Patents by Inventor Yoshiharu Inoue

Yoshiharu Inoue 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: 11149682
    Abstract: A structure of a combustion chamber for an engine includes a crown surface of a piston, a combustion chamber ceiling surface, an injector and an ignition plug provided on the combustion chamber ceiling surface, and an intake opening and an exhaust opening opened in the combustion chamber ceiling surface. A side where the intake opening is opened is defined as an intake port side, and a side where the exhaust opening is opened is defined as an exhaust port side. An ignition portion of the ignition plug is disposed on the intake port side. The ignition plug is ignited at a timing after the piston passes a compression top dead center. The injector is disposed on the center portion, and is configured to inject fuel toward the exhaust port side. A cavity is provided on the crown surface. A reverse squish flow generation portion is provided in the combustion chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Imamura, Masaki Fukuma, Yasushi Nakahara, Atsushi Inoue, Kota Matsumoto, Yoshiharu Ueki, Michiharu Kawano, Yuya Honda, Kento Onishi
  • Patent number: 11118499
    Abstract: A structure of a combustion chamber for an engine includes a crown surface of a piston, a combustion chamber ceiling surface formed on a cylinder head, an injector and an ignition plug provided on the combustion chamber ceiling surface, and an intake opening and an exhaust opening opened in the combustion chamber ceiling surface. A side where the intake opening is opened is defined as an intake port side, and a side where the exhaust opening is opened is defined as an exhaust port side, with respect to a position, as a reference, where an ignition portion of the ignition plug is disposed in a plan view from one side in a cylinder axis direction, the injector is configured to inject fuel toward the exhaust port side, and a reverse squish flow generation portion, which draws an air-fuel mixture toward the intake port side, is provided in the combustion chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Imamura, Masaki Fukuma, Yasushi Nakahara, Atsushi Inoue, Kota Matsumoto, Yoshiharu Ueki, Michiharu Kawano, Yuya Honda, Kento Onishi
  • Publication number: 20210156017
    Abstract: A hot-dip Sn—Zn-based alloy-plated steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention includes: a steel sheet having a predetermined chemical composition; a diffusion alloy layer provided on one surface or both surfaces of the steel sheet; and a Sn—Zn-plated layer provided on the diffusion alloy layer, in which the diffusion alloy layer contains Fe, Sn, Zn, Cr, and Ni, an area ratio of a Sn—Fe—Cr—Zn phase to a Sn—Fe—Ni—Zn phase in the diffusion alloy layer is 0.01 or more and less than 2.5, the diffusion alloy layer has a coverage of 98% or more with respect to the one surface, the Sn—Zn-plated layer contains 1% to 20% of Zn by mass % and a remainder consisting of Sn and impurities, and an adhesion amount of the Sn—Zn-plated layer is 10 to 80 g/m2 per one surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro FUDA, Toshinori MIZUGUCHI, Junji NAKANO, Yoshiharu INOUE, Kazuhisa KUSUMI, Yasuaki NAITO
  • Publication number: 20210032718
    Abstract: A ferritic stainless steel sheet is provided that has a chemical composition consisting of, in mass %, C: 0.001 to 0.020%, Si: 0.02 to 1.50%, Mn: 0.02 to 1.50%, P: 0.01 to 0.05%, S: 0.0001 to 0.01%, Cr: 10.0 to 25.0%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.30%, N: 0.001 to 0.030%, and optional elements, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities, wherein: a grain size number is 6 or more; the ferritic stainless steel sheet satisfies the formulas [A+B?12.0/t], [X+Y?12.0/(t?0.3)] and [(X+Y)?(A+B)?5.0] with respect to crystal orientation intensities of a ferrite phase obtained by X-ray diffraction; and the sheet thickness is 1.0 mm or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koh NISHIMURA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Junichi HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20210023078
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Publication number: 20210010119
    Abstract: Ferritic stainless steel securing corrosion resistance while being excellent in ridging resistance able to be stably provided, that is, ferritic stainless steel with excellent ridging resistance having a composition comprising, by mass %, C: 0.001 to 0.01%, Si: 0.3% or less, Mn: 0.3% or less, P: 0.04% or less, S: 0.01% or less, Cr: 10 to 21%, Al: 0.01 to 0.2%, Ti: 0.015 to 0.3%, 0: 0.0005 to 0.0050%, N: 0.001 to 0.02%, Ca: 0.0015% or less, and Mg: 0.0003% to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeru KANEKO, Katsuhiro FUCHIGAMI, Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200273683
    Abstract: A plasma processing method includes an etching step of etching a wafer in a chamber, a plasma cleaning step of removing a particle on an inner wall of the chamber by introducing a gas containing a halogen element into the chamber by a plasma processing method for removing remaining halogen or the like in the chamber in a short time and improving throughput, and a remaining halogen removing step of removing the halogen element remaining in the chamber in the plasma cleaning step by alternately repeating an on state and an off state of the plasma containing oxygen in the chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Yuta TAKAGI, Kosa HIROTA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Masakazu MIYAJI
  • Publication number: 20200161092
    Abstract: A plasma processing method in which a stable process region can be ensured in a wide range, from low microwave power to high microwave power. The plasma processing method includes making production of plasma easy in a region in which production of plasma by continuous discharge is difficult, and plasma-processing an object to be processed, with the generated plasma, wherein the plasma is produced by pulsed discharge in which ON and OFF are repeated, radio-frequency power for producing the pulsed discharge, during an ON period, is a power to facilitate production of plasma by continuous discharge, and a duty ratio of the pulsed discharge is controlled so that an average power of the radio-frequency power per cycle is power in the region in which production of plasma by continuous discharge is difficult.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Tetsuo Ono, Michikazu Morimoto, Masaki Fujii, Masakazu Miyaji
  • Patent number: 10600619
    Abstract: A plasma processing method in which a stable process region can be ensured in a wide range, from low microwave power to high microwave power. The plasma processing method includes making production of plasma easy in a region in which production of plasma by continuous discharge is difficult, and plasma-processing an object to be processed, with the generated plasma, wherein the plasma is produced by pulsed discharge in which ON and OFF are repeated, radio-frequency power for producing the pulsed discharge, during an ON period, is a power to facilitate production of plasma by continuous discharge, and a duty ratio of the pulsed discharge is controlled so that an average power of the radio-frequency power per cycle is power in the region in which production of plasma by continuous discharge is difficult.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Tetsuo Ono, Michikazu Morimoto, Masaki Fujii, Masakazu Miyaji
  • Patent number: 10539264
    Abstract: An automotive member or oil filler pipe includes: a member of ferritic stainless steel containing, in mass %, at most 0.015% of C, at most 0.015% of N, 10.5 to 18.0% of Cr, 0.01 to 0.80% of Si, 0.01 to 0.80% of Mn, at most 0.050% of P, at most 0.010% of S, 0.010 to 0.100% of Al, more than 0.3 to 1.5% of Mo, and one or both of 0.03 to 0.30% of Ti and Nb; and a metal fitting of an aluminized stainless steel sheet, which is attached to the member to define therebetween a gap structure to be exposed to a chloride environment, and has an Al-plating weight per unit area ranging from 20 to 150 g/m2 in the gap structure. Surfaces of the metal fitting and member not facing the gap are coated with a cation electrodeposition coating film having a thickness of 5 to 35 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Urashima, Yoshiharu Inoue, Toshio Tanoue
  • Patent number: 10450623
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, in terms of % by mass, 0.02% or less of C, 0.02% or less of N, 0.10% to 0.60% of Si, 0.10% to 0.80% of Mn, 15.0% to 21.0% of Cr, more than 2.00% to 3.50% or less of Cu, 0.30% to 0.80% of Nb, 1.00% to 2.50% of Mo, and 0.0003% to 0.0030% of B, with a remainder being Fe and unavoidable impurities, wherein a maximum particle size of ?-Cu that is present in a structure is 20 nm to 200 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro Kanno, Junichi Hamada, Yoshiharu Inoue
  • Patent number: 10385429
    Abstract: Ferritic stainless steel hot rolled sheet and steel strip excellent in toughness and corrosion resistance which have a predetermined chemical composition, have a Charpy impact value at 0° C. of 10 J/cm2 or more, and have a thickness of 5.0 to 9.0 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Norihiro Kanno, Koji Ito, Takeshi Tomura, Koichi Iuchi
  • Publication number: 20190240215
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Patent number: 10307419
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl -piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4 -yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer, containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu Inoue
  • Patent number: 10260134
    Abstract: A heat-resistant cold rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet containing, in mass %, 0.02% or less of C, 0.1% to 1.0% of Si, greater than 0.6% to 1.5% of Mn, 0.01% to 0.05% of P, 0.0001% to 0.0100% of S, 13.0% to 20.0% of Cr, 0.1% to 3.0% of Mo, 0.005% to 0.20% of Ti, 0.3% to 1.0% of Nb, 0.0002% to 0.0050% of B, 0.005% to 0.50% of Al, 0.02% or less of N, with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, in which {111}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 20% or greater in a region from a surface layer to t/4 (t is a sheet thickness), {111}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 40% or greater in a region from t/4 to t/2, and {011}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 15% or less in the entire region in a thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Hamada, Yuji Koyama, Yoshiharu Inoue, Tadashi Komori, Fumio Fudanoki, Toshio Tanoue, Naoto Ono
  • Patent number: 10072323
    Abstract: This hot-rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet has a steel composition containing, in terms of % by mass: 0.02% or less of C; 0.02% or less of N; 0.1% to 1.5% of Si; 1.5% or less of Mn; 0.035% or less of P; 0.010% or less of S; 1.5% or less of Ni; 10% to 20% of Cr; 1.0% to 3.0% of Cu; 0.08% to 0.30% of Ti; and 0.3% or less of Al, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities, and the hot-rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet has a Vickers hardness of less than 235 Hv.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Teraoka, Masaaki Kobayashi, Yuuji Koyama, Junichi Hamada, Norihiro Kanno, Yoshiharu Inoue, Ken Kimura, Jun Takahashi, Shigeyuki Gotoh
  • Patent number: 10030282
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, by mass %: C: 0.02% or less, N: 0.02% or less, Si: 0.05% to 0.80%, Mn: 0.05% to 1.00%, P: 0.04% or less, S: 0.01% or less, Cr: 12% to 20%, Cu: 0.80% to 1.50%; Ni: 1.0% or less, Mo: 0.01% to 2.00%, Nb: 0.30% to 1.00%, Ti: 0.01% to less than 0.25%, Al: 0.003% to 0.46%, V: 0.01% to less than 0.15%, and B: 0.0002% to 0.0050%, with a remainder of Fe and inevitable impurities, wherein the following formulae (1) and (2) are satisfied, and an average Cu concentration in an area from a surface to a depth of 200 nm is 3.00% or less, in the case of Mn<0.65%, 1.44×Si?Mn?0.05?0??(1), and in the case of Mn?0.65%, 1.10×Si+Mn?1.19?0??(2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsutaka Hayashi, Yoshiharu Inoue, Nobuhiko Hiraide
  • Patent number: 9945016
    Abstract: This heat-resistant austenitic stainless steel sheet contains, in mass %, C: 0.05 to 0.15%, Si: 1.0 to 3.5%, Mn: 0.5 to 2.0%, P: not more than 0.04%, S: not more than 0.01%, Cr: 23.0 to 26.0%, Ni: 10.0 to 15.0%, Mo: 0.50 to 1.20%, Ti: not more than 0.1%, Al: 0.01 to 0.10% and N: 0.10 to 0.30%, wherein the total amount of C and N (C+N) is from 0.25 to 0.35%, and the balance is composed of Fe and unavoidable impurities. The heat-resistant austenitic stainless steel can be used in a high-temperature environment that reaches a maximum temperature of 1,100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Nobuhiko Hiraide, Atsuhisa Yakawa
  • Publication number: 20180080106
    Abstract: A stainless steel sheet free of surface flaws, having an enhanced high temperature strength and corrosion resistance, not becoming brittle at a high temperature, and further exhibiting a high oxidation resistance enabling it to be suitably used as an inside pipe of a double pipe of an exhaust manifold, a turbocharger part, and other automobile exhaust system parts, which stainless steel sheet has a predetermined composition of chemical components and satisfies Cr+20Mo?24.0%, and Si+20C+15N?5.8%. Further, an automobile exhaust system part, excellent in both the oxidation resistances of the base material and weld zone using the above stainless steel sheet, having a gradient of change of sheet thickness between the weld metal and the base material of the above stainless steel sheet of 15 degrees or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi TERAOKA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Junichi HAMADA, Atsuhisa YAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180044767
    Abstract: To provide a ferritic stainless steel sheet which has high scale spalling even at a high temperature around 1000° C. Provided is a ferritic stainless steel sheet having excellent Mn-containing oxide film-forming ability and scale spalling ability, containing, in terms of mass %: C: 0.001 to 0.020%, N: 0.001 to 0.020%, Si: 0.10 to 0.40%, Mn: 0.20 to 1.00%, Cr: 16.0 to 20.0%, Nb: 0.30 to 0.80%, Mo: 1.80 to 2.40%, W: 0.05 to 1.40%, Cu: 1.00 to 2.50%, and B: 0.0003 to 0.0030%, in which the above-mentioned components are contained satisfying the formula (1) below, and the balance is composed of Fe and inevitable impurities. At least one of N, Al, V, Mg, Sn, Co, Zr, Hf, and Ta may be added in a predetermined content range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro KANNO, Junichi HAMADA, Yoshiharu INOUE