Patents by Inventor Hiroki Kato

Hiroki Kato 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: 11403041
    Abstract: A memory system according to an embodiment includes a nonvolatile memory and a memory controller. The nonvolatile memory includes a first storage region and a second storage region. The memory controller comprises a third storage region storing a master table and a fourth storage region storing a change history of the master table. The memory controller is configured to: order the nonvolatile memory to write the master table stored in the third storage region in the first storage region when receiving a power-off command from outside; order the nonvolatile memory to write the change history stored in the fourth storage region in the second storage region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Okamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaguchi, Ryoichi Kato, Hiroki Matsudaira
  • Patent number: 11400817
    Abstract: A controller of an embodiment includes a limiter receiving an active current command initial value, limiting a maximum value of the active current command initial value with a predetermined value, and outputting a first value; a circuit to calculate a reactive current command initial value; a calculator to calculate a reactive current command adjustment value; a unit receiving the first value as an input, and calculating a reactive current upper limit value such that a composite value of the first value and the reactive current upper limit value is equal to or smaller than an input current maximum value; and a limiter to output the reactive current command adjustment value or the reactive current upper limit value, whichever is smaller. The predetermined value is a value to set the reactive current upper limit value to a value larger than zero and smaller than the input current maximum value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: Central Japan Railway Company, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Ken Kunomura, Toshimasa Shimizu, Kenji Sato, Hirokazu Kato, Kazuaki Yuuki, Toshiyuki Uchida, Masatsugu Morita, Hiroki Miyajima, Yukitaka Monden
  • Publication number: 20220229324
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including panel terminals; and a wiring substrate including first substrate terminals coupled to the panel terminals. The panel terminals include panel terminals arranged in a first region and panel terminals arranged in second regions sandwiching the first region. The first substrate terminals include first substrate terminals arranged in a third region and first substrate terminals arranged in fourth regions sandwiching the third region. A gap between panel terminals is substantially constant in the first and second regions. A first width of the panel terminals in the first region is different from a second width of the panel terminals in the second regions. A width of the first substrate terminals is substantially constant in the third and fourth regions. A first gap between first substrate terminals in the third region is different from a second gap between first substrate terminals in the fourth regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hideaki ABE, Yasuhito ARUGA, Hiroyuki ONODERA, Hiroki KATO, Yasushi NAKANO, Hitoshi KAWAGUCHI, Keisuke ASADA
  • Patent number: 11390788
    Abstract: Provided are a chemical heat storage material having excellent cyclic durability and a method for producing the same. A chemical heat storage material includes: a surface layer formed of silica and/or calcium silicate; and calcium oxide particles with the surface layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignees: SHIRAISHI CENTRAL LABORATORIES CO., LTD., TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Masahiko Tajika, Yukitaka Kato, Naoto Uchiyama, Hiroki Takasu
  • Publication number: 20220209096
    Abstract: The vibration device includes a piezoelectric element having a connection terminal exposed from a main surface of the piezoelectric element, a first resin layer having conductivity and covering the connection terminal of the piezoelectric element to be electrically connected to the connection terminal, a wiring member overlapping the main surface of the piezoelectric element to cover the first resin layer, including a wire electrically connected to the first resin layer, and extending beyond one end of the piezoelectric element when viewed in a thickness direction of the piezoelectric element, and a second resin layer integrally covering the main surface of the piezoelectric element and the wiring member. The second resin layer includes a first layer in direct contact with the piezoelectric element and the wiring member, and a second layer covering the piezoelectric element and the wiring member via the first layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke TERANISHI, Hiroki MITSUI, Miho KATO, Hideya SAKAMOTO, Narumi SATO
  • Publication number: 20220205491
    Abstract: A damper device of the present disclosure includes an input element to which torque from an engine is transmitted, an output element, and an elastic body that transmits torque between the input element and the output element. The input element is formed to enclose the elastic body. The output element includes a clearance portion that allows passage of a tool for attaching and detaching the engine and the input element. A sealing member is disposed between the input element and another member other than components of the damper device so as to restrict an entry of foreign substances into the input element on the outside the clearance portion in a radial direction. As a result, assemblability and maintenability of the damper device can be further improved while restricting the entry of foreign substances into the input element formed to enclose an elastic body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: AISIN AW INDUSTRIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Yu TAKIZAWA, Hiroki TAKAYANAGI, Akiyoshi KATO
  • Publication number: 20220160917
    Abstract: A management system that manages a workflow relating to sterilization of a sterilization target is provided. The workflow includes a plurality of stages including a packaging stage in which a set is formed by packaging one or more of the sterilization targets and a first indicator, and the first indicator includes a discoloration area whose color changes according to an achievement degree of a sterilization process. The management system includes: management means for managing management information of the workflow including sterilization related information of the set, wherein the sterilization related information of the set includes a determination result of the achievement degree, and notification means for performing a notification that work related to the workflow is not in a predetermined state, or a notification for preventing work related to the workflow from entering a predetermined state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Kazuhide Okuno, Motohiro Furusawa, Hiroki Kato
  • Publication number: 20220149314
    Abstract: A self-luminous display panel 10 in which self-luminous elements 2 are arranged on a plane, wherein each of the self-luminous elements includes: a pair of electrodes 13, 20 disposed facing each other, an electrode of the pair of electrodes including a metal layer 20A; functional layers 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 including a light emitting layer 17, disposed between the pair of electrodes; and a sealing layer 21 that covers the pair of electrodes and the functional layers from a direction. The self-luminous elements include a repaired self-luminous element 2?. The repaired self-luminous element includes a foreign object FO among the functional layers. The electrode including the metal layer has a high resistance portion 201 surrounding, in plan view, an area containing the foreign object, and has a thickened portion 202 of the metal layer at an outer edge, in plan view, of the high resistance portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: JOLED Inc.
    Inventors: Akio MIYAJIMA, Michitoshi TSUCHIYA, Hiroki KATO, Makoto NODA, Masaichi OKUBO, Mario AMATSUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220143252
    Abstract: A management system that manages records of sterilization processes performed by a sterilization processing apparatus on a set including one or more sterilization targets and a first indicator including a discoloration area whose color changes according to an achievement degree of a sterilization process is provided. The management system includes: retaining means for retaining sterilization record information including the achievement degree of the sterilization process determined based on a color of the discoloration area of the first indicator of the set, and placement information regarding placement of the set to the sterilization processing apparatus, with respect to each sterilization process performed on the set; and generating means for generating information for determining a relationship between the placement information and the achievement degree of the sterilization process based on the sterilization record information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroki Kato, Motohiro Furusawa, Kazuhide Okuno
  • Patent number: 11327373
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including panel terminals; and a wiring substrate including first substrate terminals coupled to the panel terminals. The panel terminals include panel terminals arranged in a first region and panel terminals arranged in second regions sandwiching the first region. The first substrate terminals include first substrate terminals arranged in a third region and first substrate terminals arranged in fourth regions sandwiching the third region. A gap between panel terminals is substantially constant in the first and second regions. A first width of the panel terminals in the first region is different from a second width of the panel terminals is the second regions. A width of the first substrate terminals is substantially constant in the third and fourth regions. A first gap between first substrate terminals in the third region is different from a second gap between first substrate terminals in the fourth regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hideaki Abe, Yasuhito Aruga, Hiroyuki Onodera, Hiroki Kato, Yasushi Nakano, Hitoshi Kawaguchi, Keisuke Asada
  • Publication number: 20220123585
    Abstract: A backup power supply system for a shift-by-wire system includes a power storage unit and a control unit. Power storage unit supplies power to a shift-by-wire system. When at least one of a first condition or a second condition is satisfied, control unit outputs an instruction signal, instructing that a shift range of an automatic transmission should be changed into a parking range, to shift-by-wire system. First condition requires that the duration for which output voltage of the mains power supply remains equal to or less than a first voltage threshold value should be longer than a first duration. Second condition requires that the duration for which the output voltage of the mains power supply remains equal to or less than a second voltage threshold value, smaller than the first voltage threshold value, should be longer than a second duration which is shorter than the first duration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicants: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichi KAGEYAMA, Hiroki KATO
  • Publication number: 20220033533
    Abstract: There is provided a method of producing a polymerizable composition that includes a first polymerizable monomer; and a second polymerizable monomer, a polymer of the second polymerizable monomer, or both, the second polymerizable monomer, the polymer of the second polymerizable monomer, or the both being dispersed in the first polymerizable monomer, the method of producing a polymerizable composition includes dissolving the first polymerizable monomer; the second polymerizable monomer, the polymer of the second polymerizable monomer, or the both in a solvent to obtain a solution in a first step; and evaporating the solvent from the solution in a second step, wherein the first polymerizable monomer is a liquid, and wherein the second polymerizable monomer is a solid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yuri FUKUYO, Takayuki UENO, Makoto TAKAHASHI, Hiroki KATO, Yuki KASAI
  • Patent number: 11220327
    Abstract: An aircraft includes an airframe, a hollow member, and a plasma actuator. The hollow member has a body and an internal flow passage. The body extends from front of the airframe to rear of the airframe and has a hollow shape. The internal flow passage extends in the body from the front to the rear. The body has an introduction port configured to introduce a fluid into the internal flow passage, and a blow hole provided more toward the rear than the introduction port, and penetrating the body from an inner circumferential surface of the body to an outer circumferential surface of the body. The plasma actuator is provided at the outer circumferential surface of the body, and disposed on one or more sides, in a circumferential direction of the body, of the blow hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei Nakano, Takayuki Oguri, Yukinobu Tomonaga, Akitoshi Sakaguchi, Maki Kikuchi, Hiroki Kato
  • Patent number: 11214359
    Abstract: A flow control system includes a movable wing attachable to a wing of an aircraft, and a plasma actuator mountable on a surface of the movable wing. The flow control system is configured to control air flow around the wing by having the changing of the steering angle of the movable wing work in conjunction with the operation of the plasma actuator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Maki Kikuchi, Hiroki Kato, Mitsuru Kono, Kentaro Yoshida, Nobuyuki Nakazato
  • Patent number: 11214358
    Abstract: An aircraft control system includes a flow control device and a control circuit. The flow control device is configured to control a flow of air around an aircraft. The control circuit is configured to control the flow control device so that a pressure distribution loaded on a surface of a structure that constitutes the aircraft is equal to a control value of a pressure distribution calculated based on a physical quantity detected by a sensor provided in the aircraft. The physical quantity relates to the air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Miyawaki, Masakatsu Abe, Hiroki Kato
  • Patent number: 11215280
    Abstract: Provided is a gear change control device of automatic transmission for vehicles. The gear change control device of automatic transmission includes a gear change control part which performs upshift gear change control and downshift gear change control of an automatic transmission according to a shift map. When an operation of a brake operation element is detected and full closure of an accelerator is detected, the gear change control part calculates, based on a change amount of a vehicle speed and a pressure of a brake master cylinder, a determination counter value for determining whether or not to execute the downshift of the automatic transmission, and when the determination counter value is equal to or greater than a threshold value (first threshold value), the gear change control part performs the downshift of the automatic transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Noguchi, Kazuma Sasahara, Hiroki Murasawa, Naoyuki Kubo, Hiroki Kato
  • Patent number: 11208201
    Abstract: A wing structure for an aircraft includes a stationary wing, a movable wing and at least one plasma actuator. The movable wing is configured to have a slot between the movable wing and the stationary wing. The at least one plasma actuator is configured to control air flow through the slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Kato, Maki Kikuchi, Kentaro Yoshida, Nobuyuki Nakazato, Tomofumi Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 11174007
    Abstract: A flow control apparatus includes a plasma actuator, a storage device, and a control circuit. The plasma actuator causes discharge in a discharge area by applying an alternating-current (AC) voltage between electrodes to form an induced flow of gas. The electrodes are shifted relatively to each other with a dielectric disposed between them. The storage device stores a changing condition of an AC voltage waveform for changing a gas flow state formed in a flow control area of gas from a first state to a second state by adding the induced flow of gas. The control circuit refers to the changing condition of the AC voltage waveform and control the AC voltage waveform based on the changing condition of the AC voltage waveform, in a case of changing the gas flow state formed in the gas flow control area from the first flow state to the second flow state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Maki Kikuchi, Hiroki Kato
  • Publication number: 20210314798
    Abstract: There is provided a wireless communication system in which it is possible to transmit data with low delay by suppressing an increase in buffer capacity, while preventing the depletion of data within each buffer. A base station uses a relationship in which the sum of an amount of data stored in a buffer of a mobile station and an amount of data stored in a buffer of a base station is constant to determine a video coding rate and a wireless transmission rate on the basis of quality of a wireless propagation path measured by a propagation path quality measurement unit and the data amount stored in the buffer of the base station, transmits the determined rates to the mobile station, and causes the determined rates to be reflected in the settings of a video encoding unit and a wireless encoding unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroki KATO, Tatsuhiro NAKADA, Daiki HOSHI
  • Patent number: D938308
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Inventors: Hideki Hayashi, Masayuki Yamada, Junya Furuta, Lu Yi, Masaaki Yagi, Hiroki Kato, Shingo Hatori, Eishi Suzuki, Yuma Hoshino