Takashi Ozaki 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: There is provided a technique that includes: forming an oxynitride film on at least one substrate by performing a cycle a predetermined number of times, the cycle including non-simultaneously performing: (a) supplying a precursor from a precursor supply part to the at least one substrate; (b) supplying an oxidizing agent from an oxidizing agent supply part to the at least one substrate; and (c) supplying a nitriding agent from a nitriding agent supply part to the at least one substrate, wherein in (b), an inert gas is supplied from an inert gas supply part, which is different from the oxidizing agent supply part, to the at least one substrate, and at least one of nitrogen concentration and refractive index of the oxynitride film formed on the at least one substrate is adjusted by controlling a flow rate of the inert gas.
Abstract: A data sharing determination device includes a detection unit that detects that two portable terminals are close to each other, a profile information acquisition unit that acquires attribute information indicating an attribute of at least one of users of the two portable terminals detected by the detection unit, a context estimation unit that acquires sensor information of one or a plurality of sensors included in any one of the two portable terminals and estimates a state of at least one of the users based on the sensor information and the attribute information acquired by the profile information acquisition unit, and a shareability determination unit that determines whether or not data is shared between the two portable terminals based on the state of the user which is estimated by the state estimation unit.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, an image forming device to form an image on the image bearer, a transfer device to transfer the image formed on the image bearer onto a sheet, a storage to store the sheet, a sheet feeder to convey the sheet one by one to the transfer device, and a slip amount prediction controller. The slip amount prediction controller calculates a predicted slip amount between the sheet feeder and the sheet before forming the image and, subsequently calculates an interval between images based on the predicted slip amount. The slip amount prediction controller controls the image forming device based on the calculated interval between images to form the image on the image bearer.
Abstract: A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, includes: forming an oxynitride film on a substrate by performing a cycle a predetermined number of times, the cycle including non-simultaneously performing supplying a precursor gas to the substrate through a first nozzle, supplying a nitriding gas to the substrate through a second nozzle, and supplying an oxidizing gas to the substrate through a third nozzle, wherein in the act of supplying the nitriding gas, an inert gas is supplied from at least one of the first nozzle and the third nozzle at a first flow rate, and in the act of supplying the oxidizing gas, an inert gas is supplied from the second nozzle at a second flow rate larger than the first flow rate.
Abstract: In an embodiment, there is provided a photocatalyst element comprising: a porous resin base material that comprises interconnecting pores, and a three-dimensional network skeleton forming the pores; and a photocatalyst which is supported on a surface of the three-dimensional network skeleton of the porous resin base material and/or contained in the three-dimensional network skeleton of the porous resin base material. The photocatalyst element has excellent antimicrobial effects.
Abstract: A lift cylinder is attached to a center part of a vehicle body in a vehicle width direction. The lift cylinder causes a work implement to move up and down. A supporting member is attached to the center part of the vehicle body in the vehicle width direction and extends upward from the vehicle body. An imaging device is supported by the supporting member and captures images of a region in front of the vehicle body. A penetrating part is formed in the supporting member. The lift cylinder is disposed through the penetrating part.
Abstract: Provided are a rare-earth permanent magnet whose magnet density after sintering is very high and a method for manufacturing a rare-earth permanent magnet. Thus, a magnet raw material is milled into magnet powder, and then, a compound 12 is formed by mixing the magnet powder thus milled with a binder. Next, the compound 12 thus formed is subjected to a hot-melt molding onto a supporting substrate 13 so as to form a green sheet 14 molded to a sheet-like shape. Thereafter, while the green sheet 14 thus molded is softened by heating, magnetic field orientation is carried out by applying a magnetic field to the green sheet 14 thus heated; and further, the green sheet 14 having been subjected to the magnetic field orientation is calcined by a vacuum sintering, which is further followed by a pressure sintering to produce a permanent magnet 1.
Abstract: There is provided a technique that includes: processing a substrate in a process vessel by supplying a processing gas to the substrate and exhausting the processing gas from an exhaust part including an exhaust pipe and a pump; cleaning an interior of the exhaust part by supplying a first cleaning gas from a supply port installed in the exhaust pipe directly into the exhaust pipe; and cleaning an interior of the process vessel by supplying a second cleaning gas into the process vessel, wherein a frequency of performing the act of cleaning the interior of the exhaust part is set higher than a frequency of performing the act of cleaning the interior of the process vessel.
Abstract: A processor includes: a generation unit that generates first-performed-examination identification information in correlation with reserved-examination identification information and generates second-performed-examination identification information in correlation with the reserved-examination identification information, the first-performed-examination identification information being for identifying a first performed examination, the second-performed-examination identification information being for identifying a second performed examination; a recording medium that records a first-performed-examination result accompanied by the first performed-examination identification information and a second-performed-examination result accompanied by the second performed-examination identification information; and a memory that records first count information and second count information, the first count information being related to the number of pieces of data obtained in the first performed examination and associated wit
Abstract: There is provided a photocatalyst sheet comprising a base material and a photocatalyst layer containing at least a photocatalyst, wherein the photocatalyst layer is firmly adhered to the base material. In an embodiment, there is provided a photocatalyst sheet comprising a base material; and a photocatalyst layer that contains at least a photocatalyst, and is formed on at least one surface of the base material through an aerosol deposition method. This photocatalyst sheet has an excellent photocatalytic activity and an excellent adhesion.
July 4, 2014
Date of Patent:
February 12, 2019
Nitto Denko Corporation
Takashi Ozaki, Masayuki Minakata, Keita Mine, Daniel Popovici, Toshitaka Nakamura, Tao Gu, Brett T. Harding, Takuya Fukumura, Guang Pan, Ekambaram Sambandan, Rajesh Mukherjee
Abstract: An input assistance device includes at least one memory storing instructions and at least one processor configured to implement the stored instructions to execute a plurality of tasks. The plurality of tasks includes a display control task which causes a display device to display a plurality of first pattern images each corresponding to a different character, and by being triggered when any one of the plurality of first pattern images is designated, to display a plurality of second pattern images each corresponding to a word related to the character of the designated first pattern image surrounding the first pattern image as a reference so as to prompt an input of a word.
Abstract: Provided is a network setting information generation device capable of communicating with each of plural network devices and having a display control unit, a manipulation input unit, and an information generation unit. The display control unit displays figures corresponding to respective network devices on a display device. The manipulation input unit receives a manipulation for specifying a type of a virtual communication path to be formed between network devices and a manipulation for connecting plural ones of the figures along the virtual communication path. The information generation unit generates network setting information to be given to each of the network devices located at the two respective ends of the virtual communication path to form the virtual communication path, according to a connection mode of the figures on the display screen of the display device.
Abstract: A configuration capable of increasing an exhaust capability of an apparatus without degrading an operation of the apparatus includes: a processing furnace; an exhaust unit configured to exhaust a gas from a process chamber defined by the processing furnace, the exhaust unit having a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall; and an exhaust device disposed adjacent to the exhaust unit and connected to the exhaust unit via a connecting pipe provided with a vibration-absorbing member, the exhaust device having a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall, wherein the processing furnace, the exhaust unit and the exhaust device are disposed on a same plane, and only the first sidewall of the first and the second sidewalls of the exhaust device is disposed in a space defined by extensions of the first and the second sidewalls of the exhaust unit.
Abstract: A first medical device stores first additional information that is to be added to first information related to a subject. A second medical device stores second additional information that is to be added to second information related to the subject. A first communicator communicates the second information and part or all of the second additional information stored in the second medical device, between the first medical device and the second medical device via a network defined by a prescribed protocol different from the DICOM protocol. A DICOM information generator generates DICOM-format data for the second information on the basis of at least information received via the first communicator. A second communicator communicates DICOM-format data with the DICOM server via a network defined by the DICOM protocol, the DICOM-format data being for the second information and being generated by the DICOM information generator.
Abstract: The present application discloses a deflector including a substrate portion, a movable portion, a reflective portion, a support portion, and a moving mechanism. The movable portion is supported by a first end of the support portion. A second end of the support portion is supported by the substrate portion. An end of the movable portion is capable of coming into contact with the substrate portion. The reflective portion is formed on the movable portion. The moving mechanism is capable of driving the movable portion so as to bring the movable portion into at least any one of a first state, a second state, a third state, and a fourth state.
Abstract: A method for producing a fuel cell catalyst layer, which is able to allow an ionomer to sufficiently penetrate to the inside of the fine pores of a support with fine pores. The method is a method for producing a fuel cell catalyst layer in which a catalyst is supported on the support with fine pores and is coated with an ionomer, the method comprising: hydrophilizing a surface of the support by use of nitric acid, and dispersing the support, the catalyst and the ionomer by use of a ball mill after the hydrophilizing, wherein the amount of acidic functional groups per specific surface area of the support is set to 1.79 ?mol/m2 or more in the hydrophilizing.
Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, the method including: a mixing step of obtaining a W-containing mixture of Li metal composite oxide particles represented by the formula: LizNi1-x-yCOxMyO2 and composed of primary particles and secondary particles formed by aggregation of the primary particles, 2 mass % or more of water with respect to the oxide particles, and a W compound or a W compound and a Li compound, the W-containing mixture having a molar ratio of the total amount of Li contained in water and the solid W compound or the W compound and the Li compound of 3 to 5 with respect to the amount of W contained therein; and a heat treatment step of heating the W-containing mixture to form lithium tungstate on the surface of the primary particles of the Li metal composite oxide particles.
November 27, 2015
October 4, 2018
Takashi Ozaki, Yuki Furuichi, Jun Yokoyama, Tetsufumi Komukai
Abstract: A method for producing a catalyst ink, by which the surface of a catalyst can be appropriately covered with an ionomer, and the power generation performance of a fuel cell can be excellent in a wide range of humidity environments, and a catalyst composite.
Abstract: In order to obtain a new index value clearly indicating a state of blood circulation, the present invention is characterized by comprising: performing multiple measurements of the blood flow rate in a biological tissue over time; calculating the slope of change over time in the measured blood flow rate; and displaying the value of the calculated slope.
August 27, 2016
August 30, 2018
COSMOTEC CO., LTD, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKYO MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY
Yoshinori INOUE, Sotaro KATSUI, Takashi OZAKI, Koji YONEMARU
Abstract: A method for producing a fuel cell catalyst layer configured to prevent an increase in cell resistance, have excellent IV characteristic, and be even. The method includes the steps of: preparing a catalyst composite that comprises a titanium oxide support and platinum or a platinum alloy supported on a surface thereof, and an ionomer; mixing the catalyst composite, the ionomer, and a dispersion medium containing at least water and a tertiary alcohol having from 4 to 6 carbon atoms where a content ratio of the tertiary alcohol is the highest; and, while pulverizing aggregates comprising the catalyst composite and the ionomer, dispersing a mixture obtained by the pulverization in the dispersion medium.