Patents by Inventor Takashi Wada

Takashi Wada 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: 20200044210
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells, a pipe, a bar, and an insulating plate, for example. The battery cells are aligned in a first direction and each include an opening. The pipe is hollow and inserted into each opening in the first direction. The bar is inserted into a hollow of the pipe. The insulating plate is provided between opposing faces of the battery cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi ENOMOTO, Koichi KAWAMURA, Toshinori UCHIDA, Mitsuhiro HOSHINO, Tadashi SHUDO, Satoshi WADA
  • Patent number: 10547471
    Abstract: Provided is a communication control system in which a control device and one or a plurality of control target devices are connected through a network, wherein at least one of the plurality of control target devices includes a sub master and a sub slave to be synchronously controlled with each other, and the control device includes a storage unit storing each pieces of information on a synchronization period for synchronizing with the control target device, communication periods, and mutual communication control information for mutually communicate in a mutual communication period shorter than the synchronization period, a calculation unit calculating a control command for commanding an operation in synchronization with the control target device for each control target device, and a communication control unit transmitting the control command including the mutual communication control information to the sub master and the sub slave of the at least one control target device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoki Kida, Shuichi Inada, Takashi Wada
  • Patent number: 10538858
    Abstract: In a method for manufacturing a group 13 nitride crystal, a seed crystal made of a group 13 nitride crystal is arranged in a mixed melt containing an alkali metal and a group 13 element, and nitrogen is supplied to the mixed melt to grow the group 13 nitride crystal on a principal plane of the seed crystal. The seed crystal is manufactured by vapor phase epitaxy. At least a part of contact members coming into contact with the mixed melt in a reaction vessel accommodating the mixed melt is made of Al2O3. An interface layer having a photoluminescence emission peak whose wavelength is longer than the wavelength of a photoluminescence emission peak of the grown group 13 nitride crystal is formed between the seed crystal and the grown group nitride crystal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SCIOCS COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Hayashi, Takashi Satoh, Naoya Miyoshi, Junichi Wada, Seiji Sarayama
  • Publication number: 20200002495
    Abstract: An air filter medium includes a first porous PTFE membrane and a second porous PTFE membrane. The air filter medium has a first main surface and a second main surface, and the first porous PTFE membrane and the second porous PTFE membrane are arranged so that an air flow moving from the first main surface to the second main surface passes through the first porous PTFE membrane and subsequently through the second porous PTFE membrane. A proportion of areas occupied by the plurality of nodes on a surface of the first porous PTFE membrane is in the range of 1.5 to 3.0% and an average of the areas of the plurality of nodes is 200 ?m2 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi NIKI, Masaaki MORI, Shiho WADA, Atsushi DAIMON, Toshiki YANAGI
  • Publication number: 20190390345
    Abstract: Examples of a substrate processing apparatus includes a device for subjecting a substrate to processing, and a controller for modifying a control parameter predetermined to control the device with a first modification value and a second modification value that vary over time, thereby calculating a modified parameter, and controlling the device based on the modified parameter, wherein the first modification value has a shorter term for modifying the control parameter than the second modification value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: ASM IP Holding B.V.
    Inventors: Takashi WADA, Satoru NOGUCHI, Wataru ADACHI, Daisuke MURAMATSU
  • Publication number: 20190386748
    Abstract: The optical fiber according to the present disclosure is an optical fiber having a pure silica core which is a step index core through which an LPm1 mode with an effective area of 250 ?m2 or more is propagated by setting a relative refractive index difference to 0.60% or less, considering an effective cutoff condition, and only 2 or more modes or the LPm1 mode are propagated, with the optical fiber as the transmission line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Takayoshi MORI, Taiji SAKAMOTO, Takashi YAMAMOTO, Kazuhide NAKAJIMA, Masaki WADA, Azusa URUSHIBARA
  • Patent number: 10493623
    Abstract: A control device connected to one or more to-be-controlled devices via a network includes: a storage that stores information of a synchronization period of a time interval for synchronization with the to-be-controlled devices, and communication periods of plural time intervals established in the synchronization period; a calculator that calculates, for each of the to-be-controlled devices, a control instruction instructing the to-be-controlled device to operate in synchronization; and a communication controller that performs, based on the information stored in the storage, a control such that the control instruction is transmitted and received between the control device and each of the to-be-controlled devices during the synchronization period, the communication controller allocating a respective control instruction corresponding to each of the to-be-controlled devices to at least one of the communication periods established in the synchronization period, thereby transmitting/receiving data including the allo
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
    Inventors: Naoki Kida, Shuichi Inada, Tsutomu One, Takashi Wada
  • Patent number: 10494673
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a method and kit for the DNA profiling of HLA genes using a high-throughput massively parallel sequencer. The present invention pertains to a method for the DNA profiling of HLA genes, said method being characterized by including: (1) a step for preparing a primer set that anneals specifically to exon 4 and intron 1 and includes exon 2 and exon 3 of at least one target gene selected from the group consisting of HLA-DRB1, HLA-DRB3, HLA-DRB4, HLA-DRB5, HLA-DQB1 and HLA-DPB1 in the base sequence of the human genome; (2) a step for amplifying a sample (DNA) by PCR using the primer set; (3) a step for determining the base sequence of the amplified PCR product; and (4) a step for carrying out a homology search against a database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: GENODIVE PHARMA INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Shiina, Shingo Suzuki, Yuki Wada, Shigeki Mitsunaga, Hidetoshi Inoko
  • Patent number: 10480564
    Abstract: There is provided a structure capable of ensuring a bearing surface pressure on an inner diameter side and an outer diameter side of a washer even if a thickness of the washer is suppressed. In a washer used at a fastening portion of a vehicle, a configuration in which a bearing surface is sectionalized into two faces, an inner abutting face and an outer abutting face, by an annular groove is adopted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: Aoyama Seisakusho Co., Ltd., Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuda, Toshinao Wada, Hideharu Koketsu, Masato Kanbe, Shigeki Matsunami, Yukinori Fujimoto
  • Publication number: 20190337374
    Abstract: A mounting structure for a power conversion device includes: a vehicle body component extending in a front-rear direction of a vehicle; a mounting component provided on the vehicle body component; a drive unit held by the vehicle body component via the mounting component; and a power conversion device attached to the mounting component. A stiffness of the mounting component is greater than a stiffness of the vehicle body component. The power conversion device is arranged between a front end and a rear end of the drive unit in a side view of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuaki YOKOYAMA, Mikio NOZAKI, Hiroki WADA, Takahiro KUROSAWA, Takeshi HAMAMOTO, Anna HAYASHI, Tomoya KAMADA, Takashi YOSHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10448170
    Abstract: A sound generator includes at least one piezoelectric vibrator including a piezoelectric element, a vibration unit in one of a non-contact state not contacting the at least one piezoelectric vibrator and a contact state contacting the at least one piezoelectric vibrator. While in the contact state, the at least one piezoelectric vibrator generates vibration in response to a signal, and causes a contact surface contacted by the vibration unit to vibrate and generate a sound to be emitted from the contact surface. The sound generator can detect driving allowed and driving denied states, and control application of a sound signal in accordance with the two states to the piezoelectric element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Fukami, Hiroshi Taimura, Atsuo Chiba, Yuta Sakamoto, Akinori Wada, Daisuke Tsuiki, Takashi Ikegami, Kazuya Sono, Hideaki Fujimoto, Seiji Horii
  • Patent number: 10436127
    Abstract: A change amount per unit time of an engine output command for controlling engine output of an internal combustion engine is calculated as an engine output increasing rate, and a power supply device is controlled so that power corresponding to the calculated engine output increasing rate is supplied to a combustion promoter generation device. The combustion promoter generation device generates a combustion promoter through the power supplied from the power supply device to supply the combustion promoter to a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine, and a generation amount of the combustion promoter increases as the supplied power increases. In this manner, the generation amount of the combustion promoter is adjusted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Inoue, Taichiro Tamida, Takashi Hashimoto, Noboru Wada, Akira Nakagawa, Tomokazu Sakashita, Tetsuya Honda
  • Publication number: 20190245317
    Abstract: An optical amplifier of the present disclosure includes an optical resonator that includes an amplification fiber capable of amplifying signal light having one or more propagation modes and resonates at least one propagation mode of the signal light amplified by the amplification fiber; an excitation light source that outputs excitation light for exciting the amplification fiber; and a multiplexer that multiplexes the signal light and the excitation light, in which the optical resonator includes a gain clamp setting unit which sets gain clamp for at least one propagation mode out of a plurality of propagation modes resonating in the optical resonator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki WADA, Shinichi AOZASA, Taiji SAKAMOTO, Takashi YAMAMOTO, Kazuhide NAKAJIMA, Takayoshi MORI
  • Patent number: 10371032
    Abstract: An exhaust pipe of an engine includes a crank-shaped pipe portion having a first bend and a second bend which guide exhaust gas to a mixer, and a straight pipe portion which is continuous with the second bend. The mixer is arranged in the straight pipe portion. An injector is attached to a portion of the second bend which faces the mixer. The injector has an injection axis which extends in a longitudinal direction of the straight pipe portion so as to point toward the mixer. A guide which guides a part of the exhaust gas from the first bend toward the injector is provided inside the crank-shaped pipe portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Kasai, Kazunori Hirasawa, Yoshitaka Wada, Tetsuro Furuta, Masahiro Naito
  • Publication number: 20190232211
    Abstract: An air filter medium includes a first porous PTFE membrane and a second porous PTFE membrane. The air filter medium has a first main surface and a second main surface, and the first porous PTFE membrane and the second porous PTFE membrane are arranged so that an air flow moving from the first main surface to the second main surface passes through the first porous PTFE membrane and subsequently through the second porous PTFE membrane. A contact angle of the first porous PTFE membrane with water is in the range of 154° to 165°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi NIKI, Masaaki MORI, Shiho WADA, Atsushi DAIMON, Toshiki YANAGI
  • Publication number: 20190226002
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for screening a drug for treating obesity-related diseases by using the ability of candidate drugs to inhibit the function of pentraxin-4 as an index, and a pharmaceutical composition for treating obesity-related diseases comprising a pentraxin-4 inhibitor as an active ingredient. The drug screened by the above-mentioned method and the pharmaceutical composition are useful for treating obesity-related diseases, particularly for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Yoshihiko IZUMIDA, Nobuhiro WADA, Yukari MASUDA, Takashi KADOWAKI
  • Publication number: 20190224609
    Abstract: An air filter medium includes a first porous PTFE membrane and a second porous PTFE membrane. The air filter medium (10) has a first main surface and a second main surface, and the first porous PTFE membrane and the second porous PTFE membrane are arranged so that an air flow moving from the first main surface to the second main surface passes through the first porous PTFE membrane and subsequently through the second porous PTFE membrane. A thickness of the first porous PTFE membrane is in the range of 4 to 40 ?m and a specific surface area of the first porous PTFE membrane is 0.5 m2/g or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi NIKI, Masaaki MORI, Shiho WADA, Atsushi DAIMON, Toshiki YANAGI
  • Patent number: 10341676
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190196106
    Abstract: A differential mode attenuation compensator includes a first multi-mode optical fiber and a third multi-mode optical fiber in which a plurality of propagation modes propagate in a wavelength of a propagating optical signal; and a second multi-mode optical fiber including a core and a clad and arranged with a central axis aligned between the first multi-mode optical fiber and the third multi-mode optical fiber, in which each loss in the plurality of propagation modes is different in the first multi-mode optical fiber and the third multi-mode optical fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki WADA, Taiji SAKAMOTO, Takayoshi MORI, Shinichi AOZASA, Takashi YAMAMOTO, Kazuhide NAKAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20190187365
    Abstract: An optical transmission system according to the present disclosure is a mode multiplexed optical transmission system using a multi-mode optical fiber in which a plurality of propagation modes propagate as a transmission line, the optical transmission system including an optical fiber transmission line (83) that includes an optical fiber with two or more propagation modes; and a plurality of mode converters (91) that are configured to generate mode coupling between at least one pair of the propagation modes, in which a variation in an installation interval of the plurality of mode converters (91) is equal to or less than a threshold value determined by the transmission line length (Lt) of the optical fiber transmission line (83).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Azusa URUSHIBARA, Takayoshi MORI, Taiji SAKAMOTO, Masaki WADA, Takashi YAMAMOTO, Kazuhide NAKAJIMA