Patents by Inventor Masahiro Abe

Masahiro Abe 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: 20220103036
    Abstract: A yoke for a rotor of an axial gap motor, having a plurality of recesses at a surface to be bonded to a bonded magnet, at least one of the recesses penetrating the yoke radially to an inner periphery or an outer periphery, wherein a maximum width of an inside part of at least one of the recesses is larger than that of an open part of the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei IHARA, Masahiro ABE, Rie YOSHIDA, Satoshi YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210304917
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a multi-core cable including a group of cables composed of a plurality of cables, and a sheath provided around the group of cables, and a resin mold covering the group of cables at a cable branching portion where the group of cables exposed from an end of the sheath of the multi-core cable are branched. An outermost layer of each cable constituting the group of cables includes polyolefin or thermoplastic polyurethane. When the sheath includes polyolefins, the group of cables includes at least one cable including an outermost layer including thermoplastic polyurethane. When the sheath includes thermoplastic polyurethane, the group of cables includes at least one cable having an outermost layer comprising polyolefin. The resin mold includes a resin composition of a polymer alloy of a first polymer including at least one of polyamide polymer, polyester polymer, and thermoplastic polyurethane and a second polymer including polyolefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Publication number: 20210287832
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite component including a metal component having a substantially cylindrical shape or a substantially annular shape, and a ring-shaped bonded magnet disposed on the outer periphery of the metal component, the ring-shaped bonded magnet containing a thermoplastic resin, magnetic particles, and rubber particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rie YOSHIDA, Masahiro ABE, Michiya KUME, Kohei IHARA, Shuichi TADA
  • Publication number: 20210213898
    Abstract: Provided is a bumper capable of improving a maneuvering stability of a vehicle. The bumper is a front bumper 7 to be attached to a front lower portion of a vehicle 1. Flow-straightening protrusions 31 each formed along a vehicular front-rear direction are provided on a lower portion of the front bumper 7 in a way such that they are aligned along a vehicular width direction across a region on an extended line 36 of a vehicular width direction inner end portion 2T of each of front wheels 2L, 2R of the vehicle 1. Thus, the occurrence of turbulent flows around the front wheels 2L, 2R can be restricted so that a vehicle stability can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: HONDA ACCESS CORP.
    Inventors: Ryo Shiogai, Seiko Fukuda, Takashi Yuzawa, Masahiro Abe, Jun Takada
  • Patent number: 11056255
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite component including a metal component having a substantially cylindrical shape or a substantially annular shape, and a ring-shaped bonded magnet disposed on the outer periphery of the metal component, the ring-shaped bonded magnet containing a thermoplastic resin, magnetic particles, and rubber particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rie Yoshida, Masahiro Abe, Michiya Kume, Kohei Ihara, Shuichi Tada
  • Patent number: 11008355
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a crystal of 3?-sialyllactose (hereinafter, referred to as 3SL), which is easily handled, and has high storage stability at normal temperature as well as under high temperature conditions, and provide a process for producing the same. The present invention relates to a 3SL sodium salt n-hydrate (wherein n represents any number of 0 to 9, and when n is 0, it is referred to as 3SL sodium salt anhydrate) and a process for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoya Yokoi, Hiroshi Nagano, Kikue Mase, Masahiro Abe
  • Publication number: 20210055176
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pressure-sensitive sensor includes providing an extruder that includes a cylindrical die, a mandrel arranged inside the die and having plural helical grooves on an outer circumferential surface, and an annular outlet sandwiched between the die and the mandrel, and by using the extruder, performing simultaneous extrusion-molding of an elastic insulating material and an elastic conductive material by supplying the elastic conductive material into not less than two of the grooves from the inside of the mandrel while extruding the elastic insulating material, so as to form a pressure-sensitive sensor. The sensor includes a tubular body including an elastic insulation and having a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction, and not less than two conductive ribs including an elastic conductor and helically provided along an inner circumferential surface of the hollow portion of the tubular body so as to protrude inward from the inner circumferential surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Patent number: 10890495
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive sensor includes a hollow tubular member including an elastic insulation, plural electrode wires spaced from one another and held on an inner circumferential surface of the tubular member, and helical ribs formed on at least one of inner and outer circumferential surfaces of the tubular member along a longitudinal direction thereof. The electrode wires are helically arranged along the longitudinal direction. A helical direction of the helical ribs of the tubular member is a same as a helical direction of the helically-arranged electrode wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sugita, Masahiro Abe
  • Patent number: 10879100
    Abstract: A device includes a substrate holding unit 25 configured to hold a substrate and be movable in a transversal direction to transfer the substrate from one module to another module; a first detecting unit 3 configured to detect a position of the substrate on the substrate holding unit 25 before the substrate holding unit 25 transfers the substrate into the another module after receiving the substrate from the one module; second detecting units 55 and 56 configured to detect a position deviation between a position of the substrate holding unit 25, which is located at a temporary position set to transfer the substrate into the another module, and the temporary position; and a position determining unit 10 configured to determine a transfer position where the substrate is transferred into the another module based on the position of the substrate on the substrate holding unit 25 and the position deviation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Tokutarou Hayashi, Hiroki Harada, Akihiro Teramoto, Tooru Tokimatu, Masahiro Abe, Kazutoshi Ishimaru
  • Patent number: 10866155
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pressure-sensitive sensor includes providing an extruder that includes a cylindrical die, a mandrel arranged inside the die and having plural helical grooves on an outer circumferential surface, and an annular outlet sandwiched between the die and the mandrel, and by using the extruder, performing simultaneous extrusion-molding of an elastic insulating material and an elastic conductive material by supplying the elastic conductive material into not less than two of the grooves from the inside of the mandrel while extruding the elastic insulating material, so as to form a pressure-sensitive sensor. The sensor includes a tubular body including an elastic insulation and having a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction, and not less than two conductive ribs including an elastic conductor and helically provided along an inner circumferential surface of the hollow portion of the tubular body so as to protrude inward from the inner circumferential surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sugita, Masahiro Abe
  • Publication number: 20200388446
    Abstract: A pressure sensitive sensor is composed of a cylindrical shape body including therein an inner peripheral surface and a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction of that cylindrical shape body, and being made of an elastic electrical insulating member, and a plurality of electrode wires arranged in a helical shape along the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body, and arranged in such a manner as to have no contact with each other. In the pressure sensitive sensor, in a cross-sectional view perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the cylindrical shape body, at least some part of the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body lying between adjacent ones of the plurality of the electrode wires on the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body is formed in an inner side in radial directions of a circle passing through centers of the plurality of the electrode wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Publication number: 20200388449
    Abstract: A method configured to produce a pressure-sensitive sensor composed of a cylindrical-shape body including therein a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction of that sensor, and being made of an elastic electrical insulating member, and a plurality of electrode wires arranged helically along an inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical-shape body and arranged in such a manner as to have no contact with each other. The method includes, with an extruder with a head, extrusion-molding the cylindrical-shape body while running the plurality of electrode wires into that head in such a manner that a periphery of the plurality of electrode wires is coated with the cylindrical-shape body, and taking up the cylindrical-shape body and the plurality of electrode wires ejected from the extruder while rotating the cylindrical-shape body and the plurality of electrode wires in a circumferential direction of the sensor, to thereby helically arrange the plurality of electrode wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Patent number: 10853450
    Abstract: A radiographing apparatus detects radiation to generate a radiographic image and includes a first communication unit that communicates with a communication device via a first communication method and a second communication unit that communicates with the communication device via a second communication method, wherein the first communication unit receives a communication request signal for requesting communication with the communication device via the second communication method, and wherein the second communication unit performs communication with the communication device via the second communication method based on the communication request signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiro Abe
  • Patent number: 10829503
    Abstract: A dibenzopyrromethene boron chelate compound is represented by the following formula (1): in which X1 to X6 in the above formula (1) are each independently of one another a sulfur atom, a carbon atom having a hydrogen atom, or a carbon atom having a substituent R0, and the substituent R0 represents an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, an alkylthio group, an aromatic group, a halogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a mercapto group, a nitro group, a substituted amino group, an unsubstituted amino group, a cyano group, a sulfo group, an acyl group, a sulfamoyl group, an alkylsulfamoyl group, a carbamoyl group, or an alkylcarbamoyl group; and adjacent groups of X1 to X6 may be connected to each other to form a ring structure. The compound has an absorption band in a near-infrared light region, and a B—O chelate structure due to a thiophene ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Nippon Kayaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshifumi Inouchi, Tatsuya Aotake, Hidenori Yakushiji, Masahiro Abe, Shoji Shinamura, Yuichi Sadamitsu
  • Patent number: 10776416
    Abstract: A radiation imaging apparatus includes one or more processors and one or more memories storing, as one or more computer programs, computer-readable instructions to be executed by the processors to be performed a process including: obtaining a first imaging protocol including one or more parameters concerning radiation imaging; searching a plurality of imaging protocols stored in a storage unit for a second imaging protocol differing in some parameters from the obtained imaging protocol; causing a display unit to display a user interface for selecting an imaging protocol as a replacement destination of the first imaging protocol from the second imaging protocol specified when the second imaging protocol is specified by the process of searching; and replacing the first imaging protocol with the selected second imaging protocol in accordance with an instruction from an operator to the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masahiro Abe
  • Patent number: 10745432
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a crystal of 6?-sialyllactose (hereinafter, referred to as 6SL) sodium salt, which is easily handled, and has high storage stability at normal temperature as well as under high temperature conditions, and provide a production process thereof. The present invention relates to a crystal of 6SL sodium salt and a process for producing the crystal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Abe, Tomoya Yokoi, Sotaro Sanpei, Kazunari Fukumoto, Hiroshi Nagano
  • Patent number: 10643872
    Abstract: Disclosed is a liquid processing apparatus including: a plurality of substrate placement regions; a nozzle that supplies a processing liquid to a substrate from each processing position; a nozzle placement region provided behind a row of the substrate placement regions; an arm that detachably holds the nozzle at one end side; a driving unit that horizontally pivots the arm around a pivot axis; and a controller that outputs a control signal to convey the nozzle from the nozzle placement region to a standby position corresponding to a processing position of a conveyance destination, cause the nozzle to stand by at the standby position, and then, convey the nozzle to the processing position. The standby position is outside the substrate placement regions and is located between the processing position and the nozzle placement region when viewed in a front-and-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Masahiro Abe, Hiroichi Inada, Tohru Azuma, Tsunenaga Nakashima, Naofumi Kishita, Hideki Kajiwara
  • Publication number: 20200105466
    Abstract: Provided are molds for polar anisotropic ring-shaped bonded magnet molded articles which enable the production of bonded magnet molded articles with a high degree of roundness and only slight distortion, without the need for mold modification and preparation of a test mold, and a method of preparing such molds. The present invention relates to a method of preparing a mold for a polar anisotropic ring-shaped bonded magnet molded article, the method including: 1) determining the shrinkage length (Tc) of a desired polar anisotropic ring-shaped bonded magnet molded article using the following equation: Tc=Tx(?1/100??2/100); 2) determining the radius (Dm) of a magnetic pole portion of a mold cavity using the following equation: Dm=D/(1??2/100); and 3) defining the outer peripheral shape of the mold cavity from the Tc, the Dm, and the number (P) of magnetic poles of the molded article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro ABE, Kohei IHARA
  • Patent number: 10501126
    Abstract: In a mounting structure of an exterior part, a molding has a recess capable of being fitted to an outer periphery of the exterior part, as seen in a cross-sectional view. The outer periphery includes a recessed corner portion at which two sides of the outer periphery cross each other. One of the two sides constituting the recessed corner portion includes a protrusion capable of being fitted into the recess of the molding. The other of the two sides includes a cutout portion disposed adjacent to the protrusion, the cutout portion permitting insertion of the molding therethrough under a condition where the exterior part is mounted on a front surface of a main member. The exterior part is mounted on the front surface of the main member under a condition where an end portion of the molding mounted on the one side is inserted into the cutout portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA ACCESS CORP.
    Inventors: Ryo Shiogai, Masahiro Abe
  • Publication number: 20190311794
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a purpose setting unit configured to set an examination purpose of radiography, a selection setting unit configured to select processing of a radiation image corresponding to the examination purpose and set the processing in an editing area of a display unit, and a generation unit configured to generate a processing procedure corresponding to the examination purpose based on the set processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventor: Masahiro Abe