Patents by Inventor Tsutomu Sasaki

Tsutomu Sasaki 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: 11515177
    Abstract: A circulating EFEM includes an introduction port for introducing a gas, a housing for circulating the introduced gas, and a discharge port for discharging the gas from the housing into a discharge pipe. The discharge port includes a box and a damper. The box is disposed to surround a discharge opening formed on the housing and connected to the discharge pipe. The damper is disposed inside the box to close and open the discharge port and adjusts a discharge amount of the gas via the discharge opening by at least partially moving in response to a differential pressure between the housing and the box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Igarashi, Tsutomu Okabe, Mutsuo Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20220273692
    Abstract: An object is to provide a drug which is useful in treating a nervous system disease. A drug containing vitamin B12 as an active ingredient according to the present invention has an M2 macrophage/microglia induction promoting effect, an M1 macrophage/microglia induction inhibiting effect, a nerve regeneration promoting effect, and the like and is very useful as a therapeutic agent for a nervous system disease, and particularly useful as a therapeutic agent for a central nervous system disease such as cerebral infarction, dementia, or spinal cord injury.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TANAKA, Hideki YOSHIKAWA, Hideki MOCHIZUKI, Tsuyoshi MURASE, Tsutomu SASAKI, Kousuke BABA, Toru IWAHASHI, Mitsuru NAIKI
  • Publication number: 20220226823
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid supply method capable of accurately mixing a plurality of liquids without providing a complicated liquid supply control mechanism. A liquid supply method using an inspection chip 1, the liquid supply method including: a step of supplying a first liquid from an upstream flow path 4A to a combined flow path 7 and making the first liquid wet and spread on a wall surface of the combined flow path 7 to hold the first liquid in the combined flow path 7; a step of supplying a second liquid from the upstream flow path 4A to the combined flow path 7 and combining the first liquid and the second liquid; and a step of supplying the combined first liquid and the second liquid to a mixing flow path 8, and mixing the first liquid and the second liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takamasa KOUNO, Nobuhiko INUI, Tsutomu NAKAMURA, Shoutarou KOBARU, Kazuhiko IMAMURA, Ryousuke TAKAHASHI, Tomoya SASAKI
  • Patent number: 11376872
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a printing unit that performs printing on a printing medium, a transporting belt that transports the printing medium and has an endless shape, and a belt-driving roller that causes the transporting belt to circulate and has a cylindrical shape. In the transporting belt, a magnetic scale having a magnetic pole changing at a predetermined pitch is arranged along a transport direction of the printing medium. The belt-driving roller includes an outer circumferential surface constituted of a magnet body, and is in contact with the transporting belt at the outer circumferential surface. The circumferential length of the outer circumferential surface of the belt-driving roller is an integer multiple of the pitch of the magnetic scale.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11369626
    Abstract: A method of treating a central nervous system disease, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to a patient with a central nervous system disease to treat the central nervous system disease. This disclosure also relates to a method of promoting M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibiting M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reducing the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia in a patient in need thereof, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to the patient to promote M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibit M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reduce the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia. This disclosure also relates to a pharmaceutical product including vitamin B12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Tanaka, Hideki Yoshikawa, Hideki Mochizuki, Tsuyoshi Murase, Tsutomu Sasaki, Kousuke Baba, Toru Iwahashi, Mitsuru Naiki
  • Publication number: 20220142602
    Abstract: Provided is a stethoscope including: a support base that has an opening portion; a piezoelectric film that is supported by the support base in a state in which a surface exposed from the opening portion is convexly curved, and that detects a vibration caused by a sound which is generated from an object to be measured; and a protective layer that is disposed on a surface of the piezoelectric film on a side which comes into contact with the object to be measured, and that has an acoustic impedance between an acoustic impedance of the object to be measured and an acoustic impedance of the piezoelectric film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Tsutomu SASAKI, Tetsu MIYOSHI
  • Publication number: 20220142603
    Abstract: Provided is a stethoscope including: a detection unit that detects a vibration caused by a sound which is generated from an object to be measured and that outputs a vibration signal on the basis of the vibration; an output unit that outputs a sound signal on the basis of the vibration signal; an output terminal from which the sound signal is output to an outside; and three electrocardiographic electrodes each of which is disposed around the detection unit and detects cardiac electrical activity of the object to be measured, in which the output terminal is disposed on an axis passing through a center of one predetermined electrocardiographic electrode out of the three electrocardiographic electrodes and a center of the detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventor: Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20220142604
    Abstract: Provided is a stethoscope including: a support base having a first contact surface that comes into contact with an object to be measured, in which each of three first connection sides that are at least parts of sides defining the first contact surface is at least a part of each side of a triangle including the first contact surface; three elastic members having elasticity each of which has a second contact surface that has an obtuse angle formed with the first contact surface and that comes into contact with the object to be measured, the three elastic members being connected to each of the first connection sides in a second connection side having the same length as the first connection side out of sides defining the second contact surface; and three electrocardiographic electrodes that are disposed on each of the second contact surfaces and detect cardiac electrical activity of the object to be measured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventor: Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 11133382
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor nanoparticle exhibiting excellent air durability, a semiconductor nanoparticle-containing dispersion liquid containing the semiconductor nanoparticle, and a film containing the semiconductor nanoparticle. In the semiconductor nanoparticle of the present invention, zinc, sulfur, and indium are detected by energy dispersive X-ray analysis, and a molar ratio Zn/In of zinc to indium which is acquired by the energy dispersive X-ray analysis satisfies Expression (1a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11097914
    Abstract: There is provided a medium conveying device which includes a conveyance belt passed around a first roller and a second roller and configured to support and convey a medium on a supporting surface, and in which a controlling unit is able to execute first control to determine whether a first skewing direction and a second skewing direction are the same, the first skewing direction indicating whether, when the first roller and the second roller are caused to rotate in the first rotational direction, the conveyance belt moves toward one side or the other side in a width direction intersecting a moving direction of the conveyance belt, and the second skewing direction indicating whether, when the first roller and the second roller are caused to rotate in the second rotational direction, the conveyance belt moves toward the one side or the other side in the width direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tsutomu Sasaki, Takahiro Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20210244379
    Abstract: A stethoscope includes a support base; and a detection unit that is supported by the support base and detects a sound generated from an object to be measured, in which the detection unit has a piezoelectric film disposed to face the support base in at least a portion for detecting the sound generated from the object to be measured and convexly curved to a side opposite to the support base, the piezoelectric film includes a piezoelectric layer having two main surfaces facing each other, a first electrode provided on a main surface on a support base side of the two main surfaces, and a second electrode provided on a main surface on a side opposite to the support base, and a strain generated in the piezoelectric film due to the sound generated from the object to be measured is detected as a vibration signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takamichi FUJII, Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20210197589
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a printing unit that performs printing on a printing medium, a transporting belt that transports the printing medium and has an endless shape, and a belt-driving roller that causes the transporting belt to circulate and has a cylindrical shape. In the transporting belt, a magnetic scale having a magnetic pole changing at a predetermined pitch is arranged along a transport direction of the printing medium. The belt-driving roller includes an outer circumferential surface constituted of a magnet body, and is in contact with the transporting belt at the outer circumferential surface. The circumferential length of the outer circumferential surface of the belt-driving roller is an integer multiple of the pitch of the magnetic scale.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventor: Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 11027563
    Abstract: Provided is a printing apparatus that includes a printing unit, a conveyance belt that is stretched over a first roller and a second roller such that a tension is applied to the conveyance belt, and a control unit configured to perform on the conveyance belt a forward rotation operation configured to convey a medium in a conveyance direction and a reverse rotation operation configured to convey the medium in a reverse conveyance direction. When the reverse rotation operation has been performed during a print pause period and the tension at the end of the print pause period has changed from the tension when printing of a first image is complete due to the reverse rotation operation performed during the print pause period, the control unit corrects a rotation amount of the conveyance belt in a first rotation direction during printing of a second image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Yamashita, Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11015117
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor nanoparticle-containing dispersion liquid having high initial luminous efficacy and exhibiting excellent moisture resistance; and a film produced using the dispersion liquid. The semiconductor nanoparticle-containing dispersion liquid of the present invention contains semiconductor nanoparticles from which zinc, sulfur, and indium are detected by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy; and acrylate or methacrylate, in which a molar ratio of zinc to indium in the semiconductor nanoparticles which is acquired by the X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy satisfies Expression (1a). 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tsutomu Sasaki, Masashi Ono
  • Publication number: 20210008092
    Abstract: A method of treating a central nervous system disease, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to a patient with a central nervous system disease to treat the central nervous system disease. This disclosure also relates to a method of promoting M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibiting M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reducing the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia in a patient in need thereof, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to the patient to promote M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibit M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reduce the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia. This disclosure also relates to a pharmaceutical product including vitamin B12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TANAKA, Hideki YOSHIKAWA, Hideki MOCHIZUKI, Tsuyoshi MURASE, Tsutomu SASAKI, Kousuke BABA, Toru IWAHASHI, Mitsuru NAIKI
  • Patent number: 10854385
    Abstract: A method for producing a ceramic substrate that includes a substrate body having ceramic layers and columnar projecting electrodes on a first primary surface of the substrate body. The method includes a step of preparing electrode formation sheets for forming the projecting electrodes, a step of perforating the electrode formation sheets with through holes and filling the through holes with a first electrically conductive paste containing a first electrically conductive powder, a step of building a composite multilayer body by stacking ceramic green sheets and the electrode formation sheets on a first primary surface of the stack of ceramic green sheets. The first electrically conductive powder contains electrically conductive metal(s) and anti-sintering ceramic(s) that controls the sintering of particles of the electrically conductive metal(s), with at least part of the surface of the particles of the electrically conductive metal(s) covered with the anti-sintering ceramic(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kumiko Ishikawa, Seiji Fujita, Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200239251
    Abstract: Provided is a transport device including a feeding unit on which a roll-type medium is set and which feeds the medium by rotating the medium, and an endless transport belt that transports the medium in a transport direction by supporting the medium fed out from the feeding unit and rotating. When seen from a support direction in which the transport belt supports the medium, the feeding unit is configured to change the posture thereof so as to incline a rotating shaft of the medium with respect to a width direction that is a direction intersecting the transport direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Manabu SUZUKI, Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200219652
    Abstract: A method for producing a ceramic substrate that includes a substrate body having ceramic layers and columnar projecting electrodes on a first primary surface of the substrate body. The method includes a step of preparing electrode formation sheets for forming the projecting electrodes, a step of perforating the electrode formation sheets with through holes and filling the through holes with a first electrically conductive paste containing a first electrically conductive powder, a step of building a composite multilayer body by stacking ceramic green sheets and the electrode formation sheets on a first primary surface of the stack of ceramic green sheets. The first electrically conductive powder contains electrically conductive metal(s) and anti-sintering ceramic(s) that controls the sintering of particles of the electrically conductive metal(s), with at least part of the surface of the particles of the electrically conductive metal(s) covered with the anti-sintering ceramic(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Kumiko ISHIKAWA, Seiji FUJITA, Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10640703
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor nanoparticle having high emission efficiency and excellent durability; a method of producing the same; and a dispersion liquid and a film obtained by using a semiconductor nanoparticle. The semiconductor nanoparticle of the present invention is a semiconductor nanoparticle in which oxygen, zinc, and sulfur are detected by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis and a peak (ICH3) which is derived from a hydrocarbon group and present in a range of 2800 cm?1 to 3000 cm?1 and a peak (ICOO) which is derived from COO? and present in a range of 1400 cm?1 to 1600 cm?1 are detected by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200052068
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor nanoparticle exhibiting excellent air durability, a semiconductor nanoparticle-containing dispersion liquid containing the semiconductor nanoparticle, and a film containing the semiconductor nanoparticle. In the semiconductor nanoparticle of the present invention, zinc, sulfur, and indium are detected by energy dispersive X-ray analysis, and a molar ratio Zn/In of zinc to indium which is acquired by the energy dispersive X-ray analysis satisfies Expression (1a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Tsutomu SASAKI