Patents by Inventor Kenichi Suzuki

Kenichi 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: 11117539
    Abstract: A seat device for a vehicle includes a seat for supporting a lower body of a vehicle occupant, and a backrest for supporting an upper body of the occupant. The seat device further includes an arresting portion that is stored in a storage position disposed in the seat. The arresting portion is configured to be deployed from the storage position and restrain a part of the lower body of the occupant from moving forward in the event of a collision of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Masuda, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Shigemi Mase, Hiroaki Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Yuji Sato, Kenichi Fukurono, Keisaku Yokoi, Takafumi Nakanishi, Takenori Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20210275132
    Abstract: Provided is an ultrasonic CT device capable of shaping a measurement part such as a breast of a measurement target into a shape suitable for measurement and reducing burden on the measurement target. The ultrasonic CT device includes a tubular measurement container, and a transducer array configured to transmit ultrasonic waves to a measurement target inserted in the measurement container and receive ultrasonic waves from the measurement target. Gel is disposed in the measurement container, and a surface of the gel is inclose contact with at least a surface of the measurement target to which the ultrasonic waves are transmitted. The ultrasonic waves transmitted from the transducer array pass through the gel and are emitted to the measurement target from the surface in close contact with the measurement target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Kenichi KAWABATA, Kazuhiro YAMANAKA, Atsurou SUZUKI, Yushi TSUBOTA, Takahide TERADA
  • Publication number: 20210276126
    Abstract: A joint structure is formed by joining a first plate-shaped member made of steel and a second plate-shaped member made of steel that is overlapped on the first plate-shaped member and that is formed in a long shape. A surface of the first plate-shaped member and both edge portions of the second plate-shaped member along a longitudinal direction are joined by a weld metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
    Inventors: Liang CHEN, Kenichi WATANABE, Kazuya YASUI, Dongyong SHI, Masao HADANO, Takayuki KIMURA, Reiichi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210278413
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for evaluating if there are genomic abnormalities in cells being tested, the cells being tested being pluripotent stem cells cultivated in a culture medium or cells resulting from the induced differentiation of pluripotent stem cells, the method including a step of measuring the amount of an indicator present in the culture supernatant of the test cells, and a step of evaluating, on the basis of the amount of the indicator present, if there are genomic abnormalities in the test cells, wherein the indicator is at least one selected from the group consisting of deoxycytidine, kynurenine, putrescine, alanine, cysteine, cystathionine, and threonic acid, and whether or not there are genomic abnormalities in the test cells is evaluated on the basis of the amount of the at least one indicator present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicants: Shimadzu Corporation, Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Takashi SUZUKI, Kenichi TOYODA, Masatoshi TAKAHASHI, Keisuke HARA, Tomohisa NAGATA, Yasuhiro OSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210265582
    Abstract: To provide a photoelectric conversion element that can improve image quality. Provided is a photoelectric conversion element (100) including at least a first electrode (101), a work function control layer (108), a photoelectric conversion layer (102), an oxide semiconductor layer (104), and a second electrode (107) in this order, and further including a third electrode (105), in which the third electrode (105) is provided apart from the second electrode (107) and is provided facing the photoelectric conversion layer (102) via an insulating layer (106), and the work function control layer (108) contains a larger amount of oxygen than an amount of oxygen satisfying a stoichiometric composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: SHINTAROU HIRATA, MASAHIRO JOEI, KENICHI MURATA, MASASHI BANDO, YOSUKE SAITO, RYOSUKE SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210263446
    Abstract: A mechanism that enables developer replenishment by a simpler structure and a mechanism that enables more user-friendly developer replenishment are provided. An attachment port to which a developer supply bottle containing a developer stored therein is detachably attachable is disposed in an interior of an image forming apparatus. The developer supply bottle can be attached when the cover is in an open state. According to this image forming apparatus, when the developer supply bottle is attached to the attachment port, the developer inside the developer supply bottle moves into a developer housing chamber by its own weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Funatani, Masatake Tanaka, Kentaro Yamawaki, Kenichi Iida, Shinsuke Kobayashi, Kensuke Umeda, Takanori Watanabe, Ai Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11097599
    Abstract: There is provided a vehicle air conditioning device of a heat pump system which improves comfortability when changing to heating only by an auxiliary heating device. The device includes a heating medium circulating circuit 23 to heat air to be supplied from an air flow passage 3 to a vehicle interior, and when shifting to the heating of the vehicle interior only by the heating medium circulating circuit 23 in a heating mode, a controller executes a shifting control to increase a heating capability of the heating medium circulating circuit 23 prior to stopping a compressor 2 and decrease a heating capability of a radiator 4 in accordance with the increase of the heating capability of the heating medium circulating circuit 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., SANDEN AUTOMOTIVE CLIMATE SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Miyakoshi, Kenichi Suzuki, Kohei Yamashita
  • Patent number: 11092178
    Abstract: The vehicle component fastening structure includes: a boss receptacle and a boss provided in a pair of the vehicle components, and a fastening member for fastening the boss and the boss receptacle. The boss receptacle has a through-hole penetrating in a fastening axis direction and a nipped portion provided inside the through-hole. The boss has a fastener hole, and a leading end of the boss oriented to a first direction abuts on the nipped portion. The fastening member has a shank inserted into the through-hole and the fastener hole in a second direction and a head abutting on the nipped portion. In the fastened state, a bottom face of the head abuts on the nipped portion, and the entire bottom face and a portion of the nipped portion where the leading end of the boss abuts are placed within a range of the through-hole in the fastening axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: SHIROKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Muramatsu, Kenji Yamamoto, Kenichi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11088686
    Abstract: A semiconductor module includes: a semiconductor substrate; a switching element having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a gate electrode, and the switching element configured to perform turning on/off between the first electrode and the second electrode in response to applying of a predetermined gate voltage to the gate electrode; a control circuit part configured to control the gate voltage; and a current detection element configured to detect a current which flows between the first electrode and the second electrode of the switching element, wherein the switching element, the control circuit part, and the current detection element are mounted on the semiconductor substrate, and the current detection element is formed of a Rogowski coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Suzuki, Wataru Miyazawa
  • Publication number: 20210221739
    Abstract: Provided are a rheology modifier and a method for modifying water rheology for imparting thixotropy and viscosity to water, and a slurry composition having high viscosity and excellent resistance to separation in water and a method for producing such a slurry composition. A rheology modifier containing: (A) a sulfate or a salt thereof having a hydrocarbon group with 12 or more and 22 or less carbon atoms and an average number of moles of added alkylene oxide of 0 or more and 25 or less; and (B) a fatty acid alkanolamide having a fatty acid moiety with 10 or more and 22 or less carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Koji NAGASAWA, Kenichi SUZUKI, Hisato TERAI, Koji KOYANAGI, Ryu TANIMOTO, Kohei OKADA
  • Patent number: 11058660
    Abstract: A method of healing an external wound involves applying an external wound-healing agent to an external wound, or bringing the external wound-healing agent applied to a substrate into contact with an external wound, wherein the external wound-healing agent includes, as an active ingredient, at least one compound of a glycerol alkyl ester represented by defined Formula (I) or a diglycerol alkyl ester represented by defined Formula (II). In a further embodiment, the method involves bringing a fiber aggregate or a film into contact with an external wound, wherein the fiber aggregate or the film each includes a thermoplastic resin and at least one compound of the glycerol alkyl ester or the diglycerol alkyl ester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Naosuke Kunimoto, Kenichi Suzuki, Kouya Kojima, Akira Hasegawa, Yasufumi Tsuchiya, Jun Kamada, Satoshi Yamasaki, Goro Kuwamura, Daisuke Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20210178462
    Abstract: A magnesium alloy structural member includes an alloy substrate that includes a sheet-shaped portion consisting of a magnesium alloy corresponding to an AZ91 alloy under the standards of American Society for Testing and Materials. The alloy substrate has a surface, a part of which is a mirror-finished portion having a surface roughness Ra of less than 0.3 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoko MAEDA, Motoyoshi TANAKA, Kenichi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210175788
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a low height type actuator capable of performing a two-dimensional motion. An actuator includes a magnet structure 20 that includes a first array Lx in which the first and second magnets 21 and 22 are alternately arranged in x-direction and a second array Ly in which the first and second magnets 21 and 22 are alternately arranged in y-direction, and first and second wirings 30 and 40. The first wiring 30 crosses the first magnets 21 and 22 included in the first array Lx in y-direction, and the second wiring 40 crosses the first magnets 21 and 22 included in the second array Lx in x-direction. According to the present invention, by making current flow in the first and second wirings 30 and 40, a two-dimensional motion can be achieved. Further, since the first and second wirings 30 and 40 are each a planar wiring that crosses the magnets, height reduction can be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicants: TDK CORPORATION, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kenichi SUZUKI, Tadahiko SHINSHI, Ryogen FUJIWARA
  • Patent number: 11031932
    Abstract: A power module includes a switching element, a temperature detection part which detects an operation temperature T of the switching element, a control electrode voltage control part which controls a control electrode voltage based on a threshold voltage Vth during an operation of the switching element which is calculated based on information including the operation temperature T of the switching element detected by the temperature detection part, and a switching speed control part which controls a switching speed of the switching element based on the operation temperature T of the switching element detected by the temperature detection part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Suzuki, Wataru Miyazawa
  • Publication number: 20210167770
    Abstract: A semiconductor module includes: a semiconductor substrate; a switching element having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a gate electrode, and the switching element configured to perform turning on/off between the first electrode and the second electrode in response to applying of a predetermined gate voltage to the gate electrode; a control circuit part configured to control the gate voltage; and a current detection element configured to detect a current which flows between the first electrode and the second electrode of the switching element, wherein the switching element, the control circuit part, and the current detection element are mounted on the semiconductor substrate, and the current detection element is formed of a Rogowski coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Kenichi SUZUKI, Wataru MIYAZAWA
  • Patent number: 11021044
    Abstract: There is disclosed a vehicle air conditioner device of a so-called heat pump system to accurately perform efficient and comfortable heating of a vehicle interior. The vehicle air conditioner device includes a heating medium circulating circuit 23 which heats air to be supplied from an air flow passage 3 to a vehicle interior. A controller calculates a required heating capability TGQhtr of the heating medium circulating circuit to complement a shortage of an actual heating capability Qhp to a required heating capability TGQ of a radiator 4. The controller calculates a decrease amount ?Qhp of the actual heating capability Qhp from a difference ?TXO between a refrigerant evaporation temperature TXO of an outdoor heat exchanger 7 and a refrigerant evaporation temperature TXObase in non-frosting, and adds the decrease amount ?Qhp to the required heating capability TGQhtr to execute the heating by the heating medium circulating circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Sanden Holdings Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi Suzuki, Ryo Miyakoshi, Kouhei Yamashita, Megumi Shigeta
  • Publication number: 20210159771
    Abstract: A switching element control circuit includes: a third electrode voltage control part which controls a third electrode voltage; a first electrode current detection part which detects a first electrode current which flows through the switching element; a memory part which stores information including an initial threshold voltage and an initial first electrode current, and a drain current characteristic of a threshold voltage; and a threshold voltage calculation part which calculates a threshold voltage at a time of operating the switching element based on information including the first electrode current, the initial threshold voltage, and an initial first electrode current, and information relating to the first electrode current characteristic of the threshold voltage, wherein the third electrode voltage control part controls the third electrode voltage based on a threshold voltage at the time of operating the switching element calculated by the threshold voltage calculation part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Kenichi SUZUKI, Wataru MIYAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20210152072
    Abstract: A switching element control circuit: a third electrode voltage control part; a temperature detection part; a first electrode current detection part; a memory part which stores information including an initial threshold voltage and an operation temperature/first electrode current characteristic of the threshold voltage; and a threshold voltage calculation part which calculates a threshold voltage at the time of operating the switching element based on information including the initial threshold voltage, the operation temperature of the switching element, and a first electrode current, and information relating to an operation temperature/first electrode current characteristic of a threshold voltage, wherein the third electrode voltage control part controls the third electrode voltage based on a threshold voltage at the time of operating the switching element calculated by the threshold voltage calculation part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Kenichi SUZUKI, Wataru MIYAZAWA
  • Patent number: 11007847
    Abstract: Vehicle air conditioning device of a heat pump system in which comfort is compatible with decrease of power consumption. The vehicle air conditioning device includes a heating medium circulating circuit 23 to heat air to be supplied from an air flow passage 3 to a vehicle interior, and in a heating mode, a controller has an energy saving prior mode in which the controller operates a compressor 2 at a maximum number of revolution and complements a shortage of a heating capability by a radiator 4 with heating by a heating medium-air heat exchanger 40 of the heating medium circulating circuit 23, and a comfort prior mode in which the controller limits a number of revolution of the compressor 2 and complements the shortage of the heating capability by the radiator 4 with the heating by the heating medium-air heat exchanger 40 of the heating medium circulating circuit 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: SANDEN AUTOMOTIVE CLIMATE SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Miyakoshi, Kenichi Suzuki, Kohei Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20210123953
    Abstract: A semiconductor device has a first electrode 61; a second electrode 62; and a semiconductor layer 1 having a winding wire part 10 provided so as to surround a current flowing between the first electrode 61 and the second electrode 62, a winding return wire part, which is provided so as to surround the current, is connected to a terminal end part of the winding wire part 10 and returns toward a starting end part side from the terminal end part, and an integration circuit configuration part connected to the winding wire part 10 or the winding return wire part. The integration circuit configuration part has one or more of a resistance part 115, a capacitor part 125 and an operational amplifier part 135.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki SASHIDA, Mizue YAMAJI, Kenichi SUZUKI, Kenichi YOSHIDA, Shinji KUNORI