Nissan Patent Applications

SUSPENSION STRUCTURE FOR VEHICLE

Granted: January 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170015166
A vehicle suspension structure includes a suspension arm and a ball joint. The suspension arm is connected between a suspension member and a vehicle-widthwise outer side end connected to a vehicle wheel. The ball joint connects the suspension arm and the vehicle wheel. When the vehicle receives an impact in the longitudinal direction, a socket of the ball joint pivots relative to a ball as the suspension arm deforms, and a flange portion on an open side of the socket interferes with a…

Vehicle Operation Device

Granted: January 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170016738
A vehicle operation device is used in an autonomous vehicle autonomously controlled to drive along a determined driving route, and includes: a destination setting circuit configured to set a destination to a wide area for determining the driving route; a route setting circuit configured to allot a provisional destination on the boundary of the area of the destination according to route search conditions including a current position and the destination, so as to determine the driving…

FUEL CELL SYSTEM

Granted: January 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170018791
A fuel cell system includes: a wetness target value calculating unit configured to calculate a target value of a wet state of the fuel cell; a gas required flow rate calculating unit configured to calculate a cathode gas required flow rate on the basis of a power generation request to the fuel cell; a wetness-control anode gas flow rate calculating unit configured to calculate a wetness-control anode gas circulation flow rate at least on the basis of the wetness target value and the…

ALKYNYL PYRIDINE-SUBSTITUTED AMIDE COMPOUND AND PESTICIDE

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170008847
Provided is a novel pesticide, particularly a fungicide and a nematicide. An alkynyl pyridine-substituted amide compound represented by formula (I), its N-oxide or a salt thereof, and a pesticide containing it. [In the formula, G1 is a structure represented by G1-1a, G1-3a, G1-27a, etc.; X1 is a halogen atom, difluoromethyl, trifluoromethyl, etc.; Y1 is a halogen atom, etc.; Y2, Y3, R4 and R5 independently represent a hydrogen atom, etc.; R1 is a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, methyl,…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING GEL

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170009024
Method for producing a gel having a desired strength, by performing a step of removing a part or all of a solvent. Method for producing a gel containing a water-soluble organic polymer (A), a silicate salt (B), and a dispersant (C) for the silicate salt, including a desolvation step of removing a part or all of one or more solvents selected from the group consisting of water and a water-soluble organic solvent in the gel, or gelling a gel-forming composition containing the water-soluble…

CULTURE MEDIUM COMPOSITION

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170009201
The present invention provides a culture method of cells and/or tissues including culturing cells and/or tissues in a suspended state by using a medium composition having an effect of preventing sedimentation of cells and/or tissues, which is afforded by substantially retaining the cells and/or tissues without substantially increasing the viscosity of the solution by nanofibers which have been added to the solution and uniformly dispersed in the liquid medium, and the like.

MATERIAL FOR UNDIFFERENTIATED STATE-MAINTAINING CULTURE

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170009209
A culture method (a preservation method) of somatic stem cells does not use a chemical such as DMSO that affects a differentiation function of somatic stem cells. A material for an undifferentiated state-maintaining culture for a somatic stem cell, having a naturally occurring polysaccharide; a culture liquid in which the material for the undifferentiated state-maintaining culture is dispersed; a somatic stem cell-containing culture liquid in which the somatic stem cell is suspended in…

VEHICLE INFORMATION PROVIDING DEVICE

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170010116
A vehicle information providing device has a history information accumulation unit configured to sequentially acquire at least one of driving location information, power consumption information and charging facility information from an in-vehicle device of a vehicle having at least an electric motor as a traveling drive source and accumulate the at least one information as driving history information, an input unit configured to input at least a departure point and a destination point, a…

RESIST OVERLAYER FILM FORMING COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170010535
A resist overlayer film forming composition for use in a lithography process in semiconductor device production does not intermix with a resist, blocks undesirable exposure light particularly in EUV exposure, for example, UV and DUV and selectively transmits EUV alone, and can be developed with a developer after exposure. A resist overlayer film forming composition includes: a polymer (P) including unit structures of Formula (1) and Formula (2) and having a weight average molecular…

Self-Position Calculating Apparatus and Self-Position Calculating Method

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170011268
A self-position calculating apparatus includes: a light projector 11 configured to project a patterned light beam 32a onto a road surface 31 around a vehicle; and a camera 12 configured to capture an image 38 of the road surface 31 around the vehicle including an area onto which the patterned light beam 32a is projected. The self-position calculating apparatus calculates an orientation angle of the vehicle 10 relative to the road surface 31 from a position of the patterned light beam 32a…

ANILINE DERIVATIVE AND USE THEREOF

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170012213
An aniline derivative represented by the formula, for instance, has good solubility in organic solvents, and when a thin film comprising such derivative as a charge-transporting substance is used in a hole injection layer, an organic EL element having excellent luminance characteristics can be obtained.

COATED NEGATIVE-ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL FOR USE IN LITHIUM-ION BATTERY, SLURRY FOR USE IN LITHIUM-ION BATTERY, NEGATIVE ELECTRODE FOR USE IN LITHIUM-ION BATTERY, LITHIUM-ION BATTERY, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COATED NEGATIVE-ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL FOR USE IN LITHIUM-ION BATTERY

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170012283
An object of the present invention is to provide a negative electrode active material capable of reducing the irreversible capacity of a lithium ion battery. The present invention provides a coated negative electrode active material for lithium ion batteries wherein at least a portion of the surface of a particulate negative electrode active material for lithium ion batteries is coated with a coating agent and the coated negative electrode active material is doped with at least one of…

ELECTRICAL DEVICE

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170012287
To provide a means by which an electrical device such as a lithium ion secondary battery that has a positive electrode using a solid solution positive electrode active material can be provided with satisfactory performance in terms of rate characteristics while sufficiently making use of the high capacity characteristics that characterize solid solution positive electrode active materials. An electrical device that has a power generating element containing a positive electrode in which a…

FUEL CELL SYSTEM

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170012305
A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell for generating electrical power upon being supplied with anode gas and cathode gas. The fuel cell system includes a wetness control state determination unit that determines whether or not a wetness control of controlling a degree of wetness of an electrolyte membrane of the fuel cell is normally executed, a combined capacitance calculation unit that calculates a combined capacitance of the fuel cell, and an anode gas concentration control unit that…

ELECTRICAL DEVICE

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170012316
To provide a means for further improving cycle durability in an electrical device such as a lithium ion secondary battery including a negative electrode containing a silicon-containing negative electrode active material. An electrical device has a power generating element including a unit cell layer containing a positive electrode in which a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material is formed on the surface of a positive electrode current…

ELECTRICAL DEVICE

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170012320
To provide a means capable of further improving cycle durability in an electrical device such as a lithium ion secondary battery containing a positive electrode using a solid solution positive electrode active material. An electrical device has a power generating element containing a positive electrode in which a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material is formed on a surface of a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING CULTURE MEDIUM COMPOSITION

Granted: January 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170002311
The present invention provides a production method of a medium composition, including previously removing divalent metal cations contained in a polymer compound having an anionic functional group, preparing a dry powder of the polymer compound, and mixing the dry powder and the medium, and the like. The present invention also provides a purification method of a polymer compound having an anionic functional group, which includes mixing a suspension of the polymer compound having an…

ANILINE DERIVATIVE AND USE THEREOF

Granted: January 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170005271
Aniline derivatives such as are represented by, e.g., the formula have excellent solubility in organic solvents and make it possible to obtain an organic EL element having exceptional brightness characteristics when a thin film containing these derivatives as a charge transport material is applied to a hole injection layer.

ANILINE DERIVATIVE AND USE THEREOF

Granted: January 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170005272
An aniline derivative represented by the formula, for instance, has good solubility in organic solvents, and when a thin film comprising such derivative as a charge-transporting substance is used in a hole injection layer, an organic EL element having excellent luminance characteristics can be obtained.

ELECTRICAL DEVICE

Granted: January 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170005362
To provide a means for sufficiently utilizing a high capacity characteristic of a solid solution positive electrode active material and capable of achieving satisfactory performance of a rate characteristic in an electrical device such as a lithium ion secondary battery containing a positive electrode using the solid solution positive electrode active material. An electrical device has a power generating element containing a positive electrode in which a positive electrode active…