Patents by Inventor Shinichi Ito

Shinichi Ito 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).

  • Patent number: 11828539
    Abstract: Provided is a heat pipe which is installed in a cold region in a bottom heat posture in which a longitudinal direction of a container is substantially in parallel with a gravitational direction, is capable of preventing the container from deforming even when a working fluid has become frozen, and has excellent heat transport properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikatsu Inagaki, Hirofumi Aoki, Kazuya Takahashi, Shinichi Ito, Shuta Hikichi
  • Patent number: 11828487
    Abstract: The indoor unit has an air passage formed therein to allow the indoor air drawn in the indoor unit to pass therethrough. The first indoor heat exchanger, the adsorption and desorption device, and the second indoor heat exchanger are arranged in the air passage. The second indoor heat exchanger is disposed downstream of the first indoor heat exchanger, and the adsorption and desorption device is disposed downstream of the first indoor heat exchanger and upstream of the second indoor heat exchanger. To perform dehumidifying control, the controller controls the opening degree of the first expansion valve and the second expansion valve to enable switching between cooling adsorption mode where the adsorption and desorption device adsorbs moisture in the indoor air and cooling desorption mode where the adsorption and desorption device desorbs the adsorbed moisture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Ito, Masaki Toyoshima
  • Patent number: 11817252
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body, a coil disposed in the element body, and an external electrode disposed in the element body and electrically connected to the coil. The element body includes a principal surface that is a mounting surface, and an end surface positioned adjacent to the principal surface and extending in a direction crossing to the principal surface. The external electrode includes an underlying metal layer and a conductive resin layer. The underlying metal layer is formed on the principal surface and the end surface. The conductive resin layer is formed to cover the underlying metal layer. A thickness of the conductive resin layer at an end positioned above the principal surface of the underlying metal layer is equal to or greater than 50% of a maximum thickness of a portion positioned above the principal surface of the conductive resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi Shimoyasu, Shinichi Sato, Seiichi Nakagawa, Mamoru Kawauchi, Shigetoshi Kinouchi, Mitsuru Ito
  • Patent number: 11807229
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle braking support device. The braking support device includes: detection units for detecting a state around a host vehicle; a braking support control unit for executing braking support by a braking device according to the detected state; and a vehicle stop control unit for maintaining a stopped state of a host vehicle after the host vehicle is stopped by the braking support control unit, and for releasing the stopped state of the host vehicle after a predetermined period has elapsed. The vehicle stop control unit, in a case where by using the detected state it is determined that it is desirable to maintain the stopped state of the host vehicle beyond the predetermined period, the vehicle stop control unit does not release the stopped state of the host vehicle until an operation by a driver is detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignees: DENSO CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kei Kamiya, Yosuke Ito, Takaharu Oguri, Takahiro Baba, Ryo Takaki, Shinichi Nagata
  • Publication number: 20230339704
    Abstract: A conveying device includes a first link that includes a first connecting part, a second connecting part, and a first holder part located opposite the second connecting part with respect to the first connecting part, a second link that includes a third connecting part rotatably connected with the first connecting part, and operates to rotate the third connecting part about a first reference point, a third link that includes a fourth connecting part rotatably connected with the second connecting part and operates to rotate the fourth connecting part about a second reference point, and a first drive that operates the links. The links move the first holder part between a first point and a second point opposite each other with respect to the first reference point so that the first holder part approaches the first reference point in association with operation of the second link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichi FUJISAWA, Tatsutoshi ASATO, Junji ITO
  • Patent number: 11795525
    Abstract: To improve adhesion between a plating film reducing contact electrical resistance and a copper alloy plate containing Mg. A copper alloy plate containing Mg of more than 1.2% by mass and 2% by mass or less and the balance Cu and inevitable impurities in a center portion in a plate thickness direction, in the copper alloy plate, a surface Mg concentration at a surface is 30% or less of a center Mg concentration at the center portion in the plate thickness direction, a surface layer portion having a depth from the surface to where a Mg concentration is 90% of the center Mg concentration is provided, and in the surface layer portion, the Mg concentration increases from the surface toward the center portion of the plate thickness direction with a concentration gradient of 0.2% by mass/?m or more and 50% by mass/?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki Miyashima, Takanori Kobayashi, Kazunari Maki, Shinichi Funaki, Hiroyuki Mori, Yuki Ito
  • Publication number: 20230313341
    Abstract: A copper alloy plastically-worked material comprises Mg in the amount of 10-100 mass ppm and a balance of Cu and inevitable impurities, which comprise 10 mass ppm or less of S, 10 mass ppm or less of P, 5 mass ppm or less of Se, 5 mass ppm or less of Te, 5 mass ppm or less of Sb, 5 mass ppm or less of Bi and 5 mass ppm or less of As. The total amount of S, P, Se, Te, Sb, Bi, and As is 30 mass ppm or less. The mass ratio of [Mg]/[S+P+Se+Te+Sb+Bi+As] is 0.6 or greater and 50 or less. The electrical conductivity is 97% IACS or greater. The tensile strength is 275 MPa or less. The heat-resistant temperature after draw working is 150° C. or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotaka MATSUNAGA, Yuki ITO, Kosei FUKUOKA, Kazunari MAKI, Kenji MORIKAWA, Shinichi FUNAKI, Hiroyuki MORI
  • Publication number: 20230304556
    Abstract: A coil spring includes a wire rod and an elastic coat provided on the wire rod. The coil spring includes a coil section including a plurality of coil portions. The wire rod includes a round cross-sectional portion, a cross-section varying portion, and a rectangular cross-sectional portion along the longitudinal direction of the wire rod. The cross section of the rectangular cross-sectional portion is substantially square and has a first plane and a second plane. The first plane and the second plane oppose each other in the coil section. The elastic coat is provided on at least one of the first plane and the second plane. The elastic coat is continuous from the round cross-sectional portion to the cross-sectional variation portion and the rectangular cross-sectional portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: NHK SPRING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi NISHIZAWA, Daisuke IBANO, Tsuyoshi MATSUDA, Norifumi ARISAKA, Shun MURAMATSU, Chihiro ITO, Takuto SUZUKI, Masatake KINOSHITA, Asuka KAWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20230308070
    Abstract: A signal generation unit 2, a DA converter 3, variable attenuators 40, 42, 44, and 46, a measurement unit 6 that detects a level of the signal attenuated by the variable attenuators 40, 42, 44, and 46 and passed through one or more semiconductor components, a switch 48 that switches between an Internal path through which the signal attenuated by the variable attenuator 40, 42, 44, and 46 is transmitted to the measurement unit 6 and an External path through which the signal attenuated by the variable attenuator 40, 42, 44, and 46 is output from an output terminal 10, and a control unit 7 that obtains a correction value of an attenuation amount of the variable attenuators 40, 42, and 44 with the Internal path and obtains a correction value of an attenuation amount of the variable attenuator 46 with the External path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: Hirofumi ONO, Koji YAMASHITA, Shinichi ITO
  • Publication number: 20230304558
    Abstract: A coil spring includes a wire rod and an elastic coat provided on the wire rod. The coil spring includes a coil section including a plurality of coil portions. The wire rod includes a round cross-sectional portion, a cross-section varying portion, and a rectangular cross-sectional portion along the longitudinal direction of the wire rod. The cross section of the rectangular cross-sectional portion is substantially square and has a first plane and a second plane. The first plane and the second plane oppose each other in the coil section. The elastic coat is provided on at least one of the first plane and the second plane. The elastic coat is continuous from the round cross-sectional portion to the cross-sectional variation portion and the rectangular cross-sectional portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2023
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: NHK SPRING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi NISHIZAWA, Daisuke IBANO, Tsuyoshi MATSUDA, Norifumi ARISAKA, Shun MURAMATSU, Chihiro ITO, Takuto SUZUKI, Masatake KINOSHITA, Asuka KAWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20230304557
    Abstract: A coil spring includes a wire rod and an elastic coat provided on the wire rod. The coil spring includes a coil section including a plurality of coil portions. The wire rod includes a round cross-sectional portion, a cross-section varying portion, and a rectangular cross-sectional portion along the longitudinal direction of the wire rod. The cross section of the rectangular cross-sectional portion is substantially square and has a first plane and a second plane. The first plane and the second plane oppose each other in the coil section. The elastic coat is provided on at least one of the first plane and the second plane. The elastic coat is continuous from the round cross-sectional portion to the cross-sectional variation portion and the rectangular cross-sectional portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: NHK SPRING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi NISHIZAWA, Daisuke IBANO, Tsuyoshi MATSUDA, Norifumi ARISAKA, Shun MURAMATSU, Chihiro ITO, Takuto SUZUKI, Masatake KINOSHITA, Asuka KAWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20230296761
    Abstract: The present image generation device includes an acquisition unit that acquires an interference SAR (synthetic aperture radar) image relating to an earth ground surface of a predetermined range and generated based on a plurality of SAR images generated by reflecting radio waves received from a SAR satellite by a reflecting plate disposed at a predetermined point, a bird's-eye view image relating to the earth ground surface, and ground point data including coordinates of the predetermined point on the earth ground; and an image generation unit that specifies the predetermined point in the bird's-eye view image based on the ground point data, and generates an integrated image by combining the predetermined point specified in the interference SAR image, the interference SAR image and the bird's-eye view image with a reference of the predetermined point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Inventors: Mikio SATOMURA, Hirokazu ITO, Shinichi UEDA, Mikio SUENO, Tomohiro NARUMI, Norihiro YAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11720008
    Abstract: A projector according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes an optical path changer that is provided between an image formation unit and an projection optical unit and changes the optical path of image light from the image formation unit, a linkage frame that links the image formation unit and the projection optical unit to each other, and a vibration absorbing member that absorbs vibration generated by the optical path changer. The optical path changer includes a base member, an optical member, and a swing frame that supports the optical member and is swingably supported relative to the base member. The vibration absorbing member has vibration absorbing surfaces that are in contact with the base member of the optical path changer, and the vibration absorbing surfaces are in contact with support surfaces of the linkage frame to cause the support surfaces to support the optical path changer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ito, Shinichi Wakabayashi, Yoshiyuki Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20230243020
    Abstract: A copper alloy plastically-worked material comprises Mg in the amount of greater than 10 mass ppm and 100 mass ppm or less and a balance of Cu and inevitable impurities, that comprise 10 mass ppm or less of S, 10 mass ppm or less of P, 5 mass ppm or less of Se, 5 mass ppm or less of Te, 5 mass ppm or less of Sb, 5 mass ppm or less of Bi, and 5 mass ppm or less of As. The total amount of S, P, Se, Te, Sb, Bi, and As is 30 mass ppm or less. The mass ratio of [Mg]/[S+P+Se+Te+Sb+Bi+As] is 0.6 or greater and 50 or less, the electrical conductivity is 97% IACS or greater. The tensile strength is 200 MPa or greater. The heat-resistant temperature is 150° C. or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotaka MATSUNAGA, Yuki ITO, Kosei FUKUOKA, Kazunari MAKI, Kenji MORIKAWA, Shinichi FUNAKI, Hiroyuki MORI
  • Publication number: 20230246720
    Abstract: A signal generation unit 2, a DA converter 3, variable attenuators 40, 42, 44, and 46 that attenuate an analog signal converted by the DA converter 3, a measurement unit 6 that detects a level of the signal attenuated by the variable attenuators 40, 42, 44, and 46 and passed through one or more semiconductor components, and a control unit 7 that obtains a value of a step error, which is a correction value of an attenuation amount of the variable attenuators 40, 42, 44, and 46 in each of a plurality of steps obtained by dividing a maximum value of the attenuation amount of the variable attenuators 40, 42, 44, and 46 by a variation amount, which is a predetermined attenuation amount are included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Inventors: Hirofumi ONO, Koji YAMASHITA, Shinichi ITO
  • Publication number: 20230236149
    Abstract: An electrochemical sensor is used in a state of being immersed in water to be inspected for water quality inspection. The electrochemical sensor includes a working electrode, a reference electrode, a first counter electrode, and a second counter electrode. The working electrode, the reference electrode, the first counter electrode, and the second counter electrode are electrically isolated from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Inventors: Masayoshi JOHMEN, Kazuhito OBATA, Shinichi SETOGUCHI, Toshikazu KAWAGUCHI, Ryusei ITO, Mokhtar GUIZANI
  • Patent number: 11709442
    Abstract: There is provided a consumable supply method for supplying a refill consumable stored in a refill consumable container to a consumable container installable in an equipment body. The consumable supply method includes removing a refill information storage device storing information on the refill consumable from the refill consumable container; removing an information storage device storing information on a consumable contained in the consumable container, the information being for exchange with the equipment body, from the consumable container; and attaching the refill information storage device removed from the refill consumable container as an information storage device to the consumable container in place of the information storage device removed from the consumable container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Koike, Daisuke Takahashi, Akio Kosuge, Shinichi Akatsu, Daisuke Ito, Atsushi Nagata, Takayuki Isawa
  • Publication number: 20230230742
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body including an end surface, a coil disposed in the element body, and an external electrode disposed on an end portion of the element body and connected to the coil. The external electrode includes a conductive resin layer. The conductive resin layer includes resin and a plurality of metal particles and is in contact with the end surface. The conductive resin layer includes a metal particle group. The metal particle group consists a plurality of first metal particles included in the plurality of metal particles, and the plurality of first metal particles is adjacent to the end surface and separated from the end surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke NAGAI, Kazuhiro EBINA, Kunihiko KAWASAKI, Shinichi KONDO, Yuya ISHIMA, Shinichi SATO, Seiichi NAKAGAWA, Kosuke ITO, Keito YASUDA, Youhei IIDA
  • Patent number: 11705276
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an electronic-component includes a step of forming a laminate substrate including a plurality of laminates disposed in a direction intersecting with a lamination direction via a division portion by laminating a plurality of insulator layers, and a step of singulating the plurality of laminates by removing the division portion. The step of forming the laminate substrate includes a step of forming an insulator resist layer containing an insulating material on a base material, the insulating material being a constituent material of each of the insulator layers and a step of forming the insulator layer by curing the insulator resist layer by exposure, except for at least an insulator resist portion corresponding to the division portion. The division portion including the insulator resist portion is removed by development in the step of singulating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya Ishima, Shinichi Kondo, Kosuke Ito, Shingo Hattori
  • Patent number: D996666
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Yoshida, Rikuto Haizuka, Kazuhiro Ito, Shinichi Harada