Masahiro Hayashi 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).
Abstract: A laminate comprising a heat-resistant polymer film, an inorganic substrate, and a polyamine compound layer formed using a polyamine compound, wherein the polyamine compound layer is formed between the heat-resistant polymer film and the inorganic substrate.
Abstract: A display substrate of the present invention has a thermal shrinkage value of 10 ppm or less when the display substrate is increased in temperature from normal temperature to 500° C. at a temperature increase rate of 5° C./min, held at 500° C. for 1 hour, and then cooled to normal temperature at a temperature decrease rate of 5° C./min.
Abstract: The MCP assembly of this embodiment is formed at least of a conductive upper support member, an MCP unit, an output electrode, a flexible sheet electrode, and a conductive lower support member as a structure for improving handleability of a flexible sheet electrode having a mesh area. The flexible sheet electrode includes the mesh area provided with plural openings. The flexible sheet electrode and the lower support member are physically and electrically connected to each other, and the flexible sheet electrode is sandwiched between the upper support member and the lower support member. As a result, even if the flexible sheet electrode becomes thin as an opening ratio of the mesh area increases, potential is set while the flexible sheet electrode is firmly held in the MCP assembly.
Abstract: An information processing device according to the present disclosure includes a control unit configured to execute accepting a movement request for moving a target body unit from a prescribed place to a prescribed movement destination, acquiring specification information regarding the target body unit, selecting, out of chassis units in a free state, the chassis unit adapted to the specification information as a mobile chassis unit, and transmitting to the mobile chassis unit a movement command for moving the target body unit from the prescribed place to the prescribed movement destination.
March 17, 2021
September 30, 2021
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Toshinari OGAWA, Kohta TARAO, Shinya KIJIMA, Osamu FUKAWATASE, Koji YASUI, Toshiyuki KOBAYASHI, Hitomi NAKATANI, Kuniaki JINNAI, Nobuki HAYASHI, Masahiro NAGANO, Akihiro ITO
Abstract: A solid electrolyte for an all-solid-state sodium battery, represented by formula: Na3?xSb1?x?xS4, wherein ? is selected from elements that provide Na3?xSb1?x?xS4 exhibiting a higher ionic conductivity than Na3SbS4, and x is 0<x<1.
Abstract: An image pickup element includes a photoelectric conversion section including a first electrode, a photoelectric conversion layer including an organic material, and a second electrode stacked on one another. Between the first electrode and the photoelectric conversion layer, an oxide semiconductor layer and an oxide film are formed from the first electrode side.
July 3, 2019
September 16, 2021
SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Abstract: A liquid supplying device includes a tank and a cartridge. The cartridge is configured to be detachably attached to the tank in an attachment-detachment direction crossing a vertical direction. The cartridge includes a first storage chamber. The tank includes a second storage chamber, a liquid passage, and a gas passage. The liquid passage has a first end, a second end, and a first extending portion. The second end is formed with a second opening open to an atmosphere. The first extending portion extends from the second opening in the attachment-detachment direction. The gas passage has a third end, a fourth end, and a second extending portion. The fourth end is formed with a fourth opening open to the atmosphere. The second extending portion extends from the fourth opening in the attachment-detachment direction. The second opening is at a position different from the fourth opening in the attachment-detachment direction.
Abstract: An MCP assembly of this embodiment is provided with an MCP unit and a flexible sheet electrode having a structure for facilitating handling thereof as a single body. The flexible sheet electrode is constituted by a mesh area provided with plural openings and a deformation suppressing portion surrounding the mesh area. Both the mesh area and the deformation suppressing portion are comprised of the same conductive material, and physical strength of the deformation suppressing portion is higher than that of the mesh area. With this configuration, the physical strength of an entire flexible sheet electrode is secured even if an opening ratio of the mesh area is increased, so that the handling of the flexible sheet electrode as a single body is facilitated.
Abstract: A flush water tank apparatus enabling accurately setting an amount of flush water to be discharged while opening a discharge valve via a discharge valve hydraulic drive unit and a flush toilet apparatus including the flush water tank are provided. A flush water tank apparatus includes a first float device; a second float device that prevents from descent of the discharge valve according to the water level so as to discharge a second amount of flush water; and an adjustment mechanism configured so that when the second amount of flush water is selected by the flush water amount selection portion the clutch mechanism is disconnected at a pull-up height of the discharge valve such that the discharge valve descended by the disconnection of the clutch mechanism is held by the second float device in a holding state.
Abstract: A recording device includes a recording head and a control unit. When recording a raster line forming a partial image of a image, using, of a nozzle row, a plurality of OL nozzles in a positional relationship to record a common raster line, the control unit performs recording using the OL nozzles of a first range, in a range of the OL nozzles in a first direction, when a recording condition is a first recording condition, and performs recording using the OL nozzles of a second range narrower than the first range, of the range of the OL nozzles in the first direction, when the recording condition is a second recording condition in which a density difference, in the image, between the partial image and an image other than the partial image is greater than in the first recording condition.
Abstract: There are provided a flush water tank apparatus capable of accurately setting the amount of flush water to be discharged while opening a discharge valve by a discharge valve hydraulic drive unit. A flush water tank apparatus includes a valve controller, where, in a case where a first amount of flush water is selected, the valve controller causes the timing control mechanism to be engaged with the discharge valve and causes the timing control mechanism to operate such that engagement is released after a lapse of a first period of time, and in a case where a second amount of flush water is selected, the valve controller causes the timing control mechanism to be engaged with the discharge valve and causes the timing control mechanism to operate such that engagement is released after lapse of a second period of time shorter than the first period of time.
Abstract: To provide a solid-state imaging element capable of further improving reliability. Provided is a solid-state imaging element including at least a first photoelectric conversion section, and a semiconductor substrate in which a second photoelectric conversion section is formed, in this order from a light incidence side, in which the first photoelectric conversion section includes at least a first electrode, a photoelectric conversion layer, a first oxide semiconductor layer, a second oxide semiconductor layer, and a second electrode in this order, and a film density of the first oxide semiconductor layer is higher than a film density of the second oxide semiconductor layer.
June 20, 2019
September 2, 2021
SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Abstract: The present invention is a flush water tank apparatus (4) and includes: a storage tank (10) on which a drain port (10a) is formed, a discharge valve (12) opening/closing the drain port; a discharge valve hydraulic drive unit (14) driving the discharge valve using water supply pressure; a clutch mechanism (30) coupling the discharge valve and the discharge valve hydraulic drive unit to pull up the discharge valve; flush water amount selection device capable of selecting between a first and a second amount of flush water; a timing control mechanism controlling a timing of the drain port being blocked; and a control jet unit (20) jetting, when the second amount is selected, flush water to a water receiving surface provided on the timing control mechanism so that a timing of the drain port being blocked is earlier than a case of the first amount of flush water.
Abstract: The flush water tank apparatus of the present invention includes: a clutch mechanism 30 coupling the discharge valve 12 and the discharge valve hydraulic drive unit 14 to pull up the discharge valve, and being disconnected at a predetermined timing to cause the discharge valve to descend; flush water amount selection device capable of selecting from a first and a second amounts of flush water; a float device 26 including a float and a holding mechanism switchable between a holding and a non-holding states in conjunction with movement of the float; and a timing control mechanism controlling a timing of a drain port 10a being blocked; and, when the second amount is selected, causes the second amount of flush water to be discharged by switching the holding mechanism to the non-holding state before a water level in a storage tank drops to a predetermined water level.
Abstract: There is provided a tank including a liquid inlet port, an atmosphere open port, a liquid outflow port, a first liquid chamber having a first atmosphere communication channel, a second liquid chamber being in communication with the first liquid chamber and having a second atmosphere communication channel, and a liquid channel. The liquid inside the liquid channel is movable along with a liquid consumption of a liquid consuming device connected to the tank. With the tank in a usage posture, when the liquid is stored in the first liquid chamber and the second liquid chamber, the liquid level of the liquid stored in the first liquid chamber is formed independently from the liquid level of the liquid stored in the second liquid chamber.
Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a fucose-binding protein that shows improved productivity in cases of expression in a host such as Escherichia coli, improved binding affinity to a fucose-containing sugar chain such as a sugar chain containing a structure composed of Fuc?1-2Gal?1-3GlcNAc and/or Fuc?1-2Gal?1-3GalNAc, and/or improved thermal stability.
August 8, 2019
August 26, 2021
TOSOH CORPORATION, SAGAMI CHEMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Abstract: An information processing device for managing a vehicle including a toilet unit, a tank unit connected to the toilet unit for storing waste that flows from the toilet unit, and a traveling unit capable of moving the toilet unit and the tank unit. The information processing device performs control for disconnecting the traveling unit from the toilet unit and the tank unit when installing a toilet. The information processing device includes a control unit configured to acquire a storage amount of waste in the tank unit and to generate commands to the traveling unit to cause the traveling unit to replace the tank unit when the storage amount of waste becomes equal to or larger than a predetermined amount.
Abstract: According to one aspect, the disclosure provides an image recording apparatus including a liquid supplying device. The liquid supplying device includes a tank, a cartridge, an atmospheric communication portion, and a recording portion. The tank has a second storage chamber configured to store liquid, a liquid passage in communication with the second storage chamber, and a gas passage in communication with the second storage chamber. The atmospheric communication portion includes a buffer tank defining a buffer chamber configured to store gas, a single communication flow passage allowing the buffer chamber to communicate with the second storage chamber, and an air communication passage allowing the buffer chamber to communicate with an atmosphere. When the cartridge is attached to the tank, the buffer chamber is positioned below the first storage chamber and the second storage chamber is positioned below the buffer chamber.
Abstract: An image-recording apparatus includes: a first tank defining a first storage chamber; a second tank defining a second storage chamber; a conveying mechanism for conveying sheets along a conveying path extending in a depthwise direction and a widthwise direction perpendicular to a vertical direction and the depthwise direction; and a recording head including a nozzle. Liquid in the first storage chamber is supplied through a communication port to the second storage chamber and then to the recording head through a liquid outlet port. The second storage chamber is positioned further in a first depthwise direction relative to the nozzle and further in a first widthwise direction relative to the conveying path. A volume of a prescribed space above a liquid level equal to a height of the communication port in the second storage chamber is greater than that of a liquid channel between the liquid outlet port and the nozzle.
Abstract: A liquid supplying device includes a tank and a cartridge configured to be attached to the tank. The cartridge includes a first storage chamber. The tank includes a second storage chamber, a liquid passage, a gas passage, and an air communication portion. The liquid passage has a first end formed with a first opening, and a second end formed with a second opening. The gas passage has a third end formed with a third opening, and a fourth end formed with a fourth opening. In an attachment state where the first storage chamber is in communication with both the second opening and the fourth opening, the first storage chamber has a portion positioned above the liquid passage and the gas passage, and the second storage chamber is positioned below the liquid passage and the gas passage.