Patents by Inventor Takayuki Kato

Takayuki Kato 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: 20210229210
    Abstract: A friction stir welding tool member according to the present embodiment has a shoulder portion and a probe portion concentrically projecting from an upper surface of the shoulder portion. The shoulder portion includes a curved surface processed portion that is curved to have a curved shape on an outer peripheral edge of the shoulder portion. A space occupancy occupied by the two-dimensional space in which neither the shoulder portion nor the probe portion exists is in a range of 30% to 70%, the space occupancy being determined based on a projection drawing of a side surface region surrounded from a tip of the probe portion to the curved surface processed portion of the shoulder portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Fujll, Yoshiaki Morisada, Kai Funakl, Masahiro Kato, Takayuki Fukasawa, Yutaka Abe
  • Patent number: 11075409
    Abstract: A main object of the present disclosure is to provide a stacked battery in which the unevenness of short circuit resistance among a plurality of cells is suppressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hajime Hasegawa, Yuki Matsushita, Hideaki Nishimura, Yusuke Okuhata, Norihiro Ose, Mitsuru Tateishi, Shigetaka Nagamatsu, Takayuki Uchiyama, Shigenori Hama, Dai Kato, Naohiro Mashimo, Hideyo Ebisuzaki, Ayano Kobayashi, Hisataka Fujimaki
  • Publication number: 20210181322
    Abstract: A distance measuring device includes a calculating section configured to calculate, based on phase information acquired by a first device and a second device, at least one of which is movable, a distance between the first device and the second device. The first device includes a first reference signal source and a first transceiver configured to transmit two or more first carrier signals and receives two or more second carrier signals using an output of the first reference signal source. The second device includes a second reference signal source configured to operate independently from the first reference signal source and a second transceiver configured to transmit the second carrier signals and receives the first carrier signals using an output of the second reference signal source. The calculating section calculates the distance based on a phase detection result obtained by reception of the first and second carrier signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Shoji Ootaka, Yutaka Shimizu, Ichiro Seto, Yoshiharu Nito, Masaki Nishikawa, Takayuki Kato, Shigeyasu Iwata, Katsuya Nonin
  • Patent number: 11031895
    Abstract: A motor drive system can detect a misconnection. A motor drive system for driving a motor including a plurality of stator windings includes: an inverter that converts a DC voltage supplied from a DC voltage source into an AC voltage and applies the AC voltage to the motor; a connection switching device that is disposed between the inverter and the motor and can switch a connection state of the stator windings; and a controller that performs abnormality determination on a connection state of the connection switching device on the basis of a current value of a current flowing in each of the stator windings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kutsuki, Keiichiro Shizu, Kazunori Hatakeyama, Takashi Yamakawa, Takayuki Kato
  • Patent number: 11024928
    Abstract: A battery terminal includes a penetration plate arranged to penetrate from one end portions of annular portions to the other end portions interposing slits, a fastening bolt supported to be rotatable around an axial direction by a threaded hole provided on the other end portion of the penetration plate, and a spacer arranged in contact with the annular portions from the other end portion side of the penetration plate and converting a tightening force in the axial direction arising along with the rotation of the fastening bolt around the axial direction into a pressing force that presses the annular portions from a long-side direction. The penetration plate is arranged to penetrate a clearance of the pair of annular portions. The pair of annular portions includes projecting portions as a clearance reduction portion that reduces the clearance in at least a part of the penetration area of the penetration plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Kato, Takahiro Shiohama, Takashi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20210107932
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to derivatives of neamine-based aminoglycoside antibacterial drugs modified in position C6?, C2? and/or C5?. The modifications impart favorable properties regarding activity against ESKAPE pathogens, evasion of resistance traits and increased selectivity, enabling systemic use of the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicants: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITAT ZURICH
    Inventors: David CRICH, Girish SATI, Amr SONOUSI, Guanyu YANG, Appi Reddy MANDHAPATI, Michael G. PIRRONE, Takayuki KATO, Vikram SARPE, Andrea VASELLA, Erik C. BOTTGER, Sven N. HOBBIE
  • Patent number: 10976419
    Abstract: A distance measuring device includes a calculating section configured to calculate, based on phase information acquired by a first device and a second device, at least one of which is movable, a distance between the first device and the second device. The first device includes a first reference signal source and a first transceiver configured to transmit two or more first carrier signals and receives two or more second carrier signals using an output of the first reference signal source. The second device includes a second reference signal source configured to operate independently from the first reference signal source and a second transceiver configured to transmit the second carrier signals and receives the first carrier signals using an output of the second reference signal source. The calculating section calculates the distance based on a phase detection result obtained by reception of the first and second carrier signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shoji Ootaka, Yutaka Shimizu, Ichiro Seto, Yoshiharu Nito, Masaki Nishikawa, Takayuki Kato, Shigeyasu Iwata, Katsuya Nonin
  • Publication number: 20210088646
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a first device includes: a first transceiver configured to transmit two or more first carrier signals using an output of a first reference signal source and to receive two or more second carrier signals; and a calculation unit, and a second device includes: a second transceiver configured to transmit the two or more second carrier signals using an output of a second reference signal source that operates independently of the first reference signal source and to receive the two or more first carrier signals. A frequency group of the two or more first carrier signals and a frequency group of the two or more second carrier signals are identical or substantially identical to each other, and the calculation unit calculates the distance between the first device and the second device based on a phase detection result obtained by receiving the first and second carrier signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Shoji Ootaka, Takayuki Kato, Masaki Nishikawa, Hiroshi Yoshida, Katsuya Nonin, Yoshiharu Nito, Masayoshi Oshiro
  • Publication number: 20210088642
    Abstract: A distance measuring apparatus according to an embodiment includes, a filter section configured to perform band limitation on a transmission signal and output the transmission signal, and to perform band limitation on a reception signal from an antenna section and output the reception signal, a distance measuring section configured to perform a distance measurement computation based on the transmission signal and the reception signal, and to obtain a delay of a signal passing through the filter section and perform calibration of the distance measurement computation, a signal interruption section configured to interrupt transmission of a signal between the filter section and the antenna section, and a control section configured to control the signal interruption section to interrupt the transmission of the signal during a period of the calibration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Takayuki Kato, Shoji Ootaka, Tsuneo Suzuki, Masaki Nishikawa, Katsuya Nonin, Hiroshi Yoshida, Yoshiharu Nito, Masayoshi Oshiro
  • Publication number: 20210078537
    Abstract: A first device includes: a first reference signal source; a first transmitting/receiving unit which transmits two or more first carrier signals and receives two or more second carrier signals using an output of the first reference signal source; and a calculating unit. A second device includes: a second reference signal source configured to be operated independently from the first reference signal source; and a second transmitting/receiving unit configured to transmit two or more second carrier signals and receive two or more first carrier signals using an output of the second reference signal source. A frequency group of two or more first carrier signals and a frequency group of two or more second carrier signals differ from each other. The calculating unit calculates a distance between the first device and the second device based on a phase detection result obtained by receiving the first and second carrier signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Shoji Ootaka, Tsuneo Suzuki, Hiroshi Yoshida, Masaki Nishikawa, Katsuya Nonin, Takayuki Kato, Yoshiharu Nito, Masayoshi Oshiro
  • Publication number: 20210038518
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a liposome composition and a pharmaceutical composition, which exhibit a high AUC. Provided are a liposome composition including a hydrophilic polymer-modified diacylphosphatidylethanolamine, a dihydrosphingomyelin, and cholesterols as components of a liposome membrane, in which the liposome composition encapsulates a drug, an inner water phase thereof contains ammonium sulfate, and a molar ratio of sulfate ions in the inner water phase to the drug in an entire water phase is 0.36 or more; and a pharmaceutical composition including the liposome composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Noriyuki KASAGI, Naoki YAMADA, Mikinaga MORI, Takayuki KATO, Takayuki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210008862
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a pressure bonding device is configured to bond, to a plate-like first workpiece having a curved surface part, a plurality of plate-like second workpieces smaller than the first workpiece. The pressure bonding device includes: a vacuum chamber; a stage disposed in the vacuum chamber and having a shape extending along a first surface of the curved surface part of the first workpiece so as to fix the first surface on the stage; and a bonding unit configured to deform an elastic diaphragm by internal pressure and pressure-bond one of the second workpieces to a second surface of the first workpiece. A plurality of the bonding units are disposed facing the stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Takayuki KATO, Shinichiro TANAKA, Makoto ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200303715
    Abstract: A battery terminal includes a penetration plate arranged to penetrate from one end portions of annular portions to the other end portions interposing slits, a fastening bolt supported to be rotatable around an axial direction by a threaded hole provided on the other end portion of the penetration plate, and a spacer arranged in contact with the annular portions from the other end portion side of the penetration plate and converting a tightening force in the axial direction arising along with the rotation of the fastening bolt around the axial direction into a pressing force that presses the annular portions from a long-side direction. The penetration plate is arranged to penetrate a clearance of the pair of annular portions. The pair of annular portions includes projecting portions as a clearance reduction portion that reduces the clearance in at least a part of the penetration area of the penetration plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Takayuki Kato, Takahiro Shiohama, Takashi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10784491
    Abstract: A battery terminal includes a main body in which a battery post is inserted and a fastener having a pair of fastening abutting portions. The main body has a notch portion provided in at least an end in a fastening direction, accommodating and positioning one of the pair of fastening abutting portions. An abutting-portion-side opposite surface on the fastening abutting portion side and a notch-portion-side opposite surface on the notch portion side have respective abutting surfaces. A relief surface is provided on at least one of the abutting-portion-side opposite surface and the notch-portion-side opposite surface such that a relief space is formed with a clearance from the other one of the opposite surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiya Sasaki, Takashi Yoshida, Takayuki Kato, Hideto Yoshinaga
  • Patent number: 10729161
    Abstract: A fryer includes a potential generator; and an oil tub installed with a discharging electrode of the potential generator. The potential generator includes a transformer that is composed of a primary coil and a secondary coil; a feedback control circuit that feeds back one terminal of the secondary coil to one terminal of the primary coil to adjust a voltage of the secondary coil; an output control portion that is provided on the other terminal of the secondary coil to impart a predetermined low frequency vibration to an output of the secondary coil which causes the discharging electrode physically vibrates; and the discharging electrode that is formed of a conductive material and provided on the other terminal of the secondary coil via the output control portion. A vibration frequency of the low frequency vibration applied is 40 Hz to 60 Hz which is determined by the output control portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Inventors: Kanetaka Goto, Takayuki Kato, Kanako Kondo
  • Patent number: 10714733
    Abstract: A battery terminal includes a penetration plate arranged to penetrate from one end portions of annular portions to the other end portions interposing slits, a fastening bolt supported to be rotatable around an axial direction by a threaded hole provided on the other end portion of the penetration plate, and a spacer arranged in contact with the annular portions from the other end portion side of the penetration plate and converting a tightening force in the axial direction arising along with the rotation of the fastening bolt around the axial direction into a pressing force that presses the annular portions from a long-side direction. The penetration plate is arranged to penetrate a clearance of the pair of annular portions. The pair of annular portions includes projecting portions as a clearance reduction portion that reduces the clearance in at least a part of the penetration area of the penetration plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Kato, Takahiro Shiohama, Takashi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10714718
    Abstract: A battery pack has a case. The case has battery cells received therein. The case has a closed-bottom cylindrical case body and a flat plate-shaped lid body. Each of the walls of the case body has an end surface surrounding the opening of the case body. A seal member is provided to the end surfaces of the walls. The seal member has an inner overlapping portion and an outer overlapping portion, which overlap each other. Because of the presence of a sixth bend, the inner overlapping portion has restoring force acting toward the outer overlapping portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Hidefumi Oishi, Takayuki Kato
  • Publication number: 20200180684
    Abstract: A calculator or an electronic control unit (ECU) calculates an instruction value of a column assist torque and a rack assist torque output from a column actuator, or a column motor, and a rack actuator, or a rack motor, based at least on a torsion torque. The calculator includes a base assist controller, a stabilization controller, and an adder. The base assist controller individually or commonly calculates a base assist torque based on the torsion torque. The stabilization controller individually or commonly calculates a stabilization torque for stabilizing a steering system. The adder performs addition of the base assist torque and the stabilization torque.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Shuji KURAMITSU, Hiroyasu OTAKE, Ryo KANO, Yoshifumi MORITA, Hironao WATANABE, Takayuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20200180683
    Abstract: An electric power steering device including a column actuator disposed on a column side of the intermediate shaft and outputting a column assist torque; a rack actuator disposed on a rack side of the intermediate shaft and outputting a rack assist torque; a column torque sensor coaxially disposed with the steering shaft and detecting a column torsion torque; a rack torque sensor coaxially disposed with the intermediate shaft and detecting a rack torsion torque; and a calculator calculating instruction values of the column assist torque and the rack assist torque based on the torsion torques.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Shuji KURAMITSU, Hiroyasu OTAKE, Ryo KANO, Yoshifumi MORITA, Hironao WATANABE, Takayuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20200169207
    Abstract: A motor drive system can detect a misconnection. A motor drive system for driving a motor including a plurality of stator windings includes: an inverter that converts a DC voltage supplied from a DC voltage source into an AC voltage and applies the AC voltage to the motor; a connection switching device that is disposed between the inverter and the motor and can switch a connection state of the stator windings; and a controller that performs abnormality determination on a connection state of the connection switching device on the basis of a current value of a current flowing in each of the stator windings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohiro KUTSUKI, Keiichiro SHIZU, Kazunori HATAKEYAMA, Takashi YAMAKAWA, Takayuki KATO