Patents by Inventor Masayuki Ishikawa

Masayuki Ishikawa 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: 11180851
    Abstract: A reactor for coating particles includes one or more motors, a rotary vacuum chamber configured to hold particles to be coated and coupled to the motors, a controller configured to cause the motors to rotate the chamber in a first direction about an axial axis at a rotation speed sufficient to force the particles to be centrifuged against an inner diameter of the chamber, a vacuum port to exhaust gas from the rotary vacuum chamber, a paddle assembly including a rotatable drive shaft extending through the chamber and coupled to the motors and at least one paddle extending radially from the drive shaft, such that rotation of the drive shaft by the motors orbits the paddle about the drive shaft in a second direction, and a chemical delivery system including a gas outlet on the paddle configured inject process gas into the particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Colin C. Neikirk, Pravin K. Narwankar, Kaushal Gangakhedkar, Visweswaren Sivaramakrishnan, Jonathan Frankel, David Masayuki Ishikawa, Quoc Truong, Joseph Yudovsky
  • Patent number: 11180136
    Abstract: An autonomous parking apparatus incorporated into a vehicle including an internal combustion engine, a torque converter, a transmission, a detector detecting a creep torque acting on an axle, and a microprocessor. The microprocessor is configured to perform instructing a self-parking of the vehicle, determining whether it is necessary to perform a creep torque reduction control based on a creep torque detected when the self-parking is instructed, and controlling the transmission in accordance with a determination result in the determining. When it is determined that it is necessary to perform the creep torque reduction control, the microprocessor is configured to control the transmission so as to increase engaging force of engagement elements of the transmission or change speed stage of the transmission to high speed side than when it is determined that it is unnecessary to perform the creep torque reduction control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki Sadakiyo, Hisashi Ishikawa, Tomoyuki Noguchi, Takashi Adachi
  • Patent number: 11174552
    Abstract: A reactor for coating particles includes one or more motors, a rotary vacuum chamber configured to hold particles to be coated, wherein the rotary vacuum chamber is coupled to the motors, a controller configured to cause the motors to rotate the rotary vacuum chamber about an axial axis of the rotary vacuum chamber such that the particles undergo tumbling agitation, a vacuum port to exhaust gas from the rotary vacuum chamber, a paddle assembly including a rotatable drive shaft extending through the rotary vacuum chamber and coupled to the motors and at least one paddle extending radially from the drive shaft, such that rotation of the drive shaft by the motors orbits the paddle about the drive shaft in a second direction, and a chemical delivery system including a gas outlet on the paddle configured inject process gas into the particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Colin C. Neikirk, Pravin K. Narwankar, Kaushal Gangakhedkar, Visweswaren Sivaramakrishnan, Jonathan Frankel, David Masayuki Ishikawa, Quoc Truong, Joseph Yudovsky
  • Publication number: 20210343447
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1), is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11162515
    Abstract: A servo valve has a movable element disposed inside a body, and a drive unit to slide the movable element in the axial direction. A first elastic portion on one end portion side of the body has a first elastic force to press the movable element toward the drive unit connected to another end portion of the body; a second elastic portion on another end portion side of the body has a second elastic force to press the movable element toward the one end portion side of the body. A connecting portion is connected to the second elastic portion, wherein at a neutral position of the movable element, the connecting portion abuts against an inner peripheral surface of the body and against the movable element. An end of one of the first and second elastic portions is fixed directly to the movable element, and an end of the other of the first and second elastic portions is connected to the connecting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junji Sakashita, Kaname Inoue, Hisashi Yajima, Masayuki Ishikawa, Satoru Ito
  • Patent number: 11154935
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing apparatus includes a platform, a dispenser configured to deliver a plurality of successive layers of feed material on the platform, at least one energy source to selectively fuse feed material in a layer on the platform, and an air knife supply unit. The air knife supply unit includes a tube having a plurality of holes spaced along a length of the tube, a multi-fluted helical screw positioned in the tube, a gas inlet configured to supply a gas into an end of the tube with the screw configured to guide the gas from the gas inlet through the tube and out the holes, and a spiral plenum surrounding the tube with the spiral plenum including an inner end to receive gas from the holes and an outer end to deliver the gas over the platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Bahubali S. Upadhye, Sumedh Acharya, Sandip Desai, David Masayuki Ishikawa, Eric Ng, Hou T. Ng
  • Patent number: 11152136
    Abstract: A composite cable which makes it possible to improve disconnection resistance of a signal line. The composite cable includes a signal line part, a pair of power supply lines, and a sheath. The signal line part is composed of a first signal line and a second signal line twisted together. Each of the first signal line and the second signal line is composed of a pair of wires twisted together. The sheath covers an outer circumference of a wire bundle composed of the signal line part and a pair of power supply lines, the signal line part and the pair of power supply lines being twisted together. The signal line part is covered with a shield conductor formed of a conductive element wire spirally wound around the outer circumference of the signal line part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta Kobayashi, Akira Kitabata, Takaya Kohori, Masayuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20210319929
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electrical cable including: a core wire made up of at least one insulated wire including a conductor and an insulating layer covering the conductor; an inner sheath layer covering the core wire; and an outer sheath layer covering the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer has an elastic modulus A at ?30° C. in a range from 10 MPa to 1000 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11137455
    Abstract: A magnetic field measuring element includes a Superconducting QUantum Interference Device magnetic sensors, the first sensor disposed either on a second plane perpendicular to a first plane including a coil surface of the third sensor and which includes the center of the third sensor, or in the vicinity of the second plane, and a second sensor disposed either on a third plane perpendicular to the first plane and the second plane, or in the vicinity of the third plane. The center of the first sensor is present either on a straight line which passes through the center of the third sensor and is perpendicular to the first plane, or in the vicinity of said straight line, and the center of the second sensor is present in a position displaced from a line joining the center of the third sensor and the center of the first sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: JAPAN OIL, GAS AND METALS NATIONAL CORPORATION, MITSUI MINERAL DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING CO., LTD., SUPERCONDUCTING SENSOR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Tsukamoto, Tsunehiro Hato, Keiichi Tanabe, Masayuki Motoori, Hidehiro Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11135773
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing apparatus includes a platform, a dispenser to deliver a plurality of successive layers of feed material on the platform, a light source to generate one or more light beams, a first galvo mirror scanner positioned to direct a first light beam onto a topmost layer of the plurality of successive layers, a second galvo mirror scanner positioned to direct a second light beam onto the topmost layer of the plurality of successive layers, and a controller configured to cause the first galvo mirror scanner to direct the first light beam to pre-heat or heat-treat an area of the topmost layer and to cause the second galvo mirror scanner to direct the second light beam to fuse the area of the topmost layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: David Masayuki Ishikawa, Paul J. Steffas, Ajey M. Joshi
  • Publication number: 20210304918
    Abstract: Provided is an insulted electrical cable including a core wire and a coating layer covering the core wire. The core wire is made up of at least one insulated wire including a conductor and an insulating layer covering the conductor. A coating member is disposed between the core wire and the coating layer to cover the core wire. A coefficient of kinetic friction between the coating member and the insulating layer at ?30° C. is less than or equal to 0.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11133121
    Abstract: A composite cable that enables to easily restrain falling-off of separator dust at the time of peeling off a sheath, in comparison with composite cables in the conventional art. The composite cable includes a plurality of wires, a separator that covers the outer circumference of the plurality of wires all together, a sheath that covers the outer circumference of the separator, and an inclusion that is interposed between the separator and the sheath. The separator has a base layer composed of a polymer and an adhesive layer formed on the surface of the base layer on the inclusion side. In the composite cable, the adhesive layer is adhered to the inclusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignees: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta Kobayashi, Akira Kitabata, Takaya Kohori, Masayuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20210294349
    Abstract: A computation device includes a first specifying unit configured to, based on a distance between a vehicle configured to autonomously travel and a pallet to be handled at a position on a first route on which the vehicle travels, specify a second route on which at least one of the vehicle and another vehicle different from the vehicle travels during material handling work that is related to the pallet and performed after the vehicle has traveled on the first route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Noriyuki HASEGAWA, Naoto KAWAUCHI, Kensuke FUTAHASHI, Keitaro KAMATA, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11117194
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing system includes a platform to support an object to be fabricated, a dispenser to deliver a plurality of layers of a feed material over the platform, a controller configured to store digital data representing a pre-defined pattern, a laser configured to generate a laser beam to impinge an outermost layer of the feed material and coupled to the controller to fuse the feed material in the pre-defined pattern, and a plurality of independently controllable infrared lamps, each infrared lamp directed to a different section of an outermost layer of the feed material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: David Masayuki Ishikawa, Paul J. Steffas, Brian Hayes Burrows
  • Publication number: 20210260853
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a ceramic element, glass-containing Au layers formed on both surfaces of the ceramic element, and an Au—Sn alloy layer formed on at least one of the glass-containing Au layers; the electronic component further includes a pure-Au layer between the glass-containing Au layer and the Au—Sn alloy layer; furthermore, the Au—Sn alloy layer has an Au—Sn eutectic structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Ishikawa, Satoru Daido, Kaoru Nishizawa, Akihiro Yoshida, Hiroki Sato
  • Patent number: 11101054
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1) is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka Matsumura, Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Takaya Kohori, Masayuki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11084097
    Abstract: A method of additive manufacturing includes storing a plurality of predetermined cell processing recipes, dispensing a layer of a plurality of successive layers of feed material on a platform, receiving data describing an area of the layer of the feed material to fuse, determining a combination of a plurality of non-overlapping cells that substantially cover the area, and sequentially processing the plurality of cells. Each cell processing recipe includes scan path data indicating a path for an energy beam to follow, and different cell processing recipes having different paths for the energy beam. Each cell of the plurality of cells gets an associated cell processing recipe selected from the plurality of predetermined cell processing recipes. Each cell is processed by causing an energy beam to follow the first path for the cell processing recipe associated with the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: David Masayuki Ishikawa, Paul J. Steffas, Ajey M. Joshi
  • Patent number: 11065689
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing system includes a platform, a dispenser to dispense a plurality of layers of feed material on a top surface of the platform, a light source to generate a first light beam and a second light beam, a polygon mirror scanner, a galvo mirror scanner positioned adjacent to the polygon mirror scanner, and a controller. The controller is coupled to the light source, the polygon mirror scanner and the galvo mirror scanner, and the controller is configured to cause the light source and polygon mirror scanner to apply the first light beam to a region of the layer of feed material, and to cause the light source and galvo mirror scanner to apply the second light beam to at least a portion of the region of the layer of feed material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: David Masayuki Ishikawa, Paul J. Steffas, Nag B. Patibandla
  • Publication number: 20210199140
    Abstract: A drive device for driving a fluid pressure cylinder has an air supply source which supplies air, a switching valve which switches between the supply and discharge of the air to and from the fluid pressure cylinder, bypass piping which connects the head-side cylinder chamber and rod-side cylinder chamber of the fluid pressure cylinder, and a bypass switching valve which switches between the states of flow of air through the bypass piping. Air in the head-side cylinder chamber is supplied to the rod-side cylinder chamber through the bypass piping by setting the bypass switching valve to an open state in a return stroke of the fluid pressure cylinder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoru ITO, Gen TSUCHIYA, Masayuki ISHIKAWA, Hisashi YAJIMA, Takehiko KANAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20210154744
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing system includes a factory interface chamber, a load lock chamber, a first valve to fluidically seal the factory interface chamber from the load lock chamber, an additive manufacturing chamber including a dispensing system to deliver a plurality of layers of a powder to a build platform and an energy source to apply energy to the powder dispensed on the top surface of the build platform, at least a second valve to fluidically seal the load lock chamber from the additive manufacturing chamber, and a plurality of supports and actuators that provide a transport tool to carry the build platform from the factory interface unit, through the load lock chamber, to the additive manufacturing chamber, and back to the factory interface chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventor: David Masayuki Ishikawa