smoothly drains water while also being able to suppress the intrusion of water into a housing space. The case includes a first case body in which a channel extending from a region serving as the housing space is formed. The channel includes a first channel portion having one end side connected to a first outlet and another end side connected to a second outlet, and a second channel portion connects the first channel portion and the housing space. Out of the opening edges of the second channel portion that face the first channel portion, a second-side opening edge, which is the edge on the second outlet side of the first channel portion, is located nearer to the housing space than a first-side opening edge, which is the edge on the first outlet side of the first channel portion, is.
Abstract: An information processing device in accordance with the present invention provides assistance for displaying correct entry candidates depending on circumstances when entering a machining program. The information processing device includes a program collection unit configured to collect programs entered in numerical controllers, a program entry history storage unit configured to store the collected programs, a ranking information creation unit configured to create ranking information based on counting and scoring of the programs stored in the program entry history storage unit, a ranking information storage unit configured to store the ranking information created by the ranking information creation unit 11, and a ranking information distribution unit configured to distribute the ranking information stored in the ranking information storage unit to the numerical controllers.
Abstract: Provided is a polarizing lens which is excellent in terms of impact resistance, outer appearance and prevention of eye strain and which exhibits little variation in color tone and transmittance during formation. The polarizing lens is formed by stretching a polyvinyl alcohol film and dyeing it with a dichroic dye, bonding an aromatic polycarbonate sheet to both surfaces of the film by means of an adhesive layer, and then inserting a polarizing sheet, bent to have a spherical or aspherical surface, into a mold, and injecting aromatic polycarbonate thereto, wherein the area in which the dichroic dye seeps from the surface of the polyvinyl alcohol film is not more than a quarter of the thickness of the polyvinyl alcohol film.
January 22, 2019
Date of Patent:
November 17, 2020
MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., MGC FILSHEET CO., LTD.
Abstract: A paper folding machine comprising folding mechanisms (11, 15, 24) arranged at folding positions (A-C) on a transport path (1), respectively, guides (8, 19, 20, 28, 29) positioning a paper sheet (F) relative to the folding positions by engagement with at least one side edge of the paper sheet, stoppers (12, 15, 25) stopping and positioning the paper sheet at the folding positions by bringing a leading edge of the paper sheet into contact with the stoppers, a fold misalignment detection unit (50) detecting a fold misalignment amount of the paper sheet for each folding position, and a controller (42) controlling positions of the guides and stoppers. The controller calculates, for each folding position, an average fold misalignment amount, and adjusts the position of the guide and/or stopper associated with the corresponding folding position so as to correct fold misalignment corresponding to the average fold misalignment amount.
Abstract: Provided is a flow control valve which improves a mounting efficiency. An MCV8 includes a housing including a valve-element housing portion, a first communicating aperture which introduces cooling water, which is flown out of a first water channel formed in an engine, to a valve-element housing portion, and a second communicating aperture which discharges the cooling water in the valve-element housing portion to a second water channel formed in the engine; a rotor accommodated in the valve-element housing portion and configured to change a flow rate of the cooling water discharged to the second water channel, according to a rotation angle of the rotor; and a drive mechanism configured to control the rotation angle of the rotor. The first and second communicating apertures open in an engine-side mounting surface of the housing.
Abstract: An optical semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate; a plurality of mesa stripes, which are arranged side by side on the semiconductor substrate, and each of which includes an active layer and a diffraction grating, the diffraction grating extending up to a back end surface of each of the plurality of mesa stripes; a plurality of electrodes, each of which is electrically connected to an upper surface of a corresponding one of the plurality of mesa stripes, having a pad portion for wire bonding; a plurality of waveguides, each of which is optically connected to the active layer of a corresponding one of the plurality of mesa stripes; and a reflective film provided at back end surfaces of the plurality of mesa stripes and having a reflectivity of 30% or more, wherein a center-to-center distance at back end surfaces of two mesa stripes at both ends of the plurality of mesa stripes is 150 ?m or less, and wherein at least two mesa stripes, of the plurality of mesa stripes, are configured to be drive
Abstract: A system for supporting smooth mobility of a mobile terminal apparatus between a plurality of local areas that are arranged in a wide area is disclosed. The system includes a wide area base station apparatus that covers a wide area, a local area base station apparatus that covers a local area arranged in the wide area, and a mobile terminal apparatus that can communicate with the wide area base station apparatus and the local area base station apparatus, and is configured to scramble a data signal and a reference signal by a scrambling sequence that is common between a plurality of local areas in communication between the local area base station apparatus and the mobile terminal apparatus.
Abstract: To provide a parking brake apparatus for a saddled vehicle actuated in response to a reverse rotation on a throttle grip which is set in a simplified structure. A parking brake apparatus for a saddled vehicle includes a parking brake caliper configured to restrict a rotation of a rear wheel while the motorcycle is parked; a steering handle configured to steer a front wheel; and a throttle grip mounted on the steering handle and configured to control output of a power unit. The control unit actuates the parking brake caliper by a motor when at least the throttle grip is reversely rotated and the vehicle speed is zero. The throttle grip being reversely rotated is detected according to information from a throttle position sensor which is interlocked with the throttle grip.
Abstract: Provided is an optical transmission module which can generate PAM4 optical modulation signals without converting a plurality of binary electric signals to a multi-level electric signal. An optical transmission module (200) comprising: a light source (60) for emitting continuous waveform (CW) light; optical modulators (51,52,53) arranged in series with a path of the CW light configured to modulate the CW light by switching relatively large absorption and relatively small absorption of the optical modulators in response to a modulation signal applied to the respective optical modulators; and an arithmetic logic circuit (100) configured to receive a plurality of binary electrical signals, and then to perform logic operation on the plurality of binary electrical signals for generating a new plurality of binary electrical signals, wherein each of the new plurality of binary electrical signals is applied to the respective optical modulators as the modulation signal.
Abstract: According to the present invention, a synthetic resin laminate comprising two transparent synthetic resin layers (A), two or more functional layers (B) having photochromic properties interposed between the two synthetic resin layers (A), and a transparent resin layer (C) interposed between the two or more functional layers (B), wherein the functional layer (B) is a cured layer comprising a photochromic dye and obtained from a diisocyanate and a polyol can be provided.
March 7, 2017
Date of Patent:
August 11, 2020
MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., MGC FILSHEET CO., LTD.
Abstract: A dehumidifier includes: a housing; a refrigerant circuit configured to allow low GWP refrigerant to circulate therethrough, the refrigerant circuit including a compressor having a variable operating frequency, a condenser, a pressure reducing device, and an evaporator, which are provided in the housing, the low GWP refrigerant being flammable and having a value of GWP of 6 or less; a blowing fan, which is provided in the housing, and is configured to take in air in a room into the housing and cause the taken-in air to pass through the evaporator and the condenser before blowing out the air from the housing into the room; and a water storage tank, which is provided below the evaporator, and is configured to accumulate dew condensation water generated in the evaporator, a number of refrigerant paths passing through the evaporator being greater than a number of refrigerant paths passing through the condenser.
December 15, 2015
Date of Patent:
August 11, 2020
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Home Appliance Co., Ltd.
Abstract: To prevent over-pickling of a steel strip during pickling pause, and shorten the time required to switch between pickling operation and pickling pause, a pickling device includes: a pickling tank for storing acid solution and for pickling a steel strip by allowing the steel strip to travel therethrough while the steel strip is immersed in the acid solution; a heat exchanger for heating the acid solution in the pickling tank; a circulation tank for storing the acid solution, provided separately from the pickling tank; an acid-solution circulation unit configured to circulate the acid solution between the pickling tank and the acid-solution storage tank; and a control device configured to control the acid-solution circulation device to maintain a liquid level of the acid solution in the pickling tank at a level below a traveling height of the steel strip.
Abstract: An operating mechanism of a work vehicle includes: an operating portion that is provided to a side console disposed beside a seat and can be operated by an operator; and a switching portion capable of switching between a used state in which the operating portion can be used and a non-used state in which the operating portion cannot be used.
Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for producing high-purity terephthalic acid, including steps of dissolving crude terephthalic acid crystal in water and performing catalytic hydrogenation treatment, depressurizing and cooling a reaction liquid after the catalytic hydrogenation treatment in stages with two or more stages of crystallization vessels, to crystallize terephthalic acid to obtain a terephthalic acid slurry, introducing the terephthalic acid slurry into an upper portion of a mother liquor replacement tower, bringing the terephthalic acid crystal into contact with an upward flow of replacement water introduced from a tower lower compartment of the mother liquor replacement tower while making the terephthalic acid crystal settled down in the tower, withdrawing the terephthalic acid crystal as slurry with the replacement water from the tower lower compartment, subjecting the slurry withdrawn from the tower lower compartment to solid-liquid separation into water and the terephthalic acid crystal, and drying
Abstract: Exemplary communication system 1 includes game devices 10, communication terminals 20, and game support server 30. Game devices 10 enable users to perform a multi-play activity. Each of communication terminals 20 runs an application associated with corresponding game device 10. Game support server 30 divides communication terminals 20 into separate communication groups in accordance with a situation of the multi-play activity performed by game devices 10 so that communication terminals 20 belonging to a same communication group can communicate with each other.
Abstract: Provided is a substrate unit that has a simple structure and is able to prevent water that has entered the inside from reaching a mounting surface of the substrate. The substrate unit includes: a substrate, a first casing member that supports the substrate, and a second casing member that is integrated into one piece with the first casing member and is provided on a mounting surface side of the substrate, wherein the second casing member is provided with a protruding portion that protrudes into a housing space that is defined by the first casing member and the second casing member and houses the substrate, and intersects a plane that extends along the mounting surface of the substrate.