Patents by Inventor Takanori Aoki

Takanori Aoki 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: 11512432
    Abstract: Provided is an oxidized microfibrillated cellulose fiber having a Canada standard freeness of not less than 200 mL and an average fiber diameter of not less than 500 nm. Said fiber enhances paper strength when added to a paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Takayama, Yoshihiro Aoki, Takanori Otsuhata, Takeo Izumiya, Hiroyuki Okumura, Tomonori Kawamata, Ryo Sotooka
  • Publication number: 20220324887
    Abstract: An organometallic adduct compound and a method of manufacturing an integrated circuit device, the organometallic adduct compound being represented by General Formula (I):
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seungmin RYU, Younsoo KIM, Jaewoon KIM, Kazuki HARANO, Kazuya SAITO, Takanori KOIDE, Yutaro AOKI, Gyuhee PARK, Younjoung CHO, Wakana FUSE, Yoshiki MANABE, Hiroyuki UCHIUZOU, Masayuki KIMURA, Takahiro YOSHII
  • Patent number: 11466405
    Abstract: Provided is a CM-modified microfibrillated cellulose fiber having a Canada standard freeness of not less than 200 mL and an average fiber diameter of not less than 500 nm. Said fiber enhances paper strength when added to a paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Takayama, Yoshihiro Aoki, Takanori Otsuhata, Takeo Izumiya, Hiroyuki Okumura, Tomonori Kawamata, Ryo Sotooka
  • Patent number: 11466043
    Abstract: A niobium compound and a method of forming a thin film using the niobium compound, the compound being represented by the following General formula I: wherein, in General formula I, R1, R4, R5, R6, R7, and R8 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a C1-C6 linear or branched alkyl group or a C3-C6 cyclic hydrocarbon group, at least one of R4, R5, R6, R7, and R8 being a C1-C6 linear or branched alkyl group, and R2 and R3 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a C1-C6 linear or branched alkyl group, or a C3-C6 cyclic hydrocarbon group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Soyoung Lee, Seungmin Ryu, Gyuhee Park, Jaesoon Lim, Younjoung Cho, Akio Saito, Wakana Fuse, Yutaro Aoki, Takanori Koide
  • Patent number: 11453728
    Abstract: Provided is a carboxymethylated microfibrillated cellulose fiber having a Canada standard freeness of less than 200 mL and an average fiber diameter of not less than 500 nm. Said fiber provides a composition having excellent water retention ability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Takayama, Yoshihiro Aoki, Takanori Otsuhata, Takeo Izumiya, Hiroyuki Okumura, Tomonori Kawamata, Ryo Sotooka
  • Patent number: 11427907
    Abstract: Provided is a gas supply apparatus for supplying a gas compound obtained by vaporizing a liquid compound to a target location, the gas supply apparatus comprising: a storage vessel capable of storing the liquid compound; a gas compound supply pipeline, one end of which is connected to the storage vessel, and another end of which is capable of being disposed at the target location; and a temperature control device configured to adjust a temperature of the gas compound or the liquid compound within the storage vessel to be equal to or lower than a surrounding temperature of the gas compound supply pipeline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori Aoki, Katsumi Mikami
  • Publication number: 20220251703
    Abstract: A gas supply method for supplying a gas compound obtained by vaporizing a liquid compound stored in a storage vessel to a target location through a gas compound supply pipeline, the gas supply method including adjusting a temperature of the liquid compound or the gas compound within the storage vessel to be equal to or lower than a surrounding temperature of the gas compound supply pipeline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori AOKI, Katsumi Mikami
  • Patent number: 11406000
    Abstract: An environmental control method, including: receiving settings of a favorite emission color of light that the subject likes and an unfavorite emission color of light that the subject does not like; and switching between first control and second control at a predetermined timing, the first control making a function of a sympathetic nervous system of the subject dominant over a function of a parasympathetic nervous system of the subject by causing an indirect lighting apparatus disposed in a space in which a subject is located and capable of changing an emission color of light to emit light having the unfavorite emission color of the subject received, the second control making the function of the sympathetic nervous system of the subject dominant over the function of the parasympathetic nervous system of the subject by casing the indirect lighting apparatus to emit light having the favorite emission color of the subject received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuko Suzuka, Saki Aoki, Takanori Koshimizu
  • Patent number: 11319278
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing glycine, in which on synthesizing glycine from glycinonitrile, glycine can be obtained in a higher yield than that in the conventional method. The present invention relates to a method for producing glycine, including allowing glycinonitrile and water to react with each other in the presence of a cerium compound, optionally adding ammonia thereto, to obtain glycine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori Aoki, Akira Shibuya, Takamitsu Kobayashi, Hideo Miyata, Shinya Tsukamoto, Manabu Kuwajima, Motoki Murai
  • Publication number: 20210292273
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing glycine, in which on synthesizing glycine from glycinonitrile, glycine can be obtained in a higher yield than that in the conventional method. The present invention relates to a method for producing glycine, including allowing glycinonitrile and water to react with each other in the presence of a cerium compound, optionally adding ammonia thereto, to obtain glycine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori AOKI, Akira SHIBUYA, Takamitsu KOBAYASHI, Hideo MIYATA, Shinya TSUKAMOTO, Manabu KUWAJIMA, Motoki MURAI
  • Patent number: 10953807
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a body having a roof that defines a volume and includes a top surface. The vehicle further includes a plurality of support members. The vehicle further includes a plurality of actuators each coupled to at least one of the plurality of support members. The vehicle further includes an input device configured to receive user input corresponding to a desired roof rack configuration. The vehicle further includes an electronic control unit (ECU) coupled to the plurality of actuators and to the input device and configured to control the plurality of actuators to actuate at least one of the plurality of support members to be in a raised position in which it extends above the top surface of the roof or to be in a stored position in which it is located in the volume based on the desired roof rack configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Geoffrey David Gaither, Takanori Aoki, Abril Galang
  • Patent number: 10946852
    Abstract: A method may include predicting an acceleration event of a vehicle. The method may further include predicting a maximum speed of the predicted acceleration event. The method may also include determining an engine start time based on the predicted maximum speed. The method may still further include starting an engine of the vehicle at the engine start time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignees: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., Colorado State University Research Foundation
    Inventors: Joshua Payne, Heraldo Stefanon, Benjamin Geller, Takanori Aoki, Thomas Bradley, Zachary Asher, David Trinko
  • Patent number: 10774037
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a specified ?-amino acid, the method including allowing a specified ?-amino acid amide and water to react with each other in the presence of a zirconium compound which contains zirconium and at least one metal element selected from the group consisting of lithium, nickel, copper, zinc, cesium, barium, hafnium, tantalum, cerium, and dysprosium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori Aoki, Akira Shibuya, Takamitsu Kobayashi, Hideo Miyata, Shinya Tsukamoto, Manabu Kuwajima, Motoki Murai
  • Publication number: 20200266469
    Abstract: An ammonia removal material to be used for obtaining a mixed gas (B) having an ammonia concentration of 0.1 mol ppm or less from a mixed gas (A) including hydrogen, nitrogen, and ammonia and having an ammonia concentration exceeding 0.1 mol ppm, the ammonia removal material containing zeolite having a pore size of 0.5 nm or more and 2.0 nm or less, a method for removing ammonia from the mixed gas using the ammonia removal material, and a method for producing a hydrogen gas for a fuel cell automobile, the method including the method for removing ammonia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicants: HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY, SHOWA DENKO K.K., TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION, TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitsugu KOJIMA, Takanori AOKI, Tadahiro FUJITANI, Takayoshi ADACHI, Hidehito KUBO
  • Publication number: 20200261841
    Abstract: Ammonia removal equipment including a first ammonia removal apparatus that removes ammonia in a mixed gas containing hydrogen and ammonia, a second ammonia removal apparatus that is installed at a stage subsequent to the first ammonia removal apparatus and that treats a first treated gas treated by the first ammonia removal apparatus, and a first ammonia concentration measurement apparatus that measures the ammonia concentration in the first treated gas treated by the first ammonia removal apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicants: SHOWA DENKO K. K., HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takanori AOKI, Yoshitsugu KOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20200094809
    Abstract: A method may include predicting an acceleration event of a vehicle. The method may further include predicting a maximum speed of the predicted acceleration event. The method may also include determining an engine start time based on the predicted maximum speed. The method may still further include starting an engine of the vehicle at the engine start time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicants: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., Colorado State University Research Foundation
    Inventors: Joshua Payne, Heraldo Stefanon, Benjamin Geller, Takanori Aoki, Thomas Bradley, Zachary Asher, David Trinko
  • Publication number: 20200079293
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a body having a roof that defines a volume and includes a top surface. The vehicle further includes a plurality of support members. The vehicle further includes a plurality of actuators each coupled to at least one of the plurality of support members. The vehicle further includes an input device configured to receive user input corresponding to a desired roof rack configuration. The vehicle further includes an electronic control unit (ECU) coupled to the plurality of actuators and to the input device and configured to control the plurality of actuators to actuate at least one of the plurality of support members to be in a raised position in which it extends above the top surface of the roof or to be in a stored position in which it is located in the volume based on the desired roof rack configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Geoffrey David Gaither, Takanori Aoki, Abril Galang
  • Publication number: 20190292660
    Abstract: Provided is a gas supply apparatus for supplying a gas compound obtained by vaporizing a liquid compound to a target location, the gas supply apparatus comprising: a storage vessel capable of storing the liquid compound; a gas compound supply pipeline, one end of which is connected to the storage vessel, and another end of which is capable of being disposed at the target location; and a temperature control device configured to adjust a temperature of the gas compound or the liquid compound within the storage vessel to be equal to or lower than a surrounding temperature of the gas compound supply pipeline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori AOKI, Katsumi MIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190161434
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a specified ?-amino acid, the method including allowing a specified ?-amino acid amide and water to react with each other in the presence of a zirconium compound which contains zirconium and at least one metal element selected from the group consisting of lithium, nickel, copper, zinc, cesium, barium, hafnium, tantalum, cerium, and dysprosium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takanori AOKI, Akira SHIBUYA, Takamitsu KOBAYASHI, Hideo MIYATA, Shinya TSUKAMOTO, Manabu KUWAJIMA, Motoki MURAI
  • Patent number: 10266552
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide and develop novel agricultural and horticultural insecticides in view of the still immense damage caused by insect pests etc. and the emergence of insect pests resistant to existing insecticides in crop production in the fields of agriculture, horticulture and the like. Provided are a condensed heterocyclic compound represented by the general formula (1): {wherein R1 represents an ethyl group, R2 represents a cycloalkyl group, R3 represents a haloalkyl group, A, A2 and A3 each represent a nitrogen atom or a CH group, A1 represents N-Me, m represents 0 or 2, and n represents 1} or a salt thereof; an agricultural and horticultural insecticide comprising the compound or a salt thereof as an active ingredient; and a method for using the insecticide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Nihon Nohyaku Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ikki Yonemura, Akiyuki Suwa, Soichiro Matsuo, Takanori Aoki