Patents by Inventor Hideaki Sato

Hideaki 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: 11946443
    Abstract: A bonded body wherein functional base material is attached to object to be bonded. Functional base material and object are bonded with functional base material's end portion covered so operational effect neither lost nor adversely affected by fluid, bonded body has strong bonding property preventing functional base material peeled off due to weather. Peelability allows functional base material repair ease. Functional base material provided on object's curved surface to be bonded to along curved and/or smooth surface of object to be bonded to along smooth surface. Functional base material has peripheral side surface with peripheral distal-most end portion. Peripheral gap part provided between object to be bonded to and functional base material on inside of peripheral distal-most end portion and on side opposing to object to be bonded to. Peripheral gap part filled with holding member extending in laminar fan shape from peripheral side surface along curved and/or smooth surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignees: ASAHI RUBBER INC., HOKUTAKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Watanabe, Hideaki Sato, Masafumi Takeyama, Yukihiro Oryu
  • Patent number: 11946828
    Abstract: A side crash test apparatus uses a crash test structure including a center pillar, a roof-rail simulated part, and a rocker simulated part, and includes: a striker; a roof rail support; and a rocker support. The rocker support includes a rocker-rotation braking mechanism configured to restrain translation of the rocker simulated part, and support the rocker simulated part to be rotatable about an axis thereof and allow braking of the rotation. The rocker-rotation braking mechanism includes a rocker-rotation support member configured to rotate about the axis together with the rocker simulated part, a rocker-rotation shaft support configured to support a rotation center of the rocker-rotation support member, a rocker-rotation braking plate extended by rotation of the rocker-rotation support member while braking the rotation when the striker crashes into the center pillar, and a rocker rotation braking plate fixed portion configured to fix another end side of the rocker-rotation braking plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Kobiki, Kentaro Sato, Tsuyoshi Shiozaki
  • Publication number: 20240099128
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a compound that is useful as a hole transport material for providing a device for converting light into electricity that is capable of extracting current with high efficiency, and a device for converting light into electricity and a solar cell that include the compound in a hole transport layer and have favorable light/electricity conversion characteristics. The present invention provides a compound represented by the general formula (1) below. In the formula, R1 to R20 each represent a hydrogen atom, an alkoxy group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, or the like, and Y represents an oxygen atom or CR21R22, where R21 and R22 each represent a nitrile group, an acyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: HODOGAYA CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuya OHKURA, Hideaki TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi SATO
  • Patent number: 11935277
    Abstract: A training data generation device performs the processes of: acquiring first correct answer data that is correct answer data with respect to each training image of a training image group, the training image group including plural training images to be given the correct answer data, the training image group being divided into plural image subgroups, the first correct answer data being generated in a different situation for each of the plural image subgroups; generating a discriminator with respect to the each of the plural image subgroups, the discriminator being learned based on the each of the plural image subgroups and the first correct answer data corresponding to the each of the plural image subgroups; acquiring a discrimination result outputted by the discriminator for each of the plural training images by inputting the each of the plural training images to the discriminator which is generated based on at least one image subgroup other than an image subgroup to which the each of the training images belon
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Babazaki, Jun Piao, Hideaki Sato, Soma Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 11912036
    Abstract: An ink tank that enables to check whether a cover of an ink tank is normally bonded to the ink tank includes a first chamber having a supply port for supplying ink to a printing head that ejects ink, a second chamber having an external air introduction port capable of introducing external air, a partition wall configured to separate the first chamber and the second chamber, a communication path provided in the partition wall and configured to place the first chamber and the second chamber in communication with each other, a first cover member configured to cover an opening of the first chamber without extending over an opening of the second chamber, and a second cover member configured to cover the opening of the second chamber without extending over the opening of the first chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koki Shimada, Hideaki Matsumura, Masaya Shimmachi, Yukimichi Kimura, Junichi Kubokawa, Takahiro Kiuchi, Yusuke Tanaka, Kyohei Sato
  • Publication number: 20240060424
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a seal ring according to at least one embodiment is a method for manufacturing a circular seal ring, including: a step of forming a seal fin by turning an inner peripheral portion of a first member and a second member each having a semi-circular shape in a state where both end portions of each of the first member and the second member are in contact with each other; and a step of turning an outer peripheral portion of the first member and the second member in a state where the both end portions of each of the first member and the second member are spaced apart from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2022
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shohei Danno, Hideaki Sato
  • Publication number: 20240036233
    Abstract: An anti-reflective structural body includes a main body constituted of a raw material that contains a color material of black color and an anti-reflective structure formed on an outer surface of the main body, the anti-reflective structure includes a plurality of recesses each being formed to be recessed with respect to the outer surface and a base portion forming boundary portions of the recesses that are mutually adjacent and having a top portion on the outer surface, a profile curve of the base portion in a depth direction of the recesses includes the top portion formed to a curved shape, and virtual circles respectively including portions of the top portion of the curved shape as circular arcs each have a diameter ? of not more than 50 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: OTSUKA TECHNO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki SATO, Yosuke KAMIKADO, Yasuyuki OKADA, Shingo HANAOKA, Yukio TAKAHASHI, Shunsuke MORIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11869781
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus includes a processing tub configured to store therein a processing liquid in which a substrate is immersed to be processed, the processing liquid including a first component and a second component having a boiling point higher than that of the first component; an adjusting liquid supply configured to supply an adjusting liquid configured to adjust a concentration of the second component into the processing tub, the adjusting liquid including the first component; and a controller configured to control the adjusting liquid supply. When changing the concentration, the controller calculates a liquid surface height in the processing tub corresponding to the concentration after being changed based on a concentration difference between the concentration after being changed and the concentration before being changed, and the controller controls a supply of the adjusting liquid into the processing tub based on the calculated liquid surface height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yoshida, Hideaki Sato
  • Patent number: 11869780
    Abstract: A substrate liquid processing apparatus includes a processing liquid storage unit configured to store a processing liquid therein; a processing liquid drain unit configured to drain the processing liquid from the processing liquid storage unit; and a control unit. The control unit performs a first control in a constant concentration mode in which a concentration of the processing liquid in the processing liquid storage unit is regulated to a predetermined set concentration and a second control in a concentration changing mode in which the concentration of the processing liquid is changed. In the second control, a set concentration after concentration change is compared with a set concentration before the concentration change, and when the set concentration after the concentration change is lower, the control unit controls the processing liquid drain unit to start draining of the processing liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Takahiro Kawazu, Takafumi Tsuchiya, Hideaki Sato, Hidemasa Aratake, Osamu Kuroda, Takashi Nagai, Jiro Harada
  • Patent number: 11798265
    Abstract: A teaching data correction device sets, for teaching data indicating an object area where an object of interest exists in a training image, a correction candidate area which is an area to be a correction candidate of the object area, the training image being used for learning. The teaching data correction device generates an output machine based on the correction candidate area, the output machine being learned to output, when an image is inputted thereto, an identification result or a regression result relating to the object of the interest. Then, the teaching data correction device updates the teaching data by the correction candidate area based on an accuracy of the output machine, the accuracy being calculated based on the identification result or the regression result outputted by the output machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Soma Shiraishi, Yasunori Babazaki, Jun Piao
  • Patent number: 11752134
    Abstract: Compositions containing one or more amino acids selected from the group consisting of 25 mol % to 45 mol % of leucine, and 20 mol % to 40 mol % of phenylalanine relative to the total content of leucine, lysine, valine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, histidine, and tryptophan, are useful for improving cognitive function, for improving anxiety-like symptoms, and for suppressing cerebral atrophy and are highly safe and can be ingested or administered continuously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Masako Yasui, Yusuke Adachi, Katsuya Suzuki, Michihiro Takada
  • Publication number: 20230243042
    Abstract: An electrochemical reaction device of an embodiment includes: an electrochemical reaction cell 1 that includes: a first electrode having a first flow path, a second electrode having a second flow path, and a separating membrane sandwiched between the first electrode and the second electrode; a liquid tank that contains a liquid to be treated supplied to the second flow path of the second electrode; a first pipe that connects an inlet of the second flow path and the liquid tank; a second pipe that connects an outlet of the second flow path and the liquid tank; and a backflow suppression mechanism that is provided in the second pipe to prevent backflow of the liquid to be treated flowing in the second pipe or reduce a backflow speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2022
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro YOSHINAGA, Shinichi SEKIGUCHI, Naoki SYOJI, Ryota KITAGAWA, Yoji NAKAMORI, Hideaki SATO, Yoshitsune SUGANO, Tetsuharu TANOUE
  • Publication number: 20230243273
    Abstract: A drain removal monitoring equipment for monitoring, in a steam turbine, drain removal performed by drawing a fluid outside at least one hollow stator vane including an internal space into the internal space via a slit formed in a surface of the stator vane includes: a gas-liquid separation device for separating the fluid drawn into the internal space into a liquid phase and a gas phase; a liquid-phase flow measurement device for measuring a flow rate of the liquid phase separated by the gas-liquid separation device; a gas-phase flow measurement device for measuring a flow rate of the gas phase separated by the gas-liquid separation device; a liquid-phase return line through which the liquid-phase flow measurement device and the steam turbine communicate with each other, and a gas-phase return line through which the gas-phase flow measurement device and the steam turbine communicate with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Takata, Masaki Osako, Masahiro Ishikawa, Hideaki Sato, Soichiro Tabata, Naoto Tochitani
  • Publication number: 20230193788
    Abstract: This steam turbine is provided with a rotor shaft which rotates about an axis, a plurality of rows of moving blades which are fixed to the outside, in the radial direction, of the rotor shaft, and which are disposed spaced apart in the axial direction along the axis, a casing disposed in such a way as to cover the rotor shaft and the plurality of rows of moving blades, and rows of stationary blades which are fixed to the inside, in the radial direction, of the casing, are disposed spaced apart in the axial direction, and which are disposed on a first side, in the axial direction, of each of the plurality of rows of moving blades, wherein the rows of stationary blades are provided with: a plurality of stationary blades which are disposed spaced apart in the circumferential direction, and each of which extends in the radial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Takata, Yasuhiro Sasao, Hideaki Sato, Soichiro Tabata
  • Publication number: 20230011679
    Abstract: In an image processing apparatus, a foreground extraction unit extracts each foreground from input images, and generates a foreground extraction result. A movement trajectory feature extraction unit tracks each foreground based on the foreground extraction result, and extracts a movement trajectory feature of the foreground. The area variation feature extraction unit extracts an area variation feature representing a temporal area variation of each foreground. A foreground center estimation unit estimates a center of each foreground using the movement trajectory feature and the area variation feature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Kyota Higa
  • Publication number: 20230010199
    Abstract: In a foreground extraction apparatus, an extraction result generation unit performs a foreground extraction using a plurality of foreground extraction models for an input image, and generates foreground extraction results. A selection unit selects one or more foreground extraction models among the plurality of foreground extraction models using respective foreground results acquired by the plurality of foreground extraction models. A foreground region generation unit extracts each foreground region based on the input image using the selected one or more foreground extraction models.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Kyota Higa, Yasunori Babazaki, Hiroyoshi Miyano
  • Publication number: 20220392212
    Abstract: In an object identification apparatus, a foreground extraction unit performs a foreground extraction with respect to input images, and generates a foreground extraction result. A state extraction unit extracts a state for each foreground based on the foreground extraction result. An identification model selection unit selects one or more identification models based on the extracted state for each foreground by using a selection model. An identification unit identifies a moving object included in the input images using the selected identification model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Katsumi Kikuchi, Kyota Higa
  • Publication number: 20220366802
    Abstract: In a flying object management apparatus, a flight plan acquisition unit acquires a flight plan of a managed flying object which is a flying object to be managed. An information acquisition unit acquires information of an unmanaged flying object which is a flying object other than the managed flying object. A determination unit determines a possibility of collision between the unmanaged flying object and the managed flying object based on information of the unmanaged flying object and the flight plan. A display unit displays a warning image including the unmanaged flying object having the possibility of collision.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki SATO, Kyota Higa
  • Patent number: 11493669
    Abstract: An anti-reflective structural body is constituted of an integrally molded article and includes an anti-reflective structure formed on a base surface that constitutes an outer surface of the molded article, and the anti-reflective structure includes a plurality of recesses, each being formed to be recessed from the base surface independently of mutually adjacent recesses and having an inclined surface, which is inclined with respect to the base surface and forms at least one punctiform or linear apex portion at a bottom portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: OTSUKA TECHNO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Okada, Hideaki Sato, Yosuke Kamikado, Yukio Takahashi, Yuta Uchiyama, Naoki Oyama, Shunsuke Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11484859
    Abstract: An airflow generation device having a first dielectric substrate made from a rubber elastic material, a first electrode on or near by a first surface of the first dielectric substrate, a second electrode on a second surface, and a second dielectric substrate made from a rubber elastic material covering the second electrode. It makes the airflows generated by plasma caused from partial gas near by the first surface through applied voltage into the first electrode and the second electrode, and bonding portions between the first electrode and the second electrode and the first dielectric substrate, bonding portions between the second electrode and the second dielectric substrate, and bonding portions between the first dielectric substrate and the second dielectric substrate are bonded by chemical bonds with chemically crosslinking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignees: ASAHI RUBBER INC., TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Watanabe, Hideaki Sato, Yutaka Watanabe, Kenichi Yamazaki, Masahiro Asayama, Motofumi Tanaka, Hiroyuki Yasui, Toshiki Osako