Patents by Inventor Ken Suzuki

Ken 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: 10804615
    Abstract: A radar device includes: a case having an opening at the front in a forward direction, which is a transmission direction of electromagnetic waves; a circuit board placed in the case, the circuit board having first and second circuit board parts, one component side of the first circuit board part facing in the forward direction, the component sides of the second circuit board part extending along the forward direction; a transmission antenna and reception antenna composed of a plurality of antenna elements placed into an array in a direction crossing the forward direction in an area, facing in the forward direction, on the circuit board; and a dielectric lens having a semi-cylindrical or parabolic cylindrical shape in the forward direction, the dielectric lens being placed in the opening in the case so as to extend along a direction in which the plurality of antenna elements are placed into an array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Shiozaki, Tomohiro Yui, Ken Takahashi, Yuichi Kashino, Kouji Suzuki, Noriaki Saito, Shigeki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200317121
    Abstract: A vehicle interior lamp includes a housing having an opening, a lens arranged at the opening, a compartment provided in the housing and surrounding the opening at which the lens is arranged, a light source arranged in a corner of the compartment and emitting light toward the lens, and a reflector arranged inside the compartment, the reflector for introducing the light emitted from the light source to the lens. A plurality of steps is provided on a surface of the lens facing the light source, the steps having a thickness that reduces as the distance from the light source increases and arranged to be brought close uniformly a brightness of a surface of the lens by the light source. The lens is provided with a protrusion or a serration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki IKEDA, Ken SUZUKI, Tomoaki SASAKI, Kenichi BABA
  • Publication number: 20200306676
    Abstract: A method for producing a honeycomb structure for fine particle collection filters. The honeycomb structure includes a plurality of porous honeycomb segments joined together via joining material layers. The method includes the steps of: forming the outer peripheral wall of each of the porous honeycomb segments so as to have a thickness thicker by a grinding margin; drying the porous honeycomb segments each formed by grinding the outer peripheral wall so as to have the thickness thicker by the grinding margin; firing the dried porous honeycomb segments; grinding and removing the grinding margin of the outer peripheral wall of each of the fired porous honeycomb segments; and applying a joining material to each of the porous honeycomb segments with the grinding margin ground and removed, between joining surfaces of each of the porous honeycomb segments, to join the porous honeycomb segments via the joining material layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki NISHIOKA, Ken ITADU, Jun INOUE, Yoshitaka TABUCHI, Michio SUZUKI, Daiki NANYA
  • Patent number: 10790582
    Abstract: An antenna device that has a housing formed with a window surface and transmits and receives an electromagnetic wave through a cover member facing the window surface, the antenna device having a length in a direction of transmitting and receiving the electromagnetic wave that is greater than a height thereof, comprises: a circuit board that is provided inside the housing; a reflection plate that is provided inside the housing and faces a board surface of the circuit board; a transmitting antenna that is provided inside the housing and transmits the electromagnetic wave to a side of the reflection plate; and a receiving antenna that is provided inside the housing and receives the electromagnetic wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Shiozaki, Ken Takahashi, Tomohiro Yui, Noriaki Saito, Kouji Suzuki, Yuichi Kashino
  • Publication number: 20200298598
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting unit includes: a liquid ejecting head; and a coupling member coupled to the liquid ejecting head, in which the liquid ejecting head has a first-coupling portion and a second-coupling portion, the liquid ejecting unit further includes: a first-attachment portion provided in a first-position of the coupling member; a second-attachment portion provided in a second-position of the coupling member, the second position being different from the first position; a first-elastic body; and a second-elastic body, and the first-elastic body biases the first-attachment portion or the first-coupling portion in a state in which the first-attachment portion is in contact with the first-coupling portion and the second-elastic body biases the second-attachment portion or the second-coupling portion in a state in which the second-attachment portion is in contact with the second-coupling portion, so that the coupling member is coupled to the liquid ejecting head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Daiki TATSUTA, Masaaki ANDO, Junya SUZUKI, Takao YAMAMOTO, Ken YAMAGISHI
  • Patent number: 10772973
    Abstract: The present invention is related to a targeted type shell for drug delivery system. The object of the present invention is to provide the targeted type shell for DDS, which comprises a carbosilane dendrimer containing a silole produced by which is formed by utilizing the reaction between thiol group and alkyl halide, and a targeted protein containing a labeled proteins such as green fluorescent protein with a target recognition site. The shell may incorporate compounds having a variety of molecular weight and biopolymers, and selectively deliver them into targeted cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignees: QUARRYMEN & Co. Inc., Saitama University
    Inventors: Miho Suzuki, Ken Hatano, Shojiro Yoshida, Yasuhiro Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10761621
    Abstract: A method performed by a pen or a pen detection apparatus that detects the pen, the method includes: acquiring a pen pressure level according to a force applied to a pen nib of the pen; generating a pen-down event or a pen-up event based on a result of comparing the pen pressure level and a pen pressure determination threshold; acquiring a proximity value indicating a positional relationship between the pen and the pen detection apparatus from a proximity detector provided on one of the pen and the pen detection apparatus; and updating the pen pressure determination threshold based on the pen pressure level when the proximity value indicates that the positional relationship between the pen and the pen detection apparatus satisfies a predetermined relationship.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takaya Oyama, Ken Suzuki, Yoshihisa Sugiyama, Takashi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200271962
    Abstract: Provided is a driving device for PWM control of voltage pulses for controlling the temperature of a heater in a phase controller, the driving device being capable of increasing the response speed of an optical element such as an optical switch. Phase controllers include first and second heaters for changing the temperatures of first and second optical waveguides extending in parallel. Driving devices include pulse generation circuits that generate voltage pulses to apply to the first and second heaters. To start raising the temperature of the second heater, the pulse generation circuit generates a first voltage pulse and consecutive second voltage pulses to apply to the second heater with zero voltage pulse being applied to the first heater, the first voltage pulse having a long pulse width and the second voltage pulses following the first voltage pulse and having a shorter pulse width than the first voltage pulse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Ken TANIZAWA, Hiroyuki MATSUURA, Satoshi SUDA, Haruhiko KUWATSUKA, Keijiro SUZUKI, Guangwei CONG, Kazuhiro IKEDA, Hitoshi KAWASHIMA, Shu NAMIKI
  • Patent number: 10753812
    Abstract: A torque detector detects a torsional torque between a first shaft and a second shaft based on a torsional displacement of an elastic member coaxially connecting the first shaft and the second shaft. The torque detector includes a magnetic flux generation unit and a magnetic sensor. The magnetic flux generation unit rotates with rotation of the first shaft and includes a first pole and a second pole into and out of which lines of magnetic force enter and exit. The magnetic sensor rotates with rotation of the second shaft and includes a detection surface for detecting a magnetic flux or a magnetic flux density. The first pole and the second pole are arranged to face each other across the magnetic sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken Tanaka, Shingo Shimizu, Toshiro Suzuki, Satoru Jinno, Shigetoshi Fukaya
  • Patent number: 10742210
    Abstract: A drive circuit drives switches that are connected to each other in parallel. The drive circuit includes individual discharge paths, a common discharge path, blocking units, a discharge switch, off-holding switches, and a drive control unit. The drive control unit selects, as target switches to be driven to be turned on, at least two switches among the switches. The at least two switches include a first switch and a second switch. The first switch is last to be switched to an off-state among the at least two switches that are selected as the target switches and switched to an on-state. The second switch is other than the first switch among the at least two switches. The off-holding switches includes a first off-holding switch and a second off-holding switch. After switching the second off-holding switch to an on-state, the drive control unit switches the discharge switch to an on-state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomotaka Suzuki, Yusuke Shindo, Yasutaka Senda, Ken Toshiyuki
  • Publication number: 20200247956
    Abstract: A method of producing a PAS, which is the method capable of providing a PAS having a high melt viscosity in high yield in a shorter polymerization time, is provided. The method including: a preparation step; a first polymerization step; and subsequently a second polymerization step for continuing to perform a polymerization reaction by adding to the reaction mixture from 0.09 to 0.2 mol of an additional alkali metal hydroxide relative to 1 mol of the sulfur source. In the first polymerization step, the polymerization reaction is performed on condition that a pH of the reaction mixture is 11 or higher until a conversion ratio of the dihalo aromatic compound being 50 mol % or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Kureha Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi SATO, Ken-ichi TAKAKI, Yoshinori SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200231046
    Abstract: There is provided an electrically driven vehicle that well balances calculation volumes and communication volumes of two control devices configured to drive and control motors for driving. The electrically driven vehicle comprises at least one motor for driving and a first control device and a second control device configured to control the motor. The first control device is configured to calculate a target torque that is to be output from the motor, based on information including an accelerator position, to calculate a current command based on the calculated target torque, and to send the calculated current command to the second control device. The second control device is configured to use the current command, a phase current of the motor and a rotational angle of the motor such as to drive the motor by feedback control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuya TANIGUCHI, Taro SHIMOSAKA, Kunihiro SUZUKI, Ken TOSHIYUKI, Koichi SAKATA
  • Patent number: 10708862
    Abstract: A control apparatus to control a plurality of process executing apparatuses, the control apparatus including: a communication unit; and a processor. The processor transmits a request to execute predetermined processing common to the process executing apparatuses, a request to change to an energy saving mode, and a request to change to a normal mode, to each of the process executing apparatuses via the communication unit, and performs control of transmission of the request to execute the predetermined processing, the request to change to the energy saving mode, and the request to change to the normal mode, such that one of the process executing apparatuses executes the predetermined processing while a rest of the process executing apparatuses is in the energy saving mode, and such that all the process executing apparatuses execute the predetermined processing in sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Kiuchi, Muneyuki Ishihara, Tsuyoshi Horiguchi, Hiroshi Suzuki, Ken Fujita, Takehito Morimatsu, Tomohiko Murakami, Naoya Okamoto, Takuya Koiso
  • Publication number: 20200158795
    Abstract: A torsion bar of a torque detection device converts torque applied between an input shaft and an output shaft to a torsional displacement. A pair of yokes is secured to the output shaft, and forms a magnetic circuit in a magnetic field of a multipolar magnet secured to the input shaft. A magnetic flux guide member has a main body facing the yoke to guide magnetic flux of the magnetic circuit. A magnetic sensor is placed at an extension, and detects magnetic flux guided by the magnetic flux guide member. The magnetic flux guide member is configured to allow magnetic permeance per unit area between the magnetic flux guide member and the yoke to be greater at a location in the main body from which the extension is branched, than at a circumferential end portion of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Toshiro SUZUKI, Satoru JINNO, Shigetoshi FUKAYA, Ken TANAKA, Kensuke KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10649147
    Abstract: An optical module that is connectable to an optical fiber array and that can be packaged in a high density. Two package modules are mounted on a board, and optical waveguides in a Si photonic lightwave circuit mounted on the package module are connected to an optical fiber array fixed to an optical fiber block. Moreover, output end surfaces of the optical waveguides in the Si photonic lightwave circuit are perpendicular to a mount surface of the package module. The optical waveguides in the Si photonic lightwave circuit may be tilted at an appropriate angle with respect to a direction perpendicular to a right end surface. Moreover, the optical fiber block fixes optical fibers with the optical fibers tilted with respect to a direction perpendicular to an end surface connected to the Si photonic lightwave circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: NTT ELECTRONICS CORPORATION, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Nakanishi, Teruaki Sato, Motohaya Ishii, Satoru Konno, Yuichi Suzuki, Shigeo Nagashima, Shinji Mino, Shuichiro Asakawa, Hiroshi Fukuda, Shin Kamei, Shunichi Soma, Ken Tsuzuki, Mitsuo Usui, Takashi Saida
  • Publication number: 20200142507
    Abstract: An electronic pen includes a tubular casing, a core body having an end that protrudes from opening in the casing, a strain generating body that receives a force applied to the core body, a plurality of strain sensitive elements arranged on a planar portion of the strain generating body, a control circuit that performs control based on a signal sensed using the plurality of strain sensitive elements, and an electrical conductor that extends in the axial direction of the casing and is electrically connected to a plurality of terminals of the plurality of strain sensitive elements. The plurality of strain sensitive elements is electrically connected to the control circuit via the electrical conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuo Hara, Yoshihisa Sugiyama, Ken Suzuki, Teppei Kanno
  • Publication number: 20200125013
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a fixing portion for fixing an image formed on a recording material; and a guide member for guiding the recording material. The guide member is provided at an entrance to the fixing portion and at an end portion with respect to a direction perpendicular to a feeding direction of the recording material The guide member is moved when the guide member is pushed by the recording material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Tomooku Koyama, Ken Murooka, Wataru Uchida, Jun Agata, Yohei Suzuki, Daisuke Takamura
  • Patent number: 10622658
    Abstract: A release layer of a release film for producing a membrane electrode assembly of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell comprises a cyclic olefin polymer comprising an olefin unit having a C3-10alkyl group as a side chain thereof. The release layer may have a glass transition temperature of about 210 to 350° C. The release layer may have a transition point of a dynamic storage modulus E? in a range from ?50 to 100° C. An ion exchange layer comprising an ion exchange polymer may be laminated on the release layer of the release film by a roll-to-roll processing to produce a laminate. The release film may be separated from the laminate to give the membrane electrode assembly. The release film achieves improved production of a membrane electrode assembly (an electrolyte membrane and/or an electrode membrane) of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignees: DAICEL CORPORATION, DAICEL VALUE COATING LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Onomichi, Katsuhiko Sumita, Yoshimichi Okano, Kanae Nishimura, Kazuyuki Okada, Takayuki Yaegashi, Ken Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200112308
    Abstract: A drive circuit drives switches that are connected to each other in parallel. The drive circuit includes individual discharge paths, a common discharge path, blocking units, a discharge switch, off-holding switches, and a drive control unit. The drive control unit selects, as target switches to be driven to be turned on, at least two switches among the switches. The at least two switches include a first switch and a second switch. The first switch is last to be switched to an off-state among the at least two switches that are selected as the target switches and switched to an on-state. The second switch is other than the first switch among the at least two switches. The off-holding switches includes a first off-holding switch and a second off-holding switch. After switching the second off-holding switch to an on-state, the drive control unit switches the discharge switch to an on-state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomotaka SUZUKI, Yusuke SHINDO, Yasutaka SENDA, Ken TOSHIYUKI
  • Publication number: 20200101740
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes: a liquid ejecting head including a plurality of nozzles for discharging liquid and a supply passage through which the liquid to be supplied to the plurality of nozzles flows. The nozzles are arranged in a line; one of the nozzles at a first end of the line being a first end nozzle, whereas one of the nozzles at a second end of the line being a second end nozzle. A height of the first end nozzle is set to be greater than a height of the second end nozzle. The liquid flows through the supply passage in a direction from the first end nozzle to the second end nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Ken YAMAGISHI, Shigeki SUZUKI, Shuji FUNADA