Patents by Inventor Hikaru Sano

Hikaru Sano 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).

  • Publication number: 20230271573
    Abstract: Provided is a harness body that is a wiring component that electrically connects a first electrical connection target installed on a slide door and a second electrical connection target installed on a vehicle body, and is wired along a link mechanism that couples the slide door and the vehicle body and reciprocates the slide door in a sliding direction with respect to the vehicle body; and a harness temporary holding structure at least at one position capable of temporarily holding the harness body assembled to the link mechanism before the link mechanism is assembled to the slide door and the vehicle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271574
    Abstract: A harness body (10) is guided to a fixed portion (522) on a side of a slide door (520) by a harness guide tool (40) at an other end portion (612) of a first arm member (610) on a side of a vehicle body (510) and includes a third routing portion (13) having a fixing portion (13a) fixed to the fixed portion, a link mechanism (600) includes a second arm member (620) on the side of the slide door coupled to the other end portion of the first arm member via a second rotation shaft (641), and the third routing portion is twisted and deformed about its own axis between the harness guide tool and the fixing portion when the first arm member and the second arm member are relatively rotated with respect to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: YAZKI CORPORATION, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271567
    Abstract: In a wiring harness routing structure, a main link arm slidably supports a door body relative to a vehicle body, while rotationally moving relative to each of the vehicle body and the door body. A sub-link arm is provided on a lower side in a height direction of the main link arm, and slidably supports the door body relative to the vehicle body, together with the main link arm, while rotationally moving relative to each of the vehicle body and the door body. A routed line is routed and provided along the sub-link arm, and connects a vehicle-body-side connector and a door-side connector. In addition, the routed line is routed through a side closer to the main link arm of a first coupler that is provided in a sub-link mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230275416
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a first protector disposed in a fixed first link, a second protector disposed in a second link relatively rotatable with respect to the first link, a flexible tubular exterior member, and an electric wire inserted through each of the first protector, the second protector, and the exterior member and routed to the second link. A base of the second link is supported by the first link via a rotating shaft such that the second link is relatively rotatable with respect to the first link centering on the base, the first protector includes a first tubular section opened toward the rotating shaft, and a first end portion of the exterior member is fixed to the first tubular section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru Sano, Seiichi Sumiya
  • Publication number: 20230271575
    Abstract: A wire harness wiring structure includes at least a main link arm and a wire. The main link arm has one end rotatably connected to the vehicle body and a different end rotatably connected to the door main body, and slidably supports the door main body with respect to the vehicle body while relatively rotating with respect to the vehicle body and the door main body. The wire is wired along the main link arm, and connects a connection target on the vehicle body side and a connection target on the door main body side. Then, the main link arm includes a groove portion that is formed into a groove shape along an extending direction in which the main link arm extends, and can accommodate the wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20230271578
    Abstract: A harness body is guided to a fixed portion on a side of a slide door by a harness guide tool at an other end portion of a first arm member on a side of a vehicle body and includes a third routing portion having a fixing portion fixed to the fixed portion, a link mechanism includes a second arm member on the side of the slide door coupled to the other end portion of the first arm member via a second rotation shaft, and a harness guide tool guides a third routing portion toward the fixed portion positioned in a direction intersecting an operation plane of the link mechanism with respect to the harness guide tool itself.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Kogure, Hikaru Sano, Seiichi Sumiya
  • Publication number: 20230271571
    Abstract: A wiring harness routing structure includes at least a sub-link arm and a routed line. The sub-link arm includes one end that is rotatably coupled to a vehicle body by using a first coupler, and another end that is rotatably coupled to a door body by using a second coupler, and slidably supports the door body relative to the vehicle body, while rotationally moving relative to each of the vehicle body and the door body. A routed line is routed and provided along the sub-link arm, and connects a vehicle-body-side connector and a door-side connector. In addition, the routed line is routed through a lower side in a height direction of the first coupler that is coupled to the sub-link arm, in a state where the door body has slid to be fully opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto KOGURE, Hikaru SANO, Seiichi SUMIYA
  • Patent number: 11608758
    Abstract: A hydrogen/oxygen stoichiometric combustion turbine system includes: a high-pressure steam turbine (2); a low-pressure steam turbine (3); and a heater (5) disposed between the high-pressure and low-pressure steam turbines. The heater (5) has a combustion portion (53) in which stoichiometric combustion of hydrogen and oxygen is caused, and a mixing portion (55) configured to mix discharged steam (S4) from the high-pressure steam turbine (2) with combustion gas (R) from the combustion portion (53) and to supply the obtained product to the low-pressure steam turbine (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Tanimura, Hikaru Sano, Satoshi Nakayama, Naoki Miyake, Akihisa Oka
  • Patent number: 10862120
    Abstract: By using a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material comprising a potassium compound represented by general formula (1): KnMOm, wherein M is copper or iron, n is 0.5 to 3.5, and m is 1.5 to 2.5, provided is a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material having higher theoretical discharge capacity and higher effective capacity than a potassium secondary battery using Prussian blue as a positive electrode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Titus Nyamwaro Masese, Masahiro Shikano, Hikari Sakaebe, Hiroshi Senoh, Hikaru Sano
  • Patent number: 10811684
    Abstract: Provided is a material that can be used as a potassium secondary battery positive electrode active material (particularly a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material), other than Prussian blue, by using a potassium compound and a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material comprising the potassium compound, the potassium compound being represented by general formula (1): KnAkBOm, wherein A is a positive divalent element in groups 7 to 11 of the periodic table; B is positive tetravalent silicon, germanium, titanium or manganese, excluding a case in which A is manganese and B is titanium, and a case in which A is cobalt and B is silicon; n is 1.5 to 2.5; and m is 3.5 to 4.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Titus Nyamwaro Masese, Masahiro Shikano, Hikari Sakaebe, Hiroshi Senoh, Hikaru Sano
  • Patent number: 10773663
    Abstract: A routing structure includes a flexible conductive body, a flexible regulating member, a flexible exterior member, and a case. The conductive body has one end fixed to a vehicle body and has the other end fixed to a seat sliding along a rail arranged on the vehicle body. The regulating member extends along the conductive body and regulates a route of the conductive body. The exterior member has the conductive body and the regulating member each inserted therein, and is inserted into the rail. The case is arranged adjacent to the rail, houses parts of the conductive body, the regulating member, and the exterior member on the side of the vehicle body, and absorbs extra lengths of the conductive body, the regulating member, and the exterior member depending on the sliding of the seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hikaru Sano, Goro Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10707668
    Abstract: A flat cable winding device includes a case, a flat cable guide portion provided in the case and that introduces the flat cables into the case separately, a rotary table that is rotatable around a central shaft portion, a biasing unit that rotates and urges the rotary table in a winding direction of flat cables, a plurality of rollers that are rotatable around the central shaft portion on the rotary table, a separation guide path that guides the flat cables introduced into the case from the flat cable guide portion to the winding start position separately, and a slack absorption unit provided in the separation guide path and that absorbs slack of a flat cable located at an inner peripheral side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hikaru Sano, Goro Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10686310
    Abstract: An extra part draw-in mechanism includes a central axis having a winding face for the flat cable on its outer circumferential face, a rotary body arranged around the central axis and rotatably supported with the central axis at a center of the rotary body, an urging member that urges the rotary body in a winding direction of the flat cable, and a slit that is formed in the central axis and has an opening in the winding face of the central axis to accept and hold the flat cable. The opening of the slit in the winding face of the central axis is curved along a winding direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiko Katsuramaki, Hikaru Sano
  • Publication number: 20200139907
    Abstract: A routing structure includes a flexible conductive body, a flexible regulating member, a flexible exterior member, and a case. The conductive body has one end fixed to a vehicle body and has the other end fixed to a seat sliding along a rail arranged on the vehicle body. The regulating member extends along the conductive body and regulates a route of the conductive body. The exterior member has the conductive body and the regulating member each inserted therein, and is inserted into the rail. The case is arranged adjacent to the rail, houses parts of the conductive body, the regulating member, and the exterior member on the side of the vehicle body, and absorbs extra lengths of the conductive body, the regulating member, and the exterior member depending on the sliding of the seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Hikaru Sano, Goro Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200099214
    Abstract: A flat cable winding device includes a case, a flat cable guide portion provided in the case and that introduces the flat cables into the case separately, a rotary table that is rotatable around a central shaft portion, a biasing unit that rotates and urges the rotary table in a winding direction of flat cables, a plurality of rollers that are rotatable around the central shaft portion on the rotary table, a separation guide path that guides the flat cables introduced into the case from the flat cable guide portion to the winding start position separately, and a slack absorption unit provided in the separation guide path and that absorbs slack of a flat cable located at an inner peripheral side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hikaru Sano, Goro Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190390577
    Abstract: A hydrogen/oxygen stoichiometric combustion turbine system includes: a high-pressure steam turbine (2); a low-pressure steam turbine (3); and a heater (5) disposed between the high-pressure and low-pressure steam turbines. The heater (5) has a combustion portion (53) in which stoichiometric combustion of hydrogen and oxygen is caused, and a mixing portion (55) configured to mix discharged steam (S4) from the high-pressure steam turbine (2) with combustion gas (R) from the combustion portion (53) and to supply the obtained product to the low-pressure steam turbine (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhiko TANIMURA, Hikaru SANO, Satoshi NAKAYAMA, Naoki MIYAKE, Akihisa OKA
  • Patent number: 10340551
    Abstract: A rocking-chair nonaqueous secondary battery, which uses an ion other than monatomic ions as a charge carrier, and in which the ion moves in and out of both the positive electrode and the negative electrode, can be provided by using a nonaqueous secondary battery electrolyte comprising a salt containing a charge carrier comprising a molecular ion. The nonaqueous secondary battery further comprises a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, and a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, wherein the positive electrode active material and the negative electrode active material are both materials that allow doping and dedoping of molecular anions (e.g., conductive polymers, organic radical polymers, polymers having a ferrocene skeleton, conductive carbon materials, or organic sulfur compounds), or the positive electrode active material and the negative electrode active material are both materials that allow doping and dedoping of molecular cations (e.g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Masaru Yao, Hikaru Sano, Hisanori Ando, Tetsu Kiyobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190165530
    Abstract: An extra part draw-in mechanism includes a central axis having a winding face for the flat cable on its outer circumferential face, a rotary body arranged around the central axis and rotatably supported with the central axis at a center of the rotary body, an urging member that urges the rotary body in a winding direction of the flat cable, and a slit that is formed in the central axis and has an opening in the winding face of the central axis to accept and hold the flat cable. The opening of the slit in the winding face of the central axis is curved along a winding direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiko KATSURAMAKI, Hikaru SANO
  • Publication number: 20190067692
    Abstract: By using a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material comprising a potassium compound represented by general formula (1): KnMm, wherein M is copper or iron, n is 0.5 to 3.5, and m is 1.5 to 2.5, provided is a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material having higher theoretical discharge capacity and higher effective capacity than a potassium secondary battery using Prussian blue as a positive electrode active material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Titus Nyamwaro Masese, Masahiro Shikano, Hikari Sakaebe, Hiroshi Senoh, Hikaru Sano
  • Publication number: 20190067696
    Abstract: Provided is a material that can be used as a potassium secondary battery positive electrode active material (particularly a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material), other than Prussian blue, by using a potassium compound and a potassium ion secondary battery positive electrode active material comprising the potassium compound, the potassium compound being represented by general formula (1): KnAkBOm, wherein A is a positive divalent element in groups 7 to 11 of the periodic table; B is positive tetravalent silicon, germanium, titanium or manganese, excluding a case in which A is manganese and B is titanium, and a case in which A is cobalt and B is silicon; n is 1.5 to 2.5; and m is 3.5 to 4.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Titus Nyamwaro Masese, Masahiro Shikano, Hikari Sakaebe, Hiroshi Senoh, Hikaru Sano