Patents by Inventor Taichi Tanaka

Taichi Tanaka 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).

  • Patent number: 11973210
    Abstract: To provide a negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, by which the structural deterioration of the electrode is suppressed and cycle characteristics can be improved by absorbing the expansion and contraction of a silicon-based active material placed in the inside of a current collector made of porous metal, and a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including the same. A negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, having a current collector made of porous metal, and a negative electrode material placed in pores of the porous metal, the negative electrode material including a negative electrode active material including a silicon-based material; a skeleton forming agent including a silicate having a siloxane bond; a conductive additive; a binder; and a fibrous material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD
    Inventors: Toshimitsu Tanaka, Kiyoshi Tanaami, Takashi Mukai, Yuta Ikeuchi, Taichi Sakamoto, Naoto Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20240136239
    Abstract: Provided is a curable composition for inkjet and air cavity formation, the curable composition capable of forming a cured product layer having a high aspect ratio and capable of enhancing adhesiveness and sealability. A curable composition for inkjet and air cavity formation according to the present invention contains a photocurable compound having a (meth)acryloyl group or a vinyl group and having no cyclic ether group, and a thermosetting compound having no (meth)acryloyl group and having a cyclic ether group, in which a content of the thermosetting compound in 100 wt % of the curable composition for inkjet and air cavity formation is 5 wt % or more, and when a B-staged product is obtained by irradiating the curable composition for inkjet and air cavity formation with light having a wavelength of 365 nm at an illuminance of 2000 mW/cm2, a viscosity at 40° C. of the B-staged product is 2.5×102 Pa·s or more and 3.0×10? Pa·s or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke FUJITA, Takashi WATANABE, Mitsuru TANIKAWA, Yoshifumi SUGISAWA, Tomoya TANAKA, Takanori INOUE, Taichi HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20240124729
    Abstract: Provided is an ink-jet adhesive that can suppress adhesion of an adhesive component to an unintended region of a transparent member when the transparent member is used as a member to be bonded. The ink-jet adhesive according to the present invention contains a photocurable compound having a (meth) acryloyl group or a vinyl group and having no cyclic ether group, and a photopolymerization initiator, contains or does not contain a thermosetting compound having no (meth) acryloyl group and having a cyclic ether group, and a content of the thermosetting compound is 5 wt % or less when the ink-jet adhesive contains the thermosetting compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshifumi SUGISAWA, Takashi WATANABE, Mitsuru TANIKAWA, Yusuke FUJITA, Taichi HAMADA, Tomoya TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11942623
    Abstract: Provided are a negative electrode that is for use in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, includes a porous metal body as a current collector, contains a skeleton-forming agent highly infiltrated in the current collector so that it is less likely to suffer from structural degradation and provides improved cycle durability; and a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including such a negative electrode. The negative electrode for use in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector including a porous metal body; a first negative electrode material disposed in pores of the porous metal body and including a conductive aid, a binder, and a negative electrode active material including a silicon-based material; and a second negative electrode material disposed in pores of the porous metal body and including a skeleton-forming agent including a silicate having a siloxane bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Tanaami, Toshimitsu Tanaka, Yuji Isogai, Makiko Takahashi, Shintaro Aoyagi, Takashi Mukai, Yuta Ikeuchi, Taichi Sakamoto, Naoto Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20240092966
    Abstract: A polylactic acid resin composition includes a polylactic acid resin in an amount of 99% by mass or more. A complex viscosity ?*(20) of the polylactic acid resin composition is 2×103 Pa·s or higher. A ratio of the complex viscosity ?*(20) to a complex viscosity ?*(5), which is represented by [?*(20)/?*(5)], is 0.6 or higher. The complex viscosity ?*(5) and the complex viscosity ?*(20) are complex viscosities respectively measured 5 minutes and 20 minutes after the start of measurement using a parallel plate-type rotary viscometer under measurement conditions below: [Measurement Conditions] Parallel plates: 20 mm in diameter, made of aluminum; Temperature: 200° C.; Gap between the parallel plates: 1.00 mm; Frequency: 1 Hz (6.28 rad/s); Atmosphere: under dry air (dew point: ?60° C.); and Size of measurement sample: a strip that is 30 ?m thick, 7 mm wide, and 35 mm long.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Taichi NEMOTO, Chiaki Tanaka, Yuichi Sato
  • Patent number: 11933885
    Abstract: A radar signal imaging device 30 includes: a transmission unit 31 which transmits a radar signal toward an object to be imaged that is a non-rigid body; a position estimation unit 32 which estimates the position of the object; an oscillation degree estimation unit 33 which estimates an oscillation degree which is a degree of change within a predetermined period in the relative positions of feature points constituting the object; and a synthetic aperture processing unit 34 which performs synthetic aperture processing on the radar signal reflected by the object on the basis of the estimated position of the object and the estimated oscillation degree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumine Ogura, Masayuki Ariyoshi, Yuzo Senda, Osamu Hoshuyama, Taichi Tanaka, Daisuke Ikefuji, Shingo Yamanouchi
  • Publication number: 20240077605
    Abstract: The change detection device 10 includes a three-dimensional structure reconstruction unit 11 which reconstructs a three-dimensional structure of a predetermined area in an observed area, a phase eliminator 12 which eliminates phase signals in the predetermined area in multiple SAR images in which the observed area is taken, using the three-dimensional structure, and a change detection unit 13 which generates a coherence image from a SAR image pair from which the phase signals are eliminated and detects change in the observed area based on coherence values of pixels constituting the coherence image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki YAMAGUCHI, Taichi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20240068960
    Abstract: A measurement apparatus of the present disclosure includes a measuring unit configured to acquire the reflected wave of a radio wave applied to a float and measure the state of a liquid based on the intensity of the acquired reflected wave. Then, the float is configured to float in a liquid in a manner such that a floating height relative to the liquid changes in accordance with the state of the liquid, and is further configured in a manner such that the intensity of the reflected wave of an applied radio wave changes in accordance with a change in the floating height relative to the liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Taichi Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11846702
    Abstract: The image processing device 10A includes phase specifying means 11 for specifying a phase of a sample pixel from a plurality of SAR images, clustering means 12 for generating a plurality of clusters by clustering the sample pixels based on correlation of phases of a pair of the sample pixels in the SAR image, and phase statistic data calculation means 13 for calculating phase statistic data capable of grasping a phase statistic regarding the pixel for each of the clusters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taichi Tanaka, Osamu Hosyuyama
  • Patent number: 11841422
    Abstract: The signal processing device includes an interference processing unit which generates an interferogram from a plurality of SAR images, a coherence calculation unit which calculates coherence of the SAR images, a singular point processing unit which performs an operation for resolving singular points in the interferogram, a phase unwrapping unit which executes a phase unwrapping process using operation result of the singular point processing unit, and an SBAS analysis unit which performs displacement analysis by SBAS, using processing result of the phase unwrapping unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Ikefuji, Taichi Tanaka, Osamu Hoshuyama
  • Patent number: 11841421
    Abstract: A synthetic aperture radar image analysis system 20 includes: a phase correlation determination means 21 which determines a strength of the phase correlation between a plurality of pixels in an image selected from among a plurality of images on the basis of the plurality of images that have been photographed by a synthetic aperture radar and show the same point; a shape determination means 22 which determines a degree of similarity between the shape of the distribution of the plurality of pixels and an object shape indicated by geospatial information; and an association means 23 which associates the plurality of pixels with the object on the basis of the determined strength of the phase correlation and the determined degree of similarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taichi Tanaka, Daisuke Ikefuji, Osamu Hoshuyama
  • Publication number: 20230393265
    Abstract: A signal processing device sets the value of a hyperparameter for array signal processing in synthetic aperture radar tomography, by using a SAR image group of a phase reference point at which phase reference point known information, which is information pertaining to the position of a reflector, is obtained; and performs SAR image group generation processing, using the array signal processing in which the value of the hyperparameter was used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Yamaguchi, Taichi Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11835619
    Abstract: A synthetic aperture radar signal analysis device 20 includes: an extraction unit 21 that extracts a stable reflection point from time-series data acquired through observation, by a synthetic aperture radar, of a region to be observed from a predetermined observing direction; a generation unit 22 that generates a cluster which is a collection of stable reflection points on the basis of the extracted stable reflection point corresponding to the predetermined observing direction; an association unit 23 that associates the generated cluster corresponding to the predetermined observing direction with a structure indicated by map data corresponding to the region to be observed; and a synthesis unit 24 that performs vector-synthesis of displacement rates for a plurality of the clusters each corresponding to the observing direction associated with the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Inventors: Daisuke Ikefuji, Taichi Tanaka, Osamu Hoshuyama
  • Publication number: 20230377201
    Abstract: The image analysis device 100 includes a pixel selection unit 11 which selects multiple pixels at a plurality of positions in one image among multiple images in which the same area is recorded, a dimension reduction unit 12 which compresses a complex vector as an evaluation value when an evaluation function is optimized into a low-dimensional space, an expanding unit 13 which returns a compression result by the dimension reduction unit 12 to an original pixel space, and calculates a spatial correlation phase estimate; and an optimization unit 14 which optimizes the evaluation function by bringing the evaluation value closer to the spatial correlation phase estimate and a pixel value at the position selected by the pixel selection unit 11.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Taichi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20230351567
    Abstract: The data processing device 1 includes a coherence matrix calculation unit 2 which calculates a coherence matrix representing correlation of pixels at the same position in multiple complex images, a spatial correlation generator 3 which generates data representing prior information regarding spatial correlation being correlation of pixels in each of the multiple complex images, and a phase difference estimation unit 4 which merges the correlation of pixels regarding the coherence matrix and the spatial correlation, and calculates a statistically likely and consistent phase difference based on merged correlation as a denoised phase difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Taichi TANAKA, Osamu HOSHUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230341544
    Abstract: The image analysis device 100 includes a complex matrix calculation unit 11 which calculates a complex matrix that reflects a phase difference in all pairs of images in multiple images in which a same region is recorded, a parameter candidate selection unit 12 which selects multiple candidates of parameter which explains a phase shift, a candidate evaluation unit 13 which evaluates likelihood of the multiple candidates using the complex matrix and a predetermined weight matrix, and a statistics calculation unit 14 which weights the candidates of parameter by the likelihood and calculates statistics of the candidates of parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Taichi Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11754704
    Abstract: The synthetic aperture radar image processing device includes time-series analysis unit which extracts persistent scatterers from time-series observation data for the observation direction for an observation area observed from multiple observation directions by a radar, and calculating displacement speeds of the extracted persistent scatterers, clustering unit which generates reflection point clusters by clustering extracted persistent scatterers based on their phase and position, distance calculation unit which calculates a distance between each of the persistent scatterers included in the reflection point clusters and each structure included in the observation area, representative value calculation unit which calculates each representative value for the distance between each persistent scatterer and each structure, for each reflection point cluster, and corresponding structure determination unit which associates the structure corresponding to the smallest representative value with the persistent scatterer,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Ikefuji, Taichi Tanaka, Osamu Hoshuyama
  • Patent number: 11709254
    Abstract: This invention is directed to an image processing apparatus that generates an evaluation index of a persistent scatterer likelihood without any influence of a large phase change with respect to a target whose displacement is nonlinear, a target whose elevation is high, or a target whose displacement is large. The image processing apparatus includes a phase array accumulator that accumulates phase arrays of respective pixels over a plurality of images, a clustering unit that classifies the respective pixels into a plurality of clusters based on the phase arrays, and a phase correlation calculator that calculates a correlation between a phase change in each of the plurality of clusters and the phase array at the respective pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taichi Tanaka, Osamu Hoshuyama
  • Publication number: 20230133736
    Abstract: The image analyzing device includes an inter-image phase difference calculation unit 12 calculating a phase difference image of a pair of images, an inter-pixel phase difference calculation unit 13 calculating a phase difference between close pixels in the phase difference image, an evaluation function generation unit 14 generating an evaluation function that includes at least the phase difference between pixels, an optimization unit 15 optimizing the evaluation function for each pair of pixels or each pair of close pixels, a random number generation unit 21 generating a random number, a threshold setting unit 22 setting a threshold based on a result of evaluation of the random number using the evaluation function, and a merging unit 17 obtaining merged data of an entire image by merging values of variables when the optimization unit 15 performs optimization except for variables for which evaluation value using the evaluation function is below the threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Taichi TANAKA, Osamu HOSHUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230045129
    Abstract: A receiver receives a radio wave transmitted to a target and scattered by the target to acquire a signal. An imaging unit generates a 3D complex image of the target based on the signal. A value extraction unit extracts intensity information and phase in including an intensity matrix and a phase matrix, the extracted intensity information constituting the intensity matrix and the extracted phases information constituting the phase matrix. A subset selection unit selects a subset from the value set. A transformation unit changes a representation of the subset to generate a 2D real image. A detection unit detects whether there is an undesired object on the target based on the 2D real image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Nagma Samreen KHAN, Kyota Higa, Kazumine Ogura, Taichi Tanaka, Masayuki Ariyoshi, Tatsuya Sumiya