Patents Assigned to Hamamatsu Photonics, K. K.
  • Publication number: 20240120712
    Abstract: A semiconductor laser element includes a first emitter having a first active layer and a first guide layer, and a second emitter having a second active layer and a second guide layer. A thickness of the first emitter is different from a thickness of the second emitter so that an average value of an index DB1 and an index DB2 represented by equations (1) and (2) is 5% or less, [Equation 1] DB1=?|F1(?)?F01(?)|d???(1) [Equation 2] DB2=?|F2(?)?F02(?)|d???(2) F1(?) is a far field pattern when it is assumed that only the first emitter is present, and F2(?) is a far field pattern when it is assumed that only the second emitter is present. F01(?) is a far field pattern of one of two modes corresponding to a fundamental mode of the light emitted from the first and second emitters, and F02(?) is a far field pattern of the other one.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kousuke TORII, Kyogo KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20240118437
    Abstract: A radiation detector includes a sensor panel having a light receiving surface, a first scintillator panel and a second scintillator panel disposed on the light receiving surface in a state of being adjacent to each other along the light receiving surface, and an adhesive layer. The first scintillator panel has a first substrate and a first scintillator layer including a plurality of columnar crystals. The second scintillator panel has a second substrate and a second scintillator layer including a plurality of columnar crystals. The first scintillator layer reaches at least a first portion of the first substrate. The second scintillator layer reaches at least a second portion of the second substrate. The adhesive layer is provided continuous over the first scintillator panel and the second scintillator panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2021
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Haruki YAMAJI, Jun SAKURAI, Kazuhiro SHIRAKAWA, Masashi HATANAKA, Keisuke GOTO
  • Publication number: 20240120438
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode element includes a semiconductor substrate having a first surface and a second surface on a side opposite to the first surface, a semiconductor lamination portion formed on the first surface of the semiconductor substrate, a first electrode connected to a part of the semiconductor lamination portion on the semiconductor substrate side, and a second electrode connected to a part of the semiconductor lamination portion on a side opposite to the semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor lamination portion includes an n-type semiconductor layer, an active layer having a p-type conductivity and laminated on the n-type semiconductor layer, and a p-type semiconductor layer laminated on the active layer on a side opposite to the n-type semiconductor layer. The active layer has a multiple quantum well structure constituted of barrier layers including AlInAs and well layers including InAsSb alternately laminated therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Asuka MISHIMA, Daisuke IIDA
  • Patent number: 11953675
    Abstract: An optical device includes a support portion a movable unit and a pair of torsion bars disposed on both sides of the movable unit on a first axis. The movable unit includes a main body portion, a ring-shaped portion surrounding the main body portion when viewed from a predetermined direction perpendicular to the first axis, two connection portions connecting the main body portion and the ring-shaped portion to each other, and a rib portion provided to the main body portion. Each of the two connection portions includes two connection regions that are separated from each other by a space and the each of the two connection region connects the main body portion and the ring-shaped portion to each other. The rib portion includes four extending portions radially extending between a center of the main body portion and the four connection regions respectively when viewed from the predetermined direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Sugimoto, Tomofumi Suzuki, Kyosuke Kotani, Yutaka Kuramoto, Daiki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11952265
    Abstract: An actuator device includes a support portion, a movable portion, a connection portion which connects the movable portion to the support portion on a second axis, a first wiring which is provided on the connection portion, a second wiring which is provided on the support portion, and an insulation layer which includes a first opening exposing a surface opposite to the support portion in a first connection part located on the support portion in one of the first wiring and the second wiring and covers a corner of the first connection part. The rigidity of a first metal material forming the first wiring is higher than the rigidity of a second metal material forming the second wiring. The other wiring of the first wiring and the second wiring is connected to the surface of the first connection part in the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Sadaharu Takimoto, Yuki Morinaga, Daiki Suzuki, Yoshihisa Warashina
  • Patent number: 11955325
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier or the like having a structure for realizing fast response characteristics as compared with the related art, and the electron multiplier includes at least a dynode unit, a stem, a coaxial cable, a conductive member, and a capacitor. The dynode unit includes multiple-stage dynodes, an anode, and a pair of insulating support members. An end portion of an outer conductor is drawn into the dynode unit together with an exposed portion of an inner conductor constituting a part of one end portion of the coaxial cable. With this configuration, it is possible to arrange the capacitor in a space between the dynode unit and the stem, and it is possible to fix the exposed portion of the inner conductor to a portion of the anode interposed between the pair of insulating support members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Sho Hikosaka, Takahiro Shibata, Yuki Nishimura
  • Patent number: 11953631
    Abstract: A scintillator panel includes a substrate made of an organic material, a barrier layer formed on the substrate and including thallium iodide as a main component, and a scintillator layer formed on the barrier layer and including cesium iodide as a main component. According to this scintillator panel, moisture resistance can be improved by providing the barrier layer between the substrate and the scintillator layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Keisuke Goto, Kazuhiro Shirakawa, Hidenori Jonishi, Masashi Hatanaka, Haruki Yamaji, Jun Sakurai, Yutaka Kusuyama
  • Patent number: 11953733
    Abstract: A light source unit includes a plurality of light sources emitting light for irradiating an object, and a holding portion holding the plurality of light sources having an insertion hole for an optical fiber inserted therethrough to propagate the light from the object formed therein. The holding portion holds each of the plurality of light sources such that an irradiation region of the light of each of the plurality of light sources is formed on one side of the holding portion. The insertion hole has a first opening that is an opening facing the irradiation region and a second opening that is an opening different from the first opening, and is formed in the holding portion such that one end surface of the optical fiber is exposed from the first opening and faces the irradiation region when the optical fiber is inserted therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Tomofumi Suzuki, Kazuo Iwazaki, Tatsuya Sugimoto, Katsumi Shibayama
  • Publication number: 20240110779
    Abstract: A mirror unit 2 includes a mirror device 20 including a base 21 and a movable mirror 22, an optical function member 13, and a fixed mirror 16 that is disposed on a side opposite to the mirror device 20 with respect to the optical function member 13. The mirror device 20 is provided with a light passage portion 24 that constitutes a first portion of an optical path between the beam splitter unit 3 and the fixed mirror 16. The optical function member 13 is provided with a light transmitting portion 14 that constitutes a second portion of the optical path between the beam splitter unit 3 and the fixed mirror 16. A second surface 21b of the base 21 and a third surface 13a of the optical function member 13 are joined to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Tomofumi SUZUKI, Kyosuke KOTANI, Tatsuya SUGIMOTO, Yutaka KURAMOTO, Katsumi SHIBAYAMA, Noburo HOSOKAWA, Hirokazu YAMAMOTO, Takuo KOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240110833
    Abstract: A dispersion measurement apparatus includes a pulse forming unit, a correlation optical system, a beam splitter, an operation unit, an imaging unit, a spatial filter unit, and a photodetector. The pulse forming unit forms a light pulse train including light pulses having time differences and different center wavelengths. The beam splitter branches the light pulse train passed through a measurement object. The imaging unit disperses one light pulse train and images each light pulse. The spatial filter unit extracts light of a partial region of the other light pulse train. The correlation optical system outputs correlation light including a cross-correlation or an autocorrelation of the extracted light. The photodetector detects a temporal waveform of the correlation light. The operation unit estimates a wavelength dispersion amount in the measurement object based on a feature value of the temporal waveform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Koyo WATANABE, Hisanari TAKAHASHI, Kyohei SHIGEMATSU, Takashi INOUE
  • Patent number: 11947140
    Abstract: A suction method is provided as a method of performing, by using a suction collet, suction of a Fabry-Perot interference filter including a substrate and a laminated structure that is provided on the substrate and that includes a main surface facing the side opposite to the substrate, the method including a first step of arranging the suction collet so as to face the main surface, a second step of bringing the suction collet into contact with the Fabry-Perot interference filter after the first step, and a third step of suctioning the Fabry-Perot interference filter by using the suction collet after the second step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki Hirose, Katsumi Shibayama, Takashi Kasahara, Toshimitsu Kawai, Hiroki Oyama, Yumi Kuramoto
  • Patent number: 11947260
    Abstract: A sample support includes: a substrate having a plurality of through-holes opening on a first surface and on a second surface; a first member having a plurality of first openings and disposed on the first surface; a second member having a plurality of second openings and disposed on the second surface, and; a bonding member disposed between the first member and the second member; and a conductive layer integrally provided on a region of the second surface corresponding to each of the plurality of second openings. The plurality of through-holes include a plurality of first through-holes located between each of the plurality of first openings and each of the plurality of second openings, and a plurality of second through-holes located between the first member and the second member. Each of the plurality of second openings communicate with each of the plurality of first openings through the plurality of first through-holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Akira Tashiro, Masahiro Kotani, Takayuki Ohmura
  • Patent number: 11948787
    Abstract: A sample support body is a sample support body for ionizing a sample, including: a substrate formed with a plurality of first through holes opening to a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other; and a conductive layer provided at least on a peripheral portion of the first through hole in the first surface, in which in a partition portion provided between the adjacent first through holes, a plurality of second through holes communicating the adjacent first through holes are formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kotani, Takayuki Ohmura
  • Publication number: 20240106182
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laser medium unit that includes a laser medium and a holding body. The laser medium has a pair of end surfaces. The holding body surrounds the laser medium when viewed form a direction intersecting with the pair of end surfaces and holds the laser medium. The holding body includes a deformation allowing portion that extends from the inside to the outside of the holding body when viewed from the direction intersecting with the pair of end surfaces. The laser medium and the holding body are in contact with each other. A contact region of the holding body with the laser medium has a width in the direction intersecting with the pair of end surfaces and extends along a side surface of the laser medium when viewed from the direction intersecting with the pair of end surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yuki MURAMATSU, Takashi SEKINE, Yuma HATANO, Yoshinori TAMAOKI, Masateru KURATA
  • Publication number: 20240103188
    Abstract: A radiation detector includes: a sensor panel; a scintillator panel; and a resin frame provided across the sensor panel and the scintillator panel, in which the sensor panel has a mounting surface where the scintillator panel is mounted, the scintillator panel includes a support body having a first surface, a second surface on a side opposite to the first surface, and a first side surface connecting the first surface and the second surface to each other, and a scintillator layer formed on the first surface and containing a plurality of columnar crystals, the scintillator panel is mounted on the mounting surface such that the scintillator layer and the first surface face the mounting surface, and the scintillator layer has a second side surface extending so as to be positioned on the same plane as the first side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Haruki YAMAJI, Kazuhiro SHIRAKAWA, Keisuke GOTO, Masashi HATANAKA, Jun SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20240103189
    Abstract: A scintillator panel includes: a first flexible support body having a first surface and a second surface on a side opposite to the first surface; a scintillator layer formed on the first surface and containing a plurality of columnar crystals; a second flexible support body provided on the second surface; an inorganic layer provided on the second flexible support body so as to be interposed between the second surface and the second flexible support body; and a first adhesive layer bonding the second surface and the inorganic layer to each other. A radiation detector includes: the scintillator panel; and a sensor panel including a photoelectric conversion element, in which the scintillator panel is provided on the sensor panel such that the first surface is on the sensor panel side with respect to the second surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masashi HATANAKA, Haruki YAMAJI, Kazuhiro SHIRAKAWA, Keisuke GOTO, Jun SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20240106185
    Abstract: An optical pulse generation device includes an optical resonator of mode-locked type, a light source, and a waveform controller. The optical resonator includes an optical amplification medium and generates, amplifies, and outputs laser light. The light source is optically coupled to the optical resonator and supplies excitation light to the optical amplification medium. The waveform controller is arranged in the optical resonator, and controls a time waveform of the laser light within a predetermined period to convert the laser light into an optical pulse train including two or more optical pulses within a period of the optical resonator. The optical resonator amplifies the optical pulse train after the predetermined period and outputs the optical pulse train having amplified as the laser light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventor: Koji TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20240105870
    Abstract: A photodetection element includes an N-type silicon layer formed in a single crystal state, a P-type germanium-containing layer formed in a polycrystal state and forming a hetero PN junction between the germanium-containing layer and the silicon layer, a first electrode electrically connected to the silicon layer, and a second electrode electrically connected to the germanium-containing layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazutoshi NAKAJIMA, Hiroyasu FUJIWARA, Wei DONG
  • Publication number: 20240099586
    Abstract: An analysis apparatus includes a light emission unit configured to emit measurement light including light in a 900 nm wavelength band to a sample, a light detection unit configured to acquire spectrum data of reflected light in the sample, a data processing unit configured to perform a noise removing process on the spectrum data, a first determination unit configured to store a PLS regression model associated with prediction of an amount of triglyceride in the sample and to determine an amount of triglyceride in the sample by applying the spectrum data subjected to the noise removing process to the PLS regression model, and a second determination unit configured to store data indicating a correlation with an amount of triglyceride in the sample and to determine an amount of brown adipose tissue or beige fat in the sample based on the data and the amount of triglyceride determined by the first determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicants: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K., TOKYO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tomomi IIDA, Yukio UEDA, Takafumi HAMAOKA
  • Publication number: 20240105434
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to an electron multiplier or the like having a structure for realizing fast response characteristics as compared with the related art, and the electron multiplier includes at least a dynode unit, a stem, a coaxial cable, a conductive member, and a capacitor. The dynode unit includes multiple-stage dynodes, an anode, and a pair of insulating support members. An end portion of an outer conductor is drawn into the dynode unit together with an exposed portion of an inner conductor constituting a part of one end portion of the coaxial cable. With this configuration, it is possible to arrange the capacitor in a space between the dynode unit and the stem, and it is possible to fix the exposed portion of the inner conductor to a portion of the anode interposed between the pair of insulating support members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Sho HIKOSAKA, Takahiro SHIBATA, Yuki NISHIMURA