Patents by Inventor Hideo Adachi

Hideo Adachi 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: 20190259917
    Abstract: A light source device includes a mounted substrate which is a multi-layered substrate, a semiconductor light-emitting device which emits a laser beam, a wavelength-converting member which radiates fluorescence by being irradiated with the laser beam emitted from the semiconductor light-emitting device as an excitation light, a state detection circuit, an electric field effect type transistor which adjusts an electric current amount applied to the semiconductor light-emitting device upon receipt of an output from the state detection circuit, and an external connecting member, and the semiconductor light-emitting device, the state detection circuit, the transistor, and the external connecting member are mounted on the single mounted substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YAMANAKA, Kenichi MATSUMOTO, Hideo YAMAGUCHI, Wakahiko OKAZAKI, Yasuhiko ENAMI, Taku KOBAYASHI, Kazuki ADACHI, Hirotaka UENO
  • Publication number: 20190212304
    Abstract: An inspection operator can perform a hammering inspection without operation to move an inspection device to a location to be inspected, and the hammering inspection can also be performed to the location to be inspected where a vehicle has difficulty in entering. An inspection system includes a flying device including a hammering inspection unit that performs an inspection and a flying unit that flies with the hammering inspection unit, a ground-side device that is fixedly installed at a position relative to a location to be inspected and detects a position of the flying device, and a flight instruction unit that controls the flying device in such a way that a forwarding direction of the flying device is a direction from the ground-side device to the location to be inspected based on the position of the flying device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiaki YAMASHITA, Hideo ADACHI, Michitaro SHOZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190088432
    Abstract: A contact device includes a main contact mechanism including a pair of main fixed contacts and a main movable contact elastically supported by a movable shaft and disposed to contact with and separate from the pair of main fixed contacts; an auxiliary contact mechanism disposed at a different position from the main contact mechanism, and including a pair of auxiliary fixed contacts and an auxiliary movable contact disposed in an insulating auxiliary contact holding member connected to the movable shaft to contact with and separate from the pair of auxiliary fixed contacts; and a contact housing portion housing the main contact mechanism and the auxiliary contact mechanism. The movable shaft includes a main contact support portion for supporting the main movable contact, and an auxiliary contact support portion for supporting the auxiliary contact holding member. The main contact support portion is divided from the auxiliary contact support portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Yuki TASHIMA, Kouetsu TAKAYA, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Yuya SAKURAI, Koujun KONISHI
  • Publication number: 20190066956
    Abstract: There is provided a contact device including an accommodating case that accommodates a main contact point mechanism having fixed contacts, an external terminal that is disposed outside the accommodating case, and a terminal board that passes through the accommodating case and electrically connects the fixed contacts and the external terminal together. The terminal board has a bent portion surface-contacting with side surfaces of the accommodating case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Koujun KONISHI, Yuya SAKURAI, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Kouetsu TAKAYA
  • Patent number: 10170261
    Abstract: The contact device includes a main contact mechanism that includes a pair of main fixed contacts and a main movable contact elastically supported by a movable shaft and disposed to be contactable with and separable from the pair of main fixed contacts, an auxiliary contact mechanism that includes a pair of auxiliary fixed contacts and auxiliary movable contacts disposed in an auxiliary contact holding member connected to the movable shaft so as to be contactable with and separable from the pair of auxiliary fixed contacts, and a contact housing portion that houses the main contact mechanism and the auxiliary contact mechanism. The movable shaft has a main contact support portion supporting the main movable contact and an auxiliary contact support portion supporting the auxiliary contact holding member. The main contact support portion and the auxiliary contact support portion are connected to each other via the auxiliary contact holding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Tashima, Kouetsu Takaya, Hideo Adachi, Yasuhiro Naka, Yuya Sakurai, Koujun Konishi
  • Patent number: 10153115
    Abstract: To provide an electromagnetic contactor that enables electrical connection work of connecting the electromagnetic contactor to another electrical component disposed in a current path to be performed easily and efficiently. An electromagnetic contactor includes a main contact portion; an auxiliary contact portion; a contact housing case that houses the main contact portion and the auxiliary contact portion; an electromagnet unit that drives a movable plunger coupled to a connecting shaft of the main contact portion; main contact electrodes project out of a case wall of the contact housing case to an outside; auxiliary contact electrodes that are connected to a pair of fixed contacts of the auxiliary contact portion and project out of the case wall to an outside; and an auxiliary contact external terminal portion that is connected to the auxiliary contact electrodes and is arranged on a portion of the case wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouetsu Takaya, Yuki Tashima, Hideo Adachi, Yasuhiro Naka, Koujun Konishi
  • Publication number: 20180269017
    Abstract: A contact device includes a main contact mechanism including a pair of main stationary contact members and a main movable contact member; an auxiliary contact mechanism disposed at a position different from that of the main contact mechanism and including auxiliary stationary contact members and auxiliary movable contact members; a movable shaft configured to operate the main movable contact member and the auxiliary movable contact member in conjunction with each other; rod-shaped auxiliary terminals electrically connected to the auxiliary stationary contact members; a cover plate having holes through which the auxiliary terminals penetrate; an insulating case configured to house the main contact mechanism and the auxiliary contact mechanism and including an auxiliary terminal case section configured to separate the main contact mechanism and the auxiliary contact mechanism from each other; and a cylindrical body covering the insulating case exteriorly and joined to the cover plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Koujun KONISHI, Yuki TASHIMA, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Kouetsu TAKAYA, Yuya SAKURAI
  • Patent number: 10032585
    Abstract: There is provided an electromagnetic contactor which can easily and inexpensively change the DC operation type to the AC operation type. The electromagnetic contactor includes an electromagnet that opens and closes a contact by using DC excitation of a coil, a lower case that accommodates the electromagnet, external coil terminals that are disposed in the lower case beside the electromagnet, and a substrate that is accommodated in the lower case, and that has a rectifier circuit whose input side is connected to the external coil terminals and whose output side is connected to the coil so as to output a DC after converting an input AC to the DC. An inner surface of the lower case has a groove between the electromagnet and the external coil terminals. The substrate is held by being inserted into the groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouetsu Takaya, Yuki Tashima, Hideo Adachi, Yasuhiro Naka, Koujun Konishi
  • Publication number: 20180197707
    Abstract: To provide an electromagnetic contactor that enables electrical connection work of connecting the electromagnetic contactor to another electrical component disposed in a current path to be performed easily and efficiently. An electromagnetic contactor includes a main contact portion; an auxiliary contact portion; a contact housing case that houses the main contact portion and the auxiliary contact portion; an electromagnet unit that drives a movable plunger coupled to a connecting shaft of the main contact portion; main contact electrodes project out of a case wall of the contact housing case to an outside; auxiliary contact electrodes that are connected to a pair of fixed contacts of the auxiliary contact portion and project out of the case wall to an outside; and an auxiliary contact external terminal portion that is connected to the auxiliary contact electrodes and is arranged on a portion of the case wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Kouetsu TAKAYA, Yuki TASHIMA, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Koujun KONISHI
  • Publication number: 20180158635
    Abstract: There is provided an electromagnetic contactor that ensures appropriately preventing a foreign matter from invading an auxiliary contact mechanism housing chamber from a main contact mechanism housing chamber via a through-hole on a partition wall; and a foreign matter from invading the main contact mechanism housing chamber from the auxiliary contact mechanism housing chamber via the through-hole on the partition wall. With an electromagnetic contactor (1), a main contact mechanism housing chamber (A) and an auxiliary contact mechanism housing chamber (B) are partitioned by a partition wall (10). The partition wall (10) has a through-hole (10a) through which a coupling shaft (34) is inserted. A foreign matter invasion prevention mechanism (60) is provided at a peripheral area of the through-hole (10a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Yuki TASHIMA, Kouetsu TAKAYA, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Yuya SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20180158634
    Abstract: There is provided an electromagnetic contactor which can easily and inexpensively change the DC operation type to the AC operation type. The electromagnetic contactor includes an electromagnet that opens and closes a contact by using DC excitation of a coil, a lower case that accommodates the electromagnet, external coil terminals that are disposed in the lower case beside the electromagnet, and a substrate that is accommodated in the lower case, and that has a rectifier circuit whose input side is connected to the external coil terminals and whose output side is connected to the coil so as to output a DC after converting an input AC to the DC. An inner surface of the lower case has a groove between the electromagnet and the external coil terminals. The substrate is held by being inserted into the groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Kouetsu TAKAYA, Yuki TASHIMA, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Koujun KONISHI
  • Publication number: 20180144893
    Abstract: To provide an electromagnetic contactor that allows the extension space for arcs to be enlarged without having to enlarge the size in a direction in which a main contact mechanism housing chamber and an auxiliary contact mechanism housing chamber are arranged. An electromagnetic contactor includes a partitioning wall for partitioning a main contact mechanism housing chamber and an auxiliary contact mechanism housing chamber. The partitioning wall has a pair of arc extension recesses that is formed by indenting the partitioning wall toward the side of the auxiliary contact mechanism housing chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koujun Konishi, Kouetsu Takaya, Hideo Adachi, Yasuhiro Naka, Yuki Tashima
  • Publication number: 20180144894
    Abstract: A contact device and an electromagnetic contactor using the contact device. The contact device has: a main contact including a pair of fixed contact elements arranged at a predetermined distance from each other and a movable contact element elastically supported by a connecting shaft and arranged to be contactable with and separable from the pair of fixed contact elements; an auxiliary contact arranged at a position different from the main contact and including a pair of fixed contacts arranged at a predetermined distance from each other and a movable contact connected to the connecting shaft and arranged to be contactable with and separable from the pair of fixed contacts; a contact housing configured to house the main contact and the auxiliary contact; and external connection terminals electrically connected to the pair of fixed contacts of the auxiliary contact and projecting from the contact housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouetsu TAKAYA, Yuki Tashima, Hideo Adachi, Yasuhiro Naka, Yuya Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20170358413
    Abstract: The contact device includes a main contact mechanism that includes a pair of main fixed contacts and a main movable contact elastically supported by a movable shaft and disposed to be contactable with and separable from the pair of main fixed contacts, an auxiliary contact mechanism that includes a pair of auxiliary fixed contacts and auxiliary movable contacts disposed in an auxiliary contact holding member connected to the movable shaft so as to be contactable with and separable from the pair of auxiliary fixed contacts, and a contact housing portion that houses the main contact mechanism and the auxiliary contact mechanism. The movable shaft has a main contact support portion supporting the main movable contact and an auxiliary contact support portion supporting the auxiliary contact holding member. The main contact support portion and the auxiliary contact support portion are connected to each other via the auxiliary contact holding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Yuki TASHIMA, Kouetsu TAKAYA, Hideo ADACHI, Yasuhiro NAKA, Yuya SAKURAI, Koujun KONISHI
  • Patent number: 8930169
    Abstract: A capacitive ultrasonic transducer (c-MUT) comprising a silicon substrate and a transducer element which comprises transducer cells, each of which is constituted by a first electrode equipped on the top surface of the silicon substrate, a second electrode placed opposite to the first electrode with a predetermined gap therefrom and a membrane for supporting the second electrode, wherein a trench is equipped between the adjacent transducers and a conductive film is formed in the trench.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Hideo Adachi, Katsuhiro Wakabayashi, Akiko Mizunuma, Atsushi Osawa, Tatsuo Kaimai, Shinji Yasunaga, Kiyoshi Nemoto, Miyuki Murakami, Kousei Tamiya, Yu Kondo
  • Patent number: 8740800
    Abstract: An ultrasonic transducer according to the invention includes a flexible sheet, a rigid body portion including a lower electrode made of at least a thin-film conductive material on a surface of the flexible sheet, a dividing portion which divides the rigid body portion into segments, and a plurality of transducer elements including the divided rigid body portion, has at least one transducer cell composed of one of the segments, an insulating partition portion bonded to the segment, an air gap portion surrounded by the partition portion, an upper electrode opposed to the lower electrode extending to the partition portion to sandwich the air gap portion therebetween, and an upper insulating layer formed on the upper electrode, and includes an upper protection film which continuously covers a surface portion of the transducer elements and the dividing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignees: Olympus Medical Systems Corp., Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Katsuhiro Wakabayashi, Hideo Adachi, Mamoru Hasegawa, Kazuya Matsumoto, Ryo Ohta
  • Patent number: 8398551
    Abstract: It becomes possible to obtain high sound pressure in a high frequency domain by a capacitive ultrasonic transducer which comprises a membrane on which one electrode is formed, a cavity constructed in its backface, and a substrate on which these are mounted and supported and on whose surface an electrode is provided, on a surface in an ultrasonic transmission and reception side, characterized in that the membrane comprises tow or more layers, and at least one layer of them comprises a high dielectric constant film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Hideo Adachi, Yukihiko Sawada, Katsuhiro Wakabayashi, Akiko Mizunuma, Takuya Imahashi, Etsuko Omura, Yoshiyuki Okuno, Shuji Otani, Miyuki Murakami, Kiyoshi Nemoto, Kozaburo Suzuki, Naomi Shimoda
  • Patent number: 8381594
    Abstract: An acoustic transducer has a first transducer which transmits an acoustic primary wave having two frequency components, and a second transducer which, in order to receive a reflected wave of an acoustic secondary wave generated with propagation of the acoustic primary wave, is disposed so that a region for receiving the reflected wave is superimposed on the first transducer as seen along the direction of transmission of the acoustic primary wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
    Inventors: Hideo Adachi, Tomoo Kamakura
  • Patent number: D787449
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Tashima, Hideo Adachi, Kouetsu Takaya, Yasuhiro Naka
  • Patent number: D826869
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuya Sakurai, Yasuhiro Naka, Hideo Adachi, Yuji Shiba, Yuki Tashima