Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Yoshida

Kazuhiro Yoshida 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: 20240160131
    Abstract: A heating apparatus includes a fixing film and a heater in the inner space of the fixing film. The heater includes a long narrow substrate and at least two or more heating elements with different lengths in a longitudinal direction. The heating apparatus further includes first and second temperature detection units configured to detect a temperature of the heater and a control unit configured to set the power ratio between a first heating element and a second heating element in response to the detection result of the second temperature detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventors: KAZUHIRO DODA, TSUGUHIRO YOSHIDA, KOHEI WAKATSU
  • Publication number: 20240150505
    Abstract: A method for producing a polytetrafluoroethylene powder, which includes subjecting tetrafluoroethylene to suspension polymerization in an aqueous medium to prepare a suspension-polymerized particle of non melt-processible polytetrafluoroethylene, drying the suspension-polymerized particle to prepare a dry particle, subjecting the dry particle to fluorine radical treatment to prepare a fluorine radical-treated particle, and crushing the fluorine radical-treated particle to produce a polytetrafluoroethylene powder. Also disclosed is a polytetrafluoroethylene formed article obtained by forming the polytetrafluoroethylene powder, as well as a polytetrafluoroethylene compression-molded article obtained by compression molding the polytetrafluoroethylene powder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro TAIRA, Kazuhiro Mishima, Takayuki Tanaka, Takeki Kusunoki, Masayoshi Miyamoto, Tomoki Minamiyama, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Kenji Ichikawa, Takuya Yamabe, Hirotoshi Yoshida, Taketo Kato, Taku Yamanaka
  • Patent number: 11969793
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing device comprises a lower nozzle that blows out inert gas into a chamber in a horizontal direction through a lower opening portion formed in a lower part of a first side wall constituting the chamber, and an upper nozzle that blows out the inert gas into the chamber through an upper opening portion formed in an upper part of the first side wall, wherein the upper nozzle includes a window nozzle that blows out the inert gas along an inner surface of a window portion of a top board constituting the chamber, and an oblique nozzle that blows out the inert gas obliquely downward from the upper portion of the first side wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Higashi, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Chikara Kurimura, Takanao Komaki
  • Publication number: 20240134118
    Abstract: An optical connection structure includes a first silicon photonic chip having a first lateral surface, a second silicon photonic chip having a second lateral surface that faces the first lateral surface, and an optical waveguide disposed astride a gap between the first silicon photonic chip and the second silicon photonic chip. The first silicon photonic chip includes a first silicon substrate and a first silicon waveguide disposed over the first silicon substrate. The second silicon photonic chip includes a second silicon substrate and a second silicon waveguide disposed over the second silicon substrate. The optical waveguide includes a first cladding filling a space between the first lateral surface and the second lateral surface, a core disposed on the first cladding and covering one end of the first silicon waveguide and one end of the second silicon waveguide, and a cladding covering the core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventor: Kazuhiro YOSHIDA
  • 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: 11961585
    Abstract: Memory devices are disclosed. A memory device may include a bonding pad region for coupling command-and-address (CA) input signals and a memory cell region for storing information in memory cells. The memory device may also include a centralized CA interface region including input circuits coupled to the CA input signals. At least two of the input circuits are configured in pairs. Each pair includes a swap circuit configured to select one of a first CA output and a second CA output for a first internal CA signal and select the other of the first CA output and the second CA output for a second internal CA signal responsive to a control signal. Memory systems and systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20240117077
    Abstract: A composition containing polytetrafluoroethylene and substantially free from a compound represented by Formula (3): (H—(CF2)8—SO3)qM2 wherein M2 is H, a metal atom, NR54 (where R5s may be the same as or different from each other and are each H or an organic group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms), an imidazolium optionally having a substituent, a pyridinium optionally having a substituent, or a phosphonium optionally having a substituent, and q is 1 or 2. Also disclosed is a molded boy including the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro TAIRA, Kazuhiro MISHIMA, Chiaki OKUI, Tadao HAYASHI, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Yuuji TANAKA, Masayoshi MIYAMOTO, Taku YAMANAKA, Taketo KATO
  • Patent number: 11948620
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an apparatus that includes: a semiconductor substrate including first and second source regions coupled to a first power supply line and first and second drain regions coupled to a second power supply line, the first drain region being arranged between the first and second source regions, the second source region being arranged between the first and second drain regions; and gate electrodes including a first gate electrode arranged between the first source region and the first drain region, a second gate electrode arranged between the first drain region and the second source region, and a third gate electrode arranged between the second source region and the second drain region. The first and third gate electrodes are supplied with a first control signal. The second gate electrode is supplied with a second control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yoshida, Go Takashima, Haruka Momota
  • Publication number: 20240105393
    Abstract: A cathode and an electrolytic capacitor including the cathode which can suppress production of hydrogen gas are provided. The cathode of the electrolytic capacitor includes cathode foil formed of valve action metal and a conductive layer formed on a surface of the cathode foil. A natural immersion potential of the cathode foil when immersed in an electrolyte solution is at a higher side than a natural immersion potential of reference cathode foil formed of the valve action metal with purity of 99.9%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Kazuhiro NAGAHARA, Tatsuru HATAE, Kazuya KOSEKI, Atsushi YOSHIDA, Makoto TOMINAGA
  • Patent number: 11942278
    Abstract: Provided is a thin film capacitor comprising a capacitance portion in which at least one dielectric layer is sandwiched between a pair of electrode layers included in a plurality of electrode layers, wherein the capacitance portion has an opening which extends in a lamination direction in which the plurality of electrode layers and the dielectric layer are laminated and through which one electrode layer of the plurality of electrode layers is exposed, the one electrode layer has an exposed portion exposed at a bottom surface of the opening, the exposed portion is in contact with a wiring layer connecting the one electrode layer and an electrode terminal, and a thickness of the exposed portion of the one electrode layer is smaller than a thickness of other portions of the one electrode layer and is 50% or more of the thickness of the other portions of the one electrode layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Michihiro Kumagae, Kazuhiro Yoshikawa, Kenichi Yoshida, Junki Nakamoto, Norihiko Matsuzaka
  • Publication number: 20240081709
    Abstract: A biological information measurement device includes a sensor unit and a controller. The sensor unit includes an N number of measurement portions. N is a natural number of 3 or greater. The controller acquires an N number of output signals from the measurement portions in a given acquisition order. The controller outputs a shutdown signal having a first level to the measurement portions in accordance with the acquisition order of the output signals. The controller outputs the shutdown signal having a second level to the measurement portions in response to acquisition of a corresponding output signal. When the controller outputs the first-level shutdown signal to the measurement portion having an ordinal number of i in the acquisition order, where i is a natural number of 1 or greater, the controller also outputs the first-level shutdown signal to the measurement portion having an ordinal number of (i+1) in the acquisition order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventor: Kazuhiro YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 11916209
    Abstract: The power supply device includes a plurality of battery cells each having a rectangular outer shape, a plurality of separators configured to insulate adjacent battery cells, and a restraining member assembling the plurality of battery cells and the plurality of separators. Each of separators includes interposed plate disposed between adjacent battery cells, heat insulating member having a sheet-like shape and disposed between interposed plate and adjacent battery cells, peripheral wall protruding from interposed plate toward adjacent battery cells and defining a housing space housing adjacent battery cells, and a plurality of ribs provided inside peripheral wall. The plurality of ribs holds heat insulating member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nao Takeda, Naotake Yoshida, Kazuhiro Harazuka
  • Publication number: 20240041385
    Abstract: A myoelectric sensor array includes a plurality of myoelectric sensors, and a plurality of wiring members each electrically connecting corresponding two adjacent myoelectric sensors among the plurality of myoelectric sensors, wherein each of the plurality of the myoelectric sensors includes a substrate, a pair of myoelectric electrodes provided on the substrate, and a signal processing circuit electrically connected to the pair of myoelectric electrodes and at least one of the wiring members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventor: Kazuhiro YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20240013938
    Abstract: An object is to change reactor core thermal output. A nuclear reactor includes an annular fuel layer and a heat conductive layer stacked on the fuel layer and extending around a periphery of the fuel layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shota Kobayashi, Satoru Kamohara, Yasutaka Harai, Tadakatsu Yodo, Shohei Otsuki, Nozomu Murakami, Wataru Nakazato, Takashi Hasegawa, Yutaka Tanaka, Tatsuo Ishiguro, Hironori Noguchi, Hideyuki Kudo, Takafumi Noda, Kazuhiro Yoshida
  • Patent number: 11845226
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing nozzles includes a header (41) extending in a width direction of the chamber and which is configured to be supplied with inert gas from the outside, and a nozzle body (43) connecting with the header (41) in the width direction and is configured to horizontally blow out the inert gas, which is supplied from the header, to a molding area. The nozzle body has a honeycomb part (52) which defines an inside of the nozzle body into flow channels through which the inert gas flows, a blowout part (55) disposed downstream of the honeycomb part and which is connected with the honeycomb part in the width direction. The inert gas passed through the plurality of flow channels is led from the honeycomb part to the blowout part, and a porous part (54), which has openings, is disposed between the honeycomb part and the blowout part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Higashi, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Yoshinao Komatsu, Takanao Komaki
  • Patent number: 11839022
    Abstract: A circuit board includes a support member having a first major surface and a second major surface opposite the first major surface, and an elastic interconnect substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, at least part of the second surface being fixed to the first major surface and the second major surface of the support member, wherein the first surface of the interconnect substrate includes a circuit region where an electronic component is mounted and at least one electrode region where at least one external electrode is arranged, wherein the circuit region is disposed indirectly on the first major surface of the support member, and wherein the interconnect substrate is bent around the support member, and at least part of the electrode region is disposed indirectly on the second major surface of the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20230386686
    Abstract: An object is to efficiently take heat out of a reactor core while retaining fission products. Included are fuel part provided with a covering part on a surface of a nuclear fuel and a heat conductive part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nozomu Murakami, Wataru Nakazato, Takashi Hasegawa, Satoru Kamohara, Yasutaka Harai, Tadakatsu Yodo, Shota Kobayashi, Shohei Otsuki, Yutaka Tanaka, Tatsuo Ishiguro, Hironori Noguchi, Hideyuki Kudo, Takafumi Noda, Kazuhiro Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20230377611
    Abstract: Devices are disclosed. A device may include a command and address (CA) interface including a first pair of input circuits arranged in a first direction. The CA interface further including at least one additional pair of input circuits arranged in a second direction relative to the first pair of input circuits. Associated systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yoshida, Kumiko Ishii
  • Patent number: 11825213
    Abstract: An image processing system includes a joining processing unit configured to perform a joining process to join input images captured by an image capturing device and generate an output image the image capturing device being reflected in each of the input images; and an acceptance unit configured to receive selection of one of a plurality of modes for the joining process. The plurality of modes has a first mode to generate an output image in which at least a part of the image capturing device is reflected, through the joining process; and a second mode to, through the joining process, generate an output image whose area where the image capturing device is reflected is smaller than an area where the image capturing device is reflected in the output image in the first mode or generate an output image in which the image capturing device is not reflected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yoshida, Takeshi Watanabe, Masato Senshu, Hiroshi Kano, Daisuke Hohjoh