Patents by Inventor Naoki Yamamoto

Naoki Yamamoto 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: 20200166193
    Abstract: A rear light is a light disposed in a rear portion of a vehicle, and includes: a light source; a light-transmitting plate that guides incident light from the light source; and a dot portion that is disposed on the light-transmitting plate and reflects incident light to the outside of the vehicle with different reflection intensities depending on positions on the light-transmitting plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki YAMAMOTO, Yoshiaki NAKAYA, Toshiaki WAKABAYASHI, Takahiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200165692
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to improve the efficiency when operating the melting/refining furnace of the cold iron source using a burners and a lance, or during refining, and the present invention provides a method for operating a melting/refining furnace comprising a through hole so as to penetrate a furnace wall, at least one burners provided in the through hole; and at least one lances installed in an oxidant gas supply hole provided above the through-hole for the burner, wherein an amount of oxygen introduced in the melting step is adjusted to a range calculated based on a the furnace volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki HAGIHARA, Yasuyuki YAMAMOTO, Naoki SEINO
  • Publication number: 20200158333
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a burner which is capable of decreasing the amount of NOx emission and heating the object to be heated uniformly with excellent heat transfer efficiency when heating the object to be heated while oscillating the flame by self-induced oscillation, and a method for heating using a burner, and the present invention provides a burner including a center fluid ejection outlet 2 having a sectional fan shape in which an interval between a pair of side walls 63a and 63b gradually expands toward a downstream side, a pair of openings 62a and 62b provided on side walls 61 of a fluid ejection flow path 6 on an upstream side of the central fluid ejection port 2 and communicated by a communication pipe 7, a first peripheral fluid ejection outlet arranged around the center fluid ejection outlet, a second peripheral fluid ejection outlet is arranged at a position at which a distance between a center thereof and a center of the center fluid ejection outlet is larger than a dist
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Takeshi SAITO, Yasuyuki YAMAMOTO, Masashi YAMAGUCHI, Yoshiyuki HAGIHARA, Naoki SEINO
  • Patent number: 10654375
    Abstract: A drivable distance calculation device calculates a drivable distance that the vehicle equipped with the device can travel. The drivable distance calculation device includes a remaining battery capacity sensor which calculates a remaining capacity of a battery installed in the vehicle; and a arithmetic unit which calculates multiple power consumption ratios for different units of driving in accordance with variations in the remaining battery capacity calculated by the remaining battery capacity sensor and calculates the drivable distance based on the remaining battery capacity calculated by the remaining battery capacity sensor and a power consumption ratio selected from among the calculated multiple power consumption ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satomi Ota, Naoki Yamamoto, Kenichi Gotou
  • Publication number: 20200153078
    Abstract: A window glass for a vehicle includes a glass plate for window of the vehicle, a defogger on the glass plate, and an antenna on the glass plate. The defogger includes a pair of bus bars extending in a height direction of the glass plate, a first defogging area formed by a plurality of first heating wires connected between the pair of bus bars and extending in a widthwise direction of the glass plate, and a second defogging area formed by at least a second heating wire connected to the pair of bus bars or to the first defogging area and extending in a protruding manner to one side in the height direction to surround a wiring-prohibited area. The antenna is provided in at least one of areas that are an area on left of the second defogging area and an area on right of the second defogging area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Takafumi INOUE, Naoki HASHIMOTO, Tsuyoshi YAMAMOTO, Shintaro KOJIMA, Seiji MORIMOTO, Masakazu OKABE
  • Publication number: 20200138842
    Abstract: An object is to provide a novel means for ameliorating mastitis or improving milk production. An ameliorating or therapeutic agent for mastitis that contains a biosurfactant, or a milk production promoting agent that contains a biosurfactant, is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicants: HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY, TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuhei YAMAMOTO, Masao KITABAYASHI, Keiichi HISAEDA, Naoki ISOBE
  • Patent number: 10620425
    Abstract: In a measurement apparatus, a first pupil is capable of transmitting first light of a first wavelength band, and a second pupil is capable of transmitting second light of a second wavelength band. An imaging device includes a plurality of first pixels generating first pixel signals based on third light of a third wavelength band transmitted through a first optical filter that is capable of transmitting the third light. The imaging device further includes a plurality of second pixels generating second pixel signals based on fourth light of a fourth wavelength band transmitted through a second optical filter that is capable of transmitting the fourth light. A light source outputs illumination light including only fifth light of a fifth wavelength band and sixth light of a sixth wavelength band not overlapping the fifth wavelength band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyotomi Ogawa, Naoki Yamamoto, Toshiyuki Noguchi
  • Patent number: 10617018
    Abstract: A circuit board includes a board, circuitry provided on the board that supplies electric power to a motor, a positive-electrode-side power source terminal portion connected to a positive electrode terminal of the circuitry, and a negative-electrode-side power source terminal portion connected to a negative electrode terminal of the circuitry. The circuitry includes a first capacitor connected to the positive-electrode-side power source terminal portion, and a second capacitor connected to the negative-electrode-side power source terminal portion. The first and second capacitors are connected in series between the positive-electrode-side and the negative-electrode-side power source terminal portions. The board includes a through hole, at least a portion of which is between at least two of the first capacitor, the second capacitor, the positive-electrode-side power source terminal portion, and the negative-electrode-side power source terminal portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: NIDEC ELESYS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuki Harada, Naoki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200103421
    Abstract: Disclosed is a reagent for determination of activated partial thromboplastin time, comprising: a phosphatidylcholine (PC); a phosphatidylserine (PS); and a phosphatidylethanolamine (PE), wherein a concentration ratio of the PS relative to the PC is not less than 0.16 and not more than 0.25, and a concentration of the PS is not less than 7 ?g/mL and not more than 13 ?g/mL.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei AKATSUCHI, Takahiko BANDOU, Naoki YAMAMOTO, Masako AKI
  • Publication number: 20200103718
    Abstract: Provided is an electrochromic display device including a pair of supporting substrates facing each other, a pair of electrodes each disposed on the supporting substrate and facing each other, an electrochromic display layer disposed in contact with at least one of the pair of the electrodes, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the pair of the electrode, wherein the electrochromic display layer includes a plurality of electrochromic layers exhibiting mutually different coloring colors, and the plurality of the electrochromic layers are laminated on the electrode at least in a partial area of the electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinori OKADA, Keigo TAKAUJI, Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Daisuke GOTO, Toshiya SAGISAKA, Masato SHINODA, Kazuaki TSUJI, Fuminari KANEKO, Tohru YASHIRO, Mamiko INOUE, Yuto MATSUOKA, Naoki URA
  • Patent number: 10608028
    Abstract: The present technology relates to techniques of preventing intrusion of moisture into a chip. Various illustrative embodiments include image sensors that include: a substrate; a plurality of layers stacked on the substrate; the plurality of layers including a photodiode layer having a plurality of photodiodes formed on a surface of the photodiode layer; the plurality of layers including at least one layer having a groove formed such that a portion of the at least one layer is excavated; and a transparent resin layer formed above the photodiode layer and formed in the groove. The present technology can be applied to, for example, an image sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Yamamoto, Shinji Miyazawa, Yutaka Ooka, Kensaku Maeda, Yusuke Moriya, Naoki Ogawa, Nobutoshi Fujii, Shunsuke Furuse, Masaya Nagata, Yuichi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10600676
    Abstract: Provided are a group III nitride composite substrate having a low sheet resistance and produced with a high yield, and a method for manufacturing the same, as well as a method for manufacturing a group III nitride semiconductor device using the group III nitride composite substrate. A group III nitride composite substrate includes a group III nitride film and a support substrate formed from a material different in chemical composition from the group III nitride film. The group III nitride film is joined to the support substrate in one of a direct manner and an indirect manner. The group III nitride film has a thickness of 10 ?m or more. A sheet resistance of a group III-nitride-film-side main surface is 200 ?/sq or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keiji Ishibashi, Akihiro Hachigo, Yuki Hiromura, Naoki Matsumoto, Seiji Nakahata, Fumitake Nakanishi, Takuya Yanagisawa, Koji Uematsu, Yuki Seki, Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, Yusuke Yoshizumi, Hidenori Mikami
  • Publication number: 20200088470
    Abstract: Provided is a heat exchanger comprising a flat perforated heat transfer pipe having multiple refrigerant flow paths substantially parallel to each other, a fin provided with an insertion hole into which the flat perforated heat transfer pipe is to be inserted, and headers connected to ones of the refrigerant flow paths at both end portions in a width direction of the flat perforated heat transfer pipe, wherein the refrigerant flow paths are separated by at least four partition walls in the flat perforated heat transfer pipe, and are arranged in the width direction, the flat perforated heat transfer pipe is expanded and joined to the insertion hole, and ones of the refrigerant flow paths arranged at both end portions in the width direction have a greater width than those of other refrigerant flow paths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Naoki YAMAMOTO, Mamoru HOUFUKU, Takato KUSANO
  • Publication number: 20200088404
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide a burner which can uniformly heat a wide area without decreasing the heat radiation even when the swing width of the flame self-oscillating is large, and the present invention provides a burner in which a main combustion fluid and a second combustion fluid are combusted by ejecting the main combustion fluid while self-oscillating from a central expanding ejection port (3) which expands towards a tip end and ejecting the second combustion fluid from a pair of side ejection ports (5 and 7) provided on both sides of the central expanding ejection port (3), wherein a pair of the side ejection ports (5 and 7) are disposed symmetrically with respect to a central axis of the central expanding ejection port (3), and the central expanding ejection port (3) and the side ejection ports (5 and 7) are provided such that an expanding angle ? of the central expanding ejection port (3) and an angle ? formed by the central axes of a pair of the side ejection ports (5 and 7) sa
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Takeshi SAITO, Yoshiyuki HAGIHARA, Yasuyuki YAMAMOTO, Naoki SEINO
  • Patent number: 10589077
    Abstract: A microneedle device system includes a microneedle device having a sheet-like microneedle having a sheet in which one surface is a skin contact surface and the other surface is a rear surface, and in which a plurality of microneedles are formed substantially along a surface of the sheet, and in which the microneedles in the skin piercing region are raised from the skin contact surface so as to be capable of piercing skin if the sheet is bent in a thickness direction, an adhesive layer that is disposed on the sheet-like microneedle, and a liner that is attached to the adhesive layer so as to be releasable therefrom, and an auxiliary tool having a bending portion which bends the microneedle device in the thickness direction, and on which the microneedle device is mounted so as to be movable along the bending portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: HISAMITSU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., INC.
    Inventors: Makoto Ogura, Naoki Yamamoto, Takashi Kumon
  • Publication number: 20200083239
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes: a substrate including a first and a second regions; first wiring layers disposed in a first direction; a second wiring layer; a third wiring layer closer to the substrate than the first and the second wiring layers; a semiconductor film that penetrates the first and the second wiring layers, and is connected to the third wiring layer; and a gate insulating film disposed between the semiconductor film and the first wiring layers. The first wiring layers include first conductive films opposed to the semiconductor film in the first region, and first films in the second region. The second wiring layer includes a second conductive film opposed to the semiconductor film in the first region, and a second film in the second region. The second film is different from the first films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken KOMIYA, Takamasa ITO, Naoki YAMAMOTO, Yu HIROTSU, Kazuhiro TOMISHIGE, Yoshinori NAKAKUBO
  • Publication number: 20200074666
    Abstract: In a method of operating a measurement device, an image acquisition unit acquires a first image of a subject. A display control unit displays the first image or a second image regarding the first image on a display. A reading unit reads one or more pieces of reference information from a storage medium. The reference information represents two reference positions on the subject. The display control unit displays the one or more pieces of reference information on the display. A setting unit sets two reference positions on the first image or the second image after the first image or the second image is displayed on the display and the reference information is displayed on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200072478
    Abstract: An air-conditioner outdoor heat exchanger has a fin, multiple heat transfer pipes thermally connected to the fin, having a flat sectional shape, and configured such that refrigerant flows through header pipes connected to inlet and outlet sides of the heat transfer pipes. The refrigerant flows through the heat transfer pipes in parallel, and when the refrigerant returns from the outlet-side header pipe to the inlet-side header pipe through the heat transfer pipes, the refrigerant returns to the inlet-side header pipe through one of the heat transfer pipes adjacent to another one of the heat transfer pipes through which the refrigerant has flowed when flowing from the inlet-side header pipe to the outlet-side header pipe. At least two systems of refrigerant paths are formed, and the refrigerant flows back and forth in each system between the inlet-side header pipe and the outlet-side header pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Takumi HIRATA, Ryoichi TAKAFUJI, Mamoru HOUFUKU, Naoki YAMAMOTO, Ryou KARINO
  • Patent number: 10578968
    Abstract: The present invention has an object to provide a pattern forming method capable of providing good DOF and EL, a resist pattern formed by the pattern forming method, and a method for manufacturing an electronic device, including the pattern forming method. The pattern forming method of the present invention includes a step a of coating an active-light-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition onto a substrate to form a resist film, a step b of coating a composition for forming an upper layer film onto the resist film to form an upper layer film on the resist film, a step c of exposing the resist film having the upper layer film formed thereon, and a step d of developing the exposed resist film using a developer to form a pattern, in which the active-light-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition contains a hydrophobic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Yamamoto, Naohiro Tango, Naoki Inoue, Michihiro Shirakawa, Akiyoshi Goto
  • Patent number: 10582272
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a data processing device and a data processing method capable of appropriately processing a stream. NPs included in a division stream of a predetermined channel acquired by dividing an input stream configured by a plurality of packets into division streams of a plurality of channels are eliminated, and a NP-eliminated stream including DNP representing the number of eliminated NPs is generated. Then, a stream including the NP-eliminated stream and signaling as a size identifier representing a size of the DNP or a stream including the NP-eliminated stream and a buffer capacity of a buffer storing the NP-eliminated stream and signaling as read start time from the buffer so as to generate a NP-inserted stream acquired by inserting NPs corresponding to a number represented by the DNP into the NP-eliminated stream is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Okada, Takashi Yokokawa, Naoki Yoshimochi, Makiko Yamamoto