Yasushi Yamada 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: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including electrode body having structure in which positive electrode and negative electrode are laminated with separator and non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes positive electrode current collector, positive electrode active material layer which is disposed on positive electrode current collector and contains first positive electrode active material, and insulating layer which is disposed along one end of positive electrode active material layer in predetermined width direction, and contains inorganic filler and second positive electrode active material.
Abstract: A multi-surface image acquisition system includes a multi-surface observation prism which includes one or more prisms and has a light path formed to collect surfaces in respective directions to be observed of a subject having a three-dimensional structure into one direction, in which a light path length is corrected by utilizing a difference in refractive index between glass and air to equalize a working distance of each surface. A light field camera expands a focal-depth adjustment range for two or more images focused on same plane through the prism. A three-dimensional subject can be observed in multiple directions at the same time, including an observation of cells.
Abstract: Provided is a method of producing a solid dispersion that can improve solubility of a hardly soluble polyphenol in water. Specifically, provided is a method of producing a solid dispersion containing an amorphous hardly soluble polyphenol, the method including the steps of: mixing (A) a hardly soluble polyphenol, (B) at least one selected from the group consisting of a plant-derived polysaccharide, a seaweed-derived polysaccharide, and a microorganism-derived polysaccharide, a plant-derived polypeptide, and a microorganism-derived polypeptide, and (C) at least one selected from the group consisting of a monosaccharide and a disaccharide, followed by melting of the mixture by heating; and solidifying the molten product by cooling.
Abstract: An information acquiring unit for acquiring direction information indicating the direction in which a target is to be searched for and observation accuracy information indicating the observation accuracy in the direction, and a beam arrangement determining unit for determining an arrangement of beams to be emitted by an antenna from the direction information and the observation accuracy information acquired by the information acquiring unit are provided, and a beam controlling unit controls the directions of the beams to be emitted by the antenna in accordance with the arrangement of beams determined by the beam arrangement determining unit.
Abstract: A heat sink fixing member includes a frame that is provided above a board of a unit and surrounds a first electronic component and a first heat sink; and a blade in which both end parts are connected to the frame, a portion between the both end parts is erected in a gap in a first fin group, and a side closer to the board in the portion abuts on a first base plate, wherein the unit includes: the board; the first electronic component mounted on the board; and the first heat sink that is provided on the first electronic component, and has the first base plate and the first fin group that protrudes from the first base plate.
Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus according to an arrangement includes: a collection unit collecting a detection target gas containing a molecule to be detected; a detector including a detection cell that has an organic probe provided in a sensor unit, the organic probe capturing the collected molecule, and a discriminator discriminating the molecule by a detection signal generated by the molecule being captured by the organic probe of the detection cell. The detection cell has the organic probe including a dicyanovinyl structure or a coumarin structure.
Abstract: Provided is a shift register circuit capable of preventing occurrence of malfunction caused by a threshold shift of a thin-film transistor due to an influence of external light. A unit circuit constituting each stage of the shift register circuit includes a plurality of thin-film transistors. The plurality of thin-film transistors are categorized into a first group (T2, T4, T9) whose on-off state is controlled at relatively high on-duty and a second group (T1, T3, T5, T6, T7, T8) whose on-off state is controlled at relatively low on-duty. In such a configuration, a light shielding film (LS) is provided only for the thin-film transistor included in one of the first group and the second group.
Abstract: A device includes: a prediction unit (19) for predicting a feature amount that is likely to be extracted in the future by a feature amount extracting unit (12) using a prediction model of a feature amount; and a hypothesis generation unit (15) for generating a hypothesis that assumes a transmission source of a radio wave detected by a reception unit (11) using a plurality of feature amounts extracted by the feature amount extracting unit (12) and the feature amount predicted by the prediction unit (19).
Abstract: An optical module includes: a substrate in which a conductor is disposed in an inner layer and a part of the conductor is exposed at an end surface; and an optical element bonded to the part of the conductor exposed at the end surface of the substrate.
Abstract: Disclosed is an adhesive for laminated sheets comprising a urethane resin obtained by blending: (A) an acrylic polyol; (B) at least one component selected from carboxylic acids and carboxylic anhydrides; and (C) an isocyanate compound. The acrylic polyol (A) is obtained by polymerization of a polymerizable monomer, has a glass transition temperature of from ?35 ° C. to 20° C., and has a hydroxyl value of from 0.5 to 40 mgKOH/g. The adhesive for laminated sheets is excellent in initial adhesion to a film, peel strength after aging and hydrolysis resistance for a long time under high temperature when a laminated sheet is produced, and wherein the adhesive does not impart an adverse effect to the appearance of the laminated sheet and the lamination process of films while improving the curability. The laminated sheet is suitably prepared using the adhesive for laminated sheets. An article comprising the laminated sheet can be prepared using the laminated sheet.
Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus is applied to a vehicle seat in which a seat cushion includes a cushion part and a support portion. An airbag, including an inflatable portion, is disposed between the support portion and the cushion part. The inflatable portion includes: a rear inflatable portion that inflates on a lower side of buttocks of an occupant; a front inflatable portion that inflates on a lower side of a femur of the occupant; and a connection portion that connects the rear inflatable portion and the front inflatable portion. A tilting plate is disposed between the support portion and the cushion part and is supported to be tiltable in an upper-lower direction by a shaft provided rearward of the front inflatable portion, the tilting plate including a flat pressure receiving portion that receives pressure of inflation gas from a lower side through at least the front inflatable portion.
Abstract: Provided is a nanosubstance-containing composition which exhibits excellent heat resistance in cases where a thermoplastic resin or a rubber is contained therein, while exhibiting high toughness in cases where a thermosetting resin is contained therein. A nanosubstance-containing composition according to the present invention contains (a) at least one component selected from the group consisting of thermoplastic resins, thermosetting resins and rubbers, (b) a compound having a reactive functional group and (c) a nanosubstance.
Abstract: A battery control apparatus includes a reduced electricity cost analysis unit that obtains a discharge electric power cost at a discharge time and a charge electric power cost at a charge time of a battery, based on a basic cost and a unit cost of an electricity bill, and obtains a reduced electricity cost in which the charge electric power cost is subtracted from the discharge electric power cost for every discharge depth of the battery; an introduction cost analysis unit that calculates an introduction cost of the battery for every discharge depth of the battery; and a charge and discharge depth optimization unit that obtains a difference of the reduced electricity cost and the introduction cost for every discharge depth of the battery, and determines a charge and discharge depth of the battery based on the difference. The discharge of the battery is performed at the determined charge and discharge depth.
Abstract: A seat device for a vehicle includes a seat for supporting a lower body of a vehicle occupant, and a backrest for supporting an upper body of the occupant. The seat device further includes an arresting portion that is stored in a storage position disposed in the seat. The arresting portion is configured to be deployed from the storage position and restrain a part of the lower body of the occupant from moving forward in the event of a collision of the vehicle.
Abstract: A road structure, an asphalt layer of which is peeled off by electromagnetic induction heating, includes a non-thermoplastic base layer, an asphalt layer located above the base layer, a conductive sheet between the base layer and the asphalt layer, a first bonding layer that bonds the conductive sheet and the base layer; and a second bonding layer that bonds the conductive sheet and the asphalt layer. The conductive sheet is configured to generate heat based on electromagnetic induction. At least the first bonding layer is a thermoplastic bonding layer configured to be softened by the heat.
May 3, 2018
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December 3, 2019
GREEN ARM CO., LTD., TOYO ALMINIUM K.K.
Abstract: Making formation of a plated layer on a surface of a resin molded article possible, without adding the LDS additive to the thermoplastic resin composition. Provided is a composition for forming a laser direct structuring layer, the composition comprising a water-compatible organic substance, water, and a laser direct structuring additive. Further provided is a kit having the composition for forming a laser direct structuring layer and a method for manufacturing a resin molded article with a plated layer, which uses the composition for forming a laser direct structuring layer.
Abstract: Regarding a variant-form display (typically, a display device having a shape in which a non-display region is provided between display regions), it achieves a narrower picture-frame than conventional displays. In a display device having a non-rectangular display region, sub gate drivers are provided in a region where bypass wiring lines are conventionally disposed, for example, as follows. In a display device having a right-angled U-shaped display region having two projecting portions (a left projecting portion and a right projecting portion, a sub gate driver for driving some gate bus lines disposed in the left projecting portion is provided, in a region in a recessed portion, in a vicinity of the left projecting portion, and a sub gate driver for driving some gate bus lines disposed in the right projecting portion is provided, in a region in the recessed portion, in a vicinity of the right projecting portion.
Abstract: A radio communication system includes: slave devices which repetitively transmit, a plurality of times, a radio signal with a prescribed frequency that includes device identification information during a radio communication with a master device; a master device which generates communication situation information including a reception success rate and received signal strength of a radio signal during each radio communication from each slave device; and a failure factor estimation apparatus which, based on communication situation information with respect to a plurality of radio communications including a radio communication in which a communication failure of the received signal strength is lower than prescribed strength and/or the reception success rate is lower than a prescribed rate has occurred, generates and outputs failure factor presentation information indicating a failure inducer estimated to have induced the communication failure and an estimation result of a position of the failure inducer.
Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus of an embodiment includes: a first detector which includes a first sensor containing a MOF having a fluorescence emitting property, a light source which irradiates the MOF with light, and a light receiver which receives fluorescence from the MOF; a second detector which includes a sensor layer electrodes electrically connected with the sensor layer; and a type discrimination and concentration calculation part which discriminates a type of the molecules to be detected based on a measurement result measured by the first detector, and calculates a concentration of the molecules a measurement result measured by the second detector based on a discrimination result of a type of the molecules.
September 14, 2018
September 26, 2019
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Yasushi SHINJO, Ko YAMADA, Mitsuhiro OKI