Patents by Inventor Hiroki Masuda

Hiroki Masuda 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).

  • Patent number: 10564048
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, resistance of which changes in accordance with temperature, an external resistor connected in series with the semiconductor chip and a detector configured to detect, while a first voltage is applied between both ends of a series circuit formed by the semiconductor chip and the external resistor, a second voltage applied between both ends of the external resistor, wherein the detector calculates a temperature of the semiconductor chip from the second voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuo Yamashita, Tomohiro Hieda, Hiroki Muraoka, Mituharu Tabata, Koichi Masuda
  • Publication number: 20200011743
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, resistance of which changes in accordance with temperature, an external resistor connected in series with the semiconductor chip and a detector configured to detect, while a first voltage is applied between both ends of a series circuit formed by the semiconductor chip and the external resistor, a second voltage applied between both ends of the external resistor, wherein the detector calculates a temperature of the semiconductor chip from the second voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuo YAMASHITA, Tomohiro HIEDA, Hiroki MURAOKA, Mituharu TABATA, Koichi MASUDA
  • Patent number: 10511663
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The communication unit is configured to communicate with a plurality of devices. The control unit is configured to control the communication unit to receive a low-quality version of a content from the device, store the received low-quality version in the storage unit with the low-quality version of the content associated with an identifier which is identical with an identifier of the content, thereby registering the content, generate, in response to a request from the device, a content list including a thumbnail generated from the low-quality version, transmit the content list to the device, and when the content instructed to be reproduced by the device is not stored in any device on the basis of the content list, control the communication unit to transmit the low-quality version to the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Hideki Sato
  • Patent number: 10508211
    Abstract: An ink includes water, a coloring material, an organic solvent having a solubility parameter of from 8.0 to 13.0, an urethane resin particle and a metal ion, wherein the organic solvent having the solubility parameter of from 8.0 to 13.0 has a proportion of from 10.0% by mass to 30.0% by mass to the ink, where the metal ion is at least one selected from an alkali metal ion and an alkaline earth metal ion, where the metal ion has a proportion of from 4000 mg/L to 8000 mg/L to the ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Azumi Miyaake, Kaori Miyahara, Masayuki Koyano, Mio Kumai, Ayano Momose, Satoshi Kojima, Kiminori Masuda, Amika Sagara, Hiroki Hagiwara
  • Patent number: 10504817
    Abstract: Provided is a technique for improving product attachment. In a semiconductor device, the following expression is satisfied by an angle A formed by an imaginary line connecting two attachment holes together and an imaginary line connecting together a lowest point of one of two projections positioned in a surrounding portion of one of the two attachment holes and a contact point between a bulge and a heat sink, with a screw fastened to the heat sink through the one attachment hole, where M represents a vertical direction between the lower end of a body and the lower end of a case, where W represents a bulge amount of the bulge, where T represents a height of the projection, where L represents a horizontal distance from the outer peripheral end of the case to the outer peripheral end of the heat dissipation plate: 0<A<arctan((M+W?T)/L).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuya Okada, Hiroki Muraoka, Koichi Masuda, Yasutaka Shimizu, Shoji Izumi
  • Publication number: 20190361330
    Abstract: A light source unit of the present invention includes a luminescent material plate, a joining plate on one side of which the luminescent material plate is disposed, a heat dissipating member disposed on the other side of the joining plate, and a heat conductive layer configured to thermally connect the joining plate and the heat dissipating member together and disposed between the joining plate and the heat dissipating member, and a heat conductivity of an area of the heat conductive layer which corresponds to the luminescent material plate is lower than a heat conductivity of a periphery of the area of the heat conductive layer which corresponds to the luminescent material plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20190346538
    Abstract: A lamp housing (143) houses a light source (141). A front sensor housing (152) houses a front LiDAR sensor (151). A supporting unit (17) supports the lamp housing (143) and the front sensor housing (152). The lamp housing (143) and the front sensor housing (152) are arranged in a direction corresponding to a left-right direction of a vehicle, when viewed from a direction corresponding to a front-rear direction of the vehicle. A maximum dimension (UD1) of the lamp housing (143) in an up-down direction of the vehicle is smaller than a maximum dimension (UD2) of the front sensor housing (152) in the same direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi MASUDA, Hiroki INOUE, Yusuke KASABA, Misako KAMIYA, Teruaki YAMAMOTO, Minami KATAGIRI
  • Publication number: 20190342989
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic control unit, which includes a printed wiring board on which a semiconductor element is mounted, including a power supply pattern and a ground pattern which are formed on the printed wiring board and connected to the semiconductor element, at least one capacitance adjustment pattern which is formed on the printed wiring board, and a connection portion which is provided for each capacitance adjustment pattern and able to switch electrical connection between either the power supply pattern or the ground pattern and the capacitance adjustment pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro TOYAMA, Yutaka UEMATSU, Hiroki FUNATO, Hideki OSAKA, Mitsuhiro MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20190334159
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a binder composition for a lithium-ion secondary battery electrode. The method comprises a step of dissolving a polymer having a melting point in a range of 50° C. to 150° C. in a monomer and obtaining a monomer solution in which the polymer is dissolved in the monomer; and a step of obtaining a composite polymer particle by subjecting the monomer solution to suspension polymerization or emulsion polymerization in an aqueous medium. The binder composition contains the composite polymer particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Azusa MASUDA, Hiroki OGURO, Kouichirou MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20190268681
    Abstract: A display apparatus according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a thin plate-shaped display cell that displays image and a plurality of exciters disposed on a back surface of the display cell and causing the display cell to vibrate. The plurality of exciters is such configured that the plurality of exciters is regarded as one exciter when the plurality of exciters generates vibration in the display cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiko Masuda, Hiroshi Yoshioka, Hideyuki Taguchi, Hiroki Matsuoka, Shinpei Kondo
  • Publication number: 20190241907
    Abstract: The present invention provides an approach to enhancing the production of a foreign protein serving as a protein-based pharmaceutical product in host cells such as cultured cells derived from a mammal. The present invention provides transformed cells having a novel Hspa5 gene promoter, and a method for secreting and producing a foreign protein at high levels using the transformed host cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kenji Masuda, Koichi Nonaka, Hiroki Tanemura
  • Publication number: 20190212639
    Abstract: A light source unit includes: a first light emitting element configured to emit a first wavelength band light; a second light emitting element configured to emit a second wavelength band light; a luminescent wheel configured to have a first fluorescent light emitting region irradiated with the second wavelength band light to emit a third wavelength band light, and a second fluorescent light emitting region that emits a fourth wavelength band light including a wavelength band of the first wavelength band light and the third wavelength band light having a wavelength band adjacent to the first wavelength band light being provided in parallel in a circumferential direction; a color wheel configured to have a second transmissive region that transmits the first wavelength band light to the fourth wavelength band light, and a third transmissive region that transmits only the first wavelength band light or transmits only the first wavelength band light and the second wavelength band light being installed in parallel
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroki MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20190173087
    Abstract: There is provided an electrode material for electricity storage devices, which enables suppression of heat generation in charge and discharge at large currents. The electrode material for electricity storage devices comprises a first carbon material having a graphite structure wherein graphite is partially exfoliated, and a second carbon material different from the first carbon material, wherein the ratio A/B, where A represents a weight of the first carbon material and B represents a weight of the second carbon material, is within the range of 0.01 or higher and 100 or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara, Takuya Wada
  • Publication number: 20190096303
    Abstract: A projector includes a light source unit having a first light source emitting first wavelength range light and a luminescent wheel having a first wavelength range light transmission area and a luminescent material area receiving the first wavelength range light and reflecting second different wavelength range light provided circumferentially end to end, a light source control unit controlling the light source unit, a display device receiving light from the light source unit to form image light, a pixel shifting unit shifting a display position of the image light for each of a plurality of sub-frame periods forming one image frame period, and a control unit controlling the light source control unit and the pixel shifting unit, the control unit synchronizing a timing the pixel shifting unit shifts the display position for each sub-frame period with a timing the emitted light from the light source unit is switched over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Patent number: 10089200
    Abstract: In a computer apparatus (100), an output management unit (200) determines for each data processing system configured with an OS (160), an application (170), and a management unit (180), depending on the state of the each processing system, whether or not a communication between each data processing system and a device is permitted. Further, the output management unit (200) controls for each data processing system the communication between each data processing system and the device in accordance with a determination result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Atsushi Settsu, Shinichi Ochiai
  • Publication number: 20180062179
    Abstract: Provided is a carbonaceous material capable of enhancing the initial charge and discharge efficiency and the cycle characteristics of lithium ion secondary batteries. The carbonaceous material is used as an electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery and has a volume resistivity of 0.7 ?·cm or less as measured at a pressure of 13 MPa in the form of a mixture of 5 wt % of the carbonaceous material and 95 wt % of lithium cobaltate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Takuya WADA, Hiroki MASUDA, Naoki SASAGAWA, Akira NAKASUGA, Shoji NOZATO
  • Patent number: 9599883
    Abstract: To provide a light source unit which can execute a projection with less consumed power and noise and a projector including this light source unit, a light source unit is provided which includes an excitation light source and a luminescent plate which includes a first luminescent light emitting area on which a resin mixed luminescent material layer containing a resin binder is provided and a second luminescent light emitting area on which a luminescent material containing no resin binder is provided, on to which first luminescent light emitting area and second luminescent light emitting area excitation light from the excitation light source is shone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Patent number: 9593404
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a nitrocarburized crankshaft which is obtained by subjecting a bainitic microalloyed steel to a forging and a machining, and further subjecting the bainitic microalloyed steel to at least a strain releasing heat treatment and a subsequent nitrocarburizing treatment, the bainitic microalloyed steel containing, as essentially added elements, in terms of mass %: 0.10% to 0.40% of C; 0.10% to 1.0% of Si; 1.0% to 2.0% of Mn; 0.05% to 0.40% of Mo; and 0.05% to 0.40% of V, and the bainitic microalloyed steel optionally further containing, as arbitrarily added elements, in terms of mass %: 0.01% to 0.1% of S; 0.005% to 0.2% of Ti; 0.001% to 0.03% of Al; 0.50% or less of Cr; 0.5% or less of Cu; and 0.5% or less of Ni, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignees: DAIDO STEEL CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Hideki Matsuda, Ayumi Yamazaki, Shinichiro Kato, Takahiro Miyazaki
  • Publication number: 20160321149
    Abstract: In a computer apparatus (100), an output management unit (200) determines for each data processing system configured with an OS (160), an application (170), and a management unit (180), depending on the state of the each processing system, whether or not a communication between each data processing system and a device is permitted. Further, the output management unit (200) controls for each data processing system the communication between each data processing system and the device in accordance with a determination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki MASUDA, Atsushi SETTSU, Shinichi OCHIAI
  • Patent number: 9335559
    Abstract: There is provided a light source unit having a light source which emits a laser beam, a plurality of diffusing plates on which the laser beam is incident and which emit the laser beam incident thereon as diffuse light, and a driving mechanism which moves the plurality of diffusing plates, wherein the laser beam from the light source is incident on one diffusing plate of the plurality of diffusing plates, and diffuse light emitted from the one diffusing plate is incident on the other diffusing plate of the plurality of diffusing plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda