Patents by Inventor Masanori Yoshida

Masanori Yoshida 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: 20200400091
    Abstract: Provided are an internal combustion engine control device and control method in which a multi-injection process comprises performing an intake synchronized injection and an intake asynchronous injection to inject a required injection amount of fuel by operating a port injection valve for injecting fuel into an intake passageway. A variable process includes variably setting an injection timing for the intake synchronized injection on the basis of at least two of three parameters. The injection timing for the intake synchronized injection is expressed by the rotation angle of a crank shaft of an internal combustion engine. The three parameters include a rotational speed of the crank shaft of the internal combustion engine, a valve-opening start timing of an intake valve, and a temperature of an intake system of the internal combustion engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takahiko NIWA, Masanori TOYA, Takashi YOSHIDA, Takayuki OMACHI
  • Patent number: 10871208
    Abstract: Provided is a tensioner with which efficiency of recirculation of oil can be improved and dependency on oil supplied from an oil pump or the like can be reduced. The tensioner includes a pressure adjustment mechanism, wherein the pressure adjustment mechanism includes a cylinder portion and a piston that is disposed in the cylinder portion so as to be capable of moving in a front-rear direction and that divides an interior space into an oil storage chamber and an adjustment space, and a liquid-tight state is maintained between the cylinder portion and the piston in all positions between a position of the piston where the piston has moved closest to the oil storage chamber side and a position of the piston where the piston has moved closest to the adjustment space side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
    Inventors: Osamu Yoshida, Masanori Watanabe, Yudai Takagi, Yuji Kurematsu
  • Publication number: 20200393023
    Abstract: To provide a tensioner that can keep the oil pressure in an oil pressure chamber stable and consistently generate suitable reaction force and damping force to impact loads to reduce looseness in the chain and noise. A piston is set such as to partition an inner space of a plunger into an adjustment space on the front side and the oil pressure chamber on the rear side, a piston restricting member restricting the movement of the piston toward the adjustment space. An oil relief mechanism is configured to cause the piston to move forward when oil pressure in the oil pressure chamber rises so as to discharge oil inside the oil pressure chamber to the outside. The piston restricting member has an orifice function that can control the amount of discharged oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
    Inventors: Yuichiro Ishikawa, Osamu Yoshida, Yuji Kurematsu, Masanori Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10864946
    Abstract: In order to increase road noise transmission loss, a double-wall panel includes a core material. The core material is enclosed between an outer wall and an inner wall facing each other, and has at least a predetermined thickness across the panel in all in-plane directions of the walls. The core material has a specific surface area of 20,000 (mm2/cm3) or more, where the specific surface area is defined as a surface area per unit volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoya Yoshida, Shuhei Narita, Keisuke Yamakawa, Takashi Sasaki, Ryuji Nonaka, Masanori Ishikawa, Katsumi Shiraishi, Seiji Nakano
  • Publication number: 20200383319
    Abstract: A connector (1) includes: a tube (10) configured to be arranged in an interior of a vascular channel; a tubular body (30) having an inner wall surface configured to, together with an outer wall surface of the tube (10), sandwich the vascular channel when the tube (10) is arranged in the interior of the vascular channel; and a balloon (20), configured to be arranged on the outer wall surface of the tube (10) or the inner wall surface of the tubular body (30), and radially expand for performing sealing (i) between the soft tubular member and the inner wall surface of the tubular body (30) and (ii) between the soft tubular member and the outer wall surface of the tube (10). A fluid supply system (100) may include the connector (1), and a perfusion solution supply device (120) connected to the connector (1) and configured to supply a perfusion solution into the interior of the vascular channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicants: National University Corporation Kitami Institute of Technology, National University Corporation Asahikawa Medical University
    Inventors: Masanori MATSUMURA, Naoto MATSUNO, Jun-ichi SHIBANO, Yutaka YOSHIDA, Michihiro SATO, Hiroyuki FURUKAWA
  • Patent number: 10837527
    Abstract: To provide a tensioner capable of keeping, with a simple structure, oil pressure in an oil pressure chamber stable. The tensioner includes a pressure adjusting mechanism that adjusts oil pressure in the oil pressure chamber. The pressure adjusting mechanism includes a cylinder part, a piston unit set inside the cylinder part so as to be able to approach and separate from the oil pressure chamber, and piston biasing units that bias the piston unit toward the oil pressure chamber. A liquid tight seal condition is kept between the cylinder part and the piston unit at any position between a position where the piston unit has moved closest to the oil pressure chamber and a position where the piston unit has moved closest to the adjustment space. The piston biasing units include at least two piston springs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
    Inventors: Masanori Watanabe, Yudai Takagi, Osamu Yoshida, Yuji Kurematsu
  • Publication number: 20200355853
    Abstract: A liquid crystal element (100) refracts and outputs light. The liquid crystal element (100) includes a first electrode (1), a second electrode (2), an insulating layer (21) that is an electric insulator, a resistance layer (22), a liquid crystal layer (23) including liquid crystal, and a third electrode (3). The insulating layer (21) is disposed between each location of the first and second electrodes (1) and (2) and the resistance layer (22) to insulate the first and second electrodes (1) and (2) from the resistance layer (22). The resistance layer (22) has an electrical resistivity higher than that of the first electrode (1) and lower than that of the insulating layer (21). The resistance layer (22) and the liquid crystal layer (23) are disposed between the insulating layer (21) and the third electrode (3). The resistance layer (22) is disposed between the insulating layer (21) and the liquid crystal layer (23).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Giichi SHIBUYA, Hiroyuki YOSHIDA, Masanori OZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200325482
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions and methods for inhibiting macrophage activation via modulating PARP9 and/or PARP14 expression or activity, such as small molecules, RNAi and antibodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: THE BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroshi IWATA, Masanori AIKAWA, Takuya HARA, Sasha SINGH, Piero RICCHIUTO, Hideo YOSHIDA, Iwao YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200326390
    Abstract: An object is to provide a magnetic sensor module that suppresses a size of a magnetic sensor chip while applying a uniform calibration magnetic field to a magneto-resistive element. Provided is a magnetic sensor module comprising an IC chip having a first coil; and a magnetic sensor chip that is disposed on a surface of the IC chip and includes a first magnetic sensor that detects magnetism in a direction of first axis, wherein a planar shape of the IC chip encompasses a planar shape of the magnetic sensor chip, and the first coil has a planar shape including three or more sides, and is, when seen in a cross section along at least one side of the planar shape, is formed so as to cover a region, in a direction of the one side, of the first magnetic sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshitaka OKUTSU, Masanori YOSHIDA, Kazuhiro ISHIDA, Kazuya WATANABE, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI, Masanori SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20200326399
    Abstract: An object is to provide a magnetic sensor module reducing influence of heat generated from a coil on a magnetic sensor. A conventional method requires, on a magnetic sensor chip, multiple temperature measuring circuits corresponding to multiple magnetic sensors, and many pads for connection to an IC chip. Therefore, the problem is increase in size of the sensor chip mounting the sensors and in manufacturing cost. Provided is a magnetic sensor module comprising an IC chip including a first coil, a first pad connected to one end of the coil, and a second pad to the other end; a magnetic sensor chip disposed on the IC chip's surface, including a first magnetic sensor detecting first axial magnetism; a first external output terminal; a first conductive wire for connecting the first pad and terminal; a second external output terminal; and a second conductive wire for connecting the second pad and terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation, TDK Corporation, TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Masanori YOSHIDA, Yoshitaka OKUTSU, Kazuhiro ISHIDA, Kazuya WATANABE, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI, Masanori SAKAI
  • Patent number: 10801589
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chain tensioner that, while being free from an increase in its size, reduces the number of processing parts and the number of assembling steps and reduces the outflow of oil to an outside. Inside a plunger, an inner sleeve including a check valve unit provided on a side of the inner sleeve facing a pressure oil chamber and a pressure regulating unit provided on an outer periphery of the inner sleeve is arranged. The inner sleeve has a cylinder part and a movement restricting part provided on the side of the inner sleeve facing the pressure oil chamber, and the pressure regulating unit has an annular relief valve slidably fitted onto an outer surface of the cylinder part and slidably contacting on an inner surface of the plunger and a relief spring urging the relief valve to a side of the movement restricting part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
    Inventors: Masanori Watanabe, Osamu Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10800754
    Abstract: Provided is a heterocyclic amide compound that may have a PRS inhibitory action and is expected to be useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for PRS associated diseases and the like including cancer. A compound represented by the following formula (I): wherein each symbol is as described in the DESCRIPTION, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Takaharu Hirayama, Yasuhiro Hirata, Yusuke Tominari, Naoki Iwamura, Yusuke Sasaki, Moriteru Asano, Terufumi Takagi, Masanori Okaniwa, Masato Yoshida, Shinichi Imamura
  • Patent number: 10761245
    Abstract: A liquid crystal element (100) refracts and outputs light. The liquid crystal element (100) includes a first electrode (1), a second electrode (2), an insulating layer (21) that is an electric insulator, a resistance layer (22), a liquid crystal layer (23) including liquid crystal, and a third electrode (3). The insulating layer (21) is disposed between each location of the first and second electrodes (1) and (2) and the resistance layer (22) to insulate the first and second electrodes (1) and (2) from the resistance layer (22). The resistance layer (22) has an electrical resistivity higher than that of the first electrode (1) and lower than that of the insulating layer (21). The resistance layer (22) and the liquid crystal layer (23) are disposed between the insulating layer (21) and the third electrode (3). The resistance layer (22) is disposed between the insulating layer (21) and the liquid crystal layer (23).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Giichi Shibuya, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Masanori Ozaki
  • Patent number: 10742354
    Abstract: An optical receiver includes: a first calculation unit that obtains a log likelihood ratio for each M-dimension (M is a natural number), based on a received signal; and a second calculation unit that obtains a log likelihood ratio of an N dimensional symbol (N is a natural number), based on the log likelihood ratio for each M-dimension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Nakamura, Mitsuteru Yoshida, Akira Hirano
  • Patent number: 10724767
    Abstract: A high-pressure hydrogen filling system with expansion turbine having a simple configuration, requiring less maintenance and control duties, capable of being operated at low costs including electric power consumption cost, and allowing the use of general-purpose materials for composing the components of a hydrogen gas supply unit, a cold accumulator is installed at the outlet of an expansion turbine in a system performing hydrogen gas enthalpy drop when pressurizing and filling highly-pressurized and accumulated hydrogen gas into a tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI PLANT MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Yoshida, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukihiro Mimaki, Masanori Monde
  • Publication number: 20200208965
    Abstract: An image measurement apparatus, which functions as a non-contact profile-measuring device, includes: an image sensor as an image pick-up device; a variable focal length lens (liquid lens unit) disposed on an optical axis extending from a workpiece to the image sensor; and a controller (image-pickup lens controller and image measurement processor) configured to control the variable focal length lens and process a detected image by the image sensor. The image measurement apparatus, which also functions as a non-contact displacement-detecting device, includes: an image sensor; a variable focal length lens (liquid lens unit) disposed on an optical axis extending from the workpiece to the image sensor; and a controller (displacement-detection lens controller and profile measurement processor) configured to control the variable focal length lens and a detected image by the image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: MITUTOYO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoru YOSHIDA, Tatsuya NAGAHAMA, Hitoshi ISOBE, Masafumi YAMANAKA, Naoto OITA, Koji KUBO, Yuko SHISHIDO, Nobuo OHBA, Takahisa OOTAKE, Hiroki MATSUI, Masanori ARAI, Shiro IGASAKI, Yuki KURAHASHI, Hiroshi SAKAI, Yutaka WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10689651
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions and methods for inhibiting macrophage activation via modulating PARP9 and/or PARP14 expression or activity, such as small molecules, RNAi and antibodies. Modulating the expression and/or activity of PARP9 and/or PARP14 allows the inhibition of monocytes or macrophage M1 activation and inflammation. Inhibiting undesirable excessive or sustained inflammation found in humans, for the treatment, prevention and/or management of conditions where undesirable excessive or sustained inflammation is known or likely to contribute to the onset, development and/or progression the conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Iwata, Masanori Aikawa, Takuya Hara, Sasha Singh, Piero Ricchiuto, Hideo Yoshida, Iwao Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200191547
    Abstract: A magnetic sensor device includes a composite chip component, and a sensor chip mounted on the composite chip component. The sensor chip includes a first magnetic sensor, a second magnetic sensor, and a third magnetic sensor that detect components of an external magnetic field that are in directions parallel to an X direction, parallel to a Y direction, and parallel to a Z direction, respectively. The composite chip component includes a first magnetic field generator, a second magnetic field generator, and a third magnetic field generator for generating additional magnetic field components that are in directions parallel to the X direction, parallel to the Y direction, and parallel to the Z direction, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicants: TDK CORPORATION, ASAHI KASEI MICRODEVICES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuya WATANABE, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI, Yoshitaka OKUTSU, Masanori YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10639335
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a novel medical application for use in regenerative medicine that uses pluripotent stem cells (Muse cells). The present invention provides a cell preparation for treating myocardial infarction, and particularly serious massive myocardial infarction and heart failure associated therewith, that contains pluripotent stem cells positive for SSEA-3 isolated from biological mesenchymal tissue or cultured mesenchymal cells. The cell preparation of the present invention is based on a cardiac tissue regeneration mechanism by which Muse cells are made to selectively accumulate in damaged myocardial tissue and differentiate into cardiac muscle in that tissue as a result of intravenous administration of Muse cells to a subject presenting with the aforementioned disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: CLIO, INC., GIFU UNIVERSITY, TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Masanori Yoshida, Shinya Minatoguchi, Mari Dezawa
  • Patent number: 10634249
    Abstract: A piston ring in which carbon films with film qualities optimized to be adapted to required performance are formed on an outer circumferential sliding surface and top and bottom surfaces thereof with good productivity is provided, and a high-performance engine which employs the piston ring is also provided. In the piston ring, a carbon film is formed on an outer circumferential sliding surface and top and bottom surfaces. The carbon film contains a stacking of at least two types of carbon film layers with different film qualities, and a thickness ratio of the two types of carbon film layers is different between the outer circumferential sliding surface and the top and bottom surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: Nippon ITF, Inc., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takehiko Ooshiro, Koji Miyake, Masanori Tsujioka, Satoshi Yoshida