Patents by Inventor Hitoshi Mizuno

Hitoshi Mizuno 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: 20210111545
    Abstract: An attachment structure of a wiring member includes a metal member provided in a vehicle and a wiring member flatly formed to be disposed to have surface contact with the metal member and connecting an electrical component mounted to the vehicle. For example, the wiring member includes a plurality of electrical wires and a sheet material with one main surface having surface contact with the metal member and the other main surface on which the plurality of electrical wires are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi HASEGAWA, Yuya FUKAMI, Masaki MIZUSHITA, Motohiro YOKOI, Housei MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20210050611
    Abstract: In this fuel cell, a cathode-side porous film that covers a cathode electrode is interposed between the cathode electrode and an air supply layer, the cathode electrode constituting electrolyte film/electrode structures. In addition, breathing holes are formed in the cathode-side porous film, and the air flowing through air supply passages passes through the breathing holes and is supplied to the cathode electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Daigo Mukasa, Hitoshi Nagasaki, Takehiro Mugishima, Akio Fujimoto, Ayumi Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20210028477
    Abstract: Electrolyte membrane electrode structures that constitute a fuel cell according to the present invention have a staggered arrangement wherein a part of an anode electrode faces a part of one of two adjacent cathode electrodes, with an electrolyte membrane being interposed therebetween, and another part of the anode electrode faces a part of the other cathode electrode, with an interconnect part being interposed therebetween, said interconnect part being formed in the electrolyte membrane. The electrolyte membrane electrode structures are sealed in a laminate layer which is obtained by bonding an anode-side porous film that covers the anode electrode and a cathode-side porous film that covers the cathode electrodes with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Takehiro Mugishima, Hitoshi Nagasaki, Akio Fujimoto, Ayumi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10679886
    Abstract: A workpiece treating method includes a step (1) of forming a stack including a support, a temporary fixing material and a workpiece wherein the material includes a layer containing a polymer (A) in a range of not less than 50 mass %, the polymer (A) including a structural unit represented by the formula (A1), and the workpiece is held on the material; a step (2) of processing the workpiece and/or transporting the stack; and a step (3) of applying a shear force to the material to thereby separate the workpiece from the support. R1 is a divalent organic group including at least one aromatic ring, each of two oxygen atoms bonded to R1 in (A1) is bonded to the aromatic ring, and, when R1 includes two or more aromatic rings, each of the two oxygen atoms is bonded to any one of the aromatic rings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ishii, Hitoshi Katou, Hiroki Ishikawa, Noriko Kitahama, Hirofumi Sasaki, Hikaru Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10547065
    Abstract: In the fuel cell, an electrode layer on each of two surfaces of an electrolyte membrane is divided into a plurality of electrode regions by a dividing groove; a unit cell is constituted by a stacked structure including the electrolyte membrane, one electrode region on one surface of the electrolyte membrane, and one electrode region on the other surface thereof; and a plurality of the unit cells are connected in series by the interconnector part formed in the electrolyte membrane. At least the electrode layer on the one surface includes a catalyst layer having catalytic activity and containing proton conductive resin; and a protection layer located between the catalyst layer and the electrolyte membrane, having electric conductivity and having a higher filling density of proton conductive resin than that of the catalyst layer. The interconnector part is covered with the protection layer on the one surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takehiro Mugishima, Hitoshi Nagasaki, Ayumi Mizuno, Satoshi Yonezawa, Kazuhide Matsuo
  • Patent number: 10547063
    Abstract: Provided is a fuel cell capable of easily forming an interconnector part electrically connecting adjacent unit cells in a planar array fuel cell. In the fuel cell, an electrode layer on each of two surfaces of an electrolyte membrane is divided into a plurality of electrode regions by a dividing groove; a unit cell is constituted by a stacked structure including the electrolyte membrane, one electrode region on one surface of the electrolyte membrane, and one electrode region on the other surface thereof; and the plurality of the unit cells are connected in series by the interconnector part formed in the electrolyte membrane. The interconnector part is formed by heating and carbonizing a proton conductive resin in the electrolyte membrane. The proton conductive resin can be heated by laser beam irradiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yonezawa, Hitoshi Nagasaki, Takehiro Mugishima, Kazuhide Matsuo, Ayumi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10450651
    Abstract: Provided is an article having a novel surface with a texture different from conventional kinds. The article having a metal oxide-containing coating provided by the present invention comprises a substrate and a metal oxide-containing coating provided to the substrate surface. The metal oxide-containing coating has a Vickers hardness of 350 or higher, a surface roughness Ra of 300 nm or less, and a 20° gloss value of 50 or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIMI INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hitoshi Morinaga, Kazusei Tamai, Maiko Asai, Hiroaki Mizuno, Kyohei Ota
  • Publication number: 20190157128
    Abstract: A workpiece treating method includes a step (1) of forming a stack including a support, a temporary fixing material and a workpiece wherein the material includes a layer containing a polymer (A) in a range of not less than 50 mass %, the polymer (A) including a structural unit represented by the formula (A1), and the workpiece is held on the material; a step (2) of processing the workpiece and/or transporting the stack; and a step (3) of applying a shear force to the material to thereby separate the workpiece from the support. R1 is a divalent organic group including at least one aromatic ring, each of two oxygen atoms bonded to R1 in (A1) is bonded to the aromatic ring, and, when R1 includes two or more aromatic rings, each of the two oxygen atoms is bonded to any one of the aromatic rings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ISHII, Hitoshi KATOU, Hiroki ISHIKAWA, Noriko KITAHAMA, Hirofumi SASAKI, Hikaru MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20190137340
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart includes a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko OGINO, Yoichi KAJIMURA, Takahiro SAHARA, Kunio TAGUCHI, Yasushi SASAGAWA, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Shota MITANI
  • Publication number: 20190106767
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a method for processing steelmaking dust, a method for producing zinc, and a method for producing an iron- and steelmaking raw material, which are more advantageous than the Waelz method in terms of energy and economy. [Solving Means] A method for processing steelmaking dust according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: adding a calcium compound containing Ca to steelmaking dust containing zinc, the number of moles of Ca being equivalent to or more than the number of moles of Fe in the steelmaking dust; and heating and reducing, in a furnace, the steelmaking dust to which the calcium compound has been added. A ratio of the number of moles of Ca in the calcium compound to the number of moles of Fe in the steelmaking dust is adjusted to be not less than 1.3 and not more than 1.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuya NAGASAKA, Kazuyoshi YAMAGUCHI, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Shunsuke KOIDE
  • Patent number: 8753265
    Abstract: An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope in an intended direction of advancement; an imaging unit incorporated in the encapsulated endoscope; and an image processing unit that receives image data sent from the imaging unit, and produces an image, which results from rotation of the received image data, according to the rotational phase of the encapsulated endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Uchiyama, Hironobu Takizawa, Takeshi Yokoi, Hitoshi Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20130245398
    Abstract: A capsule-type medical device comprises a capsule main unit having functions for being inserted into the body cavity and performing medical acts such as taking images or the like. The capsule main unit comprises therein a magnet which is acted upon by external magnetism, and a spiral portion on the outer perimeter, so that rotating force acting upon the magnet is readily converted into a propelling force for propelling the capsule-type medical device. A flexible insertion portion which is long and small in diameter is provided to the capsule main unit to allow smooth progression through the body cavity, and the center of gravity of the device is placed upon the longitudinal center axis of the capsule main unit, thus facilitating smooth progression through the body cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION,
    Inventors: Takeshi YOKOI, Hironobu TAKIZAWA, Akio UCHIYAMA, Hitoshi MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 8419629
    Abstract: An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope in an intended direction of advancement; an imaging unit incorporated in the encapsulated endoscope; and an image processing unit that receives image data sent from the imaging unit, and produces an image, which results from rotation of the received image data, according to the rotational phase of the encapsulated endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Uchiyama, Hironobu Takizawa, Takeshi Yokoi, Hitoshi Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20110319715
    Abstract: An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope in an intended direction of advancement; an imaging unit incorporated in the encapsulated endoscope; and an image processing unit that receives image data sent from the imaging unit, and produces an image, which results from rotation of the received image data, according to the rotational phase of the encapsulated endoscope.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akio Uchiyama, Hironobu Takizawa, Takeshi Yokoi, Hitoshi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 8062210
    Abstract: An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope in an intended direction of advancement; an imaging unit incorporated in the encapsulated endoscope; and an image processing unit that receives image data sent from the imaging unit, and produces an image, which results from rotation of the received image data, according to the rotational phase of the encapsulated endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2011
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Uchiyama, Hironobu Takizawa, Takeshi Yokoi, Hitoshi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 8033989
    Abstract: An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope in an intended direction of advancement; an imaging unit incorporated in the encapsulated endoscope; and an image processing unit that receives image data sent from the imaging unit, and produces an image, which results from rotation of the received image data, according to the rotational phase of the encapsulated endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Uchiyama, Hironobu Takizawa, Takeshi Yokoi, Hitoshi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 7993263
    Abstract: A method of displaying an image in a subject is provided. The method including: capturing an image using a capsule type medical device introduced into the subject; generating a wireless signal of the image; receiving the wireless signal of the image at the outside of the subject with an external device; and displaying the image based on the received signal, on a first display portion contained in the same housing as the external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Yokoi, Hironobu Takizawa, Hidetake Segawa, Hitoshi Mizuno, Hideyuki Adachi, Hiroki Moriyama, Hisao Yabe
  • Patent number: 7905827
    Abstract: An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope in an intended direction of advancement; an imaging unit incorporated in the encapsulated endoscope; and an image processing unit that receives image data sent from the imaging unit, and produces an image, which results from rotation of the received image data, according to the rotational phase of the encapsulated endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2011
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Uchiyama, Hironobu Takizawa, Takeshi Yokoi, Hitoshi Mizuno
  • Patent number: D835168
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Hoei Shokai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kodama, Hitoshi Mizuno, Shunsuke Koide
  • Patent number: D846610
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Hoei Shokai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kodama, Hitoshi Mizuno