Patents by Inventor Noriaki Nakamura

Noriaki 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: 10647248
    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: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    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: 20200044134
    Abstract: A thermoelectric conversion element module (101) includes: a heat receiving part (3) disposed so as to be contactable with a heat source; a thermoelectric conversion element (10) having a first surface (10a) and a second surface (10b), the first surface (10a) being disposed in contact with the heat receiving part (3); and a heat radiating part (5) that is disposed in contact with the second surface (10b) and has an inner space (21).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Noriaki OKUDA, Takanori NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10486235
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing silver particles, including the steps of: mixing a thermally decomposable silver compound and an amine compound to prepare a silver-amine complex as a precursor; and heating the silver-amine complex at a heating temperature equal to or higher than the decomposition temperature of the silver-amine complex to precipitate silver particles, the silver compound being silver carbonate, the amine compound being terminated with a primary amino group on at least one end and containing a predetermined hydrocarbon group R with a carbon number of 4 to 10. In the method of the present invention, silver particles with the particle size controlled to fall within the range of 20 nm to 200 nm in terms of an average particle size can be produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Yuichi Makita, Yuusuke Ohshima, Hidekazu Matsuda, Junichi Taniuchi, Noriaki Nakamura, Hitoshi Kubo
  • Patent number: 10457199
    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: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    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: 20190248277
    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: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: 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: 20190239741
    Abstract: An analysis unit determines at least two boundaries by determining; in a coordinate system indicating a correlation between a luminance contrast value between a luminance of an attention portion and a luminance of a background portion, and a luminance average value of a visual target including the attention portion and the background portion; the boundary between a region where a subject has a visibility and a region where the subject does not have the visibility for each combination of stimulus values of a color stimulus of a visual target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicants: VISUAL TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY INC., MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshiki NAKAMURA, Sueko KANAYA, Noriaki ASADA, Shoko MATSUMURA, Akinori NAGAMOTO, Taizo NISHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190165483
    Abstract: A radar device includes: an antenna unit including antenna elements arrayed along a direction intersecting a front direction in a circuit board, transmitting an electromagnetic wave upward of a board surface of the circuit board, and receiving a reflected wave of the electromagnetic wave; a reflection unit supported above the board surface of the circuit board in a housing, reflecting the electromagnetic wave transmitted from the antenna unit to change a traveling direction of the electromagnetic wave to the front direction, and reflecting the reflected wave from the front direction to change a traveling direction of the reflected wave to a direction toward the antenna unit; and a dielectric lens disposed in an aperture of the housing to extend along a direction in which the antenna elements are arrayed, and having a semi-cylindrical shape or a parabolic-cylindrical shape projecting in the front direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: RYOSUKE SHIOZAKI, TOMOHIRO YUI, KEN TAKAHASHI, YUICHI KASHINO, KOUJI SUZUKI, NORIAKI SAITO, SHIGEKI NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190165484
    Abstract: A radar device includes: a housing that includes an aperture in a front direction as a transmitting direction of an electromagnetic wave; a circuit board disposed in the housing such that a board surface extends along the front direction; an antenna unit that includes antenna elements being arrayed along a direction intersecting the front direction in a region on a side in the front direction of the circuit board, and that transmits the electromagnetic wave to the outside of the housing through the aperture and receives a reflected wave of the electromagnetic wave; and a dielectric lens that is disposed in the aperture of the housing to extend along a direction in which the antenna elements are arrayed and that has a semi-cylindrical shape or a parabolic-cylindrical shape projecting in the front direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: RYOSUKE SHIOZAKI, TOMOHIRO YUI, KEN TAKAHASHI, YUICHI KASHINO, KOUJI SUZUKI, NORIAKI SAITO, SHIGEKI NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190165482
    Abstract: A radar device includes: a case having an opening at the front in a forward direction, which is a transmission direction of electromagnetic waves; a circuit board placed in the case, the circuit board having first and second circuit board parts, one component side of the first circuit board part facing in the forward direction, the component sides of the second circuit board part extending along the forward direction; a transmission antenna and reception antenna composed of a plurality of antenna elements placed into an array in a direction crossing the forward direction in an area, facing in the forward direction, on the circuit board; and a dielectric lens having a semi-cylindrical or parabolic cylindrical shape in the forward direction, the dielectric lens being placed in the opening in the case so as to extend along a direction in which the plurality of antenna elements are placed into an array.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: RYOSUKE SHIOZAKI, TOMOHIRO YUI, KEN TAKAHASHI, YUICHI KASHINO, KOUJI SUZUKI, NORIAKI SAITO, SHIGEKI NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190166416
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus has a speaker that is stored inside a housing and includes an attachment guide to which the speaker is attached on a housing front surface. The attachment guide has at least one angle deciding portion which inclines a front surface of the speaker relative to the housing front surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: NORIAKI TAGUCHI, YASUSHI NAKAMURA, SHINICHI TAKEDA, HIROKI KANEMITSU
  • Patent number: 10220377
    Abstract: The present invention is a metal colloid solution comprising: colloidal particles consisting of metal particles consisting of one or two or more metal(s) and a protective agent bonding to the metal particles; and a solvent as a dispersion medium of the colloidal particles, wherein: a chloride ion concentration per a metal concentration of 1 mass % is 25 ppm or less; and a nitrate ion concentration per a metal concentration of 1 mass % is 7500 ppm or less. In the present invention, adsorption performance can be improved with adjustment of the amount of the protective agent of the colloidal particles. It is preferable to bind the protective agent of 0.2 to 2.5 times the mass of the metal particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGOY K.K.
    Inventors: Yuusuke Ohshima, Hitoshi Kubo, Tomoko Ishikawa, Noriaki Nakamura, Junichi Taniuchi, Yoshiteru Tsuchiya, Hiroaki Takahashi, Hidenori Takanezawa, Kenichi Inoue, Syunsuke Kato, Hirokazu Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 9901985
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing silver particles, the method capable of adjusting the particle diameter to be within the range of several tens of nanometers to several hundreds of nanometers and also producing silver particles with a uniform particle diameter. The present invention relates to a method for producing silver particles by heating of a reaction system containing a thermally-decomposable silver-amine complex precursor, including a process of producing a silver-amine complex, a process of adding an organic compound having an amide (carboxylic amide) as a skeleton to a reaction system, and a process of heating the reaction system, in which a water content in the reaction system before the heating is 20 to 100 parts by weight relative to 100 parts by weight of the silver compound. The present invention can produce uniform silver particles while the particle diameter is controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Yuichi Makita, Yuusuke Ohshima, Hidekazu Matsuda, Noriaki Nakamura, Junichi Taniuchi, Hitoshi Kubo
  • Publication number: 20170215279
    Abstract: Provided are a fine silver particle ink composed of hexylamine, dodecylamine, oleic acid, fine silver particles and a solvent, in which the volume resistivity of a sintered body at 100° C. obtained after the ink is applied on a substrate by spin coating is 8 to 25 ?? cm, a sintered body thereof, and a method for producing a fine silver particle ink. When a fine silver particle ink containing coated fine silver particles is produced by a silver-amine complex decomposition method, production can be carried out smoothly. The fine silver particle ink can be sintered even at a low temperature, and a sintered body thereof has a mirror surface and low volume resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Hitoshi Kubo, Yusuke Ohshima, Noriaki Nakamura, Hiroshi Noguchi, Junichi Taniuchi, Yuichi Makita
  • Patent number: 9670294
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization produces a novel solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization that achieves excellent olefin polymerization activity and activity with respect to hydrogen during polymerization, and can produce an olefin polymer that exhibits a high MFR, high stereoregularity, and excellent rigidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: TOHO TITANIUM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Motoki Hosaka, Noriaki Nakamura, Toshihiko Sugano
  • Patent number: 9674953
    Abstract: Provided are a fine silver particle ink composed of hexylamine, dodecylamine, oleic acid, fine silver particles and a solvent, in which the volume resistivity of a sintered body at 100° C. obtained after the ink is applied on a substrate by spin coating is 8 to 25 ??cm, a sintered body thereof, and a method for producing a fine silver particle ink. When a fine silver particle ink containing coated fine silver particles is produced by a silver-amine complex decomposition method, production can be carried out smoothly. The fine silver particle ink can be sintered even at a low temperature, and a sintered body thereof has a mirror surface and low volume resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Kubo, Yusuke Ohshima, Noriaki Nakamura, Hiroshi Noguchi, Junichi Taniuchi, Yuichi Makita
  • Patent number: 9593188
    Abstract: A method produces a novel solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization that achieves excellent olefin polymerization activity and activity with respect to hydrogen during polymerization, and can produce an olefin polymer that exhibits a high MFR, high stereoregularity, and excellent rigidity. The method includes a first step that brings a magnesium compound, a tetravalent titanium halide compound, and one or more first internal electron donor compounds into contact with each other to effect a reaction, followed by washing; a second step that brings one or more second internal electron donor compounds into contact with a product obtained by the first step to effect a reaction; and a third step that brings a tetravalent titanium halide compound and one or more third internal electron donor compounds into contact with a product obtained by the second step to effect a reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: TOHO TITANIUM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Motoki Hosaka, Noriaki Nakamura, Shingo Yamada, Toshihiko Sugano
  • Patent number: 9587050
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization produces a novel solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization that achieves excellent olefin polymerization activity and activity with respect to hydrogen during polymerization, and can produce an olefin polymer that exhibits a high MFR, high stereoregularity, and excellent rigidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: TOHO TITANIUM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Motoki Hosaka, Noriaki Nakamura, Shingo Yamada, Toshihiko Sugano
  • Patent number: 9565776
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for treating a substrate that supports metal fine particles for forming a plating layer on a circuit pattern or TSVs in various substrates, in which further micronization treatment is enabled compared with the conventional methods, and the formation of a stable plating layer is enabled. The present invention is a method for treating a substrate, the method including bringing a substrate into contact with a colloidal solution containing metal particles in order to support the metal particles that serve as a catalyst for forming a plating layer on the substrate, in which the colloidal solution contains metal particles formed of Pd and having a particle size of 0.6 nm to 4.0 nm and a face-to-face dimension of the (111) plane of 2.254 ? or more. When an organic layer such as SAM is formed on a surface of the substrate before this treatment, the binding force of the Pd particles can be increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
    Inventors: Noriaki Nakamura, Junichi Taniuchi, Hitoshi Kubo, Yuusuke Ohshima, Tomoko Ishikawa, Shoso Shingubara, Fumihiro Inoue
  • Publication number: 20160303659
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing silver particles, including the steps of: mixing a thermally decomposable silver compound and an amine compound to prepare a silver-amine complex as a precursor; and heating the silver-amine complex at a heating temperature equal to or higher than the decomposition temperature of the silver-amine complex to precipitate silver particles, the silver compound being silver carbonate, the amine compound being terminated with a primary amino group on at least one end and containing a predetermined hydrocarbon group R with a carbon number of 4 to 10. In the method of the present invention, silver particles with the particle size controlled to fall within the range of 20 nm to 200 nm in terms of an average particle size can be produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Applicant: Tanka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
    Inventors: Yuichi MAKITA, Yuusuke OHSHIMA, Hidekazu MATSUDA, Junichi TANIUCHI, Noriaki NAKAMURA, Hitoshi KUBO
  • Patent number: RE47988
    Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises a memory cell region, a peripheral circuit region and a boundary region. In the memory cell region, a concave lower electrode and a foundation layer have a same uppermost surface positioned in a height of H above the plane-A. In the boundary region, one concave lower conductive region and a foundation layer have a same uppermost surface positioned in a height of H above the plane-A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Longitude Licensing Limited
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nakamura, Kenji Komeda, Ryota Suewaka, Noriaki Ikeda