Patents by Inventor Ryo MATSUNAGA

Ryo MATSUNAGA 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: 20200246776
    Abstract: An objective of the present disclosure is to provide an adsorption material that has a carrier material with retained physical strength, and efficiently adsorbs an immunosuppressive protein. The present disclosure provides an adsorption material for immunosuppressive protein. The adsorption material includes a water-insoluble carrier to which at least one nitrogen-containing compound selected from a polyamine represented by a predetermined formula and aliphatic amines represented by predetermined formulae is bound. A total content of amino groups on the water-insoluble carrier is more than 0 ?mol and 2500 ?mol or less per 1 g, and a content of primary amino groups on the water-insoluble carrier is 450 ?mol or less per 1 g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicants: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION SHIGA UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
    Inventors: Junichi KASUYA, Ryo MATSUNAGA, Yoshiyuki UENO, Yuji UEDA, Kazuo TERAMOTO, Kazumasa OGASAWARA
  • Publication number: 20200215253
    Abstract: An objective of the present disclosure is to provide an adsorption material that can selectively adsorb immunosuppressive leukocyte. The present disclosure provides an adsorption material for immunosuppressive leukocyte. The adsorption material includes a water-insoluble carrier to which at least one nitrogen-containing compound selected from a polyamine represented by a predetermined formula and aliphatic amines represented by predetermined formulae are bound. A form of the water-insoluble carrier is a fiber or a particle, a diameter of the fiber or the particle is 15 to 50 ?m, and an arithmetic mean roughness of a surface of the water-insoluble carrier is 0.1 to 3.0 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicants: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION SHIGA UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki UENO, Junichi KASUYA, Toru ARAKANE, Ryo MATSUNAGA, Yumiko SEKIYA, Yuji UEDA, Kazuo TERAMOTO, Kazumasa OGASAWARA
  • Patent number: 10642186
    Abstract: The developing member includes a substrate, and an electroconductive layer on the substrate, wherein the electroconductive layer has electrically insulating domains on an outer surface thereof, the domains being independent from each other, the developing member has an outer surface including a surface of the electroconductive layer and surfaces of the domains, and wherein, when each of the domains is orthographically projected onto the surface of the electroconductive layer, defining respective areas of projected images of the domains as S, and defining respective areas of convex envelopes of the projected images as H, at least one domain satisfies the relation represented by 0.05?S/H?0.80.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Sakurai, Minoru Nakamura, Ryo Sugiyama, Kazutoshi Ishida, Hiroshi Morishita, Kenta Matsunaga, Kentarou Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200073309
    Abstract: A developing roller is capable of preventing the generation of a difference in image density between a central portion and an end portion of an electrographic image. The developing roller has an electro-conductive mandrel and an electro-conductive layer on the mandrel, the electro-conductive layer has a crown shape in which an outer diameter of a central portion in a direction along the mandrel is larger than outer diameters of both end portions in the direction along the mandrel, an outer surface of the developing roller includes a first region having an electrically insulating property and a second region having a higher conductive property than the first region, and the first region and the second region are disposed adjacent to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Kenta Matsunaga, Minoru Nakamura, Kazuaki Nagaoka, Ryo Sugiyama, Masashi Uno, Fumihiko Utsuno
  • Publication number: 20200041926
    Abstract: Provided is an electrophotographic member in which density unevenness of an image is less likely to occur even in the case of outputting an image after standing in a high-temperature and high-humidity environment for a long period of time. The electrophotographic member includes: an electroconductive substrate; an electroconductive elastic layer on or above the substrate; and an insulating portion on the elastic layer, an outer surface of the electrophotographic member being composed of an outer surface of the insulating portion and an outer surface of the elastic layer that is not covered with the insulating portion, wherein the elastic layer contains a urethane resin as a first resin, and the elastic layer has a region from the outer surface of the elastic layer constituting the outer surface of the electrophotographic member to a depth of 1 ?m, the region further containing a second resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Kazutoshi Ishida, Yuji Sakurai, Minoru Nakamura, Ryo Sugiyama, Toru Ishii, Kenta Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 10538732
    Abstract: A cell isolation method includes: a cell trapping step of allowing a test liquid to pass through a cell trapping filter which has a plurality of through-holes in the thickness direction, thereby trapping isolation target cells contained in the test liquid on one surface of the cell trapping filter; a gel embedding step of introducing a stimulus-responsive hydrogel onto the one surface of the cell trapping filter on which the cells have been trapped in the cell trapping step, thereby embedding the cells in the stimulus-responsive hydrogel; a gel hardening step of applying a stimulus to the stimulus-responsive hydrogel in which the cells are embedded, thereby hardening the stimulus-responsive hydrogel; and a detachment step of detaching the stimulus-responsive hydrogel that was hardened in the gel hardening step from the cell trapping filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: National University Corporation Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
    Inventors: Tomoko Yoshino, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Tadashi Matsunaga, Ryo Negishi, Hisashige Kanbara, Seita Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10500912
    Abstract: A rear flap configuration for an amphibious vehicle includes a vehicle body, a pair of crawlers disposed on both right and left sides with respect to a traveling direction of the vehicle body, and a rear flap connected to a rear part of the vehicle body. The vehicle body has a rear surface including a departure angle surface which extends obliquely upward from a lower edge of the rear surface as the vehicle body extends rearward. The crawlers have upper surfaces positioned above the lower edge, lower surfaces positioned below the lower edge, and rear edges projecting rearward from the lower edge. The rear flap includes a flap body part having a facing edge which faces the lower edge between the crawlers and is vertically rotatably connected to the vehicle body so as to allow the facing edge to come into contact or close proximity with the lower edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi Sato, Mitsuo Onoue, Takashi Matsunaga, Ryo Nakajima, Takaaki Oshima
  • Patent number: 10498272
    Abstract: A field circuit includes a positive pole side switching element which is for controlling field current that flows in a field winding and a negative pole side switching element which is for interrupting the field current; a field circuit control section includes a field high-speed interruption determination block and a field current interruption speed control block; and at the time of interrupting the field current at a high speed, the field current is interrupted immediately by turning OFF both switching elements of the positive pole side and the negative pole side and interruption speed of the field current is controlled by intermittently driving the negative pole side switching element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takanori Matsunaga, Ryo Nakamura, Kenichi Akita
  • Patent number: 10463944
    Abstract: There is provided a sensor device capable of operating and reducing electric power consumption effectively, in response to sensing data of a state of the hitting tool used by the user, the sensor device including: a sensor unit configured to directly or indirectly detect sensing data indicating a motion and an orientation of a hitting tool, a communication unit configured to transmit the sensing data detected by the sensor unit to an external device, and a control unit configured to control operation of the sensor unit and the communication unit. The control unit or the sensor unit changes at least one of the sensor unit and the control unit to an electric power saving mode, upon detecting that the hitting tool has a specific orientation for a certain amount of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naofumi Fukasawa, Hideyuki Matsunaga, Takaomi Kimura, Ryo Mukaiyama, Kosei Yamashita, Renji Tamura
  • Publication number: 20190317514
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus and information processing method that enables a user to easily teach an action with regard to action learning. A touchscreen outputs unknown state element information that indicates an unknown state element, and teaching request information that requests teaching of an action corresponding to an ambient state, in a case where the ambient state includes the unknown state element. For example, it is possible to apply the present disclosure to a cleaner robot or the like that controls actions on the basis of an action model for finding a probability P (a|s) that the cleaner robot performs an action a in a state s.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo NAKAHASHI, Naoki IDE, Hideyuki MATSUNAGA, Akira FUKUI
  • Publication number: 20190316835
    Abstract: A household electrical appliance of the embodiment includes: a peripheral camera that records the periphery of a household electrical appliance main body; control means that controls operation of the peripheral camera; and human detection means that detects human presence. When human presence is detected by the human detection means, the control means activates the peripheral camera.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: Toshiba Lifestyle Products & Services Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuki MARUTANI, Ryo KAWADA, Kengo MATSUNAGA
  • Publication number: 20190272477
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus and an information processing method each enabling a reward to be properly imparted for an action. The information processing apparatus includes a reward estimating part executing estimation of a reward for an action on a basis of a user input for the action and a presentation control part executing control for presentation of an estimated reward. The present technique is applicable to an agent such as a robot, an electronic device, software, or the like that can, for example, assist a user, communicate with the user, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki IDE, Akira FUKUI, Ryo NAKAHASHI, Hideyuki MATSUNAGA
  • Publication number: 20190265609
    Abstract: The developing member includes a substrate, and an electroconductive layer on the substrate, wherein the electroconductive layer has electrically insulating domains on an outer surface thereof, the domains being independent from each other, the developing member has an outer surface including a surface of the electroconductive layer and surfaces of the domains, and wherein, when each of the domains is orthographically projected onto the surface of the electroconductive layer, defining respective areas of projected images of the domains as S, and defining respective areas of convex envelopes of the projected images as H, at least one domain satisfies the relation represented by 0.05?S/H?0.80.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Yuji Sakurai, Minoru Nakamura, Ryo Sugiyama, Kazutoshi Ishida, Hiroshi Morishita, Kenta Matsunaga, Kentarou Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10310447
    Abstract: Provided is an electrophotographic member which can suppress adhesion of the toner component and fogging even in the case of printing a large number of sheets. The electrophotographic member includes an electroconductive support and an elastic layer and has convex portions composed of the elastic layer on a surface of the electrophotographic member and a filled portion containing a resin at a valley portion between the convex portions, the filled portion has a height lower than heights of the convex portions, and the surface of the electrophotographic member has a specific Martens hardness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Morishita, Yuji Sakurai, Kazutoshi Ishida, Minoru Nakamura, Toru Ishii, Ryo Sugiyama, Kenta Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 10289209
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a data acquiring unit configured to acquire content to which metadata is attached and the metadata attached to the content, the metadata being generated from data obtained from a sensor mounted on a subject, and a display control unit configured to reflect contents of the metadata acquired by the data acquiring unit in display of the content to which the metadata acquired by the data acquiring unit is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Nakanishi, Kosei Yamashita, Ryo Mukaiyama, Takaomi Kimura, Hideyuki Matsunaga, Naofumi Fukasawa