Patents by Inventor Takashi Nishimura

Takashi Nishimura 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).

  • Publication number: 20210065960
    Abstract: A coil device includes: a drum core having first and second flange portions and a winding core portion therebetween; a coil wound around the core portion; a plate core connected to first and second flange portions first and second flange surfaces at a first direction side; a first electrode terminal on the first flange portion, one coil end portion electrically connected on the first electrode terminal; and a second electrode terminal on the second flange portion, the other coil end portion electrically connected on the second electrode terminal. The plate core has a first and second projecting portions respectively protruding toward the first and second flange surfaces and having first and second flat surfaces facing the first and second flange surfaces. The drum core and the plate core are connected by abutting and bonding the first and second flange surfaces against the first and second flat surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoei SHINOHARA, Takashi ARASAWA, Yoshihiro KAWASAKI, Munehito NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210053219
    Abstract: A robot system includes: a first robot; a second robot; and circuitry configured to: control the first and second robots to execute a collaborative operation on a work piece; and control, in response to a detection of an irregular state of the first robot during the collaborative operation, the first and second robots to execute a collaborative counteractive operation to eliminate the irregular state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi NISHIMURA, Issei AOYAMA, Tetsuro IZUMI, Shangning LI, Akihiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210039339
    Abstract: A method for molding a composite material includes a conductive wire-shaped material arrangement step and a magnetic field application step. The conductive wire-shaped material arrangement step is a step for arranging, in a pre-reaction composite material including reinforcing fibers, a plurality of conductive wire-shaped materials along a direction intersecting the reinforcing fibers with intervals wider than intervals of the reinforcing fibers in a plane on which the reinforcing fibers are arranged. The magnetic field application step is a step for applying a magnetic field in a direction intersecting the plane on which the reinforcing fibers are arranged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Nobuyuki KAMIHARA, Kiyoka TAKAGI, Toshio ABE, Mikio MURAOKA, Toshiyuki TAKAYANAGI, Naomoto ISHIKAWA, Wataru NISHIMURA, Sota KAMO, Tomoharu DENGO, Takashi ISHIDA, Yukihiro YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10896892
    Abstract: Provided is a wire bonding apparatus for electrically connecting an electrode and an aluminum alloy wire to each other by wire bonding. The apparatus includes a wire feeding device which feeds the wire. The wire has a diameter not less than 500 ?m and not greater than 600 ?m. The apparatus includes a heating device heats the wire to a temperature that is not lower than 50° C. and not higher than 100° C. The apparatus further includes a pressure device which presses the wire against the electrode. The apparatus further includes an ultrasonic wave generating device which generates an ultrasonic vibration that is applied to the wire that is pressed by the pressure device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumihiko Momose, Takashi Saito, Kazumasa Kido, Yoshitaka Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10894267
    Abstract: A method for producing a vapor deposition mask capable of satisfying both enhancement in definition and reduction in weight even when a size increased, a method for producing a vapor deposition mask device capable of aligning the vapor deposition mask to a frame with high precision, and a method for producing an organic semiconductor element capable of producing an organic semiconductor element with high definition are provided. A metal mask provided with a slit, and a resin mask that is positioned on a front surface of the metal mask and has openings corresponding to a pattern to be produced by vapor deposition arranged by lengthwise and crosswise in a plurality of rows, are stacked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Hirobe, Yutaka Matsumoto, Masato Ushikusa, Toshihiko Takeda, Hiroyuki Nishimura, Katsunari Obata, Takashi Takekoshi
  • Publication number: 20200394223
    Abstract: The present invention is an apparatus for creating an index for conducting a search on a database based on a resource including a text sentence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: Xcoo, Inc.
    Inventors: Kunihiro NISHIMURA, Takashi AOKI, Toshiki TAKEUCHI, Koichi AKABE
  • Patent number: 10844918
    Abstract: There is provided a configuration that can precisely detect abrasion of brake shoes of a railway vehicle. A brake shoe abrasion detection unit includes: at least one abrasion detection RF tag that is attached at a position of an abrasion limit of a brake shoe of a railway vehicle tread brake or a position closer to a braking surface than the abrasion limit; and a reference RF tag that is attached at a position beyond the abrasion limit of the brake shoe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshi Sato, Takehiro Nishimura, Akihiko Tada, Takao Sekiya, Takashi Miyazaki, Kazutsuna Ikeda, Masayuki Mitsue, Yuta Yoshimatsu
  • Publication number: 20200335547
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a plurality of units each including a charge generation region disposed in a semiconductor layer. Each of a first unit and a second unit of the plurality of units includes a charge storage region configured to store charges transferred thereto from the charge generation region, a dielectric region located above the charge generation region and surrounded by an insulator layer, and a first light-shielding layer covering the charge storage region that is located between the insulator layer and the semiconductor layer, and the first light-shielding layer having an opening located above the charge generation region. The charge generation region of the first unit is able to receive light through the opening of the first light-shielding layer. The charge generation region of the second unit is covered with a second light-shielding layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Yu Nishimura, Sho Suzuki, Yasushi Matsuno, Yusuke Onuki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Takashi Okagawa, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20200335322
    Abstract: A method for preparing a silicon nitride film with a high deposition rate and a reduced damage to the substrate and/or the underlying layer formed under the silicon nitride film. The method for preparing a silicon nitride film contains the steps of irradiating a nitride with an ultraviolet light, and contacting the nitride irradiated with the ultraviolet light and a hydrogenated cyclic silane represented by a general formula SinH2n, wherein n is 5, 6, or 7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicants: TOHOKU UNIVERSITY, NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinobu TERAMOTO, Yoshinobu SHIBA, Takashi ABE, Akira NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200326590
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for manufacturing an optical laminate in which an alignment defect is less likely to occur in a light-absorbing anisotropic layer even in a case where a surface of a photo-alignment layer is rubbed; an optical laminate; and an image display device. The method for manufacturing an optical laminate according to an embodiment of the present invention is a method for manufacturing an optical laminate in which an optical laminate including a photo-alignment layer and a light-absorbing anisotropic layer and having a front transmittance of 60% or less is produced and which includes a photo-alignment layer formation step of forming a photo-alignment layer on a polymer film, and a light-absorbing anisotropic layer formation step of applying a liquid crystal composition containing a dichroic substance and a high-molecular liquid crystalline compound onto the photo-alignment layer to form a light-absorbing anisotropic layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Naoya SHIBATA, Naoya NISHIMURA, Wataru HOSHINO, Yuzo FUJIKI, Takashi YONEMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200292505
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor module includes a sensor and a diagnosis circuit. The sensor includes piezoelectric transducers and switches. The piezoelectric transducers have different resonance frequencies. The switches are provided to correspond to the piezoelectric transducers, respectively. Each of the switches outputs an output signal corresponding to a voltage generated by an inverse piezoelectric effect of a corresponding piezoelectric transducer of the piezoelectric transducers. The diagnosis circuit diagnoses, based on a difference in pattern of the output signal, whether vibration has newly occurred in the sensor, and switch an output destination of the output signal of the sensor according to a result of the diagnosis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yongfang Li, Takahiro Omori, Takashi Usui, Osamu Nishimura, Kazuo Watabe
  • Publication number: 20200295250
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor module includes at least one sensor and at least one switch. The sensor includes a first piezoelectric element. The first piezoelectric element includes a first electrode. The first piezoelectric element is set with a resonance frequency to resonate at a vibration frequency of a detection target. The switch includes a second piezoelectric element. The second piezoelectric element includes a second electrode connected to the first electrode and a third electrode electrically separated from the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yongfang LI, Takahiro Omori, Takashi Usui, Osamu Nishimura, Kazuo Watabe
  • Patent number: 10767051
    Abstract: Provided is a cured body that can enhance the adhesion between an insulating layer and a metal layer, and can reduce the surface roughness on a surface of the insulating layer. The cured body according to the present invention is a cured body of a resin composition that includes an epoxy compound, a curing agent, an inorganic filler, and a polyimide, in which the content of the inorganic filler is 30% by weight or more and 90% by weight or less in 100% by weight of the cured body, the cured body has a sea-island structure having a sea part and an island part, the island part has an average long diameter of 5 ?m or less, and the island part contains the polyimide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsushi Hayashi, Takashi Nishimura, Susumu Baba
  • Patent number: 10763298
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a plurality of units each including a charge generation region disposed in a semiconductor layer. Each of a first unit and a second unit of the plurality of units includes a charge storage region configured to store charges transferred thereto from the charge generation region, a dielectric region located above the charge generation region and surrounded by an insulator layer, and a first light-shielding layer covering the charge storage region that is located between the insulator layer and the semiconductor layer, and the first light-shielding layer having an opening located above the charge generation region. The charge generation region of the first unit is able to receive light through the opening of the first light-shielding layer. The charge generation region of the second unit is covered with a second light-shielding layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yu Nishimura, Sho Suzuki, Yasushi Matsuno, Yusuke Onuki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Takashi Okagawa, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20200268304
    Abstract: A cognitive function determination method includes applying a load including a sensory stimulus (5a) or tasks with different degrees of difficulty a plurality of times (S1), measuring a change in brain activity of a subject (P) when the load is applied and acquiring measurement data (S2), and determining a degree of cognitive function of the subject (P) (S3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicants: SHIMADZU CORPORATION, Medical Corporation Sochikai, MCBI INC.
    Inventors: Satoshi YOMOTA, Shin NAKAMURA, Eiji ANDO, Takashi ASADA, Hiroko NAKATA, Kazukiko UCHIDA, Yoshinori NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200238925
    Abstract: A fixing structure of a vehicle non-electrical wiring member includes: a plate-like member including a first layer and a second layer softer than the first layer; a vehicle non-electrical wiring member mounted on a vehicle together with the plate-like member; and a fixing member attached to the vehicle non-electrical wiring member to fix the vehicle non-electrical wiring member to the plate-like member. The fixing member includes: a through locking piece formed to be able to pass through the first layer and locked to the first layer while passing through the first layer; a regulation piece provided with a space between the regulation piece and the through locking piece to stop the through locking piece from passing through a surface of the plate-like member; and a column connecting the through locking piece and the regulation piece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Housei MIZUNO, Shigeki IKEDA, Haruka NAKANO, Tetsuya NISHIMURA, Masaki MIZUSHITA, Takahide TSUJIMURA, Takashi SHODA
  • Patent number: 10720368
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes: an insulating substrate having an upper surface on which a semiconductor element is mounted; a base plate joined to a lower surface of the insulating substrate; a case member that surrounds the insulating substrate and that is in contact with a surface of the base plate to which the insulating substrate is joined; a sealing resin provided in a region surrounded by the base plate and the case member; a cover member facing a surface of the sealing resin and fixed to the case member; and a holding plate, a lower surface of the holding plate and a portion of a side surface of the holding plate being in close contact with the surface of the sealing resin, an upper surface of the holding plate being fixed to and protruding from a surface of the cover member facing the surface of the sealing resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Harada, Kozo Harada, Yasumichi Hatanaka, Takashi Nishimura, Masaki Taya
  • Patent number: 10704631
    Abstract: There is provided a configuration in which an association between a location of each brake shoe of a railway vehicle and each abrasion detection tag is easily learned, and system implementation and management are simplified. A brake shoe abrasion detection system of a railway vehicle includes a computer that receives data of a signal read by a reader from at least one abrasion detection RF tag attached to each of a plurality of brake shoes of the railway vehicle passing the reader. The computer determines an association between a plurality of the signals and the plurality of brake shoes based on an order that the reader reads the plurality of signals from a plurality of the abrasion detection RF tags attached to the plurality of brake shoes, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshi Sato, Takehiro Nishimura, Akihiko Tada, Takao Sekiya, Takashi Miyazaki, Kazutsuna Ikeda, Masayuki Mitsue, Yuta Yoshimatsu
  • Publication number: 20200171513
    Abstract: [Problem] To enable to stabilize the coating weight of the molten metal on the steel strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya NISHIMURA, Takashi OKE
  • Patent number: D897294
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Kato, Hisashi Hirokawa, Tomoomi Nishimura, Atsutomo Hayamizu, Takashi Ando