Patents by Inventor Naoki Kimura

Naoki Kimura 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: 20190220996
    Abstract: A conductive-wire position inspecting device includes: a reference body disposed in a radial direction of a stator core; an imaging device configured to image a conductive wire and the reference body; and a calculating device configured to find a relative position and a relative angle of the conductive wire with respect to the reference body, based on an obtained image. In addition, the conductive-wire position inspecting device includes a determining device configured to determine whether or not the found relative position and relative angle are within respective permissible ranges, and if they are within the permissible ranges, determine the position of the conductive wire to be acceptable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Hidetaka Hokazono, Yoshiyuki Izumi, Yasuyuki Kimura, Masahiko Kamiyama, Naoki Ito, Yutaka Matsumoto, Daisuke Ueno
  • Patent number: 10347908
    Abstract: A lithium ion secondary battery having a negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material containing at least one of two material of silicon and a silicon compound and carbon, a weight mixing ratio of at least one of two material of the silicon and the silicon compound and the carbon is 20:80 to 50:50, when D90 of particles of at least one of two material of the silicon and the silicon compound is x, D50 of particles of the carbon is y, and the weight mixing ratio of the carbon is z, y??1.17x+0.45z is satisfied, the x is between 2 ?m and 10 ?m, the y is between 10 ?m and 23 ?m, and the z is between 50% and 80% by weight, and a coefficient of expansion when the negative electrode is fully charged is 110% or more and 140% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Seogchul Shin, Naoki Kimura, Eiji Seki
  • Patent number: 10347447
    Abstract: A vacuum circuit breaker includes a tank containing an electrical device. An opening corresponds to a terminal of the electrical device. A porcelain tube protruding from the tank is fixed to an opening base, and has a terminal conductor. A first connection conductor in the porcelain tube is connected to the terminal conductor. A second connection conductor is arranged in the porcelain tube. A third connection conductor is arranged between the first and the second connection conductor, has a closed end concave section fitted onto the first connection conductor and is connected to the second connection conductor by a fastener. A contact is disposed between said first connection conductor and the third connection conductor. The third and second connection conductors are made of a solid conductor. A center of the third connection conductor and a center of the second connection conductor are formed with a threaded section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Miyatake, Masahiro Arioka, Tadahiro Yoshida, Toshihiro Matsunaga, Toru Kimura, Naoki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20190206593
    Abstract: The present invention provides a connection module that allows miniaturization of a coupling structure for insulating protectors. A connection module includes a plurality of bus bars and a plurality of insulating protectors that insulate and hold the plurality of bus bars. Each of the insulating protectors includes at least one of a lock portion that includes a lock protrusion and that is provided for coupling with an adjacent insulating protector and a guide portion that guides the lock protrusion of the lock portion provided in the adjacent insulating protector such that the lock protrusion is engaged with the guide portion. The lock portion includes a guide receiving portion into which the guide portion is to be inserted, and the guide portion includes a lock engagement portion with which the lock protrusion is to be engaged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki FUKUSHIMA, Osamu NAKAYAMA, Katsushi MIYAZAKI, Seishi KIMURA, Tetsuya FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10340008
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an electronic device includes a power supply circuit that has a first switch circuit between a power supply line and a ground potential. The first switch circuit connects the power supply line to the ground potential upon receipt of a control signal that is supplied when a supply of power on the power supply line is cut off. A capacitor is connected between the power supply line and the ground potential. A second switch circuit is between the capacitor and the power supply line. The second switch circuit is configured to disconnect the capacitor from the power supply line upon receipt of the first control signal. A controller circuit is configured to supply the first control signal when the supply of power on the power supply line is cut off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuma Kawamura, Naoki Kimura
  • Patent number: 10339981
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a substrate, a connector, a volatile semiconductor memory element, multiple nonvolatile semiconductor memory elements, and a controller. A wiring pattern includes a signal line that is formed between the connector and the controller and that connects the connector to the controller. On the opposite side of the controller to the signal line, the multiple nonvolatile semiconductor memory elements are aligned along the longitudinal direction of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Masato Sugita, Naoki Kimura, Daisuke Kimura
  • Patent number: 10336299
    Abstract: In a brushless wiper motor, first and second pressing claws (43a and 43b) are formed on an outer periphery (OP) of steel sheets (34a) forming a stator core (34), and press-fitted to an inner periphery (IP) of the motor housing unit (31) so that the stator core (34) is fixed to the motor housing unit (31), base end portions of the first and second pressing claws (43a and 43b) are respectively connected to first and second walls formed on the outer periphery (OP) of the steel sheets (34a), and tip end portions of the first and second pressing claws (43a and 43b) each serves as a free end, and are directed in a circumferential direction of the stator core (34).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsuba Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Kojima, Masaaki Kimura, Yukiyoshi Iso
  • Publication number: 20190181569
    Abstract: A power storage module has a plurality of power storage elements whose electrode terminals, which include a positive electrode and a negative electrode, are arranged on an electrode arrangement surface, and a connection module that is mounted to the electrode arrangement surface of the plurality of power storage elements. The connection module has an insulating protector holding a bus bar, which connects adjacent electrode terminals of the plurality of power storage elements. The insulating protector has a front wall and a rear wall that intersect a virtual plane that is parallel to the electrode arrangement surface. The front wall and the rear wall are respectively provided with protruding portions, and the protruding portions that are respectively provided on the front wall and the rear wall engage with a plurality of extending portions that are provided on the electrode arrangement surface of the plurality of power storage elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Osamu NAKAYAMA, Naoki FUKUSHIMA, Katsushi MIYAZAKI, Seishi KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190173612
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a communication device that enables degradation in the quality of communication between a base station device and a terminal device to be avoided when a sidelink channel is set. [Solution] There is provided a communication device including: a control unit configured to allocate a predetermined gap to a boundary of a resource of a channel to be used in inter-device communication with a resource other than the resource of the channel in a communication system in which signals from different transmission sources are mixed and placed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ryota KIMURA, Kazuyuki SHIMEZAWA, Naoki KUSASHIMA, Hiroki MATSUDA, Hiromasa UCHIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10305560
    Abstract: A transmission device transmits multiplexed signals obtained by multiplexing signals of N systems corresponding to N Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) propagation modes. The transmission device includes: an array antenna that includes M antenna elements disposed in a lattice on a plane when viewed from the plane; and a transmitter that multiplies signals obtained by branching each of the signals of N systems into M signals by weighting coefficients of phase shift angles based on angles of the respective M antenna elements with respect to a reference axis passing through a reference point viewed from the reference point on the plane according to the OAM propagation modes, multiplexes the signals of N systems multiplied by the weighting coefficients of the phase shift angles, and transmits signals obtained by the multiplexing from the M antenna elements. M and N are integers equal to or larger than 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoki Adachi, Tomohiro Kimura, Takayuki Sotoyama, Kazuaki Takahashi, Naganori Shirakata, Koji Takinami, Takenori Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 10305083
    Abstract: A wiring module to be attached to a power storage element group in which a plurality of power storage elements having cathodes composed of a first metal and anodes composed of a second metal that is different from the first metal are aligned, includes: bus bars having first metal portions composed of the first metal and second metal portions composed of the second metal; an insulating protector for housing the bus bars; and detection terminals connected to the bus bars. The bus bars have overlapping portions at which portions of the first and second metal portions overlap, the overlapping portions have welded portions at which the first and second metal portions are welded, and the bus bars have terminal connection portions on which the detection terminals are overlaid, at positions different from the positions of the welded portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Osamu Nakayama, Naoki Fukushima, Katsushi Miyazaki, Seishi Kimura
  • Patent number: 10299381
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a substrate including a first face, a plurality of first conductors on the first face, a plurality of second conductors on the first face, and a first electronic component mounted on the first face, and including a first terminal connected to the plurality of first conductors, and a second terminal connected to the plurality of second conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki Kimura, Tatsuro Hiruta
  • Patent number: 10297987
    Abstract: A basic unit portion configured by a standard unit and a variable unit portion whose shape is configured to be changeable. The basic unit portion includes: a first pressure tank with a first opening portion; a circuit breaker; a first bushing; a first disconnecting switch. The variable unit portion includes: a busbar; a second pressure tank with a second opening portion; a second bushing whose necessary number is disposed in accordance with the number of circuits to be externally connected; and second disconnecting switches which are arranged between the busbar and the second bushing. The first opening portion of the basic unit portion and the second opening portion of the variable unit portion are joined facing each other to form into a constitutional body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadahiro Yoshida, Toru Kimura, Koichi Kagawa, Naoki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10291171
    Abstract: An upper switching device and a lower switching device in an electric-power conversion unit are separately driven to close by an upper closing command signal and a lower closing command signal, respectively, generated by a calculation control unit; in response to occurrence of an excessive current abnormality or an excessive voltage abnormality, upper and lower selection circuits and a penetration prevention circuit provided in a signal path select an upper three-phase short-circuiting command signal or a lower three-phase short-circuiting command signal, or an upper-and-lower six-phase cutoff command signal, and a penetration prevention time prohibits upper and lower switching devices from being concurrently closed; when an excessive voltage abnormality occurs, the three-phase short-circuiting command signal is immediately generated, without an advanced cutoff operation being performed. As a result, excessive-voltage breakage of the circuit components is prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Moritake, Tomohiro Kimura, Kazunari Masudome
  • Patent number: 10242716
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate, a nonvolatile semiconductor memory disposed on a surface of the substrate, and a controller disposed on a surface of the controller. The substrate has a slit on an edge on which interface connection terminals are formed, a ground pattern, first and second wiring patterns that are electrically connected to the ground pattern and extend in a direction in which the slit extends, and a through hole that is formed between the first and second wiring patterns and is large enough along a dimension between the first and second wiring patterns to span substantially all of the spacing between the first and second wiring patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki Kimura
  • Publication number: 20190088332
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an electronic device includes a power supply circuit that has a first switch circuit between a power supply line and a ground potential. The first switch circuit connects the power supply line to the ground potential upon receipt of a control signal that is supplied when a supply of power on the power supply line is cut off. A capacitor is connected between the power supply line and the ground potential. A second switch circuit is between the capacitor and the power supply line. The second switch circuit is configured to disconnect the capacitor from the power supply line upon receipt of the first control signal. A controller circuit is configured to supply the first control signal when the supply of power on the power supply line is cut off.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Takuma KAWAMURA, Naoki KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190088583
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a first board including a plurality of terminals, a semiconductor chip flip-chip mounted to the first board, and an insulating layer covering the first board and the semiconductor chip. The plurality of terminals include at least one first terminal electrically connected to the semiconductor chip, and at least one second terminal that is not connected to the semiconductor chip, wherein the at least one second terminal is not covered by the insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroshi ASHIKAGA, Naoki KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190067613
    Abstract: A light emitting apparatus includes: a sealing member (20) forming a sealing region sealing a planar light emitting unit; and a wiring member (51) including a conductive unit (61) electrically connected to the planar light emitting unit and extending from the sealing region to an outside. The sealing member (20) has a drawing port opened at a periphery of the sealing member for drawing the wiring member (51) to the outside. The wiring member (51) includes: an internal wiring portion (71) in which the conductive unit (61) is disposed in the sealing region; an external wiring portion (72) in which the conductive unit (61) is disposed in the outside; and a boundary wiring portion (73) in which the conductive unit (61) is disposed in the drawing port and which has a smaller thickness than the internal wiring portion (71) and/or the external wiring portion (72).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasushi TANIJIRI, Masatoshi YONEYAMA, Junya WAKAHARA, Mitsuyoshi NAITO, Naoki KIMURA, Kenji HIRAIWA
  • Publication number: 20190036081
    Abstract: Provided is an electroluminescent device that emits light of a single color and includes a plurality of functional layers, in which an absorption peak is included in the emission wavelength and at least one absorption peak is included in a complementary color region of an emission wavelength in the range of 380 nm to 780 nm, an absolute value of a deviation (?uv) of a color coordinate of front reflected light at the time of white color illumination from a blackbody locus is below 0.02, and a refractive index and a film thickness of each of the plurality of functional layers are determined to satisfy the formula D(?)?D(0)cos ? (0????D?60 degrees) when an angle dependence of emission intensity is defined as D(?).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: KOU OSAWA, KOUJIROU SEKINE, NAOKI KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20180358611
    Abstract: Provided is a secondary cell excellent in cycle characteristics. The secondary cell includes a positive electrode 5, a negative electrode 6, and an electrolytic solution. A positive electrode mixture of the positive electrode 5 contains LiOH, LiaNibCocAdBeO2 which is a positive electrode active material (a, b, c, d, and e satisfy 1.0?a?1.1, 0.45?b?0.90, 0.05?c+d?0.55, and 0?e?0.006, “A” contains at least one of Mn and Al, and “B” contains at least one of Al, Mg, Mo, Ti, W and Zr), and an oxide. The oxide contains at least one of aluminum oxide, magnesium oxide, molybdenum oxide, titanium oxide, tungsten oxide, and zirconium oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki KIMURA, Eiji SEKI