Patents by Inventor Yuji Sasaki

Yuji Sasaki 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: 20220021255
    Abstract: A motor rotor includes an inner sleeve, a cylindrical permanent magnet disposed around the inner sleeve, and a resin portion formed by charging a gap between the inner sleeve and the permanent magnet with a resin. The inner sleeve includes a small diameter portion. The small diameter portion is located to face an inner peripheral surface of an end portion of the permanent magnet in an axial direction. The small diameter portion is formed to have a diameter smaller than a diameter of a portion facing an inner peripheral surface of a center portion of the permanent magnet in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Kai IIJIMA, Hikaru SUGIURA, Yuji SASAKI, Tatsuya FUKUI, Yoshihito KATSU, Ryosuke YUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220006355
    Abstract: An inverter integrated gas supply device includes an electric motor and an inverter. The electric motor has a motor-side connection part that is configured to receive a drive current. The inverter has an inverter-side connection part that is connected to the motor-side connection part, and configured to supply the drive current to the motor-side connection part. The motor-side connection part includes a motor-side connector housing fixed to a motor case, a motor connector that is configured to receive the drive current, and a sealing member configured to seal a gap between the motor-side connector housing and the motor connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Nobuyuki IKEYA, Yuji SASAKI, Masaya TANIGUCHI, Gen KUWATA, Satoru OHASHI
  • Publication number: 20220002677
    Abstract: A transfer method includes a centrifugation step for applying centrifugal force in the direction of lamination to a laminate of a cell structure disposed on a temperature-responsive culture dish and a gel placed on the cell structure and a peeling step for maintaining the temperature at the lower critical solution temperature of the temperature-responsive culture dish or lower and peeling off the cell structure containing muscle cells from the temperature-responsive culture dish.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotsugu KUBO, Takahiro SHIOYAMA, Yuki KAGAWA, Yuto HINATA, Tatsuya SHIMIZU, Daisuke SASAKI, Yuji HARAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220006366
    Abstract: An inverter integrated gas supply device includes a fluid machine configured to discharge air, an electric motor having a motor casing and configured to drive the fluid machine, an inverter having an inverter casing and configured to supply a drive current to the electric motor, a motor-side connection part attached to the motor casing and configured to receive the drive current, and an inverter-side connection part attached to the inverter casing, connected to the motor-side connection part. The motor-side connection part includes a motor-side connector housing, and a motor connector. The inverter-side connection part includes an inverter-side connector housing, and an inverter connector. A position of the motor connector relative to the motor-side connector housing is fixed; and a position of the inverter connector relative to the inverter-side connector housing is variable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Nobuyuki IKEYA, Yuji SASAKI, Masaya TANIGUCHI, Gen KUWATA, Satoru OHASHI
  • Patent number: 11209752
    Abstract: A developing device includes a developer container, a developer carrier, and first and second members for stirring/conveying. The developer container includes a first partition wall between first and second chambers, a communication portion through which those chambers communicate at opposite ends of the first partition wall, a developer supply port, and a developer discharge portion. The first member stirs and conveys developer in the first chamber in a first direction. The second member stirs and conveys developer in the second chamber in a second direction and includes a regulating portion and a discharging blade. The developer container includes a second partition wall between the first chamber and the regulating portion. The gap from the upper end of the second partition wall to the inner surface of the developer container is larger than the gap thereto from the upper ends of a first helical blade and the regulating portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Asami Sasaki, Akira Matayoshi, Norio Kubo, Koji Suenami, Yuji Toyota, Tamotsu Shimizu, Masashi Fujishima, Yasuhiro Tauchi
  • Patent number: 11210689
    Abstract: A vehicle dispatch device is configured to dispatch a vehicle having an autonomous driving function to a user, the device includes: a search unit configured to search for a first alternative moving object when the vehicle cannot continue the autonomous driving to the destination during the autonomous driving of the vehicle on which the user is boarded, the first alternative moving object to which the user can transfer at a boarding position which is within a predetermined distance from a position on a route to an end position of the autonomous driving of the vehicle, within a predetermined time from alighting from the vehicle; and a grant unit configured to grant a reward to the user when the first alternative moving object does not exist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junya Watanabe, Seiji Arakawa, Yuji Sasaki, Masafumi Hayakawa, Naotoshi Kadotani, Takashi Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11178941
    Abstract: A fastener tape includes a mounting part for mounting a fastener element and a sewing part for sewing a fabric. The mutually adjoining sides of the mounting part and sewing part are integrally connected to each other. Another side of the mounting part which is spaced distantly from the sewing part provides a fastener element mounting side for mounting the fastener element. The sewing part is constituted of a plain weave texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: YKK Corporation
    Inventors: Go Takani, Yuji Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20210301065
    Abstract: Polyurethane foams are made by curing a reaction mixture that contains an aromatic polyisocyanate, at least one isocyanate-reactive material having an average functionality of at least 2 and an equivalent weight of at least 200 per isocyanate-reactive group, at least one blowing agent, at least one surfactant and at least one catalyst, a polyethyleneamine mixture having a number average molecular weight of 175 to 450 and an alkali metal, phosphonium or ammonium sulfite. Foams so produced emit low levels of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein and propionaldehyde.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Zhengming Tang, Jian Zou, Shaoguang Feng, Yuji Sasaki, Hongliang Chen, Haiying Li, Degang Zhang, Ping Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210292508
    Abstract: Polyurethane foams are made by curing a reaction mixture that contains an aromatic polyisocyanate, at least one isocyanate-reactive material having an average functionality of at least 2 and an equivalent weight of at least 200 per isocyanate-reactive group, at least one blowing agent, at least one surfactant and at least one catalyst, at least one cyclic 1,3-diketone compound, at least one aminoalcohol or alkylhydroxylamine and an alkali metal, phosphonium or ammonium sulfite. Foams so produced emit low levels of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein and propionaldehyde.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Zhengming Tang, Jian Zou, Shaoguang Feng, Yuji Sasaki, Hongliang Chen, Degang Zhang, Ping Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210270172
    Abstract: A honeycomb filter includes a pillar-shaped honeycomb structure body having a porous partition wall disposed to surround a plurality of cells and a plugging portion, wherein the partition wall is composed of a material containing cordierite as a main component thereof, porosity of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method is 60 to 68%, an average pore diameter of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method is 19 to 26 ?m, and in a pore diameter distribution indicating a cumulative pore volume of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method, with a pore diameter (?m) on an abscissa axis and a log differential pore volume (cm3/g) on an ordinate axis, a first peak including a maximum value of the log differential pore volume has a pore diameter value of 18 ?m or less, the pore diameter value corresponding to a ? value width of the maximum value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumihiko YOSHIOKA, Yuji SASAKI, Kimiko KISHINE, Sachiko ISHIDA, Kyohei KATO
  • Publication number: 20210268423
    Abstract: A honeycomb filter includes a pillar-shaped honeycomb structure body having a porous partition wall disposed to surround a plurality of cells and a plugging portion, wherein the partition wall is composed of a material containing cordierite as a main component thereof, porosity of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method is 60 to 68%, an average pore diameter of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method is 8 to 12 and in a pore diameter distribution which indicates a cumulative pore volume of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method, with a pore diameter (?m) on an abscissa axis and a log differential pore volume (cm3/g) on an ordinate axis, a first peak that includes a maximum value of the log differential pore volume has a pore diameter value of 10 ?m or less, the pore diameter value corresponding to a ? value width of the maximum value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumihiko YOSHIOKA, Yuji SASAKI, Kimiko KISHINE, Sachiko ISHIDA, Kyohei KATO
  • Publication number: 20210268424
    Abstract: A honeycomb filter includes a pillar-shaped honeycomb structure body having a porous partition wall disposed to surround a plurality of cells and a plugging portion, wherein the partition wall is composed of a material containing cordierite as a main component thereof, porosity of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method is 60 to 68%, an average pore diameter of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method is 13 to 18 ?m, and in a pore diameter distribution indicating a cumulative pore volume of the partition wall measured by a mercury press-in method, with a pore diameter (?m) on an abscissa axis and a log differential pore volume (cm3/g) on an ordinate axis, a first peak including a maximum value of the log differential pore volume has a pore diameter value of 15 ?m or less, the pore diameter value corresponding to a ? value width of the maximum value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumihiko YOSHIOKA, Yuji SASAKI, Kimiko KISHINE, Sachiko ISHIDA, Kyohei KATO
  • Patent number: 11091399
    Abstract: A pillar-shaped honeycomb structure body of a honeycomb structure includes a circumferential cell structure, a central cell structure and a boundary wall therebetween. On a surface orthogonal to the cells there are a circumferential reinforcing region having the partition wall thicker than a basic partition wall thickness in the circumferential cell structure and existing outside a range of a distance from a centroid of the surface; and at least one of a first boundary reinforcing region having the partition wall thicker than the basic partition wall thickness and existing in a range of a distance from the centroid within a range of the circumferential cell structure and a second boundary reinforcing region having the partition wall thicker than a basic partition wall thickness in the central cell structure and existing outside of a range of a distance from the centroid within a range of the central cell structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akifumi Kawakami, Takashi Kinoshita, Yuji Sasaki, Mitsuhiro Ito
  • Patent number: 11059115
    Abstract: A gear machining apparatus creates a gear on a workpiece W by moving a gear cutting tool relatively with respect to the workpiece along the direction of the rotation axis of the workpiece W while synchronously rotating the gear cutting tool and the workpiece. One of a workpiece rotation speed controlling portion and a tool rotation speed controlling portion varies the rotation speed of one of the workpiece and the gear cutting tool and the other one of the workpiece rotation speed controlling portion and the tool rotation speed controlling portion synchronizes the rotation speed of the other one of the workpiece and the gear cutting tool with one of the rotation speed of the workpiece and the gear cutting tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daichi Kanda, Takaaki Hashimoto, Yuji Sasaki, Yoshihiko Yamada, Hisashi Otani, Yoshitaro Ohsaki
  • Publication number: 20210203199
    Abstract: An IPM motor includes a rotation shaft, a rotor, and a stator. The rotor includes a rotor body, a magnet, and a resin filled between the magnet and the rotor body. The magnet includes a magnet main surface, a magnet back surface, and a magnet side surface. The rotor body includes a slot side surface facing the magnet side surface. The slot side surface includes a first flat surface portion and an inclined surface portion. The resin includes a first side surface resin portion filled between the magnet side surface and the first flat surface portion and a second side surface resin portion filled between the magnet side surface and the inclined surface portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Kai IIJIMA, Tatsumi INOMATA, Yuji SASAKI, Hikaru SUGIURA, Kuniaki IIZUKA, Tatsuya FUKUI, Ryosuke YUMOTO, Yoshihito KATSU
  • Patent number: 11023836
    Abstract: A server includes a unit obtaining a position of a registered vehicle, a unit obtaining a vehicle dispatch position, a unit determining a candidate vehicle based on the vehicle dispatch position and the position of the registered vehicle, a unit transmitting information regarding an autonomous driving function of the candidate vehicle to a user device, a unit receiving information for identifying a dispatch vehicle, and a unit transmitting a vehicle dispatch position to the dispatch vehicle. The user device includes a unit receiving the information regarding the autonomous driving function of the candidate vehicle, a unit displaying the information regarding the autonomous driving function of the candidate vehicle, an unit accepting a user operation for selecting the dispatch vehicle, and a unit transmitting the information for identifying the dispatch vehicle to the server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junya Watanabe, Yuji Sasaki, Seiji Arakawa, Naotoshi Kadotani, Masafumi Hayakawa, Takashi Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11015618
    Abstract: A centrifugal compressor includes a compressor impeller attached to a rotary shaft and a housing accommodating the rotary shaft and the compressor impeller. The housing includes a suction portion formed upstream of the compressor impeller and a high pressure part formed on a rear face side of the compressor impeller and having a pressure higher than a pressure in the suction portion during rotation of the compressor impeller. The housing has a discharge passage formed for connecting the high pressure part to a low pressure part including the suction portion and a gas flow path upstream of the suction portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Kuniaki Iizuka, Takashi Yoshida, Yuji Sasaki, Tatsumi Inomata, Takuya Ozasa, Ryosuke Yumoto, Takashi Mori
  • Patent number: 10991254
    Abstract: A user vehicle dispatch dealing system dispatches a passenger transport vehicle according to a vehicle dispatch request, which includes a riding point and a destination point. The system includes a vehicle situation obtaining unit that obtains a freight delivery vehicle situation including a delivery route and a current position of a freight delivery vehicle that delivers freight by autonomous driving, a vehicle situation determination unit that determines whether or not there is the freight delivery vehicle as a dispatch vehicle candidate in a state where a first preset range defined based on the delivery route includes the riding point, and an option presentation unit that presents an option of whether or not to request the dispatch of the freight delivery vehicle as the dispatch vehicle candidate to the user when the vehicle situation determination unit determines that there is the freight delivery vehicle as the dispatch vehicle candidate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi Hayashi, Junya Watanabe, Yuji Sasaki, Seiji Arakawa, Naotoshi Kadotani, Masafumi Hayakawa
  • Publication number: 20210115925
    Abstract: An example rotary machine includes a motor including a rotor and a stator, and a cooling jacket disposed around the stator. The cooling jacket includes an inner body part being cylindrical and in contact with the stator, an outer body part being cylindrical and surrounding the inner body part, and a groove through which a cooling medium passes, the groove circling helically around an outer circumference of the inner body part at least once. The groove has a pair of side surfaces opposed in a direction of an axis of rotation of the rotor, and a bottom surface connected to each of the pair of side surfaces. Each of the pair of side surfaces is formed having a draft angle inclined away from each other, the draft angle inclined relative to a release direction orthogonal to the axis of rotation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Kuniaki IIZUKA, Yuji SASAKI, Tatsumi INOMATA, Ryosuke YUMOTO, Kai IIJIMA, Tatsuya FUKUI, Hikaru SUGIURA, Yoshihito KATSU
  • Patent number: 10982680
    Abstract: A turbocharger impeller includes: a cylindrical boss portion disposed around a rotary axis; a hub portion connected to the boss portion and extends in a radial direction of the rotary axis; and a blade portion protruding from the boss portion and the hub portion toward a tip end side in the direction of the rotary axis and the radial direction. At least a part of an outer peripheral part of the hub portion in the radial direction or a part of the blade portion is provided with a resin second section and the second section is bonded to an aluminum first section. The turbocharger impeller includes the aluminum first section and the resin second section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Kuniaki Iizuka, Takashi Yoshida, Yuji Sasaki, Tatsumi Inomata, Takuya Ozasa, Tomohisa Okada, Ryosuke Yumoto, Kouta Kimachi