Patents by Inventor Masahiko Ito

Masahiko Ito 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).

  • Patent number: 11952297
    Abstract: Provided are an extract, which is a fractionated component 1 of a water extract of a plant powder, wherein the fractionated component 1 is a fractionated component having a fractionation molecular weight of 12,000 or greater, wherein an ethanol-undissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in a Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to cellulose in a gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) measurement, and wherein an ethanol-dissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in the FT-IR measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to a plant protein in the GC-MS measurement, and a water-purifying agent containing the extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takanori Fujita, Ryu Shimada, Masahiko Ito, Masato Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20240109653
    Abstract: In a state where lift is generated in a front wing and a rear wing, a control device for an aircraft controls the pitch of each blade and the stopped state rotation angle of each VTOL rotor to control the force generated in each VTOL rotor in a state where rotation of the VTOL rotor is stopped, thereby applying a force to a fuselage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Masahiko Asanuma, Susumu Mashio, Yusuke Nakai, Takahiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20240097219
    Abstract: A battery system comprises a plurality of battery modules, each of the battery modules includes an assembled battery configured to include a plurality of battery cells connected in series, a monitoring unit configured to monitor the assembled battery, and an external member configured to be electrically connected to the monitoring unit, and the monitoring unit of each of the battery modules has a generation unit configured to generate, based on an electric signal input from the external member, an identification information item on the corresponding one of the battery modules, the identification information items of the respective battery modules being different from one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto YAMASHITA, Masahiko Ito, Masakazu Kouda, Hisanaga Onishi
  • Publication number: 20240082560
    Abstract: A connector (1) is constituted by a first member (10) and a second member (40). The first member (10) has a male connecting portion (11) at a first end and a screwing structure (26) at a second end. The male connecting portion (11) is inserted into a female connecting portion (41) of the second member (40). A first engagement structure (15) is provided on the first member (10), and a second engagement structure (45) is provided on the second member (40) so as to be able to abut against the first engagement structure (15) in the circumferential direction. When a rotational force of a predetermined value or greater is applied to the first member (10) in a tightening direction (R1) of the screwing structure (26), one of the first engagement structure (15) and the second engagement structure (45) is plastically deformed by the other, so that the first member (10) is then rotatable in both forward and reverse directions relative to the second member (40).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2022
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Maho ITO, Takaya FUJII, Hitoshi TACHIZAKI, Masahiko TAKEUCHI
  • Patent number: 11876193
    Abstract: A battery system includes a plurality of battery modules, each of the battery modules has an assembled battery, which includes a plurality of battery cells connected in series, a monitoring unit that monitors the assembled battery, and an external member that is electrically connected to the monitoring unit. The monitoring unit of each of the battery modules has a generation unit that generates, based on an electric signal input from the external member, an identification information item on the corresponding one of the battery modules, the identification information items of the respective battery modules being different from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Yamashita, Masahiko Ito, Masakazu Kouda, Hisanaga Onishi
  • Patent number: 11866354
    Abstract: Provided are an extract, which is a fractionated component 1 of a water extract of a plant powder, wherein the fractionated component 1 is a fractionated component having a fractionation molecular weight of 12,000 or greater, wherein an ethanol-undissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in a Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to cellulose in a gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) measurement, and wherein an ethanol-dissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in the FT-IR measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to a plant protein in the GC-MS measurement, and a water-purifying agent containing the extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takanori Fujita, Ryu Shimada, Masahiko Ito, Masato Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11718841
    Abstract: Provided is a method for improving the production amount of a tri- or higher galactooligosaccharide and the reaction rate by a method for producing a galactooligosaccharide characterized by allowing ?-galactosidase to react with a substrate in the presence of 5 to 60 mM sodium ions and 0.5 to 8 mM magnesium ions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YAKULT HONSHA
    Inventors: Masakazu Ikeda, Masahiko Ito
  • Publication number: 20230242423
    Abstract: Provided are an extract, which is a fractionated component 1 of a water extract of a plant powder, wherein the fractionated component 1 is a fractionated component having a fractionation molecular weight of 12,000 or greater, wherein an ethanol-undissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in a Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to cellulose in a gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) measurement, and wherein an ethanol-dissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in the FT-IR measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to a plant protein in the GC-MS measurement, and a water-purifying agent containing the extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Takanori FUJITA, Ryu Shimada, Masahiko Ito, Masato Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11529509
    Abstract: Provided is a blood pump controller capable of preventing an operation error in performing a battery exchange with a small-sized and light-weighted configuration and exhibiting high waterproof property. A blood pump controller includes: a controller body for driving a blood pump; a battery pack having a first surface on which an electricity-supply-side battery connection connector is disposed and supplying stored electricity to the controller body; and a battery housing body having a slot which has a second surface on which an electricity-receiving-side battery connection connector is disposed and in which the battery pack is housed and held. When the battery pack is housed in the slot, an electrical connection is made between a pair of the battery connection connectors, the first surface and the second surface opposedly face each other, and a first sealing member provides sealing such that the first sealing member surrounds the pair of battery connection connectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: SUN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuto Shinohara, Masahiko Ito, Masaaki Hanaoka, Nozomi Koike, Hiroaki Fujimori
  • Patent number: 11506718
    Abstract: A connection part which connects a terminal part and a processing part include an equalization resistor that is inserted into each main line and a 0-? resistor that is a short circuit line for short circuiting a main line of a first terminal and a main line of a second terminal. In the terminal part, the second terminal s unused, and a battery cell adjacent to a high-potential side of a stack bar is connected between the first terminal and a third terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiko Ito, Shunichi Kubo, Hayato Mizoguchi
  • Patent number: 11498457
    Abstract: A vehicle control system monitors an infant possibly left behind in a cabin of a vehicle. The vehicle control system performs a danger avoidance process of either avoiding or reducing a danger to the infant based on a monitoring result. The vehicle control system includes an image acquirer for acquiring one or more vehicle stationary images indicating an interior of the cabin. The one or more vehicle stationary images are captured by an imaging device during stopping of the vehicle. A leaving behind determiner is provided to determine presence or absence of an infant left behind in the cabin based one or more vehicle stationary images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masahiko Ito
  • Patent number: 11440821
    Abstract: Provided is a water-purifying agent formed of a granulated product including a mixture of a plant powder and a polymeric flocculant, wherein a surface of the granulated product includes a coated portion in which the plant powder is coated with the polymeric flocculant and a non-coated portion in which the plant powder is not coated with the polymeric flocculant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiko Ito, Ryu Shimada, Takanori Fujita
  • Publication number: 20220265992
    Abstract: Provided is a left ventricular assist system that includes at least: a blood pump; and a controller that controls the rotation of a rotary body of the blood pump. The controller controls the blood pump such that a rotational speed of the rotary body is periodically switched between a first rotational speed and a second rotational speed that is larger than the first rotational speed with a transition time required for switching the rotational speed set to substantially 0 (zero). Periodic switching of the rotational speed of the rotary body is asynchronous with a cardiac cycle of a user, and the rotary body rotates substantially only at rotational speeds of two values consisting of the first rotational speed and the second rotational speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Nozomi KOIKE, Masahiko ITO, Shinji KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11390691
    Abstract: Provided are: an oligosaccharide powder having high working properties, the oligosaccharide powder being characterized by containing a dextrin having a dextrose equivalent of 10 to 18 and an oligosaccharide; and a method for manufacturing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YAKULT HONSHA
    Inventors: Masakazu Ikeda, Ryo Aoki, Masahiko Ito
  • Publication number: 20220112533
    Abstract: Provided is a method for improving the production amount of a tri- or higher galactooligosaccharide and the reaction rate by a method for producing a galactooligosaccharide characterized by allowing ?-galactosidase to react with a substrate in the presence of 5 to 60 mM sodium ions and 0.5 to 8 mM magnesium ions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YAKULT HONSHA
    Inventors: Masakazu IKEDA, Masahiko ITO
  • Publication number: 20210380444
    Abstract: Provided are an extract, which is a fractionated component 1 of a water extract of a plant powder, wherein the fractionated component 1 is a fractionated component having a fractionation molecular weight of 12,000 or greater, wherein an ethanol-undissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in a Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to cellulose in a gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) measurement, and wherein an ethanol-dissolved component of the fractionated component 1 exhibits a peak attributable to carboxylic acid in the FT-IR measurement and exhibits a peak attributable to a plant protein in the GC-MS measurement, and a water-purifying agent containing the extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Takanori FUJITA, Ryu SHIMADA, Masahiko ITO, Masato HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210340037
    Abstract: An anionic flocculant including: galactomannan; and a polysaccharide other than the galactomannan, wherein the anionic flocculant has a bulk density of 0.50 g/cm3 or more but 1.00 g/cm3 or less, the anionic flocculant has a particle diameter D50 of 250 ?m or more but 850 ?m or less, and the anionic flocculant has a particle diameter D10 of 150 ?m or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki ABE, Masahiko ITO
  • Patent number: 11161757
    Abstract: Provided is a dispersion liquid for water purification, including: water; a powder of Corchorus olitorius; and a polymeric flocculant, wherein the powder of Corchorus olitorius and the polymeric flocculant are contained in a total amount of from 0.01% by mass through 0.5% by mass relative to the water, wherein the dispersion liquid for water purification has a viscosity of from 20 mPa·S through 500 mPa·S, and wherein a median diameter of a solid in the dispersion liquid for water purification is from 100 micrometers through 400 micrometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiko Ito, Ryu Shimada, Takanori Fujita
  • Publication number: 20210296714
    Abstract: A battery system comprises a plurality of battery modules, each of the battery modules includes an assembled battery configured to include a plurality of battery cells connected in series, a monitoring unit configured to monitor the assembled battery, and an external member configured to be electrically connected to the monitoring unit, and the monitoring unit of each of the battery modules has a generation unit configured to generate, based on an electric signal input from the external member, an identification information item on the corresponding one of the battery modules, the identification information items of the respective battery modules being different from one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto YAMASHITA, Masahiko ITO, Masakazu KOUDA, Hisanaga ONISHI
  • Patent number: 11107892
    Abstract: A method for producing a SiC epitaxial wafer according to the present embodiment includes: an epitaxial growth step of growing the epitaxial layer on the SiC single crystal substrate by feeding an Si-based raw material gas, a C-based raw material gas, and a gas including a Cl element to a surface of a SiC single crystal substrate, in which the epitaxial growth step is performed under growth conditions that a film deposition pressure is 30 torr or less, a Cl/Si ratio is in a range of 8 to 12, a C/Si ratio is in a range of 0.8 to 1.2, and a growth rate is 50 ?m/h or more from an initial growth stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignees: SHOWA DENKO K.K., Central Research Institute Of Electric Power Industry, DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Fukada, Naoto Ishibashi, Akira Bando, Masahiko Ito, Isaho Kamata, Hidekazu Tsuchida, Kazukuni Hara, Masami Naito, Hideyuki Uehigashi, Hiroaki Fujibayashi, Hirofumi Aoki, Toshikazu Sugiura, Katsumi Suzuki