Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Ogawa

Yoshihiro Ogawa 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: 20220181171
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a substrate processing method is disclosed. The method can include treating a substrate with a first liquid. The substrate has a structural body formed on a major surface of the substrate. The method can include forming a support member supporting the structural body by bringing a second liquid into contact with the substrate wetted by the first liquid, and changing at least a portion of the second liquid into a solid by carrying out at least one of causing the second liquid to react, reducing a quantity of a solvent included in the second liquid, and causing at least a portion of a substance dissolved in the second liquid to be separated. The method can include removing the support member by changing at least a part of the support member from a solid phase to a gaseous phase, without passing through a liquid phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: KIOXIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiro UOZUMI, Shinsuke KIMURA, Yoshihiro OGAWA, Hiroyasu IIMORI, Tatsuhiko KOIDE, Hideaki HIRABAYASHI, Yuji NAGASHIMA
  • Patent number: 11346312
    Abstract: There is provided a damper unit that allows a plurality of damper bodies to be installed by simple work. The damper unit includes at least two damper bodies that are installed in a housing space so as to be stacked and include hermetically sealed spaces therein. The damper unit further an elastic member 7 that is disposed between the damper bodies, and a stopper that is installed across outer peripheral edge portions of the damper bodies positioned at both ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke Sato, Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11326568
    Abstract: There is provided a damper device that can be held in a housing space with simple work. A damper device, which is disposed and used in a housing space formed in a device unit, includes: a damper body that is filled with gas and includes a diaphragm provided with a deformable-action portion formed at a central portion thereof; and an annular clip that holds an outer peripheral edge portion of the damper body and causes a biasing force to act on an inner wall of a cover member, which forms the housing space, in a radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yusuke Sato, Koji Sato, Takayuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 11326585
    Abstract: A capacity control valve includes a valve housing having a main valve seat portion formed on an inner peripheral surface, a main valve body that has a main valve portion capable of seating on the main valve seat portion and capable of blocking communication between a discharge port and a control port depending on a driving force of a solenoid, a relief valve that is opened by pressure, a first flow channel that allows the control port and a suction port to communicate with each other when the relief valve is opened. A second flow channel formed at least partially in parallel with the first flow channel allows the control port and the suction port to communicate with each other. A spool valve body is reciprocally disposed in a sleeve and capable of adjusting an opening of the second flow channel depending on the driving force of the solenoid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiro Hayama, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Keigo Shirafuji, Kohei Fukudome, Takahiro Ejima, Daichi Kurihara, Wataru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11326707
    Abstract: A capacity control valve (1) includes a valve main body (10) having a first communication passage (11), a second communication passage (12), a third communication passage (13), and a main valve seat (15a), a valve element (20) having an intermediate communication passage (29), a main valve portion (21c), and an auxiliary valve portion (23d), and a solenoid (30) having a plunger (35) that drives a first rod (136) and a second rod (36). The first rod (136) opens and closes the main valve portion (21c), and the second rod (36) opens and closes the auxiliary valve portion. The capacity control valve is capable of efficiently discharging a liquid coolant irrespective of pressure of a suction chamber and lowering drive force of a compressor at a liquid coolant discharging operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiro Hayama, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Keigo Shirafuji, Kohei Fukudome, Takahiro Ejima, Daichi Kurihara, Wataru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11319940
    Abstract: A capacity control valve includes: a housing with a Pc port, a Pd port, a first Ps port and a second Ps port; a main valve element having a main valve portion adapted to contact with and separate from a main valve seat to close and open a communication between the Pd port and the Pc port by a drive force of a solenoid; an intermediate communication path communicating with the Pc port and the first Ps port; a pressure-sensitive valve configured to open and close the intermediate communication path by an ambient pressure; and a differential pressure valve including a differential pressure valve element configured to open and close a communication between the Pc port and the second Ps port and a communication between the Pc port and a pressure-sensitive chamber by the differential pressure valve element moved by a pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiro Hayama, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Keigo Shirafuji, Kohei Fukudome, Takahiro Ejima, Daichi Kurihara, Wataru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11293391
    Abstract: A damper device includes at least a diaphragm, an opposite member that faces the diaphragm and is connected to the diaphragm in a hermetically sealed state over a circumferential direction, and a deformation-suppressing member that is disposed in a hermetically sealed space defined by the diaphragm and the opposite member. The deformation-suppressing member includes a central portion that includes a concave surface of which a depth is increased toward a center in a radial direction thereof, and protruding portions that are provided closer to an outer peripheral side than the central portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke Sato, Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11261835
    Abstract: A damper device arranged in a housing space formed between a device main body and a cover member includes a pair of damper bodies each having a plate and a diaphragm and having an enclosed space sealed with gas. A biasing device is provided between the pair of damper bodies arranged facing each other and configured to bias the damper bodies from one side of the device main body and the cover member to the other side of the device main body and the cover member, stay members each extending from an outer peripheral edge portion of each of the damper bodies and brought into contact with other side, and a frame member arranged on one side of the device main body and the cover member and having a stopper portion configured to restrict movement of the damper bodies in the direction of the other side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yusuke Sato, Tatsumi Oguri, Yusuke Kondo, Keigo Ohata
  • Patent number: 11249410
    Abstract: A toner having an adequate storage stability and adequately suppressing an ejected paper adhesion, while achieving improving low-temperature fixability, has a toner particle containing a binder resin and a plasticizer, wherein Tg1 is 53° C. or lower and Tg2 is 55° C. or higher, in DSC measurement using the toner as a sample, when the following steps (i) to (iii) are performed: (i): the temperature of the toner is raised for the first time at a rate of temperature increase of 10° C./min, (ii): after the step (i), the temperature of the toner is lowered at a rate of temperature decrease of 10° C./min, (iii): after the step (ii), the temperature of the toner is raised for the second time at a rate of temperature increase of 10° C./min, Tg1 represents a glass transition temperature measured at the step (i), and Tg2 represents a glass transition temperature measured at the step (iii).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toru Takahashi, Daisuke Tsujimoto, Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Wakashi Iida
  • Patent number: 11242940
    Abstract: A capacity control valve includes a valve housing provided with a main valve seat; a main valve body that is inserted into the valve housing and includes a main valve portion which is capable of seating on the main valve seat 10a to open and close a communication between a suction port and a control port using a driving force of a solenoid; and a pressure-sensitive body that applies a biasing force to the main valve body in an opening direction according to pressure of a fluid surrounding the pressure-sensitive body. The fluid is supplied from the control port to around the pressure-sensitive body, and the fluid is supplied from the suction port to a back pressure side of the main valve body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiro Hayama, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Keigo Shirafuji, Kohei Fukudome, Wataru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11242832
    Abstract: A structure for attaching a metal diaphragm damper, includes a housing, a housing cover that cooperates with the housing to define a space, and a pair of diaphragms each formed in a disk shape, the pair of diaphragms having weld portions on an outer periphery side thereof, the weld portions being welded to each other in an annular shape to form the metal diaphragm damper of which inside is filled with gas, the metal diaphragm damper being attached to the housing and the housing cover so as to be disposed in the space between the housing and the housing cover. The pair of diaphragms is provided with outer peripheral portions on the outer peripheral side of the welded portions, and the outer peripheral portions of the pair of diaphragms are held by the housing and the housing cover in a thickness direction of the pair of diaphragms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yusuke Sato
  • Patent number: 11231138
    Abstract: A metal diaphragm damper which is resistant to breakage even if repeated stress is applied is provided. The metal diaphragm damper includes a diaphragm that is disk shaped and has a gas enclosed therein the diaphragm has a deforming action part in a center and an outer periphery fixing part on an outer periphery, the deforming action part is formed into a shape curved toward an exterior of the diaphragm, a folded part is formed in a connecting portion of the deforming action part and the outer periphery fixing part and is opened to an inner diameter side, and the folded part is movable in a radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yusuke Sato
  • Patent number: 11225962
    Abstract: A capacity control valve V includes a valve housing, a primary valve opened and closed by a driving force of a solenoid, a pressure-sensitive valve disposed in a pressure-sensitive chamber, and a differential pressure valve opened and closed by a differential pressure valve body moved by a pressure. A control port and a suction port communicate with each other through an intermediate communication path by opening and closing the pressure-sensitive valve. An adapter is provided with an accommodation portion accommodating a differential pressure valve body, and first urging member and a second urging member are interposed in the accommodation portion on both sides of the differential pressure valve in an opening and closing direction with the differential pressure valve body interposed therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Inventors: Daichi Kurihara, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Keigo Shirafuji, Kohei Fukudome, Masahiro Hayama, Takahiro Ejima, Wataru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11220987
    Abstract: Disclosed is a metal diaphragm damper that is hard to fracture even when repeated stress is applied thereto. A disk-shaped metal diaphragm damper is provided with diaphragms each having a deformable portion provided at the center and an outer circumferential fixation portion formed by outer circumferential rims of the diaphragms and that is filled with gas. The deformable portion has a third curved portion located at the radially outward side thereof and formed to be bulged; a first curved portion located radially inward of the third curved portion and formed to be bulged out; and a second curved portion located between the third curved portion and the first curved portion. The second curved portion includes at least one curved wall part which is formed to be dented in.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yusuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20210372396
    Abstract: A capacity control valve V includes a valve housing, a primary valve opened and closed by a driving force of a solenoid, a pressure-sensitive valve disposed in a pressure-sensitive chamber, and a differential pressure valve opened and closed by a differential pressure valve body moved by a pressure. A control port and a suction port communicate with each other through an intermediate communication path by opening and closing the pressure-sensitive valve. An adapter is provided with an accommodation portion accommodating a differential pressure valve body, and first urging member and a second urging member are interposed in the accommodation portion on both sides of the differential pressure valve in an opening and closing direction with the differential pressure valve body interposed therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Daichi KURIHARA, Yoshihiro OGAWA, Keigo SHIRAFUJI, Kohei FUKUDOME, Masahiro HAYAMA, Takahiro EJIMA, Wataru TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20210363980
    Abstract: A capacity control valve includes a valve housing provided with a discharge port, suction ports, a control port allowing a control fluid of a control pressure Pc to pass therethrough and a primary valve including a primary valve seat and a primary valve body driven by a solenoid and opening and closing a communication between the discharge port and the control port by the movement of the primary valve body. The capacity control valve further includes a CS valve which includes a CS valve body, a first spring urging the CS valve body in a closing direction, and a second spring urging the CS valve body in an opening direction, the control port and the suction port being opened at a valve closed position of the primary valve body, the control port and the suction port being closed at a valve opened position of the primary valve body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro HAYAMA, Kohei FUKUDOME, Takahiro EJIMA, Daichi KURIHARA, Wataru TAKAHASHI, Keigo SHIRAFUJI, Yoshihiro OGAWA
  • Patent number: 11181220
    Abstract: A metal diaphragm damper includes disc-shaped damper main body having two diaphragms between which a gas is sealed and each of which is provided with a deformable portion at the center thereof and two regulation members that are disposed outside of the deformable portions of the two diaphragms. The metal diaphragm damper includes a first welding part provided with a first welding layer WD1 that seals an annular periphery portion of the regulation member and an outer edge portion of the diaphragm, and a second welding layer WD1 that seals an annular periphery portion of the other regulation member and an outer edge portion of the other diaphragm. The metal diaphragm damper further includes a second welding part provided with a welding layer WD2 that seals the annular periphery portions of the two regulation members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke Sato, Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11156301
    Abstract: A capacity control valve V includes a valve housing provided with a Pc port, a Pd port and a Ps port; a main valve body that includes a main valve portion which comes into contact with and separates from a main valve seat 10a to close and open a communication between a Pd port and the Pc port using a driving force of a solenoid; a pressure-sensitive valve capable of opening and closing, depending on a surrounding pressure, a first communication passage through which the Pc port and the Ps port are communicable with each other; and a differential pressure valve capable of opening and closing, depending on a pressure difference, a second communication passage through which the Pc port and the Ps port are communicable with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro Hayama, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Keigo Shirafuji, Kohei Fukudome, Takahiro Ejima, Daichi Kurihara, Wataru Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20210309448
    Abstract: A bag material has a tubular shape and can be folded back at an intermediate position in a longitudinal direction. Crushed stones can be stored in a folded part of the back material. An opening on one side of the bag material can be moved to a position close to an opening on the other side of the bag material. A one-side closing rope that closes the opening on the one side of the bag material is provided near this opening. An other-side closing rope that closes the opening on the other side of the bag material is provided near this opening. The other of the one-side closing rope and the other-side closing ropes can be released with the opening closed by one closing rope.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Koji KAJIWARA, Hironori KAWAMURA, Yoshihiro OGAWA, Shigeru MATSUO
  • Publication number: 20210285589
    Abstract: A metal diaphragm damper which is resistant to breakage even if repeated stress is applied is provided. The metal diaphragm damper includes a diaphragm that is disk shaped and has a gas enclosed therein the diaphragm has a deforming action part in a center and an outer periphery fixing part on an outer periphery, the deforming action part is formed into a shape curved toward an exterior of the diaphragm, a folded part is formed in a connecting portion of the deforming action part and the outer periphery fixing part and is opened to an inner diameter side, and the folded part is movable in a radial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Toshiaki IWA, Yoshihiro OGAWA, Yusuke SATO