Patents by Inventor Yusuke Shimizu

Yusuke Shimizu 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: 11538936
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes: an n?-type epitaxial layer having an element main surface; a p?-type body region, an n+-type source region, and n+-type drain regions; and a gate electrode including a second opening and first openings formed in a portion separated from the second opening toward the drain regions, wherein the body region selectively has a second portion exposed to the first openings of the gate electrode, and wherein the semiconductor device further includes a p+-type body contact region formed in the portion of the body region exposed to the first openings and having an impurity concentration higher than an impurity concentration of the body region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220390695
    Abstract: An optical cable laying construction set (X) that includes an optical cable (C1) and plugs (P1 and P2). The optical cable (C1) includes an optical fiber which is a refractive index distribution-type plastic optical fiber. The plug (P1) includes a connecting portion connectable to the optical fiber, and an electric connector connectable to an external device, and has a configuration for converting an electric signal into an optical signal. The plug (P2) includes a connecting portion connectable to the optical fiber, and an electric connector connectable to an external device, and has a configuration for converting an optical signal to an electric signal. In an optical cable laying construction method of the present invention, laying construction of the optical cable on site is carried out using the optical cable laying construction set (X).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi TSUDA, Yusuke SHIMIZU, Yuhei TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220342339
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a developer bearing member, a supply member, first and second voltage application units, and a control unit. Assuming that a difference between a voltage to be applied to the developer bearing member by the first voltage application unit and a voltage to be applied to the supply member by the second voltage application unit in the image forming operation is defined as a first supply contrast, and a difference between the voltage to be applied to the developer bearing member by the first voltage application unit and the voltage to be applied to the supply member by the second voltage application unit in the preliminary rotation operation is defined as a second supply contrast, the control unit controls the second supply contrast to be less than the first supply contrast or to have polarity reversed from polarity of the first supply contrast.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke Shimizu, Tomoo Akizuki, Naoki Fukushima
  • Patent number: 11459476
    Abstract: The present invention relates to [1] a process for producing a pigment water dispersion liquid of polymer particles containing an azomethine metal complex pigment (A), said process including the step of subjecting a mixture containing the azomethine metal complex pigment (A), an uncrosslinked aromatic group-containing polymer (b) and water to dispersion treatment using a medialess disperser at an accumulated input energy of not more than 5.0 kWh/kg, [2] a pigment water dispersion liquid containing an azomethine metal complex pigment (A) and a polymer dispersant (B), in which in an optical absorption spectrum of the pigment water dispersion liquid, a ratio of a maximum absorbance (A1max) in a wavelength range of not less than 440 nm and less than 465 nm to a maximum absorbance (A2max) in a wavelength range of not less than 420 nm and less than 440 nm [(A1max)/(A2max)] is not less than 1.000, and [3] a water-based ink for ink-jet printing, containing the aforementioned pigment water dispersion liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaname Mitsuyoshi, Tsuyoshi Egawa, Tomohiko Nagano, Yusuke Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220310279
    Abstract: A reactor building capable of shortening a time required for spent fuel removal while protecting spent fuel stored in a spent fuel pool from a falling object is provided. The reactor building includes a spent fuel pool 5, a spent fuel rack 6 located in the spent fuel pool 5 and configured to store spent fuel 14, and a protection slab 8 located above the spent fuel rack 6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventor: Yusuke SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11358244
    Abstract: An assembling apparatus efficiently performs a recovery operation and a parts size change operation. A filling line (the assembling apparatus) has parts supply units that supply parts, assembling units that mount one of the parts to another part, and a conveying unit that individually moves carriers 12 capable of storing parts constituting an assembly. The parts supply units are provided at positions away from the assembling units, the assembling units are accommodated in an isolator having an interior maintained in an aseptic state, and gloves to perform an operation on the assembling units are provided on a side surface of the isolator. The supply units store the parts in one of the carriers, the carrier then moves into the isolator, and the assembling units take the part from the carrier, and mounts the part to the other part stored in the same carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: SHIBUYA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masato Ohta, Takashi Miyazaki, Yusuke Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11360417
    Abstract: A heater includes a substrate formed of metal into a plate shape in which a length in a longitudinal direction thereof is greater than a length in a short direction thereof when viewed in a thickness direction thereof, an insulating layer formed of insulating material on a first surface of the substrate on a first side in the thickness direction, a heating element arranged on the insulating layer and configured to generate heat by flowing electric current therethrough, and a cover layer arranged to cover the heating element. The heater is a warped shape when receiving no external force, such that a center portion of the heater in the longitudinal direction protrudes to the first side in the thickness direction compared to both end portions of the heater in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shoichiro Ikegami, Tomoo Akizuki, Hiroki Sasame, Yusuke Shimizu, Tatsuya Kinukawa
  • Publication number: 20220171143
    Abstract: A connector includes an optical fiber and a case, and converts an optical signal input from the optical fiber into an electrical signal and outputs the electrical signal, or converts an input electrical signal into an optical signal and outputs the optical signal to the optical fiber. The case has a wall into which the optical fiber is inserted. The rear wall has an upper end and a lower end facing each other with a space therebetween so that the optical fiber intervenes in the space. The case includes an upper protruding wall protruding in the front-rear direction and a lower protruding wall protruding in the front-rear direction. Between the upper free end of the upper protruding wall and the lower free end of the lower protruding wall, a first space is defined so the optical fiber can freely move in the width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi TSUDA, Yusuke SHIMIZU, Satoshi ITO
  • Publication number: 20220155266
    Abstract: Implemented is an analysis apparatus column oven equipped with a plurality of columns, which is capable of efficiently performing heat conduction on column basis, recognizing a column cartridge that holds a column, and being easily exchanged on column basis. The column change mechanism 105 includes the ferrule 206, the movable ferrule connector 207, the pipe 208, the fastener pull 209, the fastener fitting 210, the column cartridge presser 211, the slide guide 212, the RFID reader 214, the fixed wall 215, the column changer heat insulating member 216, the fixed bottom plate 217, the receiver 218, and the fixed fitting 219. A plurality of column cartridges 104 can be installed in the heat block 101, and are in contact with the column heat block 103 to control the temperature in the column cartridges 104.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto NOGAMI, Yusuke SHIMIZU, Daisuke AKIEDA, Kenichiro NISHIKI
  • Publication number: 20220151322
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a biological information measurement garment having excellent peel strength between a clothing fabric including spun yarns and an electrode. The garment includes a clothing fabric; and an electrode formed on a skin-side surface of the clothing fabric, the clothing fabric including spun yarns present on the skin-side surface on which the electrode is formed, and each of the spun yarns satisfying a following formula (1): F/(0.8673/?Ne)<4500??(1), wherein F represents a number of fluffy fibers (fibers/10 m) having a length of 1 mm or more, per 10 m of the spun yarn, and Ne represents an English yarn count of the spun yarn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: TOYOBO CO., LTD., TOYOBO STC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke SHIMIZU, Euichul KWON, Shota MORIMOTO, Yoko KOMATSU, Nobuhiro KURODA
  • Publication number: 20220151529
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a biological information measurement garment that reduces the wear discomfort. The garment includes a clothing fabric; and an electrode formed on a skin-side surface of the clothing fabric, the clothing fabric having, in the skin-side surface thereof, an area of 30 cm2 or more that is not covered with the electrode and is exposed, the electrode including a conductive member, and a heat capacity A (J/K) of the conductive member and a heat capacity B (J/K) of the clothing fabric satisfying a following formula (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: TOYOBO CO., LTD., TOYOBO STC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke SHIMIZU, Euichul KWON, Shota MORIMOTO, Yoko KOMATSU, Hiroshi MARUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220080362
    Abstract: A semipermeable membrane support having a thickness difference between measurement thickness at 0.80 N/cm2 and measurement thickness at 1.27 N/cm2 of 1.0 to 5.0% is excellent in adhesion to a semipermeable membrane and also adhesion between a raw water spacer and the semipermeable membrane and thereby can be expected to maintain high water permeability after modulation. A method of producing a semipermeable membrane support comprises the step of carrying out hot-press processing by using an elastic roll, which has(have) a hardness between a type A durometer hardness of 60 or more and a type D durometer hardness of 95 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Takahito OCHIAI, Yusuke SHIMIZU, Takao MASUDA
  • Patent number: 11275324
    Abstract: In an image forming apparatus, in a case in which a second toner image to be transferred to a same recording material as a first toner image is to be transferred is formed on the photosensitive member after the first toner image is formed on the photosensitive member and the first toner image is formed on an area of the photosensitive member including at least a part of a position of the second toner image one cycle before with respect to a movement direction of the surface of the photosensitive member, a control unit changes a value of a transfer current at a time of transferring the first toner image to a transfer-receiving member between a first value and a second value of which an absolute value is greater than an absolute value of the first value, based on image information regarding the second toner image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroki Sasame, Tomoo Akizuki, Yusuke Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11271215
    Abstract: A metal porous body is a metal porous body mainly composed of nickel and having a framework of a three-dimensional network structure, Ni(OH)2 being present in a surface of the framework, when the metal porous body is subjected to at least 30 potential scans between a lower limit potential of ?0.10 V and an upper limit potential of +0.65 V with respect to a hydrogen standard potential in not less than 10% by mass and not more than 35% by mass of a potassium hydroxide aqueous solution, at least oxygen being detected within a depth of 5 nm from the surface, and hydrogen being detected at least in the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC TOYAMA CO., LTD., PRIMEARTH EV ENERGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuki Okuno, Masatoshi Majima, Hitoshi Tsuchida, Junichi Nishimura, Koutarou Kimura, Yusuke Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20210381457
    Abstract: An injection control device includes: a boost controller performing a boost switching control of a boost switch to charge a boost capacitor and supplying a boost power from a battery power supply; a boost voltage monitor monitoring the boost voltage; and a boost monitor timing controller setting a section from a predetermined time after an on-edge of the boost switch to an off-edge timing in a section monitor mode as a boost monitor section. The boost controller stops boosting by stopping the boost switching control when the boost voltage is equal to or higher than a boost stop threshold value in the boost monitor section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Masashi INABA, Yusuke SHIMIZU, Hiroki KAKUI
  • Publication number: 20210364176
    Abstract: A liquid atomizing apparatus includes: an atomizing body member made of a porous body having micropores connected in a three-dimensional network, the atomizing body member having a surface including a part serving as a gas pressurized-inflow surface and another part serving as a gas release surface; a liquid supply unit for supplying a liquid to the atomizing body member, the liquid being to be impregnated into the micropores of the atomizing body member; and a gas supply unit for setting gas pressure on the gas pressurized-inflow surface of the atomizing body member to be higher than on the gas release surface of the atomizing body member and injecting the gas into the micropores of the atomizing body member through the gas pressurized-inflow surface, and releasing a mist of the liquid having been impregnated in the micropores together with the gas from the gas release surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: NORITAKE CO., LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomokazu EDA, Teruhisa FUJII, Hitoshi KATO, Yusuke SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20210337100
    Abstract: An image pickup apparatus is configured to change a shooting process based on data on a shot image. The image pickup apparatus is configured to, when the image pickup apparatus changes the shooting process, assign greater weights to the data on the shot image based on an instruction from a user than to the data on the shot image automatically processed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Nobushige Wakamatsu, Shinnosuke Osawa, Ryota Ogawa, Yuki Tsuihiji, Yusuke Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11139657
    Abstract: This power conversion system is composed of a DC power supply circuit and a power conditioner which are connected to each other. The power conditioner includes: a first DC/DC converter provided between the DC power supply circuit and a DC bus; and an inverter provided between the DC bus and an AC electric path and configured to perform switching operation in such a manner that the inverter and the first DC/DC converter alternately have stop periods in an AC half cycle. The DC power supply circuit includes: a storage battery; and a second DC/DC converter of a bidirectional type, provided between the storage battery and the first DC/DC converter and including a DC reactor. The power conversion system includes a control unit configured to control current flowing through the DC reactor of the second DC/DC converter to have a constant value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Nakajima, Naoki Ayai, Yusuke Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20210280713
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes: an n?-type epitaxial layer having an element main surface; a p?-type body region, an n+-type source region, and n+-type drain regions; and a gate electrode including a second opening and first openings formed in a portion separated from the second opening toward the drain regions, wherein the body region selectively has a second portion exposed to the first openings of the gate electrode, and wherein the semiconductor device further includes a p+-type body contact region formed in the portion of the body region exposed to the first openings and having an impurity concentration higher than an impurity concentration of the body region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yusuke SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: D946529
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi Tsuda, Yusuke Shimizu, Satoshi Ito