Patents by Inventor Koji Miyake

Koji Miyake 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: 20190310581
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable cylindrical component to be cleaned, and a bar brush having a base substrate and bristles. The base substrate of the bar brush is located at a fixed position relative to the component to be cleaned. The bristles extend from the base substrate to contact the component to be cleaned. The bristles have free ends that form a tip end surface of the bar brush. The tip end surface has a curved shape that conforms with a surface of the component, when the bristles are not in contact with the surface to be cleaned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Koji MIYAKE, Satoru FURUYA, Kensuke NAKAJIMA, Shun IKEURA
  • Publication number: 20190290237
    Abstract: A radiographic imaging system includes an irradiating apparatus, a first clock, a radiographic imaging apparatus, a second clock and a hardware processor. The irradiating apparatus generates radiation. The first clock keeps time and works with the irradiating apparatus. The radiographic imaging apparatus generates image data based on received radiation. The second clock keeps time and works with the radiographic imaging apparatus. The hardware processor (i) obtains a clock value of the first clock at a predetermined time point and a clock value of the second clock at the predetermined time point respectively as first clock information and second clock information, (ii) makes a determination as to whether a specific condition is met based on the obtained first clock information and the obtained second clock information, and (iii) in response to the specific condition being met, performs a specific output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro KUWATA, Nobuyuki MIYAKE, Koji KASHIMA, Kohei ISOGAI, Kentaro HARA, Hidetake TEZUKA
  • Publication number: 20190290238
    Abstract: A synchronization signal transmitter is configured to be capable of storing unique identification information that can identify the synchronization signal transmitter and transmitting the identification information to a radiation irradiation apparatus and a radiation imaging apparatus. The radiation irradiation apparatus or the radiation imaging apparatus includes a hardware processor that determines whether or not the identification information that has been received by the radiation irradiation apparatus and the identification information received by the radiation imaging apparatus are in agreement with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Kentaro HARA, Nobuyuki MIYAKE, Masahiro KUWATA, Kohei ISOGAI, Koji KASHIMA, Hidetake TEZUKA
  • Patent number: 10378649
    Abstract: An impact on the tips of peaks of a metal bellows on contact is reduced, and deformation of the tips of the peaks even on contact is reduced to a minimum. In a free length state of a metal bellows 10 in an early stage of incorporation without extension and contraction, valleys each turn around in a U shape in cross section, peaks each turn around in an arc shape in cross section, the peaks are each provided in a position offset with respect to the center of a pitch between valleys adjacent to the peaks on both sides, and of bellies connected to the peaks on both sides, at least bellies located on the offset side are provided with a constriction protruding inward of the metal bellows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: EAGLE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Sato, Kuniaki Miyake, Tatsuhiro Arikawa
  • Patent number: 10364875
    Abstract: A micro-traction drive unit according to the present invention includes an inner ring, an outer ring, a plurality of rolling elements, a retainer, a micro-traction drive case and a power-transmitting shaft coaxial with the inner ring and incapable of relative rotation around an axis to the retainer. An opposite end of the power-transmitting shaft from the inner ring forms an input end operatively connected to a driving source. An input end of the pump shaft is detachably connected to a central hole of the inner ring in a state incapable of relative rotation around the axis via the access opening of the micro-traction drive case by connecting the micro-traction drive case to the HST case so as to surround the input end of the pump shaft of the HST.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Iwaki, Etsuo Miyake
  • Publication number: 20190229345
    Abstract: This method for producing an electrode catalyst includes: a dispersion liquid preparation step wherein a dispersion liquid is prepared by mixing (i) at least one solvent selected from the group consisting of sulfoxide compounds and amide compounds, (ii) a catalyst carrier powder composed of a metal oxide, (iii) a platinum compound, (iv) a transition metal compound and (v) an aromatic compound that contains a carboxyl group; a loading step wherein the dispersion liquid is heated so that a platinum alloy of platinum and a transition metal is loaded on the surface of the catalyst carrier powder; a solid-liquid separation step wherein a dispersoid is separated from the dispersion liquid after the loading step, thereby obtaining a catalyst powder wherein the catalyst carrier powder is loaded with the platinum alloy; and a heat treatment step wherein the catalyst powder is heated under vacuum or in a reducing gas atmosphere.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Yuichi SENOO, Koichi MIYAKE, Koji TANIGUCHI, Hiromu WATANABE, Naohiko ABE
  • Patent number: 10358558
    Abstract: A water-absorbent resin composition is provided which shows only small reduction in liquid permeability and limited coloring over time or in relation to another factor. The water-absorbent resin composition (particulate absorbent agent) of the present invention contains: a polycarboxylate-based water-absorbent resin as a primary component, the resin having a crosslinked structure formed by polymerization of an acid group-containing unsaturated monomer; and multivalent metal cations (preferably, on surfaces of particles (i.e., the water-absorbent resin composition)) wherein: the multivalent metal cations other than Fe cations account for 0.001 to 1 mass % of the water-absorbent resin; and the ratio of the Fe cations to the multivalent metal cations other than the Fe cations is less than or equal to 5.00 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Nakamura, Koji Miyake, Taku Iwamura, Yusuke Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10345661
    Abstract: To provide a display device with a novel structure that can achieve both thickness reduction and favorable display quality. In a structure of a display device including a liquid crystal layer between a pixel electrode and a counter electrode, a common electrode and an electrode of a capacitor in a touch sensor on the counter electrode side are formed integrally and supplied with a pulse signal. On the element substrate side, a signal to be supplied to a capacitor line that forms a capacitance with the pixel electrode is in conjunction with the pulse signal so as to cancel a change in an electric field applied to the liquid crystal layer. Such a structure can achieve a display device with a touch sensor function that can cancel a change in an electric field applied to a liquid crystal layer even when the electric field is changed by a pulse signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Miyake, Koji Kusunoki, Tetsuji Ishitani, Ryo Hatsumi
  • Patent number: 10340021
    Abstract: An object is to provide a pulse signal output circuit capable of operating stably and a shift register including the pulse signal output circuit. A pulse signal output circuit according to one embodiment of the disclosed invention includes first to tenth transistors. The ratio W/L of the channel width W to the channel length L of the first transistor and W/L of the third transistor are each larger than W/L of the sixth transistor. W/L of the fifth transistor is larger than W/L of the sixth transistor. W/L of the fifth transistor is equal to W/L of the seventh transistor. W/L of the third transistor is larger than W/L of the fourth transistor. With such a structure, a pulse signal output circuit capable of operating stably and a shift register including the pulse signal output circuit can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seiko Amano, Kouhei Toyotaka, Hiroyuki Miyake, Aya Miyazaki, Hideaki Shishido, Koji Kusunoki
  • Publication number: 20190197016
    Abstract: A control system and control device are provided capable of flexibly realizing communication processing without requiring an additional unit even when a plurality of units having a communication function are present is provided. The control system includes a first unit having a first communication port for transmitting and receiving data, and one or more second units electrically connected to the first unit. Each of the second units includes a logical communication unit for transmitting/receiving data to/from the device electrically connected to the first communication port of the first unit. The first unit includes a forwarding processing unit which forwards transmission data transmitted from the second unit to the device which is a transmission destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Norihiro MAEKAWA, Yutaka TAHARA, Kazunari MIYAKE, Koji KARASUYAMA, Yuji IKEO, Ryosuke FUJIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190185433
    Abstract: Provision of a stabilized crystal of 6-(3-chloro-2-fluorobenzyl)-1-[(S)-1-hydroxymethyl-2-methylpropyl]-7-methoxy-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid (compound A). A crystal of compound A, which shows a particular X-ray powder diffraction pattern of a characteristic diffraction peaks at diffraction angles 2?(°) as measured by X-ray powder diffractmetry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Motohide SATOH, Takahisa MOTOMURA, Takashi MATSUDA, Kentaro KONDO, Koji ANDO, Koji MATSUDA, Shuji MIYAKE, Hideto UEHARA
  • Publication number: 20190157688
    Abstract: Provided is a method with which it is possible to easily produce an electrode catalyst having excellent catalytic performance such as kinetically controlled current density. The method involves: a dispersion liquid preparation step of preparing a dispersion liquid by mixing (i) at least one type of solvent selected from the group consisting of sulfoxide compounds and amide compounds, (ii) a catalyst carrier powder constituted by a metal oxide, (iii) a platinum compound, (iv) a transition metal compound, and (v) an aromatic compound including a carboxyl group; and a loading step of heating the dispersion liquid to thereby load a platinum alloy of platinum and a transition metal on a surface of the catalyst carrier powder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Yuichi SENOO, Koichi MIYAKE, Koji TANIGUCHI, Hiromu WATANABE, Naohiko ABE, Tatsuya ARAI
  • Publication number: 20180333681
    Abstract: The hollow fiber membrane module contains a hollow fiber membrane bundle having bundled hollow fiber membranes, a housing with an internal space formed in which the hollow fiber membrane bundle is housed and a gas supply portion which disperses cleaning gas for the hollow fiber membrane in the internal space. The internal space has an upper space in which an upper-side part of the hollow fiber membrane is positioned and a lower space in which a lower-side part of the hollow fiber membrane is positioned. The gas supply portion is provided with pipe vent holes which disperse gas in the housing at a position in the upper space and diffusing vent holes which disperse gas in the housing at a position below the lower space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki NAKANISHI, Koji MIYAKE, Kazuma INOUE
  • Patent number: 10077839
    Abstract: Provided are a piston ring which, even when a sleeve constituted of an aluminum alloy is used, can sufficiently show the required low frictional properties, wear resistance, and low counterpart-material attacking properties, and a process for producing the piston ring. The piston ring has a rigid carbon film formed as the outermost layer thereof and serving as a sliding surface with a sleeve constituted of an aluminum alloy, wherein the rigid carbon film gives an X-ray diffraction pattern that has peaks assigned to graphite crystals. The rigid carbon film of the piston ring is formed using a chemical vapor deposition method. The rigid carbon film of the piston ring has a hydrogen content which is at least 20 atm % but lower than 30 atm %, and gives a Raman spectrum in which the ratio of the area (ID) of D-band peaks to the area (IG) of G-band peaks, ID/IG, is 0.5-2.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takehiko Ooshiro, Koji Miyake, Satoshi Yoshida, Eishi Fujimagari, Takeyuki Yamasaki, Hidetoshi Chiba
  • Publication number: 20180238450
    Abstract: Provided is a piston ring having excellent low-friction properties and abrasion resistance manufactured without the need for precision control using an ordinary film formation device that does not have a special function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicants: NIPPON ITF, INC., Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Takehiko OOSHIRO, Koji MIYAKE, Masanori TSUJIOKA, Satoshi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20180231125
    Abstract: A piston ring in which carbon films with film qualities optimized to be adapted to required performance are formed on an outer circumferential sliding surface and top and bottom surfaces thereof with good productivity is provided, and a high-performance engine which employs the piston ring is also provided. In the piston ring, a carbon film is formed on an outer circumferential sliding surface and top and bottom surfaces. The carbon film contains a stacking of at least two types of carbon film layers with different film qualities, and a thickness ratio of the two types of carbon film layers is different between the outer circumferential sliding surface and the top and bottom surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicants: Nippon ITF, Inc., Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Takehiko OOSHIRO, Koji MIYAKE, Masanori TSUJIOKA, Satoshi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20180201788
    Abstract: A water-absorbent resin composition is provided which shows only small reduction in liquid permeability and limited coloring over time or in relation to another factor. The water-absorbent resin composition (particulate absorbent agent) of the present invention contains: a polycarboxylate-based water-absorbent resin as a primary component, the resin having a crosslinked structure formed by polymerization of an acid group-containing unsaturated monomer; and multivalent metal cations (preferably, on surfaces of particles (i.e., the water-absorbent resin composition)) wherein: the multivalent metal cations other than Fe cations account for 0.001 to 1 mass % of the water-absorbent resin; and the ratio of the Fe cations to the multivalent metal cations other than the Fe cations is less than or equal to 5.00 mass %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Masatoshi NAKAMURA, Koji MIYAKE, Taku IWAMURA, Yusuke WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180153536
    Abstract: A treatment instrument for an endoscope is equipped with a sheath; and a balloon which is provided at the sheath, the balloon being configured to be expandable to an unfolded inflated shape from a folded initial shape by supplying a fluid, the balloon having a first region and a second region provided at both end portions in a longitudinal direction, and an intermediate section provided between the first region and the second region. In the initial shape of the balloon, an amount of residual strain of the intermediate section is larger than the amount of residual strain of the first region and the amount of residual strain of the second region. When an internal pressure of the balloon has a first internal pressure value, the first region and the second region are unfolded to be faster than the intermediate section, thereby having a greater diameter than the intermediate section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji ONISHI, Koji MIYAKE, Norichika FUKUSHIMA, Masaru YUASA
  • Publication number: 20180140812
    Abstract: A treatment tool for an endoscope of the present invention includes a sheath, a balloon provided at the sheath and configured to be expandable to an inflated state from a reduced diameter state by injecting a fluid, a shaft member inserted through an inside of the balloon and configured to extend along a longitudinal axis of the sheath from a distal end of the balloon to a proximal end thereof, and an adhering portion provided on a side of an inner surface of a central portion of the balloon in a direction of the longitudinal axis, formed of an adhering material applied or adhered to the shaft member and configured to hold the central portion in a state in which the central portion is reduced in diameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji ONISHI, Masaru YUASA, Koji MIYAKE, Norichika FUKUSHIMA, Shunsuke MIYAUCHI
  • Patent number: 9926449
    Abstract: A water-absorbent resin composition is provided which shows only small reduction in liquid permeability and limited coloring over time or in relation to another factor. The water-absorbent resin composition (particulate absorbent agent) of the present invention contains: a polycarboxylate-based water-absorbent resin as a primary component, the resin having a crosslinked structure formed by polymerization of an acid group-containing unsaturated monomer; and multivalent metal cations (preferably, on surfaces of particles (i.e., the water-absorbent resin composition)) wherein: the multivalent metal cations other than Fe cations account for 0.001 to 1 mass % of the water-absorbent resin; and the ratio (in terms of percentage) of the Fe cations to the multivalent metal cations other than the Fe cations is less than or equal to 5.00 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Nakamura, Koji Miyake, Taku Iwamura, Yusuke Watanabe