Patents Assigned to Inter-University Research Institute Corporation
  • Patent number: 12010789
    Abstract: An accelerating cavity includes an electrically conductive cylindrical housing and a plurality of cells that are made of a dielectric material and have openings in respective central portions of the cells through which charged particles are allowed to pass. The cells are arranged inside the housing while being aligned in the axial direction of the central axis of the housing, and sandwiched by the housing in the axial direction of the central axis to be immobilized. The housing has grooves provided on portions thereof that support the respective cells and each having a depth that is one fourth of the wavelength of radio frequency waves for the acceleration mode that propagate through the cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES MACHINERY SYSTEMS, LTD., INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION HIGH ENERGY ACCELERATOR RESEARCH ORGANIZATION
    Inventors: Shingo Mori, Mitsuhiro Yoshida, Nobuyuki Shigeoka
  • Patent number: 11976062
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound, a salt thereof, or a prodrug thereof as a compound effective for preventing and/or treating fibrosis, the compound being represented by formula (1) (wherein A is an optionally substituted benzene ring; B is optionally substituted aryl or optionally substituted heteroaryl; X is an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom; Y is a nitrogen atom or a carbon atom, of Y is a single or double bond when Y is a carbon atom, or of Y is a single bond when Y is a nitrogen atom; each R1 independently represents lower alkyl, or two R1s may be bound to each other to form a spiro ring or a crosslinked structure, or two R1s may be bound to each other to form a saturated fused heterocycle together with nitrogen and carbon atoms constituting a ring containing Y; p is 0, 1, or 2; or (R1)p is oxo).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, KYOTO UNIVERSITY, INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventors: Ryu Nagata, Yasuo Mori, Masayuki Mori, Motohiro Nishida, Takuro Tomita
  • Patent number: 11967932
    Abstract: A crystal quartz element includes a main face provided with a plurality of polarity inverted regions and a polarity non-inverted region, the plurality of polarity inverted regions are spaced apart from each other via the polarity non-inverted region, and the main face is a plane face. A method for manufacturing a crystal quartz element includes: preparing a crystal quartz body including a first main face which is a plane face, and a first pressing jig including a first pressing face on which a plurality of first projections are provided; and forming a plurality of polarity inverted regions corresponding to the plurality of first projections in the crystal quartz body by heating and pressing the first main face by the first pressing face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventors: Hideki Ishizuki, Takunori Taira
  • Publication number: 20240094596
    Abstract: An optical element according to an embodiment includes: a substrate having a first main surface and a second main surface on a side opposite to the first main surface and formed of single crystal, ceramic, or glass; and a heat sink bonded to the second main surface and having a refractive index lower than that of the first substrate, wherein a waveguide is formed in the substrate, wherein each of a pair of side surfaces of the waveguide in a direction intersecting with an extending direction of the waveguide and a thickness direction of the substrate is a modified surface obtained by modifying the substrate, and wherein the modified surface extends from the first main surface to the second main surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicants: INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES, INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventor: Takunori TAIRA
  • Publication number: 20240053990
    Abstract: An instruction processing apparatus including a processor configured to execute a process including issuing, by an instruction scheduler, instructions that can be executed; holding, by a register file, data used by the instructions; executing, by an execution unit including a plurality of stages, the instructions issued by the instruction scheduler; detecting, by a detector, early termination in which an execution result of an intermediate stage, which is before a final stage among the plurality of stages, is the same as an execution result of the execution unit; and transferring, by a bypass controller, the data output from the register file or the execution result from the execution unit, to an input of the execution unit, and in response to the detector detecting the early termination, bypassing the execution result of the intermediate stage to the input of the execution unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicants: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Masahiro Goshima, Yi Ge
  • Publication number: 20240046424
    Abstract: An image processing device includes a processor that executes a procedure. The procedure includes: generating a manipulated image by executing first manipulation processing on an input image so as to anonymize information contained in the input image; generating a reconstructed image by performing reconstruction processing on the manipulated image to reconstruct the information; and, based on a comparison between the input image and the reconstructed image, determining whether or not to execute second manipulation processing on the input image or on the manipulated image to anonymize the information, wherein the second manipulation processing is different from the first manipulation processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicants: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Jun TAKAHASHI, Mingxie Zheng, Toshiyuki Yoshitake, Masayoshi Shimizu, Isao Echizen
  • Publication number: 20240046704
    Abstract: A determination apparatus calculates, based on a first data group which includes data indicating behaviors of people, reference behavior data indicating a reference behavior among the people about each of a plurality of types of behaviors, acquires, from the first data group, first behavior data indicating a behavior of a first person about each behavior type, calculates difference between the first behavior data and the reference behavior data about each behavior type, determines, from the plurality of types, at least one first type whose difference is at least a first threshold, registers second behavior data indicating a behavior of the first person about each first type in a second data group, extracts third behavior data indicating a behavior of a second person from an input image, and determines whether the second person is identical with the first person based on comparison between the third and second behavior data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicants: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Mingxie Zheng, Jun Takahashi, Toshiyuki Yoshitake, Masayoshi Shimizu, Isao Echizen
  • Patent number: 11829293
    Abstract: A processor includes request issuing units issuing an access request to a storage, a data array including banks holding sub data divided from data read from the storage based on the access request, a switch to transfer the access request to one of the banks, and first and second determination units. The first determination unit determines a cache hit when a tag address included in the access address matches a tag address held therein in correspondence with an index address included in the access address. The second determination unit determines a cache hit when identification information corresponding to a first tag address included in the access address and a second tag address included in the access address, match identification information and second tag address held therein. A cache controller makes access to the data array or storage, based on a determination result of the first or second determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignees: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Yi Ge, Masahiro Goshima
  • Publication number: 20230375846
    Abstract: An optical isolator according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes a first polarizer through which incident light transmits, a Faraday rotator configured to rotate the polarization direction of the light, and a second polarizer through which the light transmits. The Faraday rotator includes a calcium fluoride crystal. When a, b, and c axes are the [001], [100], and [010] crystallographic axes, respectively, and x, y, and z axes are obtained by rotating the three axes by a first angle of 40° to 50° about the c axis and by a second angle of 45° to 75° about the b axis rotated by the first angle, the z axis is parallel to the propagation direction of the light, and the calcium fluoride crystal is disposed such that the transmission axis of the first polarizer and the x axis have an angle difference of 0° to 45°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicants: Gigaphoton Inc., Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
    Inventors: Yuki TAMARU, Taisuke MIURA, Ryo YASUHARA
  • Publication number: 20230378713
    Abstract: An ultraviolet laser apparatus includes an oscillation-stage laser, an amplifier that amplifies the pulse laser light, and an optical isolator. The optical isolator includes a first Faraday rotator that rotates the polarization direction of the pulse laser light output from the oscillation-stage laser by a first angle in a first rotation direction, a first polarizer so disposed to transmit the pulse laser light that exits out of the first Faraday rotator at normalized transmittance greater than or equal to 0.9, a second Faraday rotator that rotates the polarization direction of the pulse laser light passing through the first polarizer by a second angle in the opposite direction to the first rotation direction, and a second polarizer so disposed to transmit the pulse laser light that exits out of the second Faraday rotator at the normalized transmittance greater than or equal to 0.9.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicants: Gigaphoton Inc., Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
    Inventors: Yuki TAMARU, Taisuke MIURA, Ryo YASUHARA
  • Publication number: 20230375847
    Abstract: An optical isolator includes a first polarizer arranged such that a transmission axis thereof is set to cause a normalized transmittance with respect to incident light having a wavelength of ultraviolet and linear polarization to be 0.9 or more, a Faraday rotator using a Faraday material configured to rotate a polarization direction of light having transmitted through the first polarizer in a first rotation direction by a first rotation amount by a magnetic field and rotate the polarization direction in a second rotation direction opposite to the first rotation direction by a second rotation amount by optical activity or birefringence, and a second polarizer arranged such that a transmission axis thereof is set to cause a normalized transmittance with respect to the incident light having transmitted through the Faraday rotator to be 0.9 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicants: Gigaphoton Inc., Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
    Inventors: Yuki TAMARU, Taisuke MIURA, Ryo YASUHARA
  • Publication number: 20230318710
    Abstract: A forward optical intensity modulation signal, generated by optical intensity-modulating a laser signal using a forward microwave phase modulation signal, is transmitted from a base to a remote station. A backward microwave phase modulation signal, in which frequency of the forward microwave phase modulation signal is changed by demodulating the forward optical intensity modulation signal, is generated, and a backward optical intensity modulation signal, generated by optical intensity-modulating the laser signal using the backward microwave phase modulation signal, is transmitted from the remote station to the base. The backward microwave phase modulation signal is extracted by photoelectric converting the backward optical intensity modulation signal, a round trip timing is extracted by demodulating the backward microwave phase modulation signal, and transmission delay is determined from a difference between the timing and the round trip timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventor: Hitoshi KIUCHI
  • Publication number: 20230317309
    Abstract: A quantum simulator includes a chamber, a light beam generation apparatus, and a photodetector. The light beam generation apparatus includes a light source, an optical mask, a spatial light modulator, and a lens. The optical mask includes an inner region having a rectangular shape with a side parallel to a first direction or a second direction, and an outer region surrounding the inner region. When an xy coordinate system including an x axis parallel to the first direction and a y axis parallel to the second direction is set on an image plane, the light beam generation apparatus forms and regularly arranges focusing spots such that a minimum value of a difference between x coordinate values and a minimum value of a difference between y coordinate values of center positions of the focusing spots are longer than a non-overlapping distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicants: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K., INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventors: Hiroto SAKAI, Kenji OHMORI, Taro ANDO, Sylvain DE LÉSÉLEUC, Takafumi TOMITA, Seiji SUGAWA, Yoshiyuki OHTAKE, Haruyoshi TOYODA
  • Publication number: 20230289284
    Abstract: A processor includes a queue configured to hold a memory access instruction including one or more addresses, a contracted address generator configured to generate a contracted address by contracting bits of multiple addresses in a case where the memory access instruction includes the multiple addresses, a conflict detector configured to detect a conflict between the contracted address and the address held in the queue, and an access controller configured to control processes of the memory access instruction held in the queue, based on a detection result of the conflict detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicants: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Masahiro Goshima, Yi Ge
  • Patent number: 11758181
    Abstract: An encoding method is performed by an encoding apparatus, and the encoding method includes a step in which an image of an object captured by a camera in a plurality of frames of a moving image is analyzed and it is determined whether camera parameters relating to an intrinsic matrix of the camera are invariable, a step in which, when the camera parameters are invariable, six parameters representing destinations of three points for a projective transformation unit of the image of the object are generated, and a homography matrix is generated on the basis of the six parameters, and a step in which projective transformation is performed on the projective transformation unit of the image of the object using the homography matrix, and a prediction signal of the image of the object is generated on the basis of the result of the projective transformation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignees: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization Of Information And Systems
    Inventors: Seishi Takamura, Gene Cheung, Cheng Yang
  • Publication number: 20230281498
    Abstract: A quantum simulator includes a chamber, a light beam generation apparatus, and a photodetector. The light beam generation apparatus includes a light source, a spatial light modulator, and a lens. Each of pixels of the spatial light modulator has a rectangular shape with a side parallel to a first direction or a second direction, and the pixels are arranged at regular intervals along the first direction and the second direction. When an xy coordinate system including an x axis parallel to the first direction and a y axis parallel to the second direction is set on an image plane, the light beam generation apparatus forms and regularly arranges focusing spots such that a minimum value of a difference between x coordinate values and a minimum value of a difference between y coordinate values of center positions of the focusing spots are longer than a non-overlapping distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Applicants: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K., INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventors: Hiroto SAKAI, Kenji OHMORI, Taro ANDO, Sylvain DE LÉSÉLEUC, Takafumi TOMITA, Seiji SUGAWA, Yoshiyuki OHTAKE, Haruyoshi TOYODA
  • Patent number: 11698360
    Abstract: A chirality detector of the present invention for detecting chirality of chiral material, includes: a first electrode and a second electrode that are configured to apply a voltage to a subject containing the chiral material; a spin detection layer configured to be in contact with the subject; a power supply; and a control section. The power supply and the control section are configured to generate an electric field at the subject by applying the voltage between the first electrode and the second electrode. The control section is configured to detect a voltage generated in the spin detection layer in a direction that goes across a direction of the electric field or a voltage generated between the spin detection layer and the subject, and also is configured to detect chirality of the chiral material on the basis of the detected voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignees: UNIVERSITY PUBLIC CORPORATION OSAKA, INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Togawa, Hiroaki Shishido, Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20230153261
    Abstract: A processor includes issuing units to issue a read access request to a storage, a cache including banks capable of holding first data divided from data read from the storage, a switch interconnecting the issuing units and the banks, and a data distribution unit disposed between the issuing units and the switch. The switch outputs one of read access requests to a bank that is a read target, when each of read target data of the read access requests issued from the issuing units is one of second data included in the first data, and the first data read from the bank is output to the data distribution unit. The data distribution unit outputs each of the second data, divided from the first data received from the switch, in parallel to an issuing unit that is an originator of the read access request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2022
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Applicants: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Ichiba, Masahiro Goshima
  • Publication number: 20230137277
    Abstract: An optical oscillator includes a first reflection part configured to reflect light of a first wavelength, a laser medium excited by excitation light of a second wavelength different from the first wavelength and configured to emit light of the first wavelength, a second reflection part configured to form an unstable resonator together with the first reflection part, the unstable resonator being configured to output annular laser light of the first wavelength, and a saturable absorption part disposed between the laser medium and the second reflection part and of which a transmittance increases with absorption of light of the first wavelength. When a power of the excitation light is indicated by Pp (kW), and an inner diameter of the annular laser light is indicated by di, and an outer diameter is indicated by do, and do/di is a magnification m, the magnification m satisfies a0+a1 Log(Pp)?m?b0+b1Pp+b2Pp2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: INTER-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CORPORATION NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Inventors: Takunori TAIRA, Hwan Hong LIM
  • Publication number: 20230110696
    Abstract: A processor includes request issuing units issuing an access request to a storage, a data array including banks holding sub data divided from data read from the storage based on the access request, a switch to transfer the access request to one of the banks, and first and second determination units. The first determination unit determines a cache hit when a tag address included in the access address matches a tag address held therein in correspondence with an index address included in the access address. The second determination unit determines a cache hit when identification information corresponding to a first tag address included in the access address and a second tag address included in the access address, match identification information and second tag address held therein. A cache controller makes access to the data array or storage, based on a determination result of the first or second determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Applicants: Fujitsu Limited, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
    Inventors: Yi Ge, Masahiro Goshima