Patents by Inventor Toshiyuki Kobayashi

Toshiyuki Kobayashi 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: 20240193456
    Abstract: Provided is a quantum information processing apparatus and a quantum information processing apparatus system including: a quantum module array in which a plurality of quantum modules are arranged in an array; a control module configured to perform an operation of forming entanglement between the quantum modules and control of measurement of a quantum state of the quantum modules; and a driving apparatus configured to rotate at least one of the quantum module array and the control module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: TOSHIYUKI KOBAYASHI, HIROMI CAPORALE
  • Publication number: 20240142902
    Abstract: A heat pipe includes a tubular member that is a hollow member in which liquid is encapsulated and of which an inner surface is subjected to an oxidation treatment in advance and a movement section that moves the liquid encapsulated and liquefied in the tubular member along a longitudinal direction of the tubular member by means of a capillary phenomenon and of which a surface is subjected to an oxidation treatment in advance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi KOYANAGI, Jouta Kobayashi, Keitaro Mori, Kazuyoshi Itoh, Toshiyuki Miyata, Toru Inoue
  • Patent number: 11972229
    Abstract: Semiconductor devices and multiply-accumulate operation devices are disclosed. In one example, a semiconductor device includes synapses in which a nonvolatile variable resistance element taking a first resistance value and a second resistance value lower than the first resistance value and a fixed resistance element having a resistance value higher than the second resistance value are connected in series. An output line outputs a sum of currents flowing through the plurality of synapses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignees: Sony Group Corporation, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Rui Morimoto, Jun Okuno, Masanori Tsukamoto, Yusuke Shuto
  • Publication number: 20240134306
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a belt member that cyclically moves, a pressing unit that comes into contact with the belt member and presses a recording medium moving between the belt member and the pressing unit, and a heat source that includes a base material, a resistance heating element disposed on a surface of the base material along a longitudinal direction of the base material, and an insulator covering the resistance heating element and that comes into contact with the pressing unit via the belt member to heat an inner surface of the belt member, in which the insulator is formed to cover a corner portion of the base material in a direction of movement of the belt member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp
    Inventors: Keitaro MORI, Toru INOUE, Toshiyuki MIYATA, Kiyoshi KOYANAGI, Sou MORIZAKI, Motoharu NAKAO, Kazuyoshi ITOH, Jouta KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20240127982
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a converting portion having a plurality of electrical conductors to be arranged in mutual separation and a medium arranged so as to mutually connect the plurality of electrical conductors, wherein the converting portion is the information processing apparatus to convert an input signal to an output signal. The medium includes the electrolyte and is configured to be capable of controlling an electrical conductivity of an electrically conductive path mutually electrically connecting the plurality of electrical conductors, and the medium is selected such that the electrical conductivity of the electrically conductive path changes over time with the input signal not being present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE FOUNDATION, TOYOTA PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOTTORI UNIVERSITY, NAGASE & CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki AKINAGA, Hisashi SHIMA, Yasuhisa NAITOH, Hiroshi SATOU, Dan SATOU, Takuma MATSUO, Kentaro KINOSHITA, Toshiyuki ITOH, Toshiki NOKAMI, Masakazu KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11956969
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor storage device that includes a substrate, a first storage element formed on the substrate and including a first insulating film, and a second storage element formed on the substrate and including a second insulating film having a film thickness of equal to or greater than 0.5 times and equal to or less than 2 times a film thickness of the first insulating film, the second storage element differing from the first storage element in power consumption at a time of writing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11953708
    Abstract: A camera device includes a first filter configured to restrict a transverse wave component of incident light having light of a plurality of different wavelength bands generated based on birefringence in a car film from a vehicle to which the car film is adhered, a lens on which a vertical wave component of the incident light transmitted through the first filter is incident, a second filter configured to restrict a vertical wave component of the incident light in a visible region among the vertical wave component of the incident light imaged by the lens, and an imaging element configured to image the vehicle as a subject based on a vertical wave component of the incident light in a near-infrared region transmitted through the second filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: I-PRO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki Yamada, Jyouji Wada, Toshiyuki Sano, Akito Omata, Yuma Kobayashi, Naoaki Tomisaka
  • Publication number: 20240096210
    Abstract: To provide a roadside communication device that can transfer, to an appropriate vehicle, information from another vehicle; a roadside communication method; and a recording medium, this roadside communication device comprises: a reception unit that receives a first wireless signal from a first moving body; a determination unit that determines a notification target range on the basis of at least one among the traffic properties of a road where the first moving body is located, the environmental state of the road, and the attributes of information included in the first wireless signal; and a transmission unit that transmits a second wireless signal including said information to a wireless terminal within the notification target range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiyuki KONDO, Kosei KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11933319
    Abstract: A motor-driven compressor, a housing structure for a motor-driven compressor, and a method of installing a soundproof cover on a motor-driven compressor are provided. A soundproof cover includes layers that include a first layer and a second layer. The first layer is placed over a housing, and the second layer is placed over the first layer. Each of the layers includes a first segment and a second segment. A second selection layer is located inward of a first selection layer. A boundary in the second selection layer is located above the boundary of the first selection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Noritaka Nishimori, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Ryuji Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20240075789
    Abstract: A control device includes a controller that executes determining a connection between a first unit that has a boarding space which allows a user to board and is provided with a predetermined facility and that is provided with a first path through which a fluid used in the predetermined facility passes and a second unit that is configured to be separated from and connected to the first unit and that has a drive device of a vehicle that is formed by being connected to the first unit, and supplying the fluid in the first path to a second unit side to absorb heat generated from the drive device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshinari OGAWA, Kohta TARAO, Shinya KIJIMA, Osamu FUKAWATASE, Koji YASUI, Toshiyuki KOBAYASHI, Hitomi NAKATANI, Kuniaki JINNAI, Nobuki HAYASHI, Masahiro NAGANO, Akihiro ITO
  • Patent number: 11850910
    Abstract: A control device includes a controller that executes determining a connection between a first unit that has a boarding space which allows a user to board and is provided with a predetermined facility and that is provided with a first path through which a fluid used in the predetermined facility passes and a second unit that is configured to be separated from and connected to the first unit and that has a drive device of a vehicle that is formed by being connected to the first unit, and supplying the fluid in the first path to a second unit side to absorb heat generated from the drive device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshinari Ogawa, Kohta Tarao, Shinya Kijima, Osamu Fukawatase, Koji Yasui, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Hitomi Nakatani, Kuniaki Jinnai, Nobuki Hayashi, Masahiro Nagano, Akihiro Ito
  • Patent number: 11837270
    Abstract: A ferroelectric memory is intended to reduce an applied voltage required at the times of writing and reading. A ferroelectric capacitor includes a ferroelectric film and a top electrode and a bottom electrode including materials with different work functions formed above and below the ferroelectric film. The transistor is connected to either the top electrode or the bottom electrode to select the ferroelectric capacitor. A drive control unit applies, at the times of writing and reading, a voltage lower than that at the time of erasing by a predetermined potential difference to the ferroelectric film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignees: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Okuno, Toshiyuki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20230313798
    Abstract: An electric compressor includes a compression member compressing fluid drawn from a suction chamber and discharging the compressed fluid to a discharge chamber, an electric motor driving the compression member, an inverter driving the electric motor, a housing in which the suction chamber and the discharge chamber are formed and that accommodates the compression member, the electric motor, and the inverter, the housing including an inverter accommodation portion, a soundproof cover covering an outer surface of the housing, and a nameplate including predetermined information. The nameplate is provided on at least one of a first outer surface of the outer surface corresponding to the inverter accommodation portion and a second outer surface of the outer surface corresponding to the discharge portion. The soundproof cover has a window through the nameplate is viewed and which is formed in a part of the soundproof cover corresponding to the nameplate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Noritaka NISHIMORI, Toshiyuki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230296113
    Abstract: A motor-driven compressor, a housing structure for a motor-driven compressor, and a method of installing a soundproof cover on a motor-driven compressor are provided. A soundproof cover includes layers that include a first layer and a second layer. The first layer is placed over a housing, and the second layer is placed over the first layer. Each of the layers includes a first segment and a second segment. A second selection layer is located inward of a first selection layer. A boundary in the second selection layer is located above the boundary of the first selection layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Noritaka NISHIMORI, Toshiyuki KOBAYASHI, Ryuji WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11760382
    Abstract: An information processing device for managing a vehicle including a toilet unit, a tank unit connected to the toilet unit for storing waste that flows from the toilet unit, and a traveling unit capable of moving the toilet unit and the tank unit. The information processing device performs control for disconnecting the traveling unit from the toilet unit and the tank unit when installing a toilet. The information processing device includes a control unit configured to acquire a storage amount of waste in the tank unit and to generate commands to the traveling unit to cause the traveling unit to replace the tank unit when the storage amount of waste becomes equal to or larger than a predetermined amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Daiki Kubo, Yosuke Nozaki, Tsukasa Nakanishi, Hironori Aoyama, Seiji Yogo, Tae Sugimura, Yasuhiro Kobatake, Shinya Kijima, Osamu Fukawatase, Koji Yasui, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Hitomi Nakatani, Toshinari Ogawa, Kohta Tarao, Kuniaki Jinnai, Sayaka Ninoyu, Takeshi Yamada, Nobuki Hayashi, Masahiro Nagano, Ryo Sato, Akihiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20230287887
    Abstract: An electric compressor includes a compression part configured to compress fluid, an electric motor configured to drive the compression part, a housing accommodating the compression part and the electric motor, a soundproof cover covering the housing, and a nameplate attached to the housing and including a predetermined information. The housing includes a protrusion that is a part of the housing and protrudes out of the soundproof cover through a hole formed in the soundproof cover. The nameplate is provided on the protrusion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Toshiharu AWA, Takayuki KATO, Toshiyuki MIYANO, Noritaka NISHIMORI, Toshiyuki KOBAYASHI, Yasuaki NAKANO
  • Patent number: 11731708
    Abstract: A facility provides an infrastructure service to a vehicle including a first unit that includes a driving wheel and a second unit that has a vehicle cabin space and is separable from the first unit. The facility includes a connection unit that connects to the second unit and a provision unit that provides the infrastructure service to the second unit when the connection unit is connected to the second unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshinari Ogawa, Kohta Tarao, Shinya Kijima, Osamu Fukawatase, Koji Yasui, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Hitomi Nakatani, Kuniaki Jinnai, Nobuki Hayashi, Masahiro Nagano, Akihiro Ito
  • Patent number: 11715993
    Abstract: A motor-driven compressor includes a compression unit, an electric motor, a drive circuit, a first housing, a second housing, and a soundproofing material. The second housing covers at least part of an outer surface of the first housing. The soundproofing material is arranged between the outer surface of the first housing and an area that includes an inner surface and a wall surface of the second housing. The soundproofing material has sound insulating properties. The soundproofing material includes a sound absorbing layer and a sound insulating layer. A first region and a second region are formed between the outer surface of the first housing and the area that includes the inner surface and the wall surface of the second housing. An air layer is formed in the second region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Noritaka Nishimori, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Takayuki Kato
  • Publication number: 20220307506
    Abstract: An electric compressor includes a compression portion, an electric motor, an inverter, a housing, a support bracket, a vibration insulator, and a soundproofing cover. The compression portion is configured to compress a fluid. The electric motor is configured to drive the compression portion. The inverter is configured to drive the electric motor. The housing includes an outer peripheral surface that has a cylindrical shape and accommodates the compression portion, the electric motor, and the inverter. The support bracket is fastened to the housing and supports the housing to an object to which the electric compressor is mounted. The vibration insulator is interposed between the support bracket and the object. The soundproofing cover is made of an elastically deformable sound absorbing material and covers the housing and the support bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Noritaka NISHIMORI, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Suehiro Fukazawa, Toshiyuki Miyano, Takayuki Kato
  • Patent number: 11403670
    Abstract: The information processing device includes a controller that executes acquiring at least one of first information related to advertisement activity from a second unit that is usable as a vehicle cabin of a vehicle and is disposed separately from a first unit having a drive unit of the vehicle, the second unit being provided for the advertisement activity, and second information related to a movement of a person within a first predetermined range from a place where the second unit is disposed, and instructing the first unit to move the second unit to a movement destination decided based on at least one of the acquired first information and the acquired second information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshinari Ogawa, Kohta Tarao, Shinya Kijima, Osamu Fukawatase, Koji Yasui, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Hitomi Nakatani, Kuniaki Jinnai, Nobuki Hayashi, Masahiro Nagano, Akihiro Ito