Patents Assigned to Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
  • Patent number: 10179251
    Abstract: A therapeutic device is provided, including a cylindrical gantry; a pedestal, a particle beam irradiation device, a first rail, and a second rail all disposed in the gantry; the first rail including an arc-shaped portion and a straight portion, the second rail having a same shape as the first rail, a rail motor on the second rail to rotate the second rail in a opposite direction than that of the gantry, first and second moving floors on the rails and respectively including first floor panels rotatably connected to each other and second floor panels rotatably connected to each other, a first end panel of the first floor and a fourth end panel of the second floor being detachably connected to the irradiation device, and a second end panel of the first floor being detachably connected to a third end panel of the second floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hideo Kobayashi, Kiyohiko Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10181995
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a monitoring control system includes a controller and a monitoring control device. The monitoring control device includes: a first common memory to store therein common data cyclically transmitted/received by cyclic transmission; a first internal memory to store therein data other than the common data; and a search processor that searches control data to control the controller by transmitting tag information associated with the control data to the controller. The controller includes: a second common memory to store therein the common data; a second internal memory to store therein data other than the common data; and a storage processor that stores the control data read from the second internal memory in the second common memory as the common data when the control data corresponding to the tag information received from the monitoring control device is not stored in the second common memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Yoshitomo Mizoguchi
  • Patent number: 10180638
    Abstract: A cartridge for mounting in an image forming apparatus includes a developer storage chamber, a discharge port fluidly connected to the developer storage chamber, a toner storage chamber, a fluid communication path extending in a first direction and fluidly connecting the toner storage chamber to the developer storage chamber, an auger disposed in the fluid communication path, rotatable inside the fluid communication path about a rotation axis extending in the first direction, and configured to transport the toner from the toner storage chamber along the fluid communication path toward the developer storage chamber when rotated about the rotation axis, and a sealing member disposed on the auger and configured to seal a gap between the auger and an inner surface of the fluid communication path when the sealing member is inside the fluid communication path and move along the first direction when the auger is rotated about the rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takafumi Amano
  • Patent number: 10181515
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device according to an embodiment including an i-type or first-conductivity-type first diamond semiconductor layer having a first side surface, a second-conductivity-type second diamond semiconductor layer provided on the first diamond semiconductor layer and having a second side surface, a third diamond semiconductor layer being in contact with the first side surface and the second side surface, the third diamond semiconductor containing nitrogen, a first electrode electrically connected to the first diamond semiconductor layer, and a second electrode electrically connected to the second diamond semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Mariko Suzuki, Tadashi Sakai
  • Patent number: 10182306
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a radio-apparatus-disposition estimation device includes a processor configured to execute a program to provide at least: a first acquirer, a second acquirer, and a calculator. The first acquirer acquires first information concerning communication among a respective plurality of radio apparatuses or radio waves transmitted and received among the respective plurality of radio apparatuses. The second acquirer acquires setting position candidates of the plurality of radio apparatuses. The calculator calculates, on the basis of the first information and the setting position candidates, one or a plurality of estimated patterns in which setting positions of the radio apparatuses are identified as different ones of the setting position candidates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Fumiaki Kanayama, Yusuke Doi, Takafumi Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 10180810
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory controller includes a memory, an adjustment part, a writing part and a setting change part. The memory stores first data, that includes a write amount with respect to a plurality of regions in a plurality of nonvolatile memories, and second data that includes a write state corresponding to the plurality of nonvolatile memories. The adjustment part selects the nonvolatile memory based on the first data and the second data. The write part writes the data to be written in the selected nonvolatile memory and updates the first data and the second data. The setting change part changes setting of a usable capacity with respect to at least one of the plurality of nonvolatile memories, based on the first data and the second data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Masato Koishi
  • Patent number: 10180529
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an illumination device includes a light-guiding unit having a light output surface which outputs light and a back surface facing the light output surface, wherein the light-guiding unit has a curved surface in a region of the back surface farther than a first position on the back surface that is away by a first distance from an axis passing the light output surface and the back surface, and a rough surface in a region of the light output surface farther than a second position on the light output surface that is away by a second distance from the axis in a same direction as a direction from the axis toward the first position, and where an intersection of the axis and the back surface is an origin point, and a direction of the axis from the back surface to the light output surface is positive, a normal line of the curved surface intersects with the axis at the positive side of the axis, and an angle formed by a normal line vector at the second position in a direction toward the light output s
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Yuichiro Yamamoto, Mitsuaki Kato, Tomonao Takamatsu, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Hiromichi Hayashihara, Hideo Tamura, Masahiko Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10180645
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a fixing member, a temperature measurement sensor, a movement mechanism, a movement time calculation section, a movement position calculation section, and a temperature control section. The movement mechanism moves the temperature measurement sensor to scan non-heated regions and a heated region along a width direction of the fixing member. The movement time calculation section obtains an arrival time on the basis of a temperature change measured by the temperature measurement sensor due to movement of the temperature measurement sensor. The movement position calculation section calculates the movement position on the basis of a ratio of a second movement time to a first movement time. The temperature control section performs temperature control on the fixing member on the basis of the movement position calculated by the movement position calculation section, and the temperature measured by the temperature measurement sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaish
    Inventor: Norio Kurosawa
  • Publication number: 20190010617
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a photoelectrode of an embodiment includes: preparing a stack including a first electrode layer having a light transmitting electrode, a second electrode layer having a metal electrode, and a photovoltaic layer disposed between the electrode layers; immersing the stack in an electrolytic solution containing an ion including a metal constituting a catalyst layer which is to be formed on the first electrode layer; and passing a current to the stack through the second electrode layer to electrochemically precipitate at least one selected from the metal and a compound containing the metal, onto the first electrode layer, thereby forming the catalyst layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yuki KUDO, Satoshi Mikoshiba, Akihiko Ono, Jun Tamura, Eishi Tsutsumi, Ryota Kitagawa, Masakazu Yamagiwa, Yoshitsune Sugano
  • Publication number: 20190011196
    Abstract: A heat pipe, includes; an outer tube including a first end and a second end, the first end closed to be air tight; a box connected to the second end of the outer tube, a cross-sectional area of the box perpendicular to the central axis of the outer tube is larger than a cross-sectional area of the outer tube perpendicular to its axis; an inner tube positioned in the outer tube, a central axis of the inner tube parallel to the central axis of the outer tube, including a third end and a fourth end, the third end of the inner tube closer to the first end of the outer tube than the forth end of the inner tube and open in the outer tube; a partition tube including a fifth end and a sixth end and wider from the fifth end toward the sixth end, the fifth end of the partition tube connected with the fourth end, a part of the sixth end connected on an inner surface of the box; and a fluid in a space formed by the outer tube and the box.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Kunio HOSHINO, Rei KIMURA, Yasushi YAMAMOTO, Masato FUKUTA, Takashi MAWATARI, Satoru ABE
  • Publication number: 20190013878
    Abstract: A component for a quantum communication system, the component comprising: an input section and a decoder section, the input section comprising n waveguides, where n is an integer of at least 2, the decoder section comprising m decoders, where m is an integer of at least 2, each decoder comprising at least one waveguide, the input section and the decoder section being provided on a single substrate such that the waveguides are continuous and integrated between the input section and the decoder section, the waveguides of the input section and the decoder section being arranged such that light pulses enter the waveguides of the decoder section via the waveguides of the input section and the m decoders operate in parallel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Taofiq PARAISO, Marco LUCAMARINI, Zhiliang YUAN, Andrew James SHIELDS
  • Publication number: 20190013042
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic recording and reproducing device includes an output driver, a magnetic head, and a magnetic recording medium. The output driver outputs a recording signal corresponding to input information. The magnetic head includes a coil. A recording current includes the recording signal flows in the coil. Information corresponding to the input information is recorded in the magnetic recording medium. The input information includes first, second, and third information combinations. The first information combination includes first to fourth information. The second information combination includes fifth to eighth information. The third information combination includes ninth to twelfth information. The recording signal changes to an eleventh recording current to correspond to the eleventh information. The recording signal changes to a third recording current to correspond to the third information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masayuki TAKAGISHI, Tomoyuki MAEDA, Yousuke ISOWAKI, Naoyuki NARITA, Katsuya SUGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20190012553
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a diagnostic device includes an anomaly diagnoser and a graph creator. The anomaly diagnoser performs anomaly diagnosis based on first measured data. The graph creator determines parameter information for graph production in accordance with a result of the anomaly diagnosis and creates a first graph from the first measured data based on the parameter information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kohei MARUCHI, Topon PAUL, Genta KIKUCHI, Sayaka AKIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20190012687
    Abstract: A bid-price determination apparatus includes an acquirer, an extractor, a predictor, a determiner, and an output device. The acquirer acquires a price history of a product before a current time in an electric power continuous session. The extractor extracts, from the acquired price history, a first feature quantity which is a feature quantity of the price history of the product. The predictor predicts, based on the extracted first feature quantity, a second feature quantity which is a feature quantity of price changes of the product after the current time. The determiner determines, based on the predicted second feature quantity, a transaction standard value which is a standard for a transaction of the product after the current time. The output device outputs the determined transaction standard value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yusuke ENDOH, Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Yoshiaki SHIGA, Hiromasa SHIN, Takahiro YAMADA, lchiro TOYOSHIMA, Yoshio KIYOSHIMA, Tatsuo SATO
  • Publication number: 20190009783
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes one or more processors configured to: acquire a dynamic state related to traveling of a moving object entering an intersection; acquire intersection information indicating a configuration of the intersection; specify a reference route along which the moving object is predicted to travel at the intersection, based on the dynamic state and the intersection information; detect a speed control point that is a position included in the specified reference route; and generate a speed model representing a temporal change in a predicted speed of the moving object so that the speed at the speed control point is locally minimized, based on the dynamic state and the intersection information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Atsushi KAWASAKI, Tsuyoshi Tasaki
  • Publication number: 20190014262
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a memory and one or more processors. The one or more processors are electrically connected to the memory, and calculate blur correction information to make a blur of a first shape of an object approach a blur of a second shape of the object. The first shape of the object is contained in a first component image of one image. The second shape of the object is contained in a second component image of the one image. The one or more processors calculate a distance between an imaging device and the object based on an image distance when the one image is captured and the blur correction information. The image distance is a distance from a lens up to an image forming surface of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Jun YAMAGUCHI, Yusuke MORIUCHI, Nao MISHIMA, Takayuki SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10173390
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a fiber molded article includes fiber impregnated with thermoplastic resin, a plane base portion molded from the fiber, and a wall portion molded from the fiber and extending to an outside of a surface of the base portion to form an outer edge of the base portion. The wall portion has a through-hole. An entire periphery of an inner peripheral surface of the through-hole is covered with a film. The film is formed by melting the thermoplastic resin soaked into the fiber on the inner peripheral surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Horii, Kazuo Ito
  • Patent number: 10173168
    Abstract: A vapor separator in an embodiment is arranged between a first space and a second space, and is used to allow vapor existing in the first space to permeate in the second space by making a vapor pressure in the second space lower than a vapor pressure in the first space. The vapor separator in the embodiment includes: a porous body including a first face in contact with the first space and having a convexo-concave structure, a second face in contact with the second space, and fine pores passing to the second face from at least wall of the first face which constitutes the convexo-concave structure; and water existing in the fine pores of the porous body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Koichi Harada, Hitomi Saito, Maki Yonetsu, Seiichi Suenaga
  • Patent number: 10173855
    Abstract: A sheet conveyance apparatus comprises a first sheet accommodation unit, a second sheet accommodation unit, a conveyance path and a controller. The first sheet accommodation unit and the second sheet accommodation unit are both provided with a movable guide plate which determines the size of an accommodated sheet. The conveyance path conveys a sheet between the first sheet accommodation unit and the second sheet accommodation unit. The controller carries out a control processing so as to change, in a case in which the accommodation size of the first sheet accommodation unit is changed, the accommodation size of the second sheet accommodation unit to be the same as that of the first sheet accommodation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiaki Oshiro, Yuichi Saito, Tatsuhisa Naraoka
  • Patent number: RE47198
    Abstract: A power semiconductor device includes trenches disposed in a first base layer of a first conductivity type at intervals to partition main and dummy cells, at a position remote from a collector layer of a second conductivity type. In the main cell, a second base layer of the second conductivity type, and an emitter layer of the first conductivity type are disposed. In the dummy cell, a buffer layer of the second conductivity type is disposed. A gate electrode is disposed, through a gate insulating film, in a trench adjacent to the main cell. A buffer resistor having an infinitely large resistance value is inserted between the buffer layer and emitter electrode. The dummy cell is provided with an inhibiting structure to reduce carriers of the second conductivity type to flow to and accumulate in the buffer layer from the collector layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masakazu Yamaguchi, Hideaki Ninomiya, Ichiro Omura, Tomoki Inoue