Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Suzuki

Kazuhiro Suzuki 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: 20240202027
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a resource management program for causing a computer that manages a virtualization system to execute a process, the process includes obtaining a first score according to a time-series number of unused resources for each resource type in the virtualization system, based on a use history of resources in the virtualization system by a user, obtaining, for each resource, a second score according to a use frequency and compatibility with another resource, and allocating each resource to the user in ascending order of a total value of the first score and the second score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Hiroshi ENDO, Satoshi KAZAMA, Kazuhiro SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20240191381
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing metal titanium by molten salt electrolysis using a conductive material containing titanium, aluminum, oxygen and other impurities. A method for producing metal titanium, wherein a refining process includes: a rough electrodeposition step of performing a molten salt electrolysis using an electrode containing a TiAlO conductive material in a chloride bath Bf to obtain a titanium-containing electrodeposit TC; and one or more refinement electrodeposition steps of performing a molten salt electrolysis using an electrode containing the titanium-containing electrodeposit TC in a chloride bath Bf, and wherein at least one of the chloride bath Bf used for the rough electrodeposition step and the chloride bath Bf used for the refinement electrodeposition step contains 30 mol % or more of magnesium chloride.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Daisuke Suzuki, Yuta Nakajo, Kazuhiro Kumamoto, Matsuhide Horikawa, Hideki Fujii
  • Publication number: 20240191385
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a titanium-containing electrodeposit, which can achieve good refinement by an electrodeposition without using the Kroll method. A method for producing a titanium-containing electrodeposit, including an electrodeposition step of electrodepositing a titanium-containing electrodeposit in a chloride bath, the chloride bath being a molten salt, using an anode including a TiAlO conductive material containing titanium, aluminum, and oxygen, and a cathode, wherein, in the electrodeposition step, a current density of the cathode is in a range of 0.3 A/cm2 or more and 2.0 A/cm2 or less, and wherein the chloride bath contains 1 mol % or more of a titanium subchloride.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Yuta Nakajo, Kazuhiro Kumamoto, Daisuke Suzuki, Masashi Yamamoto, Matsuhide Horikawa, Hideki Fujii
  • Patent number: 12009442
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light detector includes a junction region, a first insulating portion, and a quenching part. The junction region includes a first semiconductor region of a first conductivity type and a second semiconductor region of a second conductivity type. The second semiconductor region is provided on the first semiconductor region and forms a p-n junction surface with the first semiconductor region. The first insulating portion has an inclined surface inclined with respect to a first direction perpendicular to the p-n junction surface and includes void. The inclined surface is provided at a same height as at least a portion of the junction region and crosses the second direction from the junction region toward the first insulating portion. The quenching part is electrically connected to the second semiconductor region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Honam Kwon, Mariko Shimizu, Kazuaki Okamoto, Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 12007241
    Abstract: A server includes a processor to acquire a current position of a moving body used by a user, a remaining battery level of a rechargeable battery of the moving body used by the user, and a first destination of the user, and in a case where a new second destination different from the first destination is input, set, for the moving body, a charging travelling route passing a charging path capable of charging the battery on a way from the current position to the second destination based on the remaining battery level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Sugimoto, Kotoru Sato, Kumiko Katsumata, Shun Ota, Takahiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20240181999
    Abstract: A cleaner system is mounted on a vehicle including an external sensor configured to acquire information outside the vehicle. The cleaner system includes: a cleaning device configured to clean the external sensor or prevent adhesion of dirt to the external sensor by discharging a cleaning medium to the external sensor; and a cleaner control unit configured to operate the cleaning device at a predetermined cleaning strength when a predetermined operation condition is satisfied. The cleaner control unit further acquires a travel situation of the vehicle, and controls a cleaning strength based on the travel situation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicants: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD., KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Suzuki, Akinobu Kubota, Syota Yonemaru, Natsuki Iguchi, Yoshiaki Fushimi, Tatsuya Inoue, Masaaki Sato, Toshihisa Hayami
  • Patent number: 12000327
    Abstract: This grille shutter control device controls opening and closing of a grille shutter, taking into account not only the cooling performance of a vehicle, but also other performance aspects. The grille shutter control device is a grille shutter control device for controlling opening and closing of a grille shutter in a vehicle equipped with an internal combustion engine, wherein a control device includes: a logic selecting unit for selecting one logic from among a plurality of opening degree determining logics for determining an opening degree of a grille shutter, on the basis of an atmospheric temperature inside an exhaust pipe (K1) of an engine; and a logic executing unit for controlling opening and closing of the grille shutter by executing the one logic selected by the logic selecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20240172783
    Abstract: A liquid egg-substitute composition according to the present invention is a liquid egg-substitute composition that contains an extracted protein of almond and curdlan, in which a content of the protein extracted from almond is 1 mass % or more and 15 mass % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ISOBE, Takahisa SUZUKI, Atsushi SHIRAISHI
  • Patent number: 11996419
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light detector includes a plurality of elements. Each of the elements includes a first semiconductor region, a second semiconductor region, and a third semiconductor region. The second semiconductor region is located on the first semiconductor region and has a higher first-conductivity-type impurity concentration than the first semiconductor region. The third semiconductor region is located on the second semiconductor region. The elements are arranged at a first period in a second direction crossing a first direction. The first direction is from the first semiconductor region toward the second semiconductor region. A quenching part is electrically connected with the third semiconductor region. Multiple lenses are located respectively on the elements. One of the lenses is positioned on one of the elements. A refracting layer is located between the elements and the lenses. The refracting layer has a first thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kazuaki Okamoto, Honam Kwon, Mariko Shimizu, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Keita Sasaki, Ikuo Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20240142324
    Abstract: A torque detection device includes a first yoke and a first magnetic guide member. A first opposing portion of the first magnetic guide member overlaps with a first-yoke ring of the first yoke when the first-yoke ring is projected onto the first opposing portion in an axial direction. Furthermore, the first opposing portion overlaps with an inner surface of a second tubular portion when the inner surface is projected onto the first opposing portion in the axial direction. A housing distance, which is a shortest distance measured from the first opposing portion to the inner surface, is longer than a yoke distance, which is a shortest distance measured from the first opposing portion to the first-yoke ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Toshiro SUZUKI, Michihiro MAKITA, Koichiro MATSUMOTO, Kazuhiro YOSHINO, Norihisa KOIDE, Nagisa ONODA
  • Publication number: 20240136793
    Abstract: A surface-emitting laser includes an active layer; multiple reflectors sandwiching the active layer; and an electrode pair connected to a power supply, through which a current is injected into the active layer. The surface-emitting laser emits at least one laser beam during a current injection period when the current injected into the active layer through the electrode pair during the current injection period is a first current and emits at least one laser beam during a current decrease period when the current injected into the active layer through the electrode pair during the current injection period is a second current exceeding the first current. The current decrease period is after the current injection period. The current injected into the active layer during the current decrease period is lower than the current injected into the active layer during the current injection period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoto Jikutani, Kazuhiro Harasaka, Ryoichiro Suzuki, Yutaka Maita, Naofumi Ueno
  • Publication number: 20240136522
    Abstract: A main object of the present disclosure is to provide an active material wherein an expansion upon intercalation of a metal ion such as a Li ion is suppressed. The present disclosure achieves the object by providing an active material comprising a silicon clathrate type crystal phase, and the active material includes a Na element, a Si element and a M element that is a metal element with an ion radius larger than the Si element, and a proportion of the M element to a total of the Si element and the M element is 0.1 atm % or more and 5 atm % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroyuki YAMAGUCHI, Hironori DAIKOKU, Jun YOSHIDA, Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Mitsutoshi OTAKI
  • Patent number: 11967715
    Abstract: A main object of the present disclosure is to provide an active material wherein a volume variation due to charge/discharge is small. The present disclosure achieves the object by providing an active material comprising a silicon clathrate II type crystal phase, and having a composition represented by NaxSi136, wherein 1.98<x<2.54.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mitsutoshi Otaki, Jun Yoshida, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Masanori Harata
  • Patent number: 11960232
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable photosensitive member, a charging member, a developing device, a transfer member, a brush, a driving source and a control portion. The control portion controls the driving source to execute an image forming process in which image formation on the recording material is executed and a non-image-forming process in which the photosensitive member is driven to rotate other than in the image forming process. The non-image-forming process between a first recording material and a second recording material, to which the image formation is executed following the first recording material, is defined as a first non-image-forming process, and the non-image-forming process between the second recording material and a third recording material is defined as a second non-image-forming process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ai Suzuki, Kensuke Umeda, Kazuhiro Funatani, Shinsuke Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240119196
    Abstract: A method for designing radio scattering bodies includes making a determination of a value of an objective function. The objective function represents a radio scattering property of a design target for a case where a radio wave is incident on the design target under a given condition. The determination of the value is made by computation using an analysis model including the design target, the analysis model being created on the basis of a set value of a parameter describing a shape of the design target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Yuya MATSUZAKI, Kazuhiro FUKE, Takuya SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11951383
    Abstract: Using output of an inertial sensor, whether an operation device is in a swing state of being swung is determined. Whether the operation device is rotated in a first direction about a predetermined axis of the inertial sensor or a second direction opposite to the first direction, is determined. Whether the operation device is swung in an upward direction or a downward direction is determined. First processing is executed in at least either a case where the operation device is rotated in the first direction about the predetermined axis or a case where the operation device is swung in the upward direction, during the swing state. Second processing is executed in at least either a case where the operation device is rotated in the second direction about the predetermined axis or a case where the operation device is swung in the downward direction, during the swing state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Tatsuta, Takafumi Masaoka, Kazuhiro Yoshikawa, Ryosuke Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11947280
    Abstract: A mechanism that enables developer replenishment by a simpler structure and a mechanism that enables more user-friendly developer replenishment are provided. An attachment port to which a developer supply bottle containing a developer stored therein is detachably attachable is disposed in an interior of an image forming apparatus. The developer supply bottle can be attached when the cover is in an open state. According to this image forming apparatus, when the developer supply bottle is attached to the attachment port, the developer inside the developer supply bottle moves into a developer housing chamber by its own weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Funatani, Masatake Tanaka, Kentaro Yamawaki, Kenichi Iida, Shinsuke Kobayashi, Kensuke Umeda, Takanori Watanabe, Ai Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20240090543
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid egg-substitute composition that has fluidity close to that of a liquid egg and is capable of obtaining a gelation property, color tone, and flavor that are capable of reproducing a heat-coagulated egg when heated, and a heat-coagulated product thereof. [Solving Means] A liquid egg-substitute composition according to the present invention contains 6 mass % or more and 17 mass % or less of an extracted protein of a bean of the species white Phaseolus vulgaris or the species Vigna mungo.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Takahisa SUZUKI, Kazuhiro ISOBE, Atsushi SHIRAISHI
  • Publication number: 20240092285
    Abstract: A protector includes a case main body and a cover member. The cover member includes the cover main body part, the first cover part, and the second cover part. The first cover part and the second cover part are at the positions overlapping with each other in the longitudinal direction when viewed from the lateral direction of the cover main body part, and form an insertion space for passing a third extension part of a wiring material WH through in the lateral direction when viewed from the orthogonal direction of the cover main body part. The first cover part includes a movable part that is movable in the orthogonal direction with respect to the cover main body part when viewed from the lateral direction of the cover main body part, and a hinge part that rotatably connects the cover main body part and the movable part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Shinji Kato, Kazuhiro Tsutida, Suginobu Iguchi, Takumasa Suzuki, Rikuya Saitou, Tomohiro Shibata
  • Publication number: 20240094349
    Abstract: A light detector according to one embodiment, includes a substrate. The substrate includes a first semiconductor layer, an insulating layer, and a second semiconductor layer. The insulating layer is located on the first semiconductor layer. The second semiconductor layer is located on the insulating layer. The second semiconductor layer includes a photoelectric conversion part. The photoelectric conversion part includes a first semiconductor region and a second semiconductor region. The substrate includes a void and a trench. The void is positioned below the photoelectric conversion part and between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer. The trench surrounds the photoelectric conversion part. A lower end of the trench is positioned in the second semiconductor layer. The photoelectric conversion part is electrically connected with an upper surface side of the substrate via a portion below the trench.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Keita SASAKI, Mariko SHIMIZU, Kazuhiro SUZUKI