Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Matsumoto

Hiroshi Matsumoto 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: 10658158
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an aperture set for multi-beam includes a shaping aperture array in which a plurality of first openings are formed, and which forms a multi-beam by allowing part of a charged particle beam to pass through corresponding ones of the plurality of first openings, a blanking aperture array in which a plurality of second openings are formed, the plurality of second openings each including a pair of blanking electrodes that perform blanking deflection of a beam, and an electric field shield plate that is disposed to be opposed to the blanking aperture array and includes a plurality of third openings. The electric field shield plate has a substrate, and a high resistance film provided on a surface of the substrate, the surface being opposed to the blanking aperture array, and the high resistance film has a higher electrical resistance value than an electrical resistance value of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200148753
    Abstract: [PURPOSE] The invention provides a novel therapeutic agent or prophylactic agent for cognitive disorders. [SOLUTION MEANS] The invention provides an antibody that participates in antigen-antibody reaction specifically with tau protein that has been phosphorylated in the vicinity of Ser413 of SEQ ID NO: 1, and a therapeutic agent or prophylactic agent for cognitive disorders comprising as an active ingredient a peptide that has been phosphorylated in the vicinity of Ser413.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: OSAKA CITY UNIVERSITY, TEIJIN PHARMA LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mori, Takami Tomiyama, Yoichi Matsumoto, Hiroshi Eguchi, Yuichi Kunori
  • Publication number: 20200143147
    Abstract: A skin analyzer includes a facial part recognition unit that recognizes a facial part from a face image of a user captured by a camera; a UI unit that causes a display to display a UI in which a facial part mark indicating the facial part is disposed on a face image, and that accepts an operation with respect to the facial part mark; an analysis region setting unit that sets a skin analysis region for the face image based on a position of the operated facial part mark; and a skin analysis performing unit that performs a skin analysis on the set skin analysis region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: HIROSHI MATSUMOTO, HIROKI TAOKA, ICHIRO TAKEI, AKIO NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200139704
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid discharging head including: a membranous member including a discharging port through which a liquid is discharged; and a displacement member disposed at membranous member's one side at which the liquid to be discharged through the discharging port is provided and configured to displace a position of the membranous member to cause the liquid to be discharged through the discharging port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Koichi Muramatsu, Takahiko Matsumoto, Shinnosuke Koshizuka, Satoshi Okano, Satoshi Nakazawa, Yuzuru Kuramochi, Ryuya Mashiko, Takeshi Akai, Daisuke Takagi, Tomoaki Nakayama, Hidekazu Yaginuma, Hiroshi Fujie, Manabu Yamanaka
  • Patent number: 10645333
    Abstract: A display device includes, a display component, a speaker, a setting component, and a controller. The speaker outputs a first signal having guidance information pertaining to an operation performed on the display device or a status of the display device and a second signal having audio information pertaining to content displayed on the display component. The setting component sets a volume setting value of the display device to performs volume setting. The controller sets output levels of the first signal and the second signal to values corresponding to the volume setting value, respectively, such that the output level of the first signal is greater than or equal to the output level of the second signal, and the output level of the first signal is greater than zero when the volume setting value is set to zero.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori Matsumoto, Ikuo Kamikubo, Hiroshi Nishigaki, Yuji Imada
  • Publication number: 20200135428
    Abstract: A multi-charged particle beam writing apparatus according to one aspect of the present invention includes a region setting unit configured to set, as an irradiation region for a beam array to be used, the region of the central portion of an irradiation region for all of multiple beams of charged particle beams implemented to be emittable by a multiple beam irradiation mechanism, and a writing mechanism, including the multiple beam irradiation mechanism, configured to write a pattern on a target object with the beam array in the region of the central portion having been set in the multiple beams implemented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200108731
    Abstract: A control device according to an embodiment includes a detection unit and a permission unit. The detection unit detects an operating state of an electronic component that is connected to a main battery through a power source relay that is provided between the main battery and an auxiliary machinery battery of a vehicle. The permission unit permits an opening or closing operation of the power source relay in a case where the operating state that is detected by the detection unit is a stopped state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Hiroshi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200108048
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a drug which prevents progress of Alzheimer's disease and a method of preventing progress of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease can be effectively prevented or treated by initiating administration of a pharmaceutical composition comprising 1-(3-(2-(1-benzothiophen-5-yl)ethoxy)propyl)azetidin-3-ol or a salt thereof as an active ingredient to a patient within a certain period from clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Yoshihiko MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200109899
    Abstract: A heat transport device 1 includes a housing 2 with a hollow structure, working fluid 3 sealed in a sealed space of the housing 2, and a porous structure member 4 having a capillary structure disposed in the sealed space, and the housing 2 is configured to be rotatable around a rotation axis P by a motor as a drive source. The housing 2 includes an evaporation part S1 for vaporizing the working fluid 3 by heat from a heating element 5 and a condensation part S2 for condensing vapor to restore it to the working fluid 3, and the evaporation part S1 is provided on an outer side in the radial direction than the condensation part S2 with respect to the rotation axis P.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Kentaro SANO, Masatoshi ARAI, Yusuke MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi SHIINA
  • Patent number: 10615076
    Abstract: A semiconductor chip having a pad, a protective element, and an internal circuit for providing a semiconductor chip having a protective circuit with high noise resistance, wherein the semiconductor chip is characterized in that the resistance value of metal wiring on a path reaching the pad and the protective element is higher than the resistance value of the protective element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimitsu Yanagawa, Masahiro Matsumoto, Hiroshi Nakano, Akira Kotabe, Satoshi Asano
  • Patent number: 10613225
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a distance measuring device measures a distance to the measured object base on light scattered on the measured object is detected. The distance measuring device includes an optical detector and a measurer. The optical detector detects the scattered light. The measurer has a sampler to sample a signal corresponding to an output signal of the optical detector every time when the light is emitted at a plurality of sampling time points and a storage to accumulate sampling values and store an accumulation value at each sampling time point. The measurer measures the distance based on a plurality of accumulation values at the sampling time points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kubota, Tomonori Fukushima, Nobu Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200095170
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for producing AlN whiskers includes reduced incorporation of metal particles, an AlN whisker body, AlN whiskers, a resin molded body, and a method for producing the resin molded body. The method for producing AlN whiskers includes heating an Al-containing material in a material accommodation unit to thereby generate Al gas; and introducing the Al gas into a reaction chamber through a communication portion while introducing nitrogen gas into the reaction chamber through a gas inlet port, to thereby grow AlN whiskers on the surface of an Al2O3 substrate placed in the reaction chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Toru UJIHARA, Yukihisa TAKEUCHI, Daishi SHIOJIRI, Masaki MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi SAITO, Ikuo HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10596870
    Abstract: Method of manufacturing a vehicular arm component having a particular torsional rigidity and a sufficient tensile strength. Method of manufacturing a vehicular arm component 1 having a hollow shape in open cross-section by subjecting workpiece W, which is a flat plate, extending in an XY plane to pressing in stages such that two side surfaces W1, W2 of the workpiece in an XZ plane formed by the X direction and a Z direction face one another across a gap G, the method including a restriking process in which a protrusion 113 disposed on a restriking die 110 to be extended in the X direction is arranged in the gap between the two side surfaces facing one another and the two side surfaces are brought into contact with the protrusion such that the workpiece is pressed from an outer periphery to an inner periphery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Yorozu Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kimura, Masaharu Matsumoto, Junichi Seki, Tomo Tsuchida
  • Publication number: 20200085787
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an excellent drug for preventing or treating spinocerebellar ataxia. 1-(3-(2-(1-benzothiophen-5-yl)ethoxy)propyl)azetidin-3-ol or a salt thereof has an effect of suppressing brain atrophy, especially cerebellar atrophy, and is useful as an agent for preventing or treating spinocerebellar ataxia. Cerebellar atrophy observed in spinocerebellar ataxia can be prevented or treated by administering 1-(3-(2-(1-benzothiophen-5-yl)ethoxy)propyl)azetidin-3-ol or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Yoshihiko MATSUMOTO, Tomohiro OKUDA
  • Publication number: 20200088853
    Abstract: A distance measuring device according to an embodiment includes a time acquisition circuit and a distance measurement circuit. The time acquisition circuit acquires a rising time in which a measurement signal obtained by converting reflected light of a laser beam from an object into a signal reaches a first threshold and a falling time in which the measurement signal reaches a second threshold after reaching the first threshold. The distance measurement circuit measures the distance to a target object on the basis of a time difference between timing based on the rising time and the falling time and irradiation timing of the laser beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi KUBOTA, Nobu MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 10593227
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable medium contains an evaluation program that causes a computer to perform steps of obtaining a vehicle stability score of vehicle driving skills based on measured data, obtaining a turning performance score of the vehicle driving skills based on the measured data, obtaining an overall evaluation result of the vehicle driving skills based on the vehicle stability score and the turning performance score using conversion information, and conveying the overall evaluation result to an output unit. The conversion information defines the overall evaluation result such that the overall evaluation result decreases as the turning performance score increases if the vehicle stability score is lower than a threshold and such that the overall evaluation result increases as the turning performance score increases if the vehicle stability score is higher than the threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasushi Nomura, Hiroshi Daimoto, Keisuke Morishima, Kazuhiro Matsumoto, Hajime Yoshikura, Haruo Okui
  • Publication number: 20200083262
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a solid-state image sensing device and an electronic device for reducing noises. The solid-state image sensing device includes: a photoelectric conversion unit; a charge holding unit for holding charges transferred from the photoelectric conversion unit; a first transfer transistor for transferring charges from the photoelectric conversion unit to the charge holding unit; and a light blocking part including a first light blocking part and a second light blocking part, in which the first light blocking part is arranged between a second surface opposite to a first surface as a light receiving surface of the photoelectric conversion unit and the charge holding unit, and covers the second surface, and is formed with a first opening, and the second light blocking part surrounds the side surface of the photoelectric conversion unit. The present technology is applicable to solid-state image sensing devices of backside irradiation type, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: HIROSHI TAYANAKA, KENTARO AKIYAMA, YORITO SAKANO, TAKASHI OINOUE, YOSHIYA HAGIMOTO, YUSUKE MATSUMURA, NAOYUKI SATO, YUKI MIYANAMI, YOICHI UEDA, RYOSUKE MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200080951
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a gas sensor device capable of detecting a temporal change with high accuracy and maintaining measurement accuracy over a long period under a temperature environment susceptible to a complicated and wide range of change. The gas sensor device includes: heat insulating films 8a and 8b formed on a substrate 2; a first heater 3 provided on the heat insulating films 8a and 8b and configured to measure physical quantity of gas; and a reference resistor 4 formed in a resistive layer same as the first heater and formed on the heat insulating films 8a and 8b. The gas sensor device further includes a second heater 5 that simultaneously heats the first heater 3 and the reference resistor 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi NAKANO, Masahiro MATSUMOTO, Yasuo ONOSE, Hiroaki HOSHIKA
  • Publication number: 20200076339
    Abstract: A thyristor starter is configured to accelerate a synchronous machine from a stop state to a predetermined rotation speed by sequentially performing a first mode of performing commutation of an inverter by intermittently setting DC output current of a converter to zero and a second mode of performing commutation of the inverter by induced voltage of the synchronous machine. In a first case in which a first synchronous machine having a first inductance is started, a switching rotation speed for switching from the first mode to the second mode is set to a higher rotation speed, compared with a second case in which a second synchronous machine having a second inductance larger than the first inductance is started.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuaki MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi OGINO, Hironori KAWAGUCHI, Akinobu ANDO
  • Patent number: D881730
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Inventors: Sigeru Matsumoto, Hiroshi Miyashita, Kazuyoshi Tashiro, Kazuhiro Murauchi