Takashi Matsumoto 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: Provided is a control system that can realize an efficient operation of a traveling body. The control system includes: a traveling route control unit configured to control information on a traveling path on which a traveling body travels; a traveling body position control unit configured to communicate with the traveling body and configured to control at least positional information on the traveling body; a lane setting unit configured to dynamically set a lane on the traveling path using at least the positional information on the traveling body and a size of the traveling body; and a control information setting unit configured to set control information for controlling traveling of the traveling body in the lane. The control system realizes an efficient operation of the traveling body.
Abstract: A capacitance detection device includes a sensor unit including at least one sensor element whose capacitance changes, a control line applying to the sensor element a predetermined charging voltage for detecting the capacitance of the sensor element, a shield line electrically shielding the control line, a control circuit supplying the charging voltage to the sensor element via the control line, measuring a voltage change of the sensor element when the charging voltage is applied to the sensor element, and detecting the capacitance of the sensor element based on the voltage change, and an equipotential circuit setting a potential of the shield line equal to a potential of the control line.
Abstract: A negative electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery, including composite particles, each of the composite particles including: a spherical graphite particle; and flat graphite particles that are gathered or bound together such that the flat graphite particles have non-parallel orientation planes, wherein the composite particles satisfy the following (1) and (2): (1) a pore volume in a range of a pore diameter of from 0.10 to 8.00 ?m obtained by the mercury intrusion method is from 0.20 to 1.00 mL/g; and (2) in a log differential pore volume distribution obtained by the mercury intrusion method, at least two peaks appear in a range of a pore diameter of from 0.10 to 8.00 the two peaks including a first peak P1 and a second peak P2 at a higher diameter than the first peak P1.
Abstract: A semiconductor package in an aspect of the present invention includes a metal board, a first frame, a second frame, and a bond. The metal board has an upper surface including a mount on which a semiconductor device is mountable. The first frame has a side surface facing a side surface of the metal board and has a smaller thermal expansion coefficient than the metal board. The second frame is on upper surfaces of the metal board and the first frame and surrounds the mount, and has a smaller thermal expansion coefficient than the metal board. The bond is between the metal board and the first frame, between the metal board and the second frame, and between the first frame and the second frame. The semiconductor package includes an alloy layer between the metal board and the bond.
Abstract: A mounted object detection device includes: a load sensor in which a plurality of sensor parts each configured to detect a load are disposed in a matrix shape; and a controller configured to detect a situation of a mounted object on the load sensor on the basis of an output from the load sensor. The controller: detects a load distribution on a detection region of the load sensor on the basis of an output from the load sensor; discerns which of a person or animal and a thing the mounted object is, on the basis of the load distribution; and when having discerned that the mounted object is a thing, discerns whether or not a person or an animal is mounted on the thing, on the basis of temporal change in the load distribution.
Abstract: A spindle unit includes a support shaft, an electromagnetic air-gap brake, a spindle member, and a coupler. The support shaft is attached to the stationary frame of a creel. The brake is connected to the front end of the support shaft. The spindle member is rotatably supported by the support shaft in a state in which the support shaft and the brake are inserted in the spindle member. The coupler couples the spindle member and the brake shaft.
Abstract: An organic-EL device includes an emitting-layer, first-layer adjacent to the emitting-layer near the anode, and second-layer adjacent to the emitting-layer near the cathode. The emitting-layer contains first, second and third compounds. The first-layer contains a compound of formula-(A). The second-layer contains a compound of formula-(B). The first, second and third compounds are a fluorescent compound of formula-(1), delayed-fluorescent compound of formula-(2), and compound of formula-(3), respectively. Singlet energies S1 of the first to third compounds satisfy S1(M3)>S1(M2)>S1(M1). In the formula-(A), Ra1-Ra5 etc. each represent a substituent etc. In the formula-(B), X1-X3 each represent N atom etc, Ar1 and Ar2 each represent a group of formula-(1B) etc. A represents the group of the formula-(1B). In the formula-(1B), HAr is of formula-(2B), a is 1 to 5, and L1 is a linking group etc. In the formula-(2B), X11-X18 each represent N atom etc, and Y1 represent O, S, or N atom etc.
July 20, 2020
August 18, 2022
IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD., TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
Abstract: A control apparatus includes: a user action estimation unit that estimates an expected passage route of a user based on a current position and an action history of the user; a sound signal input unit to which a sound signal based on the utterance of the user is input; a storage unit that stores a keyword and a POI related to the keyword; a keyword extraction unit that extracts the keyword from the sound signal; and a POI selection unit that selects a candidate POI as a candidate for a destination based on the expected passage route estimated by the user action estimation unit and the keyword extracted by the keyword extraction unit.
Abstract: A rotating electrical machine includes a rotor, a stator core, coils, and insulating sheets. A discharge port that discharges coolant is provided on an outer circumferential face of the rotor. The stator core includes an annular or cylindrical yoke, and teeth disposed on an inner circumferential face of the yoke in a circumferential direction with spaces. The stator core is disposed encompassing an outer circumference of the rotor. A slot-wall-face channel is provided on a wall face of the stator core defining a slot, and configured to open as to the slot for the coolant to flow through. The coils are wound on the teeth. The insulating sheet is disposed in the slot and interposed between the stator core and the coil, and is configured with at least part of the slot-wall-face channel open as to the coil.
Abstract: Provided is a radio communication device which can prevent interference between SRS and PUCCH when the PUCCH transmission bandwidth fluctuates and suppress degradation of CQI estimation accuracy by the band where no SRS is transmitted. The device includes: an SRS code generation unit (201) which generates an SRS (Sounding Reference Signal) for measuring uplink line data channel quality; an SRS arrangement unit (202) which frequency-multiplexes the SRS on the SR transmission band and arranges it; and an SRS arrangement control unit (208) which controls SRS frequency multiplex so as to be uniform in frequency without modifying the bandwidth of one SRS multiplex unit in accordance with the fluctuation of the reference signal transmission bandwidth according to the SRS arrangement information transmitted from the base station and furthermore controls the transmission interval of the frequency-multiplexed SRS.
Abstract: A load sensor includes: an element part in which capacitance changes in accordance with a load; a copper wire drawn from the element part in order to detect change in the capacitance; and a fixation tool configured to fix the copper wire to the element part. The element part includes an electrically-conductive elastic body that is electrically conductive and that forms one pole for the capacitance, and the fixation tool presses and fixes the copper wire to a surface of the electrically-conductive elastic body so as to be movable with respect to the surface of the electrically-conductive elastic body in accordance with elastic deformation of the electrically-conductive elastic body.
April 25, 2022
August 4, 2022
Takashi MATSUMOTO, Hiroyuki FURUYA, Yuta MORIURA, Susumu URAGAMI
Abstract: A base station includes a first area and a second area that are obtained by partitioning closed space by a partition wall. The first area includes a first device that controls communication and a liquid cooling device that sends a cooled liquid refrigerant to the first device. The second area includes a radiator that cools a liquid refrigerant by performing heat exchange with air, that supplies the cooled liquid refrigerant to the liquid cooling device, and that discharges the air used for heat exchange into the second area, and includes a second device that radiates heat by using the air discharged from the radiator and that performs a wireless process in accordance with control performed by the first device.
Abstract: A vehicle control system includes in-vehicle devices, a comparison unit, and an occupation management unit. The comparison unit calculates a section and time of a road occupied by a first vehicle and unavailable for another vehicle to travel based on the trajectory of the first vehicle generated by the trajectory generation unit. The occupation management unit adds the section and the time calculated by the comparison unit into the occupation information.
Abstract: A load sensor includes: a base member being insulative and having elasticity; an electrode having elasticity and formed on an upper face of the base member; and a wire member being electrically conductive and disposed so as to be superposed on an upper face of the electrode, a surface of the wire member being covered by a dielectric body. A ratio of a thickness of the electrode to a thickness of the base member is not less than 0.02 and not greater than 0.3.
March 31, 2022
July 14, 2022
Yuta MORIURA, Hironobu UKITSU, Susumu URAGAMI, Takashi MATSUMOTO, Hiroyuki FURUYA, Akira ITO
Abstract: The information display system according to the present invention includes a status determination unit that acquires a distribution status based on a detection result of a position of an object to be avoided in a target area, a route generation unit that generates a scheduled route on which a vehicle can travel based on the detected distribution status, and a floor display device that displays the scheduled route on a floor of the target area.
Abstract: A method of forming a graphene structure, includes: providing a substrate; performing a preprocessing by supplying a first processing gas including a carbon-containing gas to the substrate while heating the substrate, without using plasma; and after the preprocessing, forming the graphene structure on a surface of the substrate through a plasma CVD using plasma of a second processing gas including a carbon-containing gas.
Abstract: A control system for a hybrid vehicle that is configured to generate a driving force as required even if it is necessary to charge a battery rapidly. The hybrid vehicle may be propelled in a parallel mode in which power of the engine is partially translated into electric power by a motor and the remaining power of the engine is delivered to drive wheels. In a case that a rapid charging command is transmitted and that a required driving force is greater than a first driving force, the motor is operated to generate electric power in a predetermined amount, and the driving force is restricted to the first driving force.
Abstract: Provided is a power transmission device with which it is possible to minimize transmission of an excessive external force. This power transmission device (200) has an input lever (204), an output lever (212), and a housing (202) that are capable of moving relative to each other and that are mechanically connected to each other so as to be capable of transmitting power therebetween. The power transmission device has: a main spring (208) disposed on a first power transmission path that is for transmitting power between the input lever (204) and the output lever (212); a return spring (216) disposed on a second power transmission path that is for transmitting power between the input lever (204) and the housing (202); and a damper (214) disposed on a third power transmission path that is for transmitting power between the output lever (212) and the housing (202).
Abstract: Provided is a weighing and packaging system including: a weighing unit which weighs and sequentially discharges articles; a discharge chute through which the articles discharged from the weighing unit pass; a foreign matter detecting unit which detects the foreign matter contained in the article passing through the discharge chute; a memory unit which stores quality information pertaining to the quality of the article based on a detection result of the foreign matter detecting unit; and a control unit which controls the memory unit, in which in a case where the foreign matter is detected by the foreign matter detecting unit with respect to the Nth (N is an integer of 2 or more) article discharged from the weighing unit, the control unit controls the memory unit to forcibly store the quality information of the (N?1)th article discharged from the weighing unit as a poor quality.
Abstract: A tooth of a stator is divided into two tooth segments, and an inter-segment gap is formed between the segments. The inter-segment gap is open toward a slot which is a space between adjacent teeth. A cooling fluid is sent to the inter-segment gap from an in-rotor-core flow channel of a rotor core, and the sent cooling fluid directly contacts and cools a coil conductor wiring in the slot.