Patents by Inventor Shuji Yamamoto

Shuji Yamamoto 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: 20220368182
    Abstract: A rotor is a magnet-embedded rotor incorporated in a traveling motor of a vehicle, and includes: a laminated core having steel sheets laminated to each other and a bonding layer for bonding the steel sheets adjacent to each other in a laminating direction; and a magnet embedded in the laminated core. When the rotor rotates at 11000 rpm, a maximum amount of displacement of an outer edge of the laminated core of the rotor in a radial direction is 0.1 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin SUENAGA, Yoshihiro ARITA, Yoshifumi OHATA, Takashi ARAMAKI, Shuji YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11466367
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a bright surface product comprises a step of performing electroless plating to form a first metal film on a base coat layer formed on a substrate, a step of performing electrolytic plating to form a second metal film thereon so that the bonding strength between each film of a multi-layered metal film comprising the first metal film and the second film is higher than the bonding strength between the base coat layer and the first metal layer, a step of integrally and discontinuously segmentalizing the multi-layered metal film with cracks to form an island-like metal film comprising a collection of fine multi-layered metal regions with island-like structures; and a step of forming a translucent top coat layer to cover the fine multi-layered metal regions of the island-like metal film and enter into the cracks to make contact with the base coat layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: SANKEI GIKEN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Okabe, Shuji Yamamoto, Daisuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20220271070
    Abstract: There is provided a solid-state imaging device including: a first semiconductor layer including a photoelectric converter and an electric charge accumulation section for each pixel, the electric charge accumulation section in which a signal electric charge generated in the photoelectric converter is accumulated; a pixel separation section that is provided in the first semiconductor layer, and partitions a plurality of the pixels from each other; a second semiconductor layer that is provided with a pixel transistor and is stacked on the first semiconductor layer, the pixel transistor that reads the signal electric charge of the electric charge accumulation section; and a first shared coupling section that is provided between the second semiconductor layer and the first semiconductor layer, and is provided to straddle the pixel separation section and is electrically coupled to a plurality of the electric charge accumulation sections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi NAKAZAWA, Koichiro ZAITSU, Nobutoshi FUJII, Yohei HIURA, Shigetaka MORI, Shintaro OKAMOTO, Keiji OHSHIMA, Shuji MANDA, Junpei YAMAMOTO, Yui YUGA, Shinichi MIYAKE, Tomoki KAMBE, Ryo OGATA, Tatsuki MIYAJI, Shinji NAKAGAWA, Hirofumi YAMASHITA, Yasushi HAMAMOTO, Naohiko KIMIZUKA
  • Patent number: 11406903
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a receiving section configured to receive an input of a usage purpose of the information processing device from a user, an identifying section configured to identify a procedure including one or more steps necessary for realizing the usage purpose, a first screen generating section configured to generate an operating screen for completing one step in the identified procedure, and a second screen generating section configured to generate an information screen including information regarding the identified procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: You Asakura, Shuji Hiramatsu, Daisuke Kawamura, Wataru Kaneko, Takashi Hatakeda, Takeshi Nakagawa, Shigeru Enomoto, Toru Yamamoto, Satoshi Kobayashi, Koichi Aoki
  • Patent number: 11407019
    Abstract: A press forming method includes a first process of obtaining a pressing force applied to each portion of a tool by an workpiece material during press forming while independently driving the respective each portion of the tool divided into multiple portions and press forming the workpiece material, and a second process of adjusting at least one of an applied driving force, an applied driving speed, and an applied driving timing for each portion of the tool to cause a processing portion of the workpiece material in which the state approaching an overload state is detected based on the pressing force to flow to other processing portions of the workpiece material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Wada, Shuji Yamamoto, Mitsuharu Yamagata
  • Publication number: 20220232858
    Abstract: A hardly soluble beverage product, comprising: a container comprising a main body that contains a content and that has a container mouth as an outlet of the content, and a cap that is mounted on the container mouth to close the main body. An internal volume of the container is set to a total of: a volume corresponding to a volume of the powder material contained in the container; a volume corresponding to an amount of the liquid determined in accordance with an amount of the powder material to be mixed or dissolved with the liquid; and a volume as an extra space to cause turbulence of the powder material and the liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: DAIWA CAN COMPANY
    Inventors: Eiji FUJISHIGE, Tatsuhei YAMAMOTO, Kenji SUGIMOTO, Shuji KAJITA, Seiji NAGAZUMI, Susumu MATSUOKA
  • Patent number: 11383670
    Abstract: A side airbag apparatus includes an airbag that is configured to be deployed and inflated between a body side portion of a vehicle and an occupant seated in a seat in a passenger compartment by a pressure of gas supplied from an inflator. The airbag includes an outer bag and an inner bag, which is provided in the outer bag and accommodates the inflator. The inner bag includes an upper-side inflation portion, which projects forward when inflated to correspond to the shoulder of the occupant, a lower-side inflation portion, which projects forward when inflated to correspond to the lumbar region of the occupant, and a recessed portion, which is provided between the upper-side inflation portion and the lower-side inflation portion. The inner bag includes a connecting hole that connects the inside and the outside of the inner bag to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuji Yamamoto, Takashi Iida, Kenichi Fukurono, Koki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220216618
    Abstract: A reflector antenna device includes: a primary radiator to radiate a first radio wave in a first frequency band and a second radio wave in a second frequency band lower in frequency than the first frequency band; and a reflector having a reflection face reflecting the first radio wave and the second radio wave radiated by the primary radiator, in which the reflection face of the reflector has a first region including a center point of the reflection face and a second region that is an outer peripheral region of the first region and is provided with a plurality of recesses, and each of the plurality of recesses is configured to allow entrance of the first radio wave, restrict entrance of the second radio wave, and reflect the first radio wave having entered the recess on a bottom face of the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromasa NAKAJIMA, Shinichi YAMAMOTO, Michio TAKIKAWA, Shuji NUIMURA
  • Patent number: 11377058
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle seat having a seat cushion, a submarine bar, an airbag main body, a bag retainer, and a transmission member. The seat cushion is shifted by a tilting mechanism or a lifting mechanism. The submarine bar is suspended across side frames. The airbag main body inflates and deploys inside the seat cushion. The bag retainer is at least partially disposed inside the airbag main body and retains an inflator. The transmission member transmits, to the submarine bar, a load that acts on the bag retainer when the airbag main body inflates and deploys in a state where the seat cushion has been shifted upward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Takashi Iida, Shuji Yamamoto, Shigemi Mase, Hiroyuki Tomita
  • Publication number: 20220194313
    Abstract: An airbag apparatus is configured to be used for a vehicle seat including an accommodation portion. The airbag apparatus includes an airbag. The airbag is configured such that a portion of the airbag ejected from the accommodation portion to the position beside the headrest is deployed and inflated in a position rearward of the seat back, and is inflated and deployed away from the accommodation portion in the width direction in a position rearward of the headrest, and that another portion of the airbag ejected from the accommodation portion to the position beside the headrest is deployed and inflated in a position forward of the seat back, and is deployed and inflated in a position forward of a head of an occupant seated in the vehicle seat and away from the accommodation portion in the width direction, so as to wrap around the head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Shuji YAMAMOTO, Koji KAWAMURA, Motoyuki TANAKA, Toshihito YANAGISAWA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Yusuke KAWAMURA, Yuto HIRAIWA, Yuya SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11260818
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Iida, Shigemi Mase, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Hitoshi Ida, Yasushi Masuda, Tadashi Yamada, Yusuke Kojima, Shuji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20220034502
    Abstract: A heat exchanger tube block is stacked on another heat exchanger tube block in an upper-lower direction and connected to the another heat exchanger tube block. The heat exchanger tube block includes: a duct casing wherein exhaust gas containing dust flows in the upper-lower direction; a heat exchanger tube in the duct casing extends horizontally; an inlet header connects to the heat exchanger tube inlet; an outlet header connected to an outlet of the heat exchanger tube; and a vibration transmitting member transmitting vibration, applied to an upper end part of the vibration transmitting member, to the heat exchanger tube to make the dust accumulating on the heat exchanger tube fall. A lower end of the duct casing is formed horizontally. The inlet header is located higher than the lower end of the duct casing. The outlet header is located higher than the lower end of the duct casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro NOZOE, Yukihiro TAKENAKA, Tatsuo INO, Atsushi YUKIOKA, Shuji YAMAMOTO, Toshinori TANAKA, Ryo NAKAMURA, Hao ZHANG, Wei FANG
  • Publication number: 20220034609
    Abstract: An exhaust heat recovery boiler includes: a duct casing in which exhaust gas flows; a tubular extending portion extending upward from the duct casing; a heat exchanger tube located in the duct casing; a hammering rod connected to the heat exchanger tube in the duct casing and passing through an inside of the extending portion, the hammering rod including an upper part projecting to an outside of the extending portion; and an annular sleeve attached to the upper part of the hammering rod through a packing. The extending portion includes an upper flat surface which is located at an upper end of the extending portion, realizes a seal between the upper flat surface and a lower surface of the sleeve, and is annular and flat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryo NAKAMURA, Yukihiro TAKENAKA, Takuro NOZOE, Tatsuo INO, Atsushi YUKIOKA, Shuji YAMAMOTO, Toshinori TANAKA, Hao ZHANG, Wei FANG
  • Publication number: 20210094505
    Abstract: A side airbag apparatus includes an airbag that is configured to be deployed and inflated between a body side portion of a vehicle and an occupant seated in a seat in a passenger compartment by a pressure of gas supplied from an inflator. The airbag includes an outer bag and an inner bag, which is provided in the outer bag and accommodates the inflator. The inner bag includes an upper-side inflation portion, which projects forward when inflated to correspond to the shoulder of the occupant, a lower-side inflation portion, which projects forward when inflated to correspond to the lumbar region of the occupant, and a recessed portion, which is provided between the upper-side inflation portion and the lower-side inflation portion. The inner bag includes a connecting hole that connects the inside and the outside of the inner bag to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Shuji YAMAMOTO, Takashi IIDA, Kenichi FUKURONO, Koki TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200391686
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle seat having a seat cushion, a submarine bar, an airbag main body, a bag retainer, and a transmission member. The seat cushion is shifted by a tilting mechanism or a lifting mechanism. The submarine bar is suspended across side frames. The airbag main body inflates and deploys inside the seat cushion. The bag retainer is at least partially disposed inside the airbag main body and retains an inflator. The transmission member transmits, to the submarine bar, a load that acts on the bag retainer when the airbag main body inflates and deploys in a state where the seat cushion has been shifted upward.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Takashi Iida, Shuji Yamamoto, Shigemi Mase, Hiroyuki Tomita
  • Patent number: 10857582
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a tooth-shaped component including a process of draw-forming a workpiece so as to obtain a cylindrical container, which has a bottom surface portion and a side surface portion; a diameter-reducing process of reducing the diameter of a particular part in which a tooth tip portion is to be formed in the side surface portion of the cylindrical container, so as to increase the thickness of a corner portion such that an external shape of the corner portion between the bottom surface portion and the side surface portion satisfies the following conditional expression (?R+?H)?2t; and a tooth shape-forming process of forming the tooth tip portion in the particular part of the cylindrical container reduced in diameter in the diameter-reducing process, so as to obtain a tooth-shaped component which has the bottom surface portion, the side surface portion, and the tooth tip portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuharu Yamagata, Shuji Yamamoto, Yasushi Tsukano
  • Publication number: 20200378945
    Abstract: A road surface damage detection device includes: a front-rear acceleration acquisition unit configured to acquire a front-rear directional acceleration of a vehicle during travelling of the vehicle; a position information acquisition unit configured to acquire position information indicating a current position of the vehicle; a damage state acquisition unit configured to acquire road surface damage information which is related to a road surface on which the vehicle travels and in which road surface damage of the road surface detected based on a change state of the acceleration, and the position information corresponding to a position where the road surface damage is detected are associated with each other; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the acquired road surface damage information to an outside of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shuji YAMAMOTO, Toshiro Umemura, Chenwei Yu
  • Publication number: 20200307492
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi IIDA, Shigemi MASE, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Hitoshi IDA, Yasushi MASUDA, Tadashi YAMADA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Shuji YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10675673
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a mechanical part of the present invention includes a first process of forming, by performing a folding processing to an end portion of the material, a portion to be processed having a structure, in which a plurality of layers respectively having a thickness corresponding to a plate thickness of a material overlap each other, in the material such that a plate thickness direction of the layer is orthogonal to a plate thickness direction of the material; and a second process of changing, by performing a forging processing to the portion to be processed, a shape of the portion to be processed to a target shape while press-welding the layers of the portion to be processed to each other by plastic deformation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuharu Yamagata, Shuji Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Wada
  • Publication number: 20200156646
    Abstract: A road degradation information collecting device includes: a position detection unit that detects a traveling position of a vehicle; a speed detection unit that detects a speed of the vehicle; a degradation detection unit that detects degradation in a road surface of a road where the vehicle is traveling; a timing calculation unit that calculates a timing at which the vehicle passes through a position separated by a predetermined distance from a degradation position that is the traveling position at which the degradation is detected among traveling positions detected by the position detection unit on the basis of the speed detected by the speed detection unit; and a recording control unit that records a captured image obtained by imaging the road surface with an imaging unit the vehicle at the timing calculated by the timing calculation unit, on a storage unit in correlation with the degradation position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiro Umemura, Toshiaki Hamada, Shuji Yamamoto