Patents by Inventor Shingo Harada

Shingo Harada 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: 20200341422
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit configured to form an image on a sheet; a reading unit configured to read the image formed on the sheet by the image forming unit in a duration where the sheet is being conveyed by a conveying unit; a control unit configured to control a conveyance speed of the sheet by the conveying unit; and a determination unit configured to determine whether or not there is an image defect in the image formed on the sheet by the image forming unit based on image data of a first partial image read by the reading unit, excluding a second partial image passing through the reading unit during a speed variation period in which the control unit varies the conveyance speed of the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Shingo Harada, Hiroshi Hagiwara
  • Publication number: 20200321903
    Abstract: Provided is a control device for an AC rotating electric machine, which includes: a temperature detection unit configured to detect a temperature of a protection unit provided in an object to be protected when a current is supplied from a power conversion circuit including a switching element to the AC rotating electric machine and output, as a detected temperature, one of the temperature and a temperature of the object to be protected that is estimated from the temperature; a temperature compensation unit configured to calculate, through use of the detected temperature output from the temperature detection unit, a compensated temperature equal to or higher than the detected temperature; and a torque limiting unit configured to limit, through use of the compensated temperature calculated by the temperature compensation unit, a torque command value input thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo HARADA, Keiichi ENOKI, Tomohisa SHODA, Nozomu KAMIOKA, Ryosuke SHIGEMATSU, Kazuhiko OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10745331
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing a Guerbet alcohol without necessity of the use of a solvent, capable of enhancing the conversion and the yield. A method for producing a Guerbet alcohol, including the following steps 1 to 3 in this order: step 1: preparing a liquid composition containing an aliphatic alcohol and a base; step 2: holding the liquid composition at 100° C. or more and 180° C. or less to thereby adjust a water amount in the liquid composition to less than 0.28% by mass; and step 3: setting the liquid composition to be more than 180° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuji Harada, Yuichi Ogasawara, Shingo Takada, Takenori Totoki
  • Publication number: 20200253039
    Abstract: A printed circuit board has: a first wiring pattern laid in a first layer such that, when a predetermined component is mounted in a predetermined mounting region, a first current path in an open ring shape leading from a first end to a second end is formed; a second wiring pattern laid in a second layer different from the first layer such that a second current path in an open ring shape leading from a third end to a fourth end is formed; a first conductive member formed between the second and third ends; and a second conductive member formed between the first and fourth ends. The first and second wiring patterns are so laid that, as seen in their respective plan views, the directions of the currents flowing across the first and second current paths, respectively, are opposite to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Hashiguchi, Shoichi HARADA
  • Publication number: 20200244201
    Abstract: To provide a controller for an AC rotary machine capable of performing on/off control of the switching device of the set which does not fail, by considering the state of the AC rotary machine related to the windings of the failed set. A controller for an AC rotary machine, about a set in which the switching device failed, stops dq-axis current control, and turns on, in the case of the short circuit failure, and turns off, in the case of the open circuit failure, at least the respective phase switching devices of the positive electrode side or the negative electrode side which is the same side as the failed switching device; and about a set which does not fail, continues dq-axis current control and changes the current component of the d-axis according to the state of the AC rotary machine related to the windings of the failed set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimasa NISHIJIMA, Keiichi ENOKI, Masutaka WATANABE, Yasukazu MURATA, Shingo HARADA
  • Patent number: 10683562
    Abstract: The reduced iron manufacturing method of the present invention includes preparing an agglomerate by agglomerating a mixture containing an iron oxide-containing substance and a carbonaceous reducing agent, and preparing reduced iron by heating the agglomerate to reduce iron oxide in the agglomerate, characterized in that Expression (I) as follows is satisfied: Cfix×Xunder105/OFeO?51??(I) where OFeO is the mass percentage of oxygen contained in the iron oxide in the agglomerate, Cfix is the mass percentage of total fixed carbon contained in the agglomerate, and Xunder105 is the mass percentage of particles having a particle diameter of 105 ?m or less with respect to the total mass of particles configuring the carbonaceous reducing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yui Hosono, Masaki Shimamoto, Takao Harada, Shingo Yoshida, Shoichi Kikuchi, Taiji Hatakeyama
  • Patent number: 10680641
    Abstract: The n-bit decoder circuit includes 2n base circuits each outputting, as the output signal OA, ‘0’, ‘1’ or the input signal IA depending on setting of selection signals S<1:0>; and the (n?1)-bit decoder circuit. The (n?1)-bit decoder circuit includes 2(n-1) base circuits and an (n?2)-bit decoder circuit in cases of n?3, and includes the 1-bit decoder circuit in cases of n=2. The 1-bit decoder circuit outputs ‘00’ in cases of the binary input BIN<0>=‘0’ and outputs ‘01’ in cases of the binary input BIN<0>=‘1’ as thermometer outputs THM(1)<1:0>.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: MegaChips Corporation
    Inventor: Shingo Harada
  • Patent number: 10667383
    Abstract: A printed circuit board has: a first wiring pattern laid in a first layer such that, when a predetermined component is mounted in a predetermined mounting region, a first current path in an open ring shape leading from a first end to a second end is formed; a second wiring pattern laid in a second layer different from the first layer such that a second current path in an open ring shape leading from a third end to a fourth end is formed; a first conductive member formed between the second and third ends; and a second conductive member formed between the first and fourth ends. The first and second wiring patterns are so laid that, as seen in their respective plan views, the directions of the currents flowing across the first and second current paths, respectively, are opposite to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Hashiguchi, Shoichi Harada
  • Publication number: 20200144948
    Abstract: In order to reduce deviation of correction amount when calculating a magnetic pole position correction amount of a permanent magnet type rotating electrical machine, and perform magnetic pole position correction with high accuracy, in state where the permanent magnet type rotating electrical machine is rotated, a d-axis current command value and a q-axis current command value in dg vector control are kept substantially zero, an actual d-axis voltage and an actual q-axis voltage are calculated from a midpoint potential detected from a midpoint potential detection unit, a magnetic pole position correction amount is calculated based on a predetermined arithmetic expression from the actual d-axis voltage and the actual q-axis voltage, and magnetic pole position origin correction is performed based on the magnetic pole position correction amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimasa NISHIJIMA, Keiichi ENOKI, Masutaka WATANABE, Yasukazu MURATA, Shingo HARADA, Kazuhiko OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10608569
    Abstract: A control device of an AC rotating electrical machine includes: a midpoint potential detection unit 12 that detects, for respective phases, midpoint potentials 43, 44, 45 of upper switching elements 41 and lower switching elements 42 of an inverter circuit 20; a phase current detection unit 23 that detects a phase current of each phase of an AC rotating electrical machine 3; and a CPU 11 that calculates a current estimated value Idc of DC current that is input from a DC power supply 2 to the inverter circuit 20, on the basis of the detected midpoint potential of each phase and the phase current of each phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Matsumuro, Keiichi Enoki, Yoshimasa Nishijima, Masutaka Watanabe, Shingo Harada, Yasukazu Murata
  • Publication number: 20200095678
    Abstract: There is provided a technique of cleaning an inside of a process container, including: (a) removing substances adhered in a process container set at a first temperature by supplying a first gas at a first flow rate into the process container and exhausting the inside of the process container; (b) physically desorbing and removing residual fluorine in the process container set at a second temperature by supplying a second gas at a second flow rate into the process container and exhausting the inside of the process container; and (c) chemically desorbing and removing residual fluorine in the process container set at a third temperature by supplying a third gas at a third flow rate into the process container and exhausting the inside of the process container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro HARADA, Shingo NOHARA, Yuji URANO, Yasunobu KOSHI, Masayoshi MINAMI
  • Patent number: 10581298
    Abstract: A robot arm apparatus includes a base structure, a first arm, a first actuator, and an assisting device. The first arm is pivotable relative to the base structure about a first pivot axis. The first actuator is configured to pivotally actuate the first arm relative to the base structure. The assisting device is configured to apply an assist rotational force to the first arm to assist the first actuator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Haniya, Hidenori Matsuura, Takashi Sanada, Osamu Harada, Shingo Tsutsumi, Hiroshi Saito, Daisuke Miyazaki, Ken Nakamura, Hirotaka Morita, Tomoharu Gyotoku, Kanji Takanishi, Takao Sumi, Shoji Kurihara
  • Publication number: 20200067443
    Abstract: When the connection between a DC power source and a multigroup-multiphase electric-power conversion apparatus is cut off, a control apparatus controls switching devices so that the respective states of the two or more groups of electric-power conversion apparatuses included in the multigroup-multiphase electric-power conversion apparatus are each switched stepwise from a phase short-circuiting state to an all-phase cutoff state at different timings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Masutaka WATANABE, Keiichi ENOKI, Yoshimasa NISHIJIMA, Shingo HARADA
  • Publication number: 20200067522
    Abstract: The n-bit decoder circuit includes 2n base circuits each outputting, as the output signal OA, ‘0’, ‘1’ or the input signal IA depending on setting of selection signals S<1:0>; and the (n-1)-bit decoder circuit. The (n-1)-bit decoder circuit includes 2(n-1) base circuits and an (n-2)-bit decoder circuit in cases of n 3, and includes the 1-bit decoder circuit in cases of n=2. The 1-bit decoder circuit outputs ‘00’ in cases of the binary input BIN<0>=‘0’ and outputs ‘01’ in cases of the binary input BIN<0>=‘1’ as thermometer outputs THM(1)<1:0>.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: MegaChips Corporation
    Inventor: Shingo Harada
  • Publication number: 20200022253
    Abstract: A printed circuit board has: a first wiring pattern laid in a first layer such that, when a predetermined component is mounted in a predetermined mounting region, a first current path in an open ring shape leading from a first end to a second end is formed; a second wiring pattern laid in a second layer different from the first layer such that a second current path in an open ring shape leading from a third end to a fourth end is formed; a first conductive member formed between the second and third ends; and a second conductive member formed between the first and fourth ends. The first and second wiring patterns are so laid that, as seen in their respective plan views, the directions of the currents flowing across the first and second current paths, respectively, are opposite to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Hashiguchi, Shoichi HARADA
  • Patent number: 10518991
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a housing unit that includes an intermediate plate, a lift-up unit, a first detection unit, a second detection unit, a feeding unit, a control unit, a first acquisition unit that acquires a first driving amount, a storage unit that stores a threshold, a determination unit that determines that a recording material is overloaded on the intermediate plate when the first driving amount is smaller than the threshold, a second acquisition unit that acquires a second driving amount, a correction unit that obtains a differential amount by subtracting a predetermined driving amount from the second driving amount acquired by the second acquisition unit, and corrects, on a basis of the differential amount, the threshold stored in the storage unit or the first driving amount acquired by the first acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shingo Harada
  • Patent number: 10470295
    Abstract: A printed circuit board has: a first wiring pattern laid in a first layer such that, when a predetermined component is mounted in a predetermined mounting region, a first current path in an open ring shape leading from a first end to a second end is formed; a second wiring pattern laid in a second layer different from the first layer such that a second current path in an open ring shape leading from a third end to a fourth end is formed; a first conductive member formed between the second and third ends; and a second conductive member formed between the first and fourth ends. The first and second wiring patterns are so laid that, as seen in their respective plan views, the directions of the currents flowing across the first and second current paths, respectively, are opposite to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Hashiguchi, Shoichi Harada
  • Patent number: 10469015
    Abstract: A motor control device having a motor temperature sensor for detecting a magnet temperature of the motor, a magnet magnetic flux calculation section that calculates a magnet magnetic flux of the motor corresponding to the magnet temperature of the motor, a current combination candidate calculating section that calculates a d-q axis current combination candidate that minimizes the input current of the inverter within a voltage limit ellipse determined by a value that can be output by a voltage of a power supply of the motor, and a d-q axis current search section that searches the d-q axis current that minimizes the input current of the inverter within the range of the combination candidate of the d-q axis currents when the d-q axis current of the motor moves on a voltage limiting ellipse by automatic weakening flux control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo Harada, Keiichi Enoki, Yasukazu Murata, Masutaka Watanabe, Yoshimasa Nishijima
  • Publication number: 20190284120
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing a Guerbet alcohol without necessity of the use of a solvent, capable of enhancing the conversion and the yield. A method for producing a Guerbet alcohol, including the following steps 1 to 3 in this order: step 1: preparing a liquid composition containing an aliphatic alcohol and a base; step 2: holding the liquid composition at 100° C. or more and 180° C. or less to thereby adjust a water amount in the liquid composition to less than 0.28% by mass; and step 3: setting the liquid composition to be more than 180° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuji HARADA, Yuichi OGASAWARA, Shingo TAKADA, Takenori TOTOKI
  • Patent number: 10404200
    Abstract: An AC-rotating-electric-machine control apparatus includes two or more electric-power conversion circuits that control respective voltages to be applied to the two or more groups of multi-phase armature windings, for each of the two or more groups of multi-phase armature windings; each of the two or more electric-power conversion circuits has two or more switching devices for opening or closing the corresponding group of multi-phase armature windings, for each of the phases; the two or more switching devices are switching-controlled in such a way that opening operation or duty control can be applied to the corresponding group of multi-phase armature windings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Masutaka Watanabe, Keiichi Enoki, Yasukazu Murata, Yoshimasa Nishijima, Shingo Harada