Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Tamaki

Hiroaki Tamaki 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: 20210033997
    Abstract: A powder amount detector detects an amount of powder in a powder container of a cylindrical shape arranged horizontally. The powder amount detector includes a pair of measuring electrodes configured to detect capacitance between the pair of measuring electrodes to detect the amount of powder. The pair of measuring electrodes is disposed around the powder container. One of the pair of measuring electrodes has a flat shape, and the other of the pair of measuring electrodes has an arc shape following a shape of the powder container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Tatsuya Kubo, Junichi Matsumoto, Shuntaroh Tamaki, Hiroaki Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20210034007
    Abstract: A powder collection device includes a collection container configured to store powder collected and a powder amount detector including a pair of electrodes. The powder amount detector detects an amount of powder in the collection container based on capacitance between the pair of electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Shuntaroh TAMAKI, Junichi MATSUMOTO, Tatsuya KUBO, Hiroaki OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200328317
    Abstract: To provide a sealing material sheet for a solar-cell module that has high productivity without performing crosslinking processing, and has a high tensile shear adhesion force at normal temperature at a high level in addition to heat resistance and molding characteristics. A sealing material sheet is a multi-layer sheet using a polyethylene-based resin as a base resin, a core layer 11 has a density of 0.880 g/cm3 to 0.930 g/cm3 and a melting point of 70° C. or higher, a skin layer 12 has a density of 0.880 g/cm3 to 0.900 g/cm3 and a melting point of 90° C. or lower and contains a silane-modified polyethylene-based resin, a weight average molecular weight of the silane-modified polyethylene-based resin contained in the skin layer 12 in terms of polystyrene is 70000 to 120000, and a polymerized silane amount of the skin layer 12 in the whole resin component is 300 ppm to 2000 ppm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke SAEKI, Shinya YONEDA, Jun TANAKA, Hiroaki TAMAKI, Shinsuke NAGINO, Naohiro OBONAI
  • Publication number: 20200328316
    Abstract: To provide a sealing material sheet for a solar-cell module that has high productivity, and can also suppress unevenness in thickness at the time of integration as a solar-cell module. There is provided a sealing material sheet 1 in which there are two inflection point temperatures that are temperatures only around which a change rate of the linear expansion coefficient locally increases, a first inflection point temperature at a low temperature side of two inflection point temperatures is within a range of 55° C. to 70° C., and a second inflection point at a high temperature side of the inflection point temperatures is within a range of 80° C. to 95° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke SAEKI, Shinya YONEDA, Jun TANAKA, Hiroaki TAMAKI, Shinsuke NAGINO, Naohiro OBONAI
  • Patent number: 10649367
    Abstract: A powder supply device includes a powder conveyance path and a pair of electrodes to supply powder from a powder container. The powder conveyance path is configured to transport the powder in the powder container. The pair of electrodes is disposed at least in part in or on the powder conveyance path. The powder supply device is configured to detect an amount of powder in the powder conveyance path based on change of capacitance between the pair of electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Matsumoto, Tatsuya Kubo, Shuntaroh Tamaki, Hiroaki Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10553520
    Abstract: A leaf spring is disposed between a circuit board and a upper shield. The leaf spring biases a heat sink toward the circuit board through a connecting member. The leaf spring is not electrically connected to the upper shield. According to this structure, an integrated circuit and the heat sink can be contacted with each other with certainty. Further, generation of unnecessary radiation can be suppressed effectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Hitomi Iizuka, Hiroaki Tsurumi, Shinya Tsuchida, Kenji Hirose, Yuta Tamaki
  • Publication number: 20200033751
    Abstract: A powder supply device includes a powder conveyance path and a pair of electrodes to supply powder from a powder container. The powder conveyance path is configured to transport the powder in the powder container. The pair of electrodes is disposed at least in part in or on the powder conveyance path. The powder supply device is configured to detect an amount of powder in the powder conveyance path based on change of capacitance between the pair of electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Junichi MATSUMOTO, Tatsuya Kubo, Shuntaroh Tamaki, Hiroaki Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20200033752
    Abstract: A powder amount detector is configured to detect an amount of powder in a powder container. The powder amount detector includes a pair of electrodes configured to detect capacitance between the pair of electrodes to detect the amount of powder. The pair of electrodes is flat plate electrodes disposed outside and across the powder container in parallel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Tatsuya Kubo, Junichi Matsumoto, Hiroaki Okamoto, Shuntaroh Tamaki, Masashi Hommi, Daisuke Hirano
  • Patent number: 10505179
    Abstract: A method is provided for producing polyanionic positive electrode active material composite particles, which comprises: a step 1 wherein precursor composite granulated bodies, each of which contains a polyanionic positive electrode active material precursor particle in graphite oxide, are formed by mixing a polyanionic positive electrode active material precursor and graphite oxide; and a step 2 wherein the precursor composite granulated bodies obtained in step 1 are heated at 500° C. or higher in an inert atmosphere or in a reducing atmosphere. The maximum intensity of the X-ray diffraction peak based on the positive electrode active material is less than 50% of the maximum intensity of the X-ray diffraction peak based on the materials other than the positive electrode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Eiichiro Tamaki, Yasuo Kubota, Hiroaki Kawamura, Miyuki Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10391407
    Abstract: A game apparatus includes an input-output processor, and by following an instruction from the input-output processor, messages are transmitted and received with other game apparatus 12 connected via a network. The messages are transmitted and received in an electronic mail format, and has identification information of an application being a creation source of the message as well as general information, such as a transmission source, a destination and a subject as header information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuki Hirose, Tetsuya Sasaki, Tsutomu Araki, Hiroaki Adachi, Shinichiro Tamaki
  • Patent number: 10374223
    Abstract: A conventional positive electrode material for lithium ion batteries that is made of positive electrode active material/graphene composite particles has low graphene material ion conductivity and is incapable of providing favorable battery performance. In the present invention, positive electrode active material/graphene composite particles are conferred with high electron conductivity and ion conductivity by formation of an appropriately functionalized graphene/positive electrode active material composite, and are capable of yielding a high-capacity/high-output lithium ion secondary battery when used as a positive electrode active material for a lithium ion battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Eiichiro Tamaki, Yasuo Kubota, Hiroaki Kawamura, Hanxiao Yang, Mayumi Hara
  • Patent number: 10317839
    Abstract: A developing device includes a developer bearer the surface of which moves with a developer thereon, a development housing including the developer in an inner space thereof and an opening through which the surface of the developer bearer is partially exposed in a direction of surface movement thereof to face a latent image bearer a surface of which moves with a latent image thereon, a drive assembly disposed in the development housing, configured to drive members in the development housing driven by a driven force of the drive assembly, and a collision assembly including a collision member, the collision assembly being configured to move the collision member away from the development housing and toward the development housing to collide the collision member with the development housing, utilizing the drive force of the drive assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinji Tamaki, Ichiro Kadota, Junichi Matsumoto, Tatsuya Kubo, Hiroaki Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10293264
    Abstract: A game apparatus includes an input-output processor, and by following an instruction from the input-output processor, messages are transmitted and received with other game apparatus 12 connected via a network. The messages are transmitted and received in an electronic mail format, and has identification information of an application being a creation source of the message as well as general information, such as a transmission source, a destination and a subject as header information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Nintendo Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuki Hirose, Shinichiro Tamaki, Tetsuya Sasaki, Tsutomu Araki, Hiroaki Adachi
  • Publication number: 20180212088
    Abstract: Provided are: a sealing material sheet for solar cell modules, and a sealing material-integrated rear-surface protecting sheet. A sealing material sheet 1 for solar cell modules, which has a thickness of from 200 ?m to 400 ?m (inclusive) and comprises a core layer 11 and a skin layer 12, and wherein: the core layer 11 contains from 5% by mass to 40% by mass (inclusive) of a polypropylene and from 60% by mass to 95% by mass (inclusive) of a low-density polyethylene having a density of from 0.910 g/cm3 to 0.940 g/cm3 (inclusive) in terms of content ratios to all the resin components; and the skin layer 12 contains from 80% by mass to 100% by mass (inclusive) of a low-density polyethylene having a density of 0.880 g/cm3 or more but less than 0.910 g/cm3 in terms of a content ratio to all the resin components, without containing a polypropylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Yasushi SHIRAHIGE, Hiroaki TAMAKI, Shinji HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 9955689
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for promoting plant growth, which comprises treating a plant with at least one compound selected from a group consisting of a compound represented by the following Formula (1): and an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, provided that a method for promoting plant growth which comprises treating plants with a compound corresponding to any one of the following (1) to (5) and an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof is excluded: (1) 4-(Trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylic acid, (2) 5-(Trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylic acid, (3) 6-(Trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylic acid, (4) 7-(Trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylic acid, and (5) Benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Fujio Mukumoto, Hiroaki Tamaki, Shintaro Kusaka, Mitsuhiko Iwakoshi
  • Patent number: 9894901
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for promoting plant growth, which comprises treating a plant with a compound represented by the following Formula (1): provided that a method for promoting plant growth which comprises treating plants with a compound corresponding to any one of the following (1) to (8) is excluded: (1) Methyl 4-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, (2) Methyl 5-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, (3) Methyl 6-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, (4) Methyl 7-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, (5) Ethyl 4-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, (6) Ethyl 5-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, (7) Ethyl 6-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, and (8) Ethyl 7-(trifluoromethyl)benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Fujio Mukumoto, Hiroaki Tamaki, Shintaro Kusaka, Mitsuhiko Iwakoshi
  • Patent number: 9872493
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for promoting plant growth, which comprises treating a plant with a compound represented by the following Formula (1): provided that a method for promoting plant growth which comprises treating plants with a compound corresponding to the following (1) or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof are excluded, (1) benzo[b]thiophene-3-carboxylic acid. The method set forth in one of the above, the plant being soybeans. The method set forth in one of the above, the plant being cotton. A plant seed resulting from treatment with the compound of claim 1 containing an effective quantity of the compound indicated in formula (1). A composition for promoting plant growth and containing an inert component and the compound indicated in formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Fujio Mukumoto, Hiroaki Tamaki, Shintaro Kusaka, Mitsuhiko Iwakoshi
  • Patent number: 9510593
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods for enhancing root growth comprising applying a S-Benzylthiouracil compound, or a salt thereof, to a plant, plant propagation material, root zone, or root of a plant. The invention also relates to methods for reducing the harmful effects of environmentally stressful conditions on plants, such as drought, or intense temperatures, by application of a S-Benzylthiouracil compound, or a salt thereof, to a plant, plant propagation material, root zone, or root of a plant. The invention further relates to new S-Benzylthiouracil derivatives, and salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Valent BioSciences Corporation
    Inventors: Asako Nagasawa, Franklin Paul Silverman, Daniel F. Heiman, Dale O. Wilson, Jr., Peter D. Petracek, Fujio Mukumoto, Hiroaki Tamaki, Takashi Moriwaki
  • Patent number: 9265251
    Abstract: An agrichemical composition comprising a compound represented by the formula (1) and at least one fungicidally active compound selected from Group (A). Group (A): metalaxyl, metalaxyl-M, benalaxyl, benalaxyl-M, pyraclostrobin, trifloxystrobin, azoxystrobin, dimoxystrobin, fluoxastrobin, kresoxim methyl, picoxystrobin, metconazole, ipconazole, tebuconazole, difenoconazole, epoxiconazole, fluquinconazole, triticonazole, triadimenol, prothioconazole, propioconazole, prochloraz, penconazole, flusilazole, diniconazole, bromuconazole, cyproconazole, triflumizole, tetraconazole, myclobutanil, bitertanol, imazalil and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Fujio Mukumoto, Hiroaki Tamaki
  • Patent number: 9232792
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for promoting the growth of a plant, comprising treating the plant with an effective amount of a compound represented by the following formula (1): wherein any one of R1, R2, R3 and R4 represents a trifluoromethyl group, and the others represent a hydrogen atom, or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Fujio Mukumoto, Hiroaki Tamaki, Mitsuhiko Iwakoshi, Shintaro Kusaka