Patents by Inventor Nozomi Tanaka

Nozomi Tanaka 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: 20210274303
    Abstract: A sound signal processing device performs sound field control by controlling each virtual sound source position of a primary sound source and an ambient sound source that are separated sound signals obtained from an input sound source, in accordance with changes in velocity and traveling direction of an automobile. The sound signal processing device includes: a velocity information acquisition unit that acquires velocity information about a mobile apparatus; a steering information acquisition unit that acquires steering information about the mobile apparatus; and a sound control unit that controls output sounds from speakers disposed at a plurality of different positions in the mobile apparatus. The sound control unit performs sound field control by controlling the respective virtual sound source positions of the primary sound source and the ambient sound source that are separated sound signals obtained from the input sound source, in accordance with the velocity information and the steering information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiko TANAKA, Daisuke YOSHIDA, Goro SHIRAISHI, Nozomi ICHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11078794
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of manufacturing an airfoil structure. The airfoil structure includes a plurality of airfoils, a support for supporting the airfoils, and a case for covering the airfoils. Each airfoil includes an airfoil body, and an airflow generator for producing induced airflow by generating plasma. The method includes a process of forming the airflow generator that includes a first electrode forming step of forming a first electrode on the airfoil body, a dielectric layer forming step of forming a dielectric layer on the airfoil body by forming ceramic powder into a film to cover the first electrode through room temperature impact consolidation, and a second electrode forming step of forming a second electrode on a surface of the dielectric layer, such that the second electrode is electrically connected to the first electrode, and an alternating-current voltage is applied to the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Norio Asaumi, Nozomi Tanaka, Junya Kouwa, Kaoru Inoue
  • Publication number: 20210070747
    Abstract: Provided are: useful novel compounds that exhibit antibacterial activity based on their actions for inhibiting GyrB of DNA gyrase and ParE of topoisomerase IV; and 2(1H)-quinolinone derivatives represented by formula [1]: or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: TAISHO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki AMADA, Norikazu OTAKE, Fumihito USHIYAMA, Chunhae KIM, Tomoki TAKEUCHI, Nozomi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200308974
    Abstract: An axial compressor includes: a casing having a tubular shape; variable stator vanes each having a vane shaft as a swing center, provided in the casing as stator vanes or inlet guide vanes, and arranged in a circumferential direction of the casing; rotor blades provided on a trailing edges side of the variable stator vanes in the casing and arranged in the circumferential direction of the casing; and a plasma actuator configured to generate a plasma annularly distributed in the circumferential direction of the casing, the plasma actuator being attached on an inner circumferential surface of the casing and intersects with a clearance between each variable stator vane and the inner circumferential surface of the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Haruki Hosaka, Nozomi Tanaka, Ryuuta Tanaka, Takayuki Hazu, Dai Kato, Daisuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20180328186
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of manufacturing an airfoil structure. The airfoil structure includes a plurality of airfoils, a support for supporting the airfoils, and a case for covering the airfoils. Each airfoil includes an airfoil body, and an airflow generator for producing induced airflow by generating plasma. The method includes a process of forming the airflow generator that includes a first electrode forming step of forming a first electrode on the airfoil body, a dielectric layer forming step of forming a dielectric layer on the airfoil body by forming ceramic powder into a film to cover the first electrode through room temperature impact consolidation, and a second electrode forming step of forming a second electrode on a surface of the dielectric layer, such that the second electrode is electrically connected to the first electrode, and an alternating-current voltage is applied to the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Norio Asaumi, Nozomi Tanaka, Junya Kouwa, Kaoru Inoue
  • Patent number: 9528468
    Abstract: A noise reduction system includes: a microjet ring (16) provided at an exhaust side peripheral edge of a main nozzle of a jet engine, and has a plurality of injection pipes (26) formed in a circumferential direction thereof at regular intervals; and a supply path configured to take part of compressed air in from a flow path in an upstream side of a combustor in the jet engine, and to guide the part of compressed air to the plurality of injection pipes (26), wherein the plurality of injection pipes (26) is configured to inject the part of compressed air to a jet flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Tanaka, Shinya Kusuda, Tsutomu Oishi, Yoshinori Oba
  • Patent number: 9140210
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a jet engine including protrusions (1) for preventing the increase of the velocity gradient of a fluid in a mixed layer of a jet flow and an external air flow by bending the mixed layer, when viewed from the side of a jet flow injected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Oba, Tsutomu Oishi, Nozomi Tanaka, Shinya Kusuda
  • Patent number: 8813907
    Abstract: A noise reduction system with a chamber includes a chamber (17) which is provided at a portion of a supply path connecting a flow path in an upstream side of a combustor in a jet engine to a plurality of microjet nozzles which is provided at an exhaust side peripheral edge of a main nozzle of the jet engine, wherein the supply path is configured to supply part of compressed air from the flow path into the chamber (17), and the chamber (17) is configured to inject the compressed air through the plurality of the microjet nozzles (63) to a jet flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Nozomi Tanaka, Shinya Kusuda, Tsutomu Oishi, Yoshinori Oba
  • Patent number: 8792030
    Abstract: An imaging section outputs n pixel signals every pixel row of n×m pixels, and n AD conversion sections, corresponding to n pixel columns of the n×m pixels, convert the n pixel signals to n pixel values. A resolution control section controls the n AD conversion sections so that the AD conversion resolution of the n AD conversion sections become a first resolution, or a second resolution rougher than the first resolution, based on the AD conversion resolution of the n AD conversion sections and the n pixel values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventor: Nozomi Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20130086907
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a jet engine including protrusions (1) for preventing the increase of the velocity gradient of a fluid in a mixed layer of a jet flow and an external air flow by bending the mixed layer, when viewed from the side of a jet flow injected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Publication date: April 11, 2013
    Inventors: Yoshinori Oba, Tsutomu Oishi, Nozomi Tanaka, Shinya Kusuda
  • Publication number: 20120240587
    Abstract: A noise reduction system includes: a microjet ring (16) provided at an exhaust side peripheral edge of a main nozzle of a jet engine, and has a plurality of injection pipes (26) formed in a circumferential direction thereof at regular intervals; and a supply path configured to take part of compressed air in from a flow path in an upstream side of a combustor in the jet engine, and to guide the part of compressed air to the plurality of injection pipes (26), wherein the plurality of injection pipes (26) is configured to inject the part of compressed air to a jet flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Inventors: Nozomi Tanaka, Shinya Kusuda, Tsutomu Oishi, Yoshinori Oba
  • Publication number: 20120228054
    Abstract: A noise reduction system with a chamber includes a chamber (17) which is provided at a portion of a supply path connecting a flow path in an upstream side of a combustor in a jet engine to a plurality of microjet nozzles which is provided at an exhaust side peripheral edge of a main nozzle of the jet engine, wherein the supply path is configured to supply part of compressed air from the flow path into the chamber (17), and the chamber (17) is configured to inject the compressed air through the plurality of the microjet nozzles (63) to a jet flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Inventors: Nozomi Tanaka, Shinya Kusuda, Tsutomu Oishi, Yoshinori Oba
  • Publication number: 20110248145
    Abstract: A solid-state imaging device according to the present invention includes: a pixel portion including a plurality of unit pixels arranged in a matrix; a column signal line provided per column in the pixel portion; an AD conversion unit which converts a voltage of a pixel signal into a digital value by performing counting until a reference signal reaches the voltage of the pixel signal from the column signal line; and a clock signal generating unit which generates, to the AD conversion unit, a counter clock for the counting, and the clock signal generating unit switches, during a period of the AD conversion, a frequency of the counter clock from a first frequency to a second frequency that is different from the first frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2011
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Applicant: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Nozomi TANAKA
  • Patent number: 7990426
    Abstract: The timing adjustment unit gives a phase adjustment instruction of the pulse to the imaging device so as to converge to an optimum phase of the pulse set based on the calculation results of the luminance level detecting unit and the variance calculating unit. Furthermore, the timing adjustment unit controls the imaging device so that an exposure state of the analog imaged signal is suited for a luminance level detection process by the luminance level detecting unit and the variance calculation process by the variance calculating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Nozomi Tanaka, Masahiro Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20110064276
    Abstract: In an image transmission device, an encoding unit selects a part of a plurality of color components constituting color information of inputted image data as a color component to be encoded while periodically changing the color component to be encoded to encode the image data of the selected color component to be encoded, and a data transfer unit transfers the encoded image data of the selected color component to be encoded to a data communication line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi TANAKA, Shinji YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20080174671
    Abstract: The timing adjustment unit gives a phase adjustment instruction of the pulse to the imaging device so as to converge to an optimum phase of the pulse set based on the calculation results of the luminance level detecting unit and the variance calculating unit. Furthermore, the timing adjustment unit controls the imaging device so that an exposure state of the analog imaged signal is suited for a luminance level detection process by the luminance level detecting unit and the variance calculation process by the variance calculating unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2008
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Inventors: Nozomi TANAKA, Masahiro Ogawa
  • Patent number: D912726
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nozomi Tanaka, Machiko Watanabe, Masanori Oda, Yoshiki Mori, Ryoko Okamoto, Longlong Ruan