Patents by Inventor Atsushi Koizumi

Atsushi Koizumi 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).

  • Publication number: 20200084504
    Abstract: An image transmitting apparatus includes a transmitting unit and a controller. The transmitting unit transmits information according to a standard for video image communication. The controller exerts control in such a manner that still image information or information other than still image information is transmitted by using a bus for video image communication. The transmitting unit transmits the still image information or the information other than still image information in accordance with the control exerted by the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki HASHIMOTO, Tomoyuki ONO, Masaki NUDEJIMA, Suguru OUE, Daiki TAKAZAWA, Kenji KOIZUMI, Atsushi UGAJIN, Kyoji YAGI, Kenichi ITO, Hiroki OHSAWA, Yukihiro SASADA
  • Publication number: 20200080949
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a sample inspection device and a sample inspection method, whereby noise is removed from a detection signal, and a generated electron beam is utilized effectively for inspection. A sample inspection device according to the present invention is provided with a light source for emitting frequency-modulated light, a photocathode for emitting an electron beam in response to receiving the frequency-modulated light, a detector for detecting electrons emitted from a sample irradiated by the electron beam and generating a detection signal, and a signal extractor for extracting a signal having a frequency corresponding to a modulation frequency of the frequency-modulated light from within the detection signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohiro Nishitani, Atsushi Koizumi, Haruka Shikano
  • Patent number: 10573009
    Abstract: Provided is an in vivo movement tracking apparatus configured to track a portion of interest that moves in vivo, in which accuracy and robustness of tracking are improved. The apparatus is configured to determine an estimated position of ah organ in a biological image based on the past movement of the organ and search for contour points corresponding to a plurality of control points, respectively, representing a contour shape of the organ in a region corresponding to the estimated position, to thereby determine an estimated contour of the organ based on the contour points. The in vivo movement tracking apparatus is configured to determine a position of a portion of interest, which moves in association with the organ, based on the estimated contour with reference to previously acquired sample data regarding a positional relationship between a contour of the organ and the portion of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, THE UNIVERSITY OF ELECTRO-COMMUNICATIONS, PUBLIC UNIVERSITY CORPORATION YOKOHAMA CITY UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Norihiro Koizumi, Atsushi Kayasuga, Kyohei Tomita, Izumu Hosoi, Yu Nishiyama, Hiroyuki Tsukihara, Hideyo Miyazaki, Hiroyuki Fukuda, Kazushi Numata, Kiyoshi Yoshinaka, Takashi Azuma, Naohiko Sugita, Yukio Homma, Yoichiro Matsumoto, Mamoru Mitsuishi
  • Publication number: 20200049762
    Abstract: In a probe apparatus for performing an electrical measurement by bringing a probe into contact with an inspection target substrate, a transfer table is provided with a needle mark transfer member to which a needle mark of the probe is transferred by a contact with the probe. The needle mark transfer member includes a polyimide resin. A movement mechanism is able to move the needle mark transfer member provided on the transfer table to a contact position where the needle mark transfer member is brought into contact with the probe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ota, Mitsuyoshi Miyazono, Shinya Koizumi, Atsushi Ishii, Takashi Tasaki
  • Publication number: 20190393535
    Abstract: A fuel cell module includes a plurality of power generation cells. Each of the power generation cells includes an electrolyte electrode assembly for performing power generation by utilizing a fuel gas and an oxygen-containing gas. The plurality of power generation cells are stacked together in a circle, and a tightening load is applied to the plurality of power generation cells in a circumferential direction. Each of the plurality of power generation cells has a V-shape, and a peak of the V-shape is oriented to the center of the fuel cell module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Shigeru Toda, Atsushi Koizumi
  • Publication number: 20190393538
    Abstract: A fuel cell module includes a plurality of power generation cells. The plurality of power generation cells are stacked together in a circle, and a tightening load is applied to the plurality of power generation cells in a circumferential direction. Each of the plurality of power generation cells includes a V-shaped electrically conductive base plate. A first reactant gas flow field is provided between power generation cells that are adjacent to each other. A ridge protruding outward is provided in the base plate to provide the first reactant gas flow field by the ridge, and insulating material is provided on the ridge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Shigeru Toda, Atsushi Koizumi
  • Patent number: 10454123
    Abstract: A metal-supported cell comprises a laminate wherein a fuel electrode layer and a solid electrolyte layer are sequentially arranged in this order on a front surface of a metal support provided with a pore continuing from the front surface to the back surface. The solid electrolyte layer covers all parts of the surface of the fuel electrode layer, the parts being not in contact with the metal support. The peripheral part of the solid electrolyte layer is in contact with the front surface of the metal support. The metal support has a metal oxide layer. The fuel electrode layer contains NiO and Ni with molar ratio NiO/(Ni+NiO) of 45% or more, while containing gadolinium-doped ceria. The solid electrolyte layer mainly contains scandia-stabilized zirconia, while containing 0.1-10.0 mol of Bi atoms per 100 mol of Zr atoms having cross-sectional void fraction of 5.0% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Hironobu Akutagawa, Yohei Nishikawa
  • Publication number: 20190280156
    Abstract: Provided is a technique for manufacturing a nitride semiconductor substrate with which it is possible to manufacture a nitride semiconductor substrate having sufficiently reduced dislocation density with a large area even if manufactured on an inexpensive substrate made of sapphire, etc. A nitride semiconductor substrate in which a nitride semiconductor layer formed on a substrate is formed by laminating an undoped nitride layer and a rare earth element-added nitride layer to which a rare earth element is added as a doping material, and the dislocation density is of the order of 106 cm-2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yasufumi FUJIWARA, Wanxin ZHU, Atsushi KOIZUMI, Brandon MITCHELL, Tom GREGORKIEWICZ
  • Publication number: 20190160987
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes a seat pad; a backboard disposed on a back side of the seat pad; and a seat cover covering the seat pad and the backboard. The seat cover includes a pair of covering pieces adjacent to each other on the backboard-side, and a slide fastener that connects the covering pieces. When the slide fastener is closed with use of a slider, an end portion of the slide fastener is projected from an edge end of the seat cover in a state where the slider is disposed in the end portion of the slide fastener. The backboard is provided with an insertion portion. When the end portion of the closed slide fastener is disposed on a reverse side of the seat cover, the end portion of the slide fastener and the slider are inserted in and locked to the insertion portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mayu TAKAHASHI, Tomoyuki YAMASHITA, Atsushi KOIZUMI, Keisuke TAGAMI
  • Publication number: 20190152455
    Abstract: Provided is a novel pressure pulsation reducing device of a hydraulic system that reduces a stress generated in a metal diaphragm and is excellent in durability. A plurality of concentric recess portions projecting toward an interior space of a pulsation damping member is formed on one of metal diaphragms, and a plurality of concentric recess portions projecting toward the interior space of the pulsation damping member is formed on the other metal diaphragm likewise. When a predetermined pressure is applied to the metal diaphragms, at least one recess portion of one of the metal diaphragms and at least one recess portion of the other metal diaphragm are in contact with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Ryu KAI, Takahiro ITO, Shinji SETO, Atsushi YOKOYAMA, Satoru KURAGAKI, Toshihiro KOIZUMI
  • Publication number: 20190144980
    Abstract: The present invention provides a stainless steel including 21 to 23% by mass of Cr, 0.2 to 0.4% by mass of Mn, 1.0 to 2.0% by mass of Mo, 0.08 to 2.0% by mass or Al, 0.01 to 0.2% by mass of Ti, and 0.2 to 0.5% by mass of Nb, with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities; an interconnector of a fuel cell or a base material for holding a cell of a fuel cell made of this stainless steel; and a solid oxide fuel cell including this interconnector or this base material for holding a cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Yuichi Ienaga
  • Publication number: 20190088969
    Abstract: A metal-supported cell comprises a laminate wherein a fuel electrode layer and a solid electrolyte layer are sequentially arranged in this order on a front surface of a metal support provided with a pore continuing from the front surface to the back surface. The solid electrolyte layer covers all parts of the surface of the fuel electrode layer, the parts being not in contact with the metal support. The peripheral part of the solid electrolyte layer is in contact with the front surface of the metal support. The metal support has a metal oxide layer. The fuel electrode layer contains NiO and Ni with molar ratio NiO/(Ni+NiO) of 45% or more, while containing gadolinium-doped ceria. The solid electrolyte layer mainly contains scandia-stabilized zirconia, while containing 0.1-10.0 mol of Bi atoms per 100 mol of Zr atoms having cross-sectional void fraction of 5.0% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Hironobu Akutagawa, Yohei Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 9783104
    Abstract: A holder 20 has a holder side wall 22 provided with a through hole 26, while an outer peripheral extension 43 of a lightguide 40 is inserted through the through hole 26. Therefore, even when the holder 20 is a “hollowed integral holder” formed integrally with a design panel 60, the lightguide 40 comprising a ring part 41 and the outer peripheral extension 43 can be assembled to the holder 20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Katsutoshi Sakanashi, Tomoya Une
  • Patent number: 9455376
    Abstract: A production method of a substrate for nitride semiconductor device comprising a mask formation step of using a metal nitride as a base material and forming a mask having a prescribed shape on the above-described base material, a three-dimensional structure growth step of growing a three-dimensional structure made of the same material as the base material on the base material having the mask formed thereon using a selective growth technique so that a layer having a higher index plane is formed on the lateral face, and an active layer growth step of growing an active layer containing a rare earth element on the lateral face of the above-described three-dimensional structure using an organometallic vapor phase epitaxial method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yasufumi Fujiwara, Atsushi Koizumi, Yoshikazu Terai
  • Publication number: 20150291090
    Abstract: A holder 20 has a holder side wall 22 provided with a through hole 26, while an outer peripheral extension 43 of a lightguide 40 is inserted through the through hole 26. Therefore, even when the holder 20 is a “hollowed integral holder” formed integrally with a design panel 60, the lightguide 40 comprising a ring part 41 and the outer peripheral extension 43 can be assembled to the holder 20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Katsutoshi Sakanashi, Tomoya Une
  • Publication number: 20150214434
    Abstract: A production method of a substrate for nitride semiconductor device comprising a mask formation step of using a metal nitride as a base material and forming a mask having a prescribed shape on the above-described base material, a three-dimensional structure growth step of growing a three-dimensional structure made of the same material as the base material on the base material having the mask formed thereon using a selective growth technique so that a layer having a higher index plane is formed on the lateral face, and an active layer growth step of growing an active layer containing a rare earth element on the lateral face of the above-described three-dimensional structure using an organometallic vapor phase epitaxial method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2013
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Applicant: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yasufumi Fujiwara, Atsushi Koizumi, Yoshikazu Terai
  • Patent number: 9061585
    Abstract: A cooling air introduction apparatus for a vehicle. A space that communicates with air introduction ports that are respectively formed in a bumper face of a front bumper and a front grille is partitioned by a vertical partition member. A space that communicates with the air introduction ports that are formed in the bumper face is partitioned by a horizontal partition member. Thus, streams of introduced cooling air are guided to heat exchangers without interfering with each other. The partition members are provided such that a bumper beam moves backward without any trouble upon a light collision.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Fujiu, Yoshiyuki Shimizu, Atsushi Koizumi, Shiro Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 8821148
    Abstract: A sheet forming apparatus includes a supply port for supplying a slurry, a discharge port for discharging a green sheet, a first slurry spreading chamber, a second slurry spreading chamber, and a third slurry spreading chamber that are disposed between the supply port and the discharge port, and joining holes through which the first, second, and third slurry spreading chambers are joined to each other. At least two of the joining holes are disposed one on each side of the supply port along a transverse direction of the green sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Toshikazu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20130022699
    Abstract: A sheet forming apparatus includes a supply port for supplying a slurry, a discharge port for discharging a green sheet, a first slurry spreading chamber, a second slurry spreading chamber, and a third slurry spreading chamber that are disposed between the supply port and the discharge port, and joining holes through which the first, second, and third slurry spreading chambers are joined to each other. At least two of the joining holes are disposed one on each side of the supply port along a transverse direction of the green sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2011
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Koizumi, Toshikazu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20120248824
    Abstract: There is provided a cooling air introduction apparatus for a vehicle. A space that communicates with air introduction ports that are respectively formed in a bumper face of a front bumper and a front grille is partitioned by a vertical partition member. A space that communicates with the air introduction ports that are formed in the bumper face is partitioned by a horizontal partition member. Thus, streams of introduced cooling air are guided to heat exchangers without interfering with each other. The partition members are provided such that a bumper beam moves backward without any trouble upon a light collision.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuji FUJIU, Yoshiyuki Shimizu, Atsushi Koizumi, Shiro Hasegawa