Patents by Inventor Kosuke Nakano

Kosuke Nakano 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: 20190287719
    Abstract: A chip electronic component includes spacers that each have a predetermined thickness direction dimension on a mounting surface in a direction perpendicular to the mounting surface. The spacers each contain, as a main component, an intermetallic compound containing at least one high-melting-point metal selected from Cu and Ni, and Sn defining a low-melting-point metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Yukihiro FUJITA, Shogo KANBE, Kosuke NAKANO, Hideki OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10413992
    Abstract: A first structural material is bonded to a second structural material with a joining material provided with a mixed layer of a raw-material component for forming an intermetallic compound layer and a resin component that softens and flows during heat treatment interposed therebetween to form bonded structural materials. When the bonded structural materials are heat-treated, the first structural material is joined to the second structural material with an intermetallic compound layer, and the resin component exudes and covers the lateral circumferential (exposed) portion of the intermetallic compound layer with a resin film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Ishino, Yoshihiro Kawaguchi, Kosuke Nakano, Hidekiyo Takaoka, Wataru Yanase
  • Patent number: 10250124
    Abstract: During regenerative control of an inverter circuit, when a path between a DC power supply and a smoothing capacitor is in a disconnection state, a control circuit of a power conversion device performs control while switching between first control in which upper switching elements within the inverter circuit are turned on and all lower switching elements are turned off and second control in which the lower switching elements are turned on and all the upper switching elements are turned off, every predetermined switching period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakano, Takuya Sakai, Hiroyasu Iwabuki
  • Patent number: 10236750
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine with a built-in control device that can be downsized. The rotating electric machine with a built-in control device includes a rotor including a permanent magnet of sensor use provided on a rear side of a rotor shaft, a front side housing fixed with a first bearing supporting a front side of the rotor shaft, a motor frame including a rotor and a stator, a heat sink fixed with a second bearing supporting the rear side of the rotor shaft, a control substrate mounting a rotary sensor, a microcomputer, and a driving circuit. The microcomputer controls the driving circuit based on signals from the rotary sensor and drives a plurality of switching elements. At least one of a smoothing condenser and a noise reduction coil, connected to the switching elements, is arranged at a far rear side of the control substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yu Hirotani, Masatsugu Nakano, Hiroyuki Waku, Hiroyuki Akita, Koji Kise, Hiroyasu Iwabuki, Kosuke Nakano
  • Patent number: 10215124
    Abstract: A fuel injection control device is a control device controlling an injection of fuel by a fuel injector and includes: a setting part that sets a request injection quantity of an injection quantity requested of the fuel injector; a dividing part that divides the request injection quantity set by the setting part into a specified injection quantity and an adjusting injection quantity other than the specified injection quantity; an injection performing part that performs a dividing injection of an adjusting injection and a partial lift injection by the fuel injector, the adjusting injection injecting the adjusting injection quantity of fuel, the partial lift injection finishing a lift of a valve body of the fuel injector in a partial lift state before the valve body reaching a full lift position and injecting the specified injection quantity of fuel; and a learning part that learns an injection characteristic of the fuel injector at the time of the partial lift injection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakano, Hiroshi Katsurahara
  • Publication number: 20180371971
    Abstract: A fault detection unit of an internal combustion engine includes a recirculation pipe connected with an upstream-side part of an intake pipe of the internal combustion engine upstream of a supercharger, the recirculation pipe to supply an evaporated fuel that is unburned and is generated in the internal combustion engine to the intake pipe, and a fault detection unit to detect a leakage occurrence of the recirculation pipe based on a crank-case inner pressure of the internal combustion engine when the internal combustion engine is operating in a specified operation condition that the crank-case inner pressure is a positive pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Kosuke NAKANO, Masanori KUROSAWA
  • Publication number: 20180369951
    Abstract: A repair method that includes covering a damaged part of a member to be repaired with a repair material, and heating the repair material to a predetermined temperature to form an alloy layer. At least the surface of the member to be repaired is a first metal such as Cu. The repair material includes a second metal such as Sn. By the heating, the surface of the member to be repaired is integrally joined with a layer of an intermetallic compound and an alloy having a melting point higher than a melting point of either of the first metal or the second metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Satoshi Ishino, Yoshihiro Kawaguchi, Kosuke Nakano, Hidekiyo Takaoka
  • Patent number: 10151274
    Abstract: An abnormality detection device of an internal combustion engine includes an ECU that is an abnormality detection unit detecting a leakage occurrence of a second pure pipe. When the internal combustion engine is in a supercharging operation state that a supercharger operates and the second purge pipe is closed by a second purge valve, the ECU detects the leakage occurrence of the second purge pipe based on a differential pressure between a pressure in the second purge pipe and an atmospheric pressure. In this case, the valve pressure in the second purge pipe is a pressure in the second purge pipe between the second purge valve and the intake pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Maegawa, Masanori Kurosawa, Kosuke Nakano
  • Patent number: 10106189
    Abstract: A motor drive control device for electric power steering includes: a switching element for supplying current to a motor; a smoothing capacitor for reducing ripple current due to the switching element; a control board on which a drive circuit for controlling the switching element and a control circuit capacitor are mounted; a control signal line for supplying a control signal from the control board to the switching element; an electric connection member electrically connecting the switching element and the smoothing capacitor; and a heatsink portion in which the switching element is arranged in an embedded manner, wherein the electric connection member is arranged between the switching element and the control board, and the control circuit capacitor and the smoothing capacitor are arranged in a space between the electric connection member and the control board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyasu Iwabuki, Kosuke Nakano
  • Publication number: 20180291830
    Abstract: An ECU functioning as a diagnostic device includes an information acquisition portion acquiring a flow rate of a fluid flowing through an intake pipe, and a diagnostic portion performing a diagnosis on a second purge pipe employed as a fuel gas pipe regarding a connection failure. The diagnostic portion diagnoses a connection failure of the fuel gas pipe according to magnitude of a pulsation of the flow rate acquired by the information acquisition portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori KUROSAWA, Kosuke NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20180278144
    Abstract: During regenerative control of an inverter circuit, when a path between a DC power supply and a smoothing capacitor is in a disconnection state, a control circuit of a power conversion device performs control while switching between first control in which upper switching elements within the inverter circuit are turned on and all lower switching elements are turned off and second control in which the lower switching elements are turned on and all the upper switching elements are turned off, every predetermined switching period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kosuke NAKANO, Takuya SAKAI, Hiroyasu IWABUKI
  • Patent number: 10084388
    Abstract: A power converter includes: a base conductor, an electrically heating member which is provided on the base conductor, a noise reduction capacitor of flat plate-shape in which via an insulator, a plurality of first electrodes and second electrodes are alternately layered, on one surface, the first electrode in an outermost layer is exposed and on another surface, the second electrode in an outermost layer is exposed, a relay conductor which is electrically connected to other members from the electrically heating member via the noise reduction capacitor, and the second electrode in an outermost layer of the noise reduction capacitor is face-joined to a face of the base conductor at a side where the electrically heating member is provided and the first electrode in an outermost layer and the relay conductor are face-joined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Keita Takahashi, Kazuki Sakata, Yoshiyuki Deguchi, Takuto Yano, Mamoru Takikita, Kazutoshi Awane, Koji Nakajima, Takao Mitsui, Kosuke Nakano, Masayoshi Tamura, Masashi Sakai
  • Publication number: 20180238273
    Abstract: An abnormality detection device of an internal combustion engine includes an ECU that is an abnormality detection unit detecting a leakage occurrence of a second pure pipe. When the internal combustion engine is in a supercharging operation state that a supercharger operates and the second purge pipe is closed by a second purge valve, the ECU detects the leakage occurrence of the second purge pipe based on a differential pressure between a pressure in the second purge pipe and an atmospheric pressure. In this case, the valve pressure in the second purge pipe is a pressure in the second purge pipe between the second purge valve and the intake pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshinori MAEGAWA, Masanori KUROSAWA, Kosuke NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10050355
    Abstract: A conductive material that includes a metal component consisting of a first metal and a second metal having a melting point higher than that of the first metal, wherein the first metal is Sn or an alloy containing 70% by weight or more of Sn, and the second metal is a metal or alloy which forms an intermetallic compound having a melting point of 310° C. or higher with the first metal and has a lattice constant difference of 50% or greater between itself and the intermetallic compound generated at the circumference of the second metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakano, Hidekiyo Takaoka
  • Patent number: 10038438
    Abstract: A driving circuit including: a voltage detector that detects the sum voltage of a positive bias voltage and a negative bias voltage, the negative bias voltage or the positive bias voltage; and a switching element that is connected to the control terminal of a power element and the negative side of a negative-voltage power supply; wherein, when the value of the detection target voltage becomes lower than a voltage setting value or when a voltage between the control terminal and the reference terminal in the power element increases in a state where the value of the detection target voltage is lower than the voltage setting value, the voltage detector turns on the switching element to thereby supply, between the above terminals in the power element, a voltage of 0V or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakano, Keisuke Iwasawa, Takayoshi Miki, Hiroshi Nakatake
  • Publication number: 20180209373
    Abstract: A control device for controlling a fuel injection in an internal combustion engine provided with a fuel injection valve has a driving portion supplying an electric power to a terminal of the fuel injection valve so as to drive the fuel injection valve to be opened; a current detecting portion detecting a drive current flowing through the fuel injection valve when the fuel injection valve is driven to be opened; a voltage detecting portion detecting a terminal voltage of the terminal of the fuel injection valve; a correction portion correcting the electric power supplied by the driving portion so that an actual value of the drive current detected by the current detecting portion agrees with a target value; a valve close detecting portion detecting a valve closing timing of the fuel injection valve based on the terminal voltage detected by the voltage detecting portion in a condition where the electric power supplied by the driving portion is corrected by the correction portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Naoki YOSHIUME, Makoto TANAKA, Keisuke YANOTO, Kosuke NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10010980
    Abstract: A solder paste including a metal component consisting of a first metal powder and a second metal powder having a melting point higher than that of the first metal, and a flux component. The first metal is Sn or an alloy containing Sn, the second metal is one of (1) a Cu—Mn alloy in which a ratio of Mn to the second metal is 5 to 30% by weight and (2) a Cu—Ni alloy in which a ratio of Ni to the second metal is 5 to 20% by weight, and a ratio of the second metal to the metal component is 36.9% by volume or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakano, Hidekiyo Takaoka
  • Publication number: 20180022900
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a polyamide moulding composition consisting of the following components: a) 45 to 75% by weight of at least one partially crystalline polyamide consisting of at least one diamine and at least one aromatic dicarboxylic acid, whereupon the at least one diamine has 4 to 18 carbon atoms and is selected from a group of diamines consisting of linear aliphatic diamines, branched aliphatic diamines and cycloaliphatic diamines, b) 5 to 20% by weight of at least one fibrous reinforcing agent, c) 10 to 40% by weight of at least one non-sized filler which is different from the fibrous reinforcing agent in b), d) 0 to 10% by weight of a at least one additive, with the proviso that the component b) and c) add up to 25 to 45% by weight and the entirety of components a) to d) add up to 100% by weight. Moreover, the present invention refers to a moulded article producible from this moulding composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: EMS-PATENT AG
    Inventors: Kosuke NAKANO, Makoto ENDO, Minoru HATTA
  • Publication number: 20170305456
    Abstract: A motor drive control device for electric power steering includes: a switching element for supplying current to a motor; a smoothing capacitor for reducing ripple current due to the switching element; a control board on which a drive circuit for controlling the switching element and a control circuit capacitor are mounted; a control signal line for supplying a control signal from the control board to the switching element; an electric connection member electrically connecting the switching element and the smoothing capacitor; and a heatsink portion in which the switching element is arranged in an embedded manner, wherein the electric connection member is arranged between the switching element and the control board, and the control circuit capacitor and the smoothing capacitor are arranged in a space between the electric connection member and the control board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyasu IWABUKI, Kosuke NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20170194873
    Abstract: A power converter includes: a base conductor, an electrically heating member which is provided on the base conductor, a noise reduction capacitor of flat plate-shape in which via an insulator, a plurality of first electrodes and second electrodes are alternately layered, on one surface, the first electrode in an outermost layer is exposed and on another surface, the second electrode in an outermost layer is exposed, a relay conductor which is electrically connected to other members from the electrically heating member via the noise reduction capacitor, and the second electrode in an outermost layer of the noise reduction capacitor is face-joined to a face of the base conductor at a side where the electrically heating member is provided and the first electrode in an outermost layer and the relay conductor are face-joined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Keita TAKAHASHI, Kazuki SAKATA, Yoshiyuki DEGUCHI, Takuto YANO, Mamoru TAKIKITA, Kazutoshi AWANE, Koji NAKAJIMA, Takao MITSUI, Kosuke NAKANO, Masayoshi TAMURA, Masashi SAKAI