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).

  • Patent number: 11535918
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a method for manufacturing an aluminum alloy plastically-processed article, capable of preventing a burning crack from occurring due to processing heat generated during plasticity processing while maintaining a solution-treatment temperature of an aluminum alloy material for ensuring a mechanical strength thereof. A method for manufacturing an aluminum alloy plastically-processed article, includes a step of performing a solution treatment for an aluminum alloy material by heating and maintaining the aluminum alloy material at a solution-treatment temperature, a step of performing plasticity processing for the aluminum alloy material subjected to the solution treatment, and steps of cooling the plastically-processed aluminum alloy material at a time at which the step of the plasticity processing is completed, and aging the cooled aluminum alloy material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KOBE STEEL, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Suzuki, Takehito Kobayashi, Masayuki Isogawa, Katsuya Yoshida, Chihiro Asai, Masahiro Yamada, Masayuki Hori
  • Publication number: 20220390568
    Abstract: A sensor system to be mounted on a vehicle includes a LiDAR, a camera, a housing that accommodates the LiDAR and the camera and a cleaner that is attached to the housing and has at least one nozzle configured to clean a first cleaning target surface corresponding to the LiDAR and a second cleaning target surface corresponding to the camera at the same time using a cleaning medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinobu KUBOTA, Taishi HACHIYA, Masaaki SATO, Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Toshihisa HAYAMI, Yusuke TOTSUKA, Masayuki MIWA
  • Patent number: 11516176
    Abstract: A network management apparatus includes a first controller, a memory, and a second controller. The first controller configured to operate a first virtual machine including a first container monitoring the mirror packet and a virtual switch transferring the mirror packet. The memory configured to store a destination information of the mirror packet and an address corresponding to the first container in association with each other. The second controller configured to cause the virtual switch to perform an operation to transmit the address corresponding to the first container from the virtual switch and cause the virtual machine to perform an operation to transfer the mirror packet to the first container from the first virtual machine, using the address corresponding to the first container when the virtual machine receives the mirror packet from the virtual switch and requests address resolution for the destination information of the mirror packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11502298
    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: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yamaguchi, Hironori Daikoku, Jun Yoshida, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Mitsutoshi Otaki
  • Publication number: 20220352219
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light detector includes a plurality of elements, a plurality of separation parts, a fourth semiconductor region, a fifth semiconductor region, a first interconnect, a first quenching part, and a second interconnect. The elements are located in a cell region and arranged. Each of the elements includes first, second, and third semiconductor regions. The second semiconductor region is located on the first semiconductor region. The third semiconductor region is located on the second semiconductor region. The separation parts are located respectively around the elements. The fourth semiconductor region is located around each of the separation parts. The fifth semiconductor region is located on the fourth semiconductor region. The first interconnect is electrically connected to the third semiconductor regions. The first quenching part is electrically connected to the first interconnect. The second interconnect is electrically connected to the fifth semiconductor region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mariko SHIMIZU, Ikuo FUJIWARA, Keita SASAKI, Kazuaki OKAMOTO, Honam KWON, Kazuhiro SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220348168
    Abstract: A sensor system equipped with a vehicular cleaner comprising: a sensor configured to operate in a normal mode and a standby mode; a cleaner unit configured to clean the sensor in response to an operation signal output in accordance with a dirt determination result of the sensor; and a control unit configured to control the sensor and the cleaner unit. The sensor is configured to operate in the normal mode, in which the sensor is operated at a predetermined cycle, and in the standby mode, in which the sensor is operated at a cycle longer than in the normal mode. The cleaner unit is configured to operate in a regular mode in which the cleaner unit operates in response to the operation signal and to operate in a block mode in which the cleaner unit does not operate even when the operation signal is input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Yusuke FUNAMI, Toshihisa HAYAMI
  • Patent number: 11487466
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus coupled to a storage device via a network includes a processor configured to: acquire a host physical address over a physical storage region in which information regarding an access to the storage device from a guest OS is stored from a first packet stored in the physical storage region storing a packet obtained by encapsulating the information regarding the access; convert the acquired host physical address into a guest physical address recognized by the guest OS; create a data structure of a block device; store the guest physical address in a data address region of the data structure; specify the host physical address corresponding to the guest physical address while referring to the memory when reading from the data address region is detected; read data from the specified host physical address over the physical storage region; and transfer the read data to the guest OS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11463379
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a memory that stores association information associating a first address of a first container assigned beforehand with a second address of a second container assigned beforehand; and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor detects first information from one of containers; sets, when the address in the first information matches the first or second address, the container including the matching address and a port of a virtual machine specified by the first information in association with each other in the association information; duplicates second information passing through a first port associated with the first container by referring to the association information; and forwards the duplicated second information destined for a second port associated with the second container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11454581
    Abstract: The molecule detecting apparatus of an embodiment includes a light source 31, a fluorescent layer 42 emitting different fluorescence depending on the kind of a target molecule 60 captured when being irradiated with light from the light source 31, a photodetector 32 configured to detect fluorescence, and the photodetector 32 is an array of avalanche photodiodes operating in Geiger mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Honam Kwon, Ikuo Fujiwara, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Keita Sasaki, Yuki Nobusa, Yasushi Shinjo
  • Publication number: 20220300317
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a program that causes executed by a processor included in a computer that presents a directed graph representing a dependency relationship between a plurality of nodes to execute a process. The process includes recording an added generation or a deleted generation at the time of configuration change in property information in the directed graph, selecting, among the plurality of nodes, nodes that exist at designated time and an edge between the nodes, and presenting the directed graph by acquiring configuration information of the nodes and the edge at the designated time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuhiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11398544
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light detector includes an element and a quenching resistance. The element includes a photodiode. The quenching resistance is electrically connected to the element. The quenching resistance includes a semiconductor member and a plurality of first metal members. The plurality of first metal members is electrically connected to the semiconductor member and separated from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Honam Kwon, Ikuo Fujiwara, Keita Sasaki, Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20220227333
    Abstract: A vehicular air curtain device configured to send continuously, based on an operation signal, air to a sensor or a sensor cover mounted on a vehicle at a predetermined wind speed or a predetermined air flow rate in order to prevent dirt from adhering to the sensor or the sensor cover, the vehicular air curtain device includes: an air blowing mechanism; a motor configured to drive the air blowing mechanism; and an air curtain control unit configured to change a drive voltage or a drive current of the motor in accordance with a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro MATSUNAGA, Akinobu KUBOTA, Masaaki SATO, Masaru SAKAI, Yasuhiro ICHIKAWA, Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Yusuke FUNAMI, Toshihisa HAYAMI
  • Publication number: 20220223749
    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.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Honam KWON, Mariko SHIMIZU, Kazuaki OKAMOTO, Kazuhiro SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220223631
    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: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kazuaki OKAMOTO, Honam KWON, Mariko SHIMIZU, Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Keita SASAKI, Ikuo FUJIWARA
  • Publication number: 20220198104
    Abstract: An adhesion prediction method of predicting adhesion of metal particles in a workpiece to a die in a forging process using an aluminum-based material as the workpiece includes: a cumulative friction work amount calculation step of calculating a cumulative friction work amount generated between the workpiece and the die; a metal diffusion analysis step of analyzing a diffusion state of the metal particles between the workpiece and the die; and an adhesion prediction determination step of predicting a state of occurrence of the adhesion of the metal particles to the die, considering the cumulative friction work amount calculated in the cumulative friction work amount calculation step, the diffusion state analyzed in the metal diffusion analysis step, and a film thickness of a lubricating film provided on a surface of the die that comes into contact with the workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kunihito ONA, Kazuhiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11354201
    Abstract: A method performed by an apparatus is provided. The apparatus extracts a virtual machine before starting operation from among virtual machines within a range of influence of a failure upon detection of the failure. With reference to a storage unit storing history information concerning operation of a virtual machine, the apparatus generates first information corresponding to time intervals of operation start time of the extracted virtual machine, second information corresponding to movement required time required to move the extracted virtual machine out of the range of influence of the failure, and third information corresponding to recovery required time required for recovery of the failure detected to have occurred. The apparatus determines whether to move the extracted virtual machine out of the range of influence of the failure, based on the generated first, second, and third information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Reiko Kondo, Yukihiro Watanabe, Masahiro Asaoka, Tetsuya Uchiumi, Fumi Iikura, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Shingo Okuno, Yuji Saito
  • Publication number: 20220173977
    Abstract: An information processing method executed by a computer includes: specifying one or a plurality of first physical resources on which virtual resources used by a first user operate; specifying a device connected to the first physical resource and one or a plurality of second physical resources different from the first physical resource, which is connected to the device and on which virtual resources used by a user other than the first user operate; and outputting information that indicates the first physical resource and information that indicates the second physical resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Asaoka, Takeshi Yasuie, Reiko Kondo, Kazuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11346953
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a photo detector includes a plurality of photo detection elements, a plurality of trenches each provided among a plurality of the photo detection elements, and a wiring provided between the two photo detection elements out of the plurality of photo detection elements to electrically connect to the two photo detection elements. The trenches surround the 2·m (m is a positive integer) photo detection elements including the two photo detection elements. And the two photo detection elements are lined in a direction orthogonal to an extending direction of the metal layer for electrical connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Honam Kwon, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Ikuo Fujiwara, Keita Sasaki, Yuki Nobusa
  • Publication number: 20220145793
    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: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventor: Kazuhiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11329184
    Abstract: A photodetector according to the present embodiment includes a plurality of light detectors. Each light detector has a first semiconductor layer of a first conductive type and a second semiconductor layer of a second conductive type different from the first conductive type, in which the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer constitute a PN junction. The photodetector further includes a quench resistor that is optically transmissive and connected to the second semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Masaki Atsuta, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Ikuo Fujiwara, Honam Kwon, Keita Sasaki, Yuki Nobusa