Patents by Inventor Shinji Suzuki

Shinji Suzuki 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: 20240069263
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an optical component includes the steps of irradiating a base material that is substantially transparent to light having a wavelength for which the optical component is used with linearly polarized ultraviolet light having a wavelength of 200 nm or less, stacking a polymerizable liquid crystal compound on the base material after the irradiation with the linearly polarized ultraviolet light, and forming a retardation layer by allowing the polymerizable liquid crystal compound to be aligned in accordance with the state of the base material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2022
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shigeki Matsumoto, Shinji Suzuki, Yohei Nawaki
  • Patent number: 11904300
    Abstract: A silicon carbide porous body contains ?-SiC particles, Si particles, and metal silicide particles. The maximum particle diameter of the ?-SIC particles is not smaller than 15 ?m. The content of the Si particles is not lower than 10 mass %. The maximum particle diameter of the Si particles is not larger than 40 ?m. Further, an oxide coating film having a thickness not smaller than 0.01 ?m and not larger than 5 ?m is provided on surfaces of the Si particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Suzuki, Kyohei Atsuji, Takahiro Tomita
  • Patent number: 11881267
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a substrate, gate electrodes, a semiconductor layer opposed to gate electrodes, an electric charge accumulating layer disposed between gate electrodes and the semiconductor layer, a conductive layer connected to one end portion of the semiconductor layer, and a control circuit electrically connected to gate electrodes and the conductive layer. Gate electrodes include first gate electrodes, second gate electrodes, and third gate electrode. The control circuit is configured to perform an erase operation. The erase operation includes: at least one-time first operation that applies a first voltage to the conductive layer; a second operation performed after the first operation, the second operation applying a second voltage to the third gate electrode; and at least one-time third operation performed after the second operation, the third operation applying a third voltage same as or larger than the first voltage to the conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: KIOXIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Sakaniwa, Yasuhiro Shiino, Kota Nishikawa, Yu Ishiyama, Shinji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20230414805
    Abstract: Provided is a method for inactivating microorganisms and/or viruses present in a specific space in which a person is present, by emitting light in a wavelength range for inactivating microorganisms and/or viruses in the space, the method comprising: a detection step of detecting a person present in an irradiation space; an acquisition step of acquiring an accumulated irradiation amount of an irradiation amount of the light irradiated to the detected person in a period from a predetermined reference time point to a current time point; a determination step of determining an allowable maximum irradiation amount by comparing an allowable limit value (TLV: Threshold Limit Value) of an irradiation amount of the light in the wavelength range with the accumulated irradiation amount; and an irradiation step of controlling a light source and irradiating the light into the irradiation space with the allowable maximum irradiation amount as an upper limit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki OHASHI, Shinji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11834378
    Abstract: A composite sintered body contains a silicon phase which is a main phase, a cordierite phase, and an amorphous phase containing Si. Further, the volume resistivity thereof at a room temperature is not lower than 0.1 ?·cm and not higher than 2.5 ?·cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyohei Atsuji, Shinji Suzuki, Shinpei Oshima, Takahiro Tomita
  • Publication number: 20230382893
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by formula (I): wherein the dashed line indicates the presence or absence of a bond; R1 is carboxy or the like; L is substituted or unsubstituted non-aromatic carbocyclyldiyl or the like; R2 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl; R3 is a hydrogen atom or the like; X is ?CRX— or ?N—; Y is ?CRY— or ?N—; U is —CRU? or —N?; V is —CRV? or —N?; W is ?CRW— or ?N—; ZA is —C? or —N—; ZB is —CR5R6— or the like; ZC is —CR7R8— or the like; RX, RY, RV and RW are each independently a hydrogen atom or the like; RU is a hydrogen atom or the like; R5 and R6 are each independently a hydrogen atom or the like; R7 and R8 are each independently a hydrogen atom or the like; R4 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyloxy or the like, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, having an antiviral activity; and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicants: Shionogi & Co., Ltd., UBE Corporation
    Inventors: Azusa OKANO, Yusuke TATENO, Kouhei NODU, Shinji SUZUKI, Toshiyuki AKIYAMA, Masaaki MATOYAMA, Hirota AKAZA, Takashi FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20230324347
    Abstract: A liquid analysis device (HPLC device) includes a main flow path provided with a first buffer portion, a first switch valve, an HPLC column, a second switch valve, and a second buffer portion; and a bypass flow path that bypasses the HPLC column. A controller, by controlling a pump, the first switch valve, and the second switch valve, switches between a first path that allows at least a portion of a fluid held in the first buffer portion to flow into the second buffer portion through the main flow path and a second path that allows a fluid held in the second buffer portion to flow into the first buffer portion through the bypass flow path spanning between the first switch valve and the second switch valve in the main flow path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryoji ABE, Shinji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230307693
    Abstract: A restraining member includes a pair of interposing portions, a plurality of pressurizing portions, and a pair of pressing portions. Each pressurizing portion has the shape of which a dimension in a third direction perpendicular to both a first direction and a second direction is longer than a dimension in the first direction and a dimension in the second direction and is in contact with the interposing portion and the pressing portion. Each interposing portion includes a pressurized area overlapping each pressurizing portion in the first direction and a low pressurized area not overlapping the pressurizing portion in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: Akinori SAITO, Shinji SUZUKI, Yuya SATO
  • Publication number: 20230302171
    Abstract: An inactivation device inactivates microorganisms and/or viruses present in a space where a person is present by irradiating the space with ultraviolet light. The inactivation device includes a mobile body movable in the space, a drive section that drives the mobile body, an ultraviolet light irradiation unit provided with an ultraviolet light source emitting light including ultraviolet light having a wavelength that inactivates microorganisms and/or viruses, and a controller that controls the irradiation of the light from the ultraviolet light source. The ultraviolet light source is either an excimer lamp or an LED, and the ultraviolet light included in the light emitted from the ultraviolet light source includes ultraviolet light having a wavelength range from 200 nm to 240 nm. The ultraviolet light irradiation unit is fixed to the mobile body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ohashi, Shinji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20230302172
    Abstract: An inactivation device, in a space inside a mobility means that transports a person or an object, that inactivates microorganisms and/or viruses present in the space where a person is present by irradiating the space with ultraviolet light, the inactivation device includes: an ultraviolet light irradiation unit including an ultraviolet light source emitting light including ultraviolet light having a wavelength that inactivates microorganisms and/or viruses; and a controller that controls the irradiation of the light emitted from the ultraviolet light source. The ultraviolet light source is either an excimer lamp or an LED, and the ultraviolet light included in the light emitted from the ultraviolet light source includes ultraviolet light having a wavelength range from 200 nm to 240 nm. The ultraviolet light irradiation unit is fixed to the mobility means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ohashi, Shinji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11763904
    Abstract: A method of adjusting operating conditions includes: a substrate; first conductive layers; a first semiconductor layers facing the first conductive layers; a second semiconductor layer connected to the first semiconductor layers; and an electric charge accumulating layer disposed between the first conductive layers and the first semiconductor layers. At a predetermined timing of a program operation, the second conductive layer which is one of the first conductive layers is supplied with a program voltage or a write pass voltage. The method executes: a first operation that supplies the second conductive layer with the write pass voltage and supplies a third conductive layer which is one of the plurality of first conductive layers with the program voltage; and a second operation that supplies the second conductive layer with a verify voltage and supplies the third conductive layer with a voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11676672
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device includes memory cells a controller performing a write operation on the memory cells. The write operation includes program loops with a program operation and a verification operation. In a first loop the controller applies a first program voltage and a first verification voltage. Next, a detection operation counts the memory cells with a threshold voltage above a first threshold value. In a second program loop, after the detection operation, the controller applies a second program voltage and a second verification voltage. The values of used for second program voltage and the second verification voltage are set dependent on the counted number of memory cells with a threshold voltage above the first threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Shinji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Shimura
  • Publication number: 20230170582
    Abstract: A power storage cell is provided with a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator, and a spacer. The positive electrode has: a first current collector; and a positive electrode active material layer provided on a one surface of the first current collector. The negative electrode has: a second current collector; and a negative electrode active material layer provided on a one surface of the second current collector. The separator has a base material layer, a first adhesive layer, and a second adhesive layer. The one surface of the first current collector is adhered to the first adhesive layer in an edge portion of the separator. The spacer is adhered to the second adhesive layer in the edge portion of the separator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Publication date: June 1, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Hirokuni AKIYAMA, Shinji SUZUKI, Nobukiyo ITO, Yusuke YAMASHITA, Eiji MIZUTANI
  • Publication number: 20230170595
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a power storage module includes a preparation process of preparing at least one power storage cell each having a pouring port, a fixing process of attaching and fixing a sealing member to a pouring member, a measurement process of measuring the shape of the sealing member, a pressure reduction process of reducing the pressure in the power storage cell, a re-measuring process of measuring the shape of the sealing member again after the pressure reduction process, and a determination process of calculating the displacement amount of the sealing member based on a measurement result in the measurement process and a measurement result in the re-measuring process, and determining that the internal pressure of the power storage cell is appropriate when the displacement amount is equal to or greater than a reference value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2022
    Publication date: June 1, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshinori OKURA, Hideto MORI, Shinji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11655046
    Abstract: A safety management system to prevent unauthorized use, accident, resale, theft, and so forth of a flying object. The safety management system includes changing, at a motor controller, a power feeding amount to each drive unit based on an instruction from a main control unit, an authentication information storage unit which records registered identification information for performing operator authentication, an authentication accepting unit which accepts an input of input identification information, an operator authentication unit which performs operator authentication of an operator of the flying object based on the input identification information and the registered identification information, and a safety managing unit connected between a power source of the flying object and the motor controller of the flying object. The safety managing unit includes a switch which controls electrical connection between the motor controller and the power source based on the result of the operator authentication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignees: The University of Tokyo, Blue Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinji Suzuki, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Masayuki Kumada
  • Patent number: 11629154
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound which has an effect of inhibiting amyloid ßproduction, especially an effect of inhibiting BACE1, and which is useful as a therapeutic or prophylactic agent for diseases induced by production, secretion and/or deposition of amyloid ßproteins. A compound of Formula (I) wherein R3 is each independently alkyl optionally substituted with halogen, cyano, alkyloxy, haloalkyloxy or non-aromatic carbocyclyl, or the like; t is integer from 0 to 3; R5 is a hydrogen atom or halogen; R6 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, halogen, and substituted or unsubstituted alkyl; ring B is a substituted or unsubstituted pyrazine or the like; or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Genta Tadano, Shinji Suzuki, Ken-ichi Kusakabe
  • Publication number: 20230064140
    Abstract: A second conductor, third conductor, and fourth conductor sandwiches a first layer together with a first semiconductor. The fourth conductor is positioned farther from the first conductor than the third conductor, which is positioned farther from first conductor than the second conductor. A first circuit is configured to apply a first potential to the first and second conductors, apply a second potential lower than the first potential to the third conductor in parallel with the application of the first potential, and apply a third potential higher than the second potential and lower than the first potential to the fourth conductor in parallel with the application of the first potential.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SHIINO, Masahiko IGA, Shinji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230069683
    Abstract: A method of adjusting operating conditions includes: a substrate; first conductive layers; a first semiconductor layers facing the first conductive layers; a second semiconductor layer connected to the first semiconductor layers; and an electric charge accumulating layer disposed between the first conductive layers and the first semiconductor layers. At a predetermined timing of a program operation, the second conductive layer which is one of the first conductive layers is supplied with a program voltage or a write pass voltage. The method executes: a first operation that supplies the second conductive layer with the write pass voltage and supplies a third conductive layer which is one of the plurality of first conductive layers with the program voltage; and a second operation that supplies the second conductive layer with a verify voltage and supplies the third conductive layer with a voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230056364
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a substrate, gate electrodes, a semiconductor layer opposed to gate electrodes, an electric charge accumulating layer disposed between gate electrodes and the semiconductor layer, a conductive layer connected to one end portion of the semiconductor layer, and a control circuit electrically connected to gate electrodes and the conductive layer. Gate electrodes include first gate electrodes, second gate electrodes, and third gate electrode. The control circuit is configured to perform an erase operation. The erase operation includes: at least one-time first operation that applies a first voltage to the conductive layer; a second operation performed after the first operation, the second operation applying a second voltage to the third gate electrode; and at least one-time third operation performed after the second operation, the third operation applying a third voltage same as or larger than the first voltage to the conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Applicant: KIOXIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu SAKANIWA, Yasuhiro SHIINO, Kota NISHIKAWA, Yu ISHIYAMA, Shinji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230025307
    Abstract: This disc brake includes a mounting member, a pair of brake pads, a caliper, a cover member, and a locking member. The caliper includes a cylinder part having a cylinder hole in which a piston for moving one of the pair of brake pads is disposed, a bridge part extending across an outer circumferential surface of a disc from the cylinder part, a plurality of claw parts formed on an extended distal end side of the bridge part and disposed to face the cylinder part, and a recessed part provided between the plurality of claw parts, having an opening at a disc radial direction inner end, and formed to face the cylinder hole. The locking member includes a fixing part fixed to the cover member, and a plurality of locking pieces extending from the fixing part in a direction inclined with respect to a movement direction of the piston.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventors: Khai Piau LIM, Shinji SUZUKI