Patents by Inventor Nobuyasu Suzuki

Nobuyasu 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: 20190334357
    Abstract: A power tool system includes a hand-held power tool having a power tool housing accommodating a motor, and a battery pack interface electrically connected to the motor within the power tool housing. A battery pack includes a battery pack housing accommodating at least one battery cell and a power tool interface electrically connected to the at least one battery cell within the battery pack housing. The power tool interface is configured to be physically and electrically connected to and disconnected from the battery pack interface of the power tool. A communicator is attached to or accommodated within the battery pack housing. The communicator is configured to wirelessly communicate with an external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Nobuyasu FURUI, Hitoshi Suzuki, Masaaki FUKUMOTO, Takuya UMEMURA, Kosuke ITO, Hitoshi Sengiku, Shuji Yoshikawa, Tatsuya Nagahama
  • Patent number: 10447005
    Abstract: A light source device includes: a semiconductor light-emitting device including a flat-shaped base having a first main surface on a first side and a second main surface and a semiconductor light-emitting element disposed on the first side; a first fixing component having a first through-hole and a first pressing surface that presses the first main surface; and a second fixing component having a second through-hole and a second pressing surface that presses the second main surface. The base is fixed between the first and second pressing surfaces by an engagement between a first inner surface surrounding the first through-hole of the first fixing component and a second outer surface of the second fixing component. A distance between the first and second pressing surfaces is smaller than or equal to a thickness of the base, and a void is formed lateral to the base between the first and second pressing surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Yamanaka, Kiyoshi Morimoto, Hideki Kasugai, Kazuyuki Matsumura, Hideo Yamaguchi, Nobuyasu Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190272318
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and apparatus are provided. The method includes generating a plurality of sequences of small unit tokens from a first language model that is trained with a small unit corpus including the small unit tokens, the small unit corpus having been derived by tokenization with a small unit. The method further includes tokenizing the plurality of sequences of small unit tokens by a large unit that is larger than the small unit, to create a derived large unit corpus including derived large unit tokens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Masayuki Suzuki, Nobuyasu Itoh, Gakuto Kurata
  • Patent number: 10396573
    Abstract: A method for recharging a battery pack (40; 40?) includes attaching a portable charger (120) to a user, which portable charger comprises or is attached to a self-contained power supply (130, 140) and wherein a first charging port (132, 146) of the portable charger is disposed, e.g., on a belt (144) worn by the user, hanging the battery pack on the belt while the battery pack is physically engaged and in electrical communication with a power tool (10; 10?), and initiating a transfer of power from the charger to the battery pack when the first charging port is at least proximal to a second charging port (85, 148) that is in electrical communication with at least one battery cell (50) of the battery pack. A portable charging system capable of performing this method, as well as an adapter for use in performing this method, are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Furui, Hitoshi Suzuki, Masaaki Fukumoto, Takuya Umemura, Kosuke Ito, Hitoshi Sengiku, Shuji Yoshikawa, Tatsuya Nagahama
  • Publication number: 20180235040
    Abstract: A light source device includes: a semiconductor light-emitting device including a flat-shaped base having a first main surface on a first side and a second main surface and a semiconductor light-emitting element disposed on the first side; a first fixing component having a first through-hole and a first pressing surface that presses the first main surface; and a second fixing component having a second through-hole and a second pressing surface that presses the second main surface. The base is fixed between the first and second pressing surfaces by an engagement between a first inner surface surrounding the first through-hole of the first fixing component and a second outer surface of the second fixing component. A distance between the first and second pressing surfaces is smaller than or equal to a thickness of the base, and a void is formed lateral to the base between the first and second pressing surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YAMANAKA, Kiyoshi MORIMOTO, Hideki KASUGAI, Kazuyuki MATSUMURA, Hideo YAMAGUCHI, Nobuyasu SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20170023481
    Abstract: A hydrogen gas inspection method includes: converting first light having a first wavelength to second light having a second wavelength longer than the first wavelength by using a phosphor, the first light being emitted from a semiconductor light emitting device; irradiating a space to be inspected with the second light; and determining whether hydrogen gas is present in the space utilizing Raman scattered light generated by the hydrogen gas irradiated with the second light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventors: YOSHIHISA NAGASAKI, NOBUYASU SUZUKI, YUKIHIKO SUGIO
  • Patent number: 9551474
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion member includes: a heat conducting layer; a sapphire substrate having a third surface directly contact with a second surface of the heat conducting layer and the fourth surface opposite to the third surface; and a phosphor layer having a fifth surface directly contact with the fourth surface and a sixth surface opposite to the fifth surface, the phosphor layer including phosphor. At least one of an area of a first surface and an area of the second surface of the heat conducting layer is at least 2800 times as large as an area of the sixth surface of the phosphor layer. At least one of an area of the third surface and an area of the fourth surface of the sapphire substrate is at least two times as large as the area of the sixth surface of the phosphor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuaki Nagao, Seigo Shiraishi, Yoshihisa Nagasaki, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Kazuhiko Yamanaka, Kiyoshi Morimoto, Takahiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 9243778
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element includes a phosphor layer including phosphor particles configured to be excited by light from a light source and a matrix located among the phosphor particles; and a column-shaped structural body including at least two kinds of column-shaped bodies periodically arranged and in contact with the phosphor layer. The column-shaped bodies have different heights and/or different thicknesses. The column-shaped structural body is a photonic crystal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuaki Nagao, Takahiro Hamada, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Seigo Shiraishi
  • Publication number: 20150184830
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion member includes a heat conductor, a light guide path and a wavelength converter. The heat conductor has a recessed portion and an opening extending through the heat conductor. The light guide path includes a transparent material with which the opening is filled. The light guide path includes a light exit port disposed on a side of the recessed portion and a light incident port disposed on a side opposite to the recessed portion. The wavelength converter converts first light having a first peak wavelength incident through the light guide path into second light having a second peak wavelength different from the first peak wavelength. The wavelength converter is disposed in contact with the heat conductor, at least a part of the wavelength converter being embedded in the recessed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventors: NOBUAKI NAGAO, SEIGO SHIRAISHI, YOSHIHISA NAGASAKI, NOBUYASU SUZUKI, KAZUHIKO YAMANAKA, KIYOSHI MORIMOTO, TAKAHIRO HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20140353702
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element includes a phosphor layer including phosphor particles configured to be excited by light from a light source and a matrix located among the phosphor particles; and a column-shaped structural body including at least two kinds of column-shaped bodies periodically arranged and in contact with the phosphor layer. The column-shaped bodies have different heights and/or different thicknesses. The column-shaped structural body is a photonic crystal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuaki NAGAO, Takahiro HAMADA, Nobuyasu SUZUKI, Seigo SHIRAISHI
  • Patent number: 8854725
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element disclosed in the present application includes a phosphor layer including a plurality of phosphor particles and a matrix that is located among the plurality of phosphor particles and is formed of zinc oxide. The zinc oxide is columnar crystals or a single crystal in a c-axis orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Hamada, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Kenji Orita, Nobuaki Nagao
  • Patent number: 8780438
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element includes: a plurality of phosphor particles; a first matrix located among a part of the plurality of phosphor particles and formed of zinc oxide in a c-axis orientation; and a second matrix located among a remaining part of the plurality of phosphor particles and formed of a material having a refractive index that is lower than a refractive index of the zinc oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Hamada, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Kenji Orita, Nobuaki Nagao
  • Publication number: 20140072812
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element includes: a plurality of phosphor particles; a first matrix located among a part of the plurality of phosphor particles and formed of zinc oxide in a c-axis orientation; and a second matrix located among a remaining part of the plurality of phosphor particles and formed of a material having a refractive index that is lower than a refractive index of the zinc oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro HAMADA, Nobuyasu SUZUKI, Kenji ORITA, Nobuaki NAGAO
  • Publication number: 20140071683
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element disclosed in the present application includes a phosphor layer including a plurality of phosphor particles and a matrix that is located among the plurality of phosphor particles and is formed of zinc oxide. The zinc oxide is columnar crystals or a single crystal in a c-axis orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro HAMADA, Nobuyasu SUZUKI, Kenji ORITA, Nobuaki NAGAO
  • Patent number: 8426588
    Abstract: Specified phenylalanine derivatives and analogues thereof have an antagonistic activity to ?4 integrin. They are used as therapeutic agents for various diseases concerning ?4 integrin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Ajinomoto Co, Inc.
    Inventors: Shingo Makino, Tatsuya Okuzumi, Toshihiko Yoshimura, Yuko Satake, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Hiroyuki Izawa, Kazuyuki Sagi, Akira Chiba, Eiji Nakanishi, Masahiro Murata, Takashi Tsuji
  • Patent number: 8318374
    Abstract: An oxygen electrode used in the fuel cell and includes a plurality of carbon particles, a carbon thin-film, and surface nanostructure. The carbon particles are bonded to one another with the carbon thin-film, and the surface nanostructure is formed on the surface of the carbon thin-film. The surface nanostructure comprises catalyst nanoparticles made of platinum (Pt) and carbon nanoparticles. According to this combination of these elements, the catalyst nanoparticles are confined within three-dimensional structure to be formed by the carbon nanoparticles and are immobilized without losing space which allows any reactant to be accessed to the surface of the catalyst nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Ino, Mitsuru Hashimoto, Akira Taomoto, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Yuka Yamada
  • Publication number: 20120253041
    Abstract: Specified phenylalanine derivatives and analogues thereof have an antagonistic activity to ?4 integrin. They are used as therapeutic agents for various diseases concerning ?4 integrin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Shingo MAKINO, Tatsuya Okuzumi, Toshihiko Yoshimura, Yuko Satake, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Hiroyuki Izawa, Kazuyuki Sagi, Akira Chiba, Eiji Nakanishi, Masahiro Murata, Takashi Tsuji
  • Patent number: 8222405
    Abstract: Specified phenylalanine derivatives and analogues thereof have an antagonistic activity to ?4 integrin. They are used as therapeutic agents for various diseases concerning ?4 integrin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Shingo Makino, Tatsuya Okuzumi, Toshihiko Yoshimura, Yuko Satake, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Hiroyuki Izawa, Kazuyuki Sagi, Akira Chiba, Eiji Nakanishi, Masahiro Murata, Takashi Tsuji
  • Patent number: 7909979
    Abstract: The present invention provides a water photolysis system comprising: a casing 1 into which incident sunlight L can enter from the outside and a photolytic layer 5 which is disposed inside the casing 1; wherein the photolytic layer 5 has a light-transmissive porous material 51 and photocatalyst particles 52 supported thereon; a water layer 4 containing water in its liquid state is disposed below the photolytic layer 5 with a first space 6 disposed between the water layer and the photolytic layer; a sealed second space 7 is formed above the photolytic layer 5 in the casing 1; vapor generated from the water layer 4 is introduced into the photolytic layer 5 via the first space 6; and the vapor is decomposed into hydrogen and oxygen by the photocatalyst particles 52, which are excited by the sunlight L.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Yuka Yamada, Masa-aki Suzuki, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Hidehiro Sasaki, Yasunori Morinaga
  • Publication number: 20110065918
    Abstract: Specified phenylalanine derivatives and analogues thereof have an antagonistic activity to ?4 integrin. They are used as therapeutic agents for various diseases concerning ?4 integrin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Shingo MAKINO, Tatsuya Okuzumi, Toshihiko Yoshimura, Yuko Satake, Nobuyasu Suzuki, Hiroyuki Izawa, Kazuyuki Sagi, Akira Chiba, Eiji Nakanishi, Masahiro Murata, Takashi Tsuji