Patents by Inventor Hidenori Tanaka

Hidenori Tanaka 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: 10415690
    Abstract: A toroidal-type stepless transmission includes: at least a pair of an input disc and an output disc; a power roller tiltably provided between the pair of the input disc and the output disc, the power roller being configured to transmit a driving force from the input disc to the output disc; and disc shrouds covering the input disc and the output disc, respectively. Each of the disc shrouds has an outer peripheral portion formed with an oil discharge groove configured to discharge an oil within each disc shroud to the outside, the oil discharge groove penetrating from an inner surface of the disc shroud to an outer surface of the disc shroud and extending in a circumferential direction of the disc shroud.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenichiro Tanaka, Hideyuki Imai, Tatsuhiko Goi, Hidenori Arisawa, Masahide Kazari
  • Publication number: 20190256744
    Abstract: An adhesive composition may include 100 parts by weight of a (meth)acrylic polymer (A), 45 to 65 parts by weight of isoboronyl acrylate (B), and 0.1 to 10 parts by weight of a photoradical polymerization initiator (C). Each molecule of the (meth)acrylic polymer (A) may have at least one group represented by the general formula (1) at a molecular terminal: —OC(O)C(R1)=CH2 (1), where R1 is a hydrogen atom or an organic group containing 1 to 20 carbon atoms. The (meth)acrylic polymer (A) may have a number average molecular weight (Mn) of 3,000 to 100,000, and a ratio (Mw/Mn) of a weight average molecular weight (Mw) to a number average molecular weight (Mn) of less than 1.8.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hidenori Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20190248670
    Abstract: The present invention provides a zinc nitride compound suitable for electronic devices such as high-speed transistors, high-efficiency visible light-emitting devices, high-efficiency solar cells, and high-sensitivity visible light sensors. The zinc nitride compound is represented, for example, by the chemical formula CaZn2N2 or the chemical formula X12ZnN2 wherein X1 is Be or Mg. The zinc nitride compound is preferably synthesized at a high pressure of 1 GPa or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Fumiyasu OBA, Hideo HOSONO, Hidenori HIRAMATSU, Hideya KUMOMI, Yu KUMAGAI, Soshi IIMURA, Yoshinori MURABA, Lee Alan BURTON, Isao TANAKA, Yoyo HINUMA
  • Patent number: 10359665
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first glass substrate, a second glass substrate, a first liquid crystal layer disposed between the first glass substrate and the second glass substrate, a third glass substrate, a fourth glass substrate, a second liquid crystal layer disposed between the third glass substrate and the fourth glass substrate, a first polarizing plate formed on the first glass substrate, a second polarizing plate formed on the third glass substrate, and a bonding layer disposed between the first glass substrate and the third glass substrate. In planar view, the bonding layer is disposed outside the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate, a surface on the bonding layer bonds to the first glass substrate, and a surface on the bonding layer bonds to the third glass substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoichi Yasui, Takenori Yaguchi, Takaaki Kitada, Kazuhiko Tsuda, Takashi Kato, Hidenori Kikuchi, Naoki Terasawa, Katsuji Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10332399
    Abstract: An object detection apparatus is arranged to detect the distance to the object and includes: a transceiver repeatedly transmitting a wave as an ultrasonic wave and receives a reflection wave of the transmission wave; a transmission controller controlling the transceiver to transmit the transmission wave; a distance calculator calculating a distance to the object, based on a time interval from a moment when the transceiver transmits the wave to a moment when the reflection wave is received; and a transmission timing controller controlling timing at which the transmission controller controls the transmission wave to be transmitted. Moreover, the transmission timing controller inserts at least one type of temporary waiting time between a transmission/reception period in which the transceiver transmits the transmission wave and receives the reflection wave and a next transmission/reception period, when a predetermined crosstalk identification condition is established based on the distance to the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: DENSO CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NIPPON SOKEN, INC.
    Inventors: Mitsuyasu Matsuura, Takuya Nomura, Hidenori Tanaka, Motonari Ohbayashi, Hironobu Ishijima
  • Patent number: 10308521
    Abstract: The present invention provides a zinc nitride compound suitable for electronic devices such as high-speed transistors, high-efficiency visible light-emitting devices, high-efficiency solar cells, and high-sensitivity visible light sensors. The zinc nitride compound is represented, for example, by the chemical formula CaZn2N2 or the chemical formula X12ZnN2 wherein X1 is Be or Mg. The zinc nitride compound is preferably synthesized at a high pressure of 1 GPa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumiyasu Oba, Hideo Hosono, Hidenori Hiramatsu, Hideya Kumomi, Yu Kumagai, Soshi Iimura, Yoshinori Muraba, Lee Alan Burton, Isao Tanaka, Yoyo Hinuma
  • Patent number: 10302952
    Abstract: Provided is a configuration for executing display information output control with improved visibility of a user wearable or portable display unit. A controller configured to execute display information output control on a user wearable or portable display unit is included. The controller sets a turning on (ON) period and a turning off (OFF) period and controls switching between afterimage consideration pulse display having the turning off period being set to be within an afterimage recognition period and normal pulse display having the turning off period being set to be longer than or equal to the afterimage recognition period, the turning on (ON) period being an output period of display information to the display unit, the turning off (OFF) period being a non-output period of display information to the display unit. The controller executes the switching control between the afterimage consideration pulse display and the normal pulse display depending on eye velocity of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ichiro Mayama, Hidenori Kikuchi, Kayoko Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20190151418
    Abstract: Provided is a means effective in bone regeneration or bone augmentation. Provided is a porous composite containing octacalcium phosphate and parathyroid hormone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Kamakura, Satoru Nakajou, Atsushi Iwai, Fumihiko Kajii, Hidenori Tanaka, Kazuo Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10291269
    Abstract: A power amplification module includes a first input terminal arranged to receive a first transmission signal in a first frequency band, a second input terminal arranged to receive a second transmission signal in a second frequency band higher than the first frequency band, a first amplification circuit that amplifies the first transmission signal, a second amplification circuit that amplifies the second transmission signal, a first filter circuit located between the first input terminal and the first amplification circuit, and a second filter circuit located between the second input terminal and the second amplification circuit. The first filter circuit is a low-pass filter that allows the first frequency band to pass therethrough and that attenuates a harmonic of the first transmission signal and the second transmission signal. The second filter circuit is a high-pass filter that allows the second frequency band to pass therethrough and that attenuates the first transmission signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Tsutsui, Satoshi Tanaka, Hidenori Obiya
  • Publication number: 20190115853
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing an oscillator, including: arranging an electrode on a piezoelectric ceramics free from being subjected to polarization treatment, to thereby provide a piezoelectric element; bonding the piezoelectric element and a diaphragm to each other at a temperature T1; bonding the piezoelectric element and a power supply member to each other at a temperature T2; and subjecting the piezoelectric ceramics to polarization treatment at a temperature T3, in which the temperature T1, the temperature T2, and the temperature T3 satisfy a relationship T1>T3 and a relationship T2>T3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Jumpei Hayashi, Kenichi Takeda, Shinya Koyama, Takayuki Watanabe, Yasushi Shimizu, Tatsuo Furuta, Miki Ueda, Akira Uebayashi, Hidenori Tanaka, Makoto Kubota
  • Patent number: 10256393
    Abstract: There is provided a lead-free piezoelectric material having a satisfactory piezoelectric constant and mechanical quality factor in the range of device operating temperatures (from ?30° C. to 50° C.). The piezoelectric material contains a main constituent containing a perovskite-type metal oxide expressed by the general formula (Ba1-xCax)a(Ti1-yZry)O3, where x, y and a satisfy the 0.030?x<0.090, 0.030?y?0.080, and 0.9860?a?1.0200. The material also contains 0.040 to 0.500 part by weight of Mn, 0.042 to 0.850 part by weight of Bi, 0 to 0.028 part by weight of Li, 0.001 to 4.000 part by weight of a third sub-constituent including at least one of Si and B, and 0.001 to 4.000 parts by weight of Cu, each in terms of element relative to 100 parts by weight of the metal oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Saito, Shunsuke Murakami, Jumpei Hayashi, Kanako Oshima, Hidenori Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20180371477
    Abstract: A method of modifying the genome of an organism, wherein the modification method includes modifying the genome of the organism by using in a cell of the organism a protein having an optimal temperature for double-stranded DNA breakage activity in an ordinary temperature region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO, The University of Tokyo, MEIJI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hidenori TANAKA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Hiroki SUGIMOTO, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Chikara OHTO, Satoshi KONDO, Kunihiro OHTA, Takahiro NAKAMURA, Shuichi OSATO
  • Publication number: 20180305708
    Abstract: Provided is a genome shuffling technology suited to creating a useful next-generation plant body. Genome shuffling is performed using a polypeptide comprising a first polypeptide region for double-stranded DNA breakage activity and a second polypeptide region for intertissue migration activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO
    Inventors: Nobuhiko Muramoto, Tomoko Tanaka, Hidenori Tanaka, Ritsuko Yogo, Hiroki Sugimoto
  • Patent number: 10047771
    Abstract: A hydraulic excavator includes control valves connected to a head-side chamber of a boom cylinder, an operating unit configured to switch the control valves, lock valves each provided between the head-side chamber and each of the control valves, and an operation control unit that controls the operation of the lock valves. The lock valves each have a valve element that is configured to move between a locking position at which the discharge of hydraulic oil from the head-side chamber is restricted and an unlocking position at which the discharge of the hydraulic oil from the head-side chamber is allowed. The operation control unit controls the operation of the lock valves so that the valve elements move from the locking position to the unlocking position at different points in time when the operating unit is operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidenori Tanaka, Kensuke Ishikura, Koji Ueda, Takaaki Izuka
  • Patent number: 10038394
    Abstract: A vibration wave drive device includes an annular piezoelectric element including a piezoelectric material and multiple electrodes provided sandwiching the piezoelectric material, the annular piezoelectric element being configured to vibrate by a traveling wave of a wavelength ?; and a power feeding member including at least an electric wire for supplying electric power to the element, the feeding member being provided at a first surface of the element. The element includes at least two driving regions, and a non-driving region arranged between two of the at least two driving regions and having an average annular length of n?/4, n being an odd number. At least one electrode provided on the first surface is arranged across the driving region and the non-driving region, and is electrically connected to the feeding member only in the non-driving region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshihiro Ifuku, Tatsuo Furuta, Kenichi Takeda, Shinya Koyama, Hidenori Tanaka, Satoshi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20180184606
    Abstract: A method of inducing genetic recombination, including: allowing a protein having DNA double-stranded cleavage activity to act in cells of a eukaryotic organism which is a polyploidy inherently possessed by a eukaryotic organism. In eukaryotic organisms, various genetic recombination generates new genome set composition. This is done to obtain a population of eukaryotic organisms that hold the modified genomic set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Hidenori TANAKA, Hiroki SUGIMOTO, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Akinori IKEUCHI, Risa NAKAMURA, Ritsuko YOGO, Satoshi KATAHIRA, Chikara OHTO, Satoshi KONDO
  • Publication number: 20180179513
    Abstract: A method includes introducing a protein having double-stranded DNA cleavage activity itself into the eukaryote or a part of the eukaryote, and rearranging DNA of the eukaryote by the protein in the eukaryote or a part of cells of the eukaryote.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO
    Inventors: Hidenori TANAKA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Hiroki SUGIMOTO, Tomoko TANAKA
  • Patent number: 9968660
    Abstract: The present invention provides a means effective for bone regeneration or bone augmentation. Provided is a method of bone regeneration or bone augmentation, comprising: implanting a porous composite at a site in need of the bone regeneration or bone augmentation, and administering parathyroid hormone (PTH) to a subject in need of the bone regeneration or bone augmentation, wherein the porous composite comprises calcium phosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Kamakura, Satoru Nakajou, Atsushi Iwai, Fumihiko Kajii, Hidenori Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9954161
    Abstract: A piezoelectric material contains a perovskite-type metal oxide represented by general formula (1) as a main component: (Ba1?x?yCaxSny)?(Ti1?zZrz)O3??General formula (1) (where 0.020?x?0.200, 0.020?y?0.200, 0.050<z?0.085, 0.986???1.100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Kubota, Hidenori Tanaka, Takayuki Watanabe, Shunsuke Murakami
  • Patent number: 9953532
    Abstract: An obstacle warning apparatus in a vehicle specifies a position of an obstacle relative to the vehicle based on a detection result by an obstacle sensor. A warning determination section determines whether a warning about the obstacle needs to be executed, based on the specified position of the obstacle. The warning determination section determines that the warning about the obstacle does not need to be executed when an overlap determination section determines that a vehicle range overlaps with a range where the obstacle exists.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignees: DENSO CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hidenori Tanaka, Akihiro Kida