Takashi Suzuki 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 temperature abnormality of the power module is accurately detected. A power conversion device including a power semiconductor module with a switching element, includes: a gate driver circuit configured to drive a switching element and transmitting a response signal upon a switching operation of the switching element; a control unit device configured to output to a gate driver circuit an instruction signal for switching; a temperature detection unit configured to calculate a bonding temperature of the switching element based on a response signal to the instruction signal; and a calculation unit configured to determine a state of a power semiconductor module according to a bonding temperature calculated by the temperature detection unit and the response signal.
Abstract: Provided is a rotary joint capable of lubricating a sealing surface of a mechanical seal forming a fluid passage through which a gas flows using a liquid even when the liquid flows through only one fluid passage. A rotary joint 1 includes a plurality of mechanical seals 7 provided in an axial direction in an annular space A between a case body 2 and a shaft body 5 to form a first intermediate flow passage 41 that connects a first outer flow passage 31 and a first inner flow passage 61 of a first fluid passage 11 through which a liquid flows to each other and form a second intermediate flow passage 42 that connects a second outer flow passage 32 and a second inner flow passage 62 of a second fluid passage 12 through which a gas flows to each other.
Abstract: The radiated noise of a semiconductor device is conveniently evaluated, and the radiated noise of an apparatus equipped with the semiconductor device is estimated. An evaluation method and an evaluation apparatus are provided, including: causing a semiconductor device to perform a switching operation; measuring voltage variation occurring between main terminals of the semiconductor device during the switching operation; and outputting an evaluation benchmark for radiated noise of the semiconductor device based on the voltage variation. The outputting the evaluation benchmark may include calculating the voltage variation in the semiconductor device for each frequency component as the evaluation benchmark.
Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver receives a video signal from an external electronic apparatus through a cable conforming to a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) standard. The receiver receives, from the external electronic apparatus through the cable, information for transferring a signal using a function of Audio Return Channel (ARC) or enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) of the HDMI standard. The transmitter transmits a position information signal or an audio signal to the external electronic apparatus through the cable, in accordance with the received information.
Abstract: A motor control apparatus drives an inverter which supplies and receives electric power with respect to a motor by pulse width modulation. The motor control apparatus sets a frequency of a carrier such that a frequency of a sideband wave component of the carrier which is used for the pulse width modulation and a frequency of a predetermined rotation order of the motor become different from each other.
March 4, 2019
Date of Patent:
October 12, 2021
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., KEIHIN CORPORATION
Abstract: Provided is a screening apparatus or the like of an optical fiber that can suppress or prevent occurrence of a fiber-strike on the side of a feeding bobbin regardless of the weight of the feeding bobbin. An embodiment has a feeding bobbin 12 that feeds out an optical fiber 10; a screening unit 16 that applies a tension to the optical fiber 10 fed out from the feeding bobbin 12; a first capstan 14 that feeds the optical fiber 10 into the screening unit 16; a winding bobbin 20 that winds the optical fiber 10 to which the tension is applied by the screening unit 16; and a control unit 70 that, when disconnection of the optical fiber 10 occurs due to the tension applied by the screening unit 16, controls the feeding bobbin 12 and the first capstan 14 so as to stop rotation of the feeding bobbin 12 and rotation of the first capstan 14 and sets a deceleration rate of the first capstan 14 in accordance with a deceleration rate of the feeding bobbin 12.
Abstract: The present invention provides a hard coat film having excellent adhesion to a hard coat layer when a cycloolefin polymer film is used as a base material. The hard coat film of the present invention comprises a hard coat layer containing an ionizing radiation curable resin laminated on at least one surface of a cycloolefin polymer base film through a primer layer. This primer layer contains a modified polyolefin resin in which a polyolefin resin is graft-modified with an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid or a derivative thereof, and a (meth)acrylic acid ester. In this modified polyolefin resin, the graft weight of the ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid or derivative thereof is 0.4 to 7 wt. % when the amount of the modified polyolefin resin is taken as 100 wt. %.
Abstract: A rotation detection device includes a plurality of detectors each including a plurality of calculators respectively calculating a detection value. A control unit of the rotation detection device monitors abnormality of detection values respectively detected by the plurality of detectors, and, when determining abnormality, identifies a calculator calculating an abnormal detection value based on a result of comparison between the detection values of the plurality of calculators. Then, the control unit continues calculation of an absolute angle by using the detection values from the calculators other than the identified calculator.
Abstract: The embodiments provide an acidic gas absorbent, an acidic gas removal method using the absorbent, and an acidic gas removal apparatus using the absorbent. The absorbent absorbs an acidic gas in a large amount and is hardly diffused.
March 8, 2019
Date of Patent:
October 5, 2021
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Abstract: A projection device includes an invisible image sensor, a projector, a visible image sensor, an imaging optical system, a light guide, and a light shield. The invisible image sensor captures an invisible light image of a subject. The projector projects a projection image based on the invisible light image onto the subject with visible light. The visible image sensor captures an image of the subject onto which the projection image is projected. The system includes a diaphragm. The light guide guides light to enter the system and light exited from the projector. The light shield is disposed at a space from the light guide. A diaphragm value is set so that a length difference between an optical length from a near point in a DOF of the system and an optical length from the light shield is longer than a front DOF from the subject.
Abstract: A vehicle control system includes: an operation element; a travel control unit configured to accelerate or decelerate a vehicle; and a shift range control unit configured to control a shift range of the vehicle. In a state where the shift range of the vehicle is set to a first travel range, the travel control unit accelerates the vehicle according to a moving operation on the operation element in a first travel direction and decelerates the vehicle according to the moving operation on the operation element in a second travel direction. In a state where the shift range of the vehicle is set to a second travel range, the travel control unit accelerates the vehicle according to the moving operation on the operation element in the second travel direction and decelerates the vehicle according to the moving operation on the operation element in the first travel direction.
Abstract: A compound (A) is represented by the formula (1): wherein R1 is a hydrogen atom or an alkali metal atom, R2 is a hydrogen atom or an alkali metal atom, R3 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, Z is a divalent or trivalent organic group, and the lines consisting of a solid line and a broken line bonded to Z represent a single bond or a double bond.
August 9, 2019
September 30, 2021
SUN MEDICAL CO., LTD., MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
Abstract: An apparatus includes a map obtaining unit configured to obtain image evaluation value distribution corresponding to an image as an image evaluation value map, a map generation unit configured to generate a first subject region map including a subject region extracted from the image using the image evaluation value map, and a processing unit configured to perform correction processing on the image using at least any one of the first subject region map and a second subject region map generated without using the image evaluation value map, wherein the processing unit calculates a difference between the first subject region map and the second subject region map and performs correction processing on the image using the second subject region map more than the first subject region map as the difference is higher.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a main casing, a cartridge, and a controller. The cartridge is attachable to the main casing. The cartridge includes a cartridge memory configured to store identification information. The controller is configured to perform a rewriting process to rewrite the identification information to information indicating that the cartridge is the normal cartridge, in a case where the controller receives a cancellation instruction to instruct to cancel the service contract and the identification information, which is stored in a cartridge memory of the cartridge attached to the main casing, indicates that the cartridge is the contract cartridge.
Abstract: The present invention provides a terminal that can carry out a random-access process appropriately. A terminal (100) is provided with: a wireless transmission unit (108) that transmits a data signal; and a control unit (101) that determines a second resource for use in transmitting the data signal on the basis of a first resource for use in transmitting a preamble signal.
Abstract: The invention relates to cytosol penetrating antigen binding molecules containing cell surface antigen binding domains, cytosolic antigen binding domains and cytosol penetrating domains; pharmaceutical compositions comprising said antigen binding molecules; methods of delivering said antigen binding molecules specifically into cytosols of target cells; methods of depleting, suppressing or activating cytosolic antigens specifically in target cells by using said antigen binding molecules; and pharmaceutical compositions for preventing or treating diseases in patients comprising said antigen binding molecules. The invention also relates to cytosol penetrating antigen binding molecules containing cytosol penetrating domains and Fc regions, wherein the Fc regions comprising one or more amino acid modifications that enhance multimerization of said cytosol penetrating antigen binding molecules.
July 22, 2019
September 23, 2021
Yuri IKAWA, Tomoyuki IGAWA, Nasa SAVORY, Kazuki KATO, Takashi SUZUKI, Shun SHIMIZU, Shinya ISHIII, Koichiro SAKA, Wei Shiong Adrian HO
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor. The processor is configured to store received-order information indicating that production of printed matter is acceptable and containing device information used for producing the printed matter, accept order information with respect to a process for producing the printed matter, identify the received-order information indicating that the production of the printed matter is acceptable from the stored received-order information by using the printed matter indicated in the order information as a search condition, and associate the order information with at least one device corresponding to the device information associated with the identified received-order information.
Abstract: A method of producing a prepreg is described, in which a matrix resin is applied to a reinforcing fiber sheet in which the sheet can continuously run without clogging due to generated fuzz even at a high running speed and where the reinforcing fiber sheet can be efficiently impregnated with the matrix resin. A method of producing a prepreg includes allowing a reinforcing fiber sheet to pass substantially vertically downward through the inside of a coating section storing a matrix resin to apply the matrix resin to the reinforcing fiber sheet; and then applying a resin film to a primary impregnate prepreg withdrawn from the coating section.
Abstract: Provided is a terminal that can appropriately transmit an uplink signal. In a terminal (200), a control unit (211) determines a processing mode with respect to uplink data and uplink control information according to a requirement for at least one of uplink data and uplink control information when transmission of an uplink data channel that includes the uplink data and transmission of an uplink control channel that includes the uplink control information temporally overlap. A transmission unit (218) transmits the at least one of the uplink data and the uplink control information on the basis of the determined processing mode.
Abstract: A method is described for producing a prepreg formed by applying a matrix resin to a reinforcing fiber sheet, wherein the method can effect continuous running without clogging due to generated fuzz even at a high running speed and effect efficient impregnation of the reinforcing fiber sheet with a matrix resin. A method of producing a prepreg includes allowing a reinforcing fiber sheet to pass substantially vertically downward through the inside of a coating section storing a matrix resin to obtain a matrix resin-impregnated reinforcing fiber sheet in which the matrix resin is applied to the reinforcing fiber sheet and at least heating the matrix resin-impregnated reinforcing fiber sheet, wherein the coating section includes a liquid pool and a narrowed section which are in communication with each other, wherein the liquid pool has a portion whose cross-sectional area decreases continuously along a running direction of the reinforcing fiber sheet.