Patents by Inventor Eiji Sato

Eiji Sato 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: 20210351219
    Abstract: Effective use is achieved of a region in a proximity of a joining plane of semiconductor substrates in a semiconductor device including a stacked semiconductor substrate in which multilayer wiring layers of a plurality of semiconductor substrates are electrically connected to each other. The stacked semiconductor substrate includes plural semiconductor substrates on each of which a multilayer wiring layer is formed. In this stacked semiconductor substrate, the multilayer wiring layers are joined together and electrically connected to each other. In the proximity of a joining plane of the plurality of semiconductor substrates, a conductor is formed. This conductor is formed such that it is electrified in a direction of the joining plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime YAMAGISHI, Eiji SATO, Akira YAMAZAKI, Takayuki SEKIHARA, Makoto HAYAFUCHI, Syunsuke ISHIZAKI
  • Publication number: 20210339963
    Abstract: A paste coating apparatus includes a first feeder that feeds a first belt, a mounter that joins one end portion of each of a plurality of electronic components to the first belt, a first coater that coats paste on the other end portion of each of the plurality of electronic components mounted on the first belt, a first dryer that dries the paste, a second feeder that feeds a second belt, a transfer device that transfers the plurality of electronic components from the first belt to the second belt, a second coater that coats the paste on the one end portion of each of the plurality of electronic components mounted on the second belt, a second dryer that dries the paste, and a collection device that winds and collects the second belt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hitoshi SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210308717
    Abstract: An electronic component manufacturing method includes a blotting process of bringing a conductive paste applied to an end portion of each electronic component body held by a jig into contact with a surface of a surface plate. The blotting process includes simultaneous performance of a distance changing process of changing the distance between an end face of each electronic component body and the surface of the surface plate and a position changing process of changing a two-dimensional position where the end face of the electronic component body is projected on the surface of the surface plate in such a manner that the direction of the movement of two-dimensional position in parallel to the surface of the surface plate successively varies (e.g., along a circular path).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hitoshi SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11125654
    Abstract: An abnormality cause identifying system for a device including a rotating member includes: acceleration sensors, a pickup sensor, and a temperature sensor, which observe a state of a rotating member and acquire a measurement data piece; a measurement data piece converting portion configured to convert the measurement data piece into two or more new-format conversion data pieces that are different from each other; and an abnormality cause identifying portion configured to identify an abnormality cause of the device by analyzing the conversion data pieces created by the measurement data piece converting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Eiji Sato, Hisao Wada
  • Publication number: 20210285106
    Abstract: A film deposition apparatus includes: a chamber having a film deposition gas introduced thereinto and exhausted therefrom, in which film deposition with the film deposition gas is performed on an object to be treated; and a film conveying part disposed in the chamber and conveying in a roll-to-roll manner a long film that is the object to be treated. The film conveying part includes: a rotatable roller with part of whose peripheral surface the long film comes into contact; and a nozzle pipe for spraying an inert gas onto a region of the roller, the region being not covered by the long film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hitoshi SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11052422
    Abstract: An electronic component manufacturing method includes a blotting process of bringing a conductive paste applied to an end portion of each electronic component body held by a jig into contact with a surface of a surface plate. The blotting process includes simultaneous performance of a distance changing process of changing the distance between an end face of each electronic component body and the surface of the surface plate and a position changing process of changing a two-dimensional position where the end face of the electronic component body is projected on the surface of the surface plate in such a manner that the direction of the movement of two-dimensional position in parallel to the surface of the surface plate successively varies (e.g., along a circular path).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji Sato, Hitoshi Sakamoto
  • Publication number: 20210147979
    Abstract: A method for forming a coating film on a powder includes: a dispersion step of setting a container having contained the powder P in a main body of a dispersion device, and dispersing the powder in the container by the main body of the dispersion device; and an ALD step for forming the coating film on a surface of the powder, by setting the container having been removed from the main body of the dispersion device in a main body of an ALD apparatus in such a state that gas can be introduced and be exhausted, introducing a gas for performing an ALD cycle into the container, filling the container with the gas, and then exhausting the gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hitoshi SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210107081
    Abstract: A control method for gas-shielded arc welding includes providing a normal arc period in which the welding current is maintained at a setting current Icc set in advance, and providing a separation control period after the separation timing of the molten droplet is detected in the normal arc period, the separation control period including a current decreasing section, a current maintaining section, and a current increasing section. In the separation control period, at least one of the following controls for preventing a short circuit is performed: control of an output voltage, control of a feeding speed, and control of a gas ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
    Inventors: Baini JO, Shogo NAKATSUKASA, Akira OGAWA, Eiji SATO
  • Publication number: 20210088418
    Abstract: An abnormality cause identifying system for a device including a rotating member includes: acceleration sensors, a pickup sensor, and a temperature sensor, which observe a state of a rotating member and acquire a measurement data piece; a measurement data piece converting portion configured to convert the measurement data piece into two or more new-format conversion data pieces that are different from each other; and an abnormality cause identifying portion configured to identify an abnormality cause of the device by analyzing the conversion data pieces created by the measurement data piece converting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hisao WADA
  • Publication number: 20210000007
    Abstract: A work vehicle includes a cutter device for cutting plant in a field, a storage section for storing plant cut by the cutter device, an inclination angle sensor for detecting an inclination angle ((?d)) of the vehicle body, a display device for displaying the inclination angle detected by the inclination angle sensor, and a reporting device for reporting the inclination angle exceeding a permissible inclination angle ((?a)).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Kawamoto, Eiji Sato, Yuta Horibe, Takashi Kumashiro, Tomohisa Yamamoto, Akihito Mihara
  • Patent number: 10851392
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a methacrylic acid ester using a biocatalyst, said method comprising a step for treating methacrylyl-CoA with an alcohol or phenol in the presence of an alcohol acyltransferase to synthesize the methacrylic acid ester. According to this production method, a methacrylic acid ester can be efficiently produced while largely reducing energy, resource and environmental load, compared with the conventional chemical production processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Eiji Sato, Fujio Yu, Wataru Mizunashi, Eiji Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10820492
    Abstract: A work vehicle includes a cutter device for cutting plant in a field, a storage section for storing plant cut by the cutter device, an inclination angle sensor for detecting an inclination angle ((?d)) of the vehicle body, a display device for displaying the inclination angle detected by the inclination angle sensor, and a reporting device for reporting the inclination angle exceeding a permissible inclination angle ((?a)).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Kawamoto, Eiji Sato, Yuta Horibe, Takashi Kumashiro, Tomohisa Yamamoto, Akihito Mihara
  • Publication number: 20200281124
    Abstract: In a riding-type mower, a vehicle body includes a rear portion in which a pair of right/left vehicle body frames extend in a front-rear direction relative to the vehicle body, with a gap therebetween in a lateral width direction. A mowing device is configured to discharge mown grass rearward relative to the vehicle body such that the mown grass falls onto the ground. A cover is provided in a bottom portion of the vehicle body, at a position that is rearward of the mowing device, and covers a gap between the pair of right/left vehicle body frames.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuaki Nogami, Yoshikazu Togoshi, Takahiro Shiraga, Eiji Sato, Seiya Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10694676
    Abstract: In a riding-type mower, a vehicle body includes a rear portion in which a pair of right/left vehicle body frames extend in a front-rear direction relative to the vehicle body, with a gap therebetween in a lateral width direction. A mowing device is configured to discharge mown grass rearward relative to the vehicle body such that the mown grass falls onto the ground. A cover is provided in a bottom portion of the vehicle body, at a position that is rearward of the mowing device, and covers a gap between the pair of right/left vehicle body frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuaki Nogami, Yoshikazu Togoshi, Takahiro Shiraga, Eiji Sato, Seiya Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10693325
    Abstract: A contactless power transfer apparatus includes an E-class amplifier having a coil configured to store an amount of energy for use in contactless power transfer and a field-effect transistor for controlling a current that flows in the coil, and an arrester provided between a drain terminal and a source terminal of the field-effect transistor and configured to be operated in response to application of a voltage having a voltage value lower than an absolute maximum rated voltage value between the drain and the source of the field-effect transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Hosiden Corporation
    Inventors: Eiji Sato, Hiroshi Ema
  • Publication number: 20200147639
    Abstract: An electronic component manufacturing apparatus has a holding member for holding an electronic component body, a surface plate, a moving unit that causes the holding member and the surface plate to relatively move, and a control unit that controls the moving unit. The control unit causes the moving unit to simultaneously perform a distance changing movement for changing, by shortening or extending, the distance between an end face of each electronic component body and a surface of the surface plate, and a position changing movement for changing a two-dimensional position where the end face of the electronic component body is projected on the surface of the surface plate in such a manner that the direction in which the two-dimensional position moves in parallel with the surface of the surface plate successively varies (for example, along a circular path).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hitoshi SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10570426
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a methacrylic acid ester using a biocatalyst, said method comprising a step of reacting an alcohol or a phenol with methacrylyl-CoA in the presence of an alcohol acyltransferase originated from a plant selected from the group consisting of a plant belonging to the genus Osmanthus, a plant belonging to the genus Vitis, a plant belonging to the genus Citrus, a plant belonging to the genus Durio, a plant belonging to the genus Magnolia and a plant belonging to the genus Chamaemelum to thereby synthesize the methacrylic acid ester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Asano, Eiji Sato, Fujio Yu, Wataru Mizunashi
  • Publication number: 20200016624
    Abstract: An electronic component manufacturing method includes a blotting process of bringing a conductive paste applied to an end portion of each electronic component body held by a jig into contact with a surface of a surface plate. The blotting process includes simultaneous performance of a distance changing process of changing the distance between an end face of each electronic component body and the surface of the surface plate and a position changing process of changing a two-dimensional position where the end face of the electronic component body is projected on the surface of the surface plate in such a manner that the direction of the movement of two-dimensional position in parallel to the surface of the surface plate successively varies (e.g., along a circular path).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Creative Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji SATO, Hitoshi SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10447081
    Abstract: There is provided a secondary coil module receiving supply of electric power via a primary coil by contactless power transfer technique. The secondary coil module includes a core formed of magnetic material, the core having a tubular portion in the form of a tube and a bottom portion formed integral with the tubular portion in such a manner as to close an opening of the tubular portion formed at one axial end portion thereof, a storage battery accommodated within an accommodation space provided inside the tubular portion and configured to be charged by the power via the primary coil and a coil winding disposed outside the core and on the side of the bottom portion of the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Hosiden Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ema, Fumio Ohta, Eiji Sato
  • Patent number: D884557
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: Hitachi, Ltd., Central Japan Railway Company, A & F Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinobu Abe, Tohru Watanabe, Kiyoshi Morita, Takashi Furukawa, Yuuji Ueno, Hajime Ito, Yuichi Ahiko, Hiroki Shimoyama, Tadashi Fujii, Eiji Sato, Kyohei Suzuki, Tetsuo Fukuda, Ichiro Fukuda