Patents by Inventor Yuichi Ando

Yuichi Ando 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: 20210323747
    Abstract: An air cushioning material includes: a first module including a first air cell containing air, a second air cell containing air, and a first belt-like part connecting the first air cell and the second air cell to each other; a second module including a third air cell containing air, a fourth air cell containing air, and a second belt-like part connecting the third air cell and the fourth air cell to each other; a coupling part that couples a part of the second air cell and a part of the fourth air cell in a second direction, where a direction from the second air cell toward the first air cell and a direction from the fourth air cell toward the third air cell are defined as a first direction, and a direction intersecting the first direction is defined as the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Tomoaki ITO, Yuichi ANDO, Masato SHIMOKAWARA, Hiroaki TAKADA, Tsuyoshi TAMARU, Masato SHINOMURA
  • Publication number: 20210291231
    Abstract: An electromechanical transducer element includes a base substrate, a first electrode on the base substrate, a piezoelectric body on the first electrode, and a second electrode on the piezoelectric body. The base substrate has a void area opposite to the piezoelectric body via the first electrode, and a width of the void area on a cross section cut along a layer direction of the electromechanical transducer element satisfies 0.65?Pw/Cw?0.95, where Cw represents the width of the void area, and Pw represents a width of the piezoelectric body on the cross section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuichi ANDO, Shuya ABE, Osamu MACHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210254752
    Abstract: Provided is a flow rate regulating device including a valve body section having a flat valve body surface; a main body section including a valve chamber, an inflow channel, an outflow channel, and a communication channel; a valve seat section having a flat valve seat surface provided around an inflow opening; a regulation mechanism that moves the valve body section along an axis to regulate a distance between the valve body surface and the valve seat surface; and a control unit that controls the regulation mechanism so that the valve body section moves in a movement range in which the valve body surface and the valve seat surface maintain a non-contact state, wherein a channel cross-sectional area of the communication channel is smaller than each of a channel cross-sectional area of the inflow channel and a channel cross-sectional area of the outflow channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Yuichi Ando, Satoshi Sekine
  • Patent number: 11069780
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming an oxide, the coating liquid including: A element, which is at least one alkaline earth metal; and B element, which is at least one selected from the group consisting of gallium (Ga), scandium (Sc), yttrium (Y), and lanthanoid, wherein when a total of concentrations of the A element is denoted by CA mg/L and a total of concentrations of the B element is denoted by CB mg/L, a total of concentrations of sodium (Na) and potassium (K) in the coating liquid is (CA+CB)/103 mg/L or less and a total of concentrations of chromium (Cr), manganese (Mn), iron (Fe), cobalt (Co), nickel (Ni), and copper (Cu) in the coating liquid is (CA+CB)/103 mg/L or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryoichi Saotome, Naoyuki Ueda, Yuichi Ando, Yuki Nakamura, Yukiko Abe, Shinji Matsumoto, Yuji Sone, Sadanori Arae, Minehide Kusayanagi
  • Patent number: 11049951
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming an oxide or oxynitride insulator film, the coating liquid including: A element; at least one selected from the group consisting of B element and C element; and a solvent, wherein the A element is at least one selected from the group consisting of Sc, Y, Ln (lanthanoid), Sb, Bi, and Te, the B element is at least one selected from the group consisting of Ga, Ti, Zr, and Hf, the C element is at least one selected from the group consisting of Group 2 elements in a periodic table, and the solvent includes at least one selected from the group consisting of an organic solvent having a flash point of 21° C. or more but less than 200° C. and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoyuki Ueda, Yuki Nakamura, Yukiko Abe, Shinji Matsumoto, Yuji Sone, Ryoichi Saotome, Sadanori Arae, Minehide Kusayanagi, Yuichi Ando
  • Publication number: 20210043679
    Abstract: An inorganic EL element including: an anode; a hole transporting layer; a light emitting layer; an electron transporting layer; and a cathode, the anode, the hole transporting layer, the light emitting layer, the electron transporting layer, and the cathode being stacked, wherein the hole transporting layer is an oxide film, the light emitting layer is an oxide film, and the electron transporting layer is an oxide film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Naoyuki UEDA, Yuki NAKAMURA, Yukiko ABE, Shinji MATSUMOTO, Yuji SONE, Ryoichi SAOTOME, Sadanori ARAE, Minehide KUSAYANAGI, Yuichi ANDO
  • Publication number: 20210016363
    Abstract: An insert may include a main body. The main body may include a first surface, a second surface, a side surface, a first cutting edge and a through hole. The side surface may be located between the first surface and the second surface. The first cutting edge may be located on at least a part of a ridge line where a first side surface of the side surface intersects with a second side surface adjacent to the first side surface. The through hole may open into the first surface. The main body may further include a first concave part located from the first surface to the side surface. The first concave part may be located away from an imaginary straight line connecting the first cutting edge and a center of the through hole in a front view of the first surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventor: Yuichi Ando
  • Publication number: 20210002714
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a novel marker that can be used to predict the effect of anti-PD-1 antibody/anti-PD-L1 antibody therapy with high sensitivity, and use thereof. Provided is a biomarker for predicting the effect of anti-PD-1 antibody/anti-PD-L1 antibody therapy, including an immunoglobulin superfamily containing leucine-rich repeat (ISLR).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Yuki Miyai, Atsushi Enomoto, Masahide Takahashi, Yoshinori Hasegawa, Tetsunari Hase, Yuichi Ando
  • Publication number: 20200303561
    Abstract: A field-effect transistor including a semiconductor layer formed of an n-type metal oxide semiconductor, wherein the n-type metal oxide semiconductor includes indium oxide, wherein the indium oxide is n-type doped through introduction of one or more kinds of cations as dopants, and wherein the n-type metal oxide semiconductor has a peak detected at an angle corresponding to a (222) plane of indium oxide having a bixbite structure in an X-ray diffraction method using a two-dimensional detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Yukiko ABE, Yuichi ANDO, Yuki NAKAMURA, Shinji MATSUMOTO, Yuji SONE, Naoyuki UEDA, Ryoichi SAOTOME, Sadanori ARAE, Minehide KUSAYANAGI
  • Publication number: 20200230704
    Abstract: A cutting tool may include a main body having a bar shape extended along a central axis. The main body may include a cutting edge, a first flow path, a second flow path, a third flow and a fourth flow path. The first flow path is located along the central axis and may include an inflow port. The second flow path is located along the central axis and may include a smaller inner diameter than the first flow path. The third flow path may connect to the first flow path and may include a first outflow port. The fourth flow path may connect to the second flow path and may include a second outflow port. The first outflow port is located more away from an imaginary plane including the central axis and the cutting edge than the second outflow port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Yuichi ANDO
  • Publication number: 20200087019
    Abstract: A joining structure of a packaging container is divided into at least two packaging members, and the joining structure includes: first slits formed in a dividing direction and located on both side of at least one corner of a joining-side end of a first packaging member, the first packaging member and a second packaging member being joined to each other; an engaging corner formed at a joining-side end of the second packaging member, the engaging corner being engaged with each of the first slits and being located on an inner side of a corner of the first packaging member, the engaging corner being formed at a corner corresponding to the corner of the first packaging member; and a cover that continues to the engaging corner and is located to cover an outer side of a joining end of the first packaging member on an outer side of the first slits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Masato SHIMOKAWARA, Yuichi ANDO, Shougo KAMIYA, Sakiko KITAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200075768
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming a metal oxide film, the coating liquid including: a metal source, which is at least one selected from the group consisting of inorganic salts, oxides, hydroxides, metal complexes, and organic acid salts; at least one alkali selected from the group consisting of organic alkalis and inorganic alkalis; and a solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Naoyuki UEDA, Yuki NAKAMURA, Yukiko ABE, Shinji MATSUMOTO, Yuji SONE, Ryoichi SAOTOME, Sadanori ARAE, Minehide KUSAYANAGI, Yuichi ANDO
  • Publication number: 20200006400
    Abstract: (Object) To miniaturize a field-effect transistor. (Means of Achieving the Object) A field-effect transistor includes a semiconductor film formed on a base, a gate insulating film formed on a part of the semiconductor film, a gate electrode formed on the gate insulating film, and a source electrode and a drain electrode formed in contact with the semiconductor film, wherein a thickness of the source electrode and the drain electrode is smaller than a thickness of the gate insulating film, and the gate insulating film includes a region that is not in contact with the source electrode or the drain electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadanori ARAE, Yuichi ANDO, Yuki NAKAMURA, Yukiko ABE, Shinji MATSUMOTO, Yuji SONE, Naoyuki UEDA, Ryoichi SAOTOME, Minehide KUSAYANAGI
  • Publication number: 20190288076
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming an oxide, the coating liquid including: A element, which is at least one alkaline earth metal; and B element, which is at least one selected from the group consisting of gallium (Ga), scandium (Sc), yttrium (Y), and lanthanoid, wherein when a total of concentrations of the A element is denoted by CA mg/L and a total of concentrations of the B element is denoted by CB mg/L, a total of concentrations of sodium (Na) and potassium (K) in the coating liquid is (CA+CB)/103 mg/L or less and a total of concentrations of chromium (Cr), manganese (Mn), iron (Fe), cobalt (Co), nickel (Ni), and copper (Cu) in the coating liquid is (CA+CB)/103 mg/L or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Ryoichi SAOTOME, Naoyuki UEDA, Yuichi ANDO, Yuki NAKAMURA, Yukiko ABE, Shinji MATSUMOTO, Yuji SONE, Sadanori ARAE, Minehide KUSAYANAGI
  • Publication number: 20190280098
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming an oxide or oxynitride insulator film, the coating liquid including: A element; at least one selected from the group consisting of B element and C element; and a solvent, wherein the A element is at least one selected from the group consisting of Sc, Y, Ln (lanthanoid), Sb, Bi, and Te, the B element is at least one selected from the group consisting of Ga, Ti, Zr, and Hf, the C element is at least one selected from the group consisting of Group 2 elements in a periodic table, and the solvent includes at least one selected from the group consisting of an organic solvent having a flash point of 21° C. or more but less than 200° C. and water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Naoyuki UEDA, Yuki NAKAMURA, Yukiko ABE, Shinji MATSUMOTO, Yuji SONE, Ryoichi SAOTOME, Sadanori ARAE, Minehide KUSAYANAGI, Yuichi ANDO
  • Patent number: 10268291
    Abstract: To make it possible to exclusively treat an operating input to a touch sensor or an operating input to an operating key different from the touch center as an operating input serving as a basis for the performance of processing. A processing executing section performs processing according to an operating input to a touch sensor or an operating input to an operating section. When the operating inputs to both of the touch sensor and the operating section are received, the processing executing section performs only processing according to one of the operating inputs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ogawa, Takashi Hatakeda, Yuichi Ando
  • Patent number: 10252341
    Abstract: A cutting insert according to one aspect has a flat plate shape including a first main surface having a polygonal shape, a second main surface located opposite to the first main surface, and an outer peripheral surface located between the first main surface and the second main surface. The cutting insert includes a cutting portion located in regions including at least a corner portion of the first main surface, and a main body portion located in a region other than the corner portion. A thickness of the main body portion is larger than a thickness of the cutting portions, and the main body portion includes a recessed portion or a protruding portion located in the outer peripheral surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Yuichi Ando
  • Publication number: 20180001390
    Abstract: A cutting insert according to one aspect has a flat plate shape including a first main surface having a polygonal shape, a second main surface located opposite to the first main surface, and an outer peripheral surface located between the first main surface and the second main surface. The cutting insert includes a cutting portion located in regions including at least a corner portion of the first main surface, and a main body portion located in a region other than the corner portion. A thickness of the main body portion is larger than a thickness of the cutting portions, and the main body portion includes a recessed portion or a protruding portion located in the outer peripheral surface thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventor: Yuichi ANDO
  • Publication number: 20160297675
    Abstract: A device including a first substrate in which a functional element and an electrode are formed; a second substrate in which a through electrode is formed; a joining material that joins the first substrate and the second substrate while reserving a predetermined space between the functional element and the second substrate; and a conductive material that electrically connects the electrode to the through electrode. Here, the joining material is harder than the conductive material, and the joining material is electrically less conductive than the conductive material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Yuichi ANDO, Yukito Sato, Katsunori Mae
  • Publication number: 20150227246
    Abstract: To make it possible to exclusively treat an operating input to a touch sensor or an operating input to an operating key different from the touch center as an operating input serving as a basis for the performance of processing. A processing executing section (54) performs processing according to an operating input to a touch sensor or an operating input to an operating section. When the operating inputs to both of the touch sensor and the operating section are received, the processing executing section (54) performs only processing according to one of the operating inputs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ogawa, Takashi Hatakeda, Yuichi Ando