Yoshinori Suzuki 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: An electric component manufacturing device includes a preheater that contacts and preheats a transported work, a melting heater that is downstream of the preheater in a transport direction of the work and contacts and heats the work at a temperature which is higher than a temperature of the preheater and at which a solder melts, a cooler that is downstream of the melting heater in the transport direction and contacts and cools the work, and a transporter that supports and transports the work to sequentially contact the preheater, the melting heater, and the cooler in this order. The transporter performs intermittent transport in which the work is transported from the preheater to the melting heater without stopping to contact both the preheater and the melting heater at the same time, and then the work stops on the melting heater.
Abstract: In a first pixel part, as an incident position is closer to a first end of a first pixel pair group in a second direction, an intensity of a first electric signal decreases. In a second pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the first end, an intensity of a second electric signal increases. In a third pixel part, as the incident position is closer to a second end of a second pixel pair group in a first direction, an intensity of a third electric signal decreases. In a fourth pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the second end, an intensity of a fourth electric signal increases. A calculation unit performs weighting on a first position on the basis of the third and fourth electric signals, and performs weighting on a second position on the basis of the first and second electric signals.
Abstract: Images with high image quality having less time-difference unevenness are outputted in an inkjet printing apparatus that performs multi-pass printing using full-line inkjet print heads 2. For this purpose, a CPU is capable of setting a first printing method in which an image for a unit area is printed by a specified number of printing conveyance operations and a second printing method in which an image for a unit area is printed by a smaller number than the specified number of printing conveyance operations. The CPU sets conveyance conditions such that a taken time for one printing conveyance operation of the printing conveyance operations for a unit area in the second printing method is smaller than a taken time for one successive printing conveyance operation of the printing conveyance operations for a unit area in the first printing method.
Abstract: The present invention provides a cationic lipid which is able to be used for nucleic acid delivery to the cytoplasm. A cationic lipid according to the present invention is, for example, a compound represented by formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein L1 and L2 independently represent an alkylene group having 3 to 10 carbon atoms; R1 and R2 independently represent an alkyl group having 4 to 24 carbon atoms or an alkenyl group having 4 to 24 carbon atoms; R3 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms; and X1 represents a single bond or CO—O—.
Abstract: Biomarkers for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases and methods for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases using the biomarkers are provided. A method for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases comprising measuring one or more biomarkers for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases selected from the following (a), (b), and (c) in a biological sample simultaneously or separately: (a) a biomarker for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases consisting of an intact protein of apolipoprotein A1 comprising the amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO:1 or a partial peptide thereof; (b) a biomarker for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases consisting of an intact protein of transthyretin comprising the amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO:2 or a partial peptide thereof; and (c) a biomarker for detecting cognitive dysfunction diseases consisting of an intact protein of complement C3 comprising the amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO:3 or a partial peptide thereof.
Abstract: A database system including: a database server for storing registration information including encrypted data encrypted using a probabilistic encryption method; and a terminal. The terminal includes: an encryption unit; a decryption unit; an encrypted search query generating unit for generating an encrypted search query obtained by encrypting a search query used for retrieving the encrypted data; and an additional processing unit for encrypting a search condition of a plaintext and transmitting a data acquisition request including the encrypted search condition. The database server holds database operation command definition information and search additional information.
Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an optical fiber line or the like configured by connecting a single-mode optical fiber with a cladding containing fluorine and a large Aeff optical fiber by TEC connection, and a connection state between such two types of optical fibers is set such that a connection loss expressed in dB of a fundamental mode is equal to or less than 55% of an ideal butt loss expressed in dB at a wavelength of 1550 nm.
Abstract: In an air suspension system, starting of a compressor is facilitated in a condition in which there exists a pressure difference. There is provided an air suspension system in which air compressed by a compressor is supplied to a plurality of air chambers provided between a vehicle body side and a wheel side and configured to perform vehicle height adjustment in accordance with the supply and discharge of air. The compressor has a needle connected to a piston and extending in a moving direction of the piston, and an armature reciprocating the needle in the moving direction of the piston.
Abstract: Provided is a molded article comprising an aliphatic polyester. The aliphatic polyester is at least one selected from the group consisting of polyglycolic acid and a copolymer of a glycolic acid monomer and a monomer other than the glycolic acid monomer. The molded article has a uniaxial compressive strength at a temperature of 23° C. of greater than 250 MPa and not greater than 350 MPa.
Abstract: Provided is a position detection sensor. In a first pixel part, as an incident position is closer to a first end of a first pixel pair group in a second direction, an intensity of a first electric signal decreases. In a second pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the first end, an intensity of a second electric signal increases. In a third pixel part, as the incident position is closer to a second end of a second pixel pair group in a first direction, an intensity of a third electric signal decreases. In a fourth pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the second end, an intensity of a fourth electric signal increases. A calculation unit calculates a second position on the basis of the first and second electric signals, and calculates a first position on the basis of the third and fourth electric signals.
Abstract: A light beam irradiation device includes a light source unit that emits a light beam, a reflection mirror and a driving unit that swings the reflection mirror under supply of a driving signal, and comprises the light deflection unit receiving and reflecting the light beam emitted from the light source unit using the reflection mirror, a light deflection angle detection unit that includes a light reception surface that receives the light beam reflected by the reflection mirror, the light deflection angle detection unit detecting a position of the light beam on the light reception surface at a frequency equal to or higher than four times a resonance frequency of the light deflection unit and outputting a detection signal indicating the position, and an operation control unit that corrects the driving signal on the basis of the detection signal and outputs the corrected driving signal to the light deflection unit.
Abstract: A method of producing a PAS, which is the method capable of providing a PAS having a high melt viscosity in high yield in a shorter polymerization time, is provided. The method including: a preparation step; a first polymerization step; and subsequently a second polymerization step for continuing to perform a polymerization reaction by adding to the reaction mixture from 0.09 to 0.2 mol of an additional alkali metal hydroxide relative to 1 mol of the sulfur source. In the first polymerization step, the polymerization reaction is performed on condition that a pH of the reaction mixture is 11 or higher until a conversion ratio of the dihalo aromatic compound being 50 mol % or greater.
Abstract: A method for processing substrates includes providing a first substrate including a first region and a second region, the first region including a stack of a silicon oxide film and a silicon nitride film, the second region including a single layer of a silicon oxide film; etching the first substrate with a process gas including a sulfur containing gas, in accordance with varied flow rates of the sulfur containing gas, thereby determining each relationship between a given flow rate from among the varied flow rates of the sulfur containing gas and a shape difference between respective recessed portions formed in the first region and the second region; determining a flow rate of the sulfur containing gas on a basis of each relationship; and etching a second substrate at the determined flow rate of the sulfur containing gas.
Abstract: The problem of the present invention is to provide an exhaust gas purification catalyst which can exhibit sufficient purification performance under a high Ga condition while having a resistance to stress such as high-temperature and poisonous substances. The present invention relates to an exhaust gas purification catalyst comprising two or more catalyst coating layers on a substrate, wherein a lower catalyst coating layer that is present lower with respect to an uppermost catalyst coating layer has a structure where a large number of voids are included and high-aspect-ratio pores having an aspect ratio of 5 or more account for a certain proportion or more of the whole volume of voids, thereby to improve gas diffusivity in the lower catalyst coating layer.
March 24, 2016
Date of Patent:
August 4, 2020
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, CATALER CORPORATION
Abstract: A tablet terminal 1A is a measurement apparatus for measuring a subject's eyelid position, and includes a display section 3 that generates a vertically long light emitting region to make a reflection image form on a corneal surface of the subject's eyeball, a camera 5 that images the reflection image formed by the display section 3, and an arithmetic circuit 7 that derives reflection image information concerning a size or position of the reflection image based on image data of the reflection image obtained by the camera 5, and measures the eyelid position based on the reflection image information.
Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes: a hollow housing with an aperture; a liquid ejecting head; and a supply mechanism. The liquid ejecting head has a nozzle through which liquid is to be discharged. The liquid ejecting head is supported in the housing with the nozzle exposed through the aperture. A gap is reserved between the liquid ejecting head and an inner circumferential surface of the aperture. The supply mechanism supplies dry gas to an inner space of the housing.
Abstract: A moving image encoding/decoding system may include a video predictive encoding device, which may include: an encoding device which encodes each of a plurality of input pictures to generate compressed picture data including a random access picture, and encodes data about display order information of each picture; a restoration device which decodes the compressed picture data to restore a reproduced picture; a picture storage device which stores the reproduced picture as a reference picture; and a memory management device which controls the picture storage device. Following completion of an encoding process of generating the random access picture, the memory management device refreshes the picture storage device by setting every reference picture in the picture storage device, except for the random access picture, as unnecessary immediately before or immediately after encoding a picture with display order information larger than the display order information of the random access picture.
April 5, 2019
Date of Patent:
July 14, 2020
NTT DOCOMO, INC.
Choong Seng Boon, Yoshinori Suzuki, Akira Fujibayashi, Thiow Keng Tan
Abstract: The present invention provides a modified nucleic acid monomer compound having a specific backbone such as 2-ethylglycerol or methoxymethyl-1,3-propanediol backbone instead of a ribose or deoxyribose backbone of a nucleoside, and an oligonucleic acid analogue containing the monomer compound as at least one of building blocks. The oligonucleic acid analogue containing the nucleic acid monomer compound of the present invention allows provision of an oligonucleic acid analogue having excellent biological stability and/or target gene silencing activity.
Abstract: Provided is a position detection sensor including: a light-receiving unit that includes a first pixel, a second pixel and a calculation unit that performs center-of-gravity operation by using an intensity of first and second electric signals to calculate a first position. In the first pixel, as the incident position is closer to one end of the light-receiving unit in a second direction, the intensity of the first electric signal decreases. In the second pixel, as the incident position is closer to the one end, the intensity of the second electric signal increases. The calculation unit further calculates a second position on the basis of a first integrated value obtained by integrating the intensity of the first electric signal, and a second integrated value obtained by integrating the intensity of the second electric signal.
Abstract: Provided is a shape measurement sensor including a light-receiving unit and a calculation unit. The light-receiving unit includes a plurality of pixel pairs. Each of the pixel pairs includes a first pixel and a second pixel that is disposed side by side with the first pixel along a first direction. In the first pixel, as an incident position is closer to one end of the light-receiving unit in a second direction, an intensity of a first electric signals decreases. In the second pixel, as the incident position is closer to the one end, an intensity of a second electric signal increases. The calculation unit calculates the incident position in the second direction for each of the pixel pairs on the basis of the intensity of the first electric signal and the intensity of the acquired second electric signal.