Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Adachi

Hiroshi Adachi 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: 20200033776
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a first rotator, a second rotator disposed opposite the first rotator to form a nip with the first rotator, a heater including a base and a heat generator, and a non-contact temperature detector to detect a temperature of the heater. The heater contacts an inner circumferential surface of the first rotator. The non-contact temperature detector is disposed opposite the inner circumferential surface of the first rotator via the base and disposed at a predetermined distance from the heater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi YOSHINAGA, Tomoya ADACHI, Yuusuke FURUICHI, Yukimichi SOMEYA, Mitsuko SUGANO
  • Patent number: 10525574
    Abstract: A driving tool including a driver configured to drive out a fastener, a piston to which the driver is connected, a cylinder in which the piston is disposed so as to be reciprocated, a head valve which is slidably mounted to an outer circumferential side of the cylinder and controls a flow of compressed air into the cylinder, and a seal portion which is provided to face an opening edge of the head valve. The seal portion includes a lip portion protruding along an outer circumferential surface of the head valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norimichi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Tanaka, Michiaki Adachi, Takeshi Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 10483413
    Abstract: A photoelectric module of the present disclosure includes an optical device including an optical function element array made of a first base material, and a plurality of light emitting/receiving elements made of a second base material, wherein the optical function element array includes an optical substrate and a plurality of optical function elements, the optical substrate having a first surface and a second surface, and the optical function elements being integrated with the optical substrate and being arranged one-dimensionally or two-dimensionally, and the light emitting/receiving elements and their respective optical function elements face each other with the optical substrate in between to be located on a same axis in a direction perpendicular to the optical substrate, and the light emitting/receiving elements are disposed on the second surface with a space in between while being separated in units of a smaller number than array number in the optical function element array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiizu Ootorii, Kazunao Oniki, Koki Uchino, Hideyuki Suzuki, Hiroshi Ozaki, Kazuki Sano, Eiji Otani, Shinji Rokuhara, Kiwamu Adachi, Shuichi Oka, Shusaku Yanagawa, Hiroshi Morita, Takeshi Ogura
  • Patent number: 10459368
    Abstract: A powder detector includes a driver to drive a motor, a stirrer to stir powder in a vessel, a vibration plate disposed in the vessel and vibrated by a flip of the stirrer rotated by the motor, and circuitry. The circuitry detects a vibration of the vibration plate, estimates an amount of powder based on a detection result of the vibration, and causes the driver to drive the motor from a starting point, so as to move the stirrer to a preset halt position. The starting point is a rotation angle of the motor on detection of the vibration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Sumihiro Inokuchi, Hiroshi Adachi, Masashi Hommi, Naohiro Funada, Norio Muraishi, Kengo Tanaka, Shingo Nishizaki, Masaki Karakawa
  • Patent number: 10461261
    Abstract: A compound represented by A-D-A is useful as a light. emitting material used in an organic electroluminescent device and others.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignees: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Li, Akihiro Orita, Hiroshi Miyazaki, Junzo Otera, Hiroko Nomura, Chihaya Adachi
  • Patent number: 10449661
    Abstract: A driving tool includes a driver configured to drive out a fastener, a piston to which the driver is connected, a cylinder in which the piston is disposed so as to be reciprocated, a head valve which is slidably mounted and controls flow of compressed air into the cylinder, and a foreign matter removing member provided with a protruding portion facing a circumferential surface of the head valve. When the head valve slides to move relatively with respect to the foreign matter removing member, a matter attached on the circumferential surface of the head valve can be removed by the protruding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norimichi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Tanaka, Yasunori Aihara, Michiaki Adachi
  • Patent number: 10452351
    Abstract: For an information processing device capable of accepting user's voice and executing processing based on the voice, convenience for a user is improved. A control portion 20 of an in-vehicle device 12 includes a non-voice operation mode and a voice operation mode as operation modes, and in the case that the operation mode is the non-voice operation mode, displays an operation button on a touch panel 26, and when it is detected that the operation button is operated, executes the processing corresponding to the operated operation button, and in the case that the operation mode is a voice operation mode M2, displays on the touch panel 26 an example phrase image indicating an example of a phrase to be uttered by the user in the case of making the processing corresponding to the operation button be executed instead of the operation button, and when voice data based on the phrase indicated by the example phrase image is generated, executes the processing corresponding to the operation button.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Maki Adachi, Takao Yahiro, Fukuya Iguchi, Kenta Yasutomo, Hiroshi Kato
  • Patent number: 10445213
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing an evaluation program that causes a computer to execute a process, the process including receiving designation of a software, obtaining an execution condition used for an execution request for the designated software based on information stored in a memory, the execution request having been issued by the specified software, the information associating the designated software with the execution condition, executing the execution request for the designated software, by using the acquired execution condition, acquiring log information regarding an execution of the designated software when the designated software is executed in response to the execution request, performing an evaluation related to the specified software, based on the acquired log information, and outputting an evaluation result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Naohiro Kishishita, Makoto Adachi, Hiroshi Iyobe, Yosuke Naka, Takaaki Nakazawa, Takeya Mutoh, Shunichi Obinata, Kazuki Yamada
  • Patent number: 10439148
    Abstract: A compound represented by the general formula (1) is useful as a light emitting material. In the general formula (1), Ar1 to Ar3 represent an aryl group, provided that Ar2 and Ar3 are the same as each other, and at least one of Ar1 to Ar3 represents an aryl group substituted with a group represented by the general formula (2). In the general formula (2), R1 to R8 represent a hydrogen atom or a substituent; Z represents O, S, R9—N, (R10) (R11)C, or (R12) (R13)Si; and R9 to R13 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a substituent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: James MacDonald, Melissa Skidmore, Kazunori Ueno, Hiroshi Miyazaki, Chihaya Adachi
  • Publication number: 20190302284
    Abstract: A scintillator array comprises: a first scintillator element; a second scintillator element; and a reflector provided between the first and second scintillator elements and having a width of 80 gm or less therebetween. Each scintillator element includes a polycrystal containing a rare earth oxysulfide phosphor, the polycrystal having a radiation incident surface of 1 mm or less×1 mm or less in area. An average crystal grain diameter of the polycrystal is not less than 5 ?m nor more than 30 ?m, the average crystal grain diameter being defined by an average intercept length of crystal grains in an observation image of the polycrystal with a scanning electron microscope. A maximum length or a maximum diameter of defects on the polycrystal is 40 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto HAYASHI, Hiroyasu Kondo, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Yoshitaka Adachi, Yukihiro Fukuta
  • Patent number: 10385233
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a primer composition. The primer composition comprises: a tert butyl acetate solvent; an organometallic reagent selected from organotitanates, organozirconates, aluminum organometallic compounds, and any combination thereof; an organotin compound; a silane with at least 3 hydrolyzable groups; and a polyorganosiloxane resin. Optionally, the primer composition further comprises a second solvent different from the tert butyl acetate solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Silicones Corporation, Dow Toray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Adachi, Brent D. Dull, Thomas W. Galbraith, Kenji Ota
  • Publication number: 20190232928
    Abstract: A sensor unit capable of detecting a step-on operation on a foot pedal with high accuracy is configured without inviting cost increase. The unit includes a linear movement member to which an arcuate motion at time of a step-on operation on a foot pedal disposed in a vehicle cabin space is transmitted as being converted into a linear motion by a converter mechanism, and a detection section detecting the linear motion of the linear movement member inside the vehicle cabin space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ADACHI, Hiroshi ISONO
  • Publication number: 20190196360
    Abstract: A powder detector includes a driver to drive a motor, a stirrer to stir powder in a vessel, a vibration plate disposed in the vessel and vibrated by a flip of the stirrer rotated by the motor, and circuitry. The circuitry detects a vibration of the vibration plate, estimates an amount of powder based on a detection result of the vibration, and causes the driver to drive the motor from a starting point, so as to move the stirrer to a preset halt position. The starting point is a rotation angle of the motor on detection of the vibration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Sumihiro INOKUCHI, Hiroshi ADACHI, Masashi HOMMI, Naohiro FUNADA, Norio MURAISHI, Kengo TANAKA, Shingo NISHIZAKI, Masaki KARAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190177877
    Abstract: A fiber-containing crystal includes a crystal body which is a crystal of a biological substance and a plurality of fibers at least partially incorporated in the crystal body; and a fiber-containing crystal includes a crystal body which is an easy-disintegrating crystal and a plurality of fibers at least partially incorporated in the crystal body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Iori Nakabayashi, Hiroshi Tsuchikura, Atsushi Kuwabara, Hiroaki Adachi
  • Publication number: 20190148756
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a polymer electrolyte molded article, which comprises forming a polymer electrolyte precursor having a protective group and an ionic group, and deprotecting at least a portion of protective groups contained in the resulting molded article to obtain a polymer electrolyte molded article. According to the present invention, it is possible to obtain a polymer electrolyte material and a polymer electrolyte molded article, which are excellent in proton conductivity and are also excellent in fuel barrier properties, mechanical strength, physical durability, resistance to hot water, resistance to hot methanol, processability and chemical stability. A polymer electrolyte fuel cell using a polymer electrolyte membrane, polymer electrolyte parts or a membrane electrode assembly can achieve high output, high energy density and long-term durability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Daisuke IZUHARA, Hiroshi TAIKO, Yuriko OKADA, Shinya ADACHI, Masataka NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10079394
    Abstract: A method of welding comprising contacting a first electrode to a porous body flow path, contacting a second electrode to a plate material, pressing the porous body flow path and the plate material by the first and second electrodes in a thickness direction of the plate material, and spot welding the porous body flow path and the plate material, wherein: a deformation of the plate material in a direction of the second electrode pressing the plate material is smaller than a deformation of the porous body flow path in a direction of the first electrode pressing the porous body flow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroki Okabe, Makoto Aoyama, Hiroshi Adachi, Takashi Kondo
  • Publication number: 20180223422
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a metallized film, the metallized film including: a dielectric film; a vapor-deposited metal electrode formed on a surface of the dielectric film. The vapor-deposited metal electrode includes a plurality of parts which have mutually different resistance values. The method includes a step of letting oil adhere to a region in the surface of the dielectric film on which the vapor-deposited metal electrode is to be formed and then bringing a vapor of metal into contact with the surface of the dielectric film. A quantity per unit area of the oil adhering to a part of the region on which a part of the vapor-deposited metal electrode having a relatively low resistance value is to be formed is smaller than a quantity per unit area of the oil adhering to another part of the region on which another part of the vapor-deposited metal electrode having a relatively high resistance value is to be formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: MASAKI SHIBA, SHINSUKE ITOI, HIROSHI ADACHI, YUKINORI TAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180024275
    Abstract: An optical member includes a substrate and a thin film that is disposed on the substrate and contains inorganic particles and a resin. The resin has a volume occupancy of less than 5% in a region up to at least 60 nm in depth from a surface of at least a part of the thin film, the surface being opposite from a substrate-end surface of the thin film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Hirokazu UCHIYAMA, Tomokiyo YAMADA, Hiroshi ADACHI
  • Patent number: 9394949
    Abstract: A tripod type constant velocity universal joint includes an outer joint member including three track grooves having roller-guide surfaces arranged to face each other in a circumferential direction, a tripod member including three leg shafts projecting in a radial direction, and roller units each including a roller and an inner ring for supporting the roller in a freely rotatable manner. The inner ring is externally fitted to a corresponding one of the three leg shafts. The roller is movable along the roller-guide surfaces of a corresponding one of the three track grooves. Each of the three leg shafts includes a region formed into a substantially circular-arc shape in horizontal cross-section that is orthogonal to an axial line of each of the three leg shafts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: NTN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jiahua Miao, Shunsuke Makino, Hiroshi Murakami, Taku Itagaki, Hiroshi Adachi, Makoto Ikki
  • Patent number: 9335350
    Abstract: An electronic device includes: a detection circuit to detect a voltage difference between both ends of a wiring portion which is at least a portion of a power supply wiring that connects a power supply circuit and a receiver circuit; a current supply circuit to supply a pilot current having a first current value which is smaller than a second current value of a main current to the power supply wiring; and a control circuit to control supply of the pilot current and stop of the supply of the pilot current, to calculate a wiring resistance value of the wiring portion based on a first value of the voltage difference when the supply is stopped, a second value of the voltage difference when the pilot current is supplied, and the first current value and to calculate the second current value based on the first value and the wiring resistance value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroshi Onimaru, Yuji Ishii, Kenji Rikimaru, Kenichi Kawazoe, Hiroshi Adachi