Nissan Patent Applications

ELECTRODE CATALYST LAYER FOR FUEL CELL, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY AND FUEL CELL USING THE CATALYST LAYER

Granted: November 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170331134
Provided is an electrode catalyst layer excellent in gas transportability by using an electrode catalyst layer for fuel cell comprising a catalyst containing a catalyst carrier and a catalytic metal carried on the catalyst carrier and an electrolyte, wherein the catalyst partially is coated with the electrolyte, and a specific surface area of the catalytic metal which gas can reach without passing through an electrolyte is 50% or more, with respect to the total specific surface area of…

ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD

Granted: November 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170327062
A control device of an electric motor, including an electric motor, a drive portion that supplies power to the electric motor, a voltage commanding portion that controls the drive portion on the basis of a torque command, and control a drive torque of the electric motor, a current limiting portion that outputs a limiting signal for limiting power outputted by the drive portion in a case in which a current value between the drive portion and the electric motor exceeds a predetermined…

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE CONTROL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD

Granted: November 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170328296
A control device for an internal combustion engine including an in-cylinder injection fuel injection valve, and a port injection fuel injection valve, has a controller that controls injection amount ratios of the in-cylinder injection fuel injection valve and the port injection fuel injection valve in accordance with a driving condition of the engine. A fuel cut is performed at a predetermined deceleration of the internal combustion engine. The injection amount ratio of the in-cylinder…

FUEL CELL SYSTEM

Granted: November 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170331129
A fuel cell system (100) includes a hydrogen supply valve (33) that controls a supply of the anode gas into an anode system, a purge valve (36) that discharges an off-gas from the anode system, a pressure detecting unit (34) configured to measure a pressure inside the anode system, and a purge flow rate estimating unit (4) configured to estimate a purge flow rate of the off-gas discharged from the anode system through the purge valve (36) based on a pressure decrease in a purge valve…

CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION CONTROL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD

Granted: November 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170321802
A continuously variable transmission (100), wherein pressure equalization control is performed to make line pressure (PL) equal to secondary pressure (Psec) when prescribed start conditions are satisfied. During pressure equalization control, a secondary pressure indicated value (Psec_co) is raised by a prescribed amount (S10), then a line pressure indicated value (PL_co) is gradually decreased (S30). If determination is made that line pressure is the same as the secondary pressure after…

RESIST UNDERLAYER FILM FORMING COMPOSITION FOR LITHOGRAPHY CONTAINING HYDROLYZABLE SILANE HAVING HALOGEN-CONTAINING CARBOXYLIC ACID AMIDE GROUP

Granted: November 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170322491
A resist underlayer film forming composition for lithography that can be used as a hard mask. The composition can improve pattern resolution due to having a trihalogenoacetamide skeleton. A resist underlayer film forming composition for lithography comprising a hydrolyzable silane, a hydrolysis product thereof, a hydrolysis condensate thereof, or a combination thereof as a silane, wherein the hydrolyzable silane comprises a silane having a halogen-containing carboxylic acid amide group.

Travel Route Calculation Device

Granted: November 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170322557
The travel route calculation device includes a travel route calculation unit configured to calculate a travel route for a subject vehicle to arrive at a destination, a feature detection unit configured to detect a feature, and a distance measurement unit configured to measure a distance from the subject vehicle to the feature as a necessary recognition distance. the necessary recognition distance is necessary for the subject vehicle to recognize the feature when deciding an action of the…

STATE DETERMINATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FUEL CELL

Granted: November 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170324104
A state determination device for a fuel cell for generating power upon receiving the supply of anode gas and cathode gas, comprising: an internal impedance measurement unit configured to measure an internal impedance of the fuel cell on the basis of an alternating-current signal of a predetermined frequency output from the fuel cell; and an anode reaction resistance estimation/calculation unit configured to calculate an estimation value of a reaction resistance of an anode electrode of…

COMPOSITE-MATERIAL MOLDING METHOD AND MOLDING DEVICE

Granted: November 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170312997
A composite material molding method is provided for forming a composite material. The molding includes disposing a reinforcing base material in a cavity inside an openable and closable mold, injecting resin into the cavity in a state in which a clamping pressure is exerted on the mold and curing the resin. When injecting the resin into the cavity, the injection pressure of the resin is adjusted between a first pressure that is higher than the clamping pressure and a second pressure that…

BEARING CAP OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: November 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170314507
A bearing cap (1) is attached to a bulkhead (22) of a cylinder block (21) made of a light metal through a pair of bolts (24). The bearing cap (1) has a frame (2) made of an iron-based metal and a cast light-alloy part (3). The frame (2) has a pair of pillar parts (9) through which the bolts (24) extend and a circular-arc-shaped arch section (10). At high temperatures, the span of the pair of the bolts (24) increases due to thermal expansion of the light-alloy material, and the pair of…

COAT DRYING DEVICE AND COAT DRYING METHOD

Granted: November 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170314853
A coat drying device dries a wet-coated film that is coated on a continuously transported coating object having first and second parts, where the second part has a greater heat capacity than the first part. The coat drying device includes a heat source and a heat source moving device. The heat source provides thermal energy primarily to a coating surface of a second part. The heat source moving device moves the heat source to the second part such that a spacing between the second part…

RESIST UNDERLAYER FILM-FORMING COMPOSITION CONTAINING POLYMER HAVING ARYLENE GROUP

Granted: November 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170315445
A resist underlayer film-forming composition for lithography process having characteristics of enabling wafer surface planarization after film formation, excellent planarization performance on substrate with level difference, and good embeddability in fine hole pattern. The resist underlayer film-forming composition including polymer having unit structure of Formula (1) and solvent, wherein each of R1 to R4 is independently hydrogen atom or methyl group, and X1 is divalent organic…

SEALING MATERIAL COMPOSITION FOR LED

Granted: October 26, 2017
Application Number: 20170306095
A sealing material composition for LED has excellent heat-resistant transparency, adhesion, and crack resistance, and low sulfur gas permeability. A sealing material composition for LED has the following (A), (B), (C), and (D): (A): polysiloxane containing units (1-1), (1-2), and (1-3): wherein R1 is C1-12 alkyl or C6-20 aryl, R2 is hydrogen, C1-12 alkyl, or Si constituting main chain of polysiloxane as (A); (B): polysiloxane containing units (2-1), (2-2), and (2-3): wherein R3…

STATE ESTIMATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FUEL CELL AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM

Granted: October 26, 2017
Application Number: 20170307692
A state estimation device for a fuel cell for generating power upon receiving the supply of anode gas and cathode gas, comprising: an internal impedance measurement unit configured to measure an internal impedance of the fuel cell on the basis of an alternating-current signal of a predetermined frequency output from the fuel cell; a state quantity preliminary estimation value calculation unit configured to calculate a first preliminary estimation value for a state quantity of an…

ELECTROCONDUCTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTROCONDUCTIVE PATTERN

Granted: October 26, 2017
Application Number: 20170309363
A method for manufacturing an electroconductive pattern 40, provided with: a lamination step for laminating an acid generation film 10 containing an acid proliferation agent and a photoacid generator on a polymer film 20 containing an electroconductive polymer formed on a substrate 21; a masking step for masking the top of the acid generation film 10; a light irradiation step for irradiating the laminate from the acid-generation-film 10 side; a doping step for doping the…

WATER REPELLENT FILM AND COMPONENT FOR VEHICLE INCLUDING THE FILM

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170297293
A water repellent film (200) according to the present invention includes a first layer (10) having a plurality of fine protrusions (100) on the surface thereof, a second layer (20) covering the fine protrusions (100) and having a water repellent property, and a third layer (30) provided on the surface of the first layer (10) on the opposite side of the fine protrusions (100). When a modulus of elasticity of the first layer (10) is defined as E1, a modulus of elasticity of the second…

WAFER/SUPPORT ARRANGEMENT, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE ARRANGEMENT, AND USE OF THE ARRANGEMENT IN THE PROCESSING OF THE WAFER

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170298506
A wafer/support arrangement, including a wafer, a support system, which includes a support and an elastomer layer, and a connecting layer, wherein the connecting layer is a sol-gel layer. The invention further relates to a coated wafer for a wafer/support arrangement according to the invention, wherein a sol-gel layer is used as a connecting layer for a corresponding wafer/support assembly, and to a method for processing the back side of a wafer.

EXHAUST DEVICE FOR FOUR-CYLINDER INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170298803
In an in-line four-cylinder internal combustion engine, exhaust ports (2b, 2c) of cylinders #2 and #3 merge together inside a cylinder head and become open as one flat collective exhaust port (2bc). An exhaust manifold (5) includes separate individual exhaust pipes (6, 7) for cylinders #1 and #4 and a collective exhaust pipe (8) for cylinders #2 and #4. Tip ends of these three exhaust pipes are connected to a catalytic converter (11). An equivalent diameter of the collective exhaust port…

VEHICLE ENGINE STOP CONTROL DEVICE

Granted: October 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170291606
An engine stop control device is provided for a vehicle that ensures a sufficient operation frequency of coast stop operation during travel on a congested road, thereby to improve practical fuel economy. The vehicle has an engine that is capable of being restarted. A controller is configured to stop the engine automatically when the vehicle, after experiencing a travel with a vehicle speed VSP exceeding a first threshold value, decreases the speed below a CS (coast stop) start vehicle…

ANTI-VIBRATION DEVICE FOR VEHICLE

Granted: October 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170292444
A variable compression ratio engine (1) is provided with a multi-link mechanism (101) between a piston (102) and a crankshaft (103). The multi-link mechanism (101) includes an upper link (104), a lower link (105) and a control link (106). An anti-vibration device (6) for vehicles is attached between the upper part of the engine (1) and a vehicle body to which the engine (1) is mounted. The anti-vibration device (6) includes a rod body (63) having a first elastic connecting part (61) at…