Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Murata

Hiroaki Murata 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: 20190302135
    Abstract: A sample pretreatment apparatus includes: a plurality of sample pretreatment sections, each of which executes a sample pretreatment prior to a measurement; and a robotic arm including: an articulated arm member; and a hand attached to the articulated arm member. The plurality of sample pretreatment sections includes a sample dispenser that dispenses a sample in a first sample container into a second sample container. For a first measurement, the robotic arm holds the second sample container with the hand and transports the second sample container to a pretreatment group of the plurality of sample pretreatment sections, the pretreatment group including the sample dispenser. For a second measurement, the robotic arm holds the second sample container with the hand and transports the second sample container to another pretreatment group of the plurality of sample pretreatment sections, the another pretreatment group including the sample dispenser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicants: SYSMEX CORPORATION, KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi YOSHIDA, Hiroaki INOKUCHI, Takehiro HASEGAWA, Chikako MURATA, Yukio IWASAKI, Satoshi OUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190300643
    Abstract: Provided is a material having an excellent sound-absorbing performance which can be easily applied to the desired area at the operation site and which can effectively prevent sound leakage The material includes a 2-part reactive urethane resin composition prepared from a polyisocyanate component and a polyol-containing component, wherein the polyol-containing component comprises a polyol component (a), catalysts (b), a foam stabilizer (c), an amine compound having primary or secondary amino groups (d), and carbon dioxide (e). The 2-part reactive urethane resin composition, when cured, is an open-cell soft polyurethane foam, wherein the average sound absorption coefficient of said polyurethane foam is 30% or more, measured in accordance with JIS A 1405-2:2007 for 63 hertz to 5000 hertz.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Shinsuke Kataoka, Eiichi Kawase, Masanori Takasaki, Yuji Watanabe, Hirofumi Takeuchi, Shinichiro Sado, Hiroaki Ido, Shinji Nishikawa, Saeko Kinami, Kazuki Murata
  • Publication number: 20190296031
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a first insulating layer over a semiconductor substrate, a metal layer, an adhesive layer on a first region of the metal layer, a conductive layer on a second region of the metal layer and on the adhesive layer, a second insulating layer on the conductive layer, a plurality of wiring layers that are separated from each other and are stacked above the second insulating layer, a semiconductor layer that extends in a first direction perpendicular to the semiconductor substrate and includes a bottom surface connected to the conductive layer, a storage portion disposed between at least one of the plurality of wiring layers and the semiconductor layer, and a slit that extends in the first direction, includes aside surface in contact with the plurality of wiring layers and a bottom surface reaching the conductive layer, and is filled with an insulating material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Takeshi MURATA, Yoshinori NAKAKUBO, Hiroaki HAYASAKA, Naoki YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190282830
    Abstract: A ridge filter 100 provided in a particle therapy system includes a repeating structure body 101 having a plurality of extending parts 101c extending along the incident direction P of a proton beam 204, and a bottom plate 102 provided on the lower face 101b side opposite to the incident side of the proton beam 204 of the repeating structure body 101. In addition, the repeating structure body 101 and the bottom plate 102 are integrally formed by a molding method, and each of the repeating structure body 101 and the bottom plate 102 is formed of a laminate of resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Satoshi ARAI, Hiroaki FURUICHI, Jun-ichi HIRAI, Osamu CHIBA, Tomoki MURATA
  • Publication number: 20190227209
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a color material dispersion liquid for color filter, which has excellent heat resistance and is able to form a high-luminance coating film. Disclosed is a color material dispersion liquid for color filters, including: (A) a color material, (B) a dispersant and (C) a solvent, wherein the color material (A) contains (A-1) a color material represented by the following general formula (I) and (A-2) a metal lake color material of a rhodamine-based acid dye: (symbols in the general formula (I) are as described in the Description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Michihiro OGURA, Tomoki MURATA, Fumiyasu MURAKAMI, Masato OKADA, Hiroaki SEGAWA
  • Patent number: 10317592
    Abstract: Disclosed is a color material dispersion liquid for color filter, which has excellent heat resistance and is able to form a high-luminance coating film. The color material dispersion liquid for color filters includes (A) a color material, (B) a dispersant and (C) a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michihiro Ogura, Tomoki Murata, Fumiyasu Murakami, Masato Okada, Hiroaki Segawa
  • Patent number: 10302358
    Abstract: A food heating device includes a conveying unit, a heating unit, and a suction unit. The conveying unit has an endless belt member which allows hot air to pass therethrough. The belt member has an outgoing side on which the food is placed, and a return side, wherein the outgoing side passes through a space between the heating unit and the suction unit, and the return side is disposed to face the outgoing side and avoid the space between the heating unit and the suction unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIREI FOODS INC.
    Inventors: Yoshito Fujimori, Hiroaki Murata, Kengo Uno, Jiro Kitamura, Kimihiro Mori, Yu Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20170176101
    Abstract: A food heating device includes a conveying unit, a heating unit, and a suction unit. The conveying unit has an endless belt member which allows hot air to pass therethrough. The belt member has an outgoing side on which the food is placed, and a return side, wherein the outgoing side passes through a space between the heating unit and the suction unit, and the return side is disposed to face the outgoing side and avoid the space between the heating unit and the suction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: NICHIREI FOODS INC.
    Inventors: Yoshito FUJIMORI, Hiroaki MURATA, Kengo UNO, Jiro KITAMURA, Kimihiro MORI, Yu NAKANISHI
  • Patent number: 9362797
    Abstract: A generator motor connected to an output shaft of an engine mounted in a work machine includes a terminal box that houses a connector for connecting an exterior electric-power-supplying cable to the generator motor. While the terminal box is provided to the generator motor, the connector is provided facing downward and the electric-power-supplying cable is connectable to the connector from underneath the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Kouichi Watanabe, Takao Nagano
  • Patent number: 9337701
    Abstract: A generator motor connected to an output shaft of an engine mounted in a work machine includes a terminal box that houses a plurality of connectors for connecting an exterior electric-power-supplying cable to the generator motor. While the terminal box is provided to the generator motor, the plurality of connectors are juxtaposed in a direction intersecting an orthogonal plane that is orthogonal to a rotation shaft of the generator motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Kouichi Watanabe, Takao Nagano
  • Patent number: 9160208
    Abstract: A generator motor connected to an output shaft of an engine mounted in a work machine includes a terminal box for connecting an exterior electric-power-supplying cable to the generator motor. The terminal box includes a casing having an inner space in communication with an inside of a housing of the generator motor. A casing of the terminal box is detachably provided to the housing of the generator motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Kouichi Watanabe, Takao Nagano
  • Publication number: 20130140927
    Abstract: A generator motor connected to an output shaft of an engine mounted in a work machine includes a terminal box for connecting an exterior electric-power-supplying cable to the generator motor. The terminal box includes a casing having an inner space in communication with an inside of a housing of the generator motor. A casing of the terminal box is detachably provided to the housing of the generator motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Applicant: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Kouichi Watanabe, Takao Nagano
  • Publication number: 20130134807
    Abstract: A generator motor connected to an output shaft of an engine mounted in a work machine includes a terminal box that houses a connector for connecting an exterior electric-power-supplying cable to the generator motor. While the terminal box is provided to the generator motor, the connector is provided facing downward and the electric-power-supplying cable is connectable to the connector from underneath the connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Kouichi Watanabe, Takao Nagano
  • Publication number: 20130134840
    Abstract: A generator motor connected to an output shaft of an engine mounted in a work machine includes a terminal box that houses a plurality of connectors for connecting an exterior electric-power-supplying cable to the generator motor. While the terminal box is provided to the generator motor, the plurality of connectors are juxtaposed in a direction intersecting an orthogonal plane that is orthogonal to a rotation shaft of the generator motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Kouichi Watanabe, Takao Nagano
  • Patent number: 6602961
    Abstract: A fluorine-containing elastomer composition comprising a terpolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, perfluoro(lower alkyl vinyl ether) and perfluoro(&ohgr;-cyanoalkyl vinyl ether) and a bisaminophenyl compound represented by the following general formula as a curing agent: wherein A is an alkylidene group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a perfluoroalkylidene group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, a SO2 group, an O group, a CO group, or a carbon-carbon bond capable of directly coupling two benzene rings; and X and Y each are a hydroxyl group or an amino group can give a rubbery vulcanization product with a good processability and good physical properties by a commercially available cross-linking agent free from any safety problem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2003
    Inventors: Satoru Saito, Haruyoshi Tatsu, Hiroaki Murata
  • Patent number: 6407282
    Abstract: Monoester monoacid fluoride of dicarboxylic acid is produced by allowing dicaroxylic acid fluoride represented by the following general formula: FOCCF(CF3)OCF2(A)p(CF2)qCOF where A is a bifunctional perfluorinated group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms; p is 0 or 1; and q is 0 or an integer of 1-10, to react with an alcohol having at least 3 carbon atoms, thereby esterifying the terminal CF2COF group. Such selective monoesterification reaction is effective for separation and purification of a dicarboxylic acid difluoride isomer mixture comprising symmetrical dicarboxylic acid difluoride and asymmetrical dicarboxylic acid difluoride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2002
    Assignee: Nippon Mektron, Limited
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Sunao Ikeda, Satoru Saito
  • Patent number: 5461129
    Abstract: Tetrafluoroethylene-perfluorovinylether copolymer having a specific melt viscosity of 30.times.10.sup.4 to 200.times.10.sup.4 poises at 372.degree. C., which comprises 99% to 90% by weight of tetrafluoroethylene and 1% to 10% by weight of perfluoro(ethyl vinyl ether) can produce a film or sheet having good resistance to flex fatigue by molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 24, 1995
    Assignee: Nippon Mektron, Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi Kurihara, Hiroaki Murata, Haruyoshi Tatsu
  • Patent number: 4929866
    Abstract: It is disclosed a light emitting diode lamp composing a window through which light is released forwardly, a plurality of light emitting diodes located at a corner of the window or behind the frame of the window, and a light reflector having a plurality of light reflecting faces whereby light emitted from the light emitting diodes is reflected toward the window. The lamp is suited as an automobile lamp, especially as a tail lamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 1988
    Date of Patent: May 29, 1990
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Murata, Teruhisa Inomata, Masatoshi Tabira