Patents by Inventor Yuki Masuda

Yuki Masuda 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: 20240231251
    Abstract: Provided is such a toner that a pigment is dispersed in a toner particle containing a large amount of a crystalline resin, that is, a toner excellent in low-temperature fixability and coloring power. The toner is a toner including a toner particle containing a binder resin, a pigment and a pigment dispersant, wherein the binder resin contains from 20.0% to 100.0% by mass of a crystalline resin, wherein the pigment dispersant is a polymer containing a specific structure that interacts with the pigment and a specific polymer moiety that interacts with the crystalline resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Inventors: NAOYA ISONO, MARIKO YAMASHITA, KENJI AOKI, TATSUYA SAEKI, YUKI MASUDA, MEGUMI MORIYA
  • Publication number: 20240192618
    Abstract: The toner of the present disclosure comprises a toner particle containing a crystalline resin A, an amorphous resin B, and a release agent, wherein the resin A contains a specific amount of a unit (a) and is contained in a specific amount in the toner, the resin B is contained in a specific amount in the toner, the total content of the resin A and the resin B is 50.0 mass % or more based on the mass of the toner, when a component W having a molecular weight of 5000 or less is isolated from the toner by a certain procedure, the content of the component W is from 0.5 mass % to 20.0 mass % based on the mass of the toner, and the maximum endothermic peak temperature of the component W and the endothermic peak temperature derived from the component W of the toner satisfy a certain requirement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: YUKI MASUDA, KENJI AOKI, NAOYA ISONO, MARIKO YAMASHITA, TATSUYA SAEKI, MEGUMI MORIYA
  • Publication number: 20240192617
    Abstract: A toner comprises a toner particle, wherein the toner contains a crystalline vinyl resin and an amorphous resin, a weight-average particle diameter of the toner is from 4.0 to 12.0 m, an endothermic quantity ?H derived from the crystalline vinyl resin is from 10 to 70 J/g, and in an analysis by time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry of the toner particle while under sputtering, with A(100) as the ion amount of a specific hydrocarbon over a sputtering time during which 100 nm of a polymethyl methacrylate standard sample film are shaved, the ion amount exhibits one or more peak values, and with A(dmax) as a maximum value from among the peak values, the above A(dmax) and A(100) satisfy the expression below. 1.5?A(dmax)/A(100)?30.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: TATSUYA SAEKI, KENJI AOKI, NAOYA ISONO, MARIKO YAMASHITA, YUKI MASUDA, MEGUMI MORIYA
  • Publication number: 20240189803
    Abstract: A catalyst structure for synthesis gas production is used to produce a synthesis gas that includes carbon monoxide and hydrogen. The structure includes a carrier with a porous structure that comprises a zeolite-type compound; first catalyst particles that contain at least one iron-group element selected from the group consisting of nickel, iron, and cobalt; and a second catalyst that contains at least one transition metal element with redox capacity. The carrier includes, inside thereof, mutually communicating passages; the first catalyst particles are present at least in the passages of the carrier; and the second catalyst is present at least in the interior or on an outer surface of the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2022
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuichiro BANBA, Masayuki FUKUSHIMA, Yuki KAWAMATA, Yuki IWANO, Tomohiko MORI, Takashi FUJIKAWA, Takao MASUDA, Yuta NAKASAKA, Takuya YOSHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11992942
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] There are provided a control apparatus, a control method, and a master-slave system. [Solution] A control apparatus includes: a detector that detects whether or not a master apparatus used for an operation of a slave apparatus is located at a movable range limit; and a controller that controls, on the basis of a detection result, a slave parameter related to control of the slave apparatus and an image parameter related to an image displayed on the basis of imaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Itotani, Hiromasa Masuda, Atsushi Miyamoto, Kazuhito Wakana
  • Publication number: 20240150542
    Abstract: Provided is a thermoplastic resin composition capable of obtaining uniform electromagnetic absorption performance with no in-plane variation in a molded article thereof as a result of the fluidity being favorable in addition to the reflection loss and transmission loss being high. A thermoplastic resin composition according to the present disclosure which is to be used in an electromagnetic wave absorber and contains a thermoplastic resin (A) and carbon nanotubes (B), wherein the carbon nanotubes (B) satisfy formulas (1) and (2), and a sheet having a thickness of 100 ?m and formed from the thermoplastic resin composition has a sheet surface maximum height Sz of 5 ?m or less when measured according to ISO 25178. (1) The full width at half maximum of the diffraction peak of the (002) plane in powder X-ray diffraction analysis is 2.0-6.0°. (2) The G/D ratio is 0.5-2.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicants: TOYO INK SC HOLDINGS CO., LTD., TOYOCOLOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki MAJIMA, Makoto YANAGISAWA, Moe SAITO, Keisuke MASUDA
  • Patent number: 11975448
    Abstract: There is provided a control device including a control unit configured to control an operation offset that indicates a difference between a control reference point for a slave unit and a control reference point for a master unit on the basis of operation magnification indicating a ratio of a movement amount of the master unit to a movement amount of the slave unit, in which the control unit controls the operation offset for two pairs of master unit and slave unit according to a change in the operation magnification in a case where a designated position of a first pair of master unit and a slave unit of the two pairs of master units and the slave units is kept constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Itotani, Hiromasa Masuda, Noriaki Takasugi
  • Patent number: 11960711
    Abstract: A display control device has display setting information including setting information of a layer structure of display objects on a terminal screen and setting information of a group to which the display objects belong, display state information indicating a display state of the display object, and operation setting information defining which setting content a combination of an operation target and operation content on a screen indicate for a layer structure and a group of display objects for each combination of the operation target and the operation content. The display control device specifies the setting content to the display object based on the combination of the operation target and the operation content, the display state information, and the operation setting information when an operation on the display object occurs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Sayaka Yagi, Kimio Tsuchikawa, Fumihiro Yokose, Takeshi Masuda, Yuki Urabe
  • Publication number: 20240109317
    Abstract: A liquid discharge head includes: a first substrate having a joint region; a sheet member having a first face joined to the first substrate with a joining agent applied to the joint region of the first substrate; and a second substrate joined to a second face opposite to the first face of the sheet member and the first substrate, the sheet member interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the second substrate has a gap facing the second face of the sheet member opposite to a portion of the first face of the sheet member joined to the joint region of the first substrate across the sheet member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki FUJIMURA, Toshiaki MASUDA
  • Patent number: 11938971
    Abstract: In a vehicle control device for an autonomous driving vehicle that autonomously travels based on an operation command, a gesture image of a person around the autonomous driving vehicle is acquired, and a stored reference gesture image is collated with the acquired gesture image. At this time, when it is discriminated that the gesture of the person around the autonomous driving vehicle is a gesture requesting the autonomous driving vehicle to stop, it is determined whether a disaster has occurred. When it is determined that the disaster has occurred, the autonomous driving vehicle is caused to stop around the person requesting the autonomous driving vehicle to stop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiromitsu Kobayashi, Taizo Masuda, Yuta Kataoka, Miki Nomoto, Yoshiki Ueda, Satoshi Omi, Yuki Nishikawa
  • Publication number: 20240082413
    Abstract: As an antitumor drug which is excellent in terms of antitumor effect and safety, there is provided an antibody-drug conjugate in which an antitumor compound represented by the following formula is conjugated to an antibody via a linker having a structure represented by the following formula: -L1-L2-LP-NH—(CH2)n1-La-Lb-Lc- wherein the antibody is connected to the terminal of L1, and the antitumor compound is connected to the terminal of Lc with the nitrogen atom of the amino group at position 1 as a connecting position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeshi MASUDA, Hiroyuki NAITO, Takashi NAKADA, Masao YOSHIDA, Shinji ASHIDA, Hideki MIYAZAKI, Yuji KASUYA, Koji MORITA, Yuki ABE, Yusuke OGITANI
  • Publication number: 20240074495
    Abstract: A power supply unit for an aerosol generating device, includes a power supply, a heater connector connected to a heater configured to heat an aerosol source by consuming power supplied from the power supply, a case which constitutes a surface of the power supply unit, and a sensor which is disposed in the vicinity of the case and is configured to output a value related to a temperature of the case. Protection control for prohibiting one or both of charging of the power supply and discharging from the power supply to the heater is executed based on an output value of the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Manabu YAMADA, Tatsunari AOYAMA, Hiroshi KAWANAGO, Hiroki NAKAAE, Toru NAGAHAMA, Yuki NISHIMURA, Takashi FUJIKI, Yuki MASUDA, Ryo YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20240065319
    Abstract: A placement portion for an article to be accommodated is disposed in a housing, and the article to be accommodated is accommodated thereon even in a case where a dividing surface of the housing is caused to have a deviation from a plane at which the largest opening can be secured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki MASUDA, Manabu Yamada
  • Publication number: 20240070793
    Abstract: An order reception system according to the present disclosure includes one or more processors. The one or more processors are configured to perform receiving a reservation from a user to provide a dish to a dish providing place, receiving the reservation to provide a dish, calculating a lead time required for providing the dish and an arrival time at which the user arrives at the dish providing place, and instructing the dish providing place to start preparing to provide the dish based on the arrival time and the lead time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taizo MASUDA, Kiyoto SASAKI, Daisuke KAKUMA, Hiroyoshi MASUI, Akihiro YAMAGUCHI, Sokfan YEE, Yuki NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20240068827
    Abstract: A vehicle according to the present disclosure includes a first riding space and a second riding space, each of which is a riding position on one side and the other side of a right side and a left side with respect to a front-rear direction, respectively, and is configured to: acquire a traveling route; identify a side where a landscape viewed from the vehicle is good from among the right side and the left side with respect to a traveling direction; identify a preferential space in which a degree of preferential treatment of a passenger riding in the first riding space or the second riding space is high; and determine the forward direction and the backward direction when the vehicle travels on the traveling route such that the preferential space is set to the side where the landscape viewed from the vehicle is good.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taizo MASUDA, Kiyoto SASAKI, Daisuke KAKUMA, Hiroyoshi MASUI, Akihiro YAMAGUCHI, Sokfan YEE, Yuki NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20240068821
    Abstract: The drive route generation device according to the present disclosure is configured to execute a process of acquiring a designated point, a process of acquiring a designation condition for a drive route to be generated, a process of selecting one or a plurality of specific spots from a plurality of spots based on the position information and the designation condition for the plurality of spots, and a process of generating, as a drive route, a circulation route that comes back to a designated point via one or a plurality of specific spots using the designated point as a departure point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taizo MASUDA, Kiyoto SASAKI, Daisuke KAKUMA, Hiroyoshi MASUI, Akihiro YAMAGUCHI, Sokfan YEE, Yuki NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20240057679
    Abstract: A power supply unit for an aerosol generating device, includes a power supply, a heater connector connected to a heater configured to heat an aerosol source by consuming power supplied from the power supply, thermistors, thermistor connectors connected to the thermistors, a first circuit board, and a second circuit board separate from the first circuit board. The heater connector is disposed on the second circuit board of the first circuit board and the second circuit board. The number of the thermistor connectors disposed on the first circuit board is larger than the number of the thermistor connectors disposed on the second circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsunari AOYAMA, Yasunobu INOUE, Hiroshi KAWANAGO, Toru NAGAHAMA, Takashi FUJIKI, Yuki MASUDA, Ryo YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20240057687
    Abstract: A power source unit for an aerosol generation device, comprises a communication module configured to communicate with an external device, a power source configured to supply power for driving a heater configured to heat an aerosol source, a controller configured to control the supply of the power from the power source to the heater, and a first circuit board on which the communication module, integrated circuits, and electronic components different from the integrated circuit are mounted. A distance between the communication module and the integrated circuits is longer than a distance between the communication module and the electronic components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki MASUDA, Tatsunari AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240041107
    Abstract: Provided is a flavor inhaler capable of storing an object to be stored within a storage part even after the flavor inhaler is subjected to impact. The flavor inhaler is provided with: a first member and a second member that are connected to each other at peripheral portions thereof to form a storage part for storing an object to be stored, and have a substantially rectangular shape in a plan view with respect to the peripheral portions; and first connection parts for connecting the first member and the second member. The first connection parts are disposed at multiple positions spaced apart from one another in the peripheral portions of the first member and the second member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki MASUDA, Kazuaki FUKUZAWA, Manabu YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20240038819
    Abstract: Problems have been presented in terms of the step flatness of cured films used, inter alia, as wiring-insulating insulation films or protective films formed so as to cover metal wirings or light-emitting elements such as LEDs. The present invention overcomes problems relating to the incidence of wiring defects such as short-circuiting and defects associated with light-emitting element connection, and problems relating to the light-emission fault rate when this display device has been produced. The present invention is a display device having at least a metal wiring, a cured film, and a plurality of light-emitting elements, wherein a pair of electrode terminals are provided on one surface of each of the light-emitting elements. The pair of electrode terminals are connected to a plurality of the metal wirings extending in the cured film. The metal wirings are configured so that electrical insulation properties are maintained by the cured film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Keika HASHIMOTO, Yuki MASUDA, Takuma NISHIMURA