Yuki Watanabe 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).
Abstract: A positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes specific peaks in pyrolysis GC/MS measurement, and includes specific pore diameters and pore volumes in a pore distribution curve attained by a mercury intrusion method.
March 3, 2020
June 25, 2020
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
Tetsuro KANO, Dai YAMAMOTO, Yuki WATANABE
Abstract: To suppress damage such as the formation of holes and wrinkles in laminated bodies constituting a bag. A bag having a storage section includes: laminated bodies that include a sealant film positioned on an inner surface of the bag and at least one plastic film positioned on an outer surface side of the sealant film; and a seal section where inner surfaces of one pair of laminated bodies are joined together. The seal section has an outer edge seal part that is positioned along an outer edge of the bag, and a steam-releasing seal part that is positioned closer to a center point side of the storage section than the outer edge seal part and peels off due to an increase in pressure in the storage section. The steam-releasing seal part peels off when the pressure in the storage section is 130 kPa or lower.
Abstract: An electrode according to an embodiment contains an electrode mixture layer containing an active material and a conductive assistant. In a logarithmic differential pore volume distribution by a mercury intrusion method, the electrode mixture layer satisfies: a ratio P1/P2 within a range of 2 or more and less than 8, and a ratio S1/S2 within a range of 3 or more and less than 10. P1 is a value of a maximum logarithmic differential pore volume in a pore diameter range of 0.1 ?m or more and 1 ?m or less. P2 is a value of a logarithmic differential pore volume of a pore diameter of 0.03 ?m. S1 is an integrated value in a pore diameter range of 0.1 ?m or more and 1 ?m or less. S2 is an integrated value in a pore diameter range of more than 0 ?m and less than 0.1 ?m.
Abstract: A sensor element includes: a main pump cell including an inner pump electrode facing a first inner space into which a measurement gas is introduced, an external pump electrode provided on an element surface, and a solid electrolyte therebetween; an auxiliary pump cell including an auxiliary pump electrode provided facing a second inner space, the external pump electrode, and the solid electrolyte therebetween; and a measurement pump cell including a measurement electrode, the external pump electrode, and the solid electrolyte therebetween. The inner pump electrode has a porosity of 10-25%, the auxiliary pump electrode has a porosity of 30-50%, a thickness ratio of both the electrodes is 1.0-4.0, and current flowing to the main pump cell has a current density of 0.05-0.5 mA/mm2 when the measurement gas has an oxygen concentration of 20.5%.
Abstract: A hand mechanism grips an object more favorably, regardless of the attitude and surrounding conditions of the object. When an object is to be gripped by a hand mechanism having three or more finger portions, at least one finger portion among the three or more finger portions functions as a state-altering finger portion for altering the attitude or the position of the object while contacting the object, and at least two finger portions among the finger portions other than the finger portion functioning as the state-altering finger portion function as gripping finger portions for gripping the object in a state where the attitude or the position has been altered by the state-altering finger portion.
Abstract: A numerical control device is for machining a machining object by moving a tool and the machining object relative to each other along a movement path while applying vibration, by use of a drive axis provided for the tool or the machining object. The device includes a storage unit that holds an invalid frequency region, and a vibration condition determining unit to determine a frequency for the vibration, based on a rotational speed of a main shaft for rotating the machining object, a number of vibrations of the vibration in each one rotation of the main shaft, and the invalid frequency region.
Abstract: An image scanning device includes a platen, an image scanning unit that scans at a single time documents placed on the platen and generates pieces of image data, and an image data processing unit that performs processing of the pieces of image data. When the image scanning unit generates pieces of first image data by scanning first surfaces of the documents, each of which is placed in one of predetermined areas on the platen, and generates pieces of second image data by scanning surfaces opposite to the first surfaces of the documents, each of which is turned over and placed again in the one of the predetermined areas, the image data processing unit associates one of the pieces of the first image data with a corresponding one of the pieces of the second image data for each of the predetermined areas, as image data of the front and back surfaces.
Abstract: Provided herein are convenient and efficient processes for preparing (2E,6Z)-2,6-nonadienal and (2E)-6,7-epoxy-2-nonenal with a reduced number of steps. For instance, provided herein is a process for preparing (2E,6Z)-2,6-nonadienal, including at least steps of subjecting a (6,6-dialkoxy-4-hexenylidene)triarylphosphorane compound of the general formula: Ar3P?CH(CH2)2CH?CHCH(OR1)(OR2) to a Witting reaction with propanal to form a 1,1-dialkoxy-(6Z)-2,6-nonadiene compound of the general formula (6); and subjecting the 1,1-dialkoxy-(6Z)-2,6-nonadiene compound to hydrolysis to form (2E,6Z)-2,6-nonadienal. Also provided is a process for preparing (2E)-cis-6,7-epoxy-2-nonenal of the formula (8), comprising a step of subjecting (2E,6Z)-2,6-nonadienal thus obtained to epoxidation to form (2E)-cis-6,7-epoxy-2-nonenal.
Abstract: A vehicle includes a communicator configured to receive driving information from a management server, a controller configured to drive the vehicle on the basis of the driving information from the communicator, a manager configured to manage a compartment of the vehicle in which a service user receives a service from a service provider, and an interface set up in association with service-related information provided by the service provider and the compartment.
Abstract: An image search device searching an image from an image database storing a recorded image, one or more types of feature values, and propagation information that indicates a link between a same type of the feature values of the recorded image, the device acquires a first image and the one or more types of feature values of the first image, records the first image and the feature values in the image database, calculates a propagation intensity indicating similarity or sameness between the types of feature values of the recorded image and the types of feature values of the first image, and includes in the propagation information a link between the types of feature values of the first image and the types of feature values of the recorded image for which the propagation intensity between the types of feature values of the recorded image and the types of feature values of the first image is at a maximum value.
Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving sensitivity while suppressing degradation of color mixture. The solid-state imaging device includes an anti-reflection portion having a moth-eye structure provided on a boundary surface on a light-receiving surface side of a photoelectric conversion region of each pixel arranged two-dimensionally, and an inter-pixel light-blocking portion provided below the boundary surface of the anti-reflection portion to block incident light. In addition, the photoelectric conversion region is a semiconductor region, and the inter-pixel light-blocking portion has a trench structure obtained by digging the semiconductor region in a depth direction at a pixel boundary. The techniques according to the present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device of a rear surface irradiation type.
Abstract: An image-processing apparatus according to the present invention is provided with: a storing portion that stores a pupil-image function of an imaging optical system; and a reconstructing-processing portion that reconstructs, on the basis of the pupil-image function stored in the storing portion and input light-field images, a three-dimensional image of an imaging subject by means of repeated computations that give an initial value. The reconstructing-processing portion uses the three-dimensional image reconstructed on the basis of, among the light-field images of a plurality of frames acquired in a time series, the light field image of a preceding one of the frames in a time-axis direction as the initial value.
January 8, 2020
May 7, 2020
Toshiro OKAMURA, Yuki TOKUHASHI, Satoshi WATANABE, Shunichi KOGA
Abstract: Provided is an analysis apparatus including a first storage device configured to store data, and a processing circuitry that is configured to control the own apparatus to function as: a dispatcher that is communicably connected to an analysis target device that performs operational processing by use of a processor and a memory unit, and generates collection target data for reproducing at least part of a state of the operational processing in the analysis target device, in accordance with data being transmitted and received between the processor and the memory unit; a data mapper that assigns, to one or more areas included in the collection target data, tag information for identifying the area; and a data writer that saves the one or more areas into the first storage device in accordance with a first policy defining a procedure of saving the collection target data into the first storage device.
Abstract: A numerical control apparatus includes: a drive unit controlling a main shaft rotating a workpiece, a first drive shaft feeding a cutting tool relatively to the workpiece along a perpendicular direction to a lead direction of a thread, and a second drive shaft feeding the cutting tool relatively to the workpiece along the lead direction; and a vibration unit superimposing, on movement of the first drive shaft, vibration having a period having a predetermined ratio with a rotation period of the main shaft, and forms a thread on the workpiece by moving the cutting tool and the workpiece relative to each other and performing cut processes on the workpiece. The numerical control apparatus includes a thread-cutting vibration adjustment unit controlling the drive unit to shift phase of the vibration with respect to phase of the main shaft by a predetermined vibration phase shift amount every time in the cut processes.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type. A well region that is a second conductivity type well region is formed on a surface layer portion of the semiconductor layer and has a channel region defined therein. A source region that is a first conductivity type source region is formed on a surface layer portion of the well region. A gate insulating film is formed on the semiconductor layer and has a multilayer structure. A gate electrode is opposed to the channel region of the well region where a channel is formed through the gate insulating film.
Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a piezoelectric element in which, at a time when the piezoelectric element is manufactured, a piezoelectric material is prevented from being exposed to a temperature higher than a Curie temperature thereof to be depolarized, to thereby significantly decrease piezoelectric properties. The method of manufacturing a piezoelectric element includes a first step of arranging a plurality of electrodes on a piezoelectric material, electrically short-circuiting two or more electrodes of the plurality of electrodes, and subjecting the piezoelectric material to heat treatment, and a second step of, after the first step, electrically opening the short circuit of the two or more electrodes at a time when a temperature of the piezoelectric material decreases to less than a temperature of the piezoelectric material at a time of the heat treatment.
Abstract: A gripping system for gripping an object using a hand mechanism having at least two finger portions includes a specification unit that specifies a contactable portion and an unexposed portion, the contactable portion being a portion of the object that can be contacted by at least a first finger portion constituting one of the finger portions and the unexposed portion being a portion that is not exposed at the time of the determination, a first operation control unit that exposes the unexposed portion of the object, and a second operation control unit that grips the object in a state where the unexposed portion is exposed by bringing the first finger portion or the second finger portion into contact with the unexposed portion and bringing a finger portion other than the finger portion contacting the unexposed portion into contact with a predetermined surface of the object other than the unexposed portion.
Abstract: Provided is technique of object recognition that can accurately recognize an object. An object recognition apparatus (i) generates property data that highlights a specific property based on target data, (ii) extracts a discrimination-use feature amount used for discrimination of each piece of the property data, (iii) calculates discrimination information used for discrimination of the property data, (iv) extractsa reliability feature amount used for estimation of reliability of the discrimination information calculated for each piece of the property data, (v) estimates the reliability of the discrimination information, (vi) generates synthesized information acquired by synthesizing the discrimination information calculated for each piece of the property data and the reliability calculated for each piece of the property data, and (vii) performs processing related to the object recognition.
December 21, 2017
April 16, 2020
Quan Kong, Yuki Watanabe, Naoto Akira, Daisuke Matsubara
Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for displaying an index value in generation of a mask pattern verification model includes: calculating a first index value using a plurality of images; estimating a model on the basis of the first index value and pattern information; calculating a second index value using the model; and displaying at least one of the first index value and the second index value.
Abstract: An efficient process for preparing (9E,11Z)-9,11-hexadecadienal of formula (4) is provided. The process includes at least steps of: conducting a nucleophilic substitution reaction between an (8E,10Z)-8,10-pentadecadienyl magnesium halide derived from an (8E,10Z)-1-halo-8,10-pentadecadiene of (1): and an orthoformate ester (2) to thereby prepare a (9E, 11Z)-1,1-dialkoxy-9, 11-hexadecadiene (3): and hydrolyzing the (9E, 11Z)-1,1-dialkoxy-9,11-hexadecadiene (3) to obtain (9E, 11Z)-9,11-hexadecadienal (4).