Patents by Inventor Yasuhiro Nakano

Yasuhiro Nakano 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: 20220014063
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine includes a first coil including a winding start and a winding end, a first crossover wire connecting to the winding start of the first coil, a second crossover wire connecting to the winding end of the first coil, and an insulator including a tubular part wound around with the first coil and an outer circumferential lateral surface coupled with the tubular part. The outer circumferential lateral surface of the insulator is formed with a plurality of recess parts in a rotation axis direction, and the first crossover wire and the second crossover wire are disposed in two recess parts located at different positions in the rotation axis direction, among the plurality of recess parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Yasuhiro MINEMATSU, Tomoaki NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20210398860
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing semiconductor element. The method includes: a first masking process, forming a resist layer on the surface of the substrate; a channel forming process, implanting impurities with the same polarity as a well of an FET region into the surface of the substrate, and forming a channel region for the well of the FET region; a gate forming process, forming gates G respectively on the well of the FET region and the well of the variable-capacitance diode region separated by insulating films; a second masking process, generating a second implantation barrier layer on the surface of the substrate; and an epitaxy forming process, implanting impurities with the opposite polarity to that of the well of the FET region into the surface of the substrate, and forming an epitaxy region for the well of the FET region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: NEXCHIP SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: MASATOSHI TAYA, NORIO NAKANO, YASUHIRO KUMAGAI
  • Publication number: 20210395840
    Abstract: This invention provides a simple analysis method by a PCR method that simultaneously performs, in a single container, separating nucleic acid of pathogens contained in a tissue fragment and preparing a PCR buffer solution, and a kit used for the analysis method. A method for detecting a pathogen includes: (1) obtaining a liquid specimen mixture by adding a tissue fragment containing a pathogen to a PCR buffer solution containing a proteolytic enzyme; (2) heating the liquid specimen mixture at a first temperature; (3) further heating at a second temperature; (4) performing PCR by adding a portion of the liquid mixture obtained in (3) above to a solid composition for PCR reaction containing DNA polymerase and one or more kinds of PCR primer pair; and (5) detecting a PCR product generated in (4) above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicants: SHIMADZU CORPORATION, National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Nihon Techno Service Co., Ltd., National University Corporation Oita University, RIKEN, Toho University
    Inventors: Masamitsu SHIKATA, Kenji NINOMIYA, Norio SHIMIZU, Hiroshi TAKASE, Manabu MOCHIZUKI, Yasuhiro TOMARU, Satoko NAKANO, Sunao SUGITA, Takashi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210339531
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes a controller configured to execute: a recording processing, a first determining processing, a pre-recording flushing processing, a first flushing processing, and a second flushing processing. In a case that the controller determines, by the first determining processing, that the recording processing is to be executed in the second mode, the controller is configured to make a first flushing interval between the pre-recording flushing processing and the first flushing processing to be longer than a second flushing interval between the first flushing processing and the second flushing processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoru ARAKANE, Shotaro IIDA, Shin HASEGAWA, Yasuhiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 11161338
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes: a liquid discharging head having nozzles; a purge mechanism which performs purge of discharging liquid from the nozzles; a signal outputting circuit which outputs signals depending on whether each of the nozzles is a failure nozzle which does not satisfy a predetermined discharging performance; a memory which stores, with respect to each of the nozzles, a value of an failure parameter regarding a number of times each of the nozzles is continuously determined to be the failure nozzle; and a controller. The controller performs failure nozzle determination with respect to at least a part of the nozzles as to whether each of at least the part of the nozzles is the failure nozzle, based on a signal from the signal outputting circuit, and updates the value of the failure parameter in the memory, based on a result of the failure nozzle determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Nakano, Zenichiro Sasaki, Yuta Toda
  • Publication number: 20210300034
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes a liquid discharging head having nozzles, a tank which stores liquid, and a controller. The controller causes the liquid discharging head to perform a discharging operation for discharging the liquid from the nozzles based on a discharging data. The discharging data includes unit discharging data indicating whether the liquid is to be discharged from the nozzles within a predetermined time period. In the discharging operation, a) if a discharge amount based on the unit discharging data is less than a threshold value, the liquid discharging head performs a first discharging operation during the predetermined time period, and b) if the discharge amount based on the unit discharging data is equal to or more than the threshold value, the liquid discharging head performs a second discharging operation during another time period longer than the predetermined time period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro NAKANO, Toshiyuki YAMANE, Toshio SUGIURA, Jiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210303245
    Abstract: An image recording system includes a plurality of image recording apparatuses. In a case where a certain image recording apparatus of the image recording apparatuses has a failure nozzle proportion of failure nozzles of all the nozzles of the recording head smaller than or equal to a threshold, image recording is performed on the certain image recording apparatus based on a recording instruction. In a case where the certain image recording apparatus has a failure nozzle proportion exceeding the threshold, a recording instruction is transmitted to a different image recording apparatus having a failure nozzle proportion smaller than that of the certain image recording apparatus, and image recording is performed on the different image recording apparatus based on the recording instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Yuta Toda, Masayoshi Hayashi, Yasuhiro Nakano, Shunsuke Minamikawa, Toshiro Ueda, Haruka Azechi
  • Publication number: 20210237429
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus includes a liquid ejection head having an array of nozzles each configured to eject liquid, a storage, and a controller. The storage stores first data including distribution patterns and causes of an ejection failure and second data including causes of an ejection failure and maintenance manners. In a case where the nozzles include a failure nozzle, the controller determines a cause of a currently-occurring ejection failure based on the first data, perform maintenance in a first maintenance manner associated with the cause based on the second data. In a case where the currently-occurring ejection failure due to the cause has been recovered a predetermined number of times by maintenance in the first maintenance manner, the controller is configured to change the first maintenance manner associated with the cause to a second maintenance manner in the second data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: Yuta Toda, Zenichiro Sasaki, Yasuhiro Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210237446
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid ejecting apparatus including: a head having a nozzle; a carriage; a receiver; and a controller. The controller is configured to execute: a first flushing processing; a second flushing processing including at least one of a discharge flushing driving and a non-discharge flushing driving of driving; and a printing processing. The first flushing processing is executed in a case that a first count value is not less than a first threshold value, the first count value being an elapsed time since a completion of the first flushing processing. The second flushing processing is executed in a case that a second count value is not less than a second threshold value, the second count value being an elapsed time since a completion of the printing processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: Satoru ARAKANE, Shotaro IIDA, Shin HASEGAWA, Yasuhiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 11020962
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided, comprising a liquid ejection head, a signal output circuit which outputs different signals depending on the number of ejection-defective nozzles in which any defective discharge of a liquid occurs, and a controller. The controller executes judgment to judge whether a first condition that any ejection-defective nozzle is absent in two or more nozzles for constructing a first nozzle group is satisfied, a second condition that all of the nozzles are the ejection-defective nozzles is satisfied, or a third condition that only some of the nozzles are the ejection-defective nozzles is satisfied, on the basis of the signal outputted from the signal output circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Nakano, Zenichiro Sasaki, Yuta Toda
  • Publication number: 20210086517
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid ejection apparatus, including: a head; a signal output circuit; a discharge mechanism; a controller; and a memory in which association information is stored. The controller is configured to: diagnose a degree of defectiveness of the head based on a signal from the signal output circuit; and receive, from a user, an input of discharge amount information. In response to the input of the discharge amount information, the controller is configured to: control the discharge mechanism to discharge a liquid by a discharge amount corresponding to the discharge amount information; and change the association in the association information based on the discharge amount corresponding to the discharge amount information and a discharge amount that corresponds to the degree of the defectiveness of the head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro NAKANO, Yuta TODA, Zenichiro SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200338884
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided, comprising a liquid ejection head, a signal output circuit which outputs different signals depending on the number of ejection-defective nozzles in which any defective discharge of a liquid occurs, and a controller. The controller executes judgment to judge whether a first condition that any ejection-defective nozzle is absent in two or more nozzles for constructing a first nozzle group is satisfied, a second condition that all of the nozzles are the ejection-defective nozzles is satisfied, or a third condition that only some of the nozzles are the ejection-defective nozzles is satisfied, on the basis of the signal outputted from the signal output circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Nakano, Zenichiro Sasaki, Yuta Toda
  • Publication number: 20200307177
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes: a liquid discharging head having nozzles; a purge mechanism which performs purge of discharging liquid from the nozzles; a signal outputting circuit which outputs signals depending on whether each of the nozzles is a failure nozzle which does not satisfy a predetermined discharging performance; a memory which stores, with respect to each of the nozzles, a value of an failure parameter regarding a number of times each of the nozzles is continuously determined to be the failure nozzle; and a controller. The controller performs failure nozzle determination with respect to at least a part of the nozzles as to whether each of at least the part of the nozzles is the failure nozzle, based on a signal from the signal outputting circuit, and updates the value of the failure parameter in the memory, based on a result of the failure nozzle determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Nakano, Zenichiro Sasaki, Yuta Toda
  • Publication number: 20200276807
    Abstract: A liquid droplet discharging apparatus includes: a discharging head having: a liquid channel including a nozzle; and an energy applying part which applies, to liquid inside the liquid channel, discharge energy for discharging a liquid droplet from the nozzle; a signal outputting circuit which outputs signals depending on whether the nozzle satisfies a predetermined discharging performance; and a controller. The controller performs determination as to whether the nozzle satisfies the predetermined discharging performance, and estimates viscosity of the liquid inside the discharging head based on: viscosity estimation data in which discharge energy information and viscosity information are associated with each other, and a result of the determination performed in a case that the controller controls the energy applying part based on the discharge energy information and that the discharge energy is thereby applied to the liquid inside the liquid channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Zenichiro Sasaki, Yasuhiro Nakano, Yuta Toda
  • Patent number: 10414166
    Abstract: A liquid jetting apparatus includes: a jetting unit connected to a tank storing liquid, and having jetting ports for jetting the liquid supplied from the tank; a purge unit which performs a purge operation for discharging the liquid from the jetting unit; a notifying unit which notifies a user selectively that a remaining amount of the liquid in the tank is included in a first range, and that the remaining amount is included in a second range greater than the first range; and a controller configured to: determine a first purge amount; detect the remaining amount; and in a case that the detected remaining amount is included in a third range greater than the second range and that the remaining amount is included in the first range if the purge operation is executed with the first purge amount, determine a second purge amount obtainable by reducing the first purge amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10150820
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a production method that can produce an aqueous dispersion containing polyvinylidene fluoride with high productivity. The present invention relates to a method of producing an aqueous dispersion of polyvinylidene fluoride, including: emulsion polymerization of vinylidene fluoride in the presence of a surfactant, an organic peroxide, and water to produce an aqueous dispersion that contains polyvinylidene fluoride. The surfactant has a surface tension of 55 mN/m or smaller when added in an amount of 1000 ppm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mayumi Iida, Yasuhiro Nakano, Katsuhiko Imoto
  • Publication number: 20180099508
    Abstract: A liquid jetting apparatus includes: a jetting unit connected to a tank storing liquid, and having jetting ports for jetting the liquid supplied from the tank; a purge unit which performs a purge operation for discharging the liquid from the jetting unit; a notifying unit which notifies a user selectively that a remaining amount of the liquid in the tank is included in a first range, and that the remaining amount is included in a second range greater than the first range; and a controller configured to: determine a first purge amount; detect the remaining amount; and in a case that the detected remaining amount is included in a third range greater than the second range and that the remaining amount is included in the first range if the purge operation is executed with the first purge amount, determine a second purge amount obtainable by reducing the first purge amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventor: Yasuhiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 9873781
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an acrylic rubber composition capable of giving an acrylic rubber molded product good in low-friction properties and non-sticking properties. The present invention relates to an acrylic rubber composition containing an acrylic rubber (A) and a fluororesin (B), the fluororesin (B) being a perfluororesin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomihiko Yanagiguchi, Yasuhiro Nakano, Haruhisa Masuda, Takahiro Kitahara
  • Publication number: 20170225575
    Abstract: A charging device is for an electric moving body, which is compatible with multiple charging protocols having different settings for voltage, current. The vehicle charging device is provided with: a CHAdeMO control unit and a combined-charging control unit for performing battery charging control on the basis of the CHAdeMO protocol and the combined-charging protocol; power conversion systems (PCS) which are connected in parallel and convert alternating-current power into direct-current power; power-feeding connectors which connect to a power-receiving connector disposed in the vehicle; and a switching unit for setting a connection between the output of the PCSs and the power-feeding connectors. The switching unit performs settings such that when one vehicle is to be charged, the PCSs are connected to the battery of this vehicle, or when two vehicles are to be charged, the PCSs are respectively connected to the batteries of these vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Applicant: Takaoka Toko Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masatoshi NORO, Yasuhiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 9243300
    Abstract: A method of reducing the acid concentration within gastric fluid, suppressing a tendency towards a strongly acidic pH within the gastric fluid, and inhibiting the production of gastrin involves the step of administering live or killed lactic acid bacterium (such as Lactobacillus johnsonii No. 1088) to a living subject. The invention also relates to a method of alleviating the side effects caused by continuous administration of a proton pump inhibitor by administering live or killed lactic acid bacterium to a living subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: SNOWDEN KABUSHIKIKAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Nakano, Yuji Aiba, Michihiko Kumagai, Fumiya Asukabe, Yasuhiro Koga