Keisuke Kato 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).
Abstract: The invention provides a production method for producing low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene enabling easy removal of most of C8-C14 perfluorocarboxylic acids and salts thereof, which are unfortunately generated by irradiation, from the low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene. The method for producing low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene includes: (1) irradiating polytetrafluoroethylene to provide low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene having a melt viscosity of 1×102 to 7×105 Pa·s at 380° C.; (2) pulverizing the low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene; and (3) heating the low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene pulverized in the step (2).
Abstract: An all-solid-state battery that includes a power storage part having a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and an electrolyte layer interposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer; an internal electrode at an end surface of the power storage part; an electrode extraction part electrically connected to the internal electrode; a buffer layer covering the power storage part, the internal electrode, and a first part of the electrode extraction part; a barrier layer covering the buffer layer; and an impact-resistant layer covering the barrier layer such that a second part of the electrode extraction part extends from the impact-resistant layer.
Abstract: A scroll compressor includes a fixed scroll including a first end plate having an injection passage through which refrigerant is supplied to a refrigerant suction chamber. The injection passage includes an outlet passage section that opens into the refrigerant suction chamber and extends linearly. A refrigerant compression chamber is disposed on an extension of the outlet passage section.
Abstract: The present invention aims to obtain a tomographic image free from image noise due to reflection on a container wall surface and having a good image quality by a simple configuration. In a FD-OCT imaging apparatus which images an imaging object stored in a container having an optical transparent wall part tomographically, when the focal depth is set such that a distance D from a first surface Sa of the wall part on the side of the imaging object to a focal point FP of the objective optical system is smaller than a predetermined threshold value smaller than a thickness T of the wall part, the distance between a second surface Sb of the wall part on a side opposite to the imaging object out of the wall surfaces and a reference plane which is perpendicular to the optical path of the illumination light and to which an optical path length is equal is set a value equal to the thickness of the wall part.
Abstract: Low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene powder having a complex viscosity of 1×102 to 7×105 Pa·s at 380° C., containing 5 or less carboxyl groups at ends of the molecule chain per 106 carbon atoms in the main chain, and being substantially free from C8-C14 perfluorocarboxylic acids and salts thereof. Also disclosed is a method for producing low molecular weight polytetrafluoroethylene.
Abstract: Provided is an interdental cleaning tool which has a simple configuration and can effectively prevent an occurrence of breakage of a core base portion when inserting the interdental cleaning tool into an interdental space or during interdental cleaning without reducing productivity of the interdental cleaning tool, and provided is a method for manufacturing the interdental cleaning tool.
Abstract: A polymerizable composition which can be cured into a cured product exhibiting a low Abbe's number and is suitable for producing a molded article having a further high transparency. A polymerizable composition including 100 parts by mass of a reactive silsesquioxane compound containing a phenanthrene ring (a), and 10 to 500 parts by mass of a polymerizable compound having at least one polymerizable double bond (b), a cured product of the polymerizable composition, and a method for producing a molded article by using of the polymerizable composition.
Abstract: A microorganism identification method according to the present invention includes a step of subjecting a sample containing microorganisms to mass spectrometry to obtain a mass spectrum, a step of reading a mass-to-charge ratio m/z of a peak derived from a marker protein from the mass spectrum, and an identification step of identifying which bacteria of serovar of Salmonella genus bacteria the microorganisms contained in the sample contain, based on the mass-to-charge ratio m/z, in which at least one of two types of ribosomal proteins S8 and Peptidylpropyl isomerase is used as the marker protein.
March 31, 2016
September 24, 2020
SHIMADZU CORPORATION, MEIJO UNIVERSITY
Abstract: Provided is an interdental cleaning tool which has a simple configuration and can effectively prevent an occurrence of breakage of a core base portion when inserting the interdental cleaning tool into an interdental space or during interdental cleaning without reducing productivity of the interdental cleaning tool.
Abstract: Provided is an interdental cleaning tool which has a simple configuration and can effectively prevent an occurrence of breakage of a core base portion when inserting the interdental cleaning tool into an interdental space or during interdental cleaning without reducing the productivity of the interdental cleaning tool, and provided is a method for manufacturing the interdental cleaning tool. A plurality of cleaning portion recesses (14) which penetrate a cleaning soft portion (21) and form recesses (14a) in a core base portion (12) are formed on each of a first side portion and a second side portion of a cleaning portion (2) at an interval in an axial direction of a cleaning soft portion (21), and at least one of the plurality of cleaning portion recesses (14) is formed so that an opening of the core base portion recess formed in the core base portion has a shape elongated in the axial direction of the cleaning portion.
Abstract: A vehicle drive system including: a rotating electric machine; an output drivingly coupled to a wheel; a differential gear device provided in a power transmission path between the rotating electric machine and the output, the differential gear device including at least a first rotating element drivingly coupled to the rotating electric machine, a second rotating element drivingly coupled to the output, and a third rotating element that is selectively fixed by a one-way clutch to a non-rotating member and that is selectively fixed by a friction brake to the non-rotating member; and a clutch that selectively couples together two of the first rotating element, the second rotating element, and the third rotating element.
Abstract: A cooling structure for a rotary electric machine includes a first supply pipe that is disposed vertically above a rotary electric machine and that has a discharge hole through which a refrigerant is discharged toward the rotary electric machine; a second supply pipe that is disposed in parallel with the first supply pipe vertically above the rotary electric machine and that has a discharge hole through which the refrigerant is discharged toward the rotary electric machine; and a pump configured to deliver the refrigerant to the first supply pipe and the second supply pipe such that a direction of the refrigerant flowing through the first supply pipe and a direction of the refrigerant flowing through the second supply pipe are opposite to each other.
Abstract: A test apparatus is configured to test a DUT that does not support synchronous control from an external circuit. A main controller is configured based on an architecture that tests a device by synchronous control with the main controller itself as the master. A MIU is configured as an interface between the main controller and the DUT. The MIU establishes asynchronous control between it and the DUT with the DUT as the master, and establishes control between it and the main controller with the main controller as the master.
Abstract: A controller includes at least one processor that implements the instructions to execute a plurality of tasks. The plurality of tasks includes a management table obtaining task that obtains, from the management table including first information indicating a region and second information indicating a country or a region, a destination information obtaining task that obtains third information indicating a region of a shipping destination to which the terminal device is to be shipped, a first specifying task that specifies a first function, a determining task that determines whether a second function, with reference to the second information, needs to be specified, an estimation information obtaining task that in a case where the second function is determined to be necessary, obtains estimation information corresponding to the second information from an external device, and a second specifying task that specifies the second function.
Abstract: There is a control system for a hybrid vehicle including an internal combustion engine including a throttle valve on an intake air passage, and a generator coupled to an output shaft of the engine. The control system includes a controller. The controller is configured to detect shaft torque of the output shaft of the engine by the generator, calculate an actual value of a throttle flow rate based on the shaft torque, the flow rate being an amount of air that flows through the throttle valve, and learn flow rate characteristics indicating a relationship between a throttle opening being a degree of opening of the throttle valve and the throttle flow rate, based on an actual value of the throttle opening and the actual value of the throttle flow rate.
Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoplastic resin composition designed to, even when containing a filler, reduce a trade-off between stiffness and impact resistance to achieve a balance between impact resistance and stiffness, a method for producing the same, and a molded body. The thermoplastic resin composition is obtained by blending a polyolefin resin, a polyamide resin containing an inorganic filler, and a modified elastomer having a reactive group that reacts with the polyamide resin, wherein the polyolefin resin has a number-average molecular weight of 350,000 or more, and the polyamide resin has a structure in which a hydrocarbon group interposed between adjacent amide bonds in a main chain has 5 or less straight chain carbon atoms. The molded body is composed of the thermoplastic resin composition. The method for producing the thermoplastic resin composition includes the step of melt-kneading a polyolefin resin and a melt-kneaded product of a polyamide resin and a modified elastomer.
Abstract: A controller for an engine includes processing circuitry configured to perform fuel cut-off for regenerating the filter by burning fine particulate matter collected in the filter. The processing circuitry is configured to perform an interruption process for interrupting the fuel cut-off in a case in which warming of the passenger compartment is requested when the fuel cut-off is being performed and an engine coolant temperature, which is a temperature of the engine coolant, becomes lower than or equal to a predetermined temperature after the fuel cut-off is started.
Abstract: There is provided a polymerizable composition suitable to produce a molded product in which high refractive index is maintained, and dimensional change and a transmittance change further caused by a high-temperature heat history can be suppressed. A polymerizable composition comprising (a) 100 parts by mass of a specific reactive silsesquioxane compound and (b) 10 to 2,000 parts by mass of a specific fluorene compound, and a cured product obtained by curing the polymerizable composition, and a resin lens manufactured from the polymerizable composition.
Abstract: A polishing apparatus includes a rotatable head body having a pressing surface, a retainer ring configured to press a polishing surface while rotating together with the head body, a stationary ring, local load applying devices configured to apply a local load to the stationary ring, and a controller. The local load applying devices include a first pressing member and a second pressing member connected to the stationary ring. The first pressing member is disposed in the upstream side of the retainer ring in the traveling direction of the polishing surface, and the second pressing member is disposed in the downstream side. The controller calculates the inclination angle of the stationary ring based on a measured value of the height of at least one of the first pressing member and the second pressing member.
Abstract: The polishing apparatus includes: a polishing table configured to support a polishing pad having a polishing surface; a rotatable head body having a pressing surface; a retainer ring configured to press the polishing surface and rotatable together with the head body; a rotary ring; a stationary ring; and local-load exerting devices each configured to apply a local load to the stationary ring. The local-load exerting devices include a first pressing member and a second pressing member coupled to the stationary ring. The first pressing member is arranged at an upstream side of the retainer ring in a moving direction of the polishing surface, and the second pressing member is arranged at a downstream side of the retainer ring in the moving direction of the polishing surface.