Patents by Inventor Takanori Suzuki

Takanori Suzuki 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: 9393849
    Abstract: A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a supply source of the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the supply source; and a control unit adjusting the vehicle height for the vehicle height adjustment unit in a storage vehicle height range which is present within a vehicle height adjustable range of the vehicle height adjustment unit, and is set to be lower than a center value of a travelling vehicle height range attainable while travelling, wherein when a predetermined vehicle stop condition is satisfied, the control unit adjusts the vehicle height for the vehicle height adjustment unit to any position in the storage vehicle height range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takanori Suzuki, Atsuto Ogino
  • Publication number: 20160167176
    Abstract: In joining an Fe-based metallic member comprising an Fe-based material and an Al-based metallic member comprising an Al-based material by a Zn-based brazing filler metal, a joined part of the Fe-based metallic member is heated at a temperature higher than a melting point of the Fe-based material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Taisei Wakisaka, Tokuji Okumura, Takanori Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160164257
    Abstract: Provided is a butt-jointed (BJ) semiconductor integrated optical device having a high manufacturing yield. A semiconductor integrated optical device, which is configured such that, on a semiconductor substrate, a first semiconductor optical element including an active layer and a second semiconductor optical element including a waveguide layer are butt-jointed to each other with their optical axes being aligned with each other, includes: a semiconductor regrowth layer including at least one of a diffraction grating layer or an etching stop layer, which is formed by one epitaxial growth across an entire surface above the active layer and the waveguide layer; and a cladding layer formed above the semiconductor regrowth layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Koichiro ADACHI, Takanori SUZUKI, Yasushi SAKUMA, Kazuhiko NAOE, Akira NAKANISHI
  • Publication number: 20160119564
    Abstract: A surface mounted electronic component is provided. The component includes a first and a second connection portion for performing connection to a mounting board. The first connection portion includes a joint region arranged on a lower surface. The second connection portion includes a lower surface region arranged on the lower surface, and a side surface region connected to the lower surface region and arranged on a side surface. In a direction along the side, the lower surface region is arranged apart from the joint region, a length of the lower surface region in the direction is longer than a length of the joint region, a length of the side surface region in the direction is shorter than the length of the lower surface region, and the side surface region is spaced apart from an end of the side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventors: Takanori Suzuki, Koji Tsuduki, Hisatane Komori, Yasushi Kurihara
  • Publication number: 20160111852
    Abstract: An optical device includes a first substrate, having first and second surfaces, and a second substrate having a third surface. The first substrate includes: a laser unit, having an active layer and emitting light into the first substrate from the active layer; a reflecting mirror, having a plane obliquely intersecting an optical axis of light emitted from the laser unit, and being formed on the first surface so as to reflect the light toward the second surface; and a convex lens, being formed in a region on the second surface, the region including an optical axis of the light reflected by the reflecting mirror. The second substrate is provided with a grating coupler and an optical waveguide on the third surface, the optical waveguide having light incident on the grating coupler propagating therethrough.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Hideo ARIMOTO, Koichiro ADACHI, Misuzu SAGAWA, Takanori SUZUKI, Hiroyasu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 9283634
    Abstract: Provided is an arc welding method and arc welding apparatus for arc welding by a brazing filler metal two base materials subjected to a plating process. An arc welding method for arc welding two base materials, at least one of which has a plating layer thereon, by a brazing filler material, performs alternately a plating layer removal process of removing a plating layer by performing arc discharge at a first current value while moving a welding torch along a welding line in a state of stopping feed of the brazing filler metal, and a brazing filler metal welding process of welding the brazing filler metal to a position where the plating layer is removed, by performing arc discharge at a second current value smaller than the first current value while feeding the brazing filler metal in a state of stopping a movement of the welding torch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Taisei Wakisaka, Masahito Mutou, Tokuji Okumura, Takanori Suzuki, Shinya Oyama
  • Publication number: 20160060497
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an antistatic film includes a preparation step of preparing a mixed liquid by mixing a polyvinyl alcohol with an aqueous conductive polymer dispersion in which a conductive composite containing a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion is included in a water-based dispersion medium; a coating step of obtaining a coating film by coating at least one surface of a film base with the mixed liquid; and a drying and stretching step of drying and stretching the coating film with heating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Kohei Kanto, Kazuyoshi Yoshida, Takanori Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9266403
    Abstract: A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a supply source of the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the supply source; and a control unit adjusting a vehicle height for each of the vehicle height adjustment units to at least one of a first vehicle height suitable for at least one of boarding and deboarding, and a second vehicle height suitable for travelling, wherein when the control unit acquires preparation information indicative of the transition of a preparation state to at least one of boarding and deboarding preparation states, the control unit adjusts the vehicle height adjustment units from the second vehicle height to the first vehicle height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takanori Suzuki, Atsuto Ogino
  • Publication number: 20160039308
    Abstract: A fuel cell electric automobile includes a fuel cell stack, a traction motor, a first control device for controlling output of the fuel cell stack, and a second control device for controlling electrical energy supplied to the traction motor. The first control device is provided vertically above the fuel cell stack, and the second control device is provided vertically below the fuel cell stack and on a lateral side of the traction motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Takaaki FUSHIMI, Atsushi AMANO, Takanori SUZUKI, Kosuke NISHIYAMA, Yusuke GOTOU
  • Patent number: 9253922
    Abstract: A package includes a base body to which an electronic device is fixed, a lid body that faces the electronic device, and a frame body that encloses at least one of a space between the electronic device and the lid body, and the electronic device. The frame body has a first portion located at a side of an inner edge of the frame body with respect to an outer edge of the base body, and a second portion located at a side of an outer edge of the frame body with respect to the outer edge of the base body, in an X direction from the inner edge of the frame body toward the outer edge of the frame body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koji Tsuduki, Takanori Suzuki, Tadashi Kosaka, Yasuhiro Matsuki, Shin Hasegawa, Hisatane Komori, Yasushi Kurihara, Fujio Ito, Kazuya Notsu
  • Patent number: 9244231
    Abstract: An optical device includes a first substrate, having first and second surfaces, and a second substrate having a third surface. The first substrate includes: a laser unit, having an active layer and emitting light into the first substrate from the active layer; a reflecting mirror, having a plane obliquely intersecting an optical axis of light emitted from the laser unit, and being formed on the first surface so as to reflect the light toward the second surface; and a convex lens, being formed in a region on the second surface, the region including an optical axis of the light reflected by the reflecting mirror. The second substrate is provided with a grating coupler and an optical waveguide on the third surface, the optical waveguide having light incident on the grating coupler propagating therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: OCLARO JAPAN, INC.
    Inventors: Hideo Arimoto, Koichiro Adachi, Misuzu Sagawa, Takanori Suzuki, Hiroyasu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9225882
    Abstract: A ferromagnetic body is provided at a front-surface side of a reference plane and located outside a region that overlaps an electronic device in a direction perpendicular to the reference plane, and a conductor is provided at a back-surface side of the reference plane and that overlaps the electronic device in the direction perpendicular to the reference plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takamasa Sakuragi, Takanori Suzuki, Koji Tsuduki
  • Patent number: 9220172
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electronic component includes a first step of preparing a mounting member formed by bonding a peripheral region of a base body having an outer terminal connected with a wiring member, and a frame body, while heating the base body and the frame body; a second step of fixing the electronic device to the base body; and a third step of bonding the lid body and the frame body. A condition ?L, ?F, ?B<?C is satisfied, where ?L is a thermal expansion coefficient of the lid body, ?F is a thermal expansion coefficient of the frame body, ?B is a thermal expansion coefficient of the base body, and ?C is a thermal expansion coefficient of the wiring member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koji Tsuduki, Takanori Suzuki, Tadashi Kosaka, Yasuhiro Matsuki, Shin Hasegawa, Fujio Ito, Hisatane Komori, Yasushi Kurihara
  • Publication number: 20150348671
    Abstract: A transparent conductive film with fewer problems originating from amine compounds is provided using a conductive composition stably and pseudo-solubly dispersed in a solvent consisting mainly of an organic solvent. This invention relates to: a conductive composition which is pseudo-solubly dispersed in a solvent consisting mainly of an organic solvent and which contains (a) a ?-conjugated conductive polymer, (b) polyanions doping the ?-conjugated conductive polymer (a), and (c) a reaction product of those anions of the polyanions (b) that were not needed for doping, and an oxirane group- and/or oxetane group-containing organic compound; a production method of said conductive composition; an anti-static resin composition formed by mixing said conductive composition and a resin solution dissolved in an organic solvent; and antistatic resin film formed by curing said antistatic resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Hironao FUJIKI, Takanori SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20150348670
    Abstract: A curable antistatic organopolysiloxane composition capable of alleviating problems originating from amine compounds and problems originating from water and an antistatic silicone film formed by curing said composition is provided. The curable antistatic organopolysiloxane composition includes: (I) a conductive polymer composition which is pseudo-solubly dispersed in a solvent consisting mainly of an organic solvent and which includes (a) a ?-conjugated conductive polymer, (b) polyanions doping the ?-conjugated conductive polymer (a), and (c) a reaction product of those anions of the polyanions (b) that were not needed for doping, and an oxirane group and/or oxetane group-containing organic compound; and (II) a curable organopolysiloxane composition including an antistatic silicone film which is formed by supplying said composition onto a substrate and curing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Hironao FUJIKI, Sou MATSUBAYASHI, Kohei KANTO, Takanori SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 9197795
    Abstract: A ferromagnetic body is provided at a front-surface side of a reference plane and located outside a region that overlaps an electronic device in a direction perpendicular to the reference plane, and a conductor is provided at a back-surface side of the reference plane and that overlaps the electronic device in the direction perpendicular to the reference plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takamasa Sakuragi, Takanori Suzuki, Koji Tsuduki
  • Patent number: 9171874
    Abstract: A solid-state imaging device includes an imaging element having a light receiving surface, and a cover member disposed over and opposite to the light receiving surface of the imaging element with a space therebetween. The cover member has a quartz plate, and the optical axis of the crystal of the quartz plate is parallel to the light receiving surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takanori Suzuki, Fujio Ito
  • Patent number: 9168806
    Abstract: A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a pressure tank storing the working fluid; a compressor pressure-feeding the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the pressure tank; a vehicle height acquisition unit acquiring a vehicle height value of the wheel; and a control unit controlling the vehicle height adjustment unit to adjust a vehicle height, and controlling the compressor, wherein when a vehicle height adjustment speed, calculated from the vehicle height value, is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold value, the control unit drives the compressor to pressure-feed the working fluid to the vehicle height adjustment units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke Kondo, Takanori Suzuki, Atsuto Ogino
  • Patent number: 9167815
    Abstract: A composition having a stable and high fungicidal effect against a cultivated crop infected by a plant pathogen is provided. An agricultural or horticultural fungicide composition containing, as active ingredients, (a) fluazinam or its salt and (b) a strobilurin compound or its salt is provided; in addition, a method for controlling a plant pathogen by applying the subject agricultural or horticultural fungicide composition to a plant or a soil is provided; and furthermore, a method for controlling a plant pathogen by applying (a) fluazinam or its salt and (b) a strobilurin compound or its salt to a plant or a soil is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: ISHIHARA SANGYO KAISHA, LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Sugimoto, Takanori Suzuki, Koudai Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20150298489
    Abstract: Provided is a writing instrument suited to ballpoint pens, marking pens and the like in which a flow pressure of an ink applied to a pen tip is controlled to a fixed level to prevent an ink direct flow phenomenon reverse flow phenomenon. The above writing instrument comprises a pen tip disposed at a front part of an ink tank, an ink received in the ink tank, a follower filled at a rear part of the ink, and a capillary porous member provided with a capillary force, which is arranged at a space part between a rear part of the follower and a rear end part of the ink tank in a state in which the follower is filled, wherein the pen tip is sealed when a cap is put on the writing instrument.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2013
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI PENCIL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshimi KAMITANI, Satoru BANZAI, Yoshiharu NAMIKI, Yosuke SETAGAWA, Hitoshi KINO, Tooru NAKAJIMA, Takanori SUZUKI