Patents by Inventor Makoto Kimura

Makoto Kimura 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: 20220308073
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a marker useful for early diagnosis and differentiation of Alzheimer's disease, and use thereof. An Alzheimer's disease biomarker composed of blood flotillin is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicants: PUBLIC UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA CITY UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION OITA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Makoto Michikawa, Hiroyasu Akatsu, Mohammad Abdullah, Etsuro Matsubara, Noriyuki Kimura
  • Publication number: 20220301485
    Abstract: There are provided an image display device, a display control method, and a cradle that are capable of adjusting display image quality with a simple configuration. An image display device according to the present embodiment includes a tablet terminal having a display, a cradle holding the tablet terminal, and an optical sensor provided on the cradle and capable of receiving display light from the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Hideyuki KIMURA, Makoto KITOU, Hiroshi TAKESHITA
  • Publication number: 20220275903
    Abstract: A table rotation device includes a bearing assembly, a table support member, a support block, and a cooling block. The bearing assembly includes a fixed ring, a movable ring, and rolling elements provided between the fixed ring and the movable. The movable ring is rotatable about the rotation axis. The table support member is connected to the movable ring so as to fix a position of the table support member relative to a position of the movable ring. The support block is connected to the fixed ring so as to fix a position of the support block relative to a position of the fixed ring. The cooling block is connected to at least one of the fixed ring and the support block such that the cooling block is in contact with both the fixed ring and the support block. The cooling block provides a cooling passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: Yamazaki Mazak Corporation
    Inventors: Jojiro KIMURA, Makoto TAHARA, Nobuhiro SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20220262238
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing method of determining the influence of the event on the traffic condition, and this method includes a first link setting step of setting a link, related to an occurrence position of the event, as a target link, a determining step of determining a degree of influence of the event on the traffic condition of the target link, and a second link setting step of setting a link adjacent to the target link as a new target link based on a determination result of the determining step, in which the processing in the determining step is performed on the target link specified in the second link setting step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto Eguchi, Mitsuki Kimura, Shigeyuki Odashima, Masato Kaneyama
  • Publication number: 20220251285
    Abstract: The present invention provides a curable composition containing a urethane-modified epoxy resin (A) as an essential component of a main agent and an acid anhydride (B) as an essential component of a curing agent, the urethane-modified epoxy resin (A) being a reaction product obtained by using a polyisocyanate compound (a1), a polyether polyol (a2), and a hydroxy group-containing epoxy resin (a3) as essential reaction materials; a cured product thereof; a fiber-reinforced composite material; a fiber-reinforced resin molded article; and a method for producing a fiber-reinforced resin molded article. The curable composition can form a cured product having excellent fracture toughness and tensile strength in the cured product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Kobayashi, Makoto Kimura, Shigeki Matsui
  • Patent number: 11407281
    Abstract: A heat management device may include: a first heat circuit; a second heat circuit; a heat exchanger configured to cool the first heat circuit and heat the second heat circuit; air-heating apparatus configured to heat air using the second heat circuit; a battery and electrical apparatus configured to be cooled by the first heat circuit; and a radiator configured to exchange heat between the first heat circuit and outside air. A controller may be configured, in the second process, to cause the heat exchanger to cool the heat exchanger passage while a heat medium circulates in the heat exchanger passage and the battery passage and bypasses the radiator passage. The controller may be configured, in the third process, to cause the radiator to cool the heat medium while the heat medium circulates in the radiator passage and the electrical apparatus passage and bypasses the heat exchanger passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohji Kinoshita, Shoma Hanano, Yoshio Hasegawa, Manabu Orihashi, Hideyuki Kawai, Kenichi Kubota, Makoto Ikegami, Yuuki Kimura
  • Patent number: 11401594
    Abstract: Provided are a hot-rolled steel sheet for coiled tubing and a method for manufacturing the steel sheet. The steel sheet has a yield strength of 480 MPa or more, a tensile strength of 600 MPa or more, a yield-strength difference (?YS) of 100 MPa or more, where the yield-strength difference is defined as a difference in yield strength between before and after a prestrain-heat treatment performed for simulation of a tube-making process and a stress-relief annealing heat treatment which are currently implemented, and a yield strength of 620 MPa or more after the prestrain-heat treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kimura, Shuji Kawamura, Ichiro Sugimoto, Makoto Asai, Takeshi Yokota
  • Publication number: 20220213280
    Abstract: To provide a molding material which uses, as essential raw materials, (A) an aromatic epoxy resin, (B) a curing agent for epoxy resins, and (C) a curing accelerator, and which has a ratio of transmittance at 910 cm?1 to transmittance at 1510 cm?1 (910 cm?1/1510 cm?1) in FT-IR ATR measurement in the range of 1 to 3. Since the molding material exhibits excellent productivity, moldability and the like, the molding material can be suitably used in automobile members, railway vehicle members, aerospace vehicle members, watercraft members, housing equipment members, sports members, light vehicle members, construction civil engineering members, and exteriors and structures of office automation equipment, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Kazutoshi Hitomi, Kenichi Hamada, Makoto Kimura
  • Patent number: 11376852
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus includes a liquid ejection head that ejects liquid to a medium transported in a transport direction on a transport path, a liquid container that includes a containing chamber for containing liquid to be supplied to the liquid ejection head and an inlet for pouring the liquid into the containing chamber, a carriage movable in a scanning direction that intersects the transport direction in a state where the liquid ejection head and the liquid container loaded on the carriage, and a mounting portion on which a waste liquid container that contains liquid as waste liquid discharged from the liquid ejection head is detachably mounted. When the liquid ejection head is located outside the transport path in the scanning direction, the carriage is disposed at a position that overlaps the mounting portion in the vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Naomi Kimura, Makoto Sawadaishi
  • Publication number: 20220204750
    Abstract: The present invention provides an epoxy resin composition containing an epoxy resin (A) having a viscosity at 25° C. of 1000 mPa·s or less, an epoxy resin (B) having at least two epoxy groups that is other than the epoxy resin (A), a core-shell rubber particle (C), and an amine curing agent (D). The content of the epoxy resin (A) is in the range of 0.5 to 15 mass % relative to the total mass of (A), (B), (C), and (D), and the content of the core-shell rubber particle (C) is in the range of 1 to 10 mass % relative to the total mass of (A), (B), (C), and (D). This epoxy resin composition has low viscosity and good impregnation property into fibers and is capable of forming into a cured product having high heat resistance, high mechanical properties, and high water absorption resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Kobayashi, Shigeki Matsui, Makoto Kimura
  • Publication number: 20220177695
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a curable composition including an epoxy resin, an amine compound, and core-shell particles, in which the amine compound contains an N-(aminoalkyl)piperazine compound as an essential component; a cured product thereof; a fiber reinforced composite material, a fiber reinforced resin molded article, and a method for producing a fiber reinforced resin molded article. The curable resin composition has fast curability, also has favorable impregnation property into reinforced fibers, and furthermore, can form a cured product having excellent toughness and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Kimura, Shigeki Matsui, Akito Kawasaki
  • Patent number: 11283415
    Abstract: A MIM capacitor is included in any one or more of a first matching circuit and a second matching circuit. The mat capacitor performs impedance matching of a fundamental wave included in a high-frequency signal with a transmission line, and forms a short-circuit point for a harmonic included in the high-frequency signal at a connection point with the transmission line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Dai Ninomiya, Eigo Kuwata, Kazuhiko Nakahara, Makoto Kimura, Yoshitaka Kamo
  • Patent number: 11283389
    Abstract: A motor system includes first and second solid-state relays disposed between an inverter configured to control energization to a first coil set of a motor and an in-vehicle battery for supplying power to the inverter, and connected in series in this order in a direction from the inverter to the battery. The first solid-state relay has a first diode of which a forward direction is from the battery to the inverter. The second solid-state relay has a second diode of which a forward direction is from the inverter to the battery. Motor relays, each having a third diode of which a forward direction is from the neutral point to the inverter, are connected to the phase coils of the first coil set. When power supply from the battery to the inverter is interrupted, the first solid-state relay is turned off after the motor relays are turned off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Kimura, Masaki Itabashi
  • Patent number: 11271515
    Abstract: A motor control device includes a first inverter selector configured to output first PWM signals selectively or simultaneously to a first inverter unit and a second inverter unit, and a first microcomputer configured to output the first PWM signals and a first selection signal to the first inverter selector, and the first selection signal contains information on whether the first PWM signals are to be output to the first inverter unit and whether the first PWM signals are to be output to the second inverter unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Kimura, Kohtaro Shiino, Hideaki Shimazu
  • Publication number: 20220025108
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a two-pack curable epoxy resin composition that contains a curing agent having excellent long-term storage stability, has a low viscosity and a good impregnation property into fibers; the cured product; a fiber-reinforced composite material; and a molded article. Specifically, the two-pack curable epoxy resin composition is used, the two-pack curable epoxy resin composition containing: a main agent (i) containing an epoxy resin (A); and a curing agent (ii) containing an acid anhydride (B) and an organic phosphorus compound (C), in which a mass ratio [(i)/(ii)] of the main agent (i) to the curing agent (ii) is in a range of 35/65 to 75/25, and an amount of the organic phosphorus compound (C) used is in a range of 0.5 to 5 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass in total of the epoxy resin (A) and the acid anhydride (B).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Nana Sugimoto, Makoto Kimura, Atsuko Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220001916
    Abstract: A steering apparatus includes a first CAN communication line provided between a steering input mechanism and a steering mechanism controller and configured to output a first steering operation amount signal output from a first steering operation amount signal output portion to the steering mechanism controller, and a communication line provided between the steering input mechanism and the steering mechanism controller and configured to output a second steering operation amount signal to the steering mechanism controller without intervention of a first microprocessor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto KIMURA, Yasuhito NAKAKUKI, Kohtaro SHIINO
  • Patent number: 11205623
    Abstract: A microwave device includes: a multilayer resin substrate being a first multilayer resin substrate; an IC being a radio frequency circuit provided on the multilayer resin substrate and electrically connected to the multilayer resin substrate; a heat spreader provided on a side opposite to the multilayer resin substrate across the IC, and in contact with the IC; a mold resin covering the periphery of the IC and the heat spreader; and a conductive film covering the mold resin and the heat spreader, where an inner side of the conductive film is in contact with the heat spreader, and the conductive film is electrically connected to a ground via hole of the multilayer resin substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinobu Tarui, Makoto Kimura, Katsumi Miyawaki, Kiyoshi Ishida, Hiroaki Matsuoka
  • Publication number: 20210328557
    Abstract: A MIM capacitor is included in any one or more of a first matching circuit and a second matching circuit. The mat capacitor performs impedance matching of a fundamental wave included in a high-frequency signal with a transmission line, and forms a short-circuit point for a harmonic included in the high-frequency signal at a connection point with the transmission line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dai NINOMIYA, Eigo KUWATA, Kazuhiko NAKAHARA, Makoto KIMURA, Yoshitaka KAMO
  • Patent number: 11152310
    Abstract: A microwave device includes: a multilayer resin substrate being a first multilayer resin substrate; an IC being a radio frequency circuit provided on the multilayer resin substrate and electrically connected to the multilayer resin substrate; a heat spreader provided on a side opposite to the multilayer resin substrate across the IC, and in contact with the IC; a mold resin covering the periphery of the IC and the heat spreader; and a conductive film covering the mold resin and the heat spreader, where an inner side of the conductive film is in contact with the heat spreader, and the conductive film is electrically connected to a ground via hole of the multilayer resin substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinobu Tarui, Makoto Kimura, Katsumi Miyawaki, Kiyoshi Ishida, Hiroaki Matsuoka
  • Patent number: 11138173
    Abstract: A table relation analysis assisting apparatus analyzes a relation between pieces of data in a certain column (external key) astride tables in a relational database. The apparatus analyzes a relation between tables and holds inter-table relation analysis information in which tables, pieces of data in the tables being in a one to one relation or a plural to one relation, are defined as one table group. In the apparatus, an analysis result display unit provides a display in such a form that one or more tables in a relational database are contracted into a table group. The display unit displays table groups in such a form that which of a one to one relation or a plural to one relation a relation between pieces of data included therein is astride tables can be viewed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunari Takai, Keishi Ooshima, Katsumi Kawai, Makoto Kimura, Kiyoshi Yamaguchi