Patents by Inventor Masaki Takahashi

Masaki Takahashi 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: 20220194461
    Abstract: A clearance is created between an inner circumference of a bushing main body (2) which surrounds a rack (5) across a row of rack gear teeth (50) and an outer circumference of the rack (5), and two supporting surfaces (21A, 21B) which face each other with a bushing main body axis O therebetween and a supporting surface (21C) which faces a back surface of the rack (5), each extending along an x-axis direction, are formed on the inner circumference of the bushing main body (2). The rack (5) in a neutral state is supported by the two supporting surfaces (21A, 21B) so as to be displaceable along a z-axis direction, and the rack (5) in operation is stably supported by the three supporting surfaces (21A-21C) at three places.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Gaku IKEYAMA, Kazuya SATO, Junya KUWAGAKI, Yoshimitsu FUMIMOTO, Masaki TAKAHASHI, Tomonori TANIGUCHI, Takuzo ITO, Mitsuhiko FUJIKAKE, Hiroki MASUDA, Hiroyuki KIKUCHI, Jun OOUCHI, Kazuhiko AKEDA
  • Publication number: 20220181744
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a separator which is for a power storage device, and which has high strength and can be thinned. The separator for a power storage device has a microporous membrane containing polyolefin as a main component, wherein the melt tension of the microporous membrane as measured at a temperature of 230° C. is 30 mN or less, and the melt flow rate (MFR) of the microporous membrane as measured under a load of 2.16 kg and at a temperature of 230° C. is 0.9 g/10 min or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masaki Takahashi, Tomoya Tagawa
  • Publication number: 20220181073
    Abstract: In a multilayer coil component, a coil is configured by electrically connecting coil conductors respectively provided in magnetic body layers constituting an element body and metal magnetic particles have a normal particle having an ellipsoidal shape and flat particles having an ellipsoidal shape flatter in a thickness direction than the normal particle. A plurality of the normal particles and at least one of the flat particles disposed such that a surface (reference surface) including a major axis direction orthogonal to the thickness direction and a minor axis direction is along the forming surface of the coil conductor in the magnetic body layer are arranged in the lamination direction of the magnetic body layers between the coil conductors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke NAGAI, Kazuhiro EBINA, Kouichi KAKUDA, Kunihiko KAWASAKI, Shinichi KONDO, Yuya ISHIMA, Masaki TAKAHASHI, Takahiro SATO, Keito YASUDA, Shingo HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20220177833
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide human fatty-liver model cells showing symptoms of the hepatic tissue of fatty liver. The present invention relates to human fatty-liver model cells, which are produced by culturing human hepatocytes derived from fatty liver in a medium containing dimethyl sulfoxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicants: PhoenixBio Co., Ltd., Akita Prefectural Government
    Inventors: Masakazu KAKUNI, Masaki TAKAHASHI, Keishi HATA, Sayaka TOMATSU, Akira SASAKI, Yui UMEKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220169474
    Abstract: A loading device includes a placement portion and a correction portion. The placement portion is provided at a device main body, and a single paper sheet discharged from a discharge unit is placed on the placement portion. The correction portion is disposed downstream of the placement portion in a discharge direction, and corrects curling of the single paper sheet by coming into contact with the single paper sheet moving in the discharge direction from the placement portion. Furthermore, the correction portion includes a contact surface that extends in an intersecting direction intersecting the discharge direction and comes into contact with the single paper sheet, such that the position of the correction portion in the vertical direction becomes lower from upstream to downstream in the discharge direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2021
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Masaki NAMIKI, Shun ITO, Haruna TAKAHASHI, Mio YASHITA
  • Publication number: 20220169475
    Abstract: A loading device includes a placement portion and a friction member. A single paper sheet discharged from a discharge unit is placed on the placement portion. The friction member is disposed downstream of a downstream end portion of the placement portion in a discharge direction, and includes a contact surface that can come into contact with a back surface, of the single paper sheet, facing the placement portion. The contact surface extends at least in the discharge direction, at a position lower than the height position of the downstream end portion in a height direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2021
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Mio Yashita, Shun ITO, Masaki NAMIKI, Haruna TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 11342156
    Abstract: A charged particle beam apparatus includes a sample stage on which a sample is mounted, a control device that controls to drive the sample stage, a linear scale that detects a position of the sample stage, laser position detection means for detecting the position of the sample stage, an optical microscope that observes the sample mounted on the sample stage, and a barrel that irradiates the sample mounted on the sample stage with an electron beam, and generates a secondary electron. Image data of a first correction sample mounted on the sample stage is acquired by the optical microscope, and position data of the sample stage is detected by the laser position detection means. The sample stage is positioned with respect to the barrel based on the image data acquired by the optical microscope and the position data of the sample stage detected by the laser position detection means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI HIGH-TECH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hironori Ogawa, Masaki Mizuochi, Shuichi Nakagawa, Motohiro Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20220153165
    Abstract: An information creation apparatus includes a processor configured to, in a case where priorities of power supply are set to power supply targets, set upper limits of power storage remaining amounts of the power supply targets such that the upper limit of the power storage remaining amount of a power supply target with a lower priority is set to a value larger than a reference value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshimasa WATANABE, Kizuku YAMADA, Masaki ITO, Sakiko YOSHIDA, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Tomonori IMAMURA
  • Publication number: 20220156602
    Abstract: In classification problems or regression problems, a prediction rule that is highly accurate, simple, and in match with the knowledge of experts is obtained. A system includes a prediction rule simplification unit that simplifies a prediction rule of a learning model using an evaluation metric and a restriction; a branch condition search unit that updates a part of the simplified branch condition for prediction rule based on calibration information expressing a request for a prediction value or a specific branch condition; and a threshold optimization unit that updates a part of a threshold of the simplified prediction rule based on the calibration information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroyuki NAMBA, Masashi EGI, Masaki HAMAMOTO, Masakazu TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 11335783
    Abstract: A FeFET and a method of its manufacture are provided, the FeFET having a ferroelectric whose film thickness (dr) is made small and so nanofine as to range in: 59 nm<dr<150 nm, without impairing the data retention property of not less than 105 seconds and the data rewrite endurance property of not less than 108 times, of those that have hitherto been developed, and the FeFET allowing a memory window of 0.40 V or more when a sweep amplitude of the gate voltage is not more than 3.3 V.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignees: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WACOM R&D CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeki Sakai, Mitsue Takahashi, Masaki Kusuhara, Masayuki Toda, Masaru Umeda, Yoshikazu Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20220147339
    Abstract: An information processing device 10 accesses a first region 110 for recording software that implements a plurality of functions and a second region 120 for recording an update file for each of the functions of the software. If an update file for a function to be executed of the software is recorded in the second region 120, a function executor 102 is configured to execute the update file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Takuya KAWASAKI, Masaki TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20220148845
    Abstract: In order to improve the accuracy of stage movement in a charged particle beam apparatus, this stage movement control apparatus is characterized by comprising: a storage device in which overshoot amount data in which the movement distance of a stage and the overshoot amount of the stage are associated is stored; a movement target position setting unit which sets the movement target position of the stage; a stage movement amount calculation unit which calculates a stage movement amount that is an amount by which the stage moves to the movement target position in future; an overshoot estimation unit which, on the basis of the calculated stage movement amount and the overshoot amount data, estimates an overshoot amount corresponding to the stage movement amount; a movement target position correction unit which sets a corrected movement target position obtained by correcting the movement target position closer than the movement target position by the calculated overshoot amount; and a stage movement control unit w
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Hironori OGAWA, Shuichi NAKAGAWA, Masaki MIZUOCHI, Takanori KATO, Naruo WATANABE, Motohiro TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20220139611
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component 1 includes an element body 2, a coil 10, and a pair of terminal electrodes 3. The element body 2 has a groove portion 20 provided on a main surface 2c. The groove portion 20 is disposed between the pair of terminal electrodes 3 and extends over one side surface 2e and the other side surface 2f. The depth of the groove portion 20 in the direction in which the main surface 2c and a main surface 2d, which are a pair, face each other is smaller than the thickness of each of the pair of terminal electrodes 3 in the facing direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuichi TAKUBO, Masaki TAKAHASHI, Youichi KAZUTA, Yuto SHIGA, Junichiro URABE, Noriaki HAMACHI, Kazuya TOBITA, Toshinori MATSUURA
  • Patent number: 11302466
    Abstract: A multilayer coil electronic component having improved inductance L, Q, and strength, and which has an element in which a coil conductor and a magnetic element body are stacked. The magnetic element body includes soft magnetic metal particles and a resin. The resin fills a space between the soft magnetic metal particles. Each of soft magnetic metal particles has a soft magnetic metal particle core and an oxide film covering the soft magnetic metal particle core. A layer of the oxide film contacting the soft magnetic metal particle core is made of an oxide including Si.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Suzuki, Hidekazu Sato, Yusuke Nagai, Kouichi Kakuda, Kunihiko Kawasaki, Shinichi Kondo, Yuya Ishima, Shinichi Sato, Masaki Takahashi, Takashi Endo
  • Patent number: 11298613
    Abstract: An information processing device connected to a wireless LAN constituted by an access point, the information processing device acquiring application data from another information processing device connected to the wireless LAN. The information processing device includes a device detection section and a recording processing section. The device detecting section detects the other information processing device connected to the wireless LAN. The recording processing section, after the device detecting section has detected the other information processing device connected to the wireless LAN, acquires the application data from the other information processing device via a cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Akitsugu Tsuchiya, Masaki Takahashi, Shigeru Enomoto
  • Patent number: 11275327
    Abstract: A toner container includes a container body, an opening, a cover, a toner discharge port, a shutter, a cylindrical structure, protrusions, and an identifier. The shutter is attached to the cover and includes a main shutter covering the toner discharge port. The main shutter moves between a closed position to close the toner discharge port and an open position to open the toner discharge port. The protrusions are on both sides of the cover and protrude in a direction orthogonal to a toner container mounting direction. The identifier is on the cover to indicate a toner color. The cylindrical structure's leading end is downstream of leading ends of the protrusions in the mounting direction. The main shutter's leading end is downstream of the protrusions' leading ends in the mounting direction when the main shutter is in the closed position. The protrusions are downstream of the identifier in the mounting direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasufumi Takahashi, Kunihiro Ohyama, Masayuki Yamane, Takeshi Uchitani, Tadashi Hayakawa, Takuji Takahashi, Shouji Okabe, Akira Shinshi, Yuichiro Ueda, Masaki Takahashi, Yuuki Satoh
  • Patent number: 11270970
    Abstract: A semiconductor device, including a semiconductor chip having a first main electrode on a front surface thereof, the first main electrode having a plurality of bonded regions, and a plurality of wires that are bonded respectively to the plurality of bonded regions of the first main electrode. In a top view of the semiconductor device, the plurality of bonded regions do not overlap in either a predetermined first direction, or a second direction perpendicular to the predetermined first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masaki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20220048451
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle power supply device able to be fixed easily, at a reduced cost, and universally applicable. The vehicle power supply device includes: a case; a battery, disposed in the case; a cover, covering the case; a support, supporting the battery and connected with the cover; and a rivet, connecting the case and the support. A side surface of the case is provided with a case side hole penetrating into the case. The support is provided with a support side hole corresponding to the case side hole. The rivet is inserted into the case side hole and the support side hole to connect the case and the support. The cover is provided with a cover side hole connected with the case by using a bolt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaki TAKAHASHI, Naoyoshi MADOKA, Kazuya NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20220037718
    Abstract: A power supply device includes: a battery; an electric device; a case accommodating the battery and the electric device; and a cover covering a case opening. The cover is provided with a first exhaust port and a second exhaust port. A first exhaust member having a first exhaust passage through which air discharged from the first exhaust port flows is connected to the first exhaust port. A second exhaust member having a second exhaust passage through which air discharged from the second exhaust port flows is connected to the second exhaust port. The first exhaust port is provided so as to overlap at least a part of the electric device when viewed from an opening direction and has a larger opening area than the second exhaust port. A minimum cross-sectional area of the first exhaust passage is smaller than a minimum cross-sectional area of the second exhaust passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo KANESHIMA, Kazuya Nakano, Masaki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20220033208
    Abstract: A transport device transports an individualized sheet-shaped workpiece. The transport device includes: an annular transport belt having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface and having a plurality of suction holes extending between the first surface and the second surface; first and second decompression chambers arranged along a moving direction of the transport belt; and a vacuum degree adjusting mechanism provided in the first decompression chamber and adjusting a vacuum degree in the first decompression chamber. The first and second decompression chambers each abut against the second surface, and each suction the workpiece through at least one of the plurality of suction holes toward the first surface such that the transport belt is capable of transporting the workpiece in the moving direction in a suspended state from the first surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: KENTAROU ADACHI, TAKAFUMI KANEDA, HAYASE MINOURA, MASAKI TAKAHASHI