Toshiyuki Ohashi 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: The present technology relates to an electroacoustic transducer and an electroacoustic transducer apparatus that are compact, have good characteristics, and can retain their stable shape. The electroacoustic transducer includes: a first sheet including a sheet-like piezoelectric material and having a curved shape; and a second sheet having substantially the same shape as the first sheet and placed on the first sheet in a layered manner. The present technology can be applied to an electroacoustic transducer.
Abstract: An apparatus of this invention is directed to an information processing apparatus that effectively counts, on a type basis, articles of a plurality of types displayed in a depth direction on a display shelf. The information processing apparatus includes a display count acquirer that acquires display count information of articles using article presence/absence sensors provided on the display shelf on which the articles are placed, an article identifier that acquires article identification information capable of identifying the types of articles based on an image acquired by capturing the display shelf, and a display recognizer that recognizes, based on the display count information and the article identification information, display count of each type of the articles.
Abstract: Described herein is a technique capable of improving the productivity of a substrate processing system including a plurality of process chambers. According to the technique described herein, there is provided a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, including: (a) placing a storage container accommodating substrates on a loading port shelf; (b) transferring the substrates in a predetermined order from the storage container to process chambers capable of processing the substrates; (c) perform a substrate processing in the process chambers; (d) generating first count data corresponding to the processing chambers; (e) storing the first count data; (f) assigning transfer flag data to one of the process chambers next to another of the process chambers corresponding to a maximum count number of the first count data; and (g) transferring substrates accommodated in a next storage container of the storage container in the predetermined order based on the transfer flag data.
Abstract: A pigment printing ink jet ink composition includes a pigment, a resin particle, an organic solvent, and water. The organic solvent includes an amide compound represented by the following general formula (1). In the general formula (1), R1 represents a straight chain or branched alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and R2 and R3 each independently present hydrogen atoms or a straight chain or branched alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms.
Abstract: A treatment liquid composition for ink jet pigment textile printing according to the invention is used by being attached to a fabric and contains a cationic compound, a nonionic fluorine-based surfactant, a resin particle, and water.
Abstract: A double-stator switched reluctance motor includes an annular rotor, an outer stator disposed outside the rotor, and an inner stator disposed inside the rotor. Phases of the salient poles in a rotational direction of the rotor are different from each other in at least one of a set of first stator salient poles and second stator salient poles and a set of first rotor salient poles and second rotor salient poles.
Abstract: A technique is described that provides efficient production management of a substrate processing system that includes a substrate processing apparatus and a mobile terminal. The substrate processing apparatus includes: at least one reactor where a substrate is processed; a transfer chamber adjacent to at least one reactor; a detector that detects a state of at least one reactor, a state of the transfer chamber, and generates monitored apparatus information representing the state of at least one reactor, and the state of the transfer chamber.
Abstract: A method of manufacturing a high quality a semiconductor device, includes loading a substrate comprising a conductive film and an insulating film into a process chamber. The insulating film is formed around the conductive film to expose the conductive film. A process gas, which comprises a component that reacts with a desorbed gas generated from the insulating film is supplied into the process chamber which causes a protective film to be selectively formed on the insulating film.
Abstract: Provided is a substrate for carbon nanotube growth in which no metal particles as a catalyst aggregates and a method for manufacturing the substrate. A substrate for carbon nanotube growth 1 includes a base plate 2, a catalyst 3, a form-defining material layer 4 which allows the catalyst 3 to be dispersed and arranged, and a covering layer 5 which has a metal oxide to cover the catalyst. A method for manufacturing a substrate for carbon nanotube growth 1 includes a step of sputtering on a base plate 2 a metal which forms a catalyst 3 and oxidizing the surface of the metal, a step of sputtering a form-defining material on the base plate 2, and a step of further sputtering on the form-defining material a metal which forms a catalyst 3 and oxidizing the surface of the metal.
Abstract: A wear indicator provided on a tread surface is constituted of seven sipes of an uppermost sipe a lowermost sipe and an intermediate sipe each extending in a lateral direction; and an upper-left sipe an upper-right sipe a lower-left sipe and a lower-right sipe each extending in a longitudinal direction. The sipe uses a combination of an indication part used to indicate a character and a non-indication part having a narrower groove width and not used to indicate a character in a depth direction of the sipe. Single numeral is indicated by the combination of the indication parts in the seven sipes and the combination of the indication parts is changed in the depth direction of the sipe such that the numeral stepwise changes in the depth direction of the sipe.
Abstract: Provided is a substrate for carbon nanotube growth in which no metal particles as a catalyst aggregates and a method for manufacturing the substrate. A substrate for carbon nanotube growth 1 includes a base plate 2, a noble metal alloy catalyst 3 having an alloy of a noble metal and a transition metal, and a form-defining material layer 4 which allows the noble metal alloy catalyst 3 to be dispersed and arranged. A method for manufacturing a substrate for carbon nanotube growth 1 includes a step of sputtering a noble metal alloy on a base plate 2, a step of sputtering a form-defining material on the base plate 2, and a step of further sputtering the noble metal alloy on the form-defining material.
Abstract: In a pneumatic tire in which the sipe extending in a direction crossing a tire circumferential direction is provided on a land portion (block) of a tread portion, a wide part having a wide groove width is provided at three or more places in a length direction of the sipe, and the wide part and a narrow part are formed alternately on a tread surface along the sipe length direction. A plurality of the wide parts are extended in a sipe depth direction from the tread surface, and are provided by changing extended lengths in the sipe depth direction.
Abstract: A pneumatic tire comprises a plurality of main grooves extending along a tire circumferential direction, and shoulder lateral grooves extending to an outer side in a tire width direction from a shoulder main groove positioned in an outermost side in the tire width direction among the main grooves, the main grooves and the shoulder lateral grooves being arranged on a tread surface, wherein a depression is formed on a wall surface of a land portion facing to the shoulder lateral groove, in a state in which it is not exposed to a surface of the land portion, and wherein the depression is formed in such a manner that a height of the depression in a depth direction of the shoulder lateral groove is reduced toward an inner side in the tire width direction, and an exposure length of the depression becomes longer in accordance with a progress of an abrasion of the land portion.
Abstract: The invention provides a pneumatic tire which can increase a driving performance on a road surface of a so-called sherbet snow, and in which a biased wear such as a toe-and-heel wear or the like is hard to be generated. In a pneumatic tire provided with a tread pattern having a transverse groove 2b formed between a plurality of blocks 1b, the transverse groove 2b is provided with a top side groove portion 11 extending while a groove width GW expands to a tread end side, and a bottom side groove portion 12 extending with a roughly fixed groove width GW.
Abstract: A sipe extending in a tire width direction is provided in a land part (block) of a tread shoulder region. An inner region on the tire equator side in a length direction of the sipe is formed in a straight sipe portion over the whole of a sipe depth direction. A region on the tread ground contact end side relative to the inner region is divided and provided in the straight sipe portion on the sipe opening side and a waveform sipe portion on the sipe bottom part side in the sipe depth direction.
Abstract: A substrate for growing carbon nanotubes capable of elongating single-walled carbon nanotubes of an average diameter of less than 2 nm is provided. The substrate for growing carbon nanotubes 1 is equipped with a reaction prevention layer 3 formed on a base material 2, a catalyst material layer 4 formed on the reaction prevention layer 3, a dispersion layer 5 formed on the catalyst material layer 4, and a dispersion promotion layer 6 formed on the dispersion layer 5.
March 7, 2012
Date of Patent:
September 9, 2014
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Waseda University
Abstract: A carbon nanotube synthesizing apparatus in which the state of generated plasma can be stabilized is provided. A carbon nanotube synthesizing apparatus 1 comprises a chamber 2, an antenna 3 including a tip 3a, a microwave conductor 4, a gas introducing unit 5, a gas discharging unit 6, a substrate holding unit 7, and a heating unit 8. The shape of the inner wall of the chamber 2 is symmetrical with respect to the tip 3a of the antenna 3.
March 9, 2013
Date of Patent:
August 26, 2014
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Waseda University
Abstract: Disclosed is a method capable of accelerating the growth of oriented carbon nanotubes when manufacturing the oriented carbon nanotubes by a plasma CVD. Under the circulation of a gas which is the raw material of the carbon nanotubes, plasma is generated by an antenna (6) provided in a depressurized treatment chamber (2), and substrates (9, 15) provided with a reaction prevention layer and a catalyst material layer which are formed on a base material are held at a distance, to which a radical can reach and an attack of an ion generated as a by-product of the radical can be avoided, from a plasma generation area (7). The tip (6a) of the antenna (6) can be controlled so as to match with the position of the anti-node of a stationary wave (27) of microwaves.
August 30, 2010
Date of Patent:
August 19, 2014
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Waseda University