Patents by Inventor Takashi Okada

Takashi Okada 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: 20200060023
    Abstract: A power supply device (100-1) includes: a substrate (20) on which an electric component (25) is mounted; a chassis (10) including a chassis surface (11) to be a surface facing one surface (20a) of the substrate (20); and cured insulating resin (27-1) to be placed between the one surface (20a) of the substrate (20) and the chassis surface (11) so as to be connected to the one surface (20a) and the chassis surface (11), the cured insulating resin (27-1) having a thermal conductivity between 1 W/mK and 10 W/mK inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi MIYAMOTO, Naoki YASUDA, Shinichi OKADA, Hiroyuki OSUGA, Ryota KUSANO
  • Publication number: 20200056262
    Abstract: In a method for producing a metal or alloy by forming pellets from an oxide ore, a method for smelting an oxide ore, wherein a high-quality metal can be produced. Provided is a method for smelting an oxide ore to produce a metal or alloy by heating for reducing a mixture containing an oxide ore and a carbonaceous reducing agent, wherein the carbonaceous reducing agent is composed of particles (reducing agent particles), the number of reducing agent particles which are contained in the carbonaceous reducing agent and have a maximum particle length of 25 ?m or less is 2% or more and 25% or less of the total number of reducing agent particles contained in the carbonaceous reducing agent, and the average maximum particle length of reducing agent particles having a maximum particle length greater than 25 ?m is 30 ?m or more and 80 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi Iseki, Yukihiro Goda, Jun-ichi Kobayashi, Shuji Okada
  • Publication number: 20200048556
    Abstract: A liquid crystal aligning agent which contains a polymer (A) and a polymer (B). Polymer (A): A polymer which has at least one structural unit U1 selected from the group consisting of structural units represented by formula (1) and structural units represented by formula (2), and a structural unit U2 derived from at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of styrene monomers and (meth)acrylic monomers. Polymer (B): At least one polymer selected from the group consisting of polyamic acids, polyamic acid esters and polyimides. In the formulae, R7 represents a monovalent organic group having one or more carbon atoms; R8 represents a monovalent organic group having one or more carbon atoms; and R9 represents a hydrogen atom or a monovalent organic group having one or more carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Murakami, KEN-ICHI ITOU, TAKASHI OKADA
  • Publication number: 20200048555
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a liquid crystal aligning agent is configured to contain a polymer [P] which has a partial structure represented by formula (1) and comprises a photo-alignment group. In formula (1), each of R1 and R2 independently represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or a monovalent organic group having one or more carbon atoms; and each of X1 and X2 independently represents —OH, —NH2 or a monovalent organic group having one or more carbon atoms, provided that at least one of X1 and X2 represents “—OR3” or “—NR3R4” (wherein each of R3 and R4 independently represents a hydrogen atom or a monovalent organic group having one or more carbon atoms).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Yoshitaka MURAKAMI, Ken-ichi ITOU
  • Publication number: 20200038310
    Abstract: Provided is a composition including: an acrylamide compound represented by general formula (1) below; urethane (meth)acrylate having a SI value of 3 or less in a skin sensitization test; and a polymerization initiator having a molecular weight of 800 or greater, where in general formula (1), R1 represents an alkyl group containing 1 through 6 carbon atoms, X represents an alkylene group containing 1 through 6 carbon atoms, and Y represents any one selected from the group consisting of general formula (2) below and general formula (3) below, where in general formula (2), R2 represents an alkyl group containing 1 through 10 carbon atoms, and * represents a binding site with X above, where in general formula (3), R2 represents an alkyl group containing 1 through 10 carbon atoms, and * represents a binding site with X above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Takenori SUENAGA, Masahide Kobayashi, Mitsunobu Morita, Takashi Okada, Soh Noguchi, Tatsuki Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200038309
    Abstract: Provided is a composition including: an acrylamide compound represented by general formula (1) in 20% by mass or greater but 50% by mass or less; a multifunctional monomer in 40% by mass or greater but 70% by mass or less; and a polymerization initiator, where in general formula (1), R1 represents alkyl group containing 1 through 6 carbon atoms, X represents alkylene group containing 1 through 6 carbon atoms, and Y represents any one selected from the group consisting of general formula (2) below and general formula (3) below, where in general formula (2), R2 represents alkyl group containing 1 through 10 carbon atoms, and * represents binding site with X above, where in general formula (3), R2 represents alkyl group containing 1 through 10 carbon atoms, and * represents binding site with X above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Takenori Suenaga, Masahide Kobayashi, Mitsunobu Morita, Takashi Okada, Soh Noguchi, Tatsuki Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10550866
    Abstract: An underwater actuator includes: a housing to be immersed under water; a cylinder chamber formed in the housing; a piston accommodated in the cylinder chamber so the piston is movable in a sliding manner in the cylinder chamber, the piston dividing the cylinder chamber into a first and a second pressure receiving chambers; a rod extending from the piston to the first pressure receiving chamber side, the rod penetrating the housing; a release chamber formed in the housing, having an internal pressure kept lower than a water pressure outside of the housing; and a switching mechanism including: a first switcher configured to switch a communication state between the second pressure receiving chamber and the outside of the housing to allow or block communication therebetween; and a second switcher configured to switch a communication state between the second pressure receiving chamber and the release chamber to allow or block communication therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sakaue, Minehiko Mukaida, Noriyuki Okaya, Takashi Okada, Fumitaka Tachinami
  • Publication number: 20200032068
    Abstract: Provided is a composition including an acrylamide compound having a molecular weight of 150 or greater but 250 or less (A1), a polyfunctional polymerizable compound including an alkylene oxide group (A2), and a polyfunctional polymerizable compound (A3) different from the polyfunctional polymerizable compound (A2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Tatsuki YAMAGUCHI, Masahide KOBAYASHI, Mitsunobu MORITA, Takashi OKADA, Soh NOGUCHI, Takenori SUENAGA
  • Publication number: 20200032089
    Abstract: Provided is a composition including an acrylamide compound (A1) having a molecular weight of 150 or greater but 250 or less, and a trifunctional or higher polymerizable compound (A2), wherein an amount of the trifunctional or higher polymerizable compound (A2) is 1% by mass or greater but 30% by mass or less relative to a total amount of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Masahide KOBAYASHI, Mitsunobu Morita, Takenori Suenaga, Soh Noguchi, Takashi Okada, Tatsuki Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200031969
    Abstract: Provided is a composition including an acrylamide compound having a molecular weight of 150 or greater but 250 or less (A1), and a monomer having a cyclic structure represented by General Formula (3) below, or General Formula (4) below, or both (A2), where, in General Formulae (3) and (4), L is a single bond or a straight chain or branched alkylene group that has from 1 through 10 carbon atoms and may include an oxygen atom, a nitrogen atom, or a sulfur atom; A is a cyclic structure that has from 2 through 10 carbon atoms and may include an oxygen atom, a nitrogen atom, or a sulfur atom; R6 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; and R7 and R8 are each a straight chain or branched alkyl group having from 1 through 10 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Masahide KOBAYASHI, Mitsunobu MORITA, Takenori SUENAGA, Soh NOGUCHI, Takashi OKADA, Tatsuki YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200024685
    Abstract: Provided is a smelting method in which, for example, a metal oxide such as a nickel oxide ore including nickel oxide is used as a source material and is reduced with a carbonaceous reducing agent to obtain a reduced product, with which method efficient processing can be achieved. This metal oxide smelting method is, for example, a nickel oxide ore smelting method. Specifically, the method includes a reduction process step S3 that has: a drying step S31 in which a mixture that was obtained by mixing a metal oxide and a carbonaceous reducing agent is dried; a preheating step S32 in which the dried mixture is preheated; a reduction step S33 in which the preheated mixture is reduced using a rotary hearth furnace 1, a hearth of which rotates; and a cooling step S35 in which the obtained reduced product is cooled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi Iseki, Yukihiro Goda, Jun-ichi Kobayashi, Shuji Okada
  • Patent number: 10538122
    Abstract: An identification device includes: an observation object shape frame display configured to display, on a display screen, an observation object shape image indicating a shape of an anti-counterfeit medium observed at an observation angle, and display image data that is an image of an imaging object of an image-capturing device, the anti-counterfeit medium being designed such that an observed pattern of light varies as the observation angle varies; a shape similarity calculator configured to calculate a shape similarity between the observation object shape image and an outer shape of the anti-counterfeit medium; and an imaging determinator configured to perform imaging determination as to whether the observation angle and an observation position of the image-capturing device are correct based on whether the shape similarity is equal to or greater than a shape similarity threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Okada, Tomohito Masuda
  • Patent number: 10537310
    Abstract: The present invention obtains certainty of the blood-flow velocity information that is estimated in the blood-flow mapping display. The signal processor in the ultrasound imager is provided with a Doppler velocity operation part configured to calculate a Doppler velocity from echo signals by using the Doppler effect, and a first blood-flow velocity operation part configured to generate a tissue tomographic image from the echo signals and calculate a blood-flow velocity of a predetermined portion from a motion of the tissue, on the basis of the tissue tomographic image. It is further provided with a second blood-flow velocity operation part configured to calculate the blood-flow velocity of the predetermined portion by using the Doppler velocity calculated by the Doppler velocity operation part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiko Tanaka, Kunio Hashiba, Takashi Okada
  • Patent number: 10535585
    Abstract: In one general aspect, an integrated passive device (IPD) die includes at least one passive component that is embedded in an insulator material disposed on a front surface of a substrate. The IPD die includes a through-substrate via (TSV) extending from the backside of the substrate toward the front surface of the substrate. The TSV defines interconnect access to at least one passive component embedded in the insulator material disposed on the front surface of the substrate. The substrate has a thickness less than three-quarters of an original thickness of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC
    Inventors: Takashi Noma, Hideyuki Inotsume, Kazuo Okada
  • Publication number: 20200010925
    Abstract: Provided is a smelting method in which, for example, a metal oxide such as a nickel oxide ore including nickel oxide is used as a source material and is reduced with a carbonaceous reducing agent to obtain a reduced product, with which method efficient processing can be achieved. This metal oxide smelting method is, for example, a nickel oxide ore smelting method. Specifically, the method includes a reduction process step that has: a drying step in which a mixture that was obtained by mixing a metal oxide and a carbonaceous reducing agent is dried; a preheating step in which the dried mixture is preheated; a reduction step in which the preheated mixture is reduced using a rotary hearth furnace, said rotary hearth having a hearth that rotates and not having a partition structure in an interior; and a cooling step in which the obtained reduced product is cooled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi Iseki, Yukihiro Goda, Jun-ichi Kobayashi, Shuji Okada
  • Publication number: 20200010320
    Abstract: Provided are sodium hypochlorite pentahydrate crystals capable of long-term storage that have improved stability of sodium hypochlorite pentahydrate, which is effective as an oxidizing agent or bactericide, in the vicinity of normal temperatures, and a method for producing the same. The sodium hypochlorite pentahydrate crystals are such that peaks appear at the locations of the angles of diffraction described in Table 1 of claim 1 over a range of 10°?2? (angle of diffraction)?65° as measured by powder X-ray diffraction using a CuK? radiation source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohide OKADA, Hideo SHIMAZU, Hiromichi ITO, Yukihiro SUGIYAMA, Takashi TOYAMA, Kaoru SHIMADA, Hiroshi FUJIHISA, Satoshi TAKEYA, Takehiro MATSUNAGA, Yoshito GOTOH
  • Publication number: 20200010662
    Abstract: A composition contains an acrylamide compound A1 having an ester structure and a polymerization initiator B1 having a molecular weight of 800 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takao HIRAOKA, Mitsunobu MORITA, Takashi OKADA, Soh NOGUCHI, Tatsuki YAMAGUCHI, Masahide KOBAYASHI, Takenori SUENAGA
  • Publication number: 20200008735
    Abstract: Cognitive function evaluation device includes: storing unit storing reference data on the relationship between the periodicity of a body movement of a person walking and the cognitive function level of the person; acquiring unit that acquires body movement data on the detected body movement from body movement sensor that detects the body movement of subject walking; and calculating unit that calculates the periodicity of the body movement while walking from the acquired body movement data and checks the calculated periodicity against reference data stored in storing unit so as to identify the cognitive function level corresponding to the calculated periodicity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Yoshihiro MATSUMURA, Takashi NISHIYAMA, Kengo ABE
  • Publication number: 20200002384
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a mutant of adeno-associated virus (AAV) capsid protein, which contains at least one amino acid substitution in PLA2 domain when compared with the amino acid sequence for wild-type AAV capsid protein; a nucleic acid encoding the mutant; a cell containing the nucleic acid; a method for producing a recombinant AAV particle, comprising a step of culturing the cell to produce the recombinant AAV particle; a recombinant AAV particle containing the mutant; a composition containing the recombinant AAV particle; and a method for transferring a gene into a target cell, comprising a step of bringing the recombinant AAV particle into contact with the target cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicants: NIPPON MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, NATIONAL CENTER OF NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY, TAKARA BIO INC.
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Hironori OKADA, Hiromi KINOH, Tatsuji ENOKI, Toshikazu NISHIE, Junichi MINENO
  • Publication number: 20200001878
    Abstract: A vehicle travel control device capable of improving fuel consumption suppression by preferentially acquiring vehicle information indicating a deceleration cause has occurred ahead of a host vehicle, and rapidly stopping or suppressing the generation of a driving force.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Naoyuki TASHIRO, Takashi OKADA