Patents by Inventor Yusuke Hagiwara

Yusuke Hagiwara 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).

  • Patent number: 11567373
    Abstract: Provided are a laminated glass which has a reduced occurrence of voids and accumulation of liquid crystal, and a production method for the laminated glass. Also provided is a laminated glass which can prevent deterioration of a sealing material. This laminated glass 1 comprises a first glass plate 33A, a first intermediate film 31A, a liquid crystal film 10, a second intermediate film 31B, and a second glass plate, which are layered and disposed in this order, wherein the first glass plate 33A and the second glass plate 33B have a larger outer shape than that of the liquid crystal film 10, and a spacer 32 is provided in at least a portion of a region which is interposed between the first glass plate 33A and the second glass plate 33B and in which the liquid crystal film 10 is not disposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norio Ishii, Keisuke Miura, Yusuke Hagiwara
  • Patent number: 11556028
    Abstract: A light modulating device including: a light transmissive plate having a curved surface; a light modulating cell; and an optically transparent adhesive film which is disposed between the curved surface of the light transmissive plate and the light modulating cell and attaches one side of the light modulating cell to the curved surface of the light transmissive plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke Hagiwara
  • Publication number: 20220403624
    Abstract: A work system includes a plurality of working machines each including a working unit; and a power feeding device configured to supply power to the plurality of working machines. The plurality of working machines includes a plurality of types of working machines different in amount of power required to drive the working unit. The power feeding device includes at least one first power transmission unit configured to wirelessly transmit power to a working area of the plurality of working machines. Each of the plurality of working machines includes a power reception unit configured to receive the power wirelessly transmitted to the working area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Kojiro TAKASU, Manato KUWABARA, Masaki HAGIWARA, Yusuke NAKAJIMA
  • Patent number: 11530399
    Abstract: Hemicellulase that degrades corn non-starch polysaccharides (“NSP”), DNA encoding the same, and a method of using the hemicellulase and its DNA are provided. Proteins having hemicellulase activity such as Xyn5A, Xyn10B, Xyn11A, Xyn30A, and Xyn43A are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasuhiro Mihara, Tomo Takagi, Satoshi Nakamura, Rie Yakushijin
  • Patent number: 11525132
    Abstract: Ligase mutants of the following (1), (2), or (3): (1) a ligase mutant comprising an amino acid sequence showing 95% or more identity to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and having a nucleic acid-linking activity; (2) a ligase mutant comprising an amino acid sequence showing 90% or more identity to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2, and having a nucleic acid-linking activity; or (3) a ligase mutant comprising an amino acid sequence showing 97% or more identity to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3, and having a nucleic acid-linking activity, have excellent properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Miwa Konishi, Shohei Kajimoto, Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasuhiro Mihara, Shogo Nakano, Tomoharu Motoyama, Sohei Ito
  • Patent number: 11520095
    Abstract: Provided is a light control film capable of gradually changing the in-plane transmittance and thereby adding an in-plane gradation between light and dark. A light control film 10 according to the present invention includes: a first electrode 22A and a second electrode 22B disposed facing each other; a light control material 14 disposed between the first electrode 22A and the second electrode 22B and changing the transmittance in accordance with the potential difference between the first electrode 22A and the second electrode 22B; and a potential gradient forming part for providing the gradient of the potential difference in the extension direction of the first electrode 22A and the second electrode 22B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Miura, Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasunori Hayashida, Makoto Yamaki
  • Patent number: 11506922
    Abstract: A light modulating device including: a light transmissive plate having a curved surface; a light modulating cell; and an optically transparent adhesive film which is disposed between the curved surface of the light transmissive plate and the light modulating cell and attaches one side of the light modulating cell to the curved surface of the light transmissive plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke Hagiwara
  • Patent number: 11388885
    Abstract: A rearing cage unit includes an animal residential area defined by a floor, a ceiling, and a wall; an excrement collection area adjacent to the animal residential area; and an excretion sheet in the excrement collection area to receive excrement of the animal. At least one of the floor and the wall is made of a material including resin, and has an excretion hole to allow the excrement in the animal residential area to be discharged to the excrement collection area, and the excretion hole has a size that prevents four feet of the animal from entering the excretion hole. The excretion sheet faces the excretion hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY
    Inventors: Toshimasa Ochiai, Makoto Ohira, Yusuke Hagiwara, Hiroaki Kodama, Hirochika Murase, Masaki Shirakawa, Dai Shiba, Hiroyasu Mizuno, Akane Yumoto
  • Publication number: 20220041645
    Abstract: Formation of a modified oligonucleotide by treating four or more oligonucleotide raw material fragments in total in the presence of an oligonucleotide ligase; the four or more oligonucleotide raw material fragments in total corresponding to oligonucleotide raw material fragments that are obtained by dividing the modified oligonucleotide at a fragment linking site that satisfies following conditions (i) to (v): (i) one or more fragment linking sites are present in the complementary portion in each strand side, and two or more fragment linking sites in total are present in the modified oligonucleotide; (ii) when the modified oligonucleotide is divided at the fragment linking site, a sticky end is formed in the complementary portion, in which the sticky end has 1 to 10 nucleotide length; (iii) at least one oligonucleotide raw material fragment has a modified nucleotide; (iv) four oligonucleotide raw material fragments out of the four or more oligonucleotide raw material fragments in total include the complementa
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke TAKAHASHI, Yusuke HAGIWARA, Shohei KAJIMOTO, Miwa KONISHI
  • Patent number: 11163200
    Abstract: Provided is a laminate which can not only control the amount of external light transmitted, but can also be used as a mirror. A laminate 1 comprises: a first liquid crystal member 100; a reflection type polarizing member 200; and a second liquid crystal member 300. The first liquid crystal member has first liquid crystal cells with changing orientation states, and a first absorption type polarizing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasunori Hayashida, Tomoya Kawashima, Yukihiro Kyouden
  • Patent number: 11150521
    Abstract: The reliability of a spacer is improved in comparison to conventional ones. A light control film which is obtained by sandwiching a liquid crystal layer between first and second laminates that are provided with at least alignment layers and which controls light transmitted therethrough by controlling the alignment of liquid crystal molecules in the liquid crystal layer by driving electrodes that are provided on the first and second laminates. With respect to the first laminate, a base that is formed of a transparent film material is provided with a spacer that maintains the thickness of the liquid crystal layer. With respect to the first and second laminates, the Vickers hardness of the spacer is from 16.9 to 40.2 inclusive, and the Vickers hardness of a part of the second laminate, the part being in contact with the front end of the spacer, is from 11.8 to 35.9 inclusive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Miura, Yusuke Hagiwara, Tsubasa Honda, Noriko Katashima, Norio Ishii, Tomoya Kawashima
  • Publication number: 20210301280
    Abstract: Ligase mutants of the following (1), (2), or (3): (1) a ligase mutant comprising an amino acid sequence showing 95% or more identity to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and having a nucleic acid-linking activity; (2) a ligase mutant comprising an amino acid sequence showing 90% or more identity to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2, and having a nucleic acid-linking activity; or (3) a ligase mutant comprising an amino acid sequence showing 97% or more identity to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3, and having a nucleic acid-linking activity, have excellent properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Miwa KONISHI, Shohei KAJIMOTO, Yusuke HAGIWARA, Yasuhiro MIHARA, Shogo NAKANO, Tomoharu MOTOYAMA, Sohei ITO
  • Publication number: 20210208445
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a laminated glass whereby, in a laminated glass comprising a liquid crystal film sandwiched therein and having a three-dimensionally curved surface shape, the formation of wrinkles in the liquid crystal film can be suppressed; and a laminated glass which has a three-dimensionally curved surface shape and in which wrinkles in a liquid crystal film sandwiched therein are suppressed. The method for manufacturing the laminated glass comprises: a heat molding step for heating the liquid crystal film to a temperature higher than the glass transition point of the first base material layer and the second base material layer; and a bonding step for, after completing the heat molding step, heating the laminate, wherein the liquid crystal film is sandwiched between the first glass sheet and the second glass sheet, at a temperature lower than the glass transition point and bonding the same by applying a preset pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takao IKEZAWA, Keisuke MIURA, Norio ISHII, Makoto YAMAKI, Yusuke NAKAMURA, Tomoya KAWASHIMA, Yusuke HAGIWARA, Satoru NISHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210191168
    Abstract: A light modulating device including: a light transmissive plate having a curved surface; a light modulating cell; and an optically transparent adhesive film which is disposed between the curved surface of the light transmissive plate and the light modulating cell and attaches one side of the light modulating cell to the curved surface of the light transmissive plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke HAGIWARA
  • Patent number: 11016355
    Abstract: A liquid crystal light control apparatus includes a liquid crystal light control film and power supply device that drives liquid crystal light control film. Liquid crystal light control film has a structure wherein liquid crystal layer is sandwiched between paired transparent electrode layers, and used by being adhered to a large transparent member. Power supply device supplies a predetermined AC voltage between terminals a and b of liquid crystal light control film. A condition |Z0|??×RF is set where RF is a DC resistance between terminals a and b of liquid crystal light control film, |Z0| is an output impedance between terminals A and B of power supply device, and predetermined coefficient ?=0.2. In order to protect power supply device, condition Vp/Imax?|Z0|??×RF is set where Vp is output peak voltage of power supply device and Imax is maximum allowable current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kubota, Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasunori Hayashida
  • Patent number: 11003007
    Abstract: A light modulating device including: a light transmissive plate having a curved surface; a light modulating cell; and an optically transparent adhesive film which is disposed between the curved surface of the light transmissive plate and the light modulating cell and attaches one side of the light modulating cell to the curved surface of the light transmissive plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke Hagiwara
  • Publication number: 20210103174
    Abstract: Provided are a laminated glass which has a reduced occurrence of voids and accumulation of liquid crystal, and a production method for the laminated glass. Also provided is a laminated glass which can prevent deterioration of a sealing material. This laminated glass 1 comprises a first glass plate 33A, a first intermediate film 31A, a liquid crystal film 10, a second intermediate film 31B, and a second glass plate, which are layered and disposed in this order, wherein the first glass plate 33A and the second glass plate 33B have a larger outer shape than that of the liquid crystal film 10, and a spacer 32 is provided in at least a portion of a region which is interposed between the first glass plate 33A and the second glass plate 33B and in which the liquid crystal film 10 is not disposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norio ISHII, Keisuke MIURA, Yusuke HAGIWARA
  • Publication number: 20210072571
    Abstract: A liquid crystal light control apparatus includes a liquid crystal light control film and power supply device that drives liquid crystal light control film. Liquid crystal light control film has a structure wherein liquid crystal layer is sandwiched between paired transparent electrode layers, and used by being adhered to a large transparent member. Power supply device supplies a predetermined AC voltage between terminals a and b of liquid crystal light control film. Condition |Z0|??×RF is set where RF is a DC resistance between terminals a and b of liquid crystal light control film, |Z0| is an output impedance between terminals A and B of power supply device, and predetermined coefficient ?=0.2. In order to protect power supply device, condition Vp/Imax?|Z0|??×RF is set where Vp is output peak voltage of power supply device and Imax is maximum allowable current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KUBOTA, Yusuke HAGIWARA, Yasunori HAYASHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210062173
    Abstract: Hemicellulase that degrades corn non-starch polysaccharides (“NSP”), DNA encoding the same, and a method of using the hemicellulase and its DNA are provided. Proteins having hemicellulase activity such as Xyn5A, Xyn10B, Xyn11A, Xyn30A, and Xyn43A are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasuhiro Mihara, Tomo Takagi, Satoshi Nakamura, Rie Yakushijin
  • Publication number: 20210048572
    Abstract: Provided is a light control film capable of gradually changing the in-plane transmittance and thereby adding an in-plane gradation between light and dark. A light control film 10 according to the present invention includes: a first electrode 22A and a second electrode 22B disposed facing each other; a light control material 14 disposed between the first electrode 22A and the second electrode 22B and changing the transmittance in accordance with the potential difference between the first electrode 22A and the second electrode 22B; and a potential gradient forming part for providing the gradient of the potential difference in the extension direction of the first electrode 22A and the second electrode 22B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Miura, Yusuke Hagiwara, Yasunori Hayashida, Makoto Yamaki