Patents Examined by Collin Dawkins
  • Patent number: 10396471
    Abstract: An antenna system is set in a substrate. The substrate includes a first floor, a second floor, a third floor, a fourth floor, and a ground plane. The antenna system further includes at least one radiation part, including a first radiation part, a second radiation part, and a third radiation part. The antenna system further includes at least one signal feed part set in the fourth floor, configured to feed electromagnetic wave signal. The feed part comprises a first feed part, a second feed part, and a third feed part. The antenna system 10 employs simple hierarchical structure, is low cost, and occupies a little space. The antenna system also has advantages of high gain, low loss, and high stability in 2.412 GHz˜2.472 GHz frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (ShenZhen) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chih-Ming Hung, Han-Ping Mi
  • Patent number: 10389031
    Abstract: An antenna device includes a first plate-shaped metal plate and a second plate-shaped metal plate configuring a bow-tie antenna. The first plate-shaped metal plate and the second plate-shaped metal plate extend upwardly and downwardly from a feeding point, respectively. The feeding point is located at a position offset in a positive x direction from an x-direction center position of the first plate-shaped metal plate. A magnetic core is mounted on a feeder line that is a coaxial cable. The magnetic core is accommodated between a negative x-direction side end portion of the first plate-shaped metal plate and the feeding point, in the x direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignees: YOKOWO CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Sanpo, Mutsumi Katayama, Yasuhiro Konno
  • Patent number: 10381711
    Abstract: This electronic device is used by being worn on a user's head. The electronic device includes lens portions positioned in front of the user's eyes when the electronic devices is worn on the head of the user, a first antenna formed in one lens portion, and a second antenna formed in the other lens portion. The first antenna and the second antenna have different functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Daisuke Togashi
  • Patent number: 10374294
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus capable of reducing SAR and, simultaneously, suppressing degradation of antenna efficiency is provided. To that end, an electronic apparatus includes a first temple to be positioned on one side of the user's head when the electronic apparatus is worn on the user's head, a second temple to be positioned on the other side of the user's head when the electronic apparatus is worn on the user's head, an first antenna formed in the first temple, an second antenna formed in the second temple, and a transceiver circuit for supplying power to the first antenna and the second antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Nobuki Hiramatsu
  • Patent number: 10374307
    Abstract: A high-frequency antenna element that is easily downsized even when an electromagnetic wave absorber is used, and is capable of protecting a receiving antenna unit by covering the receiving antenna unit, and provides a high-frequency antenna module including the high-frequency antenna element. The high-frequency antenna element includes a substrate, a dielectric layer, a receiving antenna unit, and a coating layer, in which the dielectric layer is laminated on the substrate, the receiving antenna unit is mounted on the dielectric layer, the coating layer covers a surface of the dielectric layer in a portion in which the receiving antenna unit is not mounted while the coating layer is in contact with entire side surfaces of the receiving antenna unit, and the coating layer covers at least a part of an upper surface of the receiving antenna unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, Asuka Namai, Marie Yoshikiyo, Takashi Ono
  • Patent number: 10374306
    Abstract: A MIMO antenna is disclosed, including: a first antenna, a second antenna, and an adjustable decoupling structure. The adjustable decoupling structure is disposed between the first antenna and the second antenna, and is configured to reduce coupling between the first antenna and the second antenna. The adjustable decoupling structure includes a first adjustable capacitor and a second adjustable capacitor that are connected in series and a first adjustable inductor and a second adjustable inductor that are connected in parallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ming Zhang, Bin Wang
  • Patent number: 10355346
    Abstract: A novel geometry, the geometry of Space-Filling Curves (SFC) is defined in the present invention and it is used to shape a part of an antenna. By means of this novel technique, the size of the antenna can be reduced with respect to prior art, or alternatively, given a fixed size the antenna can operate at a lower frequency with respect to a conventional antenna of the same size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Fractus, S.A.
    Inventors: Carles Puente Baliarda, Edouard Jean Louis Rozan, Jaume Anguera Pros
  • Patent number: 10347969
    Abstract: A mobile terminal, where the mobile terminal includes an antenna, where the antenna includes a first radiator, a second radiator that forms an electrical connection with the first radiator, a first ground branch that forms a coupling part with one end of the first radiator, and a second ground branch that forms another coupling part with the other end of the first radiator, where the first radiator, the first ground branch, and the second ground branch form an outer frame of the mobile terminal, the second radiator encircles in an inner side of the outer frame formed by the first radiator, the first ground branch, and the second ground branch, and the first radiator and the second radiator generate resonances in different frequency bands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuanpeng Li, Yafang Yu, Hanyang Wang, Jianming Li
  • Patent number: 10322566
    Abstract: A vehicle includes laminated glass located between a vehicle interior and an outside, and an on-vehicle radar device fixed to an inner surface of the laminated glass, a rear-view mirror, or a ceiling. The laminated glass includes an innermost glass layer, an outermost glass layer, and an intermediate resin layer. The on-vehicle radar device includes an antenna part that includes a transmitting antenna for transmitting a transmission wave. Reflection of the transmission wave on the laminated glass will be suppressed by selecting optimum values for the incident angle of the transmission wave on the innermost glass layer and the refractive index and thickness of each layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Kamo
  • Patent number: 10297919
    Abstract: An antenna is provided from a dielectric wedge waveguide having an AMC wall feed structure 15 coupled thereto through a transition which matches the impedance of the AMC feed structure to dielectric wedge so as to ensure efficient transmission of RF signals between the AMC wall feed structure and the dielectric wedge. In some embodiments, the antenna may be implemented as a flush mounted or conformal antenna on an outer surface of a supporting platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Raytheon Company
    Inventors: Jackson Ng, Charles G. Gilbert, Sergio A. Pizarro
  • Patent number: 10283842
    Abstract: A node in a wireless communication network, where the node comprises at least one antenna arrangement. Each antenna arrangement in turn comprises at least four antenna devices with corresponding pairs of antenna ports which in turn comprise corresponding first antenna ports and second antenna ports. Each antenna device comprises at least one corresponding dual polarized antenna element arranged for transmitting and/or receiving signals at a first polarization via the corresponding first antenna port and for transmitting and/or receiving signals at a second polarization via the corresponding second antenna port, where the polarizations are mutually orthogonal. Each antenna arrangement further comprises at least a first transformation matrix arrangement which in turn comprises at least four corresponding virtual antenna ports. The antenna ports are at least indirectly connected to each transformation matrix arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Fredrik Athley, Martin Johansson, Andreas Nilsson
  • Patent number: 10276928
    Abstract: A sensor device for a motor vehicle, including a first transmitting antenna, which is situated on a surface of a substrate, has a narrow lobe-type directional characteristic and includes a defined number of planar antenna elements; a second transmitting antenna situated on the surface of the substrate has a wide lobe-type directional characteristic, including a defined number of planar antenna elements, the directional characteristics of the two transmitting antennas being oriented opposite one another by a defined angle, with respect to a boresight; and at least one receiving antenna situated on the surface of the substrate including a defined number of planar antenna elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Marcel Mayer, Klaus Baur, Thomas Schmidt, Johannes Meyer, Andreas Pietsch, Hartmut Kittel, Maik Hansen, Mehran Pourmousavi
  • Patent number: 10270156
    Abstract: Coil conductors each including a coil opening, and a planar conductor are included in an antenna device. The coil conductors are disposed at edge portions of the planar conductor such that winding axes of the coil conductors extend in a normal direction of the planar conductor. The coil conductors are connected such that magnetic fluxes generated at the respective coil conductors are in opposite phase with each other. In a plan view, portions of the plurality of coil conductors overlap the planar conductor and portions of the coil openings do not overlap the planar conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinichi Nakano
  • Patent number: 10270155
    Abstract: Coil conductors each including a coil opening, and a planar conductor are included in an antenna device. The coil conductors are disposed at edge portions of the planar conductor such that winding axes of the coil conductors extend in a normal direction of the planar conductor. The coil conductors are connected such that magnetic fluxes generated at the respective coil conductors are in phase with each other. In a plan view, portions of the plurality of coil conductors overlap the planar conductor and portions of the coil openings do not overlap the planar conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinichi Nakano
  • Patent number: 10270180
    Abstract: A plurality of unit structures, each including a first planar conductor, a second planar conductor arranged so as to be opposed to the first planar conductor, a first conductor connection part that connects the first planar conductor and the second planar conductor, a second conductor connection part that connects the first planar conductor and the second planar conductor in a position different from the position of the first conductor connection part, and an opening part that is held between the first conductor connection part and the second conductor connection part and is provided on the first planar conductor, are arranged in a direction perpendicular to a line segment that connects the first conductor connection part and the second conductor connection part and include unit structures including at least two or more types of opening parts, the shapes of which are different from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshiaki Kasahara
  • Patent number: 10262783
    Abstract: A stack-type inductor element includes a stack including a magnetic element layer, a coil conductor pattern provided in the stack and the magnetic element layer defines a magnetic element core, a plurality of first pad electrodes provided on one main surface of the stack, and a plurality of second pad electrodes provided on the other main surface of the stack so as to be symmetric to the plurality of first pad electrodes. One end and the other end of the coil conductor pattern are electrically connected to two of the plurality of first pad electrodes, respectively, and the plurality of second pad electrodes are all electrically open.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoya Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10249936
    Abstract: An antenna device includes a ground plane; a first resonator extending in a direction at a distance from the ground plane and connected to a feeding point; and a second resonator arranged at a distance from the first resonator. The ground plane includes an edge portion formed along the second resonator, with a resonance current being formed on the first resonator and the ground plane. The second resonator is configured to function as a radiation conductor by resonance of the first resonator. A tip portion of the first resonator is located near a metallic part. The second resonator has a plurality of electrical lengths of differing resonance frequencies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Toshiki Sayama, Ryuta Sonoda, Koji Ikawa
  • Patent number: 10236569
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an antenna device includes: an antenna substrate which comprises on a front surface thereof a radiation element for transmitting/receiving radio waves; a dielectric layer which covers the front surface and a back surface of the antenna substrate; and a first conductive layer which covers a side surface of the antenna substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Manabu Mukai, Koh Hashimoto, Makoto Sano, Makoto Higaki
  • Patent number: 10236580
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for implementing antenna modularization, comprising: dividing components of an antenna, forming antenna modules by the divided components, and setting types of the antenna modules. Also disclosed are a device for implementing antenna modularization and antenna modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Boming Wang, Peng Wang, Huanzhan Fu, Cheng Yang, Jin Zhang
  • Patent number: 10224640
    Abstract: A radome for a concave-reflector antenna is fastened directly onto the reflector's edge. The inner surface of the radome comprises at least one absorbent part partially covering its surface area and disposed along its peripheral edge. The surface area of the radome covered by the absorbent part(s) is less than 15% of the total surface area. The radome may comprise two absorbent parts in diametrically opposite positions. Each absorbent part may have a substantially triangular shape, the base of the absorbent part being rounded along the radome's edge, and a portion of its surface area having been removed laterally from each side of the triangle in a circular arc cut-out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Nokia Shanghai Bell Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Armel LeBayon, Denis Tuau