Patents by Inventor Makoto Noda

Makoto Noda 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: 20220251260
    Abstract: A propylene-ethylene-?-olefin copolymer satisfying: (I) a content of a propylene-derived constituent unit (i) is 50 to 92 mol %, a content of an ethylene-derived constituent unit (ii) is 5 to 20 mol %, and a content of a C4-20 ?-olefin-derived constituent unit (iii) is 3 to 30 mol %, provided that (i) to (iii) total 100 mol %; (II) an mm fraction calculated by 13C-NMR is 85% or more; (III) 0.9?MOE/(2MO×ME)?1.5 wherein MOE represents a mole fraction of chains of propylene and ethylene and chains of the C4-20 ?-olefin and ethylene in total to the total dyad, MO represents mole fractions of propylene and the C4-20 ?-olefin in total, and ME represents a mole fraction of ethylene; (IV) an MFR is 1 to 3 g/10 minutes; and (V) a melting point measured by DSC is less than 100° C., or no melting peak is observed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Takahiro MIZUMA, Tatsuya OKU, Nozomi KAMIYA, Kiminori NODA, Tetsuya NAKAMURA, Makoto EGAWA, Yuki KAI, Hiroshi HOYA
  • Patent number: 11400421
    Abstract: In production of a zeolite membrane complex, a starting material solution containing at least a structure-directing agent and FAU-type zeolite particles having an average particle diameter of 50 to 500 nm is prepared. Then, a support is immersed in the starting material solution to form a zeolite membrane on the support by hydrothermal synthesis, the zeolite membrane being composed of AFX-type zeolite. After that, the structure-directing agent in the zeolite membrane is removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Noda, Makoto Miyahara
  • Patent number: 11400422
    Abstract: A support is a porous ceramic support for supporting a zeolite membrane. The hydraulic conductivity of the support is less than or equal to 1.1×10?3 m/s. In the support, the total content of alkali metal and alkaline earth metal in a surface part within 30 ?m from a surface in a depth direction perpendicular to the surface is less than or equal to 1% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Miyahara, Kenichi Noda
  • Publication number: 20220149314
    Abstract: A self-luminous display panel 10 in which self-luminous elements 2 are arranged on a plane, wherein each of the self-luminous elements includes: a pair of electrodes 13, 20 disposed facing each other, an electrode of the pair of electrodes including a metal layer 20A; functional layers 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 including a light emitting layer 17, disposed between the pair of electrodes; and a sealing layer 21 that covers the pair of electrodes and the functional layers from a direction. The self-luminous elements include a repaired self-luminous element 2?. The repaired self-luminous element includes a foreign object FO among the functional layers. The electrode including the metal layer has a high resistance portion 201 surrounding, in plan view, an area containing the foreign object, and has a thickened portion 202 of the metal layer at an outer edge, in plan view, of the high resistance portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: JOLED Inc.
    Inventors: Akio MIYAJIMA, Michitoshi TSUCHIYA, Hiroki KATO, Makoto NODA, Masaichi OKUBO, Mario AMATSUCHI
  • Patent number: 11287698
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display panel and a backlight device disposed on a rear face of the liquid crystal display panel. The backlight device includes a chassis, a plurality of LED units being disposed on the chassis and arranged in at least one direction, and a cooling structure thermally coupled to rear faces of the plurality of LED units. The cooling structure includes a plurality of enclosed spaces, each of the plurality of enclosed spaces containing a coolant in which a liquid phase and a gas phase coexist at room temperature. Each of the plurality of enclosed spaces is disposed correspondingly to at least one LED unit among the plurality of LED units arranged in the at least one direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SAKAI DISPLAY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mayumi Hori, Kazuhiko Negoro, Kenichi Iwamoto, Akira Toyama, Makoto Noda
  • Publication number: 20220080620
    Abstract: A screw with a spiral blade for extruding a plastic elastomer while kneading the plastic elastomer, the screw includes a kneading region where the spiral blade is provided with cutout portions being configured to pass pins, and a plasticizing region being arranged on a downstream side in an extrusion direction of the kneading region. The plasticizing region includes a barrier extending between portions adjacently in the extrusion direction of the spiral blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: Nakata Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadasuke SATO, Noriyuki TAKEDA, Makoto NODA
  • Publication number: 20220004060
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display panel and a backlight device disposed on a rear face of the liquid crystal display panel. The backlight device includes a chassis, a plurality of LED units being disposed on the chassis and arranged in at least one direction, and a cooling structure thermally coupled to rear faces of the plurality of LED units. The cooling structure includes a plurality of enclosed spaces, each of the plurality of enclosed spaces containing a coolant in which a liquid phase and a gas phase coexist at room temperature. Each of the plurality of enclosed spaces is disposed correspondingly to at least one LED unit among the plurality of LED units arranged in the at least one direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: MAYUMI HORI, KAZUHIKO NEGORO, KENICHI IWAMOTO, AKIRA TOYAMA, MAKOTO NODA
  • Patent number: 11066092
    Abstract: A steering wheel includes a decorative component and a surface skin on a surface of the rim. The decorative component is formed into a band and a leading-end portion of the decorative component has a tapered form in which an inner edge curves towards an outer circumference of the rim and serves as a curving edge. The surface skin includes a curved-side section adjoining the curving edge and a non-curved-side section adjoining a non-curving edge of the leading-end portion. The curved-side section includes a main body that includes a curving portion which corresponds to the curving edge of the leading-end portion in shape, and an extended portion that extends beyond an apex of the leading-end portion and extends towards the non-curving edge of the leading-end portion of the decorative component. A region of the extended portion beyond the apex is joined to a leading edge of the non-curved-side section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Nonoyama, Jun Sato, Sanae Oritaka, Makoto Noda, Yosuke Iwasaki
  • Publication number: 20210135134
    Abstract: A display device includes a flexible substrate, a display device layer, a polarizing plate, and a warpage suppressing member. The flexible substrate has a front surface on a front surface side and a back surface on a back surface side. The display device layer is provided on the front surface side of the flexible substrate and includes a self-luminescent element. The polarizing plate is opposed to the flexible substrate across the display device layer and has a predetermined dimensional change characteristic corresponding to environmental change. The warpage suppressing member is provided on the back surface side of the flexible substrate and has a dimensional change characteristic of the same tendency as the dimensional change characteristic of the polarizing plate. The warpage suppressing member is configured to cancel at least a portion of warping stress of the polarizing plate to be applied to the flexible substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Makoto NODA, Hiroki KATO
  • Publication number: 20210066647
    Abstract: A display panel including a metal film, an adhesive layer disposed on the metal film, a first resin substrate disposed on the adhesive layer, light-emitting elements disposed above the first resin substrate, and a second resin substrate disposed above the light-emitting elements. The adhesive layer includes contact portions in contact with the metal film and gaps are present between the contact portions where the adhesive layer is not in contact with the metal film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Hiroki KATO, Makoto NODA
  • Publication number: 20210004778
    Abstract: This customer guidance device includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a dispensing amount of money of which dispensing is requested by a customer, and a control unit. The control unit extracts, on the basis of the dispensing amount of money acquired by the acquisition unit, a cash dispensing device from which cash corresponding to the dispensing amount of money is to be dispensed, from a plurality of cash dispensing devices, and performs control for guiding the customer to the extracted cash dispensing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Glory Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirofumi KUROTSUKA, Makoto NODA
  • Patent number: 10850935
    Abstract: A document feeder assisting device includes a document stacker to stack a document to be conveyed toward a feed port of an automatic document feeder, a pressing device to press the document toward a document placement surface of the document stacker, and a conveyance device to convey the document. The document is stacked on the document placement surface exposed above with the pressing device moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Noda
  • Publication number: 20200156690
    Abstract: A steering wheel includes a decorative component and a surface skin on a surface of the rim. The decorative component is formed into a band and a leading-end portion of the decorative component has a tapered form in which an inner edge curves towards an outer circumference of the rim and serves as a curving edge. The surface skin includes a curved-side section adjoining the curving edge and a non-curved-side section adjoining a non-curving edge of the leading-end portion. The curved-side section includes a main body that includes a curving portion which corresponds to the curving edge of the leading-end portion in shape, and an extended portion that extends beyond an apex of the leading-end portion and extends towards the non-curving edge of the leading-end portion of the decorative component. A region of the extended portion beyond the apex is joined to a leading edge of the non-curved-side section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki NONOYAMA, Jun SATO, Sanae ORITAKA, Makoto NODA, Yosuke IWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200147564
    Abstract: To provide a rubber extruder capable of efficiently removing volatile components in unvulcanized rubber without decreasing productivity of the unvulcanized rubber. The rubber extruder 1 is for extruding the unvulcanized rubber (G) while kneading. It includes a barrel 2 having an input port 5 for introducing the unvulcanized rubber (G) and a discharge port 6 for discharging the unvulcanized rubber (G), a screw 3, which is arranged in the barrel 2, for extruding the unvulcanized rubber (G), and a vent 4 for sucking out air in the barrel 2. The screw 3 has a dam portion 7 which locally controls an extrusion amount of the unvulcanized rubber (G), a first screw portion 8 defined between the input port 5 and the dam portion 7, and a second screw portion 9 defined between the dam portion 7 and the discharge port 6. An effective screw length (L1) of the first screw portion 8 is 50% or more of a total effective screw length (L) of the screw 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., Nakata Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoo TANAKA, Yoshinobu NAKAMURA, Masayuki SAKAMOTO, Tadasuke SATO, Ryusuke OTA, Hideaki TAKEUCHI, Masaaki MICHIBAYASHI, Makoto NODA
  • Patent number: 10554318
    Abstract: A present technology relates to a transmission device, a transmission method, a reception device, a reception method, and a program that can improve reception performance of a frame to which a preamble is added. A transmission device of one aspect of the present technology generates a preamble including a sequence [d d . . . d ?d] having iteration of a sequence d that is one of sequences a and b that are Golay complementary sequences, followed by an inverted sequence of the sequence d, and including a signal sequence in which a maximum value of an absolute value of a side lobe level of cross correlation between a sequence [d d ?d] and a sequence [d ?d] is 25 or less. The generated preamble is added to data to be transmitted in units of frames. The present technology can be applied to a device that transmits and receives data via a wireless transmission path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi Shinagawa, Makoto Noda
  • Patent number: 10477432
    Abstract: The present technology relates to an encoding device, an encoding method, a decoding device, a decoding method, a program, and a wireless communication system that enable efficient transmission of frames in accordance with the condition of the transmission path. An encoding device of one aspect of the present technology encodes and modulates transmission data stored in a payload, and encodes and modulates modulation/encoding information by predetermined schemes, the modulation/encoding information indicating at least one of the schemes of encoding and modulation for stored information stored in a header, and at least one of the schemes of encoding and modulation for the transmission data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ino, Makoto Noda
  • Publication number: 20190283991
    Abstract: A document feeder assisting device includes a document stacker to stack a document to be conveyed toward a feed port of an automatic document feeder, a pressing device to press the document toward a document placement surface of the document stacker, and a conveyance device to convey the document. The document is stacked on the document placement surface exposed above with the pressing device moved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Makoto NODA
  • Patent number: 10250427
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a receiver, a frame synchronization method, a transmitter, a transmission method, and a program that allows for enhancing frame synchronization performance without reducing throughput. A receiver of an aspect of the present technology receives signals of a frame having a preamble including a frame detection signal sequence formed by a repetition of a known signal sequence, followed by a frame synchronization signal sequence formed by the known signal sequence or an inverse sequence thereof, performs convolution arithmetic operation of a known correlation sequence and cross-correlation between a received signal sequence and the frame synchronization signal sequence, and ensures synchronization of the frame while regarding predetermined time when a value more than or equal to a threshold value or a maximum value is obtained. The present technology can be applied to a device that transmits and receives data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi Shinagawa, Makoto Noda
  • Patent number: 10241686
    Abstract: A storage device includes a recording medium in which data is recorded on a cluster basis, and a memory that stores a file allocation table (FAT) in which disposition information regarding the cluster is recorded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Keitarou Kondou, Makoto Noda
  • Patent number: 10109816
    Abstract: A display unit includes a display panel and a first protective sheet. The display panel has a light-emitting surface. The first protective sheet is provided on the light-emitting surface. The first protective sheet provided in the display unit includes a first impact dispersion layer, a first strain relaxation layer, and a gel-like first impact absorption layer. The first impact dispersion layer has a pencil hardness of 3H or higher. The first strain relaxation layer has flexural strength and tensile strength both higher than the flexural strength and the tensile strength of the first impact dispersion layer. The gel-like first impact absorption layer has a thickness of a submillimeter order or more. The first impact absorption layer, the first strain relaxation layer, and the first impact dispersion layer are arranged in this order from the light-emitting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED Inc.
    Inventors: Takahiro Seki, Michitoshi Tsuchiya, Makoto Noda