Masahiro Yamamoto 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: The aim of the present invention is to provide a processing device and a processing method, with which it is possible to improve processing accuracy. A processing device processes a work piece which integrally includes a plate-shaped first curved-surface section and a plate-shaped planar-surface section that extends from the edge of the first curved-surface section in a bending manner. Furthermore, the processing device includes a first clamp device which includes a contact part that makes contact with the first curved-surface section, and a pressing part that presses the first curved-surface section in the direction of the contact part, and which restricts movement of the first curved-surface section in the plate thickness direction; a second clamp device which is movable in the plate thickness direction of the planar-surface section and supports the planar-surface section; and a machining device which machines the first curved-surface section.
Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to reduce the amount of data used in an apparatus, a system, and a method for performing a substrate processing. In order to achieve this object, a substrate processing apparatus includes one or more processing units each for performing a processing on a substrate and one or more arithmetic processing parts. One or more arithmetic processing parts generate a flow recipe defining a flow of a series of processings for a substrate by combining two or more processing recipes among a plurality of processing recipes each defining a processing condition relating to a processing to be performed on a substrate in the one or more processing units. The plurality of processing recipes include a plurality of liquid processing recipes each defining a condition of a processing to be performed on a substrate by using a processing liquid.
September 6, 2019
Date of Patent:
November 21, 2023
SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd.
Koji Hashimoto, Shinji Shimizu, Hiroshi Horiguchi, Masahiro Yamamoto
Abstract: An insert includes a main body extending from a first end toward a second end. The main body includes a cutting edge, a rake face, and a flute. In the rake face, a second rake angle of a second surface region positioned closer to the second end than a first surface region connected to the cutting edge is smaller than a first rake angle of the first surface region. A third rake angle of a third surface region is smaller than the second rake angle, the third surface region being adjacent to the flute rearward in a rotational direction and on an outer peripheral side of the main body.
Abstract: A pouch includes a packaging bag including a front surface sheet, a back surface sheet, a bottom surface sheet, and a top surface sheet and a spout. The packaging bag includes a pair of side seal portions, a front bottom seal portion, a back bottom seal portion, a front top seal portion, and a back top seal portion. At least one of the pair of side seal portions includes a side enclosing portion in which a gas is enclosed, the side enclosing portion having an elongated shape in a height direction. At least one of the front top seal portion or the back top seal portion includes a top enclosing portion in which a gas is enclosed, the top enclosing portion having an elongated shape in a width direction.
Abstract: A secondary battery negative electrode according to the present invention is provided with a negative electrode mixture layer comprising: a negative electrode active material that contains an Si compound; and a binding material that includes cellulose nanofibers having a fiber diameter of 9 nm or less and a conductive material containing single-walled carbon nanotubes having a fiber diameter of less than 4 nm. The content of the cellulose nanofibers is greater than or equal to 0.005 mass % and less than 0.2 mass % in relation to the mass of the negative electrode active material.
Abstract: A charging method of a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery involves a first charging step in which, defining x as the ratio of the capacity of a silicon compound to the rated capacity Q(0.1?x?0.5), a battery capacity Q1st that satisfies the expression below is charged at a first fixed current value; and a high current charging step in which, after completion of the first charging step, charging is performed at a fixed current value higher than the first fixed current value. 0.38x+0.063???Q1st/Q?0.38x+0.
Abstract: Provided is a method for manufacturing an electrode by doping an active material included a layer of an electrode precursor with alkali metal. The electrode precursor and a counter electrode member are brought into contact with a solution containing an alkali metal ion in a dope bath. The counter electrode member includes a conductive base material, an alkali metal-containing plate, and a member having an opening. The member having the opening is located between the conductive base material and the alkali metal-containing plate. The member having the opening is, for example, a resin film having an opening.
Abstract: A picture generation apparatus includes: a light source substrate on which a light source is mounted; an optical member through which light emitted from the light source is transmitted; a display device configured to form, by the light transmitted through the optical member, light for generating a predetermined picture; a heat sink configured to dissipate heat generated from the light source substrate; and a lens holder configured to hold the optical member. The lens holder includes first engagement portions, and the heat sink includes second engagement portions. Each of the first engagement portions and a respective one of the second engagement portions are fixed to each other, so that the light source substrate is positioned and fixed in a state of being interposed between the lens holder and the heat sink.
Abstract: This negative electrode for a secondary battery is provided with a negative electrode mixture layer comprising an Si compound-containing negative electrode active material, a conductive material and a binding material; the conductive material includes single-layer carbon nanotubes with a outermost diameter of at most 5 nm, and the binding material contains carboxymethyl cellulose salt with a weight average molecular weight of 150,000-450,000.
Abstract: A whiteboard film system includes: a whiteboard film; a plurality of light-emitting devices to emit infrared light onto a surface of the whiteboard film at a viewer's side; and a plurality of photodetection devices to receive the infrared light emitted from the plurality of light-emitting devices, the plurality of photodetection devices being provided so as to at least partly oppose the plurality of light-emitting devices. A whiteboard film includes: a diffuse reflection layer to diffuse-reflect visible light; an absorptive polarizing layer having a first transmission axis that is parallel to a first direction; and a reflective polarizing layer being disposed between the diffuse reflection layer and absorptive polarizing layer and having a second transmission axis that is substantially parallel to the first direction.
Abstract: A writing board set includes a writing board and a writing utensil containing ink. The writing board reflects back, when unpolarized light is incident on its surface at a viewer's side, polarized light which is parallel to a first direction and which has a degree of polarization of 95% or more. Ld*, ad*, and bd* are values of L*, a*, and b* as obtained by irradiating the surface of the writing board with light that has been transmitted through a polarizing layer having a transmission axis which is orthogonal to the first direction, and measuring total reflectance through spectrophotometry. Li*, ai*, and bi* are values of L*, a*, and b* as obtained by irradiating the ink having been introduced onto a surface of a glass panel with unpolarized light, and measuring total reflectance through spectrophotometry. A color difference ?E*ab as defined by eq. (1) is 19 or less: ?E*ab[(Li*?Ld*)2+(ai*?ad*)2+(bi*?bd*)2]1/2??(1).
March 28, 2023
October 5, 2023
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
Saori YAMAMOTO, Masahiro YAEGASHI, Yuji TOYOTA
Abstract: A mist collector includes: a filter that collects mist; a nozzle including an ejection port capable of ejecting a coolant, the nozzle being disposed to cause the ejection port to be opposite to the filter; and a motor that causes the filter to move, to cause a position on the filter to which the ejection port is opposite to change.
Abstract: A negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a negative electrode mixture including a negative electrode active material capable of electrochemically absorbing and releasing lithium ions, carbon nanotubes, and a binder. The negative electrode active material includes a silicon-containing material, and the binder includes an acrylic polymer. The polymer includes a hydrophilic structural unit having a carboxyl group, and a hydrophobic structural unit.
Abstract: A rotor core includes a shaft hole, into which a shaft is inserted, and keys, which are protrusions corresponding to keyways of the shaft. A radial distance, which is the distance from the center of the shaft hole to an inner wall varies depending on the position in the circumferential direction of the shaft hole. The shaft hole includes key regions and increased diameter regions, in each of which the radial distance is longer than the radius of the shaft. Keys are respectively arranged in the key region. The shaft hole also includes contact regions, in which the shaft and the inner wall come into contact with each other when the shaft is inserted into the shaft hole. The contact regions are each located between the key regions or between the increased diameter regions. The contact regions are arranged at equal intervals in the circumferential direction.
July 1, 2021
October 5, 2023
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN CORPORATION, DENSO CORPORATION
Abstract: A coil alignment device includes: a plate-shaped first jig having a plurality of grooves arranged along a circumferential direction so as to extend toward a radial-direction outer side; and a second jig that can contact with a segment coil inserted in the first jig. Each groove includes a storage portion extending along a radial direction and having a first length so that leg portions of the segment coils can be stored side by side in the radial direction, and a guiding portion extending from the storage portion toward the radial-direction outer side, and has a first shape so that, using, as a fulcrum, one leg portion inserted in the storage portion, the other leg portion is movable toward the storage portion. The second jig is movable to press the segment coil from a radial-direction side and store the other leg portion into the storage portion.
September 26, 2022
September 14, 2023
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Akihito MORI, Hiroyuki YASUDA, Kota HIROHASHI, Masahiro YUYA, Shunsuke YAMAMOTO, Kyosuke YAMAGUCHI, Tetsuya YOKOGAWA, Katsuya ITO
Abstract: A battery case includes L-shaped plates. One L-shaped plate is composed of a bottom part and a wall part. The bottom part is located between base ends of support pillar members and a bottom plate and joined to the bottom plate. The wall part is placed against outer lateral surfaces of the support pillar members and mechanically joined to these outer lateral surfaces. Another L-shaped plate is composed of a bottom part and a wall part. The bottom part is located between base ends of support pillar members and the bottom plate and joined to the bottom plate. The wall part is placed against outer lateral surfaces of the support pillar members and mechanically joined to these outer lateral surfaces.
Abstract: A thermoelectric conversion material is composed of a compound semiconductor including a plurality of base material elements, and includes: an amorphous phase; and crystal phases having an average grain size of more than or equal to 5 nm, each of the crystal phases being in a form of a grain. The plurality of base material elements include a specific base material element that causes an increase of a band gap by increasing a concentration of the specific base material element. An atomic concentration of the specific base material element included in the crystal phases with respect to a whole of the plurality of base material elements included in the crystal phases is higher than an atomic concentration of the specific base material element included in the compound semiconductor with respect to a whole of the plurality of base material elements included in the compound semiconductor.
March 26, 2019
Date of Patent:
September 12, 2023
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA SCHOOL FOUNDATION
Abstract: A water- and oil-repellent agent that is an aqueous dispersion containing (A) a fluorine-free polymer having repeating units derived from a fluorine-free (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer, (B) a wax, (C) an aqueous medium, and (D) an emulsifier. The fluorine-free (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer is a compound represented by the formula CH2?CA11-C(?O)—O-A12 where A11 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group and A12 is a linear or branched C18-30 hydrocarbon group. The emulsifier includes a sorbitan ester and another emulsifier, and the emulsifier has a hydrophilic-lipophilic balance (HLB) of 7.5 to 13.5. Also disclosed is a method of producing the water- and oil-repellent agent and a method of producing a treated substrate by applying the water- and oil-repellent agent to a substrate.
Abstract: A first arrival flow rate that is a flow rate of evaporative fuel gas that has arrived in a throttle downstream portion located downstream of a throttle valve in an intake pipe via a second purge passage after passing through a purge control valve is estimated based on a valve passage flow rate that is a flow rate of evaporative fuel gas that has passed through the purge control valve, and a first response delay in the flow of evaporative fuel gas through a route extending from the purge control valve to the throttle downstream portion via the second purge passage.