Patents by Inventor Naoki Sano

Naoki Sano 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: 20220290025
    Abstract: A resin composition contains: an acrylic resin polymerized from a monomer component containing a monomer represented by the following formula (1); and a heat storage inorganic material, wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R2 represents a monovalent group having a polyoxyalkylene chain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Naoki FURUKAWA, Tsuyoshi MORIMOTO, Hiroshi YOKOTA, Atsuko SANO
  • Patent number: 11433725
    Abstract: The bushing includes an outer cylinder, an inner cylinder, and an elastic body therebetween. The outer cylinder has a central recess portion recessed from the inner peripheral surface in the radial direction at the central portion in the axial direction, and the thickness of both end portions is thicker than the thickness of the central portion. The central recess portion is formed in a curved shape or having a curved and a straight shape. The inner cylinder has a central convex portion swelling from the outer peripheral surface in the radial direction at a position corresponding to the central recess portion. The maximum outer diameter of the central convex portion is larger than the minimum inner diameter of the inner peripheral surface of the outer cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignees: Mazda Motor Corporation, MOLTEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Susumu Sano, Takahiko Shigyo, Hiroki Kimura, Masaya Hiramatsu, Haruaki Iseri, Kazuhiro Okuyama, Hiroyuki Okamoto, Eiji Okada, Naoki Kurata, Hiromi Miwade, Tadashi Yoshimura, Ryo Ogawa, Tomohiro Tuji, Masayuki Mochizuki
  • Patent number: 11415529
    Abstract: The X-ray phase imaging apparatus includes an imaging system, a position switching mechanism for switching between a retracted position and an imaging position, a control unit for controlling switching between the retracted position and the imaging position, and an image processing unit for generating an X-ray phase contrast image based on the first image and the second image. The control unit is configured to control sequentially imaging at the retracted position and imaging at the imaging position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Doki, Kenji Kimura, Taro Shirai, Satoshi Sano, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11385190
    Abstract: The X-ray phase imaging apparatus includes an imaging system, a position switching mechanism for switching between a retracted position and an imaging position, a control unit for controlling switching between the retracted position and the imaging position, and an image processing unit for generating an X-ray phase contrast image based on the first image and the second image. The control unit is configured to control sequentially imaging at the retracted position and imaging at the imaging position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Doki, Kenji Kimura, Taro Shirai, Satoshi Sano, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11373674
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a generation unit that generates a hierarchy of a group that classifies each piece of data from information about each of a plurality of pieces of data to be recorded, and a control unit that controls recording of the plurality of pieces of data included in a group of the hierarchy at a highest level on a magnetic recording medium in a recording order according to an order from an upper hierarchy to a lower hierarchy, for each group of the hierarchy at the highest level. The magnetic recording medium has a magnetic layer containing a ferromagnetic powder and a binding agent on a non-magnetic support. A difference between spacings S0.5 and S13.5 measured under pressures of 0.5 atm and 13.5 atm by an optical interference method after n-hexane cleaning on a surface of the magnetic layer is equal to or less than 3.0 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiki Ozawa, Michitaka Kondo, Kentaro Miyamoto, Naoki Sano
  • Patent number: 11302357
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes: a non-magnetic support; a magnetic layer that includes ferromagnetic powder on one surface side of the non-magnetic support; and a back coating layer that includes non-magnetic powder on the other surface side of the non-magnetic support, in which a difference between a spacing measured on a surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 0.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning and a spacing measured on the surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 13.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning is 12 nm or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Sano, Takuto Kurokawa, Eiki Ozawa, Norihito Kasada, Megumi Nakano
  • Patent number: 11270725
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes: a non-magnetic support; and a magnetic layer including ferromagnetic powder, in which a difference (S0.5?S13.5) between a spacing S0.5 measured on a surface of the magnetic layer by optical interferometry after n-hexane cleaning under a pressure of 0.5 atm and a spacing S13.5 measured on the surface of the magnetic layer by optical interferometry after n-hexane cleaning under a pressure of 13.5 atm is 9.0 nm or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Sano, Eiki Ozawa, Norihito Kasada, Takuto Kurokawa
  • Patent number: 11270728
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes a non-magnetic support; a magnetic layer that includes ferromagnetic powder on one surface side of the non-magnetic support; and a back coating layer that includes non-magnetic powder on the other surface side of the non-magnetic support, in which a difference between a spacing measured on a surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 0.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning and a spacing measured on the surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 13.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning is 3 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takuto Kurokawa, Naoki Sano, Norihito Kasada, Eiki Ozawa, Megumi Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210383826
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a generation unit that generates a hierarchy of a group that classifies each piece of data from information about each of a plurality of pieces of data to be recorded, and a control unit that controls recording of the plurality of pieces of data included in a group of the hierarchy at a highest level on a magnetic recording medium in a recording order according to an order from an upper hierarchy to a lower hierarchy, for each group of the hierarchy at the highest level. The magnetic recording medium has a magnetic layer containing a ferromagnetic powder and a binding agent on a non-magnetic support. A difference between spacings S0.5 and S13.5 measured under pressures of 0.5 atm and 13.5 atm by an optical interference method after n-hexane cleaning on a surface of the magnetic layer is equal to or less than 3.0 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Eiki OZAWA, Michitaka KONDO, Kentaro MIYAMOTO, Naoki SANO
  • Publication number: 20210366509
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a recording unit that records a plurality of objects including data and metadata related to the data on a magnetic recording medium, and executes, after recording at least one of the objects, processing of recording first set data which is a set of the metadata included in the object. The first set data is the set of the metadata included in the object recorded after recording the first set data that is recorded immediately before. The magnetic recording medium has a magnetic layer containing a ferromagnetic powder and a binding agent on a non-magnetic support. A difference between spacings S0.5 and S13.5 measured under pressures of 0.5 atm and 13.5 atm by an optical interference method after n-hexane cleaning on a surface of the magnetic layer is equal to or less than 3.0 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Eiki OZAWA, Michitaka KONDO, Kentaro MIYAMOTO, Naoki SANO
  • Publication number: 20210241792
    Abstract: The magnetic tape in which a difference (S0.1?S1.6) between a spacing S0.1 and a spacing S1.6 obtained after n-hexane cleaning on a surface of the magnetic layer is equal to or less than 32 nm. The S0.1 is a value obtained as a spacing under a pressing force of 0.1 atm from a relational expression between a pressure and a spacing obtained by performing a spacing measurement on the surface of the magnetic layer by an optical interference method under a pressing force of each of a plurality of different pressures after the n-hexane cleaning, and S1.6 is a spacing measured on the surface of the magnetic layer by the optical interference method under the pressing force of 1.6 atm after the n-hexane cleaning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takuto KUROKAWA, Naoki SANO, Norihito KASADA
  • Patent number: 11047989
    Abstract: Usability of a GNSS device with a tilt sensor is improved. A GNSS device includes a tilt sensor capable of measuring a tilt, an electronic compass capable of measuring a direction, a GNSS antenna capable of acquiring positional information, and a display unit capable of displaying information, wherein when the tilt sensor or the electronic compass requests calibration for adjustment, an icon calling attention is displayed on a screen of the display unit, and when the icon is tapped by a user, the screen of the display unit shifts to a calibration screen. When calibration is required, immediate shifting to a calibration screen is enabled, so that high operability and usability are obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki Sano, Tohru Mogi
  • Publication number: 20210090602
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes: a non-magnetic support; a magnetic layer that includes ferromagnetic powder on one surface side of the non-magnetic support; and a back coating layer that includes non-magnetic powder on the other surface side of the non-magnetic support, in which a difference between a spacing measured on a surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 0.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning and a spacing measured on the surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 13.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning is 12 nm or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki SANO, Takuto KUROKAWA, Eiki OZAWA, Norihito KASADA, Megumi NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20210090600
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes a non-magnetic support; a magnetic layer that includes ferromagnetic powder on one surface side of the non-magnetic support; and a back coating layer that includes non-magnetic powder on the other surface side of the non-magnetic support, in which a difference between a spacing measured on a surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 0.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning and a spacing measured on the surface of the back coating layer by optical interferometry under a pressure of 13.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning is 3 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takuto KUROKAWA, Naoki SANO, Norihito KASADA, Eiki OZAWA, Megumi NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10871597
    Abstract: Provided are a polarizing plate including a polarizer and a polarizing plate protective film laminated on the polarizer, in which the polarizing plate protective film contains at least one compound represented by any one of General Formulas (1) to (3) and cellulose acylate; an image display device using the polarizing plate; and a polarizing plate protective film used for the polarizing plate, and R7—N?C?N—R8??General Formula (3) in which R1 to R8 represent a specific substituent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Sano, Nobutaka Fukagawa, Akio Tamura
  • Publication number: 20200279580
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes: a non-magnetic support; and a magnetic layer including ferromagnetic powder, in which a difference (S0.5?S13.5) between a spacing S0.5 measured on a surface of the magnetic layer by optical interferometry after n-hexane cleaning under a pressure of 0.5 atm and a spacing S13.5 measured on the surface of the magnetic layer by optical interferometry after n-hexane cleaning under a pressure of 13.5 atm is 9.0 nm or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki SANO, Eiki OZAWA, Norihito KASADA, Takuto KUROKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200090694
    Abstract: The magnetic recording medium includes a non-magnetic support; and a magnetic layer including a ferromagnetic powder and a binding agent on the non-magnetic support, in which a difference (S0.5?S13.5) between a spacing S0.5 measured by optical interferometry regarding a surface of the magnetic layer under a pressing force of 0.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning and a spacing S13.5 measured by optical interferometry regarding the surface of the magnetic layer under a pressing force of 13.5 atm after n-hexane cleaning is equal to or smaller than 3.0 nm, and a magnetic recording and reproducing device including this magnetic recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki SANO, Takuto Kurokawa, Norihito Kasada, Eiki Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10485874
    Abstract: Hyaluronic acid modified with sphingosine-1-phosphate, and a medicine comprising the hyaluronic acid as an active ingredient, wherein the medicine can alleviate hepatic disorder caused by hypoxia/reoxygenation by protecting the liver sinusoidal endothelial cells, and the medicine can prevent and/or treat liver failure due to liver transplantation, hepatectomy, or other surgeries associated with liver ischemia/reperfusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: Kewpie Corporation, University of Tsukuba
    Inventors: Hideyoshi Harashima, Mamoru Hyodo, Naoyuki Toriyabe, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi, Takafumi Tamura, Naoki Sano
  • Patent number: 10457792
    Abstract: A polarizing plate protective film which prevents deterioration of polarization performance in a high temperature, high humidity environment, and a polarizing plate and display device using the film including a compound represented by the following General Formula (I). (X-LnZ??General Formula (I) X represents a formyl group, a boronic acid group, or a group represented by the following General Formula (I-B) or a group represented by the following General Formula (I-C), where L represents a single bond or divalent linking group, and n represents an integer equal to or greater than 2. When n is 2, Z represents a single bond or a divalent group, and when n?3, Z represents an n-valent group. RA and RB represent an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an aryl group, or an acyl group. RA and RB may be bonded to each other to form a ring. * represents a bond to be bonded to L.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Nobutaka Fukagawa, Naoki Sano, Mayumi Nojiri, Aiko Yoshida, Naoya Shimoju
  • Publication number: 20190302273
    Abstract: Usability of a GNSS device with a tilt sensor is improved. A GNSS device includes a tilt sensor capable of measuring a tilt, an electronic compass capable of measuring a direction, a GNSS antenna capable of acquiring positional information, and a display unit capable of displaying information, wherein when the tilt sensor or the electronic compass requests calibration for adjustment, an icon calling attention is displayed on a screen of the display unit, and when the icon is tapped by a user, the screen of the display unit shifts to a calibration screen. When calibration is required, immediate shifting to a calibration screen is enabled, so that high operability and usability are obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Naoki SANO, Tohru MOGI