Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Nakano

Kazuhiro Nakano 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: 11158443
    Abstract: A soft magnetic alloy contains a main component having a composition formula of (Fe(1?(?+?))X1?X2?)(1?(a+b+c+d))MaBbPcCd and auxiliary components including at least Ti, Mn and Al. In the composition formula, X1 is one or more selected from the group consisting of Co and Ni, X2 is one or more selected from the group consisting of Ag, Zn, Sn, As, Sb, Bi and a rare earth element, and M is one or more selected from the group consisting of Nb, Hf, Zr, Ta, Mo, W and V. In the composition formula, 0.030?a?0.100, 0.050?b?0.150, 0<c?0.030, 0<d?0.030, ??0, ??0, and 0??+??0.50 are satisfied. In the soft magnetic alloy, a content of Ti is 0.001 to 0.100 wt %, a content of Mn is 0.001 to 0.150 wt %, and a content of Al is 0.001 to 0.100 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Harada, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Kenji Horino, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Akito Hasegawa, Hajime Amano, Kensuke Ara, Seigo Tokoro, Masakazu Hosono, Takuma Nakano, Satoko Mori
  • Patent number: 11152145
    Abstract: Soft magnetic metal powder which includes a plurality of soft magnetic metal particles configured by a Fe-based nanocrystal alloy including Cu is provided, wherein the soft magnetic metal particles have core portions and first shell portions surrounding circumferences of the core portions; when an average crystallite size of Cu crystallites existing in the core portions is set as A, and the largest crystallite size of Cu crystallites existing in the first shell portions is set as B, B/A is 3.0 or more and 1000 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuma Nakano, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Satoko Mori, Seigo Tokoro, Kenji Horino
  • Publication number: 20210318263
    Abstract: A reference electrode including a casing through which one face at one side of a liquid junction that leaches an internal liquid is exposed, the casing being provided with an overhang portion that hangs out on the one face side of the liquid junction and prevents separation of the liquid junction from the casing; and an open portion that leaves a space on the one side of the liquid junction open toward a lateral direction along the one face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventor: KAZUHIRO NAKANO
  • Patent number: 11073496
    Abstract: A reference electrode including a casing through which one face at one side of a liquid junction that leaches an internal liquid is exposed. The casing is provided with an overhang portion that hangs out on the one face side of the liquid junction and prevents separation of the liquid junction from the casing; and an open portion that leaves a space on the one side of the liquid junction open toward a lateral direction along the one face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210197627
    Abstract: A pneumatic includes a pair of sidewall portions. At least one of the sidewall portions is provided on an outer surface thereof with a first protruding portion arranged on an outer side in a tire radial direction and a second protruding portion arranged on a radially inner side. Both protruding portions are formed so as to be convex outward in a tire axial direction. The second protruding portion has a protruding apex surface formed of a different colored rubber material having a different color from an outer surface of the first protruding portion. A distance in the tire radial direction between an inner edge in the tire radial direction of the first protruding portion and an outer edge in the tire radial direction of the second protruding portion is 40% or more and 220% or less of a length in the tire radial direction of the second protruding portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20210199104
    Abstract: A booster device for an aroma display is able to increase or decrease air flow to carry a scent emitted from an aroma cartridge. The aroma display includes a columnar shape with first and second surfaces and a side surface, an emitting opening to emit a scent is provided on the first surface, and a wind source to emit the scent to an exterior of aroma display is provided in the aroma display. The booster device includes a housing including the aroma display therein, and a fan provided in the housing on the side of the second surface of aroma display. The housing includes a cylindrical outer housing and a holder to hold the aroma display in the housing. The holder holds the aroma display to define an air passage for the wind from the fan between the outer housing and the aroma display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Dong Wook KIM, Kazuhiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 11045572
    Abstract: A booster device for an aroma display is able to increase or decrease air flow to carry a scent emitted from an aroma cartridge. The aroma display includes a columnar shape with first and second surfaces and a side surface, an emitting opening to emit a scent is provided on the first surface, and a wind source to emit the scent to an exterior of aroma display is provided in the aroma display. The booster device includes a housing including the aroma display therein, and a fan provided in the housing on the side of the second surface of aroma display. The housing includes a cylindrical outer housing and a holder to hold the aroma display in the housing. The holder holds the aroma display to define an air passage for the wind from the fan between the outer housing and the aroma display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: AROMAJOIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dong Wook Kim, Kazuhiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 11046120
    Abstract: A tire comprises a tread portion 2. The tread portion 2 comprises a plurality of lateral grooves 8 extending in a tire axial direction and blocks 9 divided by the lateral grooves 8. At least one of the blocks 9 includes a first lateral block wall 16 positioned on a side of one of the lateral grooves 8 adjacent thereto and a sipe pair 22 consisting of a first lateral sipe 23 and a second lateral sipe 24 adjacent to each other in the tire axial direction with a gap 25 therebetween. The first lateral block wall 16 has, at a center portion thereof in the tire axial direction, a convex portion 20 partly protruding toward the one of the lateral grooves 8. The gap 25 is arranged in a convex portion projection area 26 obtained by extending the convex portion 20 along a tire circumferential direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210138101
    Abstract: An aroma display includes a housing 64 accommodating aroma cartridges 180 to 214 and a cap having an opening for emitting scented air. The cartridge includes a housing having a hollow portion and an upper surface and a scent source held therein. The housing has air-feeding inlets and a scent-emitting opening for externally emitting scented air, and an air-feeding mechanism for feeding air to the air-feeding inlet of the selected cartridge is provided. The housing 64 has an outer cartridge-loading section and an inner cartridge-loading section, the outer cartridge-loading section accommodates outer cartridges such that the distance between the geometrical center of each cartridge and the central axis becomes a first distance, and the inner loading section accommodates the inner cartridges such that the distance between the geometrical center of each cartridge and the central axis becomes smaller than the first distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Kazuhiro NAKANO, Quang Van NGUYEN, Dong Wook KIM
  • Publication number: 20210128773
    Abstract: An aroma cartridge 100 includes a columnar housing 360 consisting of upper and lower surfaces 362 and 364 parallel to and congruent with each other, and a side surface 366 formed to connect their circumferences. Housing 360 has a hollow portion in which a scent source is sealed. In the housing 360, an air feed inlet 220 communicating with the hollow portion and the outside of the housing, and a scent passage 300 are formed. The aroma cartridge 100 further includes a metal plate 240 of ferromagnetic body, fixed at least on a portion of the side surface 366. By providing a magnet on a cartridge loading section of the aroma cartridge, aroma display can be loaded/unloaded with aroma cartridge 100 easily and reliably.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Quang Van NGUYEN, Dong Wook KIM, Kazuhiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10960646
    Abstract: A window member includes a transparent substrate, wherein in plan view of the window member, the transparent substrate itself includes a first region, and a second region having higher radio-wave transmissivity than the first region. The transparent substrate may include a first glass sheet, and a second glass sheet which is laminated to the first glass sheet via an intermediate film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Osamu Kagaya, Masaru Shiina, Kotaro Enomoto, Kazuhiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10651536
    Abstract: A vehicle window glass includes a glass including a transparent area and a shading area around the transparent area; a defogger including wires placed at equal first intervals extended in a direction, and a defogger element connected to the wires; and a glass antenna including a power feeding point in the shading area, and a first element connected to the power feeding point. The defogger element includes a first part in the transparent area and extended in the direction, and a second part in the shading area and connected to the first part. The first element includes a third part in the transparent area extended in the direction, and a fourth part in the shading area and connected to the third part and the power feeding point. A part of the second part and a part of the fourth part are placed to have a narrower interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10651537
    Abstract: A glass antenna placed in a window glass for a vehicle includes a second antenna that includes a second power feeding point, and a second element connected to the second power feeding point; a third antenna that includes a third power feeding point, and a third element connected to a third power feeding point; and a no-power-fed element that includes a first overlapping part placed in parallel with at least a part of the second element, separated by a third interval, and a second overlapping part placed in parallel with at least a part of the third element, separated by a fourth interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10622699
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vehicular antenna apparatus including: a dielectric substrate; an antenna provided to the dielectric substrate; and a connector electrically connected to a feeding cable of a receiving apparatus, in which the antenna includes an antenna conductor provided to the dielectric substrate, and a feeding electrode electrically connected to the antenna conductor and provided on a first surface of the dielectric substrate, the connector includes a connector main body supporting the feeding cable, and a terminal electrode provided to the connector main body and electrically connected to the feeding cable, and the feeding electrode and the terminal electrode are joined via an insulating adhesive, thereby being capacitively coupled with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Nakano, Shoichi Takeuchi, Fumitaka Terashima
  • Patent number: 10573962
    Abstract: A glass antenna placed in a window glass for a vehicle includes a first antenna that includes a first power feeding point, and a first element connected to the first power feeding point; a second antenna that includes a second power feeding point placed next to the first power feeding point, and a second element connected to the second power feeding point; and a third antenna that includes a third power feeding point placed next to the second power feeding point, and a third element connected to the third power feeding point and having a longest path longer than respective longest paths of the first element and the second element, and wherein at least a part of the third element is placed between the first element and the second element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Nakano, Takeshi Murofushi
  • Publication number: 20190128840
    Abstract: There is provided a reference electrode including a casing through which one face at one side of a liquid junction that leaches an internal liquid is exposed, the casing being provided with: an overhang portion that hangs out on the one face side of the liquid junction and prevents separation of the liquid junction from the casing; and an open portion that leaves a space on the one side of the liquid junction open toward a lateral direction along the one face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventor: KAZUHIRO NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190061641
    Abstract: A laminated plate with a bracket includes a laminated plate and a bracket. The laminated plate includes a first plate and a second plate which is laminated to the first plate via an intermediate film. An end of the second plate lies within a plane of the first plate in plan view. The bracket includes an engagement part. The engagement part engages with the end of the second plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Kikuchi, Fumitaka Terashima, Ryota Nakamura, Yuji Masaki, Kazuhiro Nakano, Osamu Kagaya, Masaru Shina, Kotaro Enomoto
  • Publication number: 20190061482
    Abstract: A resin body attachable to a peripheral region of a glass plate includes an information device attachment portion. The resin body may be attachable along a side of the glass plate. The information device attachment portion may include an insertion part through which an information device can be inserted, a fixing part where the information device can be fixed, and a transmission part through which signals from or to the information device can be transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Kikuchi, Kiyoshi Nobuoka, Kazuhiro Nakano, Ryota Nakamura, Yuji Masaki, Fumitaka Terashima, Osamu Kagaya, Masaru Shiina, Kotara Enomoto
  • Publication number: 20190061481
    Abstract: A window member includes a transparent substrate, wherein in plan view of the window member, the transparent substrate itself includes a first region, and a second region having higher radio-wave transmissivity than the first region. The transparent substrate may include a first glass sheet, and a second glass sheet which is laminated to the first glass sheet via an intermediate film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Osamu KAGAYA, Masaru SHIINA, Kotaro ENOMOTO, Kazuhiro NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190023079
    Abstract: A tire comprises a tread portion 2. The tread portion 2 comprises a plurality of lateral grooves 8 extending in a tire axial direction and blocks 9 divided by the lateral grooves 8. At least one of the blocks 9 includes a first lateral block wall 16 positioned on a side of one of the lateral grooves 8 adjacent thereto and a sipe pair 22 consisting of a first lateral sipe 23 and a second lateral sipe 24 adjacent to each other in the tire axial direction with a gap 25 therebetween. The first lateral block wall 16 has, at a center portion thereof in the tire axial direction, a convex portion 20 partly protruding toward the one of the lateral grooves 8. The gap 25 is arranged in a convex portion projection area 26 obtained by extending the convex portion 20 along a tire circumferential direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro NAKANO