Patents by Inventor Jun Watanabe

Jun Watanabe 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: 20220385207
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an inverter device for driving an electric motor, including: an inverter circuit including a plurality of switching elements; and a control circuit controlling the inverter circuit. When a rotation speed of the electric motor is equal to or less than a preset rotation speed threshold and a torque of the electric motor is equal to or greater than a preset torque threshold, the control circuit changes a temperature estimation logic of the switching elements of the inverter circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: NIDEC ELESYS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotaka YOSHIOKA, Jun KATSUMATA, Toshiyuki WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20220375831
    Abstract: A lead frame includes a first frame member including a die pad; a second frame member that is layered on the first frame member and that includes a lead; and a resin with which a space around the die pad and the lead is filled, wherein the die pad includes a rising portion and a buried portion, the rising portion rises from the resin, the buried portion is buried in the resin and has a mount surface on which a semiconductor element is to be mounted and a side surface that is continuous to the mount surface, and the side surface is covered with the resin and has a constriction that is depressed in a direction parallel to the mount surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Tetsuichiro Kasahara, Tsukasa Nakanishi, Koji Watanabe, Jun Izuoka
  • Publication number: 20220369982
    Abstract: A biomagnetic field measurement processing apparatus includes circuitry; and a memory storing computer-executable instructions that cause the circuitry to execute reconfiguring a current signal from a biomagnetic field signal; extracting a current component from the current signal; and based on the extracted current component, adding to each other at least two current waveforms among current waveforms of a plurality of inward currents that are current components directed toward a nerve axon from around the nerve axon, or adding to each other at least two current waveforms among current waveforms of a plurality of inward currents that are current components directed toward a muscle fiber from around the muscle fiber, and generating a current waveform to be displayed on a display device, according to the at least two current waveforms added to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Inventors: Koki ISHIDA, Taishi WATANABE, Shigenori KAWABATA, Jun HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220371384
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire comprises a first sound damper fixed to a tire inner surface and being made of a sponge material; a second sound damper disposed on a tire internal space side of the first sound damper, and being made of a sponge material; and a communication device retained between the first sound damper and the second sound damper. The second sound damper has a hardness in a range of greater than 25N and no greater than 55N. The first sound damper has a hardness in a range of no less than 25N and less than 55N. The hardness of the second sound damper is greater than the hardness of the first sound damper. The hardness is measured in accordance with the Method A in Section 6.4 of the test methods as defined under the Hardness Tests in Section 6 of JIS K6400-2 (2012).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanao SHIBATA, Jun WATANABE, Shin SUKEGAWA, Takayuki OHARA, Suguru YAMAGUCHI, Hiroki HORI, Sho MITSUDA
  • Publication number: 20220363966
    Abstract: A bio-electrode composition contains (A) a silicone bonded to an ionic polymer and having a structure containing a T unit shown by the following general formula (T1): (R0SiO3/2) (T1), the structure excluding a cage-like structure. In the formula, R0 represents a linking group to the ionic polymer. The ionic polymer is a polymer containing a repeating unit having a structure selected from the group consisting of salts of ammonium, lithium, sodium, potassium, and silver formed with any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and N-carbonyl-fluorosulfonamide. Thus, the present invention provides a bio-electrode composition capable of forming a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode which is excellent in electric conductivity, biocompatibility, stretchability, and adhesion, soft, light-weight, and manufacturable at low cost, and which prevents significant reduction in the electric conductivity even when wetted with water or dried.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Osamu WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20220363942
    Abstract: Provided is a composition capable of forming a cured product excelling in adhesion to a substrate, hardness, scratch resistance, and chemical resistance. The composition of the present disclosure contains a polyol compound (A) and an isocyanate compound (B) The polyol compound (A) includes a compound (a1) represented by Formula (1) below, where R1 to R3 each are a group represented by Formula (1a), the compound (a1) having a number average molecular weight (calibrated with polystyrene standard) of 800 or greater. The isocyanate compound (B) includes a polyisocyanate compound having an isocyanurate skeleton.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi KONNO, Naritoshi MAETSU, Jun WATANABE, Shintarou HATANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220324270
    Abstract: A tire according to the present disclosure includes a sound absorber on an inner surface of the tire, and a portion or all of the sound absorber is orange.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taiga ISHIHARA, Jun WATANABE, Suguru YAMAGUCHI, Keiichi KATO, Tomonori MUKAIGAWA, Makoto GOZU, Sho MITSUDA
  • Publication number: 20220328310
    Abstract: A rare earth-containing SiC substrate includes a rare earth element and Al. A concentration of the rare earth element is from 1×1016 atoms/cm3 to 1×1019 atoms/cm3 inclusive and a concentration of Al is from 1×1016 atoms/cm3 to 1×1021 atoms/cm3 inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi MATSUSHIMA, Morimichi WATANABE, Jun YOSHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220328196
    Abstract: A medical image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry and a display. The processing circuitry acquires medical images. The processing circuitry sends the medical images to a medical image processing apparatus that performs disease analysis based on the medical images. The processing circuitry receives the analysis result from the medical image processing apparatus. The display displays warning information based on the analysis result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira NISHIKORI, Tatsuya WATANABE, Jun OOSHIMA, Yohei MINATOYA, Ryo OKUDA
  • Patent number: 11469715
    Abstract: A power amplifier circuit includes first and second bias circuits configured to provide first and second biases, respectively, a first transistor having an emitter connected to a reference potential, a base configured to receive the first bias via a first resistor and receive a radio-frequency input signal via a first capacitor, and a collector configured to output an amplified radio-frequency signal, a second transistor having a base connected to the reference potential via a second capacitor and configured to receive the second bias via a second resistor, an emitter configured to receive the radio-frequency signal, and a collector connected to a power supply potential via a third inductor and configured to output a radio-frequency output signal, and an impedance circuit having a first end connected to an output section of the second bias circuit and configured to apply an alternating-current signal to a path extending from the second bias circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Enomoto, Kazuo Watanabe, Satoshi Tanaka, Yusuke Tanaka, Makoto Itou
  • Publication number: 20220314133
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a joint detection unit that detects a joint of a person striking a pose to imitate a pose of a robot device including a joint; a human body joint angle estimation unit that estimates an angle of the joint of the person; and a mapping learning unit that learns mapping between the angle of the joint of the person and an angle of the joint of the robot device in the pose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: JUN YOKONO, MIDORI KAWANO, NATSUKO OZAKI, JINGJING GUO, JIANING WU, SAYAKA WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11453374
    Abstract: To provide a disc brake having a planetary gear reduction mechanism that may be satisfactory costly and achieve improved reliability, a planetary gear reduction mechanism of a disc brake according to the present disclosure includes a sun gear having an input gear portion to which rotation from a motor is transmitted and an output gear portion extending axially from a radial central region of the input gear portion, a plurality of planetary gears configured to mesh with the output gear portion of the sun gear, and an internal gear configured to mesh with each planetary gear, and the internal gear has a cylindrical support portion configured to rotatably support the sun gear. Accordingly, at the time of assembly, the axis of the sun gear and the axis of the internal gear may be arranged substantially concentrically, which may result in improved reliability and cost satisfaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Mitsugi, Daisuke Hibi, Takayasu Sakashita, Jun Watanabe, Rikiya Yoshizu, Atsushi Odaira, Takuya Usui
  • Publication number: 20220296143
    Abstract: A biomagnetism measurement apparatus includes a memory and a processor configured to set a curved surface as a region-of-interest based on a morphological image including a portion to be evaluated of a subject, the morphological image being acquired by an image acquisition apparatus, and the curved surface being a surface on which an anterior-posterior position of the subject changes in a cranial-caudal direction and in a left-right direction along a position of a nerve to be evaluated. The processor is further configured to estimate current distribution in the region-of-interest based on magnetic data, the magnetic data being acquired by measuring a magnetic field with a magnetic measurement instrument, and the magnetic field being generated by an electrical activity of a nerve in the portion to be evaluated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Inventors: Koki ISHIDA, Taishi WATANABE, Shigenori KAWABATA, Jun HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11446967
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire in accordance with the present disclosure comprises a first sound damper fixed to a tire inner surface and being made of a sponge material; a second sound damper disposed on a tire internal space side of the first sound damper, and being made of a sponge material; and a communication device retained between the first sound damper and the second sound damper, wherein the second sound damper has a hardness greater than a hardness of the first sound damper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanao Shibata, Jun Watanabe, Shin Sukegawa, Takayuki Ohara, Suguru Yamaguchi, Hiroki Hori, Sho Mitsuda
  • Patent number: 11446968
    Abstract: Disclosed is a tire including: at least one pin protruding from an inner circumferential surface of a tread portion of the tire toward a tire radial direction inner side; and a noise damper caught by the at least one pin, wherein the at least one pin has a distal end with a diameter smaller than that of portions other than the distal end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Watanabe, Shin Sukegawa
  • Publication number: 20220288140
    Abstract: A fermented milk for improving autonomic nervous function containing at least one lactic acid bacterial species of the genus Lactobacillus and its metabolite. The lactic acid bacterial species of the genus Lactobacillus is selected from the group consisting of Lactobacillus delbrueckii, Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus, Lactobacillus gasseri, Lactobacillus rhamnosus and Lactobacillus acidophilus. The lactic acid bacterial strain of the genus Lactobacillus is preferably Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus OLL1073R-1(FERM BP-10741).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicants: MEIJI CO., LTD., University Public Corporation Osaka
    Inventors: Yasuyoshi WATANABE, Kei MIZUNO, Jun HENMI, Seiya MAKINO, Hiroshi KANO
  • Publication number: 20220293724
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a top electrode in contact with a top surface of the semiconductor substrate, a bottom electrode in contact with a bottom surface of the semiconductor substrate, and an oxide film in contact with the top surface of the semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor substrate includes an element region and an outer peripheral region. The element region is a region where the top electrode is in contact with the top surface of the semiconductor substrate. The outer peripheral region is a region where the oxide film is in contact with the top surface of the semiconductor substrate, and is located between the element region and an outer peripheral end surface of the semiconductor substrate. The element region includes a semiconductor element connected between the top electrode and the bottom electrode. The outer peripheral region includes surface high-voltage-breakdown regions, deep high-voltage-breakdown regions, and a drift region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: JUN SAITO, KEITA KATAOKA, YUSUKE YAMASHITA, YUKIHIKO WATANABE, KATSUHIRO KUTSUKI, YOUNGSHIN EUM
  • Publication number: 20220284695
    Abstract: A retrieval apparatus includes a first retrieval unit, a second retrieval unit, and an integration unit that calculates an integrated similarity by integrating a first similarity calculated by the first retrieval unit and a second similarity calculated by the second retrieval unit. For similarities between a basic image, an image similar to the basic image, and an image dissimilar to the basic image of the reference images, at least the feature extraction of the first retrieval unit is learned such that a margin based on a second similarity between the basic image and the similar image and a second similarity between the basic image and the dissimilar image increases as the second similarity between the basic image and the dissimilar image increases relative to the second similarity between the basic image and the similar image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukito WATANABE, Takayuki UMEDA, Jun SHIMAMURA, Atsushi SAGATA
  • Publication number: 20220282058
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition including carbon fibers and a thermoplastic resin, in which the carbon fibers have a tensile elastic modulus E of 350 to 500 GPa, and the tensile elastic modulus E (GPa) and a loop fracture load A (N) satisfy the relationship of A??0.0017×E+1.02. This resin composition not only has a high moldability into a member of a complex shape by injection molding, but also can yield a molded article having excellent flexural modulus and excellent impact characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Haruki OKUDA, Fumihiko TANAKA, Jun WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20220278231
    Abstract: A switching element includes a semiconductor substrate, a gate insulating film, and a gate electrode that is disposed inside the trench. The semiconductor substrate further includes: an n-type source region, a p-type body region, an n-type drift region, a p-type first electric field reduced region, and a p-type connection region. When a permittivity of the connection region is ? (F/cm), a critical electric field strength of the connection region is Ec (V/cm), an elementary charge is e (C), an area density of p-type impurity when viewed in a plan view of the connection region located below the trench is Q (cm?2), Q>?*Ec/e.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Jun SAITO, Youngshin EUM, Keita KATAOKA, Yusuke YAMASHITA, Yukihiko WATANABE, Katsuhiro KUTSUKI