Patents by Inventor Yoshiaki Sato

Yoshiaki Sato 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: 20190337747
    Abstract: The present invention includes a transportation device including a transportation-side holder that holds a roll. A roll mounting section, a sheet supply device including a supporter that holds the roll in a state where the sheet is continuously feedable, and an intermediate processing device that performs processing set in advance on the roll are disposed within a moving range of the transportation-side holder. A controller controls the transportation device such that the transportation-side holder holds the roll on the roll mounting section, and the roll held by the transportation-side holder is conveyed to the supporter of the sheet supply device through the intermediate processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Shinichiro NAGAFUCHI, Hitoshi SATO, Yoshiaki TSUJIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10464116
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a method of manufacturing a plate-like molded body having a thickened portion in a region spaced apart from an edge in a substantially flat plate-like portion. [Solution] Provided is a method of manufacturing a plate-like molded body having a plurality of thickened portions, including at least a drawing step of obtaining by a drawing process a cylindrical drawn molded body including a flat plate portion and a cylindrical drawn portion that swells in such a manner as to project from the flat plate portion and has a circular top portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Koichi Sato, Kojiro Akiba
  • Publication number: 20190315587
    Abstract: The present invention includes: a transportation device including a roll holding shaft extending in a predetermined direction from a distal section of an arm to hold a roll in a state of being inserted into a core member of the roll; and a mounting section disposed within a moving range of the roll holding shaft, the mounting section allowing the roll to be mounted in a state where both ends of an axial direction of the core member of roll are open. The transportation device mounts the roll on the mounting section, the roll holding shaft is pulled out from the core member of the roll mounted on the mounting section to one side of an axial direction of the core member, and the roll holding shaft pulled out from the core member is inserted into the core member from the other side of the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Shinichiro NAGAFUCHI, Hitoshi SATO, Yoshiaki TSUJIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10441970
    Abstract: A method for forming a multilayer coated film on an object includes steps (1) to (3) below. A first colored coating material is applied to the object, thereby forming a first colored coated film (step (1)). The first colored coating material includes an iron-oxide-coated aluminum pigment and a quinacridone pigment and has a light reflectance property at specific wavelengths. A second colored coating material is applied to the first colored coated film, thereby forming a second colored coated film (step (2)). The second colored coating material includes a perylene pigment and has a specific hue. A clear coating material is applied to the second colored coated film (step (3)). A color difference ?E between the first colored coated film and the multilayer coated film is in a range of 20 to 30.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhide Sato, Hiroshi Murata, Yoshiaki Ukai, Keiji Ambo, Katsunori Ito, Akiyo Tsukamoto
  • Publication number: 20190290702
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a novel use of pluripotent stem cells (Muse cells) for medical purposes in regenerative medicine. The present invention provides a cell preparation and a pharmaceutical composition both for ameliorating and treating perinatal brain damage including learning disability and motor disability, each of the cell preparation and the pharmaceutical composition containing SSEA-3-positive pluripotent stem cells isolated from a mesenchymal tissue collected from a living body or cultured mesenchymal cells. The cell preparation according to the present invention relies on a mechanism that Muse cells are administered to a subject having the above-mentioned damage to cause the engraftment of the Muse cells in a damaged brain tissue, thereby ameliorating and treating the damage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, LIFE SCIENCE INSTITUTE, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Sato, Toshihiko Suzuki, Shinobu Shimizu, Masaaki Mizuno, Masahiro Hayakawa, Mari Dezawa
  • Publication number: 20190288266
    Abstract: A bus bar module includes a plurality of bus bars and a bus bar holder. The bus bar holder is constituted by coupling a plurality of holding portions in a chain manner via deformable coupling portions, respectively, the plurality of holding portions each holding the bus bar in a movable manner in predetermined ranges determined by restriction of movement of the bus bar by interferences with movement restricting members. Openings allowing two contact portions of the bus bar held by the holding portion to be exposed to an outside, the two contact portions being respectively connected to the electrodes of the two adjacent battery cells, are provided in either the holding portion or the coupling portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Katsunori SATO, Yoshiaki Ichikawa, Takao Shoji
  • Patent number: 10415966
    Abstract: An identification unit obtains a plurality of photographic images including two or more markers. The makers are placed on a different object, respectively. The identification unit identifies, from the plurality of photographic images thus obtained, three-dimensional positions of the two or more markers. A generating unit transforms coordinate system of the plurality of photographic images into a common coordinate system. Relative positions of the two or more markers based on a specific location are indicated in the common coordinate system. The generating unit generates map data which associates the positions of the two or more markers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshiaki Sato
  • Patent number: 10416403
    Abstract: An optical fiber cable includes optical fiber ribbons of no less than 12, a slot rod including slot grooves in which the optical fiber ribbons are housed, a tension member, and a cable sheath. The optical fiber ribbons include, at a part of or through all of the optical fiber core wires, in a state where the optical fiber core wires are arranged in parallel, a connecting part where adjacent optical fiber core wires are connected and a non-connecting part where adjacent optical fiber core wires are not connected, which are provided intermittently in a longitudinal direction. A relationship between the number “x” of the optical fiber core wires housed in the optical fiber cable and flexural rigidity “y” (N·mm2) of the optical fiber cable satisfies following Expression 1. y?3e0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Okada, Fumiaki Sato, Yoshiaki Nagao, Nobuyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190273239
    Abstract: A conductor module for terminal includes a bus bar, a state detector including a detection conductor, and a fixing member fixing the state detector to the bus bar. The bus bar includes a connection surface to which the detection conductor is electrically connected, and two fixing holes formed with the placed state detector interposed therebetween. The fixing member includes a main body that the state detector is made contact with, and plastically deformable fixing legs. Each of the fixing legs is inserted in the fixing hole from the connection surface side and projects from the fixed surface. In a fixed state, when the fixing leg is seen from an axis direction of the fixing hole, a tip of the fixing leg is disposed on the outside in a radial direction than the fixing holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Katsunori SATO, Takuto GOTO, Shinichi YANAGIHARA, Yoshiaki ICHIKAWA, Takao SHOJI
  • Patent number: 10403438
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 has supplementary dielectric layers 11d covering the spaces between two first base conductor films 11c on both height-direction faces of a capacitive element 11?, respectively, in such a way that clearances CL are left between the first base conductor films 11c and the supplementary dielectric layers 11d in the length direction. External electrodes 12, 13 each have a second base conductor film 12a, 13a and a surface conductor film 12b, 13b, and the wraparound locations 12b1, 13b1 of each surface conductor film 12b, 13b have insertion parts 12b2, 13b2 that fill in the clearances CL. The multilayer ceramic capacitor can mitigate deterioration in moisture resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: So Sato, Yoshiaki Iijima, Takashi Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10396044
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a wiring substrate including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a semiconductor chip including a plurality of chip electrodes and mounted over the wiring substrate, a first capacitor arranged at a position overlapping with the semiconductor chip in plan view and incorporated in the wiring substrate, and a second capacitor arranged between the first capacitor and a peripheral portion of the wiring substrate in plan view. Also, the second capacitor is inserted in series connection into a signal transmission path through which an electric signal is input to or output from the semiconductor chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Nakagawa, Keita Tsuchiya, Yoshiaki Sato, Shinji Baba
  • Publication number: 20190240262
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a novel medical use of pluripotent stem cells (Muse cells) in the regenerative medicine area. Provided are a cell preparation and a medicinal composition for ameliorating and treating chronic lung disease in newborns, said cell preparation and medicinal composition comprising SSEA-3-positive pluripotent stem cells isolated from a mesenchymal tissue in a living body or cultured mesenchymal cells. The cell preparation according to the present invention is based on a mechanism whereby the aforesaid disease is ameliorated and treated by administering Muse cells to a subject suffering from the disease and engrafting the cells in lung tissues.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicants: National University Corporation Nagoya University, Life Science Institute, Inc., TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yoshiaki SATO, Toshihiko SUZUKI, Shinobu SHIMIZU, Masaaki MIZUNO, Masahiro HAYAKAWA, Mari DEZAWA
  • Patent number: 10359520
    Abstract: An energy resolution decrease in a radiation imaging apparatus is suppressed. The apparatus includes a detector including a conversion unit configured to convert incident radiation photons into optical photons or charges, a pixel array including pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix and configured to obtain a pixel value in accordance with the optical photons or charges, and an output circuit including a plurality of output channels configured to output the pixel value from the pixel array, and a signal processing unit configured to perform signal processing of correcting the pixel value by using a correction coefficient in accordance with a pixel value obtaining process model in which a process of obtaining the pixel value output from the pixel array via the plurality of output channels on the basis of the optical photons or charges is modeled and obtaining an energy-discriminated radiographic image based on the corrected pixel value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ishii, Atsushi Iwashita, Sho Sato, Kosuke Terui
  • Patent number: 10361440
    Abstract: An electrochemical reaction unit containing a single cell including an electrolyte layer containing solid oxide, and a cathode and an anode which face each other in a first direction with the electrolyte layer intervening therebetween; a current collector disposed on a cathode side of the single cell and having a protrusion protruding toward the cathode; an electrically conductive coat covering a surface of the current collector; and an electrically conductive bonding layer bonding the cathode and the protrusion covered with the coat. In at least one section of the protrusion taken in parallel with the first direction, the protrusion covered with the coat has a covered portion covered with the bonding layer and an exposed portion exposed from the bonding layer and including a corner portion of the protrusion covered with the coat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Sato, Makoto Kuribayashi, Tomoki Murata, Takahiro Masumoto, Tomoo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20190217143
    Abstract: A muscle training method includes the following steps that are repeated alternately to perform training of a muscle of a user: a pressuring and exercise step (S30, S50, S70, S90) of winding a belt around at least one of four limbs of the user and applying specific pressure thereto so as to restrict blood circulation of the muscle of the user without stopping the blood circulation, and asking the user to perform load-applied exercise to apply load of specific weight to the muscle of the user; and an exercise stopping step (S40, S60, S80, S100) of asking the user to stop the load-applied exercise while continuously applying the specific pressure to the user. The specific weight is set at a value smaller than maximum weight necessary for the user to exert maximum muscle force.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventor: Yoshiaki SATO
  • Publication number: 20190209676
    Abstract: A method for preventing or treating porcine epidemic diarrhea, the method including: administering a live vaccine of a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and an adjuvant to a pig through oral administration or nasal administration; and administering an inactivated vaccine of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and an adjuvant to the pig through intramuscular administration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuo Sato, Kazuki Oroku, Yoshiyuki Ohshima, Yoshiaki Furuya, Nobuyuki Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190204519
    Abstract: There is provided an intermittent connection type optical fiber ribbon in which at least a part of a plurality of optical fibers that are arranged to be in parallel come into contact with each other, and between a part or the entirety of the optical fibers, a connection portion at which the adjacent optical fibers are connected to each other with an adhesive resin, and a non-connection portion at which the adjacent optical fibers are not connected to each other with the adhesive resin, are intermittently provided in the longitudinal direction, in which an outer diameter dimension of the optical fiber is equal to or less than 0.22 mm, and an inter-center distance of the adjacent optical fibers is 0.20±0.02 mm, and in which at least a part of the outer periphery of the optical fiber has no adhesive resin attached thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Fumiaki SATO, Yoshiaki NAGAO, Nobuyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20190198462
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip mounted over a wiring substrate. A signal wiring for input for transmitting input signals to the semiconductor chip and a signal wiring for output for transmitting output signals from the semiconductor chip are placed in different wiring layers in the wiring substrate and overlap with each other. In the direction of thickness of the wiring substrate, each of the signal wirings is sandwiched between conductor planes supplied with reference potential. In the front surface of the semiconductor chip, a signal electrode for input and a signal electrode for output are disposed in different rows. In cases where the signal wiring for output is located in a layer higher than the signal wiring for input in the wiring substrate, the signal electrode for output is placed in a row closer to the outer edge of the front surface than the signal electrode for input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuyuki NAKAGAWA, Keita TSUCHIYA, Yoshiaki SATO, Shuuichi KARIYAZAKI, Norio CHUJO, Masayoshi YAGYU, Yutaka UEMATSU
  • Patent number: 10325841
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a semiconductor device having a first semiconductor component and a second semiconductor component which are mounted on a wiring substrate. The first semiconductor component has a first terminal for transmitting a first signal between the first semiconductor component and the outside and a second terminal for transmitting a second signal between the first semiconductor component and the second semiconductor component. In addition, the second semiconductor component has a third terminal for transmitting the second signal between the second semiconductor component and the first semiconductor component. Further, the first signal is transmitted at a higher frequency than the second signal. Furthermore, the second terminal of the first semiconductor component and the third terminal of the second semiconductor component are electrically connected to each other via the first wiring member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Nakagawa, Katsushi Terajima, Keita Tsuchiya, Yoshiaki Sato, Hiroyuki Uchida, Yuji Kayashima, Shuuichi Kariyazaki, Shinji Baba
  • Patent number: 10314495
    Abstract: Provided is a photoacoustic apparatus capable of recognizing variation in reception characteristic among a plurality of receiving elements that detect an acoustic wave in the photoacoustic apparatus, with a simple configuration unique to the photoacoustic apparatus. A photoacoustic apparatus includes a detecting unit including a plurality of receiving elements configured to detect an acoustic wave that is generated when an analyte is irradiated with light; a signal processing unit configured to acquire information about the inside of the analyte from a detected signal acquired from the detecting unit; an optical absorber configured to absorb the irradiation light; and a reception characteristic calculation unit configured to calculate reception characteristic information of the plurality of receiving elements on the basis of detected signals when the plurality of receiving elements receive an acoustic wave that is generated from the optical absorber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Sudo, Akira Sato