Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Nakamura

Hiroshi Nakamura 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: 10564324
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an optical layered body that has excellent interlayer adhesiveness, particularly even in outdoor use, and also has highly excellent anti-blocking properties. The present invention relates to an optical layered body including: a substrate film; a hard coat layer containing silica fine particles on at least one surface of the substrate film; and a dry film layer on a surface of the hard coat layer opposite to the substrate film side surface of the hard coat layer, wherein the silica fine particles are exposed on the dry film layer side surface of the hard coat layer; the dry film layer is directly formed on the surface of the hard coat layer on which the silica fine particles are exposed; the hard coat layer before the formation of the dry film layer has projections and depressions on the surface on which the dry film layer is to be formed; the hard coat layer has an average silica fine particle abundance in ten 0.2 ?m×0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., DEXERIALS Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Horio, Masataka Nakashima, Hiroshi Nakamura, Takahisa Nomura, Seiji Shinohara, Kiyotaka Matsui, Kentaro Oshima, Satoshi Kuboyama, Yukihiro Ono
  • Patent number: 10557131
    Abstract: A yeast extract is produced by preparing a suspension containing yeast, applying an electric field treatment to the suspension, and then autolyzing the suspension. In this electric field treatment, a voltage to be applied is less than 1000 V/mm, and a temperature of the suspension during an application period of the voltage is 64° C. or less. According to such a production process, a content of amino acids in the yeast extract can be improved. Among amino acids, branched chain amino acids or the like can be efficiently increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignees: National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Frontier Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoru Tomita, Toshihide Nakamura, Katsuichi Saitou, Kunihiko Uemura, Hiroshi Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10555520
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pesticide composition comprising a pesticidal active ingredient and a compound represented by chemical formula (I) or chemical formula (II) R—O-(EO)w-(PO)x-(EO)y-(PO)z-H??(I) R—O—(PO)w-(EO)x-(PO)y-(EO)z-H??(II) (wherein, EO represents an ethyleneoxy group, PO represents a propyleneoxy group, R represents an alkyl or alkenyl group having 8 to 20 carbons, w represents on average an integer in the range of 1 to 25, x represents on average an integer in the range of 1 to 25, y represents on average an integer in the range of 1 to 25, and z represents on average an integer in the range of 1 to 25). Further the present invention provides a method for potentiating the efficacy of the pesticidal active ingredient comprising using a compound represented by chemical formula (I) or chemical formula (II) in combination with a pesticidal active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Dairiki, Rieko Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10557505
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a rotating bearing unit includes to cause one end surface in the axial direction of the forming punch (46), formed by combining a plurality of punch elements (46, 46) divided in the circumferential direction, which are displaceable in the axial direction and which are not displaceable in the circumferential direction, and having a processing teeth (44, 44) at one end surface in the axial direction, to face the other end surface of the caulking section (20) in the axial direction. In this state, rolls (30a) are rotated about the central axis (?) of the hub main body (8) while pressing the other end surface of the forming punch (46) in the axial direction with a pressing surface (43) of the roll (30a) having a central axis (?) that is inclined with respect to the central axis (?) of the hub main body (8).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: NSK LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Hagiwara, Kazuto Kobayashi, Isao Shintou, Hiroshi Koyama, Toshio Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10554105
    Abstract: A drive mechanism including a brushed motor comprises a brushed motor including a commutator having a plurality of commutator segments and a brush contactable to the plurality of commutator segments, a movable member driven by the brushed motor, and a stopper member configured to stop rotation of the brushed motor by contacting the movable member. In a state in which the movable member contacts the stopper member to thereby stop the rotation of the brushed motor, the brush contacts only one of two adjacent commutator segments of the plurality of commutator segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventors: Masami Ota, Hiroshi Miyazako, Makoto Tanaka, Taichi Nakamura, Akio Takayama
  • Patent number: 10550282
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to find a cationic electrodeposition coating composition excellent in throwing power, anti-GA gas pinhole properties, and anti-corrosion properties, and to provide a coated article excellent in these coating film properties. The present invention provides a cationic electrodeposition coating composition containing an amino-containing epoxy resin (A), a blocked polyisocyanate curing agent (B), and a pigment (C), the amino-containing epoxy resin (A) being obtained by reacting an epoxy resin (A1), a polyphenol compound (A2), a dimer acid diglycidyl ester (A3), and an amine compound (A4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeo Yamaguchi, Motohide Mori, Masahiro Nakamura, Hiroshi Hosono, Minoru Hanatani, Shigetaka Setodoi
  • Patent number: 10544827
    Abstract: A sealed thrust bearing includes an inner ring; an outer ring facing the inner ring in an axial direction; an elastic member that covers the inner ring so as to define; an inner elastic seal member that seals a space between an inner circumferential portion of the inner ring and an inner circumferential portion of the outer ring; and an outer elastic seal member that seals a space between an outer circumferential portion of the inner ring and an outer circumferential portion of the outer ring; and a lower member that is disposed below the outer ring for being assembled with the outer ring, and is provided with cation coating. The inner elastic seal member has a lip in pressure contact with an inner surface of one of a cylinder portion and a cylindrical portion of the lower member, and the outer elastic seal member has a lip in pressure contact with an upper surface of one of an annular ring portion and an annular portion of the lower member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignees: JTEKT CORPORATION, NAKANISHI METAL WORKS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yano, Minoru Nakamura, Nozomi Yasufuku, Mitsuru Saito
  • Patent number: 10547026
    Abstract: A reflective liquid crystal display device (30) including a reflection electrode (31), a liquid crystal layer (32), and a counter electrode (33) is formed above an insulating layer (25) in a first region (R) of a TFT substrate (20). An organic EL display device (40) including a first electrode (41), an organic layer (43), and a second electrode (44) is formed on the insulating layer (25) of the TFT substrate (20) in a second region (T). A coating layer (45) is formed at least on a surface of the organic EL display device (40) so as to wrap the second electrode (44) and the organic layer (43) of the organic EL display device (40). A part of the coating layer (45) is in contact with the insulating layer (25). As a result, a complex display apparatus capable of preventing the organic layer from deteriorating and excellent in reliability can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignees: Sakai Display Products Corporation, Sharp Corporation
    Inventors: Yozo Narutaki, Katsuhiko Kishimoto, Shinji Shimada, Masahiro Mitani, Kohzoh Nakamura, Kiyoshi Minoura, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Yuhki Kobayashi, Shinichi Kawato
  • Publication number: 20200024663
    Abstract: The object of the invention is to provide a method for easily and objectively detecting mood disorders in a subject by measuring the expression levels of prescribed genes in the peripheral blood of the subject, the reliability of the detection result being high. The invention also provides a method for detecting mood disorders in a subject, the method having a step for measuring the gene expression levels of ribosomal protein genes, CDKN1C, or any combination thereof in the peripheral blood derived from the subject, and detecting whether or not the subject has mood disorders on the basis of the measurement results.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Seiji NAKAMURA, Yohei ISHIZAWA, Ryo MATOBA, Kenichi MATSUBARA, Hiroshi KUNUGI, Hiroaki HORI
  • Publication number: 20200018419
    Abstract: The sensor unit (40) includes a case (41) having a bottom surface (41a); a sensor element (42) including a sensor element main body (421) and a power supply terminal (42a); and a power supply bus bar (44) including an inclined part (44d). An end on one side of the power supply terminal (42a) is electrically connected to the sensor element main body (421). The case (41) further includes a terminal passage part (412a). In a state where the power supply terminal (42a) passes through the terminal passage part (412a), an end on the other side of the power supply terminal (42a) is in contact with the inclined part (44d) and the terminal passage part (412a) is in contact with a side surface of the power supply terminal (42a), so that movement of the power supply terminal (42a) in a direction away from the bottom surface (41a) is restricted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: NIDEC TOSOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi SHIRAI, Toshiaki NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200021164
    Abstract: The sensor unit (40) includes a case (41) having a bottom surface (41a); a sensor element (42) including a sensor element main body (421) and a power supply terminal (42a); and a power supply bus bar (44) including an inclined part (44d) and a first connection part (44a). An end on one side of the power supply terminal (42a) is electrically connected to the sensor element main body (421). In a state where the power supply terminal (42a) passes through the first connection part (44a), an end on the other side of the power supply terminal (42a) is in contact with the inclined part (44d) and the first connection part (44a) is in contact with the power supply terminal (42a), so that movement of the power supply terminal (42a) in a direction away from the bottom surface (41a) is restricted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: NIDEC TOSOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi SHIRAI, Toshiaki NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10533934
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a particle inspection system includes a voltage driving circuit which applies a driving voltage for a particle inspection to a particle inspection chip, a current-voltage conversion circuit which converts, into a voltage signal, a current signal output from the particle inspection chip when the driving voltage is applied to the particle inspection chip, a detection circuit which detects, based on the voltage signal, whether the sample liquid is introduced into a detection region of the particle inspection chip, and an analysis circuit which analyzes the fine particle, in the sample liquid based on the voltage signal. The voltage driving circuit varies the driving voltage based on the detection result of the detection circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Michihiko Nishigaki, Hiroshi Hamasaki, Naofumi Nakamura, Kentaro Kobayashi, Hiroko Miki
  • Publication number: 20200010040
    Abstract: A vehicle occupant protection control device includes: a seat state detector configured to detect directions of first and second seats inside a vehicle; and a vehicle occupant protection controller configured to open at least one of a first bag body that is opened on a first side in a width direction of the first seat and a second bag body that is opened on a second side diagonal to the first side in a width direction of the second seat in a state in which the first seat faces the second seat when the seat state detector detects that the first seat faces the second seat and an impact on the vehicle is detected or predicted. A first vehicle occupant sitting on the first seat is pressed on the second side in accordance with the opening of the first bag body or a second vehicle occupant sitting on the second seat is pressed on the first side in accordance with the opening of the second bag body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidetoshi NAKAMURA, Hiroshi AKABA
  • Patent number: 10530332
    Abstract: A resonator is provided that suppresses vibration of a retainer caused by undesired vibration of a vibrating portion and also achieves size reduction. Specifically, the resonator includes a vibrating member that includes a semiconductor layer, a first piezoelectric film formed on the semiconductor layer, and a first upper electrode formed on the first piezoelectric film. Moreover, a retainer is provided to retain the vibrating member such that the vibrating portion can vibrate and one or more coupling members are provided to couple the vibrating member to the retainer. Finally, the resonator includes a vibration suppressing member that includes a second piezoelectric film formed on the retainer and a second upper electrode formed on the second piezoelectric film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Nakamura, Hiroshi Nakatani
  • Patent number: 10526775
    Abstract: A toilet according to an embodiment includes a toilet body and a water drainage socket. The toilet body has a water drainage outlet on a back surface thereof. The water drainage socket connects the water drainage outlet and an inlet of a water drainage pipe that is provided on a wall surface. The back surface of the toilet body is provided with an opening and a guide part. The opening is provided to insert therethrough a tubular member that extends from the wall surface in a case where the toilet body is mounted on the wall surface. The guide part guides the tubular member that is provided in a state where it is inserted through the opening so as to move to an outer side of the water drainage socket in a case where the toilet body is mounted on the wall surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Nakamura, Hiroshi Hashimoto, Shuichi Nagashima, Mayu Okubo, Shoko Imaizumi, Shinichi Urata, Isami Sakaba, Haruka Saito, Takumi Tsuchitani
  • Publication number: 20200003656
    Abstract: A sensor case includes a body portion having a circular horizontal section. An upper body 1 includes an accommodation space 4 having a wall surface having a circular horizontal section, and the body portion is inserted in the accommodation space 4 such that the body portion is capable of rotating about a central axis thereof extending in a vertical direction. A stopper 50 is arranged to project in a horizontal direction in an outer circumferential surface of the body portion. A guide groove 51 is arranged to extend in the vertical direction at the wall surface of the accommodation space 4, and is arranged to allow the stopper 50 to move therein. The upper body 1 includes a restricting portion 52 arranged to restrict a vertical movement of the stopper 50.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Tomoka OSAWA, Hironobu WAKABAYASHI, Toshiaki NAKAMURA, Hiroshi TATSUTA
  • Patent number: 10520675
    Abstract: Provided is an optical fiber cutter for cutting an optical fiber, the optical fiber cutter including a cutter base, a slider, a blade member, a rotating body, and a rotation control mechanism that controls rotation of the blade member, in which the rotation control mechanism includes a main body rotatably provided in the cutter base, and a swinging portion that swings around a shaft provided in the cutter base in conjunction with rotation of the main body, and the swinging portion swings to a first position at which the swinging portion comes into contact with the rotating body to rotate the blade member by a predetermined angle when the slider reaches a predetermined position and a second position at which the swinging portion does not come into contact with the rotating body at the predetermined position of the slider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: SEI Optifrontier Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakamura, Takeshi Noake, Naohisa Shirafuji
  • Publication number: 20190391308
    Abstract: Provided is an optical film 10 including a light-transmitting base material 11 and a light-transmitting functional layer 12 provided on one surface of the light-transmitting base material 11, wherein the optical film 10 has a spectral transmittance of less than 1% at a wavelength of 380 nm, a spectral transmittance of 10% or more and less than 60% at a wavelength of 410 nm, and a spectral transmittance of 70% or more at a wavelength of 440 nm, and wherein the light-transmitting functional layer 12 has a film thickness of 9 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Takahisa NOMURA, Takanori HAMADA, Masataka NAKASHIMA, Kentaro HATA, Hiroshi NAKAMURA, Hiroki NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10514208
    Abstract: Provided is a heat storage including a container including a first container made of ceramics and a second container made of ceramics, the first container and the second container being combined, and a heat storage material housed inside the container. The first container and the second container are bonded via a bonding member. A volume occupied by pores in the first container, in a first contact region including a surface section in contact with the bonding member, is greater than a volume occupied by pores in regions other than the first contact region. A volume occupied by pores in the second container, in a second contact region including a surface section in contact with the bonding member, is greater than a volume occupied by pores in regions other than the second contact region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hamashima, Katsumi Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190382120
    Abstract: Provided is an airbag device for a flying object sufficiently having a performance of protecting a battery. An airbag device 1 is an airbag device for a flying object including an upper cover member 19 and a lower cover member 20 as a housing, and a battery 24 provided inside the housing and includes an expandable member 2 which is provided inside the housing of the flying object 10 and is expandable inside the housing, a gas generator 3 which is connected to the expandable member 2 and receives a predetermined amount of current to make gas flow into the expandable member 2, and a current supply section which supplies current to the gas generator 3 according to collision of the flying object 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroshi NAKAMURA, Yasuhiko YAGIHASHI, Kouichi SASAMOTO