Patents by Inventor Shinichi Sato

Shinichi Sato 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: 20210220392
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition for prevention and/or improvement of inflammatory bowel disease. More specifically, the present invention provides a composition for prevention and/or improvement of inflammatory bowel disease and a symptom associated with inflammatory bowel disease in a subject, comprising molecular hydrogen as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Fumitake SATO, Yusuke ICHIKAWA, Shinichi HIRANO, Ryosuke KUROKAWA, Masatsugu SAITO
  • Patent number: 11070143
    Abstract: A power conversion device includes a power conversion circuitry configured to convert DC power into AC power by switching on/off a plurality of switching elements to switch each of a plurality of phase voltages to a voltage level selected from one of three levels including a first voltage, a second voltage higher than the first voltage, and a third voltage higher than the second voltage. A control circuitry is configured to control the plurality of switching elements so as to convert DC power into AC power without producing a combination of the first voltage and the third voltage between any two phases of the plurality of phase voltages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Inventors: Ryusuke Komiya, Shinichi Akimoto, Hiroyuki Imayoshi, Mitsunori Sato, Toshihiro Hanada
  • Patent number: 11053410
    Abstract: A fluorochemical coating composition is provided comprising (A) a hydrolyzable group-containing silane modified with a fluorooxyalkylene-containing polymer and (B) a fluorooxyalkylene-containing polymer having an average molecular weight not higher than the average molecular weight of component (A) in a weight ratio (A)/(B) of 40/60 to 95/5. The composition forms on a substrate a water/oil repellent layer which does not detract from the visibility of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Yamane, Shinichi Sato, Noriyuki Koike, Takashi Matsuda, Ryusuke Sakoh
  • Patent number: 11011294
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body made of a ferrite sintered body and a coil. The coil is configured with a plurality of internal conductors juxtaposed in the element body and electrically connected to one another. An average crystal grain size in a surface region of the element body is smaller than an average crystal grain size in a region between the internal conductors in the element body. A surface of the element body is covered with a layer made of an insulating material. The insulating material is not present among the crystal grains in the surface region of the element body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Sato, Yohei Tadaki, Akihiko Oide, Yuma Ishikawa, Hidekazu Sato
  • Publication number: 20210122203
    Abstract: This cooling device for an amphibious vehicle includes: a heat exchanger mounted in the amphibious vehicle; a coolant introduction passage through which cooling air or cooling water can be introduced from the outside to the heat exchanger as a coolant; a cooling air discharge passage through which the cooling air having passed through the heat exchanger can be discharged to a cooling air discharge portion communicating with the outside; and a cooling water discharge passage through which the cooling water having passed through the heat exchanger can be discharged to a cooling water discharge portion communicating with the outside. The cooling air discharge passage and the cooling water discharge passage are formed such that at least the cooling air discharge portion and the cooling water discharge portion are independent of each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi IKEDA, Tetsuya MIYAMOTO, Katsuhiko NAKAJO, Takashi MATSUNAGA, Taichi OMURA, Yuta SHIMIZU, Takenori KAWANA, Takashi MIZUMOTO, Shinichi SATO
  • Patent number: 10882368
    Abstract: This amphibious vehicle is provided with a body (11), a traveling device (12) that causes the body (11) to travel on land, a sailing device (13) that causes the body (11) to sail on water, a front flap (31) of which the distal end is inclined upward and the proximal end is rotatably supported by a horizontal shaft (34) on the front end of the body (11), a hydraulic damper (32) serving as a damping member that damps displacement of the front flap (31) relative to the body (11), and a compression coil spring (33) serving as a restoring member that restores the position of the front flap (31) relative to the body (11).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito Ando, Satoru Ishikawa, Tadashi Sugimura, Takashi Matsunaga, Shinichi Sato, Tetsuya Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10882367
    Abstract: An amphibious vehicle includes a vehicle body, a prime mover, a drive wheel, a water propulsion device, a drive wheel transmission, and a propulsion transmission. The drive wheel is disposed on a front side of the prime mover. The water propulsion device is disposed on a rear side of the prime mover. The drive wheel transmission is disposed on the front side of the prime mover and transmits power from the prime mover to the drive wheel. The propulsion transmission is disposed on the rear side of the prime mover and transmits the power from the prime mover to the water propulsion device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi Sato, Mitsuo Onoue, Tetsuya Miyamoto, Takashi Matsunaga, Katsuhiko Nakajo, Taichi Omura, Yuta Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10818422
    Abstract: In a multilayer coil component, an end of a lower coil layer and an end of a connecting part are directly overlapped, and the end of the lower coil layer includes a contact edge positioned on a side of the connecting part and being in contact with the connecting part and a non-contact edge positioned on a side opposite to the connecting part and not being in contact with the connecting part. Then, the contact edge and the non-contact edge are not overlapped when viewed from a laminated direction. Consequently, a propagation distance of a crack becomes longer as compared with the case where an end face is parallel to the laminated direction, effectively suppressing advance of the crack. Suppressed advance of a crack in this manner makes the multilayer coil component provide a high component strength as a whole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuusuke Nagai, Takashi Suzuki, Kouichi Kakuda, Kunihiko Kawasaki, Shinichi Kondo, Yuya Ishima, Shinichi Sato, Masaki Takahashi, Takashi Endo
  • Publication number: 20200336082
    Abstract: Provided is an inverter power supply including a measurement function of measuring deterioration of a rectifier element such as a diode. The inverter power supply includes a step-down stabilization unit that applies a reverse voltage increasing gradually to diodes, an isolation amplifier that detects a current value of a current flowing to the diodes when the reverse voltage is applied, and an inverter control unit that decides that the diodes have deteriorated when the detected current value is larger than a determination current value for determining deterioration of the diodes, and decides that the diodes have not deteriorated when the detected current value is smaller than the determination current value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Ochiai, Shinichi Sato, Motoaki Fuchiwaki
  • Publication number: 20200303117
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body and a plurality of coil conductors. The element body includes a plurality of metal magnetic particles and resin existing between the plurality of metal magnetic particles. The plurality of coil conductors is disposed in the element body, the plurality of coil conductors being separated from each other in a predetermined direction and electrically connected to each other. The plurality of metal magnetic particles included in the element body includes a plurality of metal magnetic particles having a particle size equal to or greater than one third of a distance between the coil conductors adjacent to each other in the predetermined direction and equal to or less than a half of the distance. Between the coil conductors adjacent to each other in the predetermined direction, the metal magnetic particles having the particle size are distributed along the predetermined direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi SATO, Takahiro SATO, Yusuke NAGAI, Mitsuharu KOIKE, Kazuhiro MIURA, Seiichi NAKAGAWA, Shinichi KONDO, Takashi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200303110
    Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body including a plurality of metal magnetic particles, and a plurality of coil conductors. The plurality of coil conductors is disposed in the element body. The plurality of coil conductors is separated from each other in a predetermined direction and electrically connected to each other. The plurality of coil conductors includes one pair of side surfaces opposing each other in the predetermined direction. Surface roughness of the one pair of side surfaces is less than 40% of an average particle size of the plurality of metal magnetic particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi SATO, Takahiro SATO, Yusuke NAGAI, Mitsuharu KOIKE, Kazuhiro MIURA, Seiichi NAKAGAWA, Shinichi KONDO, Takashi SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10784834
    Abstract: A multilayer LC filter array includes an element body of a rectangular parallelepiped shape, a first filter including a first inductor and a first capacitor, a second filter including a second inductor and a second capacitor, a first input terminal electrode and a first output terminal electrode that are connected to the first inductor, a second input terminal electrode and a second output terminal electrode that are connected to the second inductor, and a ground terminal electrode that is connected to the first capacitor and the second capacitor. The element body includes a principal surface. The ground terminal electrode is disposed at a center of the principal surface. The first input terminal electrode, the first output terminal electrode, the second input terminal electrode, and the second output terminal electrode are disposed at respective different corner portions of the element body when viewed from a direction orthogonal to the principal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiko Oide, Naoki Uchida, Yoji Tozawa, Makoto Yoshino, Seiichi Nakagawa, Shinichi Sato, Hiroshi Ono, Takashi Endo
  • Publication number: 20200223269
    Abstract: To enlarge a collapsible flap and store the collapsible flap appropriately. In an amphibious vehicle (1) in which a flap (13) which receives lift from water in water navigation is provided to be deployable and storable at a front side in a travel direction of a vehicle body (11), the flap (13) includes a lower flap (21) which is stored to come close to a front surface (11a) of the vehicle body (11) and an upper flap (22) which is stored to come close to an upper surface (11b) of the vehicle body (11), and at least one of the lower flap (21) and the upper flap (22) includes a first flap member (31) and a second flap member (32) and is configured such that a flap length (L13) in a direction orthogonal to a vehicle width direction is variable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi SATO, Tetsuya MIYAMOTO, Takashi MATSUNAGA, Katsuhiko NAKAJO, Taichi OMURA, Yuta SHIMIZU, Takenori KAWANA, Takashi MIZUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200185144
    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: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi SHIMOYASU, Shinichi SATO, Seiichi NAKAGAWA, Mamoru KAWAUCHI, Shigetoshi KINOUCHI, Mitsuru ITO
  • Patent number: 10643781
    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: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi Shimoyasu, Shinichi Sato, Seiichi Nakagawa, Mamoru Kawauchi, Shigetoshi Kinouchi, Mitsuru Ito, Yuto Shiga
  • Publication number: 20200118731
    Abstract: An electronic component includes: an element body in which a plurality of insulator layers are stacked; a coil in which a plurality of inner conductors installed in the element body are electrically connected to each other; and an outer electrode that is disposed on an outer surface of the element body, is electrically connected to the coil, and includes at least a baked electrode layer. The inner conductor connected to the outer electrode includes a connection conductor that electrically connects the baked electrode layer to the inner conductor. The connection conductor includes a protruding portion that protrudes from the outer surface of the element body to the outer electrode. The protruding portion includes a metal having a smaller diffusion coefficient than a metal of a main component included in the baked electrode layer. The inner conductors have a lower electric resistance value than the metal included in the protruding portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi SATO, Yohei TADAKI, Akihiko OIDE, Yuma ISHIKAWA, Hidekazu SATO, Kazuhiro EBINA, Hiroyuki TANOUE
  • Patent number: 10607756
    Abstract: A soft magnetic metal powder includes a plurality of soft magnetic metal grains composed of an Fe—Si based alloy. A content of P in the Fe—Si based alloy is 110 to 650 ppm provided that a total content of Fe and Si is 100 mass %. A soft magnetic metal fired body includes soft magnetic metal fired grains composed of an Fe—Si based alloy. A content of P in the Fe—Si based alloy is 110 to 650 ppm provided that a total content of Fe and Si is 100 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Suzuki, Hidekazu Sato, Yuusuke Nagai, Kouichi Kakuda, Kunihiko Kawasaki, Shinichi Kondo, Yuya Ishima, Shinichi Sato, Masaki Takahashi, Takashi Endo
  • Patent number: 10541078
    Abstract: An electronic component includes: an element body in which a plurality of insulator layers are stacked; a coil in which a plurality of inner conductors installed in the element body are electrically connected to each other; and an outer electrode that is disposed on an outer surface of the element body, is electrically connected to the coil, and includes at least a baked electrode layer. The inner conductor connected to the outer electrode includes a connection conductor that electrically connects the baked electrode layer to the inner conductor. The connection conductor includes a protruding portion that protrudes from the outer surface of the element body to the outer electrode. The protruding portion includes a metal having a smaller diffusion coefficient than a metal of a main component included in the baked electrode layer. The inner conductors have a lower electric resistance value than the metal included in the protruding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Sato, Yohei Tadaki, Akihiko Oide, Yuma Ishikawa, Hidekazu Sato, Kazuhiro Ebina, Hiroyuki Tanoue
  • Publication number: 20190375258
    Abstract: This amphibious vehicle is provided with a body (11), a traveling device (12) that causes the body (11) to travel on land, a sailing device (13) that causes the body (11) to sail on water, a front flap (31) of which the distal end is inclined upward and the proximal end is rotatably supported by a horizontal shaft (34) on the front end of the body (11), a hydraulic damper (32) serving as a damping member that damps displacement of the front flap (31) relative to the body (11), and a compression coil spring (33) serving as a restoring member that restores the position of the front flap (31) relative to the body (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito ANDO, Satoru ISHIKAWA, Tadashi SUGIMURA, Takashi MATSUNAGA, Shinichi SATO, Tetsuya MIYAMOTO
  • 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