Patents by Inventor Katsuya Abe

Katsuya Abe 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: 20200231815
    Abstract: A rubber modifier for tires for modifying a rubber for tires contains rosins, and a styrene-(meth)acryl copolymer that is a polymer of a monomer component containing a styrene monomer and a (meth)acryl monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Harima Chemicals, Incorporated
    Inventors: Katsuya MATSUYOSHI, Hiroki ABE, Lin ZHOU
  • Publication number: 20200189214
    Abstract: A bladder bag is a mold for molding inside of a composite material structure. The composite material structure includes a narrow portion formed by narrowing a part of the inside and a space portion formed so as to be adjacent to the narrow portion. The bladder bag includes a bladder bag main body and a cord-like member. The bladder bag main body includes a narrow molding portion for molding the narrow portion of the composite material structure, a space molding portion for molding the space portion of the composite material structure, and an air intake for introducing air. The cord-like member is provided inside the bladder bag main body, passes through the narrow molding portion from the air intake, and is connected to an inner surface of the space molding portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Kiyoka TAKAGI, Jun ISHIDA, Sota KAMO, Katsuya YOSHINO, Toshio ABE, Koichi HASEGAWA, Yoshihiro SUGIYAMA, Takashi ISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200182321
    Abstract: A friction material for dry brakes containing, as raw friction materials, a fiber substrate, a binder, an organic filler, and an inorganic filler, wherein porous silica including a plurality of pores with a central pore diameter of 1.0 nm or greater and 50.0 nm or smaller that absorbs liquid matter generated by thermal decomposition of an organic matter in the friction material at the time of brake braking is contained as the inorganic filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: ADVICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi UJITA, Manami SUGIRA, Katsuya OKYAMA, Takatoshi TAKEMOTO, Kenji ABE, Toru MATSUSHIMA, Mamoru TOYAMA, Yuji NAGASAWA, Nnvoru SUGIURA
  • Publication number: 20200117127
    Abstract: An electrophotographic member including: a base member; an elastic layer having a thickness of from 100 ?m to 500 ?m, and containing a cured product of an addition-curable silicone rubber composition; and a cured product layer arranged between the base member and the elastic layer, the cured product layer containing a cured product of a composition containing an organopolysiloxane having a Si—H group and a silane coupling agent having an alkenyl group. A peel adhesive strength between the elastic layer and the base member is a specific range. The elastic layer undergoes a cohesive failure in a peel test from the base member. The ratio (HU2/HU1) of a universal hardness HU2 on the inner surface of the elastic layer to a universal hardness HU1 at a position reached by cutting the elastic layer from its outer surface in its depth direction by 10 ?m is a specific range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuya Abe, Katsuhisa Matsunaka, Kazuo Kishino, Matsutaka Maeda
  • Publication number: 20200115726
    Abstract: Provided is a mutant filamentous fungus, which lacks expression of ?-1,3-glucan, and is deficient in at least part of a GAG biosynthetic cluster. Also provided is a method of producing a substance, including the steps of: culturing the filamentous fungus to allow the filamentous fungus to produce a substance; and collecting the resulting substance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicants: TOHOKU UNIVERSITY, KANAZAWA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Keietsu ABE, Akira YOSHIMI, Ken MIYAZAWA, Fuka TABATA, Katsuya GOMI, Motoaki SANO
  • Patent number: 10620574
    Abstract: Provided is a fixing member for a heat fixing apparatus which can further improve utilization efficiency of heat for heat fixing of an unfixed toner. A fixing member having an endless belt shape includes a substrate and an elastic layer on the substrate, wherein the elastic layer includes silicone rubber and a filler dispersed in the silicone rubber, and when a thermal conductivity of the elastic layer in a thickness direction is defined as ?nd, a thermal conductivity of the elastic layer in a circumferential direction is defined as ?td, and a thermal conductivity of the elastic layer in a width direction is defined as ?md, ?nd is 1.30 W/(m·K) or more, and ?nd, ?td, and ?md satisfy a relationship as shown below ?nd>?md>?td.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Kitano, Katsuya Abe, Takeshi Suzuki, Mamo Matsumoto, Matsutaka Maeda, Yasuharu Notoya, Katsuhisa Matsunaka, Masaaki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200094826
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer that is configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a host vehicle and a driving controller that is configured to control acceleration or deceleration and steering of the host vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer. The driving controller is configured to cause the host vehicle to operate in at least any of a first driving state and a second driving state in which a rate of automation is higher or tasks required of an occupant are fewer than in the first driving state, and is configured to transition a driving state of the host vehicle to the first driving state on the basis of movement of a rearward vehicle that travels rearward of the host vehicle recognized by the recognizer in a direction of a vehicle width in a case where the host vehicle is operating in the second driving state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Chihiro Abe, Katsuya Yashiro, Hironobu Kiryu
  • Patent number: 10562243
    Abstract: A core (20) and a bag (22, 24) are provided which are used to shape an FRP structure (10; 30). The bag (22, 24) has a core bag section (24) which covers the outer circumference of the core (20), and a coverture bag section (22) which covers a plurality of fiber components (12, 14; 12, 14, 16).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Abe, Kiyoka Takagi, Takayuki Koyama, Katsuya Yoshino, Kazuaki Kishimoto, Koichi Saito, Takashi Ishida
  • Patent number: 10528311
    Abstract: A display device that is to be connected with an information terminal includes: a video reception unit that receives video information about a screen including a cursor from the information terminal; a touch panel that brings up on display the screen based upon the video information received by the video reception unit and detects a touch position specified by a touch operation; and a transmission unit that transmits, to the information terminal, displacement quantity information corresponding to a quantity of displacement from the display position of the cursor to the touch position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Clarion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norikazu Nara, Katsuya Matsuyuki, Noriyuki Abe
  • Publication number: 20190382019
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a host vehicle and a driving controller configured to control acceleration/deceleration and steering of the host vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, wherein the driving controller holds a target position selected from one or more target position candidates from a start time point according to a type of lane change to a point in time at which a prescribed condition is satisfied when the driving controller causes the host vehicle to make the lane change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Chihiro Abe, Nana Niibo, Katsuya Yashiro
  • Publication number: 20190384305
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a host vehicle and a driving controller configured to control acceleration/deceleration and steering of the host vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, wherein the driving controller determines a target speed of the host vehicle by reflecting a first target speed based on a relationship between a first vehicle that travels in front of the host vehicle in a first lane and the host vehicle and a second target speed based on a relationship between a second vehicle that travels in front of a target position to which the host vehicle makes a lane change in a second lane and the host vehicle in a prescribed ratio according to progress of the lane change when the lane change from the first lane to the second lane is made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Nana Niibo, Chihiro Abe, Katsuya Yashiro
  • Publication number: 20190382020
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a vehicle and a driving controller configured to control acceleration/deceleration and steering of the vehicle on the basis of the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer, wherein the driving controller determines a search range or a setting range of a target position candidate when a lane change is made in accordance with a type of lane change when the driving controller causes the vehicle to make the lane change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Nana Niibo, Chihiro Abe, Katsuya Yashiro
  • Publication number: 20190382022
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a host vehicle and a driving controller configured to control acceleration/deceleration and steering of the host vehicle on the basis of the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer, wherein the driving controller evaluates one or more target position candidates on the basis of a plurality of evaluation values given to the one or more target position candidates when the driving controller causes the host vehicle to make a lane change and selects a target position from the one or more target position candidates on the basis of evaluation results, and wherein the driving controller changes an evaluation rule when the one or more target position candidates are evaluated on the basis of an environment in which the host vehicle is placed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Nana Niibo, Chihiro Abe, Katsuya Yashiro
  • Publication number: 20190382021
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a host vehicle and a driving controller configured to control acceleration/deceleration and steering of the host vehicle on the basis of the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer, wherein, the driving controller sets one or more target position candidates when the driving controller causes the host vehicle to make a lane change, evaluates some or all of the one or more target position candidates by performing calculation according to a positional relationship and a speed relationship between each of the one or more target position candidates and the host vehicle, and determines a target position on the basis of evaluation results.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Nana Niibo, Chihiro Abe, Katsuya Yashiro
  • Publication number: 20190377290
    Abstract: Provided is a fixing member for a heat fixing apparatus which can further improve utilization efficiency of heat for heat fixing of an unfixed toner. A fixing member having an endless belt shape includes a substrate and an elastic layer on the substrate, wherein the elastic layer includes silicone rubber and a filler dispersed in the silicone rubber, and when a thermal conductivity of the elastic layer in a thickness direction is defined as ?nd, a thermal conductivity of the elastic layer in a circumferential direction is defined as ?td, and a thermal conductivity of the elastic layer in a width direction is defined as ?md, ?nd is 1.30 W/(m·K) or more, and ?nd, ?td, and ?md satisfy a relationship as shown below ?nd >?md >?td.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Yuji Kitano, Katsuya Abe, Takeshi Suzuki, Mamo Matsumoto, Matsutaka Maeda, Yasuharu Notoya, Katsuhisa Matsunaka, Masaaki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10394180
    Abstract: A cleaning blade 1 includes an elastic body 11 that is a molded body of a rubber base material, and which has at least a surface treatment layer 12 in a portion of the elastic body 11, the portion coming into contact with an object to be contacted. The surface treatment layer 12 is formed by impregnating a surface portion of the elastic body 11 with a surface treatment liquid, which contains an isocyanate compound and an organic solvent, and curing the surface treatment liquid; the surface treatment layer 12 has an elastic modulus of 95 MPa or less; the elastic body 11 has an elastic modulus of from 20 MPa to 60 MPa (inclusive); and the difference between the elastic modulus of the surface treatment layer 12 and the elastic modulus of the elastic body 11 is 1 MPa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: NOK CORPORATION, SYNZTEC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Syo Kawabata, Kenji Sasaki, Yasushi Sugiyama, Hiroaki Kaneda, Natsumi Kimura, Katsuya Shimotsuma, Koji Nishiguchi, Shuji Abe, Hidetomo Mukai
  • Patent number: 10386763
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electrophotographic member having an elastic layer containing graphite particles dispersed in a silicone rubber and having a high thermal conductivity in the thickness direction. The electrophotographic member includes a substrate and an elastic layer on the substrate, the elastic layer containing a cured product of an addition-curable liquid silicone rubber mixture including an addition-curable liquid silicone rubber and graphite particles, and the graphite particles having a DBP oil absorption number of 40 cm3/100 g or more and lower than 80 cm3/100 g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsuya Abe, Katsuhisa Matsunaka
  • Patent number: 10382873
    Abstract: In a wireless microphone system, a master device includes a master device control unit that generates a communication table in which a pair of a carrier wave and a slot which are used for communication with m microphone slave devices are set for one frame period, based on a total number of six carrier waves in a DECT system and n slots constituting one frame period of the DECT system, and k wireless processing units that perform communication using the DECT system with corresponding individual microphone slave devices among m microphone slave devices, based on the generated communication table. The k wireless processing units respectively operate synchronously based on the same clock signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Abe, Katsumi Nakagawa, Hisayuki Sasaki, Ryosuke Kitago
  • Publication number: 20190207460
    Abstract: Please substitute the new Abstract submitted herewith for the original Abstract: Provided is a rotary electric machine that achieves high motor efficiency with little loss. This rotary electric machine is equipped with: a stator core arranged opposing the circumferential surface of a rotor, and in which multiple slots, wherein openings opening toward the rotor are formed, are formed in the circumferential direction; and coils inserted into the slots. A mixture of a soft magnetic powder and a resin material is formed in the openings of the slots, and the relative permeability of the mixture is 5-35.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Genzo IWAKI, Kazuo NISHIHAMA, Katsuya HIRATA, Atsushi ABE
  • Publication number: 20190196375
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electrophotographic member having an elastic layer containing graphite particles dispersed in a silicone rubber and having a high thermal conductivity in the thickness direction. The electrophotographic member includes a substrate and an elastic layer on the substrate, the elastic layer containing a cured product of an addition-curable liquid silicone rubber mixture including an addition-curable liquid silicone rubber and graphite particles, and the graphite particles having a DBP oil absorption number of 40 cm3/100 g or more and lower than 80 cm3/100 g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Katsuya Abe, Katsuhisa Matsunaka