Nissan Patent Grants

Composite material molded article and method of producing same

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10293558
A method of producing a composite material molded article includes enclosing a core fiber base material formed from unwoven fabric in a molding tool with the core fiber base material placed between a first reinforcing fiber base material and a second reinforcing fiber base material, injecting matrix resin into the first and second reinforcing fiber base materials in the molding tool, and injecting foamable resin into the core fiber base material in the molding tool.

Hybrid vehicle power generation control device

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10293811
A power generation control device is provided for a hybrid vehicle that prevents unintended engagement of a released engagement clutch during idle power generation. An internal combustion engine is operated during idle power generation so that the input-output differential rotation speed of engagement clutches for selectively connecting an electric motor and/or the internal combustion engine to the drive wheel becomes a value greater than or equal to a rotation difference threshold value…

Vehicle shift control device

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10295052
A vehicle transmission control device is provided in a vehicle having a gear type transmission capable of selecting a plurality of gear shift patterns, and an electric oil pump for supplying lubricating oil to a gear-shifting mechanism. The vehicle transmission control device includes a transmission controller that selects a path having a small load on the lubricated parts from among the plurality of power transmission paths upon detecting a malfunction has occurred in the oil pump to…

Resist underlayer film-forming composition for lithography containing polymer having acrylamide structure and acrylic acid ester structure

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10295907
A resist underlayer film-forming composition for lithography capable of being dry-etched during pattern transfer from the upper layer or during substrate processing and capable of being removed with an alkaline aqueous solution after the substrate processing. A resist underlayer film-forming composition for lithography includes a polymer (A) including a unit structure of Formula (1) and a unit structure of Formula (2); a crosslinkable compound (B) having at least two groups selected from…

Negative electrode active material for electric device and electric device using the same

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10297360
A negative electrode active material includes a silicon-containing alloy having a composition represented by: SixSnyMzAa (A is unavoidable impurities, M is one or more transition metal elements, x, y, z, and a represent values of percent by mass, and 0<x<100, 0<y<100, 0<z<100, and 0?a<0.5 and x+y+z+a=100). The silicon-containing alloy has a lattice image subjected to Fourier transform processing to obtain a diffraction pattern and a size determined as an average…

Fuel cell stack and load bearing method involving use of fuel cell stack

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10297839
A fuel cell stack has stacked individual fuel cells, each of the fuel cells having a cell frame, and an anode separator and a cathode separator disposed on respective sides of the cell frame, in which an electrolyte membrane joined with an anode side gas diffusion layer and a cathode side gas diffusion layer on respective sides thereof is disposed in the cell frame, an anode side load bearing member that bonds and fixes the anode separator, the cell frame, and the gas diffusion layer to…

Film member stacking device and method of the same

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10297840
A film member stacking device includes a block having a bottom surface portion provided with an outer end configured to contact with an inner end of an opening of a first film member. The outer end of the bottom surface portion of the block is larger than the inner end of the opening of the first film member. The film member stacking device further includes a member configured to uniformly force the first film member in a direction of the bottom surface portion of the block. The inner…

Air cell cartridge and air cell system

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10297871
An object is to prevent leakage of an electrolysis solution and reduce pressure loss. All air cell cartridge includes a plurality of air cells each including a positive electrode material, a negative electrode material and an electrolysis solution layer holding an electrolysis solution and interposed between the positive electrode material and the negative electrode material and each being provided with an air flow path through which air passes so as to come into contact with the…

Sprue structure for low-pressure casting device and low-pressure casting device having said sprue

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10286444
A sprue for a low-pressure casting device includes a stalk connection part to be connected to a stalk, a molten metal reservoir and a cavity connection part to be connected to the cavity. The shape of the molten metal reservoir is such that the perimeter of the cross section perpendicular to the flow direction of molten metal gradually increases toward the cavity connection part while the area of the cross section remains constant.

Casting device and casting method

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10286449
A casting device includes: a split mold for forming a cavity, including a lower mold, a middle mold that slides in a horizontal direction on the lower mold and an upper mold; a split case for forming a chamber, including a lower case to which the lower mold is attached and an upper case to which the upper mold is attached; a chamber suction device that reduces a pressure at least in the chamber through a chamber pipe that is connected to the chamber and extends to an outside of the…

Secondary battery charging system with allowable voltage zone and method thereof

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10286789
A secondary battery charger system in which a chargeable power is calculated on the basis of a difference between a charging target voltage and a cell voltage using a charging control unit that controls a charger used to charge a secondary battery, the secondary battery charger system including a charging threshold voltage setting unit configured to set the charging target voltage to be lower than a charging limitation voltage which is an upper limitation of the cell voltage allowable in…

Rare earth magnet molding and method for manufacturing the same

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10287656
A rare earth magnet molding (1) of the present invention includes rare earth magnet particles (2), and an insulating phase (3) present among the rare earth magnet particles. Segregation regions (4) in which at least one element selected from the group consisting of Dy, Tb, Pr and Ho is segregated are distributed in the rare earth magnet particles (2). Accordingly, the rare earth magnet molding that has excellent resistance to heat in motor environments or the like while maintaining high…

Internal combustion engine

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10287975
An internal combustion engine includes: a variable compression ratio mechanism arranged to vary an engine compression ratio in accordance with a rotation position of a control shaft; an actuator arranged to vary the rotation position of the control shaft; an arm portion extending from the control shaft in a radially outward direction; a lever arranged to link the actuator and the arm portion; a link pin which penetrates the lever and the arm portion, and which rotatably links the lever…

Diesel engine control device and control method

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10288004
A direct injection diesel engine is provided with a fuel injection nozzle which is capable of performing a multistage injection. In a middle-or-high load region, in order to reduce soot, an after-injection is performed immediately after a main injection. An injection timing of the after-injection is set from a map in accordance with a driving condition. During a transient time, the injection timing of the after-injection is corrected on a basis of a difference ?P between an actual rail…

Electron beam resist underlayer film-forming composition containing lactone-structure-containing polymer

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10289002
An electron beam resist underlayer film-forming composition includes a polymer containing a unit structure having a lactone ring and a unit structure having a hydroxy group. The polymer may be a polymer obtained by copolymerizing a monomer mixture containing a lactone (meth)acrylate, a hydroxyalkyl (meth)acrylate, and phenyl (meth)acrylate or benzyl (meth)acrylate. A method for producing a semiconductor device including: applying the electron beam resist underlayer film-forming…

Self-position estimation device and self-position estimation method

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10289120
A self-position estimation device includes: a target position detection unit mounted in a vehicle and configured to detect a relative position of a target present around the vehicle and the vehicle; a target position accumulation unit configured to move the detected relative position by a movement amount of the vehicle and to accumulate it as target position data; a curve start position estimation unit configured to estimate a curve start position of a travel path on which the vehicle…

Negative electrode for electrical device, and electrical device using the same

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10290855
A negative electrode for an electrical device includes: a current collector; and an electrode layer containing a negative electrode active material, an electrically-conductive auxiliary agent and a binder and formed on a surface of the current collector, wherein the negative electrode active material contains an alloy represented by a following formula (1): SixZnyMzAa (in the formula (1) M is at least one metal selected from the group consisting of V, Sn, Al, C and combinations thereof,…

Negative electrode active material for electric device and electric device using same

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10290867
A negative electrode active material having high cycle durability contains an alloy represented by the following chemical formula (1): SixSnyMzAa??(1) (in the chemical formula (1), M is at least one metal selected from the group consisting of Ti, Zn, C, and combinations thereof, A is unavoidable impurities, x, y, z, and a represent % by mass values, and in that case, 0<x<100, 0<y<100, 0<z<100, 0?a<0.5, and x+y+z+a=100), in which the half width of the diffraction…

Apparatus for measuring an impedance of fuel cell and method of measuring an impedance of fuel cell

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10290885
An apparatus for measuring an impedance of a fuel cell is configured to: output an AC current to a fuel cell; and adjust an impedance so that an impedance between the fuel cell and a load device becomes higher than an impedance between a secondary battery and the load device at a frequency of the AC current output to the fuel cell. The apparatus is also configured to: adjust the AC current so that a positive-electrode side AC potential difference matches a negative-electrode side AC…

Bottom layer film-forming composition of self-organizing film containing styrene structure

Granted: May 7, 2019
Patent Number: 10280328
There is provided a composition for forming an underlayer film used for an underlayer of a self-organizing film. An underlayer film-forming composition of a self-organizing film, the underlayer film-forming composition including a polymer made of a unit structure derived from an optionally substituted styrene and a unit structure derived from a crosslink forming group-containing compound, the polymer containing 60 mol % to 95 mol % of the unit structure derived from the styrene and 5 mol…