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: 20220253001
    Abstract: A powder container contains powder and is attached to an image forming apparatus including: a conveying nozzle to convey the powder; a powder receiving hole of the conveying nozzle to receive the powder from the powder container; an apparatus main-body gear to transmit a driving force to the powder container; and a container receiving section including the conveying nozzle and receiving the powder container. The powder container includes: an opening at one end of the powder container in a longitudinal direction; a nozzle receiver at the opening to receive the conveying nozzle; a conveyor to convey the powder; and a container gear to drive the conveyor by meshing with the apparatus main-body gear. The container gear is to mesh with the apparatus main-body gear at a position closer to the opening than the powder receiving hole in the longitudinal direction. The opening is to mate with the container receiving section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji KIKUCHI, Shinji TAMAKI, Hiroshi HOSOKAWA, Shunji KATOH, Michiharu SUZUKI, Hideo YOSHIZAWA, Shingo KUBOKI
  • Patent number: 11372347
    Abstract: A powder container contains powder and is attached to an image forming apparatus including: a conveying nozzle to convey the powder; a powder receiving hole of the conveying nozzle to receive the powder from the powder container; an apparatus main-body gear to transmit a driving force to the powder container; and a container receiving section including the conveying nozzle and receiving the powder container. The powder container includes: an opening at one end of the powder container in a longitudinal direction; a nozzle receiver at the opening to receive the conveying nozzle; a conveyor to convey the powder; and a container gear to drive the conveyor by meshing with the apparatus main-body gear. The container gear is to mesh with the apparatus main-body gear at a position closer to the opening than the powder receiving hole in the longitudinal direction. The opening is to mate with the container receiving section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Kikuchi, Shinji Tamaki, Hiroshi Hosokawa, Shunji Katoh, Michiharu Suzuki, Hideo Yoshizawa, Shingo Kuboki
  • Patent number: 11365158
    Abstract: A honeycomb structure has a plurality of cells formed by a plurality of partition walls. The partition walls are formed of a porous material composed predominantly of cordierite. Each partition wall includes surface layer portions having a porosity of 50% or more and an inside portion having a porosity of 50% or more, the surface layer portions being portions ranging respectively from opposite surfaces to a depth corresponding to 25% of the thickness of the partition wall, and the inside portion being the other portion. The surface layer portions and the inside portion both include pores having axial pore widths of less than 30 ?m and pores having axial pore widths of 30 ?m or more. A mean axial pore width in the surface layer portions is smaller than a mean axial pore width in the inside portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Toru Hayase, Shinji Suzuki, Shinpei Oshima, Takahiro Tomita
  • Publication number: 20220134487
    Abstract: A joined body includes a junction target, an underlying layer, an electrode part, and a fixed layer. The conductive underlying layer is fixed on a surface of the junction target. The electrode part is fixed on the underlying layer. The conductive fixed layer is fixed on the underlying layer with the electrode part interposed therebetween. Respective porosities of the underlying layer and the fixed layer are each not higher than 10%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji SUZUKI, Takafumi KIMATA, Takahiro TOMITA
  • Patent number: 11308813
    Abstract: There is provided a flight management system for managing a flight plan of flying objects that fly among ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignees: The University of Tokyo, BLUE INNOVATION Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Christopher Thomas Raabe, Shinji Suzuki, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Masayuki Kumada, Kazuya Sakai, Takashi Matsuo, Tsuyoshi Chiba
  • Publication number: 20220059175
    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: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220050048
    Abstract: A microplate reader includes a plurality of sets of: a light emitting portion disposed on one side of a microplate and corresponding to one well of the microplate; a light receiving portion disposed on an opposite side to the light emitting portion across the microplate and corresponding to one well of the microplate; and a light receiving light guide path disposed between the light receiving portion and the microplate and guiding light emitted from the light emitting portion and passing through a sample contained in the well to the light receiving portion. The microplate reader further includes a light guiding section configured to enclose a plurality of the light receiving light guide paths by an enclosure member made of a pigment-containing resin containing a pigment having a light-absorbing property. Light emitted from one light emitting portion passing through one light receiving light guide path and reaching one light receiving portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Applicant: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kinichi MORITA, Shinji SUZUKI, Yuji OKI
  • Patent number: 11222700
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes: a memory device including a memory cell transistor; and a controller configured to make first data inaccessible from an outside of the memory system without erasing the first data, and increase a threshold voltage of the memory cell transistor, before determining to write data into the memory cell transistor. The controller is further configured to decrease, after determining to write second data into the memory cell transistor, the threshold voltage of the memory cell transistor to bring the memory cell transistor into an erase state; and write, after bringing the memory cell transistor into the erase state, the second data into the memory cell transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11211668
    Abstract: A power storage apparatus has a case accommodating an electrode assembly, and a release valve present in the wall of the case. The electrode assembly includes electrodes. A shielding member is arranged between the inner surface of the wall and the end surface of the electrode assembly. A point located in a center of the case in a front view of the case taken in the stacking direction of the electrodes and located in a center of a dimension of the electrode assembly in the stacking direction is a center point, and a region surrounded by a plane connecting the center point and a contour of the pressure release valve at a shortest distance is a three-dimensional region. The shielding member includes a shielding portion that entirely covers a cross section of the three-dimensional region along the end face of the electrode assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Tomohiro Nakamura, Takayuki Hirose, Yusuke Yamashita, Masato Ogasawara, Shinji Suzuki, Yasuaki Takenaka, Ryuji Oide, Mikiya Kurita, Atsushi Minagata
  • Patent number: 11164630
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to an embodiment includes first and second drain select transistors, first and second source select transistors, first and second memory cell transistors, third and fourth memory cell transistors, first and second bit lines, first to third select gate line, first and second word lines, and a controller. The controller is configured to execute, in the program loop, a program operation, a recovery operation and a verify operation in sequence. In the write operation of the first memory cell transistor, the controller is configured, at a first time of the recovery operation, to: apply a first voltage to the first select gate line; apply a second voltage to the third select gate line; and apply a third voltage to the first bit line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11085499
    Abstract: This caliper body includes a cylinder portion (26) that has a piston disposed therein and is internally provided with a liquid pressure chamber, a bleeder boss portion (29) that communicates with the liquid pressure chamber and includes a bleeder hole configured to discharge air from the liquid pressure chamber, and a plurality of identifiers (112 and 116). At least one identifier (112) of the identifier (112 and 116) is formed in a region hidden by a bleeder plug (131) attached to the bleeder boss portion (29).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Suzuki, Takayuki Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20210238194
    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: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: Genta TADANO, Shinji SUZUKI, Ken-ichi KUSAKABE
  • Publication number: 20210193239
    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: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Shinji SUZUKI, Yasuhiro SHIMURA
  • Patent number: 11009457
    Abstract: A microplate reader includes multiple light projecting/receiving units, the number of the light projecting/receiving units being equal to or greater than the number of wells of the microplate, each light projecting/receiving unit including a light projecting unit and a light receiving unit that correspond to one of the wells of the microplate; a reflection member configured to reflect light having passed through samples stored in the wells from the light projecting/receiving units to the light projecting/receiving units; and a light guide part including projecting-light guide paths each configured to guide the light emitted from the light projecting unit to the sample, receiving-light guide paths each configured to guide the light reflected by the reflection member and having passed through the sample to the light receiving unit, and a surrounding member including a pigment-containing resin surrounding the projecting-light guide paths and the receiving-light guide paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignees: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kinichi Morita, Hiroyuki Ohashi, Shinji Suzuki, Yuji Oki
  • Publication number: 20210108708
    Abstract: Provided is a micro head having a simple structure and yet entailing extremely little backlash. A micro head includes a spindle, a sleeve, a thimble, a backlash absorbing member, and a collar, wherein the cylindrical backlash absorbing member is fixed to the sleeve in a state where the spindle is inserted at a position in the sleeve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yoshiharu NAKATOMI, Takeshi ONODERA, Shinji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210090659
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes: a memory device including a memory cell transistor; and a controller configured to make first data inaccessible from an outside of the memory system without erasing the first data, and increase a threshold voltage of the memory cell transistor, before determining to write data into the memory cell transistor. The controller is further configured to decrease, after determining to write second data into the memory cell transistor, the threshold voltage of the memory cell transistor to bring the memory cell transistor into an erase state; and write, after bringing the memory cell transistor into the erase state, the second data into the memory cell transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10955016
    Abstract: A pad spring has a guide part which is attached to come into contact with an inner side surface and a bottom surface on an outer side in a disc radial direction of a pad guide, and guides the friction pad in a disc axial direction, and an extension part which extends from the guide part in a direction away from the friction pad and comes into contact with a side surface of a torque receiving part of the attachment member by a projecting piece part on a distal end side to press the side surface of a torque receiving part. The extension part is provided with a pressing operation part which is pressed to move the projecting piece part in a direction away from the side surface of the torque receiving part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Khai Piau Lim, Shiro Nagashima, Shinji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210082505
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to an embodiment includes first and second drain select transistors, first and second source select transistors, first and second memory cell transistors, third and fourth memory cell transistors, first and second bit lines, first to third select gate line, first and second word lines, and a controller. The controller is configured to execute, in the program loop, a program operation, a recovery operation and a verify operation in sequence. In the write operation of the first memory cell transistor, the controller is configured, at a first time of the recovery operation, to: apply a first voltage to the first select gate line; apply a second voltage to the third select gate line; and apply a third voltage to the first bit line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Shinji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10943745
    Abstract: The electric storage device includes an electrode assembly having a positive electrode and a negative electrode, a case for housing the electrode assembly, a pressure relief valve, and positive and negative electrode conductive members that are electrically connected to the respective corresponding electrodes. The case has a wall in which the pressure relief valve is disposed. At least one of the positive and negative electrode conductive members includes an interposing portion located between the inner surface of the wall and an end face of the electrode assembly facing the inner surface, and a shielding portion located closer to the end face of the electrode assembly than the interposing portion. The shielding portion covers the pressure release valve from a side of the wall where the electrode assembly is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamashita, Takayuki Hirose, Shinji Suzuki, Yasuaki Takenaka, Masato Ogasawara, Atsushi Minagata, Hirokuni Akiyama, Motoaki Okuda
  • Patent number: 10916751
    Abstract: A power storage apparatus is configured such that a region surrounded by a plane connecting the outline of a pressure release valve and the outline of a tab-side end face in an electrode assembly in the shortest distance is defined as a three-dimensional region. The power storage apparatus is provided with a covering portion that covers the entire cross section of the three-dimensional region along the tab-side end face in a space between the tab-side end face and the inner surface of a lid body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamashita, Takayuki Hirose, Shinji Suzuki