Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Harada

Hiroaki Harada 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: 10928354
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ammonia sensor element having a measured gas chamber, a reference gas chamber and a solid electrolyte body arranged therebetween. The solid electrolyte body has a first main surface facing the measured gas chamber and a second main surface facing the reference gas chamber. A detection electrode is formed on the first main surface. A reference electrode is formed on the second main surface. The solid electrolyte body contains a first proton conducting solid electrolyte. The detection electrode contains a second proton conducting solid electrolyte. The second proton conducting solid electrolyte has an acid strength greater than that of the first proton conducting solid electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiko Harada, Shinya Teranishi, Satoshi Nakamura, Hiroaki Yoto
  • Publication number: 20210014393
    Abstract: A light emitting device including a first light emitting element disposed on a main surface of a substrate, and a first lens fixed to the substrate and overlapping a center of a first light-emission region of the first light emitting element in plan view in a direction perpendicular to the main surface. In the plan view in the direction perpendicular to the main surface, the center of the first light-emission region and a center of the first lens are separated from each other by a first distance in a direction parallel to the main surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Shoma Hinata, Yojiro Matsuda, Hiroaki Sano, Hidekazu Takahashi, Yoshihito Harada
  • Patent number: 10807780
    Abstract: A liquid storage container which can be securely inflated within an external container. The liquid storage container includes a bag body and an ejection outlet. The bag body includes a plurality of bellows portions formed by accordion-folding the bag body along longitudinal crease lines, and has a double-folded portion formed by folding the bag body along an upper lateral crease line and a lower lateral crease line. With reference to the bag body, the following relations are satisfied: 10%<X/H<50%, 3%<Y/H<10%, where H is the length of the bag body, x is the distance between the top periphery and the lower lateral crease line, and Y is the distance between the upper lateral crease line and the lower lateral crease line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Harada, Hiroaki Gotou, Masato Miyake, Shota Nishimura, Noriko Kumazawa, Katsuyuki Motai
  • Publication number: 20200325479
    Abstract: Provided are a method for screening agents for the prevention or treatment of diseases caused by interleukin 6, interleukin 13, TNF, G-CSF, CXCL1, CXCL2, or CXCL5 and an agent for the prevention or treatment of diseases caused by interleukin 6, interleukin 13, TNF, G-CSF, CXCL1, CXCL2, or CXCL5. A method for screening agents for the prevention or treatment of diseases caused by interleukin 6, interleukin 13, TNF, G-CSF, CXCL1, CXCL2, or CXCL5 having as the index at least one selected from the group consisting of changes in the expression of the MEX3B gene or MEX3B protein and changes in the function of the MEX3B protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: TETSU AKIYAMA, HIROAKI HARADA, YUSUKE YAMAZUMI, TAKEAKI ODA, OH SASAKI, KAZUYOSHI KOFU
  • Patent number: 10786140
    Abstract: An endoscope includes a standing base in a tip portion body, an operation wire of which a tip side is connected to the standing base, and a stretchable coating member that covers the operation wire along an extending direction of the operation wire and so as to allow the operation wire to be relatively movable over the entire region from a connection portion between the standing base and the operation wire to an operation wire-guide passage. A tip of the coating member and the standing base are liquid-tightly fixed to each other, and a base end of the coating member and the operation wire-guide passage are liquid-tightly fixed to each other, and the coating member is disposed at a position where a moving path of the coating member and a moving path of a treatment tool led from a treatment tool-guide passage do not interfere with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Yasuda, Tomohiro Ohki, Satoru Ogami, Toshizumi Tanaka, Tatsuya Minagawa, Takashi Harada, Shozo Iyama
  • Publication number: 20200261594
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel antibody-pyrrolodiazepine derivative and a novel antibody-pyrrolodiazepine derivative conjugate using the same, and a novel CLDN6 and/or CLDN9 antibody.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Narihiro TODA, Yusuke OTA, Fuminao DOI, Masaki MEGURO, Ichiro HAYAKAWA, Shinji ASHIDA, Takeshi MASUDA, Takashi NAKADA, Mitsuhiro IWAMOTO, Naoya HARADA, Tomoko TERAUCHI, Daisuke OKAJIMA, Kensuke NAKAMURA, Hiroaki UCHIDA, Hirofumi HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200212763
    Abstract: A control device controls non-excitation-actuated electromagnetic brake operation. The control device includes an electronic component having a characteristic that when an inter-terminal voltage of two electrodes is equal to or higher than a predetermined voltage, a resistance value is lower than when the voltage is lower than the voltage and a diode disposed such that a cathode is on a side having a higher potential than an anode. The coil in the non-excitation-actuated electromagnetic brake and the electronic component are connected in series to form a first series circuit, the first series circuit and the diode are connected in parallel, and the electronic component is connected in series with the coil provided in the non-excitation-actuated electromagnetic brake so as not to be conducted when the inter-terminal voltage is lower than the predetermined voltage, but to be conducted when the inter-terminal voltage becomes equal to or higher than the predetermined voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicants: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, MEDICAROID CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi TAKATA, Hiroaki HARADA, Tsuyoshi TAGASHIRA
  • Patent number: 10669457
    Abstract: The present invention provides an adhered structure in which members of the same or different materials are adhered to each other with a high adhesive strength and a method for producing the adhered structure. The adhered structure of the present invention comprises a first solid member, a second solid member, and an adhesive member. The first solid member and the second solid member are adhered to each other through the adhesive member. The adhesive member contains a polymer. The polymer is chemically bonded to the first solid member and the second solid member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: Osaka University, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akira Harada, Yoshinori Takashima, Tomoko Tokuhara, Yasushi Shojima, Ayako Sakawaki, Takeshi Sekito, Hiroaki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10632706
    Abstract: A binding member includes: an upper tooth that has an upper tooth form for forming unevenness in a bundle of recording materials; and a lower tooth that has a lower tooth form for forming unevenness in the bundle of recording materials and that forms a pair with the upper tooth. At least one of the upper tooth form and the lower tooth form is formed such that, in a sectional shape, a groove is formed in a trough portion of a concave portion of a tooth form and a length of an inclined portion which comes into contact with the bundle of recording materials is made small compared to a case where the inclined portion of the tooth form has reached a bottom of the trough portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Makita, Hiroaki Awano, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada, Takashi Ogino, Masashi Matsumoto, Yutaka Nobe, Satoshi Kurihara
  • Patent number: 10569492
    Abstract: A binding processing device includes a first pressing member including: a first convex portion; a first concave portion; and a first connection portion which is provided between the first convex portion and the first concave portion; and a second pressing member including: a second convex portion; a second concave portion; and a second connection portion which is provided between the second convex portion and the second concave portion. In a state in which the first convex portion of the first pressing member and the second concave portion of the second pressing member come in contact with each other at the first connection portion and the second connection portion, the first connection portion contacts with the second connection portion and a gap is formed between the first convex portion and the second concave portion along a pressing direction of the first and second pressing members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Nakano, Hiroaki Awano, Takuya Makita, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Katsumi Harada, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Junichi Hirota
  • Patent number: 10568201
    Abstract: A multilayer printed wiring board has excellent high-frequency characteristics. The multilayer printed wiring board includes one or more conductive layers and one or more insulating layers. In the multilayer printed wiring board, the one or more conductive layers and the one or more insulating layers are alternately stacked. Each insulating layer of the one or more insulating layers includes one or more of a polyolefin resin layer, a fluororesin layer, a polyphenylene ether resin layer, a polyamideimide resin layer, and a polyimide resin layer. At least one insulating layer of the one or more insulating layers includes a polyolefin resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., TOMOEGAWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Takahashi, Tomoyuki Aoki, Kiyotaka Komori, Jun Tochihira, Ryu Harada
  • Patent number: 10543655
    Abstract: There is provided a binding member. An upper toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in a bundle of recording materials. A lower toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in the bundle of recording materials and forming a pair with the upper toothed part. In at least one of the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part, in a cross section shape of the toothed part, the recesses of the toothed part have depressed areas depressed from virtual lines which are extensions of inclined surfaces of the toothed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada
  • Patent number: 10542178
    Abstract: A virtual execution device includes a hardware processor, the hardware processor forming a virtual device by simulating an image forming apparatus in operation, in the case where a predetermined allowing condition is unsatisfied by an operation state of the image forming apparatus, acquiring a plurality of respective jobs that have been externally received by the image forming apparatus before the allowing condition becomes unsatisfied by the operation state of the image forming apparatus as reference jobs, selecting one or more reference jobs as exclusion jobs from among the plurality of acquired reference jobs, causing the virtual device to process subject jobs that are not the one or more selected exclusion jobs among the plurality of acquired reference jobs, and in the case where the allowing condition is satisfied by an operation state of the virtual device, specifying the exclusion jobs as cause jobs that have caused errors in the image forming apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Hisashi Uchida, Hirokazu Kubota, Toshimichi Iwai, Yuji Tanaka, Hiroaki Kubo, Hironori Harada
  • Patent number: 10539944
    Abstract: A power supply circuit in a PLC includes a first node that receives a DC voltage with a first level, a second node that outputs a voltage for driving a control unit, wiring connecting the first and second nodes, a first rectifier on the wiring having a forward direction from the first node to the second node, a charger for charging and discharging, a first converter that converts a discharging voltage from the charger into a DC voltage with a second level lower than the first level and outputs the voltage, and a second rectifier connected between an output of the first converter and the second node to have a forward direction from the first converter to the second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Ueda, Hideki Harada, Daisuke Wakabayashi
  • Patent number: 10539914
    Abstract: A binding processing device includes: a needle binding unit that forms a needle binding portion that binds a paper bundle using a needle; a needleless binding unit that forms a needleless binding portion that binds the paper bundle without using a needle; and a plurality of exit rolls that exit the bound paper bundle. A distance between the needleless binding portion and a center of the plurality of exit rolls is equal to or longer than a distance between the needle binding portion and the center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Masashi Matsumoto, Takuya Makita, Katsumi Harada, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Takashi Ogino
  • Patent number: 10444625
    Abstract: The coloring composition includes a curable compound and a colorant represented by (D-L1-Y—X—)n—R1—(R2)m; R1 represents a (m+n)-valent linking group, X represents —C(?O)O—, Y represents an alkylene group, L1 represents a single bond or a divalent linking group, D represents a colorant structure. R2 represents a monovalent substituent, m represents an integer of 1 to 13, n represents an integer of 2 to 14, m+n represents an integer of 3 to 15, L1 (in a case where L1 represents a single bond, D) and X are separated by Y by a distance of three or more carbon atoms, and at least one of D, L1, R1, R2, X, or Y has an acid group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Suguru Samejima, Masayuki Harada, Hiroaki Idei, Kazuya Oota
  • Patent number: 10437528
    Abstract: A method includes: associating content with erasure completion information indicating the content has been erased; forming an image of the content and an image at a time of formation indicating the erasure completion information; in a case where an erasure image is formed to be superimposed on at least a part of the image of the content on the recording medium, forming an image at a time of discarding indicating the erasure completion information and the erasure image, where the image at the time of discarding is associated with the content; and in a case where the erasure completion information is identified by the image at the time of formation and the image at the time of discarding included in single image data output when the image capturing device image-captures the recording medium, determining that the content associated with the erasure completion information has been erased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuji Tanaka, Hirokazu Kubota, Hiroaki Kubo, Toshimichi Iwai, Hisashi Uchida, Hironori Harada
  • Patent number: 10421306
    Abstract: There is provided a binding member. The binding member includes: an upper toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in a bundle of recording materials; and a lower toothed part having projections and recesses for forming irregularities in the bundle of recording materials and forming a pair with the upper toothed part. In at least one of the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part, in side surfaces of the recesses of one toothed part, when the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part are engaged, surfaces wide in a direction parallel to the pressing direction of the toothed parts are formed so as to be provided gaps between the upper toothed part and the lower toothed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada
  • Patent number: 10420518
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray computed tomography imaging apparatus includes an X-ray tube, an X-ray detector, and control circuitry. The X-ray tube includes a cathode configured to generate thermoelectrons, an anode configured to generate X-rays upon receiving the thermoelectrons from the cathode, and a regulator configured to apply an electric field or a magnetic field to focus or bias the thermoelectrons from the cathode. The X-ray detector detects the X-rays generated by the anode. The control circuitry controls the regulator to switch at least one of the size and position of the focus of the thermoelectrons from the cathode on the anode between scan and warm-up.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Sanae Harada, Hiroaki Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 10406843
    Abstract: In a cross section shape of the toothed part, in gaps formed between a recesses and a projections when a upper toothed part and a lower toothed part are engaged without a bundle of recording materials, when the distances between the recesses and the projections in a pressing direction of the toothed part at positions where the distances from a center lines of the projections in a direction perpendicular to the pressing direction of the toothed part to the surfaces of the projections in the direction perpendicular to the pressing direction of the toothed part are a distance L1 are H1, and the distances between the recesses and the projections at positions where the distances from the center lines to surfaces of the projections in the direction perpendicular to the pressing direction of the toothed part are H2, a combination of L1 and L2 satisfies H1 is smaller than H2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Awano, Yoshinori Nakano, Takuya Makita, Junichi Hirota, Hiroshi Hagiwara, Emiko Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Kojiro Tsutsumi, Toshiyasu Yukawa, Katsumi Harada