Patents Assigned to Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10801685
    Abstract: Provided is a light source apparatus detecting, even when a minute crack occurs in a fluorescent material plate, such a defect to take a safety measure. The light source apparatus includes a laser light source emitting laser light, a fluorescent material plate including a laser light irradiation region and being capable of emitting light by irradiating the laser light irradiation region with laser light to convert the light in wavelength, a light scanning mechanism capable of scanning the laser light irradiation region with the laser light, and a transparent conductive film pattern disposed on the fluorescent material plate in the laser light irradiation region and including a parallel wiring portion in a first direction. The interval between adjacent portions of the transparent conductive film pattern in a second direction intersecting the first direction changes along the second direction depending on a portion which is located within the pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuta Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10802270
    Abstract: Provided is an optical scanner including: a mirror driving unit which drives a scanning mirror which reflects light from a light source based on a drive signal; an optical sensor which detects scanning light entering first and second detection positions set on both sides of a range of the maximum scan angle within the range; and a calibrating unit which calibrates the intensity of the drive signal based on the time point at which the detection is performed and the frequency and intensity of the drive signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoya Matsumaru, Kenji Nagashima
  • Patent number: 10795250
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus includes a laser source configured to emit a laser beam, a homogenizer optical element that includes a light flux dividing section disposed to face the laser source, configured to divide the laser beam into a plurality of separate laser beams in a plane and make advancing directions of the plurality of separate laser beams different from each other, and a light flux superimposing section formed integrally with the light flux dividing section and superimposing the plurality of separate laser beams on each other in a common radiation region, and a fluorescent material disposed to face the homogenizer optical element, excited by the plurality of separate laser beams superimposed in the radiation region using the light flux superimposing section so as to emit fluorescence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Yokobayashi, Masaru Kuramoto
  • Patent number: 10788185
    Abstract: To form a light distribution pattern having a light illuminance distribution desirable for a vehicular lamp while reducing the temperature bias of a liquid crystal element. A vehicular lamp system capable of variably setting an irradiation pattern of light irradiated to the surroundings of an own vehicle including a light source, a first optical system for making uniform the intensity distribution of light from the light source, a liquid crystal element for modulating light emitted from the first optical system to form an image, a driving unit for driving the liquid crystal element, and a second optical system for projecting the image formed by the liquid crystal element, wherein the vehicular lamp system has a central axis in which the image incident on the plane including the central axis is projected at a relatively large enlargement ratio as it is farther from the central axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Sugiyama, Shinya Kogure
  • Patent number: 10789492
    Abstract: Provided is a specific object detection apparatus capable of detecting a specific object even when a self-vehicle is positioned at a distance from the specific object during bad weather.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryuji Ueki, Takako Kimura, Mitsuhiro Uchida
  • Patent number: 10781992
    Abstract: To facilitate lead wiring layout corresponding to an increase in the number of individual electrodes of the liquid crystal element in a vehicle headlamp system. The vehicle headlamp system that selectively performs light irradiation towards the periphery of its own vehicle includes a light source, a liquid crystal element, and a lens. The liquid crystal element includes a plurality of first individual electrode parts, a plurality of second individual electrode parts, and a first lead wiring part. The first lead wiring part includes a plurality of first individual wirings each of which is connected to one of the plurality of first individual electrode parts, and a plurality of second individual wirings each of which is connected to one of the plurality of second individual electrode parts and arranged through a gap formed between the adjacent first individual electrode parts in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo Toko, Tomohide Mano, Hiroshi Tozuka
  • Patent number: 10784099
    Abstract: To aim at a prevention of an occurrence of failure in and an extension of the life span of an incandescent light bulb by reducing the impact of an external force, which is applied to an outer lead wire positioned outside a bulb, on the connections between the lead wire and another element when manufacturing the incandescent light bulb, especially in a socket mounting process. In an incandescent light bulb wherein a filament assembly having filaments and lead wires which support the filaments is sealed in a bulb, a shape which, being easy to bend, enables a reduction in the impact of an applied external force on another element is imparted to a region of a predetermined length which includes the boundary of the lead wires between inside and outside the bulb. For example, a region in which the cross-sectional shape of the lead wires is changed by crushing is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Satoshi Yasuda
  • Patent number: 10777707
    Abstract: A group-Ill nitride stacked body includes a substrate, an n-type first AlGaN layer expressed by the composition formula AlXGa1-XN (0<X?1), and a second AlGaN layer which is disposed between the substrate and the n-type first AlGaN layer and which is expressed by the composition formula AlYGa1-YN (0.5<Y?1, where Y<X). A group-III nitride light-emitting element comprises an active layer which is disposed on the n-type first AlGaN layer of the group-Ill nitride stacked body and which includes at least one well layer. The well layer of the active layer is an AlGaN layer expressed by the composition formula AlWGa1-WN (0<W<1), where the Al composition W is such that W?Y.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Obata
  • Patent number: 10774231
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a composition for sintering capable of suppressing a crack from occurring in a wiring after sintering. Provided is the composition for sintering including silver nanoparticles, an organic dispersant for coating the silver nanoparticles, and a solvent. When the composition for sintering is heated, a weight loss rate in a range of 260° C. to 600° C. is 2.92% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroto Fukushima, Akihiko Hanya
  • Patent number: 10775013
    Abstract: A vehicular light is provided which is capable of forming an emission pattern with a good appearance at the time of lighting. The vehicular light has a light guide body having a light guide portion and a slit that penetrates the light guide portion in its thickness direction and linearly extend along a light guide path of light rays emitted from a plurality of LED light sources and guided within the light guide portion. The slit is composed of three regions including a constant width region formed in a predetermined length range toward the distal end, a tapered width region gradually narrowing toward the distal end, and a distal end region having a distal end of a curved surface shape formed in the distal end portion of the tapered width region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Han O
  • Patent number: 10767829
    Abstract: A light irradiation device (1) includes a light-source module (2), a light deflector (3), a parallel light generation unit (4), and a projecting light generation unit (5) in this order along the optical path. All of the light-collection point of the light-source module (2) on the emission side, the center mirror Or of the light deflector (3), and the focal point of the parallel light generation unit (4) on the incidence side are set at the same position P1. The mirror (31) of the light deflector (3) forward- and reverse-rotates about the axis passing through the mirror center Or to emit scanning light Ls as the reflected light and the deflected light to the parallel light generation unit (4). The parallel light generation unit (4) collimates the scanning light Ls to be parallel light that is parallel to the optical axis for emission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinya Kogure
  • Patent number: 10770621
    Abstract: A semiconductor wafer has, on one surface of a sapphire substrate, an element layer including an n-type layer, an active layer, and a p-type layer, and is characterized in that the surface of the element layer is bent in a convex way, and the curvature thereof is 530-800 km?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Obata
  • Patent number: 10767828
    Abstract: A vehicular headlamp comprising: a front lens body extending in a predetermined direction; a plurality of optical systems disposed along the predetermined direction behind the front lens body; and a control means, wherein the plurality of optical systems each includes: a rear lens unit disposed behind the front lens body; and a light source which is disposed behind the rear lens unit and emits light which is irradiated forward permeating the rear lens unit and the front lens body in that order to form a light distribution pattern for a headlamp, and the control means individually controls lighting states of the light sources in each of the plurality of optical systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shota Nishimura, Kazuma Kamioka
  • Patent number: 10746371
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp having a novel structure includes: a light source configured to emit light from a semiconductor light-emitting element along an optical path; a light distribution control device disposed on the optical path of the light emitted from the light source; and a blower fan configured to generate an airflow while the light source and the light distribution control device are disposed downwind of the blower fan, and blow air to the light source and the light distribution control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoko Matsumoto, Hiroaki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10746368
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicular headlight that is capable of generating a clear light distribution pattern using a monolithic array light source of surface emitting lasers. The vehicular headlight 1a includes a VCSEL array 5, an image generation unit including a lens array 6 which outputs incident light from the VCSEL array 5 as collimated light so that an image of a light distribution pattern as an illuminance distribution is generated on an output side, a light distribution pattern forming unit 7 having an image forming surface on which the image is formed by the incident light from the image generation unit, and a projection unit 8 outputting the incident light from the light distribution pattern forming unit to an irradiation region in front of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Kogure, Ryotaro Owada, Toshihiro Seko, Takashi Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 10745296
    Abstract: A fluid processing apparatus includes: a casing having a fluid inlet pipe and a fluid outlet pipe; multiple rectifying plates with holes in parallel with each other provided within the casing on a side of the fluid inlet pipe, the rectifying plates being perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the casing; and a light source for irradiating fluid passing from the fluid inlet pipe through the casing to the fluid outlet pipe with ultraviolet rays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kato, Junji Matsuda, Naoko Matsumoto, Tomoaki Kodama
  • Publication number: 20200256537
    Abstract: A vehicular lighting fixture is a vehicular lighting fixture configured to illuminate a side in front of a vehicle, and includes a parallel light illumination device configured to emit parallel light and a projection optical system configured to project the parallel light emitted from the parallel light illumination device to a forward side, and in the projection optical system, a focal length of a horizontal component is smaller than a focal length of a vertical component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinya KOGURE
  • Patent number: 10739511
    Abstract: A decorative component for a vehicle includes a plurality of light source sections, a housing configured to hold the plurality of light source sections, a light guide member that has a first surface and a second surface that face each other and that is configured to guide light emitted from the plurality of light source sections thereinto, and a plurality of light emitting sections that are provided on the light guide member and that are configured to emit light guided through the light guide member from the first surface as emission pattern light having a predetermined shape, wherein a plurality of pattern forming sections are constituted by the light source section and the light emitting section that correspond to each other, and in each of the pattern forming sections, the light emitting section selectively reflects the light emitted from the corresponding light source section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Rumi Itabashi, Toshiyuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 10738959
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp fitting, comprising a light guiding plate having a front surface and a back surface, and a light source which emits light guided by the light guiding plate, wherein the front surface includes first light control surfaces, the back surface includes second light control surfaces, and concave portions each of which is disposed between two adjacent second light control surfaces, the first light control surface is a refraction surface which is configured such that the exit angle of the light from the light source in the horizontal direction, which is refracted and exits through the first light control surface, be a predetermined angle, and the second light control surface is a reflection surface which is configured such that the exit angle of the light from the light source in the vertical direction, which exits through the first light control surface, be a predetermined angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Daisuke Nakashima
  • Patent number: 10738958
    Abstract: A lighting device comprising: a light source for emitting lights along optic axis toward field of view; a liquid crystal element disposed on the optic axis, having electrode pattern in far field FF corresponding region and having no electrode pattern in near field corresponding region; a pair of polarizers including input side and output side polarizers sandwiching the liquid crystal element, constituting crossed Nicol polarizers; driver circuit for forming voltages applied to the electrode pattern; and phase shift forming element disposed between the pair of polarizers in the near field corresponding region of the liquid crystal element; wherein the far field corresponding region constitutes normally black optic system together with the pair of polarizers, and the near field corresponding region constitutes normally-on optic system together with the phase shift forming element and the pair of polarizers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo Toko, Yoshifumi Takao, Takashi Sugiyama