Patents by Inventor Shingo Nakanishi

Shingo Nakanishi 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: 20190207249
    Abstract: A battery with excellent output characteristics and stability. The battery comprising a cathode, an anode and a separator disposed between the cathode and the anode, wherein the cathode comprises an aqueous electrolyte and a cathode active material; wherein the anode comprises an anode active material; wherein the separator comprises a first oxide electrolyte sintered body and a resin; wherein the first oxide electrolyte sintered body has grain boundaries between crystal particles of a garnet-type ion-conducting oxide represented by a general formula (A); wherein a number average particle diameter of the crystal particles is 3 ?m or less; and wherein the first oxide electrolyte sintered body satisfies the following formula 1: Rgb/(Rb+Rgb)?0.6 where Rb is an intragranular resistance value that is an ion conductivity resistance inside the crystal particles, and Rgb is a grain boundary resistance value that is an ion conductivity resistance of the grain boundaries between the crystal particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shinji Nakanishi, Hiroshi Suyama, Shingo Ohta
  • Publication number: 20190207250
    Abstract: Provided are a battery separator with less voids, a lithium battery comprising the battery separator, and methods for producing them. A battery separator comprising an oxide electrolyte sintered body and a resin, wherein the oxide electrolyte sintered body has grain boundaries between crystal particles of a garnet-type ion-conducting oxide; wherein a number average particle diameter of the crystal particles is 3 ?m or less; and wherein the oxide electrolyte sintered body satisfies the following formula 1: Rgb/(Rb+Rgb)?0.6??Formula 1 where Rb is an intragranular resistance value that is an ion conductivity resistance inside the crystal particles, and Rgb is a grain boundary resistance value that is an ion conductivity resistance of the grain boundaries between the crystal particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shinji Nakanishi, Shingo Ohta
  • Patent number: 8259347
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a first holding unit that holds a pixel value data sequence in which each of the data sequences is formed by a pixel value and a range of the pixel value or by the pixel value, the range of the pixel value, reference to a pixel, and a range of the reference; a second holding unit that holds a transparency data sequence in which each of the one-dimensional data sequences is formed by a coefficient representing transparency of a pixel in the image element and a range of the coefficient or by the coefficient, the range of the coefficient, reference to coefficient, and a range of the reference; and an image generation unit that forms an image from the pixel value data sequence, and that generates information about transparency of the image from the transparency data sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Hiroyuki Oyabu, Shunji Tsunashima
  • Patent number: 7782487
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an accepting unit that accepts image information about each of a plurality of image elements to be synthesized; a comparing unit that compares a threshold value with a mixing ratio used in an operation to synthesize the image information according to a given mixing ratio; and a setting unit that sets an attribute of an image element in an area where the plurality of image elements are overlapped with each other synthesized according to a comparison result obtained by the comparing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Hiroyuki Oyabu, Shunji Tsunashima
  • Patent number: 7576503
    Abstract: A brushless motor controller for use in a fuel pump detects a rotor phase based on an induced voltage in each phase coil of a brushless motor, and controls energization of the each phase coil based on the detected rotor phase. A control circuit of the controller is arranged to check the induced voltage by using three reference voltages as judgment values, convert a result of the check into a logic signal, and detect the rotor phase based on a prescribed change of the logic signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2009
    Assignee: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Masahiro Kako
  • Patent number: 7474024
    Abstract: An electronic control unit 10 may comprise a case 12, a board 23 accommodated inside the case 12, and electronic components (25, 29, 31) mounted on the board 23. An opening 13 may be formed on one face of the case 12 opposite one of the faces of the board 23. The case 12 may be filled with potting material 41, and the board 23 and the electronic components (25, 29, 31) may be embedded in the potting material 41. The distance between the electrodes of the respective electronic components (25, 29) mounted on the non-opening side face of the board 23 may be greater than that of any of the electronic components 31 mounted on the opening-side face of the board 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2009
    Assignee: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shingo Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20080253899
    Abstract: There is disclosed an apparatus for driving a brushless motor comprising a stator including coils of three phases and a magnet rotor placed in the stator. The apparatus including a controller arranged to rotate the magnet rotor by sequentially switching energization of the coils of the phases, detect a position of the magnet rotor based on induced voltage generated in the coils of the phases, and control the energization of the coils of the phases based on the detected position. When power supply to the control device is interrupted, the controller executes initial setting control for setting the position of the magnet rotor at an initial position allowing next forced drive control to be carried out.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2008
    Publication date: October 16, 2008
    Applicant: AISAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shingo Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20080225345
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a first holding unit that holds a pixel value data sequence in which each of the data sequences is formed by a pixel value and a range of the pixel value or by the pixel value, the range of the pixel value, reference to a pixel, and a range of the reference; a second holding unit that holds a transparency data sequence in which each of the one-dimensional data sequences is formed by a coefficient representing transparency of a pixel in the image element and a range of the coefficient or by the coefficient, the range of the coefficient, reference to coefficient, and a range of the reference; and an image generation unit that forms an image from the pixel value data sequence, and that generates information about transparency of the image from the transparency data sequence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2007
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Hiroyuki Oyabu, Shunji Tsunashima
  • Publication number: 20080118380
    Abstract: Fluid pump (10) comprises a casing provided with a partition separating a pump chamber and a housing chamber. Impeller (43) is disposed within the pump chamber. Stator (33), semiconductor device (25), terminal (37), and sheet member (29a) are disposed within the housing chamber. Terminal (37) electrically connects the semiconductor device to the stator. Sheet member (29a) may have rubber elasticity. Preferably, the sheet member has s a first plane surface, which makes contact in a planar manner with the semiconductor device, and a second plane surface which makes contact in a planar manner with the partition of the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2007
    Publication date: May 22, 2008
    Applicant: AISAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shingo NAKANISHI
  • Publication number: 20080068670
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an accepting unit that accepts image information about each of a plurality of image elements to be synthesized; a comparing unit that compares a threshold value with a mixing ratio used in an operation to synthesize the image information according to a given mixing ratio; and a setting unit that sets an attribute of an image element in an area where the plurality of image elements are overlapped with each other synthesized according to a comparison result obtained by the comparing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2007
    Publication date: March 20, 2008
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Hiroyuki Oyabu, Shunji Tsunashima
  • Publication number: 20070132418
    Abstract: A brushless motor controller for use in a fuel pump detects a rotor phase based on an induced voltage in each phase coil of a brushless motor, and controls energization of the each phase coil based on the detected rotor phase. A control circuit of the controller is arranged to check the induced voltage by using three reference voltages as judgment values, convert a result of the check into a logic signal, and detect the rotor phase based on a prescribed change of the logic signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2006
    Publication date: June 14, 2007
    Applicant: AISAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shingo Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 7071800
    Abstract: An actuator includes a coil and an IC attached to a core. The coil produces a magnetic field and the core provides a path for the magnetic field. A rotor is rotatably mounted within the core, so that the rotor rotates in response to the magnetic field produced by the coil. The IC is electrically connected to the coil. The distance between the IC and the coil is determined based on a permissible temperature of the IC, so that the IC is not heated substantially in excess of the permissible temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2006
    Assignee: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Yoshiki Ito
  • Publication number: 20060057002
    Abstract: An electronic control unit 10 may comprise a case 12, a board 23 accommodated inside the case 12, and electronic components (25, 29, 31) mounted on the board 23. An opening 13 may be formed on one face of the case 12 opposite one of the faces of the board 23. The case 12 may be filled with potting material 41, and the board 23 and the electronic components (25, 29, 31) may be embedded in the potting material 41. The distance between the electrodes of the respective electronic components (25, 29) mounted on the non-opening side face of the board 23 may be greater than that of any of the electronic components 31 mounted on the opening-side face of the board 23.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2005
    Publication date: March 16, 2006
    Inventor: Shingo Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20040164827
    Abstract: An actuator includes a coil and an IC attached to a core. The coil produces a magnetic field and the core provides a path for the magnetic field. A rotor is rotatably mounted within the core, so that the rotor rotates in response to the magnetic field produced by the coil. The IC is electrically connected to the coil. The distance between the IC and the coil is determined based on a permissible temperature of the IC, so that the IC is not heated substantially in excess of the permissible temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2004
    Publication date: August 26, 2004
    Applicant: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Yoshiki Ito
  • Patent number: 6303078
    Abstract: A structure comprises, as the major component, a molded member of a thermoplastic resin composition or a fibrous material which may be a fiber of the thermoplastic resin composition, a yarn coated with the thermoplastic resin composition, a rope coated with the thermoplastic resin composition or a woven fabric coated with the thermoplastic resin composition. The thermoplastic resin composition contains an antifouling compound represented by the following formula (1): wherein Y represents hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group or an aralkyl group, R represents hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or an alkyl group, R′ represents hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or an alkyl group and R and R′ may be bonded to each other to form a benzene ring. The leaching amount of the antifouling compound into an artificial sea water is controlled to 30 mg/cm3 or less at 25° C. and 3 mg/cm3 or more at 15° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2001
    Assignees: Kuraray Co., Ltd., Kuraray Trading Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takao Shimizu, Masahiko Nanjyo, Shingo Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 5454697
    Abstract: An in-tank type electrically operated fuel pump assembly includes an electric motor which is controlled by a control circuit located externally of a pump housing and adjacent to a passage through which fuel is fed from the pump. A case in which the control circuit is enclosed is not subjected to a high pressure, assuring stable protection of the control circuit for a long period of time. Furthermore, the control circuit is effectively cooled by the flowing fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 3, 1995
    Assignee: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shingo Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 5366832
    Abstract: A separator for alkaline batteries comprising as at least part of the main fibers a fibrilated product of cellulose fiber obtained by dissolving cellulose in a solvent and depositing cellulose directly. As another main fiber, preferably an extra fine synthetic fiber, particularly preferably a polyvinyl alcohol synthetic fiber is used. The binder is preferably polyvinyl alcohol. Also provided is an alkaline battery wherein such a separator is used. Preferably, the above cellulose fiber is cellulose fiber whose wet Young's modulus is 20 g/d or more and orientation degree .DELTA.n is 42.times.10.sup.-3 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1994
    Assignees: Kuraray Co., Ltd., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Hayashi, Hiroyuki Kawai, Tomoyasu Sonetaka, Shingo Nakanishi, Junichi Asaoka, Yuji Mototani
  • Patent number: 4998865
    Abstract: A motor-driven pump including a pump housing; a brushless motor mounted in the pump housing; pump means mounted in the pump housing and adapted to be driven by the brushless motor; and a circuit package mounted in a liquid passage defined in the pump housing, the circuit package enclosing a circuit board mounting thereon a control circuit for controlling rotation of the brushless motor and means for detecting a rotor position of the brushless motor, wherein the circuit board is fixed through an elastic member to an inner wall of the circuit package with a gap defined between the circuit board and the inner wall, and the circuit package is opposed to the brushless motor at a position where the circuit board is spaced a distance from the brushless motor in an axial direction of a rotating shaft of the brushless motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 1989
    Date of Patent: March 12, 1991
    Assignees: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Susumu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 4955790
    Abstract: A motor-driven fuel pump comprising a pumping unit, a brushless electric motor for driving the pumping unit, a control circuit for controlling power supply to the brushless motor and a pump casing for encasing the pumping unit, the brushless motor and the control circuit. The control circuit comprises a current limiting circuit which inhibits flow to the brushless motor of a current above an amperage which is higher than an amperage of a normal operating current and lower than an amperage of a current which would flow at starting of the brushless motor without the current limiting circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1988
    Date of Patent: September 11, 1990
    Assignees: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Nakanishi, Susumu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 4942089
    Abstract: Rapidly shrinking fibers hardly soluble in water and capable of shrinking in water at 20.degree. C. by not less than 30% in not longer than 10 seconds are obtained, for example, by spinning, drawing and heat-treating a carboxy-modified polyvinyl alcohol under specific conditions. Yarns made from a fiber of this kind in conjunction with a fiber slowing shrinking in water as well as nonwoven fabrics made by incorporating yarns containing said rapidly shrinking fibers in nonwoven fabric shrinkable upon absorption of water are suited as means of tightly fitting edge portions of disposable diapers to the thigh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 17, 1990
    Assignee: Kuraray Company Limited
    Inventors: Tsuneo Genba, Junichi Yoshinaka, Shingo Nakanishi