Patents by Inventor Hirokazu Tanaka

Hirokazu 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).

  • Publication number: 20210324750
    Abstract: Provided is a rotor blade configured to be implanted in a disc of a rotating body, the rotor blade including a blade root, wherein in a cross-sectional shape of the blade root, the blade root includes at least one stage of protruding parts protruding toward opposite sides with respect to a direction containing a circumferential component, the protruding parts being configured to lock the blade root to the disc, each of the protruding parts has a contact surface configured to come into contact with the disc and inclined so as to extend toward a center part of the blade root from radially inside to radially outside, and each of the protruding parts has a non-contact surface configured not to come into contact with the disc and inclined so as to extend toward the center part of the blade root from the radially inside to the radially outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hirotaka KURASHIMA, Hirokazu MATSUDA, Ryoji TAMAI, Ryozo TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11149177
    Abstract: There is provided a working fluid for heat cycle that uses (Z)-1-chloro-2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropane (HCFO-1224yd(Z)) which has a less impact on the ozone layer, has a less impact on global warming, and has excellent cycle performance, the working fluid for heat cycle having sufficiently ensured stability and having high productivity. The working fluid for heat cycle contains HCFO-1224yd(Z) and an impurity, wherein the impurity includes a specific trace component, and a total content ratio of the trace component to a total amount of the working fluid is less than 1.5 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Mai Tasaka, Hirokazu Takagi, Masato Fukushima, Toshiyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11149847
    Abstract: A power transmission device in an automatic transmission includes a friction tightening element (a second brake) having a drum member, and a transmission path constituent member (a third ring gear) coupled to the drum member via a coupling part extending circumferentially along the drum member, the drum member having low-rigidity parts (long holes) provided at a plurality of circumferential positions on the drum member in at least one of portions radially outside and inside the coupling part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Masanori Sasaki, Masamichi Fujikawa, Kazuhiro Yamada, Kensuke Ueda, Sayaka Katayama, Yasuo Miura, Takeyuki Tanaka, Hirokazu Kouno, Takashi Miyamoto, Ryohei Hanamure, Siyuan Tao
  • Publication number: 20210320212
    Abstract: A semiconductor device having a reduced amount of oxygen vacancy in a channel formation region of an oxide semiconductor is provided. Further, a semiconductor device which includes an oxide semiconductor and has improved electric characteristics is provided. Furthermore, a methods for manufacturing the semiconductor device is provided. An oxide semiconductor film is formed; a conductive film is formed over the oxide semiconductor film at the same time as forming a low-resistance region between the oxide semiconductor film and the conductive film; the conductive film is processed to form a source electrode and a drain electrode; and oxygen is added to the low-resistance region between the source electrode and the drain electrode, so that a channel formation region having a higher resistance than the low-resistance region is formed and a first low-resistance region and a second low-resistance region between which the channel formation region is positioned are formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Hideomi SUZAWA, Tetsuhiro TANAKA, Hirokazu WATANABE, Yuhei SATO, Yasumasa YAMANE, Daisuke MATSUBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210315523
    Abstract: A blood pressure measurement device includes: a case including; a strap; a plurality of valves; a pump; and a power supply unit. The pump and the power supply unit are disposed with a gap therebetween. The pump is provided with a suction hole on a surface thereof opposite to the power supply unit. The device comprises a hole portion formed between each of a pairs of lugs of an outer case, an opening end being located at a position opposed to the gap in a first direction. The hole portion extends linearly, and one opening end of the hold portion is provided on the outer surface of the outer case closer to a wrist, and other opening end thereof is provided on the inner surface of the outer case closer to a windshield than the one opening end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicants: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD., OMRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi ONO, Takanori NISHIOKA, Shinji MIZUNO, Hirokazu TANAKA, Tomoyuki NISHIDA, Noboru KOHARA
  • Patent number: 11136460
    Abstract: An anti-slip structure comprising a plurality of anti-slip projections that protrude outwardly from a floor surface and are arranged so as to be mutually isolated, the anti-slip structure being such that the anti-slip projections are of circular dome-like three-dimensional shape and are cured bodies produced by curing a composition for anti-slip treatment comprising a curable resin. This anti-slip structure causes a floor surface comprising ceramic tile, tile made of stone material, or the like to be imparted with excellent anti-slip capability without impairing the lustrousness, beauty, design characteristics, or cleanability of the floor surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: SUNSTAR ENGINEERING INC.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Okamoto, Norihiro Tameno, Yoshimasu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210301131
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyamide resin composition including 50% to 99% by mass of a polyamide (P) and 1% to 50% by mass of an acid-modified polyolefin (Q) satisfying the following requirements (1) to (3). (1) A melt flow rate (MFR) as measured at 230° C. under a load of 2.16 kg is 50 to 200 (g/10 min). (2) An acid modification amount is 0.1% to 2.0% by mass. (3) The acid-modified polyolefin (Q) includes a modified product (q1) of an elastomer including 10% to 95% by mole of an ethylene-derived skeleton unit, 0% to 80% by mole of a propylene-derived skeleton unit, and 3% to 40% by mole of a skeleton unit derived from an ?-olefin having 4 to 8 carbon atoms (with a total amount of the ethylene-derived skeleton unit, the propylene-derived skeleton unit, and the skeleton unit derived from an ?-olefin being 100% by mole), the elastomer being modified by maleic acid or an anhydride thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hidetake NAKANO, Tetsuya NAKAMURA, Hirokazu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210303465
    Abstract: A cache management method performed by an information processing apparatus includes: in a case where a correspondence relation between a request and a response to the request is not stored in a first cache, executing a plurality of operations for generating the response to the request; in association with input data of each operation of the plurality of operations, storing a result of the operation in a second cache; storing the response generated based on results of the plurality of operations in the first cache in association with the request; and returning the response with respect to the request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirokazu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210292876
    Abstract: There is provided an austenitic heat resistant alloy including a chemical composition that contains, in mass percent: C: 0.04 to 0.18%, Si: 1.5% or less; Mn: 2.0% or less, P: 0.020% or less, S: 0.030% or less, Cu: 0.10% or less, Ni: 20.0 to 30.0%, Cr: 21.0 to 24.0%, Mo: 1.0 to 2.0%, Nb: 0.10 to 0.40%, Ti: 0.20% or less, Al: 0.05% or less, N: 0.10 to 0.35%, and B: 0.0015 to 0.005%, with the balance: Fe and impurities, the austenitic heat resistant alloy satisfying [P+6B?0.040].
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Shinnosuke Kurihara, Hiroyuki Semba, Hirokazu Okada, Junichi Higuchi, Katsuki Tanaka, Takahiro Osuki
  • Publication number: 20210281721
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a camera module, a production method, and an electronic device that can prevent reduction of optical module positioning accuracy or heat dissipation performance. An image pickup element is joined on one face of a flexible board so that a light receiving surface of the image pickup element is exposed through an opening of the flexible board, and an optical module is joined on an other face of the flexible board so that light enters to the image pickup element through the opening. A reinforcing member is joined on the one face of the flexible board at a circumference of the image pickup element and reinforces a joining part of the flexible board where the optical module is joined. The reinforcing member is joined so as to face an area including at least a part of the joining part and is formed so that a part of the circumference of the image pickup element is kept open.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: YUTA MOMIUCHI, YUJI TAKAOKA, HIROKAZU NAKAYAMA, KIYOHISA TANAKA, MIYOSHI TOGAWA, HIROKAZU SEKI
  • Patent number: 11092769
    Abstract: Provided is an optical cap component in which a lens is attached to a shell with a high positional accuracy. An optical cap component 1 according to the present invention includes: a shell 30 with an opening 32a; a lens 20 inserted into and fixed in the opening 32a of the shell 30; and a fixing member 40 that fixes the lens 20 and the shell 30 together, wherein the opening 32a has an inside diameter larger than a diameter of the lens 20, and the fixing member 40 is made of glass containing an inorganic filler 41.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Tanaka, Hideki Nagata, Kazuki Komai
  • Publication number: 20210244298
    Abstract: A blood pressure measurement device (1) includes a curler (5) curving in such a manner as to follow along a circumferential direction of a portion of a living body where the curler is attached, and a cuff (71), (74) including one or a plurality of bag-like structures (81), (101) stacked on one another and a bonded portion (82), (104) being bonded to the curler (5), each of the bag-like structures (81), (101) being formed by welding two sheet members (86) formed of resin materials, and configured to be inflated with a fluid, and the bonded portion (82), (104) integrally provided on the sheet member (86) of the bag-like structure (81), (101) disposed on the curler (5) side, the bonded portion (82), (104) having a higher bending strength than the bag-like structure (81), (101).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Tomoyuki NISHIDA, Hirokazu TANAKA, Noboru KOHARA, Shinji MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20210219853
    Abstract: A belt providing improved durability and a blood pressure measurement device. A second belt of a belt of a blood pressure measurement device includes a second belt body constituted in a band-like shape using a resin material and including a plurality of small holes formed along a longitudinal direction, and a second insert being disposed in the second belt body and including a plurality of holes with a plurality of the small holes disposed on an inner side of the respective holes, a cross section of a portion of the second insert, which is between two adjacent holes and orthogonal to a width direction of the second belt body, being constituted like a trapezoid with a short side being disposed on a living body side, and the second insert being formed of a material having a higher tensile strength than the resin material constituting the second belt body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Noboru KOHARA, Tomoyuki NISHIDA, Hirokazu TANAKA, Shinji MIZUNO, Kotaro KITAJO, Takashi ONO
  • Publication number: 20210212579
    Abstract: A blood pressure measurement device includes a curler curving with following a circumferential direction of a portion of a living body where the blood pressure measurement device is attached, a bag-like structure, including two sheet members, and a welded portion, formed by welding edges of the two sheet members, the welded portion, including a plurality of insertion holes, the bag-like structure, being inflated with a fluid and being disposed on an inner circumferential surface of the curler, and a junction means abutting a surface on the living body side of the welded portion and inserted into the plurality of insertion holes to join the welded portion, to the curler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Tomoyuki NISHIDA, Hirokazu TANAKA, Noboru KOHARA, Shinji MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 11062185
    Abstract: A converting apparatus includes a converter, an extractor, and a generating unit. The converter converts print data described in a first description language into print data described in a second description language. The extractor extracts command information related to an imposition process from the print data described in the first description language. The generating unit analyzes the command information extracted by the extractor so as to generate information for specifying print-layout definition information to be used from multiple pieces of print-layout definition information stored in a printer that is to execute a printing process. The multiple pieces of print-layout definition information have different imposition processes defined therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM BUSINESS INNOVATION CORP.
    Inventors: Masahiko Yajima, Masanobu Otaki, Katsuhito Habaguchi, Takashi Kojima, Takemichi Ushiro, Hirokazu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11034835
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyamide resin composition including 50% to 99% by mass of a polyamide (P) and 1% to 50% by mass of an acid-modified polyolefin (Q) satisfying the following requirements (1) to (3). (1) A melt flow rate (MFR) as measured at 230° C. under a load of 2.16 kg is 50 to 200 (g/10 min). (2) An acid modification amount is 0.1% to 2.0% by mass. (3) The acid-modified polyolefin (Q) includes a modified product (q1) of an elastomer including 10% to 95% by mole of an ethylene-derived skeleton unit, 0% to 80% by mole of a propylene-derived skeleton unit, and 3% to 40% by mole of a skeleton unit derived from an ?-olefin having 4 to 8 carbon atoms (with a total amount of the ethylene-derived skeleton unit, the propylene-derived skeleton unit, and the skeleton unit derived from an ?-olefin being 100% by mole), the elastomer being modified by maleic acid or an anhydride thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hidetake Nakano, Tetsuya Nakamura, Hirokazu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11015234
    Abstract: A three-layer clad material includes a core material, a cladding material 1, and a cladding material 2, the core material including an aluminum alloy that includes 0.5 to 1.8% of Mn, and either or both of more than 0.05% and less than 0.2% of Cu, and 0.05 to 0.30% of Ti, with the balance being Al and unavoidable impurities, the cladding material 1 including an aluminum alloy that includes 3 to 10% of Si, and 1 to 10% of Zn, with the balance being Al and unavoidable impurities, and the cladding material 2 including an aluminum alloy that includes 3 to 13% of Si, and 0.05% or less of Cu, with the balance being Al and unavoidable impurities, wherein the Si content X (%) in the cladding material 1 and the Si content Y (%) in the cladding material 2 satisfy the value (Y?X) is ?1.5 to 9%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Shoji, Naoki Yamashita, Toshikazu Tanaka, Hirokazu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210140377
    Abstract: A control device for an internal combustion engine includes an internal combustion engine and a valve opening-closing timing control device. The valve opening-closing timing control device has a phase adjustment mechanism for setting a relative rotation phase of a driving-side rotator and a driven-side rotator. The phase adjustment mechanism overlaps a timing of opening an intake valve with a timing of opening an exhaust valve, by setting, in a predetermined period, the relative rotation phase such that the exhaust valve closes after a top dead center position has been reached, and a bypass passage is provided that connects an exhaust passage of one cylinder that is in an exhaust process to the exhaust passage of another cylinder that is in an intake process at the same time as the exhaust process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Seiichi FUJIMOTO, Masaaki KANEKO, Hirokazu TANAKA, Suguru KAMIYA, Kohei FUJII
  • Publication number: 20210129027
    Abstract: There are provided a game program and a game system for achieving a game in which, even when it is difficult to determine the location of an enemy character while searching for the enemy character in a virtual game space, it is not too difficult to find the enemy character. A game program 30a causes a CPU 10 to function as a virtual-space generating unit 40, a character control unit 42, a trace generating unit 43 that generates a trace of a non-player character and locates it in the virtual game space, a point managing unit 45 that manages a trace point obtained when a trace located in the virtual game space is collected, and a guidance executing unit 47 that performs the guidance regarding the non-player character to the user when an accumulated value Vs of the trace points reaches a predetermined threshold value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: CAPCOM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuya TOKUDA, Kaname FUJIOKA, Teruki ENDO, Mitsuru ENDO, Daiki HOSOKAWA, Hirokazu TANAKA, Riki SHIGEMATSU
  • Patent number: 10994204
    Abstract: There are provided a game program and a game system for achieving a game in which, even when it is difficult to determine the location of an enemy character while searching for the enemy character in a virtual game space, it is not too difficult to find the enemy character. A game program 30a causes a CPU 10 to function as a virtual-space generating unit 40, a character control unit 42, a trace generating unit 43 that generates a trace of a non-player character and locates it in the virtual game space, a point managing unit 45 that manages a trace point obtained when a trace located in the virtual game space is collected, and a guidance executing unit 47 that performs the guidance regarding the non-player character to the user when an accumulated value Vs of the trace points reaches a predetermined threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: CAPCOM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuya Tokuda, Kaname Fujioka, Teruki Endo, Mitsuru Endo, Daiki Hosokawa, Hirokazu Tanaka, Riki Shigematsu