Patents by Inventor Akihiro Tanaka

Akihiro Tanaka has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 12032256
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate, a gate wiring on the first substrate, a first insulating layer on the gate wiring, a source wiring on the first insulating layer and intersecting the gate wiring, a second insulating layer on the source wiring, a pixel electrode on the second insulating layer; and a first buffer layer between the first substrate and the first insulating layer. A refractive index of the first buffer layer is higher than a refractive index of the first substrate, at an interface between the first buffer layer and the first substrate, and the refractive index of the first buffer layer is lower than a refractive index of the first insulating layer, at an interface between the first buffer layer and the first insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2023
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takuo Kaitoh, Akihiro Hanada, Yoshinori Tanaka
  • Patent number: 12030418
    Abstract: A boarding and alighting support structure is applied to vehicle having a deck capable of boarding in a wheelchair. The boarding and alighting support structure includes a slope plate which projects obliquely from the boarding entrance end of the deck toward the ground, and a mounting member for installing the base portion of the slope plate at the boarding entrance end of the deck. The mounting member is configured to so that one end side is fixed to the base portion, other end is fixed to the entrance port end, and the one end side is flexibly configured with respect to the other end side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Daisuke Sato, Daisuke Ishii, Hiroki Izu, Hiroki Morita, Kei Sato, Masaki Nanahara, Kazumi Serizawa, Hironobu Tanaka, Shunsuke Mogi, Takashi Hayashi, Akihiro Kusumoto
  • Publication number: 20240217044
    Abstract: To perform cleaning in a machine while meeting a user's requirement to perform machining without supplying a coolant to a work or a tool, a machine tool that performs machining for a work using a tool includes a controller that performs mode switching between a half-wet machining mode in which a coolant is supplied to a non-machining area to remove chips in the machine tool during machining, and no coolant is supplied to a machining area, and at least one of a wet machining mode in which the coolant is supplied to the machining area and a dry machining mode in which no coolant is not supplied into the machine tool.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 4, 2024
    Applicant: DMG MORI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akihiro TANAKA
  • Patent number: 12025477
    Abstract: According to one example embodiment, an optical fiber sensor includes an optical fiber cable and a device body configured to cause an optical pulse signal to be incident on the optical fiber cable and identify, from intensity change of backscattered light of the incident optical pulse signal and an arrival time of the backscattered light, a prescribed environmental change having occurred in a vicinity of the optical fiber cable and an occurrence location of the environmental change, in which the device body performs correction of a sensing location on the optical fiber cable, based on environmental change information including the identified occurrence location and installation location information of the optical fiber cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Hino, Akihiro Tanaka, Chaitanya Prasad Narisetty
  • Patent number: 12020867
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a laminate in which a plurality of dielectric layers and a plurality of internal electrodes are alternately laminated and external electrodes electrically connected to the internal electrodes. A side margin portion as a region in which the plurality of internal electrodes is not provided when a section of the laminate having the length direction and the width direction is viewed from the laminating direction includes a plurality of side margin layers laminated in the width direction. An outer layer portion as a region in which the plurality of internal electrodes is not provided except for the side margin portion when a section of the laminate including the laminating direction and the width direction is viewed from the length direction includes a plurality of layer-margin layers laminated in the laminating direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2024
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daiki Fukunaga, Hideaki Tanaka, Masahiro Wakashima, Daisuke Hamada, Hironori Tsutsumi, Satoshi Maeno, Ryota Aso, Koji Moriyama, Akihiro Tsuru
  • Patent number: 12012716
    Abstract: In a hydraulic excavator including a main controller that can execute area restriction control, the main controller is configured to calculate an operation velocity Vix of a front work device in a machine body coordinate system. The controller is further configured to calculate a movement velocity (dragging velocity) of a machine body in a gravity coordinate system and correct a direction of a calculated target velocity vector upward away from a construction target surface when generation of dragging is detected during execution of the area restriction control based on the calculated operation velocity of the front work device and the calculated movement velocity of the machine body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Suzuki, Hiroaki Tanaka, Hisami Nakano, Hiroshi Sakamoto, Akihiro Narazaki
  • Patent number: 12012001
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle capable of suppressing failure of an inverter while suppressing an increase in manufacturing cost by unitizing an engine and a motor. A drive unit as a drive source for travel of the vehicle has the engine and the motor. A torque tube is connected to a rear portion of the motor. The torque tube covers a propeller shaft that is coupled to an output shaft of the drive unit. An inverter is arranged above the torque tube. The inverter is separated from the drive unit and is separated from the torque tube. A terminal of the inverter and a terminal of the motor are connected by three wire harnesses. Each of the wire harnesses has a wire length that is longer than a linear distance connecting the terminal and the terminal by the shortest distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tanaka, Satoshi Ueno, Akihiro Furukawa
  • Publication number: 20240164506
    Abstract: Provided is a cosmetic container including a cosmetic dish in which, the front surface side recessed portion and the back surface side recessed portion are formed at positions where the recessed portions are not brought into contact with each other and so that storage amounts are different from each other. a cosmetic item is stored only in either one which is arranged as an upper surface, a container body in which the cosmetic dish is stored. the lid is for opening and closing the container body, wherein in a fully-opened state, the lid covers at least part of the back surface side of the front surface side recessed portion arranged as a bottom surface or the front surface side of the back surface side recessed portion arranged as the bottom surface of the cosmetic dish stored in the container body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventor: Akihiro TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20240168335
    Abstract: A display device includes a first nitride insulating film arranged on a first substrate, a gate electrode arranged along a first direction on the first nitride insulating film, a second nitride insulating film arranged on the gate electrode, a first oxide insulating film arranged on the second nitride insulating film, and an oxide semiconductor layer arranged on the first oxide insulating film, wherein the gate electrode has a first titanium layer, an aluminum layer, and a second titanium layer stacked in order from the first nitride insulating film side, and a thickness of the second titanium layer is greater than a thickness of the first titanium layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Akihiro HANADA, Takuo KAITOH, Ryo ONODERA, Tomoyuki ITO, Yoshinori TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20240160069
    Abstract: A display device includes a wiring region including a gate wiring, a source wiring intersecting the gate wiring, and a first insulating layer between the gate wiring and the source wiring and an opening region including a pixel electrode on the first insulating layer and adjacent to the wiring region. The first insulating layer includes a first oxide insulating layer and a first nitride insulating layer, the first oxide insulating layer is disposed over the wiring region and the opening region, the first nitride insulating layer is disposed in the wiring region and includes a first opening overlapping the opening region, and the pixel electrode overlaps the first opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Akihiro HANADA, Takuo KAITOH, Tomoyuki ITO, Yoshinori TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20240138150
    Abstract: A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device that have a new structure are provided, in which memory cells are laminated in a three dimensional state so that the chip area may be reduced. The nonvolatile semiconductor memory device of the present invention is a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device that has a plurality of the memory strings, in which a plurality of electrically programmable memory cells is connected in series. The memory strings comprise a pillar shaped semiconductor; a first insulation film formed around the pillar shaped semiconductor; a charge storage layer formed around the first insulation film; the second insulation film formed around the charge storage layer; and first or nth electrodes formed around the second insulation film (n is natural number more than 1). The first or nth electrodes of the memory strings and the other first or nth electrodes of the memory strings are respectively the first or nth conductor layers that are spread in a two dimensional state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Masaru KITO, Hideaki AOCHI, Ryota KATSUMATA, Akihiro NITAYAMA, Masaru KIDOH, Hiroyasu TANAKA, Yoshiaki FUKUZUMI, Yasuyuki MATSUOKA, Mitsuru SATO
  • Patent number: 11964446
    Abstract: A continuous production system continuously produces a product from a raw material powder. The system includes a first processor that performs a first process on the raw material powder, a second processor that performs a second process on the powder on which the first process has been performed by the first processor, and a test chamber through which the powder being sent from the first processor to the second processor passes. A cleaner blows gas from an inlet side opening formed in the inner face of a channel connected to the test chamber from the first processor on the downstream side of an inlet side gate valve for opening and closing the channel toward a direction to form a swirling flow along the inner face of the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Matsuki, Nobuhiro Tanaka, Katsuhiro Murata, Hironobu Takeda
  • Patent number: 11944590
    Abstract: A continuous manufacturing system continuously manufactures a product from a powder of a raw material. The system includes a first processing device that performs first processing on the powder of the raw material; a second processing device that performs second processing on the powder on which the first processing device has performed the first processing; and an inspection and sorting device including an inspection chamber into which powder sent from the first processing device flows. When a prescribed amount of the powder has accumulated in the inspection chamber, the inspection and sorting device inspects the powder inside the inspection chamber after blocking a path connecting the first processing device to the inspection chamber. When the inspection ends, the inspection and sorting device removes the blocking after discharging the powder from inside the inspection chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Matsuki, Nobuhiro Tanaka, Katsuhiro Murata, Hironobu Takeda
  • Patent number: 11945884
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide ultrafine fibrous cellulose capable of exhibiting excellent coating suitability when added to paint. The present invention relates to fibrous cellulose having a fiber width of 1,000 nm or less, in which, when the fibrous cellulose is dispersed in water to form a dispersion liquid having a viscosity of 2,500 mPa·s at 23° C., and the dispersion liquid is stirred under predetermined stirring conditions, a viscosity change rate falls within ±50%, calculated by the following formula: viscosity change rate (%)=(viscosity after stirring?viscosity before stirring)/viscosity before stirring×100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: OJI HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Tanaka, Hayato Fushimi
  • Publication number: 20240097808
    Abstract: An apparatus, method, and program capable of predicting an attenuation of electromagnetic waves in an upper airspace of a target area in consideration of the influence of long-term weather changes in future are provided. An apparatus for predicting an attenuation of electromagnetic waves between a radio apparatus located above a target area and a terrestrial surface is provided with a data acquisition section for acquiring past weather data in the target area, and an estimation section for estimating a weather corresponding to a future target year in the upper airspace of the target area based on the past weather data, and estimating an attenuation of electromagnetic waves based on an estimation result of the weather.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: SoftBank Corp.
    Inventors: Shoma Tanaka, Hideki Omote, Akihiro Sato, Sho Kimura, HoYu Lin
  • Publication number: 20240085750
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate, a gate wiring on the first substrate, a first insulating layer on the gate wiring, a source wiring on the first insulating layer and intersecting the gate wiring, a second insulating layer on the source wiring, a pixel electrode on the second insulating layer; and a first buffer layer between the first substrate and the first insulating layer. A refractive index of the first buffer layer is higher than a refractive index of the first substrate, at an interface between the first buffer layer and the first substrate, and the refractive index of the first buffer layer is lower than a refractive index of the first insulating layer, at an interface between the first buffer layer and the first insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takuo KAITOH, Akihiro HANADA, Yoshinori TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20240076425
    Abstract: To provide a 4-methyl-1-pentene polymer being excellent in storage stability when dissolved in a solvent and solubility, and being excellent in at least one of heat resistance, and a coating appearance when a coating film is stretched, for example, when such a film is bended or used in a flexible application. A 4-methyl-1-pentene polymer (A) being a copolymer of 4-methyl-1-pentene and at least one selected from linear ?-olefins having 6 to 20 carbon atoms, the 4-methyl-1-pentene polymer (A) satisfying the following requirements (I) and (II): (I) an endotherm end temperature (TmE) in a melting (endothermic) curve measured by DSC is 230° C. or lower; and (II) an exotherm start temperature (TcS) in a crystallization (exothermic) curve measured by DSC is 210° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Akihiro ASANO, Masakazu TANAKA, Toyoaki SASAKI, Yusuke MIZOBUCHI, Takuya IWATA
  • Publication number: 20240069396
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a transparent semiconductor, a first insulating layer, a gate electrode, a second insulating layer, a source electrode, a third insulating layer, a transparent electrode which is in contact with the semiconductor in a second contact hole penetrating the first insulating layer, the second insulating layer and the third insulating layer, a fourth insulating layer, a color filter, and a pixel electrode electrically connected to the transparent electrode. The first insulating layer and the second insulating layer are silicon oxide layers. At least one of the third insulating layer and the fourth insulating layer is a silicon nitride layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Akihiro HANADA, Hitoshi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20240070894
    Abstract: An object detection device for detecting a position of an object on an imaging plane imaged by a camera, including: a processor to acquire image data generated by the camera and perform coordinate transformation, with respect to a position of the object, from first coordinates associated with an image indicated by the image data to second coordinates associated with the imaging plane; and a memory to store setting information used for the coordinate transformation, wherein the setting information includes a set value indicating a height from the imaging plane for each type among a plurality of types of objects, and the processor acquires a position of the object in the first coordinates and a type of the object based on the image data and calculates a position of the object in the second coordinates by performing the coordinate transformation using the set value corresponding to the type of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Akihiro TANAKA, Daijiroh ICHIMURA
  • Patent number: 11911918
    Abstract: A distance-measuring system includes: a first ranging sensor; a second ranging sensor that covers a detection range more limited than a detection range covered by the first ranging sensor and has resolution higher than resolution of the first ranging sensor; and an image processing device. The image processing device includes: a machine detector that detects a position of a mobile machine, based on a first sensed result obtained by the first ranging sensor; a sensor controller that controls a detection position to be detected by the second ranging sensor to detect the position of the mobile machine which has been detected; and a safety determiner that controls the mobile machine, based on a second sensed result obtained by the second ranging sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Tanaka, Akihiro Arai, Kenji Fujita