Patents by Inventor Koji Hasegawa

Koji Hasegawa 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: 10830300
    Abstract: A vehicle drum brake including: a pair of brake shoes arranged to be expanded on a backing plate; a first parking lever disposed to rotate around a predetermined mounting shaft positioned at one end portion of one of the brake shoes; a second parking lever made up of a member different from the first parking lever, disposed to rotate around the mounting shaft, and coupled to and rotated together with the first parking lever; and a strut including a first strut member engaged with the first and second parking levers, the first and second parking levers are coupled to each other by a coupling pin so as to be engaged with the first strut member at the same time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: HOSEI BRAKE INDUSTRY CO., LTD., ADVICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoru Shintani, Koji Mori, Kenichi Myojo, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Yoshitaka Ishimaru, Keiichi Tsurumi
  • Publication number: 20200342826
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display apparatus is disclosed. In the liquid crystal display apparatus, a first pixel of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix comprises a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel and the second sub-pixel are connected to a first scanning line of a plurality of scanning lines, to which the first scanning line is supplied a first scanning signal. A first potential is supplied to a first auxiliary capacitance of the first sub-pixel based on a first control signal to select any of a plurality of row pixel groups after the first scanning signal. A second potential being different from the first potential is supplied to a second auxiliary capacitance of the second sub-pixel based on a second control signal to select any one of a plurality of row pixel groups after the first scanning signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: KOJI HASEGAWA, YOSHITAKA OKUMOTO, TOKUYOSHI AWA
  • Patent number: 10816900
    Abstract: A polymer of a polyimide precursor which includes a structural unit represented by the following general formula (7), where X1 represents a tetravalent organic group, X2 represents a divalent organic group, and R1 represents a group represented by the following general formula (2), where the dotted line represents a bonding, Y1 represents an organic group with a valency of k+1, Rs represents a group containing at least one silicon atom, “k” represents 1, 2 or 3, and “n” represents 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Urano, Katsuya Takemura, Masashi Iio, Koji Hasegawa, Kenji Funatsu
  • Patent number: 10802187
    Abstract: A circularly polarizing plate includes: a first retardation layer having negative refractive index anisotropy; a second retardation layer having positive refractive index anisotropy; and a linear polarizer, the first retardation layer and the second retardation layer being disposed such that their optical axes are parallel to each other, the first retardation layer providing an in-plane retardation whose absolute value is |R1(?)| to light having a wavelength of ? nm, the second retardation layer providing an in-plane retardation whose absolute value is |R2(?)| to light having a wavelength of ? nm, the first retardation layer and the second retardation layer satisfying the following formulas (1) to (4): |R1(450)|>|R1(550)|>|R1(650)|??(1) |R2(550)|>|R1(550)|??(2) |R2(550)|?|R1(550)|>|R2(450)|?|R1(450)|??(3) |R2(650)|?|R1(650)|>|R2(550)|?|R1(550)|??(4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira Sakai, Masahiro Hasegawa, Koji Murata, Yuichi Kawahira, Takako Koide, Kiyoshi Minoura
  • Patent number: 10800916
    Abstract: The present invention is a stretchable film composition including: a silicone main-chain type urethane having a structure shown by the following general formula (1)-1 and/or (1)-2, and a silicone-pendant type urethane having a structure shown by the following general formula (2)-1 and/or (2)-2. The present invention provides a stretchable film composition that has excellent stretchability and strength, with the film surface having excellent water repellency, and is favorably used for a non-tackiness stretchable film, a stretchable film using the stretchable film composition, and a method for forming the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Shiori Nonaka, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10795197
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal panel including in the following order from a viewing surface side: an antireflection film; a circularly polarizing plate including a linearly polarizing plate and an out-cell retarder; a touch panel including a support and a detection electrode; a panel substrate; and an in-cell retarder, the support having a retardation slow axis that forms an angle of 40° to 50° with a slow axis of the in-cell retarder and with a slow axis of the out-cell retarder, the support having a retardation of 3 nm or smaller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Kawahira, Koji Murata, Takako Koide, Masahiro Hasegawa, Akira Sakai
  • Publication number: 20200310200
    Abstract: A photo-alignment film of the present invention includes a polymer layer containing a photoreactive polymer and metal nanoparticles dispersed in the polymer layer at a concentration of 109 particles/(cm2×100 nm) or more and 1019 particles/(cm2×100 nm) or less. The metal nanoparticles have an absorption peak in a wavelength region of 420 nm or less. An absorbance A1 at the absorption peak of the metal nanoparticles and an absorbance A2 at an absorption peak of the polymer layer satisfy a relationship represented by the following formula 1: 0.2?A1/A2?25??(Formula 1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: KOJI MURATA, AKIRA SAKAI, YUICHI KAWAHIRA, TAKAKO KOIDE, MASAHIRO HASEGAWA, KIYOSHI MINOURA
  • Publication number: 20200310182
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a liquid crystal panel. The method includes curing a first reactive mesogen layer with ultraviolet light at an illuminance within a range of 40 to 90 mW/cm2. The liquid crystal panel includes a first transparent base material, a TFT layer and a first alignment film stacked in order on the first transparent base material, a second transparent base material, a color filter layer, an in-cell retardation layer, and a second alignment film stacked in order on the second transparent base material, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first alignment film and the second alignment film, an out-cell retardation layer disposed on a side opposite to a color filter layer side of the second transparent base material, and a pair of linearly polarizing plates arranged so as to sandwich the first transparent base material and the out-cell retardation layer and having transmission axes orthogonal to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: KOJI MURATA, AKIRA SAKAI, YUICHI KAWAHIRA, TAKAKO KOIDE, MASAHIRO HASEGAWA, KIYOSHI MINOURA
  • Publication number: 20200299607
    Abstract: A silicone grease composition having high friction characteristics and wear characteristics is disclosed. The silicone grease composition is provided by adding a zinc salt (B) containing, at a mass ratio from 1:99 to 99:1, a zinc dialkyldithiophosphate (B1) and a zinc dialkyldithiocarbamate (B2) as an extreme-pressure additive to a silicone oil (A). A method for transmitting torque of a clutch or a torque limiter mechanism is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinori FUKUSHIMA, Koji SAKAKIBARA, Youichi HASEGAWA, Makoto MORI, Yuji MASAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200291145
    Abstract: A polymer compound having a weight average molecular weight in the range of 1,000 to 500,000, and contains one or more repeating units represented by formula (1) and one or more repeating units represented by formula (2): R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; Rf1 represents a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms or a phenyl group, and has at least one fluorine atom or a trifluoromethyl group in Rf1; Z1 represents a single bond, an arylene group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms or —C(?O)—O—R2—; R2 represents a linear, branched or cyclic alkylene group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, an arylene group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or an alkenylene group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, and may have an ether group, a carbonyl group or an ester group in R2; and “a” is 0<a?1.0, and “b” is 0<b<1.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Takayuki FUJIWARA, Koji HASEGAWA, Takayuki NAGASAWA
  • Publication number: 20200284784
    Abstract: An analysis unit for quantitating detection target substances bound to antibodies includes wells and inclination parts. The wells each have a hole-like shape defined by an opening, an inner circumferential surface, and a bottom. The inclination parts each have an inclined surface connected to the inner circumferential surface and inclined downward such that whose height with respect to the bottom decreases as a distance from an outer circumferential side of the well increases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Shigehiko IWAMA, Yuichi HASEGAWA, Koji TSUJITA, Masayuki ONO, Katsue HORIKOSHI, Atsushi SAITO
  • Patent number: 10767384
    Abstract: A sliding seismic isolation device includes an upper shoe and a lower shoe, the upper and lower shoes having sliding surfaces, and the sliding surfaces having curvatures; and a columnar steel slider disposed between the upper and lower shoes, the slider having an upper surface and a lower surface that are in contact with the upper and lower shoes, respectively, and have curvatures. A double-woven fabric layer is attached to each of the upper and lower surfaces of the slider via an adhesive layer, the double-woven fabric layer containing PTFE fibers and fibers with higher tensile strength than that of the PTFE fibers, and the PTFE fibers being arranged on sides of the sliding surfaces of the upper and lower shoes. A fluorine coat layer is disposed on a surface of the double-woven fabric layer, and a lubricating oil layer is disposed on a surface of the fluorine coat layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoya Wakita, Koji Nishimoto, Hisami Hasegawa, Shunsuke Kohzuki
  • Patent number: 10744574
    Abstract: Provided is a milling cutter including: a tool body to rotate about an axis; and cutting edges at an outer peripheral part of a front end of the tool body, wherein the cutting edges include a flat face machining cutting edge extending along a virtual plane perpendicular to the axis, and a recessed groove machining cutting edge projecting further toward a front end side in the axial direction than the flat face machining cutting edge, and the recessed groove machining cutting edge has a first inclined portion extending toward the front end side in the axial direction toward an outside in a radial direction, a second inclined portion arranged outside the first inclined portion in the radial direction and extending toward a base end side in the axial direction toward the outside in the radial direction, and a tip portion connecting the first and second inclined portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Ahresty Corporation
    Inventors: Jyunichiro Shibuya, Masaaki Hasegawa, Koji Tatsuta
  • Patent number: 10745614
    Abstract: Disclosed is a rare-earth complex polymer including trivalent rare-earth ions and a phosphine oxide bidentate ligand represented by the formula (1). One phosphine oxide bidentate ligand is coordinated to the two rare-earth ions, and crosslinks the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakanishi, Yuichi Hirai, Yasuchika Hasegawa, Yuichi Kitagawa, Koji Fushimi
  • Publication number: 20200247926
    Abstract: Polymerization reaction is performed using a polymerizable monomer shown by the following general formula (1) and at least one monomer selected from monomers each having a structure of a salt among a lithium salt, a sodium salt, a potassium salt, and a nitrogen compound salt of a fluorosulfonic acid or the like; then, the structure of the salt of the repeating unit of a polymer obtained by the polymerization reaction is changed to the fluorosulfonic acid or the like by ion exchange. Thus, the present invention provides a polymer compound for a conductive polymer and a method for producing the polymer compound which is suitably used as a dopant for a fuel cell and a conductive material, and which is a copolymer containing a repeating unit of styrene having a 3,3,3-trifluoro-2-hydroxy-2-trifluoromethylisobutyl ether group, and a repeating unit having any of a fluorosulfonic acid, a fluorosulfonimide group, and a n-carbonyl-fluoro-sulfonamide group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Takayuki NAGASAWA, Koji HASEGAWA, Masayoshi SAGEHASHI, Masahiro FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200245318
    Abstract: A base station device is configured to set, for each communication terminal device, a radio format for signals transmitted to and received from the communication terminal device. The radio format is set for each communication terminal device in accordance with, for example, a type of use including a moving speed of the communication terminal device. The base station device may be configured to change the radio format for the communication terminal device based on the information about a change in the environment of a radio communication between the communication terminal device and the base station device and a change including the communication terminal device's location. The signals transmitted and received between the base station device and the communication terminal device include radio formats in which at least one of a length of a symbol of the signal and a length of a cyclic prefix in an OFDM scheme differs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Masayuki NAKAZAWA, Kuniyuki Suzuki, Mitsuru Mochizuki, Koji Ono, Takayuki Nonami, Naohito Tomoe, Fumiki Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10725336
    Abstract: The liquid crystal display panel includes: a first polarizing plate; a first ?/4 plate; a first substrate; a second ?/4 plate; a liquid crystal layer; a second substrate; and a second polarizing plate, wherein the first substrate includes a black matrix but no photo spacer, the second substrate includes a photo spacer overlapping with the black matrix, liquid crystal molecules in the liquid crystal layer homogeneously align with no voltage application, the second ?/4 plate covers no side surface of the photo spacer, and the in-plane slow axis of the first ?/4 plate forms an angle of 45° with the transmission axis of the first polarizing plate and is orthogonal to the in-plane slow axis of the second ?/4 plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Kawahira, Akira Sakai, Kozo Nakamura, Masahiro Hasegawa, Takako Koide, Koji Murata, Kiyoshi Minoura
  • Publication number: 20200234212
    Abstract: Suggesting an optimal set of actions includes receiving an incident notification and an indication of a first agent for the incident notification from a remote device, determining an assigned agent for the incident notification and a first incident type associated with the incident notification, determining an agent role for the first agent, selecting an optimal set of actions based on the first incident type and the agent role, wherein the optimal set of actions are selected from a subset of historic recorded agent interactions from a plurality of records associated with the incident type, and provide for presentation the optimal set of actions to the first agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Ivan Rodrigo Garay, Erick Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20200236261
    Abstract: An electronic module has a flexible wiring member, a wiring circuit board, and a conductive connection member. The flexible wiring member has a flexible base, a first wiring layer formed on at least one face of the flexible base, and a first electrode formed of the first wiring layer at the end part that is not covered by a first insulating layer. The wiring circuit board has a base provided with a wiring, a second insulating layer having opening formed on at least one face of the base, and a second electrode formed in the opening. The conductive connection member connects the first electrode and the second electrode to each other. The end of the flexible wiring member is arranged above the opening in plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuya Okada, Koji Noguchi, Mitsutoshi Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20200217864
    Abstract: The dispensing unit includes a disc, a cartridge, and a dispensing holder. The disc has a disc shape and includes a track region provided with recesses and projections alternately arranged in a radial direction. The cartridge includes a penetration hole, and a well is formed by the penetration hole and the track region in a state in which the cartridge is attached to the disc. The dispensing holder includes a holding part to be inserted into the penetration hole, and a guide hole penetrating the holding part. The guide hole has a truncated cone shape in which a first opening diameter on the holding part side is smaller than a second opening diameter on a side opposite to the holding part, and a center line of the guide hole is located on a line passing through the center of the disc and the center of the well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Katsue HORIKOSHI, Makoto ITONAGA, Koji TSUJITA, Masayuki ONO, Yuichi HASEGAWA