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Yasuto Watanabe, Mitsuaki Hirakawa, Satoshi Hashino: Electric power converter. Honda Motor, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, May 24, 2011: US07948221 (84 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an optimal electric power converter for a DC/DC converter which variably steps up a voltage successively with an optional magnification of one to two times or more and/or step down a voltage successively with a step-down ratio of one time or less. The converter includes a firs ...


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Yasuto Watanabe, Mitsuaki Hirakawa: DC/DC converter. Honda Motor, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, March 17, 2009: US07504811 (67 worldwide citation)

A boost DC/DC includes an inductor connected at one end to the positive-pole terminal of a low-voltage-side port, a transformer of a magnetic-field cancellation type including a primary winding and a secondary winding interconnected in an oppositely-wound configuration, a common terminal of the prim ...


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Shinpei Watanabe, Yasuto Watanabe, Yuzi Ikeda, Keiichiro Gunji, Ryo Niikawa: Robot hand optical fiber connector coupling assembly. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, December 3, 1991: US05069524 (66 worldwide citation)

A robot hand changer has a first joint member mounted on a robot arm, a second joint member mounted on a robot hand, and an engaging member mounted on the first joint member and angularly movable with respect to the second joint member for coupling the first and second joint members against each oth ...


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Hiroyuki Makihara, Takamichi Amano, Shiro Ogaki, Yasuto Watanabe: Blow molded seat frame having embedded mounting member. Toyo Seat, Mazda Motor, March 31, 1992: US05100204 (44 worldwide citation)

A seat frame structure for a vehicle seat having a seat frame main body integrally formed by blow molding of a synthetic resin, and a metal mounting member fixed to a surface of the seat frame main body in an exposed state. The metal mounting member includes an externally exposed mounting member mai ...


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Shinpei Watanabe, Yasuto Watanabe, Yuzi Ikeda, Keiichiro Gunji, Ryo Niikawa: Robot hand coupling assembly. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, February 5, 1991: US04990022 (33 worldwide citation)

A robot hand changer has a first joint member mounted on a robot arm, a second joint member mounted on a robot hand, and an engaging member mounted on the first joint member and angularly movable with respect to the second joint member for coupling the first and second joint members against each oth ...


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Takashi Takemoto, Yasuto Watanabe, Masahiko Shigetsu, Kazunari Komatsu, Makoto Kyogoku: Catalytic converter for treating exhaust gas. Mazda Motor Corporation, Gerald J Ferguson, Donald R Studebaker, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, April 25, 1995: US05409671 (24 worldwide citation)

A catalytic convertor for treating exhaust gas includes a first catalyst layer formed on a base material and a second catalyst layer formed on the first catalyst layer. The first catalyst layer is composed of metal-containing silicate provided with transition metal by ion exchange and at least one p ...


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Yasuto Watanabe, Mitsuaki Hirakawa, Kouya Kimura: DC/DC converter having transistor switches with flywheel diodes and program for controlling the transistor switches. Honda Motor, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, November 6, 2007: US07292462 (24 worldwide citation)

A DC/DC converter that is small, light, highly efficient, and inexpensive are provided which includes a DC power supply input section, a first and second capacitor connected in series, and an output section connected to the series connected first and second capacitors, a switching device that switch ...


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Akira Takeshima, Akihiko Takahashi, Shigeo Kobayashi, Yasuto Watanabe, Toshikazu Asakura, Hisaya Watanabe: Nut runner control system and method of monitoring nut runners. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 20, 1993: US05229931 (19 worldwide citation)

A nut runner control system includes a plurality of nut runners, a plurality of subcontrollers connected to the nut runners, respectively, for controlling the nut runners, and a master controller connected to the subcontrollers for presetting and modifying drive conditions for the nut runners and fo ...


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Hiroshi Murakami, Yasuto Watanabe, Naoko Sakatani, Masayuki Koishi: Catalyst for exhaust gas purification. Mazda Motor Corporation, Fish & Richardson, February 27, 1996: US05494878 (14 worldwide citation)

A three-way catalyst is generally used in an automotive exhaust system. This catalyst has a sufficient total content of noble metal active species and is prevented from heat deterioration so that the activity of the noble metal active species can be well utilized at low temperatures to enable the ca ...


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Takashi Takemoto, Yasuto Watanabe, Akihide Takami, Hideharu Iwakuni, Makoto Kyogoku, Kazunari Komatsu: Exhaust gas purification system and catalyst therefor. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, November 5, 1996: US05571763 (12 worldwide citation)

An engine exhaust gas purifying catalyst contains, as active substances, platinum and at least one of iridium, III-B metals and IV-B metals. In particular, the catalyst contains mainly platinum and iridium and, desirably, rhodium as an additive catalyst substance.