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: 10844376
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to the improvement of a miRNA inhibitor (a synthesized Tough Decoy (S-TuD)). The present invention provides a miRNA inhibitory complex including RNA or an analog thereof, wherein the RNA inhibitory complex includes at least one double-stranded structure and a miRNA binding sequence, each of two strands of the miRNA binding sequence being bound to two strands of at least one end of the double-stranded structure, and the miRNA inhibitory complex further includes at least one crosslinked nucleic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: University of Tokyo, GeneDesign, Inc.
    Inventors: Hideo Iba, Takeshi Haraguchi, Hirokazu Nankai, Hideaki Sato
  • Publication number: 20200341416
    Abstract: A controller controls power to be supplied to a plurality of heat-generating blocks obtained by dividing a heater in a direction orthogonal to a transport direction for a recording material, and when images formed on a plurality of sheets of the recording material having an equal size are continuously heated, and the controller determines whether each of the heat-generating blocks is a heat-generating block which is passed by the recording material or a heat-generating block which is not passed by the recording material on the basis of a detection temperature by a temperature detecting element when prescribed power is supplied to the heat-generating block and changes a control condition in heating on the basis of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Hirohiko Aiba, Tomonori Sato, Hideaki Yonekubo
  • Patent number: 10819346
    Abstract: Provided is a temperature-compensated voltage generating circuit that generates a temperature-compensated voltage which is supplied to an oscillator circuit. The temperature-compensated voltage generating circuit includes a temperature detecting circuit that detects a temperature; a high frequency attenuating part that attenuates at least a part of a frequency component which is higher than a direct-current component of an output of the temperature detecting circuit; an adder that adds the output of the temperature detecting circuit and an output of the high frequency attenuating part; and a compensated voltage generating part that generates the temperature-compensated voltage based on an output of the adder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki Sato, Hideaki Hirose
  • Publication number: 20200335138
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a display, an operation receiver, a storage, and a controller. The operation receiver receives an instruction indicating a switch of a candidate image from a user. The storage stores movie data. The controller controls the display to display a selection screen via which a frame image to be stored as a still image is selected from the movie data. The selection screen includes the candidate image, first marker information, and second marker information. The controller moves a frame position of the candidate image based on the position indicated by the first marker information or the second marker information in a case where the operation receiver receives the instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Wataru OKAMOTO, Masafumi SATO, Hideaki HATANAKA, Yoshikazu SAKAI
  • Patent number: 10799841
    Abstract: A reciprocating stirrer device with which favorable gas absorption into the stirred substance can be obtained. The reciprocating stirrer device is obtained from: a stirring vessel in which the substance to be stirred is placed; a reciprocating drive shaft provided inside the stirring vessel; a stirring blade connected and affixed so as to intersect the drive shaft; and a microbubble-generating unit. The microbubble-generating unit is obtained from a sparger that is made of a porous body and a gas supply means for supplying a gas to the sparger. Bubbles are generated in the substance being stirred by passing gas supplied to the sparger by the gas supply means through pores of the porous body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: SATAKE CHEMICAL EQUIPMENT MFG LTD., JGC JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Kato, Hisayuki Kanamori, Makoto Sato, Naoki Tahara, Hideaki Togashi
  • Patent number: 10800187
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit to form an image on a recording medium by discharging liquid droplets onto the medium; and a media heater to heat the medium by contacting a rear surface of the medium opposite a surface of the medium on which the image is formed, in which the media heater includes a contact member with a contact surface having a predetermined curvature that the medium contacts, the contact member is a roller member, and the medium closely contacts the contact surface of the contact member across an entire width of the medium in a direction perpendicular to the media conveyance direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Hoshino, Kenji Sato, Hirokazu Ikenoue, Satoshi Kitaoka, Hideaki Nishimura, Yoko Ishii
  • Publication number: 20200312667
    Abstract: In a substrate liquid processing method for performing an etching process by bringing an etching liquid for removing a coating film into contact with a surface of a substrate having a recess and covered with a coating film inside and outside the recess, the substrate liquid processing method includes: a first coating film removal step of setting the etching liquid to a first temperature so as to attain a first etching rate and removing the coating film outside the recess in a first process time; and thereafter, a second coating film removal step of setting the etching liquid to a second temperature so as to attain a second etching rate lower than the first etching rate and removing the coating film outside the recess in the second process time while leaving the coating film inside the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Jinhyun Kim
  • Publication number: 20200269928
    Abstract: There are provided first and second loop-shaped structure sections which are respectively provided to extend continuously along a lower wall part, right-and-left both side wall parts, and an upper wall part of a vehicle body so as to have a loop shape in a vehicle elevational view. The first loop-shaped structure section is positioned in front of a damper support section. A lower-side part of the second loop-shaped structure section which is located at a lower level than the damper support section is formed by a part of the first loop-shaped structure section and its upper-side part is positioned in back of the damper support section. Each of these loop-shaped structure sections is formed by a closed-cross section portion where a closed-cross section is partitioned by plural members and/or a thick plate portion having a thicker plate thickness than a vehicle-body panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori ISHIMOTO, Hideaki HOSHUYAMA, Yukitaka TAKESHITA, Kenichi SATO, Itsuki GUNJI
  • Patent number: 10750741
    Abstract: A microbial oil comprising dihomo-?-linolenic acid as a constituent fatty acid of an oil, the microbial oil has a content, in terms of a weight ratio of arachidonic acid relative to dihomo-?-linolenic acid (arachidonic acid/dihomo-?-linolenic acid) of less than 1/13. Preferably, the microbial oil has a triglyceride content of greater than or equal to 70% by weight, and a saturated fatty acid content of less than or equal to 40% by weight. Moreover, a lower alcohol ester of dihomo-?-linolenic acid or a free fatty acid of dihomo-?-linolenic acid obtained from the microbial oil is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA, LTD.
    Inventors: Seizo Sato, Takuro Fukae, Naomi Ohtsuka, Hideaki Yamaguchi, Rie Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20200261948
    Abstract: A substrate liquid processing method comprises: providing a substrate liquid processing apparatus that includes a processing liquid flow path including a concentration sensor and a heater configured to heat the processing liquid; measuring a period of time for which the processing liquid is retained in the part of the processing liquid flow path including the concentration sensor; when determined that the period of time measured by the timer is longer than a predetermined period of time, 1) heating the processing liquid to a temperature higher than a crystallization temperature at which a reaction between the processing liquid and the cleaning fluid resulting in crystallization occurs, 2) supplying at least a part of the heated processing liquid into the part of the processing liquid flow path including the concentration sensor; and supplying the cleaning fluid into the part of the processing liquid flow path including the concentration sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventor: Hideaki Sato
  • Publication number: 20200266079
    Abstract: A substrate liquid processing apparatus includes a liquid processing unit configured to store a processing liquid and a substrate and process the substrate using the processing liquid, the processing liquid including a phosphoric acid aqueous solution; a phosphoric acid aqueous solution supply unit configured to supply the phosphoric acid aqueous solution to the liquid processing unit; a discharge line connected to the liquid processing unit, and configured to discharge the processing liquid; a return line switchably connected to the discharge line, and configured to return the processing liquid to the liquid processing unit; a recycling line switchably connected to the discharge line, and including a recycling unit configured to recycle the processing liquid; and a waste line switchably connected to the discharge line, and configured to discard the processing liquid to the outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventor: Hideaki SATO
  • Patent number: 10748580
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a display, an operation receiver, a storage, and a controller. The operation receiver receives an instruction indicating a switch of a candidate image from a user. The storage stores movie data. The controller controls the display to display a selection screen via which a frame image to be stored as a still image is selected from the movie data. The selection screen includes the candidate image, first marker information, and second maker information. The controller moves a frame position of the candidate image based on the position indicated by the first marker information or the second marker information in a case where the operation receiver receives the instruction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wataru Okamoto, Masafumi Sato, Hideaki Hatanaka, Yoshikazu Sakai
  • Patent number: 10732616
    Abstract: A numerical controller that controls a machine based on a program includes a manual program execution instruction unit that gives instructions for advancing and reversing execution of the program in a manual manner, a program manual execution unit that sequentially executes the program, and a block information notification unit that identifies a block in the program the execution of which is about to be started, based on execution status of the program reported from the program manual execution unit, and that makes notification in accordance with an attribute of the identified block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventors: Kenji Shimizu, Kazuo Sato, Hideaki Maeda
  • Patent number: 10699910
    Abstract: A substrate liquid treatment method in one embodiment includes, storing a phosphoric acid solution in a processing bath provided in a liquid treatment unit, and immersing a substrate into the stored phosphoric acid solution to process the substrate, draining a phosphoric acid solution at a first drainage flow rate from the liquid treatment unit, and supplying a phosphoric acid solution to the liquid treatment unit, in a first time period in which the substrate is immersed in the phosphoric acid solution in the processing bath, and draining a phosphoric acid solution at a second drainage flow rate different from the first drainage flow rate, from the liquid treatment unit, and supplying a phosphoric acid solution to the liquid treatment unit, in a second time period in which the substrate is immersed in the phosphoric acid solution in the processing bath.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventor: Hideaki Sato
  • Patent number: 10679872
    Abstract: A substrate liquid processing apparatus includes a liquid processing unit configured to store a processing liquid and a substrate and process the substrate using the processing liquid, the processing liquid including a phosphoric acid aqueous solution; a phosphoric acid aqueous solution supply unit configured to supply the phosphoric acid aqueous solution to the liquid processing unit; a discharge line connected to the liquid processing unit, and configured to discharge the processing liquid; a return line switchably connected to the discharge line, and configured to return the processing liquid to the liquid processing unit; a recycling line switchably connected to the discharge line, and including a recycling unit configured to recycle the processing liquid; and a waste line switchably connected to the discharge line, and configured to discard the processing liquid to the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventor: Hideaki Sato
  • Publication number: 20200171436
    Abstract: The ultrapure-water production system includes an auxiliary treatment apparatus and a dead-end filtration apparatus. The auxiliary treatment apparatus treats water such that the number of microparticles present in water treated by the auxiliary treatment apparatus is 800 to 1200 particles/mL. The dead-end filtration apparatus includes a filtration membrane that is a microfiltration membrane having pores formed in the surface of the membrane at an opening ratio of 50% to 90% with a size of 0.05 to 1 ?m, and having a thickness of 0.1 to 1 mm, or an ultrafiltration membrane having pores formed in the surface of the membrane with a size of 0.005 to 0.05 ?m, the number of the pores being 1E13 to 1E15 pores/m2, the ultrafiltration membrane having a thickness of 0.1 to 1 mm and a transmembrane pressure of 0.02 to 0.10 MPa at a permeation flux of 10 m3/m2/d.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Takahiro KAWAKATSU, Hideaki IINO, Masayuki KANEDA, Daisuke SATO
  • Patent number: 10661315
    Abstract: Provided is a substrate liquid processing apparatus includes a processing liquid flow path through which a processing liquid flows; a cleaning fluid supply unit that supplies a cleaning fluid into the processing liquid flow path to thereby clean at least a part of the processing liquid flow path; a heater that heats the processing liquid; and a controller that controls the cleaning fluid supply unit and the heater. The controller controls the heater to heat the processing liquid to a temperature higher than a temperature at which crystallization is caused by a reaction between the processing liquid and the cleaning fluid, such that the heated processing liquid is supplied into the processing liquid flow path which retains the processing liquid of the temperature at which crystallization is caused by the reaction, and then controls the cleaning fluid supply unit to supply the cleaning fluid into the processing liquid flow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventor: Hideaki Sato
  • Patent number: 10661367
    Abstract: A gear machining method includes: roughing a workpiece while causing a cylindrical hob cutter to rotate in synchronization with a rotation of the workpiece such that a cutting allowance remains; and finishing by cutting off the cutting allowance remaining on the workpiece on which the roughing has been performed during the roughing to form a desired gear shape by feeding a skiving cutter relatively to the workpiece in the rotation axis direction of the workpiece while causing the skiving cutter to rotate in synchronization with the rotation of the workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minoru Sato, Hideaki Uno
  • Publication number: 20200147564
    Abstract: To provide a rubber extruder capable of efficiently removing volatile components in unvulcanized rubber without decreasing productivity of the unvulcanized rubber. The rubber extruder 1 is for extruding the unvulcanized rubber (G) while kneading. It includes a barrel 2 having an input port 5 for introducing the unvulcanized rubber (G) and a discharge port 6 for discharging the unvulcanized rubber (G), a screw 3, which is arranged in the barrel 2, for extruding the unvulcanized rubber (G), and a vent 4 for sucking out air in the barrel 2. The screw 3 has a dam portion 7 which locally controls an extrusion amount of the unvulcanized rubber (G), a first screw portion 8 defined between the input port 5 and the dam portion 7, and a second screw portion 9 defined between the dam portion 7 and the discharge port 6. An effective screw length (L1) of the first screw portion 8 is 50% or more of a total effective screw length (L) of the screw 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., Nakata Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoo TANAKA, Yoshinobu NAKAMURA, Masayuki SAKAMOTO, Tadasuke SATO, Ryusuke OTA, Hideaki TAKEUCHI, Masaaki MICHIBAYASHI, Makoto NODA
  • Publication number: 20200145011
    Abstract: Provided is a temperature-compensated voltage generating circuit that generates a temperature-compensated voltage which is supplied to an oscillator circuit. The temperature-compensated voltage generating circuit includes a temperature detecting circuit that detects a temperature; a high frequency attenuating part that attenuates at least a part of a frequency component which is higher than a direct-current component of an output of the temperature detecting circuit; an adder that adds the output of the temperature detecting circuit and an output of the high frequency attenuating part; and a compensated voltage generating part that generates the temperature-compensated voltage based on an output of the adder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation
    Inventors: TAKAYUKI SATO, HIDEAKI HIROSE