Patents by Inventor Masahiro Watanabe

Masahiro Watanabe 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: 20190283141
    Abstract: Cutting machining is performed on a workpiece by making a cutting tool travel relative to the workpiece while rotating the cutting tool such that a peripheral speed of the cutting tool becomes equal to or more than a cutting speed of the cutting tool, while an outer peripheral surface and an end surface of the cutting tool function as a rake surface and a relief surface, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki AZUMA, Yoshihiko YAMADA, Kenji HAMADA, Masahiro KIJI, Hiroshi WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20190278489
    Abstract: A computer-readable recording medium storing therein a report preparation program that causes at least one of storages and a computer coupled to the at least one of storages to execute a process for calculating an individual-feature quantity with respect to an input output per second (IOPS) of the at least one of storages for each piece of time-series data included in a time-series data group with respect to the IOPS; statistically processing the calculated individual-feature quantity of the time-series data group; calculating an entire-feature quantity based on the statistically processing; referring to a learning model generated based on at least one of learning time-series data groups and contents of a report for the at least one of learning time-series data groups, the learning model representing a relationship between an entire-feature quantity and contents of the report; and outputting information on contents of the report corresponding the calculated entire-feature quantity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji SAITO, Tetsuya UCHIUMI, YUKIHIRO WATANABE, Reiko Kondo, KAZUHIRO SUZUKI, Masahiro Asaoka
  • Publication number: 20190280141
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion element includes a photoelectric conversion layer that has a p-type impurity region and an n-type impurity region, an insulating layer that overlaps with the p-type impurity region and the n-type impurity region and has a groove outside the p-type impurity region and the n-type impurity region in a plan view of a main surface of the photoelectric conversion layer, a p-type electrode electrically connected to the p-type impurity region, an n-type electrode electrically connected to the n-type impurity region, and a barrier layer that has a lower moisture permeability than the insulating layer, in the groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKEUCHI, Yukimune WATANABE, Daisuke NAGANO, Masahiro FURUSAWA
  • Publication number: 20190270166
    Abstract: A machining apparatus for a curved plate includes a holder that holds a main surface of a curved plate having curved surfaces on both main surfaces; a machining device that machines an outer circumference of the curved plate held by the holder; a movable frame that retains the machining device; a driver that moves the movable frame to move a machining point of the curved plate held by the holder; a controller that controls the driver; and a guide that guides the movable frame along the outer circumference of the curved plate held by the holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Masabumi ITO, Itsuro Watanabe, Hiroyuki Ezura, Masahiro Deguchi, Keisuke Kato
  • Patent number: 10399817
    Abstract: In an elevator car position detection device, a magnetic field generator generates an eddy current magnetic field on an identification member, and a magnetic field detector detects the eddy current magnetic field generated on the identification member. The identification member includes a plurality of conductors which are continuously arranged along an ascending and descending direction of a car, and are relatively different in a plate thickness with respect to a skin depth of an eddy current generated by the magnetic field generator on the identification member. A shape of at least a part of a boundary between the adjacent conductors is a straight line or a curve tilted with respect to a direction orthogonal to the ascending and descending direction of the car.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Inoue, Emiko Kurata, Yoshimasa Watanabe, Akihide Shiratsuki, Hiroshi Nishizawa, Hajime Nakajima, Masahiro Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 10400850
    Abstract: A shock absorber includes a cylindrically-shaped mounting member having an outer peripheral surface bonded at one end or both ends, the mounting member having an outer diameter at an end surface side smaller than an outer diameter at a center portion, and a reinforcement welding performed at the end surface side of the mounting member at a bonding portion of the mounting member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: KYB Corporation, HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Miwa, Kazuma Ando, Yuki Watanabe, Takafumi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190268591
    Abstract: Provided is a technique for facilitating management of an image sensor having a modular structure. The image sensor includes an imaging system and a processing part executing a process using an image acquired by the imaging system. The imaging system is configured by combining a plurality of modularized components. Each of the components includes a non-volatile memory. The processing part is capable of reading and/or writing information from/to the memory of each of the components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKAYAMA, Masaru HORIE, Hirofumi INA, Kosuke WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10393051
    Abstract: An internal-combustion-engine fuel injection control device which can accurately control a boosted voltage applied to a fuel injection valve during fuel injection and can control a variation in a fuel injection amount without increasing a size or a cost of the fuel injection control device even when a width of a fuel injection driving pulse to drive the fuel injection valve is small is provided. A fuel injection control device includes a boosting operation control unit configured to start a boosting operation at predetermined timing regardless of an amount of a detected voltage when the detected voltage is higher than a threshold voltage for starting boosting and is lower than a threshold voltage for stopping boosting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takao Fukuda, Hideyuki Sakamoto, Masahiro Toyohara, Yoshihisa Fujii, Osamu Mukaihara, Mitsuhiko Watanabe, Takeshi Konno
  • Patent number: 10391560
    Abstract: The cutting device includes a rotating portion for rotating the cutting tool in a rotation axis line of the cutting tool and a traveling means for making the cutting tool travel relative to a workpiece. The rotating means and the traveling means rotates the outer peripheral surface of the cutting tool and makes the cutting tool travel, having the outer peripheral surface function as the rake surface, so as to perform cutting machining.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Azuma, Yoshihiko Yamada, Kenji Hamada, Masahiro Kiji, Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10396353
    Abstract: A negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, including negative electrode active material particles containing a silicon compound (SiOx where 0.5?x?1.6), the negative electrode active material particles being coated with a carbon coating composed of a substance at least partially containing carbon, the carbon coating having a density ranging from 1.2 g/cm3 to 1.9 g/cm3, the negative electrode active material particles having a characteristic of type II or type III adsorption-desorption isotherm in the IUPAC classification, as obtained by adsorption-desorption isotherm measurement with nitrogen gas. This negative electrode active material can increase the battery capacity and improve the cycle performance and battery initial efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromichi Kamo, Kohta Takahashi, Takakazu Hirose, Koichiro Watanabe, Masahiro Furuya, Hiroki Yoshikawa
  • Patent number: 10384479
    Abstract: A printer includes a mainframe including a front face part that has an opening through which a recording medium passes; a guide unit connected to the mainframe on a first side of the front face part; a printer mechanism unit configured to perform printing on the recording medium, and connected to the mainframe on a second side of the front face part opposite to the first side thereof; an arm unit having a first end connected to the mainframe; and a shaft unit configured to hold a roll of the recording medium, and connected to a second end of the arm unit, wherein the guide unit is configured to guide the recording medium so as to feed the recording medium to the printer mechanism unit through the opening of the front face part of the mainframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori, Masaru Kihara
  • Patent number: 10388524
    Abstract: There is provided a method of forming a boron film on a substrate on which a semiconductor device is formed, by plasmarizing a reaction gas containing a boron-containing gas under a process atmosphere regulated to a pressure which falls within a range of 0.67 to 33.3 Pa (5 to 250 mTorr). The boron film is formed on a substrate on which a semiconductor device is formed, by plasmarizing a reaction gas containing a boron-containing gas under a process atmosphere regulated to a pressure which falls within a range of 0.67 to 33.3 Pa (5 to 250 mTorr).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Hirokazu Ueda, Masahiro Oka, Hiraku Ishikawa, Yoshimasa Watanabe, Syuhei Yonezawa
  • Publication number: 20190241689
    Abstract: The present invention provides a methacrylic resin composition for non-contact hot plate welding comprising a methacrylic resin comprising 80 to 99.9% by mass of a methacrylic acid ester monomer unit and 0.1 to 20% by mass of a unit of at least one additional vinyl monomer copolymerizable with the methacrylic acid ester monomer, wherein the methacrylic resin composition has a melt flow rate (MFR) of 2.5 g/10 min or lower at 230° C. at a load of 3.8 kg.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro WATANABE, Katsura TSUJIMOTO, Kazunori KOZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190244838
    Abstract: A method of forming a boron-based film includes forming the boron-based film mainly containing boron on a substrate by plasma CVD using plasma of a processing gas including a boron-containing gas; and controlling film stress of the formed boron-based film by adjusting a process parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshimasa WATANABE, Masahiro OKA, Hirokazu UEDA, Yuuki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10370507
    Abstract: Provided are a carbon fiber thermoplastic resin prepreg which is a carbon fiber prepreg obtained by impregnating a PAN-based carbon fiber in which the average fiber fineness of a single fiber is 1.0 dtex to 2.4 dtex with a thermoplastic resin, wherein the thermoplastic resin satisfies 20?(FM/FS)?40 (where FM: flexural modulus (MPa) of a resin sheet comprising only the thermoplastic resin, and FS: flexural strength (MPa) of the resin sheet), a method for manufacturing the same, and a carbon fiber composite material employing the carbon fiber prepreg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Mistubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Masao Tomioka, Takahiro Hayashi, Saki Fujita, Takeshi Ishikawa, Keigo Yoshida, Takuya Teranishi, Atsushi Takahashi, Kenichi Watanabe, Morio Katagiri, Akinobu Sasaki, Masahiro Oosuka, Hiroshi Tategaki, Takayuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10372058
    Abstract: A controller which causes a light emitting element to continuously perform minute emission for a plurality of dots in a level in which toner is not attached to a non-image section on an image bearing member is provided. The controller controls a first driving current for an image section and controls a second driving current used to perform the minute emission by the light emitting element in the non-image section several times in one job. In the image section, a driving current obtained by adding the first driving current to the second driving current is supplied so that the light emitting element emits light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kiyoto Toyoizumi, Masaru Shimura, Shinsuke Kobayashi, Hideo Nanataki, Shinji Katagiri, Yasunari Watanabe, Hideaki Hasegawa, Masahiro Tambo
  • Patent number: 10370506
    Abstract: Provided are a carbon fiber thermoplastic resin prepreg which is a carbon fiber prepreg obtained by impregnating a PAN-based carbon fiber in which the average fiber fineness of a single fiber is 1.0 dtex to 2.4 dtex with a thermoplastic resin, wherein the thermoplastic resin satisfies 20?(FM/FS)?40 (where FM: flexural modulus (MPa) of a resin sheet comprising only the thermoplastic resin, and FS: flexural strength (MPa) of the resin sheet), a method for manufacturing the same, and a carbon fiber composite material employing the carbon fiber prepreg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masao Tomioka, Takahiro Hayashi, Saki Fujita, Takeshi Ishikawa, Keigo Yoshida, Takuya Teranishi, Atsushi Takahashi, Kenichi Watanabe, Morio Katagiri, Akinobu Sasaki, Masahiro Oosuka, Hiroshi Tategaki, Takayuki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190237997
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a power flow monitoring device for a power system, a power system stabilization device, and a power flow monitoring method for a power system, which are highly reliable and accurate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Yuki TSUJII, Kenedward KAWAKITA, Masatoshi KUMAGAI, Masahiro WATANABE, Akira KIKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190235452
    Abstract: Provided is a power system status estimation device capable of increasing the likelihood that status estimation calculations converge. Thus, a power system status estimation device 1 is equipped with: a measured value selection unit 102 for selecting a prescribed combination of measured values using which it is predicted that the power system status estimation calculations will converge, from among the measured values from each sensor provided in the power system; and a status estimation calculation unit 101 for estimating the status of the power system on the basis of the prescribed combination of measured values selected by the measured value selection unit and the system model for the power system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro WATANABE, Yuki TSUJII, KenEdward KAWAKITA, Masatoshi KUMAGAI
  • Publication number: 20190230951
    Abstract: The present invention has objects to provide a powdery plant extract for beverages, having satisfactory flavor-retaining effect and solubility. The present invention solves the above objects by providing a powdery plant extract for beverages, comprising a plant extract for beverages and a branched ?-glucan mixture having the following characteristics (A) to (C): (A) Being constructed by glucose molecules; (B) Having a branched structure with a glucose polymerization degree of one or more, bound via a linkage other than ?-1,4 linkage to a non-reducing end glucose residue at an end position of a linear glucan with a glucose polymerization degree of 3 or higher, having a structure of binding glucose molecules via ?-1,4 linkages; and (C) Isomaltose in an amount of 5% by mass or higher, on a dry solid basis, of the hydrolysate is formed when digested by isomaltodextranase; where the mass ratio of the plant extract for beverages and the branched ?-glucan mixture is in a range of 1:0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Shinichiro INOUE, Hikaru Masahiro WATANABE