Patents by Inventor Takayuki Kondo

Takayuki Kondo 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).

  • Patent number: 10793819
    Abstract: A liquid injection method for injecting a liquid into a culture vessel includes tilting the culture vessel around a horizontal axis at a tilt angle (X°) of greater than 0° and 50° or less, wherein adherent cells are adhered to the culture vessel; and injecting the liquid into the culture vessel at a predetermined linear velocity (Y mm/s) via a wall surface of the culture vessel tilted at the tilt angle (X°), wherein the tilt angle (X) and the linear velocity (Y) satisfy the following (formula 1): Y?5.075X+123 (formula 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: KANEKA CORPORATION, KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tomohisa Kato, Kazuya Hamada, Haruhisa Inoue, Takayuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 10788814
    Abstract: An encoder includes a base portion, a scale portion that is provided to be relatively rotatable with respect to the base portion, and has a plurality of marks, an imaging element that is disposed in the base portion, and images the marks, and an estimation portion that performs template matching on a captured image in the imaging element by using a reference image, in which the plurality of marks include a first mark and a second mark, and the estimation portion counts the number of pixels of the imaging element corresponding to a rotation angle of the scale portion with respect to the base portion until a position of the second mark is detected from detection of a position of the first mark, and performs calibration on the basis of the counted number of pixels and the rotation angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Daiki Tokushima, Takayuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200303372
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes two cell rows, each of which is formed of a plurality of transistor cells aligned in parallel to each other. Each of the plurality of transistor cells includes a collector region, a base region, and an emitter region that are disposed above a substrate. A plurality of collector extended wiring lines are each connected to the collector region of a corresponding one of the plurality of transistor cells and are extended in a direction intersecting an alignment direction of the plurality of transistor cells. A collector integrated wiring line connects the plurality of collector extended wiring lines to each other. A collector intermediate integrated wiring line that is disposed between the two cell rows in plan view connects the plurality of collector extended wring lines extended from the plurality of transistor cells that belong to one of the two cell rows to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji SASAKI, Masao KONDO, Shigeki KOYA, Shinnosuke TAKAHASHI, Yasunari UMEMOTO, Isao OBU, Takayuki TSUTSUI
  • Publication number: 20200294554
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment includes a substrate, first and second conductive layers, and a first pillar. The first conductive layer is provided above the substrate and includes a first N-type semiconductor region and a first P-type semiconductor region. The second conductive layers are provided above the first conductive layer and stacked at intervals. The first pillar includes a first semiconductor layer and a first insulating layer. The first semiconductor layer is provided through the second conductive layers and is in contact with each of the first N-type semiconductor region and the first P-type semiconductor region. The first insulating layer is provided between the first semiconductor layer and the second conductive layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki KAKEGAWA, Shinya NAITO, Masaki KONDO, Takashi KURUSU, Hiroshi TAKEDA, Nayuta KARIYA
  • Patent number: 10775204
    Abstract: Template matching with an image captured by the first imaging element is performed to obtain a first movement amount in a circumferential direction of the first mark, template matching with an image captured by the second imaging element is performed to obtain a second movement amount in a circumferential direction of the second mark, and a rotation angle is calculated and output by using the first movement amount and the second movement amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Takayuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 10759055
    Abstract: An encoder includes a base portion, a scale portion that is provided to be relatively movable or rotatable with respect to the base portion, and has three or more marks which are different from each other, an imaging element that is disposed in the base portion, and images the marks, and an estimation portion that selects at least one reference image from among three or more reference images, performs template matching on a captured image in the imaging element by using the reference image, so as to detect positions of the marks, and estimates a movement state or a rotation state of the scale portion with respect to the base portion, in which the estimation portion predicts a reference image to be used for post-template matching on the basis of a result of pre-template matching, and performs the post-template matching by using the predicted reference image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki Kondo, Daiki Tokushima
  • Patent number: 10753328
    Abstract: A fuel supply device has a cover member which is attached to an opening of a fuel tank, a pump unit provided with a pump, and a connecting portion for connecting the cover member and the pump unit. The fuel supply device has a connecting shaft which is formed on either one of the connecting portion or the pump unit, and a connecting hole which is formed on the other. The fuel supply device has a guide mechanism which can guide the pump unit. The guide mechanism includes a first guide portion formed at the connecting portion and a second guide portion formed at the pump unit. One of the first guide portion or the second guide portion includes a protruding portion which protrudes in a position spaced apart from the connecting shaft. The other guide portion is formed to restrict a movable range of the protruding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: ASIAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Murakoshi, Koji Yoshida, Tatsuki Fukui, Shinya Higashi, Takuya Kono, Takayuki Kondo, Akihiro Yano
  • Publication number: 20200246510
    Abstract: A resin composition for a medical device to be subjected to gas low-temperature sterilization includes a resin and an ion exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji KOBAYASHI, Takayuki KONDO, Rieko NIINO, Masaya IWAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200251579
    Abstract: A bipolar transistor includes a collector layer, a base layer, and an emitter layer that are formed in this order on a compound semiconductor substrate. The emitter layer is disposed inside an edge of the base layer in plan view. A base electrode is disposed on partial regions of the emitter layer and the base layer so as to extend from an inside of the emitter layer to an outside of the base layer in plan view. An insulating film is disposed between the base electrode and a portion of the base layer, with the portion not overlapping the emitter layer. An alloy layer extends from the base electrode through the emitter layer in a thickness direction and reaches the base layer. The alloy layer contains at least one element constituting the base electrode and elements constituting the emitter layer and the base layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Isao OBU, Yasunari UMEMOTO, Masahiro SHIBATA, Shigeki KOYA, Masao KONDO, Takayuki TSUTSUI
  • 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: 10665704
    Abstract: A bipolar transistor includes a collector layer, a base layer, and an emitter layer that are formed in this order on a compound semiconductor substrate. The emitter layer is disposed inside an edge of the base layer in plan view. A base electrode is disposed on partial regions of the emitter layer and the base layer so as to extend from an inside of the emitter layer to an outside of the base layer in plan view. An insulating film is disposed between the base electrode and a portion of the base layer, with the portion not overlapping the emitter layer. An alloy layer extends from the base electrode through the emitter layer in a thickness direction and reaches the base layer. The alloy layer contains at least one element constituting the base electrode and elements constituting the emitter layer and the base layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Isao Obu, Yasunari Umemoto, Masahiro Shibata, Shigeki Koya, Masao Kondo, Takayuki Tsutsui
  • Publication number: 20200159251
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a communicator configured to receive driving information from a management server, a controller configured to drive the vehicle on the basis of the driving information from the communicator, a manager configured to manage a compartment of the vehicle in which a service user receives a service from a service provider, and an interface set up in association with service-related information provided by the service provider and the compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi, Yuji Yasui, Shion Tokunaga, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kazuki Nishioka, Yudai Hirohata, Hisakazu Yamane, Takayuki Shimoyamada, Kovi Ahego, Liyan Liu, Hirotaka Uchitomi, Masashi Yuki, Takafumi Hirose, Jun Ito, Rie Fukushima, Masaaki Onoda, Christopher Lang
  • Publication number: 20200141502
    Abstract: The present invention provides a flow channel switching valve with a reduced number of components as well as a reduced weight, and a method for assembling the same. A valve shaft adapted to be coupled to a valve element so as to transmit torque of a rotary drive portion to the valve element is inserted through a vertical through-hole, which penetrates through the valve element in the direction of the rotation axis O (i.e., vertical direction), and through a fit-insertion hole provided in a valve body. Then, a drive gear that forms the rotary drive portion is fixed to the upper coupling portion of the valve shaft protruding from the fit-insertion hole so that the valve shaft is rotatably supported with respect to the valve body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Fujikoki Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke KONDO, Kenichi MOCHIZUKI, Masashi YAMASHITA, Seiichi HARA, Takayuki MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 10641979
    Abstract: An optical fiber rack includes a rack part on which a plurality of termination units arranged in a vertical direction are located, a first optical fiber housing part in which extra length wiring parts of a plurality of first optical fibers connected with each of the plurality of termination units are housed, a second optical fiber housing part in which an extra length wiring part of a second optical fiber connected with any of the termination units is housed, and a partition plate partitioning the first optical fiber housing part from the second optical fiber housing part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., Japan Communication Accessories Manufacturing Co., Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTIC LIGHTWAVE CORP.
    Inventors: Takayasu Yamauchi, Tomohiko Ueda, Takayuki Yokochi, Takashi Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200087458
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polyamide composition containing 50 to 99 parts by mass of an aliphatic polyamide (1A) formed from a diamine and a dicarboxylic acid, and 1 to 50 parts by mass of a semi-aromatic polyamide (1B) containing a dicarboxylic acid unit that includes at least 75 mol % of isophthalic acid and a diamine unit that includes at least 50 mol % of a diamine of 4 to 10 carbon atoms, wherein the tan ? peak temperature of the polyamide composition is at least 90° C., and the weight average molecular weight Mw of the polyamide composition satisfies 15,000?Mw?35,000. The invention also provides a molded article or the like formed using the polyamide composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinji IEDA, Koichi NAGASE, Hisho YAMADA, Jun MIKAMI, Takayuki WAKITA, Yoshifumi ARAKI, Kimiaki KAWATANI, Tomoyo OKUMURA, Yoshikimi KONDO, Kazunori TERADA
  • Patent number: 10582717
    Abstract: A storage device includes a potential generator; and a compartment for determining a storage space formed around 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: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Inventors: Kanetaka Goto, Takayuki Kato, Kanako Kondo
  • Patent number: 10580667
    Abstract: A heat treatment apparatus is provided with two cool chambers, that is, a first cool chamber and a second cool chamber. A semiconductor wafer before treatment is alternately carried into the first cool chamber or the second cool chamber and then transported to a heat treatment part by a transport robot after a nitrogen purge is performed. The semiconductor wafer after being heat-treated in the heat treatment part is alternately transported to the first cool chamber or the second cool chamber to be cooled. A sufficient cooling time is secured for the independent semiconductor wafer, and a reduction in throughput as the whole heat treatment apparatus can be suppressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takayuki Aoyama, Yasuaki Kondo, Shinji Miyawaki, Shinichi Kato, Kazuhiko Fuse, Hideaki Tanimura, Akitsugu Ueda, Hikaru Kawarazaki, Masashi Furukawa
  • Publication number: 20200018395
    Abstract: A piston ring which is resinous includes an annular main body portion having an inner peripheral surface and an outer peripheral surface facing each other and a pair of side surfaces interconnecting the inner peripheral surface and the outer peripheral surface and a joint portion 3 formed in the main body portion. The joint portion has a step shape when viewed from at least one of the pair of side surfaces and the outer peripheral surface. The outer peripheral surface has a tapered surface having an outer diameter increasing from a side of one side surface of the pair of side surfaces of the main body portion toward a side of the other side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA RIKEN
    Inventors: Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Takayuki YOGUCHI, Takayuki KONDO, Masaaki FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10533651
    Abstract: A gap adjustment member includes a main body and an outward protrusion. The main body portion has a diameter less than or equal to the diameter of a mounting hole. The outward protrusion protrudes outwardly on an outer perimeter surface of the main body portion, the number of the protrusions being less than or equal to the number of recessed grooves. A diameter of a circumscribing circle, which circumscribes the main body portion and passes a projecting end of the protrusion, and a crossing point, in which a line that passes the projecting end and a center of the main body portion intersects the outer perimeter surface of the main body portion, and which is a crossing point on the opposite side of the projecting end, is configured to be greater than the diameter of the mounting hole and less than or equal to the diameter of an annular groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Aichi Machine Industry, Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasushi Suzumura, Takayuki Nakashima, Hitoshi Oya, Toshitaka Tsuji, Hiromasa Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200010856
    Abstract: Provided is a method for altering a targeted site of a DNA in a cell, including a step of stimulating the cell with a factor inducing a DNA modifying enzyme endogenous to the cell, and bringing a complex of a nucleic acid sequence-recognizing module specifically binding to a target nucleotide sequence in a given DNA and a DNA modifying enzyme-binding module bonded to each other into contact with the DNA to convert one or more nucleotides in the targeted site to other one or more nucleotides or delete one or more nucleotides, or insert one or more nucleotides into the targeted site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KOBE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Keiji NISHIDA, Akihiko KONDO, Takayuki ARAZOE, Shin YOSHIOKA