Kenji Ishii 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: A cleaning device includes a casing holding an image capturing device, a protective cover disposed in a visual field of the image capturing device, a vibrator to vibrate the protective cover, a controller to control the vibrator, a monitor to detect an electrical characteristic value associated with a vibration of the vibrator, and a storage to store determination criteria based on which the controller evaluates the electrical characteristic value detected by the monitor. The controller is configured to evaluate the electrical characteristic value based on the plurality of determination criteria stored in the storage and clean a surface of the translucent body by controlling the vibrator according to the determination.
Abstract: An inkjet printing apparatus obtains data of a second image by correcting, using shading data, signal values of pixels in an image of a read test pattern so that a signal value of a pixel lower than a value of the shading data becomes a value corresponding to a lowest luminance; specifies an area of a pattern of each of the plurality of inks in the image of the test pattern using the data of a first image and the data of the second image; and calculates a position deviation amount of a printhead based on a position of the pattern of the specified area.
Abstract: A composition which can provide foamed moldings and foamed electric wires having a small average cell size and a high foam content and causing fewer sparks. The composition includes a fluororesin (A) and a compound (B) which is a sulfonic acid or a salt thereof. The sulfonic acid is represented by the following formula (1): F(CF2)nSO3H (1) wherein n is 4 or 5, or the following formula (2): F(CF2)nCH2CH2SO3H (2) wherein n is 4 or 5. Also disclosed is a foamed molding formed from the composition and a method for producing a foamed molding.
Abstract: Provided are a filter medium for a filter, which makes it possible to obtain a filter high in collection efficiency, low in pressure loss and long in filter lifetime, a method for producing the same, and a filter using the filter medium for a filter. A filter medium for a filter is used as a constituent member of a filter and composed of a wet type nonwoven fabric, wherein the filter medium for a filter has a multilayer structure of two or more layers, and there is no interface between the above-mentioned two layers.
September 25, 2012
Date of Patent:
February 4, 2020
TEIJIN FRONTIER CO., LTD., Mahle Filter Systems Japan Corporation
Abstract: A superconducting coil of an embodiment includes a superconducting wire including an oxide superconductor layer. The oxide superconductor layer has a continuous Perovskite structure including rare earth elements, barium (Ba), and copper (Cu). The rare earth elements include a first element which is praseodymium (Pr), at least one second element selected from the group consisting of neodymium (Nd), samarium (Sm), europium (Eu), and gadolinium (Gd), at least one third element selected from the group consisting of yttrium (Y), terbium (Tb), dysprosium (Dy), and holmium (Ho), and at least one fourth element selected from the group consisting of erbium (Er), thulium (Tm), ytterbium (Yb), and lutetium (Lu).
Abstract: A compound represented by the general Formula (I) below, or a salt or solvate thereof, which is useful as an ALK inhibitor, and is useful for prophylaxis or treatment of a disease accompanied by abnormality in ALK, for example, cancer, cancer metastasis, depression or cognitive function disorder: (meanings of the symbols that are included in the formula are as given in the specification).
Abstract: Provided is an error correction device including an encoding circuit configured to encode a plurality of error correction code sequences, in which the encoding circuit includes a plurality of encoding circuits connected in parallel, and is configured to execute encoding processing for the plurality of error correction code sequences through use of all the plurality of encoding circuits by adjusting an output bus width and a frequency of an operation clock with respect to a difference in transmission rate for any payloads input in one or more systems.
Abstract: A composition for bonded magnets according to the present invention contains from 88% by mass to 91% by mass (inclusive) of a samarium-iron-nitrogen magnet powder having an average particle diameter of from 1.8 ?m to 2.8 ?m (inclusive), from 0.5% by mass to 2.5% by mass (inclusive) of a polyamide elastomer having a tensile elongation at break of 400% or more and a bending modulus of elasticity of 100 MPa or more, from 0.5% by mass to 2.0% by mass (inclusive) of carbon fibers having fiber diameters of from 10 ?m to 12 ?m (inclusive) and from 0.3% by mass to 1.0% by mass (inclusive) of a carboxylic acid ester, with the balance made up of a polyamide resin which is composed of a polyamide 12 having a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of from 4,500 to 7,500 (inclusive) as determined by molecular weight distribution measurement.
July 9, 2015
Date of Patent:
December 17, 2019
SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO., LTD., MABUCHI MOTOR CO., LTD.
Abstract: In order to supply sufficient amount of oil to one or more sliding surfaces and to prevent the supplied oil from moving from the sliding surface(s) to an inside so as to achieve lower friction and improve sliding performance of a bearing, in an oil-impregnated sintered bearing 1, sliding surfaces 3 supporting an outer circumferential surface of a shaft 11 and an oil supply surface 4 in which a diameter is larger than that of the sliding surfaces 3 are formed on an inner circumferential surface of a bearing hole 2 into which the shaft 11 is inserted, to be adjacent in an axial direction of the bearing hole 2, a height gap “d1” between the sliding surfaces 3 and the oil supply surface 4 is not less than 0.
Abstract: A fixing device includes an endless fixing rotator, a heater, a nip formation assembly, and an opposed rotator. The endless fixing rotator is rotatable in a direction of rotation. The heater heats the fixing rotator. The nip formation assembly is disposed opposite an inner circumferential surface of the fixing rotator. The opposed rotator is pressed against the nip formation assembly via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the opposed rotator. The nip formation assembly includes a nip former to contact the inner circumferential surface of the fixing rotator, maintain a constant thickness against pressure from the opposed rotator, and transfer heat. The opposed rotator is shorter than the nip former in a longitudinal direction of the opposed rotator. The opposed rotator is disposed within an area opposite the nip former.
Abstract: A centerline extraction unit extracts at least two coronary artery centerline structures from at least two images respectively corresponding to at least two cardiac phases concerning a heart, an interpolation processing unit interpolates coronary artery centerline structures concerning other cardiac phases from the at least two extracted coronary artery centerline structures to generate coronary artery centerline structures respectively corresponding to a plurality of cardiac phases throughout one heartbeat of the heart, and a displacement distribution calculation unit calculates a plurality of displacement distributions between the respective cardiac phases from a plurality of coronary artery centerline structures throughout the one heartbeat.
Abstract: An aqueous ink containing silver particles, a first reducing agent and a second reducing agent, wherein the first reducing agent is a compound that has an oxidation-reduction potential R1 (mV) satisfying R1<0, and the second reducing agent is a compound that has an oxidation-reduction potential R2 (mV) satisfying R2?0 and that is at least one selected from a group consisting of tertiary amines and polyhydric alcohols in which a plurality of hydroxy groups are included in one of two structures divided according to a position between any one of two adjacent carbon atoms of the longest carbon chain in the molecule.
Abstract: A data processing system (10) connected to a plurality of first applications (80) and a plurality of second applications (90) includes a setting information generation function section (20), wherein the setting information generation function section includes a first interface generator (22) configured to generate a first interface for the first applications, a second interface generator (24) configured to generate a second interface for the second applications, and a storage (30) to store common data structure generation source information which is common information based on which the first and second interfaces are generated, and when the common data structure generation source information is updated, the first interface generator and the second interface generator automatically generate the first interface and the second interface, respectively, based on the updated common data structure generation source information.
December 13, 2017
October 17, 2019
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
Abstract: An etching apparatus having a liquid bath storing an etching liquid, a substrate installation part capable of supporting the semiconductor substrate in vertical placement at a position at which a treatment surface of the semiconductor substrate is immersed in the etching liquid, a sample electrode provided at the substrate installation part and electrically connected to the semiconductor substrate, a counter electrode disposed at a position at which the counter electrode is immersed in the etching liquid in the liquid bath, a light source irradiating the treatment surface of the semiconductor substrate with light, and an irradiation window provided between the treatment surface of the semiconductor substrate and the light source and at a position separated from the semiconductor substrate in a horizontal direction.
Abstract: In a series of touch operations of touching on and releasing from an operation face in an operation apparatus capable of detecting a touch operation, when a first touch operation at less than a first pressure of the touch transits to a second touch operation at the first pressure of the touch or more, a region where a touch operation on the operation face is to be detected is changed.
Abstract: An information collection system includes an information collection terminal and an information collection server. The an information collection terminal includes an obtainer configured to obtain specification information for specifying a non-connection device which is not connected to a system which is capable of collecting information, a display configured to display an information input screen according to the specification information, an input device configured to input information of the non-connection device into the information input screen, and a communicator configured to transmit, to a network, input information which has been input into the information input screen. The information collection server includes a first collector configured to collect the input information transmitted from the information collection terminal through the network.
Abstract: A method of producing a chemical product includes cultivating microorganisms or culture cells in a fermentation tank; transferring a culture liquid from the fermentation tank to a membrane separation tank to filter the culture liquid through a separation membrane; and collecting a fermentation product from a filtration liquid as the chemical product while refluxing an unfiltered culture liquid that has not been filtered to be joined to the culture liquid on an upstream side of the membrane separation tank, wherein one portion of the culture liquid to be transferred from the fermentation tank is allowed to bypass the membrane separation tank depending on a pressure at a culture liquid flow-in side of the membrane separation tank.
Abstract: [Object] To improve load resistance performance in response to collision. [Solution] An end structure of a vehicle according to the present invention includes: a beam 2 that extends in a vehicle width direction; and a connecting structure 3 that connects the beam 2 to a vehicle body frame. In a cross-sectional view perpendicular to the vehicle width direction, the beam 2 includes a first top surface part 2a and a first bottom surface part 2b which face each other, a first side surface part 2c that connects one ends of the first top surface part 2a and the first bottom surface part 2b, and first flange parts 2d that are formed to protrude vertically outwardly at the other ends of the first top surface part 2a and the first bottom surface part 2b.
Abstract: The first aspect of the present invention provides a foamed structure, comprising: a first foamed body extending in a first direction; a second foamed body extending in the first direction and facing the first foamed body with a gap interposed therebetween; and a reinforcement disposed in the gap between the first foamed body and the second foamed body, the reinforcement having an elongated shape, wherein the first foamed body has a portion overlapping with the second foamed body in the first direction view.
Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a storage memory, processing circuitry, and a display. The storage memory stores data of a plurality of FFR distribution maps constituting a time series regarding a coronary artery, and data of a plurality of morphological images corresponding to the time series. The processing circuitry converts the plurality of FFR distribution maps into a plurality of corresponding color maps, respectively. The display displays a plurality of superposed images obtained by superposing the plurality of color maps and the plurality of morphological images respectively corresponding in phase to the plurality of color maps. The display restricts display targets for the plurality of color maps based on the plurality of FFR distribution maps or the plurality of morphological images.