Patents by Inventor Yuji Matsushita

Yuji Matsushita 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).

  • Patent number: 11141659
    Abstract: At least one first group and at least one second group each including contents chosen by a user are previously stored into a storage medium. The first group of the groups stored in the storage medium is presented as an option to the user, with a higher priority than that of other options, during a first period of time. The second group of the groups stored in the storage medium is presented as an option to the user, with a higher priority than that of other options, during a second period of time. One of the presented groups chosen by the user is determined as a group to be used in a game process. The game process is performed using contents included in the determined group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingo Matsushita, Kouhei Maeda, Yuji Ohashi, So Araya
  • Patent number: 11117380
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus includes: a liquid ejection unit; a liquid storage container including a replenishment port through which to replenish the liquid storage container with a liquid and an opening-closing member which closes and opens the replenishment port; and a notification unit configured to notify a user of information to be recognized by the user; and a control unit configured to control the notification unit. In a case where the time elapsed since the previous liquid ejection by the liquid ejection unit is a predetermined time or longer, the control unit causes the notification unit to notify the user of information on replenishment of the liquid storage container with a liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuji Tamaru, Kazumasa Matsushita, Hirofumi Okuhara, Chiaki Muraoka
  • Patent number: 11075034
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes: a multilayer chip in which each of a plurality of dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked; a first external electrode provided on the first end face; and a second external electrode provided on the second end face, wherein a first dielectric layer of the plurality of dielectric layers has a concavity which is recessed toward one side of a stacking direction of the multilayer chip, wherein a first internal electrode layer of the plurality of internal electrode layers crosses the concavity and has a cutout in the concavity, wherein the first internal electrode layer is next to the first dielectric layer and is positioned on other side of the stacking direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Matsushita
  • Patent number: 11056283
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic main body having a structure in which each of a plurality of dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked and are alternately exposed to two end faces of the ceramic multilayer structure, a main component of the dielectric layers being ceramic; and a pair of external electrodes that are formed from the two end faces to at least one of side faces of the ceramic main body, wherein a relationship of y?1+1.48x is satisfied when a temperature of the multilayer ceramic capacitor is increased from 190 degrees C. to 260 degrees C., wherein “y” is a total amount of hydrogen gas, water vapor and carbonic acid gas (number of molecules/1015) released from the multilayer ceramic capacitor, wherein a volume of the multilayer ceramic capacitor is “x” (mm3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Matsushita
  • Publication number: 20200197265
    Abstract: An oil-in-water type emulsion cosmetic is capable of stably maintaining large-sized oily particles having a diameter exceeding 50 ?m in a well-dispersed state or achieving a well-dispersed state thereof merely by lightly shaking, without necessarily adding a water-soluble thickener such as carboxyvinyl polymer to the aqueous phase of the emulsion. The oil-in-water type emulsion cosmetic, wherein oily particles containing a solid fat component and a liquid oil component are dispersed in an aqueous phase, is characterized in that: the average particle diameter of the oily particles is 50 ?m to 10 mm; and the difference between the specific gravity of the oily phase constituting the oily particles and the specific gravity of the aqueous phase [(specific gravity of oily phase)?(specific gravity of aqueous phase)] is within the range of ?0.010 to +0.100.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Shusuke SANO, Yuji MATSUSHITA, Eiko SATO, Naoki TOMINAGA, Yoriko HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200152381
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic device includes: a multilayer chip in which each of a plurality of dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked; a first external electrode provided on the first end face; and a second external electrode provided on the second end face, wherein a first dielectric layer of the plurality of dielectric layers has a concavity which is recessed toward one side of a stacking direction of the multilayer chip, wherein a first internal electrode layer of the plurality of internal electrode layers crosses the concavity and has a cutout in the concavity, wherein the first internal electrode layer is next to the first dielectric layer and is positioned on other side of the stacking direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventor: Yuji MATSUSHITA
  • Publication number: 20190318876
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic main body having a structure in which each of a plurality of dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked and are alternately exposed to two end faces of the ceramic multilayer structure, a main component of the dielectric layers being ceramic; and a pair of external electrodes that are formed from the two end faces to at least one of side faces of the ceramic main body, wherein a relationship of y?1+1.48x is satisfied when a temperature of the multilayer ceramic capacitor is increased from 190 degrees C. to 260 degrees C., wherein “y” is a total amount of hydrogen gas, water vapor and carbonic acid gas (number of molecules/1015) released from the multilayer ceramic capacitor, wherein a volume of the multilayer ceramic capacitor is “x” (mm3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventor: Yuji MATSUSHITA
  • Patent number: 9956148
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water emulsion cosmetic that is excellent in the resilient and supple (in other words, firm, tensional, and elastic) feel and also excellent in the softness and moisturizing effect. The oil-in-water emulsion cosmetic of the present invention is characterized by comprising the following components: (A) 0.1 to 5 mass % of hydrogenated polyisobutene with a number average molecular weight of 2000 to 3000, (B) 0.1 to less than 1 mass % of higher alcohol, (C) 1 to 25 mass % of an oil component, (D) 0.3 to 5 mass % of surfactant, (E) 0.05 to 5 mass % of water-soluble thickener, and (F) an aqueous component, wherein the blending quantity of nonpolar oil is 30% or lower of the total amount of component (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ayako Ibe, Yuji Matsushita
  • Patent number: 8926996
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water cosmetic excellent in emulsion stability. The oil-in-water cosmetic includes (a) oil-droplet particles consisting of an oil component to be emulsified; (b) vesicle particles for stabilizing the oil-droplet particles; and (c) an aqueous phase containing water and a monohydric aliphatic alcohol having 1 to 4 carbon atoms. It is preferred that the vesicle particles are formed with an amphiphilic substance which spontaneously forms vesicle particles, and that they are localized on surfaces of the oil-droplet particles. It is preferred that the amphiphilic substance be a polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil derivative represented by the following formula (I), wherein E=L+M+N+X+Y+Z, and that said E which represents the average addition mole number of ethylene oxide is 10 to 20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanori Yoshimura, Yuji Matsushita, Takafumi Kurosawa
  • Publication number: 20140235732
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water emulsion cosmetic that is excellent in the resilient and supple (in other words, firm, tensional, and elastic) feel and also excellent in the softness and moisturizing effect. The oil-in-water emulsion cosmetic of the present invention is characterized by comprising the following components: (A) 0.1 to 5 mass % of hydrogenated polyisobutene with a number average molecular weight of 2000 to 3000, (B) 0.1 to less than 1 mass % of higher alcohol, (C) 1 to 25 mass % of an oil component, (D) 0.3 to 5 mass % of surfactant, (E) 0.05 to 5 mass % of water-soluble thickener, and (F) an aqueous component, wherein the blending quantity of nonpolar oil is 30% or lower of the total amount of component (C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ayako Ibe, Yuji Matsushita
  • Patent number: 8673326
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water emulsion composition having excellent emulsion stability, low sticky feeling, and low skin irritation. The oil-in-water emulsion composition according to the present invention comprising (a) 1 to 20 mass % of a powder component, (b) 0.001 to 0.5 mass % of a cationic surfactant having two alkyl chains with 12 or more and 22 or less carbon atoms, (c) an oil phase component, and (d) a water phase component, having a structure wherein (a) powder particles are adsorbed on the oil droplets dispersed in the water phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Shiseido Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Ishikubo, Yuji Matsushita, Yosuke Ikebe, Taizo Fujiyama, Tomonori Toyoda, Kazuho Koiwa
  • Publication number: 20130028950
    Abstract: The present invention provides a vesicle-containing composition having an excellent stability in the presence of water-soluble medicinal agent. A vesicle-containing composition of the present invention is characterized by comprising: (A) a silicone-based surfactant, (B) one or more anionic surfactants selected from polyoxyethylene alkyl (12 to 15) ether phosphate, acyl methyl taurate and acyl glutamate in an amount of 0.001 to 0.2 mass %, (C) a polar oil having IOB of 0.05 to 0.80 and/or silicone oil, and (D) water containing a water-soluble medicinal agent in an amount of 0.5 to 5 mass % based on the composition, wherein the (A) silicone-based surfactant forms vesicles; the (B) anionic surfactant(s) attaches to a surface of the vesicles; and the (C) polar oil and/or silicone oil is present within a bilayer membrane of the vesicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2011
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Miharu Nishida, Kei Watanabe, Yuji Matsushita
  • Publication number: 20110236447
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water cosmetic excellent in emulsion stability. The oil-in-water cosmetic includes (a) oil-droplet particles consisting of an oil component to be emulsified; (b) vesicle particles for stabilizing the oil-droplet particles; and (c) an aqueous phase containing water and a monohydric aliphatic alcohol having 1 to 4 carbon atoms. It is preferred that the vesicle particles are formed with an amphiphilic substance which spontaneously forms vesicle particles, and that they are localized on surfaces of the oil-droplet particles. It is preferred that the amphiphilic substance be a polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil derivative represented by the following formula (1), wherein E=L+M+N+X+Y+Z, and that said E which represents the average addition mole number of ethylene oxide is 10 to 20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2009
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori Yoshimura, Yuji Matsushita, Takafumi Kurosawa
  • Patent number: 7879789
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a new surfactant that can be used as an emulsifier excellent in emulsion stability and texture in use and as a cleanser excellent in cleansing power and texture in use and having low skin irritation. A surfactant consisting of a compound represented by the below-described general formula (1). Y—O-(EO)l-(AO)m-(EO)n-X??(1) (In the formula, AO represents an oxyalkylene group having 3 to 4 carbon atoms; m is the average addition mole number of the oxyalkylene group and satisfies 5?m?100. EO represents an oxyethylene group; l and n are the average addition mole numbers of the oxyethylene groups and satisfy 0?l?4 and 0?n?4. Either X or Y or both are a functional group represented by —SO3M, —COOM, —HPO3M, —(CH2)q—SO3M, or —(CH2)q—COO, wherein M is a hydrogen ion or a monovalent inorganic or organic cation, and q is the number of carbon atoms of the linked alkylene group and satisfies 1?q?4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Shiseido Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Matsushita, Takashi Ohmori, Akira Noda
  • Publication number: 20100297039
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water emulsion composition having excellent emulsion stability, low sticky feeling, and low skin irritation. The oil-in-water emulsion composition according to the present invention comprises (a) 1 to 20 mass % of a powder component, (b) 0.001 to 0.5 mass % of a cationic surfactant having two alkyl chains with 12 or more and 22 or less carbon atoms, (c) an oil phase component, and (d) a water phase component, having a structure that (a) powder particles are adsorbed on the oil droplets dispersed in the water phase, and containing substantively no surfactant other than the (b) cationic surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2008
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Ishikubo, Yuji Matsushita, Yosuke Ikebe, Taizo Fujiyama, Tomonori Toyoda, Kazuho Koiwa
  • Publication number: 20100135938
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oil-in-water emulsion composition having excellent emulsion stability, low sticky feeling, and low skin irritation. The oil-in-water emulsion composition according to the present invention comprising (a) 1 to 20 mass % of a powder component, (b) 0.001 to 0.5 mass % of a cationic surfactant having two alkyl chains with 12 or more and 22 or less carbon atoms, (c) an oil phase component, and (d) a water phase component, having a structure wherein (a) powder particles are adsorbed on the oil droplets dispersed in the water phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2008
    Publication date: June 3, 2010
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Ishikubo, Yuji Matsushita, Yosuke Ikebe, Taizo Fujiyama, Tomonori Toyoda, Kazuho Koiwa
  • Publication number: 20090186791
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a new surfactant that can be used as an emulsifier excellent in emulsion stability and texture in use and as a cleanser excellent in cleansing power and texture in use and having low skin irritation. A surfactant consisting of a compound represented by the below-described general formula (1). Y—O-(EO)l-(AO)m-(EO)n-X??(1) (In the formula, AO represents an oxyalkylene group having 3 to 4 carbon atoms; m is the average addition mole number of the oxyalkylene group and satisfies 5?m?100. EO represents an oxyethylene group; l and n are the average addition mole numbers of the oxyethylene groups and satisfy 0?l?4 and 0?n?4. Either X or Y or both are a functional group represented by —SO3M, —COOM, —HPO3M, —(CH2)q-SO3M, or —(CH2)q-COO, wherein M is a hydrogen ion or a monovalent inorganic or organic cation, and q is the number of carbon atoms of the linked alkylene group and satisfies 1?q?4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2007
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Matsushita, Takashi Ohmori, Akira Noda
  • Publication number: 20070134176
    Abstract: The invention provides a color-developing composition without using a pigment or dye and capable of being colored sustainably and stably after mixing two liquid phases which are colorless before mixing. The composition consists of two discrete liquid phases, wherein the refractive index of each liquid phase is identical to each other at a point within the wavelength range from 400 nm to 800 nm, wherein a continuous layer and a dispersion layer are formed by mixing and dispersing said two phases whereby developing a color. Alternatively, the composition is a powder dispersion consisting of a liquid phase and a silica powder-containing solid phase, wherein said liquid phase has a refractive index n1 and said silica has a refractive index n2, which satisfy Equation (1): |n1?n2|<0.05??(1) whereby developing a color on the basis of the difference in the refractive index at the interface between the liquid phase and the solid phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2007
    Publication date: June 14, 2007
    Inventors: Hiroshi Fukui, Yuichiro Mori, Takayuki Sakiguchi, Masanori Yoshimura, Yuji Matsushita, Norinobu Yoshikawa, Keiko Sakai, Kazuhisa Ohno, Makio Akimoto
  • Patent number: 7045840
    Abstract: In a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device including a variable resistive element formed by sequentially stacking a lower electrode, a variable resistor with a perovskite-type crystal structure, and an upper electrode, at least one of the lower electrode and the upper electrode is a particulate electrode configured to include a particulate conductor aggregate so that the contact area with the variable resistor at an interface is effectively reduced to realize high initial resistance of the variable resistive element. Further, a film of the variable resistor is preferably formed so as to be in a highly crystalline state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2006
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yukio Tamai, Nobuyoshi Awaya, Shinji Kobayashi, Hidechika Kawazoe, Toshimasa Suzuki, Hidetoshi Masuda, Naoto Hagiwara, Yuji Matsushita, Yuji Nishi
  • Publication number: 20050153504
    Abstract: In a manufacturing method of a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device including a variable resistive element having a variable resistor made of a perovskite-type metal oxide film, the variable resistor is formed at a temperature which is lower than the melting point of a metal wire layer that has been formed before formation of the variable resistor. More preferably, the variable resistor is formed by a praseodymium calcium manganese oxide, which is represented by a general formula, Pr1-xCaxMnO3, carried out at a film forming temperature in a range from 350° C. to 500° C. according to a sputtering method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2005
    Publication date: July 14, 2005
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hidechika Kawazoe, Yukio Tamai, Atsushi Shimaoka, Naoto Hagiwara, Yuji Matsushita, Yuji Nishi