Takashi Kondo 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: A cell-capturing filter that filters out cells includes a metallic porous film having a plurality of through holes that extend through a first main surface and a second main surface, which are opposite to each other. The metallic porous film includes a filtering portion including the plurality of through holes, and a frame portion disposed to surround an outer periphery of the filtering portion. In the filtering portion, a first film thickness of the metallic porous film at a center of the filtering portion is smaller than a second film thickness of the metallic porous film at a portion located closer to the frame portion than the center of the filtering portion.
Abstract: The present invention provides to a wearable smart device having electrical wiring comprising a stretchable conductive composition having excellent in durability such as repeated bending properties and repeated twisting properties, a material for realizing the wearable smart device, and a method for producing the wearable start device. An electrical wiring including a fine line having an electrical line interval of 1 mm or less, preferably the line width of less than 1 mm, is formed by printing a paste for forming a stretchable conductor containing metal-based conductive particles and a non-crosslinked elastomer, and further dried and cured at a low temperature condition of 120° C. for 30 minutes. As a result, the wearable smart device having electrical wiring constituted by fine lines without sagging of the edge is obtained.
Abstract: A filtration filter device that includes a filtration filter that filters an object to be filtered that a fluid contains, and a holding member that holds an outer circumferential portion of the filtration filter. An annular projecting portion that projects in a thickness direction of the holding member and that defines a channel through which the fluid flows is formed on one main surface of the holding member. A recessed portion that is recessed in the thickness direction of the holding member and that has an inner diameter larger than an inner diameter of the projecting portion is formed on the other main surface of the holding member. The filtration filter is disposed inside the projecting portion of the holding member.
Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting unit. The light-emitting unit includes an array of multiple light-emitting element groups, each including multiple light-emitting elements. In the light-emitting unit, the multiple light-emitting element groups are sequentially driven along the array such that, for each of the multiple light-emitting element groups, the multiple light-emitting elements included in the light-emitting element group are concurrently set to a state of emitting light or a state of not emitting light.
Abstract: A cartridge adapter includes: a cartridge holder having a space that can accommodate therein a drug cartridge, the drug cartridge including a cylinder having a tubular internal space extending in a longitudinal direction, a gasket supported in the internal space so as to be movable in the longitudinal direction, and a drug held in the internal space; a piston that moves the gasket in the longitudinal direction in the internal space of the cylinder; a piston guide that movably supports the piston and connected to the cartridge holder; and a piston driving mechanism that drives the piston in the longitudinal direction.
Abstract: Provided is an object detecting device that does not require an operator to perform a complicated operation onsite and that allows the number of components to be reduced while a detection range can be set. Provided are: at least two sensor units configured to receive detection rays from different detection areas, the different detection areas being arranged in an up-down direction and having center lines extending in different diagonally downward directions; and an object detection determination section configured to detect an object in a detection range based on one or more of at least two detection signals corresponding to amounts of detection rays received by the at least two sensor units, respectively, the detection range being determined by setting a reference for the at least two detection signals.
Abstract: A filtration filter having a tubular shape, defining a first opening and a second opening facing the first opening, and including a filter base that defines a plurality of through holes arranged in a square grid array. The filter base includes a continuous portion having a first set of through holes of the plurality of through holes, and a non-continuous portion having a second set of through holes of the plurality of through holes. The continuous portion extends in a first direction from the first opening of the filtration filter toward the second opening and extends in a second direction along at least a first portion of a circumference of the filtration filter orthogonal to the first direction. The non-continuous portion has the second set of through holes shifted relative to the first set of through holes of the continuous portion and extends in the first direction.
Abstract: A metallic porous membrane that classifies cell aggregates includes a membrane section having a first principal surface for capturing the cell aggregates, a second principal surface opposing the first principal surface, and a plurality of through-holes communicating with the first principal surface and the second principal surface.
Abstract: Provided is a sensor module, a method for manufacturing a sensor module, and a blood pressure measurement device with a highly smooth surface and high sensor accuracy. A sensor module 63 includes: a pressure sensor portion 71; a sensor base 72 including a support wall portion 72a with flow holes 72d to 72g formed extending through the support wall portion 72a from one main surface side to the other main surface side, the pressure sensor portion 71 being disposed on the one main surface side of the sensor base 72; a sensor head cover 73 including an opening 73a at a position opposite a sensor 71a and disposed on the one main surface side of the support wall portion 72a of the sensor base 72 with a gap 79 that communicates with the flow holes 72d to 72g and the opening 73a formed therebetween; and a soft portion 74 disposed in the opening 73a that covers the pressure sensor portion 71.
Abstract: A filter includes a plurality of first through holes which are periodically formed. At least one of the plurality of first through holes is divided by a plurality of second through holes that are smaller than the first through holes. With such a configuration, the cell aggregate having the desired size can be easily sampled.
Abstract: A method for producing a multilayer coil component includes forming, on a main face of a substrate, a first coil conductor extending along the main face having conductivity, forming a second coil conductor and a third coil conductor apart from each other in a direction in which the first coil conductor extends and each extending from the first coil conductor in a first direction orthogonal to the main face, and forming a fourth coil conductor electrically connected to an end of the second coil conductor opposite to the first coil conductor and extending along the main face. The forming the first coil conductor includes forming, on the main face, a first insulator layer provided with a first penetration portion having a shape corresponding to the first coil conductor and exposing a part of the main face, and forming, by plating, the first coil conductor in the first penetration portion.
Abstract: A filtration recovery device according to the present disclosure may include: a filtration filter having a plurality of through-holes; and a holder having an introduction port configured to introduce a liquid, a discharge port configured to discharge the liquid, and a flow path configured to communicate the introduction port and the discharge port with each other, in which the filtration filter is disposed in the flow path between the introduction port and the discharge port of the holder.
Abstract: A filtration device that includes a cylindrical body and a filtration part. The cylindrical body has a first open end and a second closed end with an end wall. The filtration part is on a circumferential portion of the cylindrical body and has through-holes.
Abstract: A filtration filter that filters a filtration target contained in a fluid. The filtration filter includes a porous metal film having a plurality of through holes. Moreover, wave-shaped irregularities are provided in a peripheral direction along inner peripheral surfaces of the through holes of the porous metal film.
Abstract: The present invention relates to an electric discharge machining oil composition and an electric discharge machining method capable of enhancing machining speed in electric discharge machining. This electric discharge machining oil composition is characterized by including (A) a base oil, and (B) one or more types of petroleum resin selected from hydrogenated products of copolymers of dicyclopentadiene and an aromatic compound and having a softening point of 75 to 185° C. and a mean molecular weight (Mn) of 670 to 3000, wherein the kinematic viscosity of the electric discharge machining oil composition at 40° C. is 1 to 10 mm2/s. Further, the electric discharge machining method is characterized by employing said electric discharge machining oil composition, and includes interposing the electric discharge machining oil composition between a workpiece and an electrode, and generating an electric discharge between the workpiece and the electrode in this state to machine the workpiece.
Abstract: A filtration filter is suitable for performing cross-flow filtration by using a metallic porous membrane. A metallic porous membrane has a membrane portion for filtering filtration objects contained in a fluid and a held portion provided at its outer periphery. A first frame member and a second frame member hold the held portion of the metallic porous membrane there between. The held portion has a bent portion bent to a second principal surface side opposing a first principal surface of the membrane portion. The first frame member is in contact with the held portion at the first principal surface side of the metallic porous membrane. The second frame member is disposed at an inner side portion of the first frame member and is in contact with the held portion at the second principal surface side of the metallic porous membrane.
Abstract: A hydraulic pressure supply device includes: a hydraulic pump capable of changing a discharge capacity; an electric motor capable of changing a rotational frequency; a discharge capacity adjustment mechanism capable of adjusting the discharge capacity of the pump between a maximum and minimum discharge capacity; a pressure detector configured to detect pressure of an operating liquid discharged from the pump; a rotational frequency detector configured to detect the rotational frequency of the motor; and a controller configured to control operations of the motor and adjustment mechanism based on the rotational frequency, detected by the detector, to keep pressure of an actuator at arbitrary pressure, wherein, the controller controls the operation of the adjustment mechanism so the discharge capacity of the pump becomes a set lower limit discharge capacity. The set lower limit discharge capacity is set to be larger than the minimum discharge capacity and be adjustable by the controller.
Abstract: A filter for filtering nucleated cells that includes a body containing at least either a metal or a metal oxide as its main component; and plural through holes, each of which have a shape other than a square shape, formed therein. An arithmetic average roughness of a first side of the filter part is smaller than a size of a nucleus of the nucleated cells to be filtered.
Abstract: In a cell-capturing filter including a metal porous membrane, degradation over time is determined earlier. A cell-capturing filter includes a metal porous membrane having a plurality of through-holes that penetrate between two principal surfaces facing each other. The metal porous membrane is made of an alloy of nickel and an element selected from the group consisting of gold, platinum, and palladium, or a metal containing nickel as a main component. A metal containing copper as a main component is attached to a part of either one of the principal surfaces of the metal porous membrane. By checking a state change of the metal containing copper as a main component, degradation over time of the metal porous membrane can be determined earlier.
Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a lead-free glass composition in which crystallization is suppressed and which has a low softening point. This lead-free glass composition is characterized by containing silver oxide, tellurium oxide and vanadium oxide, and further containing at least one compound selected from among yttrium oxide, lanthanum oxide, cerium oxide, erbium oxide, ytterbium oxide, aluminum oxide, gallium oxide, indium oxide, iron oxide, tungsten oxide and molybdenum oxide as an additional component, and in that the content values (mol %) of silver oxide, tellurium oxide and vanadium oxide satisfy the relationships Ag2O>TeO2?V2O5 and Ag5O?2V2O5 when calculated in terms of the oxides, and in that the content of TeO2 is 25-37 mol. %.