Patents by Inventor Yuki Sato

Yuki Sato 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: 20200339098
    Abstract: A braking force control apparatus includes: a prediction unit that predicts a time from a present time until a next start of the gear shift operation in the stepped automatic transmission based on a speed of the vehicle; an acquisition unit that acquires a state of a battery charged by a regenerative power generation of the regenerative generator; and a control unit that stops the regenerative power generation by the regenerative generator before the gear shift of the stepped automatic transmission is started, when it is determined, during the regenerative power generation by the regenerative generator, that the regenerative power generation by the regenerative power generator may be stopped due to the state of the battery during the gear shift operation of the stepped automatic transmission, based on a prediction result by the prediction unit and the state of the battery acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuki Matsumiya, Shun Sato, Hiroya Fujiwara, Masahiro Nishiu
  • Publication number: 20200340134
    Abstract: Provided is a metal film forming apparatus capable of forming a uniform metal film on a surface of a substrate by uniformly pressurizing an electrolyte membrane against the surface of the substrate. The film forming apparatus includes first and second film forming units, a coupling portion that couples the first and second film forming units together, a pressure device including a pressure unit that pressurizes substrates with electrolyte membranes of the respective film forming units via the coupling portion, and a power supply unit adapted to apply a voltage across each anode and each substrate. The film forming units are coupled to the coupling portion via their respective first elastic bodies that elastically deform in the pressurization direction of the pressure unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventor: Yuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20200333726
    Abstract: A developer bearing member including: a rotational shaft; and an elastic layer on an outer circumference surface of the rotational shaft, developer being borne on a surface of the elastic layer, wherein the elastic layer is configured such that a load per unit area of a contact portion between one surface of a flat glass plate and the surface of the elastic layer is to be 5.8 N/mm2 or more, in a state that the one surface of the flat glass plate being parallel with an axis direction of the rotational shaft and the one surface of the flat glass plate coming into contact with the surface of the elastic layer with a predetermined penetration level, and wherein a ten-point average roughness Rzjis on the surface of the elastic layer is greater than a volume-average particle diameter of a particle of the developer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi Mukai, Takayuki Namiki, Taichi Sato, Yuki Yamamoto, Kazunari Hagiwara, Minoru Nakamura, Takahiro Kawamoto, Yasukazu Ikami
  • Publication number: 20200329202
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus comprising: an image capturing unit; a driving unit for moving an image capturing direction; a first detection unit; a second detection unit; a sound input unit including a plurality of microphones; a third detection unit; and a control unit, wherein the control unit determines microphones of the sound input unit, based on the direction of the user detected by the first detection unit and the movement of the image capturing apparatus detected by the second detection unit, wherein the third detection unit detects a direction of a sound source of the voice collected by microphones, and wherein, in a case where the third detection unit has detected the direction of the sound source of the voice, the control unit controls the driving unit to move the image capturing direction of the image capturing unit to direct toward the direction of the sound source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Yusuke Toriumi, Kikuo Kazama, Ryosuke Sato, Yuki Tsujimoto
  • Patent number: 10786980
    Abstract: A laminate has at least one polylactic acid resin-containing layer (C) with a thickness of 10-500 nm on at least one surface of a fibrous structure (B) containing a water-soluble resin (A). A production method for the laminate is characterized in that water or an aqueous solution is applied to the joining surface of the fibrous structure (B) and the polylactic acid resin-containing layer (C). The laminate exhibits excellent followability, adherence and coatability relative to flexible, curved adherends, exhibits excellent compatibility to organs such as skin and internal organs, and, because the fibrous structure (B) containing a water-soluble resin (A) can easily be removed from the polylactic acid resin-containing layer (C) by the aqueous solution, is adapted for use in materials for external use on the skin, such as wound-dressing materials, adhesion-preventing materials, and skin care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki Sekido, Motonori Hochi, Toru Arakane, Yoshikazu Yakake, Teruhisa Sato
  • Publication number: 20200299855
    Abstract: Provided is a film forming apparatus for forming a metal film, capable of uniformly pressurizing a substrate surface with an electrolyte membrane subjected to the fluid pressure of an electrolytic solution containing metal ions during film formation even when an insoluble anode is used. A housing of the apparatus includes a partition member between the anode and the electrolyte membrane, for partitioning a housing chamber into first and second housing chambers. The partition member includes a porous body impregnated with cation exchange resin. The first housing chamber houses the anode insoluble in a first electrolytic solution. The second housing chamber has formed therein a hermetically sealed space in which a second electrolytic solution containing metal ions is enclosed within the housing, by the electrolyte membrane and the partition member. The apparatus is also provided with a pump (pressure unit) that pressurizes the second electrolytic solution in the second housing chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20200289622
    Abstract: A liquid pharmaceutical preparation for subcutaneous administration in human containing 28.2 ?g of teriparatide or a salt thereof (Component 1) in a unit dose in terms of teriparatide, wherein the Component 1 concentration is from 80 to 240 ?g/mL. This liquid pharmaceutical preparation is excellent in the viewpoint of pharmacokinetics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI PHARMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei MIYABE, Atsushi OSE, Yuki SATO, Toshiyuki KODAMA, Yasuhiro MATSUNAWA, Hikaru YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10775166
    Abstract: A shape evaluation method includes a shape error calculation step that calculates a shape error, which is an error between a designed shape and a shape to be evaluated, and a visible error detection step that detects visible shape errors on the basis of the shape error and predetermined visual characteristic data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KOBE UNIVERSITY, MAKINO MILLING MACHINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryuta Sato, Yuki Sato, Mitsunari Oda, Nobu Nakayama
  • Patent number: 10775731
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming unit that forms a first toner layer on a medium on which an image is to be formed, a foil layer forming unit that forms a foil layer on the first toner layer on a surface of the medium on which an image is to be formed, and a second image forming unit that forms a second toner layer below the foil layer on the surface of the medium, on which an image is to be formed, in such a manner as to compensate for image steps that are formed by the first toner layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Aya Kakishima, Yuki Nagamori, Kunihiko Sato, Mitsuhiro Matsumoto, Keitaro Mori
  • Patent number: 10760172
    Abstract: In a film forming method, in a state where a metal solution is sealed in a first accommodation chamber of a housing with a solid electrolyte membrane and a fluid is sealed in a second accommodation chamber of a placing table with a thin film, a substrate is placed on the placing table and the placing table and the housing are moved relative to each other to cause the substrate to be interposed between the solid electrolyte membrane and the thin film, the solid electrolyte membrane and the thin film are pressed against the substrate interposed therebetween to cause the solid electrolyte membrane and the thin film to conform to a surface and a rear surface of the substrate, thereby forming a metal film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuki Sato, Motoki Hiraoka, Hirofumi Iisaka
  • Publication number: 20200273187
    Abstract: Highly accurate shape registration processing is performed. In the image processing apparatus, data, which correspond to N frames (N is an integer not less than 2), in units of frames including a plurality of three-dimensional models per frame is acquired. Then, shape registration processing is performed for the acquired three-dimensional models corresponding to the N frames by using information indicating a correspondence relationship of the three-dimensional models between frames of the N frames.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki Shiraishi, Tomokazu Sato
  • Publication number: 20200268818
    Abstract: The present invention provides a preventing or improving agent that can favorably promote bone formation, is effective in preventing or improving osteoporosis or a decrease in bone strength, has high safety, and is suitable for long-term continuous ingestion or administration, by forming a bone remodeling accelerator comprising one or more kinds selected from the group consisting of flavanone and a glycoside thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: HOKURIKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Masakazu MIURA, Tatsuo TAKAHASHI, Hirokazu SUZUKI, Yukio KAWATA, Shoko KITADE, Mako TAKENAKA, Masanori OHMOTO, Yuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20200270411
    Abstract: A prepreg includes a resin composition or a semi-cured product of the resin composition, and a glass cloth, wherein the resin composition contains a modified polyphenylene ether compound terminally modified with a substituent having an unsaturated carbon-carbon double bond, and a crosslinkable curing agent having an unsaturated carbon-carbon double bond in a molecule, a content of the modified polyphenylene ether compound is 40 to 90 mass % with respect to a total mass of the modified polyphenylene ether compound and the crosslinkable curing agent, a cured product of the resin composition has a relative permittivity of 2.6 to 3.8, the glass cloth has a relative permittivity of 4.7 or less and a dielectric loss tangent of 0.0033 or less, and a cured product of the prepreg has a relative permittivity of 2.7 to 3.8 and a dielectric loss tangent of 0.002 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki KITAI, Mikio SATO, Yasunori HOSHINO, Masashi KODA, Takayoshi OZEKI, Hiroaki FUJIWARA
  • Patent number: 10752608
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for producing a crystal of a uracil compound with high purity by a process which can be carried out in an industrial scale. Specifically, the invention provides a method for producing a crystal of a uracil compound, wherein the method comprises dissolving a composition comprising a uracil compound represented by formula (1) in organic solvents consisting of a C3-C6 alcohol solvent and an aromatic solvent to obtain a solution, and precipitating a crystal of said uracil compound from the solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Yuki Sato
  • Patent number: 10754596
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a communication device, a received data processing portion, a human detection sensor, a sensitivity setting portion, a rest control portion, and a return control portion. The sensitivity setting portion sets, based on content of the job data, the sensitivity of the human detection sensor for a time when specific devices including the received data processing portion are in a predetermined rest state. The rest control portion causes the specific devices to transit to the rest state when a predetermined rest condition is satisfied. The return control portion causes the specific devices to transit from the rest state to a return state when the human detection sensor detects a human body in the situation where the specific devices are in the rest state, wherein larger power is consumed in the return state than in the rest state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Yusuke Okazaki, Akira Ohashi, Yukihiro Shibata, Satoshi Sato, Yuki Yamamoto, Koji Tagaki
  • Publication number: 20200247028
    Abstract: Provided are: a pipe-shaped integrally molded article which is formed by molding a polyphenylene sulfide resin composition, and which has, at one or more portions thereof, at least one selected from different-shape sections, bent sections, and different-diameter sections, the pipe-shaped integrally molded article being characterized in that the total length L (mm) thereof is 1000 or more, and the ratio (L/D) of the total length L (mm) to the outer diameter D (mm) of the pipe-shaped integrally molded article is 20 or more: and a production method for the pipe-shaped integrally molded article. According to the present invention, it is possible to efficiently provide a pipe-shaped integrally molded article having a desired large length and including a three-dimensionally complicated shape, by using a PPS resin composition having excellent heat resistance and chemical resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki SUZUKI, Rei SATO, Kazuya OKUBO
  • Publication number: 20200247972
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention is a prepreg including a resin composition or a semi-cured product of the resin composition and a fibrous base material, in which the resin composition contains a modified polyphenylene ether compound terminally modified with a substituent having an unsaturated carbon-carbon double bond, and a crosslinkable curing agent having an unsaturated carbon-carbon double bond in a molecule, the fibrous base material is quartz glass cloth, the prepreg contains a silane coupling agent having an unsaturated carbon-carbon double bond in a molecule, in an amount of 0.01% by mass or more and less than 3% by mass with respect to the prepreg, and a cured product of the prepreg has a dielectric loss tangent of 0.002 or less at 10 GHz.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mikio SATO, Hiroaki FUJIWARA, Yuki KITAI, Masashi KODA, Yasunori HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20200230679
    Abstract: A workpiece supply device for supplying a plate-shaped workpiece to a press brake, including: a slider movable along a Y-axis-direction guide member that is provided on a base frame movable in X-, Y-, and Z-axis directions relative to a press brake, the slider being capable of being positioned at an end of the guide member; and a workpiece holder provided on the slider and capable of holding a workpiece, wherein a part of the workpiece holder is capable of protruding from the end of the guide member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: AMADA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaaki SATO, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi IWANAGA
  • Publication number: 20200233363
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming unit that forms a first toner layer on a medium on which an image is to be formed, a first fixing unit that fixes the first toner layer onto the medium, a second image forming unit that forms a second toner layer on the first toner layer on the medium by using a toner having a melting point lower than a melting point of a toner that is included in the first toner layer, and a second fixing unit that performs, in a state in which a foil layer is superposed on the second toner layer, a fixing operation at a temperature lower than a temperature at which the first fixing unit performs a fixing operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kunihiko SATO, Yuki NAGAMORI, Keitaro MORI, Mitsuhiro MATSUMOTO, Aya KAKISHIMA
  • Patent number: 10717723
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for producing a crystal of a uracil compound with high purity by a process which can be carried out in an industrial scale. Specifically, the invention provides a method for producing a crystal of a uracil compound, wherein the method comprises dissolving a composition comprising a uracil compound represented by formula (1) in organic solvents consisting of a C3-C6 alcohol solvent and an aromatic solvent to obtain a solution, and precipitating a crystal of said uracil compound from the solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Yuki Sato