Yosuke 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).
Abstract: A motor includes a bus bar assembly including a bus bar, a wiring member, and a bus bar holder. The bus bar holder includes a main body portion, a bottom portion, and a first circuit board support portion. The wiring member includes a circuit board connection terminal electrically connected to the circuit board. The circuit board connection terminal includes a contact portion connected to the circuit board, and applies force to the circuit board through the contact portion. The first circuit board support portion is disposed at a region of the bottom portion to define a side at which the circuit board connection terminal is located when viewed from one direction. The first circuit board support portion and the contact portion are located at different positions when viewed from the one direction.
Abstract: An insertion device includes an insertion section extended along a longitudinal axis, and an assist tool detachably attached to the insertion section. The assist tool is actuated with being attached to the insertion section, thereby causing a propulsion force for movement along the longitudinal axis to act on the insertion section. A moving member movable between a first position and a second position is provided in one of the insertion section and the assist tool. The moving member is held at the second position due to a pressure from the other of the insertion section and the assist tool, in a state that the assist tool is located at the specific position relative to the insertion section.
Abstract: A solid electrolyte is constituted by lithium phosphorus oxynitride (LiPON). A multiplication value obtained by multiplying a ratio of a peak intensity of nitrogen atoms having a single bond with one P atom and having a double bond with another P atom to a peak intensity of an N2 state in a Raman spectroscopy spectrum by a ratio of a content amount of N atoms to a content amount of P atoms is greater than or equal to 0.40.
Abstract: A management system displays a plurality of elements detected from an information system according to a horizontal relation view (HRV) format which is a multi-column display format, based on information of the plurality of detected elements. In the HRV format display, the plurality of columns correspond to a plurality of types, and include a key column which is a column serving as a key for aggregated display and an aggregation target column subjected to aggregated display according to the key column. The key column includes key objects which represent information on elements belonging to the corresponding type and which are arranged vertically. A lateral area of each of the key objects in the aggregation target column includes aggregation objects indicating aggregation information of elements related to an element represented by the key object, whereby the key objects and the related aggregation objects are arranged on the same row.
Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, containing a compound of formula (X): where R10 and R20 are each a group selected from an alkyl having 1 to 8 carbon atoms, an alkenyl having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an alkynyl having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, and an aryl having 6 to 12 carbon atoms, or a lithium; and X is a polar group (i) containing a —C(?O), a —P(?O), or an —S(?O)2 group, a polar group (ii) containing a —CN or an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, in which a part of hydrogen atoms is substituted with a fluorine atom, or a 4- to 7-membered ring polar group (iii) containing a —C(?O)—O— or a —C(?O)—N— group, where when X is a 4- to 7-membered ring polar group (iii) containing —C(?O)—N—, at least one of R10 and R20 is lithium.
Abstract: A rehabilitation training device includes a motion parameter value acquirer that acquires a first motion parameter value relating to a first motion of a body of a user who uses the training device, a training image generator that generates N (an integer greater than or equal to 1) training images including a training image having a motion parameter value representing motion characteristics different from the first motion parameter value with respect to the first motion, based on the first motion parameter value, and a display that displays one training image of the N training images as a first training image.
Abstract: A dry etching method includes a process of, while continuously applying bias power using an ion species to a material to be processed including a first conductive member, a first insulating film provided on the first conductive member, a second conductive member provided on the first insulating film, and a second insulating film provided on the second conductive member, dry etching the second insulating film to expose the second conductive member. A time for which the bias power is continuously applied is set to 50 microseconds or less and a duty ratio of the bias power is set to 50% or less.
Abstract: An endoscope includes: a cylindrical member; a ring member, in which the cylindrical member is fixed; a recess portion provided in an outer circumferential face of the cylindrical member; a first recess wall formed in a direction around an axis in the recess portion; a second recess wall formed along a direction of the axis; a projection portion provided on an inner circumferential face of the ring member, the projection portion being engaged with a recess portion; a first contact portion that comes into contact with the first recess wall in the direction of the axis; and a second contact portion that comes into contact with the second recess wall in the direction around the axis.
Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes a multi-layer unit and a side margin. The multi-layer unit includes ceramic layers laminated in a first direction and internal electrodes disposed between the ceramic layers. The side margin covers the multi-layer unit from a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and has a porosity of 1% or less.
Abstract: A dust collector in an embodiment includes: a discharge electrode having tips; a counter electrode including a plurality of conductor plates each having an end opposed to the discharge electrode and arrange side by side in a plate thickness direction; and a power supply that applies voltage between the discharge electrode and the counter electrode. The counter electrode has a first region closer to the tips and a second region farther from the tips than is the first region, and at least one of an interval between or a distance from the tips or a shape of at least part of the ends in the first region is different from the interval, the distance, or the shape in the second region.
Abstract: A wavefront measurement apparatus includes alight source unit, a holding unit, a light reception optical system, a wavefront measurement unit, and a wavefront data generation unit. The light source unit is configured to apply light beams toward the subject optical system. The wavefront measurement unit is configured to measure light beams transmitted through the subject optical system. The wavefront data generation unit is configured to generate wavefront aberration data from results of the measurement by the wavefront measurement unit. A neighborhood of the opening portion and a neighborhood of the wavefront measurement unit are made to be optically conjugate with each other by the light reception optical system. The measurement of the light beams includes at least measurement of the light beams in a state in which a center of the opening portion is separated away from the measurement axis by a predetermined distance.
Abstract: A ceramic member 30 according to the present invention includes a ceramic base 32, which contains a solid solution Mg(Al)O(N) in which Al and N components are dissolved in magnesium oxide as the main phase, and an electrode 34 disposed on a portion of the ceramic base 32 and containing at least one of nitrides, carbides, carbonitrides, and metals as an electrode component. The ceramic base 32 may have an XRD peak of a (111), (200), or (220) plane of Mg(Al)O(N) measured using a CuK? ray at 2?=36.9 to 39, 42.9 to 44.8, or 62.3 to 65.2 degrees, respectively, between a magnesium oxide cubic crystal peak and an aluminum nitride cubic crystal peak.
Abstract: A plasma processing, apparatus of an embodiment includes a chamber, an introducing part, a first power source, a holder, an electrode, and a second power source. The introducing pat introduces gas into the chamber. The first power source outputs a first voltage for generating ions from the gas. The holder holds a substrate. The electrode is opposite to the ions across the substrate, and has a surface not parallel to the substrate. The second power source applies a second voltage to the electrode. The second voltage has a frequency lower than the frequency of the first voltage and Introduces die ions to the substrate.
Abstract: The ceramic material of the present invention contains a crystalline phase of a complex oxide containing a Group II element M and a rare earth element RE. The Group II element M is Sr, Ca, or Ba. An XRD diagram of the ceramic material shows a first new peak between peaks derived from the (040) plane and the (320) plane of MRE2O4. Such a ceramic material may be manufactured by, for example, preparing a material containing MRE2O4 or a material capable of reacting in thermal spray flame to produce MRE2O4 as a thermal spray material, and thermally spraying the thermal spray material onto a predetermined object.
Abstract: A gypsum hardened body including a gypsum slurry that has been hardened is provided. The gypsum slurry is obtained by mixing calcined gypsum, calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, water, and foam. The specific gravity of the gypsum hardened body is greater than or equal to 0.3 and less than or equal to 0.8.
Abstract: A method of producing a multi-layer ceramic electronic component includes: preparing a multi-layer chip including ceramic layers laminated in a first axis direction, internal electrodes disposed between the ceramic layers, and a side surface on which the internal electrodes are exposed; applying a ceramic paste to the side surface; and pressing the applied ceramic paste toward the side surface to planarize the applied ceramic paste.
Abstract: A mullite sintered body according to the present invention has an impurity element content of 1% by mass or less and contains sintered mullite grains having an average grain size of 8 ?m or less. When a surface of the mullite sintered body is finished by polishing, pores in the surface have an average largest pore length of 0.4 ?m or less. The surface preferably has a center line average surface roughness (Ra) of 3 nm or less. The surface preferably has a maximum peak height (Rp) of 30 nm or less. The number of pores in the surface is preferably 10 or less per unit area of 4 ?m×4 ?m.
Abstract: The present invention is concerned with a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing a compound represented by the following general formula (X), in which a polar group (X) is bound to a phosphorus atom (P), and capable of improving electrochemical characteristics in a broad temperature range; an energy storage device using the same; and a novel compound.
Abstract: In an X-ray diffraction diagram of a cordierite sintered body of the present invention, the ratio of the total of the maximum peak intensities of components other than cordierite components to the peak top intensity of the (110) plane of cordierite is 0.0025 or less. Since having a significantly small amount of different phases other than the cordierite components, this cordierite sintered body has a high surface flatness when the surface thereof is mirror-polished.
Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing a lithium salt having a specific ?,?-dihydroxy carboxylic acid ester structure, phosphono hydroxy carboxylic acid structure, alkoxycarbonyl hydroxy carboxylic acid structure, or formyloxy structure; an energy storage device using the nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and a lithium salt used for the nonaqueous electrolytic solution. This nonaqueous electrolytic solution makes it possible not only to improve the electrochemical characteristics when the energy storage device is used at a high temperature and a high voltage and to improve the capacity retention rate after high-voltage and high-temperature storage, but also to suppress gas generation.
May 13, 2015
September 21, 2017
UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Koji ABE, Shoji SHIKITA, Junichi CHIKA, Kei SHIMAMOTO, Yosuke SATO