Patents by Inventor Nobuyuki Nakamura

Nobuyuki Nakamura 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).

  • Patent number: 11904498
    Abstract: A receiving table 100 for supporting a side surface of a honeycomb formed body, the side surface being parallel to a cell extending direction. The receiving table 100 comprises: a body portion 10 having a groove 11 extending in one direction; a support portion 20 comprising: a flexible sheet substrate 21 in contact with a surface of the groove 11 of the body portion 10; and a foam layer 22 attached to the flexible sheet substrate 21, the foam layer 22 being brought into contact with the side surface of the honeycomb formed body; and fixing members 30 for fixing the support portion 20 to the body portion 10. The support portion 20 is provided in a non-adhesive state to the body portion 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotada Nakamura, Nobuyuki Kuroki
  • Publication number: 20240055028
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory includes a first magnetic member extending along a first direction. First and second wires extend along a second direction. The first magnetic member is located between the first and second wirings in plan view from the first direction. A second magnetic member has a first portion above the first and second wirings, a second portion between the first and second wirings, and a third portion below the first and second wirings. At least one of the first portion or the third portion of the second magnetic member has a lower saturation magnetization than the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Nobuyuki UMETSU, Tsuyoshi KONDO, Naoharu SHIMOMURA, Shiho NAKAMURA, Susumu HASHIMOTO, Yasuaki OOTERA, Yoshihiro UEDA
  • Publication number: 20240024770
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a server device including one or more processors having hardware. The one or more processors specify a status of a user and specify an activity to be recommended to the user, on the basis of the specified status of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventor: Nobuyuki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20240014102
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a through-silicon via (TSV) including a conductive material; a first contact plug having an upper surface and a bottom surface directly connected to an upper surface of the TSV; a first wiring directly connected to the upper surface of the first contact plug; a second wiring having an upper surface; a second contact plug having an upper surface and a bottom surface directly connected to the upper surface of the second wiring; and a third wiring directly connected to the upper surface of the second contact plug; wherein the first wiring and the third wiring are in a substantially same level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Yutaka Nakae, Nobuyuki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20240011839
    Abstract: A configuration that enables easy implementation of wiping disinfection for a gripping handle for which an operating means is provided. The gripping handle, which is grasped by an operator, is formed as part of the lower case including part of the housing. The gripping handle is provided with an operating surface portion that the operator touches when initiating the reading process. There is a site on the inner side of the gripping handle, wherein the site is opposed to the operating surface portion. At this site on the inner surface side, a detector is provided to detect the state in which the operating surface portion is touched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Eishun NAKAMURA, Nobuyuki FUJIWARA, Makoto ITO, Natsuki MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20240015963
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes an alternating stack of insulating layers and electrically conductive layers, where the electrically conductive layers include word line electrically conductive layers and a first select-level electrically conductive layer, a memory opening vertically extending through the alternating stack, and a memory opening fill structure located in the memory opening and including a memory film and a vertical semiconductor channel. A vertical cross-sectional profile of an outer sidewall of the vertical semiconductor channel is straight throughout the word line electrically conductive layers and contains a lateral protrusion at a level of the first select-level electrically conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Tadashi NAKAMURA, Nobuyuki FUJIMURA
  • Publication number: 20230406746
    Abstract: A waste treatment system, includes: at least one reformer for hydrolyzing waste; a microbial reactor for microbially degrading a reformed material containing at least a solid of the waste hydrolyzed by the at least one reformer; a microbial reaction detection device for detecting a state of degradation of the reformed material in the microbial reactor; and an adjustment device for adjusting amount and timing of supply of the reformed material to the microbial reactor, based on a detected value of the microbial reaction detection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Noma, Kazuhiro Kawai, Keiji Fujikawa, Susumu Okino, Shinichi Okamoto, Shinji Nakamura, Kouetsu Shizukuishi, Nobuyuki Ukai, Yuuji Nakajima, Keiichi Nakagawa, Haruka Adachi, Takashi Ike, Yosuke Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 11846002
    Abstract: The high-strength steel sheet according to the present invention includes a specific chemical composition, a steel structure in which a total area fraction of martensite and bainite in a position of ¼ of a sheet thickness is 92% or more and 100% or less, the balance in a case where the total area fraction is not 100% contains retained austenite, and an area fraction of ferrite in a region extending up to 10 ?m in a sheet thickness direction from a surface is 10% or more and 40% or less, in which a tensile strength is 1320 MPa or more, and a Vickers hardness in a position of 15 ?m in the sheet thickness direction from the surface satisfies a specified formula.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shimpei Yoshioka, Yoshihiko Ono, Yuma Honda, Nobuyuki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20230372816
    Abstract: When a trophy unlock condition is fulfilled, a trophy processing section 124 grants a virtual award to a user playing a game. A transmission processing section 126 transmits, to a server device 5, acquisition information regarding a trophy acquired by the user. A trophy information acquiring section 150 acquires, from the server device 5, information regarding a trophy that has a possibility of being acquired by the user next. A display processing section 140 displays the information acquired by the trophy information acquiring section 150.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Inventors: Yasuo SASAKI, Nobuyuki NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20230331087
    Abstract: Information related to a vehicle can be displayed by projecting an image based on the information on a road surface or the like. An image projection apparatus that projects an image includes: an acquisition unit that acquires information to be displayed; and an image projection unit that projects the image based on the information to be displayed acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Yasuhiko KUNII, Nobuyuki KAKU, Toshinori SUGIYAMA, Hiroyuki NAKAMURA, Hiroshi CHIBA, Masahiro KISHIGAMI, Hiroyuki KAJIKAWA, Chohei ONO, Megumi KURACHI, Noriaki HARADA
  • Publication number: 20230311740
    Abstract: Based on information about a vehicle, the information can be projected and displayed onto a road surface or the like. An image projection apparatus, which projects an image, includes an acquisition unit that acquires the information about the vehicle, and an image projection unit that projects the image based on the information acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Inventors: Yasuhiko KUNII, Nobuyuki KAKU, Masahiro KISHIGAMI, Hiroyuki NAKAMURA, Megumi KURACHI, Takuya SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11752870
    Abstract: Information related to a vehicle can be displayed by projecting an image based on the information on a road surface or the like. An image projection apparatus that projects an image includes: an acquisition unit that acquires information to be displayed; and an image projection unit that projects the image based on the information to be displayed acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Kunii, Nobuyuki Kaku, Toshinori Sugiyama, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Hiroshi Chiba, Masahiro Kishigami, Hiroyuki Kajikawa, Chohei Ono, Megumi Kurachi, Noriaki Harada
  • Publication number: 20230276566
    Abstract: A hard disk drive flexible printed circuit (FPC) includes a plurality of fingers extending from a main portion, with each finger having a first wiring layer including a first electrically conductive trace layout, a second wiring layer including a second electrically conductive trace layout, and a base film interposed between the first and second wiring layers, where the first conductive trace layout includes at least one thermally conductive protective island overlaying a respective portion of the second trace layout to provide a protective thermal barrier to the base film. Hence, maximum temperatures across various layers of the FPC laminate can be reduced, damage to the FPC prevented, and manufacturing yields improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Inventors: Teruhiro Nakamiya, Kazuhiro Nagaoka, Satoshi Nakamura, Nobuyuki Okunaga
  • Patent number: 11701994
    Abstract: Based on information about a vehicle, the information can be projected and displayed onto a road surface or the like. An image projection apparatus, which projects an image, includes an acquisition unit that acquires the information about the vehicle, and an image projection unit that projects the image based on the information acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Kunii, Nobuyuki Kaku, Masahiro Kishigami, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Megumi Kurachi, Takuya Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11678833
    Abstract: This brain activity feature amount extraction method includes acquiring a combination of a plurality of data items in order of higher effectiveness for discriminating whether a subject is a healthy person or a non-healthy person, among the plurality of data items, on the basis of the index value serving as the index indicating effectiveness or non-effectiveness for discriminating the group of healthy persons and the group of non-healthy persons from each other, and displaying the acquired combination of the plurality of data items in order of higher effectiveness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Yomota, Shin Nakamura, Kenta Chinomi, Nobuyuki Akinaga
  • Publication number: 20230180484
    Abstract: A magnetic memory includes first and second wirings, a magnetic memory line including first and second portions and extending along a first direction, the second portion electrically connected to the first wiring, and a first magnetic member electrically connected to the first portion and the second wiring and including first and second magnetic portions each having an annular shape and overlapping an end portion of the first portion of the memory line as viewed from the first direction, a third magnetic portion having a cylindrical shape and extending between an inner end of the first magnetic portion and an inner end of the second magnetic portion, and a fourth magnetic portion having a cylindrical shape and extending between an outer end of the first magnetic portion and an outer end of the second magnetic portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventors: Shiho NAKAMURA, Tsuyoshi KONDO, Nobuyuki UMETSU
  • Patent number: 11657841
    Abstract: A hard disk drive flexible printed circuit (FPC) includes a plurality of fingers extending from a main portion, with each finger having a thermally-conductive stiffener, at least one wiring layer over the stiffener, and a cover film over the at least one wiring layer, where the centroid of the stiffener is offset from the centerline of the cover film. Thus, utilizing the heat-sink characteristics of the stiffener, temperature differences among the upper and lower electrical pads of the FPC resulting from a heat-based interconnection procedure can be reduced and the temperatures across the FPC finger made more uniform, damage to the FPC prevented, and soldering yields improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Teruhiro Nakamiya, Kazuhiro Nagaoka, Satoshi Nakamura, Nobuyuki Okunaga
  • Publication number: 20220090247
    Abstract: A steel sheet having a specified chemical composition and a tensile strength of 1,320 MPa or more, and methods for producing the steel sheet. The steel sheet has a specified microstructure including martensite and bainite, the total area fraction of the martensite and the bainite being 92% or more and 100% or less, the balance being one or more selected from ferrite and retained austenite. The forumulae [%Ti]+[%Nb]>0.007 and [%Ti]×[%Nb]2?7.5×10?6 are satisfied in the chemical composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shimpei YOSHIOKA, Yoshihiko ONO, Yuma HONDA, Nobuyuki NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20220056549
    Abstract: A steel sheet having a specified chemical composition and a tensile strength of 1,320 MPa or more, and methods for producing the steel sheet. The steel sheet has a specified microstructure including martensite and bainite, the total area fraction of the martensite and the bainite being 95% or more and 100% or less, the balance being one or more selected from ferrite and retained austenite. The forumulae [% Ti]+[% Nb]>0.007 and [% Ti]×[% Nb]2?7.5×10?6 are satisfied in the chemical composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shimpei YOSHIOKA, Yoshihiko ONO, Yuma HONDA, Nobuyuki NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20210340641
    Abstract: A high-strength steel sheet of the present invention has a specific chemical composition. Furthermore, in the steel sheet, a degree of Mn segregation in a specific region is 1.5 or less; a maximum P concentration in a specific region is 0.08 mass % or less; in a specific region, the number of specific MnS particle groups is 2.0 or fewer per 1 mm2, and the number of specific oxide-based inclusions is 8 or fewer per 1 mm2; of all of the oxide-based inclusions, oxide-based inclusions having a specified composition are present in a number ratio of 80% or greater; the microstructure includes, in terms of a volume fraction, 30 to 95% martensite and bainite in total, 5 to 70% ferrite phase, and less than 3% (and 0% or greater) austenite phase; and a tensile strength is 980 MPa or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Ono, Yuma Honda, Shimpei Yoshioka, Koichi Taniguchi, Nobuyuki Nakamura, Takeshi Murai