Patents by Inventor Yuichiro Kobayashi

Yuichiro Kobayashi 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: 20220312732
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an animal garment and an animal biological information measurement apparatus that are excellently comfortable. The animal garment includes a knitted fabric, the knitted fabric containing 2 mass % or more and 100 mass % or less of antifungal fibers, and 30 mass % or more and 100 mass % or less of fibers having a single fiber fineness of 0.3 dtex or more and 1.1 dtex or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicants: TOYOBO CO., LTD., TOYOBO STC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoko KOMATSU, Hitoshi NISHIMURA, Daichi YAMAMOTO, Shohei TOCHINO, Masahiro KOBAYASHI, Nobuhiro KURODA, Hiroyuki MORII, Yuichiro OMOTE, Hideki KAWABATA
  • Publication number: 20220311911
    Abstract: In an endoscope system, an imaging device is electrically connected to a signal line and is configured to output a video signal to the signal line. A receiver circuit is electrically connected to the signal line and is configured to receive the video signal. A noise detection circuit is configured to detect that noise having a higher frequency than a frequency of the video signal is mixed into the video signal. A filter circuit has a function of reducing the noise included in the video signal. An imaging control circuit is configured to set a signal-output time per one pixel of the imaging device to a second set time longer than a first set time and a filter control circuit is configured to turn on the function of the filter circuit when the noise is detected by the noise detection circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuichiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20220301792
    Abstract: A switch device includes an operation knob unit integrally including an operation knob, a detection part to detect proximity to or contact with the operation knob, a conduction part electrically connected to the detection part, a first control unit that is electrically connected to the detection part via the conduction part, determines proximity to or contact with the operation knob based on a first output signal outputted from the detection part and outputs a determination result as a second output signal, and a sub-substrate that is attached to the operation knob and includes the first control unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Akito ISHIHARA, Yuichiro SATO, Koji KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220281366
    Abstract: A vehicle seat which can restrain displacement of a duct from a pad is provided. The vehicle seat includes a blower, the pad (P) including an air passage formed therein and a hole (B2) communicating with the air passage, the duct (100) connected to the hole (B2) and configured to connect the blower and the air passage, and a holding member (150) connected to the duct (100). The duct (100) includes a first tubular portion (133) positioned in the hole (B2), and a first flange (134) extending outward from the first tubular portion (133). The holding member (150) includes a second tubular portion (151) connected to the first tubular portion (133), and a second flange (152) extending outward from the second tubular portion (151). The first flange (134) and the second flange (152) hold the pad therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Yuichiro Hoshi, Kazuki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220250516
    Abstract: Provided is vehicle seat with a seat cushion and a seat back, the vehicle seat comprising: a pair of cushion side frames; a duct extending from the seat cushion along a rear side of a cushion frame toward the seat back and connecting an air passage and a blower, the air passage being formed in at least one of the seat cushion and the seat back; and a side frame cover configured to cover at least part of the cushion side frame. The side frame cover includes a duct cover portion configured to cover part of the duct at the rear side of the cushion frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Yuichiro HOSHI, Kazuki KOBAYASHI, Tomohisa TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11410198
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a server transmitting and receiving unit configured to receive location information indicating a location of a vehicle from an on-board device mounted on the vehicle; and a server control unit configured to when the vehicle is traveling in an area that the vehicle has visited a predetermined number of times or less, extract a facility that faces a first road located within a predetermined range based on the location information and having traffic capacity equal to or larger than a predetermined threshold, wherein the server transmitting and receiving unit is configured to send advertisement information of the facility to the on-board device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Tanabe, Yuichiro Ueda, Atsuko Kobayashi, Akira Iijima, Manabu Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Goto
  • Publication number: 20220247255
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a sealing member that provides high sealability in a coolant flow path. A rotating electrical machine includes a stator core around which a winding is wound, a stator frame that supports the stator core, a housing that is disposed outside the stator frame and forms a flow path space with the stator frame, and a sealing member that is disposed between the stator frame and the housing. The housing includes a mounting portion on which the sealing member is mounted. The sealing member includes a base portion that is in contact with the housing and the stator frame, and an attachment portion that protrudes from the base portion and is inserted to the mounting portion of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Hayato FUJITA, Yuichiro BABA, Ryoji KOBAYASHI, Toshiki TAKAHASHI, Takuya MIYAGI, Kenji NAKAYAMA
  • Patent number: 11398352
    Abstract: A capacitor component includes a laminate including dielectric layers and internal electrode layers, first and second external electrodes respectively provided on first and second end surfaces of the laminate, and a third external electrode provided on at least one of first and second lateral surfaces of the laminate. The internal electrode layers include a first internal electrode layer connected to the first external electrode and not connected to either the second or the third external electrode; a second internal electrode layer connected to the second external electrode and not connected to either the first or the third external electrode; a third internal electrode layer not connected to any of the first, the second, or the third external electrode; and a fourth internal electrode layer connected to the third external electrode and not connected to either the first or the second external electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD
    Inventors: Yuji Kobayashi, Tomohiro Sasaki, Yuichiro Tanaka, Daisuke Oyama, Satoshi Ishitobi
  • Publication number: 20210040238
    Abstract: Provided are a macromolecular material that can form various structures, and that exhibits excellent toughness and strength; and a method for producing the macromolecular material. The macromolecular material includes in a polymer chain thereof a structural unit represented by the following formula (1): —R1—RH (1) (R1 represents NH or O, and RH represents a host group), wherein the host group is a monovalent group formed by removing one hydrogen atom or hydroxy group from a cyclodextrin derivative, and the cyclodextrin derivative has a structure formed such that a hydrogen atom of at least one hydroxy group contained in a cyclodextrin is replaced with at least one group selected from the group consisting of a hydrocarbon group, an acyl group, and —CONHR (R represents a methyl group or an ethyl group).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Osaka University
    Inventors: Akira HARADA, Yoshinori TAKASHIMA, Yongtai ZHENG, Yuichiro KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10329386
    Abstract: Provided is a self-restoring macromolecular material that not only has excellent stress relaxation but that can also be easily restored to its original state, even when damaged or severed. Also provided is a method for producing the self-restoring macromolecular material. The self-restoring macromolecular material contains a crosslinked structure that is formed by crosslinking a polymer containing at least a polyrotaxane molecule. The polyrotaxane molecule is formed so as to include a cyclic molecule 21 and a linear molecule that passes through an opening 21a of the cyclic molecule. The crosslinked structure 1 is crosslinked via a reversible bond between the cyclic molecule of the polyrotaxane molecule and a polymer molecule other than the polyrotaxane molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Osaka University
    Inventors: Akira Harada, Yoshinori Takashima, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Masaki Nakahata, Shoko Mori
  • Patent number: 10174172
    Abstract: The present invention provides a joined body with no risk of detachment from the joining surface without using an adhesive, and a method for producing the joined body. The present invention also provides a reversible joined body that enables control of joining and dissociation, and a method for producing the reversible joined body. In the joined body, a chemical bond is formed between two or more same or different solid-state materials at their contact interfaces by a chemical reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Osaka University
    Inventors: Akira Harada, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, Akihito Hashidzume, Yoshinori Takashima, Tomoko Sekine, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Masaki Nakahata
  • Patent number: 9791869
    Abstract: A control unit is added to the environmental tester including a thermostat-humidistat container, an air conditioner, a first temperature and humidity sensor for measuring temperature and humidity in the thermostat-humidistat container, a controller for receiving a first signal from the first temperature and humidity sensor to control the air conditioner. The control unit includes a second temperature and humidity sensor configured to measure the temperature and humidity distribution in the thermostat-humidistat container, and an additional unit configured to receive the first signal and set values for the temperature and the humidity from the controller, and receive a second signal from the second temperature and humidity sensor, compute a correction value from the received first signal, second signal, and set values, and send the correction value to the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: NAGANO SCIENCE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichiro Kobayashi, Yuichi Sakamoto
  • Publication number: 20170233533
    Abstract: Provided is a self-restoring macromolecular material that not only has excellent stress relaxation but that can also be easily restored to its original state, even when damaged or severed. Also provided is a method for producing the self-restoring macromolecular material. The self-restoring macromolecular material contains a crosslinked structure that is formed by crosslinking a polymer containing at least a polyrotaxane molecule. The polyrotaxane molecule is formed so as to include a cyclic molecule 21 and a linear molecule that passes through an opening 21a of the cyclic molecule. The crosslinked structure 1 is crosslinked via a reversible bond between the cyclic molecule of the polyrotaxane molecule and a polymer molecule other than the polyrotaxane molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: Osaka University
    Inventors: Akira Harada, Yoshinori Takashima, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Masaki Nakahata, Shoko Mori
  • Publication number: 20160272768
    Abstract: The present invention provides a joined body with no risk of detachment from the joining surface without using an adhesive, and a method for producing the joined body. The present invention also provides a reversible joined body that enables control of joining and dissociation, and a method for producing the reversible joined body. In the joined body, a chemical bond is formed between two or more same or different solid-state materials at their contact interfaces by a chemical reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Akira Harada, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, Akihito Hashidzume, Yoshinori Takashima, Tomoko Sekine, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Masaki Nakahata
  • Publication number: 20140339317
    Abstract: A control unit is added to the environmental tester including a thermostat-humidistat container, an air conditioner, a first temperature and humidity sensor for measuring temperature and humidity in the thermostat-humidistat container, a controller for receiving a first signal from the first temperature and humidity sensor to control the air conditioner. The control unit includes a second temperature and humidity sensor configured to measure the temperature and humidity distribution in the thermostat-humidistat container, and an additional unit configured to receive the first signal and set values for the temperature and the humidity from the controller, and receive a second signal from the second temperature and humidity sensor, compute a correction value from the received first signal, second signal, and set values, and send the correction value to the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Yuichiro KOBAYASHI, Yuichi SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140341253
    Abstract: A controlling section 41 receives determined temperature and humidity values, set temperature and humidity values, a heating electric power value, and a humidifying electric power value from a body controller 30. A comparison and determination section 46 compares the heating electric power value and the humidifying electric power value with respective predetermined reference electric power values, and when at least one of the heating electric power value or the humidifying electric power value is less than a corresponding one of the reference electric power values, the comparison and determination section 46 outputs an anomaly signal indicating that the cooling capacity of a refrigeration apparatus 22 has been reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Yuichiro KOBAYASHI, Yusuke YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 6190574
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition including a phosphorus compound having two or more hydroxyl groups and a P—N bond in a molecule selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by the general formula (3), (4) or (5): wherein R1 to R5 and R7 to R9, which may be identical or different, each represents an aryl group having 6 to 18 carbon atoms; a linear alkyl group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms; a branched alkyl group having 3 to 18 carbon atoms; a linear alkenyl group having 2 to 18 carbon atoms; or a branched alkenyl group having 3 to 18 carbon atoms; and R6 represents hydrogen atom; a linear alkyl group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms; a branched alkyl group having 3 to 18 carbon atoms; a linear alkenyl group having 2 to 18 carbon atoms; or a branched alkenyl group having 3 to 18 carbon atoms; and a working fluid composition for refrigerating machine including the lubricating oil composition described above, and a hydrofluorocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2001
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Shoji Nakagawa, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Hiroyasu Togashi, Toshiya Hagihara, Koji Taira
  • Patent number: 6096692
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a synthetic lubricating oil comprising cyclic ketals or cyclic acetals obtained by a reaction between one or more polyhydric alcohols having an even number of hydroxyl groups of not less than 4 and not more than 10 and one or more specific carbonyl compounds, or one or more ketals or acetals which are reactive derivatives of said carbonyl compounds; a working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine comprising a hydrofluorocarbon and a refrigeration oil containing the cyclic ketals or cyclic acetals; and novel compounds of the above cyclic acetals and a production method thereof. The present invention provides a synthetic lubricating oil which shows a good thermal stability, a good oxidation resistance, no carboxylic acid formation due to hydrolysis and a low hygroscopicity and is inexpensive as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2000
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiya Hagihara, Shoji Nakagawa, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Hiroyasu Togashi, Koji Taira, Akimitsu Sakai
  • Patent number: 5916854
    Abstract: A biodegradable lubricating base oil obtained by carrying out an addition reaction of an alkylene oxide and a transesterification in a mixture of fats and oils, a polyhydric alcohol or an aliphatic carboxylic acid, and an alkylene oxide, the mixture containing 5 to 150 mol of the alkylene oxide to 1 mol of the fats and oils; a biodegradable lubricating base oil obtained by carrying out esterification of all or part of the hydroxyl group in the above fats and oils derivative using an aliphatic carboxylic acid or ester derivative thereof. Further, a biodegradable lubricating oil composition containing the biodegradable lubricating base oil and the use thereof are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 29, 1999
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Inaya, Hiroki Sawada, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Toshiya Hagihara
  • Patent number: 5401433
    Abstract: A working fluid composition for use in a refrigeration system which comprises a refrigerating oil comprising a compound having one or more ketone groups in the molecular structure as a base oil and a hydrofluorocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 28, 1995
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Sawada, Toshiya Hagihara, Yuichiro Kobayashi, Akimitsu Sakai, Hideo Suzuki, Toshihiro Tanaka, Hiroshi Nagumo, Yukinaga Yokota