Patents by Inventor Tamotsu Suzuki

Tamotsu 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).

  • Patent number: 10693092
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion element is provided. The photoelectric conversion element comprises a substrate, a first electrode, an electron transport layer, a hole transport layer, and a second electrode. The electron transport layer comprises a photosensitizing compound. The hole transport layer comprises a basic compound A and an ionic compound B. The basic compound A is represented by the following formula (1): where each of R1 and R2 independently represents an alkyl group or an aromatic hydrocarbon group, or R1 and R2 share bond connectivity to form a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic ring; and the ionic compound B is represented by the following formula (2): where X+ represents a counter cation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuuji Tanaka, Tsuyoshi Matsuyama, Tamotsu Horiuchi, Takahiro Ide, Tokushige Kino, Shigeyo Suzuki, Naomichi Kanei
  • Patent number: 10676311
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing and a device for manufacturing a partial split-fiber fiber bundle and a partial split-fiber fiber bundle obtained are characterized by piercing a fiber splitting means provided with a plurality of protruding parts into a fiber bundle formed from a plurality of single fibers while making the fiber bundle travel along the longitudinal direction thereof and creating a split-fiber processed part, forming entangled parts where single fibers are interlaced at contact parts with the protruding parts in at least one split-fiber processed part, thereafter pulling the fiber splitting means out of the fiber bundle, and after passing through an entanglement accumulation part including the entangled parts, once again piercing the fiber splitting means into the fiber bundle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Kawahara, Tamotsu Suzuki, Katsuhiro Miyoshi
  • Patent number: 10651477
    Abstract: A porous carbon electrode substrate hardly causes a short circuit when used in a fuel cell, and from which carbon fibers protruding from the substrate surface, carbon fibers that protrude from the substrate surface when the porous carbon electrode substrate is pressurized in a direction perpendicular to a surface thereof, and short carbon fibers that are insufficiently bonded at the substrate surface have been sufficiently removed. The porous carbon electrode substrate includes short carbon fibers and carbonized resin bonding the short carbon fibers, the porous carbon electrode substrate having an average short circuit current value measured at a first surface of 10 mA or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Mikio Inoue, Takayuki Oda, Tamotsu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10625477
    Abstract: A reinforcing fiber sheet manufacturing apparatus configured to place a reinforcing fiber bundle on a table includes a fiber bundle supply mechanism configured to feed the reinforcing fiber bundle and equipped with a fiber bundle pressing portion that is configured to press the reinforcing fiber bundle against the table; and a cutting blade located independently of the fiber bundle supply mechanism and configured to cut the reinforcing fiber bundle that is pressed by the fiber bundle pressing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Haruhiko Tsuji, Tamotsu Suzuki, Yasumoto Noguchi, Yasuhiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10626112
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the DESCRIPTION, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. The compound has a superior TRPA1 antagonist activity, and can provide a medicament useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of diseases involving TRPA1 antagonist and TRPA1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: EA PHARMA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kaori Kobayashi, Tamotsu Suzuki, Tomohiro Fujii, Tatsuya Okuzumi
  • Patent number: 10584116
    Abstract: Compounds of represented by formula (I): wherein each symbol is defined herein and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof exhibit TRPA1 antagonist activity and are useful as TRPA1 antagonists and the prophylaxis or treatment of diseases involving TRPA1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: EA Pharma Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kaori Kobayashi, Tamotsu Suzuki, Tatsuya Okuzumi
  • Publication number: 20200070849
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a data set including a requested acceleration as information representing movement of a vehicle in a front-rear direction and any one of a steering angle, a yaw rate, and a rotation radius as information representing movement of the vehicle in a lateral direction from each of a plurality of applications, an arbitration unit configured to perform arbitration of information representing the movement of the vehicle in the front-rear direction and arbitration of information representing the movement of the vehicle in the lateral direction based on a plurality of the data sets received by the receiver, and a first output unit configured to output instruction information for driving an actuator based on an arbitration result of the arbitration unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ikuma SUZUKI, Wataru KANDA, Kaiji ITABASHI, Yoshihisa YAMADA, Kazuki MIYAKE, Tamotsu KONDOH
  • Publication number: 20200066458
    Abstract: To provide a photoelectric conversion element, including a first substrate, a first transparent electrode disposed on the first substrate, a hole-blocking layer disposed on the first transparent electrode, an electron-transporting layer that is disposed on the hole-blocking layer and includes an electron-transporting semiconductor on a surface of which a photosensitizing compound is adsorbed, a hole-transporting layer that is connected to the electron-transporting layer and includes a hole-transporting material, and a second electrode disposed on the hole-transporting layer, wherein the photoelectric conversion element includes an output extraction terminal part configured to extract electricity out from the photoelectric conversion element, and the output extraction terminal part is formed with a plurality of micropores piercing through the hole-blocking layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi MATSUYAMA, Yuuji TANAKA, Tamotsu HORIUCHI, Takahiro IDE, Tokushige KINO, Shigeyo SUZUKI, Naomichi KANEI
  • Patent number: 10569986
    Abstract: A partially separated fiber bundle includes separation-processed sections, each divided into a plurality of bundles of at least three bundles, and not-separation-processed sections, that are alternately formed along the lengthwise direction of a fiber bundle that comprises a plurality of single fibers. The partially separated fiber bundle is characterized in that, at any width-direction cross-section taken along the lengthwise direction thereof, a rate of single fibers contained in a region at which adjacent divided fiber bundles are joined by a not-separation-processed part is 67% or less relative to the total single fibers in the width-direction cross-section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Motohashi, Takafumi Hashimoto, Yasumoto Noguchi, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Tamotsu Suzuki, Chiasa Sato
  • Publication number: 20200039114
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing a coating liquid impregnated sheet-like reinforcing fiber bundle formed by applying a coating liquid to a sheet-like reinforcing fiber bundle that is unidirectionally arranged continuous reinforcing fibers long in one direction. The present invention provides a production method and a coating device of a coating liquid impregnated sheet-like reinforcing fiber bundle, wherein the method and device can effect continuous running without clogging of generated fuzz even at a high running speed and effect efficient impregnation of a coating liquid into the sheet-like reinforcing fiber bundle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Takashi Ochi, So Nishino, Tamotsu Suzuki, Junichi Aoki
  • Publication number: 20190377283
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus is capable of being attached with a toner supply container. The toner supply container stores a toner that is to be supplied to a developing portion. An attachment location of the toner supply container is below a light scanning portion in a vertical direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kazushi Suzuki, Takeshi Sugita, Tamotsu Kaneko, Hisahiro Saito, Yoichiro Maebashi
  • Publication number: 20190263625
    Abstract: A partially separated fiber bundle includes separation-processed sections, each divided into a plurality of bundles of at least three bundles, and not-separation-processed sections, that are alternately formed along the lengthwise direction of a fiber bundle that comprises a plurality of single fibers. The partially separated fiber bundle is characterized in that, at any width-direction cross-section taken along the lengthwise direction thereof, a rate of single fibers contained in a region at which adjacent divided fiber bundles are joined by a not-separation-processed part is 67% or less relative to the total single fibers in the width-direction cross-section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuya Motohashi, Takafumi Hashimoto, Yasumoto Noguchi, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Tamotsu Suzuki, Chiasa Sato
  • Publication number: 20190252129
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion element including a first electrode, an electron transport layer on the first electrode, a charge transfer layer, and a second electrode is provided. The electron transport layer includes an electron transport compound, and the electron transport compound carries a compound represented by the following formula (1) and a compound represented by the following formula (2): where each of X1 and X2 independently represents oxygen atom, sulfur atom, or selenium atom; R1 represents methine group; R2 represents an alkyl group, an aryl group, or a heterocyclic group; each of R3 independently represents an acidic group; m represents an integer of 1 or 2; and each of Z1 and Z2 independently represents a group forming a cyclic structure; R5—R4—COOH??Formula (2) where R4 represents an aryl group or a heterocyclic group; and R5 represents an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, an alkenyl group, an alkylthio group, or an aryl ether group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Tamotsu HORIUCHI, Yuuji TANAKA, Tsuyoshi MATSUYAMA, Takahiro IDE, Tokushige KINO, Shigeyo SUZUKI, Naomichi KANEI
  • Patent number: 10319533
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion element including a first electrode, an electron transport layer on the first electrode, a charge transfer layer, and a second electrode is provided. The electron transport layer includes an electron transport compound, and the electron transport compound carries a compound represented by the following formula (1) and a compound represented by the following formula (2): where each of X1 and X2 independently represents oxygen atom, sulfur atom, or selenium atom; R1 represents methine group; R2 represents an alkyl group, an aryl group, or a heterocyclic group; each of R3 independently represents an acidic group; m represents an integer of 1 or 2; and each of Z1 and Z2 independently represents a group forming a cyclic structure; R5—R4—COOH??Formula (2) where R4 represents an aryl group or a heterocyclic group; and R5 represents an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, an alkenyl group, an alkylthio group, or an aryl ether group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tamotsu Horiuchi, Yuuji Tanaka, Tsuyoshi Matsuyama, Takahiro Ide, Tokushige Kino, Shigeyo Suzuki, Naomichi Kanei
  • Publication number: 20190161890
    Abstract: A partially separated fiber bundle includes separation-processed sections and not-separation-processed sections that are alternately formed along the lengthwise direction of a fiber bundle that includes a plurality of single fibers, wherein the separation-processed sections include a plurality of separated bundles. The content of the not-separation-processed sections is 3% or more and 50% or less of the partially separated fiber bundle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuya Motohashi, Takafumi Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Miyoshi, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Tamotsu Suzuki, Chiasa Sato
  • Publication number: 20190084186
    Abstract: A fiber-reinforced resin molding material containing at least bundled aggregates [A] of discontinuous reinforcing fibers and a matrix resin [M], wherein each of the bundled aggregates [A] is obtained by cutting a partially-separated fiber bundle, prepared by forming separation treatment sections separated into a plurality of bundles and non-separation treatment sections alternately along a lengthwise direction of a fiber bundle including a plurality of single fibers, at an angle ? (0°<?<90°) with respect to the lengthwise direction of the fiber bundle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuya Motohashi, Takafumi Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Miyoshi, Tamotsu Suzuki, Yasumoto Noguchi
  • Publication number: 20190023699
    Abstract: Compounds of represented by formula (I): wherein each symbol is defined herein and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof exhibit TRPA1 antagonist activity and are useful as TRPA1 antagonists and the prophylaxis or treatment of diseases involving TRPA1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: EA Pharma Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kaori KOBAYASHI, Tamotsu SUZUKI, Tatsuya OKUZUMI
  • Publication number: 20180186020
    Abstract: A device for manufacturing a chopped fiber bundle includes a cutter roll provided with one or more disk blades on a circumference of a roll core having a center axis coinciding with a rotation axis of the roll core and a nip roll provided in parallel with the rotation axis of the roll core, to feed a reinforcing fiber yarn to be continuously cut between the nip roll and the cutter roll, further including a rotary drive mechanism that rotates the cutter roll and at least one of: a reciprocating drive mechanism that reciprocates the cutter roll along the rotation axis of the roll core; and a traverse guide that traverses the reinforcing fiber yarn along the rotation axis of the roll core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasumoto Noguchi, Tamotsu Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20180162844
    Abstract: Compounds represented by formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined herein exhibit superior TRPA1 antagonist activity and are useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of diseases involving TRPA1 antagonist and TRPA1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: EA PHARMA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kaori KOBAYASHI, Tamotsu Suzuki, Tatsuya Okuzumi
  • Publication number: 20180069245
    Abstract: A porous carbon electrode substrate hardly causes a short circuit when used in a fuel cell, and from which carbon fibers protruding from the substrate surface, carbon fibers that protrude from the substrate surface when the porous carbon electrode substrate is pressurized in a direction perpendicular to a surface thereof, and short carbon fibers that are insufficiently bonded at the substrate surface have been sufficiently removed. The porous carbon electrode substrate includes short carbon fibers and carbonized resin bonding the short carbon fibers, the porous carbon electrode substrate having an average short circuit current value measured at a first surface of 10 mA or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Mikio Inoue, Takayuki Oda, Tamotsu Suzuki