Patents by Inventor Atsushi Takahashi

Atsushi Takahashi 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: 20190146372
    Abstract: An optical writing device includes: a light emitting member on which a plurality of light emitting elements are arranged in a row; and a holding member on which a plurality of projections are arranged at intervals. In the optical writing device, a rear surface of the light emitting member opposite to a light emitting surface of the light emitting member contacts tops of the projections, and the light emitting member is fixed to the holding member via adhesives disposed on two opposite sides of each of the projections in a short direction of the holding member on the holding member so as to be separated from the projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Takahiro Matsuo, Atsushi Nagaoka, Masahiko Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20190146546
    Abstract: An operation device includes an operation unit including an operation body worked by an operator's manipulation; a position detecting part detecting a position of the operation body; and a display unit displaying a position of the operation body. The display unit includes an operation member, a supporting body, and a movable load applying mechanism including a movable member, a magnetic generating mechanism, a magnetorheological fluid, and an operation controlling part. The display unit includes a display part displaying the operation position. A display controlling part PS controls a display. A controller is included to control the operation controlling part and the display controlling part. In a control method of the operation device, the controller controls to display a state of the operation position of the operation body on the display part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Atsushi GOTO, Kazunari TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10286657
    Abstract: Provided are an inkjet printing apparatus and a recovery processing method which can suppress occurrence of defective ejection and can suppress an ink consumption amount. For that purpose, information relating to a condensation degree of ink is obtained, and ejection operation is made in accordance with the obtained condensation degree of ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Rinako Kameshima, Minoru Teshigawara, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10287524
    Abstract: A method for storing a modified coal includes a pile forming step of forming a pile by stacking a blended coal of an agglomerate-shaped coal and a powdery modified coal. The modified coal has a content of particles having a particle diameter of 2 mm or less of 35% by mass or more. The pile formed in the pile forming step has a packing density of 1.0 g/cm3 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Toru Higuchi, Takuo Shigehisa, Yoichi Takahashi, Atsushi Furuya
  • Patent number: 10271734
    Abstract: A photoacoustic apparatus comprises a light source; an irradiation unit configured to radiate light from the light source to an object that contains a contrast agent; a receiving unit configured to receive acoustic waves generated when the contrast agent absorbs the light radiated by the irradiation unit and output an electrical signal; a correction processing unit configured to correct a signal strength of the electrical signal, based on a temporal change in a concentration of the contrast agent contained in the object; and an acquiring unit configured to acquire characteristics information on the object, based on the electrical signal that has been corrected by the correction processing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuki Fukui, Atsushi Takahashi, Satoshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 10265951
    Abstract: An inkjet printing apparatus and its control method which can suppress defective ejection and wasteful ink consumption are provided. For that purpose, pigment density Nx of the ink in a circulation path is calculated, and the ink in the circulation path is discharged on the basis of the pigment density Nx.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takatoshi Nakano, Minoru Teshigawara, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa, Rinako Kameshima
  • Patent number: 10245329
    Abstract: The present invention provides contrast agents for photoacoustic imaging which exhibit high degrees of accumulation in tumor and low degrees of retention in the blood and can be administered into the blood. The contrast agents for photoacoustic imaging include a conjugate of a dye and a polyethyleneglycol represented by Formula (1), (5), (6), or (7) and an additive represented by Formula (301).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuki Fukui, Atsushi Takahashi, Daisuke Sasaguri, Kouichi Kato, Fumiko Tomatsu, Keigo Mizusawa
  • Publication number: 20190061982
    Abstract: Provided is a highly reliable box-opening device being capable of suppressing failures of a box-opening action regardless of a size of a cardboard box sheet. The box-opening device unfolds a sheet in which first and second side surfaces and third and fourth side surfaces overlap, and forms a square-tube-shaped cardboard box. The box-opening device may have a suction disk to grasp the first side surface, a main arm having suction disks to grasp the fourth side surface and changing a posture while grasping the fourth side surface, and a control part to control a movement of the main arm so that an initial action, in which a gap is formed between the first and second side surfaces and the third and fourth side surfaces, and a main action that follows the initial action, are executed as an action of unfolding the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Tatsuya IWASA, Atsushi TAKAHASHI, Yuji YOKOTA, Takeshi NOGUCHI, Tatsuya ARIMATSU, Hiroshi OKANO
  • Patent number: 10207506
    Abstract: There is provided an inkjet printing apparatus that can execute a recovery process appropriate for a print head according to a use condition of the inkjet printing apparatus. Therefore a recovery operation is performed based upon both an elapsed time in a non-use state where the printing is not performed and an elapsed time from the previous recovery process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Osamu Iwasaki, Tomoyuki Tenkawa, Atsushi Takahashi, Kei Kosaka
  • Publication number: 20190047290
    Abstract: There is provided an inkjet printing apparatus capable of properly determining full capacity of a waste ink tank with less errors. To achieve this, full capacity of the waste ink tank is determined based on an amount of waste ink discharged after a point when a detection pin provided on an absorber in a waste ink tank detects ink and an amount of waste ink discharged over a past predetermined period of time before the point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10195296
    Abstract: The present invention provides contrast agents for photoacoustic imaging which exhibit high degrees of accumulation in tumor and low degrees of retention in the blood and can be administered into the blood. The contrast agents for photoacoustic imaging include a conjugate of a dye and a polyethyleneglycol represented by Formula (1), (5), (6), or (7) and an additive represented by Formula (301).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuki Fukui, Atsushi Takahashi, Daisuke Sasaguri, Kouichi Kato, Fumiko Tomatsu, Keigo Mizusawa
  • Publication number: 20190027538
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a first interconnect extending in a first direction, a plurality of second interconnects extending in a second direction different from the first direction, and a plurality of first insulators provided alternately with the second interconnects. The device further includes a resistance change film provided between the first interconnect and at least one of the second interconnects and including a first metal layer or a first semiconductor layer that includes a first face provided on a first interconnect side and a second face provided on a second interconnect side, at least any of the first face and the second face having a curved plane shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi Sawa, Kazuhisa Matsuda, Atsushi Takahashi, Takaumi Morita, Masayuki Tanaka, Shinji Mori, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Yuta Saito, Kenichiro Toratani, Hisashi Okuchi
  • Publication number: 20190022967
    Abstract: A box-making apparatus includes an electronic controller assesses abnormalities in the affixing of tape on the basis of a timing at which a cardboard box passes a detection position Pd, and a timing at which a tape roll starts or stops an action of unreeling the tape. The electronic controller assesses abnormalities in the affixing of tape also when there is a discrepancy of at least a predetermined amount between the timing at which the cardboard box passes the detection position and the timing at which the tape roll starts or stops the action of unreeling the tape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Yuichi NAKAMURA, Atsushi TAKAHASHI, Tatsuya IWASA
  • Publication number: 20190009548
    Abstract: There is provided an inkjet printing apparatus having a configuration of capping and sucking an ejection opening surface for ejecting a plurality of types of inks by using one cap member, in which the inks in the cap member can be sucked and removed evenly. To achieved this, a cap member is provided with a suction opening for externally discharging ink absorbed by an absorber in the cap member. The suction opening is formed in a position where the suction opening does not face first ejection openings for ejecting ink that may not easily stagnate and faces the second ejection openings for ejecting ink that may easily stagnate in a case where the cap member caps an ejection opening surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Noriko Sato, Hiroshi Nakai, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Publication number: 20190009590
    Abstract: To normally perform a preliminary ejection after a cleaning process. Provided is a recording apparatus including: a recording head that includes an ejection component that ejects a liquid; a circulation unit configured to perform a circulation operation of circulating the liquid in a circulation route including the recording head; a cleaning mechanism that performs a cleaning process with respect to the recording head; and a preliminary ejection unit configured to perform a preliminary ejection operation of preliminarily ejecting the liquid from the ejection component. The cleaning mechanism performs the cleaning process in a state in which circulation of the liquid is stopped, and at least one of the circulation operation by the circulation unit and the preliminary ejection operation by the preliminary ejection unit is performed after the cleaning process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Takuya Fukasawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Yoshinori Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20190009522
    Abstract: There is provided an inkjet printing apparatus including: a print head having an ejection opening surface on which a first ejection opening array capable of ejecting a first ink and a second ejection opening array capable of ejecting a second ink are arranged; a cap member; and a print controller configured to cause the first and the second ejection opening arrays to perform preliminary ejection to an inside of the cap member, and to cause the first ejection opening array to perform preliminary ejection in a first relative position and cause the second ejection opening array to perform preliminary ejection in a second relative position, wherein, on the cap member, a position in which the second ink lands by the preliminary ejection overlaps with an area where the first ink lands by the preliminary ejection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Takuya Fukasawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Hiroshi Nakai, Noriko Sato
  • Publication number: 20190009553
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid ejecting apparatus including: a print head having an ejection opening surface on which an ejection opening array for ejecting a liquid is provided in a first direction; a cap unit for protecting the ejection opening array; a moving unit configured to relatively move the print head and the cap unit; a first positioning portion for locating the print head and the cap unit in a first relative position where the print head and the cap unit come into contact with each other; and a second positioning portion for locating the print head and the cap unit in a second relative position where the print head and the cap unit come into contact with each other, the second relative position being different from the first relative position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakai, Noriko Sato, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Publication number: 20190001670
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to bring a print head into a liquid ejectable state while reducing waste ink. The present invention is a printing apparatus including: a tank in which liquid is stored; a print head that comprises an ejection port surface on which an ejection port is formed, the ejection port ejecting the liquid which is supplied from the tank; a cap mechanism that caps the ejection port surface of the print head; a timer that counts a time during which the ejection port surface is capped; and a circulation unit configured to circulate the liquid in a circulation path including the tank and the print head, and in a case where the timer counts a predetermined time, the circulation unit circulates the liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Takuya Fukasawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Yoshinori Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20180355095
    Abstract: A polyamideimide resin composition containing: (A) a polyamideimide resin which has isocyanate groups at the terminals and in which at least a portion of the isocyanate groups are blocked with a blocking agent selected from the group consisting of alcohols, oximes and lactams, (B) N-formylmorpholine, and (C) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Atsushi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20180345304
    Abstract: A spindle device (10) includes a rotating shaft (12) having a plurality of turbine blades (11) provided in a circumferential direction, a housing configured to accommodate therein the rotating shaft (12), and a gas bearing (40) mounted to the housing (20) and configured to float and support the rotating shaft (12) to the housing (20) in a contactless manner by supply of a gas. The rotating shaft (12) is configured to be rotatively driven by jetting gas to the plurality of turbine blades (11). The plurality of turbine blades (11) overlaps the gas bearing (40) in an axial direction. Therefore, there is provided the spindle device having a flat configuration in which an axial length is short and capable of implementing miniaturization and weight saving.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: NSK LTD.
    Inventors: Naoya KOBAYASHI, Atsushi TAKAHASHI