Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Kobayashi

Hiroshi Kobayashi 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: 20220144556
    Abstract: The invention provides a conveying device having a conveying performance higher than that of the related art, a sample analysis system and sample pretreatment device with the conveying device and a method for conveying a conveyance object. A conveying device 1 includes a permanent magnet 10 which is provided on a sample rack 111 side, magnetic poles 25 each of which includes a core 22 made of a second magnetic body and a winding 21 wound around an outer periphery of the core 22, drive circuits 50 each of which supplies a current to the winding 21 of the magnetic pole 25, and current command calculation units 55 each of which controls a value of the current to be supplied to the winding 21 from the drive circuit 50. The current command calculation unit 55 makes the currents to be supplied to the windings 21 vary.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Yasuaki AOYAMA, Ryosuke HOSHI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Satoru KANEKO, Takeshi TAMAKOSHI, Hiroshi WATANABE, Katsuhiro KAMBARA, Kuniaki ONIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20220149482
    Abstract: Provided is a separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery containing a porous substrate using a polyolefin porous film; and a heat-resistant porous layer that is provided only on one side of the porous substrate, and that contains a heat-resistant resin and a filler, in which a TD elastic modulus of the porous substrate is from 1.2 GPa to 5.0 GPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: TEIJIN LIMITED
    Inventors: Tokimitsu KOBAYASHI, Hiroshi SAKURAI, Satoshi NISHKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220113827
    Abstract: A decorative sheet is a decorative sheet to be attached to a surface of a decoration target part, and includes a base film layer formed of a base film having a sheet shape, a decorative layer representing a decorative pattern, a light shield layer that is provided on a back side position with respect to the decorative layer and that includes a light transmitting portion having a predetermined shape, and a medium color layer formed between the decorative layer and the light shield layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Kenta SUZUKI, Masahito WATANABE, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220105431
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program for causing a server to perform functions to control progress of a video game is provided. The functions include: a first arranging function configured to arrange a first object determined based on a user operation at a position determined based on a position of the user terminal in a virtual space corresponding to map information of a real space; a second arranging function configured to arrange a second object with which a predetermined event is associated at a position determined based on a position of the first object after a time determined in accordance with the first object elapses from a time when the first object is arranged; and a generating function configured to generate the predetermined event in accordance with a positional condition regarding the positions of the user terminal and the second object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takamasa SHIBA, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Jun WAGA, Yutaka YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20220080317
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program for causing a server to perform functions to control progress of a video game using positional information of a user terminal in response to a user operation is provided. The functions include: a determining function configured to determine a planned arranging position for an event object corresponding to an event selected based on the user operation in a virtual space corresponding to map information on a real space; a changing function configured to change a position at which the event object is arranged or a position of as existing object already arranged on the basis of the planned arranging position; and a generating function configured to generate an event is accordance with a positional condition regarding a position of the user terminal and the position of the event object or the position of the existing object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takamasa SHIBA, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Jun WAGA, Yutaka YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20220062754
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program for causing a server to perform functions to control progress of a video game is provided. The functions include: a first specifying function configured to specify at least a part of a virtual space as a first target virtual space; a registering function configured to register the object and the user in a storage unit so as to be associated with each other; a second specifying function configured to specify a second target virtual space as the virtual space in a case where the object associated with the user is selected; and a generating function configured to generate an event corresponding to the object in a case where the object positioned within an area of the first or second target virtual space respectively specified by the first or second specifying function is selected by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takamasa SHIBA, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Jun WAGA, Yutaka YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 11264318
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device free from chipping of a thin semiconductor element during transportation. The semiconductor device includes: a thin semiconductor element including a front-side electrode on the front side of the semiconductor element, and including a back-side electrode on the back side of the semiconductor element; a metallic member formed on at least one of the front-side electrode and the back-side electrode, the metallic member having a thickness equal to or greater than the thickness of the semiconductor element; and a resin member in contact with the lateral side of the metallic member and surrounding the periphery of the metallic member, with a part of the front side of the semiconductor element being exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Yokoyama, Jun Fujita, Toshiaki Shinohara, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220044012
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to perform operations including extracting information indicative of an issuer of a form from form image data, and obtaining fixed information corresponding to the information indicative of the issuer of the form by referring to a storage storing the fixed information associated with the issuer of the form, and outputting, to a terminal apparatus, screen data including the information indicative of the issuer of the form and the obtained fixed information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takahiro WATANABE, Ryo TANEDA
  • Publication number: 20220020579
    Abstract: A CEM and an ion detector of one embodiment have a structure for enabling ion detection with higher sensitivity than the prior art. A channel electron multiplier includes a channel body, an input-side conductive layer, an output-side conductive layer, and an electrode. The channel body includes a channel, and a resistance layer and an electron emission layer formed on the channel's inner wall surface. The input-side conductive layer is provided on the channel body, and a part thereof extends into the tapered opening. The output-side conductive layer is provided on the tapered opening. The electrode has openings through which charged particles pass, and is disposed on an opposite side of the output end face to the input end face. The electrode and the input-side conductive layer are set to the same potential to eliminate the influence of an external electric field in the tapered opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takeshi ENDO, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11228141
    Abstract: A connector includes a terminal that is to be contacted with a conductive member of a wire, a housing in which the terminal is arranged, and a holding member that is fit in the housing and in contact with the terminal to hold a position of the terminal. At least one of the terminal and the housing includes a pressing portion that presses the conductive member in a direction such that the conductive member comes in contact with the terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tetsuya Miyamura, Masaaki Tabata, Yasuo Omori, Teruo Hara, Shunya Takeuchi, Hiroki Kobayashi, Hisashi Kojima, Takeshi Misaiji, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11220471
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing tetrafluoromethane, and the method is unlikely to damage a reaction apparatus and can produce tetrafluoromethane safely, inexpensively, and stably. To a raw material liquid (1) containing a reaction inducer and a fluorinated hydrocarbon represented by chemical formula CpHqClrFs (in the chemical formula, p is an integer of 3 or more and 18 or less, q is an integer of 0 or more and 3 or less, r is an integer of 0 or more and 9 or less, and s is an integer of 5 or more and 30 or less) and having no carbon-carbon unsaturated bond, fluorine gas is introduced to give tetrafluoromethane. The reaction inducer is a hydrocarbon polymer solid at normal temperature and pressure and is reacted with fluorine gas to induce a reaction of forming tetrafluoromethane from the fluorinated hydrocarbon and the fluorine gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yohsuke Fukuchi, Tomokazu Sugawara, Shinya Oguro, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20210395901
    Abstract: There is provided a fluorine gas production device in which, even when an electrolytic solution containing hydrogen fluoride is electrolyzed at a high current density, a recombination reaction in the electrolytic solution and a recombination reaction in gas phase parts of an anode chamber and a cathode chamber are less likely to occur and the electrolytic solution can be electrolyzed with high current efficiency to produce fluorine gas. The fluorine gas production device includes an electrolytic cell (1), a partition wall (7) extending downward in the vertical direction from the ceiling surface inside the electrolytic cell (1) to partition the electrolytic cell (1) into an anode chamber (12) and a cathode chamber (14), an anode (3), and a cathode (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yohsuke FUKUCHI, Nozomi KUSUMOTO, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210388785
    Abstract: The exhaust purification device of an internal combustion engine comprises a catalyst 20 arranged in an exhaust passage and able to store oxygen; and an air-fuel ratio control device configured to control an air-fuel ratio of inflowing exhaust gas flowing into the catalyst. The air-fuel ratio control device is configured to perform a distribution forming control controlling the air-fuel ratio of the inflowing exhaust gas so that in the catalyst, a first region with an oxygen storage amount of equal to or greater than a predetermined value and a second region with an oxygen storage amount of less than the predetermined value are alternately formed along an axial direction of the catalyst. The total number of the first region and the second region formed by the distribution forming control is equal to or greater than three.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiko Masubuchi, Toshihiro Mori, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20210391162
    Abstract: An ion detector includes a microchannel plate configured to generate secondary electrons upon reception of ions incident thereon and multiply and output the generated secondary electrons; a plurality of electron impact-type diodes configured to have effective regions narrower than an effective region of the microchannel plate, receive the incident secondary electrons output from the microchannel plate, and multiply and detect the incident secondary electrons; a focus electrode configured to be disposed between the microchannel plate and the electron impact-type diodes and focus the secondary electrons toward the electron impact-type diodes; and a voltage supply part configured to apply a drive voltage to each of the plurality of electron impact-type diodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Sayaka TAKATSUKA
  • Publication number: 20210391159
    Abstract: An ion detector includes a microchannel plate configured to generate secondary electrons upon reception of ions incident thereon and multiply and output the generated secondary electrons; a plurality of electron impact-type diodes configured to have effective regions narrower than an effective region of the microchannel plate on an electron incident surface facing the microchannel plate side, receive the incident secondary electrons output from the microchannel plate, and multiply and detect the incident secondary electrons; and a focus electrode configured to be disposed between the microchannel plate and the electron impact-type diodes and focus the secondary electrons toward the electron impact-type diode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Sayaka TAKATSUKA
  • Patent number: 11192836
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a fluorine-containing organic compound. The method can immediately detect the occurrence of a side reaction in direct fluorination reaction using fluorine gas and can give a highly pure fluorine-containing organic compound at a high yield. A raw material liquid (1) containing a raw material organic compound having a hydrogen atom and two or more carbon atoms is reacted with fluorine gas in a reaction container (11) to replace the hydrogen atom of the raw material organic compound with a fluorine atom to give a fluorine-containing organic compound. In the reaction, tetrafluoromethane contained in a gas phase (2) in the reaction container (11) is continuously measured, and the amount of the fluorine gas supplied to the reaction container (11) is controlled depending on the measured value of the tetrafluoromethane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yohsuke Fukuchi, Shinichi Yorozuya, Nozomi Kusumoto, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20210370163
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program for causing a server to perform functions to control progress of a video game using a virtual space corresponding to map information of a real space and positional information of a user terminal of a user is provided. The functions include: a registering function configured to register objects of a plurality of users; a generating function configured to generate a predetermined event on a basis of positional information of a user terminal of a first user; and a participating function configured to cause an object of a second user different from the first user, for whom the event is generated, among the objects registered by the registering function to participate in the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Takamasa SHIBA, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Jun WAGA, Yutaka YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210363316
    Abstract: A prepreg having high processability and laminating performance and a method to produce such a prepreg in an industrially advantageous way is described, the prepreg comprising at least the components [A] to [E] shown below, and having a structure incorporating a first layer composed mainly of the component [A] and a first epoxy resin composition that contains the components [B] to [D] but which is substantially free of the component [E], and a second layer composed mainly of a second epoxy resin composition that contains the components [B] to [E] and which is disposed adjacent to each surface of the first layer, the second epoxy resin composition being characterized in that its component [D] has a weight-average molecular weight of 2,000 to 30,000 g/mol and accounts for 5 to 15 parts by mass relative to the total quantity of its components [B] to [E], which accounts for 100 parts by mass, [A] carbon fiber, [B] epoxy resin, [C] curing agent, [D] thermoplastic resin, and [E] particles containing a thermoplasti
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kobayashi, Taiki Maeyama, Daisuke Kido, Takashi Ikushima, Naofumi Hosokawa, Hirokazu Ohnishi
  • Publication number: 20210363078
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing tetrafluoromethane, and the method is unlikely to damage a reaction apparatus and can produce tetrafluoromethane safely, inexpensively, and stably. To a raw material liquid (1) containing a reaction inducer and a fluorinated hydrocarbon represented by chemical formula CpHqClrFs (in the chemical formula, p is an integer of 3 or more and 18 or less, q is an integer of 0 or more and 3 or less, r is an integer of 0 or more and 9 or less, and s is an integer of 5 or more and 30 or less) and having no carbon-carbon unsaturated bond, fluorine gas is introduced to give tetrafluoromethane. The reaction inducer is a hydrocarbon polymer solid at normal temperature and pressure and is reacted with fluorine gas to induce a reaction of forming tetrafluoromethane from the fluorinated hydrocarbon and the fluorine gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yohsuke FUKUCHI, Tomokazu SUGAWARA, Shinya OGURO, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: D937996
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: LIXIL Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Ando, Hiroshi Kobayashi