Patents by Inventor Naoki Hayashi

Naoki Hayashi 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: 20220018820
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a base body, and a first sensor part. The first sensor part includes fixed and movable electrode members, and first and second support members. The fixed electrode member includes a fixed electrode fixed to the base body. The movable electrode member includes a movable electrode. The movable electrode member includes first and second movable portions, and a third movable portion between the first and second movable portions. The first support member is fixed to the base body and connected with the first movable portion. The second support member is fixed to the base body and connected with the second movable portion. The first and second support members support the movable electrode member to provide a first gap between the fixed and movable electrode members. The fixed electrode member includes first, second, and third fixed electrode portions facing the movable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naoki HIRAMATSU, Yosuke AKIMOTO, Hiroaki YAMAZAKI, Yumi HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11220276
    Abstract: This travel control device includes: a road determining unit which determines whether a road including a downward slope along which a vehicle is traveling includes a first curved road and a second curved road; and a travel control unit which, if the road determining unit has determined that the road contains the first curved road and the second curved road, causes the vehicle, when being caused to travel in such a way as to maintain a target speed, to decelerate at a curved road entry side of the first curved road and to coast from a curved road exit side of the first curved road, such that the vehicle can pass through the first curved road.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Kouki Natsumi, Naoki Takahashi, Satoshi Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11214255
    Abstract: A vehicle control device comprising: a balance gradient calculation unit configured to calculate a balance gradient that is a gradient at which a propulsive force of the vehicle and a resistance force applied to the vehicle are balanced when the vehicle travels in a gear-in coasting state in which an engine is connected to a gear and the vehicle travels without supplying fuel to the engine, in a case where a traveling state of the vehicle is a neutral coasting state; and a traveling control unit configured to: switch, based on the calculated balance gradient and a specified road gradient, the traveling state of the vehicle from the neutral coasting state to the gear-in coasting state in a case where the traveling state of the vehicle is the neutral coasting state; and end, the gear-in coasting state when determining that an end condition is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Hayashi, Naoki Takahashi, Shinichi Ishiguro, Kouki Natsumi
  • Publication number: 20210393232
    Abstract: A radiation imaging control apparatus includes a hardware processor and an operator. The hardware processor obtains an examination order and one or a plurality of radiation irradiating parameters corresponding to each examination order. The examination order to be executed is selected using the operator. When the examination order is selected on the operator, the hardware processor determines a selecting condition according to a priority setting from a plurality of selecting conditions, and selects a radiation irradiating parameter for the examination order from one or a plurality of radiation irradiating parameters according to the determined selecting condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Kosuke FUKAZU, Naoki HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11203763
    Abstract: A microbial oil is obtained from Labyrinthulomycetes in which a gene for fatty acid biosynthesis has been disrupted or an expression of the gene has been inhibited to highly accumulate the fatty acid. The microbial oil typically contains: (a) 1.5% or more of arachidonic acid (AA) based on a total amount of fatty acid; (b) 0.2% or more of dihomo-?-linolenic acid (DGLA) based on the total amount of fatty acid; (c) 0.04% or more of eicosatetraenoic acid (ETA) based on the total amount of fatty acid; (d) 3.8% or more of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) based on the total amount of fatty acid; (e) 13.7% or less of n-6 docosapentaenoic acid (n-6DPA) based on the total amount of fatty acid; and (f) 43.9% or less of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) based on the total amount of fatty acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keishi Sakaguchi, Rie Hamaguchi, Takanori Matsuda, Makoto Ito, Naoki Nagano, Masahiro Hayashi, Yuji Okita, Shinichi Sugimoto, Daisuke Honda
  • Publication number: 20210370806
    Abstract: A seat apparatus includes plural links configured to be attached to a base member, a seat cushion frame supported by the links, and a connecting member. The seat cushion frame includes a pair of side walls connected by the connecting member, and a contact portion on at least one of the pair of side walls. At least one of the links includes a first end portion, a second end portion, and a projecting portion projecting from the second end portion. The first end portion is rotatably connectable to the base member directly or indirectly about a first rotation axis, the second end portion is rotatably connectable to the side wall directly or indirectly about a second rotation axis, and the projecting portion is configured such that at least when the seat cushion frame is moved to the highest position, a predetermined portion of the projecting portion faces the contact portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: SHIROKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki HAYASHI, Yuki ABE
  • Patent number: 11189553
    Abstract: Provided is a wiring substrate and its manufacturing method in which a thick wiring layer capable of being applied with a large current and a thin wiring layer capable of being subjected to microfabrication coexist in the same layer. The wiring substrate includes: an insulating film located over a first wiring and having a via; and a second wiring over the insulating film. The second wiring has a stacked structure including a first layer and a second layer covering the first layer. The second layer is in direct contact with the first wiring in the via. A thickness of the second layer in a region overlapping with the first layer is different from a thickness of the second layer in the via.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Amkor Technology Singapore Holding Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Naoki Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11124676
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical member which can improve bonding properties between a first member having a light transmitting property and a second member. The method includes a precuring step of forming a photocuring precured resin layer on a surface of the first member or the second member, the photocuring precured resin layer having a thin film on a side to be bonded with the second member or the first member, a bonding step of bonding the first member and the second member via the precured resin layer, and a final curing step of final-curing the precured resin layer to form a light transmitting resin layer. It is thereby possible to reduce the elastic modulus of the precured resin layer, suppress protrusion during bonding, and improve bonding properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoto Sugawara, Naoki Hayashi, Tsukasa Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20210245233
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a forged article, capable of improving the durability of a die for forging is provided. The method, includes forging a steel material by using a die, by spraying or applying a water-soluble polymer lubricant containing 0.01 to 0.98 mass % of a water-soluble sulfate onto a working surface of the die, the die being made of a raw material having a constituent composition of by mass %, of 0.4 to 0.7% of C, 1.0% or less of Si, 1.0% or less of Mn, 4.0 to 6.0% of Cr, 2.0 to 4.0% of (Mo+½W), 0.5 to 2.5% of (V+Nb), 0 to 1.0% of Ni, 0 to 5.0% of Co, 0.02% or less of N, and a remnant composed of Fe and impurities, and having hardness of 55 to 60 HRC, and the die including a nitrided layer or a nitrosulfidized layer on the working surface thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Tatsuya SHOUJI, Shuho KOSEKI, Kenichi INOUE, Katsuhiro OBATA, Satoshi MURAKAMI, Naoki HAYASHI, Yoshikazu SUZUKI, Toshifumi MIYAMOTO, Toru OTOMO, Nobuhiro IKEDA, Kousuke UDA, Takashi OGISU
  • Publication number: 20210242464
    Abstract: A lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution. The negative electrode includes first negative electrode active material particles. The first negative electrode active material particles each include a center part and a covering part. The center part includes a silicon-containing material. The covering part is provided on a surface of the center part and includes a first compound and a second compound. The first compound includes at least one of polyacrylate or polyacrylamide. The second compound includes at least one of polyvinyl alcohol or polyvinyl acetal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventor: Naoki HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11048202
    Abstract: A sheet conveyance apparatus includes a conveyance portion including a rotary member, and a counter member, a first contact member, a second contact member, and a contacting and separating mechanism. The contacting and separating mechanism causes the second contact member to separate from the surface of a rotary member of a conveyance portion when the rotary member rotates in the first direction, and causes the second contact member to abut against the surface of the rotary member when the rotary member rotates in a second direction opposite to the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Naoki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20210155773
    Abstract: A UV-photocured resin layer (and an image display device including the UV-photocured resin layer), the UV-photocured resin layer including the following cured components: an acrylate-based oligomer component selected from the group consisting of a polyisoprene-based (meth)acrylate oligomer, a polybutadiene-based (meth)acrylate oligomer, and a polyurethane-based (meth)acrylate oligomer; an acrylic-based monomer component; a plasticizer component; and a photoradical polymerization initiator component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki HAYASHI, Tsukasa NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 11011740
    Abstract: A battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte. The positive electrode includes LixAl2(OH)7-y.zH2O where 0.9<x<1.1, ?0.1<y<0.1, 0?z<2.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Naoki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20210141254
    Abstract: An image display device is manufactured by: applying a liquid photo-curable resin composition having a total value of cure shrinkage ratios based on pre-curing and complete curing of 3% or more to a surface of the light-transmitting cover member or a surface of the image display member with a thickness greater than that of the light-shielding layer to cancel the step between the light-shielding layer and the light-shielding layer forming surface of the light-transmitting cover member; pre-curing the photo-curable resin composition with the irradiation of ultraviolet rays to form a pre-cured resin layer; bonding the light-transmitting cover member to the image display member such that the pre-cured resin layer is placed inside; and subjecting the pre-cured resin layer to the irradiation of ultraviolet rays to achieve the complete curing thereof. The pre-curing is conducted to obtain a cure shrinkage ratio less than 3% in the complete curing thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi OGAWA, Yoshihisa SHINYA, Naoki HAYASHI, Tomoyuki TOYODA
  • Publication number: 20210109479
    Abstract: There are provided a movable member 80; a regulating member 90 movable between a regulating position for restricting movement of the movable member 80 and a non-regulating position not restricting movable member 80. By movement of the movable member 80 between a first position and a second position, a position of an end 80d of the movable member 80 in a direction of an axis L1. An end portion 80d is closer to a coupling member 63 in the direction of the axis L1 when the movable member 80 is in a second position than when it is in the first position. When the regulating member 90 is in the regulating position, the movement of the movable member 80 from the first position to the second position is restricted. When the regulating member 90 is in the non-regulating position, the movement of the movable member 80 from the first position to the second position is permitted. The movable member 80 includes a rotatable portion 81 contacting the regulating member 90 taking the regulating position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yukio Kubo, Masanari Morioka, Naoki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20210107268
    Abstract: In the method of manufacturing an image display apparatus according to the present invention, a liquid photocurable resin composition that does not contain a thermal polymerization initiator is coated on the surface of a light-transmissive cover member including a light shielding layer or the surface of an image display member in a thickness thicker than that of the light shielding layer, and thereafter UV rays are irradiated in that state for curing to form a light-transmissive cured resin layer. Then, the image display member and the light-transmissive cover member are laminated to each other via the light-transmissive cured resin layer to obtain an image display apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi OGAWA, Yoshihisa SHINYA, Naoki HAYASHI, Tomoyuki TOYODA
  • Publication number: 20210089820
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor is configured to determine a standard frame image in a dynamic image including a plurality of frame images obtained by imaging using radiation a process of a movement in an intentional motion by a subject. The hardware processor is configured to set a plurality of feature points on a predetermined structure in the standard frame image. The hardware processor is configured to generate position information showing a position state of the predetermined structure in the standard frame image from a relation of positions of the plurality of set feature points. The hardware processor is configured to specify in another frame image of the dynamic image positions of the plurality of set feature points and generates the position information of the predetermined structure in the another frame image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Sumiya Nagatsuka, Naoki Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10935826
    Abstract: An image display device is manufactured by: applying a liquid photo-curable resin composition having a total value of cure shrinkage ratios based on pre-curing and complete curing of 3% or more to a surface of the light-transmitting cover member or a surface of the image display member with a thickness greater than that of the light-shielding layer to cancel the step between the light-shielding layer and the light-shielding layer forming surface of the light-transmitting cover member; pre-curing the photo-curable resin composition with the irradiation of ultraviolet rays to form a pre-cured resin layer; bonding the light-transmitting cover member to the image display member such that the pre-cured resin layer is placed inside; and subjecting the pre-cured resin layer to the irradiation of ultraviolet rays to achieve the complete curing thereof. The pre-curing is conducted to obtain a cure shrinkage ratio less than 3% in the complete curing thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi Ogawa, Yoshihisa Shinya, Naoki Hayashi, Tomoyuki Toyoda
  • Publication number: 20210053337
    Abstract: According to a method of manufacturing an image display device of the present invention, a photo-curable resin composition in a liquid state is applied to a surface of a light-transmitting cover member including a light-shielding layer or a surface of the image display member to a thickness greater than that of the light-shielding layer. Then, in this state, the photo-curable resin composition is irradiated with a UV ray to be pre-cured, thereby forming a pre-cured resin layer. Next, the image display member and the light-transmitting cover member are stacked via the pre-cured resin layer and thereafter, the pre-cured resin layer is irradiated with a UV ray to be completely cured, thereby forming a light-transmitting cured resin layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi OGAWA, Yoshihisa SHINYA, Naoki HAYASHI, Tomoyuki TOYODA
  • Patent number: 10907027
    Abstract: A UV-photocured resin layer (and an image display device including the UV-photocured resin layer), the UV-photocured resin layer including the following cured components: an acrylate-based oligomer component selected from the group consisting of a polyisoprene-based (meth)acrylate oligomer, a polybutadiene-based (meth)acrylate oligomer, and a polyurethane-based (meth)acrylate oligomer; an acrylic-based monomer component including octyl acrylate or isobornyl acrylate; a plasticizer component; and a photoradical polymerization initiator component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki Hayashi, Tsukasa Nakamura