Patents by Inventor Kazushi Kimura

Kazushi Kimura 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: 20220211876
    Abstract: Provided is a method for detecting a lesion characterized by administering to an organ a cell staining agent that enables observation of biological tissue by laser irradiation, and then irradiating the organ with multiphoton laser or confocal laser to image the inside of lesion in the organ, and determining the interface between normal site and lesion site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Akira Mizoguchi, Koji Tanaka, Kazushi Kimura, Tetsuya Nosaka, Kyosuke Tanaka, Shujie Wang, Aika Kaito, Yuji Toiyama, Hidemasa Goto, Masahiko Sugimoto, Yuuhei Nishimura, Esteban Gabazza
  • Patent number: 11293870
    Abstract: A vital stain for observation under multiphoton laser microscopy, the vital stain comprising one or more edible dye compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: MIE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Akira Mizoguchi, Takeshi Fujiwara, Koji Tanaka, Shujie Wang, Kousyoku Sai, Kazushi Kimura
  • Patent number: 11279818
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a rubber composition having excellent processability, a heterocycle-modified glycerin fatty acid ester, and a production method for the heterocycle-modified glycerin fatty acid ester. The present invention includes: a rubber composition containing a rubber, silica, and a heterocycle-modified glycerin fatty acid ester, in which an epoxy group is modified with a heterocyclic compound having a heterocycle having at least one H—N< bond, where the heterocycle is at least one selected from the group consisting of a piperazine ring, a morpholine ring, and a thiomorpholine ring, and the heterocycle may have a substituent; the heterocycle-modified glycerin fatty acid ester; and a production method therefor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Kageyama, Kazushi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20220056325
    Abstract: A two-part curable adhesive composition includes a main agent (A) containing a urethane prepolymer (a1) and a remaining polyisocyanate (a2), and a curing agent (B) containing a non-crystalline polyol compound (b1) and a polyamine compound (b2). An equivalent ratio of an isocyanate group in a raw polyisocyanate to a hydroxyl group in a crystalline polyol compound constituting the urethane prepolymer (a1) is from 2.05 to 12. An NCO group/total active hydrogen group ratio is from 0.5 to 4. An isocyanate group/hydroxyl group ratio is from 2 to 12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Kazushi KIMURA, Hirokazu KAGEYAMA, Yutaro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220033695
    Abstract: A two-part curable adhesive composition includes a main agent (A) containing a urethane prepolymer (a1) and a remaining polyisocyanate (a2), and a curing agent (B) containing a non-crystalline polyol compound (b1) and a polyamine compound (b2). An equivalent ratio of an isocyanate group in a raw polyisocyanate to a hydroxyl group in the polyol compound is from 2.05 to 12. The equivalent ratio of the isocyanate group in the main agent (A) to an amino group in the polyamine compound (b2) is from 1.2 to 6. The equivalent ratio of the isocyanate group in the main agent (A) to the hydroxyl group in the non-crystalline polyol compound (b1) is from 2 to 12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kazushi KIMURA, Hirokazu KAGEYAMA, Yutaro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220033696
    Abstract: The two-part curable adhesive composition contains a main agent (A) containing a urethane prepolymer (a1) and a residual polyisocyanate (a2), and a curing agent (B) containing a polyol compound (b1) and a polyamine compound (b2). The urethane prepolymer (a1) is made by reacting in an equivalent ratio of an isocyanate group in a raw material polyisocyanate to a hydroxy group in a polycarbonate polyol being 2.05 or greater. The equivalent ratio of an isocyanate group in the main agent (A) to an active hydrogen group in the curing agent (B) is from 0.5 to 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Hirokazu KAGEYAMA, Kazushi KIMURA, Yutaro YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11180634
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rubber composition for a tire, the rubber composition containing: a diene rubber; silica; and a heterocyclic compound (where, the heterocyclic compound does not have a silicon atom) having a hydrocarbon group having from 3 to 30 carbons and at least one type of heterocycle selected from the group consisting of a piperazine ring, a morpholine ring, and a thiomorpholine ring; an average glass transition temperature of the diene rubber being ?50° C. or higher; a content of the silica being from 80 to 200 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber; and a content of the heterocyclic compound being from 0.5 to 20% by mass with respect to the content of the silica. Such rubber composition has excellent processability, exhibits excellent wet grip performance and has low rolling resistance when the rubber composition is formed into a tire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ayaki Kazariya, Makoto Ashiura, Satoshi Mihara, Kazushi Kimura, Hirokazu Kageyama
  • Patent number: 11180641
    Abstract: Provided is a rubber composition including: (i) a sulfur vulcanizable elastomer, (ii) carbon black and/or a white filler, and (iii) a microparticle having a three-dimensionally crosslinked structure; the microparticle being a microparticle obtained by three-dimensionally crosslinking a polymer formed from an oligomer or prepolymer that has a sulfide bond formed from two or more sulfur atoms in a main chain and/or that has a thiol group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Inventors: Kazushi Kimura, Hirokazu Kageyama, Satoshi Mihara
  • Publication number: 20210347933
    Abstract: A polyurethane foam is obtained by foaming a blend containing a polyol and a polyisocyanate. The polyol contains a polycarbonate diol that has a polyester structure and a polycarbonate diol obtained by developing a polymerization reaction using 1,5-pentanediol and 1,6-hexanediol. The polyurethane foam has a density from 0.1 to 0.4 g/cm3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Yutaro YAMAMOTO, Kazushi KIMURA, Hirokazu KAGEYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210340418
    Abstract: The two-part curable adhesive composition contains a main agent (A) containing a urethane prepolymer (a1) and a residual polyisocyanate (a2), and a curing agent (B) containing a polyol compound (b1) and a polyamine compound (b2). The urethane prepolymer (a1) is made by reacting in an equivalent ratio of an isocyanate group in a raw material polyisocyanate to a hydroxy group in a polytetramethylene ether glycol being 2.05 or greater. The equivalent ratio of an isocyanate group in the main agent (A) to an active hydrogen group in the curing agent (B) is from 0.5 to 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Hirokazu KAGEYAMA, Kazushi KIMURA, Yutaro YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11140318
    Abstract: The present invention is provided with an imaging unit (10) that has an imaging head (11) to be inserted into the digestive tract (112) and images a living body by applying a laser to the digestive tract (112) via the imaging head (11); a control unit (50) for controlling the imaging head (11) to move inside the digestive tract (112); and an image processing unit (70) for processing an image captured by the imaging unit (10). The imaging unit (10) captures a plurality of imaging regions (P) to be imaged along with the movement of the imaging head (11) such that a portion of adjacent imaging regions (P1, P2) overlap, and the image processing unit (70) overlaps regions (Pa) in which the plurality of imaging regions (P1, P2) are overlapped to generate a composite image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Mie University
    Inventors: Akira Mizoguchi, Koji Tanaka, Yuji Toiyama, Kyosuke Tanaka, Shujie Wang, Aika Kaito, Kousyoku Sai, Kazushi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20210227133
    Abstract: The present invention is provided with an imaging unit (10) that has an imaging head (11) to be inserted into the digestive tract (112) and images a living body by applying a laser to the digestive tract (112) via the imaging head (11); a control unit (50) for controlling the imaging head (11) to move inside the digestive tract (112); and an image processing unit (70) for processing an image captured by the imaging unit (10). The imaging unit (10) captures a plurality of imaging regions (P) to be imaged along with the movement of the imaging head (11) such that a portion of adjacent imaging regions (P1, P2) overlap, and the image processing unit (70) overlaps regions (Pa) in which the plurality of imaging regions (P1, P2) are overlapped to generate a composite image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Mie University
    Inventors: Akira MIZOGUCHI, Kiji TANAKA, Yuji TOIYAMA, Kyosuke TANAKA, Shujie WANG, Aika AITO, Kousyoku SAI, Kazushi KIMURA
  • Patent number: 11040572
    Abstract: A rubber composition for a tire contains 100 parts by mass of a diene rubber (A) and from 1 to 60 parts by mass of an organic microparticle (B); an average particle size of the organic microparticle (B) being from 0.001 to 100 ?m, the organic microparticle (B) having a complex structure composed of a compatible component that is compatible with the diene rubber (A) and an incompatible component that is not compatible with the diene rubber (A), the complex structure having an inner part in which an amount of the incompatible component is greater than an amount of compatible component, and an outer part which covers at least a part of the inner part and in which the amount of the compatible component is greater than an amount of the incompatible component. A pneumatic tire including such rubber composition has a desirable elongation, rigidity, durability, and wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushi Kimura, Hirokazu Kageyama, Satoshi Mihara
  • Patent number: 11041062
    Abstract: A rubber composition of the present technology includes: a diene rubber; silica; and a heterocyclic compound (the heterocyclic compound does not have a silicon atom) which includes a hydrocarbon group having from 3 to 30 carbons and at least one type of heterocycle selected from the group consisting of a piperazine ring, a morpholine ring and a thiomorpholine ring, and a content of the silica being from 50 to 200 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber and a content of the heterocyclic compound being from 0.5 to 20% by mass with respect to the content of the silica.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Inventors: Hirokazu Kageyama, Kazushi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20210169315
    Abstract: Provided is a vital stain inspection method for distinguishing between cancer cells and normal cells within a lumen, or on the serous membrane side of an organ, by means of laser irradiation after organ tissue has been stained by curcumin, Red #3 or Red #106, which are edible color dyes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Akira MIZOGUCHI, Koji TANAKA, Kazushi KIMURA, Tetsuya NOSAKA, Kyosuke TANAKA, Shujie WANG, Aika KAITO, Kousyoku SAI, Yuji TOIYAMA, Hidemasa GOTO, Masahiko SUGIMOTO, Yuuhei NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210138848
    Abstract: A tire-wheel assembly includes a run-flat support member that is provided with a support surface formed on an outer circumferential side, and that is disposed on a rim in a cavity portion of a pneumatic tire, the run-flat support member being formed by connecting a plurality of foamed bodies in a tire circumferential direction with a band-like member, and being disposed in an annular shape on an outer circumference of the rim.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Kazushi Kimura, Genichirou Shimada, Hirokazu Kageyama
  • Publication number: 20210047501
    Abstract: The present technology provide a rubber composition including: 100 parts by mass of a diene rubber, from 30 to 100 parts by mass of carbon black and/or a white filler, from 1 to 20 parts by mass of silicone-based microparticles that have an average particle size from 5 to 500 um and that are three-dimensionally crosslinked, from 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of a nonionic surfactant, and from 1 to 20 parts by mass of thermally expanding microcapsules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Hirokazu Kageyama, Kazushi Kimura, Satoshi Mihara, Yutaro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210023880
    Abstract: A rubber composition for a tire according to an embodiment of the present technology includes: 100 parts by mass of a diene rubber and from 1 to 30 parts by mass of a thermally expandable microcapsule composite body, and the thermally expandable microcapsule composite body contains one or more thermally expandable microcapsules and an acrylonitrile butadiene copolymer and/or a crosslinked body thereof covering the one or more thermally expandable microcapsules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Hirokazu Kageyama, Kazushi Kimura, Satoshi Mihara, Yutaro Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10822432
    Abstract: The present invention includes a rubber composition containing a modified diene polymer having a group represented by Formula (I) below and a group represented by Formula (II) below, and silica; and a modified diene polymer and a production method thereof. In Formula (I), X1 represents at least one selected from the group consisting of a nitrogen atom, an oxygen atom, and a sulfur atom, X3 represents a hydrocarbon group, n3 represents from 0 to 4, and X2 represents at least one selected from the group consisting of sulfone-based protecting groups, carbamate-based protecting groups, and —(R—O)n4—H. In Formula (II), R1-1 represents a divalent hydrocarbon group, R1-2 and R1-3 each independently represent a monovalent hydrocarbon group, m1 is from 1 to 3, m2 is from 0 to 2, m1+m2 is 3, and R1-4 represents a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Kageyama, Kazushi Kimura
  • Patent number: 10815587
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a sheet of microfiber assembly having a high filtering performance suitable as an oil-mist filter. A sheet of microfiber assembly 2 comprises microfibers 1 each having a fiber diameter of 3,000 nm or less and is formed of a mixture of water-insoluble but alcohol-soluble acetalized polyvinyl alcohol resin and water-insoluble but alcohol-soluble fluorine resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: KOKEN, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Fukasawa, Kazushi Kimura