Patents by Inventor Motohiro Suzuki

Motohiro Suzuki 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: 20150285566
    Abstract: A heat storage apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a heat storage material and a member. The heat storage material forms a clathrate hydrate by cooling. The member has a surface with a plurality of holes. In the case that the lattice constant of the clathrate hydrate is denoted by L and the outside diameter of a cage included in the clathrate hydrate is denoted by D, the plurality of holes are spaced at intervals of 1L to 10L, and each of the plurality of holes has a hole diameter of 1D to 20D.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Publication date: October 8, 2015
    Inventors: HIRONOBU MACHIDA, MOTOHIRO SUZUKI, SHINSUKE TAKEGUCHI, KENTARO SHII
  • Patent number: 9132584
    Abstract: A polypropylene molded article has a crystallinity degree of 48% or more by wide-angle X-ray diffraction measurement. The half width of an orientation peak in an azimuth angular distribution obtained by wide-angle X-ray diffraction measurement on the polypropylene molded article is 5.5° or less, and the long period of the polypropylene molded article obtained by small-angle X-ray scattering measurement is 12 nm or more and 16 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Hironobu Machida, Hiromu Saito, Tsubasa Hosoi, Akira Yanagida
  • Publication number: 20150235984
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device according to the present invention comprises: a bump forming step of forming a bump electrode 100 on a semiconductor chip 1, the bump electrode 100 protruding in a substantially conical shape; a pad forming step of forming a pad electrode 200 on a substrate 10, the pad electrode 200 having a recess 210 with inner lateral surfaces thereof defining a substantially pyramidal shape or a prism shape; a pressing step of pressing the bump electrode 100 and the pad electrode 200 in a direction which brings them closer to each other, with the bump electrode 100 being inserted in the recess 210 so that the central axis of the bump electrode 100 and the central axis of the recess 210 coincide with each other; and an ultrasonic joining step of joining the bump electrode 100 and the pad electrode 200 by vibrating at least one of the bump electrode 100 and the pad electrode 200 using ultrasonic waves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Applicant: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Masahiro Aoyagi, Thanh Tung Bui, Motohiro Suzuki, Naoya Watanabe, Fumiki Kato, Lai Na Ma, Shunsuke Nemoto
  • Publication number: 20150192370
    Abstract: A heat storage device (1) of the present disclosure includes: a heat storage container (10) having an inlet (2) and an outlet (3) for a heat medium; a plate-like heat storage body (4) disposed in the heat storage container (10) and having a heat storage material (4a) and an envelope (4b) containing the heat storage material (4a); a plate-like spacer (6) placed on the heat storage body (4) in the heat storage container (10) and having a plurality of contact portions (6a) that are in contact with the heat storage body (4) and a plurality of non-contact portions (6b) that are spaced from the heat storage body (4), the contact portions (6a) and the non-contact portions (6b) being alternately formed in a specific direction; and a plurality of flow paths (5) for leading the heat medium from the inlet (2) to the outlet (3), the flow paths being formed by a surface of the heat storage body (4) and the non-contact portions (6b) and extending in a direction intersecting the specific direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Publication date: July 9, 2015
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Hironori Tomita, Yoshiaki Kurosawa, Atsunori Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20150119543
    Abstract: A polypropylene molded article has a crystallinity degree of 48% or more by wide-angle X-ray diffraction measurement. The half width of an orientation peak in an azimuth angular distribution obtained by wide-angle X-ray diffraction measurement on the polypropylene molded article is 5.5° or less, and the long period of the polypropylene molded article obtained by small-angle X-ray scattering measurement is 12 nm or more and 16 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: MOTOHIRO SUZUKI, HIRONOBU MACHIDA, HIROMU SAITO, TSUBASA HOSOI, AKIRA YANAGIDA
  • Publication number: 20150090422
    Abstract: A heat storage material composition contains sodium acetate, water, and an organic compound comprising a hydrophobic group and a hydrophilic group. A weight ratio R (sodium acetate/water) of the sodium acetate to the water is 57/43 or less. A concentration Ws of the sodium acetate in three components of the sodium acetate, the water, and the organic compound comprising a hydrophobic group and a hydrophilic group is 52% by weight or more. A concentration Wa of the organic compound comprising a hydrophobic group and a hydrophilic group in the three components is 1% by weight or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: MOTOHIRO SUZUKI, IZUMI HIRASAWA
  • Patent number: 8748048
    Abstract: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, an oxidant-gas supply passage, a compressor, a water injection device, a return passage, and a regulation valve. The fuel cell is to generate power utilizing an electrochemical reaction between oxidant gas and fuel gas. The oxidant gas flows toward the fuel cell through the oxidant-gas supply passage. The compressor is provided in the oxidant-gas supply passage. The compressor is capable of sucking and pressurizing the oxidant gas to discharge the oxidant gas toward the fuel cell. The water injection device is to inject water toward a suction port of the compressor. The return passage connects an upstream portion in the oxidant-gas supply passage upstream the compressor and a downstream portion in the oxidant-gas supply passage downstream the compressor to bypass the compressor. Opening of the regulation valve is adjustable. The regulation valve is provided in the return passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Sugawara, Motohiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8539058
    Abstract: A processing state management apparatus to be connected to a distribution server that carries out a transaction to register or delete content to be distributed, includes a transmitter which transmits a request requesting the distribution server to carry out the transaction, and a state updater which, after the processing state management apparatus has requested the distribution server to carry out the transaction, holds state information indicative of the state of the transaction in the distribution server as representing processing in progress until the processing state management apparatus receives a notification of completion of the transaction from the distribution server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Gokurakuji, Motohiro Suzuki, Kaname Naito, Motonobu Kimura, Shuhei Miura
  • Publication number: 20130050251
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus stores identification information of an output apparatus connected to the information processing apparatus, stores display state information indicating a display state at the time of a stop of a system of the information processing apparatus, and controls restoration of the display state based on identification information of an external output apparatus connected to the information processing apparatus and the stored identification information in a case where the system is restarted after the stop of the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Motohiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8374079
    Abstract: A proxy server in an SIP network includes the common SIP proxy server function 11, the function of determining whether an SIP request and an SIP response received by the proxy server 10 belong to a call flow encountering a failure of the working SIP server 30, and the function of, when determination is made that they belong to a call flow encountering a failure, referring to the contents of the received SIP request and SIP response to specify a destination to which the SIP request and the SIP response are to be transmitted next.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Hiroshi Kazami
  • Patent number: 8298710
    Abstract: A humidifier for humidifying a fuel cell composed of an anode side humidifier and a cathode side humidifier each possessing a plurality of hollow fiber membrane modules for migrating moisture between a supply gas, which is supplied to a fuel cell, and an exhaust gas, which is exhausted from the fuel cell to thereby humidify the supply gas, the humidifier comprising: a pair of heads which hold both ends of the hollow fiber membrane modules, a connecting member which connects each of heads, and a device for warming the supply gas composed of conduits through which a cooling medium exhausted from the fuel cell is passed. The device for warming the supply gas is configured so that first warms a humidifier at an outlet side of the supply gas, and then warms a humidifier at an inlet side of the supply gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshio Kusano, Toshikatsu Katagiri, Motohiro Suzuki, Kenji Nagumo
  • Publication number: 20120251900
    Abstract: A fuel cell system is equipped with an expander which is driven by an off-gas exhausted from an oxidant eject path, and which transmits motive power to a compressor, a bypass route in the oxidant eject path which bypasses a humidifier, a flow control valve which changes an opening degree of the bypass route, a voltage sensor which detects an output voltage of the fuel cell stack, a current sensor which detects an output current of the fuel cell stack, and a bypass controlling member which changes a bypass ratio which is a ratio of a magnitude of a flow rate of the off-gas circulating the bypass route with respect to an overall flow rate of the off-gas ejected from the fuel cell stack to the oxidant eject path by the flow control valve according to the output power of the fuel cell stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya SUGAWARA, Tomoki KOBAYASHI, Motohiro SUZUKI, Takuma KANAZAWA, Takuya WAKABAYASHI, Hayato KAJI
  • Patent number: 8260541
    Abstract: A power supply control apparatus of a navigation system includes a power switch for a user to turn a display screen of the navigation system on or off; a navigation power switching unit to turn an internal function of the navigation system on or off by a power supply connection; a navigation information unnecessary state detecting unit to detect a navigation information unnecessary state where a user does not need navigation information; and a power supply control unit to turn the navigation power switching unit off when the navigation information unnecessary state detecting unit detects the navigation information unnecessary state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Motohiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20120052112
    Abstract: A transdermal preparation is provided that contains risperidone and/or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof as a drug, and the amount of the drug is 1 to 20 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the total mass of the preparation. The skin permeation rate of the preparation is 0.5 to 30 ?g/cm2/hour, and the drug diffusion coefficient of the preparation in the skin is 1.2×10?6 to 10.0×10?6 cm/hour.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2010
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Applicant: HISAMITSU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., INC.
    Inventors: Mitsuru Kuribayashi, Motohiro Suzuki, Hidenao Fukushima, Eisuke Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20110311831
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a substrate for a light emitting element package provided with a thick metal section formed under a mounting position of a light emitting element, having a lamination step of laminating and integrating a laminate having an insulating adhesive agent which is composed of a resin containing heat conductive fillers and has a heat conductivity of 1.0 W/mK or more and a metal layer member, with a metal layer member having a thick metal section while drawing out each member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2008
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicant: DENKI KAGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Naomi Yonemura, Yoshihiko Okajima, Tetsuro Maeda, Eiji Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20110284914
    Abstract: A substrate for a light emitting element package provided with a thick metal section formed under a mounting position of a light emitting element, comprising:an insulating layer which is composed of a resin containing heat conductive fillers under the mounting position of said light emitting element and has a heat conductivity of 1.0 W/mK or more; and a metal layer disposed inside said insulating layer and having the thick metal section, wherein a heat conductive mask section is disposed at the top of said thick metal section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2008
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicant: DENKI KAGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Naomi Yonemura, Yoshihiko Okajima, Tetsuro Maeda, Eiji Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20110272731
    Abstract: This invention provides a substrate for a light emitting element package that can obtain a sufficient heat dissipation effect from a light emitting element and can also lower the costs and reduce the size as a substrate for packaging the light emitting element, as well as a light emitting element package using the same. The substrate for a light emitting element package includes an insulating layer 1 composed of a resin 1a containing heat conductive fillers 1b, 1c, a thick metal section 2 formed under a mounting position of a light emitting element 4, and a surface electrode section 3 formed on a mounting side of said insulating layer 1 separately from said thick metal section 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2008
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Applicant: DENKI KAGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Naomi Yonemura, Tetsuro Maeda, Eiji Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 8048575
    Abstract: A fuel cell system that is compact and has stabilized performance is provided. The fuel cell system includes two fuel cell stacks or a first fuel cell stack (31) and a second fuel cell stack (32), a high-pressure hydrogen tank (11) as a hydrogen supplying device for supplying hydrogen to the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32), a compressor (12) as an air supplying device for supplying air to the fuel cell stack, and a humidifier (20) for humidifying air to be supplied to the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32). The humidifier (20) is disposed between the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32); a supply air exhaust port of the humidifier (20) and air supply ports (Q1) of the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32) are connected by air supply pipes (51) having the same length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshio Kusano, Toshikatsu Katagiri, Ryoichi Yoshitomi, Kenji Nagumo, Motohiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20110244343
    Abstract: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, an oxidant-gas supply passage, a compressor, a water injection device, a return passage, and a regulation valve. The fuel cell is to generate power utilizing an electrochemical reaction between oxidant gas and fuel gas. The oxidant gas flows toward the fuel cell through the oxidant-gas supply passage. The compressor is provided in the oxidant-gas supply passage. The compressor is capable of sucking and pressurizing the oxidant gas to discharge the oxidant gas toward the fuel cell. The water injection device is to inject water toward a suction port of the compressor. The return passage connects an upstream portion in the oxidant-gas supply passage upstream the compressor and a downstream portion in the oxidant-gas supply passage downstream the compressor to bypass the compressor. Opening of the regulation valve is adjustable. The regulation valve is provided in the return passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya SUGAWARA, Motohiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20110129741
    Abstract: A fuel cell system that is compact and has stabilized performance is provided. The fuel cell system includes two fuel cell stacks or a first fuel cell stack (31) and a second fuel cell stack (32), a high-pressure hydrogen tank (11) as a hydrogen supplying device for supplying hydrogen to the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32), a compressor (12) as an air supplying device for supplying air to the fuel cell stack, and a humidifier (20) for humidifying air to be supplied to the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32). The humidifier (20) is disposed between the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32); a supply air exhaust port of the humidifier (20) and air supply ports (Q1) of the first and second fuel cell stacks (31, 32) are connected by air supply pipes (51) having the same length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2011
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshio Kusano, Toshikatsu Katagiri, Ryoichi Yoshitomi, Kenji Nagumo, Motohiro Suzuki