Patents by Inventor Atsushi Maeda

Atsushi Maeda 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: 20220390519
    Abstract: The short-circuit detection device according to the present disclosure includes: a signal acquisition unit configured to acquire, from a magnetic flux detector configured to detect a magnetic flux generated in a gap between a rotor and a stator of a rotary electric machine, one detected signal based on the magnetic flux and set the one detected signal as a first detected signal and a second detected signal; a signal processing unit configured to perform frequency analysis on the first detected signal, and generate and decode a voltage signal simulating a voltage state assumed in a normal case; and a signal comparison unit configured to perform comparison between a decoded signal obtained through the decoding by the signal processing unit and the second detected signal transmitted from the signal acquisition unit, to detect a short-circuit in a field winding of the rotary electric machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yuji TAKIZAWA, Haruyuki KOMETANI, Atsushi YAMAMOTO, Susumu MAEDA, Nobuaki MUROKI
  • Patent number: 11519741
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing device that includes a planning unit that sets a joining route on the basis of information about at least one of a planned route of a user mobile unit that uses a service or a planned route of a provider mobile unit that provides the service, the joining route being a zone for the user mobile unit and the provider mobile unit to receive and provide the service, and makes a movement plan including at least one of a route plan for the user mobile unit or a route plan for the provider mobile unit based on the joining route. The information processing device further includes a service provision unit that controls provision of the service so that the user mobile unit and the provider mobile unit receive and provide the service while moving on the joining route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Tamori, Atsushi Ochiai, Tomoya Fujita, Chao Wang, Masaomi Nabeta, Keisuke Maeda, Takamori Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20220355438
    Abstract: A grinding wheel jig includes a bottomed cylindrical grindstone accommodating section that accommodates the annular grindstone section, an annular base accommodating section that is located on a side opposite to a bottom portion of the grindstone accommodating section in a height direction of the grindstone accommodating section, has an outside diameter greater than an outside diameter of the grindstone accommodating section, and is capable of accommodating at least a part of the base, and a plurality of cylindrical bolt accommodating sections provided at bottom portions of the base accommodating sections and each capable of accommodating a head part of a bolt. In the grinding wheel jig, each bolt accommodating section is provided, at a bottom portion thereof, with an opening in which a fastening tool is insertable into the head part of the bolt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Yuto MAEDA, Atsushi NAKATSUKA
  • Publication number: 20220336194
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus for performing plasma processing on a substrate includes: a plasma generator configured to generate plasma in a processing container; a support structure configured to mount the substrate on a tilted mounting surface in the processing container and rotatably support the substrate; a first slit plate made of quartz and provided between the plasma generator and the support structure, the first slit plate having first slits formed in the first slit plate; and a second slit plate made of quartz and provided between the plasma generator and the support structure and below the first slit plate, the second slit plate having second slits formed in the second slit plate, wherein the first slits are staggered from adjacent ones of the second slits in a reverse direction of a tilting direction of the mounting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroyuki YOKOHARA, Koji MAEDA, Yasunobu SUZUKI, Atsushi SHIMADA, Takuya UMISE
  • Patent number: 11477870
    Abstract: An environmental control equipment control apparatus controls an environment of a target space using a plurality of environmental control equipment. The control apparatus includes a receiver and an electronic controller. The receiver may receive state information relating to states of a plurality of subject persons. In this case, the electronic controller controls a plurality of kinds of environmental control equipment such that the state information of the plurality of subject persons received by the state information receiver satisfies a predetermined target state condition. The receiver may receive a second environmental stimulus given to a subject person other than a first environmental stimulus caused by control of the environmental control equipment. In this case, the electronic controller controls the environmental control equipment such that an influence of the second environmental stimulus received by the environmental stimulus receiver on the subject person is cancelled or reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shiori Emoto, Atsushi Nishino, Satoshi Hashimoto, Shouta Hori, Junya Nakase, Toshiyuki Maeda
  • Publication number: 20220326578
    Abstract: An electrode structure includes: a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged separately from each other; and a plurality of dielectric layers laminated in a first direction with respect to the plurality of pixel electrodes, in which the plurality of dielectric layers includes: a first dielectric layer that spreads over the plurality of pixel electrodes in a direction intersecting with the first direction; and a second dielectric layer that includes dielectric material having a refractive index higher than that of the first dielectric layer, sandwiches the first dielectric layer together with the plurality of pixel electrodes, and has a slit at a position overlapping space between pixel electrodes adjacent when viewed from the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: TAKASHI SAKAIRI, TOMOAKI HONDA, TSUYOSHI OKAZAKI, KEIICHI MAEDA, CHIHO ARAKI, KATSUNORI DAI, SHUNSUKE NARUI, KUNIHIKO HIKICHI, KOUTA FUKUMOTO, TOSHIAKI OKADA, TAKUMA MATSUNO, YUU KAWAGUCHI, YUUJI ADACHI, KOICHI AMARI, HIDEKI KAWAGUCHI, SEIYA HARAGUCHI, TAKAYOSHI MASAKI, TAKUYA FUJINO, TADAYUKI DOFUKU, YOSUKE TAKITA, KAZUHIRO TAMURA, ATSUSHI TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220314615
    Abstract: There is provided droplet discharging apparatus including: nozzle configured to discharge liquid by energy generating element; first signal generator configured to generate, based on first and second data representing first and second driving waveforms, first time division multiplex signal; first separator configured to separate first or second driving waveform signal representing the first or second driving waveform from the first time division multiplex signal; second signal generator configured to generate, based on third and fourth data representing third and fourth driving waveforms, second time division multiplex signal; and second separator configured to separate third or fourth driving waveform signal representing the third or fourth driving waveform from the second time division multiplex signal. The energy generating element is driven by the first or second driving waveform signal separated by the first separator, or by the third or fourth driving waveform signal separated by the second separator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventor: Atsushi Maeda
  • Publication number: 20220302158
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a semiconductor layer including a plurality of metal atoms on a substrate, and forming a first layer including a plurality of silicon atoms and a plurality of nitrogen atoms on the semiconductor layer. The method further includes transferring at least some of the metal atoms in the semiconductor layer into the first layer. and removing the first layer after transferring the at least some of the metal atoms in the semiconductor layer into the first layer. Furthermore, a ratio of a number of the nitrogen atoms relative to a number of the silicon atoms and the nitrogen atoms in the first layer is smaller than 4/7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Aki MAEDA, Noritaka ISHIHARA, Atsushi FUKUMOTO, Shuto YAMASAKA
  • Publication number: 20220285254
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor element and a lead part. The semiconductor element is mounted on a circuit pattern provided on an insulating substrate. The lead part has a plate shape and is bonded to the semiconductor element with a first bonding material interposed therebetween. The lead part includes a lead body and a bonding component. The lead body includes an opening part provided corresponding to a mounting position of the semiconductor element. The bonding component is provided in the opening part and on the semiconductor element. The bonding component is bonded at a lower surface thereof to the semiconductor element by the first bonding material and bonded at an outer peripheral part thereof to an inner periphery of the opening part by a second bonding material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi MAEDA, Tatsuya KAWASE, Yuji IMOTO
  • Patent number: 11437603
    Abstract: To simplify a process of manufacturing a light-emitting module for displaying an image. The light-emitting module includes light-emitting elements, a protective layer, color changing members, and an optical layer. The light-emitting elements are arranged on a substrate. The protective layer is formed in such a way as to cover the light-emitting elements. The color changing members are disposed in such a way as to correspond to at least some of the light-emitting elements with the protective layer interposed between the color changing members and the some of the light-emitting elements. The optical layer is formed in such a way as to cover the color changing members and the protective layer. This optical layer condenses or scatters light with its curved shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Kensaku Maeda, Kimihiro Shinya, Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20220278156
    Abstract: There is provided an image pickup element including a non-planar layer having a non-planar light incident surface in a light receiving region, and a microlens of an inorganic material which is provided on a side of the light incident surface of the non-planar layer, and collects incident light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Yoichi Ootsuka, Atsushi Yamamoto, Kensaku Maeda
  • Patent number: 11411031
    Abstract: There is provided an image pickup element including a non-planar layer having a non-planar light incident surface in a light receiving region, and a microlens of an inorganic material which is provided on a side of the light incident surface of the non-planar layer, and collects incident light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Ootsuka, Atsushi Yamamoto, Kensaku Maeda
  • Publication number: 20220236454
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an imaging device capable of preventing occurrence of flare and ghosts. The imaging device includes a solid-state imaging element including a laminate substrate in which a first substrate and a second substrate are laminated, a glass substrate positioned above the first substrate, and a lens formed on the glass substrate, in which a cavity is provided between the lens and the solid-state imaging element. The present technology can be applied to, for example, an imaging device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: ATSUSHI YAMAMOTO, KENSAKU MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20220228818
    Abstract: In a heat exchanger, an outer diameter of a plurality of heat transfer pipes is defined as Do, a wall thickness is defined as tP, an area represented by a numerical expression of a row pitch L1×a step pitch L2 is defined as A, and an area represented by a numerical expression of ((Do?2×tP)/2)2×? is defined as B, a relation of Do<5.5 mm, a relation of (0.0219×tP2?0.0185×tP+0.0043)×ln(Do)+(1.6950×tP2+1.8455×tP+1.5416)?B/A?(0.2076×tP2?0.1480×tP+0.0545)×Do{circumflex over (?)}(?0.0021×tP2?0.0528×tP+0.0164), and a relation of B/A<0.0076×tP2?0.0417×tP+0.0574 are satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Akira YATSUYANAGI, Tsuyoshi MAEDA, Akira ISHIBASHI, Atsushi MORITA, Shin NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20220217290
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an imaging device capable of achieving miniaturization and height reduction of a device configuration, reducing generation of a flare or a ghost, preventing separation of a lens. A size relation of “solid-state imaging element>lens non-effective region>lens effective region” is established in a vertical direction with respect to an incident direction of incident light. The present disclosure is applicable to an imaging device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi YAMAMOTO, Kensaku MAEDA
  • Patent number: 11346421
    Abstract: A crimp portion provided to a damping force adjustable shock absorber includes a crimp groove portion provided on an outer peripheral surface of a solenoid case along a circumferential direction thereof, and one end portion of a thin wall portion of a valve case that is contained while being bent in this crimp groove portion. The crimp groove portion includes an inclined surface inclined into a case 40 from a valve case side toward a solenoid case side. Due to this configuration, the damping force adjustable shock absorber can securely fix the solenoid case and the valve case by crimping while reducing a load on a solenoid block and a valve block due to the crimp fixation to a minimum load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Maeda, Daiki Miyazawa
  • Publication number: 20220157763
    Abstract: The object is to provide a technology of controlling warpage of a metal base plate occurring in temperature change from high temperature to room temperature by causing warpage in the metal base plate in temperature change from room temperature to high temperature. A dissimilar metal layer is formed on a surface of a metal base plate. An insulation substrate is joined to a surface of the dissimilar metal layer with a joining material being provided between the insulation substrate and the surface of the dissimilar metal layer, and includes metal plates disposed on both surfaces. ?1>?3>?2 is satisfied, where ?1 represents a linear expansion coefficient of the metal base plate, ?2 represents a linear expansion coefficient of the dissimilar metal layer, and ?3 represents a linear expansion coefficient of the metal plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuya KAWASE, Kei HAYASHI, Fumio WADA, Atsushi MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20220018418
    Abstract: A mounting eye (21) is fastened to a rod by pushing, partially or over an entire periphery, an outer periphery of a joint portion of a mounting eye into an annular groove of the rod. Accordingly, an axial length of a fastening portion can be set shorter than that of a related-art structure (screw fastening), thereby being capable of securing a stroke of the rod of a shock absorber in which the mounting eye is fastened to the rod.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Masato SUEHIRO, Atsushi MAEDA, Yuji NAKAYAMA, Takashi KOZONO, Koichi YAMAKA
  • Publication number: 20210246961
    Abstract: A cylinder apparatus is provided with a stopper mechanism that operates when a piston rod extends and moves toward an upper end portion in an inner cylinder. This stopper mechanism includes a second cylinder provided movably relative to the piston rod and including a bottom portion on an upper end side in the inner cylinder and a cylinder portion extending from the bottom portion toward a lower end side, and a second piston provided so as to be able to move along with a movement of the piston rod to be fitted to the second cylinder. While being configured in this manner, the cylinder apparatus is configured in such a manner that a spring member 21 is provided between the second cylinder and a rod guide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Toshihiro INUZUKA, Urban Anta CARLOS, Atsushi MAEDA, Koji MINAMINO, Aakash PATWA
  • Publication number: 20210197835
    Abstract: An information recording and reproduction device includes a processor including hardware and configured to: acquire first information indicating information relating to a behavior of a driver from a first device mounted in a vehicle; acquire second information indicating information relating to a behavior of the vehicle from a second device mounted in the vehicle; and accumulate the first information and the second information in a memory in a synchronously reproducible manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsushi Maeda, Yuma Ishihara