Patents by Inventor Satoshi Sano

Satoshi Sano 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: 20200045771
    Abstract: A base station configured to perform communication with a user apparatus in a radio communication system, including: a storage unit configured to store configuration information on an aggregated downlink control channel in which a plurality of downlink control channels in a plurality of slots are aggregated; and a transmission unit configured to transmit downlink control information, to the user apparatus, using the aggregated downlink control channel based on the configuration information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Patent number: 10548138
    Abstract: To enable communication to be performed with a communication scheme suitable for the future radio communication system where a plurality of user terminals is multiplexed in the power domain, a user terminal of the present invention is provided with a reception section that receives a downlink (DL) signal to the user terminal, and a decoding section that decodes the DL signal to the user terminal, where at least one of a cyclic prefix (CP) length, symbol length and transmission time interval (TTI) length is different between the DL signal to the user terminal and a DL signal to another user terminal multiplexed in the power domain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsumura, Yousuke Sano, Kazuaki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Patent number: 10543455
    Abstract: A gas separation membrane has a gas separation layer containing a crosslinked cellulose resin. The crosslinked cellulose resin has a particular linking structure in a crosslinked structure. The gas separation layer contains an organic solvent in a particular amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koji Hironaka, Keisuke Kodama
  • Publication number: 20200029311
    Abstract: A terminal and base station are disclosed where the terminal includes a receiver that receives a signal of a downlink shared channel and a processor that controls reception of a demodulation reference signal included in the downlink shared channel. The processor controls reception of a demodulation reference signal based on one of a first mapping method or a second mapping method. The first mapping method being a method in which the demodulation reference signal is mapped to a fixed symbol within a slot of the downlink shared channel, and the second mapping method being a method in which the demodulation reference signal is mapped to a top symbol of symbols for which the downlink shared channel is scheduled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Keisuke Saito, Yousuke Sano, Kazuaki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Patent number: 10537859
    Abstract: A gas separation membrane includes a gas separation layer containing a polyimide compound having a repeating unit represented by Formula (I), in Formula (I), RI represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, or a halogen atom, Xa represents a sulfamoyl group, an alkoxysulfonyl group, a carboxy group, a hydroxy group, an acyloxy group, or a halogen atom, and R represents a mother nucleus having a specific structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Hironaka, Satoshi Sano, Yusuke Iizuka, Sotaro Inomata, Keisuke Kodama, Tetsu Kitamura
  • Patent number: 10537848
    Abstract: A gas separation asymmetric membrane includes a porous layer having gas permeability; and a compact layer having gas separation capability which is formed on the porous layer in which the gas separation asymmetric membrane is formed using a polyimide compound which has a structural unit represented by Formula (I) and at least one structural unit selected from a structural unit represented by Formula (II) or a structural unit represented by Formula (III) and in which the viscosity, at 25° C., of a solution obtained by dissolving the polyimide compound in N-methylpyrrolidone at a concentration of 5% by mass is in a range of 2.2 to 22.0 mPa·sec, in the formula, X1 represents a group having a structure represented by Formula (I-a) or (I-b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke Kodama, Satoshi Sano, Koji Hironaka
  • Publication number: 20200022124
    Abstract: Techniques for implementing resource sharing are disclosed in which radio resources for transmitting control information and data information are shared. An aspect of the present invention relates to a base station including a scheduling unit configured to assign control information and data information in units of a resource assignment unit in a common resource area, wherein the control information and the data information are to be transmitted to a user equipment in the common resource area; and a resource assignment indication unit configured to transmit resource assignment information of the data information to the user equipment by the control information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Publication number: 20200015224
    Abstract: A user apparatus configured to perform communication with a base station in a radio communication system, including: a storage unit configured to store configuration information on an aggregated uplink control channel in which a plurality of uplink control channels in a plurality of slots are aggregated; and a transmission unit configured to transmit uplink control information, to the base station, using the aggregated uplink control channel based on the configuration information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Publication number: 20200008226
    Abstract: Techniques for transmission and reception of a control channel with a directional beam are disclosed. One aspect of the present invention relates to a base station, comprising: a scheduling unit configured to allocate a radio resource to a user apparatus; and a signal processing unit configured to process a radio signal for transmission to and reception from the user apparatus, wherein the scheduling unit allocates control information for transmission to the user apparatus to a radio resource within a search space specific to the user apparatus, and the signal processing unit transmits the control information to the user apparatus with a transmission beam corresponding to the allocated radio resource among multiple types of transmission beams.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Kazuaki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Publication number: 20190394001
    Abstract: Transmission and reception techniques for reference signals to implement proper precoding gain and channel estimation accuracy are disclosed. One aspect of the present invention relates to a base station, comprising: a communication control unit configured to control radio communication with a user apparatus; and a reference signal processing unit configured to indicate a reference signal configuration for each resource assignment unit to the user apparatus and transmit a reference signal to the user apparatus in accordance with the indicated reference signal configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Publication number: 20190390577
    Abstract: A hydrogen/oxygen stoichiometric combustion turbine system includes: a high-pressure steam turbine (2); a low-pressure steam turbine (3); and a heater (5) disposed between the high-pressure and low-pressure steam turbines. The heater (5) has a combustion portion (53) in which stoichiometric combustion of hydrogen and oxygen is caused, and a mixing portion (55) configured to mix discharged steam (S4) from the high-pressure steam turbine (2) with combustion gas (R) from the combustion portion (53) and to supply the obtained product to the low-pressure steam turbine (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhiko TANIMURA, Hikaru SANO, Satoshi NAKAYAMA, Naoki MIYAKE, Akihisa OKA
  • Patent number: 10507437
    Abstract: A gas separation membrane has a gas separation layer containing a cellulose resin, and an organopolysiloxane compound layer disposed on the gas separation layer in which Si ratio of the organopolysiloxane compound layer after immersion in chloroform to the organopolysiloxane compound layer before immersion in chloroform, the Si ratio being calculated by Mathematical expression (I), is 0.6 to 1.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koji Hironaka, Keisuke Kodama
  • Publication number: 20190375066
    Abstract: Provided is a three-dimensional measurement device applicable to a machining machine. A sensor head contains a body and a collet chuck. A light emitting window and a light receiving window are provided on the front end of the body. A non-contact sensor is incorporated in the body. Laser light emitted by the non-contact sensor is radiated onto a workpiece through the light emitting window. Laser light reflected from the surface of the workpiece is received by the light receiving window. A collet chuck is attached to the rear end of the body. The collet chuck has the same shape as a collet chuck provided by each tool housed in a tool magazine of a machining center.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: HEXAGON MANUFACTURING INTELLIGENCE
    Inventors: Satoshi SUZUKI, Masahiro SUZUKI, Yohichi SANO
  • Patent number: 10478786
    Abstract: A gas separation membrane has a gas separation layer containing a poly(benzoxazole-imide) compound in which the poly(benzoxazole-imide) compound having structural units represented by General formulae (I) and (II), or structural units represented by General formulae (I), (II) and (III) satisfies a specific molar quantity condition. In the formulae, X and Y each represent a single bond or a specific divalent linking group; L represents a specific divalent linking group including a phenylene group; and R represents a specific group. A gas separation module and a gas separation method use the gas separation membrane. A gas separation apparatus includes the gas separation module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Hironaka, Keisuke Kodama, Satoshi Sano
  • Publication number: 20190347489
    Abstract: An apparatus determines a correlation between a categorization result that is obtained by categorizing collecting information into at least two groups and a result that is obtained by filtering the collecting information by accompanying information, where the collecting information is collected from an information collecting apparatus that collects information concerning a mobile body. Based on the determined correlation, the apparatus determines new accompanying information that is to be mounted in the information collecting apparatus, from the accompanying information, and distributes the determined new accompanying information to the information collecting apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: ASAKO KITAURA, Satoshi Sano, Takushi Fujita, Eishi MORIMATSU
  • Publication number: 20190343472
    Abstract: An X-ray phase contrast imaging device of the present invention can change an arrangement pitch of slits related to a multi-slit and an arrangement pitch of phase shift sections related to a phase grating. A positional relationship among the multi-slit 3b, the phase grating, and an FPD is determined based on the arrangement pitch of the slits related to the multi-slit, the arrangement pitch of the phase shift sections related to the phase grating, and an arrangement pitch of detection elements related to the FPD. Among these arrangement pitches, by changing the arrangement pitch of the slits and the arrangement pitch of the phase shift sections, the present invention can change the positional relationship among the multi-slit, the phase grating, and the FPD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Satoshi SANO, Koichi TANABE, Toshinori YOSHIMUTA, Kenji KIMURA, Hiroyuki KISHIHARA, Yukihisa WADA, Takuro IZUMI, Taro SHIRAI, Takahiro DOKI, Akira HORIBA, Takayoshi SHIMURA, Heiji WATANABE, Takuji HOSOI
  • Publication number: 20190349651
    Abstract: A method for data collection includes: executing a specification process for identifying a first apparatus from among a plurality of first apparatuses; executing a requesting process that includes transmitting a request to the identified first apparatus; executing a recording process for recording, in a storage, a first identifier of the identified first apparatus when a second apparatus does not receive a response from the identified first apparatus within a predetermined time after transmitting the request; executing a decision process for deciding, in response to an access from any of the plurality of first apparatuses, whether an identifier of the any of the plurality of first apparatuses matches the first identifier stored in the storage; and executing, when the identifier matches the first identifier stored in the storage, a re-requesting process for re-requesting data to the any of the plurality of first apparatuses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Takushi Fujita, ASAKO KITAURA, Eishi MORIMATSU
  • Publication number: 20190342051
    Abstract: A user equipment apparatus in a radio communication system in which uplink communication and downlink communication are dynamically changed includes a reception unit configured to receive, from a base station, control information indicating a resource for an uplink demodulation reference signal in a subframe used for transmitting uplink data; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the uplink demodulation reference signal according to the control information; wherein the resource for the uplink demodulation reference signal is multiplexed into a part of resources corresponding to one or more symbols at a beginning of a data segment in the subframe used for transmitting the uplink data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Shaozhen Guo, Xin Wang, Xiaolin Hou, Huiling Jiang
  • Patent number: 10470173
    Abstract: To suppress decrease in throughput even in the case of combining NOMA and MIMO to use, a radio base station according to one aspect of the present invention has a transmission section that transmits a DL signal to each of a plurality of user terminals with a single or a plurality of streams, and a control section that controls so as to perform power multiplexing on DL signals transmitted to the user terminals to transmit, where the control section sets a multiplexing power ratio of the DL signals to perform power multiplexing for each stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuaki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Publication number: 20190334552
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and an encoder for performing polar coding on an input data sequence to generate a polar code. The encoding method including: generating, based on a first order index set, a second order index set for parent code length of the polar code, each order index of the first or second order index set representing a priority order of transmitting an information bit in a bit position indicated by the order index relative to transmitting information bits at bit positions indicated by other indexes; spreading, according to the second order index set, the input data sequence to a data sequence with bit number equal to the parent code length; performing polar coding on the spread data sequence to generate the polar code.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Runxin WANG, Chongning NA, Mingyuan YANG, Yousuke SANO, Satoshi NAGATA