Patents by Inventor Kenji Yasui

Kenji Yasui 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: 10912341
    Abstract: A knee supporter, including a tubular supporter main body including: a knee anterior surface part; a knee posterior surface part; a femoral side anterior surface part; a femoral side posterior surface part; a tibial side anterior surface part; and a tibial side posterior surface part, wherein elastic moduli, in an axial direction of the tubular supporter main body, when stretched by 80% in the axial direction of the tubular supporter main body, satisfy the following Formula (1) to (3): Formula (1): 0.7?knee posterior surface part/knee anterior surface part; Formula (2): 1<femoral side anterior surface part/femoral side posterior surface part; and Formula (3): 1<tibial side anterior surface part/tibial side posterior surface part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Ito, Aya Takeuchi, Kenji Iida, Motoyasu Yasui, Shiori Ito, Kazuoki Nakai, Fumihiko Kokido, Fumiaki Saikawa
  • Patent number: 10864101
    Abstract: A garment, containing a tubular joint supporter section, the section including: a central region in an axial direction of the tubular joint supporter section, which includes a wear pressure applying region for applying wear pressure to a joint site of a body, a one-end side region positioned at one end, and an other-end side region positioned at another end side, in which the wear pressure of the wear pressure applying region is higher than an average wear pressure of the one-end and other-end side regions, and regions other than the wear pressure applying region in the section include a concave-convex structure region formed from a concave-convex structure; and a knee supporter, in which an average wear pressure A of the knee support section is higher than an average wear pressure B of the thigh side support section and the shin side support section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Ito, Kenji Iida, Motoyasu Yasui, Shiori Ito, Kazuoki Nakai, Fumiaki Saikawa
  • Publication number: 20200321189
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a pattern cross-sectional shape estimation system which includes a charged particle ray device which includes a scanning deflector that scans a charged particle beam, a detector that detects charged particles, and an angle discriminator that is disposed in a front stage of the detector and discriminates charged particles to be detected, and an arithmetic device that generates a luminance of an image, and calculates a signal waveform of a designated region on the image using the luminance. The arithmetic device generates angle discrimination images using signal electrons at different detection angles, and estimates a side wall shape of a measurement target pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Toshiyuki YOKOSUKA, Hirohiko KITSUKI, Daisuke BIZEN, Makoto SUZUKI, Yusuke ABE, Kenji YASUI, Mayuka OSAKI, Hideyuki KAZUMI
  • Publication number: 20200313286
    Abstract: A measurement system includes a stator-side unit and a rotor-side unit installed on the rotary machine. The stator-side unit includes a stator-side antenna, an oscillation unit that oscillates a microwave signal and outputs the oscillated microwave signal to the stator-side antenna, and a reception unit that demodulates the microwave signal and outputs a desired signal. The rotor-side unit includes a sensor, a rotor-side antenna that receives a microwave transmitted by the stator-side antenna and outputs the microwave signal, a power conversion unit that converts the received microwave signal into predetermined DC power and outputs the DC power, and a modulation unit that modulates a rotor output signal or a multiplication rotor output signal obtained by frequency multiplication of the rotor output signal, according to the output signal of the sensor, using the DC power output of the power conversion unit, and outputs the modulated rotor signal to the rotor-side antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji IIZUKA, Jun YASUI, Naoki OYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200229694
    Abstract: A visual sense examination device includes: a beam source that emits a visible beam and an invisible beam; a visible beam optical system that includes a first scanner scanning the visible beam; an invisible beam optical system that includes a second scanner scanning the invisible beam; a detector that detects the invisible beam reflected by a retina of a subject; a controller that performs a first control; a synthesizer that synthesizes the visible beam scanned by the first scanner and the invisible beam scanned by the second scanner; and wherein scanning angles of the visible beam by the first scanner and the invisible beam by the second scanner are substantially the same, and projectable ranges of the visible beam scanned by the first scanner and the invisible light scanned by the second scanner are substantially the same on the retina of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: QD LASER, INC.
    Inventors: Kenji YASUI, Makoto SUZUKI, Mitsuru SUGAWARA, Kinya HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200234916
    Abstract: To measure a depth of a three-dimensional structure, for example, a hole or a groove, formed in a sample without preparing information for each pattern or calibration in advance. The invention provides an electron microscope including a detection unit that detects, among emitted electrons generated from a sample by irradiating the sample with a primary electron beam, emitted electrons of which an emission angle is in a predetermined range, the emission angle being an angle formed between an axial direction of the primary electron beam and an emission direction of the emitted electrons from the sample, and outputs a detection signal corresponding to the number of the emitted electrons which are detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji YASUI, Mayuka OSAKI, Makoto SUZUKI, Hirohiko KITSUKI, Toshiyuki YOKOSUKA, Daisuke BIZEN, Yusuke ABE
  • Publication number: 20200206850
    Abstract: A heat treatment method is provided in which a first steel component (11) formed with a coating (111) thereon is fitted in first holes (123, 124) of a second steel component (12) subjected to a quenching treatment. The heat treatment method includes a heating step of heating the second steel component to a first temperature (T1) equal to or higher than a tempering temperature (T0) of the second steel component and higher than a temperature of the first steel component by a temperature difference (?T) for achieving shrink fitting and a shrink-fitting step of shrink-fitting the first steel component in the first holes of the second steel component in a state of maintaining the temperature difference for achieving shrink fitting between the first steel component and the second steel component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Sugimoto, Ryosuke Hiraishi, Kenji Yasui, Yukichi Okayama, Kei Tanaka, Takeshi Oshio
  • Patent number: 10684672
    Abstract: A memory system includes a nonvolatile semiconductor memory, and a controller circuit that includes a physical layer and is configured to store information defining a plurality of low power consumption modes for setting the physical layer to a low power consumption state while controlling the physical layer according to a first standard, and control input and output of signals between the physical layer and the nonvolatile semiconductor memory according to a second standard. The controller circuit selects one of the low power consumption modes based on a data transfer state of the physical layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junji Koyama, Kenji Ichihara, Keizo Ikeda, Junichi Mishima, Yosuke Yamahara, Takashi Yamaguchi, Takuya Sekine, Akinori Bito, Yoshiki Yasui, Ken Okuyama, Yoshinori Shigeta
  • Publication number: 20200085295
    Abstract: A retinal scanning type eye examination device includes a storage unit configured to store test image data; a laser emitting unit including a laser light source configured to generate an imaging laser beam based on the test image data, the laser emitting unit being configured to project a test image onto a retina of an eyeball of a person subjected to an eye examination by using the imaging laser beam; an optical component configured to cause the imaging laser beam to converge at an inside of the eyeball of the person; a parameter acquiring unit configured to acquire parameter information for a retinal scanning type eyewear, the parameter information including angle information indicating a rotation angle of the laser emitting unit when the laser emitting unit is rotated around a converging point of the laser beam; and an output unit configured to output the parameter information to an external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Hironori MIYAUCHI, Kenji YASUI, Mitsuru SUGAWARA, Makoto SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20190353897
    Abstract: An image projection device includes: a light source emitting a light beam; an image input unit inputting image data; a control unit generating an image light beam based on the input image data, and controlling emission of the image light beam from the light source; a scan unit scanning the image light beam emitted from the light source; and a projection optical member illuminating a retina of an eyeball of a user with the image light beam scanned by the scan unit, and projecting an image onto the retina, wherein a diameter of the image light beam at a time when the image light beam enters a cornea of the eyeball is not smaller than 310 ?m and not larger than 800 ?m, and a user having an original visual acuity in a range of 0.04 to 1.2 has an acquired visual acuity of 0.4 or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: QD LASER INC.
    Inventors: Makoto SUZUKI, Kenji YASUI, Mitsuru SUGAWARA
  • Patent number: 10442283
    Abstract: A vehicle body structure includes: a recess formed in a rear floor panel of a trunk of a vehicle; a drive power supply device that supplies power to drive the vehicle; and an auxiliary power supply device that supplies power to auxiliary machinery mounted on the vehicle, wherein the auxiliary power supply device is configured as an auxiliary power supply device structure by being fixed to a pedestal formed in the recess, and the drive power supply device is disposed side by side in a vehicle width direction with the auxiliary power supply device in the recess, and the auxiliary power supply device structure has a rear end positioned behind a rear end of the drive power supply device in a vehicle front-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Kato, Ken Yasui, Koichi Takahashi, Kenji Inagaki, Hiroki Hayata
  • Publication number: 20190255665
    Abstract: A heat treatment method is provided in which a first steel component (11) formed with a coating (111) thereon is fitted in first holes (123, 124) of a second steel component (12) subjected to a quenching treatment. The heat treatment method includes a heating step of heating the second steel component to a first temperature (T1) equal to or higher than a tempering temperature (T0) of the second steel component and higher than a temperature of the first steel component by a temperature difference (?T) for achieving shrink fitting and a shrink-fitting step of shrink-fitting the first steel component in the first holes of the second steel component in a state of maintaining the temperature difference for achieving shrink fitting between the first steel component and the second steel component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi SUGIMOTO, Ryosuke HIRAISHI, Kenji YASUI, Yukichi OKAYAMA, Kei TANAKA, Takeshi OSHIO
  • Patent number: 10135107
    Abstract: A directional coupler according to the invention includes an opening in a wall surface of a waveguide, and a coupling line on an outer side of the waveguide. The opening is configured to not cross a tube axis of the waveguide in plan view, and to emit a circularly polarized wave. The coupling line includes first and second transmission lines and output parts disposed at both ends, the first and second transmission lines extending across the opening to cross the tube axis in plan view and being opposed to each other across the center of the opening. The first and second transmission lines are interconnected at a position displaced from an area vertically above the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Yoshino, Tomotaka Nobue, Kenji Yasui, Yoshiharu Omori, Masafumi Sadahira, Masayuki Kubo
  • Patent number: 9666109
    Abstract: A projector includes, a projecting unit that converts image data into light and projects the light at a predetermined angle of view, a projecting direction changing unit that changes the projecting direction of the projecting unit from a first projecting direction to a second projecting direction, a projection angle derivation unit that derives a projection angle between the first projecting direction and a projecting direction after changed, and an image cutting out unit that generates cut-out image data that a part of a region of an image of the inputted image data is cut out based on the angle of view and the projection angle as image data to be projected, when the projecting unit projects the image of the inputted image data stored on the storage unit across the first projecting direction and the second projecting direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD Corporation
    Inventors: Hironobu Fukutomi, Katsumi Watanuki, Takayuki Sugahara, Kenji Yasui, Ryo Nishima, Shunichi Shichijo
  • Patent number: 9648670
    Abstract: A microwave heating device according to the present invention includes a microwave oscillation portion including a reference-signal oscillator formed from a quarts oscillator, phase variable portions and phase-locked loops and, further, includes a control portion for controlling the microwave oscillation portion, and plural radiation portions placed on a wall surface of a heating chamber for housing a to-be-heated object, wherein microwaves supplied to plural microwave feeding points provided in the radiation portions are controlled in phase and electric power, thereby controlling the aspect of radiations of microwaves radiated from the radiation portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomotaka Nobue, Yoshiharu Oomori, Kenji Yasui, Makoto Mihara
  • Patent number: 9549159
    Abstract: An image projection apparatus includes a light modulation device that modulates light according to image data; a projecting unit that projects modulated light; an angle-of-view deriving unit that derives an angle of view at which modulated light is projected; a projection-direction changing unit that changes a projection direction from a first direction to a second direction; a projection-angle deriving unit that derives a projection angle between the first direction and a changed projection direction; a storage unit that stores image data; and an image cutting unit that generates cut-out image data by cutting a part of the image data based on the angle of view and the projection angle as image data projected from the first direction through the second direction, and the minimum variable angle is determined based on the angle of view and a size of an effective region of the modulated light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD Corporation
    Inventors: Ryo Nishima, Katsumi Watanuki, Hisato Seki, Kenji Yasui, Norihisa Yamamoto, Shunichi Shichijo
  • Patent number: 9398646
    Abstract: In order to provide a microwave heating device and a microwave heating control method which are capable of uniformly heating a to-be-heated object in a desired state, by employing plural feeding portions provided in a heating chamber on the basis of information about reflected electric power from the respective feeding portions; a control portion controls to supply microwave electric power from plural feeding portions to a heating chamber by operating a microwave generating portion at a heating frequency for heating a to-be-heated object, estimates a heating state for the to-be-heated object on the basis of per-unit-time increase/decrease change states of detected levels of detection signals detected by electric-power detection portions, and controls the heating frequency and the microwave electric power supplied from the feeding portions to the heating chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomotaka Nobue, Yoshiharu Oomori, Kenji Yasui, Makoto Mihara
  • Publication number: 20150244055
    Abstract: A directional coupler according to the invention includes an opening in a wall surface of a waveguide, and a coupling line on an outer side of the waveguide. The opening is configured to not cross a tube axis of the waveguide in plan view, and to emit a circularly polarized wave. The coupling line includes first and second transmission lines and output parts disposed at both ends, the first and second transmission lines extending across the opening to cross the tube axis in plan view and being opposed to each other across the center of the opening. The first and second transmission lines are interconnected at a position displaced from an area vertically above the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Yoshino, Tomotaka Nobue, Kenji Yasui, Yoshiharu Omori, Masafumi Sadahira, Masayuki Kubo
  • Patent number: 9079277
    Abstract: A stacking apparatus capable of stacking flattened tube fins efficiently is provided. There is provided a stacking apparatus for stacking flattened tube fins, each having a cutaway portion through which a heat exchanger flattened tube is inserted, formed from one side to the other side in a width direction, the stacking apparatus including a stack pin to be inserted into the cutaway portion, and the stack pin has a swing-preventing structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: HIDAKA SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masanao Karasawa, Yoshitaka Ide, Yasuyuki Morimoto, Kenji Yasui
  • Patent number: 9029744
    Abstract: A microwave heating apparatus includes, within a heating room, a placement table having a horizontal placement surface for placing an object to be heated, and a plurality of feeding portions which are placed on a wall surface of the heating room for supplying microwave electric power to the heating room. The microwave heating apparatus is adapted to relatively move the position of the straight line connecting two feeding portions to each other, with respect to the object to be heated, through a movement mechanism portion, and to detect a phase difference between the microwave electric powers which minimizes reflected electric power returning from the heating room to the two feeding portions, for detecting the state of placement of the object to be heated on the placement table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Oomori, Tomotaka Nobue, Kenji Yasui, Makoto Mihara