Patents by Inventor Shuichi Adachi

Shuichi Adachi 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: 20200374458
    Abstract: An image blurring correction apparatus includes: an optical system that forms a subject image on an image formation plane; an acceleration sensor that detects an acceleration of an apparatus that has the image formation plane; a first calculation circuit that calculates a first state quantity by using the acceleration; a second calculation circuit that calculates, as a second state quantity, an estimate value obtained by estimating a true value of the first state quantity by using the first state quantity and a model; and a third calculation circuit that calculates an amount of image blurring on the image formation plane by using the second state quantity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki SATO, Shuichi ADACHI, Tasuku TAKAGI
  • Publication number: 20200285058
    Abstract: An optical device includes a light source section configured to emit light; a converging reflector configured to converge and reflect the light from the light source section to an irradiation surface having a curvature; and a position detector configured to detect a light-receptive position of the light reflected from the irradiation surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Suguru SANGU, Tatsuya Shimokawa, Kazuhiko Adachi, Shu Tanaka, Shuichi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200189576
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus can provide deceleration assistance of decelerating a host vehicle independently of an operation by a driver. The driving assistance apparatus is provided with: a specifier configured to specify a type of a target associated with the deceleration assistance, wherein the target is ahead of the host vehicle on a course thereof and requires the host vehicle to decelerate or stop; and a controller programmed to change an end condition associated with deceleration assistance, in accordance with the specified type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuta Ikezawa, Kohei Tochigi, Masahiko Adachi, Shogo Ito, Shuichi Yamaki
  • Patent number: 10641830
    Abstract: A battery's state of charge estimation apparatus will be provided. The battery's state of charge estimation apparatus includes: a charge and discharge current detection unit; a terminal voltage detection unit; an open circuit voltage method state of charge estimation unit for estimating an open circuit voltage of the battery and an open circuit voltage method state of charge; a current integration method state of charge estimation unit for obtaining a current integration method state of charge as a state variable; and an error correction value calculation unit for calculating an error correction value for correcting the current integration method state of charge. The current integration method state of charge estimation unit corrects the current integration method state of charge by using the error correction value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: Calsonic Kansei Corporation, Keio University
    Inventors: Atsushi Baba, Shuichi Adachi
  • Patent number: 10571712
    Abstract: A lens barrel that prevents an oscillation phenomenon caused by vibrations occurring when a lens of an image blur correction mechanism shifts. A first cylinder is engaged in the cam cylinder and caused to move in a direction of an optical axis by rotation of a cam cylinder. A second cylinder supports a lens holding member, which moves in a direction different from a direction of an optical axis so as to correct for an image blur, and is engaged in the cam cylinder and caused to move in the direction of the optical axis by rotation of the cam cylinder. The second cylinder has a first vibration isolation pin that is engaged with the first cylinder movably in the direction of the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Taro Murakami, Kiyoshi Nitto, Keisuke Adachi, Shuichi Terada
  • Patent number: 10483413
    Abstract: A photoelectric module of the present disclosure includes an optical device including an optical function element array made of a first base material, and a plurality of light emitting/receiving elements made of a second base material, wherein the optical function element array includes an optical substrate and a plurality of optical function elements, the optical substrate having a first surface and a second surface, and the optical function elements being integrated with the optical substrate and being arranged one-dimensionally or two-dimensionally, and the light emitting/receiving elements and their respective optical function elements face each other with the optical substrate in between to be located on a same axis in a direction perpendicular to the optical substrate, and the light emitting/receiving elements are disposed on the second surface with a space in between while being separated in units of a smaller number than array number in the optical function element array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiizu Ootorii, Kazunao Oniki, Koki Uchino, Hideyuki Suzuki, Hiroshi Ozaki, Kazuki Sano, Eiji Otani, Shinji Rokuhara, Kiwamu Adachi, Shuichi Oka, Shusaku Yanagawa, Hiroshi Morita, Takeshi Ogura
  • Patent number: 10295607
    Abstract: A device for estimating parameters of battery capable of improving, by using simple calculations, estimation accuracy of a parameter and the like of a battery equivalent circuit model will be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY, KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi Baba, Shuichi Adachi, Ichiro Maruta
  • Patent number: 10234214
    Abstract: A circular columnar body made of ceramics and including a plurality of through-holes extending in a single axial direction Z and having circular or elliptical cross sectional shapes orthogonal to the axial direction at a density of 2 to 50 pieces per square inch in a cross section orthogonal to the axial direction is once hollowed out in a direction X orthogonal to the axial direction Z by a cylinder, and the circular columnar body can also be once again hollowed out in the direction orthogonal to the axial direction Z and the direction X by the cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: TVK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu Takagi, Shuichi Adachi
  • Patent number: 10175303
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for battery parameter estimation estimate the parameters of a battery equivalent circuit model while reducing the computation load. The apparatus includes a charge/discharge current detector (3) that detects a charge/discharge current value of a battery (1); a terminal voltage detector (2) that detects a terminal voltage value of the battery (1); and an estimator (4) that estimates, based on the charge/discharge current value and the terminal voltage value, parameters in a battery equivalent circuit model (41) that approximates the Warburg impedance of the battery (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignees: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY, KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi Baba, Shuichi Adachi, Ichiro Maruta
  • Patent number: 10086398
    Abstract: Provided is an application device for applying and spreading an application liquid to and on a predetermined application area of a target surface, which is capable of smearing the application liquid on the application area. The application device (D) includes a brush unit (4) having a brush bristle bundle (41a), and performs a step of causing, while moving a nozzle orifice (32a) of a dispenser (3) along at least a portion of the surface of a rivet (S1) and an area of a wall (Sp) surrounding the base of the rivet (S1), a sealing liquid to be ejected from the nozzle orifice (32a) and to adhere to the portion, and thereafter, a step of spreading the adhering sealing liquid by causing the brush bristle bundle (41a) to slide on the surface of the rivet (S1) and the area of wall (Sp) surrounding the base of the rivet (S1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: SHINMAYAWA INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Akaishi, Shuichi Adachi, Hitoshi Kamei, Naoya Kishimoto
  • Publication number: 20180135918
    Abstract: A circular columnar body made of ceramics and including a plurality of through-holes extending in a single axial direction Z and having circular or elliptical cross sectional shapes orthogonal to the axial direction at a density of 2 to 50 pieces per square inch in a cross section orthogonal to the axial direction is once hollowed out in a direction X orthogonal to the axial direction Z by a cylinder, and the circular columnar body can also be once again hollowed out in the direction orthogonal to the axial direction Z and the direction X by the cylinder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: TYK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu TAKAGI, Shuichi ADACHI
  • Publication number: 20170315179
    Abstract: A parameter estimation device for a battery capable of reducing an error in estimate of an internal resistance caused by a temperature difference is provided. In a parameter estimation device for a battery (1) for sequentially estimating parameters including a resistance in an equivalent circuit model (41) of the battery based on a temperature of the battery and at least one of a voltage of the battery and a current of the battery, as a resistance value of the resistance in the equivalent circuit model of the battery, a resistance value at a predetermined temperature is estimated, and a resistance value at a present temperature is calculated based on the resistance value at the predetermined temperature and the present temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicants: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi BABA, Shuichi ADACHI
  • Publication number: 20170106397
    Abstract: Provided is an application device for applying and spreading an application liquid to and on a predetermined application area of a target surface, which is capable of smearing the application liquid on the application area. The application device (D) includes a brush unit (4) having a brush bristle bundle (41a), and performs a step of causing, while moving a nozzle orifice (32a) of a dispenser (3) along at least a portion of the surface of a rivet (S11) and an area of a wall (Sp) surrounding the base of the rivet (S1), a sealing liquid to be ejected from the nozzle orifice (32a) and to adhere to the portion, and thereafter, a step of spreading the adhering sealing liquid by causing the brush bristle bundle (41a) to slide on the surface of the rivet (S1) and the area of wall (Sp) surrounding the base of the rivet (S1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Inventors: Daisuke AKAISHI, Shuichi ADACHI, Hitoshi KAMEI, Naoya KISHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20160252585
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for battery parameter estimation estimate the parameters of a battery equivalent circuit model while reducing the computation load. The apparatus includes a charge/discharge current detector (3) that detects a charge/discharge current value of a battery (1); a terminal voltage detector (2) that detects a terminal voltage value of the battery (1); and an estimator (4) that estimates, based on the charge/discharge current value and the terminal voltage value, parameters in a battery equivalent circuit model (41) that approximates the Warburg impedance of the battery (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicants: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY, KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi BABA, Shuichi ADACHI, Ichiro MARUTA
  • Publication number: 20160131720
    Abstract: A device for estimating state of health of battery, and a state of health estimation method with improved estimation accuracy of the state of health of the battery are provided. The device for estimating state of health includes: a charge and discharge current detection unit (1); a terminal voltage detection unit (2); a first state of charge estimation unit (4) configured to estimate a first state of charge; a second state of charge estimation unit (5) configured to estimate a second state of charge; a first state of health estimation unit (6); a second state of health estimation unit (7); and a first correction value calculation unit (9) configured to calculate a first correction value for correcting the first state of charge. The first state of charge estimation unit (4) is configured to correct the first state of charge using the first correction value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicants: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi BABA, Shuichi ADACHI
  • Patent number: 9329240
    Abstract: A battery SoC estimation device includes a discharge-and charge current detection means 1, a terminal-voltage detection means 2, a current-integration SoC estimation means 3, an open-circuit-voltage SoC estimation means 4, an error estimation means 6, and an SoC calculating means 7. The estimation means 3 estimates a current-integration-method SoC (SoCi), calculating variance of current-integration-method SoC based on information on detection accuracy of the detection means 1. The estimation means 4 estimates an open-circuit-voltage-method SoC (SoCv) corresponding to an open circuit voltage value estimated based on a discharge-and-charge current value and a terminal voltage value, using a battery equivalent circuit model. The estimation means 6 estimates an estimate error ni of the current-integration-method SoC based on a difference between the SoCv and the SoCi, variance of the SoCi, and variance of the SoCv. The calculating means 7 calculates SoC of a battery based on the SoCi and the ni.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignees: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi Baba, Shuichi Adachi
  • Publication number: 20160116542
    Abstract: An estimation device and estimation method that can reduce computational load and enhance estimation accuracy in state estimation of an internal state quantity in a nonlinear system are provided. An estimation device (1) estimates an internal state quantity in a nonlinear system using a nonlinear Kalman filter. The nonlinear Kalman filter includes: a prior estimation prediction phase in which a prior state estimate and a prior covariance matrix of a state are calculated based on a state equation relating to the nonlinear system; and a prior estimation update phase in which a prior output estimate, a covariance matrix of an output, and a cross covariance matrix of the state and the output are calculated based on an output equation relating to the nonlinear system. EKF is used in one of the prior estimation prediction phase and the prior estimation update phase, and UKF is used in the other phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicants: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi BABA, Shuichi ADACHI
  • Patent number: 9207284
    Abstract: A parameter estimation device includes an input signal detecting means 3 that detects an input signal inputted to an object system 1 expressed by an equivalent circuit model 5A containing at least an integrator element COCV, an output signal detecting means 2 that detects an output signal outputted from the object system, an output differentiating means 4 that differentiates the output signal to obtain and output an output differential signal, a modified equivalent circuit model 5B where respective elements of the equivalent circuit model 5A are changed to non-integrator elements in such a way that the output when the input signal is inputted becomes an output differential signal, and an element parameter estimating means 5 that estimates the parameters corresponding to the respective elements based on the modified equivalent circuit model by using the signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignees: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi Baba, Kensuke Osamura, Shuichi Adachi
  • Publication number: 20150260800
    Abstract: A device for estimating parameters of battery capable of improving, by using simple calculations, estimation accuracy of a parameter and the like of a battery equivalent circuit model will be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Applicants: CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, KYOTO UNIVERSITY, KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Atsushi Baba, Shuichi Adachi, Ichiro Maruta
  • Patent number: D827114
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: TYK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu Takagi, Shuichi Adachi