Takahiro Imai 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).
Abstract: An adhesive composition contains (a) a resin consisting of (i) a block copolymer or (ii) 35% by weight or greater and less than 100% of the block copolymer and 65% by weight or less of a random copolymer, the block copolymer having a weight average molecular weight in a range of 50,000 to 150,000, wherein the block copolymer is a diblock copolymer, a triblock copolymer, or a combination thereof, and includes a styrene group, both terminals of a main chain of the triblock copolymer are styrene groups; (b) a solvent which includes a condensed polycyclic hydrocarbon, wherein an adhesive layer formed by using the adhesive composition has a Young's modulus of 0.1 GPa or greater at 23° C., a storage modulus (G?) of 1.5×105 Pa or less at 220° C., and a loss factor (tan ?) of 1.3 or less at 220° C.; and (c) a thermal polymerization inhibitor.
Abstract: An MEMS device includes: a first member; a second member forming a sealed space with the first member therebetween; and a third member disposed between the first member and the second member and joined to the first member and the second member, in which the third member has lower rigidity than rigidity of the first member and the second member, and the third member is provided with a communication portion that establishes communication between the sealed space and an external space.
Abstract: Provided is a technique that can reduce at least one of various inconveniences in a sub-tank, such as stock management being complicated. The sub-tank includes: a consumable article containing portion; a sub-tank-side storage unit; and a case that can be detachably attached to multiple slots in a consumable article consumption apparatus and contains the consumable article containing portion. In a state before the sub-tank is first mounted in the slot, the sub-tank-side storage unit stores a sub-tank-side identifier configured to distinguish from another sub-tank, and in a state after the sub-tank is first mounted in the slot, the sub-tank-side storage unit further stores sub-tank-side consumable article information relating to an attribute of the consumable article replenished in a consumable article containing portion.
Abstract: Disclosed herein is a coil component that includes a first coil pattern wound in a planar spiral shape . At least one turn constituting the first coil pattern is divided into a plurality of lines by a spiral slit, and a space width between the plurality of lines differs depending on a planar position.
Abstract: Provided is a laser processing device that performs laser processing on a workpiece to which a protective film has been attached, wherein a determination is made as to whether or not a common part for which laser marking processing is necessary for cutting the protective film is present on the basis of processing information including a processing program, and when a common part for which laser marking processing is necessary for cutting the protective film is present, the laser marking processing process for that common part is added to the processing program.
April 13, 2017
Date of Patent:
July 14, 2020
AMADA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
Norio Imai, Hiroshi Takano, Takahiro Shibata, Ko Nakamura
Abstract: A sensor includes a plurality of elements and an insulating layer. The plurality of elements is deformable to generate power. The insulating layer is interposed between the plurality of elements. Each of the plurality of elements includes a pair of electrodes and an intermediate layer. The intermediate layer is disposed between the pair of electrodes and formed of one of a rubber and a rubber composition.
Abstract: A piezoelectric device includes a substrate having opening portions, a vibrating plate provided to overlap with the substrate and having a plurality of vibrating regions overlapping with the opening portions in a plan view as seen from a thickness direction of the substrate, piezoelectric elements provided in the vibrating regions, and bypass wires provided outside of the vibrating regions of the vibrating plate and electrically coupled to the plurality of piezoelectric elements, wherein slits penetrating the bypass wires in the thickness direction are provided in the bypass wires.
Abstract: A bone treating device has a bone plate and a bone screw. The bone plate has an opening which penetrates therethrough and has a female screw part having a plurality of thread grooves formed on an inner surface of the opening. The bone screw has a shaft part capable of penetrating the opening of the bone plate and a head part provided at a proximal end of the shaft part. The head part has on an outer surface thereof a male screw part having a plurality of screw threads threadedly engageable with the thread grooves of the female screw part formed on the inner surface of the opening. The bone screw has a threaded engagement start guiding portion formed by extending screw threads whose number is fewer by at least one than the number of screw threads formed in the male screw part to a threaded engagement start side.
Abstract: Provided is a medical device designed to be inserted into a lumen of a living body, the medical device including: a long shaft part; and a cylindrical hollow body. The shaft part has a center axis at position which differs from a center axis of the hollow body on a cross section perpendicular to the center axis of the shaft part. The hollow body has a housing part extending along the center axis of the hollow body, the hollow body being a groove depressed from an outer peripheral surface to an inner peripheral surface or a slit penetrating from an outer peripheral surface to an inner peripheral surface. The shaft part is positioned between inner surfaces facing from the outer peripheral surface to the inner peripheral surface in such a way that at least a portion of the shaft part constitutes the slit or the groove of the housing part.
Abstract: A power generating device is provided. The power generating device includes an element having flexibility and a support to support at least one portion of the element. The element is capable of undergoing a deformation when receiving a vibration and capable of generating power when undergoing the deformation. The deformation includes at least one of a bending deformation, a torsional deformation, and a bending-torsional complex deformation.
Abstract: An element including: a first electrode; an intermediate layer made of a silicone rubber composition containing a silicone rubber; and a second electrode, where the first electrode, the intermediate layer, and the second electrode are disposed in this order, wherein a peak intensity ratio (1095±5 cm?1/1025±5 cm?1) of an infrared absorption spectrum of the intermediate layer varies along a vertical direction relative to a surface of the first electrode, and to a surface of the second electrode.
Abstract: A crystal form of 2-(3,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazol-1-yl)-5-methylphenol which is stable and has high purity for preservation, industrial manufacturing, and circulation, and process for providing the same by using a boron compound.
Abstract: Provided are: an aqueous coating composition which is capable of giving coating films having excellent chipping resistance without lowering the finish; and a method for forming a multilayered coating film. The aqueous coating composition comprises an acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) comprising an acrylic moiety and a polyester moiety, a crosslinking agent (B), and an epoxy phosphoric acid ester compound (C), wherein the acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) contains a polyoxyalkylene-group-containing unsaturated monomer having a weight-average molecular weight of 400 or higher as a monomer component of the acrylic moiety and the polyester moiety is configured of components, 50 mass % or more of which is accounted for by a C6 or higher compound, the content of the epoxy phosphoric acid ester compound (C) being 0.1-10 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the sum of the solid components of (A) and (B).
Abstract: A pressure-type flow rate control device includes a restriction part; a control valve provided upstream of the restriction part; an upstream pressure sensor for detecting pressure between the restriction part and the control valve; and an arithmetic processing circuit connected to the control valve and the upstream pressor sensor. The device is configured to perform flow rate control by controlling the control valve according to an output of the upstream pressure sensor. The arithmetic processing circuit performs an operation of closing the control valve in order to reduce a flow rate of a fluid flowing through the restriction part, and performs an operation of closing the control valve by feedback control in which a target value is an exponential function more gradual than the pressure drop characteristic data when a gas flows out of the restriction part.
Abstract: A power generating device including an element and a moving member. The element is deformable and generates power when deforming. The moving member moves when receiving a vibration, and contacts the element when moving. When the moving member contacts the element, the element deforms into another state or returns to a previous state.
Abstract: A method for detecting the concentration of a specified gas contained in a mixed gas includes, in a pressure-type flow rate control device including a restriction portion, an upstream valve provided upstream of the restriction portion, and a pressure sensor for measuring the pressure between the restriction portion and the upstream valve, a step of flowing the mixed gas from the upstream side of the upstream valve in a state in which the pressure on the downstream side of the restriction portion is lower than the pressure on the upstream side of the restriction portion, a step of determining with a pressure sensor pressure drop characteristics occurring after the upstream valve is changed from an open to a closed state, and a step of determining the concentration of the specified gas in the mixed gas based on the pressure drop characteristics.
Abstract: A medical device to be inserted into a body lumen to obstruct flow in the body lumen includes a shaft unit; a proximal slider and a distal slider that are slidable along the shaft unit; a first expanding member including a distal portion coupled to the proximal slider and a proximal portion coupled to the shaft unit; a second expanding member including a distal portion coupled to the distal slider and a proximal portion coupled to the proximal slider; and a cover that surrounds an outer periphery of the first expanding member and coupled to the proximal portion of the first expanding member, the cover being tubular and flexibly deformable independently of the first expanding member.
Abstract: A medical device designed to be inserted into a lumen of a living body so as to block a flow of fluid in the lumen of the living body. The medical device includes: a long shaft part; an expandable part; and a covering part. The expandable part is an elastically deformable cylindrical body, and the cylindrical body having a proximal part connected to the shaft part. The covering part takes on a cylindrical shape and is flexible and deformable independently of the expandable part, and the cylindrical shape has a proximal part connected to a proximal part of the expandable part or connected to the shaft part located at a proximal side with respect to the expandable part. The covering part defines a space in the radial direction between a distal side end part of the cylindrical shape and the expandable part.
Abstract: An element including: a first electrode; an intermediate layer; and a second electrode, the first electrode, the intermediate layer, and the second electrode being disposed in this order, the intermediate layer including an organic polymer material, where a molecular structure of the organic polymer material includes a structure represented by the following formula (1) where R1 is a carbonyl group, an ether group, a thioether group, or organopolysiloxane, and R1 may form a cyclic structure (an imide group) with R2; and R2 to R6 are organic groups that may be identical or different, where each of the organic groups may have a valency of 2 or more and may form another structure: