Takeshi Endo 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: According to one embodiment, a storage device includes a magnetoresistive effect element comprising a nonmagnetic layer and a stacked body on the nonmagnetic layer. The stacked body includes a first ferromagnetic layer on the nonmagnetic layer, a second ferromagnetic layer exchange-coupled with the first ferromagnetic layer, and a magnetic layer between the first ferromagnetic layer and the second ferromagnetic layer. The magnetic layer includes a magnetic material and at least one compound selected from among a carbide, a nitride, and a boride.
Abstract: In the present invention, sign information displayed on road signs installed above a road are associated with lanes more accurately. This vehicle control device 1 acquires the number of lanes, in the direction of movement of a host vehicle, on a road on which the host vehicle is traveling, and assigns a lane sequence code indicating the layout sequence to each of the lanes indicated by the number of lanes. The vehicle control device 1 acquires the position of a road sign installed above the road and sign information displayed on the road sign from a captured image of the road sign, and, if there are two or more items of sign information, assigns a sign information sequence code indicating the layout sequence to each of the items of sign information on the basis of the position of the road sign.
Abstract: A battery includes an electrode group including an air electrode and a negative electrode stacked with a separator therebetween, and an accommodating bag accommodating the electrode group along with an alkali electrolyte solution. The air electrode includes a catalyst for an air secondary battery. This catalyst for an air secondary battery is produced by a method for producing a catalyst for an air secondary battery, the method including a precursor preparation step of preparing a bismuth-ruthenium oxide precursor, a calcination step of calcining the bismuth-ruthenium oxide precursor obtained in this precursor preparation step to form a bismuth-ruthenium oxide, and a nitric acid treatment step of immersing the bismuth-ruthenium oxide obtained by this calcination step in a nitric acid aqueous solution.
Abstract: A substrate (11) of an exhaust gas purification catalyst (10) includes inflow-side cells (21), outflow-side cells (22), and porous partition walls (23), each porous partition wall separating the cells (21, 22) from each other. A first catalyst portions (14) is provided at least on a portion of a side of the partition wall (23) that faces the inflow-side cell (21), the portion being located on an upstream side in an exhaust gas flow direction, and a second catalyst portion (15) is provided at least on a portion of a side of the partition wall that faces the outflow-side cell, the portion being located on a downstream side in the exhaust gas flow direction.
Abstract: A vehicle lamp has a roof unit. The roof unit includes a plurality of types of light output units having different illumination functions, a light emission drive unit configured to cause the plurality of types of light output units to output lights, and a monitoring sensor. The roof unit is arranged at a roof part of a vehicle.
Abstract: A substrate (11) includes an inflow-side cell (21), an outflow-side cell (22), and a porous, gas-permeable partition wall (23) that separates the inflow-side cell (21) and the outflow-side cell (22) from each other, and also includes a first catalyst portion (14) that is provided on a side of the partition wall (23) that faces the inflow-side cell (21) at least at a portion in upstream side in an exhaust gas flow direction, and a second catalyst portion (15) that is provided on a side of the partition wall that faces the outflow-side cell at least at a portion in downstream side.
Abstract: A charged particle device includes an electron emitting part for emitting electrons, an electron irradiated part configured to be irradiated with the electrons emitted from the electron emitting part, a container part configured to evacuate an interior thereof and contain the electron irradiated part in the interior thereof, an electric wire containing part configured to be inserted from an outside of the container part via an insertion part provided in the container part to contain an electric wire through which electricity is conducted to the electron irradiated part contained in the container part, and an insertion-part-side protrusion part configured to surround the electric wire containing part and protrude from a vicinity of the insertion part on an inner wall of the container part to an interior of the container part.
Abstract: A downhole acoustic tool and method of use are provided. The acoustic tool includes an acoustic tool body. In addition, a transmitter section located along the acoustic tool body, including four or more transmitters to be driven so as to excite multi-mode waveforms. The acoustic tool further includes an array receiver section located along the acoustic tool body, containing a receiver sub-section comprising four or more receivers axially aligned with the four or more transmitters and spaced axially apart from the transmitter section. The acoustic tool also includes a processor configured to drive the transmitter section to excite multi-mode waveforms and to extract the multi-mode waveforms detected by the receiver section for interpretation of formation properties. A method for measuring a formation using the described acoustic tool is also provided.
March 3, 2016
Date of Patent:
December 8, 2020
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Atsushi Oshima, Nicholas Andrew Robinson, Naoki Sakiyama, Hiroshi Nakajima, Hiroaki Yamamoto, Takeshi Endo, Henri-Pierre Valero
Abstract: A vehicle air conditioning device includes a compressor and a controller. The controller is configured to set an upper limit value of the rotation speed of the compressor based on a combination of whether the speed of the vehicle is lower than a predetermined speed and whether a rotation speed of a fan device for a condenser is lower than a predetermined rotation speed.
Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an ion detector provided with a structure for suppressing degradation over time in an electron multiplication mechanism in the ion detector. The ion detector includes a dynode unit, serving as an electron multiplication mechanism, which multiplies secondary electrons which are emitted in response to incidence of ions, and a semiconductor detector having an electron multiplication function. Further, a focus electrode having an opening that allows passage of secondary electrons is disposed on a trajectory of secondary electrons which are directed from the dynode unit toward the semiconductor detector, and the focus electrode functions to guide secondary electrons from the dynode unit onto an electron incidence surface of the semiconductor detector.
Abstract: There is provided an on-vehicle display controller including a video data acquiring unit configured to acquire captured video data obtained through imaging by an imager that is configured to image surroundings of a vehicle, a detecting unit configured to detect at least one following vehicle in the captured video data, an identifying unit configured to identify a lower part of the following vehicle detected by the detecting unit, a display video data generating unit configured to set a clipping area of the captured video data so as to include the lower part of the following vehicle identified by the identifying unit, and generate display video data by performing clipping the clipping area from the captured video data, and a display controller configured to cause a display used in the vehicle to display the display video data generated by the display video data generating unit.
Abstract: In a semiconductor device, a first semiconductor chip and a second semiconductor chip are disposed between a first support member and a second support member. A first underlayer bonding material is disposed between the first semiconductor chip and the first support member. A second underlayer bonding material is disposed between the second semiconductor chip and the first support member. A first upper layer bonding material is disposed between the first semiconductor chip and the second support member. A second upper layer bonding material is disposed between the second semiconductor chip and the second support member.
Abstract: A variable capacity compressor includes a compression chamber that compresses a working fluid, an inlet chamber to house the working fluid to be compressed, a discharge chamber to house the working fluid compressed in the compression chamber and discharged therefrom, a control pressure chamber to house a swash plate rotating in accordance with a rotation of the drive shaft, a supply passage to facilitate communication between the discharge chamber and the control pressure chamber, a bleed passage to facilitate communication between the control pressure chamber and the inlet chamber, a first control valve including a first valve portion to adjust an opening degree of the supply passage, a second control valve provided on the bleed passage and including a spool housing recess formed on the bleed passage, and a back pressure chamber between the spool and a bottom of the spool housing recess.
Abstract: An air electrode catalyst for an air secondary battery includes a pyrochlore-type composite oxide having two or more crystal structures having a different amount of oxygen. A battery, according to some embodiments, includes an electrode group including an air electrode and a negative electrode stacked with a separator therebetween, and a container accommodating the electrode group along with an alkali electrolyte solution, wherein the air electrode includes the air electrode catalyst. The air electrode catalyst may have a pyrochlore-type composite oxide having a crystal structure represented by Bi2Ru2O6.92 and a crystal structure represented by Bi2Ru2O7.33.
Abstract: A contact management system includes a first communication terminal and a managing device. The first communication terminal stores first contacts and has a first application program installed therein. The managing device includes a storage device and a first processor. The storage device stores application information related to respective application programs installed in any of communication terminals included in a first terminal group. The first processor receives, from the first communication terminal, a first inquiry about first contact information to be provided to the first application program. The first processor acquires first application information related to the first application and second application information related to second application programs installed in respective second communication terminals included in the first terminal group. The second communication terminals correspond to the respective first contacts.
Abstract: A vehicular display control device includes a video acquiring unit configured to acquire video data captured by a rear camera configured to capture a rear view of a vehicle, a frequency detecting unit configured to detect a frequency of a driver's action in the vehicle for changing a range of view with respect to a display installed in front of the driver, a video data generating unit configured to clip, when the frequency of the driver's action detected by the frequency detecting unit becomes high, a clipping range in the captured video data acquired by the video acquiring unit wider than a clipping range before the frequency of the driver's action becomes high to generate video data for a predetermined time, and a display controller configured to cause a display installed in front of the driver to display the video data generated by the video data generating unit.
Abstract: A fluorene derivative represented by General Formula (1) below. X1—Y—X2??General Formula (1) In the General Formula (1), X1 represents a cyclic carbonate group including a carbonate bond [—O—C(?O)—O—], X2 represents a cyclic carbonate group including a carbonate bond [—O—C(?O)—O—], and Y represents a bivalent group including a 9,9-bisaryl fluorene skeleton.
January 24, 2018
Date of Patent:
June 30, 2020
DEXERIALS CORPORATION, KINKI UNIVERSITY
Abstract: According to an embodiment, in a CEM assembly and the like, it is possible to reduce a size of a voltage supply circuit configured to stabilize a voltage to be applied to a channel electron multiplier. The CEM assembly includes a CEM and a voltage supply circuit. The CEM includes an input electrode, a multiplication channel, and an output electrode. The voltage supply circuit includes a power source unit and a constant voltage generation unit. A potential of an input electrode A is set by an electromotive force generated by the power source unit. The constant voltage generation unit includes a constant voltage supply unit configured to cause voltage drop. A target potential set at an output-side reference node is maintained by the voltage drop of the constant voltage supply unit.
Abstract: An apparatus according to the present invention in which a first substrate including a photoelectric conversion element and a gate electrode of a transistor, and a second substrate including a peripheral circuit portion are placed upon each other. The first substrate does not include a high-melting-metal compound layer, and the second substrate includes a high-melting-metal compound layer.
Abstract: Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to characterize acoustic dispersions in a borehole. An example apparatus includes a dispersion analyzer to characterize an acoustic wave dispersion in a borehole in a formation by calculating a quality indicator corresponding to the acoustic wave dispersion, and a report generator to prepare a report including a recommendation to perform an operation on the borehole based on the quality indicator.