Patents by Inventor Koji Matsumoto

Koji Matsumoto 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).

  • Publication number: 20240198319
    Abstract: Hydrotreating catalyst material and/or hydrotreating catalyst particles are provided having at least two hydrotreating metal components and a chelating agent carried on a support. The support comprises an inorganic oxide binder and a post-framework modified ultra-stable Y-type (USY) zeolite in which a portion of aluminum atoms constituting a zeolite framework thereof is substituted with zirconium atoms and/or titanium atoms and/or hafnium atoms. The hydrotreating metal components form a metal complex via the chelating agent, and are carried on said support as chelating complex type II active sites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Inventors: Omer Refa KOSEOGLU, Ali ALZAID, Kazuki NAKAJIMA, Koji UCHIDA, Yusuke MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240190345
    Abstract: A display device is configured to be installed in a vehicle. The display device includes: a display on which a rear image of the vehicle is configured to be displayed; a reflectance control device configured to change a reflectance of incident light; and a control circuit configured to control the reflectance. The reflectance control device includes a first part and a second part, with the first part being positioned in a first region overlapping a display surface of the display when viewed in a normal direction, and the second part being positioned in a second region surrounding the first region when viewed in the normal direction. When the rear image of the vehicle is not displayed, the control circuit controls the reflectance control device such that a second reflectance of the second part is lower than a first reflectance of the first part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2024
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu INABA, Yuji MATSUMOTO, Koji MARUMO
  • Patent number: 11998898
    Abstract: Hydrotreating catalysts are provided having one or more phosphorus components carried on a composite support of a titanium-loaded binder component and post-framework modified ultra-stable Y-type zeolite. The support comprises the titanium-loaded binder component and a post-framework modified ultra-stable Y-type (USY) zeolite in which a portion of aluminum atoms constituting a zeolite framework thereof is substituted with zirconium atoms and/or titanium atoms and/or hafnium atoms. The active components including the phosphorous active component and one or more hydrocracking metals active components loaded on the support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignees: Saudi Arabian Oil Company, JGC Catalysts and Chemicals Ltd., Japan Cooperation Center for Petroleum and Sustainable Energy
    Inventors: Omer Refa Koseoglu, Robert Peter Hodgkins, Yusuke Matsumoto, Koji Uchida, Naoya Kojima
  • Publication number: 20240175112
    Abstract: A steel wire for machine structural parts, including respective predetermined contents of C, Si, Mn, P, S, Al, Cr, N, and iron, wherein when a total content of Cr and Mn (% by mass) in cementite in the metallurgical microstructure is expressed as {Cr+Mn}, a total content of Cr and Mn (% by mass) in steel is expressed as [Cr+Mn], and a C content (% by mass) of the steel is expressed as [C], a concentration ratio {Cr+Mn}/[Cr+Mn] is (0.5[C] +0.040) or more, and an average circular-equivalent diameter of all the cementite is (1.668-2.13[C]) ?m or more and (1.863-2.13[C]) ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
    Inventors: Yosuke MATSUMOTO, Kenshi IKEDA, Takuya KOCHI, Masayuki SAKATA, Tatsunori UCHIDA, Koji YAMASHITA, Yuta INOUE
  • Publication number: 20240173704
    Abstract: Hydrotreating catalysts are provided having one or more phosphorus components carried on a composite support of a titanium-loaded binder component and post-framework modified ultra-stable Y-type zeolite. The support comprises the titanium-loaded binder component and a post-framework modified ultra-stable Y-type (USY) zeolite in which a portion of aluminum atoms constituting a zeolite framework thereof is substituted with zirconium atoms and/or titanium atoms and/or hafnium atoms. The active components including the phosphorous active component and one or more hydrocracking metals active components loaded on the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Omer Refa KOSEOGLU, Robert Peter HODGKINS, Yusuke MATSUMOTO, Koji UCHIDA, Naoya KOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20240167116
    Abstract: A steel wire for machine structural parts, may include Fe, inevitable impurities, and, by mass: 0.05 to 0.60% C; 0.005 to 0.50% Si; 0.30 to 1.20% Mn; more than 0 to 0.050% P; more than 0 to 0.050% S; 0.001 to 0.10% Al; more than 0 to 1.5% Cr; and more than 0 to 0.02% N. An area of cementite present at ferrite grain boundaries in an area of all cementite of the steel wire may be 32% or more. When a C content (% by mass) of a steel is expressed as [C], an average circular-equivalent diameter of all the cementite is (1.668-2.13 [C]) ?m or more and (1.863-2.13 [C]) ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
    Inventors: Yosuke MATSUMOTO, Kenshi IKEDA, Takuya KOCHI, Masayuki SAKATA, Tatsunori UCHIDA, Koji YAMASHITA, Yuta INOUE
  • Publication number: 20240150861
    Abstract: A cold-workable mechanical structural steel may include: C: 0.30 to 0.45 mass %; Si: 0.10 to 0.40 mass %; Mn: 0.50 to 1.00 mass %; P: 0.050 mass % or less; S: 0.050 mass % or less; Cr: 0.80 to 1.30 mass %; Al: 0.01 to 0.10 mass %; and a balance of iron and inevitable impurity, the steel having an area percentage of pro-eutectoid ferrite of 10% or larger and 70% or smaller; containing at least one selected from the group consisting of bainite, martensite, and pearlite; and having a dislocation density of 3.5×1014 m?2 or larger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
    Inventors: Koji YAMASHITA, Yuta INOUE, Masayuki SAKATA, Takuya KOCHI, Yosuke MATSUMOTO, Tatsunori UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20240146011
    Abstract: A gas laser device includes a chamber device including electrodes at an inside thereof to be filled with laser gas and configured to output, through a window to an outside thereof, light generated from the laser gas when a voltage is applied to the electrodes; a mirror arranged at the outside of the chamber device and configured to reflect at least a part of the light output through the window; a holding portion holding the mirror; a support member configured to support the holding portion to be movable along a plane perpendicular to an optical axis of the light output through the window; a moving mechanism configured to move the holding portion with respect to the support member along the plane; and an angle maintaining mechanism configured to maintain an inclination angle of the holding portion with respect to the support member at a predetermined angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: Gigaphoton Inc.
    Inventors: Koji ASHIKAWA, Shinichi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240128808
    Abstract: A stator for a rotating electric machine includes a stator core and a stator coil. The stator core is formed of a band-shaped steel sheet that is helically bent and laminated. The stator core has slots each opening at an inner periphery of the stator core and spaced from one another in a circumferential direction. The stator coil is formed of electrical conductor segments that are inserted in the slots of the stator core and connected with one another. The band-shaped steel sheet has slits each of which is formed, at a position corresponding to one of the slots, to be open to the corresponding slot. Each of the electrical conductor segments is substantially U-shaped and has a pair of leg portions respectively inserted in corresponding two of the slots of the stator core; the corresponding two slots are circumferentially apart from each other by two or more slot-pitches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicants: DENSO CORPORATION, DENSO PRESSTECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiji KONDO, Yuichi KUDOSE, Hirotaka KUROZAKI, Masaki OHIRA, Ryosuke MATSUMOTO, Shinji TAKESHITA, Takashi KURAMITSU, Tomohiro HASHIMOTO, Koji YOSHIDA, Katsuhiko GOTO
  • Patent number: 11959161
    Abstract: A copper-based alloy material including a multiphase structure containing a matrix of a ? phase and a precipitation phase of a B2-type crystal structure dispersed in the matrix, where the copper-based alloy material includes a composition containing 8.6 to 12.6% by mass of Al, 2.9 to 8.9% by mass of Mn, 3.2 to 10.0% by mass of Ni, and Cu.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: FURUKAWA TECHNO MATERIAL CO., LTD., TOHOKU UNIVERSITY, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sumio Kise, Fumiyoshi Yamashita, Misato Fujii, Koji Ishikawa, Ryosuke Kainuma, Toshihiro Omori, Nobuyasu Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11945369
    Abstract: A display device installed in a vehicle includes a display, a reflectance control device, and a control circuit. The reflectance control device is capable of changing a reflectance for incident light. The control circuit controls the reflectance of the reflectance control device. The reflectance control device includes a first part and a second part. The first part is positioned in a first region overlapping the display surface when viewed in a normal direction being normal to the display surface. The second part is positioned in a second region surrounding the first region when viewed in the normal direction of the display surface. The control circuit controls a reflectance of the second part based on at least one of speed information indicating a speed of the vehicle and reverse information indicating whether the vehicle is reversing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu Inaba, Yuji Matsumoto, Koji Marumo
  • Publication number: 20240071756
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a group III nitride semiconductor substrate, that includes: growing a first AlN buffer layer on an Si substrate at a first growth temperature; growing a second AlN buffer layer on the first AlN buffer layer at a second growth temperature higher than the first growth temperature; and growing a group III nitride semiconductor layer on the second AlN buffer layer, wherein an Al raw material and an N raw material are alternately repeatedly fed in the growing the first AlN buffer layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: SUMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji MATSUMOTO, Toshiaki ONO, Hiroshi AMANO, Yoshio HONDA
  • Publication number: 20240052484
    Abstract: Supply system include a first vessel containing the precursor, a second vessel, a first gas conduit fluidically connecting the first vessel to the second vessel, wherein a pressure reduction device and a flow control device are fluidically mounted therein, a second gas conduit fluidically connecting the second vessel to a point of use, and a pressure gauge downstream the pressure reduction device for measuring a partial pressure of the precursor in the second vessel, wherein the partial pressure of the precursor in the second vessel is at a pressure lower than the saturated vapor pressure of the precursor at the temperature of the second vessel and higher than an inlet pressure requirement of the flow control device at the point of use. Methods for using the supply system are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Toshiyuki NAKAGAWA, Shingo OKUBO, Kazuma SUZUKI, Ikuo SUZUKI, Koji ISHIDA, Takashi KAMEOKA, Kazutaka YANAGITA, Mikio GOTO, Koji MATSUMOTO, Fumikazu NOZAWA, Terumasa KOURA, Kohei TARUTANI
  • Patent number: 11871906
    Abstract: An endoscope system includes: an illumination portion that includes a light source and that is configured to radiate an illumination light beam having a spatially nonuniform intensity distribution onto an imaging subject; a first imager and a second imager disposed at positions that are different from each other and configured to respectively acquire a first illumination image and a second illumination image of the imaging subject being illuminated with the illumination light beam; and at least one processor configured to: create a first deep-layer image and a first surface-layer image from the first illumination image and create a second deep-layer image and a second surface-layer image from the second illumination image; and create a combined deep-layer image by combining the first deep-layer image and the second deep-layer image on the basis of pixel values of the first and second surface-layer images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koji Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11821724
    Abstract: A digital micrometer includes a main-body frame, a spindle, a thimble part, and a displacement detector that detects displacement of the spindle. The main-body frame includes a U-shaped frame part, and a spindle holding part provided on the other end side of the U-shaped frame part and having a length in a direction away from an anvil. The spindle is held by a spindle holding part, provided to be movable forward and backward in an axial direction with respect to the anvil, and includes a contactor on one end face. The main-body frame and the spindle are formed of a non-magnetic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: MITUTOYO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Matsumoto, Yuji Fujikawa, Shinichiro Yanaka, Osamu Saito
  • Publication number: 20230218171
    Abstract: An optical probe 40 used for the vascular optical tomographic imaging apparatus 100 includes an optical fiber 10 having a central axis 14 and a translucent lens member 20 fixed to a tip surface 12 of the optical fiber. The lens member has an outer circumferential surface surrounding an extension axis 22 obtained by extending the central axis 14 of the optical fiber forward, a rear end surface 26 intersecting the extension axis, and a tip surface 28 intersecting the extension axis. The tip surface of the lens member is a surface extending obliquely with respect to the extension axis. The outer circumferential surface of the lens member has, at least in part, a cylindrical surface portion 24 around the extension axis or a cylindrical surface portion about an axis parallel to the extension axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: DELAWAVE, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroki WATANABE, Koji MATSUMOTO, Shotaro SANO, Hidenori SUZUKI, Kenji TAIRA
  • Patent number: 11602641
    Abstract: A light treatment system includes: a probe configured to be inserted into a bladder, the probe including an optical fiber configured to propagate light, and a light emitter that is provided at a distal end of the optical fiber, the light emitter being configured to emit the light; and a balloon catheter into which the probe is inserted, the balloon catheter being configured to be inserted into the bladder, the balloon catheter including a distal end portion that is to be dilated in the bladder, a wall configured to divide inside of the distal end portion into two regions, and a reflector configured to reflect the light emitted by the light emitter, the reflector being provided on a surface of the wall, the surface facing a region of the two regions, the region being where the light emitter is positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiaki Suzuki, Takeshi Yamazaki, Koji Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11534621
    Abstract: A light treatment system includes: a probe configured to be inserted into a body cavity, the probe including an optical fiber configured to propagate light, and a light emitter that is provided at a distal end of the optical fiber, the emitter being configured to emit the light; a balloon catheter into which the probe is inserted, the balloon catheter including a distal end portion that is to be inserted into the body cavity and that is to be dilated by being supplied with a liquid including air bubbles; and an air bubble generator configured to generate the air bubbles to be included in the liquid and change a property of the air bubbles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Matsumoto, Mitsuru Namiki
  • Patent number: 11421743
    Abstract: A constant-velocity universal joint including a generally cup-shaped outer joint member and an inner joint member that cooperate with each other to define first and second groove portions. A pinch angle by which a ball is pinched in the first groove portion is open toward an opening end of the outer joint member. A pinch angle by which the ball is pinched in the second groove is open toward a bottom wall of the outer joint member. An absolute value of the pinch angle in the first groove portion is larger than an absolute value of the pinch angle in the second groove portion in a reference state in which centerlines of the outer joint member and the inner joint member lie in a straight line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, JTEKT Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Shinoda, Koji Matsumoto, Masahito Ikeo, Kimio Hibi, Yoshinari Sakai
  • Patent number: 11393600
    Abstract: Provided is a control rod motion monitoring method and a control rod motion monitoring system, in which a control rod insertion in an entire core is monitored at all time during operation of a reactor and, when an abnormality occurs, a signal is issued to a countermeasure device that automatically starts operation and an alarm is issued to prompt operation of an operator. An LPRM detector in an LPRM assembly of the entire core is divided into four channels for each height; indicated values are averaged at all time; the average indicated value is compared with a set point; and a signal is issued to a countermeasure device when an abnormality occurs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI-GE NUCLEAR ENERGY, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Takeo, Akira Konoma, Akiyuki Tsuchiya, Koji Matsumoto, Takao Kondo, Yuji Honma