Patents by Inventor Masahiro Nishikawa

Masahiro Nishikawa 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: 11370347
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile cabin set that allows flexible arrangement of layout in a cabin. One aspect of the present disclosure provides a mobile cabin set that includes a cabin body configuring a part of a moving body and including a ceiling surface, a floor surface, and two or more side surfaces that define an interior space; at least one rail arranged on at least one surface of the ceiling surface, or the two or more side surfaces of the cabin body, the at least one rail extending in a direction that intersects a vertical direction; and at least one attachment arranged in the interior space. The at least one rail includes an attachment/detachment mechanism to allow attachment/detachment of the at least one attachment at a given position of the at least one rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tokuyuki Nishikawa, Katsuhito Yamauchi, Takeshi Yamada, Hiroaki Namba, Masahiro Tatenami
  • Publication number: 20220195197
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a gardenia blue pigment that can stably maintain the color tone even after heating under acidic conditions, and a method for producing the gardenia blue pigment. A gardenia blue pigment that can stably maintain the color tone even after heating under acidic conditions is obtained by carrying out the following first and second steps: the first step of reacting walnut peptide, bitter melon peptide, and/or soy peptide with genipin in a solvent without the supply of a gas containing oxygen; and the second step of treating the reaction solution obtained in the first step with the supply of a gas containing oxygen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Junya YAMASHITA, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Kaori MIURA, Kenichi FUJIMORI
  • Publication number: 20220185676
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a heteroatom-doped nanodiamond, the heteroatom-doped nanodiamond being doped with at least one heteroatom, the heteroatom-doped nanodiamond satisfying criteria (i) and/or (ii) below: (i) a BET specific surface area being from 20 to 900 m2/g, and (ii) an average size of primary particles being from 2 to 70 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoaki MAHIKO, Yuto MAKINO, Akihiko TSURUI, Ming LIU, Masahiro NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220177388
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide an explosive composition comprising at least one explosive and at least one heteroatom compound, the heteroatom compound comprising at least one heteroatom selected from the group consisting of B, P, Si, S, Cr, Sn, Al, Ge, Li, Na, K, Cs, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Ti, Zr, V, Nb, Ta, Mo, W, Mn, Ni, Cu, Ag, Cd, Hg, Ga, In, Tl, As, Sb, Bi, Se, Te, Co, Xe, F, Y, and lanthanoids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoaki MAHIKO, Yuto MAKINO, Akihiko TSURUI, Ming LIU, Masahiro NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220176256
    Abstract: A first ring buffer records a game moving image by game software currently being executed, together with time information. In a case where an event is generated in a game, an event information acquiring part acquires event information including an event code that identifies the generated event, from the game software. A second ring buffer records therein the acquired event information together with the time information synchronized with the first ring buffer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Benedikt Neuenfeldt, Yohei Nishikawa, Takahisa Ishikawa, Akihiko Kusumoto, Nobukazu Koyama, Masahiro Fujihara, Steven Trombetta, Adil Sherwani
  • Publication number: 20220169517
    Abstract: The present invention provides a nanocluster in which a carbon nanomaterial modified with a higher alkyl group or a higher alkenyl group is self-assembled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eijiro MIYAKO, Yue YU, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Ming LIU, Takahiro TEI
  • Publication number: 20220157536
    Abstract: Provided is an electrode-forming material for an electrochemical capacitor useful for forming an electrode of an electrochemical capacitor having a high storage capacity and a high energy density. The electrode-forming material for an electrochemical capacitor according to an embodiment of the present invention includes boron-doped nanodiamond (A) having a specific surface area of 110 m2/g or greater and an electrical conductivity at 20° C. of 5.0×10?3 S/cm or greater; and a metal oxide (B), and the content of the (B) is from 20 to 95 mass % with respect to the total content of the (A) and (B).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: DAICEL CORPORATION, TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Takeshi KONDO, Toshifumi TOJO, Makoto YUASA, Kenjo MIYASHITA, Atori MIKI, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Takahiro TEI
  • Publication number: 20220133914
    Abstract: The present invention provides a photo-exothermic composite material represented by Formula (I) of CNM-(Y1—R)n1 (I) (wherein, CNM denotes a carbon nanomaterial, Y1 denotes a divalent linking group, R denotes a group derived from a fluorescent substance or pigment; and n1 is an integer of 1 or greater).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eijiro MIYAKO, Yue YU, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Ming LIU, Takahiro TEI
  • Publication number: 20220076899
    Abstract: An ink includes a boron-doped nanodiamond having a specific surface area of 110 m2/g or greater, and electrical conductivity at 20° C. of 5.0×10?3 S/cm or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicants: DAICEL CORPORATION, TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Takeshi KONDO, Tatsuo AIKAWA, Makoto YUASA, Kenjo MIYASHITA, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Takahiro TEI
  • Publication number: 20210395607
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fluorescent diamond containing an MV center emitting fluorescence at a concentration of 1×1014/cm3 or higher, where M represents a metal or metalloid, and V represents a vacancy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicants: DAICEL CORPORATION, KYUSHU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Motoi NAKAO, Shinji NAGAMACHI, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Ming LIU
  • Publication number: 20210371740
    Abstract: A method of producing a fluorescent nanodiamond exhibiting a zero phonon line (ZPL) for NV0 and/or NV? on its the fluorescence emission wavelength spectrum. The method includes a detonation step of exploding at least one type of explosive in an airtight container to obtain a nanodiamond raw material, a first annealing step of annealing, at a temperature from 1000° C. to 1600° C., the nanodiamond raw material or a nanodiamond which is obtained by removing sp2 carbon through strong acid treatment, ozone treatment, or gas-phase oxidation of the nanodiamond raw material, a vacancy forming step of creating vacancies on the nanodiamond by irradiating the nanodiamond with an ion beam or an electron beam after the first annealing step, and a second annealing step of annealing, at a temperature from 600° C. to 900° C., the nanodiamond containing vacancies to form Nitrogen-Vacancy (NV) centers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Ming LIU, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Yoshihiro INAMOTO, Maki KISHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11168629
    Abstract: The present invention is one that accurately measures an exhaust gas component regardless of variation in atmospheric pressure around a test object that is a vehicle or part of it, and an exhaust gas analysis apparatus that measures component concentration in exhaust gas discharged from the test object that is the vehicle or part of it. The exhaust gas analysis apparatus includes: an exhaust gas detector that mixes the exhaust gas and reactive gas together and detects the resulting phenomenon; a pressure gauge that measures the atmospheric pressure at the time of measurement of the exhaust gas or pressure at a predetermined point inside the exhaust gas analysis apparatus as measured pressure; and a correction part that, on the basis of the measured pressure by the pressure gauge, corrects the measurement error of the exhaust gas detector associated with a variation in the supply amount of the reactive gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: HORIBA, LTD.
    Inventors: Naoto Mizutani, Masahiro Nishikawa, Haruhisa Mohara, Shun Fukami, Yosuke Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200384111
    Abstract: The present invention provides a self-assembled nanocluster containing a carbon nanomaterial modified with a functional group represented by the following formula (I): —Y1—R (I) wherein Y1 represents a divalent linking group, and R represents an organic group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eijiro MIYAKO, Yue YU, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Ming LIU, Takahiro TEI
  • Publication number: 20200357578
    Abstract: Provided are a boron-doped nanodiamond having a large specific surface area and high electrical conductivity, an electrode containing the boron-doped nanodiamond, and a sensor or an electricity storage device provided with the electrode. The boron-doped nanodiamond of the present invention has a specific surface area of 110 m2/g or greater and electrical conductivity at 20° C. of 5.0×10?3 S/cm or greater. The boron-doped nanodiamond preferably has a median diameter of 200 nm or smaller. Additionally, the electrode of the present invention contains the boron-doped nanodiamond.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicants: DAICEL CORPORATION, TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Takeshi KONDO, Tatsuo AIKAWA, Makoto YUASA, Kenjo MIYASHITA, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Takahiro TEI
  • Publication number: 20200191080
    Abstract: The present invention is one that accurately measures an exhaust gas component regardless of variation in atmospheric pressure around a test object that is a vehicle or part of it, and an exhaust gas analysis apparatus that measures component concentration in exhaust gas discharged from the test object that is the vehicle or part of it. The exhaust gas analysis apparatus includes: an exhaust gas detector that mixes the exhaust gas and reactive gas together and detects the resulting phenomenon; a pressure gauge that measures the atmospheric pressure at the time of measurement of the exhaust gas or pressure at a predetermined point inside the exhaust gas analysis apparatus as measured pressure; and a correction part that, on the basis of the measured pressure by the pressure gauge, corrects the measurement error of the exhaust gas detector associated with a variation in the supply amount of the reactive gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: HORIBA, lTD.
    Inventors: Naoto MIZUTANO, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Haruhisa MOHARA, Shun FUKAMI, Yosuke KONDO
  • Publication number: 20190364614
    Abstract: In a small-scale LAN relay adaptor for collecting various information from a hot-water supply system and transmitting the information to a management server via a wireless LAN router, three LEDs arranged in a single row and a control part for performing light emission control of the LEDs are included, wherein the control part is configured to be capable of switching an operation mode to a state display mode or a reception intensity display mode. During the state display mode, the control part issues a notification of the occurrence of three error states respectively using the three LEDs. On the other hand, during the reception intensity display mode, the control part performs reception intensity display processing for displaying the magnitude of reception intensity from the wireless LAN router using the three LEDs as a level meter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: NORITZ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiko MAEKAWA, Masayuki SUGIOKA, Tsuyoshi YAMASHITA, Daisuke HIROTA, Yasunori IMI, Masahiro NISHIKAWA, Naoki TAWADA, Masaru ONO
  • Patent number: 10485131
    Abstract: A power-supply device including: a casing having a space therein and formed by metal stamping or having a thickness ranging from 0.3 to 3.0 mm; and a circuit board disposed inside the casing, wherein the casing includes a casing portion having an opening, and a cover portion disposed to cover the opening of the casing portion, the casing portion has a through hole formed at a position corresponding to a connector terminal connected to the circuit board, and the cover portion includes a storage portion bulging outward from the casing, the storage portion storing either one of an electronic component provided to a face of the circuit board which faces the cover portion and an electronic component provided across the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosaku Arita, Masahiro Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 10214568
    Abstract: Provided is a preparation method for phycocyanin, including: adding chitosan to a suspension of cyanobacteria containing phycocyanin; and filtering the suspension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignees: Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd., Glico Nutrition Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Iwao Kojima, Koji Odan, Masahiro Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 10041645
    Abstract: The light source unit includes: a semiconductor light emitting element; a lighting circuit configured to operate the semiconductor light emitting element; a first heat dissipation plate on which the semiconductor light emitting element is placed; a second heat dissipation plate on which the lighting circuit is placed; a wiring member electrically interconnecting the semiconductor light emitting element and the lighting circuit; and an interconnection member to which the first heat dissipation plate and the second heat dissipation plate are attached. The interconnection member is lower in thermal conductivity than the first heat dissipation plate and the second heat dissipation plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ueno, Masahiro Nishikawa, Hiro Aoki
  • Patent number: 9964512
    Abstract: An exhaust gas analyzing system makes it possible to determine appropriate maintenance timing of sampling pumps in the system, including sampling pumps and provided in a main flow path in order to sample exhaust gas sent from an introduction port, analysis parts provided on the upstream side or downstream side of the sampling pumps and in the main flow path, flow meters provided on the upstream side or downstream side of the analysis parts in the main flow path, and pump abnormality determination parts and for determining abnormality of the sampling pumps by comparing pump flow rates obtained by the flow meters to a predetermined abnormal flow rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Horiba, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaru Miyai, Manabu Ito, Masahiro Nishikawa