Patents by Inventor Yusuke Maeda

Yusuke Maeda 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: 20200033778
    Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes an endless belt, a rotary member configured to form a nip portion with the endless belt, regulating members for regulating the endless belt from moving in a longitudinal direction by being in contact with longitudinal ends of the endless belt, and a sheet-like heating member. The heating member includes a heat transfer member in contact with the inner surface of the endless belt, and a heating portion located on an opposite side from a side, of the heating member, in contact with the inner surface of the endless belt across the heat transfer member. Both end portions of the heat transfer member are disposed at the same location or outside of both end portions of the heating portion in the longitudinal direction and are disposed inside of both end portions of the rotary member in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru Hirano, Ikuo Nakamoto, Shigeru Tanaka, Akihiro Maeda, Yusuke Yamaguchi, Shohei Tsuzaki, Kenji Endo, Shinsuke Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10545442
    Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes an endless belt, a rotary member configured to form a nip portion with the endless belt, regulating members for regulating the endless belt from moving in a longitudinal direction by being in contact with longitudinal ends of the endless belt, and a sheet-like heating member. The heating member includes a heat transfer member in contact with the inner surface of the endless belt, and a heating portion located on an opposite side from a side, of the heating member, in contact with the inner surface of the endless belt across the heat transfer member. Both end portions of the heat transfer member are disposed at the same location or outside of both end portions of the heating portion in the longitudinal direction and are disposed inside of both end portions of the rotary member in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shigeru Hirano, Ikuo Nakamoto, Shigeru Tanaka, Akihiro Maeda, Yusuke Yamaguchi, Shohei Tsuzaki, Kenji Endo, Shinsuke Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10539849
    Abstract: A color change member includes: a color change layer that has a light incident surface, a light emission surface, and a side surface; a first protective layer that is provided on the light incident surface of the color change layer; and a second protective layer that is provided on at least a part of the side surface of the color change layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Yusuke Moriya, Kensaku Maeda
  • Publication number: 20190334170
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material for lithium secondary batteries includes a lithium composite metal compound containing secondary particles that are aggregates of primary particles which are capable of being doped or dedoped with lithium ions and satisfies all of specific requirements (1) to (4)
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Kenji TAKAMORI, Yuichiro IMANARI, Yusuke MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20190316220
    Abstract: A bearing bushing for a track has an annular shape including an inner peripheral surface, an outer peripheral surface, a first end face, and a second end face located axially opposite the first end face. The bearing bushing for a track includes an inner peripheral surface-side hardened layer formed to include the inner peripheral surface, an outer peripheral surface-side hardened layer formed to include the outer peripheral surface, a first end face-side hardened layer formed to include the first end face and having a region with a hardness of 63 HRC or more that has a thickness of 3 mm or more from the first end face, and an unhardened region lower in hardness than the inner peripheral surface-side hardened layer, the outer peripheral surface-side hardened layer, and the first end face-side hardened layer, and including at least the second end face. The bearing bushing is made of steel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke KONDO, Kazuo MAEDA, Eiji AMADA
  • Publication number: 20190283548
    Abstract: A humidifying device includes a casing that defines a first air passage that guides air to an adsorbent module accommodation portion accommodating an adsorbent module including an adsorbent, and a second air passage through which the air flowing out of the adsorbent module accommodation portion flows. The humidifying device includes a peltier device that has a heat absorbing side and a heat generating side generating heat due to heat transfer from the heat absorbing side. The peltier device is housed in the casing such that the heat generating side is located in the first air passage and the heat absorbing side is located in the second air passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Miyuki SAITO, Manabu MAEDA, Hitoshi NINOMIYA, Yusuke KOMATSUBARA, Daichi TSUBOKURA
  • Publication number: 20190270650
    Abstract: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material precursor for a lithium secondary battery, in which the positive electrode active material precursor is represented by the following composition formula (I), a ratio (?/?) between a half width ? of a peak that is present within a range of a diffraction angle 2?=19.2±1° and a half width ? of a peak that is present within a range of 2?=38.5±1° is equal to or greater than 0.9 in powder X-ray diffraction measurement using a CuK? beam: NixCoyMnzMw(OH)2??(I) [0.7?x<1.0, 0<y?0.20, 0?z?0.20, 0?w?0.1, and x+y+z+w=1 are satisfied, and M is one or more selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Ti, Zr, V, Nb, Cr, Mo, W, Fe, Ru, Cu, Zn, B, Al, Ga, Si, Sn, P, and Bi].
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Yuichiro Imanari, Yusuke MAEDA
  • Patent number: 10403308
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic disk device conforming to perpendicular magnetic recording includes a magnetic disk, a recording head, and a controller. The head includes a main magnetic pole, a return magnetic pole, a recording coil, and a conductive member in which end surfaces are connected to opposed surfaces of a write gap which is opposed to a distal portion of the main magnetic pole and a distal portion of the return magnetic pole, and a resistance value varies. The controller applies a current to the recording coil to excite the magnetic flux in the recording operation, and applies a current at a constant voltage to the magnetic circuit via the comductive member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation
    Inventors: Gaku Koizumi, Akihiko Takeo, Naoyuki Narita, Masaya Ohtake, Yusuke Tomoda, Tomoyuki Maeda
  • Patent number: 10379464
    Abstract: Provided is an endless belt-shaped electrophotographic member having a superior durability. The member comprises an endless belt-shaped substrate and a surface layer, the surface layer comprising an ionizing radiation crosslinked product of a tetrafluoroethylene-perfluoroalkyl vinyl ether copolymer (PFA), the surface layer is formed by irradiation of electron beam to a resin layer, the resin layer comprising the PFA, the surface layer has a universal hardness HU at 200° C. of 18 N/mm2?HU?40 N/mm2, and when a degree of orientation of the PFA in the resin layer in a direction orthogonal to the circumferential direction of the substrate is defined as Ri, and a degree of orientation of the crosslinked PFA in the surface layer in the direction orthogonal to the circumferential direction of the substrate is defined as Rf, Ri and Rf satisfy a relationship represented by expression (1): Ri×0.8?Rf?Ri??(1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroki Muramatsu, Toshinori Nakayama, Kota Arimoto, Masayuki Tamaki, Yusuke Yamaguchi, Ryo Yashiro, Matsutaka Maeda, Yuji Kitano, Yoshihito Oshima
  • Publication number: 20190244996
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device including: a multilayer substrate including an optical element; a light-transmitting plate provided on the substrate to cover the optical element; and a lens of an inorganic material provided between the substrate and the light-transmitting plate. A structure having a same strength as a strength per unit area of the lens is provided at a portion outside an effective photosensitive region where the optical element is formed, when the substrate is viewed in plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takaaki HIRANO, Shinji MIYAZAWA, Kensaku MAEDA, Yusuke MORIYA, Shunsuke FURUSE, Yutaka OOKA
  • Patent number: 10375869
    Abstract: A cut-and-clinch apparatus that cuts and bends protruding parts of two lead wires of a lead component to be respectively inserted through two of a plurality of through-holes formed in a circuit board, the cut-and-clinch apparatus includes a pair of movable elements that are used in a case where the respective protruding parts of the two lead wires are cut and bent and that are made to approach each other and separate from each other, and a movable element position control section that controls the positions of the pair of movable elements, on the basis of image data obtained by the pair of movable elements being imaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruaki Maeda
  • Patent number: 10338290
    Abstract: A cellulose ester film contains a compound having a structural unit denoted by —NR—(C?O)— in which R represents a hydrogen atom or a substituent, a surface having knoop hardness of greater than or equal to 210 N/mm2 is provided, and loss tangent tan ? at 25° C. is greater than or equal to 0.03.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasukazu Kuwayama, Hiroshi Inada, Aiko Yoshida, Yoshitaka Maeda, Yusuke Ino, Shuuji Kanayama, Nobutaka Fukagawa
  • Patent number: 10336142
    Abstract: Provided is a device for detecting a low-pressure state of a predetermined tire, comprising an index value calculation unit, a resonance frequency calculation unit and a low-pressure detection unit. The index value calculation unit calculates a low-pressure index value from wheel speed information of front and rear tires, the low-pressure index value being obtained by comparing rotation speeds of the front and rear tires. The resonance frequency calculation unit calculates a resonance frequency from wheel speed information of a tire. The low-pressure detection unit eliminates an influence of an imposed load on a vehicle and detects the low-pressure state of the predetermined tire based on: a predetermined parameter that indicates a linear relationship between the resonance frequency and the low-pressure index value under a low-pressure condition of the predetermined tire; the low-pressure index value thus calculated; and the resonance frequency thus calculated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kento Yamashita, Mitsuhiro Wada, Yusuke Maeda
  • Publication number: 20190195679
    Abstract: Provided is a wheel load estimation device configured to acquire wheel speed information of each wheel included in a vehicle from a wheel speed sensor provided in the vehicle; to calculate a front-rear load ratio and a left-right load ratio based on the wheel speed information; and to calculate a wheel load ratio expressing a relative wheel load between the wheels included in the vehicle, with respect to at least one wheel of the vehicle, based on the front-rear load ratio and the left-right load ratio. The front-rear load ratio is a ratio between a load applied to a front wheel of the vehicle and a load applied to a rear wheel of the vehicle, and the left-right load ratio is a ratio between a load applied to a left wheel of the vehicle and a load applied to a right wheel of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke MAEDA, Keisuke SYUTOU
  • Patent number: 10332924
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device including: a multilayer substrate including an optical element; a light-transmitting plate provided on the substrate to cover the optical element; and a lens of an inorganic material provided between the substrate and the light-transmitting plate. A structure having a same strength as a strength per unit area of the lens is provided at a portion outside an effective photosensitive region where the optical element is formed, when the substrate is viewed in plan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takaaki Hirano, Shinji Miyazawa, Kensaku Maeda, Yusuke Moriya, Shunsuke Furuse, Yutaka Ooka
  • Publication number: 20190165741
    Abstract: A wireless receiver and a wireless reception method provide: to determine a gain based on a first resistor having a first temperature characteristic and a second resistor having a second temperature characteristic different from the first resistance; to output an output of the first resistor and an output of the second resistor, or a ratio between the output of the first resistor and the output of the second resistor; and to switches the gain of the first circuit based on the outputs or the ratio between the outputs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUMOTO, Yusuke WACHI, Koji MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20190023090
    Abstract: Provided is a rotation speed correction apparatus configured to correct a rotation speed of a driving wheel tire mounted on a vehicle, and includes a comparative value calculation unit, a torque obtainment unit, and a rotation speed calculation unit. The comparative value calculation unit calculates a comparative value between a rotation speed of the driving wheel tire and a rotation speed of a following wheel tire mounted on the vehicle on the basis of the rotation speeds of the driving wheel tire and the following wheel tire. The torque obtainment unit obtains a wheel torque. The rotation speed calculation unit identifies a linear relationship between the comparative value and the wheel torque, and on the basis of the rotation speed of the following wheel tire and the linear relationship, calculates a rotation speed of the driving wheel tire in which influence of slippage has been eliminated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20180316008
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material for lithium secondary batteries which is able to doped/undoped with lithium ions and contains at least Ni, in which a ratio P/Q (atom %/mass %) of a concentration P (atom %) of sulfur atoms being present in a surface of the positive electrode active material to a concentration Q (mass %) of sulfuric acid radicals being present in the whole positive electrode active material is more than 0.8 and less than 5.0, and the Q (mass %) is 0.01 or more and 2.0 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi ARIMURA, Jun-ichi KAGEURA, Kenji TAKAMORI, Kimiyasu NAKAO, Daisuke YAMASHITA, Yusuke MAEDA
  • Patent number: 9905339
    Abstract: In a conductive film forming method using photo sintering, a conductive film having low electric resistance is easily formed. Disclosed is a conductive film forming method in which a conductive film is formed using a photo sintering, which includes the steps of: forming a liquid film made of a copper particulate dispersion on a substrate, drying the liquid film to form a copper particulate layer, subjecting the copper particulate layer to photo sintering to form a conductive film, attaching a sintering promoter to the conductive film, and further subjecting the conductive film having the sintering promoter attached to photo sintering. The sintering promoter is a compound which removes copper oxide from metallic copper. Thereby, the sintering promoter removes a surface oxide film of copper particulates in the conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: ISHIHARA CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichi Kawato, Kazushige Miyamoto, Yusuke Maeda, Tomio Kudo
  • Patent number: 9615455
    Abstract: The copper particulate dispersion includes copper particulates, at least one kind of a dispersion vehicle containing the copper particulates, and at least one kind of dispersant which allows the copper particulates to disperse in the dispersion vehicle. The copper particulates have a center particle diameter of 1 nm or more and less than 100 nm. The dispersion vehicle is a polar dispersion vehicle. The dispersant is a compound having at least one acidic functional group, which has a molecular weight of 200 or more and 100,000 or less, or a salt thereof. Whereby, the dispersant has compatibility with dispersion vehicle and a surface of copper particulates is coated with dispersant molecules, and thus the copper particulates are dispersed in the dispersion vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignees: ISHIHARA CHEMICAL CO., LTD., APPLIED NANOTECH HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Yuichi Kawato, Yusuke Maeda, Tomio Kudo