Patents by Inventor Yukiko Takahashi

Yukiko Takahashi 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: 20230363547
    Abstract: A porous structural body 1 made of flexible resin or rubber, the porous structural body includes a skeleton part 2 throughout its entirety. The skeleton part includes a plurality of bone parts 2B and a plurality of coupling parts 2J coupling end parts of the plurality of respective bone parts with each other. The skeleton part has a plurality of annular parts 211 each constituted of the plurality of bone parts and the plurality of coupling parts into an annular shape. Each annular part zones a virtual surface V1 by its inner peripheral side edge part 2111. At least a part of each of one or a plurality of the virtual surfaces is covered with one or a plurality of partially connected films 31. Each of the one or plurality of partially connected films is connected to only a part of the annular part in a peripheral direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: Archem Inc.
    Inventors: Toshimitsu SHINOHARA, Yoshiyuki TAKAHASHI, Yukiko YAMAGUCHI, Satoshi IENAGA
  • Publication number: 20230350432
    Abstract: When an acceleration equal to or larger than a threshold value is exerted to a vehicle, an unmanned air vehicle takeoff and landing dock unlocks an unmanned air vehicle in a direction opposite to a direction in which the acceleration is exerted. When an acceleration detector of the unmanned air vehicle detects the acceleration equal to or larger than a threshold value, a flight controller of the unmanned air vehicle controls flight of the unmanned air vehicle to cause the unmanned air vehicle to ascend. Further, the unmanned air vehicle starts imaging by an imaging unit and starts transmitting imaging data acquired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventors: Jun TAKAHASHI, Eiji NAKANO, Yukiko IKEDA, Shinnosuke YAMAMOTO, Masaya MIHARA
  • Patent number: 11801782
    Abstract: A seat pad 1 is a seat pad including a resin foamed body 50, and a sheet member 70 buried in the resin foamed body, and when a direction orthogonal to a right-left direction and a thickness direction of the seat pad is referred to as an extending direction of the seat pad, at least a central part of the sheet member is curved in a convex shape on a back surface side of the seat pad in the extending direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Archem Inc.
    Inventors: Yukiko Yamaguchi, Taisuke Yonezawa, Yoshiyuki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20230297958
    Abstract: A policy creation apparatus capable of creating policies with high quality and high visibility is provided. A rule creation unit (302) creates a plurality of rule sets including a plurality of rules that are a combination of a condition for determining a necessity of an action to be taken regarding an object and the action to be performed when the condition holds. An order determination unit (304) determines an order of the rules in each of the plurality of rule sets. An action determination unit (306) determines whether or not the condition holds in accordance with the determined order, and determines the action when the condition holds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yukiko TAKAHASHI, Yuzuru Okajima
  • Publication number: 20230294578
    Abstract: A porous structural body 1 is a porous structural body made of flexible resin or rubber, the porous structural body including a skeleton part 2 throughout an entirety thereof, wherein the skeleton part includes: a plurality of bone parts 2B; and a plurality of connection parts 2J that connect end portions of the plurality of bone parts, and wherein the porous structural body is configured such that a plurality of portions of the skeleton part interfere with each other when the porous structural body is compressed to deform in a predetermined weight input direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: Archem Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki TAKAHASHI, Toshimitsu SHINOHARA, Yukiko YAMAGUCHI, Satoshi IENAGA
  • Publication number: 20230287530
    Abstract: A high-strength hot-rolled steel sheet: having a predetermined chemical composition; having a mean dislocation density of from 1 × 1014 to 1 × 1016 m-2, and containing at least bainitic ferrite, in which a total area ratio of the bainitic ferrite and ferrite is 70% or more and less than 90%, and in which a total area ratio of martensite and retained austenite is 5% or more and 30% or less, in which, in ferrite crystal grains and in bainitic ferrite crystal grains, a mean number density of TiC precipitates is from 1 × 1017 to 5 × 1018 [precipitates/cm3], in which an amount of Ti present as a TiC precipitate precipitated in a matrix not on dislocations is 30 mass% or more of a total amount of Ti in the steel sheet, and in which a tensile strength is 850 MPa or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Yukiko KOBAYASHI, Jun TAKAHASHI, Tatsuo YOKOI, Riki OKAMOTO, Takeshi TOYODA
  • Patent number: 11702398
    Abstract: Disclosed is a compound containing a specific structure having an azomethine part, the compound being reversibly fluidized and non-fluidized by being irradiated with light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Yukiko Kusano, Haruo Horiguchi, Kouji Sugama, Seijiro Takahashi, Toyoko Shibata, Hirofumi Hayata, Tomohiro Oshiyama
  • Patent number: 11325847
    Abstract: A method of selectively and efficiently adsorbing an anion such as a phosphate ion which adversely affect the environment when discharged without any treatment, or an anion which can be used beneficially when recovered, from waste water or a solution including such ion using an adsorbent. A method of adsorbing an anion of interest from an aqueous solution (A) containing the anion of interest and the other anion using an anion adsorbent, including performing at least (1) a step of contacting the aqueous solution (A) having a pH of 5.8 or less with the anion adsorbent to allow the anions to be adsorbed to the anion adsorbent, and then (2) a step of contacting water or an aqueous solution (B) having a pH of 5.2 to 11 with the anion adsorbent to desorb at least a part of the other anion adsorbed to the anion adsorbent from the anion adsorbent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignees: TAKAHASHI METAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NIPPON SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyasu Hirokawa, Tsuyoshi Noishiki, Nobuo Kimura, Yuichi Tateishi, Yukiko Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20220100154
    Abstract: A policy creation unit creates a plurality of policies each including a predetermined number of rules in which a condition for determining a state of an object is combined with an action in the state. An action determination unit determines, for each of the plurality of created policies, an action to be performed while a state of the object is changed from a first state to a second state in accordance with the policy. A policy evaluation unit determines, in accordance with a difference between a state between the first state and the second state and a desired state, the quality of the determined action and determines, for each of the plurality of policies, the quality of the policy based on the determined quality of the action. A policy selection unit selects the policy that is determined to have a high quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicants: NCE CORPORATION, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE ADN TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yukiko TAKAHASHI, Takuya HIRAOKA, Yoshimasa TSURUOKA
  • Publication number: 20210139347
    Abstract: A method of selectively and efficiently adsorbing an anion such as a phosphate ion which adversely affect the environment when discharged without any treatment, or an anion which can be used beneficially when recovered, from waste water or a solution including such ion using an adsorbent. A method of adsorbing an anion of interest from an aqueous solution (A) containing the anion of interest and the other anion using an anion adsorbent, including performing at least (1) a step of contacting the aqueous solution (A) having a pH of 5.8 or less with the anion adsorbent to allow the anions to be adsorbed to the anion adsorbent, and then (2) a step of contacting water or an aqueous solution (B) having a pH of 5.2 to 11 with the anion adsorbent to desorb at least a part of the other anion adsorbed to the anion adsorbent from the anion adsorbent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicants: TAKAHASHI METAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NIPPON SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyasu HIROKAWA, Tsuyoshi NOISHIKI, Nobuo KIMURA, Yuichi TATEISHI, Yukiko TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 11004465
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a Magneto-Resistance (MR) element showing a high Magneto-Resistance (MR) ratio and having a suitable Resistance-Area (RA) for device applications. The MR element of the present invention has a laminated structure including a first ferromagnetic layer 16, a non-magnetic layer 18, and a second ferromagnetic layer 20 on a substrate 10, wherein the first ferromagnetic layer 16 includes a Heusler alloy, the second ferromagnetic layer 20 includes a Heusler alloy, the non-magnetic layer 18 includes a I-III-VI2 chalcopyrite-type compound semiconductor, and the non-magnetic layer 18 has a thickness of 0.5 to 3 nm, and wherein the MR element shows a Magneto-Resistance (MR) change of 40% or more, and has a resistance-area (RA) of 0.1 [??m2] or more and 3 [??m2] or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Shinya Kasai, Yukiko Takahashi, Pohan Cheng, Ikhtiar, Seiji Mitani, Tadakatsu Ohkubo, Kazuhiro Hono
  • Patent number: 10843166
    Abstract: Adsorbent particle includes iron oxyhydroxide as a main component, wherein 90% or more of volume of particle is constituted of a granular crystal having a crystal grain size of 20 nm or less or a columnar crystal having a width of 10 nm or less and length of 30 nm or less and particle has BET specific surface area of 250 m2/g or more. Above adsorbent particle is produced by a method including a step of generating iron oxyhydroxide by adding base represented by YOH (wherein Y represents a monovalent atom or atomic group) to solution including at least one selected from trivalent iron compounds represented by FeX3 (wherein X represents a monovalent atom or atomic group other than OH) while adjusting pH to pH 3 to 6, wherein solution has total concentration of FeX3, YOH and other electrolytes of 10% by mass or more at completion of the step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: TAKAHASHI METAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NIPPON SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyasu Hirokawa, Tsuyoshi Noishiki, Nobuo Kimura, Masato Amaike, Yukiko Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20190237099
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a Magneto-Resistance (MR) element showing a high Magneto-Resistance (MR) ratio and having a suitable Resistance-Area (RA) for device applications. The MR element of the present invention has a laminated structure including a first ferromagnetic layer 16, a non-magnetic layer 18, and a second ferromagnetic layer 20 on a substrate 10, wherein the first ferromagnetic layer 16 includes a Heusler alloy, the second ferromagnetic layer 20 includes a Heusler alloy, the non-magnetic layer 18 includes a I-III-VI2 chalcopyrite-type compound semiconductor, and the non-magnetic layer 18 has a thickness of 0.5 to 3 nm, and wherein the MR element shows a Magneto-Resistance (MR) change of 40% or more, and has a resistance-area (RA) of 0.1 [??m2] or more and 3 [??m2] or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Shinya KASAI, Yukiko TAKAHASHI, Pohan CHENG, IKHTIAR, Seiji MITANI, Tadakatsu OHKUBO, Kazuhiro HONO
  • Publication number: 20180369782
    Abstract: Adsorbent particle includes iron oxyhydroxide as a main component, wherein 90% or more of volume of particle is constituted of a granular crystal having a crystal grain size of 20 nm or less or a columnar crystal having a width of 10 nm or less and length of 30 nm or less and particle has BET specific surface area of 250 m2/g or more. Above adsorbent particle is produced by a method including a step of generating iron oxyhydroxide by adding base represented by YOH (wherein Y represents a monovalent atom or atomic group) to solution including at least one selected from trivalent iron compounds represented by FeX3 (wherein X represents a monovalent atom or atomic group other than OH) while adjusting pH to pH 3 to 6, wherein solution has total concentration of FeX3, YOH and other electrolytes of 10% by mass or more at completion of the step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicants: TAKAHASHI METAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NIPPON SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyasu HIROKAWA, Tsuyoshi NOISHIKI, Nobuo KIMURA, Masato AMAIKE, Yukiko TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10090090
    Abstract: The invention provides a nanocomposite magnet, which has achieved high coercive force and high residual magnetization. The magnet is a non-ferromagnetic phase that is intercalated between a hard magnetic phase with a rare-earth magnet composition and a soft magnetic phase, wherein the non-ferromagnetic phase reacts with neither the hard nor soft magnetic phase. A hard magnetic phase contains Nd2Fe14B, a soft magnetic phase contains Fe or Fe2Co, and a non-ferromagnetic phase contains Ta. The thickness of the non-ferromagnetic phase containing Ta is 5 nm or less, and the thickness of the soft magnetic phase containing Fe or Fe2Co is 20 nm or less. Nd, or Pr, or an alloy of Nd and any one of Cu, Ag, Al, Ga, and Pr, or an alloy of Pr and any one of Cu, Ag, Al, and Ga is diffused into a grain boundary phase of the hard magnetic phase of Nd2Fe14B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Hidefumi Kishimoto, Noritsugu Sakuma, Masao Yano, Weibin Cui, Yukiko Takahashi, Kazuhiro Hono
  • Patent number: 9899044
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing an element which uses the current-perpendicular-to-plane giant magnetoresistance (CPPGMR) effect of a thin film having the three-layer structure of ferromagnetic metal/non-magnetic metal/ferromagnetic metal. The problem is solved by a magnetoresistive element provided with a lower ferromagnetic layer and an upper ferromagnetic layer which contain a Heusler alloy, and a spacer layer sandwiched between the lower ferromagnetic layer and the upper ferromagnetic layer, the magnetoresistive element being characterized in that the spacer layer contains an alloy having a bcc structure. Furthermore, it is preferable for the alloy to have a disordered bcc structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Takao Furubayashi, Yukiko Takahashi, Kazuhiro Hono, Ye Du
  • Publication number: 20180040404
    Abstract: The invention provides a nanocomposite magnet, which has achieved high coercive force and high residual magnetization. The magnet is a non-ferromagnetic phase that is intercalated between a hard magnetic phase with a rare-earth magnet composition and a soft magnetic phase, wherein the non-ferromagnetic phase reacts with neither the hard nor soft magnetic phase. A hard magnetic phase contains Nd2Fe14B, a soft magnetic phase contains Fe or Fe2Co, and a non-ferromagnetic phase contains Ta. The thickness of the non-ferromagnetic phase containing Ta is 5 nm or less, and the thickness of the soft magnetic phase containing Fe or Fe2Co is 20 nm or less. Nd, or Pr, or an alloy of Nd and any one of Cu, Ag, Al, Ga, and Pr, or an alloy of Pr and any one of Cu, Ag, Al, and Ga is diffused into a grain boundary phase of the hard magnetic phase of Nd2Fe14B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Hidefumi KISHIMOTO, Noritsugu SAKUMA, Masao YANO, Weibin CUI, Yukiko TAKAHASHI, Kazuhiro HONO
  • Patent number: 9818520
    Abstract: The invention provides a nanocomposite magnet, which has achieved high coercive force and high residual magnetization. The magnet is a non-ferromagnetic phase that is intercalated between a hard magnetic phase with a rare-earth magnet composition and a soft magnetic phase, wherein the non-ferromagnetic phase reacts with neither the hard nor soft magnetic phase. A hard magnetic phase contains Nd2Fe14B, a soft magnetic phase contains Fe or Fe2Co, and a non-ferromagnetic phase contains Ta. The thickness of the non-ferromagnetic phase containing Ta is 5 nm or less, and the thickness of the soft magnetic phase containing Fe or Fe2Co is 20 nm or less. Nd, or Pr, or an alloy of Nd and any one of Cu, Ag, Al, Ga, and Pr, or an alloy of Pr and any one of Cu, Ag, Al, and Ga is diffused into a grain boundary phase of the hard magnetic phase of Nd2Fe14B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Hidefumi Kishimoto, Noritsugu Sakuma, Masao Yano, Weibin Cui, Yukiko Takahashi, Kazuhiro Hono
  • Publication number: 20170221507
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing an element which uses the current-perpendicular-to-plane giant magnetoresistance (CPPGMR) effect of a thin film having the three-layer structure of ferromagnetic metal/non-magnetic metal/ferromagnetic metal. The problem is solved by a magnetoresistive element provided with a lower ferromagnetic layer and an upper ferromagnetic layer which contain a Heusler alloy, and a spacer layer sandwiched between the lower ferromagnetic layer and the upper ferromagnetic layer, the magnetoresistive element being characterized in that the spacer layer contains an alloy having a bcc structure. Furthermore, it is preferable for the alloy to have a disordered bcc structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Takao FURUBAYASHI, Yukiko TAKAHASHI, Kazuhiro HONO, Ye DU
  • Publication number: 20170092307
    Abstract: The CPPGMR element of the present invention has an orientation layer 12 formed on a substrate 11 to texture a Heusler alloy into a (100) direction, an underlying layer 13 that is an electrode for magneto-resistance measurement stacked on the orientation layer 12, a lower ferromagnetic layer 14 and an upper ferromagnetic layer 16 each stacked on the underlying layer 13 and made of a Heusler alloy, a spacer layer 15 sandwiched between the lower ferromagnetic layers 14 and the upper ferromagnetic layers 16, and a cap layer 17 stacked on the upper ferromagnetic layer 16 for surface-protection. This manner makes it possible to provide, inexpensively, an element using a current-perpendicular-to-plane giant magneto-resistance effect (CPPGMR) of a thin film having a trilayered structure of a ferromagnetic metal/a nonmagnetic metal/a ferromagnetic metal, thereby showing excellent performances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE
    Inventors: Ye DU, Takao FURUBAYASHI, Yukiko TAKAHASHI, Kazuhiro HONO