Patents by Inventor Takahiro Endo

Takahiro Endo 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: 20220356554
    Abstract: Provided is a fastening member having a base material including an aluminum alloy and an anticorrosive film with which the base material is coated. This anticorrosive film contains aluminum hydroxide oxide (AlO(OH)), and in a profile obtained from X-ray diffractometry with a Cu-K? radiation on the fastening member, a peak intensity ratio R (IB(020)/IAl(200)) is 0.003 or more and 0.1 or less, wherein IB(020) is an intensity of a diffraction peak of a (020) plane of aluminum hydroxide oxide, and IAl(200) is an intensity of a diffraction peak of a (200) plane of aluminum as a main peak. The anticorrosive film formed by the present invention is uniformly formed on the fastening member and excellent in stability and adhesion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicants: SHIBAURA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, YAHATA HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventors: AI SERIZAWA, TAKAHIRO ISHIZAKI, YUICHIRO WATANABE, AYUMI ENDO
  • Publication number: 20220359884
    Abstract: A battery includes: an electrode group including an air electrode and a negative electrode that are stacked with a separator interposed therebetween; and a container housing the electrode group together with an alkaline electrolyte liquid. The air electrode includes a catalyst for an air electrode. This catalyst for an air electrode is a catalyst for an air electrode including an oxide containing at least bismuth (Bi), ruthenium (Ru), sodium (Na), and oxygen, and Na/(Ru+Bi+Na) representing an atomic ratio of the sodium to a sum of the bismuth, the ruthenium, and the sodium is 0.126 or more and 0.145 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Minori Inoue, Takeshi Kajiwara, Shohei Unoki, Takahiro Endo, Shigekazu Yasuoka, Yoshikatsu Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11495804
    Abstract: An air electrode catalyst for an air secondary battery includes a pyrochlore-type composite oxide having two or more crystal structures having a different amount of oxygen. A battery, according to some embodiments, includes an electrode group including an air electrode and a negative electrode stacked with a separator therebetween, and a container accommodating the electrode group along with an alkali electrolyte solution, wherein the air electrode includes the air electrode catalyst. The air electrode catalyst may have a pyrochlore-type composite oxide having a crystal structure represented by Bi2Ru2O6.92 and a crystal structure represented by Bi2Ru2O7.33.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignees: FDK CORPORATION, JAPAN METALS AND CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shohei Unoki, Takeshi Kajiwara, Takahiro Endo, Shigekazu Yasuoka, Yoshikatsu Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20220336238
    Abstract: A heating/cooling device includes: a chamber; a plurality of substrate holders provided inside the chamber to support substrates; a plurality of LED light sources provided outside the chamber to irradiate the substrates held on the substrate holders with LED light having a wavelength that heats the substrates; a plurality of transmission windows provided between the plurality of substrate holders and the plurality of LED light sources to transmit the LED light radiated from the LED light sources; and a plurality of gas distribution parts provided inside the chamber to distribute and supply a cooling gas to the substrates held on the substrate holders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Shosuke ENDO, Yohei MIDORIKAWA, Yohei NAKAGOMI, Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI, Yasuo NAKATANI, Susumu SAITO, Chanseong AHN, Yuta TAKAHASHI, Takahiro KIJIMA
  • Publication number: 20220332536
    Abstract: A sheet processing apparatus comprising: a conveying unit configured to have a roller that conveys a sheet in a conveyance direction; a first detecting device disposed downstream of the conveying unit in the conveyance direction; a second detecting device disposed downstream of the first detecting device in the conveyance direction; a boring unit configured to have a punch that performs boring in the sheet; and a control unit is used. The first detecting device and the second detecting device each detect passage of a leading edge of the sheet being conveyed. The control unit calculates an actual conveyance speed of the sheet on the basis of detection results of the first detecting device and the second detecting device, and controls rotation of the roller, on the basis of the actual conveyance speed, so that the sheet is conveyed at a predetermined target speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Nakahara, Noriyuki Monden, Takahiro Endo
  • Patent number: 11460771
    Abstract: A protective film-forming composition which protects against a semiconductor wet etching solution, contains a solvent and a compound or polymer thereof containing at least one acetal structure in a molecule thereof, and forms a protective film exhibiting excellent resistance against a semiconductor wet etching solution during the lithographic process when producing semiconductors; a method for producing a resist pattern-equipped substrate which uses the protective film; and a method for producing a semiconductor device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: NISSAN CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takafumi Endo, Yasunobu Someya, Takahiro Kishioka
  • Publication number: 20220306541
    Abstract: A ferrite composition comprises a main component and a subcomponent. The main component includes 32.0 to 46.4 mol % of iron oxide in terms of Fe2O3, 4.4 to 14.0 mol % of copper oxide in terms of CuO, and 8.4 to 56.9 mol % of zinc oxide in terms of ZnO. The subcomponent includes 0.53 to 11.00 parts by weight of a silicon compound in terms of SiO2, 0.1 to 12.8 parts by weight of a tin compound in terms of SnO2, and 0.5 to 7.0 parts by weight of a bismuth compound in terms of Bi2O3, with respect to 100 parts by weight of the main component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi KAKUDA, Takashi SUZUKI, Yukio TAKAHASHI, Kunihiko KAWASAKI, Hiroyuki TANOUE, Takehiro ISHII, Takuya NIIBORI, Takahiro SATO, Akihiko OIDE, Yasuhiro ITO, Takashi ENDO, Kunio ODA
  • Publication number: 20220311192
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes contact pins, insulating housings for containing the contact pins therein and metallic outer contacts for respectively covering the housings. Each of the contact pins includes a horizontally extending portion, a contact portion, a connection portion, a downwardly extending portion and a press-fitting shoulder extending from a side portion of a base end portion of the horizontally extending portion in a width direction thereof. A width of the press-fitting shoulder of each of the contact pins decreases from a base side toward a tip side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Kazuma ENDO, Hiroyuki SADOHARA, Takahiro KANDA
  • Publication number: 20220311151
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a contact pin to be connected to a core wire of a coaxial cable, an insulating housing for holding the contact pin therein, a cylindrical outer contact covering the housing and a crimping member for attaching the outer contact to the coaxial cable. A base end portion of the outer contact is located between an inner insulator layer and an outer conductor layer of the coaxial cable. The outer contact is attached to the coaxial cable by crimping the crimping member onto the outer conductor layer of the coaxial cable located on the base end portion of the outer contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Kazuma ENDO, Hiroyuki SADOHARA, Takahiro KANDA
  • Patent number: 11442452
    Abstract: A package delivery support system, a mobile unit, a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a program, a package delivery support method, and a package delivery support method are disclosed. The package delivery support system includes: a mobile unit prepared in an area; and a management device configured to manage the mobile unit, the management device including circuitry configured to acquire at least one of a delivery request to deliver a package loaded on the mobile unit and a pickup request to pick up a package with the mobile unit, and to supply the mobile unit with an instruction for causing the mobile unit to move to a location specified by the at least one of the delivery request and the pickup request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke Kaneko, Masato Endo, Shinji Sassa, Takahiro Shiga, Yohei Tanigawa
  • Publication number: 20220283534
    Abstract: A processing apparatus processing on a sheet includes a punch unit configured to punch a sheet at a punching position while rotating, a first motor configured to drive the punch unit, a first rotary member disposed upstream of the punch unit in a conveyance direction of the sheet and configured to convey the sheet, a second motor configured to drive the first rotary member, a control unit configured to control driving of the first motor and the second motor, and a first detection unit configured to detect a surface speed of the first rotary member. The control unit is configured to adjust a rotation speed of the second motor so that a surface speed of the first rotary member obtained based on a detection result of the first detection unit substantially matches a tangential component of a rotation speed of the punch unit at the punching position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Noriyuki Monden, Takahiro Endo, Yasuhiro Nakahara
  • Patent number: 11433798
    Abstract: An article storage system includes a moving object configured to house an article and move on a road, and a server configured to manage information of the moving object and information of a user who uses the moving object, store user identification information for identifying the user and moving object identification information for identifying the moving object used by the user in association with each other, acquire a request from the user relating to housing of the article in the moving object or take-out of the article from the moving object, and when the request from the user is acquired, specify the moving object to be used by the user based on the user identification information and the moving object identification information and perform control such that the specified moving object moves from a predetermined place on the road to a place that is different from the predetermined place.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke Kaneko, Masato Endo, Shinji Sassa, Takahiro Shiga, Yohei Tanigawa
  • Publication number: 20220273817
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a lipid composition capable of achieving excellent nucleic acid delivery for a wide variety of nucleic acids. According to the present invention, there is provided a lipid composition containing a first lipid which is a lipid represented by Formula (1) or a salt thereof, sterols, and nucleic acid, in which a ratio of the number of moles of the first lipid in the lipid composition to the number of moles of sterols in the lipid composition is 0.300 or more and less than 1.299.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro SEKIGUCHI, Taisuke ENDO, Shun KANEUMI, Masaki NORO, Shintaro TANABE, Masahiko YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220258198
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus includes a rotational holding member that rotates a substrate around a predetermined rotational axis while holding the substrate, a liquid supply member that supplies a liquid to the substrate held by the rotational holding member, and a resin-made tubular guard that surrounds the substrate held by the rotational holding member. The tubular guard has an inner peripheral surface and an uneven portion disposed at the inner peripheral surface. The uneven portion has a plurality of recessed portions and a plurality of protruding portions placed between the recessed portions adjacent to each other. The recessed portion has a width smaller than a diameter of a liquid droplet scattering from the substrate held by the rotational holding member and a depth in which the liquid droplet does not come into contact with a bottom portion of the recessed portion in a state in which the liquid droplet is in contact with the protruding portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventors: Takahiro YAMAGUCHI, Jun SAWASHIMA, Toru ENDO, Rikuta AOKI
  • Publication number: 20220247349
    Abstract: A solar power generation system includes a string, an inverter, and a first shut-off device. The string includes a plurality of solar cell modules connected in series. The inverter converts DC power output from the plurality of solar cell modules to AC power. The first shut-off device is connected to electrical paths connecting the plurality of solar cell modules to each other. The string includes a plurality of solar cell module groups each including the plurality of the solar cell modules. The plurality of solar cell module groups include at least a first group and a second group connected to the first group. The first shut-off device shuts off a first electrical path connecting the first group and the second group and a second electrical path connecting the plurality of solar cell modules belonging to the first group to each other in response to a control signal from the inverter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Takahiro TAKEYAMA, Ryo OGURA, Jeongho BAIK, Jun NAKAICHI, Tsuyoshi UCHIDA, Tomoko ENDO, Erica MARTIN
  • Patent number: 11390482
    Abstract: A sheet processing apparatus includes a sheet conveyance portion, a punching member, a punching member moving portion, a position detection portion, and a controller. In a case of performing a punching process on a preceding sheet and a succeeding sheet successively conveyed to a predetermined position, the controller is configured to execute preliminary movement after the punching process on the preceding sheet is finished and before an end portion position of the succeeding sheet in a sheet width direction that coincides with a first punching position of the succeeding sheet in a conveyance direction reaches the position detection portion. The first punching position is a position where the punching process is first performed on the succeeding sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takahiro Endo
  • Patent number: 11387496
    Abstract: An alkaline battery is made by press-fitting a plurality of tubular positive electrode pellets inside of an open end of a cylindrical positive electrode can. The press-fitting is performed in such a manner as to stack the positive electrode pellets coaxially inside of and in contact with the positive electrode can, with gaps between adjacent positive electrode pellets. A separator is disposed inside of the tubular pellets, and a negative electrode mixture is placed inside of the separator. A negative electrode current collector is inserted into the negative electrode mixture, and the opening at the open end of the positive electrode can is sealed with a negative electrode terminal plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Endo, Yuki Natsume, Takeo Nogami, Hidenori Tsuzuki
  • Publication number: 20220204686
    Abstract: A protective film-forming composition including good mask (protection) function against a wet etching liquid and a high dry etching rate during processing of semiconductor substrates, including good coverage even in stepped substrates, and from which flat films can be formed due to a small difference in film thickness after embedding; a protective film produced using said composition; a substrate with a resist pattern; and a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. A protective film-forming composition which protects against a semiconductor wet etching liquid, wherein a reaction product (P) of a diepoxy compound (B) and an bifunctional proton-generating compound (C) contains a structure represented by formula (1) (in formula (1), Ar represents a C6-40 aryl group, n represents an integer of 2-10, —Y— represents —OCO—, —O— or —S—, and * represents the bonding site with the reaction product (P) molecule terminal). The protective film-forming composition further includes an organic solvent (S).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: NISSAN CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigetaka OTAGIRI, Tokio NISHITA, Takafumi ENDO, Yuki ENDO, Takahiro KISHIOKA
  • Patent number: 11355751
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode group including an air electrode and a negative electrode stacked with a separator therebetween, and a battery case accommodating the electrode group along with an alkali electrolyte solution, wherein the air electrode includes an air electrode mixture containing a pyrochlore-type composite oxide and a manganese oxide, and the pyrochlore-type composite oxide is a bismuth-ruthenium oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Kajiwara, Shohei Unoki, Takahiro Endo
  • Patent number: 11322751
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode group including an air electrode and a negative electrode stacked with a separator therebetween, and an accommodating bag accommodating the electrode group along with an alkali electrolyte solution. The air electrode includes a catalyst for an air secondary battery. This catalyst for an air secondary battery is produced by a method for producing a catalyst for an air secondary battery, the method including a precursor preparation step of preparing a bismuth-ruthenium oxide precursor, a calcination step of calcining the bismuth-ruthenium oxide precursor obtained in this precursor preparation step to form a bismuth-ruthenium oxide, and a nitric acid treatment step of immersing the bismuth-ruthenium oxide obtained by this calcination step in a nitric acid aqueous solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: FDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shohei Unoki, Takeshi Kajiwara, Takahiro Endo, Shigekazu Yasuoka, Yoshikatsu Watanabe