Patents by Inventor Tomoyuki Suzuki

Tomoyuki 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).

  • Publication number: 20140319909
    Abstract: This power control unit, which stores a power conversion module and a rapid charging device used when charging a battery, is provided with a power conversion chamber, which houses the power conversion module, and a charging device chamber, which houses the charging device, the power conversion chamber and the charging device chamber have a bottom surface in common with each other, the power conversion module and the charging device are affixed to the bottom surface in the respectively corresponding chambers, and an ECU that controls the power conversion module is disposed at a position that is above the charging device and enclosed by a peripheral wall that includes the partition wall that partitions the charging device chamber and the power conversion chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuichi Suzuki, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20140293654
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a light emitting device includes: a light source which emits light; a light guide portion which has an emission surface which emits light and a back surface which opposes to the emission surface, and which has at the back surface a reflecting portion which the light emitted from the light source enters and which reflects the entering light toward the emission surface; a heat transfer portion which opposes to the back surface of the light guide portion and is provided with an interval which is a wavelength of the light or more being spaced from the back surface; and a support portion which is provided between the reflecting portion and the heat transfer portion, and which keeps the interval between the light guide portion and the heat transfer portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Kato, Hiroshi Ohno, Katsumi Hisano, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Tomonao Takamatsu, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20140243495
    Abstract: A polyether preparation method which comprises a polymerization step of subjecting a monoepoxide having at least 2 carbon atoms to ring-opening addition polymerization to an initiator having at least one active hydrogen-containing functional group in the presence of a catalyst in a stirring vessel, to obtain a polyether, wherein the stirring vessel is one wherein a stirring shaft rotatable by an external drive source is provided at the center of the stirring vessel; plate-shaped bottom paddles extending in a radial direction of the stirring vessel are mounted on a lower portion of the stirring shaft; lattice vanes each comprising arm paddles extending in a radial direction and strips extending in an axial direction, are mounted on a portion of the stirring shaft above the bottom paddles; and a discharge nozzle as a monoepoxide-supply means for discharging the monoepoxide to at least two locations below the lower ends of the strips.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeaki ARAI, Tomoyuki SUZUKI, Chitoshi SUZUKI, Hideaki TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20140214292
    Abstract: A control device for continuously variable transmission includes an operating state detection means for detecting an operating state of a vehicle including a vehicle speed and an accelerator pedal opening, a control means for controlling a speed ratio of a continuously variable transmission based on the operating state, an acceleration request determination means for determining the presence or absence of an acceleration request of a driver based on the accelerator pedal opening, and a speed ratio setting means for setting a speed reduction ratio controlled by the control means to be smaller with an increase in an acceleration start vehicle speed if the accelerator pedal opening is equal during acceleration. The control means updates the acceleration start vehicle speed to a vehicle speed at the time of a determination after determining that the accelerator pedal opening has been increased during acceleration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: NISSON MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Suzuki, Akihiro Makiyama
  • Patent number: 8757304
    Abstract: An electric vehicle includes a plurality of electric devices; and a power control unit having a housing, the power control unit is arranged within a motor room, the housing has an upper case, a lower case, and a heat sink housing, the heat sink housing has a heat sink portion, the electric devices are each arranged at the upper and lower sides of the heat sink housing, the electric devices are covered with the upper case and the lower case, the lower case is formed with a recess, and cables that connect an electric device arranged outside the housing and the electric device covered with the upper case enter inside of the upper case through the recess from the undersurface of the heat sink housing, and the cables are connected to the electric device covered with the upper case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi Amano, Ryuta Wakabayashi, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20140155223
    Abstract: A shift control device for a continuously-variable transmission has operation condition detecting means, which detect the operation conditions of a vehicle, a control means, which controls the transmission ratio of the continuously-variable transmission based on the operation conditions, an acceleration demand identifying means, which identifies whether acceleration is demanded by the driver, a linear mode setting means, which, based on the demand for acceleration, sets a linear mode, which provides the transmission ratio such that the input revolution speed of the continuously-variable transmission becomes high compared to a normal mode at the same vehicle speed, a front/rear G detecting means, which detects the front/rear G of the vehicle, and a linear mode cancelling means, which, when it is identified that acceleration is not demanded based on the front/rear G during drive in the linear mode, cancels the linear mode even under conditions to carry out the linear mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8734574
    Abstract: A gas separation membrane is provided which has both excellent gas permeability and gas separation characteristics, particularly permeability of carbon dioxide (CO2) and separation characteristics of carbon dioxide and methane (CH4), at such a high level that has not hitherto been achieved. The gas separation membrane was obtained by heat treating a membrane composed of a hyperbranched polyimide-based material in a non-oxidizing atmosphere.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignees: Ibiden Co., Ltd., National University Corporation Kyoto Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Suzuki, Yasuharu Yamada
  • Publication number: 20140142084
    Abstract: Provided is a compound useful as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for bladder cancer. As a result of studies on compounds having FGFR inhibitory action, the present inventors have found that the nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic compounds of the present invention have inhibitory action on FGFR1, FGFR2, and/or FGFR3, particularly, mutant FGFR3, and thus, the present invention has been accomplished. The nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic compound of the present invention can be used as a therapeutic agent for various cancers related to FGFR1, FGFR2, and/or FGFR3, such as lung cancer and hormone therapy-resistant breast cancer, stomach cancer, triple negative breast cancer, endometrial cancer, bladder cancer, and glioblastoma, particularly as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for mutant FGFR3-positive bladder cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicants: KOTOBUKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Minoru Kameda, Ikumi Kuriwaki, Kazuhiko Iikubo, Hiroyuki Hisamichi, Yuichiro Kawamoto, Hiroyuki Moritomo, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Takashi Futami, Atsushi Suzuki, Kazuhisa Tsunoyama, Makoto Asaumi, Hiroshi Tomiyama, Atsushi Noda, Yoshinori Iwai, Kazuo Tokuzaki, Haruki Okada, Kozo Miyasaka
  • Patent number: 8693874
    Abstract: A transmission system is provided with a transmission apparatus that outputs an ASE light from a transmission light amplifier and with a reception apparatus provided with: a tilt detection unit that detects the optical strength levels of at least two probe lights having different wavelengths from a received ASE light; and a reception light amplifier that performs a first-order tilt correction on light to be output in a linear manner so as to reduce the difference in the optical strength level of the two probe lights detected by the tilt detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignees: Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Telecom Networks Limited
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Suzuki, Kenji Watanabe, Koji Tanonaka, Akihisa Kawaguchi, Takehiro Fujita
  • Publication number: 20140090908
    Abstract: An electric vehicle includes a plurality of electric devices; and a power control unit having a housing, the power control unit is arranged within a motor room, the housing has an upper case, a lower case, and a heat sink housing, the heat sink housing has a heat sink portion, the electric devices are each arranged at the upper and lower sides of the heat sink housing, the electric devices are covered with the upper case and the lower case, the lower case is formed with a recess, and cables that connect an electric device arranged outside the housing and the electric device covered with the upper case enter inside of the upper case through the recess from the undersurface of the heat sink housing, and the cables are connected to the electric device covered with the upper case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2012
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Inventors: Atsushi Amano, Ryuta Wakabayashi, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8643237
    Abstract: There is provided an actuator including a motor and a case adapted to house the motor. In the actuator, an output shaft of the motor is supported by a structured configured such that an elastic member is disposed between the case and at least one end of the output shaft, wherein the elastic member is in contact with a portion of the case in an engaging manner whereby the elastic member is prevented from shifting relative to the case in the rotation direction of the output shaft, and also wherein the elastic member is in contact with a portion of the motor in an engaging manner whereby a body of the motor is prevented from shifting relative to the elastic member in the rotation direction of the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Minebea Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haruka Miyaji, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Masaki Kagawa, Takayuki Matsui
  • Publication number: 20130269918
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a heat exchanger is provided with a manifold, a heat exchange unit and a first porous body. The manifold has an inlet for a medium and an outlet for the medium. The heat exchange unit has a channel which communicates with the outlet. The first channel has a cross section of a typical length which is not more than a predetermined constant. The porous body is provided between the inlet and the outlet, and contains a plurality of pores with a mean diameter which is not more than the typical length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Takuya HONGO, Tomoyuki SUZUKI, Tomonao TAKAMATSU, Mitsuaki KATO, Katsumi HISANO
  • Publication number: 20130241486
    Abstract: A power control unit for an electric vehicle is provided with: a first electric power converter used during traveling and cooled by a first surface of a cooling section; and a second electric power converter used during charging from an electric power source outside the vehicle and cooled by a second surface of the cooling section. The first electric power converter and the second electric power converter are arranged at positions superposed on each other when viewed in the direction from the first surface to the second surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2011
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Tomokage, Atsushi Amano, Yuichi Mochizuki, Yusuke Gotou, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20130223077
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus, comprising: a light source that emits light; a hollow heat-transfer member including an outer surface on which the light source is disposed; and a light guiding member that covers the light source and at least part of the outer surface along the outer surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Kato, Katsumi Hisano, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Tomonao Takamatsu, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20130220718
    Abstract: Provided is an electric automobile that can protect high-voltage components from shocks during impact. The electric automobile, which has a motor room that is separated from the cabin and partitioned at the front of the vehicle body and that houses a driving motor and a power control unit that drives/controls the driving motor, is provided with: a pair of side frames that extend in the front-back direction of the vehicle body at both sides of the vehicle body of the motor room; and a unit support frame that encloses the power control unit on four sides and supports the power control unit. The unit support frame is suspended from the pair of side frames and is fastened to the pair of side frames. The power control unit is supported by the unit support frame at at least the sides excluding that in the backwards direction of vehicle body of the four sides of the unit support frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2011
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Gotou, Atsushi Amano, Ryoji Tomokage, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8500491
    Abstract: An electrical connection device configured with a conductive connection member having a joint portion joined to an electrode member while being pressed against the electrode member in a pressing direction. An insulating support body supports the connection member such that the connection member includes the joint portion which is formed in a flat plate shape and is brought into surface contact with a joint surface of the electrode member. Crossover portions sandwich the joint portion and extend toward both sides along a predetermined extending direction. Supported portions are provided at respective end portions, opposite the joint portion, of the crossover portions on both sides. The support body is disposed at least on both sides of the joint portion in the extending direction and spaced apart from the joint portion, and formed to integrally support the supported portions on both sides of the joint portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8427133
    Abstract: A current detection apparatus where a sensor unit that detects the magnetic field in a predetermined magnetic field detection direction is disposed in a vicinity such that the magnetic field detection direction is substantially orthogonal to an extension direction of the subject bus bar at the detection portion, one of the plurality of bus bars disposed adjacent to the subject bus bar is set as an adjacent bus bar, a plane that is orthogonal to an extension direction of each portion of the adjacent bus bar is set as an extension orthogonal plane of the portion, and the extension direction of each portion of the adjacent bus bar relative to the sensor unit is set such that none of the extension orthogonal planes of the respective portions of the adjacent bus bar pass through the sensor unit in a parallel direction to the magnetic field detection direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Aisin AW Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kohei Ito, Tatsuyuki Uechi, Tomoyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8354559
    Abstract: A polyether is synthesized by ring opening polymerization of an alkylene oxide with an initiator having at least one hydroxyl group, in the presence of a double metal cyanide complex catalyst, then a powder of an inorganic adsorbent containing at least 50 vol % of fine particles having a particle size of at most 26 ?m and further containing at least 90 vol % of fine particles having a particle size of at most 44 ?m, is added to the crude polyether, and a metal derived from the above double metal cyanide complex catalyst is adsorbed on the powder, followed by separating the powder from the crude polyether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Chitoshi Suzuki, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Shigeru Ikai
  • Publication number: 20130002989
    Abstract: A polymer compound containing a structure of the following formula (B): —Ar—??(A) (wherein, Ar represents an arylene group, divalent heterocyclic group, divalent aromatic amine group or divalent group having a metal complex structure.) (wherein, A ring and B ring represent each independently an aromatic ring optionally having a substituent. X1 represents —C(?O)—, —S(?O)—, —S(?O)2—, —P(?O)(R1)—, —C(R1)(R2)—, —C(R2)(R2)—, —B(R1)—, —N(R1)— or —Si(R1)(R1)—. R* represents a hydrogen atom or monovalent or divalent group, R1 represents a hydrogen atom or monovalent group, and R2 represents a monovalent group having a hetero atom. When R1 and R2 are present each in plural number, they may be the same or different.).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takanobu NOGUCHI, Hidenobu KAKIMOTO, Tomoyuki SUZUKI
  • Patent number: D701476
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Kunihiko Kurisu, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Ryuji Kumagai