Patents by Inventor Shuichi Kobayashi

Shuichi Kobayashi 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: 20190207551
    Abstract: Provided is a solar cell module securing structure in which a first extending portion of one securing tool is inserted into a slit of one of the adjacent solar cell modules and a second extending portion of the same securing tool is inserted into a slit of the other of the adjacent solar cell modules, lower abutting surfaces of both of the solar cell modules are installed on an upper surface portion of the same securing tool, a projecting portion projects from the upper surface portion under the second extending portion at the inner side relative to the lower abutting surface, and a distance between the projecting portion and an end of the second extending portion is set to be larger than a distance between a lower end of an opening edge of the slit and the lower abutting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Yanegijutsukenkyujo Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shuichi KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190190437
    Abstract: In a securing unit including first frames for holding the end sides of a solar cell and a securing tool, the securing tool includes a base member that is secured to an installation face, a stand that is erected from the base member, a shaft that has an external thread and is held by the stand in a state in which a movement in the axial direction is restricted, and a holder that holds the first frame by inserting a lateral side extended portion into a slit of the first frame and moves up and down relatively to the stand by screwing internal threads formed in the holder together with the external thread of the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Yanegijutsukenkyujo Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shuichi KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190169764
    Abstract: A surface-treated material of the present disclosure has a conductive substrate, and a surface treatment film which includes at least one layer of metal layers and is formed on the conductive substrate. The surface treatment film is a plating film. The surface treatment film is formed on a whole surface or a part of the conductive substrate through a zinc-containing layer that contains zinc as a main component and has a thickness of 50 nm or less, or is formed on the conductive substrate without through the zinc-containing layer. The surface-treated material has a ratio of a contact area to a test area of 85% or more as measured according to a tape test method defined in JIS H 8504: 1999.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Miho YAMAUCHI, Shuichi KITAGAWA, Yoshiaki KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10308392
    Abstract: Problem to be Solved Provided is a packing box that enables to easily release a slit lock in which slits of an insertion piece of an openable lid engage with side flaps connected to openable lid side edge portions of lid side members, even if the interior of a box body of the packing box is tightly filled with a product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Kose Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Ogawa, Akira Takase, Fumiko Noda, Megumi Imai, Takuji Kobayashi, Yumiko Yakuden
  • Patent number: 10288606
    Abstract: The present invention provides an analysis method for simultaneously detecting or quantifying plural species of target substances by measuring the light emission from plural carriers within a single container from outside of the container, these carriers comprising a plurality of substances that are respectively immobilized thereon for capturing the plural species of target substances, wherein the light emission from a desired carrier is selectively received by measuring the emission from the carriers through an optical filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL BIO RESEARCH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaki Sugimoto, Tetsuya Ueda, Shuichi Kobayashi, Hideji Tajima
  • Publication number: 20190131918
    Abstract: A panel member securing tool includes a stand holding a shaft with an external thread in a state of restricting movement in the axial direction, a cylindrical portion through which the stand is inserted, a lower holder having installation surfaces extending to both sides outward from the cylindrical portion, a flat plate portion through which a bolt hole portion and a tool hole portion are formed, an upper holder having panel pressing portions extending to both sides outward from the flat plate portion, a bolt inserted through the bolt hole portion and screwed with a first threaded groove formed in the stand, a second threaded groove formed in the cylindrical portion screwed with the external thread, and a hole or a space formed in the stand on an extended line of a center axis of the shaft between a tool engaging portion of the shaft and the tool hole portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: Yanegijutsukenkyujo Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shuichi KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10130263
    Abstract: A photoacoustic measuring apparatus includes a light source, a movable holding unit which holds an object, a light diffusing unit which fixes the distance between the light diffusing unit and the holding unit and diffuses light incident from the light source, and an acoustic wave obtaining unit which obtains an acoustic wave generated from the object by the light emitted via the holding unit and the light diffusing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeru Ichihara, Yukio Furukawa, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10092187
    Abstract: A photoacoustic wave measuring apparatus, having: a probe including a plurality of devices which detect an acoustic wave generated by irradiating light onto an object; and a signal processor which acquires information about the object on the basis of an acoustic wave received by the devices, wherein the light is irradiated onto the object from the probe side; the probe includes: bright-field devices having a view angle covering a bright-field illumination area, which is an area where the light is irradiated, on the probe-side surface of the object; and dark-field devices having a field of view which does not cover the bright-field illumination area; and the signal processor uses an acoustic wave received by the dark-field devices when acquiring information about the object on the basis of a acoustic wave received before a predetermined time period is elapsed since the irradiation of light onto the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeru Ichihara, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9808806
    Abstract: An embodiment of a device for automatically executing a process of generating an emulsion containing nucleic acids, amplifying the nucleic acids in the emulsion, breaking the emulsion, and separating and purifying said amplified nucleic acids, is described that comprises an emulsion generation unit for sealing beads to which nucleic acids are bound in a water-in-oil type emulsion; a nucleic acid amplification unit provided with a reaction vessel for amplifying said nucleic acids and a heating and cooling part for heating and cooling the reaction vessel; an emulsion breaking unit for breaking the emulsion after nucleic acid amplification; and a nucleic acid purification unit for recovering said amplified nucleic acids from said emulsion breaking unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: 454 Life Sciences Corporation
    Inventors: Hideji Tajima, Tetsuya Ueda, Shuichi Kobayashi, Nathan Robert Kane
  • Publication number: 20170265752
    Abstract: A photoacoustic measuring apparatus includes a light source, a movable holding unit which holds an object, a light diffusing unit which fixes the distance between the light diffusing unit and the holding unit and diffuses light incident from the light source, and an acoustic wave obtaining unit which obtains an acoustic wave generated from the object by the light emitted via the holding unit and the light diffusing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Shigeru Ichihara, Yukio Furukawa, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9700214
    Abstract: A photoacoustic measuring apparatus includes a light source, a movable holding unit which holds an object, a light diffusing unit which fixes the distance between the light diffusing unit and the holding unit and diffuses light incident from the light source, and an acoustic wave obtaining unit which obtains an acoustic wave generated from the object by the light emitted via the holding unit and the light diffusing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeru Ichihara, Yukio Furukawa, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9293886
    Abstract: A laser apparatus includes a laser medium; a light source that radiates light to the laser medium, thereby exciting the laser medium and raising the temperature thereof; a reflecting unit having a first plane that reflects light within a predetermined wavelength range from light generated by excitation of the laser medium; and an output mirror disposed opposite the reflecting unit, with the laser medium being interposed therebetween, and causing laser oscillation by inducing resonance of the light within a predetermined wavelength range between the first plane and the output mirror. The reflecting unit is configured to be movable between a position in which light resonance is induced between the output mirror and the first plane and the laser apparatus is set to an oscillation state and a position in which the laser apparatus is set to a non-oscillation state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeru Ichihara, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9276519
    Abstract: A securing structure for a solar cell module installed on a roof of a building, having an external thread portion extending upward from a placement member, at least one flat plate-like shim member having a slit through which the external thread portion passes and a through-hole and stacked on the placement member, a flat plate-like connecting member placed on the shim member having an insertion hole through which the external thread portion passes, a droop portion drooping in the groove of the placement member through the through-hole, and a plurality of upward projecting portions projecting upward and sticking in the solar cell module and being made of an electrically conductive material, and a first securing member and a second securing member pressing downward on the solar cell module and the solar cell module placed on the connecting member with the external thread portion screwed into an internal thread portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: YANEGIJUTSUKENKYUJO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9267622
    Abstract: An electrical cable holder has a holder body having a fixing device (for example, anchor part) and a fastening part positioned beneath the fixing device (for example, anchor part) for provisionally placing an electrical cable (for example, power transmission cable); and a movable arm movably supported on the holder body for fastening the electrical cable (for example, power transmission cable) provisionally placed in the fastening part, between the movable arm and the fastening part. A lock device for locking the movable arm in a fastening state, in which the electrical cable (for example, power transmission cable) is fastened by the fastening part, is provided between the movable arm and the fastening part. A stationary device for maintaining a non-fastening state is provided between the holder body and the movable arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignees: NIFCO INC., YANEGIKEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuichi Kobayashi, Yasuhiko Inoue
  • Patent number: 9153950
    Abstract: A wire lead-in device for leading wires into a building from the upper side of a roofing material laid on a roof structural member includes a main body having a transversely long plate-like base part that is mounted on the roofing material, an insertion hole that penetrates through the base part and through which the wires are capable of being inserted, a peripheral wall that surrounds the wires passing through the insertion hole and extending to an eaves side from right, left, and ridge sides, and extends upward from the base part, and of which lower ends are inclined upward toward the eaves side, and an inclined bottom wall that couples the inclined lower ends of the peripheral wall, and a lid member that is detachably mounted on the main body and is capable of closing an upper opening of the peripheral wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: YANEGIJUTSUKENKYUJO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayoshi Yamanaka, Katsuyuki Okado, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9153931
    Abstract: The present invention uses a laser apparatus capable of selecting a wavelength of light to be outputted from a plurality of wavelengths, including: a branching unit which is formed of a polarizer and is configured to branch an optical path formed in a resonator including a reflecting unit having a plurality of fixed reflecting planes and an output mirror, into a plurality of optical paths, thereby forming a common optical path having an end defined by the output mirror and a plurality of optical path branches each having an end defined by any one of the reflecting planes; a laser medium disposed in the common optical path; and a selecting unit configured to select, from the plurality of optical path branches, an optical path branch which corresponds to a wavelength of light to be outputted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeru Ichihara, Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20150276728
    Abstract: Signal lights from probe beads are localized for simultaneous detection or quantification of plural species of target substances. The present invention provides an analysis method for simultaneously detecting or quantifying plural species of target substances by measuring the light emission from plural carriers within a single container from outside of the container, these carriers comprising a plurality of substances that are respectively immobilized thereon for capturing the plural species of target substances, wherein the light emission from a desired carrier is selectively received by measuring the emission from the carriers through an optical filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Applicant: UNIVERSAL BIO RESEARCH CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Takaki Sugimoto, Tetsuya Ueda, Shuichi Kobayashi, Hideji Tajima
  • Patent number: D737662
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: YANEGIJUTSUKENKYUJO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: D737664
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: YANEGIJUTSUKENKYUJO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shuichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: D822459
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Yanegijutsukenkyujo Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shuichi Kobayashi