Patents by Inventor FUJIFILM CORPORATION

FUJIFILM CORPORATION 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: 20140137939
    Abstract: A solar-cell submodule sealed by an adhesive filler. A water-vapor-barrier film, a first adhesive filler layer, and a front-surface protection layer are layered on the front surface side of the solar-cell submodule, and a second adhesive filler layer and a back surface protection layer are layered on the back surface side of the solar cell submodule. A light-absorbing layer in the solar cell submodule comprises a CIGS film, and of the front surface protection layer and back surface protection layer, at least the front surface protection layer includes a plastic sheet. The plastic sheet has a heat-shrinkage ratio of not more than 0.04%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20140061496
    Abstract: There is provided a radiographic imaging device including: a radiation detector including plural radiographic image acquisition pixels that are arranged in a matrix in an imaging region for capturing a radiographic image and that acquire image information representing the radiographic image by converting applied radiation into electric charges and storing the electric charges and plural radiation detection pixels that are arranged in the imaging region, that have mutually different characteristics, and that detect the applied radiation by converting the applied radiation into electric charges and storing the electric charges; and a detecting unit that uses the radiation detection pixels selectively according to the characteristics to detect a state of application of the radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130308750
    Abstract: In a radiographic system and a radiographic image generating method that generate a phase contrast image and an absorption image of an subject, the absorption image in which density irregularity is removed or reduced is generated on the basis of a plurality of pieces of image data obtained for generating the phase contrast image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130300254
    Abstract: A piezoelectric device includes: a substrate; a lower electrode provided on a substrate; a piezoelectric film provided by being laminated on the lower electrode, the piezoelectric film being formed of lead zirconate titanate (PZT) containing 6 at % or more in atomic composition percentage of at least one type of metal element selected from V group and VI group; an oxide electrode layer provided by being laminated on the piezoelectric film; a first metal electrode layer containing an oxidation-resistant precious metal provided by being laminated on the oxide electrode layer; a second metal electrode layer provided by being laminated on the first metal electrode layer; and a wire connected to the second metal electrode layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130296606
    Abstract: A compound represented by formula (I): wherein, in formula (I), R represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atom(s); Ra represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group, or a heterocyclic group; X represents a halogen atom, or an alkyl- or aryl-sulfonyloxy group; L represents a divalent linking group; Z represents a (n+1)-valent organic group; and n represents an integer of 1 to 6, a plurality of Rs and Ras and Xs may be the same or different from each other, respectively, and when n represents 2 to 6, a plurality of Ls may be the same or different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130222887
    Abstract: There is provided an electrophoretic particle which contains a core material particle formed of a composition containing a resin, a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound having any one of an imino group, a methylol group and an alkoxymethyl group in the molecule and a heterocyclic ring having a nitrogen atom, and a coloring agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicants: FUJIFILM CORPORATION, FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD., FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222910
    Abstract: An optical film having: a hard coat layer; an optically anisotropic layer; and a transparent support, wherein the optically anisotropic layer contains a liquid crystalline compound and a binder, the hard coat layer, the transparent support, and the optically anisotropic layer are laminated in this order, a surface of the optically anisotropic layer contains a fluorine-containing compound not forming covalent bond with the binder of the optically anisotropic layer, a surface of the optical film on the hard coat layer-formed side contains a fluorine-containing or silicone series compound being fixed by covalent bond, and a topmost surface properties of the optical film on hard coat layer-formed side satisfies the specific conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222563
    Abstract: An electronic endoscopic apparatus includes an endoscopic scope, an imaging device provided in the endoscopic scope, a signal processing unit processing a captured image signal obtained by the imaging device to generate an observation image, a monitor device displaying the observation image, and a control unit controlling the signal processing unit to generate a high definition observation image and a high sensitivity observation image as the observation image, in which the control unit makes the signal processing unit generate the high sensitivity observation image at the time of screening the inside of the biological body, and generate the high definition observation image at the time of precise inspecting for an interest area in the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222467
    Abstract: An image forming method including applying a treatment liquid; and applying a first ink containing a pigment, water, and polymer particles of with the content is 1.0 mass % to 3.0 mass %, and applying a second ink having a different hue to the first ink onto the applied first ink at an ink droplet speed of 6 m/sec to 10 m/sec to form a multi-color image, in which an interval from a landing time point of the first ink to a landing time point of the second ink is 200 msec or less, and a dot diameter ?2 of the second ink, and a dot diameter ?1 of the second ink in an ink droplet amount equal to an ink droplet amount in the forming of the multi-color image satisfy a relationship of 0.90??2/?1?1.10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130226002
    Abstract: An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus comprises an ultrasound probe including a transducer array for transmitting and receiving ultrasound; a diagnostic apparatus body for generating ultrasound images; a communications cable connecting the ultrasound probe and the apparatus body with each other; an apparatus body-side connector for connecting one end of the communications cable with the diagnostic apparatus body; analog-to-digital converters for processing reception signals from the transducer array; an electrical-to-optical conversion unit for converting the processed reception signals into optical signals; an optical fiber provided in the communications cable in order to transmit the reception signals as optical signals; and an optical-to-electrical conversion unit for converting the transmitted reception signals into electric signals. The diagnostic apparatus body generates an ultrasound image based on the reception signals as converted by the optical-to-electrical conversion unit into electric signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130224074
    Abstract: Higher economic efficiency is ensured in a chromatographic measurement even when a chromatographic measurement apparatus is used at a place with risk of contamination of testing equipment. A chromatographic measurement apparatus includes an apparatus main body and a measurement unit, wherein the apparatus main body and the measurement unit are configured to be capable of wireless communication of a signal representing measurement information obtained by the measurement unit and capable of mutual pairing setting. The apparatus main body includes a storage section for storing the measurement information, an extracting section for extracting, from a signal obtained via wireless communication, a signal from the measurement unit paired with the apparatus main body based on the pairing setting, and a display section for displaying the measurement information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130222553
    Abstract: An image pickup device, comprising: a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements; a first microlens; and a second microlens, which is one microlens provided above n×n (n: 2 or more) of the photoelectric conversion elements laterally and longitudinally adjacent to each other, the second microlens pupil-dividing light entering the microlens for guiding to a light receiving surface of each of the n×n photoelectric conversion elements, the first microlens and the second microlens being provided in a mixed manner so that a two-dimensional image and a three-dimensional image can be respectively generated based on at least a first output signal corresponding to the first microlens and a second output signal corresponding to the second microlens, color filters of any of the colors being provided above the plurality of photoelectric conversion elements, and color filters of a same color being provided to the n×n photoelectric conversion elements corresponding to the second microlens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130224895
    Abstract: A support-heat unit that supports and heats a substrate from the back side of the substrate, a reaction bath having an opening for supplying a CBD reaction solution for forming a film onto a front surface of the substrate, which is supported by the support-heat unit, and a reaction bath forward-backward drive unit that can press the opening onto the front surface of the substrate by moving the reaction bath toward the front surface of the substrate, which is supported by the support-heat unit, and that can detach the opening from the front surface of the substrate by moving the reaction bath away from the front surface of the substrate are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222501
    Abstract: An image forming method has applying an ink composition which includes: at least a pigment, water, and polyvalent (meth)acrylamide of 3.0 mass % or more and 15.0 mass % or less with respect to the entire ink composition as a polymerizable compound, to a coated paper having a pigment layer on at least one surface of a support in which cellulose pulp is a main component, using an ink jet method; at least drying the applied ink composition; and curing the ink composition on the coated paper by irradiating the active energy rays at an illuminance of 1 W/cm2 or more and 2 W/cm2 or less to the ink composition which has undergone drying processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fujifilm Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130223101
    Abstract: The light guide plate includes two or more layers superposed on each other in a direction substantially perpendicular to a light exit surface and containing scattering particles at different particle concentrations. The thicknesses of the two or more layers in the direction substantially perpendicular to the light exit surface are changed so that the combined particle concentration of the light guide plate has, in a direction perpendicular to at least one light incidence surface, a first local maximum value on at least one side closer to the at least one light incidence surface and a second local maximum value located at a position farther from the at least one light incidence surface than at least one position of the first local maximum value and being larger than the first local maximum value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130222313
    Abstract: An image editing apparatus has editing functions for editing a still image displayed on a screen of an LCD. The image editing apparatus is provided with a touch panel, a judgment section, and a display controller. The judgment section determines which of the editing functions is requested to be executed, in accordance with how a second touch operation is performed while a first touch operation on the still image on the touch panel is maintained. The display controller executes the editing function determined by the judgment section, and displays an edited image on the LCD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222883
    Abstract: There is provided a display particles including: a copolymer having a repeating unit corresponding to a vinyl compound represented by the following Formula (1) and a repeating unit corresponding to a compound with a polar group and an ethylenically unsaturated bond: Ar?H2C?CH2)n??Formula (1) wherein Ar represents an unsubstituted aromatic ring or an aromatic ring substituted with an alkyl group having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms or an aryl group having from 6 to 12 carbon atoms, and n represents an integer of from 1 to 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicants: FUJIFILM CORPORATION, FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Fujifilm Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222479
    Abstract: There is provided an inkjet recording apparatus including: plural jetting heads that jet respectively different types of photocurable color inks onto a conveyed recording medium and which, when layer-jetting the different types of photocurable color inks onto the recording medium, first jet the photocurable color ink having the largest light blocking effect among the plural photocurable color inks that the plural jetting heads layer-jet; and an irradiation device that applies light to the photocurable color inks that have been jetted onto the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20130222546
    Abstract: A plurality of pixels PD1, PD2 for detecting the phase difference are treated as a pixel group, and a slit 46, which makes incident light entering into each of the pixels of the pixel group PD1, PD2 asymmetrical, is formed in between optical elements (microlenses) 43 formed at an upper layer at the light-entering side of the pixel group PD1, PD2, and in between intermediate refractive-index layers 45. The side faces of the slit 46 are made to be light reflecting faces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130222676
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus, including: an image formation lens having focal lengths different in every region; a light receiving section having light receiving elements; optical elements corresponding to a plurality of the light receiving elements to make the corresponding light receiving elements receive an object light beam that passed through predetermined pupil regions in an exit pupil of the image formation lens; and an image generation section, wherein in the case of selecting, for generation of the image of the object, any one of the pupil regions in the exit pupil through which an object light beam passes, the image generation section selects, based on an object distance and focal lengths each corresponding to a plurality of the pupil regions of the exit pupil, at least one of the pupil regions through which an object light beam that forms an image at a position of the light receiving section passes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: Fujifilm Corporation
    Inventor: Fujifilm Corporation