Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Inoue

Kazuhiro Inoue 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: 20200086761
    Abstract: An electrically powered vehicle includes a battery, a mounting member, a switch, and a switch controller. The battery is configured to supply power for moving. On the mounting member, a supplementary battery configured to supply power for moving is detachably mountable. The switch is configured to switch connection of the battery and the supplementary battery mounted on the mounting member between series and parallel connections. The switch controller is configured to control the switch in accordance with condition information about the battery and condition information about the supplementary battery mounted on the mounting member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazu HAMADA, Kosuke HIRABAYASHI, Kazuhiro GOTO, Akihiro KAWAKAMI, Satoshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200075797
    Abstract: A light emitting element includes: a semiconductor structure including: a substrate, an n-side nitride semiconductor layer containing an n-type impurity and located on the substrate, and a p-side nitride semiconductor layer containing a p-type impurity and located on the n-side nitride semiconductor layer, wherein a resistance of a peripheral portion of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer is higher than a resistance of an area inside of the peripheral portion in a top view, wherein a p-side nitride semiconductor side of the semiconductor structure is a light extraction face side, and an n-side nitride semiconductor side of the semiconductor structure is a mounting face side; and first protective layer located on an upper face of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer in a region corresponding to the peripheral portion of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shun KITAHAMA, Yoshiki INOUE, Kazuhiro NAGAMINE, Junya NARITA
  • Patent number: 10561679
    Abstract: A double-stranded nucleic acid molecule for suppressing expression of non-coding RNA, the double-stranded nucleic acid molecule including: (a) a sense strand containing a nucleotide sequence corresponding to a target sequence set forth in any one of SEQ ID NOs: 5 to 11 and 26 to 31; and (b) an antisense strand containing a nucleotide sequence which is complementary to the sense strand in the (a) to form a double strand with the sense strand, wherein the non-coding RNA contains a base sequence set forth in any one of SEQ ID NOs: 1 to 4, a part of the base sequence, or both of the base sequence and the part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAITAMA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Satoshi Inoue, Kazuhiro Ikeda, Kuniko Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200027743
    Abstract: The etching mask 80 for screen printing according to one embodiment of the present invention includes aliphatic polycarbonate. Further, the method of producing an oxide layer (the channel 44) according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: an etching-mask forming step of forming a pattern of the etching mask 80 including aliphatic polycarbonate; a contact step of, after the etching-mask forming step, contacting the oxide layer with a solution for dissolving a portion of the oxide layer (the channel 44) which is not protected by the etching mask 80; and a heating step of, after the contact step, heating the oxide layer (the channel 44) and the etching mask 80 to or above a temperature at which the etching mask 80 is decomposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi INOUE, Tatsuya SHIMODA, Kazuhiro FUKADA, Kiyoshi NISHIOKA, Nobutaka FUJIMOTO, Masahiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10535453
    Abstract: The present invention provides a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet with reduced iron loss over a wide range of sheet thickness by providing a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet with an actually measured sheet thickness t (mm) that includes a closure domain region extending linearly in a direction from 60° to 120° with respect to the rolling direction on a surface of the steel sheet, the closure domain region being formed periodically at a spacing s (mm) in the rolling direction, such that h?74.9t+39.1 (0.26?t), h?897t?174.7 (t>0.26), (w×h)/(s×1000)??12.6t+7.9 (t>0.22), and (w×h)/(s×1000)??40.6t+14.1 (t?0.22), where h (?m) is the depth and w (?m) is the width of the closure domain region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Shigehiro Takajo, Hirotaka Inoue, Seiji Okabe, Kazuhiro Hanazawa
  • Publication number: 20190383012
    Abstract: A decorative board in the present disclosure includes a primer layer, a concealing layer, a colorant layer and a topcoat layer containing ultraviolet-curable resin on a base material in this order. A method for manufacturing the decorative board in the present disclosure includes a stretching process, an irradiation process, and a separation process. The stretching process includes forming the primer layer, the concealing layer, and the colorant layer on the base material in this order; applying a ultraviolet-curable coating material containing ultraviolet-curable resin; placing a plastic film on the applied ultraviolet-curable coating material, placing a roller on the plastic film, and stretching the ultraviolet-curable coating material by rolling the roller. The irradiation process includes forming the topcoat layer by hardening the ultraviolet-curable coating material by ultraviolet ray irradiation. The separation process includes separating the plastic film after the irradiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Ayumi Okada, Masafumi Yamauchi, Kazuhiro Ishida, Ryo Inoue, Kazuki Kajio, Kazuya Shido
  • Patent number: 10505260
    Abstract: An antenna device includes a finite ground plane that includes a linear side, a first conductor plate that faces the finite ground plane and includes a side corresponding to the side of the finite ground plane and having a length of substantially a ? wavelength or less, and a conductor line that includes one end connected to the side of the first conductor plate and the other end short-circuited to one end portion of the side of the finite ground plane. The antenna device further includes a second conductor plate that faces the finite ground plane, includes a side corresponding to the side of the finite ground plane and having a length of substantially a ? wavelength or less, and is arranged to be adjacent to the first conductor plate to perform capacitive coupling with the first conductor plate and a feed line that includes one end connected to the side of the second conductor plate and the other end connected to the other end portion of the side of the finite ground plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Inoue, Takafumi Ohishi, Makoto Higaki
  • Patent number: 10505072
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a plurality of light emitting elements includes: providing a semiconductor wafer comprising: a substrate, an n-side nitride semiconductor layer containing an n-type impurity and located on the substrate, and a p-side nitride semiconductor layer containing a p-type impurity and located on the n-side nitride semiconductor layer; forming a protective layer on an upper face of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer in regions that include borders of areas to become the plurality of light emitting elements; reducing a resistance of the p-side nitride semiconductor in areas where no protective layer has been formed by annealing the semiconductor wafer; irradiating a laser beam on the substrate so as to form modified regions in the substrate; and obtaining a plurality of light emitting elements by dividing the semiconductor wafer in which the modified regions have been formed in the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shun Kitahama, Yoshiki Inoue, Kazuhiro Nagamine, Junya Narita
  • Publication number: 20190360074
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprising a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.2% by mass or more and 1.5% by mass or less, P in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, Mg in an amount of 0.01% by mass or more and 0.5% by mass or less, and one or more elements selected from C, Si and Mn in an amount of 10 ppm by mass or more and 500 ppm by mass or less in total, with the balance being Cu and impurities; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Akiko Inoue, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Yoshihiro Nakai, Kazuhiro Nanjo, Kiyotaka Utsunomiya, Taichiro Nishikawa, Minoru Nakamoto, Yusuke Oshima, Yasuyuki Otsuka, Kinji Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10490694
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a plurality of light emitting elements, the method includes: providing a semiconductor wafer; dividing the p-side nitride semiconductor layer into a plurality of demarcated element regions; forming a protective layer on regions including an outer periphery of an upper surface of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer of each of the plurality of demarcated element regions and exposed side surfaces in the semiconductor structure that are formed by the selectively removing the portion of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer; reducing a resistance of regions of the p-side nitride semiconductor layer; and dividing the semiconductor wafer into a plurality of light emitting elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Nagamine, Yoshiki Inoue, Susumu Toko, Junya Narita
  • Publication number: 20190355489
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprising a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.1% by mass or more and 1.6% by mass or less, Pin an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, and Sn in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, with the balance being Cu and impurities; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less, the copper alloy wire having a tensile strength of 385 MPa or more and a work-hardening exponent of 0.1 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei SAKAMOTO, Akiko INOUE, Tetsuya KUWABARA, Minoru NAKAMOTO, Yusuke OSHIMA, Yoshihiro NAKAI, Kazuhiro NANJO, Taichiro NISHIKAWA, Kiyotaka UTSUNOMIYA, Yasuyuki OOTSUKA, Kinji TAGUCHI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190336169
    Abstract: An instrument for fixedly transplanting a living body embryo into a uterus has an instrument, for transplanting the living body embryo into the uterus, which is to be inserted into a uterus and a magnetic embryo accommodation container holding instrument (transferred embryo fixing instrument) to be attached to the living body. The instrument for transplanting the living body embryo into the uterus has an embryo accommodation container having an embryo accommodation part having an embryo insertion portion communicating with outside and a magnetic material and a shaft-shaped container transfer tool for separably holding the embryo accommodation container at its distal end portion. The magnetic container holding instrument has an attaching part to be attached to an epidermis of the living body and a magnet capable of attracting the magnetic material of the embryo accommodation container thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, ST. MARIANNA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, KITAZATO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi IKEUCHI, Kazuhiro KAWAMURA, Futoshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190341164
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprises a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.2% by mass or more and 1.6% by mass or less, P in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.4% by mass or less, and Sn in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, with the balance being Cu and impurities, and having a mass ratio of Fe/P of 4.0 or more; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Akiko Inoue, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Minoru Nakamoto, Yusuke Oshima, Yoshihiro Nakai, Kazuhiro Nanjyo, Taichiro Nishikawa, Kiyotaka Utsunomiya, Yasuyuki Ootsuka, Kinji Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10465140
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a grease composition, for an outer ring rotation type rolling bearing, which is capable of satisfying all of high-temperature durability, low-temperature property, peeling resistance, and rust-preventive property. A grease composition (7) to be enclosed in the outer rig rotation type rolling bearing for use in automotive electric auxiliary machines contains base oil, a thickener, a peeling-resistant additive, a wear-resistant additive, and a rust-preventive agent. The base oil is mixed oil of trimellitic acid ester oil and synthetic hydrocarbon oil mixed therewith in a mass ratio of (70:30) to (90:10). The thickener consists of a diurea compound shown by a formula (1). R1—NHCONH—R2—NHCONH—R1??(1) wherein a reference symbol R2 denotes a divalent aromatic hydrocarbon group having a carbon number of 6 to 15, and a reference symbol R1 denotes a cyclohexyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: NTN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaharu Inoue, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Tomoyoshi Izutsu, Takayuki Kawamura, Hiroyuki Amari, Minoru Hasegawa, Kouhei Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190327891
    Abstract: Provided is a combine capable of harvesting an appropriate amount of grains according to a free capacity of a drier, while reducing trouble for a worker. A harvest amount sensor is capable of a first determination U1 for determining the grain storage amount intermittently during reaping traveling of a traveling vehicle body and a second determination U2 for determining the grain storage amount based on a manual operation during stopped state of the traveling vehicle body. A calculation section is configured to calculate the total harvest amount based on a first determination amount M1 by the first determination U1 and a second determination amount M2 by the second determination U2. A decision section is provided for deciding whether the total harvest amount has exceeded the target storage amount MI based on a requested grain amount requested by a drier, or not.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Inoue, Kazuhiro Takahara, Hiroshi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10447349
    Abstract: A wireless communication system includes a first tag installed on a ground outside a track for a running train, the first tag being driven by wirelessly received power, a second tag installed outside a side face of the train and above the first tag, the side face extending in a running direction, the second tag being driven by wirelessly received power, a wireless communicator which is installed in the train and performs wireless communication with the first tag and the second tag, and an antenna which is installed in the train and has a gain in directions of the first tag and the second tag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takahiro Sekiguchi, Noritaka Deguchi, Tatsuma Hirano, Makoto Higaki, Kazuhiro Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190301563
    Abstract: A rotary inertia mass damper of a damper device is configured to include a planetary gear that includes a driven member with outer teeth, first and second input plate member as a carrier which rotatably supports a plurality of pinion gears, and a ring gear that meshes with the plurality of pinion gears and works as the mass body. The outer teeth of the driven member are arranged to be disposed outside first and second springs in a radial direction of the damper device. The driven member, the plurality of pinion gears and the ring gear are arranged to at least partially overlap with the first and second springs as viewed in the radial direction. A motion of the ring gear in the axial direction is restricted by the plurality of pinion gears.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicants: AISIN AW INDUSTRIES CO., LTD, AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya YOSHIKAWA, Aki OGAWA, Akiyoshi KATO, Ryosuke OTSUKA, Yoshihiro INOUE, Yoshihiro TAKIKAWA, Hiroki NAGAI, Masaki WAJIMA, Takao SAKAMOTO, Kazuhiro ITOU
  • Publication number: 20190300051
    Abstract: A vehicle control system is provided, which includes a steering angle detector configured to detect a steering angle of a steering wheel by the operator, the steering wheel is mounted on the vehicle, a speed detector configured to detect a traveling speed of the vehicle, a reaction-force generator configured to generate a reaction force of the steering wheel, and a controller. The controller includes a processor configured to execute a lateral acceleration calculating module to calculate a lateral acceleration based on the traveling speed and the steering angle, a rigidity characteristic setting module to set the reaction force so that a rigidity value that is a ratio of the reaction force to the steering angle increases as the lateral acceleration increases, and a reaction-force control module to control the reaction-force generator so that the reaction force becomes the reaction-force value set by the rigidity characteristic setting module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Masao Inoue, Naoki Yamada, Yoshihisa Okamoto, Kazuhiro Takemura
  • Publication number: 20190295933
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device according to an embodiment including a first electrode terminal containing copper, a second electrode terminal containing copper, a semiconductor chip provide the first electrode terminal and provided inside the first electrode terminal, a metal member provided on the semiconductor chip, protruding to an outside of the semiconductor chip in at least two directions, electrically connected to the second electrode terminal, and containing copper, and a mold resin surrounding the semiconductor chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Inoue
  • Patent number: 10400336
    Abstract: An aliphatic polycarbonate, an oxide precursor, and an oxide layer are provided, which are capable of controlling stringiness, when a thin film that can be employed for an electronic device or a semiconductor element is formed by a printing method. In an oxide precursor of the present invention, a compound of metal to be oxidized into a metal oxide is dispersed in a solution containing a binder (possibly including inevitable impurities) made of aliphatic polycarbonates, and an aliphatic polycarbonate having a molecular weight of 6000 or more and 400000 or less constitutes 80% by mass or more of all the aliphatic polycarbonates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: JAPAN ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shimoda, Satoshi Inoue, Kazuhiro Fukada, Kiyoshi Nishioka, Nobutaka Fujimoto, Masahiro Suzuki