Patents by Inventor Koichi Sato

Koichi Sato 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: 10843487
    Abstract: A compact ink drying apparatus is capable of drying ink ejected to a resin substrate. The ink drying apparatus has a hot air dryer, a hot air supplying part, and an exhausting part. The hot air dryer has a drying furnace, a substrate conveying path formed as a spirally shaped path in the drying furnace, and substrate drying ducts blowing hot air to a surface of a resin substrate on which ink is ejected conveyed along the substrate conveying path to heat ink and exhausting water vapor generated by heating of ink. The hot air supplying part is outside the drying furnace and supplies hot air into the substrate drying ducts, and the exhausting part is outside the drying furnace and exhausts air in the drying furnace through the substrate drying ducts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: MIYAKOSHI PRINTING MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo Izawa, Koichi Oyama, Kazushige Sato, Hidetoshi Kon, Yuuichi Yamazaki, Ayumu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10840288
    Abstract: An imaging device, an imaging apparatus, and an image input device. The imaging device includes a plurality of pixels disposed on a semiconductor substrate, and each of the pixels includes a photoelectric converter. The photoelectric converter includes a photoelectrically converting layer configured to convert incident light into a signal charge, a transparent electrode disposed on the photoelectrically converting layer, a protective layer disposed under the photoelectrically converting layer, an insulating layer disposed under the protective layer, and a pixel electrode disposed under the insulating layer. The imaging apparatus includes the imaging device. The image input device includes the imaging device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Koichi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200354754
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for preparing ambrein, which can easily and efficiently obtain the ambrein. The object can be solved by a mutated tetraprenyl-?-curcumene cyclase wherein (1) a 4th amino acid residue of a DXDD motif, aspartic acid, is substituted with an amino acid other than aspartic acid, and (2) an amino acid adjacent to the N-terminus of a (A/S/G)RX(H/N)XXP motif is substituted with an amino acid other than tyrosine, or a 4th amino acid of the GXGX(G/A/P) motif is substituted with an amino acid other than leucine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicants: Niigata University, Adeka Corporation
    Inventors: Tsutomu Sato, Tsutomu Hoshino, Toshihiko Takehana, Seiji Koike, Koichi Shigeno
  • Patent number: 10828717
    Abstract: A lap welding method of a steel sheet includes spot welding in a state in which the flange portion of a second steel sheet member having the flange portion and a standing wall portion is overlapped with the first steel sheet member, thereby forming a nugget between a first steel sheet member and a flange portion; and, after the spot welding, laser welding a region between an R stop of the standing wall portion and the nugget, thereby forming a weld bead, and, in the weld bead, a length dimension is equal to or longer than a diameter of the nugget, and a width dimension is 0.5 to 3.0 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seiji Furusako, Tohru Okada, Koichi Sato, Yasunobu Miyazaki
  • Publication number: 20200334481
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first detection unit configured to detect an event from a captured image through first detection processing, a resource management unit configured to allocate a resource allocated to predetermined processing to second detection processing different from the first detection processing in a case where the event is detected through the first detection processing, and a second detection unit configured to detect an event from the captured image through the second detection processing using the resource allocated by the resource management unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Makita, Shunsuke Sato, Koichi Takeuchi, Yasuhiro Komori
  • Patent number: 10800436
    Abstract: A railcar steering bogie includes: a bogie frame including a cross beam; pair of axles; axle boxes accommodating bearings; axle box suspensions each including a coupling member coupling the corresponding axle box and bogie frame while allowing relative displacement in a car longitudinal direction; plate spring extending in the car longitudinal direction and including car longitudinal direction end portions extending obliquely upward along the car longitudinal direction and supported above the respective axle boxes and a car longitudinal direction middle portion unfixedly arranged under the cross beam; support seats including respective inclined upper surfaces and supporting the both respective longitudinal direction end portions of the plate spring; and gap bodies each provided between an upper surface of the corresponding axle box suspension and a lower surface of the corresponding support seat and configured to allow displacement of the axle box suspension and the support seat in the car longitudinal direct
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takehiro Nishimura, Yoshi Sato, Yukitaka Taga, Yousuke Tsumura, Keiichiro Kamura, Fumikazu Kounoike, Koichi Murata, Francois Olivier Uchida, Yuta Yoshimatsu
  • Publication number: 20200316941
    Abstract: A liquid discharge head includes a flow passage forming member, an element substrate including a liquid discharge element and a surface on which a conductive member made from a metallic material is disposed, and an intermediate layer made from a resin material and configured to join the flow passage forming member and the surface of the element substrate to each other. The intermediate layer is disposed in a state, separated from the conductive member, where the conductive member is exposed from the intermediate layer. The conductive member is covered with the flow passage forming member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohiro Sato, Koichi Ishida, Masaki Oikawa, Yoshinori Misumi, Maki Kato, Yuzuru Ishida, Tsubasa Funabashi
  • Patent number: 10794185
    Abstract: A cylinder block includes: a plurality of cylinder bores including respective openings formed on a piston insertion end surface of the cylinder block, pistons being inserted in the respective cylinder bores and being configured to reciprocate and slide in the respective cylinder bores when the cylinder block rotates; and a cooling portion, wherein the cooling portion includes a plurality of cooling holes each formed between the adjacent cylinder bores and extending from the piston insertion end surface in an axial direction of the cylinder block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Komada, Yuichiro Kuroda, Akihito Mitsuhata, Takaaki Sato
  • Patent number: 10797393
    Abstract: An IC tag reading device is provided that has increased directivity and is capable of determining an accurate position of an IC tag inserted into and placed in a human body even when the operation range of the antenna of the reading device is limited, such as in thoracoscopy, without causing reduction in detectable distance. A reading device antenna for reading an IC tag that has been inserted into a human body and placed at a certain position in order to locate a lesion includes a coil portion having a coil with a predetermined number of turns in a circumferential direction, and a shield portion that covers at least an approximately half of the coil portion in the circumferential direction and causes a bias in a magnetic flux generated from the coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: KYOTO UNIVERSITY, HOGY MEDICAL CO., LTD., IDEC AUTO-ID SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiko Sato, Yojiro Yutaka, Koichi Matsushita, Jiro Kato, Kaoru Nayuki
  • Patent number: 10791244
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a display section that displays an image; an instruction section that instructs an operator on information to be input; a detecting section that detects a designation position on the display section on which the image is displayed; and an input section that inputs input information corresponding to the information to be input instructed by the instruction section, in a region determined by a designation start position and a designation end position in the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Koichi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200297301
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment has a display configured to superimpose and display a plurality of X-ray irradiation ranges for generating a long range X-ray image on an image indicating a subject; and a display controller configured to change, based on an operation of a user, a position of an overlap region which is displayed on the display and at which the X-ray irradiation ranges which are adjacent to each other are overlapped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motohiro SATO, Hidesuke TOMURA, Koichi KAMINAGA, Toshiaki KONDO
  • Publication number: 20200304679
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a display section that displays an image; an instruction section that instructs an operator on information to be input; a detecting section that detects a designation position on the display section on which the image is displayed; and an input section that inputs input information corresponding to the information to be input instructed by the instruction section, in a region determined by a designation start position and a designation end position in the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Koichi SATO
  • Patent number: 10781342
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a polishing composition which can sufficiently improve a polishing speed of an object to be polished having a silicon-oxygen bond such as a silicon oxide film or a polishing speed of an object to be polished having a silicon-nitrogen bond such as a silicon nitride film. Providing a polishing composition including: (1) an organic compound which has an action site interacting with an object to be polished having a silicon-oxygen bond or a silicon-nitrogen bond and an acceleration site accelerating an access of a component polishing an object to be polished to the object to be polished; (2) abrasive grains; and (3) a dispersing medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIMI INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Shogo Onishi, Takeki Sato, Yukinobu Yoshizaki, Koichi Sakabe
  • Publication number: 20200295027
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device includes a first stacked body, a second stacked body, a first division film, a second division film, and a plurality of discrete films. The a first stacked body includes first electrode layers stacked in a first direction. The second stacked body, above the first stacked body, includes second electrode layers stacked in the first direction. The second semiconductor layer is electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer. The first division film, extending in the first direction through the first stacked body, divides the first stacked body in a second direction crossing the first direction. The second division film, extending in the first direction through the second stacked body, divides the second stacked body in the second direction. The discrete films, extending in the first direction through the second stacked body, are disposed above the first division film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi SAKATA, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Hiroaki ASHIDATE, Katsuhiro SATO, Satoshi NAKAOKA
  • Publication number: 20200270377
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a butene polymer, comprising: a polymerization step of performing polymerization reaction by contacting a raw material component comprising 20% by mass or more of isobutene with a Lewis acid catalyst; and a distillation step of subjecting a solution to be treated containing a reaction product of the polymerization reaction and a butene oligomer added to the reaction product to distillation treatment to obtain the butene polymer, wherein an amount of the butene oligomer added is 25 parts by mass or larger with respect to 100 parts by mass of the reaction product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuo YAMAGUCHI, Koichi SATO, Tatsuya CHIBA, Teruhisa KUROKI
  • Patent number: 10751804
    Abstract: At least a (Al1-a-b-cCraSibCuc)N (where 0.15?a?0.40, 0.05?b?0.20, and 0.005?c?0.05) layer is provided on a surface of a tool body, a Cr concentration or a Cu concentration periodically changes in a layer thickness direction, a concentration Crmax in a highest content point of Cr is in a range of a<Crmax?1.3a, a concentration Crmin in a lowest content point of Cr is in a range of 0.50a?Crmin<a, and optionally in a case where a Cu composition at one point z along the layer thickness direction is represented by cz and a Cr composition at the point z is represented by az, (cz/az)/(c/a) is 0.7 to 1.5 over the layer thickness direction entirely.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shun Sato, Tsuyoshi Ogami, Koichi Tanaka, Tatsuo Hashimoto, Natsuki Ichimiya
  • Patent number: 10730533
    Abstract: A railcar steering bogie includes: a bogie frame supporting a bolster such that the bolster is swingable relative to bogie frame about a vertical axis; two wheelsets; axle box suspensions including respective axle beams coupling corresponding axle boxes to bogie frame, the axle boxes accommodating respective bearings supporting corresponding axles; and a steering mechanism steering at least one of the two wheelsets in accordance with the bolster's swinging relative to the bogie frame. The steering mechanism includes: a steering lever configured to turn relative to the bogie frame about fulcrum axis; a coupling link coupling the bolster and steering lever and configured to operate in conjunction with the bolster's swinging relative to the bogie frame; and at least one steering link coupling steering lever and axle beam and configured to steer the corresponding wheelset by displacing corresponding axle box through the corresponding axle beam in conjunction with steering lever's turning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takehiro Nishimura, Yoshi Sato, Yukitaka Taga, Yousuke Tsumura, Keiichiro Kamura, Fumikazu Kounoike, Koichi Murata, Francois Olivier Uchida, Yuta Yoshimatsu
  • Patent number: 10732808
    Abstract: There is provided a display control device, an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program capable of presenting information in a suitable mode according to a positional relationship between a display region and a user, the display control device including: a calculation unit configured to specify a first region in which a user is a reference point; and a display control unit configured to control display of a display object on a display unit according to the specified first region and a second region occupied by the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Fukazawa, Kuniaki Torii, Katsuya Hyodo, Naoyuki Sato, Akihiko Izumi, Koichi Kawasaki
  • Patent number: 10730534
    Abstract: A railcar steering bogie includes: a bogie frame supporting a bolster such that the bolster is swingable relative to the bogie frame about a vertical axis; two wheelsets each including an axle and a pair of wheels; and a steering mechanism configured to steer at least one of the two wheelsets in accordance with the swinging of the bolster relative to the bogie frame. The steering mechanism includes: a steering lever configured to turn relative to the bogie frame about a fulcrum axis; a coupling link coupling the bolster and the steering lever and configured to operate in conjunction with the swinging of the bolster relative to the bogie frame; and a steering link coupled to the steering lever and configured to steer the wheelset in conjunction with the turning of the steering lever. The steering link is coupled to the steering lever by a pin member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takehiro Nishimura, Yoshi Sato, Yukitaka Taga, Yousuke Tsumura, Keiichiro Kamura, Fumikazu Kounoike, Koichi Murata, Francois Olivier Uchida, Yuta Yoshimatsu
  • Patent number: 10723127
    Abstract: A liquid ejection head including first and second recording element substrates adjacent in a direction intersecting a relative movement direction include ejection opening rows that include ejection openings arranged in the intersecting direction. A straight line connecting the ejection openings in end portions on a second recording element substrate side in the first recording element substrate and a straight line connecting the ejection openings in end portions on a first recording element substrate side in the second recording element substrate are inclined towards a middle area side of the first recording element substrate, and arrangement intervals of the ejection openings in an end portion area on the second recording element substrate side of a first ejection opening row is larger than arrangement intervals of the ejection openings in an end portion area on the first recording element substrate side of a second ejection opening row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koichi Ishida, Shuzo Iwanaga, Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Akiko Hammura, Takatsugu Moriya, Tomohiro Sato, Tatsuya Yamada, Tomoki Ishiwata, Ayako Iwasaki